Our Books - Twenty Recent Acquisitions
Oxford; George Ronald, 1984. Oblong Royal Octavo. Cloth; Fine in like dustwrapper. [vii], , 119 pp.; colour frontis and 15 other colour plates; 62 b&w plates; Notes and Index. The dj is not price-clipped... [read more] | $60.00
Vancouver: Talon Books, 2003. First Edition. quarto. Cloth. Fine / Fine. 560 pp.; extensive bibliography; Index of Architects; Index of Buildings; General Index; profusely illustrated. "The Mistress... [read more] | $80.00
Timber Press; Portland, Oregon; 2007. A lovely quarto volume in cloth: Fine in publisher’s original dustwrapper. 398 pp.; Notes; extensive Bibliography; Index; profusely illustrated in colour... [read more] | $30.00
Timber Press; Portland, Oregon; 2007. A lovely quarto volume in cloth: Fine in publisher’s original dustwrapper. 398 pp.; Notes; extensive Bibliography; Index; profusely illustrated in colour... [read more] | $50.00
Konemann, Germany, 1998; First Edition thus, with translation by Elizabeth Clegg, et al. Fine/Fine; 399 pp.; photographic endpapers; lavishly illustrated; Notes and Index. A well-researched blend of... [read more] | $40.00
Douglas & McIntyre, Vancouver; and University of Washington Press, Seattle; 1998; First edition; Quarto, Fine in Fine dustwrapper; 160 p. Bibliography and Index. Photographs on most pages. “As... [read more] | $30.00
Douglas & McIntyre; Vancouver, Toronto and Berkeley; 2012, First Edition. Cloth; Folio in dustwrapper. A lovely copy of the updated Historical Atlas of British Columbia that was published in 1999.... [read more] | $40.00
Viking Studio, New York, 2001. Folio (13”), Fine in like dustwrapper. Pp. 163 + . Text by Bridget Foley; Photography by Michael Thompson; Foreword by Elizabeth Hurley. Amongst those photographed:... [read more] | $25.00
The Pacific Empresses. An Illustrated History of Canadian Pacific Railway’s Empress Liners on the Pacific Ocean.
Sono Nis Press, Victoria, 1981 (second printing, 1983). Quarto, Fine in VG- dj, now protected in a mylar sleeve. 290 pp., map endpapers, illustrated throughout; extensive bibliography, notes, and appendices. Written... [read more] | $35.00
La vérité sur la question métisse au nord-ouest par Adolphe Ouimet: biographie et récit de Gabriel Dumont sur les événements de 1885 par B.A.T. de Montigny. Édition illustrée avec portraits véritables de Riel et Dumont.
Ouimet, Adolphe and B.A. Testard de Montigny
Riel and Dumont Montreal: 1889, 400p., illus., port.; n.p. Ouimet’s text opens the volume. De Montigny’s text “Rédits de Gabriel Dumont. . .” is on pages 314-398. [Peel,... [read more] | $90.00
Assisi: Impressions of Half a Century. With Illustrations in Colour from Original Paintings and Sketches by the Author.
Richmond, Sir William B.
Macmillan and Co., Limited; and The Fine Art Society, Limited; London, 1919. Quarto (11.5”), quarter bound in tan cloth with grey paper over boards; red silk ties lacking; fold-out frontispiece... [read more] | $90.00
Vital Candle: Victorian and Modern Bearings in Gerard Manley Hopkins.
[Gerard Manley Hopkins] John S. North and Michael D. Moore, [Eds.]
Waterloo, Ontario: University of Waterloo Press, 1984. 8vo [216mm x 136mm]. Cloth. Fine. [vii]  4-155 pp. A collection of presentations from the Proceedings of the International Conference held in... [read more] | $45.00
The Native Races. Vol. II. Civilized Nations. (Volume II of The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft)
Bancroft, Hubert Howe
A. L. Bancroft & Company, Publishers, San Francisco; 1883. Royal octavo, full calf, marbled edges with bevelled fore edge. Pp. [x], (fold-out map) + 805 pp.; 1 fold-out chart of 20 columns showing... [read more] | $80.00
The Frank T. Siebert Library of the North American Indian and the American Frontier
[Native Studies] [Sotheby’s]
The auction of this collection was held at Sotheby’s, New York, in 1999, and this two-volume catalogue represents a fundamental resource for the student, collector or dealer. Beautifully bound in... [read more] | $100.00
Historia de la Conquista de Mejico, Poblacion y Progresos de la America Septentrional, Conoçida por el Nombre de Nueva Espana.
Solis y Ribadeneyra, Antonio de
Baudry, La Liberia Europea, Paris, 1844. pp. [viii] + 492; 2 engraved ports.; 3/4 marbled paper. Following its original publication in 1684, this history of Mexico became a fundamental source... [read more] | $90.00
The Days of a Man. Being Memories of a Naturalist, Teacher and Minor Prophet of Democracy.
Jordan, David Starr
World Book Company, Yonkers-on-Hudson, New York; 1922. Two volumes, lacking scarce dust jackets; Royal octavo in black cloth with gilt spine titles and facsimile signature on front boards. Pp [xxviii]... [read more] | $80.00