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WOOD, William The Logs of The Conquest of Canada. Edited, with an Introduction, by William Wood.
The Champlain Society, No. 4. Toronto. 1909.
24cm, xxvi, 335p. with 4 folding maps in rear pocket, limited to 550 copies, this being #71, original crested red cloth, t.e.g., spine lightly faded (as usual), a very good copy. (cmt) ". Why is it worthwhile to edit a selection from the ships logs of H.M.S.S. engaged in the three campaigns of Louisbourg, Quebec, and Montreal, which determined the British conquest of Canada? Because these logs are the simplest and least self-conscious of all records; because they are the record of the Navy's work there; because the fleets were relatively stronger forces than the armies; ." Preface.


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