Category: Canada

Sort

Showing 41-60 of 63

Original Stereocard Photograph: "Inner Harbor, Victoria, British Columbia."

By: None

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 7646

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


3 1/4 by 7 inches. Numbered 277-13837 by the publisher. Black and white photo showing people walking in front, an automobile and then the harbour with both sailing and steam ships. Circa 1915. Two columns of text on back discussing Victoria history. Letter "B" written on back. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph: "Quebec from Tower of the Parliment Building Looking Across the St Lawrence to Levis

By: None

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 7651

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


3 1/4 by 7 inches. Numbered 264-16002 by the publisher. Bird's eye view. Circa 1915. Black and white photo. Two columns of text on back explaining the photograph. Letter "B" written on back. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph: "Winding Linen Yarns on Bobbins, Guelph, Ontario"

By: None

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 7652

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


3 1/4 by 7 inches. Numbered 268-20967 by the publisher. The black and white photo shows two women, one working the spindle, the other hanging the finished thread. Two columns of text on back explaining the process. Circa 1915. Letter "B" written on back. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph: "Beet Pulp and Juice Flowing Into Large Iron Tanks, Where it is Subjected to Diffusion By Water"

By: None

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 7657

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


3 1/4 by 7 inches. Numbered 271-20944 by the publisher. The black and white photo shows a man standing at the foot of a conveyor belt, filling a bucket with beet sugar. Circa 1915. Two columns of text on back explaining the photo and the sugar beet industry. Letter "B" written on back. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph: "Indian Basket Weaving, Prince Edward Island, Canada."

By: None

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 8252

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


3 1/4 x 7 inches. Numbered 263-13882 by the publisher. Shows two women making baskets in front of a tepee, with a man standing in the background. A few brown stains on the right hand side of the photograph. No date, but circa 1915. Two columns of text on the back about Indian basket making and Prince Edward Island. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph: "The Wharves, Montreal, Canada."

By: None

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 8253

Condition: Collectible-Fine


3 1/4 x 7 inches. Numbered 267-10625 by the publisher. Shows wharf, buildings, railroad cars, sailing ship and cargoes. No date, but 1914 mentioned in text on the back, which discusses the wharves and Montreal history. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph: "Fifth Royal Highlanders of Montreal in the Military Parade of the Quebec Tercentenary, July, 1908."

By: None

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 8254

Condition: Collectible-Fine


3 1/4 x 7 inches. Numbered 266-16-37 by the publisher. Shows long column of soldiers in kilts marching with buildings and streets in background. View more info

Old Quebec, the Fortress of New France

By: Parker, Gilbert, and Claude G. Bryan

Price: $37.50

Publisher: The Macmillan Company. 1903. New York.:

Seller ID: 2616

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


First edition. Illustrated cloth. Plates, illustrations and maps. Gold design on cover and spine. Gilt on page tops. Page edges are uncut. 486 pages. Ink notation front end paper. Offsetting to page 316 and following blank page. The authors write ab out The Era of Champlain; "Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam", Frontenac and La Salle, During The Seven Years' War, First Years of British Rule, etc. View more info

Francis Parkman's Writings

By: Parkman, Francis

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Toronto, George N. Morang and Company:

Seller ID: 7859

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Parkman's complete works in 12 volumes, published in 1899-1900, consisting of: "The Oregon Trail: Sketches of Prairie and Rocky-Mountain Life", Eighth Edition, Revised. "The Conspiracy of Pontiac and the Indian War after the Conquest of Canada" Tenth Edition, Revised, with Additions (two volumes); "Pioneers of France in the New World" Revised with Additions; "the Jesuits in North America in the Seventeenth Century"; "La Salle and the D... View more info

Executive Proceedings, Correspondence and Documents Relating to Oregon from Which the Injunction of Secrecy Has Been Removed, Wednesday June 10, 1846

By: Polk, James

Price: $100.00

Publisher: (Washington, D.C.), Senate, 29th Congress, 1st Session, No. 489 (Ritchie & Heiss, print.): 1846

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 018672

Condition: Very Good


Original sewn wrappers. Unopened. President James K. Polk sends to the United States Senate the British proposal to end the conflict over the joint U.S.-British occupation of the Oregon Territory and the setting of the U.S.-Canadian border. 6 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches. 51 ;pages. View more info

The Watchers of the Trails; A Book of Animal Life

By: Roberts, Charles G. D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: L. C. Page & Company. 1904. Boston.: 1904

Seller ID: 2622

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


First edition. Illustrated cloth. Illustrations. Page edges are uncut. Ink notation on front end paper. Front end paper split at spine. In the Prefatory Note, the author writes that the stories in this book "are avowedly fiction". He writes about: T he Freedom of the Black-Faced Ram; The Little Wolf of the Pool; Horns and Antlers; When the Moon is Over the Corn; When the Moose Cow Calls; etc. View more info

The Red River Country: Hudson's Bay & North-West Territories, Considered in Relation to Canada with the Last Two Reports of A.j. Dawson, Esquire, C.E. Ofn the Line of Route Between Lake Superior and the Red River Settlement, Accompanied By a Map

By: Russell, Alex. J.

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Montreal, G.E. Desbarats: 1870

Edition: Third Edition, Revised

Seller ID: 6945

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Third edition, revised. Containing eight folding illustrations, not found in the previous two editions. Three quarter red leather binding, cloth boards. Original wrappers bound in. Inscribed by the author: "To John C. Lang, Esq., with A.J. Russell's compliments." Cloth boards somewhat soiled, but a very handsome copy. Holes in margins of title page and page 41 professionally repaired. (The holes are in the margin only and do not affect the text). Paper browning a... View more info

A Summer in Alaska: A Popular Account of the Travels of an Alaska Exploring Expedition Along the Great Yukon River, from Its Source to Its Mouth, in the British North-West Territory, and in the Territory of Alaska.

By: Schwatka, Frederick

Price: $25.00

Publisher: St. Louis, MO, J. W. Henry: 1893

Seller ID: 019334

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's blue cloth binding. 6 1/4" x 9 1/4." 418 pages, complete. Seventy-two black and white illustrations, complete (twenty-one are illustrations taken from Charles Homan's photographs, twenty-two are sketches by Charles Gloster, and twenty-nine are attributed to Frederick Schwatka and others). Black and white illustrated portrait of the author and his reprinted signature opposite the title page. Gilt lettering on front cover and spine. A few... View more info

Samuel De Champlain

By: Sedgwick, Henry D.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Boston, Mass, Houghton, Mifflin and Company: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13657

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


"riverside Biographical Series, Number 14". 126 pages; portrait; burgundy color cloth binding with gilt lettering (4 1/4 x 6 5/8 inch). Early biography of Samuel de Champlain of French and Canadian fame. Very good clean copy. View more info

Catechism of the Inland Empire of the Pacific Northwest: Resource Opportunities and Advantages

By: Spokane Chamber of Commerce

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Spokane, WA, Spokane Chamber of Commerce: 0

Seller ID: 019133

Condition: Fine


Original publisher's wrapper. No date, circa 1910. 3 7/8" x 9." Wrapper and pages are very clean. Thirty-two pages, complete. This is a guide and information booklet that addresses land development and the use of resources of the Inland Empire which comprises Eastern Washington and Oregon, North and Central Idaho, Western Montana, and Southeastern British Columbia. The information is presented in question-and-answer format. Questions concern a wide range o... View more info

The Northward Course of Empire.with an Introduction By Dr. Edward William Nelson, Chielf of the United States Biological Survey.with Illustrations and a Map

By: Steffanson, Vilhjalmur

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace and Company: 1922

Seller ID: 7862

Condition: Collectible-Fine


(1922). A later printing, but in the uncommon dust wrapper that is chipped along the edges. Publisher's gray cloth with black lettering. Steffanson's argument that the north is a place for expansion. Photo illustrated. Scuff to foot of title page, not affecting printed portion. Folding map in back 274 pages. View more info

The Development of the Railway Network of Southwestern Ontario to 1876.

By: Talman, James J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Canadian Historical Association: 1953

Seller ID: 12180

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Separate from the Canadian Historical Review of 1953. 8 pages; stapled. Concerned with the development of railways along the north shores of the Great Lakes under the control of Canada from 1832 to 1876. Fine clean copy. View more info

Image for Journal of a Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage From the Atlantic to the Pacific; Performed in the Years 1819-20, in His Majesty's Ships Hecla and Griper, Under the Orders of William Edward Parry, R. N., F. R. S., and Commander of the Expedition [Bound With] The North Georgia Gazette, and Winter Chronicle

Journal of a Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage From the Atlantic to the Pacific; Performed in the Years 1819-20, in His Majesty's Ships Hecla and Griper, Under the Orders of William Edward Parry, R. N., F. R. S., and Commander of the Expedition [Bound With] The North Georgia Gazette, and Winter Chronicle

By: Various

Price: $2,000.00

Publisher: John Murray: 1821

Seller ID: 016634

Condition: Very Good


Professional contemporary binding, very attractive. Some minor foxing in body of work, otherwise in excellent condition. Part 1 - 309 pages plus 179 pages of appendices. 4 fold-out maps and 16 illustrations, complete, however one map and one illustration are not located where indicated on list of illustrations. Multiple tables. Part 2 - 132 pages. The first part of this volume is a detailed account of an arctic expedition undertaken by Sir William Parry (1790-1855), Engl... View more info

Image for The Dixon-Meares Controversy

The Dixon-Meares Controversy

By: Various

Price: $125.00

Publisher: The Ryerson Press: 1929

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016676

Condition: Very Good


Publisher's blue cloth binding with gilt lettering and illustration of man sitting and writing next to a body of water on front. Minor rubbing. 156 pages with index and 8 illustrations complete. Some spotting on frontispiece, otherwise clean and attractive. From colophon, "Of this edition . five hundred copies only have been printed.This is number 424". Edited by F. W. Howay. Part of the series "The Canadian Historical Studies : A Library of Historical Resear... View more info

Signature on Card - Henry George Vennor

By: Vennor, Henry George

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 0

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019254

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Signature on beige card by Henry George Vennor in light brown ink. No date, circa 1860s-1880s. 3 1/2" x 2 1/2." Card reads: "Henry G. Vennor, Montreal, Canada." Card and signature are very clean and intact. Henry George Vennor (1840-1884) was a Canadian geologist, ornithologist, and meteorologist. As a college student, he made a fossil collection and also wrote papers and did research on local bird life. Vennor worked for the Geological Survey of C... View more info