Our Books - Twenty Recent Acquisitions
London: The Folio Society, 2004. 4to. Cloth. A Fine copy, in Slip Case, of the Folio Society printing of Sir Richard Burton's work first published in two volumes by Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans (1855-6)... [read more] | $60.00
Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1995. First Edition. Royal Octavo (9.5"). Cloth. Near Fine / Fine. [xxi] + -692 pp.; photographs, over 30 maps in text. Light rubbing at the bottom edges, Else... [read more] | $35.00
Macmillan, London, 1986. 224 pp.; map endpapers; Glossary; List of Sources; Bibliography; Index and lusciously illustrated throughout. First Edition; quarto, Fine in like dustwrapper; with a Foreword... [read more] | $45.00
Wellington: Department of Education, Royal Octavo (9.5"). Stapled Card Covers. Near Fine n.d. (circa 1966); pp. 23 + ; photographs and line drawings throughout. Intended as a book for young people... [read more] | $15.00
The Shorter Pepys: Selected and Edited by Robert Latham.
Pepys, Samuel [Robert Lathan and William Matthews, eds.]
Bell & Hyman, London, 1985. Royal octavo in green cloth with gilt spine titles and publisher’s device on front boards. Pp. [l] + 1,096; Chronological Summary; list of Principal Persons; Glossary;... [read more] | $40.00
Rotterdam: W.L. & J. Brusse N.V., 1938. First Edition. Royal Octavo. Cloth. Very Good +. Two Volumes; blue cloth with gilt Titles; publisher’s blind stamp on front boards. Pp. xii + 448 pp.;... [read more] | $120.00
Agricultural History, 1945. Octavo. Stapled Wrappers. Very Good +. Reprinted (not dis-bound) from Volume 19 of the journal "Agricultural History". pp.  - 20; double-column text. Age toning... [read more] | $24.00
Vancouver, 1937. Stapled excerpt from BC Historical Quarterly, pp.  – 56. Near Fine, with two-page prefatory comments by W. N. Sage documenting, inter alia, the original source of this memorandum... [read more] | $24.00
Vancouver: The Art, Historical and Scientific Association; Vancouver. Card Covers; 22cm. Fine; n.d. 22cm.; Cover titles in two colours with mounted paneled totem pole in full colour. 44 pp. illustrated.... [read more] | $30.00
Vancouver: J.T. Pyott, 12mo (18cm). Illustrated Card Covers. Good + n.d. (but 1924); 62 pp.; yapp edges; illustrations by Amy Ellen Campbell-Johnston, with her self-attribution in the margin at the base... [read more] | $60.00
History of the Reign of Philip the Second, King of Spain [3 volumes in Two, Complete].
Prescott, William H.
London & New York: George Routledge & Sons, 12mo (7.25"). Half-Leather. Very Good +. All six books from previous printings are gathered here, including the final book of "Biographical... [read more] | $65.00
A Short Tour Through The United States & Canadas October 10th to December 31st, 1832: The Journal of Lieut. George Kirwan Carr.
Carr, Lieut. George Kirwan [Edited with Notes by Deoch Fulton].
New York: The New York Public Library, 1937. quarto (10"). Stapled Card Covers. Near Fine pp.  + 3-34; frontispiece reproducing Carr's map of his tour; 2 pages reproducing 4 images of Pendleton's... [read more] | $20.00
San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1966. quarto (10"). Card Covers. Fine. Nine four-page folded inserts loosely housed in a card cover folder, each representing one early California business... [read more] | $25.00
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. Hard Cover. Very Good  388 +  pp. Spine uniformly darkened; Original marbled boards lightly bumped and worn at corners; triple ruled in... [read more] | $280.00
London: Richard Bentley, 1852. First Edition. Small Octavo. Hard Cover. Very Good  388 +  pp. Spine uniformly darkened; Original marbled boards lightly bumped and worn at corners; triple ruled in... [read more] | $15.00