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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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image of ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND. With 96 Illustrations by George Walker [and] ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN TORONTO. The Wood Engravings and Drawings for Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by George Walker

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Toronto: The Cheshire Cat Press, (Printed at the Poole Hall Press in Grimsby) 1988, 1991 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: Unbound boxed copy, #41 in an edition of 177 copies, inscribed on the half-title to "Hugh Anson-Cartwright with best wishes from Joe Brabant 19.xii.88." includes the 4-page illustrated prospectus. 95 wood engravings cut by George Walker, including tipped-on hand-painted frontispiece on… Read more
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image of CATALOGUE D'OUVRAGES SUR L'HISTOIRE DE L'AMERIQUE, et en Particulier sur celle du Canada, de la Louisiane, de l'Acadie, et Autres Lieux, Ci-devant connus sous le nom de Nouvelle-France

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Quebec: Presses de W. Cowan, No. 9 Rue de la Fabrique, 1837. Pp. [iv], 207. Original printed paper wrappers, sewn binding. Pencil signature on title-page of Hector L. Langevin, Avocat, (1826-1906), became Mayor of Quebec City in 1858, and is known as a Father of Confederation who attended the conferences in Charlottetown, Quebec, and London. Small chips to fore-edge, piece… Read more
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London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, 1889. Pp. xi, [i], 531, colour lithography frontispiece, photogravure portrait plate, 6 colour folding maps, navy-blue pebbled cloth, gilt vignette to front cover (a lookout in the crowsnest with a telescope), gilt spine lettering. Preliminary page gathering professionally and unobtrusively reinserted with Japanese paper, darkening to endpapers, outer edges of maps browned, else… Read more
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THREE AUTOGRAPH LETTERS SIGNED BY CORMELL PRICE AND ONE SIGNED BY ROBERT W. CARDEN

by Kipling, Rudyard] - Price, Cormell; Carden, Robert W.

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London: [1894, 1899, 1900, 1902] Four handwritten letters addressed to JULIUS H. GRIFFITH. Griffith was born 2 October 1866 in Bombay, India, and was a friend of Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936). He also attended the United Services College (USC), (No. 419), located at Westward Ho! in North Devon. Like Kipling, Griffith kept regular correspondence with Cormell Price, the Headmaster of the… Read more
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PRAYERS IN A FIELD: ten poems

by Aliquando Press] - Lochhead, Douglas

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Published
1974
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Near Fine
Edition
Limited, First Edition
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$168.42

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Toronto: The Aliquando Press, 1974. Limited to 125 numbered copies, this being "h/c". 15 cm x 9.2 cm, 12 leaves, line cuts of 5 drawings by Paulette Dennis (nee Riches), bound in brown Swedish Ingres Tumba paper wrappers with illustration and lettering duplicating title-page. Designed and printed by William Rueter. Small blemish to paper of rear cover, else near fine.… Read more
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SOLSTICE. Blue Moon Poem for Christmas

by Woodcock, George.

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Published
1937
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Near Fine
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Signed, Limited Edition
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$210.53

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[London: E. Lahr, 1937], 1937. Signed, unnumbered edition of 100 copies. Yellow art card folded once to 23 x 14 cm., pp. [4]: (i) title, (ii) blank, (iii) poem with author's signature at foot, (iv) colophon. Edges lightly dust soiled else near fine copy of scarce, early Woodcock item.. Signed by Author. Signed, Limited Edition. Folding Card. Near Fine. Octavo.… Read more
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SIX POEMS. Blue Moon Poems for Christmas

by Woodcock, George

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Published
1938
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Near Fine
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Signed, Limited Edition
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London: E. Lahr, 69 Red Lion Street, 1938. #16 of an edition limited to 100 copies and SIGNED. Grey art card folded twice to 19 x 14 cm., pp. [8]: (i) title-page, (ii-vii) poems, (viii) colophon signed by the author. Covers slightly dust soiled, else near fine copy of scarce early Woodcock publication.. Signed by Author. Signed, Limited Edition. Folding… Read more
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BALLAD OF AN ORPHAN HAND. Blue Moon Poem for Christmas 1939

by Woodcock, George Meredith

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Published
1939
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Very Good
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Limited, First Edition, Signed
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[London: E. Lahr] , 1939. SIGNED but unnumbered edition of 100 copies. Cream art card folded once to 22.5 x 14 cm., pp. [4]: (i) title-page, (ii-iii) text, (iv) colophon signed by the author. Ink correction in the author's hand changing the word "wine" to "wind" in the sixth verse. Covers lightly dust soiled, else very good copy of scarce… Read more
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RESEARCHES INTO THE HISTORY OF PLAYING CARDS: With Illustrations of the Origin of Printing and Engraving on Wood

by Singer, Samuel Weller

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Published
1816
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Very Good Plus.
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First, Limited Edition
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London: Printed by T. Bensley and Son for Robert Triphook, 1816. Pp. xvi, 373, [2] - Directions & Errata. 19 plates, 6 of which are printed on India Proof paper and laiddown, and 8 are hand-coloured, approx. 50 text illustrations, 3 of which are printed on India paper and laiddown. Full tan leather with two triple-ruled frames to upper and… Read more
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INTERSECT

by Shields, Carol.

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Published
1974
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Ottawa: Borealis Press, 1974. Pp. 59, illustrated card covers. Covers lightly scuffed, faint, circular "coffee" stain to rear cover, else very good tight copy, probably never read.. First Edition. Original Wrappers. Very Good. Small Octavo.
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INTERSECT

by Shields, Carol.

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Published
1974
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Very Good
Edition
First edition of author's second book. S
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Ottawa: Borealis Press, 1974. Pp. 59, illustrated card covers. Signed and inscribed by author on title-page. Covers lightly scuffed and rubbed, else very good.. Inscribed. First edition of author's second book. S. Original Wrappers. Very Good. Small Octavo.
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TEN SONGS

by Aliquando Press] - Campion, Thomas

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Published
1987
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Fine
Edition
Limited Edition
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$252.63

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Toronto: The Aliquando Press, Printed by William Rueter, 1987. 19.8 cm x 13 cm. An edition of 70 numbered copies (this being unnumbered). Pp. [20]. Printed on Mohawk Letterpress Text, with Tweedweave wrappers, firebrick red self wraps over boards, printed paper cover label. Titles and initials printed in red; ornaments in green. Fine copy. "This book celebrates the 420th anniversary… Read more
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CHIRICO : AVEC DES FRAGMENTS LITTERAIRES DE L'ARTISTE

by George, Waldemar - Chirico, Giorgio de

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Published
1928
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Very Good Plus.
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First, Limited Edition
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$4,210.50

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Paris: Editions des Chroniques du Jour, Grande Librairie Universelle, 1928. Copy #29 of 60 copies printed on Papier D'Arches, containing an original etching signed in pencil by Chirico. 283 mm x 225 mm. Pp. [40], followed by 30 black & white reproductions of paintings and drawings; 5 full-page studies of heads within the text, and signed frontispiece etching. Original printed… Read more
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LE MYSTERE LAIC. Essai D'Etude Indirecte (Giorgio de Chirico) Avec Cinq Dessins de Giorgio de Chirico

by Cocteau, Jean

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Published
1928
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Very Good Plus.
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First, Limited Edition
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$842.10

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Paris: Editions des Quatre Chemins, 1928. Copy #63 of 100 De Luxe copies printed on Annam de Rives, with 5 lithographs by Chirico. 25 cm x 19.5 cm, pp. [81], unopened, bound in printed self-wrappers over plain card, very tiny printed lettering to spinestrip. A little tanning to spine and around the cover edges, tiny red dot on rear cover… Read more
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OBSERVATIONS

by Beerbohm, Max

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Published
1926
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Near Fine
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First, Limited Edition
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London: William Heinemann Ltd., 1926. Limited edition of 280 copies, of which 250 are for sale, this is No. 94 signed by Beerbohm. Buff coloured dust jacket with green lettering bearing the rare tipped-on slip (not mentioned in Gallatin & Oliver) to the front cover, reading: "Each copy of this edition contains, in a pocket at the back, an additional… Read more
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THE DAWN OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY. Epochal Books in Kanazawa Institute of Technology Library Center. Forword [sic] by Stillman Drake

by Chiku, Kakugyo S. (Preface and Notes)

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Published
1983
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Fine
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First, Limited Edition
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Ishikawa: Kanazawa Institute of Technology Press, 1983. No. 12 of 25 specially bound copies in half leather with gilt title direct to the spine, marbled boards blind-stamped in the centre with an owl motif, Japanese paper endpapers. Includes a T.L.s loosely inserted, from the Chancellor of Kanazawa Institute of Technology to Professor Stillman Drake who wrote the Foreword, presenting… Read more
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image of FRUITS OF ENTERPRIZE EXHIBITED IN THE TRAVELS OF BELZONI IN EGYPT AND NUBIA, Interspersed with the Observations of a Mother to Her Children. To which is added A Short Account of the Traveller's Death. By the Author of "The India Cabinet."

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London: John Harris, Corner of St. Paul's Church-Yard, 1824. 17 cm x 10.5, pp. xii, 238, [2] - publ. adverts. 12 plates containing 24 engravings. Original quarter red leather and printed boards. The boards indicate "Third Edition, London: J. Harris and Son. St. Paul's Church Yard." However, title-page indicates the Fourth Edition. The lower board is printed with a… Read more
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THE POETICAL WORKS OF EDMUND SPENSER. [5 Volumes, Bound by Hayday]

by Spenser, Edmund

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Published
1839
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Very Good
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London: William Pickering, 1839. 5 vols., 16 x 10 cm, pp. lxxiv, 282; vi, 295; [iv], 296; [viii], 305; vi, 317. Engraved frontispiece portrait to vol. 1. Full navy blue, smooth calf, panelled spine with ornate gilt in the compartments, double leather spine labels in red and black with gilt lettering, all edges marbled, ribbon bookmark, marbled endpapers. From… Read more
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image of [THE STREETER COPY] - NARRATIVE OF A VOYAGE TO THE PACIFIC AND BEERING'S STRAIT, to Co-Operate with The Polar Expeditions: Performed in His Majesty's Ship Blossom, ... in the Years 1825, 26, 27, 28. [In Two Parts]

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London: Published by Authority of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty; Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, 1831. THE STREETER COPY: See "The Celebrated Collection of Americana formed by the Late Thomas Winthrop Streeter, ... Volume Six ... New York: Park-Bernet Galleries Inc., 1969." Sixteenth Session, Tuesday, April 22nd. Item No. 3517. Two volumes. The so-called Admiralty edition in a quarto… Read more
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