Title: The Dixon-Meares Controversy
Publisher: The Ryerson Press
Publication Date: 1929
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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