Montreal. Privately Printed. 1941. 4to. 26cm, xxx,265p. with 31 plates (several in colour) and numerous line drawings, 9 maps, one colour illustrated vignette title page, (plates from paintings by W.J. Phillips, H.R. Perrigard, F.H. Varley, A. Sherriff Scott, etc.,), - bound in padded crimson morocco, gilt titles and colour decoration on the upper cover gilt dentelles, all edges gilt, some light edgewear, a very good copy, this limited issue first edition is as rare as the regular edition is common.(cdn). Item #40682
One of 300 to 400 copies. Apparently some six hundred thousand copies were give out by Seagram over the years, a huge number by Canadian standards for this era. The book was originally intended for all schools in Canada but was withdrawn because it was financed by Seagrams.