Diamond Jubilee of the J. H. Ashdown Hardware Co., Limited

Diamond Jubilee of the J. H. Ashdown Hardware Co., Limited

J. H. Ashdown Hardware Co

Regular price $50.00 Sale

Publication Info

  • Publisher: J. H. Ashdown Hardware Co
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1929
  • Place Published: Winnipeg
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    63 p. 24 cm. Over 50 b&w illustrations. Pictorial paper covers are edge worn. A tissue guard is partially adhered to illustration behind it. Historical sketch of James H. Ashdown and early Manitoba history. Includes the Riel Rebellion, how Ashdown was taken a prisoner, starting in the hardware business, how his early business was conducted, his first building, navigation on the Red River, how Winnipeg got its name, the first locomotive to reach Winnipeg, incorporation of Board of Trade, opening the Calgary and Saskatoon branches, etc. Roll of honour from Great War at rear.