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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 …

  • (1890s American Egg-Farmer Incubator Catalogue) THE PETALUMA INCUBATOR

    (1890s American Egg-Farmer Incubator Catalogue) THE PETALUMA INCUBATOR

    Petaluma, CA: Petaluma Incubator Co., no date (late 1890s). 8vo. (6” x 9”), pictorial colour wrappers, 32 pages with illustrations throughout. Condition for this staple-bound trade catalogue and information book is about very good with some …

  • (1897/98 Garden Catalogue with Minister Agriculture Page) GENERAL CATALOGUE OF FRUIT AND ORNAMENTAL TREES, SHRUBS, ROSES, BLUBS, ETC. CULTIVATED AND FOR SALE BY PELHAM NURSERY COMPANY, TORONTO, ONTARIO. NURSERIES - PELHAM, ONT.

    (1897/98 Garden Catalogue with Minister Agriculture Page) GENERAL CATALOGUE OF FRUIT AND ORNAMENTAL TREES, SHRUBS, ROSES, BLUBS, ETC. CULTIVATED AND FOR SALE BY PELHAM NURSERY COMPANY, TORONTO, ONTARIO. NURSERIES - PELHAM, ONT.

    Toronto: Pelham Nursery Co., 1898-9. Wrappers (9” x 6”), with 136 pages and illustrations throughout. Condition for this early nursery catalogue is good with a 2” x 1” chip to the front cover top right corner, tape repair to first page top …

  • (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 …

  • (1930s Reid’s Ice Cream Party booklet) REID'S PARTY BOOK (Cover title)

    (1930s Reid’s Ice Cream Party booklet) REID'S PARTY BOOK (Cover title)

    New York: Reid Ice Cream Corporation, no date (ca. 1930s). Staple bound brochure, size is 4 3/4" x 7 1/2", with 32 pages and colour illustrations. Softcover staple-bound booklet in near fine condition with slight edge wear, slight wear to corners …

  • (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 …

  • (1932 GM Canada Book) CANADA AS A BUILDER OF MOTOR CARS

    (1932 GM Canada Book) CANADA AS A BUILDER OF MOTOR CARS

    Ottawa: General Motors of Canada, (1932). 4to. large wrappers (11” x 14”), 48 pages with numerous photos. Condition is good only with wallet-style edges showing wear, some creasing to the top right corner of the front cover, some wear along the …

  • (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 …

  • (1950s Bell Canada Speaking Tips) YOUR VOICE CAN SPARKLE.

    (1950s Bell Canada Speaking Tips) YOUR VOICE CAN SPARKLE.

    (Canada): Bell Telephone Company of Canada, no date (circa 1950s). Size is 5” x 7”, staple bound wrappers, 12 pages. With a few illustrations. Condition is near fine. Booklet from Bell Canada on how to speak clearly and that “the sparkle …

  • (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.

  • (ANON.) True Politeness. A Hand-book of Etiquette For Ladies. By an American Lady.

    (ANON.) True Politeness. A Hand-book of Etiquette For Ladies. By an American Lady.

    Philadelphia: George R. Appleton, 1849. 16mo., orig. blue cloth with pictorial decoration in gilt on upper cover, 64pp. About fine. Divided into sections, each with short, numbered ‘hints' pertaining to dress and behaviour for ladies. Sections …

  • (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 (?) COLOUR PRINTING).  The Bible Success Band of Calendar Verses for 1917... A Plan for Learning A Bible Verse Each Day. Founded by Mrs. E.A.R. Davis.

    (CANADIAN (?) COLOUR PRINTING). The Bible Success Band of Calendar Verses for 1917... A Plan for Learning A Bible Verse Each Day. Founded by Mrs. E.A.R. Davis.

    Toronto: Rev. F.A. Robinson, 96 Queen Street East, 1917. Sm. 8vo., orig. colour printed wrappers, 24pp. The text is surrounded by an attractive colour-printed border in blue, red, and gilt. Name on the top of the upper wrapper o/w fine. There is …

  • (CANADIAN ADVERTISING BLOTTERS). An Assortment of Ontario Advertising Blotters (27 Blotters)

    (CANADIAN ADVERTISING BLOTTERS). An Assortment of Ontario Advertising Blotters (27 Blotters)

    (Ontario): various printers, 1920s to 1950s. Most blotters are approximately 9” x 4” range, with a few slight larger or slight smaller. Condition ranges from very good to near fine, with most being near fine. Five of the blotters have been used …

  • (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 …

  • (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 - 1949) THE GOLDSMITHS’ COMPANY OF CANADA LIMITED. 1949 CATALOGUE WATCHES CLOCKS JEWELRY – SILVERWARE AND GLASSWARE BY RODEN BROS.

    (Canadian Trade Catalogue - 1949) THE GOLDSMITHS’ COMPANY OF CANADA LIMITED. 1949 CATALOGUE WATCHES CLOCKS JEWELRY – SILVERWARE AND GLASSWARE BY RODEN BROS.

    Toronto: Goldsmiths’ Company of Canada Ltd., (1949). Staple-bound card covers, bare spine, size is 9” x 12”, (124) pages with illustrations throughout. Condition for this catalogue is very good with some wear to corners and spine ends, some …

  • (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) RADIO 1943. Payette & Co.

    (Canadian Trade Catalogue) RADIO 1943. Payette & Co.

    Montreal: Payette & Co. Limited, 1943. Size is 8” x 10 ¼”, pictorial wrappers, 92 pages with illustrations throughout. Condition for this catalogue is about very good with some offsetting to the front cover of the catalogue, some wear along …

  • (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).  Cutten and Foster. We Manufacture Automobile Tops, Side Curtains, Slip Covers...Fore Doors, Motor Boat Tops, Boat Cushions...Automobile Fabrics and Trimmings.

    (CANADIAN TRADE CATALOGUE). Cutten and Foster. We Manufacture Automobile Tops, Side Curtains, Slip Covers...Fore Doors, Motor Boat Tops, Boat Cushions...Automobile Fabrics and Trimmings.

    Toronto: Cutten and Foster, nd (191-?). 8vo., orig. pictorial wrappers, 36pp. Profusely illustrated. Fold from mailing (addressed to a Mr. D.E. Taylor, Richmond, Que.), a couple of small tears in the wrappers with some light soiling, but this is in …

  • (CANADIAN TRADE CATALOGUE).  Electrical Appliances Make Ideal Gifts.

    (CANADIAN TRADE CATALOGUE). Electrical Appliances Make Ideal Gifts.

    Toronto: Superior Electric Company, nd (1940). 4to., orig. red, blue, and white wrappers, 60pp. Profusely illustrated. With a printed slip, ‘Discounts Applying to 1940-41 Appliances Catalogue', laid in. Some very light soiling to the rear …

  • (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 …

  • (CANADIANA). Canada To-Day.

    (CANADIANA). Canada To-Day.

    Montreal: Bank of Montreal, 1938. ‘British Isles Edition', so stated on the titlepage. Small 8vo., orig. colour pictorial wrappers, (64)pp. With illustrations and a map in the centre. A fine copy. Voila notes 2 locations. ‘In this booklet …

  • (CANADIANA/CPR 1894). The Canadian Pacific. The New Highway To The Orient. Across The Mountains, Prairies and Rivers of Canada.

    (CANADIANA/CPR 1894). The Canadian Pacific. The New Highway To The Orient. Across The Mountains, Prairies and Rivers of Canada.

    (Montreal?): Canadian Pacific Railway Company, (1894). Small 4to., orig. pictorial wrappers with a depiction of the ‘Stony Creek Bridge, Selkirk Mountains' on the upper wrapper and a colour illustration of circular maps of the northern and …

  • (CANADIANA/GUIDEBOOK).  Canadian Rockies 1954.  Jasper — Columbia Icefield— Lake Louise — Banff.

    (CANADIANA/GUIDEBOOK). Canadian Rockies 1954. Jasper — Columbia Icefield— Lake Louise — Banff.

    NP: Athabasca Motor Tours, 1954. Two sheets (40cm x 23cm) printed on both sides, folded and stapled to make 8pp. (20cm x 23 cm) and folded to make a brochure measuring 10cm x 23cm, printed in black, red, and green. A fine copy. This attractive …

  • (CANADIANA/INDIGENOUS). SPECK, F.G. Family Hunting Territories and Social Life of Various Algonkian Bands of the Ottawa Valley. ISSUED WITH: Speck, F.G. Myths and Folk-lore of the Timiskaming Algonquin and Timagami Ojibwa.

    (CANADIANA/INDIGENOUS). SPECK, F.G. Family Hunting Territories and Social Life of Various Algonkian Bands of the Ottawa Valley. ISSUED WITH: Speck, F.G. Myths and Folk-lore of the Timiskaming Algonquin and Timagami Ojibwa.

    Ottawa: Government Printing Bureau, 1915. Two volumes in one as issued. Department of Mines, Geological Survey. Memoir 70, No. 8, Anthropological Series and Department of Mines, Geological Survey. Memoir 71, No. 9, Anthropological Series. Sm. 4to., …

  • (CANADIANA/MUSKOKA).  33 Souvenir Views of Muskoka Lakes, Canada.

    (CANADIANA/MUSKOKA). 33 Souvenir Views of Muskoka Lakes, Canada.

    Niagara Falls: F.H. Leslie Limited, nd (192-?). Folding packet of ‘scenic views' on 10 accordion-style leaves measuring 15 x 9cm, printed in colour on both sides (33 views in total) in the envelope-style packet which has views on front and rear. …

  • (CANADIANA/QUEBEC/NEW BRUNSWICK TOURIST GUIDE). Motoring in Quebec and New Brunswick – Voyages dans Quebec et le Nouveau Brunswick.

    (CANADIANA/QUEBEC/NEW BRUNSWICK TOURIST GUIDE). Motoring in Quebec and New Brunswick – Voyages dans Quebec et le Nouveau Brunswick.

    Quebec: Quebec Automobile Club, (1938). 8vo., wrappers, 320pp. Text in French and English. With illustrations, many local ads, foldout map affixed inside rear wrapper. Some wear to corners and spine ends, better than very good but not quite near fine …

  • (CANADIANA/TOURISM). ANON. Southwestern Manitoba.

    (CANADIANA/TOURISM). ANON. Southwestern Manitoba.

    Winnipeg: Travel and Publicity Bureau, Department of Mines and Natural Resources, nd (194-?). 4to., orig. pictorial paper wrappers, (28)pp. With illustrations including a 2-page centre-spread in colour. Some light wear to the top edge but certainly a …

  • (CANADIANA/TRADE BOOKLET).  The Empire Visible Typewriter A Canadian Made Writing Machine. A short dissertation on its principal features.  (Cover-title reads: The Empire Typewriter).

    (CANADIANA/TRADE BOOKLET). The Empire Visible Typewriter A Canadian Made Writing Machine. A short dissertation on its principal features. (Cover-title reads: The Empire Typewriter).

    Montreal: The Williams Manufacturing Company, Limited, nd (circa 1900). 12mo., orig. printed tan embossed wrappers, 16pp. With illustrations and the text printed in blue and red. A few black spots on the rear wrapper o/w an about fine copy of this …

  • (CHILDREN'S BOOKS/DISNEY). Mickey Mouse Story Book. Story and Illustrations by the Staff of the Walt Disney Studio. [ First Canadian edition. ]

    (CHILDREN'S BOOKS/DISNEY). Mickey Mouse Story Book. Story and Illustrations by the Staff of the Walt Disney Studio. [ First Canadian edition. ]

    Toronto: Musson Book Company, (1933). First Canadian edition. Square 8vo., orig. cloth-backed pictorial paper wrappers, 62pp. Illustrated with grey and white duotones from Disney shorts throughout. Some browning to the interior, some creasing to …

  • (CHILDREN'S).  ANON.  Old Mother Hubbard.

    (CHILDREN'S). ANON. Old Mother Hubbard.

    London: Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd., nd (190-?) ‘Father Tuck's "Dolly Dear" Series.' ‘Untearable Linen.' 8vo., orig. linen wrappers with a colour illustration on the front wrapper, (8)pp. not including wrappers. Lower corner is creased, some …

  • (CHILDREN'S).  GRANT, Vernon.   Tinker Tim the Toy Maker.

    (CHILDREN'S). GRANT, Vernon. Tinker Tim the Toy Maker.

    Racine, Wisconsin: Whitman Publishing Company, 1934. First edition. 4to., orig. pictorial paper boards, 29pp. With pictorial e/papers and full-page illustrations. Name, some wear to the spine ends but certainly very good in the pictorial d/w, which …

  • (CHILDREN'S).  Le FEUVRE, Amy.  Eric's Good News.  [WITH:] (Le FEUVRE, Amy). Probable Sons.

    (CHILDREN'S). Le FEUVRE, Amy. Eric's Good News. [WITH:] (Le FEUVRE, Amy). Probable Sons.

    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 …

  • (CHILDREN'S).  SHULMAN, E.L. & E.T.  The Rainy Day Scrap Book

    (CHILDREN'S). SHULMAN, E.L. & E.T. The Rainy Day Scrap Book

    Chicago: The Reilly Britton Co., (1910). Small narrow 4to., orig. pictorial cloth, unpaginated. With the illustrations tipped in (that is, it has been completed by the child who owned it). Cloth soiled along the lower edge but certainly a very good …

  • (CHILDREN'S). ANON.  Rulers of the Sea. Dean's Patriotic Series No. 1.

    (CHILDREN'S). ANON. Rulers of the Sea. Dean's Patriotic Series No. 1.

    London: Dean & Son, nd (1905--publication date taken from OCLC). Dean's Patriotic Series No. 1. Oblong 8vo. (18cm x 29cm) with 12 shaped pages of graduated lengths with colour illustrations: on the recto depicting a row of uniformed naval …

  • (CHILDREN'S/ACTIVITY BOOK).  NINETEEN FARM YARD FRIENDS TO CUT AND STAND UP.

    (CHILDREN'S/ACTIVITY BOOK). NINETEEN FARM YARD FRIENDS TO CUT AND STAND UP.

    Racine, Wis: Whitman Publishing Co., 1930. 4to., full color cardboard stock covers with the pages the same, 6 leaves recto only with colour punch-outs of various farm yard animals. Some rubbing and soiling to the spine, which also has some wear to …

  • (CHILDREN'S/CHAPBOOKS).  A series of 10 chapbooks.

    (CHILDREN'S/CHAPBOOKS). A series of 10 chapbooks.

    No place: No publisher (probably American), no date (circa 1930s). Each booklet has ‘548' printed in the upper left corner of the front wrapper. 12mo., orig. pictorial stapled wrappers, (16)pp. Cheap paper browned as expected, some foxing to some …

  • (CHILDREN'S/DISNEY).  (Disney).  Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf — Three Little Pigs.  Story and Illustrations by Staff of the Walt Disney Studio.

    (CHILDREN'S/DISNEY). (Disney). Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf — Three Little Pigs. Story and Illustrations by Staff of the Walt Disney Studio.

    Toronto: The Musson Book Company, nd (1933). First Canadian edition. Tall 8vo., orig. cloth backed pictorial stiff wrappers, 31pp. With illustrations. (Thirty-one numbered pages with a full-page black and white illustration opposite each page of …

  • (FAIRY TALES).  Grimm's Fairy Tales With Color Plates and Numerous Illustrations in Black and White.

    (FAIRY TALES). Grimm's Fairy Tales With Color Plates and Numerous Illustrations in Black and White.

    New York: The Platt & Nourse Co., (1919). First of this edition. 4to., orig. blue cloth with a pictorial paper panel on the upper board, and an art nouveau design on the upper board and spine, 221pp. With 8 plates in colour (including the …

  • (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 …

  • (ILLUSTRATED/RACKHAM).  BARRIE, J.M. Peter Pan In Kensington Gardens. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.

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  • 1895 Caribou Shooting in Newfoundland 1st Edition

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

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  • CANADIAN NATIONAL EXHIBITION OFFICIAL COMBINED SPORTS PROGRAMME 1933

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  • 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., …

  • Origin of The North American Indians by John Mc Intosh, John 1843

    Origin of The North American Indians by John Mc Intosh, John 1843

    Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. NEW YORK: Nafis & Cornish, 1843, New Edition, boards clad in red pebbled cloth. Illustration of a mounted warrior on rearing horse in gilt on front board, illustrations and title in gilt on spine, blind …

  • PEPYS, Samuel. Memoirs of Samuel Pepys, Esq. F.R.S. Secretary to the Admiralty In The Reigns of Charles II and James II. Comprising His Diary From 1659 to 1669. Deciphered by the Rev. John Smith... From the Original Short-Hand Ms. In the Pepysian Library and a Selection From His Private Correspondence. Edited by Richard, Lord Braybrooke.

    PEPYS, Samuel. Memoirs of Samuel Pepys, Esq. F.R.S. Secretary to the Admiralty In The Reigns of Charles II and James II. Comprising His Diary From 1659 to 1669. Deciphered by the Rev. John Smith... From the Original Short-Hand Ms. In the Pepysian Library and a Selection From His Private Correspondence. Edited by Richard, Lord Braybrooke.

    London: Henry Colburn, 1825. In two volumes. First edition. 4to., late 19th century half calf, marble boards, leather spine labels, xlii, (498), xlix; 348, (viii), 311, (312) blank. With 13 plates (including 2 frontispieces and a folding plate). …

  • 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 …

  • PURE FUN MAGIC, MERRIMENT AND MYSTERY by ARTHUR E. MCFARLANE AND F.W. JOHNSON

    PURE FUN MAGIC, MERRIMENT AND MYSTERY by ARTHUR E. MCFARLANE AND F.W. JOHNSON

    Toronto: The Gold Medal People Limited, no date (ca. late 1920s early 1930s). Small 8vo. (8” x 5 ¼”), pictorial wrappers, 28 pages. A few in text illustrations. Condition is about very good with some edge wear, some wear to corners and spine …

  • QUEBEC ACES 1958-59 PROGRAM Aces vs Trois-Rivières Lions.

    QUEBEC ACES 1958-59 PROGRAM Aces vs Trois-Rivières Lions.

    Dupont, QC: Ernest Tremblay, (1958). Program with 32 pages, illustrations and many local area ads. Condition for this program is very good with slight edge wear, slight wear to corners, pen notations on the centre-page lineups with goal / assist …

  • 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 …

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

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

    Farley Mowat. Wake of the Great Sealers. Prints and Drawings by David Blackwood. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart Limited, (1973). First edition, trade issue. 29.5 x 27 cm, green cloth, pp. 159, [1]; illustrated after Blackwood's prints and …

  • Simon Pokagon's Novel

    Simon Pokagon's Novel

    Pokagon, Chief Simon. O-gî-mäw-kwe Mit-i-gwä-kî (Queen of the Woods) Also Brief Sketch of the Algaic Language. Hartford, Michigan: C. H. Engle, 1899. First edition. pp. viii, 255. 8vo. Green cloth with black lettering and decoration to …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • Stage Effects. How to Make and Work Them

    Stage Effects. How to Make and Work Them

    Stage Effects. How to Make and Work Them Rose, A. London: George Routledge & Sons, Ltd., 1928. Hardcover. Very Good. No date, c. 1928. Second impression. Illustrated by the author. 8vo. Pp. 60. Light brown cloth with decorative boards, in …

  • Surprise the Fans with Your Tricky Hurling-- Curves, Inshoots, and Crossfires

    Surprise the Fans with Your Tricky Hurling-- Curves, Inshoots, and Crossfires

    Chas. Paulsen. How to Throw Curves. Minden (Nebraska): Warp, 1934. First and only edition (pp. 38). Booklet (15 cm) in tan covers, illustrated with photographs of various tricky pitches— slant ball, slow ball, out curve; practical advice for the …

  • Tales of Derring-Do on the High Seas

    Tales of Derring-Do on the High Seas

    Byron, John. The Narrative of the Honourable John Byron (Commodore in a Late Expedition Round the World) Containing an Account of the Great Distresses Suffered by Himself and His companions on the Coast of Patagonia, From the Year 1740, till their …

  • 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 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 CANADIAN PACIFIC AT WAR ON LAND... ON SEA... AND IN THE AIR

    THE CANADIAN PACIFIC AT WAR ON LAND... ON SEA... AND IN THE AIR

    (Montreal): Canadian Pacific, no date (ca. 1942). Magazine size is 8 3/4" x 11 1/2". 12 pages with photos. Condition for this magazine is good only with some edge wear, wear to corners and spine ends, a few small tears along the edges still a nice …

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

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

    (New York): Beginner Books Distributed by Random House, (1958). First edition. Classic Dr. Seuss title, sequel to "The Cat in the Hat", published one year previous. One of the earliest titles in the publisher's "Beginner Books", imprint for …

  • The County of Wellington Gazetteer and Directory for 1879-80. Elmira Ontario

    The County of Wellington Gazetteer and Directory for 1879-80. Elmira Ontario

    The County of Wellington Gazetteer and Directory for 1879-80 Elmira, Ontario: Armstrong & Delion, 1879. Hardcover. Good. 8vo. Pp. 186. Original pebbled brown cloth, with light wear to the cloth around the spine, spine and edges sunned, paper …

  • The Cruise of the Esquimaux, Steam Whaler, To Davis Straits and Baffin Bay...

    The Cruise of the Esquimaux, Steam Whaler, To Davis Straits and Baffin Bay...

    The Cruise of the Esquimaux, Steam Whaler, To Davis Straits and Baffin Bay, April-October, 1899. Notes from the diary of A. Barclay Walker, with Twenty-Eight Illustrations and a Map. Walker, A. Barclay Liverpool: The Liverpool Printing and …

  • The Goose and Duck.  Toronto Island Community News.  April-Oct 1971; Jan-July 1972; and one undated issue.

    The Goose and Duck. Toronto Island Community News. April-Oct 1971; Jan-July 1972; and one undated issue.

    (Toronto): Toronto Islands Residents Assoc., Coach House Press, (1971-2). First 12 issues, plus first 6 issues of 1972, 18 issues in total. Folio (one sheet measuring 44cm x 29cm) folded to make 4 pages. With the exception of the issue dated March …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • The New World of Words: or, A Universal English Dictionary. ...1696. Folio

    The New World of Words: or, A Universal English Dictionary. ...1696. Folio

    The New World of Words: or, A Universal English Dictionary. Containing the Proper Significations and Derivations of all Words from other Languages...The Fifth Edition, with large Additions and Improvements from the best English and Foreign Authors …

  • The Principles of Duelling. 1790

    The Principles of Duelling. 1790

    The Principles of Duelling; with rules to be observed in every particular respecting it. Stanton, Samuel (Lieut. 97th Late Regiment) London: T. Hookha, New Bond-Street, 1790. Fisrt edition. Hardcover. Good. 8vo. Pp. 79. Bound in quarter burgundy …

  • The Train

    The Train

    The Train "Ottawa" Hyde, Lawrence E. 1950. No Binding. Signed Fine. 203 x 140 mm. C. 1950. Wood engraving. Matted and shrink wrapped. Titled and signed by Lawrence Hyde. In fine condition. [Item #46701]

  • 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 …

  • Totems & Shamans.

    Totems & Shamans.

    Totems & Shamans. Ancient Arts from Alaska and the Northwest Coast. Totems & Chamanes. Arts Anciens D'Alaska et de Colombie Britannique. Coleman, Winfield; Mauze, Marie; Myers, Jeffrey; Therrien, Michele Paris: Galerie Flak, 2008. First …

  • 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 …

  • WANTED, Steady Woman. Handbill / Poster

    WANTED, Steady Woman. Handbill / Poster

    WANTED, Steady Woman. Offered here is an original broadside handbill that I believe dates to the early 2oth century. Walhalla VIC in Australia was a gold mining town between 1860-1900 but by 1918 it had become a ghost town and in 2023 the population …

  • 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, ( …

  • Westminster Abbey History & Antiquities 1818-1823

    Westminster Abbey History & Antiquities 1818-1823

    On offer is a two-volume set titled, "The History and Antiquities of the Abbey Church of St. Peter, Westminster." The set is illustrated with copper-engraved plates by John Preston Neale, and text by Edward Wedlake Brayley. The books were printed in …

  • Where great artists and authors hang out

    Where great artists and authors hang out

    [The Pierpont Morgan Library]. William Morris and the Art of the Book. New York, London, etc.: Oxford University Press, 1976. Illustrated. 140 pp., cxiv [plates]. 4to, green printed wraps. Near fine. Catalogue for an exhibition of Morris' …

  • White Star Line Second Class Passenger List per U.S. and Royal Mail S.S. Adriatic from New York to Plymouth, Cherbourg and Southampton. Wednesday, July 17, 1907

    White Star Line Second Class Passenger List per U.S. and Royal Mail S.S. Adriatic from New York to Plymouth, Cherbourg and Southampton. Wednesday, July 17, 1907

    London: Ismay Imrie & Co., 1907. Six leaves plus cover. General light wear. Commander E. J. Smith. Edward John Smith, commodore of the White Star Line, would eventually perish as captain of the Titanic. 7.5 x 4.9 inches.

  • William Morris. Artist Writer Socialist. 2 Volumes. Blackwell.

    William Morris. Artist Writer Socialist. 2 Volumes. Blackwell.

    William Morris. Artist Writer Socialist. 2 Volumes Morris, May Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1926. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. 2 volumes. Edition of 750 copies printed at The Shakespeare Head Press. Quarter cream cloth over blue paper boards …

  • Woodbridge Agricultural Works. Advertising Flyer [AND] View of Toronto. c. 1878

    Woodbridge Agricultural Works. Advertising Flyer [AND] View of Toronto. c. 1878

    Woodbridge Agricultural Works. Advertising Flyer [AND] View of Toronto. John Abell Woodbridge, Ontario: John Abell, 1878. Softcover. Very Good. No date, c.1878. Opened to View of Toronto dimensions: 315 x 165 mm. Advertising flier for John Abell …

  • World War I Hooked Rug.

    World War I Hooked Rug.

    World War I Hooked Rug. “There Will Always Be An England”. Wool over burlap with Maple Leafs and Union Jack. Bright colors and in a very nice condition with only minor losses. Measures 39” x 22”. $395.00 CAD.

  • 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 …

  • Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus Broadsheets

    Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus Broadsheets

    On offer is a lot of ten (10) broadsheets on which is printed the famous "Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus" editorial by Francis Pharcellus Church. The original essay titled "Is There a Santa Claus?" was written in response to a letter by eight- …