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People of the Deer


Condition: Good/Good

Boston: Atlantic Little Brown, 1952. Gilt lettered green cloth in a pictorial dust jacket. Small and faint stain to front cover and light rubbing to the board tips. The dust jacket creased at the edges, with several small chips and tears, one larger chip to rear panel. This is the Bok Club edition. Signed by the author on the half title. This is Mowat's first book, about the People and caribou of northern Canada. And uncommon thus.. Signed By the Author. Hardcover. Good/Good. Illus. by Samuel Bryant. 8vo.

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: Contact Editions CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 26734
  • Title: People of the Deer
  • Author: MOWAT, FARLEY
  • Illustrator: Samuel Bryant
  • Format/binding:
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Jacket condition: Good
  • Publisher: Atlantic Little Brown
  • Place: Boston
  • Date published: 1952
  • Size: 8vo


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