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David Thompson's Narrative of His Explorations in Western America, 1784-1812 by Thompson, David; J. B. Tyrrell [ed.]

Toronto: The Champlain Society, 1916. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Original crested gilt red buckram cloth hard covers. This is no. 272 (of 550 copies). Top edges gilt, others uncut. Spine just sligh…

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Statistical Account of Upper Canada. Compiled with a View to a Grand System of Emigration [two volumes]; with, General Introduction to Statistical Account of Upper Canada . . . in Connexion with a Reform of the Poor Laws. By Robert Gourlay. by Gourlay, Robert

London: Simpkin and Marshall, 1822. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Recently bound in period-style red half-morocco over paper-covered boards, with raised bands and gilt title-labels to spines. Edges toned and unc…

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Almanacks for 1811, 1812 & 1813, as follows: The Gentleman's Diary; or, The Mathematical Repository. The Ladies' Diary; or, Woman's Almanack. Vox Stellarum; or, A Loyal Almanack. Merlinus Liberatus. Old Poor Robin. Speculum Anni: or, Season on the Seasons. The Coelestial Atlas; or, A New Ephemeris.

London: Company of Stationers, 1811. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Three annual volumes, each containing the seven Almanacks listed above for that year. Original matching scarlet morocco leather covers. All e…

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T. Lucretii Cari de Rerum Natura Libri Sex. [Lambinus 1565 pocket edition -- Gordon 203] by T. Lucretii Cari; D. Lambino [Titus Luctretius Carus][Denis Lambin]

Parisiis/Paris: Rouillij/P. G. Rovillius, 1565. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Gordon 203. Bound in contemporary full leather with raised bands to spine, with gilt cameo to both boards encircled with the words "dignis amoribus uror." Neatly rebac…

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CA$1,500.00


The Tomb of Nakht at Thebes -- Publications of the Metropolitan Meseum of Art Egyptian Expedition -- Robb de Peyster Tytus Memorial Series by Norman de Garis Davies

New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1917. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Elephant Folio - over 15 - 23" tall. Original paper-covered boards with leather title-label to front, professionally rebacked in calf with gilt title-labels to spine…

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T. Lucretii Cari Poetae, nec minus philosophi vetustissimi, De Rerum Natura Libri Sex. by T. Lucretii Cari [Titus Luctretius Carus]

Basiliae/Basel: Henricum Petrum mense Augusto/H. Petrus, 1531. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Gordon 7. Bound in early full calf with raised bands and gilt spine. Small 8vo.: 160 leaves Ink title to top edge. Text toned and stained. xxxvii+iii[blank]45…

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CA$1,500.00


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