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Owen Sound, ON

Second hand, out-of-print and antiquarian books in most subjects with an emphasis on Gardening, Natural & Domestic Sciences, and History. This show we will list some local history.

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(519) 371-2100


542 3rd Ave East – By appointment
Owen Sound, ON N4K 2J8


Item Price: $65

Item Description: 3 Volumes. Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1951; 1950; 1950. 7th, 5th & 1st printing. Illustrated from drawings and portraits throughout depicting the history of Canada from the time of “its discovery” to the end of the nineteenth century .
Green cloth. Some age-toning to paper and light dampstaining to foredge of vols 2 & 3; a 2cm damp stain to foot of spine of dustwrapper of vol 1, else a nice clean set in like dustwrappers.

2. EARLY DAYS IN UPPER CANADA. Letters of John Langton from the Backwoods of Upper Canada and the Audit Office of the Province of Canada. Edited by W. A. Langton.

Item Price: $60

Item Description: Toronto: Macmillan. 1926. 8vo. xl+310 pp. Frontis +16 pp of illus. Illus in text. Map endpapers. Red cloth; spine lettering gilt. Partially unopened. Previous owner’s bookplate, and small water stain on first couple pages at the foredge, else an about fine copy in very good dustwrapper, lightly worn at extremities.

3. A CANADIAN NATION. By Lorne Pierce.

Item Price: $25

Item Description: Toronto: Ryerson Press, (1960). Sm 8vo. x+42 pp. Designed by Thoreau MacDonald. Green paper boards with MacDonald illustration on top board. Near fine in dustwrapper which repeats the illustration on the top panel. Short tear on top edge,else about fine.