Illustrated Guide to the House of Commons and Senate of Canada


Illustrated Guide to the House of Commons and Senate of Canada

F. R. E. Campeau

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Guide to the House of Commons in 1879, to give MPs knowledge of one another as well as giving the public information about their representatives. The guide was also meant for Ottawa tourists, including info on banks, Orange associations, churches, postage rates, theatres, etc. About 16 pages of local advertisements.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: F. R. E. Campeau
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Date Published: 1879
  • Place Published: Ottawa
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    180 p. + advertising. 20 cm. Frontispiece photo of Gov.-Gen. the Marquis of Lorne. 35 composite albumen plates with over 300 photographic portraits of MPs. Diagrams of the floor of the House and Senate. Brown cloth hardcover with gold impressing. Some shelf wear. Corners bumped, spine ends worn. Label residue front pastedown. Next page, which is loosening, stamped "Baker Edwards. Public Analyst, Montreal" and "C. Cases." Title page stamped "Canadiana." Dark stain on p. 2 of Preface. 10th plate is detached with chipped edges. Top of 13th plate has tear.

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