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A Looking-Glass for Tasmania. Letters, Petitions and Other Manuscripts relating to Van Diemen's Land 1808-1845.Transcribed by Eustace Fitz Symonds with a Number of Original LeavesReproduced.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Adelaide. Sullivan's Cove. 1980., Folio. 31 cm, number 202of a limited edition of 400 copies (reduced from 1000 with emendedinsert laid-in), 39 facsimile plates including frontis, index, navy bluecloth, gilt spine title, in publisher's red title band, fine. (tr) Letters, convict conduct records, and depositions made beforemagistrates relating to the period when Van Dieman's Land was theprincipal penal colony in what is now Australia. Sir John Franklin wasthe Lieutenant-Governor of the Colony from 1837-1843 and one interestingletter is by Lady Franklin entitled "Catching Snakes". Van Diemen's Landwas renamed Tasmania in 1856.
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FOURNIER, Leslie T.
Railway Nationalization in Canada. The Problem of The Canadian National Railways.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Toronto. Macmillan. 1935., 8vo, 23cm, 358p., bibliography, index, blue cloth, bit dust worn, spine titles faded, a very good sound copy (cnds).
$35.00 Book Number: 26416 Order / Enquire
The Brewster Story. From Pack Train to Tour Bus.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Banff. Brewster Transport Co. 1981., 4to, 26cm, first printing, xii,163p., numereous plates and illustrations, dark blue fine grain fabrikoid, a fine copy in fine jacket (s5.6).
$25.00 Book Number: 36949 Order / Enquire
HEAVER, T.D. & James C. Nelson
Railway Pricing Under Commercial Freedom. The Canadian Experience.
Tenafly, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Vancouver. Centre for Transportation Studies, University of British Columbia. 1977., 8vo. 23.5cm, xii,344p., appendices, brown cloth, fine (s10.11) A study of the results of the 1967 enacting of the National Transportation Act by the Parliament of Canada whereby the Canadian railways were freed of restrictive regulation of their pricing.
$31.50 Book Number: 7902 Order / Enquire
Practical Road-Building throughout Canada. AManual.
Tenafly, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Toronto. Published by E.A. James. 1925., 23cm, 2nd edition,227p., with 36 illustrations from photographs and 21 diagrams, tables,appendix, black cloth, fine. (cdn)
$70.00 Book Number: 7603 Order / Enquire
JONES, Charles, and Anne MOLLEY, Hazel PALMER
The Whitneyvilleand Machiasport Railroad.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Np. Published by The Machiasport HistoricalSociety. Nd. [ca.1972]., 23cm, 20p., with maps, illustrations,bibliography, staple-bound blue printed wraps, a fine copy (n12)
$25.00 Book Number: 31502 Order / Enquire
Australia Human & Economic.
London. George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd. 1932., 22.5cm, 333p., 30 illustrations, 37 maps and diagrams, index, original cloth with gilt spine titles, faded (titles clear), otherwise a very good to fine copy (S3.3)
$17.50 Book Number: 16118 Order / Enquire
London Transport Bus Garages Since 1948.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: London. Ian Allan Ltd. 1988., 23.5cm, 112p., over 100 plates and illustrations from photographs, numerous location maps, index, red cloth, a fine copy in complete (not price clipped) fine illustrated jacket (ds1). - This book covers the central bus garages of London Transport from 1948. Includes history, vehicles, and routes served by each garage.
$125.00 Book Number: 22788 Order / Enquire
KIMBLE, George H.
Canadian Military Geography.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Ottawa. Department of National Defence (Army) 1949., Sm4to. 25.5cm x,196p., with 21 maps including frontis, red cloth, gilt titles & Canadian Army crest on front, fine (s8). - A handbook issued by The Directorate of Military Training for the use by The Canadian Officers Training Corps. A general overview of Canadian geography covering physical features, climate, biology, agriculture, natural resources, manufacturing, trade, transportation and population. The author was Chairman, Department of Geography, McGill University.
$30.00 Book Number: 23184 Order / Enquire
The Canadian Canals: Their History and Cost, With an Inquiry into the Policy Necessary to Advance the Well-Being of the Province.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Toronto. Rollo & Adam. 1865., 8vo, 21cm, the first edition, iv,191p., in the original pebble grain green cloth, blind stamped decorations and borders, gilt spine titles, a perfect copy (n1) T.P.L. 4419, Gagnon I-1870, Sabin 37884 Not in Lande. William Kingsford, (1819-1898), was an historian and an engineer. "His ten volume History of Canada, written and published between 1887 and 1898, was a remarkable achievement for a septuagenarian, and in many ways has not been superseded". Wallace. DCB.
$224.99 Book Number: 22930 Order / Enquire
Manitoba, Canada. Its Resources and Development.
Ottawa. Department of the Interior. 1931., 23cm, 191p. with 7 maps (including a rear folding) & 48 illustrations, bibliography, stiff printed blue wraps, very good to fine copy (s5.6). Peel 3244.
$21.00 Book Number: 16208 Order / Enquire
LANDOR, A. Henry Savage
In the Forbidden Land. An Account of a Journey into Tibet, Capture by the Tibetan Lamas and Soldiers, Imprisonment, Torture and Ultimate Release brought about by Dr. Wilson and the Political Peshkar Karak Sing-Pal. With the government enquiry and report and other official documents by J. Larkin, deputed by the government of India.
Tenafly, New Jersey, U.S.A.: New York & London, Harper & Brothers Publisher, 1899., 8vo. 23cm, the first American edition, xvi,[i],307 & xii,[i], 256pp., photogravure frontis portrait, 8 fine full colour chromo lithographs, 50 plates illustrations from photographs, 150 text illustrations, folding map, index. In the original colour decorated pictorial green cloth, gilt titles, t. e. g., a fine set A classic travel narrative of the author's journeys in Tibet. Many of the plates are from drawings by Landor. He travelled with two native porters into then unknown lands of the high Himalayas and places never before reached by Europeans. His account is skillfully detailed and includes geographical discoveries.
$349.99 Book Number: 9644 Order / Enquire
LANGFORD, John W.
Transport in Transition The Reorganization of the Federal Transport Portfolio.
Montreal and London. McGill-Queen's University Press. 1976., 23.5cm, xviii,267p., notes, index, figures, previous owner's name on front free endpaper, original black cloth with gilt spine titles, green dust-jacket, a fine copy in very good jacket (N18)
$21.00 Book Number: 18365 Order / Enquire
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Toronto. University ofToronto Press. 1967., 23cm, 249p., illustrations from photographs,printed wraps, very good (on)
$15.00 Book Number: 32202 Order / Enquire
An Act Respecting The City of London and The London Street Railway Co.
London, Ont. Advertiser Printing Co. 1908., 8vo. 23cm, disbound, pp667-848, title page slight soiled, last leaf frayed with small text loss, new grey wraps and paper label, very good copy thus (S4) Acts concerning the London Street Railway Co.
$52.50 Book Number: 14818 Order / Enquire