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Statistical Account of Upper Canada. Compiled with a View to a Grand System of Emigration [two volumes]; with, General Introduction to Statistical Account of Upper Canada . . . in Connexion with a Reform of the Poor Laws. By Robert Gourlay.

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Statistical Account of Upper Canada. Compiled with a View to a Grand System of Emigration [two volumes]; with, General Introduction to Statistical Account of Upper Canada . . . in Connexion with a Reform of the Poor Laws. By Robert Gourlay.

by Gourlay, Robert

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London: Simpkin and Marshall, 1822. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Recently bound in period-style red half-morocco over paper-covered boards, with raised bands and gilt title-labels to spines. Edges toned and uncut (indeed the signatures are in the greater part unopened). Some mild intermittent foxing and staining to text in the main two volumes, with heavier staining and old (1823) owner's name to title-page in the General Introduction volume, but in all very bright and near fine. Otherwise clean, tight and unmarked. Very neat -- a sound and very handsome set. Large folding map in Volume I well-preserved and bright with just a short closed tear (1 cm.) near stub. Small map in Volume II fine and partially hand-coloured. Engraved title-pages in Volumes I & II; half-title present in General Introduction volume. All plates, plans and folding maps present and very fine: three maps (two folding), two engraved title-pages, and one plan. Collation: [Vol. I]xx[+iv, with errata & header page]625[+3, including printer's mark]; [Vol. II]xxii[+ii, with Contents]704,cxxx[+ii, blank]; [Vol. III]ii[blank]+div,47+3[blank]pp..

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Bookseller’s Inventory #
58814ch
Title
Statistical Account of Upper Canada. Compiled with a View to a Grand System of Emigration [two volumes]; with, General Introduction to Statistical Account of Upper Canada . . . in Connexion with a Reform of the Poor Laws. By Robert Gourlay.
Author
Gourlay, Robert
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Simpkin and Marshall
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1822
Keywords
history Canada Canadian antiquarian Statistical Account of Upper Canada. Compiled with a View to a Grand System of Emigration [two volumes]; with, General Introduction to Statistical Account of Upper Canada . . . in Connexion with a Reform of the Poor La
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8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall
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