OXLEY, J. MacDonald SPEED, Lancelot
Title: North Overland with Franklin. Cdn, pict. blue cloth.
Publisher:  Musson Book Co., 0,
Seller ID: 67201
OXLEY, J. MacDonald. North Overland with Franklin. Illustrated by Lancelot Speed. Tor.: Musson Book Co., n. d. Pp 256, including frontis. 8vo, pictorial blue cloth, gilt to spine and front; teg. "Oxley [1855-1907], a highly successful author of books for boys, was born in Halifax and educated at Dalhousie and Harvard Universities. He was called to the bar in Nova Scotia, where he practiced law for a short time, but the latter years of his life were spent in Ottawa, Montreal and Toronto. many of his stories dealt with episodes and events in Canadian history much in the style of Stevenson and Henty. -NSIB, pp 35. Slack, covers worn, spotting to front, extremities bumped, title page detaching, foxed, pp 152-153 smudged, as is fore-edge, previous inscription, else vg. 50.00