Gems from Scotia's Crown. First Edition, red cloth, Signed

By: LOCKHART, Agnes Helen

Price: $200.00

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LOCKHART, Agnes Helen. Gems from Scotia's Crown. Boston : "Print of American Printing and Engraving Company", (1897). First Edition. Pp (2),3-47,(1 page touristic ad by the Dominion Atlantic Railway, urging us to 'Celebrate Queen Victoria's Jubilee by Taking a Trip This Summer through the Land of Evangeline in Nova Scotia") + frontispiece. Oblong 8vo, decorated red cloth with head of Queen Victoria in gilt on front board, plain spine. Not in any of our references. Agnes Helen Lockhart was a graduate of Sacred Heart School, Halifax and seems to have later settled in Massachusetts. A viewbook with 36 b&w photos, with accompanying text, some being explanatory prose and some poetry. Captions of photos: "French Willows, Grand Pré, N.S.", "Residence of R. Cail, Yarmouth", "Evangeline's Well, Grand Pré", "Old Martello Tower, Halifax", "Intercolonial Depot" [Halifax], "St. Paul's (Church of England) Cathedral, [sic] Halifax", "Parliament Building West" [i.e. The Nova Scotia Legislature], "'Sam Slick's" House, Windsor, N.S.", "View in Public Garden, Halifax, N.S.", "Cup Made from a Part of the Saloon of the Pyramus" [HMS Pyramus, a 36-gun frigate, a surplus naval ship which had been anchored just off Findlays Wharf ], "Parker and Welsford Monument", "Doctor Slayter" {Doctor John Slayter Health officer for the Port of Halifax, victim of cholera April 17, 1866, caught aboard the S.S. England, a steamship from Liverpool, England, bound for New York with 1202 passengers, which suffered anoutbreak of cholera and was ordered to anchor in quarantine in the shelter of McNabs Cove], "Father MacIsaac" [a Catholic clergyman who ministered in that cholera outbreak], "Dalhousie College, Halifax", "Melville Island and Military Hospital, Halifax", "Supreme Court House, Halifax", "Post Office, Halifax", "St. Mary's Cathedral, R.C.", "Drinking Fountain, Public Garden, Halifax", "St. George's Church, Episcopal" [the Round Church], "View in Pu blic Garden, Halifax", "Steele's Pond, Point Pleasant Park, Halifax", "H.M.S. Blake in the Dry Dock, Halifax" [protected cruiserand flagship of the North America and West Indies Squadron from 1892–1895], "County Academy, Halifax" [Halifax County Academy, the buidling still standing at the corner of Brunswick and Sackville Streets], "Digby, N.S., Showing Wharf and Gap"; "Old Fort Archway, Showing Ancient Barracks, Annapolis, N.S."; "Old Magazine, Annapolis, N.S."; "Grand Pré Village, N.S."; "Parrsboro Pier, Showing Partridge Island and Blomidon"; "Evangeline Beach, near Wolfville"; "View of Kentville"; "Mount Blomidon" [i.e. Cape Blomidon]; "Interior of Old Covenanters Church, Grand Pré, N.S."; "Relics of Acadians Dug up at Grand Pré, N.S.";"From 'Look Off' North Mountain" and "Steamship St. Croix off the I.S.S. C o. - 200 Tons" [International Steamship Co., (with an accompanying poem on the St. Croix ). A pink offset stain to the first 20 pages, text thumbed slightly, stain to extreme outer margin of some later pages, else very good. Signed with two inscriptions, signed by Agnes Helen Lockhart, to a Miss Crichton, August 5th, 1898. 200.00

Title: Gems from Scotia's Crown. First Edition, red cloth, Signed

Author Name: LOCKHART, Agnes Helen

Categories: 888,

Publisher: American Printing and Engraving, 1897,:

Seller ID: 110735

Keywords: VIEWBOOK PHOTOGRAPHY TRAVEL TOURISM NOVA SCOTIA CANADA ACADIAN CANADIAN DESCRIPTION,