ROLAND GRAEME, KNIGHT: a novel of our time by MACHAR,…

ROLAND GRAEME, KNIGHT: a novel of our time

Briggs, 1906. First Toronto edition (Montreal, Drysdale, edition in 1892). Brown cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. pp 285, [1]. (1, ad), [3]. Small bruise to outer corners of covers; soft creases to upper outer corners of text; light yellowing and faint foxing to page edges; else fine and bright, no owner names. "Roland Graeme, Knight: A Novel of Our Time (1892), Machar's most important novel, examines the social and economic problems attendant to industrialization. As a solution to the conflict between workers and employers in an American mining town, Roland appeals to a spirit of Christian brotherhood and selflessness." - Canadian Encyclopedia. Machar, a major minor Canadian novelist, poet, and historian of Kingston, Ontario, was an important reformer in Victorian and Edwardian Canada. This is a "social gospel" novel set in a small industrial town. Roland is a member of the Knights of Labor. Uncommon.; Octavo

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