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Victoria Illustrated. Published Under The Auspices of The Corporation of The City of Victoria. Containing A General Description of The Province of British Columbia, and A Review of The Resources, Terminal Advantages, General Industries, and Climate of Victoria, The "Queen City" and Its Tributary Country

By: N/A

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Victoria, B.C., Ellis & Co.,: 1891

Seller ID: 017990


Original black leather with gilt lettering on front cover. 9 1/2 X 12 inches. 96 pages. Copy contains 56 pages of black and white photographs and 27 pages of black and white illustrations. This copy contains information on business's, realty, parks, water ways, steamboats, railroads, manufacturing, schools and colleges, public buildings and the early history of British Columbia. Dampstains on the edges of the pages, however text and illustrations and photographs are not ... View more info

Souvenir, Canadian Pavilion, Panama Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco, 1915 (cover title)

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1915

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 018949


No publisher / porinter named. Illustrated booklet showing pictures with text of the Canadian Exhibit Pavilion. 16 pages, including printed covers, complete. 4 1/2 x 6 inches. View more info

Acts of Parliament Extending the Jurisdiction of Great Britain over Certain Parts of North America. In the Senate of the United States, January 13, 1845.

By: N/A

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U.S. Senate: 1845

Seller ID: 019421


Beige-colored Senate pamphlet. 28th Congress, 2nd Session. January 13, 1845. 5 1/2" x 9." Eight pages, complete. A very clean copy. This document addresses the printing of British Parliament acts for the use of the U.S. Senate. The acts include Cap. CXXXVIII, which extended the jurisdiction of British courts in Lower and Upper Canada, and Cap. LXVI, which regulates the fur trade. View more info

Vascular Plants of the Hamilton River Area, Labrador

By: Abbe, Ernst C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1955

Seller ID: 14532


'Reprinted from Contributions from The Gray Herbarium of Harvard University, No. CLXXVI, 1955'. 44 pages; maps; tan paper wrapper (6 1/4 x 9 3/8 inch). An examination of the vascular plant collection gathered by Dr. Margaret T. Doutt on the Carnegie Museum Expedition of 1939, under the leadership of W.E. Clyde Todd, studying the transition from the 'Arctic life zone' of the coast to the 'Hudsonian life zone' of the central area of the Labrador Peninsula. Very good clean ... View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph: "Western Terminus of the Canadian Pacific Transcontinental R.R. And Burrard Inlet, Vancouver, B.C., Can."

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 8194


3 1/4 x 7 inches. Numbered 277-13837 by the publisher. Shows man sitting on ledge, overlooking railroad depot with inlet in background. Circa 1910. Two columns of text on the back with information about Vancouver. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Church - Montreal, Quebec"

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec, J.G.Parks, Photographer:

Seller ID: 9165


Unnumbered. Stereograph on light green board (6 3/4 x 3 1/4 inch) with publisher's name printed on the backside. Early view of a Catholic cathedral in Montreal ca.1870s. Nice clean copy. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "A Crevasse in the Victoria Glacier, British Columbia."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 9257


# 13830 (274). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about the glacier in Rocky Mountain Park, Canada and Mt. Victoria. Nice upclose view of the glacier with Mt. Victoria in the background. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Harbor of St. John's from Dry Dock, Newfoundland."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 9258


# 16320 (278). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about the city, harbor, province and industry. Nice view of the harbor looking toward the town. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Quebec's Boasted View from Dufferin Terrace, Quebec, Canada."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 9259


#13987 (264). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about the city and Duffein Terrace, a sort of public promenade for the city. Wonderful view of the St. Lawrence Seaway and lower old town Quebec. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Beets Stored in Bins, Montreal, Canada."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 9260


# 20941 (270). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about the harvesting and storage and production of beets into sugar. View of a very large storage bin warehouse filled with beets. Nice clean copy. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "The Evangeline Country, Nova Scotia."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 9261


# 13895 (262). Stereograph on gray board 97 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about the French in Nova Scotia and the forced removal by the British after conquest. It also quotes from 'Evangeline' by Henry W. Longfellow. Nice view of the countryside in Nova Scotia with a wide valley below and a women in period clothing looking down. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Ice Peaks in Illecillewaet Glacier, British Columbia, Canada."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 9262


# 13802 (275). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about the Selkirk Range and its glaciers and the mountaineering involved in crossing them. Nice image of a guide looking over the glacier and its unusual formations. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Mt. Sir Donald, the Matterhorn of The North American Alps, British Columbia, Canada."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 9263


# 13806 (276). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about Mt Sir Douglas and the Selkirk Range with the glaciers coming off the side of the mountain. Nice image of a woman viewing Mt Sir Douglas with glaciers feeding the steams far below in the valley. View more info

Your Journey Through the Canadian Rockies from Calgary to Vancouver and Victoria

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: A Canadian Pacific Publication: 1934

Seller ID: 13963


55 pages; illustrations, maps; stiff illustrated paper wrapper (5 1/2 x 9 1/4 inch). Slight soiling to the cover. Maps showing the route from Calgary to Victoria with photos of the hotels and scenery with geographical information. Travel brochure for the Canadian Pacific Railway issued for their customers. Very good clean copy. View more info

Canadian Rockies All-Expense Tours : Banff, Lake Louise, Emerald Lake

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canadian Pacific: 1935

Seller ID: 14076


Pamphlet (7 3/4 x 9 inch) with color illustrated covers; illustrations, tables, maps. Minor fading to the lower left back cover. Publicity pamphlet for the Canadian Rockies for Canadian Pacific Railways customers. Two tours are offered - '4 Colorful Days . $55' and '6 Wonderful days . $70'. Includes photos of the hotels, parks and views of the area. Very good clean copy. View more info

Late-Glacial Correlations and Ice Recession in Manitoba

By: Antevs, Ernst

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, F. A. Acland: 1931

Seller ID: 14549


Department of Mines - Geological Survey. Memoir 168 (Publication No. 2283). 76 pages; tables, maps; bibliography; gray paper wrapper (6 1/2 x 9 3/4 inch). A study of the Late-Glacial period in North America to correlate the ice borders and events in Northern Manitoba. The author has assembled existing data concerning the direction of the ice flow, the moraines, etc has been compiled. Very good clean copy. View more info

The Alasko-Canadian Frontier

By: Balch, Thomas Willing

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, Press of Allen, Lane and Scott: 1902

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 016779


Previously bound, fold in corner and some chipping, not affecting text. From title page, "Read at the Annual Meeting of the Franklin Institute, January 15th, 1902, and Reprinted from the "Journal of the Franklin Institute" for March, 1902. Inscribed by author, "To C. VanH. Engert Esp. in remembrance of a very pleasant visit. Thomas Willing Balch February the second 1912. Philadelphia." 45 pages with 8 maps, complete. Thomas Willing Balch (1866-1927) w... View more info

Rules and Forms of the House of Commons of Canada with Annotations and an Extensive Index...A Compendium of Canadian Parliamentary Practice Prepared for the Use of Members of Parliament

By: Beauchesne, Arthur

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada Law Book Company, Limited: 1922

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 018693


Full black moroccan leather, stamped in gilt and with raised bands. A very handsome book. Inscribed by Beauchesne: "To James Lougheed, Liberal-Conservative leader of the Senate, with the compliments of the author, Arthur Beauchesne. House of Commons. January 8, 1923" Logheed held many important positions in the Canadian government, being "Leader of the Government in the Senate" 1911-21, and "Leader of the Opposition in the Senate" 1906-11 a... View more info

The Voyage of Captain Thomas James for the Discovery of the North-West Passage, 1631

By: Bodilly, Commander R.B., R.N.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: London & Toronto (and) New York, J.M. Dent & Sons, Ltd. (and) E.P. Dutton: 1928

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 018675


Publisher's red cloth. Lettering on spine somewhat dulled. An unworn copy with no dust wrapper. Folding frontispiece, not torn at fold. Text clean and unmarked. 216 pages, including index. View more info

Sons of Canada; Short Studies of Characteristic Canadians

By: Bridle, Augustus

Price: $17.50

Publisher: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. 1916. Toronto.: 1916

Seller ID: 2618


First edition. Illustrated cloth. Illustrations. Ink notation front end paper. Although millionaires and industrial leaders have helped to develop Canada, so too have the so-called "lesser men" built this country. Some people described by the a utho rs: John Ross Robertson -- a Benevolent Despot; General Steele -- Courage; Rev. Albert Carman -- The Uncompromising Cleric; Sir William Van Horne -- Prodigious; C. A. Magrath -- A Genuine Westerner; etc. View more info