Our Books - Twenty Recent Acquisitions
Toronto: Longman's Green, 1943. Revised Edition. 12mo. Stapled Card Covers. Near Fine 64 pp. + verso covers; book seller's tag from David Spence. Prepared primarily for the Air Training Corps, but also... [read more] | $20.00
Frontier Publishing Ltd., Aldegrove, BC, 1976; 55 pp., frontis portrait; stapled illustrated card covers. A Near Fine copy of this First Printing Thus of this short story by the author of Who Has Seen... [read more] | $15.00
The Meeting of the Waters and 30 Gems of Moore’s Melodies (arranged for Solo and Two Voices)
Walton’s Musical Instrument Galleries, Dublin; n.d. (but circa 1938); small booklet (approx. 7.25”) of 33 pp. in stapled card covers, 4 illustrations and 31 songs with musical notation and... [read more] | $20.00
429pp., brief Glossary; n.d. P. F. Collier & Son, New York. Translated by Henry F. Cary, with 2 illustrations (including frontispiece), Notes and Introduction. All three books complete. A sound... [read more] | $20.00
Although reprinted many times in the Harvard Classics series, the binding in this edition is by far the most appealing, apart from having a single source for multiple works by Pascal: Thoughts (all 14... [read more] | $30.00
Memorial Volume of the First Fifty Years of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions.
Published by the Board, Boston, 1861. Quarto in pebbled cloth with the seal of the Board in blind; toned spine and edge-wear; VG overall: clean, square text block, with some minor bumping at the bottom... [read more] | $90.00
Athens and Its Environs. Extract from the Handbook for Southern Italy: in Three Languages with Map and Plan of the Town.
12mo (16 cm.) in red leather with gilt front and spine titles; maps (one fold-out) in two-colour; 44 pp. A Fine facsimle reprint by Pierway Inc., Vancouver, of the 1871 original printing in Athens by... [read more] | $35.00
Navaho Humor bound with The Yezidis, Sulubba, and Other Tribes of Iraq and Adjacent Regions.
Hill, W. W. t/w Field, Henry & J. B. Glubb.
Menosha, Wisconsin: George Banta Publishing Co., 1943. quarto (10.5"). Card Covers. Near Fine. These two studies are bound together with stiff card covers, and form Numbers 9 and 10 in this publisher's... [read more] | $60.00
Military History by the brother of Ian Fleming Rupert Hart-Davis, London, 1961. A Near Fine second impression showing minor edge wear in a VG, unclipped dj with wrap-around archival photograph of the... [read more] | $40.00
Dorrance & Co., Philadelphia, 1948; 13 illustrations by the author, including frontispiece; 217 pp. in publisher’s original dust wrapper, price-clipped, edge-worn and in a protective mylar sleeve;... [read more] | $50.00
Papers Commemorating One Hundred and Fifty Years of University Forestry Education in Hungary. Presented by the Sopron Division (1957-1961) Faculty of Forestry at the University of British Columbia
The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, 1961. Quarto in wraps; p.o.n. on first leaf, Else Fine. 140 pp. with over 20 contributory essays. From the Foreword: “During the recent cataclysmic... [read more] | $50.00
Kingston Polytechnic, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey. Stapled, illustrated in stiff card covers. The Prospectus is dated, and contains the usual material on full and part-time (“Sandwich”)... [read more] | $40.00
Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London, in Association with Thames & Hudson, 2002. A Fine copy, quarto in trade paperback format; 128 pp with 105 illustrations (93 in full colour, including... [read more] | $15.00
Sono Nis Press, Winlaw, BC, 2010. Quarto (9.25”) in black cloth with gilt spine titles; dust jacket. The top corner of the front flap has been folded; the last numbered leaf (p.237-8) has been... [read more] | $70.00
Sono Nis Press, Winlaw, BC, 2014. Square, royal octavo in trade paperback. Pp. 143 + ; colour and b&w illustrations; an Appendix of Knitting Terms and Special Instructions. An unblemished copy.... [read more] | $40.00
The University of Arizona Press, Tucson, 1984. A sound copy in dust jacket, worn at the edges, ex libris Navajo scholar Professor David Aberle, with his signature and contact information on the front... [read more] | $25.00