Our Books - Twenty Recent Acquisitions

Looking Back a Century on the Centennial of Jewish Political Equality in Canada
[Judaica] Rhinewine, Abraham

The Kraft Press, Toronto, 1932. Near Fine: slightly dusty octavo in card covers; 147 + [2]p. Not quite completed at the time of the author’s passing, his text was revised and enlarged by Isidore... [read more] | $15.00

Statement of Six Years Administration
[British Columbia] {Political History] Hart, Honourable John

n.p. A Fine copy in stapled card covers, Near Fine; 20 p. As noted in the sub-title, this booklet provides the announcement by the Premier of British Columbia of his retirement from Office, October 2,... [read more] | $25.00

A Suitable Boy
Seth, Vikram

Phoenix House, London, 1993. A Very Good, unmarked, copy of the second impression of the United Kingdom First Edition, printed in the same year as the first. The dj, with creasing to the front flap and... [read more] | $30.00

Commentary on The Holy Quran. Compiled from the Writings and Pronouncements of the Promised Messiah and Mahdi. Volume I Surah Fatiha.
Ahmad, Hazrat Mirza Ghulam, of Qaidan.

The London Mosque, Octavo. Hard Cover. Near Fine / Fine. n.d. Translated by Sir Muhammad Zafrulla Khan; Printed by Unwin Brothers at The Gresham Press. A perpendicular marginal pen along 5 lines of text... [read more] | $54.00

Conscience for Change.
King Jr., Martin Luther

Toronto: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, 1968. Octavo. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. A second impression of this uncommon and desirable work: King's Massey Lecture in 1967. 45 pp.; clean, unmarked text... [read more] | $30.00

Cree Language Structures: A Cree Approach.
Ahenakew, Freda

Winnipeg: Pemmican Publications, 1987. Octavo. Trade Paperback. Near Fine x + 170 p., including References in the form of a short bibliography. A clean, unmarked copy in tight binding; very slight curl... [read more] | $20.00

The Army of Flanders and the Spanish Road 1567-1659
Parker, Geoffrey

Cambridge University Press, Second Edition, 2004. Xxix, 291 + [3, pub. Advt.] pp. Glossary, List of abbreviations; Notes on Spelling and currency; Bibliography; 12 Appendixes; 6 Plates and 30 Figures.... [read more] | $20.00

Reception Tendered to The Captain and Officers of H.M.S. New Zealand by the Provincial Government on the Occasion of their visit to British Columbia.
[Military] [Royal Navy] [British Columbia]

Card covers; Oblong royal octavo (approx.. 9.5” x 6.5”), with embossed leaf motif on front cover with Provincial Insignia; bound by cord; small area of abrasions on front cover near the spine... [read more] | $100.00

Charles Elliot R.N. 1801-1875 : a Servant of Britain Overseas.
Blake, Clagette

London: Cleaver-Hume Press, 1960. First Edition. 4to. Cloth. Fine / Very Good. This book is not simply a Nautical History of an Admiral of the Royal Navy during the Victorian era, but a political history... [read more] | $25.00

Sixth Annual Reunion Song Sheet. Friday, April 26, 1929
[Vancouver] [Vancouver Technical School]

Small (6”), triple-fold broadside, with printing recto and verso yielding six numbered pages. Fine. The Vancouver Technical School was originally founded in 1916 in the basement of King Edward... [read more] | $10.00

Beau Dick: Revolutionary Spirit
Martens, Darrin J., et al

Figure 1 Publishing, Vancouver, and the Audain Art Museum, 2018, First Edition. Royal octavo, illustrated paper over boards. A Fine copy, issued without dj. 151 + [3] p., with notes and a list of contributors... [read more] | $30.00

Travels in West Africa: Congo Francais, Corisco and Cameroons
Kingsley, Mary

Frank Cass & Co, London, 1965. A Near Fine copy in price-clipped dj with minor edge wear and a small area of creasing at the top edge. This third edition presents the full text, including the author’s... [read more] | $55.00

Passenger to Teheran
Sackville-West, Vita

Moyer Bell Limited, New York & London, 1990. A Fine Royal Octavo (10”) in Near Fine dust jacket (a light crease from the time of publication on this inside front flap), with an Introduction... [read more] | $40.00

Lovers on the Nile
Hall, Richard

Collins, London, 1980. A Fine copy in like dj of the second impression, printed in the same year as the first. 254 p., map frontispiece; illustrated; bibliography, notes and index. Samuel Baker, an... [read more] | $30.00

In Patagonia
Chatwin, Bruce

Summit Books, New York, 1977. A Fine copy, in unclipped dust jacket, of a later printing of the first American edition. “To read Bruce Chatwin’s In Patagonia is to find oneself in the presence... [read more] | $30.00

The Illustrated Out of Africa
Blixen, Karen

Cresset Press, London, 1989. Fine in pictorial paper covered boards; Fine dust jacket. The full text of the original edition of 1937 (Putnam & Co.) is presented with illustrations throughout. 288... [read more] | $30.00

Christina Rossetti.
Stuart, Dorothy Margaret.

London: Macmillan, 1930. Small Octavo. Cloth. Fine Red cloth with matching stain on top edge; bright gilt titles on spine; single ruled in blind; lacking dj. A very small light blemish on spine, Else Fine:... [read more] | $15.00

Hermann Hesse Dank An Goethe: Betrachtungen, Rezensionen, Briefe. Mit einem Essay von Reso Karalaschwili
[Hermann Hesse] [Goethe] Karalaschwili, Reso

Insel Verlag, Frankfurt, 1977. 12mo in wrappers ; 216, [1], [6, advt.] p.; frontis port. as on front panel; illustrated. Fine: unmarked in tight, square binding. Text in German. In correspondence Hesse... [read more] | $25.00

Das Vorbild
Lenz, Siegfried

Hoffmann und Campe, Hamburg, 1973. A Fine, unmarked copy in dj; 527 pp. Text in German. Lenz (1926-2014) was not prolific by North American standards where novels are churned out in series at a rate... [read more] | $20.00

Die Kelten. Das Volk, Das Aus dem Bunkel Kam
Herm, Gerhard

Bechterműnz Verlag, Augsberg, 1996. Octavo pictorial hard cover, issued without dj. 438 pp.; photographs (b&w); maps in text. A Fine, unmarked copy. With historical European beginnings (“Es... [read more] | $25.00