Winnipeg: Stovel Company Limited, 1931. Walter J. Phillips. First Edition. The limitation page, which is SIGNED by both Watson and Phillips, states "This is one of the first edition volumes produced on special stock and personally autographed by (The Author & The Artist). Of this edition there wer 968 volumes, of which this is number 313." Our copy is additionally INSCRIBED on the title page "To Lon McCallister/With all good wishes for/a fine career splendidly/started./From the Author/Robert Watson/Sept. 1946" Tall octavo; 63pp. 23 woodcut illustrations by Walter J. Phillips. Glossary; Historical Notes. Printed on rag paper. Spine slightly darkened, small label to front pastedown; Lon McCallister's blind stamp to ffep; else a Fine copy (most pages uncut) in publisher's brown paper-covered boards with woodcut of the fort and title in black to front cover in rubbed black publisher's slipcase. Item #20394
An epic poem on the life and times of the early settlers of Western Canada.