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ALSTON, Sandra and K. Evans
A Bibliography of Canadiana. Second Supplement. Volume 3, 1850-1867. Being Items in the Metropolitan Toronto Library Relating to the Early History and Development of Canada.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Toronto. The Public Library. 1986., 24.5cm, 910p., wine cloth, green label, fine. (Bks)
$75.00 Book Number: 37567 Order / Enquire
ALSTON, Sandra and K. Evans
A Bibliography of Canadiana. Second Supplement. Volume 1, 1512-1800. Being Items in the Metropolitan Toronto Library Relating to the Early History and Development of Canada.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Toronto. The Public Library. 1989., 24.5cm, 353p., wine cloth, green label, fine. (Bks)
$100.00 Book Number: 37568 Order / Enquire
To the Honorable the Senate and Assembly in Legislature Convened. The Memorial of the subscribers, Inhabitants of the County of St. Lawrence, respectfully sheweth:-. Your petitioners desire to approach your body as the citizens of the state, divested of sectional feelings, to urge the propriety and benefit of uniting the Erie canal with waters of the St. Lawrence. we appear as advocates of the Black River Canal. We wish to be disconnected in our commercial and agricultural intercourse, as we are in our civil and political privileges, from our Canadian neighbors. We wish the trade of the St. Lawrence to be turned to the city of New York, and by opening a canal from Ogdensburgh through the county of St. Lawrence to the Erie Canal, the product
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Np. Np. ., three 4to Sheets joined, folding, opening to 91x 20 cm (36"x 8"), first sheet printed, the rest contains 123 signatures, folding creases, very good to fine condition, rare. (cgc) Construction commenced on the Black River Canal ten years after this Petition and was completed in 1855 in its entire length - 35 miles with 109 locks. It opened up the County of St. Lawrence of northern New York State for trade and was functional to the 1920's but declared an abandoned waterway in 1925.
|$1500.00||Book Number: 37201||Order / Enquire|
AMOS, R.C. (Believed to be a Canadian)
ROYAL NAVY. Three albums of personal photographs taken by Sub. Lieutenant P.C. Amos, Royal Navy from 1916 to 1919 during service at Portsmouth and Le Havre, France. - 1. - "Portsmouth & M.L. 205" (47 photos).
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: np. 1919., 19x 24cm, green fabrikoid. - 2. - "First War Pictures Mostly of Havre." (43 photos). 12x 16cm, brown cloth, - 3. - "First War 1917-19. Mostly Havre, France." (81photos). 18x 19cm, maroon cloth, - The photographs are 4 x 6 cm (1.5" x 2.5") and the commercial albums are designed with slots to mount them. The first album has hand-written captions and is inscribed "Sub-Lieut. P.C. Amos R.N.V.R. H.M.M.L. "305". 1916. Bought in Ramsgate Nov. 1916." (cmt) Very scarce views of two major ports in World War One, Portsmouth and Le Havre, France. Le Havre was a important base for British warships and entry point for British soldiers to the Western Front. A tipped-in newspaper clipping indicates that Lieut. Amos was a liaison officer with the French at Le Havre. He served aboard Royal Navy motor launches "305" & "366" and there are pictures of the crews and ships. Lieut. Amos is believed to have been Canadian from Montreal (by provenance), probably fluent in French (liaison officer) and had named the "305" cat mascot, "Canada".
$500.00 Book Number: 37801 Order / Enquire
Contributions to a Short-Title Catlogue ofCanadiana.
Montreal. Bernard Amtmann. 1971., 4to. 28cm, IN 4 volumes,981p., dark blue cloth, gilt spine titles, a fine set. (bks) Listing27,933 entries
|$100.00||Book Number: 19003||Order / Enquire|
Contributions to a Dictionary of CanadianPseudonyms and Anonymous works Relating to Canada.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Montreal. The Author.1973., 23cm, 144p. Printed stiff red wraps, a fine copy. (cdn) Text inEnglish and French.
$30.00 Book Number: 33501 Order / Enquire
Canadian Alphabet Canadien.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Montreal. BernardAmtmann. 1956., 4to, 27.5cm, 209,p., leaves, with a check-list of theCatalogues issued by Bernard Amtmann since 1948, listing 3233 books,pamphlets etc., in quarter wine fabrikoid and grey boards, gilt spinetitles, a few additional annotations in the verso, very good sound copy(gar).
$40.00 Book Number: 33917 Order / Enquire
AMTMANN, Bernard. (Compiled by)
Montreal Book Auction Records,1967 - 1980. In Six Volumes. Canadiana, Americana, Arctica, Books andPamphlets, Autograph Letters and Manuscripts, Atlases & Maps.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Montreal.1972., 21cm, various paginations, volumes one and two bound in winefabrikoid, volumes three to six bound in red paper wraps, a very good tofine set. (bks)
$125.00 Book Number: 33603 Order / Enquire
Notes of the Flood at The Red River, 1852.By the Bishop of Rupert's Land.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: London. Hatchards. ., 17.5cm,,124p. frontis view, in the original blind stamped wavy-grain browncloth, gilt titles on the spine and upper cover, expertly restored, newendpapers, inscribed with the publisher's compliments, a fine copy ,rare. (cgc) T.P.L. 3230. Peel 145. Lande 925. Sabin 1393. Casey 2301.The First Edition. Written in the form of a diary, by Bishop DavidAnderson, 1814- 1885, it gives a detailed description of the great floodof 1852 at the Red River Settlement. A second edition appeared in1873.
$900.00 Book Number: 36593 Order / Enquire
ANDERSON, Grace M. and David Higgs
A Future to Inherit. Portuguese Communities in Canada. (A History of Canada's Peoples).
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Toronto. McClelland and Stewart., 1976. 23cm, 202p., plates and illustrations, bibliography, index, cloth, fine in very good jacket (N18,ds6)
$17.50 Book Number: 5707 Order / Enquire
ANDERSON, William James
The Life of F.M., H.R.H. Edward, Dukeof Kent, illustrated by His Correspondence with the De Salaberry Family,Never Before Published, extending from 1791 to 1814.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Ottawa and Toronto.Hunter, Rose & Company. 1870., 8vo. 21cm, 241p. original blind stampedpebbled red cloth, gilt titles along the spine, very good to fine.(cmt) Gagnon 1-118. Edward, Duke of Kent, first arrived in Canada in1791 for service with the Royal Fusiliers at Quebec. He made closefriends with members of the famous Canadian military family, the DeSalaberrys, with whom he maintained a considerable correspondence formost of his life. The book consists mainly of this correspondence, withsome necessary connecting narrative. Chapters II to V inclusive, relateto his Canadian service in Quebec and Halifax, where he becameCommander-in-Chief of the troops in British North America, 1799.
$150.00 Book Number: 36106 Order / Enquire
Infant Toronto as Simcoe's Folly.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Toronto. Centennial Press. 1971., 21cm, 221p., illustrations and index, green cloth with gilt title on spine, a very good copy (s4)
$30.00 Book Number: 30132 Order / Enquire
ANGUS, Alexander D.
Old Quebec. In the Days Before Our Day. Edited and published for the family by Louis Carrier.
Montreal. 1949., tall8vo. 24cm, the First Edition, limited to 1000 numbered copies, this being #594., 232p., with 21 plates and illustrations, mapped endpapers, bibliography, index, a few endpaper tape stains else fine (n2) "Books in which history is combined with description or general information. Contains some good description.". Story p687. Rhodenizer p580.
$17.50 Book Number: 15573 Order / Enquire
The Old Stones of Kingston. Its buildingsbefore 1867.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Toronto. The University of Toronto Press. 1966., 23cm,120p. with numerous plates and illustrations, bibliography, a very goodto fine copy.(on)
$20.00 Book Number: 34917 Order / Enquire
ANNAPOLIS County District. (Compiled by)
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Np. 1978., Atlas folio. 26x 41cm, being title and 26 maps(printed one side), stiff printed card wraps, fine ().
$75.00 Book Number: 31396 Order / Enquire