Our Books - Twenty Recent Acquisitions
Indian Myths & Legends from the North Pacific Coast of America. A translation of Franz Boas’ 1895 edition of
Boas, Franz (1858-1942)
Translated by Dietrich Bertz; Edited by Randy Bouchard and Dorothy Kennedy; Foreword by Professor Clause Levi-Strauss. Talonbooks, Vancouver, Second printing, 2003, of the First Edition thus. 702 pp.;... [read more] | $90.00
Otava Publishing Company, Helsinki, 1990. Folio (13”) in cloth with dust jacket; Fine/Near Fine. 355 pp.; Extensive Catalogues of Works: interior design, architecture and urban planning; References... [read more] | $250.00
Portland House, New York, 1990; Folio (13”); Fine, with small name stamp on the half-title, in mylar-protected dustjacket. 224 pp.; full colour plates throughout; maps. Foreword by Sir Fitzroy... [read more] | $35.00
The Canadian Military Atlas. The Nation’s Battlefields from the French and Indian Wars to Kosovo.
Stoddart Publishing, Toronto, 2001. First Edition, Folio (12”); Fine in like dust jacket. Pp. [xi] + 228; Bibliography, Index. With more than 80 maps by C. Stuart Daniel, 50+ photographs, and... [read more] | $40.00
Harbour Publishing, Madeira Park, 2007. First Edition; Fine in dustjacket. 413 pp.; Notes, extensive Bibliography, Index; illustrated. “. . . the most authoritative and readable account to date... [read more] | $20.00
Volumes XXVII and XXVIII 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,... [read more] | $90.00
James Douglas in California, 1841: Being the Journal of a Voyage from the Columbia to California.
Douglas, James [Dorothy B. Smith, Ed.].
Scarce Numbered Edition in Full Leather Vancouver: Library Press, 1965. Limited/Numbered. Octavo (25.5 cm). Full Leather. Fine. [xxvi] 56 + pp.; ports. of Douglas and of Juan Batista Alvarado, 10th... [read more] | $150.00
History of Oregon, Volume I. 1834-1848 and Volume II. 1848-1888 – Two Volumes Complete
Bancroft, Hubert Howe
Volumes XXIX and 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.... [read more] | $120.00
Berkeley London & Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2009. First American Edition. Quarto in Cloth. Signed. Fine / Fine. 288 pp., map endpapers, Map Catalog, Sources of Illustrations, extensive... [read more] | $65.00
The Kettle Valley and its Railways. A Pictorial History of Rail Development in Southern British Columbia and the Building of the Kettle Valley Railway.
Edmonds, Washington: Pacific Fast Mail, quarto (11"). Cloth. Near Fine / Fine. n.d. (but 1981); 289 pp.; double-fold-out map frontis; Epilogue; Index and Modeler's Album; photographs throughout (almost... [read more] | $60.00
Oxford University Press, Don Mills, 2000. First Edition, quarto cloth in dustjacket. [x] + 661 pp.; photographs throughout; Bibliography; Glossary; Index of Canadian Buildings and General Index. An... [read more] | $25.00
The Treaties of Canada with The Indians of Manitoba and the North-West Territories, including the Negotiations on Which They were Based, and Other Information Relating Thereto.
Morris, The Hon. Alexander.
Toronto; Coles Publishing Company, 1971. Facsimile Edition. Octavo;. Hard Cover. Very Good +. This reprint is of the Belfords, Clarke & Co. printing of 1880 (cf Peel 3rd 940). 375 pp. Its value is... [read more] | $40.00
London & New York: J.M. Dent & Sons & E.P. Dutton & Co., 1953. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Cloth. Near Fine / Very Good +. This revised edition is longer than the... [read more] | $50.00
A Bibliography of Samuel Johnson together with 'The Library of Professor Gwin J. Kolb: Samuel Johnson and his Circle [2004 catalogue].
Courtney, William et al (Samuel Johnson).
Oak Knoll Press, 1984. 8vo. Cloth. As New. Original buckram, without dustjacket, as issued; A reprint of the 1935 bibliography of Courtney and David Smith, to which has been added the preface from the... [read more] | $50.00
The Warsaw Ghetto New York: Stein & Day, 1979. First Thus. Octavo. Cloth. This first English printing of Dziennik getta warszawskiego (1968) was translated by Stanislaw Staron with the assistance... [read more] | $25.00
Montreal: Dawson Bros., 1878. First Canadian Edition. 12mo (18cm). Decorative Cloth. Very Good. Pp. 293 + . From the Preface: "This book pretends to have no merit but its truthfulness."... [read more] | $225.00