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AMI, Henry M., (edited by)
North America. Vol. I: Canada &Newfoundland. (Stanford's Compendium of Geography and Travel (New Issue).
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: London. Edward Stanford, Ltd. 1915., thick12mo, 19cm, 2nd edition(revised), xxvii,1069pp., with 161 illustration, 28 maps (20 colour, 11folding), gilt pictorial dark green cloth, some slight wear on the spineedges, very good to fine copy (gar). ~ An enlarged edition of the firstof 1897 to take into account the marked changes in boundaries in Canada,with Alberta and Saskatchewan becoming provinces in 1905, and in 1912 thegreat increase of areas in Quebec, Ontario and Manitoba. Published inthe First World War: "In time of war a thorough knowledge of thegeography is of prime importance." (Preface). Geologist andpaleontologist, Henry M. Ami (1858-1931) was a staff member of theGeological Survey of Canada from 1882 to 1912.
$75.00 Book Number: 35910 Order / Enquire
1923-1948 Corner Brook Newfoundland 25 Years of Progress.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Np. Bay of Islands Businessmen's Association. Nd. [ca.1948]., 29.5cm, 64p., illustrations from photographs, local business ads, printed wraps, very good (cnds)
$50.00 Book Number: 30110 Order / Enquire
A Letter from a West-India Merchant to a Gentleman at Tunbridg, Concerning That Part of the French Proposals, Which Relatesto North-America, and Particularly Newfoundland. With Some Thoughts on Their Offers about Our Trade to Spain and the West-Indies: and an Abstract of the Assiento.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: London. Printed in the Year 1712., 8vo,19.3cm, 34p., bound in half crushed crimson morocco, two blind ruled raised bands, gilt title along the spine, marbled boards, black ruled borders, fine Signed binding by "Sangorski and Sutcliffe", some slight foxing or spotting but a fine copy, very rare. (cgc) No auction records except one in 1964 & one in 1932. No standard listing located. WorldCat,2 locations. Amicus, 1 copy. O'Dea. 110; Waldon. Biblio Canadiana, 1519-1763. p218; Goldsmiths' 4886; Hanson 1607; Sabin 40319. - Not in Lande(2); T.P.L.; Gagnon; Eberstadt; Howes. "A very rare privately printed pamphlet dealing with the French offers to cede to Britain the territories of Nova Scotia, Hudson's Bay and the Straits, Newfoundland and St. Christopher. The author puts the case for the British title to all these as well as the fishing rights off Newfoundland. An important and contemporary document on the contest for naval power in the New World"--O'Dea. Relates considerably to the fact that the French receive back Cape Breton and Nova Scotia, and England to have sole right to Newfoundland. The writer shows that England has the prior right to Nova Scotia, and also the danger of having the French at Cape Breton and so near the Newfoundland coast.
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Little Nord Easter. Reminiscences of aPlacentia Bayman. Edited by Wilfred W. Wareham.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: St.John's. BreakwaterBooks Limited. 1980., 23cm, 214p., maps, illustrations, tables, browncloth, a fine copy in fine jacket. (mds) Canada's Atlantic Folklore -Folklife Series
$25.00 Book Number: 36215 Order / Enquire
CAMERON, W.H. Morton, (compiler & publisher)
The CommercialRegister of Canada. One of a Series of Standard Commercial Encyclopediason the Actual and Potential Markets of the World. Tenth PublicationCovering the Whole of the Dominion, Together with a Supplement onNewfoundland. 1930.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: London. Globe Encyclopedia and Globe CommercialRegister Company. 1930., 4to. 28cm, "advance edition", (6), 988, xv pp.,frontis double-page map, extensively illustrated with hundreds of photographs (many in colour & duotone), colour plates on heavy stockpaper, maps, addenda, index, colour thumb index tabs on fore-edge,a.e.g., marbled endpapers, inner linen hinges, full beveled-edgedmorocco, gilt titles & decoration, raised bands with gilt titles &decorated columns. Hinges rubbed, very good to fine. (cdn) A massivetome giving a detailed overview of Canada and Newfoundland in the 1930's.The first of "The Commercial Register Series", a unique, practicalcommercial enterprise,-"With the growth in competition in internationalcommerce the necessity for a closer acquaintance with the history,peoples, climatic conditions, administrative details and commercialrequirements." A preview of globalization.
$249.99 Book Number: 33406 Order / Enquire
CANADA. Department of Mines & Technical Surveys
Labrador and Hudson Bay Pilot. Comprising the Strait of Belle Isle to Button Islands and Hudson Strait and Bay.
Tenafly, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Ottawa. Queen's Printer. 1965., 25.3cm, second edition, li,552p., with 20 illustrations, large folding colour map, appendix ( meteorological tables), grey fabrikoid, gilt titles, some annotating else fine (scs) This edition, prepared by Capt. T. Jones, is compiled from Canadian information, supplemented by the latest British Admiralty and United States Hydrographic Office Pilots. Includes a section of icebergs and operating in ice fields.
$70.00 Book Number: 9495 Order / Enquire
Bliss Carman's Poems.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Toronto. McClelland andStewart Limited. ., 8vo, 22cm, xvi,546p., gravure type frontisportrait, in full morocco grain blue calf, gilt titles, decorations andborders on the spine and upper cover, t.e.g., blue decorated endpapers, abrilliant copy. (lt) Spadoni & Donnelly 1000. Issued in maroon simulatedsuede with laurel wreath on the upper board. Printed by Vail-Balou Press,Inc. From the sheets of the Dodd, Mead and Co. Edition. BAL. 2761. Wattersp36. - I have not seem this issue in this binding previously. Possibly thisis a publisher's presentation copy.
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CARSON, Jeane C.
Where Once the Eagle Flew.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Christmas Island, NS. Robinson-Blackmore Printing & Publishing Ltd. 1981., 21cm, 96p., illutrations from photographs, printed wraps, fine (ads)
$25.00 Book Number: 30079 Order / Enquire
Captain Cartwright and His Labrador Journal. Edited by Charles Wendell Townsend. With an Introduction by Dr. Wilfred T. Grenfell.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Boston. Dana Estes & Company, Publishers. 1911., 8vo, 21cm, first US edition, xxxiii,385p., frontis portrait & 19 plate illustrations, folding map, glossary, index, original maroon linen, gilt spine and upper cover titles, t.e.g., ex-library, wear on the binding especially on the edges, good sound working copy (arc). ~ O'Dea245b Cartwright, 1739-1813, made six expeditions to Newfoundland and Labrador, 1770-1786 and includes his observations on Indians, Inuit and animal life.
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Voyage fait par ordre du roi en 1750 et 1751, dans L'Amerique Septentrionale, pour rectifier les Cartes des C"otes de L'Acadie, de L'Isle Royale & de L'Isle de Terre-Neuve; et pour enfixerles principaux points par des Observations Astronomiques.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Paris. De l'Imprimerie Royale. 1753., 4to. 25cm, the first edition,viii,288,p., with 6 folding maps, one folding diagram and one folding chart; two engraved vignettes & several woodcut ornaments, in contemporary full mottled calf, real raised bands, gilt panel decorations and borders, original leather label gilt, marbled endpapers, boards and bands worn on the edges, internally clean and sound, very good. T.P.L.222. Lande 114. Sabin 11723. This work recounts his voyage from Brest to Louisbourg & his four expeditions to the neighbouring coasts and island and records his charting, by astronomical observations, of the principal points of Acadia, Isle Royale, and Newfoundland. "Mr. Chabert's work is highly praised by the commission appointed by the French Academy of Science to examine it, and is recommended as a model to future navigators". (Sabin).
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The History of the World, Ecclesiastical and Civil: From the Creation to this present Time. With Chronological Remarks. By the Learned M. Chevreau. Done into English by Several Hands from the Fourth and Best Edition. With a large Alphabetical Index of the principal Matters, Persons, and Places. In Five Volumes.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: London. Printed for D. Brown; T. Benskin; J. Walthoe; J. Hartley; F. Coggan. 1703., 8vo, 19cm, first English edition, in 5 volumes, , , 359 & 311 & , 509,  & 522,  & 247pp., (extensive index), title printed in red and black, in contemporary full paneled speckled calf boards, expertly rebacked in restoration style antique calf designed to sympathetically match the boards, gilt decorated raised bands, gilt border and corner decorations in the panels, gilt titles and volume labels on dark crimson double leather labels, some text toning, front corner bit worn else a fine set attractively bound of the First English language edition, very rare. (cgc) Sabin 12607. Amicus 1 set. No other standard references located, including T.P.L., Lande, Howes, etc. No auction records or other reference located for this English edition. - Urbain Chevreau (1613-1701), French dramatist and critic provided one of the first world histories. "Such a compleat, but suc-cinct uni-versal History is, I think, wanting in our Langu-age; Sir Walter Raleigh ends with the Grecian Monarchy." (Translator). The first English edition is translated from the third Paris edition, revised and enlarged by the author. "History" ends with the discovery of the New World and includes descriptions of Labrador, Newfoundland, New France, Virginia, Florida and the West Indies. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Genesis of Churches in the United States of America, in Newfoundland and the Dominion of Canada.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Montreal. John Lovell & Son & Foster Brown & Co. (spine reads "The Montreal News Company"). 1907., tall8vo, 23.5cm, 307p. with a frontispiece and 59 photographic plates and illustrations, original gilt lettered maroon cloth, a very good to fine copy (n1) - O'Dea. 1369.
$25.00 Book Number: 26523 Order / Enquire
Chiploquorgan; or Life by the Camp Fire in Dominion of Canada and Newfoundl and. [Facsimile Reprint of: Dublin. Robert T. White. 1871, 8vo. 19cm, ,2 93p.frontis view],
Fredericton. Saint Annes Point Press. 1979., 20cm, limited to 500 copies, green cloth, gilt spine titles, fine, as new ( S2.11) O'Dea. 776. As an Officer of the 15th Foot Regiment, Dashwood left C ork for St. John, N.B. where he was stationed from 1862 until 1868. He was an enthusiastic sportsman who spent his leaves hunting; in 1868 he made an expedition to Newfoundland to shoot caribou. The present title combines inf ormation on game, hunting equipment, and on methods of hunting with passing comments on the country and a well-told account of his hunting experiences . The main title is the Millicite word for the stick on which the kettle i s suspended over the camp fire. Story p210. Rhodenizer p65.
$59.50 Book Number: 18030 Order / Enquire
Across Widest America. Newfoundland to Alaska. With the impressions of two years' sojourn on the BeringCoast. Profusely Illustrated.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: New York. Benziger Bros. 1906., 20cm, 307p. original decorated green cloth, wanting free fly, else fine. (ar)
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DEWITT, Robert L.
Public Policy and Community Protest: The Fogo Case.
Cumbreland, Rhode Island, U.S.A.: St. John's Newfoundland. Institute of Social and Economic Research, Memorial University of Newfoundland. 1969., 28cm, vii,110p., appendix, bibliography, tables, map, stiff printed wraps, a fine copy (ds7)
$17.50 Book Number: 20137 Order / Enquire