TAYLOR, E.A. GOVEY, L.A.
Title: Beatrice of Old York. Illustrated by L.A. Govey.
Publisher:  Musson Book Company, Limited, Toronto, 1929,
Seller ID: 94002
TAYLOR, E.A. Beatrice of Old York. Illustrated by L.A. Govey. Toronto : TheMusson Book Company, Limited, (1929). Pp (8),1-214, frontis + 4 plates. 8v o, red cloth, black lettering to front board and spine. “Here is the Canadaof 1812, as seen by a little girl who grew up in the American colonies, wa s educated in England, returned to Canada, and knew, loved and was related to valiant men who fought on both sides in the second British and American conflict. There could be no more graphic picture of the days of struggle orof the Canadian life of those early times. Here we have Little York (Toron to) with the old garrison in action, and the social life of the little settlement in delightful simplicity. In the writing of Beatrice of Old York theauthor had access to diaries containing the amazing intimate military hist ory which has gone into the story, as well as the picture of everyday life in the homes of the colony.” - from the dj. Covers warped, spine sunned, minor foxing, school prize gift inscription, else good in poor tattered dustjacket (lacking most of spine). As is. 20.00