Our Books - E-Catalogue-Summer-2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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. 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
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.
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
Reports and other Papers relating to the two voyages of the R.C.M. Police schooner “St. Roch” through the North West Passage from (1)Vancouver, B.C. to Sydney, N.S., (1940-42) (2) Dartmouth, N.S. to Vancouver, B.C. (1944) under the command of Regimental number 10407, staff/Sergeant H. A. Larsen (now sub-inspector).
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
The RCMP Schooner St. Roch This facsimile reprint of the original printing in 1945 of the Voyages of the RCMP Schooner St. Roch: Pierway, Inc. and the Vancouver Maritime Museum, Vancouver, 2000. Small... [read more] | $45.00
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
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, . During this campaign Tupper’s “unswerving loyalty to the British Empire” was... [read more] | $120.00