Letters from Van Dieman's Land, written during four years imprisonment for political offences committed in Upper Canada. Benjamin Wait.
Letters from Van Dieman's Land, written during four years imprisonment for political offences committed in Upper Canada
Letters from Van Dieman's Land, written during four years imprisonment for political offences committed in Upper Canada

Letters from Van Dieman's Land, written during four years imprisonment for political offences committed in Upper Canada

Buffalo: A. G. Wilgus, 1843. First edition, 12mo, pp. vi, [7]-356; engraved frontispiece and a folding map; contemporary calf-backed cloth, spine quite worn, with small loss, joints cracked; folding portion of map lacking, but still essentially complete, moderate foxing. The author was imprisoned for activities leading up to the Rebellion of 1837-38. A summary of the causes of the Rebellion is given, but most of the work comprises letters written from the English penal colony in Tasmania. Lande 2283. TPL 2622. Howes W-16; American Imprints 43-5096; Sabin 100969. Item #53869

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