Price: $20.00 USD
Quantity: 1 available
Book Condition: Very Good-
202 pp, 8 5/8" H. Many b&w photographs, drawings, tables, etc. (some fold out). Colour portraits of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth plus fold-out map of "The Royal Tour of Canada, May 17 to June 15, 1939. Contents: Canada's War Program and Economic Conditions at the Close of 1939; The Wetern Oil Situation - Its Possibilities and Its Problems; The Constitution and Government of Canada; Population - Vital Statistics - Public Health and Welfare; Wealth - Production - Income; Agriculture; The Forest Wealth of Canada - Lumbering - Pulp and Paper; Mines and Minerals; The Fisheries of Canada; The Fur Trade; The Water Powers of Canada; Construction; Labour - Unemployment Relief - Old Age Pensions; Transportation and Communications; External Trade of Canada - Non-Commodity Exchanges; Internal Trade - Wholesale and Retail Trade - Freight Movements - Security Prices - Commondity Prices - Cost of Living; The Manufacturers of Canada; The National Parks of Canada; Public Finance; Currency - Banking - Insurance - Loan and Trust Companies - Capital Investments, etc.; Education - The National Research Council; Index. Royal visit information includes a picture section at the front and a two page itinerary and three-section map at rear. Interior - small area of damage/perforation on title page - archivally taped, soft crease at fore-edge of pages up to approx. page 110, small soft crease at bottom edge of pages from rear of book back to approx. page 70. Exterior - wrinkling down spine, light wear on spine edges, two very small soft corner creases, small bump/crease at bottom edge of rear cover, tiny chip at top of front hinge.
Title: CANADA 1940: THE OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF PRESENT CONDITIONS AND RECENT PROGRESS. THE ROYAL VISIT EDITION.
Publisher: Ottawa, Dominion Bureau of Statistics, Department of Trade and Commerce: 1940
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: Very Good-
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 28973
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