The Creation of Manitoba or A History of the Red River Troubles

$145.00

Begg, Alexander (1839-1897)

Description

Begg, Alexander (1839-1897). The Creation of Manitoba or A History of the Red River Troubles. Toronto: A.H. Hovey | Printed by Hunter, Rose & Co., 1871. First Edition, First Printing. pp. v, 408. Small 8vo., measuring 19 x 13 cm. Illustrated light brown cloth stamped with gilt lettering to the front board, and spine; bevelled edges. Black-and-white engraved frontispiece. Light bumping to spine ends, light edgewear. Internally, the contents remain remarkably bright, clean, and unmarked with tight, sound binding; very good+. A most presentable copy of an important work recounting the events related to the Red River Rebellion as led by Metis leader, Louis Riel. Hardcover. See Peel #533. Peel states: “A valuable history of the Rebellion because it is based on a diary in which Begg recorded occurrences and the movement of local opinion from day to day.” (#2097) $145.00