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THE SCOTS OF MONTREAL:  A PICTORIAL ALBUM., Marelli, Nancy and Dardick, Simon, editors.

Author Name    Marelli, Nancy and Dardick, Simon, editors.

Title   THE SCOTS OF MONTREAL: A PICTORIAL ALBUM.

Binding   Soft Cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Montreal Vehicule Press 2005

ISBN Number    1550651927 / 9781550651928

Seller ID   27329

156 pp, oblong 8vo (8" H x 9 3/16" D). Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w with photographs and reproductions. "The Scots, many of them of humble origin, were successful in Montreal. they were in the right place at the right time with the right combination of education, religious morals, a strict work ethic, personal ambition, and not least, the vision to see Montreal as the future Canadian metropolis. Looking beyond the stern official portraits and preconceptions we discover how deeply the Scottish thistle is rooted in Montreal's soil." Contents: Preface; The Scots Arrive; Coming Together; Political Life; Colour Portfolio; Church of Scotland; The Fur Trade; Education and the Professions; Merchants and Industrialists; The Railway Men; The Photographers; Conclusion; Index. Interior - very small light soiling mark at bottom of page 39, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - slight bump with wrinkling at bottom of spine/front hinge, very small light dint on fore-edge of text block.

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