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Life and Sport on the North Shore of the Lower St-Lawrence and Gulf

By Comeau, Napoleon

Quebec: Telegraph Company, 1923. Book. Very Good+ (Book Condition). Half-Leather. Second Edition. A superbly bound book, with brown leather spine and corners; five raised bands and gilt to spine; beautifully hand-marbled linen cloth covers and endpapers; and gilt top-edge. In very good condition with a hint of rubbing to leather, and owner's inscription on title-page. Binding strong. [Our rating system: 1. Fine; 2. Near Fine; 3. Very Good; 4. Good; 5. Fair.].

$100.00

St. Baldred of the Bass, A Pictish Legend; The Siege of Berwick, A Tragedy; with Other Poems and Ballads Founded on the Traditions of East Lothian and Berwickshire

By Miller, James

London: Oliver and Boyd & Geo. B. Whittaker, 1824. Book. Very Good (Book condition). Half-Leather. 8vo. A nice copy of this very handsomely bound edition, having five raised bands along spine with cold stamped fleurons and gilt lettering, marbled boards, and all edges sprinkled. Some dampstain to tail-edge of front cover. Slight bow to front board. Some minor wear to foot of backstrip. Bokseller's discreet label in corner of front pastedown. Some dampstain and foxing to fronticepiece and facing tissue-guard (with one snagged tear to one corner). Some occasional very minor instances of spotting to pages. Overall, text clean. Binding tight. [ Montreal Books rating system: 1. Fine 2. Near Fine 3. Very Good 4. Good 5. Fair ].

$100.00

Sketches of Dingle Parish

By A Presbyter of Western New York

New York: General Protestant Episcopal S. S. Union, and Church Book Society, 1859. Book. Good (Book Condition). Quarter Leather. 16mo. A worn copy with first pages missing (but title-page present). Church library-plate at front pastedown. Evidence of dampstaining to pages (not affecting legibility). As is. [ Montreal Books rating system: 1. Fine 2. Near Fine 3. Very Good 4. Good 5. Fair ].

$25.00

The Inn of Gahnobway

By Tolkien, J. Kenneth

Montreal: Benallack, 1903. Book. Very Good (Book condition). Hardcover. Signed by the Author. First Edition. Signed by the author. A nice copy. Hinges starting. Light foxing to first few and last few pages. Light wear to covers. Text clean. [Our rating system: 1. Fine; 2. Near Fine; 3. Very Good; 4. Good; 5. Fair.].

$60.00

The Schoolmaster's Assistant, Being a Compendium of Arithmetic, Both Practical and Theoretical

By Dilworth, Thomas; R. Tagart (revisions)

New York: Daniel D. Smith at the Franklin Juvenile Bookstore, 1818. Book. Good (Book Condition). Quarter Leather. 16mo. A worn copy with multiple owner's names at front and first pages loose but present. Front hinge split, but backstrip still glued to spine. Some occasional mild soiling to pages (not affecting legibility). Overall, a legible, solid copy. [ Montreal Books rating system: 1. Fine 2. Near Fine 3. Very Good 4. Good 5. Fair ].

$30.00

The Life of Samuel Johnson; Including a Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides (Volume 1 Only - of 2)

By Boswell, James

New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1855. Book. Good (Book Condition). Full Leather. 8vo. A decent copy of this deluxe edition, having all edges marbled, marbled feps and pastedowns, gilt dentelles, five panels along spine with two title-labels. Split joints (hinges holding). Dentelles rubbed. Some rubbing and one short, horizontal tear to spine. First blank missing. Some mild spotting to fronticepiece and tissue-guard. Some minor soiling to title-page. And title-page clipped at one corner. Overall, text clean and legible. Binding solid. As is. [ Montreal Books rating system: 1. Fine 2. Near Fine 3. Very Good 4. Good 5. Fair ].

$50.00

10 Pamphlets - Christian Science Periodicals - with Gorgeous Hand-Painted Clip

By Eddy, Mary Baker

Boston: Christian Science Publishing Society, 1955. Book. Very Good. circa 1955. 10 pamphets: Restorer of Paths; True Security; Peace Amid Storms; Defense; Be Not Afraid; Christian Science - What is it? (in Russian); Proofs of God's Protection; Serving in the Armed Forces; The Might of Spirit; Dominion. The articles in the pamphlets are from the Christian Science Periodicals, founded by Mary Baker Eddy. Each measures 7.5x11cm. The pamphlets are held together by a gorgeous hand-painted clip. The painting on the clip is of an arctic setting with a polar bear attacking a seal. The pamphlets have minor creasing to covers. Pages are clean..

$100.00

Twice-Told Tales (Volume 1 Only - of 2)

By Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Bostom: Ticknor & Fields, 1868. Book. Very Good+ (Book Condition). Half-Leather. 12mo. A very nice copy of this deluxe, leather-bound edition having six gilt panels along spine, marbled boards with calf-leather joints and corners, marbled feps and pastedowns, and all edges marbled. Some fading to edges. One corner rubbed to boards. Catalogue sticker at crown. Some foxing to fronticepiece (affecting tissue-guard). Owner's inscription of ffep. Overall, text clean. Binding solid. [ Montreal Books rating system: 1. Fine 2. Near Fine 3. Very Good 4. Good 5. Fair ].

$80.00

The Calamities and Quarrels of Authors : With Some Inquiries Respecting Their Moral and Literary Characters, and Memoirs for Our Literary History. In 2 Volumes

By Disraeli, Isaac (Edited By His Son, the Right Hon. B. Disraeli)

New York: W. J. Widdleton, 1875. Book. Very Good+ (Book Condition). Half Leather. Beautiful set of 2 volumes both bound in tan half leather. Gilt lettering and decorative patterns to spine with 5 raised bands. Beautiful marble paper over front covers. Front and back free end pages marbled. All edges marbled. An excellent set, price is for both volumes. Text clean, binding strong. [Our rating system: 1. Fine; 2. Near Fine; 3. Very Good; 4. Good; 5. Fair.].

$50.00

The Russo-Turkish War: Comprising an Account of the Servian Insurrection, the Dreadful Massacre of Christians in Bulgaria and Other Turkish Atrocities

By Barnwell, R. Grant

Philadelphia: John E. Potter and Company, 1877. Book. Illus. by Illustrated with Many Engravings. Very Good - (Book condition). Hardcover. This is a "salesman's dummy" or a salesman's sample of the whole book of the same title. Rare, with the map, choice etchings and a backstrip laid-in. Edgewear and fraying at foot of spine. Some wear to covers with bow to front cover. Previous owner's name to front free end page. Text clean, binding strong. [Our rating system: 1. Fine; 2. Near Fine; 3. Very Good; 4. Good; 5. Fair.].

$78.05

An Earnest Ministry the Want of the Times

By James, John Angell

London: Hamilton, Adams & Co., 1847. Book. Very Good (Book condition). Hardcover. Second Edition. A solid copy bound in brown cloth. Some stains to front cover and to front and back free end pages. Occasional foxing. Previous owner's name on front free end page and letter form previous owner on one of the front free end pages. Text clean, binding strong. [Our rating system: 1. Fine; 2. Near Fine; 3. Very Good; 4. Good; 5. Fair.].

$50.00

Graduel Romain Contenant Les Messes De Tous Les Les Jours De L'annee Les Matines & Les Laudes De Noel Les Processions et Les Obseques Conforme Au Chant Gregorien Traditionnel

La Commission Ecclesiastique De Digne, 1895. Book. Fair (Book Condition). Leather. Couverture en cuir. Reliure presque detache mais present. Nom de l'ancien proprietaire.Texte propre. Bound in leather. Spine nearly detached but present. Previous owner's name on half-title page. Text clean. [Our rating system: 1. Fine; 2. Near Fine; 3. Very Good; 4. Good; 5. Fair.].

$80.00

Prose Di Giosue Carducci MDCCCLIX-MCMIII

By Carducci, Giosue

Bologna: Nicola Zanichelli, 1938. Book. Near Fine (Book Condition). Full Leather. Edizione Definitiva. A beautiful copy bound in full leather with elaborate crisp gilt motifs and lettering to front cover and spine. Top-edge gilt. One minuscule nick to spine. Edge missing to one page (section which is attached to previous page), otherwise in fine condition. Text clean, binding strong. [Our rating system: 1. Fine; 2. Near Fine; 3. Very Good; 4. Good; 5. Fair.] Text in Italian..

$40.00

My Winter Garden : A Nature-Lover Under Southern Skies

By Thompson, Maurice

New York: The Century Co., 1900. Book. Very Good+ (Book Condition). Hardcover. First Edition. An excellent copy with gilt lettering and illustration to front cover. Top-edge gilt. Spine is lightly sunned. Text clean, binding strong. [Our rating system: 1. Fine; 2. Near Fine; 3. Very Good; 4. Good; 5. Fair.].

$78.05

Prose Di Giosue Carducci 1850-1900

By Carducci, Giosue

Bologna: Nicola Zanichelli, 1939. Book. Very Good+ (Book Condition). Full Leather. Ventesima Edizione. "Ventesima Edizione con un ritratto e quattro facsimili" A beautiful copy bound in full leather with elaborate crisp gilt motifs and lettering to front cover and spine. Top-edge gilt. Some wear to spine. Text clean. [Our rating system: 1. Fine; 2. Near Fine; 3. Very Good; 4. Good; 5. Fair.] Text in Italian..

$30.00

Amenities of Literature Consisting of Sketches and Characters of English Literature - a New Edition - in Two Volumes

By Disraeli, Isaac (Edited By His Son, the Right Hon. B. Disraeli)

New York: W. J. Widdleton, 1878. Book. Very Good (Book Conditions). Half Leather. Beautiful set of 2 volumes both bound in tan half leather. Gilt lettering and decorative patterns to spine with 5 raised bands. Beautiful marble paper over front covers. Front and back free end pages marbled. All edges marbled. Crown of spines lightly frayed. A very nice set, price is for both volumes. Text clean, binding strong. [Our rating system: 1. Fine; 2. Near Fine; 3. Very Good; 4. Good; 5. Fair.].

$40.00

THE NEW ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF ENGLAND (3 of 4 volumes)

By Browning, Oscar

London: J. S. Virtue and Co., Limited Book. Very Good (Book condition). Half-Leather. A beautiful series of 3 volumes (of 4) being vols. 2,3 and 4. Undated, circa 1890. Half-leather with marbled boards. Gilt lettering and raised bands to spines. All edges marbled. Front and back free end pages marbled. Slight bowing to covers..

$90.00

THE LAWS OF ENGLAND - Being a Complete Statement of the Whole Law of England - 31 Volumes

By Earl of Halsbury and Other Lawyers

London: Butterworth, 1907. Book. Very Good (Book condition). Quarter Leather. Blue pebbled-leather spines and blue cloth. Gilt lettering to spines. All volumes are in very good condition or better. Some volumes have minor chipping to crowns and feet of spines. Bindings are tight, and texts are clean. A handsome set. Impressive-looking on a shelf, and also highly serviceable..

$1000.00

1896 - The Great Campaign or Political Struggles of Parties, Leaders and Issues

By Prescott, Lawrence

Loyal Publishing Co., 1896. Book. Good+ (Book Condition). Hardcover. First Edition. A nice copy with some wear and fading to covers and spine. Hinges starting. Text clean. [Our rating system: 1. Fine; 2. Near Fine; 3. Very Good; 4. Good; 5. Fair.].

$12.00

Mr. Webster's Speeches at Buffalo, Syracuse, and Albany

By Webster, Daniel

New York: Evening Mirror, 1851. Book. Good (Book Condition). Pamphlet. Some wear and dampstains to this pamphlet. Large closed tear to back cover. Extensive chipping along spine. Text clean. [Our rating system: 1. Fine; 2. Near Fine; 3. Very Good; 4. Good; 5. Fair.].

$20.00

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