More Tales Told Under the Old Town Clock. Imperial Edition in dustjacket.

By: BORRETT, William C. CHAMBERS, Robert

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BORRETT, William C. More Tales Told Under the Old Town Clock. Illustrated by Robert Chambers. Halifax, Nova Scotia : The Imperial Publishing Company Limited, 1943. Pp (8),ix-xv,(1),[1]-233,(3). 8vo (155 x 225 mm), red cloth, with gilt lettering to spine. With endpapers illustrated by Robert Chambers.

Watters p.251, Rhodenizer p.693.

For Major William Coates Borrett, (b. 1894, Dartmouth - d. 1983), see Marble pp.75-6.

Robert William 'Bob" Chambers (b. April 13, 1905, Wolfville, Nova Scotia – d. March 27, 1996, Halifax) noted local cartoonist and illustrator.

One of the several collection of the Colonel's C.H.N.S. broadcast talks.

Preface "To The Old Town Clock" : A Poem Printed in 1836.
Introduction.

E Mari Merces; The Mary Jane of Hall's Harbour.
Mary O"Hea : A Lady of Fashion.
Captain James Kenny, Whaler [of the James Stewart].
The Nova Scotia Archives Building.
Mary Read [ Lady Pirate ].
Buried Treasure in Nova Scotia.
H.M.S Hopewell [1597. along Cape Breton coast].
Jotham Blanchard.
The Wedding Dress.
Courteous Commandos of 1758: Wolfe at Louisbourg.
The Road to Fame: From Nova Scotia to Quebec.
A Nova Scotian Heroine at Quebec [ Mary Payzant of Mahone Bay ].
Radio Yesterday and Today (pp.117-142).
The Eddy Rebellion.
James Moody, Loyalist.
From Halifax to Boston and Back [ H.M.S. Shannon ].
Seven British Admirals from Nova Scotia.
The Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Boston.
The Corps of Commissionaires.
Captain David Cook - Hero.
The Key of the Main Gate [ Fort Anne ]
Captain Henry McArthur - Navigator.
Studley Quoit Club.
The Halifax Explosion.
Halifax in War-time.

Very good in nicked and chipped dustjacket. 25.00

Title: More Tales Told Under the Old Town Clock. Imperial Edition in dustjacket.

Author Name: BORRETT, William C. CHAMBERS, Robert

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Imperial Publishing, 1943,: 1943

Seller ID: 49664

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