Britain Redeemed and Canada Preserved

INVENTORY #104891

Britain Redeemed and Canada Preserved

WILSON, F. A.; RICHARDS, Alfred B.

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Publication Info

  • Publisher: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1850
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Very Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    xxx, 556 p. 4 b&w plates, 2 pull-out charts at rear. Original cloth boards rebacked in burgundy cloth. Gold and blank impressing. Some wear to edges and corners bumped. Tear at top of half title. Wilson and Richards cover a great many topics in their work, including colonization, emigration, the decline of British power, the military threat of France and the US, the Great Exhibition of 1851, etc. but one of their main themes is the building of a Canadian railway from coast to coast, a dream not realized for over another 30 years. TPL 3124.

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