Tarrytown, NY: William Abbatt. Thin Octavo; G; blue and red spines with gilt and black text; 2 volumes: vol. 1, The U.S. and Canada, pp 109, 1924; vol. 2, England and Colonies, pp 137, 1925; no jackets; cloths show some sunned exteriors, mostly to spines; strong boards; text blocks have slight age toning to exterior edges; slight cracking to front hinge, vol. 1; interiors slightly toned.
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Heinsburg: Frog Lake Community Club. Quarto; G; Hardcover; Spine, red with white print; Boards in red cloth with white print, wear to spine caps and corners, slight smudge on front, slight surface tear on rear, else clean and strong; Text block has light age-toning to paper, else clean and tight; 440 pages, illustrated (b&w). [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
Toronto: The Champlain Society, 2015. Octavo; pp 645; VG/no-DJ; red spine with gilt text and decoration and rule to spine, blind stamped design to front; cloth shows light spots to exterior, strong boards; text block has very slight shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean. NOTE: Shelved in Aisle 24 with older 15's.
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;.
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;.
Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2001. Octavo, vi, ix, xviii, 367 pages. In Very Good minus condition with a Very Good dust jacket. Spine dark green with white lettering. Slight shelf wear with light wear to the edges. Boards have slight cocking to the spine with extremely mild wear exteriorly and minor edge wear. Text block has light wear to the edges with slight dark smudges to front pastedown, small smudge to page vi and facing page. Illustrated.
Ottawa: Department of the Secretary of State, National Museum of Canada, 1964. Octavo; First published 1950, Reprinted 1964; 2 Volumes; G-; Paperback; Spine, green with black print; Covers have slight edgewear, light shelfwear, but clean and bright; Text blocks have cocked spine, light moisture puckering to top edge of v. 1, bump to top fore corner of v. 2, else clean and tight; 2 vols. (xii, 433 pages ; ix, paged 435-880), illustrated (b&w plates).
Brussel: Carl Muquardt, 1861/1862. New Edition. Quartos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in later 3/4 acid-washed calf, marbled paper boards, spines paneled with two teal labels, gilt titling; some mild shelfwear and rubbing, primarily to marbled paper; name stamp to sfep of both volumes; Volume 1 with 63 of 64 plates, lacking plate 31, Volume 2 with 86 plates, for a total of 149 of 150 exquisite hand-colored plates with representations of costumes and uniforms from all over the world.; text in German; shelved case 9.
Londres: W. Faden, 1815. First Edition. Octavo; xv, 664, lxxxvi pages. In Very Good condition. Fully bound in modern navy buckram with gilt lettering on spine by Ruperti with their blind embossed stamp. Mild shelfwear. Small brown stain to front cover near fore edge. Presumed ex-library, with white stain near tail of spine and glue staining to rear free endpaper. Foxing to textblock. Engraved frontispiece of Bouchette. Features three of four fold-out maps tipped in, the fourth map supplied in photocopy. Also features plates and charts throughout. RS consignment. Shelved in Case 9.
Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1964. First edition. Octavo, xx, 344 pages. In Good condition with a Good dust jacket. Dust Jacket spine is blue with white and black print, illustration. Dust jacket has light edge wear, light smudging/shelfwear. Price uncut: “5.95”. Boards in blue cloth, light wear to spine tail, light warping. Text block has blue tinted top edge, bookplate on front Paste-Down, tanning to endpapers. Illustrated with b&w maps and plates.
Vancouver and Toronto: Douglas & McIntyre Ltd, 1986. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/VG-; dark gray/black patterned spine with yellow and white text; first edition; dust jacket has mild exterior wear; previous bookshop's small sticker to rear; minor dings to edges; cloth has only minor rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block edges slightly toned; slight ex-library markings to copyright page; interior clean; white sticker to rear pastedown; illustrated; tight binding; pp 409.
Victoria: B.C. Railway Historical Association, assisted by the British Columbia Heritage Trust, 1982. Octavo; G; Paperback; Spine, tan with black print; Cover has peripheral toning, slight spotting, slight edgewear; Text block clean and tight, age-toning to paper; 99 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w plates).
Paris: Chez Didot, 1744. First Edition. 12mos., Four Volumes; G; Full calf, with dark brown leather spine labels and gilt lettering, spines banded with gilt tooling; Lacking Volumes V and VI; Boards show moderate plus wear to corners (boards exposed), significant cracking to leather along joints, moderate cracking to leather overall, and spine labels in varying degrees of wear; Textblocks have light plus shelfwear and occasional light soiling to red-dyed edges, and light plus age-toning to pages interiorly throughout; One map in Vol. I, and two maps and one plate in Vol. II, extend slightly beyond the textblock edge due to mis-folding, resulting in some minor chipping and age-toning; Ink emendations in an 18th-century hand appear on the verso of the ffeps of all four volumes; The ownership inscription of "Luis de Artaud" appears in ink on the sfep of all volumes, and the signature of former owner "Vivian Sorrelle" appears in pencil on the sfep of all volumes also; Lacking several maps (compared against description in Backer-Sommervogel): Vol. I - Three out of five fold-out maps intact // Vol. II - Two out of five maps intact // Vol. III - One out of two maps intact // Vol. IV - Complete (All five fold-out maps and one fold-out plate intact, in addition to all 43 botanical plates); CONTENTS: Vol. I (, , viii, 454 pages, ) -- Vol. II (, 501 pages, ) -- Vol. III (, 465 pages, ) -- Vol. IV (, 388 pages, ). Sabin 12136n; Faribault 132; Backer-Sommervogel 2:10178. RWO.
Don Mills: Longman Canada, 1972. Quarto; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, green with black print; DJ in mylar, light edgewear, else clean and bright; Boards in green cloth, illustrated pastedown on front, light wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Chiefly drawings and engravings with captioned commentary on facing pages; xii, 181 pages, illustrated (b&w) + large color folded map laid in (some ink notation). [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.].
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;.
London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1927. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 210 pages; VG-; contemporary full navy cloth binding; spine with gilt lettering; mild shelf wear and soiling; corners bumped; two small closed tears to crown of spine; mild fading to spine; spine cocked; previous owner's name at front free endpaper; light pencil underlining throughout; shelved Canada.
Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1999. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; xx,184 pages; Very Good/Very Good Minus; spine white with black lettering; dust jacket protected with mylar covering; age-toning to dust jacket, minor scuffing on inside front pastedown; shelved Medicine & Mental Health.
Halifax; Toronto: Art Gallery of Nova Scotia; Dundurn, 1985. Large Octavo; pp 211; Good/paperback; red spine with white and black text; covers have mild wear to exterior; some rubbing wear to edges; intact panels; text block has light wear to exterior edges; minor stain to exterior head edge; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
Toronto: City Council, 1899. Octavo; G-; Hardcover; Spine, brown without print; Boards in flexible brown leather with gold print, light wear to corners and spine caps, slight shelfwear, else clean and strong; Text block, title page has top portion with signature torn away, rear flyleaf torn away, else clean and tight; 46 pages, illustrated (b&w).
[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; NOTE: Shelved in Locked Annex Area, Column B.
Toronto: McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1980. First Edition. Octavo, 399 pages. In Very Good condition with a Good plus dust jacket. Spine off-white with blue and red lettering. Slight shelf wear exteriorly including few, small marks to the front, minor wear to the edges and scratch to the front. Text block shows extremely mild wear to the edges. Illustrated. First edition. Inscribed by the author.
Saskatoon: University of Saskatchewan, 1977. Quarto; G/Fair; Ex-library; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, cream with black and brown print, call number label at bottom; DJ has edgewear with small tears at spine ends and flap corners, tears along rear bottom edge, tear in center of rear; Boards in grey cloth, warping, bump to bottom edge, else clean and strong; Text block has bookplate on front pastedown, penciled call number on frontispiece page, else clean and tight; xxii, 395 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated (b&w, some color), folded color map in rear pocket. [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
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 Room B.
Quebec: Neilson & Cowan, 1834. First Edition. Small Octavo, viii, [ii], 477 pages. In Good plus condition. Rebound in brown leather with gilt lettering on red and black spine labels. Boards have mild edge and shelf wear. Textblock has mild foxing to most pages and section of darker colored paper on front pastedown. Shelved Case 9.
Banff: Summerthought Publishing, 2009. First Edition. Oblong Quarto; VG-/VG-; blue spine with white text; first edition; dust jacket exterior shows minimal wear; "signed by photographer" sticker to front; previous bookshop's small sticker to rear; cloth exterior clean; mildly cocked spine; text block clean; profusely illustrated; pp 96; signed by photographer.
Toronto: The Macmillan Company of Canada, 1913. Large Octavo; Hardback without DJ; G/No-DJ; Spine is blue with gilt text; Boards have slight edgewear to spine and minor rubbing to front cover, 2 inch stain to front cover, light scratches to back cover; textblock has slight age toning to edges of pages, light underlining in pen on pp. 294-302, light foxing to fore edge; occasional light staining throughout; binding is slightly loose; Signed by author on title page; 427 pp.
Canton: Science History Publications, 1983. Octavo, xiii, 194 pages. In Very Good condition. Spine is purple with gold print. Boards in purple cloth. Light wear to spine caps. Text block has illustrated endpapers. Illustrated: b&w frontispiece (portrait) and plates. Inscribed in ink by the author on the front flyleaf.
Buffalo: Underhill and Nichols, 1893. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, - pages. In Good plus condition. Bound in green cloth with red lettering and silver stamped decoration. Boards have sunning to spine, bending to spine edges, staining to front cover, and slight bowing to edges. Textblock has light age toning and creasing to gutters of pages 124 to 128. First Printing indicated by copyright note on 3 lines, p. 226 blank, and no terminal advertisements. Shelved Room A.
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;.
n.p. Oran Patrick Kennedy/Leiden University, 1991. Octavo; VG-/paperback; blue spine with white text; dissertation; covers have minimal wear; light wear to edges; intact binding; textblock exterior head edge has one or two light stains; clean fore and tail edges; light pencil to few pages; otherwise interior pages clean; illustrated; pp 416.
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1950. Octavo; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tan with green print; DJ has light edgewear, toning to spine, light peripheral toning, price-clipped; Boards in brown cloth, clean and strong; Text block has name in ink on front endpapers, mild age toning to paper, else clean and tight; xvii, 315 pages.
Boston: Beacon Press, 1966. Octavo; G+/G- Hardcover w/ Dustjacket; Green spine with Black and Tan text; Dustjacket has some edgewear, some shelfwear, small open tears on front cover, small open and closed tears along head and tail edge of front cover, small open tear at tail edge of front joint, scuffing to rear cover, small open tears along fore edge of both covers; Boards strong, slight edgewear, slight shelfwear, rubbing to corners; Textblock has slight age toning; 174 pp; Signed by author on front endpaper.
Guanajuato: Fideicomiso de Administracion e Inversion, 2010. First Edition. Oblong Quarto, 137 pages. In Very Good condition. Paperback binding. Spine red with orange lettering. Covers have slight wear exteriorly with few smudges to the front and minor wear to the edges. French flaps. Text block has extremely light age toning to the edges. Profusely illustrated. First edition. Text in Spanish and English. NOTE: Shelved in Locked Annex Area, Quarto and Folio Case.
New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1982. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 207 pages; VG/VG-; spine blue with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; mild shelf wear and soiling; two-inch scratch to jacket back; price cut; signed flat by Ondaatje; contains black and white photos; pages clean; shelved below Front Counter.
Norwalk: The Easton Press, 1987. Collector's edition. Octavo; Collector’s edition; VG; Hardcover; Spine, brown with gold print, raised bands; Boards in brown leather with gold print, clean and strong; Text block has gilt edges, moiré endpapers, ribbon marker, clean and tight; xi, 775 pages, frontispiece (b&w map).
Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1961. First edition. Octavo; 2 volumes in slipcase; VG-; Hardcover; Spine, tan with gold print on brown banner; Slipcase in brown paper with pastedown title information on each side, mild wear to corners, light shelfwear, else clean and strong; Boards in tan cloth, clean and strong; Text blocks have brown tinted top edge, clean and tight; 2 vols. (xxvi, 686 pages ; viii, 696 pages), illustrated (b&w plates).
Montréal: Les Éditions la Presse, 1980. Quarto; G-; Hardcover; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, light wear to spine caps and corners, else clean and strong; Text block with smudging to bottom edge, intermittent spine breaks, clean text; Text in French; xv, 652 pages, illustrated (b&w with color plates). [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1972. Quarto; ©1967, Reprinted1972; G+/Fair+ ; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white and brown with white and brown print; DJ has edgewear with small tears at spine ends and flap corners, slight creasing, toning and faint moisture stains to spine, smudging/shelfwear; Boards in illustrated tan cloth, slight wear to spine caps and corners, else clean and strong; Text block has name in ink on front pastedown, else clean and tight; ix, 287 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w). [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
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.
New York: Acquavella, 2009. Quarto; G+; Hardcover; Spine, multicolor with white and yellow print; Boards in glossy illustrated paper, slight wear to spine tail and to rear bottom fore corner, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; “Acquavella Contemporary Art, Inc., September 17-October 23, 2009 … New York”— title page; Text in French and English; 69 pages, illustrated (color plates, some folded). [Shelf: Modern art] [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.].
Toronto: Rose Publishing Company, 1886. Thick Octavo; pp 807; G+; brown spine with gilt text; no jacket; gilt decorations and rules to spine; cloth exterior shows modest shelf wear; slightly rubbed corners; strong boards; text block marbled; rebound; some chips to some fisrt and last pages; interior slightly age toned; tight binding; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.