Recent acquisitions … or souvenirs of our recent cruisePosted: October 18, 2015
Canadian National Flag
Flag of the Province of Nova Scotia
Flag of the Province of New Brunswick
Flag of the Province of Quebec
Flag of Cape Breton Island
I also acquired some dice from a toy shop in Freeport, Maine. These included three with images of local wildlife in place of the ‘one’ …
… and a dice game called TENZI that had loads of unusually-coloured dice.
In Freeport Sue spotted a pre-painted cast-iron toy soldier that was an absolute ‘must buy’.
I was also given some books as a present by Ross Macfarlane. These included CANADA’S FIGHTING SHIPS by K R Macpherson (published in 1975 by Samuel Stevens, Hakkert & Company [ISBN 0 88866 566 0]), inside which he has inscribed his service history in the Royal Canadian Navy, …
… and a history of the Spanish-American War entitled PICTORIAL HISTORY OF OUR WAR WITH SPAIN FOR CUBA’S FREEDOM by Trumbull White (published in 1898 by Freedom Publishing Co). This contains some wonderful contemporary illustrations and it a worthy addition to my small collection of books about that conflict.