A History of Moncton : Town and City 1855-1965. First Edition in dustjacket,Signed by Mayor L.C. Jones

By: MACHUM, Lloyd A.

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MACHUM, Lloyd A. A History of Moncton : Town and City 1855-1965. Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada : "Published by the City of Moncton", 1965. First Edition. "Printed and bound in Canada by Moncton Publishing Company Ltd." Pp (18),19-447,(1), including frontispiece & illustrations. 8vo (157 x 235 mm), blue cloth, with gilt lettering to front & spine.

Taylor, New Brunswick History : A Checklist of Secondary Sources 29: 64.

Lloyd Alexander Machum (b. December 26, 1910, North Devon, New Brunswick - d. March 23, 1982, Pinellas, Florida).

"This book, written in connection with the celebration of 75 years as a City, covers the 110 years since the first incorporation."

33 chapters arranged in twelve parts.

I. The Fabulous 'Fifties.
1. Faith in the Future.
2. Life at The Bend.
3. The First Town of Moncton.
4. From Sails to Steam.

II. The Dark 'Sixties.
5. The Beginning of the 'Sixties.
6. Gloom.
7. The Extension of the Railway.

III. Steel and Steam.
8. Resurgo.
9. Town Again.
10. Other Events in the 'Seventies.

IV. The 1880s.
11. Industry and Commerce.
12. Around the Town.
13. Prelude to the City.

V. The "Gay" Nineties.
14. City.
15. Progress under the New Government.
16. The Days of Real Sport.

VI. 1900 to 1909.
17. The Turn of the Century.
18. Fire at the Shops!.
19. The Horseless Carriage.
20. Firebug?
21. The Great War (pp.265-277).

VIII. The Twenties - Aftermath.
22. Postwar Period.
23. Sport Revival.
24. Air Age (pp.304-313).

IX. The Hungry 'Thirties.
25. Depression.
26. Recovery.

X. War Again (pp.341-376).
27. The Home Front.
28. Overseas.
29. Life as Usual.

XI. Growth in the 'Fifties.
30. The First of the 'Fifties.
31. Growing Pains.

XII. Faith in the New 'Sixties.
32. Building Boom.
33. Present and Future.

With a 15-page index and nearly 100 illustrations.

Very good in worn dustjacket. Signed by Mayor Leonard C. Jones, Jr. 35.00

Title: A History of Moncton : Town and City 1855-1965. First Edition in dustjacket,Signed by Mayor L.C. Jones

Author Name: MACHUM, Lloyd A.

Categories: 888,

Publisher: City of Moncton: 1965

Seller ID: 45994

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