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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
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
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
The Ceremony of Laying the Foundation Stone By His Royal Highness Prince Arthur of Connaught, K.G. Order of Proceedings.
[Prince Arthur of Connaught].
London, 1914. The booklet produced for the laying of the Foundation Stone of the new British Columbia Building in London. Laid in is a single broadsheet on the letterhead of the Office of the Agent General... [read more] | $85.00
Correspondence on the Subject of Teaching the Vernacular in Indian Schools. 1887-'88.
Atkins, J. D. C.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1888. Small Octavo. Wrappers. Fine 27 pp., issued under the direction of Atkins, then Commissioner of the United States Indian Office, Department of the Interior.... [read more] | $880.00
History of Oregon, Volume I. 1834-1848 and Volume II. 1848-1888 – Two Volumes Complete
Bancroft, Hubert Howe
Volumes XXIX and XXX of The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft. Originally published in 1890 (San Francisco), this reprint by Arno Press (1967) in cooperation with McGraw-Hill, New York, Toronto, London, Sydney.... [read more] | $120.00
Montreal: Editions Bernard Valiquette, 1939. Octavo. quarter leather. Fine. Small 8vo, beautifully rebound in quarter morocco over marbled paper with the original card covers and spine bound in. 287 +... [read more] | $100.00
”the rarest of all of Burton’s books” Pierway Inc., Vancouver, 2002. An exact facsimile reprint of the first edition of William Clowes and Sons, London, 1853, precisely matching the... [read more] | $90.00
Census of the three provisional districts of the North-West Territories, 1884-5: Recensement des trois districts provisoires des Territoires du nord ouest, 1884-5.
Canada, Department of Agriculture
Ottawa: Department of Agriculture, 1886. Octavo. Cloth. Fine [xvii], 97 pp.; tables; 26 cm.; English and French text on facing pages. Of great significance for many reasons, not the least of which is its... [read more] | $130.00
La Petite Nation and the Papineaus: Background to The Seigniory Club 1674-1957.
Claxton, Brooke. [Brian Brooke Claxton, 1898-1960]
Ethel Wilson – Association Copy Ottawa: Self Published, 1957. Quarto; (11"). Cerlox bound. About Fine pp.  + -51 pp.; Typed manuscript printed on rectos only with the exception of frontispiece... [read more] | $270.00
A Ride Over the Rocky Mountains to Oregon and California. With a glance at some of the Tropical Islands, The West Indies and the Sandwich Islands.
Coke, The Hon. Henry J.
London: Richard Bentley, 1852. First Edition. Small Octavo.  388 +  pp. Spine uniformly darkened; Original marbled paper over boards; lightly bumped and worn at corners; triple ruled in blind;... [read more] | $280.00
Inscribed by the Author to the First Instructor of Geology at the University of British Columbia The volume has been inscribed (though not signed) on the front free endpaper “with the compliments... [read more] | $170.00
A Rare Association Set: TupperGeorge W. Morang & Co.,Toronto, 1899. “The Frontenac Edition”; complete in 16 Volumes, including The Oregon Trail. Half-bound in leather, marbled endpapers,... [read more] | $780.00
Beira: 1934. Stapled Card Covers. Near Fine. (2) + 94 pp., approx. 6"x10"; photographic travel booklet, with text in three languages, Portuguese, French and English. Short introduction by the... [read more] | $85.00
Otava Publishing Company, Helsinki, 1990. Folio (13”) in cloth with dust jacket; Fine/Near Fine. 355 pp.; Extensive Catalogues of Works: interior design, architecture and urban planning; References... [read more] | $250.00
Memoirs of the Life of Andrew Hofer; Containing an Account of the Transactions in the Tyrol during the Year 1809.
Hofer, Andreas [Charles Henry Hall, tr.]
London: John Murray, 1820. First English Edition. Octavo. Half-Leather. Near Fine. [xxiii], , 198 pp.; hand-coloured aquatint frontispiece portrait and one engraved folding map. Despite the attribution... [read more] | $375.00
Rational Recreations, in which the Principles of Numbers and Natural Philosophy are clearly and copiously elucidated, by a series of Easy, Entertaining, Interesting Experiments.
Hooper, W., M.D.
Among which are All Those commonly performed with the Cards. Electrical and Magnetical Experiments. (from the Half-title of Vol. 3). London, L. Davis, Holborn et al. 1787. Full sprinkled calf,... [read more] | $295.00