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A Peculiar People: The Doukhobors.

By: Maude, Aylmer.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, UK., Archibald Constable & Co.: 1905

Seller ID: 17447

Condition: Fair


8vo - 20 x 14 cm.; xi - [1] - 338 pp. Dark green cloth over boards with gilt lettering on spine and front board. Illustrated with 15 black and white plates (photographs), one of which is the frontis plus 2 maps. A sympathetic history of these Russian immigrants as they settle in Western Canada along with 3 appendices and a general index. The ninth and tenth chapters are centered on the Tolstoy controversy with Maude giving a considered rebuttal. The spine is quite worn with the back joint being decrepit and the head and tail being worn away. The board corners are bumped and worn. The binding i... View more info