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BOOK - Picturesque Canada: The Country As It Was And Is - 2 Volume Set
Edited by George Munro Grant
Originally published by Beldon Bros., Toronto, 1882
This edition by Hammerburg Productions, Toronto, 2008


Beyond being an extraordinary history, Picturesque Canada: The Country As It Was and Is is one of the most important examples of wood-engraved illustration that has ever been published in Canada. Hammerburg Productions has re-created this gem to a very high standard that has thrilled collectors of Canadian history and illustration.

Profusely illustrated with over 500 wood engravings [reproduced in extraordinary detail], many of them full-page. The original book was illustrated under the supervision of L. R. O'Brien, first President of the Royal Canadian Academy.


Two Volume Set


Volume 1
9 X 12"



Volume 2
9 X 12"


The set includes history and illustrations for the following area: Quebec, French Canada, Montreal, Upper & Lower Ottawa, lumbering, the Upper Lakes, the North-West, Manitoba, Red River, Mennonites, Winnipeg to the Rockies, Niagara and the Welland Canal, Toronto & vicinity, Southern Ontario, Georgian Bay to Muskoka, Central & Eastern Ontario, Lower St. Lawrence, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Cape Breton, PEI, & British Columbia.

Original sets of these volumes sell for many times what this set is priced at.... and these books are in brand new mint condition.

880 Pages in two volumes
9 X 12"
Printed on acid-free paper [high quality professional printer's paper]
Illustrations - more than 500 [full page illustrations are protected with bound-in thin sheets of paper to protect plates from damage]
Hardcover [premium textured burgundy binding with gilt stamping on spines and front covers]
Tables of Contents
Lists of Illustrations
Originally published by Beldon Bros., Toronto, 1882
This edition by Hammerburg Productions, Toronto, 2008

ISBN 1-9784643-4-9 (Hardcover)


Two Vol Set......$249.95
(Canadian Dollars)
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