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),-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."