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story of Edinburgh Zee

By Gillespie, T H

Aberdeen: Slains, 1964. Book. Very Good (Book condition). Hardcover. First Edition. Ex-library with usual markings. Text clean, binding strong..

$20.00

CHAMPIGNONS Veneneux et Nocifs Du Canada

By Ammirati, Joseph; Traquair, James; Horgen, Paul

Editions Marcel Broquet / Agriculture Canada, 1986. Book. Tres Bon. Couvertures Rigides. Premiere Edition. Tres bel exemplaire. Dos legerement passe. Autrement excellente condition. 394pp. Plusieurs illustrations. Texte propre..

$75.00

SCOTT'S LAST EXPEDITION in Two Volumes - Vol. 1 Being the Journals of Captain R. F. Scott, R.N., C.V.O. - Vol. 2 Being the Reports of the Journeys & Scientific Work Undertaken By Dr. E. A. Wilson and the Surviving Members of the Expedition

By Scott, Captain R. F. (Arranged By Leonard Huxley with a Preface By Sir Clements R. Markham, K.C.B., F.R.S.)

London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1913. Book. Very Good - (Book condition). Hardcover. Third Edition. A very nice set of two volumes (price is for both) bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering to covers and spines. Top-edges gilt. Hinges very lightly starting but binding solid. A spattering of foxing throughout, not affecting text. Corners lightly bumped. [Our rating system: 1. Fine; 2. Near Fine; 3. Very Good; 4. Good; 5. Fair.].

$300.00

THE OTTAWA VALLEY Portfolio

By Keough, Pat;Keough, Rosemarie

Nahani, 1986. Book. Fine (Book Condition). Hard Cover in Dustjacket. First Edition. Signed and inscribed by authors, and also inscribed as a presentation copy to Marc / "Mark" (Garneau) Canadian astronaut and M.P. (The authors laid-in a separate print (of the moon above winter trees)). A charming gesture to commander Garneau. An excellent copy with only a hint of shelfwear to jacket. Text clean, binding strong. [Our rating system: 1. Fine; 2. Near Fine; 3. Very Good; 4. Good; 5. Fair.].

$60.00

GASTRONOMY AND THE FOREST

By Gauthier, Christiane; Lacroix, Jean-Francois; Lambert, Paul-E.

Gesti-faune, 2005. Book. New. Hard Cover in Dustjacket. New. A fine copy. Text clean, binding strong. [Our rating system: 1. Fine; 2. Near Fine; 3. Very Good; 4. Good; 5. Fair.].

$30.00

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

The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex

By Darwin, Charles

The Werner Company Book. Very Good (Book condition). Hardcover. Second Edition, Revised and Augmented. A beautiful copy bound in half-leather with marbled boards and end papers. Undated (circa 1874). Gilt lettering and motif to spine. Top edge gilt. Rubbing to corners, extremities of spine and along spine edges. Closed tear along front edge of spine. Text clean, binding strong. [Our rating system: 1. Fine; 2. Near Fine; 3. Very Good; 4. Good; 5. Fair.].

$50.00

A Book of Clouds

By Quayle, William

New York: The Abingdon Press, 1925. Book. Very Good (Book condition). Hardcover. First Edition. Blue cloth decorative covers. A decent copy. Some edgewear to covers. Sunning to spine. 2" spot of discolouration to back cover. Owner's name. Otherwise, text clean, binding strong. [ Our rating system: 1. Fine 2. Near Fine 3. Very Good 4. Good 5. Fair ].

$10.00

Downstream: Encounters with the Colorado River

By Halverston, Karen; Foreword by William Deverell

Berkley, Los Angeles, London: University of California Press, 2008. Book. Fine (Book Condition). Hardcover. extra wide 8vo. As new. [ Our rating system: 1. Fine 2. Near Fine 3. Very Good 4. Good 5. Fair ].

$20.00

ATLAS of the Breeding Birds of Nevada

By Reid, Senator Harry; C. Richard Tracy; Ted Floyd,; Chris S. Elphick; Graham Chisholm; Kevin Mack; Robert G. Elston; Elisabeth M. Ammon; john Boone

Reno, Nevada: University of Nevada Press, 2007. Book. Fine (Book Condition). Hardcover. 4to, 581pp.. As new. [ Our rating system: 1. Fine 2. Near Fine 3. Very Good 4. Good 5. Fair ].

$50.00

Fruits et Petits Fruits: Production Ecologique

By Richard, Jean; Traduit De l'Anglais Par Gerard Cuggia

Laprairie, Quebec: Broquet Book. Very Good+ (Book Condition). Couvertures Souple. in-8o. Un tres bel copie, un peu frotte au coins inferieurs. [ Our rating system: 1. Fine 2. Near Fine 3. Very Good 4. Good 5. Fair ].

$20.00

FLORID'S Orchids

By Nash, Ned and Isobel La Croix (consultants); Kate Etherington and Janet Parker (editors)

Buffalo , New York and Toronto: Firefly Books, 2006. Book. Fine (Book Condition). Hardcover. 4to. [ Our rating system: 1. Fine 2. Near Fine 3. Very Good 4. Good 5. Fair ].

$30.00

The Parks, Promenades & Gardens of Paris; Described and Considered in Relation to the Wants of Our Own Cities and of Public and Private Gardens

By Robinson, W.

London: John Murray, 1869. Book. Illus. by With Upwards of 400 Illustrations.. Good+ (Book Condition). Half Leather. 8vo. An excellent ex-library copy with minimal markings. Backstrip missing. Marbled boards detached but present. Text clean and bright. Binding solid. As is. [ Our rating system: 1. Fine 2. Near Fine 3. Very Good 4. Good 5. Fair ].

$300.00

Mr. Facey Romford's Hounds

By Romford, Facey

London: Bradbury, Evans and Co Book. Illus. by Leech, John and Hablot Browne. Good+ (Book Condition). Half Leather. No date, but signature of previous owner dated 1871. Leather spines and corners, with hand-marbled paper over boards Hand-painted illustrations. Leather brittle at hinges and beginning to split. Surface-layer chipping to leather. Pages clean throughout, and all illustrations present and in good condition. [Our rating system: 1. Fine; 2. Near Fine; 3. Very Good; 4. Good; 5. Fair.].

$60.00

Darwin and Evolution - Jackdaw 85

By Crellin, J K (compiled by); Gerald Leach (ed)

London: Jackdaw - Jonathan Cape Book. Very Good+ (Book Condition). Portfolio with Inserts. First Edition. A very nice copy with minimal rubbing to portfolio. Inserts in very nice condition. We have numerous portfolios in the Jackdaw Series available. [Our rating system: 1. Fine; 2. Near Fine; 3. Very Good; 4. Good; 5. Fair.].

$50.00

Report of the Commissioner of Agriculture for the Year 1863.

By United States Department of Agriculture; Commissioner of Agriculture

Washington: US Department of Agriculture: Government Printing Office, 1863. Book. Good (Book Condition). Hardcover. 8vo, 698pp.. A decent reader's copy with wear and loss of gilt to lettering on spine, some occasional foxing to pages, evidence of some dampstaining to corners of some pages (not affecting legibility), and several illustrations missing. As is. [ Montreal Books rating system: 1. Fine 2. Near Fine 3. Very Good 4. Good 5. Fair ].

$40.00

The American Fruit Culturist, Containing Practical Directions for the Propagation and Culture of Fruit Trees in the Nursery, Orchard and Garden

By Thomas, John J.

New York: William Wood and Company, 1867. Book. Illus. by Illustrated with Four Hundred and Eighty Accurate Figures. Very Good. Hardcover. 8vo. A decent, second-hand copy with some soiling to covers, some shelfwear at rear, some wear to extremities of spine, one signature starting, owner's note on first blank, some evidence of dampstain to title-page, and some occasional minor spotting to pages (not affecting legibility). Overall, pages clean. Binding holding. [ Montreal Books rating system: 1. Fine 2. Near Fine 3. Very Good 4. Good 5. Fair ].

$60.00

Wayside and Woodland Blossoms - a Pocket Guide to British Wild Flowers - Second Series - New Edition with Clear Descriptions of 366 Species

By Step, Edward

London: Warne Book. Very Good. Leatherette. New Edition. No date, but circa 1920. A nice copy with owner's inscription, and sunning to spine. Text clean. Lovely colour illustrations throughout. MONTREAL BOOKS has several other titles in this series. [Montreal Books rating system: 1. Fine 2. Near Fine 3. Very Good 4. Good 5. Fair].

$8.00

Wayside and Woodland Blossoms - a Pocket Guide to British Sylva

By Step, Edward

London: Warne Book. Very Good. Leatherette. New Edition. No date, but circa 1920. 175 plates from water-colour drawings; numerous photographs. A lovely copy with sunning to spine, and owner's inscription. Text clean. Lovely colour illustrations throughout. MONTREAL BOOKS has several other titles in this series. [Montreal Books rating system: 1. Fine 2. Near Fine 3. Very Good 4. Good 5. Fair].

$8.00

TALES of the Angler's Eldorado New Zealand; Tales of Swordfish and Tuna; Tales of Fresh-Water Fishing --- 3 First Edition Volumes ---

By Grey, Zane

New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers Book. Good. Hardcover. Signed by Zane Grey "with author's compliments".. First edition, First Impression. 4to. "ANGLER'S ELDORADO" (1926), inscribed as follows: "To W. G. Dauncey with the author's compliments. When you mentioned half ton 'line' fish I visioned 'fisherman's' latitude, or, in other words, your veracity. Now I know you understand the truth. Thanks." "SWORDFISH AND TUNA" (1927), inscribed as follows: "With the Author's Compliments. Your appreciation of Eldorado induces the belief that this book, also, will give you pleasure. Sept. 2nd 1928". FRESH-WATER FISHING (1928), inscribed as follows: "With the Author's Compliments. May your 1929 fishing, in all waters, be successful." All books show evidence of exposure to damp, including some waviness to pages and bleeding of photographs (not affecting legibility of photos or text.) Some instances of back to back photo-pages sticking together. ANGLER'S ELDORADO has 2" tear to cloth at foot of spine. Back hinge starting with back-strip lifting away but binding still solid. FRESH-WATER FISHING with some loss of gilt to lettering, hinges starting. SWORDFISH AND TUNA with some loss of gilt to lettering. PLEASE SEE PHOTOGRAPHS. All said, a good set, rare in any condition, particularly inscribed by the author. As is. [ Montreal Books rating system: 1. Fine 2. Near Fine 3. Very Good 4. Good 5. Fair ].

$7500.00

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