Our Books - Twenty Recent Acquisitions
Lethbridge, Alta.: The Herald Printers, Second Edition. Octavo. Cloth. Fine. [ix]  328 pp.; index; photographs. A pristine copy of this second edition of 1978 reproduces the text of the original printing... [read more] | $20.00
No Boundaries Upstairs: Canada, the United States, and the Origins of the North American Air Defence, 1945-1958.
Jockel, Joseph T.
Vancouver, University of British Columbia, 1987. Octavo. Cloth. Fine / Fine. 160 pp., 3 maps; Notes, Bibliography and Index. The best in-depth review of post-WWII response to the perceived nuclear... [read more] | $60.00
Edmonton: Progressive Peoples' Foundation, 2013. Octavo. Cloth. Fine / Fine. Issued in a printing of 1500 copies, this compilation of essays celebrated the Centennial of the Ghadr Movement launched on... [read more] | $30.00
Report of the Commission Appointed to Delimit the Boundary between the Province of British Columbia and the Yukon and Northwest Territories
Thistlethwaite, Robert and Gerald Smedley Andrews
British Columbia – Yukon – Northwest Territories Boundary Commission, Ottawa, 1966. Pp. 114;royal octavo in blue cloth, issued without dj; fold-out Key Map of Boundary facing the Foreword;... [read more] | $140.00
The Blakely Printing Co., Chicago, 1904. Pp. 43,[blank verso] and  printed recto only, ‘Corrections’]; 45-92, , [1, Title], 221-236. Further ‘Corrections’ in small, tipped-in... [read more] | $70.00
Offices of the Royal Historical Society, London, 1961, Second Edition. xxxvii + 565 pp.; Near Fine in red cloth, lacking dust jacket. An important handbook of value to the historian of the British Isles,... [read more] | $30.00
Department of Lands Survey Branch, Victoria. Quarto volume, bound in bonded, burgundy leather especially for the Honourable F[rederick] P[arker] Burden (1874-1971), then the Conservative Minister of... [read more] | $520.00
Vancouver Barracks Entertainment Committee, 1945. Single-fold broadside on light card stock; 16mo (approx. 6” x 5”, folded); two-colour printing listing the members of the Committee; “By... [read more] | $50.00
Charles E. Tuttle, Tokyo and Rutland, 1969. Oblong 12mo; unpaginated. Master of the ukiyo-e genre, this work features miniature reproductions of Hiroshige’s block prints of fifty-three ‘stopping... [read more] | $60.00
Karma of the Brush: an exhibition of contemporary Chinese and Japanese calligraphy
Tse Yim (Introduction)
Chinese-Japanese Calligraphy Exhibition Committee, Vancouver, 1985. Quarto in stiff grey card covers, rust free end papers; 82 pp.; 44 illustrations; Biographical information on the Chinese and Japanese... [read more] | $40.00
British Museum Press, London, 1992. A Fine, unmarked trade paperback. 96 pp.; Name Index and list of Sources. The epitaphs are arranged by theme. “This light-hearted anthology of funeral inscriptions,... [read more] | $12.00
The Private Journal of Captain G. F. Lyon, of H.M.S. Hecla, During the Recent Voyage of Discovery Under Captain Parry 1821-1823. Introduction and Illustrations by James A. Houston.
LYON, Captain G[eorge] F[rancis] [1795-1832].
Imprint Society, Barre, MA., 1970. Large quarto (approx. 12”), quarter cloth over paper, Fine, in VG- slip case with cover image duplicated. Xvii  + 297 pp.; faux marbled endpapers; large fold-out... [read more] | $80.00
Colmur Co., Montreal, 1963. 295 pp.; illustrations, charts and tables throughout; frontis port. of the author with Signed and dated gift inscription. Fine, red cloth duodecimo (8”) in dustjacket. While... [read more] | $75.00
Henry Holt & Company, New York, 1997. First Edition, Fine in Near Fine dustwrapper. xii + 754 pp.; Notes; Index, and A Note on Pronunciation. “To read Man of the Century is to enter the life... [read more] | $20.00
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, Octavo. Cloth. Near Fine / Good. n.d. (copyright 1927]; frontis and illustrations by Howard Hastings. Green cloth with brown titles; photographic endpapers of marching boy... [read more] | $55.00