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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 Research", this volume contains "Remarks of the Voyages of John Meares" by George Dixon, "An Answer to Mr. George D... 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 Canada where he researched and collected information on various rock types and their mineral and metal compositions. These su... 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. Stewart Edward White (1873-1946) was an American author who is best-known for writing novels set against the backdrop of the wilde... 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