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SCIENCE, March 13, 1885. Volume V. No. 110

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Cambridge, The Science Company: 1885

Seller ID: 003159

Condition: Good to Good-


Some articles: "The Solar Eclipse of March 16" with illustration; "The Hudson-Bay Expedition of 1884" by Wm. P. Anderson with 2 illustrations and foldout "Chart showing the track of the 'S.S. Neptune' Hudson's Bay Expedition 1884"- Chart is 13"x10"; "The Annisquam Seaside Laboratory"; and "The Prehistoric Congress at Lisbon". Some soiling to paper covers. Side edge with tears. Some chipping to bottom edge. Small watermark a... View more info

SCIENCE, October 30, 1885. Volume VI. No. 143

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, The Science Company: 1885

Seller ID: 003230

Condition: Good to Good+


With Science Supplement. Articles by Famous Americans: F.W. PUTNAM "Man and the mastodon" (found in Worchester County, Mass.). In Letters to the Editor: ALPHEUS HYATT "Cruise of the Arethusa"; and EDWARD S. HOLDEN "The care of pamphlets". In Science Supplement:" The Nordenfelt submarine boat" with illustration. Other articles: "The International Geological Congress at Berlin"; " Localization of Functions in the Brain"; plu... View more info

SCIENCE, November 27, 1885. Volume VI. No. 147

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, The Science Company: 1885

Seller ID: 003244

Condition: Good


With Science Supplement. Article by or about Famous Americans: ASA GRAY "Dr. Asa Gray's seventy-fifth birthday" with illustration; ERNEST INGERSOLL "The plains of British America"; and E. J. JAMES "NEWCOMB's Political Economy". in Science Supplement: JAMES B. ANGELL "A need for a careful study of the history of China"; and H.M. PAUL "Stars in Rapid Motion" with table. Covers slightly soiled. ex.mus. stamp on front cover and front... View more info

SCIENCE, March 12, 1886. Volume VII. No. 162

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, The Science Company: 1886

Seller ID: 003541

Condition: Very Good


Articles by Famous Americans: N. S. SHALER: The swamps of the United States; and ERNEST INGERSOLL: The Rocky Mountains as seen from the Canadian Pacific railway. in Letters to the Editor: S. LOCKWOOD: Apropos to Pteranodon and Homo. Other articles: The origin of human races and types and Comparative distribution of Jewish ability. ex.-mus. numbers on front cover. mild soil at stapled side. Bottom edge chipped. Some chipping to bottom edge. Overall exterior is Very Goo... View more info

SCIENCE, June 6, 1884. Volume III. No. 70

By: N/A

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Cambridge, The Science Company: 1884

Seller ID: 003659

Condition: Very Good


Articles by Famous Americans: FREDERICK SCHWATKA: The Middle Yukon with 9 illustrations; in Letters to the Editor: G. BROWN GOODE: The invention of the vertical camera in photography with photo engraving illustration; and CHARLES C. ABBOTT: Hibernating mammals. Other articles: " The conic projection in oceanic cartography" with a North-Atlantic track-chart. " The Royal Society of Canada"; and " Calderwood's Mind and Brain". Mildly chipped covers ... View more info

Lady Durham's Journal. Part I. Memoires de M. le Chev. De Johnstone. Part II. Ninth Series of Historical Documents.

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Quebec, Literary and Historical Society of Quebec: 1915

Seller ID: 003714

Condition: Good+


"A copy of Lady Durham's Canadian Journal was obtained last year from the Archives Department, Ottawa...It had been originally kept day by day, but evidently revised in later years by Lady Durham herslf. The portion now to be added to our series of Historical Documents covers only part of the year 1838, at the time Lord Durham was Governor-General of Canada, including the sea journeys to and from Quebec..." Includes two portraits, one of Durham and one of the Cou... View more info

A COLLECTION OF FORMS OF PLEADINGS IN ACTIONS UNDER THE CODE OF PROCEDURE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK

By: Abbott Brothers

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, John S. Voorhies, Law Bookseller and Publisher: 1858

Seller ID: 006287

Condition: Good-


And Adapted to the New Practice in the States of Missouri, California, Wisconsin, Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio, and Alabama; The Territories of Oregon and Minnesota, and the Island of Newfoundland, with Copious Notes and Authorities to Which are Added Forms in Submissions of Controversy Without Action; In Proceedings Against Joint Debtors, Etc.; And of Judgments by Confession. 541 pages with index. Full leather covers with red and black title bars and gilt lettering on spine.... View more info

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TRANSMITTING THE INFORMATION REQUIRED BY A RESOLUTION OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE 5TH INSTANT, IN RELATION TO THE ARREST AND TRIAL, IN THE BRITISH PROVINCE OF NEW BRUNSWICK, OF JOHN BAKER...

By: Adams, John Quincy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, Gales & Seaton: 1829

Seller ID: 006740

Condition: Good+


...A Citizen of the United States. John Baker. 20th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Executive Doc. No. 90. January 21, 1829. -- Read, and laid upon the table. January 23, 1829. -- Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs. 88 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book remains along spine edge, creases and sting-ties. Stamp from the Library of the House of Representatives on top of page 50. Page edges are slightly creased from reading, pages ar... View more info

THE HUNTED BOOKSHOP: BOOKSHOPS OF BRITISH COLUMBIA

By: Aitken, Neil (ed.)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Gabriola, British Columbia, A Reflections Book: 1996

Seller ID: 007265

ISBN: 0-9692570-8-2

Condition: Very Good


A Book Lover's Guide and Miscellany. The list of bookstores may be dated and incorrect, but the miscellany is still fresh and unchanged. 92 pp. Trade paperback. Minor wear to cover corners and edges, covers curved from reading, fingerprint smudges on glossy covers. Interior tight, clean. Book in VG condition. View more info

BOTANICAL EXCURSION & REPORT ON BOTANICAL EXCURSION TO THE BOREAL FOREST REGION IN NORTHERN QUEBEC AND ONTARIO (TWO VOLUMES)

By: Baldwin, W. K. W.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Department of Northern Affairs and National Resources: 1959

Seller ID: 003054

Condition: Very Good


Two volumes. BOTANICAL EXCURSION, published 1959. REPORT...1962. Volumes tell the account of the excursion and a report of Field Trip 7 Boreal Forest Excursion to the Ninth International Botanical Congress, 1959. Both volumes in Very Good condition. ex.-mus. small stamp on front cover and title page. stamped a few times on pages-doesn't interfer with text. Otherwise interior is tight, clean and in VG+ condition. View more info

THE CRADLE OF THE QUEEN CITY: A HISTORY OF BUFFALO TO THE INCORPORATION OF THE CITY

By: Bingham, Robert W.

Price: $165.00

Publisher: Buffalo, New York, Buffalo Historical Society: 1931

Seller ID: 006106

Condition: Very Good-


504 pages with index. Brown cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners are bumped, corners and edges are rubbed, some scuffing to cover faces, spine ends are bent and frayed. Uncut page edges. Cocked spine. Previous owner's name and other notations written on front free endpaper, notations on top and bottom of photograph frontispiece, and notes on page 22. There are several places in interior where spine is broken. Overall, book in VG- condition. Sc... View more info

THE PEOPLE'S POWER. The History of Ontario Hydro.

By: Denison, Merrill

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canada, McClelland & Stewart Limited: 1960

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004257

Condition: Very Good


Gift inscription SIGNED by author on front free endpaper. Ontario Hydro was one of the largest electric and nuclear power companies in North America. This is the story of Hydro's earliest beginnings. 295 pp. including Index, plus 64 pp. of photographs and 2 foldout maps. The author Merrill Denison (1893-1975), was an important Canadian playwright, and renowned business historian. Black cloth covers are Very Good to VG+. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. Dust Jacket worn ... View more info

Henry Hudson and Other Plays

By: Denison, Merrill

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ryerson Press: 1931

Seller ID: 004694

Condition: Good to Good+


Six Plays for the Microphone from the Romance of Canada Series of Radio Broadcasts. "The plays included in this volume formed part of a series based on historic episodes in the Canadian past. They were written on the invitation of the Canadian National Railways, and broadcast...As far as I am aware, they are the first plays written directly for the radio to appear in book form..." Contents: Henry Hudson; Pierre Radisson; Montcalm; Seven Oaks; Laura Secord; and Al... View more info

LAST MOUNTAIN HOUSE HISTORIC PARK

By: Department of Natural Resources

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Regina, Saskatchewan, Department of Natural Resources:

Seller ID: 006793

Condition: Very Good


16 pp. Detailed pamphlet describing the discovery and renovation of the Last Mountain House in Saskatchewan, Canada. Light wear to corners and edges, some dirt smudges to back cover. Interior is tight and clean. View more info

FORT PITT HISTORIC PARK

By: Department of Natural Resources

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Regina, Saskatchewan, Department of Natural Resources:

Seller ID: 006795

Condition: Very Good


"Established as a Hudson's Bay Post in 1829, it played a crucial role in the fur trade as a provisioning post on the route between Forts Carlton and Edmonton." 24 pp. Light wear to corners and edges, some dirt smudges to back cover. Interior is tight and clean. View more info

CUMBERLAND HOUSE HISTORIC PARK

By: Department of Tourism and Renewable Resources

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Regina, Saskatchewan, Department of Tourism and Renewable Resources:

Seller ID: 006794

Condition: Very Good


Description and history of "the oldest permanent settlement in Saskatchewan. Its beginnings date back to 1774 when Samuel Hearne established the Hudson's Bay Company's first post in the interior of Rupert's Land." 28 pp. Historic Booklet No. 7. Light wear to corners and edges, some dirt smudges to back cover. Interior is tight and clean. View more info

NORTHERN FISHES WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY

By: Eddy, Samuel and Thaddeus Surber

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, The University of Minnesota Press: 1943

Seller ID: 001557

Condition: Good+


"Sportsman, ichthyologist, and conservationist alike will welcome this handsomely illustrated and authoritative study or more than 150 fresh-water fishes. This book presents for the first time a comprehensive treatment of the fishes characteristic of the Upper Mississippi region." 252 pages with index. DJ is Good- with tears, chipping and creasing to edges, corners and along joint and spine, the front flap is price-clipped, dirt smudges. Book cover corners are bu... View more info

Ten to One. The Confederation Wager

By: Faribault, Marcel and Robert M. Fowler

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1965

Inscription: Signed by Both Authors

Seller ID: 003644

Condition: Very Good+


SIGNED by Marcel Faribault and Robert Fowler on front free endpaper. In the Preface: "This book is a wager. The wager that Canada can maintain her identity and independence side by side with a neighbour ten times more powerful in population, gross national product, wealth, and world influence. The wager that she will do so by means similar to those of the United States, through a federal union of ten provinces extraordinarily different in origin, settlement, tendenci... View more info

A SURVEY OF THE VASCULAR PLANTS OF LAMBTON COUNTY, ONTARIO

By: Gaiser, Lulu O.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada Department of Agriculture: 1966

Seller ID: 003078

Condition: Very Good


122 pp. Yellow covers lightly soiled otherwise Very Good+. Interior is tight, clean and Very Good. Laid in 4 1/2"x3" paper: "compl;iment of : Library, Plant Research Institute, Research Branch, Canada Agriculture, Central Experimental Farm, Ottawa, Canada. View more info

THE GREAT FRASER MIDDEN

By: Green, George (ed.)

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Vancouver, Vancouver Art, Historical and Scientific Association: 1948

Seller ID: 005516

Condition: Very Good


Articles and stories related to the disovery and exploration of the Great Fraser Midden. Articles include: "The Discovery and the Discoverer of the Great Fraser Midden" by Noel Robinson; "The Great Fraser Midden" by Charles Hill-Tout; "Northwest Coast Middens" by T.P.O. Menzies; "A Case of Primitive Trephining" by Dr. G.E. Kidd; "Prehistoric Skulls Found In British Columbia Reveal Mongolian Facial Types Unlike Any North American India... View more info