Peck, Mary Biggar. Foreword by Harry Bruce.
Title A NOVA SCOTIA ALBUM: GLIMPSES OF THE WAY WE WERE.
Binding Hard Cover
Book Condition Very Good
Jacket Condition Very Good+
Edition First Edition
Publisher Willowdale, Ontario Hounslow Press 1989
0888821166 / 9780888821164
Seller ID 28163
159 pp, oblong (8 3/4" H x 10 5/8" D). "Perhaps nothing evokes a particular time and place more vividly than photographs: the stiff family studio portraits of the Victorians, sad formal pictures of young men standing proudly in their wartime uniforms, grainy snapshots depicting people in the 'new look' clothes of the 1940s. (The author) has selected over 160 black and white photographs from the 1890s to the 1950s, divinding them into ten sections under headings such as, 'Rural Life', 'War and Disaster', 'On Sea and Shore', and 'Ceremony and Celebration'. Each section is arranged, when possible, in chronological order. Fishermen and miners, farmers and firemen, sailors and students, parents and children are captured at work, at school, and at play. Towns, stations, ships, parades, plays and picnics illuminate this glimpse of a vanished way of life." Light edge wear - mostly on bottom edge. Dust jacket has minor edge wrinkling.