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Book Number 1552 
Author Dent, John Charles 
Title The Last Forty Years: Canada Since the Union of 1841. 
Date 1881 
Publisher George Virtue 
Place of Publication Toronto 
Edition  
Volume Information 2 vols. 
Cover Bound in ½ contemporary gilt morocco with gilt cloth. Spine with raised bands, blind-tooling and gilt title. Cover with gilt title. Marbled endpapers. All edges marbled. 
Illustration Illustrated with head and tail pieces, colour lithographed frontispiece portraits of Governor-General the Marquis of Lorne and his Wife in volume 1, a tissue-guarded frontispiece portrait of the Hon. Sir John A. Macdonald in volume 2, and over 70 tissue-guarded plates depicting important figures and buildings in Canadian history. 
Size 4to 
Condition Minor wear to spine of volume 2. Plates are crisp and clean. A fine copy.  
Provenance  
Pagination Pp. (i), half-title, portrait, portrait, title-page, contents, plates, 9-392; portrait, title-page, contents, plates, 9-649. 
Reference  
Translation Info  
Notes Ex libris Departement des Officiers en Loi de la Couronne, Province de Quebec. An excellent set. 
Price (US$) 475  
Short Description ; Book Canada General; Book Canada Ontario Toronto 
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