The U. E.: A Tale of Upper Canada. CANADIAN LITERATURE, William Kirby.

The U. E.: A Tale of Upper Canada.

Publisher: Niagara [Ontario]: (Printed at the “Mail” Office), 1859.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: Watters, page 105; Sabin 37962.
Condition: Cloth faded and somewhat soiled; very good copy.
Book ID: 15993


Small 8vo, original blind-stamped purple cloth, gilt lettering. Title-page vignette. Final leaf with errata and imprint present.


The author’s first literary production, a lengthy narrative poem about the United Empire Loyalists of Canada. Kirby went on to become a popular Canadian writer of both verse and fiction, best remembered for his historical novel, The Golden Dog (Montreal, 1877).

Price: $225.00

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