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EVANS, W Stanford
The Canadian Contingents and Canadian Imperialism. A Story and a Study. Illustrated and with Six Maps.
Toronto. The Publishers' Syndicate. 1901.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo, 20.5cm, first edition, xii,352,[20]p., with 35 plates and illustrations, (inc. portraits & 6 maps), the frontis is a portrait of Sir Wilfrid Laurier, in the original orange cloth, black stamped titles and decoration on the spine and upper cover, including a cover illustration of a soldier running, cloth dust worn, stamping clear, otherwise very good, internally fine sound copy. (Cmt) Canada's participation in the Boer War, a good political and military history, scarce in the original edition. - Cooke p31 & 131. - "An examination of the nation's response to events in South Africa. The author alludes to political agitation in Canada as a result of the war, particularly among French Canadians. News of volunteers in South Africa is derived from reports of officers on active service, from letters of correspondents with the contingents and other contemporary accounts". Hackett. South African War Books. An Illustrated Bibliography. 1994. .
Bookseller: Patrick McGahern Books, Inc. (ABAC)
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