Dictionary of Canadian Biography Volumes I and II (Vol 1 1000-1700, Vol II: 1701-1740), Cook, Ramsay & Hamelin, Jean. Published by University of Toronto Press, Toronto. Vol I 1966 First Edition (755 pages); Vol II 1969, First Edition 759 pages). 4to up to 12″ tall. Red cloth boards with gilt medallion front and gilt spine titles; top edge red, yellow endpapers. Both volumes are in pristine condition and apparently unread. Dust jackets are in good to very good condition: unclipped with tiny chips and closed tears to edges and light soiling.
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