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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

Venturesome Voyages of Capt. Voss

By: Voss, Capt. J. C.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Japan, Geiser & Gilbert Limited: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14776

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

xiv, 394 pages; illustrations, map, folding map in back; modern full leather binding - a facsimile of the original cloth binding. Captain John Claus Voss, a Canadian from British Columbia, sailed around the world to England during 1901-04 in a modified cedar dugout canoe named 'Tilikum'. This volume contains an account of his around the world voyage. Very good copy in full leather binding. View more info

Secret Harbour

By: White, Stewart Edward

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday, Page and Company: 1926

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019789

Condition: Fine

Original publisher's green cloth binding with gilt lettering on spine and front cover and multicolored illustrated dust wrapper with an image of a totem pole and a yacht in the Canadian wilderness. 5 1/4 "x 7 3/4." 311 pages, complete. Pages, covers, and dust wrapper are very clean and intact. Dust wrapper is not price-clipped. A fictional story about a man named X. Anaxagoras, his wife, and his quirky brother-in-law as they sail on a yacht in Canada. Stewa... View more info

With the British Bowlers in Cannada 1906: A History of a Famous Tour with Descriptive Sketchesof Many of the Players and Most of the Towns Visited... To Which is Added a Lecture Delivered to the Parkhead Literary Society Entitled "Canada and the Caanadian as I Saw Them...With Photos of Several Members of Both Teams, British and Canadian

By: Wilcox, Bailie D.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Glasgow, D. Gilfilland & Co.: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019065

Condition: Very Good

No date, but circa 1907. Publisher's deep red cloth with gilt lettering and edecorations in gilt and black. Minor wear at extremities. No writing or staining internally. A handsome book. 6 x 8 3/4 inches. 262 pages, plus one leaf (two pages) of suppliers for bowlers. View more info