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Remember Butler; the Story of Sir William Butler, McCourt, Edward

Author Name    McCourt, Edward

Title   Remember Butler; the Story of Sir William Butler

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good in Good dust jacket

Edition   First Canadian Edition

Publisher   Toronto McClelland & Stewart 1967

Seller ID   15036

Dust jacket worn and scuffed heavily chipped with short tears and creasing, ink transfer on front flap. Corners of red cloth covered boards lightly bumped, whited out name on front free end paper along with some erasure, small smudge bottom of frontispiece ; DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped, tight solid book. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 276 pages; Sir William Butler, an Irish officer in the British Army served in Canada during the first Riel Rebellion and as intelligence officer with the Red River Expedition. His report on the conditions in the Canadian West led to the founding of North-West Mounted Police. These experiences formed the basis for his books 'The Great Lone Land' and 'The Wild North Land'. He also served in later years in Africa but resigned before the Boer War.

Great Lone land Canada Riel rebellion NWMP RNWMP RCMP Wild north land

Price = 17.50 CDN

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