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History of the Book in Canada. Volume One : Beginnings to 1840

by Fleming, Patricia Lockhart, Gilles Gallichan, and Yvan Laminde, editors

Condition: Very good/very good

Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2004. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Large octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. 540 p. w/ maps, illus., endnotes, bibliography, extensive index. The first volume of a 3 part scholarly study of the book and publishing in Canada. Some 56 articles with numerous case studies by a team of librarians, historians, and literary scholars from all around the country.

  • Bookseller: Motte & Bailey, Booksellers US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 17587
  • Title: History of the Book in Canada. Volume One : Beginnings to 1840
  • Author: Fleming, Patricia Lockhart, Gilles Gallichan, and Yvan Laminde, editors
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very good
  • Jacket condition: very good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: University of Toronto Press
  • Place: Toronto
  • Date published: 2004
  • Bookseller catalogs: Books about Books;
  • Subjects: ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES / Books;


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