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A Collection of Photographs of Canadian Scenery From Sketches Taken Over Fifty Years Ago. ["in the Year 1839" (cover title)]. Nos. 41-60.


Published by John D. Robertson, 1889
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An album of original albumen photographs of sketches, each on a printed mount identifying the location and each with a printed slip, "Entered according to act of Parliament of Canada, in the year 1889, by John D. Robertson, in the Department of Agriculture." The views are numbered 41-60, and a printed list and general title, printed on pale green paper, is affixed inside the front cover. Oblong large 8vo, original 3/4 leather over pebbled cloth; red label printed in gold on front panel. First edition. The first view, "Timber Slide on the Ottawa River," is faded, with dust-soiling to margins; some marginal soiling to remaining views; spine of album perished although the underlying structure remains; worn at corners. Signed by John D. Robertson, Saint John NB, on the front pastedown. Bookseller Inventory # 63479

Bibliographic Details

Title: A Collection of Photographs of Canadian ...

Publisher: John D. Robertson

Publication Date: 1889

Binding: Hardcover

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Jeffrey H. Marks Rare Books, ABAA, ILAB (sole proprietorship)
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