Our Books - Twenty Recent Acquisitions

The Order for the Burial of the Dead
[Bible] [Christianity]

Guildford; 32mo - 12 c.m.. Leather. Fine. n.d. 19 pp. All pages in red and black type; ruled borders in red. Gilt title 'In Memoriam' bright. A very nice example of the form of worship of the Church... [read more] | $20.00

Testimony of the Earth : A Worldview to Save the Planet and Ourselves.
Harrington, Bob and Linda.

Surrey: Hancock House, 2008. Octavo. Soft Cover. Signed by both Authors on the Half-Title. Fine 239 (1) pp., index. "In a world that has been plunged into chaos and crisis by the unthinking folly... [read more] | $15.00

The Book of Genesis: A New Version.
[Bible] [Swedenborg].

London: James Speirs, 1912. First Thus. 12mo (18cm). cloth. About Fine. [iv] + 144 pp.; "Issued by the General Conference of the New Church", that is, the New Church of England following the... [read more] | $90.00

Castles of the North: Canada’s Grand Hotels
Chisholm, Barbara (Editor)

Lynx Images, Toronto, 2001. A Fine quarto volume in dustjacket. 296 pp., Index, Time Line, Further Reading and a listing of the contributing authors; 400 photographs. Out of print. The history of these... [read more] | $40.00

The Rainbow in the North: A Short Account of the First Establishment of Christianity in Rupert's Land by the Church Missionary Society
Tucker, Sarah.

London: James Nisbet & Co., 1851. First Edition. 12mo. Cloth. Very Good. + [4] [1] (vii-viii), 216pp.; illustrated; fold-out map. Rebound in dark cloth leaving the margins somewhat reduced; gilt title... [read more] | $50.00

Assault Crossing: The River Seine 1944
Ford, Ken

Pen & Sword, 2011; New Edition (first published 1988); [viii], [1] + 192 pp.; internal maps; photographs; bibliography, Appendices and Index. “The assault crossing of the River Seine by the... [read more] | $15.00

The Heritage of the Reformation
Pauck, Wilhelm

The Free Press, Glencoe and Beacon Press, Boston, 1950. 312 pp., including Notes and Index. A sound, clean copy in cloth, with some sun fading at the top edge of the boards in a Good (only) dustjacket:... [read more] | $20.00

The Life of Samuel Johnson LL.D.
Boswell, James

The Heritage Press, New York, 1962. Three volumes with publisher’s original slip cases; frontispiece portrait in colour. “With marginal comments and markings from two copies annotated by... [read more] | $60.00

Journals of the Western Isles.
Johnson, Samuel and James Boswell.

This Folio Society volume, published in 1990, includes the text of Johnson’s A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland together with Boswell’s The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, Edited... [read more] | $40.00

Writings of Fermin Francisco de Lasuen
Lasuen, Fermin Franciso de (Finbar Kenneally, OFM, tr. & ed.)

Washington D.C.: Academy of American Franciscan History, 1965. First Edition. Quarto (10"). Cloth. Two volumes, complete. Vol. 1: [xlix] [4], 5-413 pp.; 13 illustrations including Frontispiece. Vol.... [read more] | $240.00

The Engravings of William Blake.
[William Blake] Russell, Archibald G. B.

Benjamin Blom, New York, 1968. First Thus reprint of the 1912 printing (Boston). Fine in blue cloth with two-colour engraving reproduced on spine; lacking dj. 229 pp.; 32 illustrations; Catalogue of... [read more] | $40.00

Baha'u'llah und das Neue Zeitalter.
Esslemont, J. E.

Hofheim-Langenhain: Baha'i Verlag, 1976. 12mo (18cm). Cloth. Fine / Fine. A pristine copy, in somewhat uncommon dust jacket, of the German translation of the 3rd Revised Edition of Esslemont's classic... [read more] | $25.00

Bombers versus Battleships. The Struggle Between Ships and Aircraft for the Control of the Surface of the Sea
Hamer, David

London: Allen & Unwin, 1998. First Edition. Octavo. Soft Cover. Near Fine Internal maps, photographs, table of weights and measures; extensive bibliography and index. 399 pp. The author, a specialist... [read more] | $20.00

An Embassy to China: Being the Journal Kept by Lord Macartney during his Embassy to the Emperor Ch’ien-lung 1793-1794
Macartney, Lord

The Folio Society, London, 2004; illustrated throughout with watercolour sketches made during the Embassy by William Alexander. Introduction by Jonathan Spence and Edited by L.L. Cranmer-Byng. A Fine,... [read more] | $40.00

The Vikings
Gwyn Jones

Introduced by Magnus Magnusson. “Gwyn Jones dispels the myths of an empire built on terror and tyranny, in The Vikings.” This is a fourth printing (2002), London. A Fine, unblemished copy... [read more] | $45.00

Cezanne's Composition: Analysis of his Form with Diagrams and Photographs of his Motifs.
Loran, Erle

Folio in buckram cloth; University of California Press, Berkely and Los Angeles, 1963; later Edition. A Very Good copy in chipped dustwrapper in mylar sleeve. It had previously been taped to the book,... [read more] | $30.00

Illustrated Teachings of the Dalai Lama: A Guide to Contentment, Joy and Fulfilment
The Dalai Lama

Translated by Geshe Thupten Jimpa; Photographs by Ian Cumming. Thorson’s (an Imprint of Harper Collins), London, 2002. 368 pp. including Glossary and Notes; Colour illustrations throughout. A... [read more] | $15.00

Canada Takes to the Courts: The Grizzlies and The Raptors Meet.
Wilson, B. S.

Chicago: Tiger Books, 1996. Small 8vo. Stapled Wrappers; unpaginated; printed on newsprint with background information on each team, and full-page statistics and commentary on some key players on each... [read more] | $30.00

Frontier Settlement in Mexican California. The Hijar-Padres Colony, and Its Origins, 1769-1835
Hutchinson, C. Alan

New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1969. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth. Near Fine / Very Good. Pp. [xv[ + 457; bibliography (pp. 423-440) 2 maps in text. A lovely copy in price-clipped dj, now... [read more] | $30.00

Sealskin Trousers and Other Stories.
Linklater, Eric.

Wood Engravings by Joan Hassall. Rupert Hart-Davis, London, 1947. First Edition. Price-clipped, edge-worn dustjacket, and previous owner gift card taped to front free endpaper. 127 pp. Five Stories... [read more] | $25.00