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EDMONTON TRADER The Story of John A. McDougall by  J. G MacGregor - First Edition - 1963 - from Ravenswood Books and Biblio.co.uk

EDMONTON TRADER The Story of John A. McDougall

by MacGregor, J. G

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Toronto: Mcclelland & Stewart. Good in Good dust jacket. 1963. First Edition. Hardcover. Ex-library book, but still in good condition - cover has light edgewear and light soiling to outer edge of pages and cover. Usual ex-lib type markings - jacket under laminated cover has some creasing. Pages are all intact, with occasional light soiling and a few earmarks. Book description glued onto first page. B/w photos. John A. McDougall left his Ontario home in 1873 to seek his fortune in the West, first becoming a trader on the Fort Carlton Trail and then for some 50 years as a merchant in Edmonton after having arrived there in 1879. By the time of his death in 1928, he was a millionaire businesman and polititian. His story covers many aspects of the settling of the west; the coming of the railway, the plight of the native people, the Riel Rebellion, the inland trail to the Klondike gold rush, the rapid growth and booms and busts of the early decades of the 20th century. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 262 pages .


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