The Old Judge; or, Life in a Colony. By the Author of "Sam Slick, The Clockmaker", &c. &c. T. C. HALIBURTON.
The Old Judge; or, Life in a Colony. By the Author of "Sam Slick, The Clockmaker", &c. &c.
The Old Judge; or, Life in a Colony. By the Author of "Sam Slick, The Clockmaker", &c. &c.

The Old Judge; or, Life in a Colony. By the Author of "Sam Slick, The Clockmaker", &c. &c.

London. Henry Colburn, Publishers. F. Hardcover. 1849. 8vo. 19.5cm, the first edition, in two volumes, ix,321, & [1],315, 24pp. ads., bound in original fine straight grain purple cloth, blind-stamped wide decorated borders on the boards and spines, gilt titles, one volume expertly restored, spines faded, titles clear, a very good to fine set (N12) A sequel to "Sam Slick's Wise Saws". T.P.L. 2997. Not in Lande. Sabin 29692. Watters p305. Morgan p171. "Haliburton's finest picture of Nova Scotia, The Old Judge, is a sympathetic, rich canvas delineating vice-regal rituals, country picnics, and village court-trails. It is the first literary collection of folklore, legends, and tales, of which "The Witch of Inky Dell is one of the most evocative stories in 19th century Canada.". (Toye. Oxford Companion to Canadian Literature, p.333). Item #5776

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