Young Canada : Forty-Seventh Annual Volume


(Young Canada). Young Canada : Forty-Seventh Annual Volume . Toronto: The Ryerson Press, [1926]. Pp. [2],(i)-ii,3-256, colour frontis., + 15 p. of plates (1 of which is colour). Illustrated. Double column. 4to, decorated bluecloth with paper pictorial panel of an elephant chasing two men armed with rifles, gilt titles to front and spine. Stories of nautical interest: Andr ew Rutherford's "When the Sea Valve Jammed!: An Accident that Happened in aSteamship" (pp. 45), W. G. Galletly's "The Romance of the Screw-Propellor: How 'Screw' Smith Convinced My Lords of the Admiralty" (pp. 48-49), George A. Wade's "The Pirates of St. Malo-on-the-Rance" (pp. 60-63), M. I. K. Car ruthers's "The Pilot of the Ferry" (pp. 80-51), Cuthbert Hadley's "Marvels of Under-water Work: A Record of Great Feats and Rich Finds" (pp. 99-102,119-122), Edmund Burton's "The Mystery of the Travancore: A Gun-Running Yarn"(pp. 140-144), S. Leonard Bastin's "An Egg Submarine" (pp. 148-149), "Life -Line Rescues" (pp. 162-163,191-192), "If You Go Sailing" (p. 172), "Man Overboard" (p. 193), David Ker's "A Spectre in Mid-Ocean" (pp. 208-210), and M. I. Nisbet's "Whale Fishing in the Arctic" (pp. 245-246). Also, the volume's major serial, W.H. Morris's "For the White Rose of York", has numerous nautical aspects. Inner hinges cracked, spine ends worn, ffep crudely removed, some foxing (more prevalent at the start of the volume), small stain and tear to bottom edge of pp. 235-6, else g. 50.00

Title: Young Canada : Forty-Seventh Annual Volume

Author Name: Young Canada) CARRUTHERS, M. I. K. WADE, George A. HARRIS, W. H.

Categories: 41,

Publisher: Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1926,:

Seller ID: 64307

Keywords: CANADA LITERATURE JUVENILE CANADIAN CHILDREN'S NAUTICAL NAVAL STEAMSHIPS ,