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July 8, 1903

July 8, 1903

Evern ‘Earl’ Bailly was born in Lunenburg (d. 1977). He contracted polio at age three and became a wheelchair-bound quadriplegic for the rest of his life. However, by the age of six he learned to paint by holding a brush between his teeth and later became a highly-regarded artist. In 1947, he was featured in the film On the Shores of Nova Scotia. (Photo: Nova Scotia artist Earl Bailly met...
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Binding: Hardback, 192 pages
Publication Date: 13th October 2017
ISBN: 9781459504806 Price: $34.95
Format: 10in x 8in; 300+ colour images
400 Years in 365 Days gives readers a fun, trivia-filled record which reflects the communities and peoples of Nova Scotia spanning the past 400+ years. Illustrating the entries are 300+ visuals including full colour paintings, drawings, photos, and archival objects. This informative and entertaining volume is a great reference book and a great gift for anyone interested in Nova Scotias colourful past and lively present

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LEO J. DEVEAU is an independent librarian-researcher-writer focused on Nova Scotia. On the 150th anniversary of Confederation Leo decided to update, revise and extend Shirley Elliott’s 1979 Nova Scotia Book of Days, resulting in his book 400 Years in 365 Days.