WALLACE, Frederick William
Title: Wooden Ships and Iron Men. in dj.
Publisher:  White Lion,, London, 1973,
Seller ID: 69664
WALLACE, Frederick William. Wooden Ships and Iron Men. London: White Lion, 1973. Pp. (8),vii-xviii,1-337,(1), port. frontis. +  leaves of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Watters p. 902, Rhodenizer p. 652-3, NSIB 52. "The story of the square-rigged merchant marine of British North America, the ships, their builders and owners, and the men who sailed them." -from the dust jacket. Chapters ; 1. The Dawn of British North American Shipping; 2. The Boon Days of the 'Fifties; 3. The 'Sixties in Quebec and New Brunswick Shipping; 4. The 'Sixties in Nova Scotia - A Period of Expansion; 5. The Bluenose Fashion; 6. The Nova Scotiamen of the Palmy 'Seventies; 7. The 'Seventies in New Brunswick Shipping; 8. The 'Seventies in Quebec, Prince Edward Island and the Lakes; 9. The ''Eighties inNova Scotia Shipping; 10. The 'Eighties in New Brunswick, Quebec, and Prin ce Edward Island; 11. The Last of the Bluenose Ships. With appendix. Small bump to bottom edge of rear board, else very good in unclipped dust jacket.35.00