Titre : Baugabrot : ágrip af stjórnartilhögum Canada...
Imprint Winnipeg : City Printing & Publishing, 1925. Descr. 109,  pages; 15 cm. Includes tables and adverisements; töflur. Subjects: Icelandic-canadians Western Icelanders Stjórnskipan; Guidebook; Kanada/Canada; Canadian History. A reference work on Canada written for the benefit of Icelandic immigrants to Canada. Provides an outline of structures and functions of Canada's government; it's constitutional history, common law system; banking and monetary systems; educational system; municipal system; judicial system in some detail including an account of wards (electoral districts) in Winnipeg; postal services including money orders, etc.; systems of measurements and exchange; time zones; calendars; canadian economy; public finance both federal and provincial; taxes. In short, a comprehensive guide to life in Canada, intended for the immigrants coming from Iceland . The author was well prepared to produce such a work, as he was co-editor of the Winnipeg-based Canadian Icelandic newspaper Heimskringla between 1921 and 1924; and editor of that periodical from 1930-1959 (source, Kristjanson, pp. 497-8). Includes 5 pages of advertisement on the Winnipeg-based Success Business College and other Canadian firms. Small stain to margin only at lower right hand corner of text block, not affecting text; overall Very Good in printed paper covers. Scarce. N° de réf. du libraire 34698
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