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SUPERIOR ILLUSIONS. by  Richard.  Illustrated by Neil Broadfoot.  Foreword by Kirk Wipper Pope - Paperback - from Capricorn Books and Biblio.com

SUPERIOR ILLUSIONS.

by Pope, Richard. Illustrated by Neil Broadfoot. Foreword by Kirk Wipper

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Natural Heritage, Toronto, 1998. 125 pp, oblong 8vo (8" H x 10" D) soft cover. ISBN 1896219470 B&w and colour illustrations. "An epic portrayal of life as experienced on the Voyageur Route from Lachine to the great summer meeting-place at Grand Portage. Drawing on his extensive research, (the author) presents a typical young Scot, employed as a clerk by the North West Company. A recent arrival from Scotland, the responsible yet inexperienced, Dugald Macleod embarks on his first trip 'up country'. Neil Broadfoot's original artwork realistically captures both the beauty and the perils of those turbulent times." A fictionalized account presented in verse, accompanied by contemporary quotations. Inside - small bump at top corner of text block, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - small crease/bump at bottom edge of rear cover, small crease/bump at top corner of covers, very light rubbing on rear cover. Very Good-.




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