Our Books - Twenty Recent Acquisitions

History of Washington, Idaho, and Montana 1845-1889
Bancroft, Hubert Howe

Volume XXXI of The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft. Originally published in 1890 (San Francisco), this reprint by Arno Press (1967) in cooperation with McGraw-Hill, New York, Toronto, London, Sydney. Black... [read more] | $90.00

History of Oregon, Volume II. 1848-1888
Bancroft, Hubert Howe

Volume XXX of The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft. Originally published in 1890 (San Francisco), this reprint by Arno Press (1967) in cooperation with McGraw-Hill, New York, Toronto, London, Sydney. Black... [read more] | $80.00

The Making of John Ledyard: Empire and Ambition in the Life of an Early American Traveler
Gray, Edward G.

Yale University Press, New Haven & London, 2007. First Edition; Fine in dust jacket. [xiii] + 224 pp. Notes, illustrated, Index. “During the course of his short but extraordinary life, John... [read more] | $15.00

Korea: Canada’s Forgotten War
Melady, John

Macmillan of Canada, Toronto, 1983. A Fine copy in Very Good dust jacket. [viii] + 219 pp,, including 3 leaves of b&w photographs; map endpapers; Notes, Bibliography and Index. The Appendices comprise... [read more] | $25.00

The Codebreakers: The Story of Secret Writing
Kahn, David

Scribner, New York, 1996. [xviii] + 1,181 pp. Bibliography, extensive Notes; Index; Illustrated. One short note on the ffep; some separation of the signature at p. 492-3, though binding still tight,... [read more] | $50.00

The First World War Remembered
Sheffield, Gary

With DVD Andre Deutsch, London, in association with The Imperial War Museum; 2017. Folio hardcover in clamshell box; 132 pp., 200+ photographs, colour battle maps; 30 facsimile documents and DVD containing... [read more] | $50.00

West of the Mountains: James Sinclair and the Hudson’s Bay Company
Lent, D. Geneva

Signed, with a Notable Provenance University of Washington Press, Seattle, 1963. [xvii + 334 pp. Sixteen plates on eight leaves; four maps; Notes, Bibliography and Index. A brief previous owner note... [read more] | $125.00

A History of Sweden.
Stomberg, Andrew A.

London: George Allen & Unwin, 1931. First British Edition. Royal Octavo. Cloth. Very Good [xiv] + 823 pp.; detailed Index; profusely illustrated with photographs, line drawings and maps (no fold-out... [read more] | $30.00

Our Little Army in the Field : The Canadians in South Africa 1899-1902.
Reid, Brian A.

Canada and The Boer War St. Catharines, Ontario: Vanwell Publishing; 206 pp., including notes, bibliography, index; photographs. A pristine copy: Fine in dustjacket. "Our Little Army in the Field'... [read more] | $25.00

Ashore and Afloat: The British Navy and the Halifax Naval Yard Before 1820
Gwyn, Julian

University of Ottawa Press, Ottawa, 2004. Pp. [xvii] + 366, with List of Illustrations; List of Tables; Notes; Glossary; Biographical Directory; Bibliography and Index. A Fine copy in Near Fine dust... [read more] | $30.00

The Habsburgs: Embodying an Empire
Wheatcroft, Andrew

Viking: London, New York etc., 1995. pp. [xxix] + 384, Maps (xvi-xix); Notes, extensive Bibliography (pp. 347-368); Index; family crest frontispiece; 37 illustrations in full colour, 13 b&w; Family... [read more] | $20.00

Finlay's River
Patterson, R. M.

Toronto: Macmillan, 1968. 8vo. A Fine, unmarked copy, in NF, unclipped dj, of the First Edition of this modern classic of British Columbia history, with material on the geology of the area, the fur trade,... [read more] | $45.00

Sketches in North America and the Oregon Territory.
Warre, Captain H.

Barre, Massachusetts: Imprint Society, 1970. Limited/Numbered. Oblong quarto. Cloth. Buckram cloth; gilt titles in orange paneling on front boards; in slip case with paper label; map endpapers. #1856... [read more] | $60.00

Historical Atlas of the United States: With Original Maps.
Hayes, Derek

Vancouver, Toronto: Douglas & McIntyre, 2006. First Edition; quarto in cloth. Fine / Fine. 280 pp.; illustrated endpapers; 500+ maps; bibliography, extensive index; colour maps reproduced throughout. ... [read more] | $55.00

Historical Atlas of Washington and Oregon.
Hayes, Derek.

Berkeley, Los Angeles & London: University of California, 2011. First American Edition. Oblong quarto in Cloth. Fine / Fine. 240 pp.; map endpapers; "more than 500 colorful images and maps",... [read more] | $65.00

British Columbia and the United States : The North Pacific Slope from Fur Trade to Aviation.
Howay, F. W., W.N. Sage and H.F. Angus.

Toronto, New Haven, and London: The Ryerson Press and Yale University Press and Oxford University Press, 1942. First Edition. Royal Octavo. Cloth. Near Fine, with P.O.N. on ffep / Near Fine. Part of "The... [read more] | $110.00

Tahirih The Pure
Root, Martha L.

Revised Edition; Kalimat Press, Los Angeles, 1981, with Introductory Essay by Marziah Gail. [v] + 146 pp., Notes; Three Appendices; illustrated. A Fine, unmarked copy in Near Fine dj, the latter with... [read more] | $65.00

The Modelmaker. For Those Interested in Making Working Models - Vol. 1 No. 1 through Vol. 10 No. 12.
[Models] Spon, W. Edmunds (Editor).

New York: Spon & Chamberlain, Small 8vo (18cm.). Hard Cover. Near Fine. A bound, incomplete, set from the first four issues starting in January of 1924 through to December of 1933: 4 issues then in... [read more] | $190.00

The Everlasting Mercy.
Masefield, John

With Author Letter, Signed Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd., London, 1919; printed by the Riverside Press, Edinburgh. Small octavo in blue cloth. Gilt cover titles, single-ruled in blind; spine uniformly... [read more] | $180.00

The Dîné: Origin Myths of the Navaho Indians
O’Bryan, Aileen

Association Copy ex libris noted Anthropologist Dr. David Aberle Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin 163. Washington, 1956. [vii] + 194 pp. Frontispiece and 23 line drawings... [read more] | $45.00