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GILPIN, Edwin.

(1850 – 1907)

(Born: 1850; Died: 1907)

1. English, 1901.
The | Minerals | Of | Nova Scotia, | By | Edwin Gilpin, Jr., Am., Ll.D., Fellow Royal Society of Canada, | [...3 lines of titles and memberships...] | [ornament] | Halifax, N.S., | Comissioner of Public Works and Mines, | King's Printer, | 1901. | [rule] | Wm. Magnab, Printer, 3 Prince St., Halifax, N.S.

8°: [1]-78 p., one folding map.

Contents: [Frontisipiece, folding map.].; [1-2], Title page, verso blank.; [3], "Index."; [4], Blank.; [5], "Preface."-signed Edwin Gilpin, 1 May 1901.; [6], Blank.; [7], "Introduction."; [8], Blank.; [9]-78, Text.

Very scarce. Gives an account of the geology of Nova Scotia, followed by accounts of the economic minerals found there. Included are descriptions of coal, graphite, gold, lead, iron, copper, and building stones.

Bibliographical references: NUC.

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