Our Books - Canadiana

City of the Rivers

Department of Industry and Commerce, Winnipeg, 1959. 4to in card covers; 56 pp. with charcoal illustrations by Wilhelm Kaufmann. Near Fine. Introductory material well-presented on the history of... [read more] | $10.00

The Past In Our Future: Shellmouth - 100 Years (1908-2008) Boulton - 125 Years (1884-2009)

Winnipeg: Jostens Canada Limited, 2008. First Edition. quarto. Pictorial Boards. Fine 336 pp.; photographs throughout; double-columned glossy paper. Family names alphabetical by surname; Table of Contents;... [read more] | $60.00

A Green & Pleasant Place: A Glimpse of Creemore & Area.

Creemore, Ontario: Purple Hills Arts & Heritage Society, 1998. Revised Edition. quarto. Pictorial Card Covers. Near Fine 238 pp.; map on verso rear cover; archival photographs throughout. A revision... [read more] | $20.00

Court House: The Norfolk County Court House, Simcoe, Ontario

Ontario: Norfolk Historical Society, Octavo. Stapled Card Covers. Fine n.d. [3] 52 [1] pp., illustrations and photographs throughout. Prepared by the 'Save Our Courthouse Committee' of the Norfolk Historical... [read more] | $20.00

Place Names of the Alberni Valley

British Columbia: Alberni District Historical Society, 1988. Second, Revised Edition. Small 8vo. Stapled Card Covers. Fine 83 pp.; fold-out map present. First published 10 years earlier, this second edition... [read more] | $20.00

North American Boundary. Part I Correspondence Relating to the Boundary between the British Possessions in North America and the United States of America under the Treaty of 1783. Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command of Her Majesty July 1840.

London: T. R. Harrison (Printer), 1840. Folio (13"). Half-Leather. Very Good + 168 pp. Ex library with only indicia being a name stamp on the front free endpaper and a paper spine label. Half-bound... [read more] | $340.00

The Cominco Story

Trail B.C. The Consolidated Mining and Smelting Company of Canada, 1953. Quarto. Stapled Pictorial Wraps. Very Good Published as a special issue of the Cominco Magazine for May of 1953 "for its employees"... [read more] | $40.00

White Spot Armistice Dinner

1939;Near Fine; Broadsheet. Near Fine Single-fold (8.25" x 11", unfolded), with corporate logo and floral motif still-life painting reproduced on the front fold. The inside text sets out the... [read more] | $25.00

Butter-Fat: A Farmer-Owned Journal for Co-operative Dairymen Vol. 45 No. 5 Dec. 1967 - Jan. 1968.

Burnaby, B.C.; Fraser Valley Milk Producers' Association, 1967. Magazine format 4to. (approx. 30cm.) in Stapled Wraps. Near Fine. 62 pp. + covers; archival photographs throughout. This edition was a special... [read more] | $60.00

B.C.:N Suomalainen. Uusi Lansi - B.V.:N 100-Vuotisjulkaisu - 1967.

Vancouver: 1967. quarto (11"). Stapled Wrappers. Very Good + pp. 35 + [1] (including wraps); illustrated throughout. With an introductory note by K.H.W. Seppala, the Finnish Consul, this magazine... [read more] | $45.00

'Ulkatchot'en: The People of Ulkatcho. together with Ulkatcho Food and Medicine Plants.
Hebda, Richard; Nancy Turner; Sage Birchwater et al.

Anaheim Lake; Ulkatcho Indian Band. quarto (11"). Stapled Card Covers. Fine 'Ulkatchot'en: second printing, 1991, 28 pp.; photos and illustrations throughout; map verso front cover; glossary. Food... [read more] | $95.00

Report of the Provincial Museum of Natural History for the Year 1915
[British Columbia]

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

The Ceremony of Laying the Foundation Stone By His Royal Highness Prince Arthur of Connaught, K.G. Order of Proceedings.
[Prince Arthur of Connaught].

London, 1914. The booklet produced for the laying of the Foundation Stone of the new British Columbia Building in London. Laid in is a single broadsheet on the letterhead of the Office of the Agent General... [read more] | $85.00

Quatre-vingts Ans de Souvenirs: Histoire d'une Famille
Béique, Mme. F.-L.

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

Canada at War: A Speech delivered by Rt. Hon. Sir Robert Laird Borden, K.C., P.C., G.C.M.G. in New York City, November 18th, 1916
Borden, Sir Robert Laird Borden

"Nearly two years ago the First Canadian Division, composed of untried men gathered hurriedly from the ordinary avocations of life throughout our country, were put to the supreme test at Ypres. Men... [read more] | $40.00

The Great Lone Land: An Account of the Red River Expedition and Other Travels and Adventures in Western Canada
Butler, William Francis

Edmonton: Hurtig, 1973. Second Printing Thus. 8vo;. Cloth. Fine / Fine. 388 pp., including appendices; fold-out route map and illustrations. A reproduction of the original edition of 1872 published in... [read more] | $35.00

Fifty Years of Service, 1891-1941. a brief history of our company, with reproductions of early Vancouver, from original sources.
B[ritish] C[olumbia] District Telegraph and Delivery Company

Vancouver, n.d. [194?]. unpaginated [16 p.]; stapled pictorial cardcovers; 24 cm.; illust., ports., with an ‘Acknowledgement’ to Major James S. Matthews, City Archivist. [Edwards & Lort,... [read more] | $32.00

The Story of the Totem
Campbell-Johnston, Ronald Campbell

Vancouver: J.T. Pyott, 12mo (18cm). Illustrated Card Covers. Good + n.d. (but 1924); 62 pp.; yapp edges; illustrations by Amy Ellen Campbell-Johnston, with her self-attribution in the margin at the base... [read more] | $60.00

Census of the three provisional districts of the North-West Territories, 1884-5: Recensement des trois districts provisoires des Territoires du nord ouest, 1884-5.
Canada, Department of Agriculture

Ottawa: Department of Agriculture, 1886. Octavo. Cloth. Fine [xvii], 97 pp.; tables; 26 cm.; English and French text on facing pages. Of great significance for many reasons, not the least of which is its... [read more] | $130.00

The Fraser Valley: A History
Cherrington, John A.

Madeira Park: Harbour Publishing, 1992. quarto. Cloth. A blank thin label has been affixed verso the front free endpaper, we expect to cover a p.o.n., Else Fine in Fine dustwrapper. 391 pp.; photographs... [read more] | $25.00