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Traquair, Ramsay
The Old Architecture of Quebec
Toronto: MacMillan, 1947. 0771704917 324 pages. Index. References. Black and white photographic plates abound. Subtitled: A study of the buildings erected in New France from the earliest explorers to the middle of the nineteenth century. "A collector's item and a treasure house of information on early Canadian architecture, the book is copiously illustrated with two hundred pages of line drawings and photographs, many of them unique and of buildings now destroyed by fire or restoration."-from dust jacket. Prior owner's inscription inside front board and covered by front flap of dust jacket. No other markings. Chunk missing from top corner of back free endpaper. Only moderate wear to book. Dust jacket well worn with pieces missing but now protected in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. Overall a quality copy. Good in Fair jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: RareNonFiction, IOBA [Ladysmith, BC, Canada]

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