Maritimers Ashore & Afloat : Volume 2. Interesting People, Places and Events Related to the Bay of Fundy and Its Rivers. First Edition, Signed

By: SPICER, Stanley T. RAND, Silas T. ORPIN, John

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SPICER, Stanley T. Maritimers Ashore & Afloat : Volume 2. Interesting People, Places and Events Related to the Bay of Fundy and Its Rivers. Hantsport,Nova Scotia : Lancelot Press, (1994). First Edition. Pp (3),4-190. With 14 b&w photos as well as other illustrations in the text. 8vo, photo-illustra ted glossy blue and grey card covers. Stanley Thompson Spicer (b. April 12,1924, Canning, Nova Scotia - d. June 2, 2007, Halifax) noted Canadian mari ne historian. Chapters : 1. Profiles of People [Silas T. Rand, John Orpin (the "gentle giant"), Georgia Crowe Dunbar (rural school teacher), Abraham Gesner, Charles Ramage Prescott (pioneer horticulturist), and "Lighthouses and Life on Isle Haute"]; 2. Portraits of Two Communities and an Institution[Canning, N.S. (with much on shipbuilding), Dorchester, N.B. (with more sh ipbuilding) and Acacia Villa School, Hortonville]; 3. Great Teams and GreatAthletes [Truro Bearcats, St. Stephen baseball, Moncton Hawks, Sam Langfor d boxer), Charles I. Gorman (speedskater)]; 4. When Catastrophe Strikes [Saxby's great gale; Saint John Fire, 1877]; 5. Ashore and Afloat [the boatbuilding Richardsons of Deer Island, N.B.; Molly Kool, ship's captain; Fundy lobster fishery]. With bibliography and index. Very good. Signed, without, inscription, by the author. 20.00

Title: Maritimers Ashore & Afloat : Volume 2. Interesting People, Places and Events Related to the Bay of Fundy and Its Rivers. First Edition, Signed

Author Name: SPICER, Stanley T. RAND, Silas T. ORPIN, John

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Publisher: Lancelot Press, Hantsport, 1994,:

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