McLEOD, R.R. McLEOD, Robert R.
Title: Pinehurst; or, Glimpses of Nova Scotia Fairyland
Seller ID: 98187
McLEOD, R.R. Pinehurst; or, Glimpses of Nova Scotia Fairyland. Photographs by A. Byron McLeod. No pl.: no pub., (1908). First Edition. Printed in Boston by the Bartlett Company, Printers, with the halftones by the American Engraving Co. Pp (8),11-63,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth spine, brown paper covered boards, red and black lettering to front board, spine blank. Not in Watters, Rhodenizer, Laugher. Robert Randall McLeod (b. August 16, 1839, Westfield, Nova Scotia - d. February 12, 1909, Winthrop, Massachusetts)."In the central region of Queen's County, Nova Scotia, some twenty-four mi les from the Atlantic Coast, is the small village of South Brookfield, nestled amid stream and meadows and growths of varied woodlands. It is a locality of many quiet, natural charms, but on the extreme southern border is a fairyland of lakes and stream and groves of pine and growths of old birches and beeches and oaks. Mr,. A. Byron McLeod of Dorchester, Mass., believing that a "thing of beauty is a joy forever," purchased this property thre years ago as a restful summer residence and proceeded to build a commodious lodge and make roads and fences, all with an eye to preserving or improving natural beauties, while at the same time preparing for family comforts and conveniences." (p. 11). Rebound by Colin Bate Books, bookbinder, Lethbridge,Alberta. Rebound with new spine and endpapers, wear and darkening to edges , else very good. With unused Pinehurst, Chester, Nova Scotia letterhead laid in. 400.00