Belford's Monthly Magazine. A Magazine of Literature and Art
19th century periodical collected into a hardcover year-end collector's edition for 1877. Includes stories, Canadian history, cartoons, and music. Highlights include an article on chess by Susannah Moodie and two of her poems: "Arminius" and "Welcome, Welcome, Thou Little Bark." Also three poems by pre-Confederation poet Charles Sangster: "Life," "Words for an Anthem," and "Walter Munro." Other articles include: Artificial Fish-Breeding in Canada" by F. C. Sumichrast, "Canada a Hundred Years Ago" by John Reade, "Forest Rangers and Voyageurs" by J. G. Bourinot, "The Capital of Canada, Illustrated" by Rev. AE. N. McD. Dawson."
Publisher: Belford Brothers
Date Published: 1877
Place Published: Toronto
Dust Jacket: No
Jacket Condition: n/a
Details: iv, 848 p. 22 cm. Over 30 b&w drawings. Volume 1. Blue cloth hardcover with gold, black and blank impressing. Spine darkened. Corners and edges worn, tears at hinges and spine ends. Binding is sprung at pages 416-417. Endpapers have pencil inscriptions. Tears in title page. Blue pencil on Contents page. Pencil marks on page 1. Thumbing throughout. Chip in page 129 bottom corner.