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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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;.
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).
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, 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).
Edmonton: The University of Alberta Press, 1984. Octavo; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, brown with white print; DJ as edgewear with small tears at spine ends and flap corners, light shelfwear; Boards in brown cloth, light wear to spine caps and corners, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; xvii, 372 pages, illustrated (b&w).
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).
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.
[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.
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.
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.
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;.
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.
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.
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.
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 2.
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).
Port Hope: Steampower Publishing, 2000. First Edition. Quarto, ii, 90 pages; G+; Plain dark blue spine with no lettering; Covers have very light wear to corners and prominent watermark to top edge of front cover; Textblock has some very ligh soiling to top and bottom edges, and several pages have very small creases at the top corners; Inscription by Rafuse appears in ink on the titlepage: "Ken / Enjoy ou / international / rail-marine / heritage. / Ted Rafuse"; Illustrated; NOTE: Shelved at bookshelf in hallway outside of Room A.
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.].
Garden City NY: Doubleday & Company, 1947. Octavo; G+/G; grayish beige pictorial spine with black text; dust jacket has modest sun aging to exterior; other wear with smudges to exterior; mylar wrap to dj; minor edge wear; cloth shows mild exterior wear; light lean to spine; few dings to edges; text block exterior edges have age toned moderately; deckled fore edge; maps adhered to pastedowns; text to lower facing endpapers explaining maps; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; frontispiece; interior good; illustrated; previous bookshop's small sticker to rear pastedown; pp 720.
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.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1907. Octavo; 2 volumes; G-; Hardcover; Spine, green with gold print; Boards in green cloth with gold print, wear to spine caps, hinges, bottom edges, and corners, mild shelfwear; Text blocks have green tinted top edge, bookplate and owner stamp on front endpapers, “315 illustrations and 23 maps”; Vol. I. (cracked rear board, cracked hinges and intermittent spine breaks, 2 folded maps laid in) xxiv, 638 pages, illustrated (b&w) — Vol. II. (clean and tight) xvii, 635 pages, illustrated (b&w).
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1903. Octavo; G; Hardcover; Spine, green with gold print; Boards in green cloth with gold print, light wear to spine caps and corners, light spotted fading to boards, else clean and strong; Text block has green tinted top edge, spotting to edges and endpapers, loose map of route laid in, else clean and tight, slight ink checks to front bibliography; xix, 498 pages, frontispiece (map), illustrated (b&w maps and plans).
Ottawa: Edmond Cloutier, 1949. Octavo; pp 364; G/Fair; red spine with ivory text; dust jacket shows noticeable wear to exterior; slightly sunned exterior; several chips to edges; small price sticker to rear; cloth has modest shelf wear to exterior; lightly bumped corners; slight worn spine edges and fore corners; sturdy boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; text in French;.
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;.
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.
Toronto: Academic Press of Canada, The Hunter Rose Company, 1979. Limited edition. Folio (oblong); Limited edition 240/1500; VG-; Hardcover; Spine, cream with gold print; Slipcase in cream cloth with gold print, light shelfwear, but clean and strong; Boards in cream cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by the authors on the limited edition page; xi, 292 pages, illustrated (b&w 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.] Shelved with large/oversized books kept in the back area, off the sales floor.
New York: Fleming H. Revell Company, 1905. Octavo; G-; Hardcover; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth with stamped title and illustration, mild wear to spine caps and corners, slightly cocked spine, light shelfwear, else clean and strong; Text block has tanning to endpapers, cracked front hinge, foxing to pages adjacent to plates, clean text; Inscribed in ink by the author on the front flyleaf; 339 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated (b&w plates, 1 folded map).
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1929. Octavo; G+/F+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, orange with black print; DJ in mylar, edgewear with small tears, tear at center of spine and center of rear, toning to spine, mild smudging/shelfwear; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, slight wear to spine tail, else clean and strong; Text block has orange tinted top edge, name stamp and name in ink on front endpapers, small label affixed to rear pastedown, else clean and tight; 322 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w plates, maps).
Toronto: William Briggs, 1866. Thick Octavo; G; pp 670; brownish red spine with gilt text; full title: A Popular History of the Dominion of Canada from the Discovery of America to the Present Time, Including A History of the Provinces of Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, British Columbia, and Manitoba; of the North-West Territory, and of the Island of Newfoundland; no jacket; cloth has modest wear to exterior; lightly age tone to spine; minor rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block has age toned exterior edges; frontispiece; illustrated with steel portraits, maps and numerous wood engravings; some illustrations with tissue guards; portrait of Hon Lord Dufferin has some foxing as well as to tissue guard; small chips to tissue guard; intact binding.
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.