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Canadian Soldier's Manual for French and German

PROFESSORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO  (1915.)

£250.00  [First Edition]

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First edition. 16mo. Original brown cloth, title printed to upper board. [2], 78pp. Toronto, Camp Chaplain's Office, Concentration Camp,

A lovely copy. Stanley Barracks was the only concentration camp in Toronto during the First World War and this appears to be the only book baring this imprint. The work opens with a brief discussion of grammar, pronunciation and useful dialogue. The final 36pp is a vocabulary with English words translated into French and German.

The camp was active from December 1914 to October 1916. Nearly 9000 enemy aliens were held across Canada during the wart, the majority of which were Ukrainian. 

Stock Code: 213087