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[MEXICO]. Compiled by the Bureau of the American Republics.
Mexico. A Geographical Sketch, with special reference to Economic Conditions and Prospects of Future Development.
Washington. Government Printing Office. 1900., 8vo. 22.5cm, 385p., data charts, bibliography, cartography, index, green cloth, handwritten titles & call number on spine in white ink, very good sound ex-library copy (s3.3). A very detailed United States Government study of all aspects of Mexico in 1900. A note states that the states of Chihuahua, Jalisco, and San Luis Potosi and the territory of Tepic were omitted due to lack of reliable data. A cartography gives a extensive list of maps of Mexico from 1858 to 1898.
$17.50 Book Number: 13322 Order / Enquire
As the Eye Moves. A Sculpture by Henry Moore by Photographs by David Finn, text by Donald Hall
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: New York. Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publisher., 1970. Oblong folio. 26x 35cm, first edition, 161p., illustrated with 134 color & b/w photographic plates, (notable for the 53 color) tipped-in color plates), bound in full open brown linen, a fine copy in fine jacket photographs of a single sculpture in its environment (agc)
$25.00 Book Number: 2342 Order / Enquire
Report of the Royal Commission on Education in Ontario 1950.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Toronto. Published by Baptist Johnston, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty. 1950., sm4to, 25cm, xxiii,933p., figures, charts (1 folding), tables, appendices, blue cloth, gilt titles, very good to fine sound copy (cnds) - A massive report started in April,1945. With a complementary card laid in from Dana Porter, Minister of Education, Province of Ontario. Included are two pamphlets submitted to the Commission: one on separate schools in Ontario by the Grand Orange Lodges and another by the Inter Church Committee on Protestant-Roman Catholic Relations.
$25.00 Book Number: 23881 Order / Enquire
The Quarterly Review. Vol. XXXIII. Published in December, 1825, & March, 1826.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Boston , (Lincolnshire). Wells and Lilly. 1826., 22.2cm, 608p., (6)p.ads, index, three-quarter crimson roan, marbled boards, gilt title & bands, foxing throughout, covers & spine worn, front hinge broken but holding, good to very good, internally sound. (Ds5.7). - Volume 38 includes numbers 65 and 66. The magazine was started in 1809. Articles include "Memoirs of Samuel Pepys" (1659-1669), "Wanderings in South America, the North-West of the United States, and the Antilles, in the Years 1812, 1816,1820, and 1824" (Waterton), "Observations of the Importance of the North American Colonies to Great Britain, by an old Inhabitant of British America" (Haliburton), "The State of Ireland" (1825), "Recent Discoveries in Africa, made in the Years 1823 and 1824" (Denham, Clapperton, Oudney), and "The Mission to Siam, and Hue, the Capital of Cochin-China, in the Years 1821,2" (Finlayson).
$60.00 Book Number: 20627 Order / Enquire
The Universal Magazine for April 1781. Offprinted: A Geographical and Historical Account of Nova Scotia, or Acadia, illustrated with a Whote-Sheet Map of the Country.
London. 1781., 8vo. 23.5cm, pp169-224. rebound in dark blue cloth, gilt titles on the upper cover, with the original printed blue wraps bound in, fine Contains a folding map; [Lodge]. A New and accurate Map of the Province of Nova Scotia in North America, from the latest Observations. 34x 42cm. - image seize is 28.6x 33cm (11x 13").
$314.99 Book Number: 13790 Order / Enquire
[QUAKERS, Society of Friends)
A Diary of some Religious Exercises, and Experience of Samuel Scott, Late of Hartford, England.
Philadelphia. Friends' Book-Store. 1871., 12mo. 18cm, 268p., black pebbled cloth, missing front free end paper, a fine bright sound clean copy (ds1). - A Connecticut Quaker's diary. Samuel Scott was born in London in 1719 and died in 1788 in Hartford, Connecticut in 1788. He had been a Quaker minister for thirty-six years. Originally published in Philadelphia in 1809.
$70.00 Book Number: 18208 Order / Enquire
Paul Revere - Artisan, Businessman, and Patriot. The Man Behind the Myth.
Boston. The Paul Revere Memorial Association. 1988., sm.folio, 30.5cm, 191p., with c.150 illustrations (maps, manuscripts, artifacts), notes, sources, catalogue, bibliography, printed black stiff wraps, a fine copy (ho22).
$52.50 Book Number: 11205 Order / Enquire
Our Famous Women. Comprising the Lives and Deeds of American Women who have distinguished themselves in Literature, Science, Art, Music, and the Drama, or are Famous as Heroines, Patriots, Orators, Educators, Physicians, Philanthropists, etc. With Numerous Anecdotes, Incidents, and Personal Experiences.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Hartford. A.D. Worthington and Company. 1884., thick8vo, 22.5cm, xiii,715p., illustrated title page, 16 engraved portraits, original full tan sheep, gilt spine titles on bloack morocco label, raised bands, front cover repaired, edges worn, a very good copy considering how fraile this type of binding usually is. (Lds). ~ Subjects include Clara Barton, Louisa M. Alcott, Susan B. Anthony, and Harriet Beecher Stowe.
|$65.00||Book Number: 26285||Order / Enquire|
[TORONTO - MAP]
Plan of the City of Toronto. Tracy S. Le May, City Surveyor, September 27th, 1921.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: N.p. N.p. 1921., 67x87cm (26.5"x34.5"), linen-backed, attached & folded into brown leather case (21cmx13.5cm), fine (cnds).
$25.00 Book Number: 22753 Order / Enquire
Designs for Shop Fronts and Door Cases (cover title).
London. Printed for I.& J. Taylor, publishers. ?., 4to. 27.5cm, contains 25 (of 27) plates and wanting the title page loose, 25 fine steel engraved plates, original limp cloth wraps, wraps dust worn and chipped, otherwise strong clear strikes, rare (ds1). These are entire steel fronts for buildings. A series of designs for entire steel shop fronts and buildings entrances in the Greek and Egyptian styles, obviously very much influenced by Soane. Very little is known about the author, though according to Calvin there was another edition about 1810, entitle " A Series of Designs for Shop Frontis, Porticos & Entrances to Buildings, Public and Private". Both editions are rare. cf. British Museum. (Under title). RB.31.c.391,(1), cites: p.,  leaves of plates ; 31cm. 4ø. The undated plates are numbered from 2 to 27, the engraved titlepage being the first plate.
|$629.98||Book Number: 16532||Order / Enquire|