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Lot 1316: Alexander Boddy BY OCEAN PRAIRIE AND PEAK 1896 Antique Canadian Exploration Literature Cree Sarcee Indians Pacific Railway Fold-Out Map
22 October 2016
Freeville, NY, USALive Auction
Title: By Ocean Prairie and Peak. Some Gleanings from an Emigrant Chaplain's Log, on Journeys to British Columbia, Manitoba, and Eastern Canada
Author: Alexander A. Boddy - Alexander Alfred Boddy was an Anglican vicar and one of the founders of Pentecostalism in Britain.
Publisher: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 204 pages
Width: 5.25" Height: 7.5"
Condition / Notes: This scarce antique volume is bound in blue cloth with pictorial design printed in black, white and orange on the cover, and gilt lettering with black, white, and orange decoration on the spine. The exterior is lightly rubbed and lightly soiled, with light bumping at the spine extremities. The text block is cracked between pages 96-97 and 112-113. The decorative endpapers display some toning and offsetting, and a gilt-decorated bookplate is present on the front paste-down. The interior displays occasional foxing and smudging, mostly confined to the edges. This work is illustrated textual and full-page illustrations, as well as one fold-out map of the Canadian Pacific Railway, which displays foxing and an edge tear. A three-page publisher's catalogue is present at the rear.
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