Forts of Cape Sable of the Seventeenth Century. First Edition, Signed

By: d'ENTREMONT, H. Leander. LANCTOT, Gustave, association copy]

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d'ENTREMONT, H. Leander. The Forts of Cape Sable of the Seventeenth Century. [Yarmouth] : "Printed by R.H. Davis & Co., Limited, 1938. First Edition. Pp (8),[9]-106,(2), including frontispiece [plan of stone foundations]. Small 8vo (130 x 181 mm), tan wrappers printed in maroon to front cover, with plain spine, top edge dyed red. H. LĂ©ander d'Entremont (b. October 22, 1862at West Pubnico, Nova Scotia - d. December 11, 1944) . Maillet, Bibliograp hie des publicationsde l'Acadie des provinces maritimes: livres et brochures, 1609-1995 1900. A detailed study of the historical record arguing that "the Sand Hills and Barrington Bay [area] are more closely connected with Charles de Saint-Etienne de La Tour and his Fort Saint Louis than ever was Port Latour." - from the Foreword. Contents : Forewrd [dated July 1, 1938]; Description of the Coasts. East of Cape Sable. Port La Tour and Cape Negro. West of Cape Sable. The History. First Settlement in Acadia. The Feud and Death of d'Aulnay. Founding of Pombcoup and the Baronnie de Pombcoup. First Census of Acadia. Forts and Habitations. Champlain's Stay in Acadia. Charles de La Tour at La Rochelle. Question of Punctuation. Champlain's Description of Cape Sable. Denys' Visit to de La Tours. Bay de Sable. War Between Father and Son. The English Give Up. The Priest's Garden. Leaving Bay de Sable. Professor Ganong's Opinion. Local Authorities. Site of a Fort at Port LaTour. Denys Veracity. Further Proof from La Fargue of the Location of Fort Saint Louis. Why Did Not the English Use Their Canons? Was Port Lomeron We st of Cape Sable? The Fort at Port La Tour. Establishment at Cape Negro. The Vieux Logis. Proofs from Contemporary Charts. Peregrination of Biencourt and De La Tour from Port Royal to Cape Sable. Small chip to head of spine, spine browned, else very good Signed, inscribed and dated (Sept 28 1938) byd'Entremont to Quebec-born historian and archivist Gustave Lanctot, inked on the flyleaf. 75.00

Title: Forts of Cape Sable of the Seventeenth Century. First Edition, Signed

Author Name: d'ENTREMONT, H. Leander. LANCTOT, Gustave, association copy]

Categories: 888,

Publisher: R.H. Davis & Co., Limited, Yarmouth, 1938,:

Seller ID: 78891

Keywords: PUBNICO ACADIANS ACADIAN CANADIAN LOCAL HISTORY FORTS NOVA SCOTIA MILITARY SHELBURNE COUNTY,