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The Ceremony of Laying the Foundation Stone By His Royal Highness Prince Arthur of Connaught, K.G. Order of Proceedings.
Author: [Prince Arthur of Connaught].
Reference #: 1603
Status: For Sale
List Price: $85.00
London, 1914. The booklet produced for the laying of the Foundation Stone of the new British Columbia Building in London. Laid in is a single broadsheet on the letterhead of the Office of the Agent General for British Columbia, "with [his] compliments", and a single-fold broadsheet with the text of: the address of the Agent General; a "Cablegram from His Royal Highness the Duke of Connaught"; a "Cablegram received by the Agent-General from The Hon. Sir Richard McBride"; and of a "Reply by His Royal Highness Prince Arthur of Connaught, to the Address". 5 tissue guards all present with full-page illustrations: "The Original Government Buildings, Victoria, B.C. About 1860"; port. of “The Hon. Sir Richard McBride” (Premier of British Columbia); "Government Buildings, Victoria, British Columbia"; "British Columbia Building, Regent Street, London"; and a port. of “The Agent-General for British Columbia".
No pagination; cord-bound card covers, octavo. Very slight bumping along top edge with light pencil description, Else Fine. Scarce.
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