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1 Caplan, Ronald (ed.) CAPE BRETON'S MAGAZINE, Devoted to the History, Natural History and Future of Cape Breton Island (lot of 13 issues)
Stiff Card Wraps 
a 13-issue lot (#'s 1 through 14, missing #4) from the very earliest days of this unique newsprint magazine (founded, edited and published by Ronald Caplan, an American who moved to Cape Breton and fell in love with the place) which first saw the light of day in the early 1970s; the magazines feature articles current and historical on a variety of subjects best described as eclectic, all related in one way or another to Cape Breton, its history and its residents, including but nowhere near limited to rope-making, reminiscences, fiddling, oral histories, rum-running, flowers, basket making, rug hooking, and everything in between and beyond; additionally, there are articles in Gaelic, Acadian French, and Micmac, and a multitude of photographs and drawings, again both current and historical; these early issues can be very difficult to find, and due to their size, the fragility of the paper and the stapling, are usually quite worn; 24 to 40 pgs.; all issues VG (excepting #2, the insides of which have pulled loose from cover at bottom staple, and is therefore only G) w/some light soil/smudging, moderate general wear; (C/BT) 
Price: 200.00 USD
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2 Caplan, Ronald (ed.) Cape Breton's Magazine, Number Eight/8
Stiff Card Wraps About Very Good 
an early issue of this unique newsprint magazine (founded, edited and published by Ronald Caplan, an American who moved to Cape Breton and fell in love with the place) which first saw the light of day in the early 1970s; the magazine features articles current and historical on a variety of subjects best described as eclectic, all related in one way or another to Cape Breton, its history and its residents; this one contains articles on edible wild berries in Cape Breton, Ulysses LeLievre and his boats, a recipe for Ceann Groppi, the Ross Ferry, and much else; these early issues can be very difficult to find, and due to their size, the fragility of the paper and the stapling, are usually quite worn; 32 pgs., illustrated w/photographs and drawings; moderate general wear; (C/BT) 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3 Caplan, Ronald (ed.) Cape Breton's Magazine, Number Eleven/11
Stiff Card Wraps Very Good 
an early issue of this unique newsprint magazine (founded, edited and published by Ronald Caplan, an American who moved to Cape Breton and fell in love with the place) which first saw the light of day in the early 1970s; the magazine features articles current and historical on a variety of subjects best described as eclectic, all related in one way or another to Cape Breton, its history and its residents; this one contains articles on the rum-running days in the area, four Acadian stories (in French), a Micmac legend ("Taken-From-Guts"), common lichens of Capen Breton, a shipwreck at Little Lorraine and more; these early issues can be very difficult to find, and due to their size, the fragility of the paper and the stapling, are usually quite worn; 32 pgs., illustrated w/photographs and drawings; moderate general wear; (C/BT) 
Price: 25.00 USD
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