GREETINGS FROM CANADA: AN ALBUM OF UNIQUE CANADIAN POSTCARDS FROM THE EDWARDIAN ERA 1900-1916. (POST CARDS)

By: Anderson, Allan and Tomlinson, Betty.

Price: $16.00 USD

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good+


188 pp, oblong (9" H x 11 1/2" D). Profusely illustrated in b&w and colour. "The period between 1900 and 1916 was the golden age of the picture postcard in Canada; the craftsmanship evident in hand-tinted and lithographed 'postals' was never surpassed , the craze for collecting and sending them never so widespread. (T)hese postcards present an enchantingly candid portrait of Edwardian Canada and its citizens." Chapter headings: Towns and Villages; Fairs and Exhibitions; I Love a Parade; School Days; Fire!; Indians and Esquimaux; Breaking the Sod; A Special Breed; Remembering the Farm; To Market, To Market; Habitant Life; Felling the Timber; Working the Mines; The Klondike; Days of Sail; Harvesting the Sea; Steamboat Round the Bend; The Iron Horse; Bird's-Eye Views; The Big City; The Soft Sell; Golden Summers; Summer Sports; When Woollies Were Worn; Winter Sports; Romance on Wheels; A Woman's Place; A Man's Politics; Unfurl the Flag; Spit and Polish; Riders of the Plains; Novelties; Banish the Bar; Innocent Laughter; The Look of the People. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - edge wear, light rubbing with faint line indentations on rear cover, very small and small corner creases on covers, spine flat and uncreased.

Title: GREETINGS FROM CANADA: AN ALBUM OF UNIQUE CANADIAN POSTCARDS FROM THE EDWARDIAN ERA 1900-1916. (POST CARDS)

Author Name: Anderson, Allan and Tomlinson, Betty.

Categories: Antiques & Collectibles, Canada - General, Canada - Photography,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan of Canada: 1978

ISBN Number: 0770517218

ISBN Number 13: 9780770517212

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Good+

Seller ID: 14836

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