Hamilton Ontario - McClelland & Stewart did not shy away from advertising Canadian author Pierre Berton's new book at the time, "The Great Railway", which explored the planning and construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway in the 1800s.
The Canadian publishing industry has always been a difficult industry.
The McClelland & Stewart publishing company has done a lot of sort of crazy stuff to get the word out for their books.
OKthePK Joint Bar Editor: Article abridged - non-railway related data removed.
Great Railway Illustrated, The
McClelland & Stewart 900-481 University Avenue Toronto Ontario M5G 2E9
1972 - Hard cover - 10 x 10.25 inches - 25.5 x 26 centimetres
336 pages - 177 photos - 87 drawings - 18 maps - $17.95 (1972)
Historic photos taken during the construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway.