Pictou Parade. First Edition.

By: SHERWOOD, Roland H.

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SHERWOOD, Roland H. Pictou Parade. Sackville, New Brunswick : The Tribune Press, (1945). First Edition. Pp (14),[1]-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;
Old Tombstones;
Buried Treasure;
Market Square;
Pictou Academy;
Ferguson Industries;
Pictou. 1870-1945;
Greenhill Lookoff;
Bay View School;
Scotsburn;
Battery Hill;
Norway House;
The Crerars of Pictou;
S. S.Victoria Park [pp.30-34, "the first steel ship to be launched in Nova Scotia"];
Victory Hieignts;
Stella Maris Church;
St. Andrew's Kirk;
St. James Anglican Church;
First Presbyterian Church;
Pictou United Church;
Salvation Army;
River John;
Lyons Brook; Old Pictou Firms;
Workers in Three Generations;
Old Pictou Pumps;
The Lobster Industry;
Lobster Carnival;
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);
Stage-Coaching;
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,
John Blakie,
Larry Dunn,
Gerald McKenna,
Douglas McPhee,
Alfred Penny,
Bennett Schultz,
Morris MacKenzie,
Don O'Brien;
L'Envoi.

Light creasing and wear and sunning to covers, else very good. 60.00

Title: Pictou Parade. First Edition.

Author Name: SHERWOOD, Roland H.

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Tribune Press, Sackville, New Brunswick, 1945,: 1945

Seller ID: 31156

Keywords: NOVA SCOTIA PICTOU SHIPBUILDING CANADA CANADIAN LOCAL HISTORY RCAF NAUTICAL,