THE SPIRIT OF CANADA. DOMINION AND PROVINCES 1939. A SOUVENIR OF WELCOME TO H.M. KING GEORGE VI AND H.M. QUEEN ELIZABETH. WITH ITINERARY SHEET.


59 pp, 13 1/8" H. With single sheet (printed on both sides) "The Itinerary of the Royal Visit Across Canada" laid in at front. This souvenir of the King & Queen's visit begins with "Loyal Greetings" and a colour portrait of the royal couple in regalia, both with gilt borders, followed by Contents and Foreword. Each of the following sections have gilt, red, blue and white decorative headpieces and a full page colour reproduction of a government building by Charles W. Simpson, R.C.A. - except Northwest Territories which only has a decorative headpiece. The book ends with a double spread "Map of Canada with Itineary of Royal Tour" and "Biographical Notes on Contributors". The section headings are: Ottawa, by Duncan Campbell Scott; Nova Scotia, by Clara Dennis; Prince Edward Island, by L.M. Montgomery; New Brunswick, by Sir Charles G.D. Roberts; Quebec, by Robert Choquette; Ontario, by Katherine Hale; Manitoba, by W.T. Allison; Saskatchewan, by Mary Weekes; Alberta, by Robert J.C. Stead; British Columbia, by Nellie L. McClung; Yukon, by Mrs. George Black; Northwest Territories, by Philip H. Godsell. Interior - small area of surface paper loss in border of text page on verso of the title page, small corner crease on laid-in itinerary page, light browning/dust soiling on inside edges of covers. Exterior - light browning on spine and front cover, light to moderate soiling on covers - mainly on rear cover, small stains at bottom of front cover, small tears in spine at staples, small edge tears and edge wrinkling on covers.

Title: THE SPIRIT OF CANADA. DOMINION AND PROVINCES 1939. A SOUVENIR OF WELCOME TO H.M. KING GEORGE VI AND H.M. QUEEN ELIZABETH. WITH ITINERARY SHEET.

Author Name: Beatty, Edward, Sir, foreword. L.M. Montgomery, Nellie L. McClung, Duncan Campbell Scott, Clara Dennis, Sir Charles G.D. Roberts, Robert Choquette, Katherine Hale, W.T. Allison, Mary Weekes, Robert J.C. Stead, Mrs. George Black, Philip H. Godsell.

Illustrator: Charles W. Simpson, R.C.A.

Categories: Royalty, Art - Canadian, L.M. Montgomery (Lucy Maud), Canada - General,

Publisher: Canada, Canadian Pacific Railway: 1939

Binding: Stapled in Wraps

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 28952

Keywords: King George VI, Queen Elizabeth, Queen Mother, british Royalty, Royal Family, Royal Tours, Canadian Pacific Railway, L.M. Montgomery, Lucy Maud Montgomery, Prince Edward Island, Railway Itineraries, Charles W. Simpson, Canadian Artists, National Memorial, Ottawa, Duncan Campbell Scott, Peace Tower, Nova Scotia, Province House, Halifax, Legislative Buildings, Charlottetown, New Brunswick, Sir Charles G.D. Roberts, Fredericton, Quebec, Robert Choquette, Hotel Du Parlement, Ontario, Katherine Hale, Toronto, Manitoba, W.T. Allison, Winnipeg, Saskatchewan, Mary Weekes, Regina, Alberta, Robert J.C. Stead, Edmonton, British Columbia, Nellie L. McClung, Victoria, Yukon, Mrs. George Black, Dawson, Northwest Territories, Philip H. Godsell.,