SIR EDMUND HEAD, a Scholarly Governor by KERR, D.G.G., with…

SIR EDMUND HEAD, a Scholarly Governor

Edition: First Edition

University of Toronto Press, 1954. Grey cloth. pp xii, 259 + frontis. portrait. Half inch tear to fore edge of title leaf, else fine, no owner names. Black dust jacket is rubbed with colour loss on front panel, a few small tears; good. Sir Edmund succeeded Lord Elgin as Governor-General of Canada, having previously been an Oxford don, a Poor Laws commissioner in the 1840s, and Lt.-Gov. of New Brunswick. He was also an authority on art and literature, being one of the first to translate Icelandic sagas into English.; Octavo

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket

Book ID: 32688
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