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Author Name:    ERICKSON, Paul A. and Graeme F. DUFFUS DUFFUS, Graeme F.

Title:   Carleton House : Living History in Halifax. Double signed,

Publisher:    Heritage Trust of Nova Scotia / Nimbus Publishing Limited, Halifax, 1997, ISBN:1551092050 

Seller ID:   90825

ERICKSON, Paul A. and Graeme F. DUFFUS. Carleton House : Living History in Halifax. (Halifax, Nova Scotia) : "Co-published by Heritage Trust of Nova Scotia [/] Nimbus Publishing Limited", (1997). First Edition. Pp (4),v-xii,1-75,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, green card covers. "In March 1993 Carleton House-- the oldest stone building, oldest residence and third oldest building i n Halifax -- was saved from the wrecker's ball by the combined efforts of concerned citizens, Heritage Trust of Nova Scotia, the Atlantic Chief and Petty Officer's Association, and three levels of government. This book tracesthe building's various metamorphoses from its beginning as the mansion of Richard Bulkeley, 'Father of the Province', through its conversion into a hotel and its subsequent renovations, to its present status as apartment suites and commercial spaces. It is offered to readers as a celebration of theendurance of a structure that will stand for years to come, providing futu re generations with a tangible sense of Halifax history." - from the rear cover. Carleton House is located at the corner of Prince and Argyle Streets in downtown Halifax, half a block from our former shop. Very good. Signed without inscription by both Erickson and Duffus on the half-title. With errata slip laid in at front. 12.50

Price = 12.50 CDN
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