SPIRIT OF CANADIAN DEMOCRACY: a collection of Canadian writing from the beginnings to the present day. Decorated by John A. Hall
Edition: First Edition
Toronto: Progress Books, no date (1946). Beige pictorial cloth stamped in red. pp 319. Includes biographical sketches, bibliography and index. All spine lettering rubbed away, page edges slightly yellowed, VG clean and unworn jacketless copy otherwise An anthology of left-leaning sentiment, poetry and prose, published by the Communist Party publisher. Fairley, a party member and an emigrant from England, ex St. Hilda's College, Oxford, was the University of Alberta's first dean of women and the wife of noted Canadian German scholar and painter Barker Fairley. This was her first book.