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  • "Scottie". A True Story of a Dog. For Young Folk

    "Scottie". A True Story of a Dog. For Young Folk

    WALKER, M. Benson Ottawa. The Graphic Publishers. 1927. 12mo. 18.5cm, in the original colour decorated yellow cloth, titles stamped in brown, Thunder Bird endpapers by Alan Beddoe, a fine clean copy in very good to fine (no nicks or tears) jacket …

  • (1925 Catalogue – Montreal) T.W. BOYD & SON GUNS, AMMUNITION. SUMMER AND WINTER SPORTING GOODS.

    (1925 Catalogue – Montreal) T.W. BOYD & SON GUNS, AMMUNITION. SUMMER AND WINTER SPORTING GOODS.

    Montreal: T.W. Boyd & Son, (1925). 8vo. (8 ¾” x 5 ¾”), wrappers, 96 pages with illustrations. Condition for this catalogue is very good+ with slight edge wear, some wear to corners and spine ends. 1925 catalogue from this Montreal based …

  • (1926 CPR Tourist Guide) RESORTS IN ONTARIO. CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY.

    (1926 CPR Tourist Guide) RESORTS IN ONTARIO. CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY.

    No place: Canadian Pacific Railway, (1926). Tall narrow 8vo. (9 ½” x 4 ½” closed, opened 9 ½” x 11 ½”), orig. pictorial wraparound wallet-edge wrappers, 24 pages. With photos. With a large folding map of the Canadian Pacific Railway …

  • (1935 Hudson Canadian Brochure)  OVER THE HILLS MORE EASILY ALONG THE HIGHWAYS MORE SMOOTHLY IN THE 1935 HUDSON AND HUDSON BUILT TERRAPLANE.

    (1935 Hudson Canadian Brochure) OVER THE HILLS MORE EASILY ALONG THE HIGHWAYS MORE SMOOTHLY IN THE 1935 HUDSON AND HUDSON BUILT TERRAPLANE.

    (Tilbury, ON: Hudson Motors of Canada Ltd., 1935). Oblong 8vo. (8” x 11”), pictorial wrappers, 20 pages with b/w illustrations throughout. Slight wear to the bottom and top right corners otherwise near fine. Although no publication location …

  • (1983 – Poster – Signed In Pen by artist Helen Lucas - Toronto) THE ELM ST VILLAGE ANNUAL FESTIVAL JUNE 1983. Helen Lucas

    (1983 – Poster – Signed In Pen by artist Helen Lucas - Toronto) THE ELM ST VILLAGE ANNUAL FESTIVAL JUNE 1983. Helen Lucas

    (Toronto): no printer, (1983). Poster size is 24” x 18”. Condition is about very good with slight edge wear, some light creasing, slight wear to the corners. Original poster used to publicize the 1983 Elm Street Village Annual Festival taken …

  • (A.J. White & Company - 1912).  Under the Union Jack.

    (A.J. White & Company - 1912). Under the Union Jack.

    (Montreal: A.J. White & Company Limited, nd –1912). 8vo., original pictorial wrappers, 32pp. With some illustrations. Printed on cheap paper, upper wrapper has a hole punched in the top left corner with string for hanging, a few nicks but …

  • (advertising) 1929 Toronto Canada : The City of a thousand attractions

    (advertising) 1929 Toronto Canada : The City of a thousand attractions

    Front verso: Toronto : Canada's Most Beautiful and Interesting City. Population - Over 850,000. Printed by the Toronto Convention and Tourist Association, copyright 1929. 16 pages including cover; saddle stapled; 9 x 8 inches. Numerous photos, two …

  • (advertising) A. R. Clarke & Co. Catalogue No. 23 Fall 1907 : Gloves, Mitts, Moccasins, Leather and Sheepskin Lined Coats and Vests, Fur Coats and Robes, Leather and Cloth Caps, Sweaters, Lumbermen's Sox and Hose, etc.

    (advertising) A. R. Clarke & Co. Catalogue No. 23 Fall 1907 : Gloves, Mitts, Moccasins, Leather and Sheepskin Lined Coats and Vests, Fur Coats and Robes, Leather and Cloth Caps, Sweaters, Lumbermen's Sox and Hose, etc.

    R. G. McLean: Toronto, 1907. Saddle stapled; 8.5 x 5.4 inches, 68 pages. Profusely illustrated. Covers stained, some leaves with shallow dog-eared corner, staples rusted but holding fine, contents clean.

  • (CANADA NATIONAL RAILWAYS).  Historic Quebec. Canadian National To Everywhere In Canada (Cover title). ‘Quaint French Canada' (1941).

    (CANADA NATIONAL RAILWAYS). Historic Quebec. Canadian National To Everywhere In Canada (Cover title). ‘Quaint French Canada' (1941).

    Historic Quebec. Canadian National To Everywhere In Canada (Cover title). ‘Quaint French Canada' (p.3). No place: (Printed in Canada), 1941. Square 4to. (23.5 x 21 cm), elaborate colour pictorial wrapper, 26. With a large folding map at rear ‘ …

  • (CANADA STEAMSHIP LINES/VIEW-BOOK – circa 1920s). The Land of Romance.  (Cover title: Thousand Islands and the St. Lawrence River).

    (CANADA STEAMSHIP LINES/VIEW-BOOK – circa 1920s). The Land of Romance. (Cover title: Thousand Islands and the St. Lawrence River).

    (Watertown: Santway Photo-Craft Company, circa 1920s). Oblong 4to., (24 x 30 cm) orig. light brown wrappers with a small pictorial decoration, gilt border and lettering, with cord tie (as issued), (32)pp. Profusely illustrated. Extremely faint …

  • (Canadian National Railways View Book) CANADIAN ROCKIES JASPER NATIONAL PARK ALASKA

    (Canadian National Railways View Book) CANADIAN ROCKIES JASPER NATIONAL PARK ALASKA

    (Montreal): Canadian National Railways, no date (ca. 1910-30s?). Oblong 4to. (9” x 12”), string bound, 16 photographic views in colour. Condition is very good+ with small nick to bottom right corner, former owner’s name in pen on title-page …

  • (Canadian National Railways).  Muskoka Lakes and the Lake of Bays Ontario.  Canadian National Largest Railway System In America.

    (Canadian National Railways). Muskoka Lakes and the Lake of Bays Ontario. Canadian National Largest Railway System In America.

    NP (Montreal): Printed in Canada, (1930). Narrow 4to. when folded (10.5cm x 23.5cm), opens to make pages measuring 21cm x 23.5cm, pictorial colour front and rear panels, (24)pp. With illustrations and maps. A touch of foxing in the fold of the …

  • (CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS).  Pacific to Atlantic Through the Canadian Rockies Jasper National Park.  Canadian National Railways.

    (CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS). Pacific to Atlantic Through the Canadian Rockies Jasper National Park. Canadian National Railways.

    (Montreal: Canadian National Railways, 1926). Tall narrow 8vo. (24cm x 11cm), orig. pictorial colour wallet-edge wrappers, 100pp. With a large folding map of the Canadian National Railways, Grand Trunk Railway System and Central Vermont Railway …

  • (CANADIAN SALES BROCHURE - PONTIAC).  Pontiac For 1938.

    (CANADIAN SALES BROCHURE - PONTIAC). Pontiac For 1938.

    (Oshawa: General Motors of Canada, Printed in Canada, 1937). Oblong 4to., orig. colour pictorial wrappers, (20)pp. (plus wrappers). With illustrations, several in colour. Some rubbing along the spine but otherwise a near fine copy of this …

  • (CANADIAN TRADE CATALOGUE – 1910s to 1920s).  Simonds Crescent Ground Cross-Cut Saws.

    (CANADIAN TRADE CATALOGUE – 1910s to 1920s). Simonds Crescent Ground Cross-Cut Saws.

    Montreal: Simonds Canada Saw Company, nd. (1910s-1920s). Oblong 8vo., original pictorial (two men using a cross-cut saw to cut a log), wrappers, 20pp. With illustrations of saws manufactured by both Simonds and the Dominion Saw Works Co. Mark on …

  • (CANADIAN TRADE CATALOGUE).  Catalogue No. 25 H.W. Petrie Limited Distributors of Machinery and Supplies for Machine Shops, Iron and Woodworking Plants, Planing Mills, Garages, Mines and Smelters, Elevators and Flour Mills, Tanneries and Laundries, Creameries and Cheese Factories, Textile Plants, Woolen and Knitting Mills.

    (CANADIAN TRADE CATALOGUE). Catalogue No. 25 H.W. Petrie Limited Distributors of Machinery and Supplies for Machine Shops, Iron and Woodworking Plants, Planing Mills, Garages, Mines and Smelters, Elevators and Flour Mills, Tanneries and Laundries, Creameries and Cheese Factories, Textile Plants, Woolen and Knitting Mills.

    Toronto: H.W. Petrie, nd. (c.1928). 4to., orig. dark navy cloth, with small pictorial decoration in white on upper cover, lettered in white on the upper cover and the spine, xxiv, 504pp. Profusely illustrated. Short tear in one page of the index at …

  • (CANADIAN TRADE CATALOGUE). Woods Manufacturing Co., Limited Ottawa--Canada.  Wholesale Manufacturers of Tents, Flags, Tarpaulins, Horse Covers, Coal Bags, Pack Sack, Complete Out-Door Equipment Including the World-Famed Arctic Eiderdown Sleeping Robes.  Catalogue No. 9.

    (CANADIAN TRADE CATALOGUE). Woods Manufacturing Co., Limited Ottawa--Canada. Wholesale Manufacturers of Tents, Flags, Tarpaulins, Horse Covers, Coal Bags, Pack Sack, Complete Out-Door Equipment Including the World-Famed Arctic Eiderdown Sleeping Robes. Catalogue No. 9.

    Ottawa: Designed, Printed and Published by the Advertising Department of Woods Manufacturing Company Limited, nd. (192-?) 8vo., orig. pictorial greyish tan wrappers, (102)pp. Profusely illustrated. Spine slightly rubbed but in fact a near fine copy …

  • (CANADIANA - 185-?). THE CANADA ROSE

    (CANADIANA - 185-?). THE CANADA ROSE

    London: Joseph Myers & Co./Hamburg: C. Adler's Printing Establishments, nd. (185-?) The title is taken from the printed advertisement for ‘The Souvenir Rose' which sometimes accompanies individual ‘Roses' but is not present here. A very fine …

  • (Fine Printing). (Gaskin, Arthur J.-- editor).  A Book of Pictured Carols. Designed by Members of the Birmingham Art School.  (Cover title reads: A Book of Christmas Carols).

    (Fine Printing). (Gaskin, Arthur J.-- editor). A Book of Pictured Carols. Designed by Members of the Birmingham Art School. (Cover title reads: A Book of Christmas Carols).

    London: George Allen, Ruskin House..., 1896. Second edition. Tall square 8vo., orig. cloth backed boards, lettered in red, (76)pp. With twelve illustrations. Spine somewhat rubbed, wear to the corners but still a very good copy with attractive …

  • (FORRESTER, Alfred Henry). The Tutor's Assistant, Or Comic Figures Of Arithmetic; Slightly Altered and Elucidated From Walking-Game by Alfred Crowquill. (pseud).

    (FORRESTER, Alfred Henry). The Tutor's Assistant, Or Comic Figures Of Arithmetic; Slightly Altered and Elucidated From Walking-Game by Alfred Crowquill. (pseud).

    London: J. and F. Harwood, 1863. 8vo., original cloth with gilt on upper cover, 128pp. Inscription, some minor wear to the spine ends otherwise a better than very good but not quite near fine copy. Osborne II. p.708. ‘Question and answer …

  • (GIFT CATALOGUE--ART DECO DESIGN 1930).  Fireside Gifts.

    (GIFT CATALOGUE--ART DECO DESIGN 1930). Fireside Gifts.

    Adrian, Mich: Fireside Industries Inc., 1930. Small 4to., original pictorial decorated wrappers with an art deco design, (2 order leaves), 69, (1) order leaf. Profusely illustrated, including some illustrations in colour. Small circular mark on …

  • (Goodyear Advertising Brochure - Walt Disney Pinocchio Movie Tie-in) THIS IS WHAT HAPPENED WHEN PINOCCHIO WENT TO BUY A TIRE.

    (Goodyear Advertising Brochure - Walt Disney Pinocchio Movie Tie-in) THIS IS WHAT HAPPENED WHEN PINOCCHIO WENT TO BUY A TIRE.

    Single sheet brochure, size closed is 8” x 6”, fully opened 19” x 12”. Condition is very good+ with a small 1” tear at the fold mark located at the bottom over the tail of the character Longfellow. Slight wear to corners. Still a very nice …

  • (GOTHIC). FLAMMENBERG, Lawrence.  (pseud. of Friedrich Karl Kahlert). The Necromancer: Or The Tale of the Black Forest.  Founded on Facts. Translated from the German of... by Peter Teuthold. (With an Introduction by Montague Summers).

    (GOTHIC). FLAMMENBERG, Lawrence. (pseud. of Friedrich Karl Kahlert). The Necromancer: Or The Tale of the Black Forest. Founded on Facts. Translated from the German of... by Peter Teuthold. (With an Introduction by Montague Summers).

    London: Robert Holden & Co., 1927. First of this edition. 8vo., orig. pictorial paper boards, (xvi), 232pp. Small chip out of the rear spine gutter and a tiny nick at the top edge of the front board but still near fine copy of this Gothic novel …

  • (GRAND TRUNK RAILWAY/GUIDE).  Playgrounds of Canada and New England. A short treatise on Tourist, Fishing and Hunting Resorts Reached by The Grand Trunk Railway System.

    (GRAND TRUNK RAILWAY/GUIDE). Playgrounds of Canada and New England. A short treatise on Tourist, Fishing and Hunting Resorts Reached by The Grand Trunk Railway System.

    (Montreal?): Issued by the General Passenger Department, 1912. Tall narrow 8vo., orig. colour pictorial wrappers (rear wrapper plain), 31, (1)pp. With illustrations and a map of the Grand Trunk Railway System on page 2. Some slight marking on the …

  • (Large Broadside 1874 – Barrie, Ontario) AUCTION SALE OF FARM LANDS! TOWNSHIP OF ORO. TO BE SOLD BY PUBLIC AUCTION AT BARRIE, ON SATURDAY, 3rd OCTOBER, A.D., 1874, by MR. JOSEPH RODGERS...

    (Large Broadside 1874 – Barrie, Ontario) AUCTION SALE OF FARM LANDS! TOWNSHIP OF ORO. TO BE SOLD BY PUBLIC AUCTION AT BARRIE, ON SATURDAY, 3rd OCTOBER, A.D., 1874, by MR. JOSEPH RODGERS...

    Toronto: Globe Printing Company, 1874. Size is 24” x 36”. Condition is about very good with creasing, fold marks, small tears along the edges, a small 1/4" hole on the "4" in the year 1874, still a nice copy of an almost 150-year-old broadside …

  • (LEAMINGTON, ONT – 193?).  Leamington Ontario Canada Spend Your Vacation With Us or better Come Live With Us.

    (LEAMINGTON, ONT – 193?). Leamington Ontario Canada Spend Your Vacation With Us or better Come Live With Us.

    (Leamington: Chamber of Commerce, nd. 193-?) One sheet measuring 42cm x 21cm folded to make a brochure 10.5cm x 21cm, with four panels on each side. Fine. Not in Voila. With a colour pictorial upper wrapper depicting a woman in a bathing suit …

  • (Original 1930s Catalogue) FOREMAN MARINE EQUIPMENT. CATALOGUE NO. 40

    (Original 1930s Catalogue) FOREMAN MARINE EQUIPMENT. CATALOGUE NO. 40

    Toronto: Foreman Marine Equipment Limited, no date (ca. 1930s). 4to. (7 ½” x 10 ½”) pictorial wrappers, 80 pages with illustrations throughout. Condition for this catalogue is good+ with edge wear, some wear to corners and spine ends, some wear …

  • (Original 1933 CCM Sales Booklet) CCM BICYCLES 1933

    (Original 1933 CCM Sales Booklet) CCM BICYCLES 1933

    Weston, ON: Canada Cycle & Motor Co., Limited, 1933. Booklet size is 6 ¼” x 6 ½”, 16 pages (including wrappers). Condition for this booklet is near fine with slight wear to corners. A lovely scarce booklet from CCM advertising their …

  • (Original 1940 CCM Sales Booklet) CCM BICYCLES 1940 CLEVELAND

    (Original 1940 CCM Sales Booklet) CCM BICYCLES 1940 CLEVELAND

    Weston, ON: Canada Cycle & Motor Co., Limited, 1940. Booklet size is 6 ¼” x 4 ½”, 20 pages with illustrations throughout. Condition for this booklet is better than good but not quite very good with some fading along the front cover edges, …

  • (RCN) West About : A Pictorial Record of HMC Ships Huron and Iroquois under U.N. Command, 1954-1955

    (RCN) West About : A Pictorial Record of HMC Ships Huron and Iroquois under U.N. Command, 1954-1955

    Edited by G. M. Fyffe, and J. N. Siddons. Profusely illustrated with photographs taken by J. Brawley and W. N. Cridland. Privately printed, with no place, date, or printer identified. 74 pages; 7.75 x 9.7 inches. Pebbled maroon cloth with titles in …

  • (Trade Cards with Cutouts for Children).  Spool Pets Fun With Spools.

    (Trade Cards with Cutouts for Children). Spool Pets Fun With Spools.

    New York: J. & P. Coats ~ Clark's O.N.T. The Spool Cotton Company, 1930. Six pictorial cards (each measuring 10.5 x 13 cm) printed with a picture of the front and rear of a different animal. Each has a printed poem relating to the particular …

  • (TRADE CATALOGUE/ SILVER PLATE).  Daniel & Arter, Silver Platers and Gilders, Smelters Refiners, & c. Manufacturers of Spoons, Forks, Ladles, & c., & c. In Electro Plate,

    (TRADE CATALOGUE/ SILVER PLATE). Daniel & Arter, Silver Platers and Gilders, Smelters Refiners, & c. Manufacturers of Spoons, Forks, Ladles, & c., & c. In Electro Plate,

    Birmingham: (Daniel & Arter), nd. circa 1900 (but certainly after 1896). 4to., orig. red cloth with pictorial depiction of the Birmingham factory in gilt, gilt lettering, (10), 284pp. (printed on glossy paper) Profusely illustrated. ‘B2136' …

  • (VANCOUVER/TOURIST GUIDE). Vancouver... British Columbia The Sunset Doorway... of the Dominion… Business, … Residential and Tourist… Standpoints. The cover title reads: Souvenir of Vancouver. The Sunset Doorway of the Dominion.

    (VANCOUVER/TOURIST GUIDE). Vancouver... British Columbia The Sunset Doorway... of the Dominion… Business, … Residential and Tourist… Standpoints. The cover title reads: Souvenir of Vancouver. The Sunset Doorway of the Dominion.

    (Vancouver): The Vancouver Tourist Association (printed by Evans & Hastings), nd. (1903). 8vo., orig. pinkish beige wallet-edge wrappers with an ‘art nouveau' style pictorial design depicting a woman standing on a covered deck looking out at …

  • (WINDSOR--TRADE CATALOGUE). Illustrated and Descriptive General Trade Catalog No. 28.

    (WINDSOR--TRADE CATALOGUE). Illustrated and Descriptive General Trade Catalog No. 28.

    The Heller-Aller Co. Windsor, Ont., Canada Manufacturers of "Baker" Ball Bearing Wind Engines, Galvanized Steel Towers, Sub-Structures, Suburban Outfits, Flag Towers, Bell Towers, Pneumatic Pressure Tank Systems,...Pumps, Cylinders, Hydrants, Tank …

  • (World War 2 Canadian Booklet Anaconda American Brass) SPEARHEAD OF OFFENSE.

    (World War 2 Canadian Booklet Anaconda American Brass) SPEARHEAD OF OFFENSE.

    New Toronto: Anaconda American Brass Ltd., no date (1942?). Booklet size is 6” x 7 ½”, 24 pages with illustrations throughout. Condition for this booklet is about very good with some wear to corners and spine ends, light creasing to covers. " …

  • 1870 -  The Yankee Cook Book. A New System of Cookery

    1870 - The Yankee Cook Book. A New System of Cookery

    New York: Dick & Fitzgerald, 1870. 126 pages; front pastedown and two leaves of ads on pink paper at front; 18 pages of ads on white paper at rear followed by two leaves and rear pastedown ads on pink. Light rubbing; binding is sound. 7 x 4.6 …

  • 1899 Railways & Canals Annual Report With Maps

    1899 Railways & Canals Annual Report With Maps

    This is the Annual Report of the Department of Railways and Canals for the fiscal year 1897-98. The report was issued in Ottawa in 1899. The book is a large octavo and has a number of full-page, as well as folding lithographic maps. They include …

  • 1928 : Flint and Feather the Complete Poems of E. Pauline Johnson (Tekahinowake). Deluxe edition.

    1928 : Flint and Feather the Complete Poems of E. Pauline Johnson (Tekahinowake). Deluxe edition.

    With introduction by Theodore Watts-Dunton and a biographical sketch of the author. Illustrated by J. R. Seavey. Toronto: The Musson Book Company, 1928 (twelfth edition stated). xxxi, 166 pages, and the 9 illustrations called for. A splendid example …

  • 1939 New York World's Fair - Ephemera (8 pieces)

    1939 New York World's Fair - Ephemera (8 pieces)

    All items are from the 1939 World's Fair in New York. Items were deaccessioned from the Toronto Reference Library and have their stamps on them. Also have a caption written across bottom of item - "Expositions - New York -1939". Item 1 - The New …

  • 1963 Southern Ontario Colour Pictorial Map

    1963 Southern Ontario Colour Pictorial Map

    On offer is this dramatic pictorial map titled, "Some of the Story of Southern Ontario." The map was designed and published by Peter Furse in 1963. Peter Reynolds Furse (1901-1970) was born in Farnham, Hampshire, Surrey, England. He entered the Royal …

  • 19th Century Corset

    19th Century Corset

    Women's Corset, late Victorian or Edwardian, sized for a small person or younger woman. Slightly soiled but otherwise in pristine condition, no damage, breaks, tears, open seams, or loose threads. The Bodice features a finely stitched off-white linen …

  • A Lunenburg Story, 1879

    A Lunenburg Story, 1879

    The full title is ... "A Lunenburg Story: The Victim of a False Accusation." This narrative poem recounts the tragic story of Sophia McLaughlin of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. In 1879, at age 14, Sophia was an apprentice dressmaker working for Anne Trask …

  • A Souvenir of The Thousand Islands of  the St. Lawrence River . . . by Jno. A. Haddock

    A Souvenir of The Thousand Islands of the St. Lawrence River . . . by Jno. A. Haddock

    Alexandria Bay, N.Y. Published by Jno. A. Haddock. 1895 First edition. Cover title "The Picturesque St. Lawrence River". Title page continues "... from Kingston and Cape Vincent to Morristown and Brockville ... including both the American and …

  • Alphabet De La Grande Guerre 1914-1916 Pour Les Enfants De Nos Soldats. Alphabet Book

    Alphabet De La Grande Guerre 1914-1916 Pour Les Enfants De Nos Soldats. Alphabet Book

    Alphabet De La Grande Guerre 1914-1916 Pour Les Enfants De Nos Soldats. Helle, Andre Paris: Berger-Levrault, 1916. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 4to.[30p.] Decorated beige boards with a recased spine in grey cloth. A French language …

  • An Alphabet of Animals

    An Alphabet of Animals

    A Lady An Alphabet of Animals London: Simpkin, Marshall, & Co. Leicester : Winks and Son, Leicester. 1865. Soft cover. Fine. Item #42649 32mo [120 x 175 mm]. 30pp. No date, c. 1865. Yellow wraps, sewn spine, with illustrations to inside …

  • Animal Wisdom, by Charles van Sandwyk

    Animal Wisdom, by Charles van Sandwyk

    North Vancouver, B.C.: Charles van Sandwyk Fine Arts, 1999, first edition (with peacock-blue wrapper over olive-tan cards; no reprint statement). A near fine copy of a beautifully illustrated and calligraphed 25 page oblong booklet, with a bit of …

  • Baedeker's Great Britain

    Baedeker's Great Britain

    Karl Baedeker: Leipsic & London. 1897. Fourth edition, Revised and Augmented. "With 16 maps, 30 plans, and a panorama." A very good copy in the original gilt-lettered red cloth, corners slightly bumped and spine a trifle faded. Folding map at …

  • CANADIAN NATIONAL EXHIBITION OFFICIAL COMBINED SPORTS PROGRAMME 1933

    CANADIAN NATIONAL EXHIBITION OFFICIAL COMBINED SPORTS PROGRAMME 1933

    No place: no publisher, (1933). 8vo. (6” x 9”), pictorial wrappers, with quite a few illustrations. Condition is better than good but not quite very good with some wear to covers, some wear to corners and spine ends, some wear along the spine, a …

  • CFCA THE TORONTO STAR (Toronto’s First Radio Station – 1922 – Unrecorded?)

    CFCA THE TORONTO STAR (Toronto’s First Radio Station – 1922 – Unrecorded?)

    (Toronto): no publisher, no date (1922). Small 8vo. (7 ¾” x 4 ¾”), original wrappers, 16 pages with illustrations. Condition for this booklet is better than very good but not quite near fine with a light along the right side of the booklet …

  • CHINESE IVORY CARVED PIERCED BOX C.1890.

    CHINESE IVORY CARVED PIERCED BOX C.1890.

    Great detail in this Chinese carved ivory hinge lid box, with original lock and key, C.1890. Only 3 & 3/8" X 2.25" X 1.25" high, this box has each side and the top lattice-pierced and carved. Carved figures on the top, flowers on each side …

  • CHINESE SPECTACLES TINTED LENSES C.1810.

    CHINESE SPECTACLES TINTED LENSES C.1810.

    Early 19th century brass-framed spectacles, with 4 octagonal lenses; there are 2 main (front) lenses, and 2 folding side lenses, an invention of C.1780. Each lens is clear green glass; the side lenses were to protect from glare from the water in …

  • D. Iunii Ivvenalis Aquinatis Satirae XVI - Juvenal - 2 vol. - 1819

    D. Iunii Ivvenalis Aquinatis Satirae XVI - Juvenal - 2 vol. - 1819

    D. IUNII IVVENALIS AQUINATIS SATIRAE XVI Ad Optimorum Exemplarium Fidem Recensitae Varietate Lectionvm, Perpetvoqve Commentario Illustratae et Indice Vberrimo Instrvctae a Ge. Alex. Ruperti by Juvenal; Ge. Alex. Ruperti Lipsiae [Leipzig]: Svmtibvs …

  • DAVIES, Robertson.   On Being A Professional.  A Speech to the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts November 17, 1973.  (1 of 40 Copies)

    DAVIES, Robertson. On Being A Professional. A Speech to the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts November 17, 1973. (1 of 40 Copies)

    (Toronto): Ontario College of Arts Press, 1981. First edition. 1 of 40 copies. Inscribed in pencil by Davies on the title-page: To___Robertson Davies. Small square 4to., orig. tan cloth spine, purplish paper boards, (4), (20)pp. With a frontispiece …

  • Feline Victorian Instagram

    Feline Victorian Instagram

    Reproduction, oil portrait of appealing tabby kitten printed on canvas. Signed in the original. Just as cute and cheaper to feed. Frame 34 cm x 27 cm, sight 24 cm x 17 cm

  • Fish and How to Cook It,  Author Unknown, Published in Ottawa by The Department of Naval Service, 1914

    Fish and How to Cook It, Author Unknown, Published in Ottawa by The Department of Naval Service, 1914

    Soft cover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Ottawa: Department of the Naval Service: 1914, possible first edition, brownish coloured soft cover, illustration (which wraps around and onto the rear cover) of a sailboat in water, below which is the …

  • FOUR NESTING YELLOW WARE MIXING BOWLS

    FOUR NESTING YELLOW WARE MIXING BOWLS

    Not precisely matching and therefore not a set, these hundred year-old bowls come right out of the kitchens of the 1920's or perhaps a bit earlier. No doubt their owners appreciated their decorative as well as their practical features... and …

  • Grenfell Rug, Fishing Point - St. Anthony

    Grenfell Rug, Fishing Point - St. Anthony

    A particularly nice Grenfell rug depicting Fishing Point, the popular recreational area in St. Anthony, Newfoundland & Labrador. The rug measures 16 1/2” x 24” (41.9 x 61.0 cm). The Grenfell label is stitched onto the reverse. Based on the …

  • Harold Town Drawings (Limited Edition)

    Harold Town Drawings (Limited Edition)

    Town, Harold; Fulford, Robert Harold Town Drawings (Limited Edition) Toronto: McClelland & Stewart Ltd., 1969. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine / Near Fine. Item #42928 Square 4to. Cream cloth, gilt spine lettering, as new in like dust …

  • Huron and Wyandot Mythology.

    Huron and Wyandot Mythology.

    Huron and Wyandot Mythology. With an Appendix Containing Earlier Published Records. (Canada Department of Mines Geological Survey) Barbeau, Charles Marius, 1883-1969 Ottawa: Government Printing Bureau, 1915. Softcover. Good. 8vo. Grey wraps. Pp …

  • James Tong Lee in the Kitchen

    James Tong Lee in the Kitchen

    A limited edition cookbook titled, "James Tong Lee in the Kitchen," by Phoebe H. Brown. Lee worked for more than 70 years at the Brown family mansion, Sea Cliff, in San Francisco. The book is based on notes taken by Phoebe Hearst Brown (1904-1990) …

  • Jinks and Joys for Girls and Boys. A Birthday Book

    Jinks and Joys for Girls and Boys. A Birthday Book

    This is a delightful 19th century, chromolithograph, birthday book, published in the 1890's by Ernest Nister, and printed at Nuremberg. In the shape of a tambourine and bound with blue ribbon, it is about 4 inches (10cm) diameter.This little gift …

  • KEATS, John. The Poems of John Keats. Arranged In Chronological Order With A Preface By Sidney Colvin. (First of this edition. 1 of 250 copies on handmade paper.)

    KEATS, John. The Poems of John Keats. Arranged In Chronological Order With A Preface By Sidney Colvin. (First of this edition. 1 of 250 copies on handmade paper.)

    London: Chatto & Windus at the Florence Press, 1905. In two volumes. First of this edition. 1 of 250 copies on handmade paper. Tall squarish 8vo., full original limp vellum, spine and cover titles in gilt, original green ties, top edges gilt, …

  • Keepsake Box in Worked Copper

    Keepsake Box in Worked Copper

    Fine lidded copper box for keepsakes, measures 14 cm x 11 cm x 6 cm, with clever detailing and a not too shiny copper patina.

  • Kenojuak: The Life Story Of An Inuit Artist

    Kenojuak: The Life Story Of An Inuit Artist

    Walk, Ansgar; Kenojuak Kenojuak: The Life Story Of An Inuit Artist Manotick, ON. Penumbra Press, 1999. Hardcover. Fine. Item #42918 8vo. 248 pp. Illustrated glossy hardcover, no jacket as issued. The German edition was published one year earlier …

  • KOSEY KORNERS. A LITTLE BOOKLET WITH STORIES AND PICTURES HERALDING THE MISSION OF KOSEY KORNER SLIPPERS. (Kitchener - Circa 1920s)

    KOSEY KORNERS. A LITTLE BOOKLET WITH STORIES AND PICTURES HERALDING THE MISSION OF KOSEY KORNER SLIPPERS. (Kitchener - Circa 1920s)

    Kitchener, ON: Canadian Consolidated Felt Co., no date, ca. 1920s. Wrappers, booklet, size is 3 1/4" x 5". 12 pages with colour illustrations. Condition for this booklet is good only with edge wear, wear to corners and spine ends, some light …

  • Limited Edition Middle East Travel illustrated by Frank Brangwyn

    Limited Edition Middle East Travel illustrated by Frank Brangwyn

    Kinglake, A.W. Eothen: Or Traces of Travel Brought Home from the East. London Samson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd. 1913. Limited edition of 100 numbered copies signed by Frank Brangwyn. 4to, parchment backed olive coloured cloth. (305) pp. …

  • MABIE, Hamilton Wright (Introduction).  A Book of Old English Love Songs. With an Introduction by... and an accompaniment of Decorative Drawings by George Wharton Edwards.

    MABIE, Hamilton Wright (Introduction). A Book of Old English Love Songs. With an Introduction by... and an accompaniment of Decorative Drawings by George Wharton Edwards.

    New York: The Macmillan Company, 1897. First edition. 8vo., orig. green cloth with elaborate decoration in gilt on the upper cover, spine lettering gilt, t.e.g., (xxvi), 158pp. With 30 plates, decorative initials, and a decorative ‘Finis’ leaf. …

  • New Brunswick Folk Art Whirligig

    New Brunswick Folk Art Whirligig

    Painted wood, undated. "Boucher" of St. Leonard, N.B. 9.5" l x 6.25" w x 10.25" h. Good condition. Some paint loss and wear, consistent with age.

  • NORITAKE MORIMURA 1920-30’S CHOCOLATE SET HAND-PAINTED STREAM AND FOREST

    NORITAKE MORIMURA 1920-30’S CHOCOLATE SET HAND-PAINTED STREAM AND FOREST

    This chocolate set is in absolutely wonderful condition and ready for display. The inside basically appears to be unused both for the cups and for the pot. The pot itself is approx. 10” in height with the finial and the cups are normal demi tasse …

  • North American Butterflies by C.J. Maynard

    North American Butterflies by C.J. Maynard

    An 1891 1st edition printing of A Manual of North American Butterflies by C. J. Maynard. Charles Johnson Maynard (1845–1929) was an American naturalist and ornithologist born in Newton, Massachusetts. The Charles Johnson Maynard Award is given out …

  • Ojebway Grammar

    Ojebway Grammar

    Wilson, Rev. Edward F. [Francis]. The Ojebway Language A Manual for Missionaries and Others Employed among the Ojebway Indians / In Three Parts: Part I : The Grammar. Part II: Dialogue and Exercises. Part III: The Dictionary. Toronto: S. P. C. K., …

  • Polaroids. Photographs by Attila Richard Lukacs.

    Polaroids. Photographs by Attila Richard Lukacs.

    Morris, Michael; Lukacs, Attila Richard Polaroids. Photographs by Attila Richard Lukacs Vancouver: Presentation House Gallery/Arsenal Pulp Press, 2010. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Item #42925 Elephant Folio [420 x 330mm]. Photographic …

  • Portraits of British Americans. Notman Photos

    Portraits of British Americans. Notman Photos

    Portraits of British Americans, with Biographical Sketches By Fennings Taylor [2 Volumes] Notman, William; Fennigs, Taylor Montreal: William Notman, John Lovell Printer, 1865, 1867, 1865. First Edition. Hardcover. Stout Octavo. Very Good. 2 …

  • ROYAL CROWN DERBY 1128 CAKE PLATTEr d.1988.

    ROYAL CROWN DERBY 1128 CAKE PLATTEr d.1988.

    Rare Royal Crown derby pattern 1128 heavy porcelain cake platter (Gateau platter), in the original box. It is 11" diameter, and 3/4" high, robust for any weight of cake! When purchased in 1988 (so code marked to back), this was not available in …

  • Sabuda Christmas Pop-Up, with ornament

    Sabuda Christmas Pop-Up, with ornament

    Exceedingly charming Christmas Pop-up by master paper engineer Robert Sabuda. The 12 Days of Christmas Pop-up, Anniversary Edition. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2006. Still in publisher's original plastic wrapping. Ornament still present.

  • Scout-Master, Boy-Scout, Girl-Guide Shoes. Fall 1913 Catalogue

    Scout-Master, Boy-Scout, Girl-Guide Shoes. Fall 1913 Catalogue

    Scout-Master, Boy-Scout, Girl-Guide Shoes. Fall 1913 Catalogue Jackson & Savage Limited Montreal: Jackson & Savage Limited 78 St. Ptere St. 1913. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo. Pp. 48. Illustrated stiff brown paper covers. Illustrated …

  • SIX (6) POSTERS

    SIX (6) POSTERS

    (Canada): Walt Disney / Kleenex, (1951). Each poster size is 14" x 20". Condition for these posters is about very good with some edge wear, some light creasing, some wear to corners, 3 of the posters have a small 1" tear left side middle, minor …

  • Sketches in Canada and Rambles Among the Red Men Jameson, Mrs. (Anna Brownwell) Published by London: Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1852

    Sketches in Canada and Rambles Among the Red Men Jameson, Mrs. (Anna Brownwell) Published by London: Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1852

    Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. London, 1852, A New Edition; Hardcover, bound in what appears to be publisher's red cloth with Traveler's Library blind stamped onto the front board; wear to corners as well as top and tail of spine; 314 …

  • SOUVENIR PROGRAM ROLLER DERBY 1940 Mutual Arena Toronto.

    SOUVENIR PROGRAM ROLLER DERBY 1940 Mutual Arena Toronto.

    Toronto, Lambert Printing Co., 1940. Tall 8vo., printed orange wrappers, (12)pp. ads. Illustrated. Very light creasing, else fine. Containing articles, rules and regulations, ads for local businesses and major brands that would appeal to teens and …

  • St. Andrews by-the-sea New Brunswick and the Algonquin Hotel. [Canadian Pacific Railway] c. 1912

    St. Andrews by-the-sea New Brunswick and the Algonquin Hotel. [Canadian Pacific Railway] c. 1912

    St. Andrews by-the-sea New Brunswick and the Algonquin Hotel Canadian Pacific Railway Canadian Pacific Railway, 1912. Softcover. Near Fine / Very Good. No date. No place. C. 1911. Slightly oblong 8vo. Pp. 24, with textured grey endpapers to …

  • The Annals of the Town of Guelph 1827-1877

    The Annals of the Town of Guelph 1827-1877

    The Annals of the Town of Guelph 1827-1877 Burrows, Charles Acton Guelph, Canada: Herald Steam printing Company, 1877. First Edition. Softcover. Near Fine / Very Good. 8vo. Pp. 170 (pp. 161-170 ads). Original paper covers with previous owner's …

  • The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments, And other Rites and Ceremonies of The Church, According to the Use of the United Church of England and Ireland.  With Notes and Illustrations.

    The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments, And other Rites and Ceremonies of The Church, According to the Use of the United Church of England and Ireland. With Notes and Illustrations.

    London: John Murray, 1850. Small 4to., bound in the publisher’s binding of full brown calf with an elaborate blind-stamped design on both boards, bevelled edges, raised bands, single blind-stamped decoration in the compartments, leather spine label …

  • THE BOOK OF TORONTO. Edited by John Henderson. (1926)

    THE BOOK OF TORONTO. Edited by John Henderson. (1926)

    Toronto: Southam Press Limited, c. 1926. 4to., original pictorial wrappers, 160 pages with illustrations. Condition for this book is better than very good but not quite near fine with a bit of edge wear, slight wear to corners and spine ends, small 2 …

  • THE HANDBOOK OF TIRE MERCHANDISING. THE FIRESTONE TIRE AND RUBBER COMPANY OF CANADA LIMITED (1935 – With 15 of 16 Bulletins)

    THE HANDBOOK OF TIRE MERCHANDISING. THE FIRESTONE TIRE AND RUBBER COMPANY OF CANADA LIMITED (1935 – With 15 of 16 Bulletins)

    (Canada): Firestone Tire & Rubber Company of Canada Ltd., no date (first bulletin is info on the “New Firestone High Speed Tires for 1935”). 4to. folder (size is 11 ½” x 9”), bulletin size is 11” x 8 ½”, two of the bulletins are a …

  • Toronto Souvenir Guide In Colors

    Toronto Souvenir Guide In Colors

    Toronto Souvenir Guide In Colors Toronto: American Autochrome Co., 1929. Soft cover. Very Good. Item #43145 16mo. [150 x 100mm]. [30]pp. Stapled spine. 14 illustrations in colour, not including the covers, with several illustrations in black and …

  • TUDRIC PEWTER HOT WATER POT C. 1910.

    TUDRIC PEWTER HOT WATER POT C. 1910.

    Tudric pewter hot water pot #0231, designed for Liberty & Co, London, England by Archibald Knox (1864- 1913). Hand-hammered surface in Arts & Crafts manner, resting on 2 “shoe” feet (rectangular bars), height is 8.75″ to thumb rest …

  • Valentine's Snapshots: 12 Photographs of Toronto

    Valentine's Snapshots: 12 Photographs of Toronto

    Valentine's Snapshots: 12 Photographs of Toronto Great Britain: Valentine's, 1920. Soft cover. Near Fine. Item #42675 No date, c. 1920. Oblong 48mo [88 x 124mm]. Stapled wrapper with cut-out window to front cover to show the Toronto skyline. …

  • Victorian Chess & Draughts Games Board in Your Pocket - Circa 1870

    Victorian Chess & Draughts Games Board in Your Pocket - Circa 1870

    De La Rue & Co. Combined Pocket Chess and Draughts Games Board. A scarce example of this Victorian, pocket games board in near fine condition. Made with yellow glazed heavy paper printed in black & red with all 32 original printed games …

  • VICTORIAN MOTHER OF PEARL / ABALONE STAR CARD CASE.

    VICTORIAN MOTHER OF PEARL / ABALONE STAR CARD CASE.

    Another functional, elegant case for calling cards or business cards, this is covered in segments of nacre, or Mother-of Pearl (MOP), made C.1890. The case is 4" X 3" X 3/8" thick, perfect size for today's standard business cards. On the front …

  • VIMY MEMORIAL OPENING AND PILGRIMAGE

    VIMY MEMORIAL OPENING AND PILGRIMAGE

    Small gathering of material related to the ‘pilgrimage', sponsored by the Canadian Legion, to France for the dedication of the Vimy Memorial on July 26th, 1936 and associated events (tours to other French battlefields and dinners in France and …

  • Vintage Photograph - Uniformed Marching Band - circa 1890's

    Vintage Photograph - Uniformed Marching Band - circa 1890's

    Matted, sepia toned, original photograph of an unidentified, 19th century, uniformed marching band. 23 male musicians, and their conductor, posed in a treed area with instruments presented. Place, date, and photographer unknown. Appears to be North …

  • WELLS, H.G.  The Time Machine An Invention. (1895 First edition, first issue)

    WELLS, H.G. The Time Machine An Invention. (1895 First edition, first issue)

    New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1895. First edition, first issue with H.G. Wells name misspelled ‘H.S. Wells’ and with 6pp. of ads at the rear. Precedes the English edition. 12mo., orig. tan/mustard cloth stamped in maroon, (viii), (1)-216, ( …

  • WWI - Panoramic Photo of the 122nd (Muskoka) Overseas Battalion, CEF - 1916

    WWI - Panoramic Photo of the 122nd (Muskoka) Overseas Battalion, CEF - 1916

    Original panoramic photo 52.5 X 9.5 inches by 'Panoramic Camera Company', 239 Victoria St., Toronto, about 1916. The 122nd Overseas Battalion was a unit in the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the First World War, with Lieut-Col. D. M. Grant as …