Western Ontario and the American Frontier.

By: Landon, Fred.

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Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 24 x 16.5 cm.; xviii - 305 pp. Blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering (quite faded) on spine. Introdcution by Chester Martin. A considered history of Ontario beginning with the early American immigration of Loyalists, through the War of 1812, the Upper Canada Rebellion of 1837 to the American Civil War and its aftermath. Various aspects of religious affiliation, social and humanitarian influences, anti-slavery crusades, agriculture and labour and the 'neighbourliness' of the adjoining countries are discussed. Mapped end papers with two full page maps included within the text. A nine page bibliography and a comprehensive eleven page index are at the back. Signed by the author on the title page. The text block edges are trimmed on the head edge with the fore and tail edges left untrimmed and many fore edges are not opened. The exterior show moderate shelf wear, previous owner's bookplate along with a bookstore label are affixed on the front paste down end paper. The interior is clean and the binding is solid.; Signed by Author

Title: Western Ontario and the American Frontier.

Author Name: Landon, Fred.

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Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Ryerson Press: 1941

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 25282

Keywords: Canada Canadiana History Upper Canada United States Loyalists War of 1812 Civil War Slavery