Title DAYLIGHT UPON MAGIC: THE ROYAL TOUR OF CANADA - 1939.
Publisher Macmillan, Toronto, (1989).
Seller ID 25427
292 pp, 8vo, hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0771592299 B&w photos. "The torrent of emotion and activity that swept across Canada during the preparations for the 1939 Royal Tour caught Lord Tweedsmuir, Canada's Governor-General, by surprise. At that time, Canada had not completely emerged from the Depression and a second world war was plainly on the horizon. The Royal Tour was a chance to forget all the gloom and throw a party nationwide. Everybody wanted to come..." Queen Elizabeth (th e Queen Mother), charmed everyone, beginning in Ottawa when she stepped away from officials for the first royal walkabout. Minor browning to edges of boards, light wrinkling at bottom of spine, previous owner's place, date and signature in ink o n half-title page. Dust jacket has light wrinkling at bottom of spine and slight wrinkling at top/bottom of flap-folds, light rubbing, slight edge browning. Very Good/Very Good