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8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; (8) - 255 pp. Brick red cloth with gilt lettering on spine. A novel set in rural Quebec of the 'habitant' days following the life a Jean-Paul who challenges his place in life as a rugged farmer to a rather tragic climax. Beautifully illustrated with many b/w block prints, some full page whilst others are partial page vignettes. The book shows mild shelf wear on the board edges and darkened text block edges with a previous owner's name on the half title page. The DJ (unclipped and with no price) is faded with moderate edge wear (small nicks, creases and chips).
Title: A Country Lover.
Illustrator: Illustrated by Jean Simard
Categories: Canadian Literature,
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, J. M. Dent & Sons: 1948
Book Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 12352
Keywords: Canadiana; Culture; Canlit; Can Lit Literature Quebec Quebecois Fiction Jean Simard Farming Habitant