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Author Name:    REGAN, John W.

Title:   Sketches and Traditions of the Northwest Arm. Hounslow edition in dustjacket

Publisher:    Hounslow Press, Willowdale, ON, 1978, 1978

Seller ID:   7866

REGAN, John W. Sketches and Traditions of the Northwest Arm, (Illustrated) and with Panoramic Folder of the Arm. Willowdale, Ontario : Hounslow Press, A Division of Anthony R. Hawke Limited, May 1978. [Fourth Edition]. Pp (8),vii-x,(2),[1]-191,(1), with 29 unpaginated leaves of illustrations. Maps. Small 8vo (119 x 197 mm), pebbled green cloth, gilt lettering to front & spine.

1st edition was 1908.

Watters p.727, Rhodenizer p.565.
Vaison p.72 for 2nd ed 1909.

John William Regan (1873-1945).

N.B.: Despite the title page, this edition did not have the folding panorama.

Contents :
Naming the Arm;
Pryor Property;
The Waegwoltic;
St.Mary's Aquatic Club;
Birchdale;
Thornvale;
N.W.A.R.C. and H.A.B.C.;
Oaklands;
Belmont Estate;
Marlborough Woods;
Fernwood and Maplewood;
Pine Hill College;
Bilton Cottage;
Emscote, Howe's Birthplace;
The Old Penitentiary;
Point Pleasant Park;
Ferries at the Arm;
Queen's Quarries, Herring Cove and Purcell's Cove;
Saraguay Club;
Thos. W. Lawson's Ancestors;
Story of the Royal Oak;
Boldrewood - Bishop's Cottage;
Jollimore Village;
The Dingle;
Tower Point;
Melville Military Prison;
Hosterman's;
A Manufacturing Centre;
A Hero of the Indian Mutiny [Sergeant Macnamara];
The Rocking Stone;
Northwest Arm in 1784;
The First American Zoo;
Armview, formerly Lakewood;
At the Arm Bridge;
Quaint Dutch Village;
Stanyan;
The Baronet of Armdale;
Jubilee Estate;
Rosebank;
The Priory;
A New Boating Club;
Panmure and Dalhousie;
Studley Quoit Club;
First Illumination at the Arm;
The Collins Estate;
Modern Villas at the Arm;
An Old Indian Feast;
Aquatics at the Arm;
A Strange Elopement;
Lights and Shades.

Pp.183-191 are advertisements with the last being for McAlpine Publishing and ending with : "We do work that appeals to the proper pride of our patrons, both brains and conscience going into our work. This book was printed by us."

Very good in dustjacket. 25.00


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