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Ottawa, the Capital of Canada -from "The Romance of Canadian Cities" series -(SIGNED)-: ...

Ottawa, the Capital of Canada -from "The Romance of Canadian Cities" series -(SIGNED)-

Woods, Shirley E. -(signed)-; foreword by Erik Spicer

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ISBN 10: 0385147228 / ISBN 13: 9780385147224
Editorial: Doubleday Canada, Toronto, 1980
Condición: Near Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: Nessa Books (Hamilton, ON, Canada)

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-----The scan you see is the book you get. Black leatherette hardcover with gilt, xii + 350 pages plus 32 pages of b & w photos, SIGNED by author on title page, Near Fine condition. Presentation copy to "------",The Scottish Rite Bodies, March '81, dust jacket is in Very Good condition with a few closed tears/minor edge wear. "It tells a lively tale of royalty and rogues, commercial buccaneers and civil servants, soldiers & statesmen, missionaries and millionaires. From the laying of the cornerstone of the Parliament Buildings in 1860 to the Rideau Club fire of 1979, the author neglects no important civic event, nor any significant public or private enterprise." Contents include: Foreword by Erik Spicer / Preface / The Setting / The Struggle for Control 1610 to 1791 / Philemon Wright 1796 to 1820 / The Formative Years 1800 to 1826 / The Rideau Canal 1826 to 1832 / Early Bytown 1826 to 1842 / The Square Timber Trade 1806 to 1855 / Bytown Comes of Age 1843 to 1854 / The Struggle to Be Capital 1856 to 1867 / The Transformation Begins 1855 to 1874 / Hull: The City Across the River 1875 to 1900 / Public and Private Enterprise 1874 to 1888 / Recreation in the Capital 1879 to 1891 / The Jews: An Influential Minority 1882 to 1979 / Steps in the Right Direction 1897 to 1899 / A Momentous Year 1900 / The End of an Era 1901 to 1914 / The Great War 1914 to 1918 / The Buoyant Years 1919 to 1929 / A Dreary Decade 1929 to 1939 / World War Two 1939 to 1945 / Growth and Change 1946 to 1979 / The Capital in 1979 / Appendixes / Bibliography / index. Check out the scans. N° de ref. de la librería 009034

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Título: Ottawa, the Capital of Canada -from "The ...

Editorial: Doubleday Canada, Toronto

Año de publicación: 1980

Encuadernación: Leatherette

Ilustrador: Back cover photo by Karsh, front endpaper is a Stent & Laver print of Ottawa circa 1859, back endpaper is an aerial view of Ottawa circa 1979,

Condición del libro:Near Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Very Good

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author

Edición: First Edition First Printing

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Over the last 49 years our love of books has grown into a large eclectic library. It is now evolved into a full-time occupation of buying and selling daily. New books are added as older ones are sold.

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