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Title:The Firebrand: William Lyon Mackenzie and the Rebellion in Upper Canada
Price:AUD$63.00 (about USD$46.40)
Signed:By Author
Item ID:SB00-0213633
Publisher:Clarke, Irwin & Company Ltd, Toronto, 1956
Illustrator:Rosemary Kilbourn
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Dust Jacket:Poor
Clarke, Irwin & Company Ltd, 1956, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Poor, First, By Author & by Artist, Illustrated By: Rosemary Kilbourn

700 g; XVI, 288 pages, last four pages blank, front endpages map of the region around Lake Ontario, rear endpages MacKenzie's Toronto with detail of the Rebel's March. The text is illustrated with black-and-white drawings, illustrated dust jacket. The top edge of the front panel is very badly chipped in with loss, the bottom edge less so, but does have a 1.5 inch tear at the left-hand side of the front panel. . Gift inscription on the half title page "from Marianne with best wishes William Kilbourn," with Rosemary Kilbourn's signature immediately below her name on the title page. In this book the author has achieved a remarkable evocation of MacKenzie and his times, and of the city and the country in which he lived. The complex character of the Firebrand appears from his portrait; the political editor, the shrewd record of his times, the affectionate husband and father, the gadfly of the Assembly. -- rear fold over blurb. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Rosemary Kilbourn. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; By Author & by Artist. Inventory No: 0213633.
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