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From British Columbia to Newfoundland, and from Calgary to Yellowknife, Biblio offers some of the best books on the market for rare Canadian history. If you love Canadian history, you will love our selection of rare and antique Canadian history books and ephemera. Biblio's booksellers offer magnificent Canadian history books that cover a wide range of topics, from the origins of the Canadian Mounties to the majestic natural Canadian landscape.

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


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


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


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


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


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…



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


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


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…



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


Dictionary of Ukrainian Surnames in Canada (Publisher series: Onomastica.) by Bogdan, F

Winnipeg: Onomastic Commission of UVAN 1974. (stiff paper covers) 50, 354pp. Very good. Bibliography. A previous owner's name on the front endpaper. Publisher series: Onomastica 47 . Some text in Ukrainian Language. (Ukrainian Canadians, Names…

From Burton Lysecki Books, ABAC/ILAB


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


One Canada; Memoirs of the Right Honourable John G. Diefenbaker (3 Volumes) by Diefenbaker, John G

Toronto: Macmillan of Canada [0-7705-1331-X] 1975. (Hardcover boxed set) 298, 309, 330pp. Very good, no dust jackets. Three volumes in blue cloth with gilt lettering to to the spine in very good fine blue cloth slipcase with gilt lettering. Color ill…

From Burton Lysecki Books, ABAC/ILAB


Voyageurs, Robes Noires, et Coureurs de Bois by Clark, C.U

Clark, C.U. Voyageurs, Robes Noires, et Coureurs de Bois 1934 1st Edition Columbia University Institute of French Studies, Inc. FRENCH LANGUAGE. Stories from the French Exploration of North America, selected and edited by the venerable and renowned Charl…

From Mary Riversong Books


Manitoba: History of Its Early Settlement, Development, and Resources by Hill, Robert B

Toronto: William Briggs, 1890 Book. Illus. by Uncredited. Very Good. Hardcover. First ( No Additional printings). 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Original brown cloth on boards decorated in cattails. Minor shelf abrasion to foot. Pre…

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