DICTIONNAIRE BIOGRAPHIQUE DU CANADA. George W. Brown.

DICTIONNAIRE BIOGRAPHIQUE DU CANADA.

(Canada).

3 volumes.

  • Toronto: University of Toronto Press, (1969-1974).
  • large 8vo.
  • cloth, dust jacket.
  • xxv,(i),774; xli,(i),792, xlii,782 pages.

Price: $195.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 58622

A biographical dictionary for scholars, editors, writers, and educators who need authoritative information about significant figures of Canada's past. Volume I, written in French, contains the lives of people who had died before 1701. Volume II, also in French, contains the lives of people who died between 1701 and 1740. Volume III, written in English contains the lives of 550 people who died between 1741 to 1770. Seigneurs and artisans, notaries and priests, governors, intendants and bishops, surgeons and writers, criminals and heroes are some of the people covered in these volumes. Each volume includes a bibliography and an index. Presentation plate on front pastedown of Volume III. Dust jackets slightly soiled and chipped.