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People of the Deer by Farley Mowat - Hardcover - 1952 - from Ayerego Books (IOBA) and Biblio.co.uk

People of the Deer

by Farley Mowat

Condition: Good Condition/No Dust Jacket


Michael Joseph LTD, 1952. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Samuel Bryant. Additional text pages inserted behind front cover. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 316 pp. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact, but spine is slightly cocked. Previous owner's inscription in ink, neat. Edges foxed and browned. General wear to covers. Illustrator: Samuel Bryant. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: History::Canada; #90160; ISBN: 0452274958. ISBN/EAN: 9780452274952. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 40129. . 9780452274952

A classic account of the degradation of a tribe of Canadian Indians focuses on the fate of the Ihalmiut people of Northern Canada who suffered cultural decline, food shortages, and outside exploitation throughout the twentieth century. 


  • Bookseller: Ayerego Books (IOBA) CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 40129
  • Title: People of the Deer
  • Author: Farley Mowat
  • Illustrator: Samuel Bryant
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good Condition
  • Jacket condition: No Dust Jacket
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0452274958
  • ISBN 13: 9780452274952
  • Publisher: Michael Joseph LTD
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1952
  • Keywords: BZDB108 History::Canada; #90160; People of the Deer

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