Past and Present of Prince Edward Island. First Edition.


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MacKINNON, D.A., and A.B. WARBURTON, (eds.). Past and Present of Prince Edward Island embracing A Concise Review of Its Early Settlement, Development and Present Conditions, written by the most gifted authors of the province under the editorship of ... to which is appended A Compendium of Life Sketches of Representative Men and Families of the Island. Illustrated. Charlottetown : B.F. Bowen & Co., n.d. [1906?] First Edition. Pp (18),[1]-304,[305a]-400a,305-731,(7), + 36 plates. Double Column. Large thick 8vo, in original pressed black leather, original blue floral endpapers, a.e.g.

Spine has Prince Edward Island : Illustrated.

Morley p.118, Watters p.707, Rhodenizerp. 343 and 570.

A massive work with the latter half of the book is comprised of biographical sketches, with much genealogy included.

Chapters by the editors as well as the following :
George S. Inman's "Kings County";

John Mollison's "Prince County";

Mrs George Stanley's "Charlottetown";

Capt. Joseph Read's "The Trade and Commerce of Prince Edward Island";

Fred W. Hyndman's "Merchant Marine of Prince Edward Island";

W.L. Cotton's "The Press in Prince Edward Island";

John A. Mathieson's "Bench and Bar";

R. Macneill's "Medical History";

J.C Readey's "Agriculture";

Rev.Father Burke's "Horticulture";

John Anderson's "The Dairying Industry" and "Sons of Temperance";

D.A.MacKinnon's "Fisheries";

R. McNeil's "Freemasonry"; John F. Whear's "Oddfellowship";

N.A. Campbell's "Knights of Pythias";

Louis Urquhart Fowler's "Independent Order of Foresters";

W.H.F. Gill's "Sons of England Benevolent Society";

John MacSwain's "The Caledonian Club";

A. McDonald's "The Knights of Columbus";

Rev. W.H. Spencer's "Loyal Orange Association";

Joseph McCarey's "Catholic Mutual Benefit Association of Canada";

Peter McCourt's "Benevolent Irish Society";

Percy Pope's "The Church of England in Prince Edward Island";

Rev. James Morrison's "Roman Catholic Church";

Rev. William H. Warren's "Prince Edward Island Baptists";

Rev. T.F. Fullerton's "Précis of the History of the Presbyterian Church in Prince Edward Island";

Henry Smith's "Methodism on Prince Edward Island";

Major W.A. Weeks' "Military History of Prince Edward Island";

Alex C. Shaw's "The Pioneers of West River";
James D. Lawson's "The Wreck of the Fairy Queen" from the Prince Edward Island Magazine, 1903;

Nathaniel MacLaren's "Memorial Address on the Occasion of the Centenary of the Brudnell Pioneers and the Unveiling of the Monument to their Memory";

George R. Montgomery's "Voyage of the Brig Fanny";

S.N. Robertson's "The Public School System";

J.C. Underhay's "Bay Fortune"; "The Montgomerys of Prince Edward Island". Charles R. Smallwood pp.573-4. Professionally repaired, with spine rebacked, hinges repaired, now a very good, sturdy clean copy. 700.00

Title: Past and Present of Prince Edward Island. First Edition.

Author Name: MacKINNON, D.A., and A.B. WARBURTON, (eds.) WARBURTON, A.B.

Categories: 888,

Publisher: B.F. Bowen & Co., 1906,:

Seller ID: 8026