Cape Breton, Canada at the Beginning of the Twentieth Century. A Treatise of Natural Resources and Development. . Cloth, lacks map

By: VERNON, C.W. MacKINNON, J.G.

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VERNON, C.W. Cape Breton, Canada at the Beginning of the ... Twentieth Century : A Treatise of Natural Resources and Development. Nation Building Series. Toronto [and N.Y.]: Nation Publishing Co., 1903. First Edition. Pp (2),[3]-337,(3) table of contents. Many illustrations. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front and spine.

Tennyson 1111, Morley p.87, Vaison p.74, Rhodenizer p.144.

Chapters :
Physical Geography of the Island;
Geology and Natural History;
Counties, Towns and Inhabitants;
The Northmen, the Cabots, and Other Early Voyagers;
Early Attempts at Settlement;
Cape Breton under the Golden Lilies;
The First Siege of Louisbourg;
The Second Siege of Louisbourg;
Cape Breton: A British Province;
The Highland Settlements;
The Island Annexed to Nova Scotia;
Na Gaidheil an Ceap Breatunn [a chapter in Gaelic by J.G. MacKinnon, pp.71-81];
Religious History of the Island (pp.103-132); of the Island;
The Forest, Agriculture, Stock-raising;
The Fisheries (pp.143-151);
The Coalfields of Cape Breton (pp.153-160);
Early History of the Coal Trade (pp.162-170);
The General Mining Association and the Nova Scotia Steel and Coal Company (pp.172-184);
Evolution and Progress of the Dominion Coal Company (pp.186-204);
The Dominion Iron and Steel Company (pp.206-221);
Other Colleries, Ores, Limestone, Dolomite, Gypsum, &c.;
Cape Breton's Unique Position in Respect to Ocean Transit;
The Town of Sydney (pp.242-253);
North Sydney (pp.255-261);
Sydney Mines (pp.264-270);
Glace Bay (pp.271-275);
Port Morien, Louisbourg, Gabarus, and Points on the Southern Coast;
A Sail up the Mira River;
The Bras d'Or Lakes;
A Trip "Down North";
Baddeck, Whycocomagh, Lake Ainslie and Margaree;
Along the Line of the Intercolonial and the Inverness and Richmond Railways;
Arichat and Isle Madame;
Oppotunities for Shooting and Fishing;
Means of Transportation;
Newfoundland.

Spine and edges worn, spine faded, hinges cracked and shaky, lacking folding map at rear, else good. A reading copy only. As is. 50.00

Title: Cape Breton, Canada at the Beginning of the Twentieth Century. A Treatise of Natural Resources and Development. . Cloth, lacks map

Author Name: VERNON, C.W. MacKINNON, J.G.

Categories: 41,

Publisher: 1903,: 1903

Seller ID: 34580

Keywords: NOVA SCOTIA CAPE BRETON CANADA NAUTICAL FISHERIES GAELIC,