Folklore of the North Shore. First Edition

By: GRANT, Francis W.

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GRANT, Francis W. Folklore of the North Shore. Wallace, Nova Scotia : Francis W. Grant, 1974. First Edition. No printer given. Pp (4),1-60. 12mo (113 x 158 mm), orange art-illustrated cardcovers, with blank spine.

Laugher p.214.

Francis Wylie Grant (b. December 12, 1904, Wallace, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia - d. January 17, 1987, Tatamagouche, Colchester County, Nova Scotia).

The title notwithstanding, this is a book of verse.

"The Desolate Homestead",
"The Legend of the Bell",
"The Creation of River Remsheg",
"Paid in Full",
"The Witch's Saddle Horse",
"The Ordeal of the Selina" [a barque from Wallace ],
"The Price of Fish",

"The Burial of Lofty Bill" [who lived on Hackmatack Hill ],

"The Wreck of the Indian Chief" [pp.34-40, on the loss of the 1,238 ton barque Indian Chief in 1881 on the Goodwin Sands, with two crew members from Tatamagouche ],

"Annabelle's Pipe",
"A Sailor's Grave" [George Keil ],
"The Dykes of Remsheg Bay",
"The Remsheg Inn Mystery."

Vertical crease to front cover, else very good. 20.00

Title: Folklore of the North Shore. First Edition

Author Name: GRANT, Francis W.

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Wallace, N.S, 1974,: 1974

Seller ID: 1959

Keywords: POETRY LITERATURE NOVA SCOTIA CANADA POETS CANADIAN VERSE LOCAL CUMBERLAND COUNTY ,