Our Books - E-Catalogue-Summer-2019

Sunset Playgrounds: Fishing Days and Others in California and Canada.
Aflalo, F. G.

Witherby & Co., London, 1909. [xii] + [2, blank] + (3)-251 pp. in original blue cloth, double-ruled in blind with gilt spine titles; 35 photographs, including frontispiece, all present. The fourth... [read more] | $40.00

Scenes and Incidents in Irish Life.
An Irishman [F. H. Clayton].

Montreal: John Lovell & Son, 1884. First Canadian Edition. 12mo (7.5"). Cloth. Very Good + Green cloth with beveled edges; border thick single rule in blind; gilt harp motif repeated with titles... [read more] | $55.00

Indian Myths & Legends from the North Pacific Coast of America. A translation of Franz Boas’ 1895 edition of 'Indianische Sagen von der Nord-Pacifischen Kuste Amerikas'
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

El Ingenioso Hildalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha
Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de

Don Quixote Alfredo Ortells Ferriz, Valencia, 1969. With engravings throughout, many in the First Part by ‘H. Pisan’ (i.e. Heliodore Joseph Pisan) after Gustave Dore. All edges marbled in... [read more] | $190.00

El Dorado Narrow Gauge: The Diamond & Caldor Railway.
Ferrell, Mallory Hope

Edmonds, Washington: Pacific Fast Mail, 1990. quarto (11"). A Fine copy in like dustjacket of this primary source book of the history of the Diamond & Caldor Railway, known to aficionados as... [read more] | $125.00

a propos: An Almanac of the Humour and Satire of Nations 4/86.
Ganchev, Marko (Editor

Gabrovo, Bulgaria: House of Humour and Satire, 1986. quarto (11.5"). Illustrated Card Covers. Near Fine 160 pp. illustrated throughout in colour and b&w. This journal was published twice yearly... [read more] | $30.00

Eliel Saarinen. Projects 1896-1923
Hausen, Marika; Kirmo Mikkola, Anna-Lisa Amberg and Tytti Valto

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

Historical Atlas of the American West with Original Maps.
Hayes, Derek

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

Sowing Seeds in Danny
McClung, Nellie L.

Signed by one of “The Famous Five” & Elected Alberta Legislature 1921-1926 Thomas Allen, Limited, Toronto. A later reprint of McClung’s first novel, originally published in 1911.... [read more] | $100.00

The Shoulder Strap. Policing the West. Twenty-Second Edition, December, 1950.
Merriman, Alec R. (Editor).

Victoria: Admark Ltd., 1950. quarto. Wrappers. Very Good +. This issue is notable and desirable as, in the words of the Editors: "In this 22nd Edition of The Shoulder Strap we welcome the Royal... [read more] | $100.00

She of the West
Millard, Bailey

New York: Continental Publishing Co., 1899. First Thus. 12mo (approx. 7" x 4.75"). Cloth. Near Fine First published in 1897 as "A Pretty Bandit", but lacking two stories from this edition.... [read more] | $40.00

Rationarium Temporum. In Partes Duas. Libros tredecim, distributum. In quo aetatum omnium sacra profanaque Historia Chronologicis probationibus munita summatim traditur. Editio Novissima.
Petavii, Dionysii. (Denis Petau; Dionysius Petavius)

Balance of title reads: Cui accedit Supplementum, quo Historia ad hoc usque Tempus continuator, ut & Tabulae Genealogicae ac Geographicae, utraeque Vetris Recentisque Temporis, denique Indices onge... [read more] | $420.00

Pansophie: Ein Versuch zur Geschichte der weisen und schwarzen Magie Vol. 3 Auflage.
Peuckert, Will-Erich

Peuckert, Will-Erich. Pansophie: Ein Versuch zur Geschichte der weisen und schwarzen Magie Vol. 3 Auflage. Berlin: Erich Schmidt Verlag, 1976. Second Edition. Octavo. Cloth. About Fine / Very Good +. [xvi]... [read more] | $75.00

Books as a Way of Life.
Ray, Gordon N.

New York: The Grolier Club & The Pierpont Morgan Library, 1988. First Thus. Octavo. Cloth. Fine / Near Fine. pp. [xxiii] + 432; frontis port.and Index; Edited by G. Thomas Tanselle. Ray was a professor... [read more] | $90.00

Our Little Army in the Field : The Canadians in South Africa 1899-1902.
Reid, Brian A.

Canada and The Boer War St. Catharines, Ontario: Vanwell Publishing; 206 pp., including notes, bibliography, index; photographs. A pristine copy: Fine in dustjacket. "Our Little Army in the Field'... [read more] | $25.00

The Kettle Valley and its Railways. A Pictorial History of Rail Development in Southern British Columbia and the Building of the Kettle Valley Railway.
Riegger, Hal

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

Galileo in Rome: The Rise and Fall of a Troublesome Genius
Shea, William R. & Mariano Artigas

Oxford University Press; Oxford, New York et al, 2003. First Edition, Fine in like dustjacket. Pp. [xi] + 226; illustrated (b&w); References, Select Bibliography and Index. From the dj: “Galileo’s... [read more] | $20.00

The First World War Remembered
Sheffield, Gary

With DVD Andre Deutsch, London, in association with The Imperial War Museum; 2017. Folio hardcover in clamshell box; 132 pp., 200+ photographs, colour battle maps; 30 facsimile documents and DVD containing... [read more] | $50.00

Sir Charles Tupper and the Campaign of 1900. A Refutation of Incorrect Statements made by the Toronto “News”.
Tupper, Sir Charles

No publisher; n.d. (but circa January 1904) Stapled wrappers; pp. [2 (title page and blank)], 3-7, [8]. During this campaign Tupper’s “unswerving loyalty to the British Empire” was... [read more] | $120.00