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: n/a
  • Date Published: 1864
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Very good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    2 vols.: ix, 323; vii, 333 p. 20 cm. 1st ed. Green cloth hardcovers with blank impressing. Rebacked with original spines reapplied. Owner's signature on top of contents page in both volumes, reference library stamp on dedication p. vol. 1 and contents page vol. 2.

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