Our Books - Twenty Recent Aquisitions
Fairfield, Washington: Ye Galleon Press, 1988. Limited/Numbered. 4to. Cloth. A Fine copy; blue cloth boards with gilt titles and publisher’s tall ship device; #270 of 500 copies thus (limited printing... [read more] | $60.00
Vancouver: University of British Columbia, 1950. Small 8vo. Stapled Card Covers. Fine pp.  + 16. An unblemished copy of the text of the H.R. MacMillan Lectureship Address delivered at the University... [read more] | $20.00
Montreal: Editions Bernard Valiquette, 1939. Octavo. quarter leather. Fine. Small 8vo, beautifully rebound in quarter morocco over marbled paper with the original card covers and spine bound in. 287 +... [read more] | $100.00
New York: Doubleday & Company, 1968. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth. Fine / Near Fine. [x], 201 pp. From the dj blurb: "In an interview with a student at McGill earlier this year, John Barth remarked,... [read more] | $25.00
Nature’s Argonaut: Daniel Solander 1733-1782. Naturalist and Voyager with Cook and Banks.
The Miegunyah Press, Melbourne University, 1998. Already out of print, this scholarly, well-illustrated work is the definitive study of the Naturalist who’s contributions to plant and animal taxonomy... [read more] | $80.00
Worth Press, 2013. 336 pp.; small octavo in decorated maroon cloth; illustrated. A lovely reprint edition of A Christmas Carol, and other Christmas stories. Sewn-in book mark. A clean copy with a light,... [read more] | $18.00
Vancouver: The Art, Historical ad Scientific Association of Vancouver, B.C., 1950. Octavo (9"). Stapled Pictorial Wraps. Near Fine This issue from September of 1950 features various articles on the... [read more] | $15.00
First Flowering: A Selection of Prose and Poetry by the Youth of Canada.
Frisch, Anthony (Ed.) [ Dennis Lee ]
First publication of Dennis Lee (Alligator Pie) Toronto: Kingswood House, 1956. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth. Near Fine / Very Good -. This anthology of verse arose from a competition amongst Secondary... [read more] | $40.00
Hertfordshire: Self Published, 1952. Small 8vo. Stapled Card Covers. Very Good +. 44 pp. in blue, pictorial card covers; illustrated throughout, with sources on tipped-in listing inside front cover. Apart... [read more] | $50.00
Thompson Ethnobotany. Knowledge and Usage of Plants by the Thompson Indians of British Columbia
Turner, Nancy J. et al
Victoria: Royal British Columbia Museum, 1990. quarto (11"). Card Covers. Fine Turner is the acknowledged expert in the field of ethnobotany in the Pacific Northwest. She was joined in this early... [read more] | $80.00
Roving Fisherman. An Autobiography. Recounting Personal Experiences in the Commercial Fishing Fleets and Fish Industry of Canada and the United States 1911-1924.
Wallace, Frederick William
Gardenvale, Quebec: Canadian Fisherman, 1955. Signed Limited Numbered. Royal Octavo (9.5"). Cloth. Signed. Very Good [xxi], 512 pp.; illustrated. Number 485 of a limited edition of 1,000 copies,... [read more] | $160.00
Victoria: Province of British Columbia, 1916. quarto (10.5"). Stapled Card Covers. Very Good Of historical interest in terms of the development and early work of the Provincial Museum, this war-time... [read more] | $40.00
New Westminster: The Olivet Board of Management, 1953. Limited/Numbered. Octavo. Stapled Card Covers. Near Fine 77 pp.; ports. and photographs. A beautifully produced history of this church: clear archival... [read more] | $55.00
A Souvenir of Glenallan. Containing Also The Two Dreams of Joseph and The Universal Empire Sun Clock
Pirie, Dr. John S.
New Westminster, BC: Self Published, 1947. Octavo. Stapled Card Covers. Near Fine. pp.  + 8-28; port. and frontispiece of 'The Universal Empire Sun Clock'; with a Preface from the author - a Justice... [read more] | $35.00