Woodgrain effect stiff papered boards, buffalo emblem on front board, numerous photographs in b/white and color depicting the visit of King George IV and Queen Elizabeth to Manitoba. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: THEIR MAJESTIES VISIT TO MANITOBA; A ...
Publication Date: 1939
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description Winnipeg, MB: Free Press / Stovel Company Limited, NO DATE ( 1939 or 1940 ), 1st edition, First Printing, Winnipeg, Manitoba, 1939. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good (see description). Text Cover (illustrator). First Edition. -----------hardcover, about 8.75w x 10.75h inches, a solid Good to very Good copy, light external wear and rubbing, a bit of foxing to paper, gift inscription on verso of front board, a bit of crinkling to a few pages, colour and b&w photos, unpaginated ( Worldcat states 48 pages which looks about right), some very nice images of a Royal Visit from the time before television and vigourous media coverage, a time when people would stand in farmers fields to wave at the train as it passed, and crowds would flock to every venue knowing it was their only chance to ever see the Monarch (except in movie newsreels maybe), any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. Not Signed. Bookseller Inventory # 159880
Book Description Stovel Company Limited, Winnipeg. 1939. (Card covers) Very good plus. The covers and endpapers are printed with a woodgrain pattern. Photographs. The covers are slightly warped. Locale: Manitoba; Prairie Provinces; Western Canada. (Manitoba, Elizabeth--Queen of England, George VI--King of England, Photography, Royal Visits--Canada). Bookseller Inventory # 018050
Book Description Winnipeg Free Press, Winnipeg, MB, 1939. Soft cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Light wear to corners of covers; very minimal wear to woodgrain patterned cardboard covers; green title and buffalo to front cover; interior in fine condition; colours bright and unfaded; lovely copy of this pictorial of the 1939 Royal visit to Manitoba. Bookseller Inventory # 003887