The River That Missed The Boat. First Edition

By: GRANTMYRE, Barbara

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GRANTMYRE, Barbara. The River That Missed The Boat. Halifax, Nova Scotia : Petheric Press, (April, 1975). First Edition. "Printed in Canada by McCurdy Printing Company Limited, Halifax, Nova Scotia". Pp (4), 1-47,(1),12-page pictorial supplement with 8 b&w photos and 2 maps,49-102,(2). 8vo (151 x 228 mm), photo-illustrated pale yellow card covers, with blue lettering to spine.

Laugher p. 215.

Barbara Grantmyre, née Lucas (b. 1903, Bolton, Lancashire, England - d. 1977) was living in Elmsdale, Nova Scotia at the time of publication.

On the Shubenacadie River and Canal.

A popular and anecdotal history (arranged in ten chapters) of Shubenacadie River and Canal, from the pre-contact period to the end of the nineteenth century. Includes descriptions of Acadian settlement in the region, the expedition of Captain William Owen RN, the sporadic development of the waterway, and of the development of shipbuilding at Maitland.

With bibliography.

Very good. 40.00

Title: The River That Missed The Boat. First Edition

Author Name: GRANTMYRE, Barbara

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Halifax, Petheric Press: 1975

ISBN Number: 0919380174

ISBN Number 13: 9780919380172

Seller ID: 11381

Keywords: NOVA SCOTIA SHUBENACADIE TRANSPORT HISTORY RIVERS CANADA NAUTICAL CANALS CANADIAN LOCAL TRANSPORTATION ,