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Author Name:    MOODIE, Susanna

Title:   Roughing It in the Bush; or, Life in Canada. Part I

Publisher:    George P. Putnam, New York, 1852, 

Seller ID:   86697

MOODIE, Susanna. Roughing It in the Bush; or, Life in Canada. In Two Parts Part I. New York : George P. Putnam, M.DCCC.LII [1852]. Pp [i]-vi,(2),[1]-210. Title-page Vignette. 8vo, brown pressed cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : Visit to Grosse Isle; Quebec; Our Journey Up the Country; TomWilson's Emigration; Our First Settlement, and the Borrowing System; Old S atan and Tom Wilson's Nose; Uncle Joe and His Family; John Monaghan; PhoebeH----, and Our Second Moving; Brian, the Still-Hunter; The Charivari; The Land-Jobber. Susanna Moodie (1803-85) is the author the best-known narrative of Canadian pioneer settlement life, Roughing It in the Bush. The story of her family's struggles to establish themselves in an environment they found to be strange, enchanting, hostile, and amusing. Roughing It is a highlydetailed portrait of frontier conditions in Upper Canada in the 1830s. Cov ers very worn and torn and detached, lacking free endpapers, soiling to title pages and some leaves, lacking last page (p. 211), overall a poor, reading copy. As is. Vol. I only 50.00


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