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Essays in Honour of Brian Merrilees (Florilegium volume 24)

By: Merrilees, Brian; Harvey, Carol J.; Burrell, Margaret

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Waterloo, ON, Canadian Society of Medievalists: 2007

Seller ID: 004125

Condition: Good


xxi + 196 pp. Frontis photo of Merrilees. Original cherry red paper wraps with white are lightly worn, soft shelf rubbing, interior minor corner curling, otherwise clean and nice. the honoree retired after 40 years at Univ. Toronto in the Medieval Studies department. Essays (which are in English or French) include: Le Bestiaire d'amour in Lombary; The French Presence in Medieval Scotland Le roi Rene and King Hart; Nero, Emperor and Tyrant in the Medieval French Tradit... View more info

Terrence Rattigan's Social British History (1950's) poems october 897 to november 497 (not necessarily in that order)

By: MillAr, Jay (JM)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, BookThug: 1998

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 8057

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


18 unnumbered leaves. Limited edition of 26 published January 1998. Original white paper wraps are hand sewn with black, very minor wear at head of spine. Interior paper is a pale cocoa, clean and unmarked, very slight hint of page turn at bottom edge of a few pages, otherwise clean and nice. Scarce and unusual. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 36 pages View more info

Carrier Prayer-Book With a Literal Translation and Notes on the Language

By: Morice, Adrien-Gabriel

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Fraser Lake, BC, Lejac Indian School: 1938

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 9490

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


383 pp. Text in Carrier (romanized alphabet) with English text below. Black cloth with bright gilt cross to the front cover, spine gilt a little dull, red edges, interior clean and unmarked, a nice copy. Father Morice was a Catholic missionary to B.C. who became the first white man to learn the Carrier language. He developed an alphabet and translated a number of church works into Carrier. Father Morice was the first person to recognize all of the phonological distincti... View more info

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The Treaties of Canada with the Indians of Manitoba and the North-West Territories, Including the Negotiations on Which They Are Based, and Other Information Relating Thereto.

By: Morris, Alexander

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Toronto, Willing & Williamson: [1880]

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 7408

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


375 pp. Appendix. No date but the salutory letter before the intro is dated 1880. Dark red pebbled cloth with decorative blind stamping has attactive Victorian gilt, corners a little worn, spine has the gilt as well along with some white library numbers. Interior has library marks, otherwise clean. Sewing is showing in some spots but otherwise the book is whole and attractive. ; Ex-Library; 375 pages View more info

Image for Alexander Begg's Red River Journal and Other Papers Relative to the Red River Resistance of 1869-1870 The Publications of the Champlain Society XXXIV

Alexander Begg's Red River Journal and Other Papers Relative to the Red River Resistance of 1869-1870 The Publications of the Champlain Society XXXIV

By: Morton, W.L, Editor

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Champlain Society: 1956

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 7682

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


xxii, folding map,636, xvi. Index. Frontis plate of Alexander Begg and 4 more plates. Limited edition of 500, this is no. 85. Red cloth with gilt to spine shows minor normal wear, faint small spot to back cover, spine a little faded. Top edge gilt, fore-edges rough cut, many pages never separated. Bookplate of Sir Ellsworth Flavelle, cracking at half title, but otherwise clean and nice. ; Publications of the Champlain Society; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 636 pages View more info

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Toronto: Past and Present A Handbook of the City

By: Mulvany, C. Pelham

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Toronto, W. E. Caiger: 1884

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5799

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


2 blanks, half title, 320 pp. Index. Illustrated with plates and text cuts (no frontis plates). Dark red cloth with ruling and gilt stamping. Covers are rubbed at corners, joints splitting, spine tips quite worn, spine covering cracked and torn. Interior brown endpapers, gift plate to "Mrs. Elizabeth Kirwan with Thos. Walmsley's compliments" dated 1884, hinge cracked, endpaper edges chipped. Pages toned but otherwise clean and unmarked, shaken but still holding. ... View more info

Image for Montreal Illustrated 1894 Its Growth Resources Commerce Manufacturing Interests Financial Institutions Educational Advantages and Prospects Also Sketches of the Leading Business Concerns Which Contribute to the City's Progress and Prosperity

Montreal Illustrated 1894 Its Growth Resources Commerce Manufacturing Interests Financial Institutions Educational Advantages and Prospects Also Sketches of the Leading Business Concerns Which Contribute to the City's Progress and Prosperity

By: N/a

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Montreal, Consolidated Illustrating Co.: 1894

Seller ID: 6762

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


360 pp + general index (unpaginated) at rear. Numerous advertisements and illustrations throughout. English text. Green cloth boards with some wear at the joints. Book has bookplate of Canadian pottery expert Elizabeth Collard inside front cover. Book is in good condition with minimal external wear. Hinges cracking at the rear. Hard to find.; Ex-Library; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 360 pages View more info

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Rhymes of the Times

By: Nicholls, Pamela

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Baltimore, PublishAmerica: 2005

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6773

ISBN: 1413792618

Condition: Good


46 pp. White glossy wraps with image of clock on front cover. Book is in good condition, clean with no marks and only minimal wear. Inscribed by author inside front cover. ; 8.90 X 5.80 X 0.20 inches; Signed by Author View more info

Image for Sir William Alexander and the Scottish Attempt to Colonize Acadia.

Sir William Alexander and the Scottish Attempt to Colonize Acadia.

By: Patterson, Rev. George

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Royal Society of Canada: 1892

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7462

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


79-107, plate map. Offprint from the Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada, pages 79-107 printed in 1892. With what appear to be original pale blue paper wraps which are quite worn and stained, bound into a pale green library binder with green cloth spine. Library numbers and marks. Some light dampstaining to the first few pages, map is clean and unmarked. A scarce original copy with the map. ; Ex-Library; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 28 pages View more info

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Happenings in a Happy Life An Autobiography

By: Perry, James Black

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Kingston, Printed for the Author At the Jackson Press: 1925

Edition: Limited/Numbered Edition

Seller ID: 6871

Condition: Good


125 pp. Limited edition, book is #15 out of 100. Scarce work. Green cloth boards. Book is in good contiion. Some marks/stains on covers. Faint wear along edges. Interior is in good condition, clean with no marks. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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a wild uncertainty

By: Power, Nicholas

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Gesture Press:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8396

ISBN: 0920585388

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


8 pages, stapled at the spine, no covers. No date but circa 2014?. Power was writing about wild uncertainties at that point with his characteristic spaces lines. Some moderate edge wear and general wear but pretty clean and intact considering its unprotected state. Nicholas Power is a founding member of the Meet the Presses literary collective, and has performed with the storytelling duo The Wordweavers and the sound poetry ensemble Alexander’s Dark Band.He has bee... View more info

Middle Power Internationalism The North-South Dimension

By: Pratt, Cranford

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Montreal, Mcgill Queens Univ Pr: 1990

Seller ID: 5800

ISBN: 0773507256

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Viii + 170 pp. 5 essays. Navy and white dust jacket has moderate shelf wear, book itself front board is slightly cocked, otherwise clean and nice. Looks at Canada, Denmark, the Netherlands, Norway and Sweden, the key middle powers and their relationship to "human internationalism." ; 9.10 X 6.10 X 0.80 inches; 170 pages View more info

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Under Six Sovereigns Fox Hunting in Canada

By: Proctor, Frank

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Toronto, Frank Proctor: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6874

Condition: Good


376 pp. 134 full page illustrations. Presentation copy. Burgundy padded cloth boards. Book is in good condition, clean with no marks or wear. View more info

Place-names and places of Nova Scotia

By: Public Archives of Nova Scotia

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Belleville, Ontario, Mika Pub. Co: 1976

Seller ID: 6265

ISBN: 0919302904

Condition: Good


Vi + 751 pps. Limited edition. Several topographical maps of Nova Scotia found throughout. Red cloth boards. Significant wear on spine. Single library stamp on front fly page. Book is otherwise free of marks. Interior in good condition. ; 751 pages View more info

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After Paradise

By: Rapoport, Janis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Simon & Pierre: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7665

ISBN: 0889242720

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


94 pp. Signed to a friend by the author on the title page, with an invitation to the book launch tucked in. Brown paper covers with b/w photo is clean and nice, slightlest bit of corner curl to top corner, small crease at bottom edge. Interior clean and bright, first few pages have a small bit of curl at top corner, otherwise very good. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 94 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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The Red Heart

By: Reaney, James

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Toronto, Mcclelland & Stewart: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9024

Condition: Good in Fair dust jacket


KB10 Beige paper dust jacket with dark brown border and dark red type has chips, tears and lacks but is substantially there. Cloth spine with hard paper covers are clean, bit of fading where DJ is gon. Interior end paper has old owner name, paper a little toned but otherwise clean and unmarked. Stated 1st edition of this Canadian poetry classic. ; Indian File; Vol. 3; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 73 pages View more info

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Regent Park. A Study in Slum Clearance

By: Rose, Albert

Price: $99.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6875

Condition: Good in Fair dust jacket


Xiii + 242 pp. Inscribed to the Regent Park architect. Green and grey DJ in fair condition some wear along edges and several tears on front cover. Green cloth boards. Book is in good condition clean with no marks or wear. ; X X ; 242 pages View more info

Image for Her Kindled Shadow : An Introduction to the Work of Richard Outram

Her Kindled Shadow : An Introduction to the Work of Richard Outram

By: Sanger, Peter

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Antigonish, NS, Canada, Antigonish Review Press, The: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004605

ISBN: 0920653057

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


307 pp + [vi] Limited edition of 50 of which this is number 13. Linen cloth hard covers with white and red paper spine label, covers are clean, front cover very slightly proud. Interior has beautiful red handmade paper end papers, hand printed red design on the title page with a tissue guard, book was hand sewn and bound by Ruth Legge, a faint pencil erasure on first blank, otherwise text pages are clean and unmarked. A lovely copy of this title which is hard to find i... View more info

Image for Through Darkling Air  The Poetry of Richard Outram

Through Darkling Air The Poetry of Richard Outram

By: Sanger, Peter

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Kentville, Ns, Canada, Gaspereau Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5306

ISBN: 1554470617

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


460 pp. Index. Illustrated with many photos, color plates, frontis sketch. Beautiful dark green and silver dust jacket (Japanese rice paper? ) just a bit of edge curl, spine is faded. Book itself is crisp and clean on the exterior, a small owner name/address stamp on first blank, very small mark at bottom of fore-edge of the book block, otherwise fresh and clean. A typically meticulous production from this wonderful press. ; 8.60 X 5.60 X 1.60 inches; 460 pages View more info

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Aiken Drum

By: Sanger, Peter

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Nova Scotia, Gaspereau Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5791

ISBN: 1554470145

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Signed on the title page by the author. Brown French paper wraps are clean and bright, book itself is beautifully designed and executed, clean and fresh, a lovely copy in a typically beautiful Gaspereau edition. The author's 8th collection of poetry . ; 7.90 X 5 X 0.70 inches; 137 pages; Signed by Author View more info