MANITOBA: The Birth of a Province. Volume I: Manitoba Record Society Publications.
Edition: First Edition
Altona, Manitoba: Printed by D.W. Friesen, 1965. #293 of an edition of 750 numbered copies. Octavo, green cloth. xxx, 265 pp + colour frontispiece and fiive black & white plates. Fine copy. White dust jacket (plain but for spine) has a few short closed tears, VG oth erwise. "The following collection of documents has been prepared in the belief that together they make up a readable and vivid account of the conflict of purposes that lead to the birth of the original Province of Manitoba. Most have been published before, but are not readily available; the remainder are published for the first time, particular the important diary of Sir Stafford Northcote, Govenor of the Hudson's Bay Company, kept during his visit to Ottawa in 1870." - editor's preface.