Macmillan Canada 1974, reprint. ISBN: 0770510639. 8vo (8" tall). Very good. Light corner wear, interior tight & unmarked, small stains to bottom edge (coffee? ) , tanning to spine. B/w illustrations.
The Scarlet Force describes the making of the Mounties, the first twenty-odd. Years that began with one of the great marches of history & closed with the orderly conquest of the Yukon. Law & order were set up in a wild country dominated by whiskey-drinking desperadoes. A few men of great courage subdued a territory nearly as large as Europe.. ". Written for juvenile/young adult readers.