OXLEY, J. Macdonald.
Title: My Strange Rescue and Other Stories of Sport and Adventure in Canada.
Publisher:  Thomas Nelson and Sons, London, Edinburgh, and New York , 1895,
Seller ID: 91235
OXLEY, J. Macdonald. My Strange Rescue and Other Stories of Sport and Adventure in Canada. London, Edinburgh, and New York : Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1895. Pp [i]-viii,-368, frontis + engraved title page. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated blue cloth, gilt lettering and gilt and blue illustrations to front board and spine. Watters p.359. Contents : My Very Strange Rescue. A Blessing in Stern Disguise. In Peril at Black Run. Touch and Go. The Cave inthe Cliff. Tobogganing. A Mic-Mac Cinderella. Blue-Nose Fisher Folk. Lost on the Limits. A Strange Helper. Forty Miles of Maelstrom. The Canadian Children of the Cold. Face to Face with an “Indian Devil.” In the Nick of Time. Snow-Shoeing. The Swimming Match at the Arm. Harold's lasting Impression.How Wilberforce Brennan Visited White Bear Castle. Outside the Boom. Found After Many Days, Mrs. Grundy's Gobblers. On the Wrong Side of the Snow-Rid ge. Through the Trackless Forest. Wrecks and Wreckers of Anticosti. A Lumber Camp. Lacrosse. A Pillow-Slip Full of Apples. Lost on Lake St. Louis. Ice-Skating in Canada. The Wild Dogs of Athabasca. Birds and Beasts on Sable Island. The Bore of Minas Basin. The Game of Rink Hockey. On the Edge of theRapids. Theo's Tobogganing Triumph. James Macdonald Oxley was a "Canadian author, born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, 22 October, 1855. He was educated at Halifax grammar-school, and graduated at Dalhousie university in 1874, studied law at Harvard in 1876-'7, and in 1879 obtained the degree of LL. B. from the University of Halifax. He was admitted to the bar of Nova Scotia in 1878, and practised in Halifax from 1879 till 1883. He acted as an officialreporter in the house of assembly in 1881-'3, and in the latter year becam e attached to the Dominion department of marine and fisheries. Mr. Oxley has written extensively for magazines and periodicals in the United States and Canada." - Copyright © 2001 VirtualologyTM Heavy wear to spine, boards rubbed and scratched, edgewear, corners bumped, Sunday school presentation bookplate, endpapers browned, else very good. 125.00