Markland or Nova Scotia : Its History, Natural Resources and Native Beauties. First Edition

By: McLEOD, Robert R.

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McLEOD, Robert R. Markland or Nova Scotia : Its History, Natural Resources and Native Beauties. N.pl.: "Published by the Markland Publishing Company", 1903. First Edition. "Printed by Hammond Press, W.B. Conkey Company, Chicago". Pp (2),[1]-603,(7) + portrait frontispiece + 73 leaves of plates. Map. Large thick 8vo, brown (with dark greenish hue) pebbled cloth with gilt decoration of a viking ship to front board, gilt lettering to spine, all edges dyed red.

Morley p.77, Watters p.708, Rhodenizer p.559, Tennyson 32, Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 89, MacDonald, Bibliography of Victoria County, 194.

Chapters:
1. History of Nova Scotia;
2. Geology of Nova Scotia;
3. Introduction to the County Histories;
4. History of Annapolis County;
5. Gold Mines and Gold Prospects (pp.69-88);
6. History of Halifax County;
7. Hunting and Fishing (pp.99-104);
8. History of Lunenburg County;
9. Coal Mines and Coal Measures;
10. History of Yarmouth County;
11. Indians of Nova Scotia;
12. History of Cape Breton County;
13. History of Guysborough County;
14. Iron Mines and Iron Prospects;
15. History of Hants County;
16. History of Kings County;
17. Nova Scotia as a Locality for a Vacation;
18. History of Digby County;
19. The Sea Fisheries (pp.265-296);
20. History of Shelburne County;
21. History of Queens County;
22. Copper Mines and Copper Prospects;
23. History of Colchester County;
24. Apple Culture in Nova Scotia;
25. History of Pictou County;
26. Agriculture;
27. History of Antigonish County;
28. Institutions of Learning;
29. History of Cumberland County;
30. Timber and Lumber Resources;
31. History of Victoria County;
32. Paper Pulp Resources;
33. Quarries of Various Kinds;
34. History of Richmond County;
35. History of Inverness County;
36. Birds of Nova Scotia;
37. Game Law for Nova Scotia;
38. Institutions for the Blind and Deaf and Dumb;
39. Manufacturing Concerns;
40. How Nova Scotia is Governed;
41. The Common School System of Nova Scotia.

The Appendix has the following poems :
Moses H. Nickerson's "Nova Scotia";
John M'Pherson's "The Mayflower, or Trailing Arbutus"; and
Crofton Uniacke M'Leod's "Sable Island, Graveyard of the Atlantic".

Spine sunned to a light brown, light wear to extremities, sparse marginal spotting to a few of the plates, else a nice, tight copy. NOTE: Due to this volume's excess weight, extra shipping charges may apply. 125.00

Title: Markland or Nova Scotia : Its History, Natural Resources and Native Beauties. First Edition

Author Name: McLEOD, Robert R.

Categories: 41,

Publisher: Markland Publishing Company, 1903,: 1903

Seller ID: 89129

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