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image of GEOLOGY, OIL FIELDS, AND MINERALS, of Canada West: How and Where to Find Them ... Geological Maps of Canada West and of the Oil Regions ... with a Copious Glossary, Index and a Catalogue of 42 Different Mineral Species ...

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Toronto: W.C. Chewett & Co., 1865. 16.3 cm x 12.8 cm, pp. 109, 2 very large, colour folding maps, original textured blue cloth boards, gilt-titled on a black panel. Covers slightly worn, else a very good plus copy. White, d. 1879, was a provincial land surveyor. TPL 4461. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus.. 16 mo..
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FEATHERED FAVOURITES. Twelve Coloured Pictures of British Birds

by Wolf, Joseph

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Published
1854
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Very Good
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First Edition
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$1,452.78

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London: Thomas Bosworth, 215 Regent Street, 1854. Original red grained cloth, bevelled edges, gilt title within an elaborate gilt wreath design to upper board, ornate gilt spine design, all edges gilt. Printed on heavy bond paper. Pp. [vi], [54], + 12 circular chromolithograph plates (with tissue guards) surrounded by an ornate gilt wreath frame and followed by poetry featuring that… Read more
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SEA FISH AND HOW TO CATCH THEM

by Lord, W.B.

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Published
1865
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Very Good
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Second Edition
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$141.24

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London: Bradbury and Evans, 11 Bouverie St, Fleet Street, n.d. [ca. 1865], 1865. 16.5 cm x 10.5 cm, pp. viii, 118, [2] - publisher's adverts. Original yellow, green, and red illustrated wrappers, numerous illustrations throughout. Covers lightly soiled, chip to upper and lower cover top corners, upper cover slit at top of joint approx. 6 cm. Very light foxing to… Read more
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THE NATURALIST IN VANCOUVER ISLAND AND BRITISH COLUMBIA

by Lord, John Keast

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Published
1866
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Good Plus
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First Edition
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$322.84

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London: Richard Bentley, 1866. 2 volumes, pp. [xvi], 358; [x], 375; 11 plates, 2 title-page vignettes, errata pages, half leather, marbled boards, spine labels gilt-stamped on maroon leather and on black leather, speckled edges. Bookplate of the Odd Fellows' Library Association of San Francisco to front pastedowns, and their circular stamp to title-pages and several other pages within, otherwise interiors… Read more
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THE MOISIE SALMON CLUB. A Chronicle

by Weeks, Edward

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Published
1971
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Near Fine
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Limited, First Edition
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$100.89

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Barre, MA: Barre Publishers, 1971. One of 1,500 copies. Light aquamarine cloth boards backed in dark blue buckram, silver "jumping" salmon illustration to cover, silver spine lettering, map endpapers, richly illustrated throughout primarily with monotone photo reproductions, with a few illustrations in colour including a two-page spread of "The Evolution of the Moisie Flies", maps. Very light soiling to the… Read more
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London: William Pickering, 1836. 2 volumes, large paper edition, title-page in red and black with Pickering's device no. iv (Keynes, p.44). 61 steel engraving after T. Stothard and others on India-paper and mounted. Full green crushed morocco, 5 raised bands with gilt decorated compartments, gilt frame to upper and lower covers, inner, deep dentelles, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Bound… Read more
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London: John C. Nimmo, 1889. Original green silk covers with gilt-stamped fish to upper cover and spine, top edge gilt, black endpapers, pp. xv, 445, partially unopened, with 6 original etchings (with tissue guards), 2 portraits (with tissue guards), and 74 wood engravings. Followed by THE PRACTICAL FLY-FISHER, London: Nimmo, 1889. Pp. 16, with 10 plates (with tissue guards), coloured… Read more
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Philadelphia: David McKay, n.d. (ca. 1931) Pp. [224], 12 full-colour plates with captioned tissue guards, illustrated endpapers, gilt decorated green cloth, top edge gilt. Covers lightly soiled, slight rubbing to the extremities and tips, small nick at the joint of the lower cover, interior very lightly tanned at the margins, otherwise a very good, clean, tight, square copy. Lacking the… Read more
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London: Printed for J. Johnson, St. Paul's Church-Yard, by Taylor and Wiks, Chancery-Lane, 1802. (19.5 cm x 12.5 cm), pp. [4], 92, + 28 engraved, double-page plates inserted on guards. Original half calf and marbled boards, ribbon bookmark. Covers and tips rubbed and scuffed, spine ends chipped, lacking leather spine label, offsetting at corners and gutter ends of the endpapers… Read more
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London: Religious Tract Society, n.d. [ca. 1840] 16mo. (14.7 cm x 10 cm), 2 parts in 1, pp. 104; 104; illustrated with black and white engravings within the text, publisher's red cloth, blind stamped with gilt device and lettering, yellow coated endpapers. Binder's small ticket (Baxter Binder) on rear pastedown, pencil signature of J.J. Bell on front pastedown, covers lightly… Read more
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London: L. Booth, 307 Regent Street, W., 1864. Pp. viii, 336, original gilt and blind stamped brown cloth, lightly rubbed, head & tail of spine slightly frayed, upper & lower hinges started though tight, interior fine. Fictionalized tales of sporting adventures in many parts of the world based upon the author's travels with his regiment. Accompanied, as befits a Fellow… Read more
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NATURALIS HISTORIAE. Cum Commentariis & adnotationibus ...

by Pliny the Elder.

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Published
1669
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Very Good
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$807.10

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Leiden & Rotterdam: Hackios, 1669 (v. 1), 1668 (v. 2-3), 1669. 3 volumes, pp. (1) [xiv], 80 (Introduction), 56 (Liber 1: Contents), 838, [118] (Index); (2) 917, [87] (Index); (3) 853, [83] (Index); extra engraved title-pages (all d/d 1669) by G. Wingendorp of Leiden, publisher's device of eagle in flight on title-pages, full calf, speckled edges. Book plates with lion… Read more
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San Francisco: Grabhorn Press, 1948. Edition of 200. This copy unnumbered. (29 x 22 cm.), pp. [iv], 106, illustrated, original dark salmon paper wraps, vignette on front cover. Covers unevenly faded, yapp edges chipped, else very good. Listing of the fine collection presented to the Museo Nacional de Antropologia de Guatemala by the compiler.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.… Read more
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London: B. Fellowes, 1852. Fifth edition. 8vo, pp vii, 280, frontis, text illus, blank stamped cloth. Covers soiled and bumped, spine scuffed, front hinge weak, contents good. The great naturalist's account first published in 1825..
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The Birds of Buckeye Lake, Ohio

by Trautman, Milton B.

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Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1940. Misc. Pubs. Museum of Zoology, No. 44 8vo., 466, 15 half-tone plates, 2 maps, paper wraps. Covers and spine faded and worn, else very good.
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London: William Wesley & Son for the Royal Horticultural Society , 1914. Edition of 500 copies. 4 ll., pp. 364, frontispiece portrait, blue cloth, dark blue rules, seal of RHS in gilt on front cover, gilt spine lettering. Library stamp on prelim. leaves; from the library of the distinguished surveyor and historian of Western Canada, James Navin Wallace with (his?)… Read more
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Philadelphia: George S. Appleton, 1850. Small square 8vo. (15 x 12 cm.), pp. xiv, 200, [16] (Pubs. illustrated advts.), 16 plates, cloth, blind stamped covers, gilt illus. front cover, gilt lettering & devices spine. Covers spotted, spine lightly soiled and scuffed, a few pages have offse tting from speciments (leaves), else text very good, plates bright and clean..
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Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1888. Second edition 8vo., pp. xii, 290, illus., original pictorial cloth. New endpapers. Covers a little dull, foxing at first and last and edges, contents very good. Three American doctors hunting, fishing and camping in the Muskokas.
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The Canadian Record of Science.

by Natural History Society of Montreal.

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Montreal, 1884 (Vol 1, No 2) 8vo, pp 128, orig printedd paper wraps. Covers stained and chipped, contents very good. Also available Vol 3, No 2 (1888). Contributors include Sir Wm. Dawson and T. Sterry Hunt..
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Toronto: Printed by Warick & Sons, 1887. 8vo., pp. 217. erratum slip, 3 plates (included in pagination), text illus., fold. col. map; the work is in three parts, each with title-page not included in pagination, publisher's blue cloth, front cover black and gilt, gilt spine lettering. Bookp late. Pt. I: Topographical and historical notes Nipigon Lake and River to Thunder… Read more
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