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My Canadian Journal 1872-'78

By Marchioness of Dufferin (Hariot)

New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1891. Hardcover. Very Good. Edgeworn red boards with pastedown, ends of spine chipped; some pages torn and chipped on edge--text not affected. Contains map of Canada, index, 14 ads for D. Appleton publications. Almost daily chronicles of experiences in Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec, Ontario as well as the Maritimes, St. Lawrence, and even California and Salt Lake City. From sketches by Lord Dufferin; colored map.

$45.00

Penguin Book of Canadian Poems and Songs We Love

By Colombo, John Robert

Toronto: Penguin Books Canada, Limited, 2002. First printing. Paperback. Fine. As new. Appears unread.

$8.95

Canadian Wonder Tales

By Macmillan, Cyrus (collected & Introduced by)

London: Bodley Head, 1974. First Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Elizabeth Cleaver. This volume brings together Professor Cyrus Macmillan's two collections, "Canadian Wonder Tales" and "Canadian Fairy Tales," first published in 1918 and 1922 respectively. Brown paper boards with gilt spine lettering. Faint rubbed spot on bottom edge of back board. Otherwise clean and tight. Dj has minor edgewear. In protective mylar jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

How Canada Was Won: A Tale of Wolfe and Quebec

By Brereton, Captain F. S.

New York: H.M. Caldwell, 1908. Not Stated. Hard Cover. Good. William Rainey, R. I.. Illustrated blue cloth boards. Head/heel of spine and corners bumped. Spine slightly tilted. Eight b/w illustrations, including frontis, and 3 maps. Minor foxing on endpapers. Otherwise book is clean and tight. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$20.00

Canadian Mosaic: Nova Scotia Volume

By Turner, Mrs. W. A. (compiled by)

Women's Institutes of Nova Scotia, 1957. Original Wraps. Good. Sandra A. Turner. "The story of the Canadian Mosaic was originally planned, that each Province in Canada would ompile a volume of its own traditions, by tracing back to their sources the crafts practised by Canadians to-day, and to give some idea how they have developed and spread through the years." Nova Scotia was the first province to complete their volume. Illustrated with drawings and b/w photographs. llustrated white, stiff wraps have yellowed. Front panel has a 5-inch horizontal closed tear, mended with archival tape. The front free endpaper has come away from the staple binding. Rest of book is tight and clean. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$8.50

Cruising on the St. Lawrence

By Tomlinson, Everett T.

Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1902. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Illustrated green cloth boards with gild lettering. Head/heel of spine and corners bumped and lightly worn. Spine slightly faded. A few pages have minor spotting and smudges. Front inside hinge started. 442 pages and 10 pages of book ad s. Otherwise a very nice edition of a story that takes young readers "to one of our noblest rivers and make[s] them share in the stirring experiences which are to be had on its waters, and at the same time feel something of the romance and charm tha t belong to its historic setting."

$25.00

Conquest of a Continent

By Osborn, Chase S. And Stella Brunt Osborn

Michigan, 1939. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. The story of establishing the boundary--all 5526 miles--between the United States and Canada. 190 pages, including index. Rust cloth boards with silver lettering on spine and front board. Minor foxing along top edge. Head/heel of spine and corners lightly bumped. Edges of boards slightly rolled in two places. A clean and tight copy. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$25.00