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  • Hogtown in the 1870's

    Hogtown in the 1870's

    [Canadian Railway News Co ]. Birds Eye View of Toronto. From "New Album of Toronto Views". [Toronto]: Canadian Railway News Co, c. 1879. Folding panorama in three panels, wear to first vertical seam, otherwise very good. 6-1/2" x 15"-16.5 x 38.1 …

  • Erica Rutherford Original Pen and Ink

    Erica Rutherford Original Pen and Ink

    On offer is an original pen-and-ink sketch by noted Canadian artist Erica Rutherford. This one is titled, "Panorama San Sebastian - San Miguel." San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, is a popular tourist town, and a particular favorite with artists. …

  • The Vanishing Race: The Last Great Indian Council. A Record in Picture and Story of the Last Great Indian Council., Participated in by Eminent Indian Chiefs From Nearly Every Indian Reservation in the United States.  Written and Illustrated  by Dr. Joseph K. Dixon, and published by Doubleday, Page & Company

    The Vanishing Race: The Last Great Indian Council. A Record in Picture and Story of the Last Great Indian Council., Participated in by Eminent Indian Chiefs From Nearly Every Indian Reservation in the United States. Written and Illustrated by Dr. Joseph K. Dixon, and published by Doubleday, Page & Company

    Doubleday, Page & Company, 1914, Second and Revised Edition. Written and Illustrated by Dr. Joseph K. Dixon, The concept of Rodman Wanamaker. Illustrated with 80 photogravures of Indian Chiefs and Indian Life, complete. Some of the Chiefs were …

  • ROBERT-HOUDIN.  Card-Sharping Exposed.  Translated and edited, with notes by Professor Hoffmann.  Cover-title: Card-Sharping Detected and Exposed.

    ROBERT-HOUDIN. Card-Sharping Exposed. Translated and edited, with notes by Professor Hoffmann. Cover-title: Card-Sharping Detected and Exposed.

    London: George Routledge and Sons, 1882. 8vo., orig. pictorial green cloth, 316, (4)pp. ads. Library blind-stamp on title and half-title, bookplate, rear inner hinge cracked, wear to spine gutters, very good copy with an attractive cover design …

  • Japan Described and Illustrated by the Japanese by Captain Francis Brinkley - Millet, 1897 - five volumes in clamshell case

    Japan Described and Illustrated by the Japanese by Captain Francis Brinkley - Millet, 1897 - five volumes in clamshell case

    A monumental work on the art, culture, and history of Japan. Extensively illustrated in colour and in black and white. This work has a complicated publishing history, having been released in numerous editions, including the Yedo, De Luxe, Mikado …

  • 1869 ~ Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

    1869 ~ Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

    Lewis Carroll; John Tenniel. London: Macmillan and Co., 1869. Fourteenth thousand. [8], 192 pages. T. Houldsworth McConnel bookplate with faint gift inscription penciled to Mary McConnel Xmas 1869 above the motto Victor In Arduis. All edges gilt. …

  • 1924 : The Life and Adventures of Detective Peter Owen Carroll

    1924 : The Life and Adventures of Detective Peter Owen Carroll

    80 pages. No date, place, or printer specified [self published 1924, Pictou, NS]. Autobiography of the renowned Peachie Carroll (1860 – 1933). With a non-authorial (?) pencil inscription to first leaf: "Compliments of the author P.O. Carrol (sic) …

  • TOM STONE (1894-1978) ORIGINAL PAINTING ON BOARD “CREDIT RIVER MEADOWVALE”

    TOM STONE (1894-1978) ORIGINAL PAINTING ON BOARD “CREDIT RIVER MEADOWVALE”

    This pastoral scene likely painted in the 1950’s in what is now the Mississauga area captures the feeling of the forest and brush around a creek. The framed painting is approx. 23” x 18.5” and is overall in good condition and could be hung …

  • David Blackwood etching - Mummer Family at the Door

    David Blackwood etching - Mummer Family at the Door

    24" x 36" etching with aquatint, number 23 from a limited edition of 50. Matted and framed behind glass. Pencil signed and dated 1985 by the artist. David Lloyd Blackwood (1941-2022) was a chronicler of Newfoundland life in images for over 40 years …

  • Antique shoe promotion item - Queens of Quality - c. 1905 - Rare Kingston ephemera

    Antique shoe promotion item - Queens of Quality - c. 1905 - Rare Kingston ephemera

    Small staple-bound pamphlet, 4" x 5", 28 pages. A must-have for fashion historians and/or foot fetishists. Back cover reads "We have the sole right of sale J. H. Sutherland & Bro., Kingston, Ont." Small stains and creases to exterior, pages near …

  • 1935 limited ed. Fishing expedition in Quebec

    1935 limited ed. Fishing expedition in Quebec

    A.E.F. : Anticosti Expeditionary Force. Alberta C. Pew, Joseph N. Pew, Jr., Margaret R. Leisenring, Edward B. Leisenring, Jay Cooke. Printed in the USA. 61 pages. Unnumbered copy of 300 issued. Professionally rebacked and recased, with visible repair …

  • DOYLE, A. Conan.  The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard.

    DOYLE, A. Conan. The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard.

    London: John Murray, (1935). 8vo., orig. orange cloth, 334, (8)pp. ads. “Conan Doyle Uniform Edition 3’6 net” series. A bit of fading to the upper edge of the boards, otherwise a near fine copy in the scarce pictorial d/w with only a bit of …

  • 18th century anatomy book: William Cowper - Myotomia Reformata - 1724

    18th century anatomy book: William Cowper - Myotomia Reformata - 1724

    Myotomia Reformata: Or an Anatomical Treatise on the Muscles of the Human Body. Illustrated with Figures after the Life by William Cowper London: Robert Knaplock, William and John Innys, and Jacob Tonson, 1724. Folio (450 x 315 mm). Engraved …

  • 1861 : The Fortune-Teller; or, Peeps Into Futurity

    1861 : The Fortune-Teller; or, Peeps Into Futurity

    London, and New York: Routledge, Warne, and Routledge, 1861. By Louisa Lawford. 129 pages, 3 leaves of ads at rear and one at front; ads on pastedowns as well. 6.6 x 4.2 inches. First edition. Paper cracked along outer hinges, with splitting along …

  • Great Tricks Revealed

    Great Tricks Revealed

    Great Tricks Revealed Goldston, Will London: George Routledge & Sons, Ltd., 1935. Hardcover. 8vo. Signed Very Good / Near Fine. 8vo. Pp. xii, 304. Red cloth with gilt spine lettering. Cloth chipped at the fore-edge of front board, book …

  • MONTREAL HERALD NATIONAL NUMBER OF CANADIAN TRADE AND COMMERCE 1926

    MONTREAL HERALD NATIONAL NUMBER OF CANADIAN TRADE AND COMMERCE 1926

    Montreal: Herald Publishing Co., 1926. Newspaper magazine, size is 11 1/4" x 16". Condition for this newspaper magazine is good+ with cheap newsprint pages tanned, some small tears along the edges of the covers and some of the pages, some soiling …

  • (Nova Scotia woman's diary) rare 1855 : Memoir of Mrs. Eliza Ann Chipman, Wife of the Rev. William Chipman, of Pleasant Valley, Cornwallis

    (Nova Scotia woman's diary) rare 1855 : Memoir of Mrs. Eliza Ann Chipman, Wife of the Rev. William Chipman, of Pleasant Valley, Cornwallis

    Halifax: A. J. Ritchie, Printer; Sold by John Chase, Wolfville, 1855. 188 pages; 8.6 x 5.25 inches. Contemporary marbled paper over boards, professionally rebacked with beige linen, new endpapers; original stab stitching intact. The particularly …

  • The Seven Deadly Sins. Poem for the Opera.

    The Seven Deadly Sins. Poem for the Opera.

    The Seven Deadly Sins. Poem for the Opera. Shapcott, Thomas W.; Johnston, Graeme Ipswich: T. W. Shapcott in cunjunction with The Queensland Opera Company, 1970. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Square 12mo. [180 x 185 mm]. Pp. 58. Stapled …

  • Ten chromolithographs from "Famous Clyde Yachts" Glasgow: Oatts & Runciman, 1888

    Ten chromolithographs from "Famous Clyde Yachts" Glasgow: Oatts & Runciman, 1888

    Ten chromolithographs from the well-known yachting book "Famous Clyde Yachts". Each plate is 8" x 11", tipped onto a 14 1/2" x 20" backing sheet, accompanied by a text page. Plate III: Marjorie Plate X: May Plate XII: Lenore Plate XIV: Verve …

  • (1937 Prince Edward County, Ontario Souvenir Book) PICTON'S 100 YEARS. 1837 – 1937 PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY OLD BOYS' REUNION. OFFICIAL SOUVENIR BOOK (Cover Title)

    (1937 Prince Edward County, Ontario Souvenir Book) PICTON'S 100 YEARS. 1837 – 1937 PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY OLD BOYS' REUNION. OFFICIAL SOUVENIR BOOK (Cover Title)

    Picton, ON: Picton Gazette, 1937. Softcover book, size is 6 3/4" x 9 1/2". Condition for this softcover book is good+ with some smudging to covers, some wear to corners and spine ends, light staining to back cover. 104 pages with photos. Souvenir …

  • Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings - Cross Creek - First Edition - Inscribed to Marcia Davenport

    Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings - Cross Creek - First Edition - Inscribed to Marcia Davenport

  • Ken Follett - Original Ink Doodle, Signed

    Ken Follett - Original Ink Doodle, Signed

    Original signed work by the bestselling author, a riff on Little Red Riding Hood, created for National Doodle Day, 2007 Signed again by Follett on the recto and dated 23 Nov 06. Includes Follet's compliments slip. Fine condition. Price …

  • inscribed : History of the Halifax Volunteer Battalion and Volunteer Companies 1859-1887

    inscribed : History of the Halifax Volunteer Battalion and Volunteer Companies 1859-1887

    Major Thomas J. Egan. Halifax NS: A. & W. Mackinlay, 1888. viii, 172 pages; frontispiece and one other plate with tissue guard. Publisher's decorative cloth [the blue variant] with light wear. Brown slate endpapers; binding sound. Inscribed by …

  • "Most likely the finest American Mountains and Rivers chart" ever  produced

    "Most likely the finest American Mountains and Rivers chart" ever produced

    Colton, J.H. Mountains & Rivers. Published in "Colton's Atlas Of The World, Illustrating Physical And Political Geography " New York: J.H. Colton & Co. 1855 [1856]. Coloured steel engraving. A couple of short tears and two losses to upper …

  • The Viking Age. Very Scarce printed dust jackets from 1889.

    The Viking Age. Very Scarce printed dust jackets from 1889.

    The Viking Age: The Early History, Manners, and Customs of the Ancestors of the English-Speaking Nations Du Chaillu, Paul B. New York: Charles Scribners Sons, 1889. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine / Very Good. First American edition. 8vo. Pp …

  • Bound Letterpress Portfolio Arabesque

    Bound Letterpress Portfolio Arabesque

    On offer is a bound portfolio of original letterpress sheets. The sheets were printed by Gerald Giampa, and arranged into book form by Gallery 18 . The book includes the essay "Arabesque," which describes the art of the typographer. In addition, …

  • Garden of Eden

    Garden of Eden

    Stewart, James and Warwick, William. [Garden of Eden]. N.p., n.d. [c. 18030's-50's]. Hand coloured engraving in a floral and gilt banded fruitwood frame 5" x 4-1/2" -12.7 x 11.4 cm. (image) 8" x 7"-20.3 x 17.7 cm. (frame) A charming …

  • (CHILDREN'S).  Le FEUVRE, Amy.  Eric's Good News.  [WITH:] (Le FEUVRE, Amy). Probable Sons. By the Author of "Teddy's Button."

    (CHILDREN'S). Le FEUVRE, Amy. Eric's Good News. [WITH:] (Le FEUVRE, Amy). Probable Sons. By the Author of "Teddy's Button."

    Le FEUVRE, Amy. Eric's Good News. London: Religious Tract Society, nd (189-?). 4to., orig. cloth backed pictorial paper boards, (92)pp. With a frontispiece in colour. A bit of wear to the corners, 1" piece torn off lower corner of the upper …

  • L. M. Montgomery : A Tangled Web [c. 1940 issue]

    L. M. Montgomery : A Tangled Web [c. 1940 issue]

    Toronto: McClelland & Stewart. 324 pages. M&S reprint of this novel first published in 1931. This copy issued not before 1939 [rear panel lists Anne of Ingleside]. 8 titles are listed on verso of half-title. Brown boards, black titles. [See …

  • FREDERICK JOSEPH (FRED) ROSS 1927-2014 LANDSCAPE GOUACHE

    FREDERICK JOSEPH (FRED) ROSS 1927-2014 LANDSCAPE GOUACHE

    Not often you find a work of art that you just keep looking at….this is one of them. I believe you could call this mixed media but it appears to be done in gouache. The colours are vibrant and alive. The painting was sold at the Ring Gallery in …

  • (1929 Sales Method for Ford Dealers Brochure) NEW 4-STEP SALES METHODS FOR FORD DEALERS.

    (1929 Sales Method for Ford Dealers Brochure) NEW 4-STEP SALES METHODS FOR FORD DEALERS.

    (Detroit): Ford Motor Co., (1929). Size is 11” x 8 ½”, wrappers, 12 pages including covers, with photos. Condition is about very good with some soiling to covers, light crease down middle, small chip bottom left corner of back cover. A …

  • A Book of Famous and Beautiful Chinese Ladies From All Antiquity

    A Book of Famous and Beautiful Chinese Ladies From All Antiquity

    Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. No publisher or date. Accordion style binding. Chinese characters carved into front board and coloured green. Illustrated with ten hand coloured plates on silk. …

  • Brighton Rock by Graham Greene 1st Edition

    Brighton Rock by Graham Greene 1st Edition

    On offer is the 1938 US 1st edition of Brighton Rock by Graham Greene. The American printing preceded the British 1st edition by one month. The book is an octavo bound in publisher's red and black cloth lettered in silver on spine. The dust jacket …

  • Joseph Howe & Other 19th-Century Nova Scotia Pamphlets

    Joseph Howe & Other 19th-Century Nova Scotia Pamphlets

    On offer is an uncommon collection of 19th-century pamphlets from Nova Scotia - two of which are seldom seen titles by Joseph Howe. There are a total of four (4) pieces in the lot. All the pamphlets were once in the possession of William T. Townsend …

  • Edward Gorey 1981 ~ The Gashlycrumb Tinies or, After the Outing : first separate edition

    Edward Gorey 1981 ~ The Gashlycrumb Tinies or, After the Outing : first separate edition

    New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1981. "Re-issued 1981 / First Printing". Jacket price clipped; clean and unmarked. 6.75 x 7.25 inches.

  • Locomotive Cyclopedia of American Practice. Sixth Edition : 1922

    Locomotive Cyclopedia of American Practice. Sixth Edition : 1922

    New York: Simmons-Boardman Publishing Company. 1154 pages. With 5 March 1923 signature of Dominion Atlantic Railway master mechanic to front pastedown. Light rubbing to cloth; light soil to endpapers; occasional unobtrusive thumbing. Professionally …

  • (Original Advertising Poster 1920s) WATCH FOR THIS TRADEMARK TURN SIGNAL

    (Original Advertising Poster 1920s) WATCH FOR THIS TRADEMARK TURN SIGNAL

    Philadelphia: TurnSignal Corporation, no date (ca. 1920s). Single sheet size folded open is 17” x 22”, fold marks otherwise near fine. Poster will be shipped folded. Circa 1920s poster advertising truck turn signals from the TurnSignal …

  • Ancient Spain

    Ancient Spain

    Ruscelli, Giorlamo. Tabulae Europae II. Published in Ptolemy's "Geographia" Venice, 1561 Copperplate engraving. Some text showing through from verso, old hinge tape to corners verso otherwise a nice dark impression. 7.25" x 9.75"-18.4 x 24.7 cm …

  • DUNBAR, Paul Laurence.  Candle-Lightin’ Time.  Illustrated with photographs by the Hampton Institute Camera Club and decorations by Margaret Armstrong.

    DUNBAR, Paul Laurence. Candle-Lightin’ Time. Illustrated with photographs by the Hampton Institute Camera Club and decorations by Margaret Armstrong.

    New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1901. First edition, first state with title printed in black and red. Tall 8vo., orig. dec. green cloth binding designed by Margaret Armstrong, 127pp. Inscription o/w a near fine copy of these poems by the acclaimed …

  • Antique letterpress wood type - full alphabet 3 5/16 inches tall

    Antique letterpress wood type - full alphabet 3 5/16 inches tall

    A collection of 26 antique wood letterpress letters, 3 5/16" tall. Contains all your favorite letters! A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, and Z!

  • (CANADIAN LITERATURE).  LAYTON, Irving.  Now Is The Place. Stories and Poems By... [Signed by Layton with the ‘controversial’ foreword present.]

    (CANADIAN LITERATURE). LAYTON, Irving. Now Is The Place. Stories and Poems By... [Signed by Layton with the ‘controversial’ foreword present.]

    Montreal: First Statement, 1948. First edition, first state with the ‘controversial' foreword present (the foreword was excised by Layton from almost all copies). Signed by Layton on the front free e/paper. From the library of the Canadian editor …

  • Records of Argyll: Legends, Traditions and Recollections of Argyllshire Highlanders, Collected Chiefly from the Gaelic, With Notes on the Antiquity of the Dress, Clan Colours, or Tartans, of the Highlanders, by  Lord Archibald Campbell. Published by Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1885

    Records of Argyll: Legends, Traditions and Recollections of Argyllshire Highlanders, Collected Chiefly from the Gaelic, With Notes on the Antiquity of the Dress, Clan Colours, or Tartans, of the Highlanders, by Lord Archibald Campbell. Published by Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1885

    Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1885, hardcover, first edition, 1885, bevelled boards, red cloth with the title and a Celtic design in gilt, red and black on the front board, …

  • Simon and Garfunkel - NYC 1968 - Original Photo by David Gahr

    Simon and Garfunkel - NYC 1968 - Original Photo by David Gahr

    Original 8" x 10" photo on double weight paper from the photographer's archive. Paul Simon & Art Garfunkel. David Gahr's rubber stamp and holograph annotions on verso. Disclaimer: COPYRIGHTS ARE NOT SOLD WITH THIS ITEM. Purchase of …

  • 1836 inscribed Abraham Gesner : Nova Scotia Geology

    1836 inscribed Abraham Gesner : Nova Scotia Geology

    Remarks on the Geology and Mineralogy of Nova Scotia. Halifax, NS: Gossip and Coade, 1836. xl, [1], 272, [1] pages; with the folding frontispiece of Parsboro, the folding coloured map, and the Cape Split litho. Complete, with Explanation of the Maps …

  • (CHILDREN'S/POP-UP). THEINER, George and Rudolf Lukes.  Allons au Cirque.  Illustrations de Rudolf Lukes. Text de George Theiner.

    (CHILDREN'S/POP-UP). THEINER, George and Rudolf Lukes. Allons au Cirque. Illustrations de Rudolf Lukes. Text de George Theiner.

    ((Del Duca--Paris, Artia Prague, 1965.) Tall square 8vo., orig. cloth backed pictorial paper boards, with five double-page movable scenes. A fine copy of this pop-up (with text in French by George with brightly coloured and quite striking designs …

  • The Cat in the Hat Comes Back by Dr. Seuss - First Edition

    The Cat in the Hat Comes Back by Dr. Seuss - First Edition

  • 2 Prints from Dix Reproductions, 1933

    2 Prints from Dix Reproductions, 1933

    On offer are two (2) original prints from a 1933 limited edition portfolio titled "Dix Reproductions" published by Jeanne Bucher in Paris and John Becker in New York. The prints are ... "Cavalier" by André Masson, and "Paysage" by André Derain. …

  • Lewis Carrol 1872 first issue Through The Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There

    Lewis Carrol 1872 first issue Through The Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There

    New York and London: MacMillan and Co. [xii], 224 pages, with advert leaf at rear. Frontispiece retains the tissue guard. First issue [wade p. 21]. Professionally well restored: front board mended; resewn; spine recreated (not original); rear free …

  • Circus Saints and Sinners Association

    Circus Saints and Sinners Association

    Circus Saints and Sinners Association: The Book of the Dexter Fellows Tent for the Year 1943 Townsend, Reg Steinke, Bill. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. Signed Good. Frontis., 90 pp., illus. No publisher, no place, no date (1943). Signed by …

  • VINTAGE TRIANG TINPLATE JONES KL 44 CRANE

    VINTAGE TRIANG TINPLATE JONES KL 44 CRANE

    Overall the main crane is in pretty good condition and could quite easily be restored. It is missing some auxiliary parts but the main workings are good and it looks great….in as found condition. Overal size with the crane extended is approx. 21 …

  • 1935 : A Book of Modern Views of New York City. Published Exclusively for Rockefeller Center, Inc.

    1935 : A Book of Modern Views of New York City. Published Exclusively for Rockefeller Center, Inc.

    New York: I. S. Seidman & Co., 1935. Title page, Foreword by Merle Crowell, and 30 unnumbered pages of captioned photographs by Seidman Photo Service. Light wear to edges; no inscriptions; coil-bound spine is sound. A striking memento from the …

  • 1905 Canadian Women Teachers in South Africa

    1905 Canadian Women Teachers in South Africa

    On offer is an uncommon 1st edition of "A Canadian Girl in South Africa" by E. Maud Graham. The title, printed in 1905, is the story of a group of 40 Canadian women traveling to South Africa to teach Boer children in concentration camps following the …

  • Over 700 years old and still going strong

    Over 700 years old and still going strong

    Deck, Norris. A Hand-Book for Visitors to Cambridge. Cambridge: William Metcalfe, 1862. Second edition. viii, 260 pp. Illustrated with hand-coloured map and 8 steel engravings. 8vo, 1/2 morocco and marbled boards, rubbed along joints, ffep torn, …

  • Radio - Sweden

    Radio - Sweden

  • Rare work on abnormal physiology: Opera Minora - Albrecht von Haller - Grasset, 1763-1768

    Rare work on abnormal physiology: Opera Minora - Albrecht von Haller - Grasset, 1763-1768

    Opera Minora; emendata, aucta, et renovata. I: Anatomica; Ad Partes Corporis Humani, vitales, animales, naturales; II: Operum Anatmoici Argumenti Minorum. ... III: Operum Anatomici ... Albrecht von Haller (1708-1777) Lausannae: Francisci Grasset, …

  • Four original chromolithographs from "L'Ornement Polychrome" by August Racinet - Paris: Firmin-Didot, circa. 1875

    Four original chromolithographs from "L'Ornement Polychrome" by August Racinet - Paris: Firmin-Didot, circa. 1875

    Four chromolithographs, each 10 3/4" x 14", each accompanied by a descriptive text page in French. Middle Ages / Moyen- Âge / Mittel Alter Indo-Persian / Indo-Persan / Indo-Persisch Egyptian / Egyptien / Aegyptisch Indian / Indien / Indisch …

  • The Acadian Magazine [Halifax, NS. 1826-8]

    The Acadian Magazine [Halifax, NS. 1826-8]

    Halifax, NS: J. S. Cunnabell. Volume I, No. 1 through Volume II, No. 19 [July 1826 - January 1828 : all issued]. Though lacking a few leaves, a full run of "the first purely literary monthly magazine in Canada" [Marjory Whitelaw in "First Impressions …

  • The Mighty St. Lawrence River

    The Mighty St. Lawrence River

    Bellin, Jacques Nicolas. Carte Du Golphe De St. Laurent Et Pays Voisins. From "Histoire Generale des Voyages". Paris, 1757. Hand coloured copper engraved map. Small closed tear right margin, small loss to upper left corner and margins slightly …

  • One of Canada's most acclaimed graphic artists

    One of Canada's most acclaimed graphic artists

    Ashevak, Kenojuak. Owls. Colour etching signed in Syllabics and Roman titled, dated 1967 and numbered 43/50 . 6" x 7-3/4" -15.2 x 19.6 cm. (image) 14-1/4 " x 15-1/2"-36.1 x 39.3 cm. (frame) Ashevak was one of the first Inuit women to begin …

  • Aliquando Press - Franz Kafka - The Cares of a Family Man - 1 of 25

    Aliquando Press - Franz Kafka - The Cares of a Family Man - 1 of 25

    (Dundas, Ontario: The Aliquando Press, 2021). #23 of 25 copies. Designed with several three-dimensional paper constructions. One of Will Rueter's final titles from the Aliquando Press. Will Rueter: "My attempt at a pop-up book for Kafka's …

  • DEFENSE INDUSTRIES LTD. GENERAL AND SPECIAL RULES SHELL FILLING PLANT 1941 WORLD WAR TWO

    DEFENSE INDUSTRIES LTD. GENERAL AND SPECIAL RULES SHELL FILLING PLANT 1941 WORLD WAR TWO

    This is a special piece of history that many Canadians don’t really know about. Canada was a very large producer of ammunition for the troops during WW2 and this little book was given to the employees to make sure they understood the rules….a …

  • Message of the Carillon by MacKenzie King Signed

    Message of the Carillon by MacKenzie King Signed

    On offer is a signed copy of The Message of the Carillon by W.L. MacKenzie King. The book is inscribed on the front free endpaper to Mr. and Mrs. St. George Harvey. Mrs. Harvey may be better known as Pauline Laurier, the niece of Sir Wilfrid and Zo …

  • HURONIA POTTERY CANADA CANDLE HOLDERS MCM APPEARANCE ON WOOD STAND

    HURONIA POTTERY CANADA CANDLE HOLDERS MCM APPEARANCE ON WOOD STAND

    This is a really wonderful group designed by Tom Hrcek a Czech Immigrant who originally worked for Blue Mountain Pottery. These use the Caramel Gold and Brown Reflow Flame Glaze and are quite striking. Although I haven’t been able to confirm …

  • Life Advice from Cough Syrup Maker

    Life Advice from Cough Syrup Maker

    [Buckley, W.K., Ltd. ] 1000 THINGS EVERY MAN AND WOMAN SHOULD KNOW. N.P. [Toronto] N.D. [1938]. Illustrated . 44 pp. 8vo, original printed wraps, somewhat faded, small staple hole and loss to corner of rear wrap, else very good. Ever wonder …

  • W.H. Lizars - System of Anatomical Plates - 1857 w/ 113 hand-coloured lithographic plates

    W.H. Lizars - System of Anatomical Plates - 1857 w/ 113 hand-coloured lithographic plates

    A System of Anatomical Plates of the Human Body Accompanied with Descriptions, and Physiological, Pathological, and Surgical Observations. by W.H. Lizars Edinburgh: W.H. Lizars, 1857 [6], xv, [1], 241, xxix; 6, vii, pp. With 113 hand-colored …

  • ORIGINAL BURNIE SIDON MCM 1962 WATERCOLOUR/EGG TEMPERA URBAN LANDSCAPE

    ORIGINAL BURNIE SIDON MCM 1962 WATERCOLOUR/EGG TEMPERA URBAN LANDSCAPE

    I have had two other pieces of his work but I believe this is the most imaginative of the three. The painting is an original cityscape watercolour but I believe he may have used a tempera also. The frame has a couple of minor knicks but overall the …

  • 1849 Abraham Gesner : Industrial Resources of Nova Scotia

    1849 Abraham Gesner : Industrial Resources of Nova Scotia

    The Industrial Resources of Nova Scotia. Comprehending the physical geography, topography, geology, agriculture, fisheries, mines, forests, wild lands, lumbering, manufactories, navigation, commerce, emigration, improvements, industry, contemplated …

  • Emily Carr Autobiography Signed by Editor with Association

    Emily Carr Autobiography Signed by Editor with Association

    On offer is a 1st edition printing of "Growing Pains: The Autobiography of Emily Carr". This copy is signed and dated by the editor, Ira Dilworth, who also contributed the book's forward. Dilworth inscribed the book to Ella Fell (aka, Mrs. James …

  • The Naval History of Great Britain by William James - 6 vol. - London: Bentley, 1837

    The Naval History of Great Britain by William James - 6 vol. - London: Bentley, 1837

    The Naval History of Great Britain, from the Declaration of War by France in 1793, to the Accession of George IV. A New Edition, With Additions and Notes, and an Account of the Burmese War and the Battle of Navarino, by Captain Chamier, R.N. London …

  • Who Has Seen the Wind, by W.O. Mitchell - First Edition

    Who Has Seen the Wind, by W.O. Mitchell - First Edition

  • Kingston: A City in Canada: Paintings by Robert A. Blenderman

    Kingston: A City in Canada: Paintings by Robert A. Blenderman

    Kingston, Ontario: Heinrich Heine Press at Grass Creek, 2006. Hardcover in dust jacket, 11 1/4" x 9 1/2". 15 page introduction + 120 colour reproductions of street scenes and buildings in Kingston. One tiny tear at top edge of dust jacket, otherwise …

  • In Northern Mists. Arctic Exploration in Early Times. First Edition In English

    In Northern Mists. Arctic Exploration in Early Times. First Edition In English

    In Northern Mists. Arctic Exploration in Early Times Nansen, Fridjtof London: William Heinemann, 1911. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. 2 volumes. Pp. xi, 384; 416. Blue cloth with gilt illustrated and lettered boards, with gilt spine …

  • Beautiful Losers. Leonard Cohen. Inscribed

    Beautiful Losers. Leonard Cohen. Inscribed

    Beautiful Losers Cohen, Leonard Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1966. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed Good / Good. 8vo. Pp. 243. Black cloth with blind stamped image to the front board and gilt spine. The corners and spine ends lightly bumped …

  • THE HIGHLY INDUSTRIALIZED AND STRIKINGLY BEAUTIFUL GRAND RIVER VALLEY DESCRIBED FROM PORT DOVER AND DUNNVILLE TO ELORA AND FERGUS 1932

    THE HIGHLY INDUSTRIALIZED AND STRIKINGLY BEAUTIFUL GRAND RIVER VALLEY DESCRIBED FROM PORT DOVER AND DUNNVILLE TO ELORA AND FERGUS 1932

    Galt, ON: J. P. Jaffray, 1932. Softcover book, size is 6" x 9". Condition for this softcover book is good+ with some edge wear with a few small tears and chips, small chips to the corners, a bit of wear to the spine ends. 136 pages with photos and …

  • Bayntun Binding - Canada - T. Mower Martin - Wilfred Campbell -1907

    Bayntun Binding - Canada - T. Mower Martin - Wilfred Campbell -1907

  • Pair of Art Deco fashion prints by Pierre Brissaud - Gazette du Bon Ton, 1921

    Pair of Art Deco fashion prints by Pierre Brissaud - Gazette du Bon Ton, 1921

    Two original pochoir fashion prints by Pierre Brissaud, from La Gazette du Bon Ton, 1921 Venez Danser - Robe du Soir, de Jeanne Lanvin La Coiffure Réparée - Robe de Diners, de Doeuillet Paper size: 7 1/2" x 9 1/2". Image size: 5 1/4" x 6 1/4". …

  • Salmon-Fishing in Canada by a Resident

    Salmon-Fishing in Canada by a Resident

    Salmon-Fishing in Canada by a Resident Alexander, Colonel Sir James Edward London: Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, 1860. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. Very Good. 8vo. Pp. 350, [1] p. ads, rebound with only 1 p. of ads, in full red morocco …

  • (1930s Tourist Guide) ORILLIA THE TOWN ON TWO LAKES (cover title) YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO VISIT ORILLIA ONTARIO CANADA

    (1930s Tourist Guide) ORILLIA THE TOWN ON TWO LAKES (cover title) YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO VISIT ORILLIA ONTARIO CANADA

    (Orillia, ON): Orillia Board of Trade, no date (ca. 1930s). Staple-bound booklet, size is 5 1/4” x 7 3/4”. Condition for the booklet is good+ with some edge wear, some wear along the spine, some wear to the corners, small indent front cover. 24 …

  • 1802 ~ Milton's Paradise Lost. A New Edition. Adorned with Plates

    1802 ~ Milton's Paradise Lost. A New Edition. Adorned with Plates

    London: Printed by T. Bensley for F.J. Du Roveray, 1802. 264, 250 pages; with portrait of Milton as frontispiece to vol. 1 and 12 plates. All edges gilt; fore-edge simply gauffered. Contemporary binding restored retaining all original elements. …

  • Aliquando Press - A Visit with William Morris

    Aliquando Press - A Visit with William Morris

    A Visit with William Morris. Edited by Will Rueter. Dundas, On: The Aliquando Press, 2018. #40m of 40 copies printed. Designed, printed and bound at The Aliquando Press by Will Rueter Fine, as issued in card slipcase.

  • (Original Advertising Leaflet) 1887 B. & R. IMPROVED TUBULAR LANTERN. FOR SALE BY R. TEW & CO. TORONTO, ONT. With handwritten note on reverse dated 1891.

    (Original Advertising Leaflet) 1887 B. & R. IMPROVED TUBULAR LANTERN. FOR SALE BY R. TEW & CO. TORONTO, ONT. With handwritten note on reverse dated 1891.

    No place: no printer, 1887. Single sheet size is 5 ¼” x 8 ¾”, printed on one side with a handwritten note on the reverse. Condition is about very good with two horizontal folds, a few small tears along the folds, slight tanning, handwritten …

  • Danish Postcards - Early 20th Century Album

    Danish Postcards - Early 20th Century Album

    Number of cards Most postcards show scenes off Denmark, particularly Copenhagen & Some real photo postcards The owner / family relocated to New Brunswick, and there are a handful of postcards originating from there. Condition of the cards …

  • Photo collection from a Japanese military family, circa. 1930s

    Photo collection from a Japanese military family, circa. 1930s

    A collection of original black and white photos from circa. 1930s Japan.

  • impressive c. 1916 railway catalogue in Spanish : The Nova Scotia Steel & Coal Company / The Eastern Car Company

    impressive c. 1916 railway catalogue in Spanish : The Nova Scotia Steel & Coal Company / The Eastern Car Company

    Nova Scotia Steel & Coal Company Limited y su subsidiaria The Eastern Car Company. Montreal: Gazette Printing Co. 107, [2] pages. The Spanish language edition of this detailed, profusely illustrated promotional publication. The English and French …

  • (MEDICINE/FLAP-BOOK). GILES, Arthur E.   Anatomy and Physiology of the Female Generative Organs and of Pregnancy.

    (MEDICINE/FLAP-BOOK). GILES, Arthur E. Anatomy and Physiology of the Female Generative Organs and of Pregnancy.

    London: Bailliere, Tindall and Cox, 1921. Third edition. Sm.4to., orig. cloth backed grey printed boards, 24pp. of text mounted on the left-hand side of the inner front board, with 15 colour-lithograph flaps (with No.XV printed on the inner pastedown …

  • Surrealist journal Minotaure 1933-1939 - Complete collection, 13 issues

    Surrealist journal Minotaure 1933-1939 - Complete collection, 13 issues

    Albert Skira, 1933 Thirteen issues in 11 folio volumes, 10" x 12 1/2" (316 x 246 mm). Complete collection of an important Surrealist publication. Each issue features a colour cover by Picasso, Dominguez, Masson, Miró, Dalí, Max Ernst, Marcel …

  • Bob Dylan - Newport Folk Festival 1965.  Original photo by David Gahr,

    Bob Dylan - Newport Folk Festival 1965. Original photo by David Gahr,

    Original 8 x 10 black and white photo on double weight paper from David Gahr's archive. Gahr's rubberstamp, and holograph annotation on verso. Some markings in white border, small label on verso, else excellent condition. Disclaimer: …

  • Little Blue Book. Ten Cent Pocket Series. Appeal Pocket Series. (172 Volumes)

    Little Blue Book. Ten Cent Pocket Series. Appeal Pocket Series. (172 Volumes)

    Little Blue Book. Ten Cent Pocket Series. Appeal Pocket Series. (172 Volumes) Haldeman-Julius, E. [ed.] Girard, Kansas: Haldeman-Julius Company, 1920. Softcover. Very Good. Collection of 172 sold together. 138 volumes in the Little Blue Books, …

  • 1898 Toronto : The Dominion Regalia Co. Masonic Catalogue No. 2

    1898 Toronto : The Dominion Regalia Co. Masonic Catalogue No. 2

    Masonic Catalogue No. 2. Illustrating and Describing Regalia, Jewels, Supplies, Banners and Paraphernalia for Blue Lodges, Royal Arch Chapters, and Knights Templar Preceptories. Manufactured by The Dominion Regalia Co. Toronto, Canada. Toronto: W. S …

  • REANEY, James and Jack Chambers.  The Dance of Death at London, Ontario. [Signed by Reaney.]

    REANEY, James and Jack Chambers. The Dance of Death at London, Ontario. [Signed by Reaney.]

    London: Alphabet Press, 1963. Signed and dated 1964 by Reaney. Tall 8vo., orig. pictorial wrappers, 32pp. With illustrations by Jack Chambers. Some browning to spine and perimeter of wrappers but still a near fine copy of an uncommon publication …

  • Pharmacopoeia Collegii Regii Medicorum Edinburgensis 1744

    Pharmacopoeia Collegii Regii Medicorum Edinburgensis 1744

    Jane Austen was known to have consulted this edition when researching her novels.

  • Signed by David Blackwood - In the Wake of the Great Sealers - Farley Mowat

    Signed by David Blackwood - In the Wake of the Great Sealers - Farley Mowat

  • EATON’S PALAWAN BLEND TEA TIN 10 LBS.

    EATON’S PALAWAN BLEND TEA TIN 10 LBS.

    Growing up in Canada I have always had a soft spot for Eaton’s. This tin I believe is from the 1930-40 period and I think used as an advertising or storage tin in a local store. The graphics are still good remembering it’s age and would make a …

  • 17 pages from Ogilvy's 'America' [1671], each with woodcut illustration

    17 pages from Ogilvy's 'America' [1671], each with woodcut illustration

    First of all, let it be known that it wasn't me who removed these pages from this $50,000 book. At some point in the last 353 years, somebody did a very bad thing, and it wasn't me. All right, let's carry on. 17 pages, 9 1/2" x 15", recto with 5 1 …

  • VINTAGE 1950-60’S PAPER BOOKCOVERS ROYAL BANK AND WONDER BREAD

    VINTAGE 1950-60’S PAPER BOOKCOVERS ROYAL BANK AND WONDER BREAD

    If you are of a certain vintage you will remember receiving something like this in September when you went back to school. There is some slight damage to the corners but overall especially the RBC ones are in very good condition. The Wonder Bread …

  • (1948 Elmira, Ontario Souvenir Book) SOUVENIR OF THE ELMIRA OLD BOYS AND GIRLS REUNION 1948 (Cover title).

    (1948 Elmira, Ontario Souvenir Book) SOUVENIR OF THE ELMIRA OLD BOYS AND GIRLS REUNION 1948 (Cover title).

    (Elmira, ON): Souvenir Booklet Committee, 1948. Softcover staple-bound book, size is 9" x 6". Staple-bound book in good+ condition with some edge wear, some wear to corners and spine ends, some soiling to cover, name in pen inside front cover. 52 …

  • LOTT, Noah [psued. of George Vere Hobart Philpot].  Silly Syclopedia.  A Terrible Thing in the Form of a Literary Torpedo which is Launched for HILARIOUS PURPOSES ONLY Inaccurate in Every Particular Containing Copious Etymological Derivations and Other Useless Things.  Embellished with Numerous and Distracting CUTS and DIAGRAMS by Louis F. Grant.

    LOTT, Noah [psued. of George Vere Hobart Philpot]. Silly Syclopedia. A Terrible Thing in the Form of a Literary Torpedo which is Launched for HILARIOUS PURPOSES ONLY Inaccurate in Every Particular Containing Copious Etymological Derivations and Other Useless Things. Embellished with Numerous and Distracting CUTS and DIAGRAMS by Louis F. Grant.

    New York: G.W. Dillingham Company, (1905). Tall 8vo., orig. blue pictorial cloth, (159)pp. Inscription o/w a better than very good copy. George Vere Hobart Philpot—best known as George V. Hobart [1867-1926] was a Canadian/American humourist …

  • Stranger Music by Leonard Cohen - limited, signed edition with three signed prints

    Stranger Music by Leonard Cohen - limited, signed edition with three signed prints

    Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1993. Cohen's book of poetry Stranger Music in deluxe clamshell case, accompanied by three signed prints. Number 35 from a limited edition of 125. Rare. More photos available.

  • The Georgian Bay and Thirty Thousand Islands.

    The Georgian Bay and Thirty Thousand Islands.

    The Georgian Bay and Thirty Thousand Islands. Views Representative of the Wonderful Beauty and Picturesque Scenery to be Found in the Georgian Bay District. Illustrated Souvenir. Owen Sound: Fleming Publishing Company, Limited, 1930. Softcover. Near …

  • (1967 Montreal Film Magazine). TAKE ONE. VOLUME 1, No. 6 (1967).

    (1967 Montreal Film Magazine). TAKE ONE. VOLUME 1, No. 6 (1967).

    Montreal: Unicorn Publishers, 1967. Staple-bound newsprint journal, size is 8 1/4" x 11". Condition for the journal is near fine with a few small blemishes to the front cover, a bit of tanning to the pages (cheap newsprint). 28 pages with photos …

  • CARDINAL USA AMERICAN BISQUE COOKIESVILLE BUS COMPANY COOKIE JAR

    CARDINAL USA AMERICAN BISQUE COOKIESVILLE BUS COMPANY COOKIE JAR

    This is a fun item I found last summer. Not something I would normally pick up but it was in good condition and it was winking at me. There is crazing and brown marks on the inside but the paint is good and there have been no repairs. I believe this …

  • World Atlas by Samuel Butler c1842

    World Atlas by Samuel Butler c1842

    On offer is "An Atlas of Modern Geography" by Samuel Butler. The title page is undated, but the publisher's catalogue at the back of the atlas is dated March 1842. The book includes 32 folding maps of the world, all of them hand-colored in the …

  • Cowboy Junkies - Original Photo by David Gahr - Circa later 1987-88

    Cowboy Junkies - Original Photo by David Gahr - Circa later 1987-88

    Original 8 x 10 black and white photo on double weight paper from the archive of David Gahr. With Gahr's studio stamp and holograph annotations on verso. Small tear to lower border, extending ever so slightly into image area. Disclaimer: …

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  • Alan Foljambe, Bookseller

    Alan Foljambe

    Alan Foljambe, Bookseller specializes in illustrated books from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries. Particular interests include Japanese art, craft, and aesthetics; early twentieth century French culture, especially Surrealism and Art Deco; …

  • David Mason Books

    Debra Dearlove

    David Mason Books recently celebrated our 50th anniversary in business and we have a large open shop in a office building in downtown Toronto. We are a member of the ABAC. Our specialties are 19th century British & American Literature; Science & …

  • Foundalongtheway

    Robert Everingham

    I enjoy getting out and hunting for that elusive treasure. My other passion is research so they work together. I love one of a kinds whether it's a painting, a piece of sculpture, folk art or what have you. I want to know that someone has touched it …

  • Gallery 18

    Aubrey Bell & Patricia Bennett

    Gallery 18 is an online shop specializing in Prince Edward Island collectibles including fine art, antique maps and prints, old and collectible books, early photography and ephemera. G18 offers original works by noted Island and Canadian artist …

  • Karol Krysik Books

    Karol Krysik

    Used & rare books bought and sold at 491 Davenport Road, Toronto. Store hours on website. www.krysikbooks.com Call or text anytime 416 727 7718

  • Robert Rankin Books

    Bob Rankin and Shirley Collins

    Shirley and Bob have been involved with buying and selling small antiques, books and ephemera for a number of years now as well as selling at the Toronto Old Book and Paper Show, the Toronto Antiquarian Book Fair, and more recently on line at …

  • Robert Wright Books, ABAC / ILAB, CADA

    Robert Wright

    Founded in in 1987, Robert Wright Books is located in Tamworth, Ontario, about 60 km NW of Kingston. We operate an open bookshop, Easter weekend through Xmas, in Tamworth. We offer a wide selection of carefully selected and reasonably priced books …

  • Stringer's Books and Ephemera

    Norman Stringer

    Originally started in late 1980s as True Crime Ink, we dealt solely in true crime related material. Over the years we have evolved and expanded our areas of specialty, and now offer scarce and interesting material outside of true crime. In addition …

  • The Odd Book

    Jim Gow

    Member of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of Canada, and thereby affiliated with the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers. Open shop, founded 1977, in Wolfville, NS.

  • Webster's Fine Books & Maps

    Megan Webster

    Webster’s Fine Books & Maps offers original antique maps and books, no reproductions. All products are guaranteed as described. We value transparency and integrity, which is reflected in the quality of our material, appraisals, and personal …