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The Dominion Monthly For 1878 Part II - July to December, inclusive

By: N/A

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Montreal, John Dougal & Son: 1878

Seller ID: 9114

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


iv, 763pp + 3 unnumbered pages. Frontis, illustrations, Book has marbled brown and blue leather hardcover with gold text on spine. Wear on front and back inner hinges. Yellowing on inner and outer corners of front and back pastedowns, flyleaves, and endpapers. Text is clear and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 770 pages View more info

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Encounter

By: Adam, Ian

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Ladysmith, Quebec, Ladysmith Press: 1973

Seller ID: 6599

ISBN: 0919556191

Condition: Fair


39 pp. Scarce work. White softcover with black figure on front cover. Book is in fair condition, clean with no interior marks. Covers are somewhat faded with some faint marks on front cover. Hinges cracking. ; 39 pages View more info

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The Thing Is... Limited edition handmade book

By: Allan, Norman

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Toronto, Lyricalmyrical Press: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9894

ISBN: 1897275897

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Unnumbered pages. Yellow cloth with black cloth spine, aqua paper pastedown with one of Allan's sketches to the front cover. Minor shelf wear. Back inside cover has the Lyricalmyrical colophon and the numbers 38 and 40 in pencil, with what looks to be LI (probably Luciano Iacobelli, the publisher) in pencil below that. Inside front cover has a little sketch which we can't tell if it is original and printed, done by the author, or done by a later owner. Clean and nice inside. Scarce. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Interdisciplinary and Cross-Cultural Narratives in North America (v. 73)

By: Anderson, Mark Cronlund & Irene Maria F. Blayer, editors

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Bel Air, MD, Peter Lang International Academic Publishers: 2005

Seller ID: 5967

ISBN: 0820474096

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Xi + 173 pp. Index. Illustrated. White paper hardcover with blue has minimal normal shelf wear. Interior is clean and unmarked, top edge of pages is slightly rippled, otherwise good. In this thoroughly original collection a dozen scholars deploy a variety of provocative and illuminating approaches to explore and understand the many ways that stories speak to, from, within, and across cultures in North America. ; Studies on Themes and Motifs in Literature; Vol. 73; 9.10 X 6.10 X 0.60 inches; 173 pages View more info

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Labor Unions in Canada How They Work and What They Seek. Ownership signature of Lawrence Sefton

By: Andras, A.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Woodsworth House: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8143

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Pamphlet. 86 pp. Index. With ownership inscript on inside front cover "Larry Sefton", presumably Lawrence Sefton, the Hamilton, ON, area labour leader. Stated first ed. Green paper covers with boldly graphic white and black flag, printed 50 cents. Very small rubs and wear marks. Interior is clean and unmarked, faint signs of age. Nice copy and quite scarce, with a great Ontario labour provenance. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 86 pages View more info

The History of the Acadians

By: Arsenault, B.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Lemeac Inc.: 1978

Seller ID: 9050

ISBN: 9776150340

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


268pp + 4 unnumbered pages. Index, translations, bibliography. Book has beige paper softcover with dark blue text on covers and spine. Slight creasing on front cover. Very slight wear on textblock. Minor underlining in red ink, otherwise text is clear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 272 pages View more info

Cornelius Krieghoff Pioneer painter of North America

By: Barbeau, Marius

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan: 1934

Seller ID: 9123

Condition: Good in Poor dust jacket


152pp + 20 unnumbered pages. Photographs, catalogue. Book has red cloth hardcover with gold text on front cover and spine. Dust jacket is red and brown with brown text on covers and spine. Dust jacket has significant damage, covered in mylar. Text is clear and unmarked. ; 172 pages View more info

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Evolution of the Heart A History of the University of Toronto Library up to 1981.

By: Blackburn, Robert H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Library: 1989

Seller ID: 6831

ISBN: 0772760012

Condition: Very Good


Viii + 375 pp. References and index at rear. Blue cloth boards. Book is in excellent condition, very clean with no marks or wear. ; X X View more info

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Histoire De La Faculté De Médecine De Laval

By: Boissonnault, Charles-Marie

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Quebec, Les Presses Universitaires Laval: 1953

Seller ID: 7098

Condition: Good


438 pp. Blue softcover wraps. French text. Book is in good conditon. Covers slightly faded and edges somewhat bumped. Some pages uncut. Photo of author clipped on front fly page. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Gabe. Play, First Edition

By: Bolt, Carol (1941-20000

Price: $50.00

Publisher: [Basel], Playwrights Co-Op: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10195

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


[ii] I.41. II.29 pp. 1st edition, April, 1973. Original black and marigold front cover laid down on black buckram library binding. Sticker scars to front cover. Interior has traces of library stamp to copyright page, a small number stamp to verso of last leaf, and a small pocket mark at rear inside cover, otherwise clean and unmarked. Scarce 1st edition with information on opening cast at Toronto Free Theatre, with director, set and costume designer. ; Ex-Library; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 70 pages View more info

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Canada under British Rule 1760-1905

By: Bourinot, John G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Copp, Clark Company Limited: 1901

Seller ID: 7085

Condition: Fair


Xi + 346 pp. 2 appendices and index at rear. 3 fold out maps inside rear. Green cloth boards. Book is in fair condition, covers faded and marked, as well as rubbed along edges. Interior is mostly clean with no signficant marks. Very usable copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Wife to Widow Lives, Laws, and Politics in Nineteenth-Century Montreal

By: Bradbury, Bettina

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Vancouver, B. C., UBC Press: 2011

Seller ID: 9607

ISBN: 0774819510

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


xvi, 502pp. Illustrations, graphs, tables, notes, bibliography, index. Book has beige paper hardcover with black text on covers and spine. Text is clear and unmarked. ; 9.1 X 6.0 X 1.7 inches; 518 pages View more info

A Public Nuisance A history of the mummers troupe

By: Brookes, Chris

Price: $42.00

Publisher: St. John's, Memorial University of Newfoundland: 1988

Seller ID: 8330

ISBN: 0919666590

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


xiii, 249pp + 4 unnumbered pages. Frontis, photographs, appendices, glossary, bibliography. Book has green paper softcover with white, green, and pink text on front cover, white text on spine, and white and pink text on back cover, front cover has a photograph. Corners are very slightly bent. Text is clear and unmarked. ; Social and Economic Studies; Vol. 36; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 266 pages View more info

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In Old Missisquoi (signed by Moore) With History and Reminiscence of Stanbridge Academy

By: Bugeia, Julia, H. S.; Moore, Theodora Cornell

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Montreal, John Lovell & Son, Limited: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8142

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


ix, 211 pp. Frontis plate of Stanbridge Academy, illustrated with b/w photo plates.Dark green cloth with blind ruling and gilt title with some decoration, spine is blank. Bit of wear at extremities. First blank has a presentation dated 1948 from someone in Stanbridge, verso of frontis has a gift inscription dated 1916 signed T.C.M. (Theodora Cornell Moore). The intro by Moore also has a few neat corrections made to the text, presumably by Moore. Slight cracking at TCM's signature hinge. Some normal aging to the pages. At the last text page of the book there is a news clipping from the Sherb... View more info

Leaves from the Records of the St Huberts Club Or, Reminiscences of Sporting Expeditions in Many Lands

By: Bulger, George E.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, L. Booth: 1864

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10184

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Viii, 336 pp. Original dark red cloth with blind ruling, elaborately gilt spine with gilt title. Covers are faded and worn, some toeing in at the corners, spine cover is quite faded and starting to lift. Interior front hinge cracking, yellow endpapers, title page is quite browned (as is common) and has a 2" clean tear at the top edge. Otherwise clean and unmarked. Quite scarce, only a few hundred were printed. Fictionalized account of hunting and fishing in many continents. "Contains much on Canadian fishing among the Thousand Islands, including very early fly fishing for bass in the S... View more info

Corkscrew Stories Volume 1

By: Bull, Donald A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Wirtz, Virginia, Bullworks: 2004

Seller ID: 6290

Condition: Very Good


254 pps. Recommended reading list at rear. White softcover with black lettering. Near fine condition, with no marks and wear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Corkscrew Stories Volume 2

By: Bull, Donald A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Wirtz, Virginia, Bullworks: 2004

Seller ID: 6291

Condition: Very Good


256 pps. Recommended reading list at rear. White softcover with black lettering. Near fine condition, with no marks and wear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Cork Ejectors An Alternative to the Corkscrew

By: Bull, Donald A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Wirtz, Virginia, Bullworks: 2004

Seller ID: 6292

Condition: Very Good


200 pps. Author's notes, list of pateents, and recommended reading list at rear. White softcover with black lettering. Near fine condition, with no marks and wear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Dufferin-Carnarvon Correspondence 1874-1878 Publications of the Champlain Society XXXIII

By: C. W. De Keiweiet & F. H. Underhill, Editors

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Champlain Society: 1955

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 7683

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


lvi, 442 pp, fold map, (xvi) Index, biographical notes. Frontis plate of Dufferin, plate of Carnarvon and folding map of B.C. Limited edition of 575, this is no. 85. Red cloth with gilt to the spine has very minimal normal shelfwear, top edge gilt, fore-edges rough cut, some pages never separated, interior clean and fresh, tight, nice copy. ; The Publications of the Champlain Society XXXIII; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 442 pages View more info

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THE WAR TRAIL OF BIG BEAR Being the Story of the connection of Big Bear and the other Cree Indians and their followers with the Canadian NorthWest Rebellion of 1885, the Frog Lake Massacre and events leading up to and following it, and of Two Months Imprisonment in the Camp of th

By: Cameron, William Bleasdell (1862-1951)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London, Duckworth: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9249

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


256 pp. Frontis photo of Big Bear and 8 other illustrations. Dark orange cloth with blind ruling has moderate wear. Spine has remains of white library marks. Interior has institutional library stamps on the inside front cover and title page otherwise clean and unmarked, pages are crisp and nice. A fascinating account by Cameron of the Cree attack and massacre at Frog Lake, part of the North-West Rebellion. Cameron survived and was taken hostage by the Cree, led by Big Bear. When Big Bear was finally tried for leading the attack, Cameron testified on his behalf. ; 256 pages View more info