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12mo - 18 x 12 cm.; vii - 339 pp. Brown cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine and a decorated front cover in both gilt and black. Shields traveled extensively because of his business. Here are brief sketches of some of the places he went to, plus a collection of biographical sketches of such esteemed gentlemen as Lords Roberts, Salisbury, Rosebery, Aberdeen, and Minto; Lt. Col. Otter, J. Chamberlain, W. E. Gladstone, and Dwight Moody. There is an Addenda with Testimonials for his new book (this book) plus the story of George Grote's "Life and Character of Robert Shields". Illustrated with a number of black and white photographs; the tissue protected frontis is taken from a painting of the author. The book shows very light shelf wear, previous owner's name stamped on the title page and written on the front free end paper. A clear and removable archival cover has been fitted.
Title: My Travels: Visits to Lands Far and Near, European, British, American and Canadian.
Categories: Exploration & Travel,
Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., William Briggs.: 1909
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Very Good
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 4786
Keywords: Robert Shields Travel Canadian Windsor Castle Fifeshire Perth Glasgow Scotland Edinburgh