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Flames Across the Border: The Invasion of Canada 1813-1814 by  Pierre Berton - First Edition  - 1981 - from BOOX and

Flames Across the Border: The Invasion of Canada 1813-1814

by Berton, Pierre

Condition: Near Fine/Very Good

Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A.: McClelland & Stewart Ltd, 1981. First Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 36 MAPS, Fine orange quarter-cloth over cream boards, with design of native Indian, flags, drums, bugle, and cannon blind-stamped on upper board. Illustrated endpapers. Very good red color pictorial DJ. Some wear and tear to DJ. (1981), 8vo, xiv, 15-492pp. SPADONI & DONNELLY 3218, Gervais 80:12, Hoy 4404. "...there is a host of new faces: David Manning, the Canadian spy; Joseph Willcocks, the traitor; Billy Green, who helped get the password out of the Americans at Stoney Creek; William Hamilton Merritt, the night rider who went on to build the FIRST Welland Canal; James FitzGibbon, the guerilla fighter; Joh Strachan, the clergyman who stood up to the Americans at York; Charles de Salaberry, the French-Canadian hero of Chauteauguay; and, of course, Laura Secord..."

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.

  • Bookseller: BOOX CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 019953
  • Title: Flames Across the Border: The Invasion of Canada 1813-1814
  • Author: Berton, Pierre
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Quantity available: 2
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10:0771012446
  • ISBN 13:9780771012440
  • Publisher: McClelland & Stewart Ltd
  • Place: Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A.
  • Date published: 1981
  • Pages: 492
  • Keywords: War of 1812 History Canada USA
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall


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