Rare & Antiquarian from Attic Books

New Arrivals

image of De Regnum Regnorumque Mutationibus ac Revolutionibus Oratio Theological-Politico-Historica

De Regnum Regnorumque Mutationibus ac Revolutionibus Oratio Theological-Politico-Historica

by DALHUSIUS, Johannes H.

Seller
Attic Books
Published
1691
Condition
Good
Item Price
$750.00

Show Details

Description:
Edinburgi: Typis haeredis Andrae Anderson , 1691. Hardcover. Good. [4], 431 p. 15 cm. Full leather with bumped corners, chipped spine ends. Front free endpaper loosening, small hole in title page, tiny worm tracks at top of title and next leaf, occasional ink notes. Small ink notation in top corners up to p. 43. Small tears at tops… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$750.00
image of "Story for Sunday" in Folio Magazine

"Story for Sunday" in Folio Magazine

by MUNRO, Alice

Seller
Attic Books
Published
1950
Condition
Good
Edition
December, 1950. Vol. 5, No. 1.
Item Price
$300.00

Show Details

Description:
London: University of Western Ontario, 1950. December, 1950. Vol. 5, No. 1.. Staplebound. Good. [36 p.]. 24 cm. Local advertisements. Cream and maroon paper covers, staple bound. Dampstains and ink marks to covers. Some spots inside covers and text block edge. This is the second appearance of Alice Munro in print, and in Folio Magazine. The… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$300.00
image of The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments: Translated out of the Original Tongues; and with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised, By His Majesty's Special Command. Appointed to be Read in Churches

Show Details

Description:
London: Printed by George E. Eyre and William Spottiswoode, Printers to the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty. For the British and Foreign Bible Society, 1855. Hardcover. Very good. Unpaginated. 33 cm. Red leather with gold impressing. All edges gilt. Some dark marks to covers. Corners slightly bumped. Some foxing and small stains, mainly to first and last pages.… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$600.00
image of A Painter's Country: The Autobiography of A. Y. Jackson

A Painter's Country: The Autobiography of A. Y. Jackson

by JACKSON, A. Y.

Seller
Attic Books
Published
1958
Condition
Very good +
Edition
Edition limited to 1,000 copies of which this is no. 249
Item Price
$500.00

Show Details

Description:
Toronto: Clarke, Irwin & Company, 1958. Edition limited to 1,000 copies of which this is no. 249. Hardcover. Very good +. xv, 170 p. 30 cm. 12 tipped-in colour plates. Burgundy leatherette spine and red cloth boards. In grey cloth slipcase with pasted-on illustration. Some wear to slipcase. Book inside is pristine. This signed limited edition of Jackson's… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$500.00
image of A Brief Account, Together with Observations, Made during a visit in the West Indies, and a tour through the United States of America, in part of the years 1832-3 together with a Statistical Account of Upper Canada

Show Details

Description:
Dundas, U.C.: G. Heyworth Hackstaff, Printer, 1836. Hardcover. Good. 272, [16] p. 22 cm. Newer spine and spine label with stained paper-covered boards. Wrapped in mylar (removed for photos). Corners worn, hole in lower front hinge. Pen signature on front free endpaper and ink signature at top of first page of preface. Ink blot affects page tops up… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$3,500.00
image of Photograph of Mackenzie King

Photograph of Mackenzie King

by Unknown photographer

Seller
Attic Books
Published
1937
Condition
Near fine
Item Price
$900.00

Show Details

Description:
1937. Near fine. 16 x 33 cm b&w photo in 42 x 50 cm mat. Signed under photo "Yours very sincerely, W.L. Mackenzie King, Ottawa, 1940." Discoloured mark to upper part of mat. Wrapped in mylar.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$900.00
image of Fauna Boreali-Americana (Part Second: The Birds)

Fauna Boreali-Americana (Part Second: The Birds)

by SWAINSON, William; RICHARDSON, John

Seller
Attic Books
Published
1831
Condition
Very good
Item Price
$1,500.00

Show Details

Description:
London: John Murray, 1831. Hardcover. Very good. lxvi, 523 p. 28 cm. Contains 46 of 50 gorgeous hand-coloured bird plates, lacking # 36, 39, 54 & 68. B&w line drawings in the text. Beautifully bound in half green leather with marbled paper boards. Some thumbing and foxing, tear in p. 93, occasional offsetting of plates to facing pages.… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$1,500.00
image of The Black Eagle: A Study

The Black Eagle: A Study

by GARGETT, Valerie; ARNOTT, Graeme & DAVIES, Robert (illus.)

Seller
Attic Books
Published
1990
Condition
Near fine
Edition
Signed and limited to 200 copies of which this is no. 63
ISBN
9780620119160
Item Price
$400.00

Show Details

Description:
Randburg, South Africa: Acorn Books, 1990. Signed and limited to 200 copies of which this is no. 63. Hardcover. Near fine. 279 p. 29 cm book in 30 cm slipcase. Includes limited-edition print no. 63/200 signed by Davies. 40 colour plates, 53 figures, 60 tables. Half leather with marbled paper boards. Signed by Gargett on half title… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$400.00
image of The Artificial Clock-maker

The Artificial Clock-maker

by [DERHAM, William]

Seller
Attic Books
Published
1734
Condition
Fair
Edition
Fourth Edition. "To The Reader" from third edition
Item Price
$500.00

Show Details

Description:
London: James, John and Paul Knapton, 1734. Fourth Edition. "To The Reader" from third edition. Hardcover. Fair. [14], 140 p. interspersed with plates. 17 cm. One in-text illustration or plate, 6 fold-out plates. Full leather. Corners worn, boards rubbed. Chip at bottom of title page with slight loss of publishing info. Some stains throughout. Title continues: "A… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$500.00
image of Medicina Nautica. Vols. I & II

Medicina Nautica. Vols. I & II

by TROTTER, Thomas

Seller
Attic Books
Published
1797-99
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$2,000.00

Show Details

Description:
London: T. Cadell, Jun. and W. Davies; T. N. Longman & O. Rees and T. Whitewood, 1797-99. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. 2 vols. of 3: viii, 487; x, 475, [4] p. 22 cm. Full tree leather, respined. Ex library with labels from the Medical Society of the County of Kings (presented by the Northern Dispensary of New York… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$2,000.00
image of Our Birds of Prey, or the Eagles, Hawks, and Owls of Canada

Our Birds of Prey, or the Eagles, Hawks, and Owls of Canada

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

Seller
Attic Books
Published
1876
Condition
Very good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$1,250.00

Show Details

Description:
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
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$1,250.00
image of Historia naturalis et medica latorum lumbricorum, intra Hominem & alia Animalia, Nascentium, Ex Variis Auctoribus & Propriis Observationibus

Historia naturalis et medica latorum lumbricorum, intra Hominem & alia Animalia, Nascentium, Ex Variis Auctoribus & Propriis Observationibus

by [LECLERC, Daniel]

Seller
Attic Books
Published
1715
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$400.00

Show Details

Description:
Geneva: Fratres de Tournes, 1715. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. 456 p. + plates. 23 cm. 13 plates at rear, 12 of which fold-out. Quarter leather with paper. Red text block edges. Black and red title page with vignette. Spine chipped, hinges cracking, worn corners and edges. Front free endpaper removed. Title continues: "Accessit, horum occasione, De Ceteris quoque… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$400.00
image of In The Case of Louis Riel, Convicted of Treason, and Executed Therefor, Memorandum of Sir Alexander Campbell

In The Case of Louis Riel, Convicted of Treason, and Executed Therefor, Memorandum of Sir Alexander Campbell

by CAMPBELL, Sir Alexander

Seller
Attic Books
Published
1885
Condition
Good
Item Price
$850.00

Show Details

Description:
Ottawa: Printed by MacLean, Roger & Co, 1885. Booklet. Good. 10 p. 25 cm. Blue paper covers. Vertical crease, some small chips, black mark on front cover. Sir Alexander Campbell (1822-92) was Minister of Justice during the Louis Riel treason trial. The Committee of the Privy Council requested a report on the case and this document was… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$850.00
image of The Military History of Europe, &c.

The Military History of Europe, &c.

by BIGGS, Lieutenant William

Seller
Attic Books
Published
1756
Condition
Good
Edition
The Second edition corrected, with large Additions and Improveme
Item Price
$750.00

Show Details

Description:
London: Printed for R. Baldwin, W. Johnston, J. Marshall, J. Fuller, P. Davey and B. Law, 1756. The Second edition corrected, with large Additions and Improvements. Hardcover. Good. 440 p. 20 cm. Frontispiece portrait with ink notes. 3 fold-outs, one illustrated by hand. 4 portrait plates. Rebound in half leather with marbled paper boards and new endpapers. Portrait… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$750.00
image of Travels in Central Asia

Travels in Central Asia

by VÁMBÉRY, Arminius

Seller
Attic Books
Published
1864
Condition
Very good
Item Price
$500.00

Show Details

Description:
London: John Murray, 1864. Hardcover. Very good. xvii, 443 p. 23 cm. 12 b&w plates + fold-out partly coloured map on linen at rear. Half leather with marbled paper boards and marbled text block edges. Worn corners and edges. Ink numerical notation on front pastedown. Some foxing to endpapers and thumbing to first pages. Title continues: "Being… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$500.00
image of A Review of the Original Principles, Religious and Moral, of the Ancient Bramins

A Review of the Original Principles, Religious and Moral, of the Ancient Bramins

by HOLWELL, J. Z.

Seller
Attic Books
Published
1779
Condition
Very good
Item Price
$750.00

Show Details

Description:
London: D. Steel, 1779. Hardcover. Very good. [6], 227 p. 22 cm. Five fold-out engravings at rear. Rebound in half leather with marbled boards. Minor foxing. Tear in p. 215 and tears in bottom folds of all five plates, minor tears only in the last two. Title continues: "Comprehending an Account of the Mythology, Cosmogony, Fasts, and… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$750.00
image of Biblia, das ist : Die gantze Heilige Schrifft des Alten und Neuen Testaments

Biblia, das ist : Die gantze Heilige Schrifft des Alten und Neuen Testaments

by LUTHER, Doctor Martin; DILHERRNS, Johann Michael

Seller
Attic Books
Published
1747
Condition
Very good
Item Price
$2,500.00

Show Details

Description:
Nurnberg: Johann Andrea Endterischen Handlung, 1747. Hardcover. Very good. [96], 1181, [23] p. 40 cm. Engraved title page, black and red title with vignette, six other full-page plates. Numerous smaller engravings throughout text, as well as vignettes, headers and footers. Vellum with blank impressing, metal clasps and corners still attached. Some soiling to exterior, small chips and tears.… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$2,500.00
image of Under The Studio Light: Leaves from a Portrait Painter's Sketch Book

Under The Studio Light: Leaves from a Portrait Painter's Sketch Book

by FORSTER, J. W. L.

Seller
Attic Books
Published
1928
Condition
Very good
Item Price
$2,000.00

Show Details

Description:
Toronto: The Macmillan Company of Canada Ltd, 1928. Hardcover. Very good/Good. xi, 244 p., interspersed by plates. 23 cm. 8 b&w plates. Brown cloth with gilt trim on spine, incised lines on boards. In mylar-covered dustjacket with some scratches, small chips and tears to edges, general soiling. Signed by the author on front free endpaper. Some pages uncut.… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$2,000.00
image of Absalom, Absalom!

Absalom, Absalom!

by FAULKNER, William

Seller
Attic Books
Published
1936
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$600.00

Show Details

Description:
New York: Random House, 1936. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Fair. 384 p. 21 cm. Fold-out map at rear. Black cloth hardcover in mylar-covered dustjacket. Jacket has worn edges, some soiling to rear. Dark mark on lower edge of text block, some spotting to fore-edge. Set in 19th-century Mississippi, Absalom, Absalom! is considered by many to be William Faulkner's masterpiece.… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$600.00
image of Portraits of British Americans. Part I

Portraits of British Americans. Part I

by NOTMAN, William (illus.); TAYLOR, Fennings (ed.)

Seller
Attic Books
Published
May 1865
Condition
Good
Item Price
$600.00

Show Details

Description:
Montreal: Printed by John Lovell, May 1865. Softcover. Good. vi, 49, [11] p. 23 cm. 5 pasted-in portrait photographs. Blue card covers. Spine tail chipped. Some light soiling to outside and a little foxing to interior. Contains portraits and biographies of Viscount Monck, Rev. Francis Fulford, John A. Macdonald, S. L. Tilley, and Sir Louis H. Lafontaine.… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$600.00