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Author Name:    Winnipeg RIEL, Louis KAUFMANN, Wilhelm

Title:   City of the Rivers

Publisher:    Bureau of Travel & Publicity, Department of Industry and Commerce, Manitoba, Winnipeg , 1959, 

Seller ID:   97950

Winnipeg . City of the Rivers. Illustrations by Wilhelm Kaufmann. Winnipeg : Bureau of Travel & Publicity, Department of Industry and Commerce, (1959). "Printed by R.S. Evans, Queen's Printer for the Province of Manitoba 1959" - p.54. Pp [1]-55,(1). Large 8vo, cream card covers, illustrated in brown& blue, no lettering to spine. A brief and attractive history of the city of Winnipeg, with all but eight pages having Kaufmann's strong illustrations. Sections: The Story of Wiinipeg; City of the Rivers; The Old Forts; The Selkirk Settlers; St. John's Cathedral; The Settlers' Friend [Saulteaux Chief Peguis, Kildonan Park, &c]; The Tragedy of Seven Oaks; The Founding of St. Boniface; The Stone Fort [including Sir George and Lady Francis Simpson]; An Explorer's Fate [Thomas Simpson]; Old Kildonan; St. Andrews On-The-Red; The Rosses [Alexander Ross, William Ross, James Ross]; Louis Riel (by farthe longest section, pp.28-37); After 1870; Manitoba's Legislature; Pionee r Politics; The First Wheat Shipment; The Countess [Countess of Dufferin, number one locomotive of the C.P.R.]; The Town that Dreamed of Greatness; The Old Customs House; The Queen's Law Marches West [on he North West MountedPolice]. Very good, bright clean copy. 15.00


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