The Canadian Portrait Gallery. Vols. I - IV


The Canadian Portrait Gallery. Vols. I - IV

DENT, John Charles

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Vol. I: Marquis of Lorne; Sir John A. Macdonald; Robert Baldwin; Joseph Brant; Sir George Etienne Cartier; Rev. John Strachan; Edward Blake; Sir Isaac Brock; Samuel Champlain; Governor John Graves Simcoe; Rev. Egerton Ryerson; General James Wolfe; Alexander Mackenzie; etc. Vol. II: George Brown; William Lyon Mackenzie; Anna Jameson; Sir Charles Tupper; Montcalm; Oliver Mowat; Lord Elgin; Francois Baby; Tecumseh; Hector Louis Langevin; Sir Francis Bond Head; Sir Alexander Tilloch Galt; Louis Joseph Papineau; Lord Sydenham; Rev. Isaac Hellmuth; etc. Vol. III: Earl of Dufferin; Lord Metcalfe; Thomas Talbot; Samuel Nelles; Mackenzie Bowell; Wilfrid Laurier; Sir Charles Bagot; La Salle; Casimir Gzowski; Lord Dorchester; Thomas D'Arcy McGee; Sandford Fleming; William Proudfoot; John Beverley Robinson; etc. Vol. IV: Sebastian Cabot; Frontenac; John Sandfield Macdonald; Lord Selkirk; Allan Napier MacNab; John Carling; Sir Edmund Walker Head; Jacques Cartier; etc.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: John B. Magurn
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1880-81
  • Place Published: Toronto
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Very good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    4 vols.: 256; 224; iv, 256; viii, 223 p. interspersed with portrait plates. 29 cm. Over 200 colour portraits. Brown cloth hardcovers with gold print and black impressing, all edges gilt, bevelled edges. Corners worn, some spots and rubbing to cloth, tears in spine ends, slight shelf wear to lower edges. Foxing mainly to endpapers but some plates and tissue guards spotted. Vol. I hinges starting to crack internally. Some chips and tears to front free endpaper. Mark on bottom corner p. 1. Vol. II chip in tissue guard covering Rev. Fyfe. Vol. IV: hole in tissue guard over Sir Samuel Cunard. Tear in tissue guard over Rev. Elzear A. Taschereau. Not perfect but still attractive books.

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