THE NORSEMEN IN THE WEST; Or, America Before Columbus. A Tale. With Illustrations. R. M. BALLANTYNE.
THE NORSEMEN IN THE WEST; Or, America Before Columbus. A Tale. With Illustrations.
THE NORSEMEN IN THE WEST; Or, America Before Columbus. A Tale. With Illustrations.

THE NORSEMEN IN THE WEST; Or, America Before Columbus. A Tale. With Illustrations.

New Glasgow, Nova Scotia: H.H. Henderson & Co., Booksellers and Stationers. No Date. Canadian Edition, rare variant imprint. Octavo, original brown cloth titled and decorated in black and colours, gilt titles on spine, yellow coated endpapers. Engraved frontispiece and pictorial title page, the printed title leaf with the Henderson imprint is a cancel. The spine panel bears the imprint of A.G. Watson. Four additional inserted engraved plates. Gift (prize) inscription on a preliminary leaf which states: "St. John's Church Band of Hope 2nd Prize Awarded to George W. Sutherland, Stellarton, May 1st, 1891". Corners a touch soft, a very good, bright copy. Item #309762

A very uncommon Canadian imprint. Watson was the regular Canadian publisher, and this edition bears his imprint at the base of the spine; we can find no trace in library holdings of another copy of this New Glasgow imprint. Stellarton is a small town adjacent to new Glasgow, hence the inscription.

Price: $125.00

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