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The A. Edward Newton Collection of Books and Manuscripts. Rare Books Original Drawings Autograph Letters and and Manuscripts Collected by the Late A. Edward Newton. Removed from His Home Oak Knoll - 4 Volumes Complete.
[Newton, A. Edward].
New York: Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1941. Octavo. Cloth. Near Fine / Very Good. While some - notably Charles Everitt - dismissed this sale as being of little importance, it remains one of the great book... [read more] | $100.00
Oak Knoll Press and The British Library; Newcastle and London, 2001, with a new Introduction by Henry Morris. Pp. (xi) + Facsimile of Original Prospectus, + 449, 412 and 117; plus added Indexes of Subjects,... [read more] | $60.00
Toronto: The Bibliographical Society of Canada, 1998. Small Octavo. Card Covers. Fine These two volumes issued in 1998 (36/1 and 36/2); approx. 175 pp. in total. Apart from the Book Reviews, articles include... [read more] | $20.00
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
Vancouver Centennial Bibliography [4 volumes]
Hale, Linda [Compliler] with cartobibliography by Frances Woodward
Vancouver: Vancouver Historical Society, 1986. First Edition. 4to - 11". Pictorial Wrappers. Fine Light creasing down the centre of Volume 4; overall a Fine set, in tight binding, without internal... [read more] | $150.00
Publications of the government of British Columbia, 1871-1947; being a complete revision and enlargement of Publications of the government of British Columbia, 1871-1937, by Sydney Weston.
Holmes, Marjorie C[olquhoun.]
Victoria: King's Printer, 1950. Octavo. Stapled Card Covers. Very Good 254 pp.; Index. Entries are listed by source, e.g.: Executive Publications; Department of Agriculture; Department of Fisheries; Railway... [read more] | $45.00
Revised Edition; J. M. Valois, Montreal, 1893. Four Volumes, beautifully rebound in buckram with gilt on morocco spine titles. Pp. [xxxiv], 407, 396, 397 & 427. Described as “a collection... [read more] | $120.00
Vancouver: British Columbia Library Association, Octavo. Stapled Pictorial Card Covers. Fine. 44 pp., illustrated. The front cover features a Pacific Northwest native frog motif design by C. B. Grell.... [read more] | $45.00
Bibliophilia scholastic floreat: Fifty Years of Rare Books and Special Collections at the University of Toronto.
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto, 2005. A Fine, unmarked quarto in card covers; 132 pp.; colour and b&w illustrations throughout. The exhibition was assembled, and catalogue... [read more] | $25.00
Collection of Authors of English Literature in the Reign of Victoria. With a Glance at the Past.
Bernhard Tauchnitz, Leipzig, 1881; Sampson Low, London; duodecimo (6”) in green cloth with gilt titles panelled in blind. Previous owner name in fine hand, dated 1883, on front free endpaper, with... [read more] | $30.00
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
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
Oxford University Press, New York, 1999. Royal octavo trade paperback; xviii,  + 3-540 pp. Alphabetical listing of major authors followed by a Timeline of Frontier Literature; Major Works; Films of... [read more] | $20.00
A Bibliography of Stephen Leacock. t/w Stephen Leacock: A Check-List and Index of His Writings Compiled by Gerhard R. Lomen
Toronto: ECW Press, 1998. Quarto (10"). Cloth. By the well-respected Canadian bibliographer, and author of, amongst other works, "The Bibliography of McClelland & Stewart" (1994), this... [read more] | $75.00
Borrowed and Stolen Feathers: or a Glance Through Mr. J. M. Lemoine’s Latest Work “The Chronicles of the St. Lawrence”
Tardival, J[ules] P[aul]
Self-published; printed at “Le Canadien” Steam Printing Office. Quebec, 1878. Tardival’s essay alleging plagiarism and inaccurate translation by M. Lemoine was submitted to the Editor... [read more] | $80.00