Manitoba: Its Infancy, Growth, and Present Condition
London, Sampson, Low, Marston et al, 1882. 1st edition. Hardcover. pp. vi, 367. 8vo. Bound in original teal-blue cloth with gilt and brick-red designs and lettering. Patterned endpapers. Tissue-guarded frontispiece, three plates, and coloured folding map, all in very good condition. There is a 32 page publisher's catalogue bound-in at the end of the book. Spine slant, edgewear, ink name; good. Ill.: folding map, b&w illusts. Bryce (1844-1931) was a Presbyterian minister who was posted to Winnipeg in 1871 (one year after Manitoba entered Confederation). He founded Manitoba College, and was a noted historian and prolific writer of history. See Peel (3d) 1031.
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