9 by 11-3/4 inches. 486 and 531 pages. Smallwood was the first premier of Newfoundland and was the leader of the movement to join the province to Canada. This two-volume set (expanded to four in 1967) offers a survey of Newfie culture, history, and natural history. First editions (first printings). Volume one has some rippling to the final leaves, but the set is generally very good. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Book of Newfoundland (Volumes I and II)
Publisher: Newfoundland Book Publishers, Ltd. (1937)
Publication Date: 1937
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description Newfoundland Book Publishers, St. John's, Newfoundland, 1937. hb leather. colour, b&w photos, illusts. (illustrator). 1st edition. 4to, Bound in curious lizard-like wine-coloured leather; rather like alligator skin, with large gilt lettering to front board. Ink gift inscription to front free endpaper of each volume. All volumes in very good, to near fine, condition. Sold as a set of four. All volumes in their original bindings and in plastic covers. Bookseller Inventory # 043162
Book Description Newfoundland, Canada: Newfoundland Book Publishers 384, 443pp. 1968, 1968. HC. VG. Reprint. Signed by Editor in both Volumes. 4to la. Bookseller Inventory # 004932