St. Lawrence. First Edition

By: BESTON, Henry Rivers of America Series 20 JACKSON, A.Y.

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BESTON, Henry. The St. Lawrence. Illustrated by A.Y. Jackson. New York : Farrar & Rinehart, (1942). First Edition. Pp (8), ix-xi, (5), 3-274. 8vo, blue cloth. No. 20 in the Rivers of America series. Fitzgerald, The Rivers of America : A Descriptive Bibliography S24. Henry Beston (b. June 1, 1888, Boston, Mass. - d. April 15, 1968, Nobleboro, Maine) was a writer and naturalist, most famous for his 1925 classic, The Outermost House. Two spreads andmany text illustrations by Jackson. Part I. Ontario to Montreal.1. Arrival in New France; 2. The City on the Rock; 3. The American Captives; 4. The G reat Siege from the French Side ot tne Lines; 5. The Golden Age of the Canoe (pp.76-87); 6. Old French Canada. Part II. Montreal to Quebec. 7. Legendsfor a Winter Night; 8. " Le Pulp"; 9. Sunday on the River; 10. A Pause by the Current; 11. Episode on the Côte Nord. Part III. Quebec to the Sea. 12.St Lawrence Sky; 13. Wild Life of the Stream; 14. Small Birds to the North ; 15. Indian Pilgrimage. With index. "This is the story of one of the world's great rivers, the greatest in eastern America. A northern stream, it flows through great reaches of timber land that stretch unbroken toward the pole; on its waters ships have moved for centuries and on its banks great historical dramas have been enacted. The St. Lawrence is an international river; her rugged shorelines are at once Canadian and American, and the people who live along them, of no matter what origin, are citizens of the North American continent. The river is a living symbol of a great historical background and of the peace and brotherhood that exists between the United Statesand Canada. In the St. Lawrence country are to be found not only Americans and Canadians, with their towns and cities, but another and older civiliza tion which exists nowhere in the world but here. French Canada, which has been important in the history of North America, is part of the story of the St. Lawrence and Mr. Beston tells of it here in writing of truly compassionate beauty." from the dj [not with this copy]. Cloth rubbed & sunned & lightly stained else very good. 20.00

Title: St. Lawrence. First Edition

Author Name: BESTON, Henry Rivers of America Series 20 JACKSON, A.Y.

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Publisher: Farrar & Rinehart, New York, 1942,:

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