OTHER DAYS OTHER WAYS, Silhouettes of the Past in French Canada

By: Bouchard, Georges, M.P.

Price: $50.00

Quantity: 1 available


hoping to provide to the young a treasure trove of valuable information about times past in French Canada, the author offers a number of vignettes from his childhood, including looks at the Church, the Parish Priest, the Sexton, the Crier, the Blacksmith, the Shoemaker, the Miller, and much else; this copy inscribed, signed and dated on half-title by the author ("To Miss H.B. McCain/with the compliments of/a Quebec habitant/Georges Bouchard/St. Anne de la Pocatiere. [indecipherable month] 25, 1936"); woodcut decorations by Edwin H. Holgate; translated from the original French ("Vielles Choses Vieilles Gens") by Alan Hunt Holley; Prefatory Letter by The Hon. Rodolphe Lemieux, M.P., Membre de l'Institut de France, Speaker of the House of Commons; illustrated tan cloth; an ex-library copy, but spared at least some of the desecrations visited by librarians upon books; moderate cloth soil, numbers to spine, tanned/dusty/lightly soiled edges, small library stamp to top and bottom edge, library stamp/pocket remnants to front pastedown, library discard stamp/numbers to copyright page, pocket remnants to rear pastedown, some roughly opened pages; several unopened pages; very uncommon signed or inscribed; {C/BT}

Title: OTHER DAYS OTHER WAYS, Silhouettes of the Past in French Canada

Author Name: Bouchard, Georges, M.P.

Illustrator: Edwin H. Holgate

Categories: History, Signed (all categories),

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan Company of Canada: 1930

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Good to Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Inscription: Inscribed & Signed by Author

Size: Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall

Seller ID: 008703

Keywords: GEORGES BOUCHARD, CANADA, FRENCH-CANADIANS, HABITANTS, EDWIN H. HOLGATE, SEXTONS, BLACKSMITH, SHOEMAKER, MILLER, FLAX MILL, WOODCUTS, HISTORY