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1 Roy, James A. Foreword by W.A. Macintosh. KINGSTON, THE KING'S TOWN.
McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 1952, Ist edition. 
364 pp, large 8vo, HC in dust jacket. Pictorial/photographic endpapers, b&w plates. "From its origin as a French trading post and garrison through the turbulent years of Indian warfare, the anxieties of the American Revolution and the War of 1812, we follow the transformation of Kingston into a cathedral city, a uniiversity town, and into the modern commercial hub of today. The reader is guided through the times of cholera epidemics, public hangings, regimental dinners, sedate q u a d r i l l e s , c ure-all advertisements, political squabbles, through two world wars into a 'city of spires and domes...and public buildings of chaste Georgeian design'..." Previous owner's (prominent Canadian historian) name/info. in pencil on h al f- ti tl e pa ge , s ma ll stain to edge of front pastedown - otherwise clean and tight. Light edgewear to boards, shallow bump with tiny performation to cloth at bottom of front board, top/bottom of spine lightly wrinkled, light foxing to to p o f b ook . Dus t jac ket h as br owning to edges and spine, chip from top edge of front panel (no loss of text/illus.), small tears/chips. VG-/G 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 

 


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