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FROM COALMINE TO CASTLE The Story of the Dunsmuirs of Vancouver Island by  James Guy Payne Audain - Signed First Edition - 1955 - from Well Read Books and

FROM COALMINE TO CASTLE The Story of the Dunsmuirs of Vancouver Island

by Audain, James Guy Payne

Condition: Good/No Jacket

New York: Pageant Press, Inc., 1955. James Audain was a great grandson of Robert and Joan Dunsmuir, builders of Craigdarroch Castle. He was a grandson of Hon.James Dunsmuir and Laura Dunsmuir. This book chronicles the life and times of the Dunsmuir family. It was the subject of a lawsuit against Audain by his first cousin, Robin James Dunsmuir, and the book was ordered removed from bookstores and libraries.. Signed "With Best Wishes From James Audain Aug 13/55" First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket.
Jacket is missing, book has some stains on outside cover and original owners name inside front cover.

  • Bookseller: Well Read Books CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 005423
  • Title: FROM COALMINE TO CASTLE The Story of the Dunsmuirs of Vancouver Island
  • Author: Audain, James Guy Payne
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Pageant Press, Inc.
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1955
  • Bookseller catalogs: Canadian Biography, Memoirs, Family History;
  • Subjects: BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / General;


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