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Image for Stone Lithographic Portrait of Sir Join A. Macdonald  Canada's First Prime Minister

Stone Lithographic Portrait of Sir Join A. Macdonald Canada's First Prime Minister

By: N/A

Price: $475.00

Publisher: Toronto, Rolph, Smith & Co. Litho.: Circa 1875-1880

Inventory Number: 44846

Condition: There is a very small tear to the bottom corner with has been repaired otherwise in very good condition with clean bright colours


Printed on the bottom of the litho is 'Sir John A. Macdonald K.C.B., M.P.' View more info

Image for MacKinlay's Map of the Province of Nova Scotia, Including the Island of Cape Breton. Compiled From Actual & recent Surveys

MacKinlay's Map of the Province of Nova Scotia, Including the Island of Cape Breton. Compiled From Actual & recent Surveys

By: N/A

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Halifax, N.S., Published by A. & W. MacKinlay: No date (1870s)

Inventory Number: 20287

Condition: Browning along folds with a few small pieces missing along the folds and corners. Also one small stain in the lower left corner


Engraved by C. Philip & Son, Liverpool and Drawn by W.A. Hendry View more info

Image for Mrs. Beeton's Book of Household Management A Guide To Cookery in All Branches.  Daily Duties, Mistress & Servant, Hostess & Guest, Marketing, Trussing & Carving, Menu Making, Home Doctor, Sick Nursing, The Nursery, Home Lawyer

Mrs. Beeton's Book of Household Management A Guide To Cookery in All Branches. Daily Duties, Mistress & Servant, Hostess & Guest, Marketing, Trussing & Carving, Menu Making, Home Doctor, Sick Nursing, The Nursery, Home Lawyer

By: Beeton, Mrs.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: London, Melbourne and Toronto, Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.: 1912

Edition: New Edition, Revised, Enlarged, Brought Up to Date and Fully Illustrated

Inventory Number: 44885

Condition: Top & bottom of the spine has some wear and small nicks and tears, also wear to the corners, interior very good and original paste-downs


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Image for A Voyage Round the World Performed by Order of His Most Christian Majesty, In the Years 1766,1767,1768, and 1769

A Voyage Round the World Performed by Order of His Most Christian Majesty, In the Years 1766,1767,1768, and 1769

By: Bougainville, Lewis de (Translated from the French by John Reinhold Forster, F.A.S.)

Price: $4,500.00

Publisher: London, J. Nourse: 1772

Inventory Number: 44162

Condition: Contemporary book plate inside front cover. Hinges have been expertly repaired along spine. Half title missing. Book is in very good condition generally with some wear to outer edges . Some minor offsetting to endpapers


Part of the introduction appears to be misbound at the end (xxv-xxviii) . Vocabulary at rear View more info

Image for Travels To Discover the Source of the Nile, In the Years 1768,1769,1771,1771,1772,and 1773 (in Five Volumes)

Travels To Discover the Source of the Nile, In the Years 1768,1769,1771,1771,1772,and 1773 (in Five Volumes)

By: Bruce, James, of Kinnaird, Esq.F.R.S.

Price: $6,750.00

Publisher: London, J.Rothven, For G.G.J. and J. Robinson: 1790

Edition: (First Edition)

Inventory Number: 44160

Condition: All bindings have been expertly repaired along hinges. There is the occasional light foxing to the preliminary leaves, the margins of the prints & maps and in the occasional outer margins of the text


Introduction by author as well as preface dedicating these volumes to the King (George III) View more info

Image for The Mountain and the Valley  (Signed)

The Mountain and the Valley (Signed)

By: Buckler, Ernest

Price: $750.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Inventory Number: 1739

Condition: Very good with 2 small stains from the removal of scotch tape on the top and bottom of the 1st. fly leaf


The story of Nova Scotian farm people; considered a classic of Canadian literature. Signed by the author on the 1st fly leaf View more info

Image for Ox Bells and Fireflies. A Memoir (Signed)

Ox Bells and Fireflies. A Memoir (Signed)

By: Buckler, Ernest

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: (1968)

Edition: First Edition

Inventory Number: 2120

Condition: Very good


Mr. Buckler describes this book as; ' a kind of fictional memoir Nova Scotian Village life in his childhood..' View more info

Image for A Compendious History of the Northern Part of the Province of New Brunswick and of the District of Gaspe, in Lower Canada.

A Compendious History of the Northern Part of the Province of New Brunswick and of the District of Gaspe, in Lower Canada.

By: Cooney, Robert.

Price: $800.00

Publisher: Halifax, N.S., 1832

Inventory Number: 44473

Condition: Covers are worn and the printed paper label is missing. Some light foxing to the preliminary leaves and a water mark to the bottom corner of the 1st. Leaf


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Image for The Eighty-Fifth in France and Flanders

The Eighty-Fifth in France and Flanders

By: Hayes, Lt. Col. Joseph

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Halifax, N.S., Royal Print & Litho Ltd.: 1920

Inventory Number: 2483

Condition: Sl.foxing to top title page, generally very good


Foreword by Lieut-General Sir Arthur W. Currie. Introduction by Lieut-Col. J.L. Ralston View more info

Image for Nerves and Personal Power. Some Principles of Psychology as Applied to Conduct and Health. With Introduction by Rt. Hon. W. L. Mackenzie King (Signed by W. L. Mackenzie King)

Nerves and Personal Power. Some Principles of Psychology as Applied to Conduct and Health. With Introduction by Rt. Hon. W. L. Mackenzie King (Signed by W. L. Mackenzie King)

By: King, D. MacDougall

Price: $300.00

Publisher: New York, Chicago, etc., Fleming H. Revell Company: 1922

Inventory Number: 45553

Condition: Edges are worn & the top & bottom of the spine are frayed, front inner hinge crack and the outer edges are slightly soiled


Signed presentation copy to the well known Nova Scotian artist Earl Bailly. To Earl Bailey(sic) with all good wishes from W.L. Mackenzie King, Laurier House Ottawa Dec. 26, 1924 View more info

Image for The Secret of Heroism. A memoir of Henry Albert Harper (Signed)

The Secret of Heroism. A memoir of Henry Albert Harper (Signed)

By: King, W.L. Mackenzie

Price: $325.00

Publisher: New York, Chicago, Toronto, etc., Fleming H. Revell Company: 1906

Edition: Second Edition

Inventory Number: 45551

Condition: The edges of the spine have some light wear and there is a very small nick to the edge of the spine. Corners are bumped, foxing to the frontis, title page and the last few pages. Front inner hinge crack.


Signed presentation copy to the well known Nova Scotian artist Earl Bailly. To Earl Bailey(sic) with his best wishes of his friend W.L. Mackenzie King, Laurier House Ottawa New Year 1929 View more info

Image for The History of New France  (in 3 vols)

The History of New France (in 3 vols)

By: LesCarbot, Marc

Price: $975.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Champlain Society: 1907

Edition: #46 of a Ltd edition of 520

Inventory Number: 4745

Condition: Spine slightly sunned with sl. staining to boards ow very good. Previous owner's bookplate on front paste-down


With an English Translation, notes and Appendices by W.L. Grant and Introduction by H.P. Biggar. View more info

Image for Modesty Cove, N.S.  [Shut-in Island St. Margaret's Bay]

Modesty Cove, N.S. [Shut-in Island St. Margaret's Bay]

By: MacAskill, W. R. (Photographer)

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Halifax, NS, Canada, W. R. MacAskill: (1930s or 1940s)

Inscription: W. R. MacAskill (photographer)

Inventory Number: 44841

Condition: Photography in very good condition, the second mat has some light spotting


Title & signature in pencil on bottom of mat inside border lines and blind stamp to bottom right corner of 2nd mat which reads 'Property of Canadian national Railways.' View more info

Image for Dictionarium Scoto-Celticum:A Dictionary of the Gaelic Language ; Comprising An Ample Vocabulary of Gaelic Words, as perserved in Vernacular Speech, Manuscripts, or Printed Works. With Their Signification  and Various Examples and Phrases. (in 2 vols)

Dictionarium Scoto-Celticum:A Dictionary of the Gaelic Language ; Comprising An Ample Vocabulary of Gaelic Words, as perserved in Vernacular Speech, Manuscripts, or Printed Works. With Their Signification and Various Examples and Phrases. (in 2 vols)

By: MacLeod, Rev. Dr. John et al (eds)

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Edinburgh and London, Compiled and Published Under the Direction of the Highland Society of Scotland: 1828

Inventory Number: 44804

Condition: Vol. I has been repaired with tape to inner and outer hinges. Both vols are scuffed & worn esp. along edges with cracks to top and bottom spines


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Image for Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians) A Record of Achievement

Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians) A Record of Achievement

By: McAvity, Lieutenant-Colonel J. M. In collaboration with the Offices and Men of the Regiment

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Toronto, Brigdens Limited: 1947

Inventory Number: 19998

Condition: Vg. Author's presentation copy signed and dated 23 Jun 48


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Image for Paradise Lost A Poem, in Twelve books (in 2 vols)

Paradise Lost A Poem, in Twelve books (in 2 vols)

By: Milton, John

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, Printed for John Sharpe by C. Whittingham, Chiswick: 1816 & 1817

Inventory Number: 44794

Condition: Volume I has detached front board, wear to edges leather both volumes. Some dampstaining and foxing to endpapers


Engr. Title page reads 1816 as pub date,regular title page reads 1817 View more info

Image for Paradise Lost. A Poem in Twelve Books.  [with] Paradise Regain'd A Poem in Four Books. To Which is added Samson Agonistes: and Poems upon Several Occasions. A New Edition [both]With Notes of various Authors, By Thomas Newton. 4 volumes

Paradise Lost. A Poem in Twelve Books. [with] Paradise Regain'd A Poem in Four Books. To Which is added Samson Agonistes: and Poems upon Several Occasions. A New Edition [both]With Notes of various Authors, By Thomas Newton. 4 volumes

By: Milton, John

Price: $475.00

Publisher: London, 1773 & 1778

Edition: Paradise Lost is the 8th Edition 1778 & Paradise Regain'd a New Edition 1773

Inventory Number: 45065

Condition: All volumes has some shelf wear to edges and toning to the outer margins of the front and rear paste-down, and the 1st. and last leaves. Vol. III & IV have outer hinge cracks but the boards are still firm.


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Image for The North Pole Its Discovery in 1909 Under The Auspices of the Peary Arctic Club ( Association copy with Robert A. Bartlett's inscription and signature)

The North Pole Its Discovery in 1909 Under The Auspices of the Peary Arctic Club ( Association copy with Robert A. Bartlett's inscription and signature)

By: Peary, Robert E.

Price: $375.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Stokes Company: 1910

Edition: (First edition)

Inventory Number: 45528

Condition: Cloth is sl. worn along edges with some offsetting to endpapers, blind seal previous owner at bottom rear endpaper, Inner front hinge starting to separate at lower end,.


With introduction by Theodore Roosevelt. And a foreword by Gilbert H. Grosvenor. Folding map is at rear View more info

Image for Traditions of Perth, Containing Sketches of the Manners and Customs of the Inhabitants, and Notices of Public Occurrences. During the Last Century: Interesting Extracts From Old Records: Notices of the Neighbouring Localities of Historical Interest;

Traditions of Perth, Containing Sketches of the Manners and Customs of the Inhabitants, and Notices of Public Occurrences. During the Last Century: Interesting Extracts From Old Records: Notices of the Neighbouring Localities of Historical Interest;

By: Penny, George

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Perth, Messrs Dewar, Sidey, Morison, Peat, and Drummond: 1836

Inventory Number: 44798

Condition: Fine binding by Bayntun of Bath. Previous owner's bookplate in front with name removed. Book plate at rear .


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