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SHERWOOD, Roland H. Pictou Parade. Sackville, New Brunswick : The Tribune Press, (1945). First Edition. Pp (14),-114 + 22 leaves of plates. Some photos in text. 8vo, illustrated card covers, with front cover photo-collage,white spine, with black lettering. With over 70 photos, some very interest ing indeed, including businesses, personalities and a large number of bottle-wielding ladies appearing as ship christeners.
The title (on cover, spine and title-page) could be taken as Roland H. Sherwood's Pictou Parade.
Morley p.108-9, Watters p 734, Rhodenizer p. 694, Laugher p.529.
"[...] gives literary life to the history of Pictou." - Rhodenizer.
Foreword by George C.Murray.
The Old Town;
Mayors of Pictou;
Bay View School;
The Crerars of Pictou;
S. S.Victoria Park [pp.30-34, "the first steel ship to be launched in Nova Scotia"];
Stella Maris Church;
St. Andrew's Kirk;
St. James Anglican Church;
First Presbyterian Church;
Pictou United Church;
Lyons Brook; Old Pictou Firms;
Workers in Three Generations;
Old Pictou Pumps;
The Lobster Industry;
His Majesty's Pictou Island Mail;
The Phantom Ship of Northumberland Strait (pp.72-74);
Former Names of Pictou;
The Patriot of Pictou;
The King of Pictou;
Pictou Built Ships and Their Sponsors (pp.80-85);
The Royal William (pp.86-87);
Canada's First Quintuplets;
J.D.B. Fraser — Pioneer Chemist;
Sir John William Dawson (pp.92-93);
Dr. Thomas McCulloch;
George U. Hill (DFC., pp.96-99);
The House of Hamilton;
Pictou's Violin Maker;
In Memoriam [pp.107-113, "...dedicated to the memory of boys who served in the Royal Canadian Air Force"]:
Sgt. Allister Irving,
Pilot Officer Lloyd Beer,
Flight Lieutenant Robert L. Sutherland,
Squadron Leader Malco lm MacLeod,
Light creasing and wear and sunning to covers, else very good. 60.00
Title: Pictou Parade. First Edition.
Publisher: Tribune Press, Sackville, New Brunswick, 1945,: 1945
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 31156