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Michael Moon's Bookshop

Lake counties, History, Cinema, Antiquarian.

Author's own copy with corrections

Mrs George [Marion] Cran

A Woman in Canada London John Milne 1910


publishers cloth gilt binding shows edge and corner wear slightly sunned to the spine - Author's bookplate on the front pastedown endpaper - front hinge cracked but holding - contents show neat pencil annotation / proposed corrections - several plates loose - loose duplicate frontis portrait of the author


Marion Cran (1879-1942) was a British author, commissioned by the Canadian government to conduct a survey and report upon conditions for prospective women immigrants from Britain to Western Canada. Cran was a keen observer of social conditions, and was concerned with the hardships endured by pioneer women.