Place Published: Quebec
Publisher: Augustin Cote & Co.
Date Published: 1876
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Hard Cover
6 1/2" x 8 3/4", xv [2pp. ad after vii], 466pp. [28pp. ads],  leaves of plates (1 fold.) Rebacked with inner hinge reinforced. Impressed but worn gilt illustration on front cover of "Monument of Ste Foye" and decorative borders impressed. Book is very clean and tight and complete. Overall very good condition
Previous owners bookplate. On the rear inside cover is a envelope with a newspaper ad in French dated 1878. .
From the library of James Douglas (1837-1918). Douglas was an ordained Presbyterian minister, but make his money and reputation as a metallurgist and businessman starting in Quebec but going to USA to and reached the presidency of three major mining companies in USA. Douglas Arizona and the Douglas Library at Queens’s University are both named after him. He was also a philanthropist in particular with Queens University where he was Queen's third Chancellor from 1915-1918.
Very Good. Item #615