Newfoundland Story Collection

By: WAKEHAM, P.J.

Price: $40.00

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WAKEHAM, P.J. A Newfoundland Story Collection. St. John's : Dicks & Co. Ltd., copyright 1957. Pp (4),1-304,(4). Sm 8vo, gold card covers, with map of Newfoundland on front cover. Several local adverts in the text. O'Dea 3290,Laugher p.585 (with incorrect title), Rhodenizer p.702. Not in Watters. On Wakeham (1910-1990) see ENL V:496. Contents: "St. Brendan's New World Voya ge"; "The Vikings' Discovery of North America" [including Biarni, Leif the Lucky, Thorvald]; "John Cabot's Discovery of Newfoundland"; "Sir Humphrey Gilbert Claimed Newfoundland for Queen Elizabeth the First, 1583"; "The Founding of John Guy's Colony at Cupids, Conception Bay in the Year 1610"; "TheFounding of Lord Baltimore's Colony at Ferryland in the Year 1621"; "The B rave Girl" [Annabelle Cofield]; "Between Sea and Sky" [the rescue of American millionaire Garfield Brocklefield by young Nelson Careen in 1906, near Point Lance, St. Mary's Bay]; the lengthy "Jane Balstoe's Adventure" (pp.101-237); "The Slaves of Mecca" [a story of Joseph Pitts, a St. John's, Newfoundland fish merchant]; the following long poems: "St. Brendan's New World Voyage" in 552 A.D."; "Newfoundland's Discovery by the Vikings in the Tenth Century A.D."; "Newfoundland's Discovery by John Cabot, June 24, 1497"; "England Takes Possession of Newfoundland, 1583"; "Conquest and Defeat, 1762";"The Linking of Two Continents" [on Cyrus Field and the Atlantic Cable]; " The Great Rescue" [on William Jackman]; "Newfoundland"; and "King of the Northern Floes" [on Bob Bartlett}. Very good. 40.00

Title: Newfoundland Story Collection

Author Name: WAKEHAM, P.J.

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Dicks & Co., St. John's, 1957,:

Seller ID: 13119

Keywords: LITERATURE NEWFOUNDLAND CANADIAN HISTORY SHORT FICTION HISTORICAL POETRY VERSE NARRATIVE NAUTICAL CANADA,