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.
New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1933. First US Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 329 pages; VG/VG; spine beige with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$2.00'; dust jacket has some chipping to head and tail of spine, small water-stain to spine, mild rubbing; front cover of dust jacket has a replica of frontispiece; board spine sun-faded; untrimmed fore-edge; green endpapers; half-title listing nine books; age-toning to pages; shelved case 2.
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 Modern Library, 1934. First Modern Library Edition. 12mo., 288pp.; VG/VG; spine tan and red with blue lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; mild wear to dust jacket edges, corners, head and tail of spine; top edge of text block dyed red; bound in style 7, red balloon cloth; dust jacket the correct 1934 Spring version, with 225 titles, has Caldwell's God's Little Acre, lacking Heyward's Porgy, as expected; erratum tipped in at page 288, reading "This book has been printed from the plates of the Modern Readers' Series."; copyright page reads "First Modern Library Edition"; price at 95 cents; Toledano number: 010.2; shelved under front counter.
Plantersvill: Small-Arms Technical Publishing Company, 1935. Octavo; VG-/G-; light red spine with white text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar; head & tail edges of dj have fraying w/ some small tears; cloth has slightly sunned exterior; rubbed head & tail edges; exterior is quite clean with strong, intact panels; text block has darkened due to age; binding is tight & intact; pages are clean; inscription to previous owner by The National Rifle Association of America on ffep; pp 398.
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.
Ottowa: Edmond Cloutier, Queen's Printer and Controller of Stationery, 1955, 1958, 1960. Mixed editions. Large Octavo; G+/Fair; ivory spine with red, blue, tan text; 3 volumes: vol. 1 - Six Years of War: The Army in Canada, Britain and the Pacific, pp 629; vol. 2 - The Canadians in Italy, 1943-1945, pp 807; vol. 3 - The Victory Campaign: The Operation in North-West Europe, 1944-1945, pp 770; dust jackets have sunning to exteriors, some chipping to edges, slight wear to exteriors, mylar covering; cloths have light sunning to spines, some wear to corners, strong boards; text blocks show slight toning to exterior edges, some uncut pages; interiors clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1983. First American Edition. 8vo., 233pp.; VG/VG; spine black with tan lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut; mild chipping to corners, head and tail of spine, small chip to upper edge of front cover; interior clean; shelved hardcover fiction.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1935. First edition. VG-/VG- 8vo in beige and brown DJ, title on spine in black. DJ un-faded, worn at spine top and bottom, closed tear on front. Spine straight, boards flat, binding solid. Textblock browned. Pages clean, flat and white, no foxing. Gift inscr. on ffep. 282 pgs. An autobiography by Archibald Belaney, an Englishman who pretended to Native American parentage. shelve Canada.
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.
London: John Van Voorst, 1840. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; 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; 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”.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Toronto, Canada: The Public Library, 1935. Canadian Edition. thick Qto. VG-/ - no DJ. exposure has lightened the thick clothbound volume with fatigue and nicked tint at abraded spine ends, rust brown in appearance, titling in gilt stamped on evergreen colorblock. original burgundy brown boards show edgewear and handling, rubbed corner points. heavy fine spotted foxing to both endsheets, textblock interior a light ivory, remainder has sparse discoloration, condition as noted with volume interior bound acceptably and with uneven hue to each edge.textblock within and from title page to mid-bibliography in rear pages are a basic unmarked ivory. 828 pp.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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;.
Ottawa: I. B. Taylor, 1872. First. Octavo; G/no-DJ; black spine with gold text; boards are strong, have moderate staining, discoloration, and scuffing with frayed corners; textblock is moderately darkened and spotted as a result of age, front free-end paper, title page, and first page of the table of contents have a bookstamp from the Commissariat of the Holy Land in Washington, D.C., title page also has small note written in fading pencil by previous owner, edges of pages throughout are slightly bent and dog-eared, otherwise textblock clean; 246pp.
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.
Ottowa: National Historic Sites Park Service Environment Canada, 1991. Octavo: VG/no-DJ paperback: Black, white and yellow spine with black text: Covers are clean with general shelfwear, some creasing to hinges, binding solid: Textblock is clean: Translated from the original French into English: 279 pp.
Alpha, NJ: Sheridan Printing Company, Inc., 1972. Facsimile Reprint. Octavo; pp 896; Fair/paperback; beige spine with black text; covers have rubbed edges; some soiling to exterior; minor chips to edges; text block shows some wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated with maps and drawings.
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.
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, 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.
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.
Ottawa, Canada: Department of Energy, Mines and Resources, 1968. na. large 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. large white tipped head of spine, black authors/editors, followed by a solid bold blue to tail, white lettering. split segments continue across both front and rear boards, in trim, neatly cornered shape both. b/w illustrated fep/ffep. interior textblock includes small, color, fold out maps and figures throughout the unmarked text. VOLUME TWO ONLY, PART OF A SET that share pagination, approx. pp. 500-1058. outer edges no marks.
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.