Quebec: 1986. Many color illustrations. 4to, black boards. (Quebec: Laurenceau, 1986). Near Fine. Scarce.
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Seattle: 1902. Many photo illustrations by E. A. Hegg. 126pp. Oblong 4to, original tan cloth, spine rebacked in new black cloth, covers soiled, front flyleaf and some margins of plates lightly soiled, upper right corners of plates creased, inner hinge strengthened. Seattle, (1902). First Edition. Entire text is published photo illustrations of Alaska and the Yukon Territory. There is one folding panorama of Dawson, Yukon Territory. The images are bright.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1965. Illus. 423pp. 8vo, brown cloth, d.w. chipped and dampstained. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, (1965).
Venice: Giovanni Battista Albrizzi, 1740. Map. Uncolored engraving. Image measures 13" x 16.75". Exquisite map of Canada showing the Great Lakes in detail with beautiful country vignette cartouche. Detailed explorers notes engraved throughout including Baron di Lahontan's accounts of the West. Some discoloration along centerfold and edges but in pleasing black and white state. Giovanni Battista Albrizzi (1698-1777) was a prominent Venetian publisher of books and maps. He inherited his business from his father and was part of a family...
American Antiquarian Society, 1836. Map. Lithograph with original hand coloring. Image measures 15" x 16.25". Page measures 16.75" x 17". This beautiful map shows the locations of Native American tribes throughout the United States in Canada. Areas are color-coded by tribe and include Eskimo, Athapascas, Algonquin-Lenape, Iroquois, Cherokees, Creek, Choctaw, Sioux, Black Feet, and Pawnee. However, this harmonious appearance obscures a much more troubled history. Distinguishing between 1600 in the east and 1800 in the west, the map speaks to...
Very scarce unsigned original black and white photograph, c. 1915, from a cabinet card image, c. 1894, approx. 4" x 7", a full-body image of the boxer wearing black leotards with a white belt- with flat laced-up boxing shoes, striking a bear knuckle pose. Condition: Image cropped from when used for publication - but complete in itself; minor surface creasing with a clip at the top left-hand corner. Vintage fountain pen identification in an unknown hand cleanly written at bottom...
1924. Color lithograph. 36" x 24" original poster mounted to 38.5" x 26.5" linen-backed paper. In very good condition with repairs to lower right margin. Travel poster advertising Canadian Pacific steamships to Scotland. A shepherd in a meadow and a Duchess ship passing in the distance. Canadian Pacific Steamships was a large Canadian shipping company established in 1887. The company was Canada's largest operator of Atlantic and Pacific steamships. Many immigrants travelled on CP ships from Europe to Canada.
Toronto: Macmillan, 1976. 8vo, pr. wrs., wrappers lightly soiled. (Toronto): Macmillan, (1976).
Readfield: 1839. 1 page, 11 x 7.75 inches, Readfield, February 22, 1839. Outstanding and historically important autographed document regarding a dispute between Maine and New Brunswick, signed "Samuel K. Currier," Adjutant, Regiment Artillery 1st Brigade - 2nd Division. In part: "In obedience to General Orders of the 19th, instituted and herewith transmitted...of the 21st...a draft of the Regiment Artillery is ordered to be made with all possible dispatch as follows...vis...Capt. A. P. Arnolds and two sergeants; George W. Armstrong from...
London: Arrowsmith, John, 1838. Map. Engraving with beautiful hand coloring. Images measures 24" x 19". Detailed map of Ontario, Quebec and the Eastern Great Lakes from 1838. Toronto, formerly York, is described as well as Townships. John Arrowsmith (1790-1873) was from a family of London based cartographers and publishers, and was a founding member of the Royal Geographical Society.
394 text illus. sq. 4to, cloth, d.w. Univ. of Toronto Pr., (1964).
Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1964. 394 text Illus. Square 4to, white cloth, cloth soiled, corners lightly bumped, front flyleaf lightly soiled. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, (1964).
New York: Asher & Adams, 1873. Map. Lithograph original hand coloring. Image measures 17 1/2" x 24". This large scale 1873 map depicts Ontario, Canada and it's RR systems. Districts are hand colored and railway lines are labeled. City and town names occur as well as stops along the routes. Rivers, bays, capes, islands and other topographic features are also noted throughout. Asher & Adams were publishers based in Washington and New York in the late 19th century who produced...
Toronto: Oxford U. Press, 1970. 64p, pictorial wrappers. Toronto: Oxford Univ. Press, 1970. First Edition. Second impression. Autographed by Atwood on the half-title.
London: John Murray, 1836. Illustrated with a large folding map, 16 engraved plates, some text illustrations. x, , 663pp., thick 8vo, 3/4 brown calf; (rubbed, corners bumped, light foxing on some pages and plate margins, full page inscription by previous owner on flyleaf). London: John Murray, 1836. Very good. A fine source for both the early exploration of the far North as well as ethnology, includes details about Back's commerce with the Cree, Chippewa, and Coppermine Indians, and information relating...
13 maps and 12 plans, in color, some folding. 18mo, cloth; (text dampstained, maps and plans not stained; cloth lightly soiled, otherwise very good). Leipzig: Baedeker, 1907.
Leipzig: Baedeker, 1922. 14 maps and 12 plans, in color, some folding. 18mo, red cloth, spine ends and edges of corners lightly worn. Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1922.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1885. 20 maps and plates, some of the maps are folding. 2 Vols. 8vo, original green cloth, ex-lib, cloth lightly soiled on both volumes, corners lightly bumped on both volumes, foxing to Frontis. and title-page margin in both volumes, inner hinges strengthened in volume II. New York: Dodd, Mead, (1885). First Edition. "A pioneer work of highest grade...The author analyzes the episode of the Revocation, the flight from various parts of France, the refuge...
Ottawa, Canada: 1939. 2 pages (front and back), 8 x 5 inches, Government House, Ottawa, April 19, 1939. Written to powerful New York attorney Frederic R. Coudert during a lecture tour of Canada, in part: "...Nothing is settled yet and I will try and send you a line from Toronto if I have made any final arrangements while I am here. I only came over to give off these lectures which I hoped might be of use in Canada at...
New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1962. Illus. 8vo, two-toned cloth, d.w. lightly soiled, corners bumped on covers. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, (1962). Some songs with printed English translation.
Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1996. Illus. Small 4to, pr. wrs. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, (1996). Fine Presentation copy from one of the editors, John O'Brian, to Nan (Rosenthal). From the library of Nan Rosenthal, who was a curator of modern art at the Metropolitan Musuem of Art and National Gallery of Art, with her ownership signature.
Montreal: Dodd-Simpson, 1915. Illustrated with hundreds of b/w photographic reproductions. 3 volumes. Short slim 4tos, original beige cloth with decorative pictorial covers; one volume stained on cover and all are well-worn at corners with spines darkened and a bit rippled. Montreal: Dodd-Simpson, 1915. Overall a very good(-) set. A Complete History of the opening period of the Great European Conflagration from the Servian incident to the turning back of the German invaders from the Gates of paris.
Winfield: Wedgestone Press, 1983. Ed. by Thomas Brott and Phillip Kelley. Illus. 128pp. 8vo, pr. wrs. (Winfield): Wedgestone Press, (1983). Fine.
New York: Fleming H. Revell, 1925. Illus. 8vo, half tan cloth, spine lightly soiled, edges of corners lightly worn. New York: Fleming H. Revell, (1925). Presentation copy. Narrative of the author's travels. Pages 1-152 are on New Mexico. Pages 153-196 are on Newfoundland. Pages 226-282 are on Guyana.
Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1957. 413pp. 8vo, gray cloth, d.w. chipped and lightly soiled, corners of cloth bumped. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, (1957).