Our Books - Twenty Recent Acquisitions
Vancouver: B.C. Electric Public Information Department, Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall. Wrappers. Near Fine n.d., unpaginated [but 4 leaves, 8 pages]; illustrated; large folio (15.5")... [read more] | $35.00
Reports and other Papers relating to the two voyages of the R.C.M. Police schooner “St. Roch” through the North West Passage from (1)Vancouver, B.C. to Sydney, N.S., (1940-42) (2) Dartmouth, N.S. to Vancouver, B.C. (1944) under the command of Regimental number 10407, staff/Sergeant H. A. Larsen (now sub-inspector).
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
The RCMP Schooner St. Roch This facsimile reprint of the original printing in 1945 of the Voyages of the RCMP Schooner St. Roch: Pierway, Inc. and the Vancouver Maritime Museum, Vancouver, 2000. Small... [read more] | $45.00
The Hudson’s Bay Record Society Limited Edition London, England, 1973; printed by Robert MacLehose & Company, Glasgow. Numbered Limited edition 1,081. Pp. [lviii] + 212 + xvii. Black cloth... [read more] | $55.00
The 31st Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology 1909-1910 Government Printing Office, Washington, DC, 1916. Pp. ,  + 31-1.037, with Boas’ essentially comprising the whole of the... [read more] | $90.00
Coleman, Alberta: Crowsnest Pass Historical Society, quarto. Illustrated Cloth. The original local history of this Alberta community [914 pp.] was published in 1979; the photo companion in 1990 [252 pp.].... [read more] | $120.00
The Colonies and India in London. Read before the Literary and Scientific Society of Ottawa, 5th April. 1887
Sewn in wrappers; 26 pp. Light soiling and creasing. The meeting was Chaired by the Hon. Sir Charles Tupper, later Primer Minister of Canada (1896). Cross was the Late Secretary to the Canadian Commission... [read more] | $40.00
Burnaby: Purpora Books, octavo. Stapled Card Covers. Fine The first catalogue issued by this respected Canadian book dealer, specializing in Modern Fiction in First Editions. Listing 470 items, it remains... [read more] | $15.00
The Alcuin Society: A Compilation of Publications. A Bibliography of Books, Pamphlets, Keep-Sakes & Broadsides Published by the Alcuin Society From 1965 to 1998.
Rainer, Jim (Compiler)
Vancouver: Alcuin Society, 1999. First Edition. octavo. Card Covers. Fine. pp. 82 + ; typographic design by Susanna Gilbert; type Slimbach's Minion and Alcuin; illustrated from its publications; printed... [read more] | $40.00
A Signed Copy of ephemera from Canadian TV History1963. 8vo. Stapled Wraps. Signed. Near Fine. A bit of Canadian musical history: the program guide for the Don Messer Jubilee Show Tour of 1963. Unpaginated... [read more] | $30.00
A Memorial to Congress to Secure an Adequate Appropriation for the Prompt and Thorough Improvement of the Mississippi River. With an Appendix by Silvester Waterhouse of Washington University.
River Improvement Convention Committee, Hon. Joseph Brown, Chair; Appendix by Silvester Waterhouse
St. Louis, 1877; John J. Daly & Co. 39 pp., sewn in card covers. Cover title: “Give Us an Unobstructed Mississippi”. “The following resolution was adopted by the River Improvement... [read more] | $65.00
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1997. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth. Small remainder mark on bottom edge, Else Fine in unclipped dust jacket. 525 pp., map, photographs, extensive bibliography, Notes and... [read more] | $15.00
Published as an offprint from Queen’s Quarterly, in stapled red card covers. Pp.  440-450 + ; n.d. (but circa 1927). Near Fine. Mair (1838-1927) was a poet, a journalist with the Montreal... [read more] | $60.00
Rome : Premiere Partie: Des Origines au Regne de Costantin avec 128 Illustrations.
Angeli, Diego [traduite par Marguerite Vincent].
Bergamo: Istituto Italiano D'Arti Grafiche, 1926. Royal Octavo. Card Covers. 138 pp., profusely illustrated throughout; text translated into French from the original Italian. A fine study of the history... [read more] | $45.00
”A Fight for Freedom Publication” London, New York & Melbourne: Hutchinson & Co, Small 8vo (18cm.). Hard Cover. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper. Very Good+; 96... [read more] | $85.00
American Coast Artillery Materiel. Prepared in the Office of the Chief of Ordnance June 1922
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1923. Octavo (9"). Cloth. Near Fine. Ordnance Department Document No 202. pp. [v], , 513. Includes the history of the development of artillery; the design... [read more] | $180.00