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Author Name:    WATERSTON, Elizabeth EASTERBROOK, Ian KATZ, Bernard SCOTT, Kathleen

Title:   Travellers : Canada to 1900 : An Annotated Bibliography of Works Published in English from 1577

Publisher:    University of Guelph, Guelph, 1989, ISBN:0889551707 

Seller ID:   4922

WATERSTON, Elizabeth, et al. The Travellers : Canada to 1900 : An AnnotatedBibliography of Works Published in English from 1577. Elizabeth Waterson w ith Ian Easterbrook, Bernard Katz, and Kathleen Scott. (Guelph): Universityof Guelph, 1989. First Edition. Pp (4),i-vii,1-321,(3) + 13 leaves of plat es. 4to, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Limited, Numbered Edition of 500 copies. "This book presents an annotated list of over seven hundred books on Canada, written by travellers and published in English before 1900. It also offers a map of the country, drawn in words, 'This is Canada,' the travellers announce: 'these coastal icebergs and islands, this romantic fortress city, these falls and lakes, this wild-rose prairie, these awesome mountain vistas, this inlet into the northwest Pacific coastline.' Because of these travellers' books, in the decades that followed their publication, explorers, settlers, and tourists chose, avoided, or emphasized particular paths and places. And Canada evolved.' - from the Introduction. "In a LimitedEdition of 500, this is Copy Number 58". With indices. Very good in nicked dustjacket. 70.00


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