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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).
Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. First Printing. Octavo; VG/VG-; light green/cream pictorial spine with dark blue text; first printing; dust jacket has slight toning to exterior; mylar wrap; cloth exterior shows very light wear; strong boards; text block exterior edges have age toned slightly; interior clean; good binding; illustrated; pp 383.
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.
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).
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.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1992. Octavos, 11 volumes; VG; bound in fine genuine brown leather with bright gilt spines, black and red labels with gilt titling, and gilt decorative motif on covers; each volume with matching motif; gilt text block; silk endpapers; silk ribbon; very mild shelfwear; shelved above Easton Press.
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.
London: Robert Jennings, , 1828. First Edition. Octavo; G; bound in 3/4 burgundy calf, marbled boards, spine with gilt titling; moderate wear and rubbing to binding, including front board largely detached, part of marbled paper on front board peeling, chipping to head and tail of spine; small ink splatter to top edge of text block, impacts top edge of Columbia and Brazil maps; with 80/81 plates, lacking the final plate (Intermediate Geography). With 55 maps illustrating the modern world and 25 of 26 maps illustrating the ancient world; Calligraphic title page to both parts; Scales differ.; RR consignment; shelved case 9.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
[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.
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.
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: 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.
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: 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;.
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;.
Philadelphia: The Bach Institute Press, 1990. Octavo; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black with white print; DJ has light edgewear, small tear to front bottom corner, smudging on rear; Boards in black cloth with gold print, slight wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has small amount of penciled notes in the appendix, else clean and tight; 234 pages.
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;.
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;.
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;.
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;.
Ottawa: The Royal Society of Canada, 1981. Octavo; pp 358; VG-/G-; light blue/blue pictorial spine with black text; dust jacket has some rubbing wear to exterior; noticeable rubbing to edges and joints; few smudges to exterior; cloth has light wear to exterior; minor rubbing to corners; strong boards; text block shows light shelf wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; 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).
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, 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: 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;.
New York: Allerton Book Co., 1922. 12mo; 2 volumes; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, grey/tanned with blue print; DJs in mylar, small tears at spine ends and flap corners, small tear to rear top edge (vol. 1) and front top edge (vol. 2); Boards in tan cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, mild staining, especially to vol. 2; Text blocks have gilt top edges, spotting to edges, tanning to endpapers, mild age-toning to paper; 2 vols. (xl, 254 pages; ix, 229 pages), frontispiece (folded map), illustrated (b&w plates).
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).
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;.
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.
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;.
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;.
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.
New York: Johnson and Ward, 1862. Folio, 99 pages, 64 lithographed maps; G; bound in original publisher's three-quarters calf with embossed green cloth covers, titling in gilt on front cover and spine, marbled endpapers; front gutter partially open; most maps with light foxing; hand-colored plates; shelved above case 3.
Toronto: The Champlain Society. 1237/1250. Octavo; pp 781; VG/no-DJ; red spines with gilt text; limited, numbered copies, this is number 1237 of 1250; 2 volumes: vol. 1, Red River and the Journey to the Missouri [ISBN 0969342500],1988; vol. 2, The Saskatchewan and Columbia Rivers [ISBN 0969342519],1992; cloths clean; strong boards; text blocks have top edges gilt; frontispieces; illustrated; interiors clean; light wear to edges; deckled fore and tail edges; shelved under review table.