New Newfoundland : An Account of the Revolutionary Developments Which are Transforming Britain's Oldest Colony First Edition in dustjacket


SMALLWOOD, J.R. The New Newfoundland. An Account of the Revolutionary Developments Which are Transforming Britain's Oldest Colony from "The Cinderellaof the Empire" into One of the Great Small Nations of the World. New York: The Macmillan Company, (June) 1931. First Edition. Pp (6),vii-xvi,(2),1-27 7,(1), frontispiece + 23 pp photos + small folding map. 8vo, reddish-brown cloth, gilt lettering to front and spine. O'Dea 2040, Watters p.983, Morleyp.57, Rhodenizer p.82. 57 photos including Buchans, Bonne Bay, Portugal Co ve, 2 trains, and several each of Corner Brook and St. John's. Chapters : 1. What's Happening to Newfoundland?; 2. Newfoundland Gets the Man She Needs[Richard A. Squires, ENL V:287-8]; 3. Squires Builds a Monument - Corner B rook; 4. American Tourists Discover Newfoundland; 5. The Mining Boom Starts- Buchans; 6. Newfoundland Tries Her Hand at Railroading; 7. The Island Ha rnesses Her Rivers - Hydro; 8. Dollars: Production - Commerce - Savings; 9.Newfoundland Goes in for Education; 10. Newfoundland's Huge Auxiliary - La brador; 11. Lord Northcliffe Comes to Newfoundland; 12. The World's Greatest Iron Mine - Bell Island [sic]; 13. Newfoundland as the Greatest Cod Country; 14. The World's Greatest Submarine Cable Station; 15. Newfoundland Elects a Lady [Helena E. Squires]; 16. How Newfoundland Governs Herself; 17. Politics - Down to Date; 18. Newfoundland Turns Her Eyes Upward [Aviation]; 19. A Word as to Weather; 20. Chit-Chat; 21. History - A Bit Syncopated; 22.Newfoundlanders Who Are Winning Fame; 23. Just Facts - Unadorned; 24. Prop hecy. With Appendices (including the poem "Jenkins, the Fisherman" by a Bonavista boy, F. Templeman), a Postscript, and an index. Smallwood's August 1930 Preface is followed by "What They Say about Newfoundland". Lovely fine clean, tight copy in near fine price-clipped dustjacket. 225.00

Title: New Newfoundland : An Account of the Revolutionary Developments Which are Transforming Britain's Oldest Colony First Edition in dustjacket

Author Name: SMALLWOOD, J.R. SQUIRES, Richard A. SQUIRES, Helena E. NORTHCLIFFE, Lord

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Macmillan Company, New York, 1931,:

Seller ID: 6289

Keywords: NEWFOUNDLAND POLITICS HISTORY CANADIAN POLITICAL ECONOMIC CORNER BROOK BUCHANS GRAND FALLS,