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ABRAHAM, Dorothy. Lone Cove : A Journal of Life on the West Coast of Vancouver Island, B.C. (Vancouver : The author), 1961. Fifth Edition. No printer given. Pp (12),9-193,(1). With 32 b&w photos as well as a few other iIllustrations and maps in the text. 8vo (157 x 212 mm), art-illustrated yellow matte textured card covers, spine blank.
Cover art by Bettie Watson.
Dorothy Evelyn Abraham, née Allard (b. February 27, 1894, Kent, ENgland - d. January 9, 1990, Victoria, B.C.).
Foreword by Ruth Wynn Woodward [Ruth Wynn, née Johnson Woodward (1897 - 1972)].
1. Leaving England.
2. Across Canada.
3. Vargas Island.
4. My First Christmas in Canada.
5. We Move.
6. The Beaches.
7. I Go Farming.
8. Day by Day.
9. The Church.
10. I Visit a Lighthouse.
11. A Visit to Kennedy Lake.
12. I Find a Murdered Man.
13. Interesting Characters.
14. A Cyclone and Bush Fire.
15. Girl Guides, Tennis Club, etc.
16. Adventures and a Rattlesnake.
17. Nootka and Indians.
18. Goodbye to Tofino.
19. West Coast Trip.
There is a brief mention of their arrival in Halifax and the reception of returning Nova Scotia troops (p. 11); and also numerous photographs of West Coast ships.
The Foreword, Introduction and Vancouver Island map are repeated.
Lightly rubbed, else very good. Signed, without inscription, by the author. 35.00
Title: Lone Cove : A Journal of Life on the West Coast of Vancouver Island, B.C. Fifth Edition. Signed by author
Publisher: The author, Vancouver, 1961,: 1961
Item: 1.00 Item
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