Atlantic Harbors : Stories of people, places and events on vessels, in harbors and on land, with the historical and geographical backdrops of the storied Atlantic Provinces of Canada.. First Edition, Signed

By: SHERWOOD, Roland H.

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SHERWOOD, Roland H. Atlantic Harbors : Stories of people, places and eventson vessels, in harbors and on land, with the historical and geographical b ackdrops of the storied Atlantic. Windsor, Nova Scotia : Lancelot Press, (1972). First Printing. Pp (2),3-119,(1). 8vo, blue matte card covers, with illustration and lettering in black. O'Dea 5114. Roland Harold Sherwood (b. February 7, 1902, Amherst, Nova Scotia - d. December 30, 1992, Pictou, NovaScotia). Newfoundland chapters : Thread and Needle Sailor (on the 1875 wre ck of the Naughtless near Coombs Cove, pp.19-22); Schooner Devil (pp.83-87). Popular tales of the sea by a Pictou author and broadcaster. Includes tales of shipwreck from Lunenburg County and the Bay of Fundy, accounts of marine superstitions, legends of pirate treasure, a ghost story from Sable Island, a review of the career of John Cabot, and an account of the pioneer steamer Royal William. Other chapters include: "Harbors of Home"; "Stormy Petrel Tragedy"; "Tragic Wedding Dress"; "Treasure Trove"; "John Cabot"; "Seaweed on the Floor"; "Thrice Hanged"; "Black Pool"; "Superstitions of the Sea"; "Reversing Falls"; "Ghost of Sable Island"; "The Eye of Glooscap"; "Pilots of the Purple Twilight"; "Marco-Polo Rescue"; "Sailor Bill"; "First Transatlantic Mail"; "Tides of Fundy"; "First Transatlantic Cable"; "Fishing Fleet" and "Young Teazer". Gift inscription, else very good. Signed by the author. 12.50

Title: Atlantic Harbors : Stories of people, places and events on vessels, in harbors and on land, with the historical and geographical backdrops of the storied Atlantic Provinces of Canada.. First Edition, Signed

Author Name: SHERWOOD, Roland H.

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Lancelot Press, Windsor, 1972,:

Seller ID: 75293

Keywords: NOVA SCOTIA NAUTICAL NEWFOUNDLAND SHIPWRECKS CANADA CANADIAN LOCAL HISTORY,