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OXLEY, J. Macdonald. Up Among the Ice-Floes. London : Thomas Nelson and Sons, Ltd., n.d. [1900s]. Pp [iii]-vii,(1),-298[sic,293],(5), frontis + 2 (of 3) plates. 8vo, blue pressed cloth, gilt to front board and spine. Watters p.359. James Macdonald Oxley was a "Canadian author, born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, 22 October, 1855. He was educated at Halifax grammar-school, andgraduated 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 in 1881-'3, and in the latter year became attached to the Dominion department of marine and fisheries. Mr. Oxley has written extensively for magazines and periodicals in the United States and Canada." - from VirtualologyTM. The adventures of a boy on a ship among the Arctic ice-floes. Ex-library (inkstamps, penned numbers), cloth rubbed, edges worn, front inner hinge broken, central crack with one loose leaf, occasional foxing and smudging, missing one plate, a reading copy only. As is. 20.00
Title: Up Among the Ice-Floes. British Edition, ex-library.
Publisher: Thomas Nelson and Sons, London , 1904,:
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