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Image for Teachers' Manual for the Primary Course of Instruction in Drawing (The American Text-books of Art Education)

Teachers' Manual for the Primary Course of Instruction in Drawing (The American Text-books of Art Education)

By: N/A

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, L. Prang and Company: 1882

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 004492

Condition: Good Plus


Original tan paper boards backed in brown cloth. This Primary Course begins with lessons in form from the solid, which lead through surface, face, edge, and line, to a point. Previous owner's name. Front hinge lightly cracked, but holding well. No other writing or damage. 233 pp. View more info

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Fontainebleau; Album Artistique

By: N/A

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Paris, Levy Fils & Cie:

Seller ID: 009585

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Grey softcover binding of 24 views of the royal palace complex, both interior and exterior. No date, but prior to close of the business in 1917. Company trademark LL on a shield on cover. Levy and Son was an outstanding photographer and publisher. The prints show every detail of the historic architecture and decor of the many buildings with very few pedestrians or vehicles to obscure the views. Cover sheets of light tissue are present and intact on all 24 views. Front cover missing only the tiniest corner tip ( See photo). View more info

Image for Canada 1947; The Official Handbook of Present Conditions and Recent Progress

Canada 1947; The Official Handbook of Present Conditions and Recent Progress

By: N/A

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Ottawa, Ministry of Trade And Commerce: 1947

Seller ID: 007244

Condition: Very Good


Original illustrated green softcover. Facts and figures from Canada's various government departments. 264 pp. View more info

Image for The National Ballet of Canada; A Celebration

The National Ballet of Canada; A Celebration

By: N/A

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1978

Seller ID: 001348

Condition: As New


Original mustard cloth on boards, as new. DJ shows only minor surface abrasions, very good. No names or other marks. Memoir by Celia Franca, founder and artistic director for 25 years.. The story in words and pictures of how an idea developed into one of the leading ballet companies of the world. Nearly 300 photographs, 54 in colour. 283 pp. View more info

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Standing Orders for the Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery Standing Orders

By: N/A

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Camp Shilo, Manitoba, Director of Artillery: 1963

Seller ID: 005233

Condition: Very Good


Original dark blue vinyl binder on two posts. General organization, messes, officers' dress, etc. Colour drawings of two badges and 11 photos of uniforms and related paraphernalia. Previous owner's name. View more info

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Industrial engineers' and Steamfitters' Catalogue "G"

By: N/A

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Montreal, Thomas Robertson & Co., Ltd.:

Seller ID: 009164

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. Front cover creased from bending. No other damage and no writing. A full line of pipe, fittings, valves, specialties and supplies. 247 pp. View more info

Image for South West Africa Advisory Opinion 1971; A Study in International Adjudication

South West Africa Advisory Opinion 1971; A Study in International Adjudication

By: N/A

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Cape Town, Department of Foreign Affairs, Republic of South Africa: 1972

Seller ID: 001476

Condition: As New


Original brown faux leather, gilt lettering, on boards, as new. No DJ. Political discussion of several topics, including the history of South West Africa and its relation to South Africa. 136 pp. View more info

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Teacher's Hand-Book to Accompany Avery's Elements Of Natural Philosophy

By: N/A

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Sheldon and Company: 1881

Seller ID: 011479

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Grey paper boards backed in dark grey cloth. "Containing solutions to problems, practical suggestions, and additional matter concerning electric light, etc., etc." No writing. Previous owner's name stamp. Cover corner tips worn. 135 pp. View more info

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The Story of the Chignecto Barrier

By: N/A

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Chignecto Canal Committee: 1948

Seller ID: 011278

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Softcover booklet of 19 pp. The idea of enabling ship traffic across the Chignecto Isthmus has been around for over 300 years. Time after time great plans are laid, only to be abandoned on the basis of cost. In 1882, H.G.C. Ketchum launched a plan to build a railway to carry ships across, but after spending $4,000,000 he ran out of time. This book dated about 1948 is a plea to try again. "Canada must keep her promise and build it now." - P.15. For further light on the subject, take a trip to Tidnish and research it on the internet. View more info

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Daring Adventures Among the Indians, Being a Narrative of Border Warfare and the Exploits of Famous Hunters

By: N/A

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Wm. L. Allison:

Seller ID: 007415

Condition: Fair


Original maroon cloth on blindstamped boards. Long spine rip repaired, front hinge cracked and repaired, text block evenly tanned. Blindstamped Adventure Library on cover. Circa 1900. A group of unrelated stories, many of which contain details of desperate violence to man and beast. 308 pp. View more info

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The Handy Home Book

By: N/A

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: Montreal, Family Herald and Weekly Star:

Seller ID: 002079

Condition: Good


Original beige card covers with green leaves and black lettering. Circa 1909 based on reference to President Teddy Roosevelt's being Dutch Reformed(FDR was Episcopalian). Bottom of backstrip torn and repaired, handsoiled, ow intact and unmarked. 192 pp., staple-bound. View more info

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A Dictionary of Select and Popular Quotations; Taken from the Latin, French, Greek, Spanish, and Italian Languages

By: N/A

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., John B. Alden: 1884

Edition: Sixth American Edition

Seller ID: 001585

Condition: Good


Original brown cloth on boards. No DJ. Previous owner's name, date, and small hole on first free endpaper. Short spine tear bottom of title page. Age-toned. Also contains Law Maxims and Law Terms. A useful, hardcover, pocket-sized volume for any traveler. 312 pp. View more info

Image for The Royal Treasury of Story and Song; Part I, Doors of Gold

The Royal Treasury of Story and Song; Part I, Doors of Gold

By: N/A

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson and Sons, Limited:

Seller ID: 009143

Condition: Good Plus


Original decorated tan cloth on boards. Mother's Tales (7), Mother's Songs (11), and Things to Say and Do. Many illustrations, with several in colour. 136 pp. Normal hand soil. View more info

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Famous Adventures

By: N/A

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Springfield, MA, McLoughlin Bros., Inc.:

Seller ID: 005219

Condition: Good


Original full pictorial colour pastedown on paper boards, backed in purple cloth. A later McLoughlin, since the Springfield address dates them after the sale in 1920 to Milton Bradley. Fearsome plights from around the world. Attacked by man-eaters, Tales of Niagara, Some adventures with snakes, etc. Photo shows general edge wear to cover. Interior clean, with some delicate gutters, but no separation yet. Scribbles on cover and previous owner's scrawls on first free endpaper. 123 pp. View more info

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Butterfield Division (Union Twist Drill Co.) Canadian Catalog No. 22

By: N/A

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: Concord, NH, Rumford Press:

Seller ID: 008841

Condition: Very Good


Original dark blue cloth on boards. No writing or damage, Milling Cutters, Hobs, Reamers, Twist Drills, Taps, Dies, and Screw Plates. Faint marks from tape used to secure dust jacket. No DJ. 496 pp. with index. View more info

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W.H. Perron Seed Catalogue 1942

By: N/A

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Montreal, W.H. Perron & Co.,Ltd.: 1942

Seller ID: 009983

Condition: Good


148-page softcover full of photos and drawings, with some in colour. Front cover soiled and nearly separated. Large variety of garden tools, tractors, and everything in between such as Planet Jr. hand cultivators, etc., as well as broad selection of flower and vegetable seeds. Note; Please check other listings of farming literature under Agriculture. View more info

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Fighting a Goose; and Other Stories

By: N/A

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: Edinburgh, Oliphant Anderson and Ferrier:

Seller ID: 001792

Condition: Very Good


Original colour pictorial on green cloth. No author. No date. Stories are Fighting a Goose, The Strange Adventures of an Old Gentleman, Poor Bobby, Johnny and Will, and The Dog that Had His Day. Estimated 1891. 61 pp. plus 16-page catalog. Endpapers tanned. View more info

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The Light of Life

By: N/A

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Bradley-Garretson Co. Ltd.: 1899

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 002088

Condition: Good Plus


Original green pictorial cloth on boards. Hinges loose, but not broken. Heavy. Previous owner's name. The Beautiful Teaching of Jesus and the Lives of His Apostles, A Complete Commentary on the Gospel Story, and The Complete Lives of the Apostles of Jesus. Introduction by Rev. Daniel March. 518 pp. View more info

Practical Collecting

By: N/A

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton, Limited:

Seller ID: 012720

Condition: Fair to Good


No information as to author is given. Date of writing is 1920. Page edges are heavily spotted with foxing. The author begins a discussion on furnishing a hall with an attack on the combined hat rack- umbrella stand. The dining room described has no comfortable chairs. The drawing room is renamed sitting room. It contains a grandfather clock, a bookcase of 300 books, a Bible box on a stand, a "cricket " or tea table, and a Chippendale mirror over the fireplace. The rest of the book compares various woods. 223 pp. View more info

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The Conscript; and Other Tales

By: N/A

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: London, W. & R. Chambers: 1888

Edition: First (No additional printings)

Seller ID: 003062

Condition: Very Good


Original brown cloth decorated in brown and blue florals with gilt title on boards. Prize presentation plate from Greenock Academy awarded to Robert N. MacCunn, June, 1889. Robert ( born 1877 and died 1938) was a brother to Hamish MacCunn, a well-known classical musician. Tiny bookseller label from F. Logan, Stationer, Greenock. Twenty-two tales from Scotland. 256 pp. Negligible spine and corner tip wear. View more info