Nýa Ísland í Kanada [New Iceland in Canada]: áreiðanleg lýsing á legu og ásigkomulagi lands þess, er Kanada stjórnin hefir afmarkað til Íslendinga byggðar, og full skýrsla um, með hverjum kostum land er Veitt . . . [see Complete Title & translation below]

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Complete title and translation: Nýa Ísland í Kanada: áreiðanleg lýsing á legu og ásigkomulagi lands þess, er Kanada stjórnin hefir afmarkað til Íslendinga byggðar, og full skýrsla um, með hverjum kostum land er veitt ókeypis og um ferða kostnað þangað o.s. Frv [Translation: New Iceland in Canada: A dependable description of the location and condition of the land the government of Canada has set aside for the settlement of Icelandic immigrants, and the rules under which the land may be obtained free of charge and information regarding travel costs]. Imprint: Later ([1975] FACSIMILE edition of a booklet published 100 years earlier in Iceland, for the edification of Icelandic emigrants to western Canada. Original publication was in Ottawa : Kanadastjórn, 1875. Description: 24 pages; 16 cm. Cont. I. Skýrslu herra Jóns Taylors, umboðsmanns stjórnarinnar. -- II. Skýrslu sendimanna nokkurra Íslendinga, er fluttu út 1874. Subjects: Söguleg landafræði ; immigration; western Icelanders; Vestur-Íslendingar; Kanada/Canada; Icelandic-Canadians; settlers. Fine in flexible brown leatherette covers. This later printing INCLUDES the fold-out map showing trade routes between Iceland and Canada that was is present in the original (map in fine condition, laid in). It is an Icelandc-language booklet of testemonials and information on Canada designed by the Canadian Department of Agriculture to encourage Icelanders to emigrate to Canada. Hjartar, on p. 35. suggests that this facsimle edition was publised in Akureyri, Iceland in 1975. At time of cataloguing, none listed on Amicus (except in microfilm form); not at Cornell; Not in Peel (3rd Edition). Bookseller Inventory # 36241

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