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WIX, Edward
Six Months of a Newfoundland Missionary's Journal,From February to August, 1835.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London. Smith, Elder and Co., 1836.,  16mo, 16.7cm, 2nd Edition, xi,228p., original brown cloth, gilt title,a fine copy. (cgc) T.P.L. 5068. Lande 2316. Sabin 104969. O'Dea 431. Wix, a Church of England clergyman, was archdeacon of Newfoundland from1830-38. In 1835, he undertook a missionary tour to the eastern southernand western coasts of Newfoundland. His account of this tour containssome of the most valuable observations on the extent of contemporary lifein Newfoundland.
$600.00    Book Number: 34727         Order / Enquire

Correspondence Relative to the Fisheries Questions 1885-87. Presented to Parliament by Command of His Excellency the Governor General, 3rd May, 1887.
Ottawa. Maclean, Roger & Co. 1887.,  25cm, xv,255p., 6p.subject index, in half crimson morocco, raised gilt ruled bands, red pebbled cloth boards, gilt spine titles, edges worn else very good Extensive government dialogue relating to the announcement by President Chester Arthur that the fishery articles of the Treaty of Washington (1871) would be terminated and that fish products entering the United States from Canada and Newfoundland would be subject to duties.
$105.00                          Book Number: 11604                         Order / Enquire

Colonial Conference. Minutes of Proceedings of the Colonial Conference, 1907. (Papers laid before the Conference are printed separately in [Cd. 3524].) Presented to both Houses of Parliament of His Majesty, May 1907.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London. Printed for His Majesty's Stationery Office, by Eyre and Spottiswoode. 1907.,  Folio. 33cm, x,622p., blue wraps, ex-library with withdrawn stamp on title & front cover, wraps heavily chipped & crudely taped, contents very good (s7.ds) - The Conference was held at the Colonial Office, Downing Street from 15 April to 14 May 1907 with Canada being represented by Sir Wilfrid Laurier and Sir Frederick Borden. Winston Churchill was present as Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies. Subjects covered included imperial defence, preferential trade, metric system, postal and Newfoundland fisheries.
$150.00                          Book Number: 25635                         Order / Enquire

[GREAT BRITAIN] Anno Quadragesimo Nono.
Georgeii III. Regis. CAP. XLVII. An Act to permit certain Articles, the Growth, Production, or Manufacture of Europe, to be laden and shipped on board Ships arriving with British North American Produce, and First taken by Settlers in the British North American Colonies, at any Port of Europe, in order to be exported to the principal Ports in the British Colonies and Plantations in North America. [12th May 1809].
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London. Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, Printers to the King's most Excellent Majesty. 1809.,  folio. 29.5cm, pp325-327, disbound, fine (n12) Articles include any fruit, Wine, Oil, Salt, or Cork, from any part of Europe south.
$100.00                          Book Number: 22916                         Order / Enquire

New Documents by Lahontan concerning Canada and Newfoundland. Edited with Introduction by Gustave Lanctot. The Oakes Collection.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Ottawa. Public Archives.,  1940. 25cm, 68p., plus 6 plates and 3 folding maps, bi-lingual text, in presentation binding: half bound in crimson calf, gilt titles along the spine, red cloth boards, a fine copy These presentation binding on government documents were typically done in ten to twenty copies. Two of the memoirs included supply much information on Canada and Newfoundland at the end of the seventeenth century.
$105.00                          Book Number: 5168                         Order / Enquire

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