By: Feltoe, Richard (signed)
Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Natural Heritage Books, 2004, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2004
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 162017
Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )
---------softcover, about 10 x 8 inches, a near Fine copy with a bit of very light rubbing to edges, signed without inscription by the author, 144 pages, b&w photos throughout, ---"A Gentleman of Substance covers the remarkable life of John Redpath. Born to humble circumstances in Scotland in 1796, he emigrated to Canada in 1816 to become a stonemason in Montreal. By 1818 he had his own building and contracting firm and was working on the Lachine Canal as well as much construction and restoration work on buildings in Montreal. His work on the Rideau Canal, as contracted by Colonel John By,... View More...