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By Patricia Lockhart Fleming

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

Each access follows the foundations of descriptive bibliography and contains complete collation, contents, checklist of paper, sort, and binding, research of factor and kingdom, and placement of each replica tested. ancient notes take care of authorship, printing, publishing, distribution and revenues, and with the content material of significant works and the connection among goods. association is by way of province, then by means of 12 months of publication.

The fabric catalogued contains a wide selection of topics. God and govt are of the most typical, yet there are lots of others: schooling, municipal association, heritage, elections, transportation, agriculture, felony trials, and a couple of societies—benevolent, nationwide, non secular, and masonic. There also are many almanacs, together with one in German, a number of 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 offer entry by means of writer, name, style, trades, position of ebook, 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 vital point to our knowing of print verbal exchange in Atlantic Canada.  

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