Robert Gourlay, Gadfly: The Biography of Robert (Fleming) Gourlay, 1778-1863, Forerunner of the Rebellion in Upper Canada 1837. Lois Darroch Milani.

Robert Gourlay, Gadfly: The Biography of Robert (Fleming) Gourlay, 1778-1863, Forerunner of the Rebellion in Upper Canada 1837

Thornhill, Ontario: Ampersand Press, 1971. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo. Very Good / Very Good. Item #003610

SIGNED by author to verso of half title. First edition. Dated by hand to copyright page, 1971. Red cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine and lower front board. Map endpapers. xii, 275 p.p. Sunning to spine and top edge. Dust jacket sunned at spine, bumped at spine head, short tear to head of front cover, wear to corners, small stain to spine. Robert Gourlay has been adulated and scorned in three countries. He was involved in the tumult of the movement for political and social reform in Scotland and England and in the political protest in Upper Canada between the War of 1812 and the rebellion of 1837.

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