STORIES OF THE LAND OF EVANGELINE. by ROGERS, Grace McLeod

STORIES OF THE LAND OF EVANGELINE.

Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1923. First of this illustrated edition, second edition overall. 8vo, blue decorated cloth stamped to spine and front cover in gilt. Grey-blue on stiff yellowish paper pictorial endpapers. (342), [2] pp. Frontispiece illustration and illustrated title page on text paper, numerous vignette illustrations in text. Spine lightly rubbed and ends, gilt a bit dulled; ink name and address inside front cover; VG jacketless copy otherwise. A collection of Acadian folklore dealing with the early days of the French in Nova Scotia, this is a revised edition of a text originally published in 1891. Handsome binding, endpaper, and text illustrations by important Canadian artists J.E.H. MacDonald and his son Thoreau MacDonald. Edison E8 : "Design by J.E.H. MacDonald. Lettering , frontispiece figure, and some drawings by TM [Thoreau MacDonald]". Spadoni & Donnelly McClelland & Stewart bibliography #737.

Condition: Binding: Hardcover

Book ID: 41746
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