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Author Name    Rhys, Horton, Captain. (a.k.a "Morton Price".) Introduced by Robertson Davies.

Title   A THEATRICAL TRIP FOR A WAGER! THROUGH CANADA AND THE UNITED STATES. COMPRISING A NARRATIVE OF THE UNIQUE ADVENTURES OF AN ENGLISH OFFICER AND AMATEUR THESPIAN IN UNCIVILIZED LANDS; INCLUDING HIS TRAVELS, TRIBULATIONS, AND SEVERAL ENCOUNTERS.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Edition   Limited Edition

Publisher   Vancouver Alcuin Society 1966

Illustrator   Sam Black

Inscription   Signed

Seller ID   28902

277 pp, 10 3/8" H. Red cloth spine with gilt lettering, beige paper-covered boards with black illustration, red cloth-covered slipcase with gilt decoration on front panel. No. 96 of an edition of 500 copies, signed by Wil Hudson and Nick Schwabe (designers/printers), Sam Black (illustrator) and Hans Strohhacker (binder). The author accepted a wager to travel in Canada and the United States, living solely off the proceeds of his amateur theatrical troupe. His travels in 1859-60, included Toronto, Ottawa, Belleville, Hamilton, Peterborough, Montreal, New York, Boston and Baltimore and he gives us a detailed, sometimes humorous, but seldom very complimentary view of the people, places and customs of the time. Originally published in 1861. Small soft crease at bottom corner of last three page leaves, minor very small bump at top fo front hinge, small shallw dent on rear board. Slipcase has small areas of light staning on side panels, some slight darkening to top, rear and bottom panels.

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