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OXLEY, J. Macdonald. Diamond Rock or On the Right Track. London : T. Nelsonand Sons, 1901. Pp -302,(2), frontis + engraved title page + 4 plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering and illustration to front board and spine. 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 official reporter in the house of assembly in1881-'3, and in the latter year became attached to the Dominion department of marine and fisheries. Mr. Oxley has written extensively for magazines a nd periodicals in the United States and Canada." - Copyright © 2001 VirtualologyTM . A tale of the adventures of Dick Holland up to the Battle of Trafalgar. Contents : 1. Dick Holland Joins His Ship. 2. Learning the Ropes. 3.The Baptism of Fire. 4. A Pleasant Experience. 5. A Trip Inland. 6. Work A fter Play. 7. In Actual Service. 8. Overcoming and Being Overcome. 9. The Tables Turned. 10. In the Hands of the Enemy. 11. Under the British Flag Again. 12. Scenes on Shore. 13. Hunting Privateers. 14. Good for Evil. 15. A Gallant Defence. 16. An Honourable Surrender. 17. Trafalgar and Home Again. Light wear to spine ends and corners, cloth lightly rubbed, else nice copy.45.00
Title: Diamond Rock or On the Right Track.
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