Carmel Valley, CA: Express Press Ltd., 1987 The size of the book is impressive, with many of its images reproduced full-page, dramatically encompassing the reader with their infinite detail and overwhelming presence. 386 pages with stunning photographs, index and bibliography, plus several yard maps and diagrams. Bound in original red cloth with lettering in gilt. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket.. First edition, first printing. Oblong hardcover.
Pierre Berton, Canada's most widely read historian, was born in the Yukon and educated at UBC. Author of forty-seven books, he has received three Governor General's awards for nonfiction, two Nellies for broadcasting, two National Newspaper awards, the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour, and the National History Society's first award for "distinguished achievement in popularizing Canadian history." He holds eleven honorary degrees, is a member of the Newsman's Hall of Fame, and is a Companion of the Order of Canada....
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