DUFFERIN, Earl of Champlain Society 33 KIEWIET, C.W. de, (ed.) UNDERHILL, F.H., (ed.)
Title: Dufferin-Carnarvon Correspondence 1874-1878. Edited by C.W. de Kiewiet and F.H. Underhill.
Publisher:  Champlain Society, Toronto, 1955,
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de KIEWIET, C.W., and F.H. UNDERHILL (eds.). Dufferin-Carnarvon Correspondence 1874-1878. Toronto : The Champlain Society, 1955. Pp [i]-lvi,1-442,i-xvi, frontis + 1 plate + folding map at rear. Index. 8vo, red cloth, gilt to spine, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Publications of the Champlain Society XXXIII – No. 523 of 575 copies. “Frederick Temple Blackwood, Earl of Dufferin, was Governor-General of Canada from April, 1872 to October, 1878. Henry Howard Molyneux Herbert, Earl of Carnarvon, held the office of Secretary of State for the Colonies from February, 1874, to January, 1878. Although Dufferin was a Liberal in British politics and Carnarvon was a Conservative, the two men were warm personal friends : and in addition to the official despatches which passed between Governor-General and Colonial Secretary, they carried on a lively personal correspondence with one another during the four years 1874-1878. It is this private correspondence which is printed in the present volume.” - from the Introduction. Contents : Text of theCorrespondence, 1874-1878. Appendices : 1. The Mackenzie Administration in Canada, 1873-1878. 2. The Disraeli Administration in Great Britain, 1874-1 878. 3. Mackenzie and Blake on the Pacific Railway question. 4. Biographical Notes. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Minor spotting to cloth, spine a bit sunned, ex-military-library, light foxing to a few leaves, else very good. Ex-libris Rear Admiral Hugh Francis Pullen (with his bookplate). 75.00