Our Books - Twenty Recent Acquisitions
The Commissions of W. C. Palgrave: Special Emissary to South West Africa 1876-1885.
Palgrave, W. C. ( E. L. P. Stals, Ed.).
Cape Town: Van Riebeeck Society, 1991. First Thus. 8vo. Cloth. Near Fine / Fine. Printed as No. 21 of the Second Series of the Van Riebeeck Society with a view to keeping in print primary source material... [read more] | $20.00
Presentation of the Cairn Commemorating the Great Fraser Midden by the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada through His Honour Judge F.W. Howay.
Vancouver: The Art, Historical ad Scientific Association of Vancouver, B.C., 1938. Octavo (9"). Stapled Pictorial Wraps. Fine Cover title: The Great Fraser Midden.  pp.; illustrated. Hill-Tout's... [read more] | $30.00
ESRI Press, Redlands, California, 2005. Softcover, quarto. Pp. [xxvi],  389; maps throughout (some in colour), extensive bibliography and index. Fine, unmarked copy in tight binding. “Dr.... [read more] | $25.00
The First Annual Publication of the Jewish Historical Society of Western Canada Winnipeg, 1970; The Jewish Historical Society of Western Canada. Staple-bound quarto in card covers; non-sequential pagination;... [read more] | $120.00
Jesuits’ Estates Answer to a Communication in the “Montreal Star” of the 19th May 1888 t/w Jesuits’ Estates Act.
U. E. L. [Pseudonym of Arthur Edward Jones, S.J] t/w [Witness Printing House]
The ‘Answer’ was self-published; Montreal, 1888. Stapled wrappers, octavo, pp.  + 3-58, with Errata bound in. A Very Good copy with the stamp of the true name of the author on front wrapper. A... [read more] | $80.00
Oak Knoll Press and The British Library; Newcastle and London, 2001, with a new Introduction by Henry Morris. Pp. (xi) + Facsimile of Original Prospectus, + 449, 412 and 117; plus added Indexes of Subjects,... [read more] | $60.00
Canada at War: A Speech delivered by Rt. Hon. Sir Robert Laird Borden, K.C., P.C., G.C.M.G. in New York City, November 18th, 1916
Borden, Sir Robert Laird Borden
"Nearly two years ago the First Canadian Division, composed of untried men gathered hurriedly from the ordinary avocations of life throughout our country, were put to the supreme test at Ypres. Men... [read more] | $40.00
Montreal: Privately Printed, 1936. Limited Edition. Royal Octavo. Pictorial Boards. Privately Printed. Fine. 27 pp., frontispiece; royal octavo with sewn binding; in original slip-case.. Printed for Christmas... [read more] | $80.00
Self-published (printed by The Evening News), Manila, Philippines, 1958, First Edition. Pp. [2, Preface], 1-72; [1 + A-Z, line drawing illustrations], 73-105,  + [14, Index]. Previous owner name... [read more] | $95.00
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
Programme of the Official Commemoration of the Jubilee of Confederation at the Parliament Buildings, Victoria, B.C. Ten o’clock Monday Morning, July 2, 1917
Single fold broadsheet outlining the programme for the celebration, including the address by Sir Charles Hibbert Tupper, and listing the members of the Committee. Amongst the latter were His Honour Frank... [read more] | $30.00
Vancouver: 1967. quarto (11"). Stapled Wrappers. Very Good + pp. 35 +  (including wraps); illustrated throughout. With an introductory note by K.H.W. Seppala, the Finnish Consul, this magazine... [read more] | $45.00
Charles Scribner’s & Sons, New York From the dj blurb: “It is impossible to convey the sweep and richness, both physical and spiritual, of the diversity of scene and background, the multiplicity... [read more] | $25.00
Philadelphia;Robbins Publishing Co., 1941. Quarto (12"). Very Good. Known to the world as Dr. Seuss, Theodor Seuss Geisel published his first children's book, 'And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry... [read more] | $190.00