Halifax : A Literary Portrait. First Edition.


BELL, John, (ed.). Halifax : A Literary Portrait. With a Foreword by RobertMacNeil. Lawrencetown Beach, Nova Scotia : Pottersfield Press, (1990). Fir st Edition. Pp (6),v-viii,1-228,(2). 8vo, black cardcovers with a colour reproduction of Elizabeth Nutt's painting, "Winter, George Street, Halifax, N.S." (1935) on the front cover. John Bell (b. May 4, 1952, Montreal). "Halifax: A Literary Portrait is a lively anthology of thirty-one selected writings about this colourful Nova Scotian port city dating from the early eighteenth century to the present. Included are works by such varied writers as Thomas Chandler Haliburton, Joseph Howe, Charles Dickens, Rudyard Kipling, L.M. Montgomery, Hugh MacLennan, Thomas Raddall, Will R. Bird, Irving Layton (from Waiting for the Messiah), Earle Birney, bill bissett and Spider Robinson". - from rear cover. The others included are Jacob Bailey, Charles Bruce, Leslie Choyce, George Elliott Clarke, Richard Henry Dana, Jr, Sieur deDièreville, Juliana Horatia Ewing, Oliver Goldsmith, Mark Gordon, Bill How ell, Pauline Johnson, Elizabeth Jones, Kenneth Leslie, Douglas Lochhead, Archibald MacMechan, Captain Frederick Marryat (from The Naval Officer), Thomas Moore, Marshall Saunders, and Israel Zangwill (from The Master). Very good. 15.00

Title: Halifax : A Literary Portrait. First Edition.

Author Name: BELL, John , (ed.). MacNEIL, Robert, foreword. MARRYAT, Frederick. SAUNDERS, Marshall.

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Pottersfield, Lawrencetown Beach, 1990, ISBN:0919001653:

Seller ID: 13363

Keywords: HALIFAX CITY HFXISTORY NOVA SCOTIA CANADA LITERATURE NAUTICAL CANADIAN LOCAL HISTORY,