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BROWN, George S. Yarmouth, Nova Scotia : A Sequel to Campbell's History. Boston : Rand Avery Company, Printers, 1888. Pp (6),-524,(2). 8vo, maroon pressed cloth. George Stayley Brown (b. November 20, 1827, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia - d. September 12, 1915, Boston, Massachusetts). ship owner, historian and politician in Nova Scotia.. Morley p.94, Watters p.657, Vaison p.59, Rhodenizer p.567, NSIB 83. With appendices and an index. With much of nautical interest throughout, esp. Chapter XIV, the contents of which are as follows: "Maritime Interests of the County.- Early Settlers Skilled Navigators.- Interchange of Commerce with other Ports.- Gradual Growth and Extension of Trade.- Increase in Number and Capacity of the Vessels.- West-India Trade.- Other Foreign Trade.- Circumstances causing Increase of Tonnage of the Port.- Pompey and County of Yarmouth.- View of Shipping previous to 1800.- From 1800 to 1810.- Ship-owners of these Periods.- Samuel Marshall.- Description of Marshall's Wharf in 1815.- Anthony Landers.- Influence of Arrival of Jacob Tooker, Bartlett Gardner, James, Johm And William Jenkins.- List of Master Ship-builders of the County.- Boat-builders and Spar-makers.- Names of Leading Ship-owners from 1761 to 1886.- Number, Description, and Aggregate Tonnage of Vessels owned wholly or in part by Each of them.- Special Reference to English and French Ship-owners of Argyle.- Shipping of Yarmouthat Different Periods, and Average Tonnage of Vessels.- Compared with the S hipping of Canada.- The Great Michael of James IV., which 'wasted the Woodsof Fife'.- Yarmouth's First Clyde-built Iron Ship.- The Great Republic of Donald MacKay.- Her Last Voyage across the Atlantic.- Other Ships of DonaldMacKay.- Their Record never surpassed.- Ships of New England about the Beg inning of the Century.- Shipping of Yarmouth County Jan. 1, 1886, with Names of Owners.- Names of Ship-masters of some of the Old Yarmouth-County Families: Kelleys, Hiltons, Haleys, Robbinses, Perrys, Cooks, Canns, Hatfields." Some light wear to spine ends, spine a bit sunned, boards bright, name toffep, sparse foxing, else very good. 160.00
Title: Yarmouth, Nova Scotia : A Sequel to Campbell's History. cloth.
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