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[CANADA] ROBERTS, CHARLES G. D. The Canadian Guide-book. The Tourist's and Sportsman's Guide to Eastern Canada and Newfoundland.

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[CANADA] ROBERTS, CHARLES G. D. The Canadian Guide-book. The Tourist's and Sportsman's Guide to Eastern Canada and Newfoundland. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1891. First edition. Publisher's red pictorial cloth gilt. 270 pp. plus Ads; 3 folding maps in rear pocket, 2 folding maps bound in, 5 full-page maps, plates. Spine sunned with minor chipping to spine ends, pale staining to covers, lightly and evenly toned throughout, maps in pocket toned with manuscript titles to versos in a contemporary hand. One of the series of guidebooks published by Appleton beginning in the 1840s. At the time Roberts was Canada's most prominent writer, known as the "Father of Canadian Poetry" who would be knighted in 1935. To write this guidebook, he traveled extensively throughout Canada, visiting Ottawa for the first time. C Estate of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson

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Auction house: Doyle New York - Auctioneers & Appraisers
Title: Americana from the Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson
Date of the auction: 29 Jan 2019
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