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1 MacMechan, Archibald Headwaters of Canadian Literature
Toronto McClelland & Stewart 1924 First ( No Additional printings) Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
Original green cloth on boards. The author taught 40 years at Dalhousie University, and was largely responsible for increasing the popularity of Herman Melville as a result of his essay on Moby Dick, which he called "the best sea story ever written." - internet. Although he died in 1933, there might be something to gain by applying some of his comments to modern Canadian literature. Nearly every name in the book is underlined in pencil. Previous owner's name. 247 pp. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 MacMechan, Archibald There Go the Ships
Toronto McClelland and Stewart 1928 First ( No Additional printings) Hard Cover Good Plus to Very Good  No Jacket 
Original dark blue cloth with gold lettering on boards. Presentation copy from Bloomfield High School (Halifax) to Sterling Gunn by The Bloomfield Review, Herbert F. Wheatley, Editor. No writing otherwise, but a fine mist of white specks on front cover. True stories of Nova Scotia sailors. The Cartel Auguste, On the Spanish Main, A Beacon Light, A Master Mariner, The Great Ship, The First Mate, A Vision of the Night, The Shell, The Captain's Wife, The Wave, Jury-Rig, and The Lunenburg Way. 293 pp. Some names are Saint-Luc de la Corne, Thomas Parker, Simeon Perkins, Edwin Crowell, Jonathan Borden Marsh, H. McKay, Captain William Lawrence, Captain Nehemiah C. Larkin, Captain Davis, Captain James Ellis, Captain Curry MacDougall, Mrs. Hedley MacDougall, Captain H.A. Inness, Captain James L. Publicover, Frederick Richard, and Captain P.W. Sprague.  
Price: 20.00 USD
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