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Author Name    Rattray, W.J.

Title   THE SCOT IN BRITISH NORTH AMERICA. 4 VOLUME SET.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good -

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Toronto Maclear 1880

Seller ID   29687

Four volumes, bevelled boards covered in blue cloth with gilt/black/blue lettering and decoration on spines and front boards. Brown endpapers to volumes I & II, white to volumes III & IV. Tissue-covered b&w portrait frontispiece in each volume. Pagination runs consecutively through the set - 1197 pages in total, plus publisher's advertising. Publication began in 1880 and concluded with volume IV in 1883. Contents - Volume I: The Scots at Home (The Land and the People / Early History / The War of Independence / Religion in Scotland - The Reformation and the Covenant / The Highlanders and Jacobitism / The Women and the Homes of Scotland / General Summary); The Scot Across the Sea (Abroad / Early Conquest and Colonization / British Rule after the Conquest). Volume II: The Scot in Public Life (The War of 1812 / Colonial Government down to 1791 / Constitutional Rule prior to 1812 / From 1815 to 1841 / Canada from 1840 to 1867). Volume III: The Scot in Public Life, continued (The Maritime Provinces from 1837 to 1867 / The Dominion from 1867 to 1882); The Scot in Professional Life (Universities and Colleges / The Churches / The Legal Profession). Volume IV: The Scot in the North-West (The Country and its early History / British Fur-hunting, and Settlement / The Rival Companies and Lord Selkirk / The Company and Colonization / The Canadian Pacific Railway / The Influx of Settlement / British Columbia / Journalism and Literature / Addenda). The books bear contemporary ownership blindstamps/signatures/dates of the Hume family of Galt. Some light rubbing/wear to edges, corners of boards and top/bottom of spine; light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine; wrinkling/rubbing to endpapers of the first two volumes; very light toning to edges of textblock - a little more on bottom; a few minor marks to text, but overall a clean, tight, handsome set, protected by removable stiff mylar jackets.

Genealogy,  Biography,  Scots,  Scottish  Immigrants,  Canda,  British  North  America,  Allan,  Bethune,  Brown,  Burns,  Cameron,  Campbell,  Chisholm,  Cockburn,  Dougall,  Douglas,  Fraser,  Galt,  Grant,  Hay,  Hunter,  Laird,  Lesslie,  McDonald,  McGill,  McIntyre,  Mdkay,  McKinnon,  McLean,  McNab,  McNeill,  MacDonald,  MacDonell,  MacDougall,  Mackenzie,  MacLean,  Montgomery,  Moris,  Morrison,  Murray,  Robertson,  Rose,  Ross,  Scott,  Simpson,  Sinclair,  Stewart,  Sutherland,  Wallace,  Wedderburn,  Wilson,  Young,  War  Of  Independence,  Religion,  Reformation,  Covenant,  Scottish  History,  Highlanders,  Jacobites,  Jacobitism,  Scottish  Women,  Emigrants,  Immigration,  Colonization,  Scottish  Soldiers,  Nova  Scotia,  Montreal,  Cape  Breton,  War  1812,  Colonial  Government,  18th  Century,  Constitutional  Rule,  Public  Life,  Maritime  Provinces,  Maritimes,  Professional  Life,  Universities,  Colleges,  Churches,  Legal  Profession,  Northwest,  Fur  Trade,  Settlement,  Lord  Selkirk,  Canadian  Pacific  Railway,  British  Columbia,  Journalism,  Journalists,  Literature. 

Price = 225.00 USD


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