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The Canadas: as They at Present Commend Themselves - PICKEN, Andrew [& John Galt - 1832. [1277454]
London. Published byEffingham Wilson. 1832.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 16.5cm, the first edition,vi,[2],349,[lxxxvii] appendix, with a folding engraved frontis map(Upper and Lower Canada), bound in half dark brown polished calf,gilt ruled raised bands, gilt borders and centre panel decorations,gilt title, marbled boards, earlier expertly repaired along thefolds of the map, fine.(cgc) T.P.L. 1732. Not in Lande. GagnonI:2708. Dionne II-1076. Kingsford p80. Sabin 62619. One of the mostcomprehensive and best documented Canadian emigrant guidesproduced, dedicated by the compiler to John Galt of the CanadaCompany. Galt supplied most of the official and authentic sourcematerial on Upper Canada, while Picken relied heavily on the workof Colonel Bouchette for his account of Lower Canada. A secondedition was published in 1836 without the map. Both editions arerare. .
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