Author:Beattie, Jessie L

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Image for A Rope in the Hand, from Memoirs, diary and Letters of Captain Francis J Brown, 1877 - 1909 ( Capt. F J Brown and the SS Henry Venn )( Galt / Oakville Ontario / Samuel Adjai Crowther related)

A Rope in the Hand, from Memoirs, diary and Letters of Captain Francis J Brown, 1877 - 1909 ( Capt. F J Brown and the SS Henry Venn )( Galt / Oakville Ontario / Samuel Adjai Crowther related)

By: Beattie, Jessie L.

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Hamilton, Ontario, Hamilton, ON.: Self Published ( D G Seldon Printing Limited ), No Date ( 1970's?), 1st Edition, First Printing: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 147467

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------trade paperback, a solid Very Good copy, a bit of age toning to white wraps, 83 pages, a few b&w photos and illustrations, contents include; Introduction; Early days in England; Seeking a Fortune; A Temporary Settlement; In Oakville; The Leave-taking; The Henry venn; On Our Way; Samuel Adjai Crowther; Hannah; The African Problem; Albert; Disturbing facts; At Home; The Suez; Gathering Treasures; Visits to Strange Lands; Francis Discusses the East; Epilogue, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Along the Road ---by Jessie Beattie ---a signed Copy

Along the Road ---by Jessie Beattie ---a signed Copy

By: Beattie, Jessie L.

Price: $22.37

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Ryerson Press, 1954, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 146084

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hard cover, Near Fine in a Very Good+ dust jacket, signed by Beattie on the front blank endpaper, ink name on verso of front cover, ---a collection of stories by beattie about people who visited har pioneer home in Ontario ---stories of Blackie the dancing bear, the farm labourer and his family at the town limits, the dramatic Greek woman from Syra, the 11 year old Italian accordion player, a violinist apparently from the Metroploitan Opera, a gipsy who could be trusted, Adam and Eve - a juggler and a forune teller---, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and no... View more info