The Backwoods of Canada: Being Letters from the Wife of an Emigrant Officer, Illustrative of the Domestic Economy of British America [bound with] The Oregon Territory: a Geographical and Physical Account of that Country and Its Inhabitants with Outlines of Its History and Discovery. Catherine Parr Strickland Traill, C. G. Nicolay, Charles Grenfell.
The Backwoods of Canada: Being Letters from the Wife of an Emigrant Officer, Illustrative of the Domestic Economy of British America [bound with] The Oregon Territory: a Geographical and Physical Account of that Country and Its Inhabitants with Outlines of Its History and Discovery
The Backwoods of Canada: Being Letters from the Wife of an Emigrant Officer, Illustrative of the Domestic Economy of British America [bound with] The Oregon Territory: a Geographical and Physical Account of that Country and Its Inhabitants with Outlines of Its History and Discovery
The Backwoods of Canada: Being Letters from the Wife of an Emigrant Officer, Illustrative of the Domestic Economy of British America [bound with] The Oregon Territory: a Geographical and Physical Account of that Country and Its Inhabitants with Outlines of Its History and Discovery

The Backwoods of Canada: Being Letters from the Wife of an Emigrant Officer, Illustrative of the Domestic Economy of British America [bound with] The Oregon Territory: a Geographical and Physical Account of that Country and Its Inhabitants with Outlines of Its History and Discovery

London: Charles Knight & Co., 1946. Hardcover. "New Edition." 1 preliminary leaf, 243, [6], 8-226 p., frontispiece portrait, folded map: illustrations; 15 cm. Contemporary half calf with marbled paper over boards. Gilt-tooled spine title. The Oregon Territory was published in London by Charles Knight & Co. in 1846. Front fixed endpaper bears bookplate of the Rev. J. Congreve, Overslade. John Congreve opened Overslade private classical school near Rugby, England, by 1854. In the 1860s, George Farncomb Wright became his partner in the school; they dissolved their partnership for "the tuition of young gentlemen" in 1871. The Backwoods of Canada was by English author Catherine Parr Strickland Traill (1802-1899), who emigrated to Upper Canada with her husband and sister in 1832. It was one of the first in the genre of Canadian nature essays and the first of several books she wrote about her new land. In Good+ Condition: rubbed; some loss of leather at head of spine; occasional minor soiling; solid. Good +. Item #007462

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