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Rapport sur les Archives Canadiennes, 1885

By: Brymner, Douglas, Archiviste

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Imprimerie MacLean, Roger Et Cie, Rue Wellington. 1886. Ottawa.:

Seller ID: 2612

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Cloth. In French. Registre de la paroisse anglicane de Montreal, 1766-1787. Precis des actes de Foy et Hommage. Livre de lettres sur les affaires de la Floride, 1768-1770. Documents relatifs aux cours martiales, etc., 1758-1779. Papiers divers , ord onnances et situations, 1756-1776. Etc. View more info

Chateau Lake Louise. Lake Louise, Alta. Rooms and Services - European Plan.

By: Canadian Pacific Railway

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Canadian Pacific Railway:

Seller ID: 13527

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


circa.1930s. [8] pages; map; illustrations, floor plans; illustrated paper wrapper (8 x 11 inches). About Chateau Lake Louise, Lake Louise, Alberta showing the floor plan to the hotel with descriptions of tours and events held during the season. Stain damage, not effecting the text, on the back and on the top in the form of small circles. Very good clean copy. View more info

Canada : The Land of the Maple Leaf

By: Chamberlain, James Franklin

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Los Angeles, California, Overland-Outwest Publications: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14627

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


215 pages; illustrations; index; brown cloth binding with dark brown lettering on spine and front cover. Brief history of Canada, its Provinces, and its people. Very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Original Map - "Northern America: British, Russian and Danish Possessions in North America" and One Accompanying Page from Colton's Atlas of the World (1857)

Original Map - "Northern America: British, Russian and Danish Possessions in North America" and One Accompanying Page from Colton's Atlas of the World (1857)

By: Colton, George W. (G. W.)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, J. H. Colton and Company: 1857

Seller ID: 019200

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original hand-colored, engraved map showing Canada, the upper portion of the U.S., Greenland, Iceland, and part of Asia. Map has beautifully-rendered pink, yellow, and blue watercoloring to illustrate which territories were claimed by Britain, Denmark, and Russia, respectively. Map with margins measures 18 3/8" x 15 1/2"; actual map area measures 11 1/4" x 14 1/4." Clean and intact map with very little foxing mostly limited to the margins. Beautiful b... View more info

The Straigt of Juan De Fuca, Admiralty Inlet and Puget Sound

By: Findlay, Alexander G.

Price: $47.50

Publisher: London, R. H. Laurie:

Seller ID: 016547

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Circa 1880. 13 1/2 x 15 inch map of the waterways between the Olympic Peninsula of Washington state, Vancouver Island and the mainland. Very detailed with names of inlets and points, locations of lighthouses, and depth numbers. Detailed inset map of Esquimalt and Victoria Harbors of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. Fold lines, remarkably good condition. This map was published in "A Directory for the Navigation of the North Pacific Ocean." by Alexander ... View more info

On The Roof Of The Rockies. The Great Columbia Icefield Of The Canadian Rockies

By: Freeman, Lewis R.

Price: $47.50

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1925

Seller ID: 018203

Condition: Fine


Original gray illustrated cloth showing an illustration of the Rockies with blue lettering on front cover. Blue lettering on spine. 6 1/4 X 9 1/4 inches. 270 pages. Deckled edges. 63 black and white photographs. One of the classic accounts of surveying and mountaineering in the Canadian Rockies. A previous owner wrote in pencil on several margins. Spine and both covers are slightly soiled. Written in black ink on the inside of the front cover, "To Hannum from "Un... View more info

The One and I.

By: Freemantle, Elizabeth, Pseud. Of Elizabeth Covey Rockford

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Penn, George W. Jacobs & Co.: 1908

Seller ID: 8792

Condition: Collectible-Fine


1st American Edition. originaly published in Canada, 1907, under the title "Comrades Two". A fictionalized account of family life in the Qu'appelle Valley to the west of Winnipeg, Manitoba. Clean, bright copy in the publisher's illustrated blue cloth cover. A few pages carelessly opened. 319 pages. View more info

Labrador Looks at the Orient : Notes of Travel in the Near and the Far East

By: Grenfell, Sir Wilfred Thomason

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Boston, Mass, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1928

Seller ID: 14576

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


An early printing in dust jacket. xiv, 297 pages; illustrations; red cloth binding with dust jacket under mylar (chipping along the edges). Former owner's bookplate inside the front cover 'Barbara C. Winans'. 'A twelve month journey around the world - the book is a log of that journey through Egypt, Palestine, Iraq, India, China, and Japan. Photographs were taken during the travels. Sir Wilfred Grenfell (1865-1940) was an English missionary to Newfoundland and Labrador e... View more info

Printed document signed: Sir Edmund Walker Head

By: Head, Sir Edmund Walker

Price: $150.00

Publisher: 1859

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 018839

Condition: Very Good


Printed document appointing Amos Ketchesen an Ensign in the navy. Signed boldly by Sir Edmund Walker Head in bottom right hand side. On blue paper. Printed in black. Red government seal upper left side. Dated December 6, 1859. Folded in the distant past. 12 1/2 x 9 in ches. Head (1805-1868) was Governor-General of Canada 1854-61. View more info

Psalms and Paraphrases with Accompanying Tunes for Use in the Presbyterian Church in Canada; and, Hymnal of the Presbyterian Church in Canada with Accompanying Tunes

By: Hopkins, E. J.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Toronto, Assembly's Hymnal Committee: 1885

Seller ID: 015792

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Modern binding, 2 volumes bound together. Bookplate of "Edward Murray Durst" on front endpaper. Name "Wallace" in pencil on title page. Volume 1 - 258 pages. The pages of the body of this volume are divided width wise, with the music scores on the top pages and the lyrics on the bottom. Volume 2 - 408 pages with index of first lines, index of tunes and metrical index. 349 hymns and 14 doxologies. View more info

"-- and Ships -- and Sealing-Wax' : A Chronicle of the Cruise of the Empress of Britain, 1922-4

By: Irwin, Alan Maurice

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, The Macmillan Company of Canada Limited: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14620

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


285 pages; photographs; blue cloth with dust jacket under mylar (some folds and missing chips along the edges). Former owner's inscription on the front flyleaf. An account of a voyage round the world - from New York to the Mediterranean, India, the Malay Peninsula, Bali, the Orient and Hollywood. Written by a Canadian journalist. Very good copy. View more info

Picturesque America: Its Parks and Playgrounds; An Illustrated Volume with Special Articles Contributed for Park and Playground Sections and Numerous Selections from the Works of Well Known Authors Expressing the Varied Appeal of Outdoors in America

By: Kane, John Francis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Resorts and Playgrounds of America: 1925

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 020416

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's green cloth binding with gilt lettering and decoration on front cover and gilt lettering on spine. Top edge gilt. 8" x 10 1/2." 521 pages, complete. Many black and white and multicolored plates and maps, complete. Most of the plates and maps are black and white. Index in back. Pages and covers are very clean and intact. Binding is tight. Lettering on spine a bit faded. "In the volume Picturesque America, its Parks and Playground... View more info

Exposition Retrospective Des Colonies Francaises De l'Amerique Du Nord. Catalogue Illustre. Analyse Des Documents, Objets et Peintures Exposes By .

By: Leymarie, M.A.-Leo [editor]

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Paris, France, Societe d'Editions Geographiques, Maritimes et Coloniales.: 1929

Seller ID: 12571

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


*text in French* lxv, 312 pages; illustrations; paper wrapper (missing chips from the corners of the covers, front and back). Catalogue of documents and objects relating to the French colonies in North America, Canada and Louisiana. Description and commentary on each of the entries. Very good clean copy in the original paper wrapper with title on the cover. View more info

The History of Trade-Union Organization in Canada

By: Logan, Harold A.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: The University of Chicago Press. (1928). Chicago.:

Seller ID: 2636

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


First edition. Cloth. Dust wrapper; chipping to top edge, slight chipping to bottom edge. From the Preface: "The aim of this work is to give a general survey of trade-union organization in Canada from its beginnings down to the present". Chapte rs d escribe: Early Labor Movement, 1825-80; Period 1880-1902; The Provincial Workmen's Association; Activities of the Congress Since 1902; The Canadian Federation of Labor; Rise and Decline of the One Big Union in Canada;... View more info

Vancouver Island and British Columbia . Their History, Resources and Prospects.

By: Macifie, Matthew

Price: $300.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts & Green: 1865

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 018196

Condition: Fine


Original publisher's binding, blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine. 5 1/2 X 8 3/4 inches. 574 pages with 2 pages of books that Longman, Green and company publish. Copy contains information on the voyage out, topography, geology, physical geography, and general history of Vancouver Island, the discovery of gold in British Columbia in 1858, and its influence on the growth of Victoria, Victoria as a free port, general resources of Vancouver Island, agriculture in Vancou... View more info

Chinook Days

By: MacInnes, Tom

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia, Sun Publishing Company, Limited: 0

Seller ID: 019141

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's stiff wrapper backed by blue cloth. No date, circa 1920s. 4 1/2" x 6." 206 pages, complete. Black and white illustrations, complete. Illustration of a grouse against the Grouse Mountain Highway and Scenic Resort on the front cover. 1000 copies of this book were published for the opening of the Grouse Mountain Highway and Scenic Resort. Slight moisture stains on front cover and minimal wrinkling on spine. Pages are very clean. Binding... View more info

Image for Donald Mackenzie "King of the Northwest" : the Story of an International Hero of the Oregon Country and the Red River Settlement at Lower Fort Garry (Winnipeg)

Donald Mackenzie "King of the Northwest" : the Story of an International Hero of the Oregon Country and the Red River Settlement at Lower Fort Garry (Winnipeg)

By: Mackenzie, Cecil W.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, California, Ivan Deach, Jr., Publisher: 1937

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016679

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Publisher's red cloth binding with gilt lettering. Few pencil notes, otherwise fine condition. 210 pages with portraits of subject and author. Donald Mackenzie (1783-1851) was a Scottish explorer and fur trader whose travels covered much of the Pacific Northwest. He also served as Governor of the Red River Colony (present-day Manitoba, Canada) from 1821-1834. This biography was written by a descendent. View more info

Plain Tales of the North

By: Mallet, Thierry, Captain

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Revillon Freres. 1925. New York.: 1925

Seller ID: 2629

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


First edition. Cloth backed boards. Margin illustrations. Cloth spine has small split at top and bottom of spine. Slight discoloration to boards. Page edges are uncut. For twenty years Captain Mallet spent part of each year inspecting Revillon Frere s trading posts on the outskirts of civilization in the far North. He also collected these unusual and striking tales: A Grave in Saskatchewan; War News in Husky Land; An Indian Wake; Fighting Against Starvation; A Greenhorn ... View more info

Speeches Delivered in Canada in the Autumn of 1908

By: Milner, Viscount

Price: $25.00

Publisher: William Tyrrell & Co. 1909. Toronto.: 1909

Seller ID: 2620

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Cloth backed boards. Some pages unopened. Page edges are uncut. Book plate on front end paper. Some speeches delivered by Viscount Milner during his 1908 visit in Canada; "Imperial Unity. External Advantages"; "Imperial Unity. Internal Benefi ts"; " South African Development"; "Preferential Trade"; "Imperialism and Social Reform"; etc. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph; (1) Niagara, Mightiest of Waterfalls -- General View from Steel Arch Bridge -- U.S.A.

By: None

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Underwood & Underwood, Publishers: 1901

Seller ID: 4885

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Land and small buildings in the foreground with the falls in the background showing mist rising from the falls. Works and Studios, Arlington, N. J., etc. View more info