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[NOVA SCOTIA. - Missions; 1760 - 1820]
Mmoire Sur Les Missions de la Nouvelle-Ecosse du Cap Breton et de l'Ile du
Qubec. C. Darveau. 1895., 23cm., 269p., rebound in quarter contemporary dark blue morocco and marbledboards, raised gilt decorated bands, gilt titles, pages uncut, paper slightly toasted and fragile, very good to fine Gagnon I-2328. Dionne I-2551. Guilbeault 1186.
$105.00 Book Number: 19316 Order / Enquire
Colonization. Nova Scotia Baronet Rights. Copy of the Memorandum and Protest placed in Earl Grey's Hands by a Deputation, on the 2nd of June, 1848. And of The Address of The Hon. Sir Richard Broun, Bart., del'd. before the Committee of the Baronets of Scotland and Nova Scotia, for Nova Scotia Rights. On the 16th of October, 1848.
London. Blackburn and Burt, Printers. ., 8vo. 21.5cm, 18,1p., printed self wraps, fragile, very good to fine, in blue cloth pamphlet folder with paper label along the spine, rare List of charters, documents, &c., upon which the claims of the baronets to lands and rights in Nova Scotia are founded. Not in T.P.L., Lande, or Casey.
$209.99 Book Number: 13777 Order / Enquire
[NOYES, John P.]
Sketches of Some Early Shefford Pioneers.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Montreal. Gazette. 1905., 23cm, 126p. with one illustration & 10 portraits, in half black leather and pebbled cloth boards, gilt spine and cover titles, edges rubbed and worn but sound, a very good internally fine copy (cnds) Beaulieu p119. Sketches of Lucius Seth Huntington, Asa Belknap Foster, Gardner Green Stevens, Archdeacon David Lindsay, Dr. Stephen Sewell Foster, Charles Allen, Major Hezekiah Luke Robinson, Dr. Cornelius J.F.R. Phelan, Richard Woodbury Lang, and Almus A. Knowlton.
$25.00 Book Number: 22949 Order / Enquire
Sir William Osler, 1849-1919. A Selection for Medical Students. Edited and with an Introduction by Charles G. Roland.
Tenafly, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Toronto. The Hannah Institute for the History of Medicine. 1982., 22cm, 116p. 3 portrait plates, quarter bound in brown fabrikoid and linen boards, fine in fine jacket(S14)
$14.00 Book Number: 8189 Order / Enquire
Report of the Ottawa and Hull Fire Relief Fund, 1900.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Ottawa. R.L. Crain Co. 1900., 24.5cm, 121p. with frontis folding map & 11 illustrations, (including 5 composites, & 1 folding panorama), small ink library stamp on the title else a fine copy (n12)
|$150.00||Book Number: 21969||Order / Enquire|
The Universal Magazine for April 1781. Offprinted: A Geographical and Historical Account of Nova Scotia, or Acadia, illustrated with a Whote-Sheet Map of the Country.
London. 1781., 8vo. 23.5cm, pp169-224. rebound in dark blue cloth, gilt titles on the upper cover, with the original printed blue wraps bound in, fine Contains a folding map; [Lodge]. A New and accurate Map of the Province of Nova Scotia in North America, from the latest Observations. 34x 42cm. - image seize is 28.6x 33cm (11x 13").
$314.99 Book Number: 13790 Order / Enquire
The Provincial: or, Halifax Monthly Magazine. Volume I. January to December
Halifax. Printed and Published by James Bowes and Son. 1852., tall8vo, 24cm, 480p., steel engraved frontis view (heavily foxed), index, prelims somewhat foxed and corners stained but mainly clean internally, in the original boards, re-backed, red leather label, gilt titles, new endpapers, very good to fine copy, rare An early Canadian literary periodical, pre-dating Confederation. Includes poetry, literary criticism, book reviews (including "Roughing It in the Bush"), and articles on Nova Scotia.
$209.99 Book Number: 19341 Order / Enquire
[PRINT]. WARRE, Henry James
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: [London]. Dickson and Co. 1848., 18.5 x 29cm plus title and margins, hand coloured lithograph, a blemish along the fold has been expertly infilled from behind, a very good to fine view. () An important and early view of Winnipeg. "Sketches in North America and the Oregon Territory" was published in 1846 by Dickinson & Co, in London and was dedicated to the Hudson Bay Company. Captain Henry James Warre was a British officer on Duty in Canada. He examined and reported on river communications between Montreal and the Red River settlement in the Oregon Territory. He and Captain Vavasourset out to Oregon on the Pacific coast on a reconnaissance expedition in connection with the Western Boundary dispute. Warre was an accomplished draughtsman and a talented artist, and a fine collection of his water colours can be found in the National Archives and in the Sigmnud Samuel Collection. (Spendlove)
$3000.00 Book Number: 36596 Order / Enquire
Defense du Mandement de Mgr. L'Evque de Montral. En date du 24 Octobre 1837. (caption title).
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: n.p., n.d. ., 12mo, 17x 13cm, uncut, 8p., an original document, self wraps, foxed, rare (n12) Gagnon I, 1085. T.P.L. 2054. Ducharme, Catalogue No. 1 of the Victor Morin collection, no. 895, issued April, 1950, calls it trs rare, and prices it at $7.00. - The pamphlet is a defense of Bishop Lartigue's pastoral letter of October 24, 1837 denouncing the actions of the Patriote leaders.
$349.99 Book Number: 21820 Order / Enquire
The Canadians at War 1939/45.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Np. Reader's Digest Association., 1969. 26.5cm, in two volumes, 687p., richly illustrated, 11 folding maps, index, cloth, fine in very good jackets (S8)
$35.00 Book Number: 5850 Order / Enquire
Five contemporary pamphlets bound in One: 1. La Question Riel. (Joseph Adolphe Chapleau). 2. Discours sur la Question Riel, pronounce le 22 Mars, 1886, a la Chambre des Communes par L'Honorable S.D. Thompson, Ministre de la Justice, Ottawa. 3. Discoursde l'Honorable M. Chapleau a l'occasion de la motion faite a la Chambredes Communes, le 11 Mars, 1886, pour blamer le government d'avoir permis l'execution de Riel. 4. Riel. Response a Monsieur J.A. Chapleau. (Ernest Tremblay). 5. Le Cas de Louis Riel, condamne et execute pour haute Trahison. Rapport de Sir Alexander Campbell.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Ottawa. Queen's Printer. 1885 & 1886., 22cm, first editions, 67, 54, 39, 80 & 13pp., leaves browned, three-quarter blue morocco, pebbled blue cloth, raised bands,former owner's stamps on each pamphlet, near fine. (cgc) A series of pamphlets on the Northwest Rebellion of 1885 and the executing of Louis Riel on the charge of high treason. J.A. Chapleau was the Secretary of State in the Macdonald Government, and was blamed, along with John A. Macdonald, by Quebecers for the execution of Riel. Scarce publications,rarely seen as a collection, on a still controversial subject.
|$1200.00||Book Number: 34410||Order / Enquire|
Canada's First City Saint John. The Charter of 1785 and Common Council Proc
1962., 23cm, iii,214p., colour frontis, illustrations, green cloth, fine in fine jacket
$15.75 Book Number: 19363 Order / Enquire
Physicians' Panel on Canadian Medical History. An informal round-table discussion on the highlights of Canadian Medical History held in Lac Beauport, October 7, 1966.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: N.p. Schering Corporation. 1967., sq8vo. 23cm, n.p.p. illustrated with photographs and line drawings, blue cloth over boards, very good (mdds) Participates inc. Lloyd G. Stevenson, H.E. MacDermont, A.L. Murphy, etc.
$12.50 Book Number: 21336 Order / Enquire
Terms of Union of Newfoundland with Canada. With, Statements on Questions Raised by the Newfound-land Delegation during the Negotiations for the Union of Newfoundland with Canada. December 11, 1948. With, 2 Photographs (20x 24cm) on the Signing of the Terms of Union. One with delegation in the Senate Chambers and one with Joey Smallwood signing the Terms. The latter is Signed on the front "Joseph R. Smallwood".
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: [Ottawa. King's Printer. 1948]., folio. 33cm,31p., schedule, printed stapled wraps, fine. (cgc) Memorandum of agreement entered into the eleventh day of December, 1948, between Canada and Newfoundland. - An unsigned document listing the fifty terms of union. The Act of Union was signed in Ottawa, in the Senate Chambers of the Parliament Buildings, on December 11th, 1948. The added 13-pagepamphlet addressed to A.J. Walsh, Chairman of the Newfoundland Delegation, by Louis St. Laurent, Prime Minister of Canada. The two official Canadian Government photographs of the historic occasion, taken by The National Film Board of Canada, have been made even more memorable by the signature of the Premier of Newfoundland, Joey Smallwood. O'Dea,2692. Memorial University Libraries indicate one copy in presentation morocco binding. Amicus 1 record; 25cm taller, which must be an off print from Great Britain, Office of the Commonwealth. No listing or records located.
|$1500.00||Book Number: 34110||Order / Enquire|
[SMITH, W.W.]. By A.L.O.C.
The Story of a Dark Plot; or, Tyranny of the Frontier.
Boston. The Warren Press. 1903., 12mo. 19cm, first edition, 198p., frontis portrait, original maroon cloth, gilt titles on the spine and upper cover, fine bright copy (N1) The book concerns the attempted murder of W.W. Smith who was the Canadian Pacific Railway agent at the Sutton junction station in Quebec. It gives the history and background of the case, the court actions and the liquor selling ruffians. The allegation was that an American liquor seller had hired a Marboro, Mass bartender to remove Smith.
$52.50 Book Number: 14003 Order / Enquire