1948 Hill-Top Tales by Dan McCowan
1948 Hill-Top Tales by Dan McCowan, illustrated from photographs by the author and others. Hardcover book, no dust jacket. The first picture shows King George VI and Queen Elizabeth at Banff. The book includes 26 stories situated in the Canadian Rockies. McCowan's sketches of adventures of many interesting people, including himself, against the backdrop of the Canadian Rockies.
Contents: 1). The Stone Builders. 2). A Great Canadian Diarist. 3). The Map Maker. 4). An Emperor Rode in the Rockies. 4). Black Gown. 5). The Palette of Paul Kane. 6). Pot Luck. 7). Plant Hunters. 8).Trail Blazer. 9). Rainbow Trail. 10). Pioneer Days in the Foothills. 11). Silver City. 12). Old as the Hills. 13). Father Pat. 14). Alpine Ups and Downs. 15). Dirty Work at the Crossroads. 16). Stone Dead. 17). The Big Hill. 18). Guiding Stars. 19). A Warden of the Selkirks. 20). Burden Bearers. 21). Bow Bells. 22). Yee Chow Herbalist. 23). What's Cooking. 24). Gathering of the Clans. 25). Royalty in the Rockies. Frontispiece & 22 photographs.
Dan McCowan's lectures on CBC Radio were among the first by naturalists. The cover shows slight ware due to age but otherwise the book is in good vintage condition, binding is tight and there are no marks inside the book except for the previous owners name on the inside cover as shown.
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