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HALIBURTON, E.D. Boats, Books, and Apples : A Portrait of E. D. Haliburton,a Rugged Individualist, by Himself and Others. Edited by Gordon M. Halibur ton. (Wolfville, N.S.) : "Published by Haliburton Farms and Stoney Hill Publishing", 2003. First Edition. "This book was typeset in Octavian and printed offset at Gaspereau Press." Pp (6),7-284,(4), including portrait frontispiece. Illustrated with photos, and facsimiles to text. Large 8vo, grey-brown illustrated card covers. Edward Douglas Haliburton (born March 28, 1898,St. John's, Newfoundland – d. March 12, 1990, Halifax). Gordon MacKay Hali burton, Ph.D. (b. March 28,1928, Greenwich, Kings County, Nova Scotia) "Boats, Books and Apples is a portrait of E.D. Haliburton, who loved sailing and served in the Royal Navy in World War I, loved literature and read omnivorously (and wrote a great deal on his trusty typewriter) but whose greatestpassion was for growing apples on his Annapolis Valley farm in Nova Scotia . From 1956 to 1970 he was a leading member of the Government of Nova Scotia. This book shows him as he saw himself, with intimate glimpses of family life with a father described by his five sons. His personality and thinkingis illustrated by selected correspondence, a sampling of his columns in th e Halifax Chronicle-Herald, and a sketch of his participation in the politics of the apple industry in the 1940s." - from the cover. Contents: A Chronology of the Life of EDH; Family Chart; Introduction: A Sketch of the EarlyLife of E.D. Haliburton; Childhood and Youth in Newfoundland and Cape Bret on (pp.35-44); Out in the World; The Post-War Decade; Beginning My Career in the Apple Industry; Work and Play at Avonport in the Thirties and Forties; Adventures in Writing and Sailing; Afterword: The Final Forty Years; The Life of Jean T. Haliburton; Filial Memories of Father and the Farm. Selected Correspondence and Writings: 1. A Variety of Letters; 2. The Annapolis Valley Apple Industry from its Origins in the 1850s to its Crisis in the 1940s (pp.203-233); 3. A Sampler of Writings; 4. Selected Correspondence. With index. Very good. Signed, with inscription, by the editor Gordon Haliburton. 28.00
Title: Boats, Books, and Apples : A Portrait of E. D. Haliburton, a Rugged Individualist, by Himself and Others. First Edition, Signed.
Publisher: Haliburton Farms / Stoney Hill Publishing / Gaspereau Press, Wolfville, N.S., 2003, ISBN:0969538227:
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