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;.
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.
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.
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;.
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.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996. First American edition. Octavo; First American edition; G/VG; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tan and black with black and white print; DJ in mylar, clean and bright; Boards quarter bound with purple cloth to spine and grey paper to boards, mild wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has spotting to edges, very slight amount of penciled marginal notation, spine break at p. 86; Signed in ink by the author on front flyleaf bookplate; xiv, 348 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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;.
Toronto: House of Anansi Press Limited, 1982. First Printing. Octavo; pp 231; G/G-; blue spine with white text; dust jacket has some rubbing wear to exterior; minor chips to edges and corners; previous bookshop's sticker to front; cloth shows slight sun fading to exterior; minor rubbing to corners; sturdy boards; text block has light smudges to exterior edges; previous owner's name to rear endpaper; illustrated;.
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: Stoddart, a Boston Mills Press Book, 1992. Quarto; VG-/VG; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, green with white print; DJ is clean and bright; Boards in green cloth with silver print, slight wear to spine tail, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by the author on stationary taped inside front flyleaf; 216 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: 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.