Our Books - Twenty Recent Acquisitions
Stoddart Publishing, Toronto, 1987. A Fine, unmarked copy of their reprint of the 1950 edition from the King’s Printer, in VG, price-clipped dj with wrap-around art by David Craig. Pp. [xix] ... [read more] | $20.00
North Point Press, San Francisco, 1987. Gold Seal with initials of p. o. in blind on ffep, Else Fine in like dustjacket. This edition, itself long out of print in cloth, was published by arrangement... [read more] | $20.00
Da Vinci’s Ghost: Genius, Obsession, and how Leonardo Created the World in His Own Image.
Free Press, New York, etc., 2012. First Edition; Fine in Fine dustjacket. “This is the story of the world’s most famous drawing: Leonardo da Vinci’s man in a circle and a square. Art... [read more] | $15.00
W. W. Norton & Company, New York & London, 2011. 356p, index, bibliography, notes & Illustrations. A Fine, unblemished copy in dustjacket. Winner of the National Book Award. “A riveting... [read more] | $15.00
Blackie & Sons; London & Glasgow, (1959). 219 pp.; b&w illustrations by Edward Ardizzone as chapter headings, tail pieces and vignettes within the text; and 11 illustrations together with... [read more] | $40.00
Sisu, Even Through a Stone Wall: The Autobiography of Okkari Tokoi
Tokoi, Oskari and John Kolehmainen (Introduction).
New York: Robert Speller & Sons, Reprint Edition. Octavo. Hard Cover. Fine. A Literary Licensing reprint of the original edition of 1957. 252 pages, including index; 32 illustrations, including frontis... [read more] | $30.00
Menzies’ Journals of Vancouver’s Voyage, April to October, 1792: Edited, with Botanical and Ethological Notes, by C. F. Newcombe. . . and a Biographical Note by J. Forsyth. Together With Botanical and Ethnological Appendix to Menzies' Journal of Vancouver's Voyage. April to October, 1792.
Menzies, Archibald. [George Vancouver]
Journals: Victoria; William H. Cullin, King’s Printer; 1923. Memoir #5 of the Archives of British Columbia. 25 cm. in wrappers; pp. [xx} + 171; facsimile, illustrations, maps, bibliography and... [read more] | $160.00
Canadian North-West Historical Society, Battleford, Sask.; Volume 1 no. 7; an undated reprint of the original edition of 1931 . Preface by Frank Oliver. 53p., illus., ports. maps, bibliography. 23 cm.... [read more] | $25.00
Shorey Book Store, Seattle, 1965. Stapled card covers, p. 31 + [5, advt.]. A Very Good facsimile reprint, in a first print run of only 100 copies, of the original edition by Philip & Solomons,... [read more] | $20.00
Ward, Lock & Co., London & New York, . [xvi], 524 p., frontispiece. two folding lithographed maps; 19.5 cm. The maps are “A Railway Map of the Dominion of Canada and of the Northern... [read more] | $280.00
J. Whiting, London, 1812. Pp. , 4-73 (“Terms of Botany”, with cross-referencing to plate numbers), [84 plates, printed rectos only] Robert John Thornton (1768? – 1837) was a medical... [read more] | $95.00
Portland: Oregon Historical Society, 1990. Quarto (10”) Cloth; Near Fine / Fine. Oregon Historical Society, Portland, 1990. pp. [xxxv] + 214 + [advts. & colophon]; map endpapers; glossary; maps... [read more] | $20.00
Cork Lines & Canning Lines : The Glory Years of Fishing on the West Coast.
Meggs, Geoff and Duncan Stacey.
Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, First Edition, 1992. 208 pp.; 150 photographs, many of which “are rare and have never before been published.” A Fine copy in like dustjacket. In text and... [read more] | $30.00
The Royal Historical Society and The Boydell Press, Suffolk & Rochester, 2004. First Edition; Fine in dustjacket. Part of the ‘Studies in History, New Series’, of the RHS. Pp. [ix] +... [read more] | $80.00
Takarajima Books, New York, 1994. Quarto (12”), cloth in dj; unpaginated redesigned edition of that of 1968 with a new “beautifully written” forward by the Argentinian writer Jorge Borges... [read more] | $20.00
Early Printing in the Red River Settlement 1859-1870 and its effect on the Riel Rebellion.
Winnipeg: Peguis Publishers Ltd., 1974. 56 pp. First Edition. quarto. Pictorial Card Covers. By the distinguished bibliographer and author of Peel’s Bibliography of the Canadian Prairies to 1953,... [read more] | $15.00