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image of Interior of church in Medicine Hat, Alberta

Interior of church in Medicine Hat, Alberta

by Unknown photographer

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Attic Books
Published
nd
Condition
Very good
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nd. Very good. One 12 x 17 cm b&w photo on 20 x 25 cm card. Ink inscription on rear: "Church in Medicine Hat Alberta where Aunt Edith father was minister Rev. Harrison. This is church were Uncle Will & Aunt Edith were married."
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image of Signed photograph of Pierre Trudeau

Signed photograph of Pierre Trudeau

by TRUDEAU, Pierre

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Published
nd
Condition
Fine
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$350.00

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nd. Fine. 23 cm colour photo in 30 cm frame. Signed by Trudeau on bottom edge of photo.
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Beautiful Vancouver Calendar for 1940

by David Spencer Ltd

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Published
[1939]
Condition
Very good
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$25.00

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Vancouver: David Spencer Ltd, [1939]. Spiralbound. Very good. 26 x 35 cm. 4 colour and 8 b&w photos. Spiralbound. Some small tears at ends of spiral. Includes Lions' Gate Bridge, Stanley Park, Hotel Vancouver, beach at English Bay, scenes of West Vancouver, more. Photos by Leonard Frank and A. C. Phillips.
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Reproduction of photograph of Anthony Trollope

by CAMERON, Julia Margaret

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Published
nd. Original from 1864
Condition
Fine
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nd. Original from 1864. Fine. 21 cm b&w portrait photo of Trollope in 26 cm cardboard frame. Genuine autographed signature below. Cameron, famous Victorian photographer, was given her first camera in December 1863 and within a few months had achieved professional success as a portrait photographer. She met Trollope on October 8, 1864 when crossing to… Read more
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image of Carte de visite photo of a Relic of the True Cross, with accompanying article

Carte de visite photo of a Relic of the True Cross, with accompanying article

by A. Copsey

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Published
nd. 1860s
Condition
Very good
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Sudbury, Suffolk: A. Copsey, nd. 1860s. Very good. 9 cm b&w photo on 10.5 cm card. Rear of card states A. Copsey, Artist & Photographer, Sudbury, Sffolk. Picture-frame Making, Begilding, &c. &c. Article dated Jan. 18th 1866 describes how the relic was found by workmen digging at Clare Castle, Suffolk, describes the relic and speculates about its ownership.… Read more
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US Revenue Stamp on Carte de Visite

by R. A. Lewis

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Attic Books
Published
1864-66
Condition
Very good +
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New York: R. A. Lewis, 1864-66. Very good +. One 10 cm b&w carte de visite photograph with photographer's identification on rear. 2 cent revenue stamp featuring likeness of George Washington below the photographer's id. Because of the financial stress of the US Civil War, a June 30, 1864 Act of Congress placed a new tax on… Read more
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image of 7 carte-de-visite views of Ipswich buildings

7 carte-de-visite views of Ipswich buildings

by HADDOCK, J.

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Published
ca. 1870
Condition
Near fine
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$125.00

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Ipswich: J. Haddock, Bookseller, Ancient House, ca. 1870. Near fine. 5.5 x 9 cm illustrations on 6 x 11 cm cards. 6 photos and 1 drawing. All identified by yellow labels on rear or print directly on card. Drawing is of Ancient House, Ipswich, date 1567. Ipswich Public Library, Instituted 1791. Occupant J. Haddock, Bookseller, Printer, and Stationer.… Read more
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Disrupted Pictures: Dyan Marie and Bill Marshall

by DYKHUIS, Peter

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Attic Books
Published
2019
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780770316136
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$15.00

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Halifax: Dalhousie Art Gallery, 2019. Staplebound. Fine. 31 p. 9 x 24 cm. Mainly colour illustrations. Staplebound softcover. Accompanied an exhibition held March to May 2010.
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Ex Patria: Photographs of Expatriate Scots in Canada

by DONOVAN, Rosie

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Attic Books
Published
1998
Condition
Very Good
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Prospect, 1998. Soft cover. Very Good. 89 p. 23 x 30 cm. 40 b&w photographs. Discolouration to top of front cover. Half-title is signed in pencil by author. 40 biographies of ex-patriot Scots in their own words.
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image of Hand-tinted photo of Bridge of Sighs, Venice

Hand-tinted photo of Bridge of Sighs, Venice

by Bromostampa

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Published
nd. ca. 1950s
Condition
Very good +
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Milano: Bromostampa, nd. ca. 1950s. Very good +. Ed. "La Diffusione." 113. Riproduzione vietata Vera Fotografia. 31 cm. Small pin holes in corners.
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image of Carte de visite photograph of Pope Pius IX

Carte de visite photograph of Pope Pius IX

by Fratelli d'Alessandri Studio

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Published
nd. ca. 1862
Condition
Good
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Ottawa, CW: Wm. & Geo. McComb, nd. ca. 1862. Good. One 9 cm b&w photo on 11 cm card. Top right corner of photo chipped. Some staining to card. Rear states published by Wm. & Geo. McComb, photographers, with beaver symbol. Pius IX, born Giovanni Maria Mastai Ferretti (1792-1878) was the longest reigning pope at 31 years… Read more
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image of Hand-tinted photo of Rialto Bridge, Venice

Hand-tinted photo of Rialto Bridge, Venice

by Bromostampa

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Published
nd. ca. 1950s
Condition
Very good +
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Milano: Bromostampa, nd. ca. 1950s. Very good +. Ed. "La Diffusione." 251. Riproduzione vietata Vera Fotografia. 31 cm. Small pin holes in corners.
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image of Signed photograph of Frederick George Scott

Signed photograph of Frederick George Scott

by Unknown photographer

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Attic Books
Published
1940
Condition
Very good
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Quebec, 1940. Very good. One 13 cm b&w portrait photograph, signed F. G. Scott, 1940. In kstamp on rear for "Archdeacon Scott, Quebec." Accompanied by envelope addressed to Fred Landon, Lawson Memorial Library, London, Ont., stamped April 28, 1941 in Quebec. Archdeacon Scott was known as the "Poet of the Laurentians" while Landon was a Canadian journalist… Read more
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image of Cabinet photograph of Baron Littlefinger and family

Cabinet photograph of Baron Littlefinger and family

by BRADLEY & RULOFSON

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Published
nd
Condition
Very good
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$175.00

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San Francisco: Bradley & Rulofson, nd. Very good. 15 cm b&w photo on 17 cm card. Rear states Bradley & Rulofson, 429 Montgomery Street, San Francisco, Cal. Gold medals Vienna 1873. Some spotting to rear. Ink inscription on front reads "Baron Littlefinger his family - Count Rosebud his brother - Italiens." Baron Littlefinger and Count Rosebud were… Read more
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image of Photo of Col. Thomas Edmund Campbell

Photo of Col. Thomas Edmund Campbell

by NOTMAN, William

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Attic Books
Published
1865-68
Condition
Very good +
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Montreal: W. Notman, 1865-68. Very good +. 9 cm b&w photo pasted to 22 cm card. From Fennings Taylor's Portraits of British Americans. Rear pencil inscription identifies the subject. Campbell (1811-72) was a soldier, seigneur of Rouville, defeated rebels at Chateauguay, and was aide de camp to Governor-General Lord Sydenham.
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image of Padlei Diary, 1950: An Account of the  Padleimut Eskimo in the Keewatin District west of Hudson Bay during the Early Months of 1950 as Witnessed, Written & Photographed by Richard Harrington

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Rock Foundation, 2000. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 109 p. 31 cm. 63 b&w photos and one map. Grey cloth hardcover in mylar-covered silver dustjacket. In grey cloth slipbox. Excerpts from Richard Harrington's diary of his Padlei trip, January-April 1950, which has not been published. Padlei is a former community in Nunavut, once the site of a Hudson's Bay trading… Read more
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Faces of Destiny

by KARSH, Yousuf

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Attic Books
Published
1946
Condition
Very good
Edition
First Edition
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$150.00

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Chicago, New York; London: Ziff-Davis Publishing Company; George G. Harrap Co. Ltd., 1946. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good/Fair. 158 p. 75 b&w photographs. Blue cloth hardcover in mylar-covered dustjacket. Corners worn. Jacket has large chip to upper front, smaller chips and tears to edges, hole in spine. Front flap price-clipped. Signed presentation copy to Ed and… Read more
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Our Birds of Prey, or the Eagles, Hawks, and Owls of Canada

by VENNOR, Henry G.; NOTMAN, William (illus.P)

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Published
1876
Condition
Very good
Edition
First Edition
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Montreal: Dawson Bros, 1876. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. viii, 154 p. text. 27 cm. 30 pasted-on albumen photographs of stuffed birds by William Notman, including a frontispiece of a bald eagle. Green cloth hardcover with gold and black impressing to front, including attractive gilt owl. Blank impressing to rear. Corners bumped, moderate wear to expremities. A… Read more
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War Without Heroes

by DUNCAN, David Douglas

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Attic Books
Published
1970
Condition
Very good +
Edition
First Edition
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$150.00

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New York: Harper and Brothers, 1970. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good +/Very good. 252 p. 33 cm. B&w photos. Blue cloth in mylar-covered pictorial dustjacket. A few tears to jacket edges. Faint offsetting to endpapers. David Douglas Duncan's camera was close to the action in the Vietnam War and his black and white images capture the conflict… Read more
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image of Photo of a portrait of Joseph Bouchette

Photo of a portrait of Joseph Bouchette

by NOTMAN, William

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Attic Books
Published
1865-68
Condition
Near fine
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$10.00

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Montreal: W. Notman, 1865-68. Near fine. 9 cm b&w photo pasted to 21 cm card. From Fennings Taylor's Portraits of British Americans. Pencil notation on rear identifying the subject. Bouchette (1774-1841) was a map maker who became Surveyor-General of Lower Canada 1804-41.
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