Sir William Butler. An Autobiography. London: Constable: 1913. Second Edition. Pp, 476. With a frontispiece portrait & two folded maps in the text. Maroon cloth boards, title lettered in gilt to spine. Covers faded, stain to fore-edge, contents very good.
Born at Suirville, Co. Tipperary, Sir William Francis Butler (1838-1910) was a distinguished soldier and writer who travelled extensively. He published "The Great Lone Land" in 1872, recounting his mission to Saskatchewan, a province in western Canada