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Montreal Adventure by  Bertram Horace Appleby - Hardcover - 1st English Edition - 1952 - from Minotavros Books and Biblio.com

Montreal Adventure

by Appleby, Bertram Horace

Condition: Near Fine/Good


Montreal: The University Press Montreal, 1952. 1st English Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Good. 8vo. First edition stated, first edition in English. Full blue cloth, gold lettering to spine. 234 pp. Light rubbing to extremities and bumping to spine ends. Dust jacket is age toned, chipped at spine ends and corners,. A few short tears, small damp stain to front cover, and light wear to joints. This is the story of two men, a French-Canadian and an English-Canadian, their careers, their loves, hates and ambitions. It is also a parable of two major peoples of Canada, with their unique problems of unity and diversity, of traditions that harmonize but sometimes conflict. The whole is set against the background of Montreal, the city of two souls which is a true laboratory in human relationships.
  • Bookseller: Minotavros Books CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 004612
  • Title: Montreal Adventure
  • Author: Appleby, Bertram Horace
  • Format/binding: Hard Cover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st English Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: The University Press Montreal
  • Place: Montreal
  • Date published: 1952
  • Keywords: Fiction, Novel, historical Fiction, canadian Fiction, Montreal, Parables, Jacques Cartier, Bertram Horace Appleby
  • Bookseller catalogs: Fiction; Historical Fiction; Canadian Fiction;


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