Visiting Our Neighbors

By: F.S.W. [Frances S. Willing]

Price: $162.50

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123 pages. Measures 6 x 5 inches. Top edge gilded. Parchment wraps lightly soiled; interior clean and unmarked; binding is sound. A remarkably well preserved example of this uncommon account of travel in the Canadian Maritimes. One page corner turned down, p. 16, en route to Grand Pre by train, at which point we read: "...her thin face showing by its glum looks, the disapproval that all these Canadians seem to feel when confronted by energetic and hungry folk from 'the States'. Nothing but the most servile flattery and undignified entreaties can melt the Maritime Province heart. Of course, silver must not be forgotten; but it is hopeless even then to expect to accomplish your purpose, if it bears the stamp of the $, and not Victoria's profile. This restaurant cerberus finally yielded to our entreaties...".

Title: Visiting Our Neighbors

Author Name: F.S.W. [Frances S. Willing]

Categories: New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Travel,

Publisher: Chicago, Jansen, McClurg, & Company: 1884

Binding: Parchment wraps

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: 12mo.

Seller ID: Books009104

Keywords: early Nova Scotia travel