Our Books - Twenty Recent Acquisitions
Sailing Drifters. The Story of the Herring Luggers of England, Scotland and the Isle of Man.
March, Edgar J.
Newton Abbot and Camden, Maine: David & Charles and International Marine Publishing Co., 1978. Royal Octavo (9.5") in Cloth. Fine / Fine. A lovely copy of the third impression of the original... [read more] | $65.00
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, 1975. Royal octavo (10”), Fine/Near Fine. [xxvii] + 498 pp.; map endpapers, 64 plates, 59 figures; Notes, Glossary, Bibliography and Index. An excellent... [read more] | $30.00
Vancouver, Douglas & McIntyre & The Sto:lo Heritage Trust, 2001. Folio [14.5"]. Cloth; a Near Fine copy in dust wrapper. [xvi], 208 pp. photographic endpapers; 100+ maps, 115 illustrations,... [read more] | $190.00
The Adventures of Marco Polo. As dictated in Prison to a Scribe in the Year 1298. What he experienced and herd during his twenty-four years spent in travel though Asia and at the Court of Kublai-Khan
[Marco Polo] Walsh, Richard J. (Ed.)
Introduction by Pearl S. Buck Edited “for the modern reader”, this accessible edition of one of the great travelogues of all time is enriched with six illustrations in full colour, not including... [read more] | $25.00
Canadiana Humour at its Best Book plate on front free endpaper, otherwise a Fine copy, in VG, mylar protected, dust wrapper, of the Reprint Society of Canada publication (1947) of the McClelland Stewart... [read more] | $20.00
Three Great Preachers: Vinet, Liddon and Newman. Being the Opening Lecture of the Theological Department, October 30th, 1890.
King, Rev. John M.
Winnipeg; Manitoba Free Press, 1890. 7 p., ports. 21cm. in green wrappers. Text in double columns. Peel’s Bibliography of the Canadian Prairies, Revised edition, notes that both Henry Pary Liddon... [read more] | $80.00
University of Arizona, Tucson,1977. Signed Limited Numbered. Octavo. Cloth. Fine / Very Good +. [xiv] + 230 pp.; illustrations, maps in text, Case Reports, Tables, Bibliography and Index. Signed and inscribed... [read more] | $50.00
Dominion Atlantic Railway, 1925. Octavo. Illustrated Card Covers. Very Good. Printed by The University Press at Cambridge, Massachusetts, this travel guide of 67 + [2, adv] pp. features beautiful, evocative,... [read more] | $35.00
The Scrimshander: The Nautical Ivory Worker & His Art of Scrimshaw, Historical and Contemporary
Troubador Press, San Francisco, 1978; Revised Edition. Quarto, in illustrated light card covers; 116 +  pp., profusely illustrated with some photographs and illustrations from the author’s portfolio,... [read more] | $35.00
Aurum Press, London, 2015, First Edition. 345 pp., Photographs, Endnotes, Index and suggested ‘Further Reading’ List. An unblemished copy in like dust jacket. From the history of the development... [read more] | $15.00
Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, 1968. Octavo. Card Covers. Very Good 103 pp. + [1, 2 charts] + [1, folding map] with an Introduction and Notes by John Galvin. A sound copy, ex libris an academic... [read more] | $25.00
Toronto: Longman's Green, 1943. Revised Edition. 12mo. Stapled Card Covers. Near Fine 64 pp. + verso covers; book seller's tag from David Spence. Prepared primarily for the Air Training Corps, but also... [read more] | $20.00
Frontier Publishing Ltd., Aldegrove, BC, 1976; 55 pp., frontis portrait; stapled illustrated card covers. A Near Fine copy of this First Printing Thus of this short story by the author of Who Has Seen... [read more] | $15.00