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Canada
The Landscape and Life Of The People


A very beautiful photographic record of full page photographs (in high quality photo gravure technique)
featuring topography, famous architecture, breathtaking landscape, large rivers, salmon fisher men, farm scenes, animals, bridges, waterfalls, totem poles, villages, people, mountains, glaciers, native Americans [Indians], culture and arts of Canada in the 1920s.

Depicted are Newfoundland, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia, Yukon, Northwest Territories

This precious book was not affordable by too many people at that time.
And there is no other book of that time which comes close to the printing quality of that title.

Photographs titled in English, German, French and Italian.

From the series "Orbis Terrarum", a series of early photobooks portraying the regions of the world.

from the 1st [and only] edition with only 10,000 copies


Hardcover

  • 322 pages
  • 30 pages intro and index of photographs
  • 288 gravure photos
  • a map of Canada
  • gilt lettering and decoration

In good exterior and good interior condition
Spine sunned, ex-library copy with the usual markings on prelims, horizontal dent and one stain on rear board.

All pages are complete and tight in the binding.

Approx/Measurements: 12-1/4" x 9-3/4"  ~3.7 lbs.

by Louis Hamilton
Published by House Ernst Wasmuth, Berlin
in 1926











Inhaltsverzeichnis (table of contents) [excerpt]:

L Ile Percee - Province of Quebec - Nova Scotia - Lunenburg - Lingan Bay - Cape Breton Island - Canso - Guysborough - Sydney - St. Mary River - Pictou - Joe Howe Falls - Truro - Halifax - Chester - South Joggins - Grand Pre Dyke Lands - Beech Hill - Kings County - Annapolis Valley - Bear River Village - Digby - Cape St. Mary - Digby Gap - Bay of Fundy - New Brunswick - St. John - Reversible Falls - St. Andrews - Fredericton - Restigouche River - Seal Cove - Grand Manan Island - Madawaska River - Woodstock - Grand Falls - Prince Edward Island - Charlottetown - Hunter River - Tryon District - Knowlton - Laurentides Park - Bonaventure Island - Gaspe - Matapedia Valley - St. Lawrence River - Bic - Cape Trinity - Saguenay River - St. Francois - Montmorency Falls - Montmorency River - Quebec - Chaudiere Falls - Chaudiere River - Grand Mere - Portneuf City - Metis River Falls - Fort Lennox - Ile aux Noix - Fort Chambly - Montreal - Lachine Rapids - Shawbridge - Amos - Falls of the Riviere du Lievre - Ontario - Ottawa - Ottawa River - Bonnie View Island - The Palisades - Algonquin Park - Petawawa River - Niagara Falls - Niagara Peninsula - Lake Ontario - Peterborough - Toronto - Flower Pot Island - Lake Huron - Highlands of Ontario - Shadow River - Lake Rosseau - Mattagami River - Lady Evelyn Lake - Smooth Rock Falls - Sault Ste. Marie - Thunder Cape - Lake Superior - Fort William - Kakabeka Falls - Manitoba - Winnipeg - Lake Killarney - Fort Churchill - Hudson Bay - Saskatchewan - Dirt Hills - Regina - Moosejaw - Earl - North Saskatchewan River - Battleford - Churchill River - Ile a la Crosse - Portage La Roche - Eagle Creek - Alberta - Highwood River - Calgary - Wainwright - Buffalo Park - Rocky Mountains Park - Mount Grotto - Banff - The Three Sisters - Canmore - Mount Rundle - Tunnel Mountain - Rocky Mountains - Lake Minnewanka - Bow River Valley - Mount Edith - Sawback Range - Mount Assiniboine - Castle Mountain - The Towers - Wonder Pass - Lake Louise - Paradise Valley - Moraine Lake - Giant Steps - Red Deer Valley - Maligne Canon - Glacier of the Ghost - Mount Cavell - Mount Edith Cavell - Snaring Valley - Jasper Park - Lower Falls - Snake Indian River - Twin Tree Lake - Edmonton - Mount Columbia - British Columbia - Lake McArthur - Takakkaw Falls - Field - Mount Stephen - Wolverine Pass - Mount Gray - Mount Drysdale - Yoho Glacier - Mount Wapta - Burgess Pass - Mount Robson - Emerald Lake - Tumbling Glacier - Robson Glacier - Marion Lake - Shuswap Falls - Fraser River - Fountain - Vancouver - Chilliwack Valley - Stanley Park - Siwash Rock - The Lions - Victoria - Vancouver Island - Deep Cove - Bulkley Gate - Bulkley River - Ocean Falls Harbour - Telegraph Creek - Skeena River - Stuart Lake - Yukon - Whitehorse - Wlhitehorse Rapids - Miles Canon - Lewes River - Five Finger Rapids - Yukon River - Klondike - Mouth of Bonanza - Dawson City - Lake Atlin - North West Territories - Rapids of the Drowned - Fort Smith - Mackenzie River - Fort Norman - Arctic Red River - Ramparts - Western Arctic District - Fullerton - Hudson Bay - Larch River - Ungava - Port Burwell - Hudson Strait - Baffin Island - Bylot Island Glacier - Baffin Bay - Quatsino - Fort Rupert - Alert Bay - Village of Kispyox - Kitwanga .... and many others


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