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HISTORICAL RECORDS OF THE NEW BRUNSWICK REGIMENT CANADIAN ARTILLERY by  Captain John B.M Baxter - Signed First Edition - 1896 - from Hugh Anson-Cartwright Fine Books, ABAC/ILAB and


by Baxter, Captain John B.M

Condition: Near Fine

St. John, N.B.: The Officers of the Corps for Private Distribution. The Sun Printing Company Limited, 1896. Pp. [xii], 259, frontispiece portrait + 19 black & white plates, appendices contain Centennial Battery Rolls - 1893; Officers' Lists; etc. Original blind-stamped blue silk cloth with bright gilt-stamped coat-of-arms to the upper cover, gilt spine lettering, all edges stained red, dark grey/green coated endpapers. To "John T.C. McKean Esq." written in ink on the presentation page, compliments of "The Corps." McKean was a prominent New Brunswick architect and partner in the firm McKean & Fairweather [1877-81], noted for their Second Empire Style. The Old City Hall, Customs House and City Market (now considered a National Historic Site) are examples of their work. Minor 'thumbing' and a few light pencil ticks at some names, otherwise a clean, bright near fine copy. . Signed. First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine. Octavo.
  • Bookseller: Hugh Anson-Cartwright Fine Books, ABAC/ILAB CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 2690
  • Author: Baxter, Captain John B.M
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: The Officers of the Corps for Private Distribution. The Sun Printing Company Limited
  • Place: St. John, N.B.
  • Date published: 1896
  • Keywords: Military Records
  • Bookseller catalogs: Canadiana; Military;
  • Subjects: HISTORY / Canada / General; HISTORY / Military / General;
  • Size: Octavo


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