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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.
$6000.00    Book Number: 34954         Order / Enquire

BUTLER, Victor
Little Nord Easter. Reminiscences of a Placentia Bayman. Edited by Wilfred W. Wareham.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  St.John's. Breakwater Books Limited. 1980.,  23cm, 214p., maps, illustrations, tables, brown cloth, 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. [1931].,  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.
$249.99    Book Number: 32308         Order / Enquire

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

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,[10]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).
$3500.00    Book Number: 34473         Order / Enquire

CHEVREAU, [Urbain]
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, [7], [5], 359 & 311 & [2], 509, [3] & 522, [3] & 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.
$4999.88    Book Number: 30907         Order / Enquire

CROIL, James
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, [1],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 Bering Coast. Profusely Illustrated.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  New York. Benziger Bros. 1906.,  20cm, 307p. original decorated green cloth, a very good. (ar)
$45.00    Book Number: 36521         Order / Enquire

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

DUGMORE, A.A. Radclyffe
The Romance of the Newfoundland Caribou. An intimate account of the life of the reindeer of North America. Illustrated with Paintings, Drawings and Photographs from Life by the Author.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London. William Heinemann. 1913.,  4to. 28cm, the first edition, viii,191p. with colour frontis and 72 illustrations, (mostly full page plates), 8 text illustrations, WANTING the rear folding map, original dark blue cloth, gilt titles, gilt stamped illustration on the upper cover, some slight wrinkling in the text else a to fine copy (Gar). ~ O'Dea. 1556. The author, (1870 1955), an American artist and photographer, spent nine consecutive seasons in Newfoundland.
$50.00                          Book Number: 38216                         Order / Enquire

Voyage to the Edge of the World.
Tenafly, New Jersey, U.S.A.:  Toronto. McClelland and Stewart.,  1973. 8vo. 23cm, first edition. 254p. map and 48 illustrations, blue cloth, fine in very good to fine jacket (s6) The objective of this voyage was to circumnavigate North and South America, cross the roof of the world through the Northwest Passage, round the outher coast of Newfoundland and sail back to Halifax
$21.00                          Book Number: 6817                         Order / Enquire

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