New Newfoundland : An Account of the Revolutionary Developments Which are Transforming Britain's Oldest Colony. First Edition, Signed by Smallwood

By: SMALLWOOD, J.R.

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SMALLWOOD, J.R. The New Newfoundland : An Account of the Revolutionary Developments Which are Transforming Britain's Oldest Colony from "The Cinderella of the Empire" into One of the Great Small Nations of the World. New York: The Macmillan Company, (June) 1931. First Printing. Pp (6),vii-xvi,(2),1-277,(1), frontispiece + 23 pp photos + small folding map. 8vo, reddish-brown cloth. O'Dea 2040, Watters p.983, Morley p.57, Rhodenizer p.82. 57 photosincluding Buchans, Bonne Bay, Portugal Cove, 2 trains, and several each of Corner Brook and St.John's. Chapters : What's Happening to Newfoundland?; Newfoundland Gets the Man She Needs [Richard A. Squires]; Squires Builds a Monument - Corner Brook; American Tourists Discover Newfoundland; The Mining Boom Starts - Buchans; Newfoundland Tries Her Hand at Railroading; The Island Harnesses Her Rivers - Hydro; Dollars: Production - Commerce - Savings; Newfoundland Goes in for Education; Newfoundland's Huge Auxiliary - Labrador; Lord Northcliffe Comes to Newfoundland; The World's Greatest Iron Mine- Bell Island [sic]; Newfoundland as the Greatest Cod Country; The World's Greatest Submarine Cable Station; Newfoundland Elects a Lady [Helena E. Sq uires]; How Newfoundland Governs Herself; Politics - Down to Date; Newfoundland Turns Her Eyes Upward [Aviation]; A Word as to Weather; Chit-Chat; History - A Bit Syncopated; Newfoundlanders Who Are Winning Fame; Just Facts -Unadorned; Prophecy. With Appendices (including the poem "Jenkins, the Fis herman" by a Bonavista boy, F. Templeman), a Postscript, and an index. Smallwood's August 1930 Preface is followed by "What They Say about Newfoundland". Covers worn and soiled, hinges shaky, gift inscriptions to front endpapers, all plates detached but present, else a good reading copy only. Inscribed by Smallwood : “To Felix G. Fitzgerald / in admiration of his / interesting letter in / The Telegram. / J.R. Smallwood / March 1933.” As is. 200.00

Title: New Newfoundland : An Account of the Revolutionary Developments Which are Transforming Britain's Oldest Colony. First Edition, Signed by Smallwood

Author Name: SMALLWOOD, J.R.

Categories: 41,

Publisher: Macmillan Company, New York, 1931,:

Seller ID: 92554

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