Item - PE004844 - "Western Canada - The Granary of the British Empire" book

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PE004844 - "Western Canada - The Granary of the British Empire" book

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  • 1905? (Creation)

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13.7 x 21.1 cm book

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Book titled: "Western Canada - The Granary of the British Empire." Cover is made from brown paper, with a drawing of a bushel of wheat on the front. The back cover contains an advertisement for the Canadian Pacific Railway and the Pacific Coast Highway. The interior contains maps and illustrations, as well as text. Contains information regarding Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, including crops, fruit, and animals sustainable in each location. Also includes information on land surveying, mineral land regulations, government land offices, settlers’ effects, general information, etc.

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Pages are yellowed and quite delicate, and the covers have ripped in places along the bottom. Book should be handled with care.

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Bruce Peel Special Collections is part of University of Alberta Libraries.

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