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The Christian Observer. Conducted by Members of the Established Church. Volume I. From First of January, to Thirty-First of December, 1802.
Published by John Hatchard, Bookseller to Her Majesty. London, 1802 [viii] + 824 pp. including an ‘Index to the Essays, Intelligence, Occurrences, &c”, and “Index to the... [read more] | $200.00
Correspondence on the Subject of Teaching the Vernacular in Indian Schools. 1887-'88.
Atkins, J. D. C.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1888. Small Octavo. Wrappers. Fine 27 pp., issued under the direction of Atkins, then Commissioner of the United States Indian Office, Department of the Interior.... [read more] | $880.00
Canada History Company, Toronto & Montreal, 1906. [x] (3)-692 pp. with frontis port., plates, and portraits throughout: all collated and present as called for. Quarto, Full Leather, beautifully tooled... [read more] | $330.00
”the rarest of all of Burton’s books” Pierway Inc., Vancouver, 2002. An exact facsimile reprint of the first edition of William Clowes and Sons, London, 1853, precisely matching the... [read more] | $90.00
Signed G. K. Chesterton Essay The Society of SS. Peter & Paul, London, 1916. Originally published in Nash’s Magazine this printing, then, first edition thus, in sewn wrappers with yapp edges.... [read more] | $550.00
Visions in Verse, for the Entertainment and Instruction of Younger Minds.
Cotton, Nathaniel. [Anonymous]
London: J. Dodsley, 1794. 16mo (16 cm). Half-Leather. Very Good Published without author's name, this collection of verse for the young was the work of physician Nathaniel Cotton (1705-1788), who kept... [read more] | $75.00
A Rare Association Set: TupperGeorge W. Morang & Co.,Toronto, 1899. “The Frontenac Edition”; complete in 16 Volumes, including The Oregon Trail. Half-bound in leather, marbled endpapers,... [read more] | $780.00
Memoirs of the Life of Andrew Hofer; Containing an Account of the Transactions in the Tyrol during the Year 1809.
Hofer, Andreas [Charles Henry Hall, tr.]
London: John Murray, 1820. First English Edition. Octavo. Half-Leather. Near Fine. [xxiii], , 198 pp.; hand-coloured aquatint frontispiece portrait and one engraved folding map. Despite the attribution... [read more] | $375.00
Rational Recreations, in which the Principles of Numbers and Natural Philosophy are clearly and copiously elucidated, by a series of Easy, Entertaining, Interesting Experiments. Among which are All Those commonly performed with the Cards. Containing Electrical and Magnetical Experiments. (from the Half-title of Vol. 3).
Hooper, W., M.D.
London, L. Davis, Holborn et al. 1787. Full sprinkled calf, with red leather spine labels and volume number (faded). [xii], 296 pp.; 20 copper plates as called for in the List; several fold-out. Light... [read more] | $295.00
Historia Symboli Apostolici cum Observationibus Ecclesiasticis et Criticis ad Singulos Eius Articulos ex Anglico Sermone in Latinum Translata [History of the Apostles Creed with Critical Observations on its Several Articles].
Lugduni (Lyons): Joannem le Mair (Johannes le Mair), 1765. Octavo - 8 1/4". Hard Cover. Peter King, 1st Baron King of Ockham and Lord Chancellor of England, had published his 'History of the Apostles'... [read more] | $150.00
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
The Babylonian & Oriental Record: A Monthly Magazine of the Antiquities of the East Vol II No. 1 December 1888 t/w Vol III No. 2 January 1889.
Lacouperie, Prof. T. de [Director/Editor].
London: Babylonian & Oriental Record, 1889. Octavo. Wrappers. Good + Vol. III, No. 1, pp. 1-24; (Dec. 1888) Apart from the three articles completed in No. 2 and described below, this issue includes... [read more] | $65.00
“Swingin Round the Cirkle.” His Ideas of Men, Politics and Things, as set Forth in his Letters to the Public Press During the Year 1866.
Locke, David Ross (writing under the pseudonym Petroleum V. Nasby)
Lee and Shepard, Boston, 1867. 299 pp.; Small octavo (7.5”) in green cloth, ruled border in blind on cover; gilt titles with flourish on spine; frontispiece with tissue guard intact and other... [read more] | $75.00
Rationarium Temporum. In Partes Duas. Libros tredecim, distributum. In quo aetatum omnium sacra profanaque Historia Chronologicis probationibus munita summatim traditur. Editio Novissima.
Petavii, Dionysii. (Denis Petau; Dionysius Petavius)
Balance of title reads: Cui accedit Supplementum, quo Historia ad hoc usque Tempus continuator, ut & Tabulae Genealogicae ac Geographicae, utraeque Vetris Recentisque Temporis, denique Indices onge... [read more] | $420.00
The Emigrant Soldiers’ Gazette and Cape Horn Chronicle, Published Originally on Manuscript Forms, Kindly Furnished by Captain W. D. Marsh, R.E., During the Voyage from Gravesend to Vancouver Island of the Detachment of Royal Engineers Selected for Service in British Columbia, Between the 10th of October, 1858, and 12th April, 1859.
Sinnett, C. Second-Corporal, R. E. (Editor), assisted by Lieut. H. S. Palmer, R. E.
King’s Printer, Victoria, 1907.  pp.; Quarto (12”), in full burgundy leather; marbled endpapers; insignia of the Royal Engineers in full colour on prelim, reproduced in gilt on front... [read more] | $350.00
Self-published (printed by The Evening News), Manila, Philippines, 1958, First Edition. Pp. [2, Preface], 1-72; [1 + A-Z, line drawing illustrations], 73-105,  + [14, Index]. Previous owner name... [read more] | $120.00
London & New York: Frederick Warne & Co., Ltd., Small Octavo. Hard Cover. n.d. (circa 1890). Originally printed in 1883, this early reprint, unlike later editions, is half-bound in olive cloth,... [read more] | $235.00
Londini (London). 1823. 48 mo. (95 mm.). Half-leather over paper-covered boards with floral motif repeated as the endpapers; 4 raised bands with four fleurons and author in gilt on spine;... [read more] | $220.00