English America: or Pictures of Canadian Places and People


English America: or Pictures of Canadian Places and People

DAY, Samuel Phillips

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The Author's impressions of Canadian social institutions, politics and industrial development in 1862. Morgan's Bibliotheca Canadensis states Day was an English author and newspaper correspondent who worked in Canada for the Herald and the Morning Post. Discussion of such topics as: the voyage out; Quebec; topography; fetes and feasting; Sir Allan MacNab; the Inter-Colonial Railway; Toronto; vital statistics; Whitby; Manitoulin; perils in an open boat; Indians; oil wells in Enniskillen; Sarnia; Hamilton; Niagara Falls; social life in Canada; industrial resources; defences; prosperity; emigration.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: T. Cautley Newby
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Date Published: 1864
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Ex library-good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    2 vols.: ix, 323; vii, 333 p. 20 cm. Green cloth hardcovers with blank impressing. Rebacked with faded original spines reapplied. Dent in edge of rear board vol. I. Owner's inscription dated 1865 at top of contents page in both volumes. Reference library stamp on dedication p. vol. 1 and contents page vol. 2. but no other library markings.

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