Title: The Cradle of Confederation Author: Lorne C. Callbeck Publisher: An Atlantic Advocate Book. Brunswick Press. Fredericton, NB: 1964 (1st printing) Description: Octavo. 256 pp. Illustrated. DeLuxe Edition. No. 295 of 500 hand bound copies in full Buckram, with gilt titles on the spine. Signed by the author in ink on the half-title page. Described as "a brief history of Prince Edward Island from its discovery in 1534 to the present time." Dust jacket illustrated by Rex Woods. Illustrated endpapers. Illustrated with half-tone photo images, and a folding frontispiece in color. DJ protected in mylar sleeve. Small area of surface paper loss on the front free endpaper.
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Lorne Clayton Callbeck (1912-1979) lived in Charlottetown. He's described in the Island Register as a Scientist and Historian.
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