Bibliography of Canadiana Published in Great Britain, 1519–1763
Freda Farrell Waldon
HONOURABLE MENTION: The Alcuin Citation for Excellence in Book Design
The chronological arrangement of approximately 865 titles and editions in this comprehensive bibliography of printed works published in Great Britain to 1763 (the Treaty of Paris) includes books, pamphlets, maps, broadsides, and broadsheets which concern in some way any part of the present area of Canada. Each entry includes a bibliographic description, a statement of format, pertinent references to other catalogues or bibliographies, notes about the work, and locations of known copies in Canadian libraries.
FREDA FARRELL WALDON (1898-1973) was chief librarian of Hamilton Public Library from 1940 to her retirement in 1963. As the first elected president of the Canadian Library Association, Dr. Waldon was instrumental in petitioning the government to establish a National Library.