Crossroad Books Catalog #106 Canada

 

Crossroad Books

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1) The Canadian North West: A Bibliography of the Sources of Information in the Public Reference Library of the City of Toronto, Canada in Regard to the Hudson's Bay Company, the Fur Trade and the Early History of the Canadian North West 1931; Toronto Public Library; Softcover; 10" x 6.75"; 52; Very Good; No Dust Jacket; Softcover; stapled wraps. Bit of rubbing to spine extremities. Else covers clean. Light occasional pencil marks in margins. ; #48531 - AVAILABLE $$28.00

 

2) Guide To the City of Quebec: Descriptive and Illustrative, with Map [Carrel's] 1930; Quebec; Chronicle-Telegraph Publishing Co. Ltd.; Softcover; Very Good; No Dust Jacket; Softcover. 224 pages, plus ads. Folding map at rear. Some light creasing to covers. Faint stain at bottom corner of front cover and first page. Spine tail chipped, with a couple short tears. Spine a bit sun-lightened; lettering appears unaffected. Else covers and pages clean. Folding map is clean, with some light creasing. ; #48697 - AVAILABLE $$12.00

 

3) Alloway, Mary Wilson; Famous Firesides of French Canada 1899; Montreal; John Lovell & Son; Hardcover; 217; Very Good; No Dust Jacket; SD. NAP. Red cloth, with gilt. Some bumping at top corners. Spine slightly sunned, but gilt lettering still bright. Some light rubbed soil, and a few small, fairly light spots to the binding. Endpapers and page edges age-toned. Else pages clean. Still a fairly nice copy. ; #48434 - AVAILABLE $$35.00

 

4) Arthur, Elizabeth (editor) ; Thunder Bay District: 1821-1892, A Collection Of Documents 1973; Toronto; The Champlain Society; Hardcover; 307; Very Good+; No Dust Jacket; #170 of 825 copies. Bit of very light rubbing to spine extremities and corners. Else binding and pages are clean. Gilt bright. ; #48622 - AVAILABLE $$20.00

 

5) Bailey, Alfred Goldsworthy; The Conflict Of European And Eastern Algonkian Cultures 1504-1700: A Study In Canadian Civilization 1969; University of Toronto Press; Hardcover; 2nd Edition; 218; Very Good; Very Good; Spine extremities and corners are lightly bumped. Small bump in front top board edge. Else binding clean. Pages clean. Bit of bumping to DJ corners. Light edgewear, withe a small closed tear at top rear DJ. Light rubbed surface soil to DJ. DJ is price-clipped. ; #48618 - AVAILABLE $$30.00

 

6) Bell, Archie; Sunset Canada: British Columbia And Beyond 1918; Boston; The Page Company; Hardcover; 1st Printing; 320; Very Good-; No Dust Jacket; With map and fifty-six plates, of which eight are in color. Spine extremities and corners are bumped, with some wear. 1/4" tear in front corner of spine head. Hinges are starting. Some surface rubbing to front board. Fairly faint stain near the top edge of the rear board. Spine a bit sun-darkened. Pages clean. ; #48627 - AVAILABLE $$20.00

 

7) Borg, Ronald (ed); Peterborough, Land of Shining Waters: An Anthology 1967; City and County of Peterborough; Hardcover; 2nd Edition; 523; Very Good+; Very Good; Binding clean, with just a bit of very slight bumping at the extremities. Pages clean. Dome rubbing, bumping at DJ spine extremities and corners. 1" closed tear at the bottom edge of the DJ front panel. DJ spine a bit sun-darkened, with a couple small water spots. Else DJ clean. ; #48168 - AVAILABLE $$12.00

 

8) Boulanger, Tom; An Indian Remembers: My Life as a Trapper in Northern Manitoba; 1974; Winnipeg, Canada; Peguis Publishers Limited; Hardcover; Reprint; 90; Fine; Near Fine; 1974 reprint. Binding clean & bright. Pages clean. A bit of light bumping at DJ spine tail and bottom corners. Couple tiny spots of faint soil on the DJ rear panel. Else DJ clean. ; #48460 - AVAILABLE $$15.00

 

9) Bryce, George; Mackenzie, Selkirk, Simpson (The Makers of Canada) 1905; Toronto, Canada; Morang & Co., Limited; Hardcover; 305; Good+; No Dust Jacket; This is a single volume from the "Makers of Canada" set. There is an Edition De Luxe statement, indicating as limited to 400 signed and numbered sets, but the number is blank and there is no signature; this one must be out of series. Smudged soil to binding. Spine sun-darkened. The hinges have been repaired at some time. Previous owners name, inkstamp on the front pastedown, along with a stain from what appears to be a bookplate removal. Else pages clean. ; #48472 - AVAILABLE $$12.00

 

10) Burpee, Lawrence J. ; The Argosy Vol. 5, No. 3, Nov. 1927: The Discovery of Canada The J. Clarence Webster Lectures for 1926-27; 1927; Ottawa, Canada; Three Mount Allison Literary Societies; Softcover; 9 x 6"; 152; Very Good-; No Dust Jacket; Softcover. Some darkening and a bit of light rubbed soil on covers. Light rubbing on spine extremities and cover corners. Pages clean. ; #48408 - AVAILABLE $$18.00

 

11) Call, Frank Oliver; The Spell of Acadia 1930; Boston; L. C. Page & Company; Hardcover; 1st Edition; 1st Printing; 427; Near Fine; No Dust Jacket; Green decorated cloth. Binding VERY clean; gilt bright. Top Edge Gilt; a bit dusty. Else pages clean. Fold-out map; clean, with no tears. Nice copy. ; #48464 - AVAILABLE $$35.00

 

12) Campbell, Bruce D. ; Where the High Winds Blow 1946; New York; Charles Scribner's Sons; Hardcover; 1st Edition; 221; Very Good; Good; Spine somewhat sunned, but the lettering does not appear to be affected. Just a bit of faint sunning at the top edges of the boards. Else binding quite clean. Some age-toning to the endpapers and page edges. Else pages clean. Some edgewear, edge tears to DJ. DJ spine sunned, but again, the lettering appears unaffected. A bit of light rubbed surface soil to DJ. DJ price-clipped. Inner DJ taped at edges. ; #48935 - AVAILABLE $$12.00

 

13) Campbell, Marjorie Wilkins; McGillivray: Lord of the Northwest 1962; Clarke, Irwin & Company Limited; Hardcover; 1st Edition; 337; Very Good+; Very Good; Some bumping at tips of bottom board corners. Bit of light bumping at spine extremities. Else binding clean. Erasure on front pastedown. Else pages clean. Bit of light sunning on DJ spine and folds. Some surface rubbing/rubbed soil on DJ panels. Light bumping and rubbing on DJ spine extremities and fold corners. ; #48422 - AVAILABLE $$20.00

 

14) Campbell, Wilfred; Canada 1907; London; A. & C. Black, Ltd. ; Hardcover; 272; Very Good; No Dust Jacket; Red, decorated cloth. Spine tail is bumped; tiny tear at spine head and tail. Bit of wear to tips of corners. Spine cloth is slightly sun-faded; but spine gilt still fairly bright. Front board binding decor is bright, clean. Pages are clean. Folding map at rear; map is clean, no tears. ; #48443 - AVAILABLE $$25.00

 

15) Chambers, Captain Ernest J. (editor) ; The Great Mackenzie Basin: Reports Of The Select Committees Of The Senate, Sessions 1887 And 1888 1908; Ottawa, Canada; Hardcover; 80; Good+; No Dust Jacket; 4 folding color maps tipped in at rear of book. Spine extremities are worn. Corners are bumped, lightly rubbed. Binding is lightly soiled. Title inked on the spine. Bookplate of George H. Cooks on front pastedown. Previous owners name on front flyleaf. Else pages clean. Maps clean. ; #48624 - AVAILABLE $$60.00

 

16) Chism, James V. ; Excavations At Lower Fort Garry, 1965-1967; A General Description Of Excavations And Preliminary Discussions Canadian Historic Sites: Occasional Papers in Archaeology and History- No. 5; 1972; Ottawa, Canada; National Historic Sites Service; Softcover; 96; Good+; No Dust Jacket; Softcover. Bit of rubbing to front corners and down spine edges. 1" closed tear in rear top cover edge. Couple of 1" coffee-like stains on front cover. Pages clean. ; #48626 - AVAILABLE $$10.00

 

17) Christian, Edgar; Unflinching: A Diary of Tragic Adventure 1937; London; John Murray; Hardcover; 2nd Printing; 156; Very Good; No Dust Jacket; A bit of light rubbing at the spine extremities and tips of corners. Tiny spot at top edge of rear board, and one on the spine. Very slight spine lean. Previous owners name inked on the front pastedown. Endpapers very lightly age-toned, with a few tiny speckles. Some foxing to the half-title, frontis, the title pages, and other pages facing plates; and just a bit to the page edges. Else pages clean. B&W photographs. No dustjacket. ; #48698 - AVAILABLE $$100.00

 

18) Copping, Arthur E. ; Canada: The Golden Land 0; Hodder & Soughton; Hardcover; 263; Very Good-; No Dust Jacket; Light rubbing at spine extremities and tips of corners. Spine tail lightly bumped. Couple small, fairly faint spots on the front board. Spine a bit sunned; lettering somewhat rubbed. Else binding clean. Front hinge just starting. Slight spine lean. Pages age-toned, but clean. ; #48465 - AVAILABLE $$15.00

 

19) Coverdale, William Hugh; Tadoussac, Then And Now: A History And Narrative Of The Kingdom Of The Saguenay 1942; Self Published; Hardcover; 12.25" x 9"; 23; Very Good-; No Dust Jacket; Spine extremities and corners are rubbed. Rubbing along spine edges. Tiny hole in rear spine edge. Bit of rubbing to "Then" in title on front board. Else binding clean. Pages are clean. ; #48886 - AVAILABLE $$10.00

 

20) Creighton, Donald; A History Of Canada: Dominion Of The North, Revised And Enlarged Edition 1944; Boston; Houghton Mifflin Company; Hardcover; 2nd Printing; 619; Very Good; Very Good; Light bumping, very light rubbing to spine extremities and tips of corners. Previous owner's name on front flyleaf. Else binding and pages are clean. DJ spine extremities and corners are rubbed. Some surface rubbing to DJ. ; #48912 - AVAILABLE $$10.00

 

21) Cummings, H. R. ; Early Days in Haliburton 1962; Ontario Department of Lands and Forests; Hardcover; 1st Edition; Very Good+; Very Good; Copyright page states 1st Printed, 1962, but a label on the verso of the half-title page stated published 1963. Light bumping at spine extremities. Else binding clean. Pages clean. Three folded maps in the pocket at rear. Some surface rubbing to the DJ, with a couple short, closed tears at the DJ edges. ; #48171 - AVAILABLE $$12.00

 

22) Davidson, William McCartney; Louis Riel 1844-1885: A Biography 1955; Calgary, Ab, Canada; The Albertan Publishing Company, Ltd. ; Softcover; 214; Good; No Dust Jacket; Softcover. Light bumping at the spine extremities and corners. Light crease to front cover. Front hinge weak; cover just starting to pull loose. Pages clean. ; #48679 - AVAILABLE $$12.00

 

23) Dionne, N. E. ; & H. A. Scott; The Makers Of Canada Series, Vol. 1: Champlain & Bishop Laval 1926; Oxford University Press; Hardcover; 642; Very Good; No Dust Jacket; Ex-library copy; only marking is presentation bookplate on the front pastedown. Bit of light bumping and rubbing on spine extremities. VERY light rubbing at tips of board corners. Else binding clean. Age-darkening to endpapers and page tops. Else pages clean. ; #48409 - AVAILABLE $$20.00

 

24) Dix, Edwin Asa; Champlain: The Founder of New France 1903; New York; D. Appleton and Company; Hardcover; 1st Edition; 246; Fair; No Dust Jacket; Front board heavily stained. Spine a bit sun-darkened. Small tear in cloth at fore-edge of front board. Slight spine lean. Page top edges age-darkened / stained. Previous owners name inked on the front pastedown. Else pages clean. ; #48703 - AVAILABLE $$12.00

 

25) Dobbs, Arthur; An Account of the Countries Adjoining to Hudson's Bay in the North-west Part of America 1967; S. R. Publishers Ltd. / Johnson Reprint Corporation; Hardcover; Reprint; 10 x 8"; 213; Near Fine; No Dust Jacket; Binding clean. Pages clean. Facsimile reprint. Fold-out map present; clean. ; #48430 - AVAILABLE $$125.00

 

26) Dugas, Abbe G. (translator); The Canadian West: Its Discovery by the Sieur De La Verendrye, Its Development by the Fur-Trading Companies, down to the year 1822 1905; Montreal, Canada; Librairie Beauchemin; Softcover; 320; Very Good-; No Dust Jacket; Softcover. SD. NAP. Some light edgewear. Some wear along spine edges, with some chipping at spine extremities. Spine creased. Some sun-darkening to spine and a bit of age-toning to the covers. Else binding clean. Front hinge weak. Pages clean. A decent copy. ; #48702 - AVAILABLE $$45.00

 

27) Eccles, William J. ; The Canadian Frontier 1534-1760 1969; Holt, Rinehart and Winston; Hardcover; 1st Edition; 1st Printing; 234; Very Good+; Very Good+; Binding clean. Inked owner's name on front flyleaf. Else pages clean. Just a bit of very light rubbing on DJ spine extremities and top fold corners. Tiny closed tear on bottom edge of rear DJ panel. Else DJ clean. ; #48421 - AVAILABLE $$30.00

 

28) Faris, John T. ; Seeing Canada 1924; J. B. Lippincott Company; Hardcover; 1st Edition; 265; Very Good; No Dust Jacket; Spine extremities and corners are lightly rubbed. Slight spine twist. Just a bit of sun-darkening to spine. Some smudging to rear board. Front hinge just starting. 1/4" closed tear in rear hinge. Pages are clean. ; #48442 - AVAILABLE $$15.00

 

29) Finnie, Richard; Lure of the North 1940; Philadelphia; David McKay; Hardcover; 222; Very Good+; Very Good-; Bit of light bumping to spine extremities. Bit of light rubbing to lower corners. VERY slight spine twist. Else binding and pages are clean. DJ spine extremities and corners are rubbed. Light top edgewear with a couple 1/2" closed tears. Rubbing to DJ fore-edges and to DJ spine. DJ is price-clipped. ; #48617 - AVAILABLE $$15.00

 

30) Gale, George; Historic Tales Of Old Quebec 1920; Quebec; The Telegraph Printing Company / George Gale; Hardcover; NAP; 245; Very Good-; No Dust Jacket; Spine extremities and front, top corner are bumped, with some wear. Hinges a bit weak. Binding is lightly soiled. Page edges and endpapers are age-darkened, with some light soil. Else pages clean. ; #48447 - AVAILABLE $$12.00

 

31) Glover, T. R.; and D. D. Calvin; A Corner of Empire: The Old Ontario Strand 1937; Cambridge University Press; Hardcover; 178; Very Good+; Very Good-; Just a bit of very light bumping at the spine extremities. Else binding quite clean. Erasure on the front flyleaf. Else pages clean. Rubbed surface soil to DJ. Tiny chip at DJ spine tail. 1.4" ink mark on the DJ front panel near the fore-edge. Inner DJ taped at fold edges. ; #48943 - AVAILABLE $$12.00

 

32) Guillet, Edwin C. (Ed) ; The Valley of the Trent 1965; Great Britain; The Champlain Society; Hardcover; Reprint; 474; ; Red cloth. Ex-Library copy; with typical markings. Library label on front board and on spine tail. Some mottling at the bottom edge of the rear board and at the spine tail. Trace of rubbing at the tips of the corners. Else binding clean. Pages clean, but for library markings. No dustjacket. ; #48539 - AVAILABLE $$12.00

 

33) Guillet, Edwin C. (ed) ; The Valley of the Trent 1970; The Champlain Society; Hardcover; Reprint; 474; Very Good+; Very Good-; Bottom corners bumped, and just a bit of bumping at the spine tail. Else binding clean. Pages clean. DJ a bit edgeworn, with some rubbing along folds. Chipping at DJ corners, and some bumping, with a few short tears at the spine extremities. Else DJ clean. ; #48707 - AVAILABLE $$15.00

 

34) Harris, Richard Colebrook; The Seigneurial System in Early Canada 1968; The University of Wisconsin Press; Hardcover; 2nd Printing; 247; Near Fine; Very Good; Binding clean. Pages clean. A bit of light rubbing to DJ. 1/2" closed tear at the DJ top rear edge, and a 1/4" closed tear at the DJ bottom front edge. DJ price clipped. Else DJ clean. ; #48161 - AVAILABLE $$12.00

 

35) Hasell, F. H. Eva; Canyons, Cans and Caravans 1930; London; Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge; Hardcover; 320; Very Good+; No Dust Jacket; Signed, inscribed by the author on the first blank page. Green cloth with black lettering and decoration. A bit of light bumping at the spine extremities. Else binding quite clean. A bit of age-toning to page edges and last page. Else pages clean. No dustjacket. ; #48700 - AVAILABLE $$28.00

 

36) Healy, W. J. ; Winnipeg's Early Days 1927; Winnipeg, Canada; Stovel Company, Limited; Hardcover; 2nd Printing; 10-1/4 x 7-1/4"; 59; Good; No Dust Jacket; Some soil, rubbing to binding. Corners and spine extremities bumped, with some wear. Spine rubbed, title gone. Some creasing to front flyleaf. Front hinge starting. Pages clean. ; #48628 - AVAILABLE $$12.00

 

37) Hobson, Richmond P., Jr.; Nothing Too Good for a Cowboy 1955; J. B. Lippincott Company; Hardcover; 1st Edition; 252; Very Good-; No Dust Jacket; Very faint stain near the lower spine. Some spotting on the front board near the spine edge. Trace of rubbing at the tips of the front corners. Else binding clean. Pages clean. ; #48462 - AVAILABLE $$18.00

 

38) Hopkins, J. Castell; French Canada and the St. Lawrence: Historic, Picturesque and Descriptive 1913; Philadelphia; The John C. Winston Company; Hardcover; 1st Edition; 431; Very Good; No Dust Jacket; Red cloth with gilt. Hinges just barely starting. Light surface rubbing on rear board and spine. Spine somewhat sun-darkened; gilt on spine a bit dull. Gilt on front board bright. Light rubbing on spine extremities and board corners; and just a bit on board edges. Else binding clean. Bit of light spotting on endpapers. Small foxed spot on title page. Else pages clean. ; #48420 - AVAILABLE $$30.00

 

39) Hunter, Martin; Canadian Wilds: Tells About The Hudson's Bay Company, Northern Indians And Their Modes Of Hunting, Trapping, Etc. 1935; Columbus, Ohio; A. R. Harding; Hardcover; 277; Very Good; No Dust Jacket; Spine tail and rear top corner are lightly bumped. Very slight spine lean. Some light rubbed soil to the binding. Some smudging to the rear endpapers. Else pages clean. ; #48652 - AVAILABLE $$25.00

 

40) Hunter, Martin; Canadian Wilds: Tells About The Hudson's Bay Company, Northern Indians And Their Modes Of Hunting, Trapping, Etc. 1907; Columbus, Ohio; A. R. Harding; Hardcover; NAP; 277; Very Good; No Dust Jacket; Bit of bumping to spine head. Light rubbing to spine extremities. Previous owner's name on front pastedown. Freckling to page edges. ; #48976 - AVAILABLE $$20.00

 

41) Hutchinson, Bruce; The Unknown Country: Canada And Her People 1942; New York; Coward - McCann, Inc. ; Hardcover; 386; Very Good; No Dust Jacket; Front top corner and rear lower corners are bumped; with some wear at corners. Spine extremities are rubbed. Bit of rubbing to lower board edges. Slight spine lean. Previous owner's address label on front pastedown. Page edges age-toned. Else pages clean. No Dustjacket. ; #48663 - AVAILABLE $$15.00

 

42) Jackson, James A; The Centennial History of Manitoba 1970; Toronto, Canada; McClelland and Stewart Limited; Hardcover; 10.50 X 8 X 0.50 inches; 270; Very Good+; Very Good; Slight spine twist. Else binding very clean. Previous owners name and inscription inked on the front flyleaf. Else pages clean. Some rubbing on DJ spine. 1/2" closed tear at the top edge of the DJ front panel. Else DJ clean. ; #48461 - AVAILABLE $$12.00

 

43) Kennedy, Clyde C. ; The Upper Ottawa Valley 1970; Pembroke, Ontario; Renfrew County Council; Softcover; 254; Very Good; No Dust Jacket; Softcover. A bit of very light bumping at spine extremities and tips of corners. Couple small, fairly faint creases on the covers. Else covers clean. Pages clean. ; #48677 - AVAILABLE $$12.00

 

44) Legget, Robert; Ottawa Waterway Gateway to a Continent; 1975; University of Toronto Press; Hardcover; 1st Edition; 9.13 X 6.14 X 0.87 inches; 291; Fine; Very Good+; Binding clean. Pages clean. Just a bit of very light rubbing at the tips of the DJ corners. Couple tiny speckles on the DJ front panel. Else DJ clean. ; #48169 - AVAILABLE $$16.00

 

45) Leith, C. K.; and A. T. Leith; A Summer and Winter on Hudson Bay 1912; Madison, WI; Self Published; Hardcover; 203; Very Good-; No Dust Jacket; Tips of corners and spine extremities light bumped, lightly rubbed. Some surface rubbing. Spine faintly sunned. Gilt still fairly bright. Else binding clean. The hinge is starting following the preface page. A bit shaken. Previous owners name and address label on the front pastedown. There is an inkstamp of a business on the front pastedown and on page 15. Else pages clean. ; #48459 - AVAILABLE $$100.00

 

46) Locke, George H. ; Builders Of The Canadian Commonweath 1923; Toronto; The Ryerson Press; Hardcover; 1st Edition; 317; Good; No Dust Jacket; Signed / inscribed by author on half title page. Spine extremities and lower corners have some wear. Sunning around board edges and spine cloth; but gilt still bright. A bit shaken. Binding stretched between pages 76-77. Page edges age-toned. Else pages clean. ; #48661 - AVAILABLE $$40.00

 

47) Longstreth, T. Morris; The Laurentians: The Hills of the Habitant 1922; New York; The Century Company; Hardcover; 459; Very Good; No Dust Jacket; Spine extremities rubbed. Some rubbing along board edges. Else binding clean. VERY slight spine twist. A few tiny specks of soil on the endpapers. Page edges and endpapers a bit age-toned. Else pages clean. Three folding maps. ; #48466 - AVAILABLE $$12.00

 

48) MacGregor, James G.; Blankets and Beads: A History of the Saskatchewan River 1949; Edmonton, AB; The Institute of Applied Art, Ltd.; Hardcover; 276; Very Good; No Dust Jacket; Signed by the author on the title page. Some bumping, a bit of rubbing at the spine extremities and corners. Else binding clean. Very slight spine twist. Gift inscription, and a scuffed area on the front flyleaf. Else pages clean. ; #48391 - AVAILABLE $$20.00

 

49) MacGregor, James G.; Pack Saddles to Tete Jaune Cache 1962; Mcclelland and Stewart Limited; Hardcover; 1st Edition; 256; Very Good+; Very Good-; Very light bumping at the spine tail. Couple tiny specks of soil near the bottom edge of the front board. Else binding quite clean. Pages clean. DJ spine a bit sun-darkened, and a bit of age-toning to the DJ edges. Some light rubbed soil at the bottom of the DJ rear panel. Else DJ clean. ; #48938 - AVAILABLE $$16.00

 

50) MacOun, John; Manitoba and the Great North-West: The Field for Investment; The Home of the Emigrant, Being a Full and Complete History of the Country... 1882; Guelph, Ontario; The World Publishing Company; Hardcover; Fair; No Dust Jacket; 687 pages, plus 3 pages ads. SD. NAP. Brown cloth, decorated with gilt and black. Spine extremities bumped, with a couple tiny tears. Some wear at the tips of the corners. Rear board quite stained from water damage. No odor or mustiness. Front board has a small spot; else front board quite clean; gilt still quite bright. Hinges just starting. Appears to be missing the first blank page. Some foxing to the first and last couple pages; including to the fold-out frontis map. Else pages somewhat age-toned, but clean. Four fold-out maps present; a couple have clear tape at edges. Would be a quite nice copy, but for the staining to the rear board. ; #48767 - AVAILABLE $$100.00

 

51) Mallet, Captain Thierry; Plain Tales of the North 1925; New York; Revillon Freres; Hardcover; 136; Good; No Dust Jacket; SD. NAP. Smudged soil, rubbing on the boards. Some wear at the corner tips. Slight spine lean. A bit of light smudging on the endpapers. Else pages clean. ; #48432 - AVAILABLE $$15.00

 

52) Marchioness of Dufferin and Ava; My Canadian Journal 1872-'78 Extracts From My Letters Home Written While Lord Dufferin Was Governor General; 1891; New York; D. Appleton & Company; Hardcover; 1st Edition; 456; Very Good; No Dust Jacket; Folding map is present; clean, no tears. Light bumping on board corners and spine extremities. Light rubbing along board edges. A bit of light surface rubbing on boards; some rubbing to paper applique on front board. Page edges age-darkened, with some light freckling. 1/4" tear at the fore-edge of the rear flyleaf. Else pages clean. Still a fairly nice copy. ; #48424 - AVAILABLE $$40.00

 

53) Marshall, H. E.; Canada's Story 0; London; T. C. & E. C. Jack, Ltd. ; Hardcover; 121; Very Good; Fair; No publication date; circa 1920. A bit of light bumping, rubbing to spine extremities. Tips of corners are very lightly rubbed. 1/2" loss at DJ spine head. Tears down spine edges and also flap folds. Some edgewear with a few 1/4" tears. Small water-spots at DJ corners. Front DJ art clean. ; #48445 - AVAILABLE $$75.00

 

54) Matthews, William (compiled by) ; Canadian Diaries & Autobiographies 1950; University of California Press; Hardcover; 130; Very Good; Very Good; Spine extremities are bumped. Bit of bumping to corners. Some age-darkening along hinges on endpapers. Else binding and pages are clean. Light bumping to DJ spine head. Some VERY light sun-darkening along DJ spine. Inner DJ taped at spine extremities. DJ is price-clipped. Else DJ is clean. ; #48619 - AVAILABLE $$15.00

 

55) Maurice, E. Grace; and Victorin Chabot (eds); Union List of Manuscripts in Canadian Repositories: Supplement 1976 1976; Ottawa, Canada; Public Archives Canada; Hardcover; 10-1/2 x 8-1/4"; 322; ; Ex-Library copy; with minimal markings. Transparent label residue at the lower spine; no other library markings. A bit of VERY light bumping at tips of corners. Else binding clean. There is a bookplate of Wisconsin conservationist Walter E. Scott on the front pastedown, which has been applied over a library stamp which faintly shows through. Else pages clean; no other library markings on the pages. No dustjacket. ; #48162 - AVAILABLE $$20.00

 

56) McDougall, John; Saddle, Sled And Snowshoe: Pioneering On The Saskatchewan In The Sixties 1896; Cincinati, OH; Jennings and Graham; Hardcover; 282; Very Good; No Dust Jacket; Light bumping, rubbing to spine extremities and corners. Else binding quite clean, with occasional VERY light soiling to binding. Spine a bit sun-darkened. White lettering on front board quite bright. Binding stretched between pages 96-97 and 270-271. Pages clean. A fairly nice copy. ; #48655 - AVAILABLE $$150.00

 

57) McInnes, William; The Basins of Nelson and Churchill Rivers: Memoir No. 30 of the Canada Department of Mines Geological Survey 1913; Ottawa, Canada; Government Printing Bureau; Softcover; Fair; No Dust Jacket; Softcover. Opaque tape over spine and cover edges. Hinges taped. Large portion of top corner of the rear cover is missing. Some sunning, rubbed soil to covers. Corners bumped. Short taped tears at the fore-edges of the first and last pages. Page edges age-darkened. Else pages clean. Large, folding map in a pocket at the rear; map is clean, with no tears. ; #48211 - AVAILABLE $$12.00

 

58) McKay, Elsie; The Stone Fort 0; Canada; Enterprise Publishers; Softcover; 28; Very Good; No Dust Jacket; Softcover; stapled wraps. Bit of rubbing to spine extremities and down spine. Previous owner's name inside front cover. Else covers and pages are clean. ; #48585 - AVAILABLE $$12.00

 

59) McKelvie, B. A. ; Fort Langley: Outpost of Empire 1947; The Vancouver Daily Province; Hardcover; 10-1/4 x 7-1/2"; 98; Very Good-; No Dust Jacket; Some bumping, light wear at bottom corners. Age-darkening, some smudged soil to boards. 1/2" ink mark on the lower rear board. Tiny spot of glue on the title label on the front board. Some age-darkening to endpapers and page edges. Else pages clean. ; #48629 - AVAILABLE $$18.00

 

60) McLennan, William (translator); Songs of Old Canada 1886; Montreal, Canada; Dawson Brothers; Hardcover; 6-1/2 x 5"; 83; Good; No Dust Jacket; Red cloth with gilt. AEG. Some bumping, rubbing at tips of corners. Light wear, with a couple small tears at spine extremities. Some staining to front board and some light rubbed surface soil to rear board. Spine somewhat sun-darkened; spine gilt a but dull. Front board gilt still fairly bright. Front hinge starting. Previous owners initials inked on half-title page. Small stain on lower portion of title page; with small amount of offset on facing page. Else pages clean.; #48699 - AVAILABLE $$15.00

 

61) Morice, A. G. ; The History of the Northern Interior of British Columbia 1971; Fairfield, WA; Ye Galleon Press; Hardcover; 368; Very Good; No Dust Jacket; #120 of 985 copies. Bumping and corners and spine extremities. A bit of light rubbed surface soil. Bit of smudging to page top edges. Else pages clean. Fold-out map bound in, plus a large folding map in a pocket at the rear. Maps clean. ; #48709 - AVAILABLE $$40.00

 

62) Morton, Arthur S. ; Under Western Skies: Being a series of pen-pictures of the Canadian West in early fur trade times 1937; Toronto, Canada; Thomas Nelson & Sons Limited; Hardcover; 1st Edition; 232; Very Good-; No Dust Jacket; Sunning along spine and board perimeters; spine lettering appears mostly unaffected. Bumping along fore-edges of boards. Couple tiny tears at spine extremities. Staining and surface tears on the back side of the half-title page. Some age-toning to page edges and a bit to front endpapers. Else pages clean. No dustjacket, but a large portion of DJ is pasted on the rear pastedown. ; #48433 - AVAILABLE $$15.00

 

63) Morton, W. L. ; The Canadian Identity 1965; Madison, WI; The University of Wisconsin Press; Hardcover; 4th Printing; 125; Very Good; No Dust Jacket; Very slight spine lean. Small worn spot at the spine tail. Else binding quite clean. Small inkstamp at the bottom edge of the last page. Else pages clean. No dustjacket. ; #48170 - AVAILABLE $$11.00

 

64) Naysmith, John K. ; Canada North - Man and the Land 1971; Softcover; 44; Very Good; No Dust Jacket; Softcover; stapled wraps. Spine extremities are rubbed. Rubbing down spine. Few faint creases, surface impression on the front cover. Pages clean. ; #48623 - AVAILABLE $$12.00

 

65) Nichols, Maria Leona; Ranald MacDonald, Adventurer 1904; Caldwell, ID; The Caxton Printers, Ltd. ; Hardcover; 1st Edition; 176; Very Good-; Very Good-; SD. NAP. There is an unusual (overall, but intermittent) pattern to the binding cloth; not sure if this is by design, or if there is foxing/discoloration. A bit of age-toning to the page edges and endpapers. Else pages clean. Chipping at the DJ corners and spine extremities. 1/2" chip at DJ top front edge. Some loss at the bottom corner, and a 1" tear (with associated crease) at the bottom edge of the DJ rear panel. DJ a bit age-toned. ; #48701 - AVAILABLE $$28.00

 

66) Oliver, E. H. ; The Canadian North-West, Its Early Development and Legislative Records: Minutes of the Councils of the Red River Colony and the Northern Department of Rupert's Land (2 volume set) 1915; Ottawa, Canada; Government Printing Bureau; Softcover; Good; No Dust Jacket; Softcovers. Two volume set. V1: 1914. V2: 1915. Some sunning, age-darkening to covers. Spine extremities bumped, chipped. Couple chips on the spine of V2. Some smudged soil to covers. 1" mostly closed tear at the top edge of V2. Page edges age-toned; and pencilled numbers on the page fore-edges of V1. Else pages a bit age-toned, but clean. Five of the six folding maps are present. The 1912 map of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta is missing. ; #48688 - AVAILABLE $$100.00

 

67) Ormsby, Margaret A. ; British Columbia: A History 1958; Canada; MacMillan; Hardcover; 1st Edition; 558; Very Good; Very Good-; Spine tail and lower corners are lightly rubbed. Lower corners and front top corner are lightly bumped. Else binding and pages are clean. DJ spine extremities and corners are rubbed. 3/4" closed tear in DJ front corners. Tape inside DJ at spine extremities and corners. 2" closed tear across midspine of DJ. Light edgewear with a couple 3/4" closed tears in rear top DJ. DJ spine somewhat sun-darkened. ; #48644 - AVAILABLE $$12.00

 

68) Pain, S. A. ; The Way North; Men, Mines and Minerals: Being Some Account of the Curious History of the Ancient Route Between North Bay and Hudson Bay in Ontario as Collected and Recollected 1964; Toronto, Canada; The Ryerson Press; Hardcover; 2nd Printing; 249; Very Good+; Very Good+; Binding very clean. Previous owners name inked on the front flyleaf. Else pages clean. Just a trace of rubbing at the tips of the DJ corners. Else DJ clean & bright. ; #48676 - AVAILABLE $$12.00

 

69) Parsons, John E. ; West on the 49th Parallel: Red River to the Rockies 1872-1876 1963; New York; William Morrow and Company; Hardcover; 1st Edition; 208; Very Good; Very Good; Folding map present; clean, no tears. Board tops sunned. Light bumping at spine extremities. Tiny, faint stain on front flyleaf. Else pages clean. Light bumping on DJ spine extremities, some rubbing at fold corners and edges. A few tiny tears on DJ edges. A bit of light surface rubbing on DJ. ; #48418 - AVAILABLE $$15.00

 

70) Patterson, Ruth; & Jack Paterson; Cranberry Portage 1970; McClelland & Stewart; Hardcover; NAP; 171; Very Good; Very Good; Some bumping on spine tail and lower board corners. Else binding clean. Previous owner's name and date inked on front flyleaf. Else pages clean. Bit of bumping on lower DJ corners. Very light rubbing on DJ fold corners and extremities. Else DJ clean. ; #48417 - AVAILABLE $$12.00

 

71) Peel, Bruce; Steamboats on the Saskatchewan 1972; Saskatoon; The Western Producer; Hardcover; 1st Edition; 238; Very Good+; Very Good+; Very small stain on the rear board, adjacent to the spine. VERY slight spine lean. Else binding very clean. Pages clean. Tiny tear at the bottom edge of the DJ rear panel. Else DJ clean. ; #48435 - AVAILABLE $$20.00

 

72) Pepper, Mary Sifton; Maids And Matrons Of New France 1901; Boston; Little, Brown & Company; Hardcover; 1st Edition; 286; ; No Dust Jacket; Ex-Library copy; with typical markings. Library numbers on lower spine. Spine extremities and tips of corners are worn. Light surface rubbing. Pages clean, but for library markings on front flyleaf. ; #48441 - AVAILABLE $$15.00

 

73) Pike, Warburton; The Barren Ground of Northern Canada 1892; London; Macmillan and Co.; Hardcover; 300; Very Good-; No Dust Jacket; Bound in green cloth with gilt lettering on the spine. Overall, a very nice copy. There is some wear, chipping to the cloth at the spine tail. Tips of corners lightly bumped, with a touch of wear at the bottom rear corner. A few very small, fairly light stains on the boards. Else clean, with bright gilt lettering. Previous owners name inked on the front pastedown and top of the title pages; and a pencilled owners inscription on the half-title page. Couple small spots on the front endpapers. Else pages clean; no foxing. The errata slip and both maps are present. The maps are clean; no tears. ; #48436 - AVAILABLE $$200.00

 

74) Public Archives of Canada; Sixteenth-century Maps Relating To Canada: A Checklist And Bibliography 1956; Ottawa, Canada; Public Archives of Canada; Softcover; 283; Good+; No Dust Jacket; Softcover. Light bumping to spine extremities, with a 1/2" tear at the spine head. Light bumping to front corners. Sticker scar on lower front cover. Some light rubbed surface soil to covers. Pages clean. ; #48614 - AVAILABLE $$18.00

 

75) Reed, Charles B. ; The First Great Canadian: The Story of Sieur D'Iberville 1910; Chicago; A. C. McClurg & Co. ; Hardcover; 1st Edition; 265q; Good; No Dust Jacket; Ex-Library copy; with minimal markings. Paper label on the spine tail, and an inkstamp on the front pastedown and ~4 pages within text; no other library markings. Light bumping, rubbing at the spine extremities and tips of corners. A bit of shelfwear on board bottom edges. Spine lettering faded. Else binding clean. Some foxing on the title page and frontis; and just a bit to the endpapers. Else pages clean. Four fold-out maps present; clean. ; #48704 - AVAILABLE $$15.00

 

76) Reid, J. H. Stewart; Mountains, Men & Rivers 1954; New York; Bourgey & Curl, Inc. ; Hardcover; 229; Very Good-; Very Good-; Spine extremities are bumped. Sunning to spine and boards. Pages clean. Light bumping to DJ spine extremities. 1/8" tear in front top DJ corner. Light 1" surface scratch across midspine. Some yellowing to DJ spine. Bit of light soiling to front DJ. ; #48662 - AVAILABLE $$12.00

 

77) Roberts, Charles G. D. ; A History of Canada 1910; Boston; L. C. Page & Company; Hardcover; 6th Printing; 493; Very Good; No Dust Jacket; VERY slight spine lean. Light rubbing at the spine extremities and tips of corners. Else binding quite clean; gilt bright. A bit of age-darkening to page edges. Else pages clean. Fold-out map and chronological chart. Short taped tear on the reverse at one edge of the map. ; #48937 - AVAILABLE $$20.00

 

78) Ross, Alexander; The Red River Settlement: Its Rise, Progreee, and Present State... 1957; Minneapolis, MN; Ross and Haines, Inc. ; Hardcover; Reprint; 416; Very Good; No Dust Jacket; $782 of 1500 copies. Bit of light bumping to the spine extremities and tips of corners. Tiny tear on the bottom edge of the rear board. Else clean. Pages clean. No dustjacket. ; #48385 - AVAILABLE $$20.00

 

79) Ross, Eric; Beyond The River And The Bay 1970; University of Toronto Press; Hardcover; 190; Very Good+; Very Good; 5 maps in rear pocket. Previous owner's name penned on front flyleaf. Else binding and pages are clean. Light bumping to DJ spine head. DJ spine a bit sun-darkened. Else DJ clean. ; #48620 - AVAILABLE $$12.00

 

80) Shomon, Joseph James; Beyond The North Wind: The Arctic Tundra 1974; A. S. Barnes & Company; Hardcover; 168; Very Good; Very Good; Bit of very light buming at the spine tail. Previous owner's address label on front flyleaf. Else binding and pages are clean. DJ spine extremities and corners are rubbed. 1/2" closed tear in front top DJ edge. Tape on inner DJ at spine extremities and tear. Light surface rubbing to DJ. ; #48621 - AVAILABLE $$12.00

 

81) Stubbs, Roy St. George; Prairie Portraits 1954; Toronto; McClelland & Stewart Limited; Softcover; 1st Edition; 176; Very Good; Very Good-; Bit of rubbing to spine tail and lower corners. Stamp and previous owner's information written on front flyleaf. One name underlined and small margin symbol on page 17. Else binding and pages are clean. DJ spine extremities and corners are worn. Light surface rubbing to DJ. ; #48446 - AVAILABLE $$12.00

 

82) Tennyson, B. D.; Essays In Cape Breton History 1973; Windsor, N. S. ; Lancelot Press Limited; Softcover; 67; ; No Dust Jacket; Softcover. Ex-Library copy; with minimal markings. Library stamp, bit of writing on front cover. Light edgewear to rear top edge. Else covers and pages are clean. ; #48444 - AVAILABLE $$10.00

 

83) Tuttle, Charles R; Our North Land: Being A Full Account Of The Canadian Northwest And Hudson's Bay Route... 1885; Toronto; C. B. Robinson; Hardcover; 589; Very Good-; No Dust Jacket; Quarter bound in leather, with leather corner tips. Bright gilt lettering, illustration. Spine extremities and corners are rubbed, with some wear at tips of corners. Light surface rubbing, few small stains on rear board. Bit of speckling on endpapers. Else pages a bit age-toned, but clean. Both folding maps present; some tape repairs at edges of frontis map. ; #48833 - AVAILABLE $$200.00

 

84) Tyrrell, J. B. ; Algonquin Indian Names of Places in Northern Canada 1968; Toronto, Canada; Canadiana House; Softcover; Reprint; 9-1/4 x 7"; Very Good+; No Dust Jacket; Softcover. 22 page pamphlet. A bit of light bumping at the top edge. Else covers clean. Pages clean. ; #48630 - AVAILABLE $$15.00

 

85) Umfreville, Edward; edited by W. Stewart Wallace; The Present State of Hudson's Bay, Containing a Full Description of that Settlement, and the Adjacent Country; and Likewise of The Fur Trade... 1954; Toronto; The Ryerson Press; Hardcover; Reprint; 122; Very Good; Very Good; Spine extremities and corners are bumped. Else binding quite clean. Previous owner's name inked on front flyleaf. Else pages are clean. DJ spine extremities and corners are lightly bumped. Couple TINY speckles on DJ. Else DJ is clean. ; #48400 - AVAILABLE $$45.00

 

86) Wallace, W. Stewart; The Pedlars from Quebec and Other Papers on the Nor'Westers 1954; Toronto; The Ryerson Press; Hardcover; 101; Very Good+; Very Good; Very slight bumping on spine extremities. Else binding clean. Previous owner's name inked on front flyleaf. Else pages clean. Light rubbing on DJ spine extremities, spine edges and fold corners. A few tiny closed tears on DJ top edge. Else DJ clean. ; #48425 - AVAILABLE $$20.00

 

87) Weaver, Emily P. ; The Book Of Canada For Young People 1928; Toronto, Canada; Doubleday, Doran & Company , Inc. ; Hardcover; 1st Edition; 267; Good; No Dust Jacket; Spine head is bumped, with some wear. Spine tail and corners are rubbed. Tiny bump in front top board edge. Some soiling to binding. Page edges age-toned. Else pages clean. ; #48660 - AVAILABLE $$20.00

 

88) Weaver, Emily P. ; The Story of the Counties of Ontario 1913; Toronto, Canada; Bell & Cockburn; Hardcover; 318; Very Good-; No Dust Jacket; Red cloth with gilt lettering. Spine somewhat sunned, but spine gilt lettering still fairly bright. Gilt on front board bright. Bit of light bumping at spine extremities. Front board warped outward slightly at corners. Else binding fairly clean. Page edges age-darkened. 1" taped tear at the fore-edge of the past page of text and the last blank. Else pages clean. There is an undated color folded map of Ontario tipped in on the last page. Couple tears at folds have been taped on the back side. There is also another copy of this map laid-in. This map has only a short (1/4") tear at the outer edge of two folds. Both maps have been folded out-of-square. ; #48390 - AVAILABLE $$60.00