Our Books - Twenty Recent Acquisitions
The Tread of the Pioneers: Under the distinguished patronage of the Government of the Province of Manitoba, the Corporation of the City of Portage la Prairie, the Council of the Rural Municipality of Portage la Prairie.
Metcalfe, Joseph Henry [Ed.]
Portage la Prairie and District Old Timers’ Association & Ryerson Press, 1932. Royal Octavo (9”) in red cloth; xii, 1, 305 pp.; plates; portraits throughout. [Peele (3) 5630]. Laid in... [read more] | $80.00
Harbour Publishing, Madeira Park, 2007. A fine quarto (12”) with photographic cover repeated in the dj. xiv + 13-208 pp.; glossy paper; map endpapers; 767 biographies; photographs throughout; Appendices... [read more] | $65.00
Scarce Signed First Edition of Travel to the Yukon 1896 Houghton, Mifflin; Boston, 1928. xviii, 289 pp; frontis piece photo of author and his team; plates, all present; map end papers. Small area of... [read more] | $185.00
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 / Near Fine. [xvi]  (1) - 546 pp., 21 illustrations; a reprint of the text of the original... [read more] | $30.00
Revised Edition, Edited by Frederick Merk, Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1968. Pp. lxii, 370; frontis map (non fold-out); Index; Appendices. A Fine copy in like dustjacket. Originally... [read more] | $60.00
Revised and Enlarged Edition, Hodder and Stoughton, London. A brilliant copy in blue cloth; frontis port. of Rupert Brooke with tissue guard in place; 25 other portraits tipped in. 312 pp.; a “Prayer... [read more] | $55.00
A Lovely, Signed Copy Campbell River, BC: Self Published, 1997. quarto (11"). Pictorial Paper over Boards. Near Fine. [x], 427 pp.; photographs throughout; photographic endpapers; Endnotes of sources;... [read more] | $60.00
Simon & Schuster, Toronto, New York etc, 2016. Pp. 255, with 2 maps, Jarvis Family Tree, extensive Bibliography and Index. A Fine copy in dj. Esteemed Canadian author Peter C. Newman recounts the... [read more] | $20.00
The U-Boat Hunters. The Royal Canadian Navy and the Offensive against Germany’s Submarines
[Military] Milner, Marc
Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, 1994. Pp. [xx] 326 + ; photographs, map endpapers, Notes, Bibliography and Index. Previous owner note on title page, Else Fine/Fine. By the author of North Atlantic... [read more] | $20.00
Nelson-Hall, Chicago, 1980. A Fine copy in VG dj (tape repairs verso). Pp. [x] + 472; map endpapers, Bibliography and Index. 8 leaves of photographs following p. 310. “Unfortunately, society... [read more] | $30.00
Daylight Through the Mountain: Letters and Labours of Civil Engineers Walter and Francis Shanly
[Engineering] Walker, Frank Norman (Ed.)
The Engineering Institute of Canada, 1957. 442 pp., octavo, Fine in VG dj; Endpapers: Profile of Hoosac Mountain and proposed Tunnel, 1872. Illustrations (most portraits). Letters between these brothers... [read more] | $20.00