Atlantic Harbors : Stories of People, Places and Events on Vessels, in Harbors and on Land, with the Historical and Geographical Backdrops of the Storied Atlantic Provinces of Canada.. First Edition, Signed

By: SHERWOOD, Roland H.

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SHERWOOD, Roland H. Atlantic Harbors. Windsor, Nova Scotia : Lancelot Press, (1972). First Printing, Later Issue. Pp (2),3-119,(1). 8vo, blue card covers, with illustration and lettering in black. Cover title: Atlantic Harbors : People, Places, Events. Roland Harold Sherwood (b. February 7, 1902, Amherst, Nova Scotia - d. December 30, 1992, Pictou, Nova Scotia). O'Dea 5114. Newfoundland chapters : Thread and Needle Sailor (on the 1875 wreck of the Naughtless near Coombs Cove, pp.19-22); Schooner Devil (pp.83-87). Despite the Hantsport on the title-page this has the older Windsor location on r.cover. Popular tales of the sea by a Pictou author and broadcaster. Includes tales of shipwreck from Lunenburg County and the Bay of Fundy, accounts of marine superstitions, legends of pirate treasure, a ghost story from Sable Island, a review of the career of John Cabot, and an account of the pioneer steamer Royal William. Other chapters include: "Harbors of Home"; "Stormy Petrel Tragedy"; "Tragic Wedding Dress"; "Treasure Trove"; "John Cabot"; "Seaweed on the Floor"; "Thrice Hanged"; "Black Pool"; "Superstitions of the Sea"; "Reversing Falls"; "Ghost of Sable Island"; "The Eye of Glooscap"; "Pilots of the Purple Twilight"; "Marco-Polo Rescue"; "Sailor Bill"; "FirstTransatlantic Mail"; "Tides of Fundy"; "First Transatlantic Cable"; "Fishi ng Fleet" and "Young Teazer". Very good. Signed copy. 15.00

Title: Atlantic Harbors : Stories of People, Places and Events on Vessels, in Harbors and on Land, with the Historical and Geographical Backdrops of the Storied Atlantic Provinces of Canada.. First Edition, Signed

Author Name: SHERWOOD, Roland H.

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Lancelot, 1972,:

Seller ID: 31060

Keywords: NOVA SCOTIA NAUTICAL NEWFOUNDLAND SHIPWRECKS CANADA CANADIAN FOLKLORE,