Item #40111 Under The Lily and The Rose. A Short History of Canada for Children. Arthur G. DOUGHTY.

Under The Lily and The Rose. A Short History of Canada for Children.

Toronto & London. J.M. Dent & Sons. 1931. Hardcover. tall8vo, 23.8cm, in 2 volumes, xix,165 & ix,172pp., Limited to 250 Numbered Sets of which 220 are for sale, this being # 106. with 40 tipped in colour plates from original drawings by Cockburn, Kreighoff, Jefferys, Simpson, Roper, Perrigard, Hennessey, A.G. King & Des Clayes., in full dark blue crushed morocco, raised bands, gilt titles and extra gilt decorations in the panels, full gilt decorations (floral de lis pattern design) and titles on the upper covers, edges ruled in gilt, wide gilt inner dentelles, t.e.g., blue marbled endpapers, some light wear, near fine. (cdn) Doughty, former librarian at the Quebec Legislative Library, had a keen interest in Quebec history and wrote and edited several important works. He became Dominion Archivist in 1904 until 1936, where he instituted a systematic search for collections of historical material to supplement the public records. He also initiated a series of Archives publictions. Under the Lily and the Rose, is a history of Canada for Children, 2v. 1928. (Story). Item #40111

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