Author:Cooper, Cynthia


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MAGNIFICENT ENTERTAINMENTS, Fancy Dress Balls of Canada's Governors General 1876-1898

By: Cooper, Cynthia

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Fredericton & Hull, Goose Lane Editions & Canadian Museum of Civilization: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 015087

ISBN: 0-86492-187-X

Condition: Very Good

Tells the stories of four grand balls given between 1876 and 1898, detailing "the costumes, the nation-builders disguising entertainment as historical research, and the excitement of otherwise-forbidden sexual display." The number line on the copyright page ends in 2, but a quick call to the publisher confirms that this is the first (and only) edition of this work (for some unfathomable reason, Goose Lane number lines often begin with a 2 -- go figure). This copy inscribed and signed in a neat and legible hand by Cooper, on title page ("To the University of New Brunswick/Cynthia ... View more info