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City of the Rivers

Department of Industry and Commerce, Winnipeg, 1959. 4to in card covers; 56 pp. with charcoal illustrations by Wilhelm Kaufmann. Near Fine. Introductory material well-presented on the history of... [read more] | $10.00

The Past In Our Future: Shellmouth - 100 Years (1908-2008) Boulton - 125 Years (1884-2009)

Winnipeg: Jostens Canada Limited, 2008. First Edition. quarto. Pictorial Boards. Fine 336 pp.; photographs throughout; double-columned glossy paper. Family names alphabetical by surname; Table of Contents;... [read more] | $60.00

A Green & Pleasant Place: A Glimpse of Creemore & Area.

Creemore, Ontario: Purple Hills Arts & Heritage Society, 1998. Revised Edition. quarto. Pictorial Card Covers. Near Fine 238 pp.; map on verso rear cover; archival photographs throughout. A revision... [read more] | $20.00

Court House: The Norfolk County Court House, Simcoe, Ontario

Ontario: Norfolk Historical Society, Octavo. Stapled Card Covers. Fine n.d. [3] 52 [1] pp., illustrations and photographs throughout. Prepared by the 'Save Our Courthouse Committee' of the Norfolk Historical... [read more] | $20.00

Kwang Jean Park

Japan: Self Published, 1998. First Edition. quarto (11.5"). Card Covers. Gift inscription from the author on the ffep. Near Fine No pagination; no title page, as issued. Large format card covers with... [read more] | $40.00

Encyclopaedia Britannica; or a Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, Compiled Upon a New Plan. In Which the different Sciences and Arts are digested in distinct Treatises or Systems. . .

Full title reads: Encyclopaedia Britannica; or a Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, Compiled Upon a New Plan. In Which the different Sciences and Arts are digested in distinct Treatises or Systems; and... [read more] | $95.00

Flowers in Heraldry

The Alcuin Society, Vancouver, British Columbia, 1977. Large quarto (approx. 35 by 26 cm.) A Fine copy of the unbound edition of this work, containing 21 images on folded stiff pages – Chromomat... [read more] | $20.00

Place Names of the Alberni Valley

British Columbia: Alberni District Historical Society, 1988. Second, Revised Edition. Small 8vo. Stapled Card Covers. Fine 83 pp.; fold-out map present. First published 10 years earlier, this second edition... [read more] | $20.00

The New York Herald American Guide to Paris: Olympic Games 1924 Issue

New York: New York Herald, 1924. 12mo (19 cm.). Wrappers. Poor. 206 pp. Apart from being a noteworthy ephemeron of Olympic history, this guide to Paris reflects in the flavour of its articles, in its advertisements,... [read more] | $60.00

The Sandbag : 2 PPCLI Battalion Group The Former Yugoslav Republic Souvenir Edition October '93

. Self Published, Octavo. Pictorial Hard Cover. About Fine This souvenir edition collects nine issues of the PPCLI newsletter from 1993, together with some colour photographs, prologues by Brigadier General... [read more] | $70.00

An Illustrated History of the Big Bend Country. Embracing Lincoln, Douglas, Adams and Franklin Counties: State of Washington

Western Historical Publishing Company, Facsimile Edition. quarto (11.5"). Leatherette. Near Fine No reprint information within the volume, but this is a facsimile of the original edition of 1904.... [read more] | $70.00

North American Boundary. Part I Correspondence Relating to the Boundary between the British Possessions in North America and the United States of America under the Treaty of 1783. Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command of Her Majesty July 1840.

London: T. R. Harrison (Printer), 1840. Folio (13"). Half-Leather. Very Good + 168 pp. Ex library with only indicia being a name stamp on the front free endpaper and a paper spine label. Half-bound... [read more] | $340.00


Canadian Pacific Limited, 1936. 12mo (7.5'). Stapled Wrappers. Near Fine [22] + [2, pictorial wrappers] pp. This Canadian Pacific brochure for the sailing of the 'Montrose' from Montreal on June 27, 1936,... [read more] | $20.00

The Christian Observer. Conducted by Members of the Established Church. Volume I. From First of January, to Thirty-First of December, 1802.

Published by John Hatchard, Bookseller to Her Majesty. London, 1802 [viii] + 824 pp. including an ‘Index to the Essays, Intelligence, Occurrences, &c”, and “Index to the... [read more] | $200.00

London Fire Brigade: History and Development

Leeds: Vernon Publishing Company, Small 8vo. Stapled Card Covers. VG-. n.d. (but circa 1953); 80 pp. A sound copy of an uncommon item of the history of the London Fire Brigade with material from the Great... [read more] | $35.00

The Nines, Summer 1952: The Journal of the Hertfordshire Fire and Ambulance Brigade

Hertfordshire: Self Published, 1952. Small 8vo. Stapled Card Covers. Very Good +. 44 pp. in blue, pictorial card covers; illustrated throughout, with sources on tipped-in listing inside front cover. Apart... [read more] | $50.00

The Cominco Story

Trail B.C. The Consolidated Mining and Smelting Company of Canada, 1953. Quarto. Stapled Pictorial Wraps. Very Good Published as a special issue of the Cominco Magazine for May of 1953 "for its employees"... [read more] | $40.00

Selected Papers on Anthropology, Travel & Exploration. Now Edited with an Introduction and Occasional Notes.
Burton, Sir Richard [N. M. Penzer, Ed.]

London: A. M. Philpot, 1924. Limited/Numbered. Octavo. Cloth. Very Good + 240 pp. Number 23 of a limited print run of 100 copies on hand-made paper. Top edge gilt (though dulled); rough cut pages; some... [read more] | $290.00

Queen Calafia’s Land: An Historical Sketch of California
Elwood, Louie Butler

The Grabhorn Press, San Francisco, 1940 Quarter Leather with deckled cloth. 108 + [8] pp., rough cut; illustrations, 2-colour title page and marginalia in red type; exquisite initial Caps; frontis... [read more] | $85.00

'Ulkatchot'en: The People of Ulkatcho. together with Ulkatcho Food and Medicine Plants.
Hebda, Richard; Nancy Turner; Sage Birchwater et al.

Anaheim Lake; Ulkatcho Indian Band. quarto (11"). Stapled Card Covers. Fine 'Ulkatchot'en: second printing, 1991, 28 pp.; photos and illustrations throughout; map verso front cover; glossary. Food... [read more] | $95.00