The Edgar and Dorothy Davidson Collection of Canadiana at Mount Allison University. Compiled by the staffs of the Centre for Canadian Studies and the Ralph Packard Bell Library


By: Ralph Packard Bell Library)

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(Ralph Packard Bell Library). The Edgar and Dorothy Davidson Collection of Canadiana at Mount Allison University. Compiled by the staffs of the Centre for Canadian Studies and the Ralph Packard Bell Library. (Edited by Larry McCann). (Sackville, New Brunswick : Centre for Canadian Studies), 1991. "Printed in Canada by the Morriss Printing Company Ltd." Pp (8), IX-XXIV, [1]-418, (2). Illustrated throughout. Large, tall 8vo (240 x 335 mm), maroon cloth, maroon leather label to front board and spine, printed on Carlyle Japan paper.

A lovely production.

Edgar Davidson, O.C. (b. Germany) came to Canada in the 1920s and was the founder of the Centre for Canadian Studies at Mount Allison University,.

Dorothy Louise Davidson, née Crabtree (b. July 29, 1911, Joliette, Quebec - d. June 2, 2010, Ottawa).

Prefatory article "Collections and Collectors" by George F.G. Stanley.

Introduction by Larry McCann, of the Centre for Canadian Studies.
French and French Influence 1 -112.
English and English Influence 113 -295.
Exploration of the Arctic 296-318.
Western Frontier 319 - 464.
Early Canadian Imprints to 1820 465 - 537.
Miscellaneous 538 - 579.

Author - Title Index.
Subject Index.
Index by Genre.
Map Index.
Cartographer Index.
Illustrator Index.
Publisher Index.
Printer Index.
Bookplate and Inscription Index.

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Title: The Edgar and Dorothy Davidson Collection of Canadiana at Mount Allison University. Compiled by the staffs of the Centre for Canadian Studies and the Ralph Packard Bell Library

Author Name: Ralph Packard Bell Library)

Location Published: Centre for Canadian Studies: 1991

Categories: 888

Seller ID: 11798

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