Our Books - Twenty Recent Acquisitions
A Memorial to Congress to Secure an Adequate Appropriation for the Prompt and Thorough Improvement of the Mississippi River. With an Appendix by Silvester Waterhouse of Washington University.
River Improvement Convention Committee, Hon. Joseph Brown, Chair; Appendix by Silvester Waterhouse
St. Louis, 1877; John J. Daly & Co. 39 pp., sewn in card covers. Cover title: “Give Us an Unobstructed Mississippi”. “The following resolution was adopted by the River Improvement... [read more] | $65.00
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1997. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth. Small remainder mark on bottom edge, Else Fine in unclipped dust jacket. 525 pp., map, photographs, extensive bibliography, Notes and... [read more] | $15.00
Published as an offprint from Queen’s Quarterly, in stapled red card covers. Pp.  440-450 + ; n.d. (but circa 1927). Near Fine. Mair (1838-1927) was a poet, a journalist with the Montreal... [read more] | $60.00
Rome : Premiere Partie: Des Origines au Regne de Costantin avec 128 Illustrations.
Angeli, Diego [traduite par Marguerite Vincent].
Bergamo: Istituto Italiano D'Arti Grafiche, 1926. Royal Octavo. Card Covers. 138 pp., profusely illustrated throughout; text translated into French from the original Italian. A fine study of the history... [read more] | $45.00
”A Fight for Freedom Publication” London, New York & Melbourne: Hutchinson & Co, Small 8vo (18cm.). Hard Cover. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper. Very Good+; 96... [read more] | $85.00
American Coast Artillery Materiel. Prepared in the Office of the Chief of Ordnance June 1922
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1923. Octavo (9"). Cloth. Near Fine. Ordnance Department Document No 202. pp. [v], , 513. Includes the history of the development of artillery; the design... [read more] | $180.00
Twenty-eighth Annual Archæological Report 1916, being part of Appendix to the Report of the Minister of Education, Ontario.
Orr, Dr. R. B.
Toronto: A.T. Wilgress, 1916. First Edition. Octavo. Near Fine, printed 'by Order of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. Red cloth, front panel titles gilt with provincial crest, ruled in blind with... [read more] | $50.00
New Delhi: Mir'at Publications, 1993. First Edition. Small Octavo. Paper Over Boards. Near Fine / Near Fine. pp. [xvii] + 158, including bibliography, preliminary short notes by Peter Khan and Dr. Allessandro... [read more] | $55.00
Renaissance: The Journal of the Guild of St. Michael and All Angels: Feast of the Resurrection 1946.
Cheltenham: Burrow's Press, 1946. Small Octavo. Sewn Card Covers. Very Good +. 24 pp.; cover device of St. Michael printed in blue. The unstated editor of this Journal was English essayist, poet and... [read more] | $25.00
Cheltenham: Burrow's Press, 12mo. Card Covers. Signed by Author on front endpaper.. Very Good +. n.d. (circa 1945); 56 pp.; Kenmare, herself a poet, here provides 8 essays, much affected in theme by the... [read more] | $30.00
Voyages from Montreal, on the River St. Laurence, Through the Continent of North America, to the Frozen and Pacific Oceans; In the Years 1789 and 1793. With a Preliminary Account of the Rise, Progress, and Present State of the Fur Trade of That Country.
The First Crossing of North America Readex Microprint Coporation, 1966. Part of this publisher’s Great American series, a reproduction of the London edition of 1801 published by T. Cadell et al.... [read more] | $60.00
With an Introduction by W. L. Courtney, LL.D. Hodder and Stoughton; London, New York and Toronto; 1914. 12mo (17 cm) in red cloth with silhouette of soldier in black on front cover; 192 pp. with frontispiece... [read more] | $40.00
A Short History of Bond Street Old and New : From the Reign of King James II to the Coronation of King George V.
Wheatley, H. B. [F.S.A.].
London: The Fine Arts Society, 1911. First Edition. 4to in Cloth; Very Good. This title was published for "The Bond Streets Coronation Decoration Committee" in honour of the Coronation of King... [read more] | $60.00
The Face of Early Canada: Pictures of Canada which have helped to make history
Spendlove, F. St. George (1897-1962)
Signed, Limited Edition A Fine quarto volume in VG dust jacket, #32 of only 250 copies of this work signed by the author. The Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1958. Foreword by Lorne Pierce. Illustrated with... [read more] | $100.00
On Snow-Shoes to the Barren Grounds. Twenty-eight Hundred Miles After Musk-Oxen and Wood Bison.
London: Osgood, McIlvaine & Co, 1896. Octavo. Leather. Very Good [x] + 324 pp.; frontispiece with tissue guard; profusely illustrated throughout with photos and line drawings. These include 2 maps... [read more] | $70.00
Over the Fifty Years. A Keepsake Commemorating the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Men’s Canadian Club of Vancouver 1906-1956
McGregor, D. A.
Staple-bound in yapp card covers; emblem of the Club in blind on front cover; fore-edges uncut; 32 pp. Extremities very lightly age-toned, Else Fine. [Hale, Vancouver Centennial Bibliography, Vol. 1... [read more] | $30.00