Notes of the Flood at the Red River, 1852 By The Bishop of Rupert's Land.
London, Hatchards, 1852. Hardcover. pp. 124. 12mo. Bound in the original patterned brown cloth, gilt titles on the spine and front cover. Black & white frontispiece of bishop's residence. Light edgewear, cloth worn at spine ends and split along joints, tear across spine (with old repairs). Occasional foxing, contents otherwise unmarked; good. Author's presentation copy. Front endpaper inscribed in ink as follows: "Miss Simcoe With the Bishop's Christian Regards March 8th, 1857. Isaiah XXXV.1". Also reads: " P. J. Simcoe 1866- ". Written in the form of a diary, by Bishop David Anderson (1814-1885), the narrative gives a detailed description of the great flood of 1852 at the Red River Settlement. A second edition appeared in 1873. Peel 286. Sabin 1393.
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