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"Quarante Jours au Canada" Souvenir offert a MM.les delegues a la Commission Preparatoire du Xe Congres de l'Union Pastale Universelle a Ottawa 1933.
Ottawa: Union Postale Universelle, 1933..
oblong folio. unpaginated. numerous illus. (many in colour).
$300 USD                          Book Number: aly902                         Order / Enquire




A FAIR REPRESENTATION Of His Majesty's Right To Nova-Scotia or Acadie. Briefly stated from the Memorials of the English Commissaires; With An Answer to the Objections Contained In the French Memorials.
London: Printed by Edward Owen, 1756..
8vo. pp. 64. woodcut headpiece & initial. A fine copy in modern half calf. First Edition. A trenchant restatement of Britain's pretensions to Nova Scotia or Acadia against the claims of the French, stressing its importance to the trade and security of her other American colonies. Written by William Shirley and William Mildmay, the English commissioners appointed after the Treaty of Aix-La-Chapelle (1748) to negotiate the dispute with France over the boundaries of Acadia, the work was designed to counter the French memorials and to respond specifically to a certain pamphlet written by Mathieu Fran├žois Pidansat de Mairobert (Discussion Sommaire sur les anciennes Limites de l'Acadie). Bell F10. Casey I 204 (with map). Dionne II 552. Gagnon I 1323. Lande 216. Sabin 56129. TPL 246.
$2198 USD                          Book Number: elala1962                         Order / Enquire




A SERIES Of Letters, On The Commercial Treaty With France Published In The Kentish Gazette, In The Year MDCCLXXXVII. By A Country Gentleman.
London: Printed For G. and T.Wilkie, [1787]..
8vo. pp. 1 p.l., v, 51. with half-title. modern quarter morocco. Inscribed to John (?) from the Author. First Edition. Concerning the effect of the Treaty of Paris on wines and spirits, particularly on the British West Indian rum and sugar trade and on the British distillery. Kress B.1337. Not in Sabin.
$549 USD                          Book Number: elala1987                         Order / Enquire




A SHORT ACCOUNT Of the late Application to Parliament Made By The Merchants of London Upon the Neglect of their Trade: With The Substance of the Evidence Thereupon; As sum'd up by Mr. Glover.
London: Printed for T.Cooper, 1742..
8vo. pp. 61. modern quarter calf. First Edition. "A petition with supporting evidence showing the loss to English merchants from the Spanish attacks on their ships" (Bell) during the War of the Austrian Succession. The petition, which was presented by the lord mayor, Sir Robert Godschall, was signed by three hundred merchants and drawn up by Richard Glover [1712-1785], who also summed up the evidence before the House of Commons. The petition partly complains of the inadequate protection of British commerce in North America. "Mentions Virginia and Carolina." (European Americana) Bell S298. European Americana 742/177. Goldsmiths' 7895. Hanson 5624. Kress 4627. cfSabin 27608 (not listing the 1st Edn.).
$599 USD                          Book Number: elala1991                         Order / Enquire




AN ADDRESS OF MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, Of The Congress Of The United States, To Their Constituents, On The Subject Of The War With Great Britain.
Philadelphia: Printed At The Office Of The United States' Gazette, [1812]..
8vo. pp. 24. text in double columns. uncut. disbound (some browning, foxing & dampstaining). Signed in print by George Sullivan and 33 other Federalist members. Howes A-77. Sabin 393. Shaw & Shoemaker 24550. cfTPL 881-84.
$77 USD                          Book Number: CA1.AN A63                         Order / Enquire




Art Work On Toronto With A Foreword By George Baird
Toronto: Blantyre Books, 1984.
folio. pp. xvi, 17, [2]. 101 b/w illus. on 75 plates. cloth (covers bit spotted). cloth slipcase (bit soiled). Edition limited to 950 numbered copies (First edition: 1898).
$243 USD                          Book Number: ABE-715987                         Order / Enquire




AVEU et denombrement de Montreal des Messieurs De Saint-Sulpice Seigneurs De Montreal [Cover Title].
[Quebec: Archives De La Province, 1943]..
4to. pp. 176. 1 double-page map (loosely inserted). index. uncut & partially unopened original wrs. (stain to front). Limited to 500 copies; No. 178, Signed by Antoine Roy, Provincial Archivist.
$51 USD                          Book Number: CEUAVEU 0                         Order / Enquire




BEAUTIFUL VANCOUVER British Columbia Canadian Rockies Colorful Canada 18 Full Color Photographs [Cover Title].
np: nd..
18 colour plates. map on verso of 1 plate. wrs. with cutout frame on front wr.
$40 USD                          Book Number: elala4749                         Order / Enquire




BRITISH North America Act And Amendments (Together With Other Acts And Orders In Council Relating To The Constitution Of Canada And Of Its Provinces) 1867-1943.
Ottawa: Edmond Cloutier, 1943..
8vo. pp. 357. wrs.
$41 USD                          Book Number: CITBRITI60                         Order / Enquire




BRITISH NORTH AMERICA: Comprising Canada, British Central North America, British Columbia, Vancouver's Island, Nova Scotia And Cape Breton, New Brunswick, Prince Edward's Island, Newfoundland And Labrador.
London: The Religious Tract Society, [1864]..
12mo. pp. viii, 370, 6(ads). 2 coloured maps (incl. folding frontis.). original blind & gilt-stamped cloth (spine discoloured & little frayed at ends). Lowther 225. Sabin 8114 (calling for 1 map). TPL 9165.
$200 USD                          Book Number: CITBRITI5                         Order / Enquire




CANADIAN Banking Practice. Fourth Edition Enlarged and Revised.
Montreal: F. Wilson-Smith, 1921..
8vo. pp. 4 p.l., 444. index. cloth (sunned).
$51 USD                          Book Number: CNACANAD65                         Order / Enquire




CONSIDERATIONS On The Management Of The Late Secret Expeditions, And The Conduct of the Court of France. In a Letter to *** [ie. Sir Robert Walpole].
London: Printed for W.Webb, 1740..
8vo. pp. 1 p.l., 28. lacking half-title. woodcut ornaments. disbound (browned, stitching broken). First Edition. "The expeditions in question are Admiral Vernon's to the West Indies and Lord Anson's to the Pacific Ocean, both cited as examples of improper prosecution of the war against Spain by the Walpole ministry." (Bell) Bell C540. JCB I 643. Sabin 15994. European Americana 740/76.
$200 USD                          Book Number: elala1953                         Order / Enquire




DIAMOND Jubilee of the Confederation Of Canada Sixty Years Of Canadian Progress 1867-1927.
[Ottawa: F.A. Acland, 1927]..
12mo. pp. viii,167 [1]. fontis portrait. text illus. leatherette. First Edition.
$51 USD                          Book Number: CAMDIAMO90                         Order / Enquire




DIGEST Of Opinions And Rulings Ottawa: March 31, 1944 Complied From The Records Of The Office Of The Judge Advocate-General At National Defense Headquarters.
[Ottawa: Edmond Cloutier, 1944]..
8vo. pp. 2 p.l., 353, [35]. index. cloth.
$77 USD                          Book Number: CGEDIGES57                         Order / Enquire




FRIENDSHIP'S OFFERING: A Christmas, New Year, And Birthday Present, For MDCCCLII.
Philadelphia: E.H.Butler & Co., 1852..
12mo. pp. 330. 9 aquatint plates by Sartain after Landseer, Westall et al. (incl. frontis. & title). original embossed roan, all edges gilt (extremities & joints rubbed, some foxing throughout, blank corner torn from upper margin of 1 leaf). Faxon 240.
$150 USD                          Book Number: elala1803                         Order / Enquire


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