Our Books - Twenty Recent Acquisitions

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

Shevchenko Centennial Jubilee Concert Souvenir Programme
[Taras Shevchenko]

1961; Octavo stapled card covers, Near Fine. Unapginated (but 16 p., not including covers). In recognition of the 100th anniversary of the death of “the great Ukrainian poet”, this was more... [read more] | $40.00

Das Dritte Reich und die Juden: Dokumente und Aufsätze
[Holocaust] Poliakov, Léon and Josef Wulf

Verlag BMBH, Berlin, 1955. Royal Octavo in dustjacket that has edge wear, short closed tears, and has been taped to the boards. Binding tight; text block clean save for previous owner name sticker at... [read more] | $60.00

Otto Schliessier, Zeichnungen eines Bildhauers, Auf der Suche nach dem Wesen des Menschen
Schliessler, Martin

G. Braun, Karlsruhe, 1973. A Fine quarto volume (approx. 12”) in tan cloth, published without dj (?). [3] pages of text in German; 40 pages of B&W and sepia-toned drawings. The brief text... [read more] | $30.00

Wetterflieger in der Arktis: Kriegserlebnisse des Flugzeugfűhrers
Schutze, Rudolf

Deutscher Verlag, Buenes Aires, 1950. 190 + [1] p.; colour frontis; illustrated (b&w and colour); map front endpapers. A Fine, small octavo, in Near Fine, mylar protected, dust jacket. Foreword... [read more] | $80.00

Logos and Civilization. Spirit, History, and Order in the Writings of Baha'u'llah.
Saiedi, Nader

Bethesda, University Press of Maryland, 2000. Octavo, Trade Paperback. 404 pp. Very slight curling at the tips, Else Fine: clean, unmarked, in tight binding. From the Publisher: "A major, novel... [read more] | $110.00

Studies in Babi & Baha'i History Volume 1.
Momen, Moojan (Ed.)

Los Angeles: Kalimat Press, 1982. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth. Fine / Fine. [x], [2], 337 pp., frontis port.; illustrated; index and extensive Bibliography. Out of print in this format, included in... [read more] | $70.00

Report of the Provincial Museum of Natural History for the Year 1915.
[British Columbia] [Natural History]

Victoria: Province of British Columbia, 1916. Small quarto (10.5"). Uncommon copy bound in leather. 27 p. of text; 11 Plates. Of historical interest in terms of the development and early work... [read more] | $50.00

History of Music in British Columbia 1850-1950
McIntosh, Dale

Sono Nis Press, Victoria, 1989. A Fine copy in dust jacket with a dime-sized blemish near the bottom of the spine and front panel; 296 p.; pictorial end papers; Illustrations; extensive Bibliography,... [read more] | $20.00

Canadian West 1987 Number 7, 8, 9, 10.
Basque, Garnet [Editor].

Langley, B.C.: Sunfire Publications, 1987. Signed, Limited & Numbered. 4to. Cloth. A Fine copy of the limited print run edition, this being number 158 of 200 copies, signed on the front paste-down... [read more] | $65.00

The Reminiscences of Doctor John Sebastian Helmcken.
[Dr. John Helmcken] Smith, Dorothy Blakey (Ed.).

Vancouver: University of British Columbia, 1975. First Thus. 8vo. Cloth. Fine / Fine. An introduction has been penned by Canadian historian W. Kaye Lamb, librarian and archivist. (xlii) + 373 pp., including... [read more] | $40.00

The Nootka Sound Controversy, in the "Annual Report of the American Historical Association for the Year 1904".
Manning, William Ray

Washington: Government Printing Office, 1905. 8vo in dark blue cloth. VG+. pp. 279-478. There is minor rubbing at the corners and a previous owner name stamp (small) and pencil notes on the ffep.; else... [read more] | $65.00

Postcards of Old Key West
Malone, Shelley Boyd and Phyllis Bostrom Strunk.

Key West: Self Published, 1989. Square 8vo. Stapled Card Covers. Fine 64 pp., including index; full-colour reproductions of turn-of-the century post cards of Old Key West, Florida. Often two cards per... [read more] | $20.00

The Canadian Summer. The Memoirs of James Alan Roberts
Roberts, James Alan

University of Toronto Bookroom, Toronto, 1981. A Fine royal octavo in dj. 253 p.; illustrated; map endpapers, depicting consecutive years of the movement of the First Canadian Army, 1944-1945; 3 maps... [read more] | $25.00

Fields of Blood. Religion and the History of Violence
Armstrong, Karen

Alfred A. Knopf, New York and Toronto, 2014. 512 p., Notes, Bibliography and Index. Fne/Fine. Despite the implications of the title, this is not a diatribe against organized religion, but an in-depth... [read more] | $20.00

The Coming World Civilization
Hocking, William Ernest

Harper & Brothers, New York, 1956. A Near Fine copy in VG, unclipped dust jacket, with fading and light wear to the spine. 210 p., Index. Rather than being dated, as one of the leading American... [read more] | $35.00

The Little Bertha Gold Mining Co., Limited. Non-Personal Liability. Memorandum and Articles of Association.
[British Columbia] [Mining] [Corporate Documents]

Pringle & Whiteside, Greenwood B.C., 1899. Folio (14”), stapled in light card covers with toning, some separation and wear at the spine, but hinges firm. Small chips at the fore- and top-edges... [read more] | $55.00

A Journey Round My Room by Xavier de Maistre, translated and published by Edmund Goldsmith, Edinburgh, 1885; bound with: A Nocturnal Expedition Round My Room by Xavier de Maistre; translated by Edmund Goldsmith.
Maistre, Xavier de

Privately Printed, Edinburgh, 1886. In green cloth with paper title label on spine. “A Journey…” is 12mo (approx.. 6”) of 94 p. with the original wrapper forming a title page... [read more] | $240.00