CAPE BRETON'S MAGAZINE, Devoted to the History, Natural History and Future of Cape Breton Island (lot of 13 issues)

By: Caplan, Ronald (ed.)

Price: $200.00

Quantity: 1 available


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)

Title: CAPE BRETON'S MAGAZINE, Devoted to the History, Natural History and Future of Cape Breton Island (lot of 13 issues)

Author Name: Caplan, Ronald (ed.)

Categories: Periodicals (magazines, digests, pulps),

Binding: Stiff Card Wraps

Size: Folios -- from 12" to 15" tall

Seller ID: 009591

Keywords: RONALD CAPLAN, CAPE BRETON ISLAND, CAPERS, CANADA, NOVA SCOTIA, ARTS, CRAFTS, ROPE MAKING, BASKET WEAVING, MAGAZINES, ORAL HISTORIES, FIDDLING, FIDDLERS, RUMRUNNERS, RUM RUNNING, NATURAL HISTORY, GAELIC, ACADIAN FRENCH, MICMAC