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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

A History of Manitoba: Its resources and people
Bryce, George

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

A Complete System of Bayonet Exercise.
Burton, Richard F.

”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

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

The Complete Works of Francis Parkman
Francis Parkman

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], [1], 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.
Hooper, W., M.D.

Among which are All Those commonly performed with the Cards. Electrical and Magnetical Experiments. (from the Half-title of Vol. 3).  London, L. Davis, Holborn et al. 1787.  Full sprinkled calf,... [read more] | $295.00

Johnston, Sir Harry

With an Appendix on the Flora of Liberia by Dr. Otto Stapf, Principal Assistant, Kew Herbarium.  In Two Volumes, Hutchinson & Co., London, 1906.  First Edition.  Small quartos,... [read more] | $380.00

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].
King, Peter

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

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

Gertrude Stewart’s Manila Cook Book
Stewart, Gertrude

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, [1] + [14, Index]. Previous owner name... [read more] | $120.00

[Kate Greenaway] Little Ann and Other Poems.
Taylor, Jane and Ann.

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

Terence.  (Publius Terentius Afer).  Comoediae.
Terence [William Pickering, tr.],

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

De Bello Peloponnesiaco. Libri octo, Cum Adnotationibus integris.
Thucydidis. [Thucydides]

Full title: De Bello Peloponnesiaco. Libri octo, Cum Adnotationibus integris. Henrici Stephani, & Joannis Hudsoni. Recensuit, & Notas suas addidit Joesephus Wasse. Editionem curavit, suasque... [read more] | $4630.00

Canada and the States: Recollections, 1851 to 1886
Watkin, Sir Edward William

Ward, Lock & Co., London & New York, [1887]. [xvi], 524 p., frontispiece. two folding lithographed maps; 19.5 cm. The maps are “A Railway Map of the Dominion of Canada and of the Northern... [read more] | $280.00

Vistas de las Faenas Y Puertos Salitreros.
[Chile] [Photography]

Iquique, Chile: Asociancion Salitrera de Propaganda, Oblong quarto. Pictorial Cloth. Near Fine n.d. (but dated in fine pen on Index page 1924); printed by Schmitz & Bukofzer, Berlin. "Obsequio... [read more] | $400.00