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Les Anciens Canadiens; Chansons Populaires du Canada

Philippe Aubert De Gaspe; Ernest G-agnon

Published by Desbarats et Derbishire, Quebec, 1863
Condition: Binding Copy - Fair Hardcover
From Antiquarian Books of Boston (Winthrop, MA, U.S.A.)

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2 books bound together, both First Printings. "Les Anciens Canadiens" by Philippe Aubert De Gaspe, 1863, Quebec. Has the half-title page, the Title Page, 411 pages and 1 page "Table". Bound together with "Chansons Populaires du Canada - Recueillies Publiees avec Annotations, Etc.", 1865, Quebec, published by "Bureax Du 'Foyer Canadien'". Has the half-title page, the Title Page, v-viii (Preface), 371 pages, 3 pages 'Table', 1 page 'Errata'. Condition: Will need rebinding. Bound in 3/4 brown calf with edge-worn and rubbed, green boards. The front cover together with the marbled frontpaper and the half-title page is detached. The rubbed spine is missing a large piece at the top, with wear and chipping to the lower spine. The gilt lettering is complete, and is still fairly bright. The first title page is detached with light edge chipping, but with no loss of text. There is an early, partial ink inscription on the title page. About 34 pages in the middle of the book are detaching, with some pages having some brown stains and spots. There is a marbled endpaper at the back. Measures about 5-1/2 inches by 8-1/2 inches (137mm by 212mm) and is 1-3/4 inches thick (43mm). This book has always been privately owned. Bookseller Inventory # 13575

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Title: Les Anciens Canadiens; Chansons Populaires ...

Publisher: Desbarats et Derbishire, Quebec

Publication Date: 1863

Binding: Three-Quarter Leather

Book Condition:Binding Copy - Fair

Edition: First Edition

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