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AMPLE MANSIONS:  THE VICEREGAL RESIDENCES OF THE CANADIAN PROVINCES., Hubbard, R.H.  Foreword by Her Excellency, Jeanne Sauve.

Author Name    Hubbard, R.H. Foreword by Her Excellency, Jeanne Sauve.

Title   AMPLE MANSIONS: THE VICEREGAL RESIDENCES OF THE CANADIAN PROVINCES.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Fine

Jacket Condition   Very Good+

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Ottawa University of Ottawa Pres 1989

ISBN Number    0776602772 / 9780776602776

Seller ID   28685

237 pp, oblong (9 1/4" H x 12 1/4" D). Profusely illustrated with b&w and colour photographs, repro-ductions. "The viceregal residences of the Canadian provinces mirror the idiosyncrasies of their inhabitants, and the tastes and talents of the architects, builders, gardeners, furniture makers and decorators who created them. In 'Ample Mansions' you will see the finest - and sometimes the worst - of Canadian style. There's no shortage of pomp in our viceregal history, but Dr. Hubbard's scholarly and sprightly text goes behind the scenes too, where there's plenty of room for rot and mildew, plugged drains and erratic staff. There are ample mansions crumbling from neglect, ample mansions consumed in conflagrations, ample mansions falling victim to political spats - and ample mansions rising in new splendour." Fine book. Dust jacket has three small areas of minor rubbing on rear panel.

Architecture,  Canadian,  Lieutenant-Governors,  Queen's  Representatives,  Viceregal,  Dwellings,  Mansions,  Historic  Buildings,  Governors,  Quebec,  Louisbourg,  Lower  Canada,  Spencer  Wood,  Bois  De  Coulonge,  Newfoundland,  Nova  Scotia,  New  Brunswick,  Prince  Edward  Island,  Upper  Canada,  Ontario,  Victorian  Mansions,  Shorley  Park,  British  Columbia,  Victoria,  New  Westminster,  Cary  Castle,  Government  House,  Manitoba,  Northwest  Territories,  Saskatchewan,  Alberta,  Governors  General,  Earl  Aberdeen,  Duke  Of  Argyll,  Lord  Bessborough,  John  Buchan,  Lord  Byng,  Canadian  Pacific  Railway,  Cape  Breton  Island,  Sir  Guy  Carleton,  Lord  Dorchester,  Sir  Thoas  John  Cochrane,  James  Cockburn,  Price  Arthur,  Duke  Of  Connaught,  Sir  James  Craig,  Earl  Dalhousie,  Duke  Devonshire,  Edgar  Dewdney,  Clement  Cornwall,  Earl  Dufferin,  Countess  Dufferin,  Edward  VII,  Earl  Elgin,  Elizabeth  II,  Prince  Philip,  Amedee  Forget,  George  VI,  Queen  Elizabeth,  Haddo,  Sir  John  Harvey,  Hudson's  Bay  Company,  Prince  Edward,  Duke  Of  Kent,  Sir  Wilfrid  Laurier,  Earl  Minto,  New  France,  Treaties  Of  Paris,  Chateau  Haldimand,  Chateau  Saint-Louis,  Royal  Canadian  Mounted  Police,  Duncan  Campbell  Scott,  Toronto,  Lord  Tweedsmuir,  Elmslie  House,  Philippe  Vaudreuil,  Prince  William  Henry,  Sir  John  Wentworth,  Winnipeg,  MacTavish  House,  Silver  Heights,  Duke  Of  Cornwall  And  York. 

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