Our Forest Home, Being Extracts from the Correspondence of the Late Frances Stewart. First Edition.

By: STEWART, Frances Browne DUNLOP, E.S.

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STEWART, Frances Browne. Our Forest Home, Being Extracts from the Correspondence of the Late Frances Stewart Compiled and Edited by her Daughter, E.S.Dunlop. Toronto, Canada : "Printed by the Presbyterian Printing & Publishi ng Copy, (Limited)", 1889. First Edition. Pp (4),[1]-210,[i]-xi,(3). 8vo, brown cloth, plain spine. With floral endpapers. Watters p.582, Rhodenizer p.678. "The book is full of the day-to-day life of the family, the way in which the children of the first generation suffered as they were drawn into the laborious life of the farm, the easing of strain with the coming of additional settlement (the founding of Peterborough in 1825), and the later scattering of the children to new and more settled homes." - Story, Oxford Companion to Canadian History and Literature, p.610. Newly rebacked, spine repaired, giving a nice solid binding. Penned name on title-page, a few spots,else very good. With photo of old sketch of home affixed to inside front c over and errata slip tipped onto front free endpaper. Scarce. 600.00

Title: Our Forest Home, Being Extracts from the Correspondence of the Late Frances Stewart. First Edition.

Author Name: STEWART, Frances Browne DUNLOP, E.S.

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Presbyterian Printing & Publishing Co., Ltd., , Toronto , 1889,:

Seller ID: 108965

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