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Title: The Halifax Citadel, 1825-60: A Narrative and Structural History. Canadian Historic Sites No. 17.
Description: National Historic Parks and Sites Branch, Parks Canada, Indian and Northern Affairs, Ottawa, 1977.. 199 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H), soft cover. B&w maps, plans, photographs, reproductions, drawings, tables. Contents: Glossary of Fortifications Terms used in this Report; Abstact; Acknowledgements; Introduction; "..we have nothing on Citadel Hill but a heap of ruins.."; The Bureaucratic Process; Colonel Nicholls's Citadel; "I now think I made a little too free with the Climate.."; Truth and Consequences; Imbroglios; Colonel Calder Revises; "..the Necessity of Remedying the leakage. " ; " .and keep your powder dry!"; The Very Model of a Modern Major General; Of Mr. McCully's Cow and Other Matters; Epilogue; Appendices: Ordnance Staff and Officers Commanding at Halifax; The Trace; Cavalier; Magazines; Casemates; Drai na ge ; Wa ll s ; Th e Gate and Bridge; The Sally Ports; Ravelins; Armament; General Plan Bibliography; Endnotes; Selected Bibliograpy. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very light rubbing, 2 light scratches o n f ron t cov er. Ve ry Go od.

Keywords: Halifax Citadel, Forts, Fortifications, Colonel Nicholls, Calder, Ordnance, Trace, Cavalier, Magazines, Casemates, Drainage, Walls, Gates, Bridges, Sally Ports, Ravelins, Armament, Plans, Escarps, Vauban.

Price: US$ 25.00 Seller: Capricorn Books
- Book number: 20572

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