Our Books - Twenty Recent Acquisitions
Colonial Travel. A Narrative of a Four Years’ Tour through Australia, New Zealand, Canada, &c.
Kennedy, David Jr.
Edinburgh, Edinburgh Publishing Company, . Small 8vo; pp. viii, 440 including frontispiece; vignette on the title page. Cloth is double-ruled in blind, with floral designs at the corners; gilt... [read more] | $180.00
The Early Landscapes of Frederic Edwin Church, 1845-1854
[Frederic Church] Kelly, Franklin and Gerald L. Carr
From Hudson River to a Global Perspective: the Development of an Artist Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, 1987. A Fine quarto in like dust jacket, now in a protective mylar sleeve. Number Six in the... [read more] | $50.00
Crown Publishers, New York,, 1972. A Very Good copy in cloth with some fading at the edges and a gift inscription on the front free end paper, in a Good (only) dj. 209 pp. with 16 pages of photographs. Married... [read more] | $20.00
The Lexicographical Centre for Canadian English, University of Victoria, for W. J. Gage Limited, Toronto, 1967. Near Fine, Royal Octavo in red cloth, lacking dj. xxiii,  + 927 pp. A massive undertaking... [read more] | $35.00
They Led Us to Victory. Grand Pictorial Souvenir 1945 together with The Maple Leaf Scrapbook Edition Belgique No. 3
Published by Bear, Hudson Ltd in London, 1945, The Souvenir was printed to celebrate the defeat of Nazi Germany, and featured full-page portraits of Churchill, Eisenhower, Roosevelt, Patton and Leigh-Mallory,... [read more] | $85.00
Bounty Books, New York, 1967; a reprint edition, quarto in cloth; Fine/Near Fine. xii + 212 pp. with an Introduction by Bruce Harris who edited the volume. Copiously illustrated. “Full of beauty... [read more] | $45.00
British Columbia Coast Names 1592-1906 : Their Origin and History : to Which are Added a Few names in Adjacent United States Territory.
Walbran, Captain John T.
Vancouver: J. J. Douglas Ltd for the Vancouver Public Library, 1973. Third Edition. 8vo. Hard Cover. Near Fine, with a gift inscription opp. title page / Near Fine. [xvi]  (1) - 546 pp., 21 illustrations;... [read more] | $25.00
Hurtig Publishers, Edmonton, 1984. Near Fine / Fine. xvi + 303 p., illustrated. Especially valuable for those wanting to begin to explore the written history of the early exploration and travel in... [read more] | $20.00
The Buddhist Philosophy of Assimilation: The Historical Development of the Honji-Suijaku Theory
Sophia University, Tokyo and Charles E Tuttle Co., Rutland & Tokyo. 1969. First Edition; Royal Octavo (26 cm) with p.o.n. on ffep, Else Fine in VG dj: fading to spine and minor edge wear. Bright... [read more] | $50.00
Grass Beyond the Mountain: Discovering the Last Great Cattle Frontier on the North American Continent.
Hobson, Richmond P.
Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1977. Octavo. Decorative Hardcover. Fine / Very Good. 256 pp. A lovely copy of a later printing as part of McClelland & Stewart's Canadian Nature Classics series.... [read more] | $30.00
Self-published, n.p., 1922. 158 p. in blue cloth with inlaid oval provincial flag in full colour. Lacking scarce dj. Fine, and rare in such condition. Quoting from an unpublished mss, “Names... [read more] | $50.00
Harbour Publishing, Madeira Park, 1987. A Fine, unmarked later printing in dj. Map endpapers; 269 pp. with Notes and Index; illustrated. Written by the keeper of Vancouver’s Point Atkinson... [read more] | $15.00
The Great Lone Land: An Account of the Red River Expedition and Other Travels and Adventures in Western Canada
Butler, William Francis
Edmonton: Hurtig, 1973. Second Printing Thus. 8vo;. Cloth. Near Fine / Fine; small bookplate on ffep (covering a p.o.n.?). 388 pp., including appendices; fold-out route map and illustrations. A reproduction... [read more] | $45.00