Quebec: As It Was, and As It Is, or A Brief History of The Oldest City in Canada, from its foundation to the present time, with A Guide for Strangers, to the different places of interest within the City, and adjacent thereto. Third Edition. By Willis Russell, (Russell's Hotel). Willis RUSSELL.

Quebec: As It Was, and As It Is, or A Brief History of The Oldest City in Canada, from its foundation to the present time, with A Guide for Strangers, to the different places of interest within the City, and adjacent thereto. Third Edition. By Willis Russell, (Russell's Hotel).

Quebec. Printed for the Proprietor by Rollo Cambpell. 1860. Soft cover. 12mo, 20cm, 3rd edition, viii,135,[1]p., in the original printed blue wraps, with the title reprinted on the upper cover in decorated frame border and advertisements in a similar border on the bottom wrapper, corner a bit chipped on the cover otherwise a fine copy in the original wraps, rare in this condition. (qc) We have had the first edition, 1857 and other editions previously but never this Third Edition. An interesting history and guide to Quebec City. T.P.L. 3754 - 56. for 1st, 3rd and 5th editions. Not in Lande. Sabin 72606. Gagnon I-3052, for 1864 edition. On the 4th edition, published in 1864, the upper wrap but not the title page, indicates Charles Roger, author of the "Rise of Canada." as being the author. "The text was probably prepared for Russell by Charles Roger, a journalist and civil servant, in Lower Canada". TPL. Part II: contains, The Tourist's Guide, pp89-135. Part III. Contains, Manufactures, (businesses and industries) pp136-160. Item #39917

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