Ambling Through Acadia. First Edition, with TLS

By: TOWNE, Charles Hanson HEITLAND, W. Emerton

Price: $100.00

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TOWNE, Charles Hanson. Ambling Through Acadia. With drawings by W. Emerton Heitland. New York and London : The Century Co., (1923). First Edition. Pp. (16),3-250, including plates. Illustrated. 8vo (146 x 210 mm), dark green cloth with illustrations to spine & front board.

Charles Hanson Towne ( b. February 1, 1877, Louisville, Kentucky - d. February 28, 1949, New York City).

Wilmot Emerton Heitland, N.A. (b. July 5, 1893, Superior, Wisconsin - d. July 9 1969, St Petersburg, Florida).

Morley pp.19 & 85, Vaison p.74, Tennyson 1099, Rhodenizer p.69.

Following the Spring North;
From Yarmouth On; Weymouth,
St. Mary's Bay, Sandy Cove, and Little River;
Digby and Bear River;
To Old Port Royal;
Bridgetown and Beyond; The Orchards - At Last; Round about Wolfville and Grandpré;
Cornwallis Valley from Lookout Mountain;
Sunset on Minas Basin;
Parrsboro and Five Islands;
Brave Little Halifax, Charming Chester.

Drawings include:
Little River, on St. Mary's Bay;
Yarmouth Harbor;
A street in Yarmouth;
Port Maitland;
Yarmouth Fishermen;
A Weymouth street;
Campbell's Wharf - Weymouth North;
Sandy Cove;
Digby - from "The Pines";
Bear River;
The little boat from Bridgetown;
The Annapolis River;
The Covenanters' Church, Grand Pré;
Evangeline's Well;
Blomidon;
The Old Men of the Amethysts;
The Harbor of Parrsboro;
The Wreck of the Seth Todd;
The Arsenal - Halifax;
The Road to the Harbor - "The enchanting little village of Chester";
The Shore - Chester; others; &
an itinerary map.

Spine slightly faded, previous owners' bookplate and initials, newspaper review clipping from The Chicago Evening Post, June 15, 1923, pasted in, along with a Typed Letter Signed (dated June 25, 1923) by the author thanking the reviewer for her "beautiful review". 100.00

Title: Ambling Through Acadia. First Edition, with TLS

Author Name: TOWNE, Charles Hanson HEITLAND, W. Emerton

Categories: 40,

Publisher: Century Co, 1923,: 1923

Seller ID: 51204

Keywords: NOVA SCOTIA TRAVEL NAUTICAL CANADIAN LOCAL HISTORY DESCRIPTION CANADA,