Les Descendants et Descendantes D’Hilaire Gagnè et D’Adèline Hirbour: 1877-1997 (Une Histoire de Coeur…)

$275.00

Gagnè, Laurent

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Gagnè, Laurent. Les Descendants et Descendantes D’Hilaire Gagnè et D’Adèline Hirbour: 1877-1997 (Une Histoire de Coeur…). [St. Pierre, Manitoba]: [Association des descendants et des descendantes d’Hilaire Gagnè et d’Adèline Hirbour History Book Committee / Comitè du Livre], ND [Circa 1997]. First Edition, First Printing. pp. 415. 4to. Lovely maroon buckram over boards with elaborate gilt lettering, and decoration to the front board, and spine. Replete with many, many maps, photographs, portraits, illustrations, fascimiles, et al. Faint stamp, and bookplate affixed to the ffep else no detectable flaws, with contents remaining bright, clean, and unmarked. Exceedingly scarce. At time of cataloguing no copies could be located in commerce, unrecorded in OCLC indicating no institutional holdings. Rare indeed. Not in Peel, BAC/LAC, University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections, the Manitoba Legislative Library etc. Rare indeed. Hardcover. ”The idea of chronicling the Gagnè family histories was proposed February 8, 1995 during the inception of the Association des descendants et des descendantes d’Hilaire Gagnè et d’Adèline Hirbour. In order to better learn and appreciate the life and history of our ancestors, we retrace their origins and past migrations, and we recount their fascinating reminiscences and the unique histories of each family by way of images and text. It is our hope that future generations will proudly embrace the previous heritage bequeathed to them from our intrepid ancestors”. (#1792) $275.00