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La Chine. A Brief History.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Lachine. Lachine Society of Regional History. 1953., 4to. 28cm, 8p., typescript, red stapled wraps, some annotating in pencil, very good copy (cnds). - A historical overview of the Montreal Island community.
$10.00 Book Number: 20796 Order / Enquire
Legendes - Coutumes, Metiersdela Nouvelle France. Bronzes D. Alfred Laliberte. Preface de Charles Maillard.
Tenafly, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Montreal. Edition Beauchemin. 1934., sm. folio. 31cm, with 122 full page plates, limited to 3000 copies, in the original colour decorated and printed stiff wrappers, near mint (agc) Alfred Laliberte (1878-1953), Montreal sculptor, painter and author, who studied in Paris and Montreal, is best known for his sculptures of figures and of monuments.
$192.50 Book Number: 9799 Order / Enquire
Annuaire General de L'Universite Laval pour L'Annee Academique 1943-1944. No. 87
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Quebec. L'Action Catholique. 1943., 8vo, 21.5cm, 416p., large folding chart, calendar, quarter roan backed marbled boards, raised bands, gilt titles, marbled endpapers, very good to fine (cnds). - A year book for Laval University with lists of students, graduates and faculty. A wartime publication that includes lists of members of the Canadian Officers Training Plan as well as students serving in the Armed Forces with units and date of enrolment.
$22.50 Book Number: 23163 Order / Enquire
[LOWER Canada. Cholera Epidemic]
Exercice de Piete pour s'entretenir avec Dieu dans le Temps du Colera-Morbus suivi des Litanies de Notre Dame des Victoiries et de Saint-Roch.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Montreal. A la Librairie de E.R. Fabre, & Cie. Juin 1832., 24mo, 13cm, 16p., in the original plain boards, fine (n12) A book of prayers in response to a cholera epidemic outbreak in Lower Canada in 1832 which was brought by immigrants from Britain. At the time it was not understood how the disease spread nor how to treat it. Six thousand people were believed to have died.
$799.98 Book Number: 22939 Order / Enquire
Parochial and Township Subdivisions of Lower -Canada, in Return to the Annexed Address of the Legislative Assembly, 1853.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Quebec. Printed by E.R. Frechette, 13 Mountain Street, Lower Town. 1853., 8vo, 24cm, 152p., original printed wraps, wrap bit dust worn, small oval library stamp on the title, very good sound copy, contents fine (n12) T.P.L. 3335. ". showing the bounds, limits or division lines of the various Parishes established and erected therein for civil purposes, including as well . those established by the Arret of the Council of State of His Most Christian Majesty, 1722, and all those which have since been ascertained, established and confirmed in a legal and regular manner, either as new Parishes or as Parishes formed by the dismemberment or subdivision of Parishes. etc. etc. " Preface.
$200.00 Book Number: 21957 Order / Enquire
[MONTREAL. Photo Album.].
Montreal and Vicinity. (cover title).
Tenafly, New Jersey, U.S.A.: N.p. n.p. n.d. [c. 1890]., oblong, 23x 28cm, being 20 tipped in printed photograph plate illustrations (mostly views and buildings; print seize 15.5 x 20.5cm), mounted on dark extra stock, printed wraps with ties, wanting upper cover illustration else very good to fine (N2)
$35.00 Book Number: 9582 Order / Enquire
[MOREAU, Louis Edmond], (1834-1895)
Nos Croises ou Histoire Anecdotique de l'Expedition des Voluntaires Canadiens a Rome pour la Defense de l'Eglise.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Montreal. Fabre & Gravel, Librairies-Editeurs. 1871., 18cm, viii,338p., appendix, original blind stamped purple cloth, gilt spine title & decoration on front, binders tape down the spine, a working copy (ds4) A history of the Canadian Zouaves, a contingent from the province of Quebec, that enrolled in the papal army to help defend Rome from the Italian troops who wanted to bring about Italian unification from 1868 to 1870. About 390 Canadians served as pontifical troops and an appendix includes a nominal roll. A scarce account of a little-known segment of Canadian history.
$150.00 Book Number: 25396 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
Supplementary Catalogue of the Library of Parliament. Pamphlets. - Supplement au Catalogue de la Bibliotheque du Parlement. Brochures.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Quebec. Printed by Order of the Legislature by Hunter, Rose, a & Co. 1864., 8vo, 22.5cm, 222p., index, disbound, blue printed wraps, missing front cover & spine, internally fine - Includes separate sections for English, European, American and Canadian pamphlets. The Index includes American and Canadian Pamphlets mentioned in the Library Catalogue, pp.1419-1446.
$25.00 Book Number: 25549 Order / Enquire
[QUEBEC]. T.J. J. Loranger, Commissioner
Report of the Commission Appointed to Revise and Consolidate the Statutes of the Province of Quebec. To The Honorable Theodore Robitaille, Lieutenant-Governor of the Province of Quebec.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: (Quebec). Printed by Order of the Legislature. 1881., 8vo, 20.5cm, 75p., blue printed wraps, missing rear cover, upper corner clipped and tape stained, contents very good (cds2). - Thomas Jean Jacques Loranger (1823-1885), prominent Quebec politician and judge, was one of the first French Canadians to specialize in constitutional law.
$25.00 Book Number: 23886 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