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Catalog Number 1978.150.3.1
Object Name Letter
Title Advertisement for the book, "The Life and Reign of Queen Victoria".
Date 02/041901
Year Range from 1901
Year Range to 1901
Description Circular Letter to Agents from The World Publishing Company, Guelph; off-white rectangular paper with black printed lettering. Dated February 4, 1901. Side one carries the publishing firm's letterhead and trademark: "WORLD PUBLISHING COMPANY, PUBLISHERS & BOOKSELLERS, GUELPH, ONT. / HEAD OFFICE GUELPH, ONT. / BRANCHES AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND, SOUTH AFRICA, HINDOOSTAN, WEST INDIES, SOUTH AMERICA, MEXICO." In upper left corner is a picture of a globe under which is printed: "THE SUN NEVER SETS ON MY FIELD OF LABOR."
Letter discusses the merits of the company's new book "Queen Victoria, Her Gracious Life and Glorious Reign" in efforts to solicit agents to sell the book.
People Queen Victoria
Lyon, James
Boult, Stephen
Boult, Lucy
Search Terms World Publishing Company
Lyon Park
St. Patrick's Ward
Dimensions 28.1 x 21.5 cm. - L x W