The Maple Leaf, or Canadian Annual; A Literary Souvenir for 1849


The Maple Leaf, or Canadian Annual; A Literary Souvenir for 1849

Henry Rowsell

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Descriptions of Hamilton and Brockville. A Chapter on Chopping describes the triumphs and hardships of clearing a farm in Upper Canada. Rough Sketches by a Backwoodsman describes an early village, a backwoods farm, life of a pioneer, who should not immigrate to Canada, etc.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: n/a
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1848
  • Place Published: Toronto
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Poor
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    Unpaginated. 29 cm. 3 early Canadian views: frontispiece of Hamilton from the Mountain Road (J. Young, Del., Lith. by Sarony & Major, N. York); Toronto from the entrance of the Harbour (no names); title page view of Brockville looking east on the St. Lawrence (same as Hamilton). Other b&w engravings throughout eg. Funeral of Napoleon, The Bull Fight, etc. Small illustration at rear of the Court House at Brockville. Leather covers with gold impressing. From our As Is shelf. Spine missing, book in sectioins. Boards rubbed, corners worn. Stained interior including corners of plates. Some foxing. Book is complete with all text and illustrations called for. Photos available on request.

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