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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"). 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 in calf over... [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

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

To the Noon Rest: The Life, Work and Addresses of Mrs. Helen M. Stoddard.
Armstrong, Fanny L.

Inscribed by Helen Stoddard First Edition; small octavo; L. H. Higley, Butler, Indiana, 1909; frontis port. with tissue guard; illustrated; [8] + 296 pp. Stoddard was President of the Texas Woman’s... [read more] | $200.00

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

Bell, Clive

A Lovely First Edition from the Hogarth Press London: Hogarth Press, 1928. First Edition. 16mo. Decorative Cloth. Near Fine pp. 88 + [1]; paper spine label faded, as is usual; top edge red; minimal toning... [read more] | $170.00

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

Divorce versus Democracy
Chesterton, G. K. [Gilbert Keith]

Signed G. K. Chesterton Essay The Society of SS. Peter & Paul, London, 1916. Originally published in Nash’s Magazine this printing, then, first edition thus, in sewn wrappers with yapp edges.... [read more] | $550.00

The Man Who Was Thursday. A Nightmare.
Chesterton, G[ilbert] K[eith]

Arrowsmith, Bristol, 1908. First Edition, pp. 330, [2, adverts.]. First Issue, octavo, in red cloth, with lightly, but uniformly toned spine with gilt titles and publisher identification at the tail.... [read more] | $940.00

Report on Agricultural Tract of Land on the Upper Reaches of the Kootenay River
Clark, J. W.

Department of Lands Survey Branch, Victoria. Quarto volume, bound in bonded, burgundy leather especially for the Honourable F[rederick] P[arker] Burden (1874-1971), then the Conservative Minister of... [read more] | $520.00

The Oxford History of England
Clark, Sir George (Editor)

Readers Union and Oxford University Press, London, 1964. The first 14 volumes. Each volume written by a respected authority for the study of that era; Index and fold-out maps (if any for that volume)... [read more] | $200.00

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. [8] + [1]-51 pp.; Typed manuscript printed on rectos only with the exception of frontispiece... [read more] | $270.00

An Apostle of the North: Memoirs of the Right Reverend William Carpenter Bompas, D.D. First Bishop of Athabasca, 1874-1884, First Bishop of Mackenzie River, 1884-1891, First Bishop of Selkirk (Yukon), 1891-1906.
Cody, Hiram A.

Musson, Toronto, (1908) and Seeley & Co., London. (xvii), 19-385 + [11] + 16 pp.; over 40 illustrations; map. [Smith, 1846; Lowther 1566 noting in particular “Bompas’ journey from Dunvegan... [read more] | $100.00

Franklin Mining Camp, British Columbia
Drysdale, Charles W.

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

From B.C. to Baisieux; being the Narrative History of the 102nd Canadian Infantry Battalion
Gould, L. McLeod

Rare Regimental History from WWIPrivately Printed, Victoria, 1919. 134 pp.; frontis port. and 9 photographs; 1 map; 1 sketch; vignettes at head of each chapter; followed by an appendix of 98 unnumbered... [read more] | $100.00

Salish Weaving
Gustafson, Paula

Douglas & McIntyre, Vancouver, and the University of Washington, 1980. 4to (approx. 12” x 8.5”); Hardcover (paper over boards). Fine / Fine. 131 pp, including bibliography and index. Illustrated... [read more] | $120.00

Eliel Saarinen. Projects 1896-1923
Hausen, Marika; Kirmo Mikkola, Anna-Lisa Amberg and Tytti Valto

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

Living With American Indian Art: The Hirschfield Collection
Hirschfield, Alan J. with Terry Winchell

Gibbs Smith, Layton, Utah, 2012. An unmarked, Fine First Edition quarto (12”) in Fine dustjacket; red cloth with silver titles. Photography by W. Garth Dowling; Foreword by Gaylord Torrence, Senior... [read more] | $90.00