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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;.
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.
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.
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.
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;.
Garden City: Garden City Books, 1952. Octavo; G+/Fair-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, blue with yellow print; DJ has significant tears at bottom of spine and bottom edge, small tears at top of spine, otherwise mild shelfwear, price-clipped; Boards in blue cloth with black print, mild wear to corners and spine caps; Text block has tear along front endpapers at hinge, clean text; 183 pages, color illustrations.
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).
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.
Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, 1981. Octavo; VG/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, orange with black print; Boards in orange illustrated paper with white and red print, slight smudging, otherwise clean and strong, small label with call number on front; Textblock clean but for small Christmas card affixed to title page; 45 pages, illustrated.
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;.
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.
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 and Montreal: McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1967. First. Octavo; VG-/G+; light brown, green and black illustrated spine with black and red text; dustjacket has light edgewear with moderate age discoloration and light staining to covers, has protective mylar covering; boards are strong and clean with light bumping to corners and edges; front free-end paper has gift inscription, date and sticker to previous owner, pages lightly age-toned, otherwise textblock is clean; 176pp.
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.
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, 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;.
Ottawa: Galerie nationale du Canada, 1974. Octavo; VG/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, silver with black print; DJ has light edgewear, light shelfwear, vendor label on rear; Boards in blue cloth with silver print, clean and strong but for slight bump to front top corner; Text block clean and tight; Text in French; x, 242 pages, illustrated (b&w).
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.
Toronto: Coles Publishing Company, 1973. First Edition Reprint. Octavo; VG/no-DJ paperback; red spine with black text; cover has rubbing, edgewear, slight peeling at spine head and tail; textblock has age toning, edgewear, writing on front endpaper, otherwise clean; pp 289; originally published in 1889.
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;.
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.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Key Porter Books Limited, 1991. Canadian Printing. small Qto. VG+/VG. multicolor pictorial jacket DJ spine with olive and white titles, illustration extends across jacket front and partially the jacket rear, which is partly dark green with white text paragraphs. dark blue clothbound HB with stamped gilt type, adjacent boards sturdy, fep/ffep is a clear light green. illustrations and maps in b/w and some in color. 266 pp. ISBN# 1550133551.
[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: 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: 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;.
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;.
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.
Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2004. Octavo; VG-/VG; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, purple with white print; DJ has slight edgewear but is clean and bright; Boards in tan cloth with black print, slight wear to spine caps but clean and strong; Text block clean and tight but for ragged edges on lower corner of pages 17-24; xiii, 323 pages.
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;.
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.
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;.
Columbus, OH: A.R. Harding, Publisher, 1907. 12mo; pp 277; G-; grayish green spine with gilt text; no jacket; has slight tone to exterior; mild fraying to corners; cloth has modest wear to exterior; light whitish smudges to exterior; lightly rubbed corners; cocked spine; text block has mild toning to exterior edges; slight sticker residue to front pastedown; frontispiece; interior clean;.
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.
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.