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Memoirs Of H.R.H. Prince Christopher Of Greece by Prince Christopher of Greece, H.R.H

Memoirs Of H.R.H. Prince Christopher Of Greece (1938, Hurst & Blackett, Ltd.) 1st Edition, 2nd Printing Thus Hurst & Blackett, ltd., 1938. AUTOBIOGRAPHY, PRINCE CHRISTOPHER OF GREECE AND DENMARK. 187 pages, indexed. Used. Good condition/ No DJ Included.…

From Mary Riversong Books

$400.00


Canada in Flanders- The Official Story of The Canadian Expeditionary Force (Vol I,II,III) by Sir Max Aitken, Lord Beaverbrook, Major Charles G.D. Roberts (Preface by RT. Hon. A. Bonar Law) - (Introduction by RT. Hon. Sir Robert Borden)

Hodder and Stoughton, 1916 and 1917. First edition-later impression. Hardcover. Good/No Dj cover. GC plus.Hodder and Stoughton,1916 and 1917.Three volume set.Volume I published in 1916(12th edition,1916), volume II and III published 1917(probably first …

From Alpha 2 Omega Books

£820.00


The Shagganappi by Johnson, E. Pauline

The Shagganappi by E. Pauline Johnson [aka Tekahionwake] (1862-1913). Toronto: First Canadian edition, The Ryerson Press, 1913. USED. Good+/ Good- QUITE RARE ORIGINAL SILVER AND ORANGE DUST JACKET. Red Boards. Please see our photos. Not an exlib Item. A c…

From Mary Riversong Books

$450.00


Manual For Draft-Age Immigrants To Canada by Mark Satin

I recommend looking at all of my photos. They describe the item better than my words. They are all my own photographs of each item. This is a unique item, very hard to find, especially without tears and bigger stains.…

From Bay Shore Emporium

$135.00


The Settlers in Canada by Captain Marryat

London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1844. 2 Volumes. small 8vo. Vol 1: pp. 356 + 32-page Publisher's Catalogue dated October1845. Vol 2:pp. 374. First Edition, printed in London by J. & H. Cox, brothers, bound by Wesleys & Clark and sold by S. Cl…

From LeCrastinBooks

€398.00


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…

From CARDINAL BOOKS ~~ ABAC/ILAB

CA$7,500.00


Stories of Early British Columbia by Walkem

Original light-brown boards having longhouse and two totems in red and blue. 287 pages. illustrated by S. P. Judge. Frontis of Walkem is signed Yours truly WWymondWalkem in a single flourish. He was a well-known author of early B.C. books. This book rela…

From Michael's Pride and Joys

$345.00


Canadian Scenery Illustrated. From Drawings by W. H. Bartlett. Vols. I & II by WILLIS, N. P.; BARTLETT, W. H. (illus.)

London: Virtue & Co, nd.. Probable reprint of 1842 first edition. Hardcover. Near fine. 128, 116 p., interspersed with engraved plates. 28 cm. Map frontispiece. 2 title page illustrations. 54 plates in vol. I and 63 in vol. II. Rebound in leather by Kei…

From Attic Books

$6,000.00


THE OFFICIAL HISTORY OF THE ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE. 3 VOLUME SET. VOLUME I. CANADIAN AIRMEN AND THE FIRST WORLD WAR. VOLUME II. THE CREATION OF A NATIONAL AIR FORCE. VOLUME III. THE CRUCIBLE OF WAR 1939-1945. by Wise, S.F.; Douglas, W.A.B.; Greenhous, Brereton; Harris, Stephen J.; Johnston, William C.; and Rawling, William G.P

Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1980. 3 volume set, 9 7/8" H. Map end papers, many b&w photographs (some aerial), maps, charts, graphs, tables, fold-out colour maps. Volume I. Canadian Airmen and the First World War, by S.F. Wise - 771 pp…

From Capricorn Books

$150.00


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…

From CARDINAL BOOKS ~~ ABAC/ILAB

CA$4,850.00


Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West by Brown, Dee

Brown, Dee. Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee. 1970 Holt, Rinehart & Winston Stated Second Printing Thus, February, 1971. Please see our stock photo. Used. Very Good/Good DJ. DJ has a triangular chip out of the word "bury" on the front cover. 6 ¼ X 9 3/8. 4…

From Mary Riversong Books

$224.95


A TOPOGRAPHICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROVINCE OF LOWER CANADA WITH REMARKS UPON UPPER CANADA AND ON THE RELATIVE CONNEXION OF BOTH PROVINCES WITH THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA by Joseph Bouchette

London- UK: W. Faden, 1815. A TOPOGRAPHICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROVINCE OF LOWER CANADA WITH REMARKS UPON UPPER CANADA AND ON THE RELATIVE CONNEXION OF BOTH PROVINCES WITH THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA by Joseph Bouchette- Illustrated- W. Faden- London-UK…

From jakoll

$1,150.00


Journal of a Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific; Performed in the Years 1819-20, in His Majesty's Ships Hecla and Griper . . . With an Appendix, Containing the Scientific and Other Observations. (2nd edition)(1821) by William Edward Parry

Second UK edition of Parry's 1819-20 Northwest passage expedition. Issued 1821 from same plates as first edition except for typographical corrections (see Arctic Bibliography #13145). Condition is good or better. 19th century full leather binding, marbled…

From Ironwood Hills Books

$675.00


Red Willow Reflections (Alberta, Canada) by No author indicated

The Red Willow Pioneer Book Committee, 1981. Hardcover. Very Good. Massive, detailed history of Red Willow, Alberta. Includes hundreds of family histories, business histories, church histories, school histories and much, much more. Densely illustrated w…

From Midnight Books

$249.99


History of the County of Perth; from 1825 to 1902 by Johnston, William

Stratford: W.M. O'Beirne 1903. (Hardcover) 565pp. Good, no dust jacket. Red cloth with gilt lettering and crest. Patterned endpapers, photographs. The cover is dampstained. Locale: Ontario; Perth. (Canada, Local History--Ontario, Settlement). …

From Burton Lysecki Books, ABAC/ILAB

$131.25


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