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Journal of the Siege and Blockage of Quebec by the American Rebels, in Autumn 1775 and Winter 1776
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Journal of the Siege and Blockage of Quebec by the American Rebels, in Autumn 1775 and Winter 1776

By [FINLAY, Hugh]

Literary and Historical Society of Quebec, nd. Disbound. Fair. 25 p. 22 cm. Disbound. From our As Is section. A journal possibly written by Hugh Finlay "for his amusement".

$25.00

Street Paving Tenders in the City of Hull
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Street Paving Tenders in the City of Hull

Ottawa: Restrictive Trade Practices Commission, Department of Justice, 1965. Card Covers. Very Good. RTPC No. 35. vii, 21 p. 25 cm. Blue and white card covers. Notation in black marker at top front corner. A little wear to spine. "Report Relating to the Supply, Transportation and Application of Asphalt Mixes Used in the Paving and Repair of Municipal Streets in the Cities of Ottawa and Eastview, Ontario and Hull, Quebec." Contains: summary of the facts and allegations; events in connection with the Hull paving tenders; description of the arrangement; conclusions. Appendices: witnesses examined, relevant provisions of the Combines Investigation Act, the "Hull Incident" Exhibit.

$15.00

Montreal: Canada's Largest Port/Le plus grand Port du Canada
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Montreal: Canada's Largest Port/Le plus grand Port du Canada

Montreal: Montreal Port Council/National Harbours Board. Faux leather. Near Fine. 1961-1962. Various paginations. 28 cm. Fold-out map at rear. A few b&w illustrations throughout. Blue leatherette with gold print. Tear in fold of rear map. Clean and bright. Contains: Montreal Port Council report on activities 1961 in French and English; description of anchorages, towing facilities, depths, etc.; appendices such as Canadian import regulations; dangerous cargo; Canadian quarantine requirements; sick mariners' dues; sailing distances, and so on. Other miscellaneous information like cabins and motels on the Island of Montreal, nautical dealers, naval architects, ship chandlers, steamship agents, stevedores.

$40.00

Report on the St. Lawrence Waterway Project to The Montreal Board of Trade
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Report on the St. Lawrence Waterway Project to The Montreal Board of Trade

By HOLGATE, Henry; JAMIESON, J. A.

Montreal. Card Covers. Very Good. nd. ca. 1929. 46 p. 23 cm. Fold-out map at rear. Card covers with taped spine. Letter to The Montreal Board of Trade from J. Stanley Cook, 1929, attached inside front cover. Former owner's label and ink stamps on title page. A little thumbing to p. 15.

$45.00

New Album of Montreal Views
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New Album of Montreal Views

Montreal: Canada Railway News. Cloth Bound. Fair. nd. 19 cm. Interior folds out to about 180 cm. 21 b&w illustrations. Green cloth hardcover with gold impressing. Moderate wear, especially to corners. Torn through at one of the folds. Views of Notre Dame, Bank of Montreal, panorama from Mount Royal, Lachine rapids, Victoria Bridge, etc.

$35.00

Molson's Presents "Old Montreal"
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Molson's Presents "Old Montreal"

Montreal: Molson's, 1936. Soft cover. Very Good. 48 p. 26 cm. 48 illustrations, including one map. About half in colour. Pictorial softcover. Light wear with small chip in rear cover. Lists some citizens of Montreal between 1780-1786, history of Molson family and brewery, as well as historical highlights like first Royal prince to visit, first steamer in Canada, first train in Canada, etc. A pretty booklet.

$30.00

The New Dominion Monthly January 1869
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The New Dominion Monthly January 1869

Montreal: John Dougall & Son, 1869. Soft cover. Good. Vol. 3, No. 4. January, 1869. 193-248 p. + 8 p. of ads. 23 cm. One full page engraving, fold-out handwritten advertisement and some smaller illustrations in ads. Paper covers. Tear along upper half of front hinge. Ink stamp on front cover. Spine ends chipped. Inside still clean and neat. Includes: poetry (Robert Burns), stories, articles, music, domestic economy, editorial and correspondence. Commentary about Butler's Rangers from a writer who found them less than respectable.

$40.00

The Home and Foreign Trade of Canada. Also Annual Report of the Commerce of Montreal for 1877
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The Home and Foreign Trade of Canada. Also Annual Report of the Commerce of Montreal for 1877

By PATTERSON, Wm. J.

Montreal: Lovell Printing and Publishing, 1878. Soft cover. Ex-Library-good. Fifteenth publication. 144 p. 22 cm. Numerous tables. Paper covers with a few small chips and tears. Library label on front as well as small stain in bottom corner. Tear in centre top. Rear has faint ink stamp. Paper browning but in good condition. Contains: Canada's commercial and geographical relation to Europe, America, and Asia; statements relating to the shipping interests of Montreal; general summary of Canadian commerce and industry; trade and commerce of Montreal in 1877.

$25.00

Jesuits' Estates Answer to a Communication in the "Montreal Star" of the 19th May 1888
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Jesuits' Estates Answer to a Communication in the "Montreal Star" of the 19th May 1888

By U.E.L. [JONES, Arthur Edward]

Montreal, 1988. Soft cover. Fair. 58 p. 23 cm. Grey paper covers. Small label at bottom front. Spine deteriorated. Small chips and tears with top rear corner missing. Thumbing to rear. "A. E. Jones" signature on title page in red pencil crayon appears to be identifying the author.

$25.00

Fourth Annual Report of the Missisquoi County Historical Society. For 1908-1909
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Fourth Annual Report of the Missisquoi County Historical Society. For 1908-1909

St. Johns, Que, 1909. Soft cover. Good. 79 p. 26 cm. 12 b&w illustrations. Card covers with staining. Staples rusted. First page torn at upper staple. P. 71 soiled but rest of book clean. Contains: index to articles in first three reports; officers; members; meeting minutes; Senator Barnard Baker; the late Asa Rykert; Hon. Judge Buchanan; Hon. Judge Badgley; Fenian Raids; Princess Salm-Salm; birth of Dunham Township; Sweetsburg Court House and Jail; St. Armand Negro Burying Ground; Julian P. Rixford; birth of Missisquoi County; etc.

$60.00

Missisquoi County Historical Society Eighth Historical Report Illustrated
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Missisquoi County Historical Society Eighth Historical Report Illustrated

1965. Card Covers. Fair. 131 p. 23 cm. 38 b&w illustrations. Cream card covers with black print. Minor soiling of covers. Pages 87-100 and 117-130 stuck together. Some other pages have slight wear from being pulled apart. Topics include: Minutes of meeting in 1964; Mrs. Cornell's Reminiscences; Canon Mussen's Diary; Missiskoui Record; Fort Montgomery; Century property owners; Zebulon Edwin Cornell; tragedy of Bloody Island; Carrie Derick; seigniories of Noyan and Foucault; "Old Mill" Museum; Dunham Methodist Church; centennial of Anglican Church at Clarenceville and Noyan; Methodist Church at Frelighsburg.

$30.00

Transactions of the Brome County Historical Society From 1901 to August 1910. Including the Minutes of the Society at Its Annual Meeting. Vol. II
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Transactions of the Brome County Historical Society From 1901 to August 1910. Including the Minutes of the Society at Its Annual Meeting. Vol. II

St. Johns, Que: Brome County Historical Society, 1910. Card Covers. Good. 112 p. 22 cm. 21 b&w illustrations. Brown card covers with red and blue print. Staples rusting. Contains list of officers for 1910-11, proceedings since Vol. 1, article on Knowlton Academy, catalogue of books and items donated to local museum.

$30.00

Transactions of the Brome County Historical Society From August, 1910 to November, 1926. Including the Minutes of the Society at Its Annual Meetings. Volume III
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Transactions of the Brome County Historical Society From August, 1910 to November, 1926. Including the Minutes of the Society at Its Annual Meetings. Volume III

Brome County Historical Society, 1926. Card Covers. Good. 121 p. 22 cm. 5 b&w illustrations. Blue card covers. Spine a little discoloured and chipped a bit at spine head. Small red mark at bottom front near spine. Includes list of officers, minutes of proceedings since volume II, early experiences in Brome, reminiscences of Jeremiah C. Pettes, merchant of Knowlton, early days of Knowlton by Henry C. Knowlton, Rebellion of 1837, catalogue of books and curios in museum.

$30.00

The Second Report of the Missisquoi County Historical Society
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The Second Report of the Missisquoi County Historical Society

St. Johns, Que, 1907. Soft cover. Good. 60 p. not including plates. 25 cm. 27 b&w plates. Brown paper covers with chipped spine ends. Small tears, chips, light soiling. Label residue at top front corner. Inside clean. Meeting minutes, list of members, museum contributions, etymology of Missisquoi, parliamentary representation, Roger's Rangers, Cowansville, Dunham, Rebellion of 1837, St. Albans Raid.

$60.00

Here and There in Missisquoi: Illustrated Articles of Missisquoi County History. Volume Nine
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Here and There in Missisquoi: Illustrated Articles of Missisquoi County History. Volume Nine

By Various Writers

Missisquoi County Historical Society, 1967. Soft cover. Good. Centennial Edition. 131 p. 23 cm. 70 b&w illustrations. Green card covers with gold print. Light wear. Small tear and crease in front endpaper. Otherwise, inside like new. Topics include: Missisquoi in 1867; drainage; population trends; century old houses; Noyan; Rebellion of 1837; Clarenceville; St. Armand; Sixby family; Wesley United Church, Bedford; Jessie Corey; Stanbridge East; Malmaison and Des Rivieres; Sand Hill Corner; Farnham Centre; Frelighsburg school; etc.

$15.00

Reminiscences of Foreign Travel
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Reminiscences of Foreign Travel

By Crawford, Robert

London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1888. First Edition. Hardcover. Good+. xx, 308 p. 20 cm. Red cloth hardcover with gold print. Slight spine lean, small marks to covers, corners a little bumped. Pages clean and neat. Crawford visited Canada as surveyor for the railways as well as the Montreal Waterworks after the great fire. He describes his railway experiences, as well as journeys into the backwoods of Quebec and the Thousand Islands. The book also chronicles his visits to Egypt, Germany, Austria, Turkey, and Algiers.

$300.00

Shipshaw News Digest Sept. 1942 - August 1943
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Shipshaw News Digest Sept. 1942 - August 1943

Shipshaw, Quebec. Vol. 1 Nos. 8-10, No. 12- 23, 25-26, 28, 30-52. 3-ring binder. Good. The first part of this binder contains 41 copies of the Shipshaw News Digest dating from September 12, 1942 to August 28, 1943. Editor in Chief was Bud Rudd and French editor was Leo Scharry. Remainder of the binder is a scrapbook, including photographs and clippings from the Shipshaw area. Green cloth binder, edges darkened, 2 rings not closing properly. Some of the News Digest clippings are brittle and loose. Label of "F. Kraemer" inside front cover of binder. Paper browened and brittle. Shipshaw, Quebec was founded in 1868 and amalgamated into Saguenay in 2002. This album is a collection of World War II-era newspapers, clippings and photos presumably assembled by a resident of Shipshaw. About half of the text is French. There is an emphasis on the growth of industry in the village as well as the latest moves in the war. Photos and clippings include turbines, the dam, group shots, the river, statistics, a topographical map of the river basin, interiors of the Saguenay Inn, prominent society members, scenic views, dynamite explosion, aluminium mining, and a panoramic postcard of Roberval. Supplement from September 26, 1942 about the visit to Shipshaw of Governor-General the Earl of Athlone.

$250.00

La Noel au Canada Contes et Recits
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La Noel au Canada Contes et Recits

By Frechette, Louis

Toronto: George N. Morang, 1900. First Thus. Hardcover. Fair. xix, 288 p. 21 cm. B&w illustrations by Frederic Simpson Coburn. Light green cloth hardcover with gold print. Some soiling to covers, faded spine, light wear. Ink samp on front pastedown and title page, ink signature on front free endpaper. Pages loosening with rough edges and some soiling. Originally published in English as Christmas in French Canada, 1899.

$40.00