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THE CANADIAN ESTABLISHMENT. Volume Two. The Acquisitors. Signed

by Newman, Peter C

Condition: Near Fine/Dust Jacket Included

Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, (1981). First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Dust Jacket Included. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, (1981). First Edition. Hardcover. First Edition of the second volume of Peter C. Newman's monumental four-volume series on Canada's power brokers Inscribed by him on the title-page. "Merry Christmas to John/ your friend /Peter Newman". 8vo. 517 pp. A near fine copy in black cloth, gilt titles to the spine in a bright, fresh pictorial dustwrapper with some overall light use. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
  • Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 32724
  • Title: THE CANADIAN ESTABLISHMENT. Volume Two. The Acquisitors. Signed
  • Author: Newman, Peter C
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: Dust Jacket Included
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, (1981)
  • Bookseller catalogs: Electronic List TBCL; Can Lit & Other Greatness;


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