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Bartlett's Canada. A pre-Confederation Journey. Introduction by Henry C. Campbell, Texts by Janice Tyrwhitt.
Toronto. M&S. 1968., sm. folio. 32cm, 191p. with all the Canadian Bartlett engravings (inc. 25 in colour), a fine copy in very good jacket complete jacket (S18) All the Canadian work is here, including some not previously published. The twenty-five double-page hand-coloured plates from the John Ross Robertson collection of the Toronto Public Library are published for the first time ever.
$15.75 Book Number: 16173 Order / Enquire
[BARTLETT, W.H.]. by William Beattie
The Castles and Abbeys of England, from the National Records, Early Chronicles, and Other Standard Authors. Second Series.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: London and New York. George Virtue. ., 4to. 27cm, viii,362p., with 27 steel-engraved plates and numerous text woodcut illustrations, in contemporary full black calf, gilt and blind ruled raised bands, crimson leather label gilt, blind ruled borders on the boards, two small slight damp stains on the top edge of the plates and somewhat less than usual amount of foxing, a very good attractively bound sound copy (tgc). - Text by Scottish physician, William Beattie (1793-1875) and beautifully illustrated by William H. Bartlett. Dr. Beattie and Bartlett were friends and fellow travelers and collaborated on a number of travel books. First published in 1845.
$274.99 Book Number: 24481 Order / Enquire
[BELLOC] MORTON, J.B.
Hilaire Belloc. A Memoir.
London. Hollis & Carter., 1955. 21.5cm, first edition, x,181p., frontis portrait, gilt titles, red cloth, fine
$8.75 Book Number: 165 Order / Enquire
Cercle de la Librairie. Premire Exposition.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Paris. Cercle de la Librairie, Juin 1880., 8vo, 112p., mainly ads demonstrating the typographic arts, on various colour stock, each carefully and elaborately arranged and decorated, including a Histoire de la Typographie Francaise par Les Livres, beginning in 1486, bound in the original tan grey fine grain cloth, elaborately blind, black and colour stamped and decorated, bevelled boards, untrimmed, some foxing, bidding slight dust worn but a fine copy of a beautifully printed book (agc). Exemples des produits de l'art typographique de France. Histoire de la typographie franaise pas les livres depuis l'origine jusqu'a la fin du 18e sicle. Partie moderne (avec liste des exposants). Toile brune. Dos et plats dors et dcors de motifs floraux. Plusieurs types de papier. Cachet du librairie; ex-libris numro 2885. Reliure dfrachie.
$274.99 Book Number: 23359 Order / Enquire
[BONHEUR, Rosa]. Edited by Theodore Stanton
Reminiscences of Rosa Bonheur.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: London. Andrew Melrose. 1910., thick8vo, 22cm, the first edition, xviii,413p., with 24 black & white plates, 15 text drawings, genealogical chart, index of letters, general index, original crimson cloth, gilt titles on spine & front, gilt oval vignette illustration on the upper cover, t.e.g., expertly restored, new end papers, a very good to fine copy of the rare first edition. (Sgc). - A biography and letters of the nineteenth century French artist noted for her animal paintings. The book contains many of her works, with notes, including her famed "Ploughing with Oxen" (1849) and "Horse Fair" (1858) . A difficult book to find in this condition.
$249.99 Book Number: 22719 Order / Enquire
[BURNE-JONES]. By Malcolm Bell
Sir Edward Burne Jones.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: London. George Newnes Limited. N.d. c.., 22.5x 18cm, 31p., plus 57 tipped in black & white plate illustrations including frontis on green tinted extra stock paper, in the original green decorated cloth, decorations and titles stamped in dark green, gilt spine titles, a fine copy in fine complete illustrated jacket (Ilds). - An extensive collection of the artists's work tipped on to album paper with printed titles. The biographical study is by Malcolm Bell.
$125.00 Book Number: 24434 Order / Enquire
Hudibras, In Three Parts, Written in the Time of the Late Wars: Corrected and Amended. With Large Annotations, and a Preface by Zachary Grey, LL.D. Adorn'd with a new Set of Cuts. [By William Hogarth].
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Cambridge. Printed by J. Bentham, printer to the University. 1744., 8vo, 20.5cm, the first edition of this edition, xxxvi, (42),424, (16) & 446,(24)pp., with copper engraved frontis portrait by Soest engraved by Vertue & 16 copper engraved plates (4 double-page) by Hogarth, indexes, list of subscribers, in full contemporary calf, raised bands, crushed orange morocco labels, gilt titles, gilt ruled borders on the boards, upper hinge starting on volume one but sound, one folded plate in volume two has some staining and is torn at the fold, some slight wear at the edges else a very good relatively clean sound set (n14) The first edition of Zachary Grey's annotated edition of Butler's great burlesque satire that has formed the basis of all subsequent editions. "Hudibras" was one of the first books illustrated by Hogarth in 1726. Employing a mixed etching-engraving technique, the illustrations are considered amongst his best book illustrations. A very attractive set of an important edition.
|$499.99||Book Number: 25226||Order / Enquire|
[CANADA]. Department of Transport
Navigation Conditions on the Hudson bay Route from the Atlantic Seaboard to Port Churchill. Season of Navigation 1936.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Ottawa. Department of Transport. 1937., 24.5cm, 105p., colour frontis map, 2 illustrations, tables, glossary, blue printed wraps, near fine (Ads) - A 1936 report compiled from information received from 13 mercantile vessels including Department of Transport vessels "N.B. McLean" and "Ocean Eagle" and the Hudson's Bay Company's R.M.S. "Nascopie" under Captain T.F. Smellie. Meteorological Reports are given from 5 northern Radio Stations.
$17.50 Book Number: 24443 Order / Enquire
[CANADIAN art Catalogue].
The Development of Painting in Canada. Le Development de la Peinture au Canada, 1665 - 1945.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Ottawa. National Gallery., 1945. 4to. 25cm, 65p., 45 illustrations, biographical notices, printed stiff wraps, near fine copy
$17.50 Book Number: 4121 Order / Enquire
"His Master's Voice", Victor Records. 1929.
Montreal. Victor Talking Machine Company of Canada. 1929., 12mo. 19.5cm, c.p., sketch biographies with portraits, original printed wraps, very good to fine (N12) With "Orme's. The Music Centre" [Ottawa], stamped on the upper and lower covers
$52.50 Book Number: 11706 Order / Enquire
Masks. The Many Faces of Man. An Exhibition Presented by the Division of Art and Archaeology of the Royal Ontario Museum. February 11 to April 5, 1959.
Toronto. R.O.M. nd. [196?]., oblong folio. 21.5x 31cm, no pagination, 65 plates of illustrations (hundreds) of masks, stiff printed wraps, a few slight coffee stains otherwise very good to fine (s17)
$8.75 Book Number: 10553 Order / Enquire
[HALIFAX - View Book].
Halifax, Nova Scotia and its Attractions.
Np. Howard & Kutsche Publishers, n.d. c.[1902?]., oblong 4to, 19.3x 26.3cm, 128p., with c.250 plates and illustrations (inc.many full page and some composites), holograph page numbers and spine title, original green cloth, titles and pictorial decorations stamped in red, white and dark green, some wear at the spine edges, otherwise very good With a 2p holograph index to the illustrations loosely inserted - Text chapters include His Majesty's Military Force; The King's Ships and Sailors; The Charming Public Gardens; Commercial Halifax; The Sound Financial Institutions; Through the Business District; Our Steamship Lines; Social and AthleticClubs; Dartmouth and Its Attractions.
$105.00 Book Number: 19169 Order / Enquire
Funeral March of a Marionette. Charlotte of Albany.
London. Published by Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press. 1935., 12mo, 18cm, first edition, 96p., with 3 plates including frontis (2 portraits & facsimile letter), black cloth, gilt spine titles, very good to fine copy. (S1). [Woolmer 360].
|$70.00||Book Number: 18730||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
Western Africa. The Illustrations by H. Winkles & Engraved by E. Radclyffe.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: New York & London. John Tallis & Company. [185?]., 28x36.5cm, illustrated vignettes, some colour outline, folded vertically (as issued), very good to fine condition.
|$100.00||Book Number: 37317||Order / Enquire|