Robertson's Landmarks of Toronto. A Collection of Historical Sketches of the Old Town of York [From 1792 to 1914] - [in 6 Vols.]. John Ross Robertson.
Robertson's Landmarks of Toronto. A Collection of Historical Sketches of the Old Town of York [From 1792 to 1914] - [in 6 Vols.]
Robertson's Landmarks of Toronto. A Collection of Historical Sketches of the Old Town of York [From 1792 to 1914] - [in 6 Vols.]
Robertson's Landmarks of Toronto. A Collection of Historical Sketches of the Old Town of York [From 1792 to 1914] - [in 6 Vols.]

Robertson's Landmarks of Toronto. A Collection of Historical Sketches of the Old Town of York [From 1792 to 1914] - [in 6 Vols.]

Toronto: J. Ross Robertson. Published from The Toronto "Evening Telegram", [1894 - 1914], 1894. Cloth. Large Octavo. Very Good. Item #42610

Six Volumes. First three volumes numbered: Vol. 1. Last 5 volumes numbered: Second through Sixth Series. First and last volume in blind-stamped burgundy cloth with gilt lettering to cover and spine. Volumes 2-5 are in the blind-stamped dark blue cloth with gilt cover and spine lettering. All volumes slightly rubbed at extremities, paper browning as usual. Spine ends with light wear. Vol. 1: Front hinge split, a few corners bent, horizontal tear in plate facing p. 280, plate opposite p. 492 misfolded and a little darkened at the edges. Vol. 2: Front hinge weak between second blank and frontis, rear hinge split, map facing. 812, very light water spot to margin of p. 1062. Vol. 3: A few small marks throughout, clean. Vol. 4: Gift inscription to front endpaper, clean. Vol. 5: Hinges split, binding a little shaken, pencil name to front endpaper, else clean, the maps and plan in excellent condition. Vol. 6: Light spotting to rear endpaper. A very good complete set, clean throughout, and the bindings good overall. Profusely illustrated and with many plates, maps, plans, and fold-outs. [WITH] Subscription slip/receipt for Robertson's "Landmarks of Toronto," signed 'Paid' and dated 17/5/94 by J. Ross Robertson. [WITH] Memorial poster of John Ross Robertson issued by the Hospital for Sick Children, for which he served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees, 1891-1918. Robertson left almost his entire estate to the hospital.

Price: $2,500.00

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