By Patricia Lockhart Fleming

The first complete analytical bibliography of Atlantic Canadian imprints, this quantity covers a few 320 books, pamphlets, broadsides, govt guides, and serials. so much haven't been indexed ahead of in any bibliography or catalogue. They characterize the holdings of greater than thirty libraries and documents within the 4 Atlantic provinces, and in Ontario, Quebec, the USA, and England.

Each access follows the rules of descriptive bibliography and contains complete collation, contents, checklist of paper, sort, and binding, research of factor and country, and site of each reproduction tested. historic notes take care of authorship, printing, publishing, distribution and revenues, and with the content material of vital works and the connection among goods. association is through province, then by means of 12 months of publication.

The fabric catalogued contains a wide selection of topics. God and executive are of the most typical, yet there are numerous others: schooling, municipal association, historical past, elections, transportation, agriculture, criminal trials, and a few societies—benevolent, nationwide, spiritual, and masonic. There also are many almanacs, together with one in German, numerous satires and addresses in verse, and a French abécédaire. now not strangely in a nineteenth-century Maritime bibliography, sign books and judgements approximately piracy abound.

Six indexes supply entry by means of writer, name, style, trades, position of booklet, and language.

Patricia Fleming’s paintings maintains Marie Tremaine’s A Bibliography of Canadian Imprints, 1751–1800 and vitamins that paintings with new and formerly unlocated imprints. It provides a necessary aspect to our figuring out of print communique in Atlantic Canada.  

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