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JONES'S TRAVELLING LIBRARY OF DIAMOND POETS AND CLASSICS by Travelling Library - Jones] -

London: Jones & Co., various dates (1820s) Travelling library of 52 volumes (of 53), of English poets and English prose (lacking Prior "The Poetical Works" vol. 1). The dates vary and the engraved titles frequently bear another date than the...

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CA$25,000.00


[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] by Beechey, Captain F.W. [Frederick William]

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 Yo...

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CA$13,000.00


A STATE OF THE EXPEDITION FROM CANADA, as Laid Before the House of Commons, by Lieutenant-General Burgoyne and Verified by Evidence; with a Collection of Authentic Documents, and an Addition of Many Circumstances which were prevented from appearing ... by Burgoyne, Lieutenant-General [John]

London: Printed for J. Almon, Opposite Burlington-House, Piccadilly, 1780. 28.2 cm x 22.3 cm. Pp. viii, 140, lxii - (Appendix), [1] - advertisement. Uncut. 1 engraved folding-map, 5 engraved folding plans, 2 with tipped-on, flip-up insets, drawn by Lt. Du...

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VOYAGES FROM MONTREAL, ON THE RIVER ST. LAURENCE, Through the Continent of North America, to the Frozen and Pacific Oceans; In the Years 1789 and 1793. With a Preliminary Account of the Rise, Progress, and Present State of the Fur Trade of that Country by Mackenzie, Alexander

London: Printed for T. Cadell, Jun. and W. Davies, Cobbett and Morgan, and W. Creech, M.DCCCI, 1801. (26 cm x 20.5 cm), pp. half-title, title-page, dedication page, iii-viii, [i]-cxxxii, [1]-412, [2] Errata, engraved frontispiece portrait, 3 large folding...

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CA$11,500.00


THE JAPANESE PRINT, An Interpretation by Wright, Frank Lloyd

Fine Arts Building, Chicago: The Ralph Fletcher Seymour Co., 1912. 20.8 cm x 13 cm. Pp. 35 printed on Japanese paper, fibrous Japanese washi endpapers, tan paper covered boards with stylized crane design to cover in green, and smaller version to title-pag...

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TRAVELS THROUGH THE CANADAS, containing a description of the picturesque scenery on some of the rivers and lakes; with an account of the productions, commerce, and inhabitants of those Provinces [HAND-COLOURED] by Heriot, George

London: Printed for Richard Phillips, 1807. Pp. xii, 602, [2], 27 full-coloured aquatint plates (7 folding), most with tissue guards, 1 coloured folding map at rear. Attractively bound in contemporary style with half speckled calf and comb pattern marbled...

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CA$9,500.00


THE NEW BOTANIC GARDEN, Illustrated with One Hundred and Thirty-three Plants, Engraved by Sansom from the Original Pictures, and Coloured with the Greatest Exactness from Drawings by Sydenham Edwards. Two Volumes [in One] by Edwards, Sydenham

London: Printed for John Stockdale, by T. Bensley, 1812. 29 cm x 24 cm, pp. [vi], 503 (continuous pagination and register), plus 61 vibrantly hand-coloured engraved plates (includes frontispiece). Contemporary navy-blue morocco, both upper and lower cover...

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CA$9,000.00


THE CHESTER PLAY OF THE DELUGE with Ten Wood-Engravings by David Jones by Cleverdon, Douglas] - [David Jones]

London: Clover Hill Editions, Douglas Cleverdon, 1977. #69 of 80 copies on Barcham Green hand-made paper, water-marked 'Clover Hill', bound in brown quarter morocco over marbled boards with gilt-stamped leather cover label, top edge gilt, others d...

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THE STORY OF THE MALAKAND FIELD FORCE. An Episode of Frontier War by Churchill, Winston S

London, New York, and Bombay: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1898. Pp. [xvi], 336, 32 (Publisher's catalogue), frontispiece portrait, 6 maps (2 folding), coated endpapers, apple-green cloth, gilt lettering, housed in specially made matching clamshell box. ...

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CA$9,000.00


ETCHING OF ALBERT EINSTEIN by Schmutzer, Ferdinand

1921. Ferdinand Schmutzer's 1921 Etching of Albert Einstein. Signed on the lower right in pencil. 40 cm long x 30 cm wide. (No. 232 in Arpad Weixlgärtner's Das Radierte Swerk von Ferdinand Schmutzer 1896-1921. Wien: Fritz Mandel, 1922) This a...

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CA$7,500.00


THREE AUTOGRAPH LETTERS SIGNED BY CORMELL PRICE AND ONE SIGNED BY ROBERT W. CARDEN by Kipling, Rudyard] - Price, Cormell; Carden, Robert W

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), l...

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INDIAN RAILWAY LIBRARY [7 Issues in 2 Volumes] by Kipling, Rudyard

Allahabad: A.H. Wheeler & Co. 7 issues bound in 2 volumes. Half green calf and green cloth boards, flat back with gilt rules, gilt title direct to spine. VOLUME 1: containing the first 4 volumes of the Indian Railway Library (IRL). The covers were des...

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CA$7,000.00


NARRATIVE OF A JOURNEY TO THE SHORES OF THE POLAR SEA in the Years 1819, 20, 21, and 22. With an Appendix on Various Subjects Relating to Science and Natural History. Illustrated by Numerous Plates and Maps by Franklin, John

London: John Murray, 1823. Pp. xvi, 768, with half-title and tipped-in Errata slip at p. 1; 30 plates, with 11 coloured, all with tissue guards except for the 3 botanicals at rear, (nos. 203 and 211 reversed in the List of Plates), 1 text illustration, 4 ...

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CA$6,500.00


THE HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN INDIANS; Particularly Those Nations adjoining to the Missisippi [sic], East and West Florida, Georgia, South and North Carolina, and Virginia: Account of Origin, Language, Manners, Religious & Civil Customs, Laws [etc.] ... by Adair, James

London: Printed for Edward and Charles Dilly, 1775. Complete title as follows: "The History of the American Indians; Particularly Those Nations adjoining to the Missisippi [sic], East and West Florida, Georgia, South and North Carolina, and Virginia:...

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THE SEVEN SEAS by Kipling, Rudyard

London: Methuen and Co., 1896. Pp. xv, 230, 39 - publisher's catalogue dated October 1896. Title-page with vignette. Maroon buckram, gilt spine lettering, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. From the library of Julius H. Griffith (1865-1936), friend of K...

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CA$6,000.00


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