The Dixon-Meares Controversy


Published by The Ryerson Press, 1929
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Title: The Dixon-Meares Controversy

Publisher: The Ryerson Press

Publication Date: 1929

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition


Publisher's blue cloth binding with gilt lettering and illustration of man sitting and writing next to a body of water on front. Minor rubbing. 156 pages with index and 8 illustrations complete. Some spotting on frontispiece, otherwise clean and attractive. From colophon, "Of this edition . five hundred copies only have been printed.This is number 424". Edited by F. W. Howay. Part of the series "The Canadian Historical Studies : A Library of Historical Research", this volume contains "Remarks of the Voyages of John Meares" by George Dixon, "An Answer to Mr. George Dixon" by John Meares, and "Further Remarks on the Voyages of John Meares" by George Dixon. John Meares (c. 1756-1809) and George Dixon (1748-1795) were both fur traders and explorers. In 1790, Meares published a book in which he criticized Dixon. Dixon answered with a pamphlet accusing Meares of claiming discoveries that were made by others. Meares answering pamphlet and Dixon's final pamphlet are also included. Bookseller Inventory # 016676

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