Roughing It In the Bush ; or Life in Canada. [London]. Susanna MOODIE, Susannah Strickland.
Roughing It In the Bush ; or Life in Canada. [London]
Roughing It In the Bush ; or Life in Canada. [London]
Roughing It In the Bush ; or Life in Canada. [London]
Roughing It In the Bush ; or Life in Canada. [London]
Roughing It In the Bush ; or Life in Canada. [London]
Roughing It In the Bush ; or Life in Canada. [London]
Roughing It In the Bush ; or Life in Canada. [London]
Roughing It In the Bush ; or Life in Canada. [London]

Roughing It In the Bush ; or Life in Canada. [London]

Place Published: London
Publisher: Richard Bentley
Date Published: 1852
Edition: 1st
Binding: Hard Cover

First UK edition. 2 volumes, Vol. 1; [i]-xx,[1]-293,(3). Vol. 2; [4], [1]-294., [1 blank]. 8vo, older rebound in full brown calf, new endpapers, marbled paper edges. Light wear to corners, else vg-fine in modern calf. A handsome edition of the first edition of this pioneer classic by Susanna Moodie. Susanna Moodie wrote these series of twenty-eight sketches, based on her difficult experiences and what to share these, thus she was "prompted by the hope of deterring well-educated people, about to settle in this colony, from entering upon a life for which they were totally unfitted by their previous pursuits and habits. Nevertheless, as reviewed in The Colonial Magazine, it is "written in a lively, amusing and most interesting style, full of incident and adventure."

TPL 3290. Lande 2005.

"Roughing It in the Bush, became a best seller in both England and the United States. One of the characters in the book was called Little Addie and Mrs. Moodie based it on her daughter Agnes." from Toronto Star, Dec26,1981 article
Very Good+. Item #1298

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