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Author: Watson, Robert; Phillips, Walter J. (Illus.) Title: Dreams of Fort Garry
Description: Winnipeg, MB, Stovel Company Limited, November, 1931. 1st edition. Hardcover. pp. 63. Slim 8vo. Bound in brown paper over boards, with an printed title and woodcut on the front board. Rough trimmed edges to special stock rag content paper. With 20 wood cut illustrations by Walter J. Phillips, A.R.C.A. At the bottom of the signature page is the inscription: 'Happy Returns / Olive & Ed T.'. Very light smudging to boards; otherwise the book is in pristine condition. The slipcase is present and shows expected shelf wear, but has no major flaws and is still perfectly serviceable. Ill.: Phillips, Walter J. Printed in a limited edition of 968 copies, of which this is number 679. Signed by both Robert Watson (the author), and W. J. Phillips (the artist). An epic poem on the life and times of the early settlers of Western Canada, complete with glossary and historical notes.
Keywords: Woodcuts; Manitoba history; Red River settlers; Winnipeg; Group of Seven; Phillips, Walter J.
Price: CAD 571.40 = appr. US$ 395.01 Seller: Bison Books
- Book number: 9900043318
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