Atlas of Western Canada

Atlas of Western Canada

[Ministry of the Interior]

Regular price $75.00 Sale

Showing maps of the provinces of Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Manitoba, British Columbia. And Districts of Assiniboia, Alberta, Saskatchewan. The Dominion of Canada. Issued by Direction of Hon. Clifford Sifton, Minister of the Interior. Inside of front cover gives information and advice on Western Canada homestead regulations such as homestead duties, quarantine of settlers' cattle, freight regulations, fuel for settlers, etc. Encourages settlers: "The model life is that of the farmer. It is no longer Drudgery but one of Comfort and Independence." Describes social life in Western Canada, how vacant areas are being filled and trade increasing, educational facilities, climate, wheat growing, taxation, etc.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: [Ministry of the Interior]
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: ca. 1902
  • Place Published: Ottawa
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Fair
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    41 p. 28 cm. 11 colour maps, numerous b&w illustrations. Paper covers. Spine deteriorated and torn. Rear cover and p. 17 onwards have chipped bottom corners, p. 35 onwards with loss of text. Top front corner also chipped. Ink signature at top front. Some soiling to covers. Dampstains within, pink marks to rear and inside rear cover.