Nürnberg: Verlegung des auxtoris Gedruckt bey Johann Ernst Adelbuler, 1731. Folio; G; bound in faded red cloth, faded titling to front cover; moderate wear, including fraying to corners, spine largely detached, remnants of cloth ties to boards; With title page, 42 pages of text in German, 14 maps of the celestial sphere, 77 terrestrial maps; all celestial and 73 terrestrial maps hand-colored contemporaneously; lacking allegorical frontispiece engraved by Casper Luyken and the portrait of Charles VI in black and white; the backs of the majority of maps with a child's drawings, majority in pencil, some crayon, circa 1880, very sparse pencil to the maps themselves; some scattered repair; title page missing the lower fore corner, does not impact text; With a fully global collection of maps, including the constellations, both the Copernican and Tychonic models of the orbits, maps of both hemispheres, Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas. Maps of North America do include the names of some Native American Tribes. Interestingly, the maps are inconsistent as to whether California is an island. The title vignette is a map of the world as seen from above the north pole, includes California as an island. All maps with emblematic cartouches and ornamented with engravings.; consignment; shelved map case.
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Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell, 1871. Folio, unpaginated; VG-; newly rebacked with brown cloth, majority of original front board cloth preserved, including gilt titling; spine with black label, gilt titling; water-damage to upper half of the volume, more pronounced on the first 5 pages, impacts mags, but does not affect coloring; With 67 hand-colored maps (plus insets) on 56 mapsheets (including 9 double-page), plus time table page, reference table, and appendices; shelved above case 3.
Stanstead and Sherbrooke, L. C. Walton & Gaylord, 1835. First Edition. 10mo., 116 pages; Fair; in original publisher's quarter brown leather, blue paper boards, front cover has reprint of title page within a frame; rear cover missing fore half, front cover with chipping and wear to all edges, spine chipped to head and tail; some fingerprint smudges to interior; lacking map; page 57 has a small newspaper clipping, detailing the 1891 Census, pasted above the lesson on population; extremely scarce Lower Canadian Imprint; shelved case 3.
London: Hurst and Blackett, 1855. First Edition. Octavo, 304, 299 pages; VG; bound in 3/4 calf, marbled boards, newly rebacked with spine preserved, spine with cracking and wear, mild gilt, black label with gilt titling; two volumes bound as one; with tinted lithograph frontispieces; interior clean; PS consignment; shelved case 12.
Toronto: The Champlain Society, 1962. Limited Edition, #563/725. tall 8vo., 410 pp., i-xv pp., VG; red cloth boards, gold lettering to spine; rounding to spine, bumping to tail; bright gilt top, mild wear to text-block; dark brown discoloration to fore-edge of gilt top; mild age-toning to text-block; ex-library: embossed stamp "Library of Giancarlo Cavagna [GAC] with "03" in blue ink to half-title page; embossed "University of Western Ontario London Library" stamp to title page and p. 101; faded "U.W.O. LIBRARY" stamp to all sides of text-block, though most visible to gilt top; very occasional stains/waving to interior, text affected yet clear and legible; marginalia in pencil mostly to pp. xiv-xv; No. 563 of 725 numbered copies; shelved case 1.
[Montreal]: [Grand Trunk Railway], . Limited Edition, #52/100. Octavo, 63 pages; VG-; bound in full brown leather, gilt to spine and boards; some fading and age-toning, mild wear to extremities; green cloth-covered endpapers, pockets to front and rear pastedown, endpapers fraying at top edge; map in rear pocket; Limited Edition, #52/100; bookplate to front pastedown; 27 unnumbered leaves of plates; shelved case 9.
London: Bemrose and Sons, 1871. first edition. octavo in cloth. VG. Shelf and edge wear to boards. Cloth on ends of spine and corners of boards bumped and frayed. Paper residue left on inside of front board where bookplate had been torn out. Book contains fold out map. Light foxing on edge of textblock. 227pp. Shelve in Canada. Spine is brown cloth with gold text.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1912. Thick Octavo; Fair/no-DJ; green spines with gilt text to red bar; 4 volumes: vol. 1, Farms, pp 618; vol. 2, Crops, pp 699; vol. 3, Animals, pp 708; vol. 4, Farm and Community, pp 650; cloths have heavy wear to exteriors; soiling to exteriors; ex-library markings to spines; chipping and fraying to edges; splitting to rear joint of vol. 3; chip to front fore edge of vol. 3; text blocks show some soiling to exterior edges; interiors have light toning; cracking to gutters; ex-library with markings to first and last few pages; frontispieces; ex-library pouches to rear pastedowns; open tear to rear endpaper of vol. 3; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Ottawa, Calgary & Vancouver: Geological Survey of Canada, 1998. Large Octavo; G/no-DJ; White spine with black text; Cloth has minor wear on exterior just light rubbing, mostly on rear and at corners and edges, panels are slightly bowed but are otherwise strong and intact; Text block has some light soiling at fore edge exterior, light highlighting and underlining on pp 207, 212, 215, 221, and 223, otherwise text pages are clean with tight binding; previous owner's name on ffep; pp 387.
Toronto: A Douglas Gibson Book, McClelland & Stewart, 2007. Octavo; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; DJ clean and bright; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author on the title page; xi, 1121 pages, illustrated (b&w plates). BL consignment.
Montreal: 1910. first edition. octavo in faded red soft covers with handwritten title on spine and black letters; Good; covers discolored with some shelf wear; front hinge and title page torn along spine; paper faded; previous owner's name on title page; occasional penciled annotations; vignette photographs on glossy paper interspersed; contains history, biographies and genealogy; pp. 62.
Missoula, MT: Pictorial Histories Publishing Co., 1988. First Printing. Small Quarto; pp 220; VG-/paperback; white spine with black text; covers have light tone to exterior; intact panels; minor edge wear; text block edges show slight wear; illustrated endpapers; title page, pp 197-220 detached but present; illustrated.
Ontario, Canada: Canadian Branchline Miniatures, 2008. Small quarto; pp 192; VG/G+; black spine with dark yellow text; dust jacket has minor rubbing to exterior; cloth has light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; illustrated with many photographs, maps; interior clean.
New York: Columbia University Press, 1939. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 582; G/no-DJ; dark green spine with gilt text; cloth has mild wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has light toning to exterior edges; light ink to p 17; ex-library with markings and stamps inside; good binding; illustrated with several charts;.
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1910. Octavo; Published July 1908; Fair+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, cocked spine, wear to outer corners and spine caps, spotting/smudging, slight puckering on front; Textblock has shaken binding, endpapers torn along front hinge, name in ink on front flyleaf, spotting/smudging to endpapers, intermittent spine breaks, spotting to some pages; ix, 366 pages, frontispiece, illustrated with b&w plates.
London: Wright & Brown Ltd, n.d. 12mo; pp 160; G/G-; blue, yellow, brown pictorial spine with yellow, white and black text; dust jacket few chips to corners; light soiling to spine and rear; mylar wraps; cloth has slight sunning to spine; light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; illustrated endpapers; light ink to front pastedown; "Sample Complete Copy" slip adhered to ffep; frontispiece; slight foxing to endpapers; interior clean; good binding;.
Toronto and Buffalo: University of Toronto Press, 1974. Second Edition. Quarto; pp 280; G/G; ivory spine with black and blue text; dust jacket shows slight sunning to exterior; mylar wrap; cloth has lightly soiled exterior, due to handling; strong, straight boards; text block has only light tone to exterior edges; ex-library plate to ffep; slight black marker to ffep; light toning to interior edges, otherwise clean; profusely illustrated;.
Quebec: A. Cote, 1888. First;. Thin octavo in dark green cloth; spine with gold letters and exl-library number; covers with some soiling and moderate shelf wear; ex-library stamp, sticker and pocket; binding strong; front hinge glued to title page; back hing slightly detached; paper faded from age but clean; text in small print clean; pp. 280.
Toronto: Macmillan of Canada, 1975. Octavo; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, white with orange and blue print; DJ has small tears to top and bottom edges, long tear (taped) to rear flap fold, some smudging/shelfwear; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, mild wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has spine break at title page, else clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by the author on the title page; xiii, 298 pages, illustrated (b&w plates). BL consignment.
Canada: Paroisse Ste. Genevieve de Berthier, 1889. first edition. thin octavo rebound in 1/2 blue moire hardcovers with navy blue six-band spine; in good condition; moderate soiling and shelf wear; original front cover torn; paper discolored; text in FRENCH clean; pp. 118; very scarce; shelved in Canada section.
Windsor, Ontario: Merco, 1974. Fifth Edition. Octavo; pp 382; VG-/no-DJ; navy blue spine with gilt text; cloths have slight rubbing to exterior, minor wear to edges, strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges, light foxing to exterior head edge; light ink to ffep; light toning to pastedowns and endpapers; interior clean.
Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1967. Octavo; pp 576; VG/G; red spine with ivory text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior, minor chipping to corners, price clipped front flap; cloth has slight wear to exterior, minor rubbing to corners, strong boards; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean;.
Toronto: Key Porter Books, 1985. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, grey with blue print; DJ has mild edgewear, mild shelfwear but is clean and bright; Boards in blue cloth with silver print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by Mr. Lougheed on the front flyleaf; v, 250 pages, illustrated (b&w plates). BL consignment.
London: John Van Voorst, 1840. Octavo; G- condition hardcover; Spine, green with gold print, upper portion torn away with exposed binding; Boards in green embossed cloth with gold print, bumps to corners, spine cap torn away, spine tail has wear, tears along front hinge, front board and endpaper detached but present; Text block has tinted top edge, spotting to all edges, bookplates and vendor labels to front pastedown, front flyleaf detached with spine break, vendor label on rear pastedown, spotting/foxing to endpapers, errata tipped-in at page 1, clean text; xii, 372 pages, “illustrated by forty-five engravings”. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in 13's Ephemera box.
Boston, MA: Little, Brown, and Company, 1892. Twenty-Sixth Edition. 8vo. VG-/ - no DJ. dark brown leather spine, ornately stamped with fleur-de-lis and raise ribs between the gilt-stamped title segments. quarter-bound in leather with marbled blue/brown/yellow boards. aside the spine, the hinges are cracked but the joints are intact. lined marbled endpapers, fep has affixed bookplate of prior owner. light ivory interior textblock no writing, neatly aligned sheets. gilded head-edge and toned fore-edge and tail. 448 pp.
Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1966. Small Quarto; pp 443; VG-/G; ivory spine with blue and yellow text; dust jacket has slight sun aging to exterior; price clipped front flap; mylar wraps; cloth shows some light wear to exterior; lightly wear to edges; strong boards; text block shows toning to exterior edges; slight writing to ffep; interior clean; profusely illustrated; arts - collection; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Oakville, ON and London, ON: Oakville Galleries and Museum London, 2007. Oblong Octavo; pp 80; VG-/no-DJ; dark gray spine with green text; cloth shows slight sunfading to exterior; blind-stamped illustration to front; green titles to rear; strong boards; text block shows some light wear to exterior edges; illustrated endpapers; profusely illustrated; arts - Collection;.
New York: Pantheon Books, 2011. First U.S. edition. Octavo; pp 384; VG/VG; Black spine with white & gold text; dust jacket has very minor wear & rubbing to exterior and edges; cloth has very slight wear to exterior; text block shows very slight wear to exterior edges, interior clean; signed by author;.
Toronto, Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press, 1978. Quarto; pp 206; VG-/G; green and gray pictorial spine with black text; dust jacket has modest wear to edges; clean exterior; some rubbing to corners; cloth has lightly sunned exterior; sturdy, clean boards; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
Toronto, Ontario, CANADA: J.M. Dent & Sons, Limited. 1919. Canadian Printing. 8vo. VG-/ - no DJ. dark blue clothbound HB with stamped gold titling, edgewear and rough patches to the spine ends and less so to its corner points. endpages both have damaged hinges, fep cracked and ffep cracked more but both reveal binding material. a few spots to p. xiv and xv, rarely within the main textblock. grayish head-edge with roughly trimmed fore-edge and tail. as is. 380 pp.
New York: Greenwood Press, Publishers, 1969. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 494+472; G+/no-DJ; brown spines with gilt text; originally published in 1860; 2 volumes; cloths show slight sunning to exteriors; few minor smudges to exteriors; strong boards; text blocks have mild toned exterior edges; minor toning to first and last few pages at gutter; frontispieces; illustrated;.
Ottawa: Roger Duhamel, 1967. Oblong Quarto; pp 139; G+/Fair; ivory spine with orange and black text; dust jacket shows noticeable soiling to exterior; some rubbing to edges; tape mends to edges, outside and inside dj; cloth has minimal wear to exterior; lightly sunned edges; strong, straight boards; text block has mild wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; gift inscription to half title page; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; lightly toned interior edges;.
Toronto: A.M. Hakkert Ltd., 1975. Octavo; pp 272; VG-/VG-; light blue spine with blue text; dust jacket has moderate wear to exterior, some chipping to edges, slight sunning to exterior, small sticker to front flap; cloth has light sunning to exterior, minor wear to edges; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges, stamped text to last page; interior clean;.
Toronto: Stoddart Publishing Co. Limited, 1992. First. Folio; VG/VG-; White spine with green text; DJ is age toned, small stains and rubbing; Boards have rubbed corners, otherwise strong; Textblock has small stains, otherwise clean; pp 240. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Toronto and Buffalo: University of Toronto Press, 1974. Small quarto; pp 438; G-/Fair; ivory spine with black text; dust jacket shows rubbing wear to exterior; tape mends to head spine edge; some chips to edges; soiling to rear; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; slight staining to tail edge; strong boards; text block has slight soiling to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; previous owner's name to half title page; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Privately Printed, 1956. Limited Edition. Octavo; Limited Edition, no. 182 of 550 copies; VG-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps; Text block has small stain to front flyleaf, else clean and tight; xiii, 134 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w plates), folded genealogical tables.
Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1961. Octavo; G/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white and green with tan and white print; DJ has tears at spine ends and flap corners, edgewear, toning to spine, light soiling to rear and to flap folds; Boards in green cloth with gold print, wear to corners and spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has slight peripheral tanning to endpapers, else clean and tight; viii, 203 pages, frontispiece.
Toronto, Buffalo, London: University of Toronto Press, 1987. Quarto; pp 198; G+/G; green spine with white text; volume one only; dust jacket shows slight toning toward edges; mild edge wear; lightly sun darkened flaps; cloth has very little wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has only light foxing to exterior edges; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.