APRIL 2020  - 40 items offered... 
Duncan McLaren
    Offered categories:  
     10 COLLECTIONS   
     16 BOOKS
       1 PRINT  
    11 EPHEMERA   

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MCCLUNG, Nellie Letita (Mooney) [1873-1951]

A nice collection of 14 McClung books and two biographies about her. all books are generally in good condition.
1908 Sowing Seeds in Danny
1910 The Second Chance
1912 The Black Creek Stopping-House
1917 The Next Of Kin : Those Who Wait and Wonder
1918 Three Times Out
1921 Purple Springs
1925 Painted Fires with DJ
[1926] All We Like Sheep
1935 Clearing in the West: My Own Story with DJ
[1936] Leaves From Lantern Lane with DJ and signed
1937 More Leaves from Lantern Lane with DJ and signed
1945 The Stream Runs Fast
1980 Our Nell (soft-cover) by Candace Savage
1993 Firing the Heather with DJ and signed by authors Marilyn Davis and Mary Hallett....  Click for more information and photos; 
Price: $ 200 USD OR $ 285 CDN  #8181

GRENFELL, Sir Wilfred Thomason [1865-1940]

Sir Wilfred Grenfell was an author and a medical missionary to Newfoundland and Labrador from 1892-1940. He was an author and a member of Royal National Mission to Deep Sea Fishermen. Grenfell established the Labrador Medical Mission and the International Grenfell Association.

This collection includes 26 items dating form 1884 to 1940.: 6 Wilfred Genfell Typed Letters Signed (TLS) ; 6 Lady Anne Grenfell Typed Letters Signed (TLS) ; 2 Photos ; 7 Ephemera and 1 Artifact  and two signed books, one with 2 B&W photos.... Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 2,000 USD OR $ 2,800 CDN  #7659


BELL, Alexander Graham [1847-1922] & BALDWIN, Frederick Walker "Casey" [1882-1948]

Collection of 11 glass plate photos circa 1908, (plates measure 81mm x 100mm) in this collection with all in fine condition except "June Bug" with two cracks.
They are housed in their original purpose built box with a leather strap and brass bands and each slide in a small white envelope . These standard 3.25 x 4 inch glass-mounted lantern slides had likely been used as lecture slides by Alexander Graham Bell's Aerial Experiment Association group with some slides having applied labels with sequence numbers. Consequently all would be circa 1908 copy photographs rather than originals. These slides are from the estate of the first British subject to fly in a heavier than air powered aircraft, Casey Baldwin and stayed in his family (grandson) until 1995.....  Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 3,000 USD OR $ 4,200 CDN  #3443

VAN DYKE, Henry [1852-1933]

Henry Van Dyke was a Presbyterian clergyman, author, and professor was born on November 10, 1852, in Germantown, Pennsylvania. Van Dyke attended Princeton University and received his B.A. in 1873 and an M.A. in 1876.... While in New York, Van Dyke gained a national reputation as one of the greatest preachers of New York City and also published his first book in 1884, The Reality of Religion. Van Dyke published several other books, short stories, and poems during his lifetime, usually incorporating religious matters and literary criticism. In 1900, Van Dyke became the Murray Professor of English Literature at Princeton and would remain in that position through 1923, when he retired.

Henry van Dyke Collection contains 92 items dating from 1892 to 1931, specifically 36 Autograph letters signed, 30 Typed letters signed, 6 Manuscripts, 11 Autographed signed notes / cards and 12 Ephemera.... Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 4,400 USD OR $ 6,200 CDN  #7528

ASHBY, Douglas W. [1898-196?]

Douglas W. Ashby, was born in Leicester, England and served in the First World War. Ashby served as a clerk in the Army Service Corps and he was released in June 1918. He remained a pacifist the remainder of his life and was the first secretary of the Peace Pledge Union in Leicester. He translated a number of books and traveled extensively (lots of serious walking).

This Douglas W. Ashby collection includes 12 hand-written travel diaries, 1926-9, 1931, 1945-8. Totaling 2,326 diary pages in all as well as 24 hand-drawn maps and other pen-and-ink vignettes. Plus 3 Ashby related books. The date range is from 1926 to 1948..... Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 3,600 USD OR $ 5,000 CDN  #7516

VAN LOON, Hendrik Willem (1882-1944)

Hendrik Willem van Loon (1882-1944) was a Dutch-American historian, journalist, illustrator, and award-winning children's book author winning the first Newberry Medal in 1922 for "The Story of Mankind". In 1942 he was knighted by Queen Wilhelmina for his contribution to the Dutch resistance.
The collection contains 18 items dating from 1925 to 1942, specifically, 7 B&W photos, 5 books with 3 letters laid in 2 books (one letter in another hand commenting on Van Loon's character), and three pieces of ephemera....  Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 1,300 USD OR $ 1,800 CDN  #7904

HOWELLS, William Dean (1837-1920)

William Dean Howells nicknamed "The Dean of American Letters", was a prolific realist novelist, literary critic (Atlantic Monthly), poet, and playwright. He was a close colleague and friend with many major American writers of the nineteenth century, including Henry Adams, William James, Henry James, and Mark Twain.

The collection contains 17 items dating from 1874 to 1916 specifically, of nine letters (two in two books and one in a framed a photoprint) and five cards with signatures...  Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 1,300 USD OR $ 1,800 CDN  #7906

NORRIS, William Edward (1847-1925)

W.E. Norris was a prolific English novelist and writer of short stories. Son of the Chief Justice of Ceylon. He was born in London and educated at Eton College. He travelled abroad, abandoned the idea of joining the diplomatic service, qualified as a barrister in 1874, and eventually chose to follow a literary career. He wrote more than sixty novels. He lived in Torquay. During the winter he went to Algiers or the Riviera. Some of his best known works are Matrimony (1881), My Friend Jim (1886), The Widower (1898), Nature's Comedian (1904), and Pauline (1908).

The collection dates from 1883 to 1908 and consists of 11 signed letters and a signed note... Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 1,000 USD OR $ 1,400 CDN  #7890

DOUGLAS, Lloyd Cassel [1877-1951]

Lloyd Cassel Douglas, was an American minister and author including The Robe (1942) and over a dozen other religious and moral issues inspired novels and was one of the most popular novelists of his period,

This mini collection includes only three items. Two are extremely scarce and important to any Lloyd C. Douglas or religious collection.

There is a Douglas Typed Letter Signed (TLS) and his very first publication copyright 1905, More Than a Prophet. There is also an ALS to Mr. Howard, 31 July 1926, providing him with his autograph....  Click for more information and photos; 
Price: $ 2,500 USD OR $ 3,500 CDN  #7703

MACLENNAN, Hugh (1908-1990) 

Hugh MacLennan (was a Canadian novelist and English professor at Lower Canada College and McGill University. He won five Governor General's Awards.

The collection contains 6 items dating from 1941 to 1988 specifically, two signed books, a pamphlet, a magazine, a letter, and a photo....  Click for more information and photos; 
Price: $ 1,100 USD OR $ 1,540 CDN  #7911
16 BOOKS ...

Nafis & Cornish publishers & MOODIE, Susanna [Susannah Strickland] [1803-1885] (an author)

 First edition. circa 1845, 6-1/4 x 4-1/4 inches, vi, [7]-232pp., Red leather with elaborate gilt decoration front, back and spine, gilt edges all around, hand colored title page, double b&w frontis plus 6 b&w illustrations under tissue...

Story 'The Young Tyrolese' is by Miss C. Strickland, ([7]-24. "Susanna Moodie published The Young Tyrolese in 1829 in the Juvenile Keepsake...  Click for more information and photos; 
Price: $ 50 USD OR $ 70 CDN  #2697

House of Assembly of Lower Canada

First edition. 10-3/8 x 16-1/2 inches. (8), [5]-703pp., + unpaginated indexes;[40pp. & 40pp.]. 785 pages total. New leather spine rebound with original drab and edge worn and chipped edges. Very good insides with no foxing or spotting and some minor paper indents to back pages. A scarce title.  Large and heavy book. Bilingual text throughout. Content on Canadian laws and political matters.
Very good condition overall..... Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 100 USD OR $ 140 CDN  #4758

MOODIE, Susanna [Susannah Strickland] [1803-1885] 

First American edition. 1854. 13cm x 19cm, (5 1/4" x 8"), [1]blank, xii,, [13]-300pp.,
Original now soiled blind embossed dark green cloth, corners worn, with house on front cover and dull gilt type on spine. Repaired front spine edge. Pages internally are dull and foxing throughout . Pages 142/143 and 146/147 stuck together at binding edge touching the type on page 146. Overall condition is fair..... Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 50 USD OR $ 70 CDN  #1277

RIDDELL, W.R. (William Renwick) [1852-1945]

1920. Washington, The Association for the Study of Negro Life and History
First Monthly edition. Reprinted from The Journal of Negro History, Vol.V, No.3, July, 1920 The Slave in Canada
6-1/4 x 9-3/4 inches  (6),[1]-120pp.(1) Printed wraps. Light green faded and chipped at bottom with printed black type front cover, spine worn and sun-faded. Insides a couple of pages with small spotting otherwise good condition. Scarce copy of Canadian black history....  Click for more information and photos:
Price: $ 95 USD OR $ 130 CDN  #1691

WRIGHT, J.F.C. [James Frederick Church]

First edition. 1955. Good+ /Very Good-. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Small 4to. Red cloth, pictorial dust jacket. xi, 292pp. Errata slip. Maps, drawings by A.W. Davey, illustrated endpapers,
The front endpaper bears an warm and heart felt inscription " To Dr. "Sandy" Robertson Saskatchewan's most recent acquisition in the field of Social Medicine from [signed] T. C. Douglas Premier of Sask. Sept 24th 1958"

Alexander "Sandy" Duff Robertson became head of the Department of Social and Preventive Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan becoming one of the early supporters of Douglas and importantly Medicare [Social Medicine].... Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 1,200 USD OR $ 1,700 CDN  #1223

LEECHMAN, John Douglas (1890-1980)

1759. London, printed for D. Henry and R. Cave. First edition. Eight months only, from May 1759 to Dec. 1759. 5.5" x 9", (6), [199]-730pp. Contemporary covers make of  heavy paper thus soft cover,  soiled. Front cover with pieces missing to the cover edges more so on the bottom right. Contents overall about very good, Inside many pages are uncut (unopened) and all pages are untrimmed (deckled).
All 17 plates as called for from May to Dec. 1759 are present. Of note, p 204, Fort Frederick , at Crownspoint. p528-530 have Wolfe's instructions in 1755 landing  article. p466-475 various letter regarding the taking of Quebec 1759 and p.555 &620 more relating to Quebec.. . Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 1,000 USD OR $ 1,400 CDN  #1619

TUPPER, Ferdinand Brock  [1795-1874]

1847. London, Simkin, Masrhall & Co.
Second UK edition. 4.5 by 7.25 Inches, xii, [1]-492pp. Original blind stamped cloth covers with original spine saved and professionally rebacked. Back cover cloth with top half and spine faded. Previous owners name and dated Toronto 1908 on top right inside front blank. Very little foxing present very clean text. Very good condition. Previous owners name  on inside front cover end paper. Nice copy of a scarcer book than the first edition published two years prior in 1845 with only 468pp. Additional material in this volume amounts to about one third of the first edition.... Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 995 USD OR $ 1,400 CDN  #7786

TRAILL, Catharine Parr (Strickland Mrs. Traill C.P.)  [1802-1899]

1869 . Montreal, John Lovell
2nd edition. Large folio (14.5"x11"). (3), [6]-86pp. 10 full-page colour plates of paintings of Canadian wild flowers (with tissue guards). Title page is also decorated with colour flowers. Text has detailed descriptions of thirty different flowers. Original green cloth boards, with gilt titles and decoration to front, blind stamped titles to rear, a little soiled. Professionally re-backed.
Agnes FitzGibbon painted 5,500 more sheets with transparent washes; stencils sped the pace of the work.
Overall a good copy of this beautiful book.... Click for more information and photos; 
Price: $ 925 USD OR $ 1,300 CDN  #3595

TRAILL, Catharine Parr (Strickland Mrs. Traill C.P.)  [1802-1899]

[1923]. London, Thomas Nelson
5 x 7-1/2 inches,  [8], [9]-288 pp.  Coloured frontis. and 3 other coloured plates, signed Scott Rankin. 4 attractive colour illustrations. Light green  Cover embossed and dark green ink printed title with  a swastika on spine and front cover. 
C. P. Traill book using Swastika?
The original meaning "that which is associated with well-being," corresponding to "lucky charm" or "thing that is auspicious."  The book is circa 1925 before Hitler had effectively "changed" the meaning of the ancient swastika symbol... Click for more information and photos; 
Price: $ 60 USD OR $ 85 CDN  #1598

MOODIE, Susanna [Susannah Strickland] [1803-1885]

[1909]. Montreal, Dawson Brothers
Second edition. 5-5/8 x 8-5/8 inches,  xiv, 535pp. with index.  Dark blue cloth with gilt type on front and llustrated with 4 maps. Illustrated with Plan of Quebec in 1759 (frontispiece ), two maps (one fold-out of Seige of Québec), and Québec golf links.  Near fine condition. Spine with Musson printed on spine bottom. This is a reprint of the 1882 1st edition published by Musson circa 1909...   Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 60 USD OR $ 85 CDN  #2011

PALMER, John Williamson M.D.

1867. New York, Charles Scribner
New edition and enlarged.  10" x 7"; xxxviii,(2), [1]-596pp.
Rebacked full pebble grain dark brown leather covers preserving the spine and front and back boards. An elaborate binding with beveled boards, spine with five raised bands, embossed decals. Gilt lettering to both boards and spine, gilt inner dentelles, all paper edges gilt, reinforced marbled endpapers. Insides pages are very clean, tight and attractive. Overall condition is very good+
 Collection of poems and illustrations in-line with the text pages. 15 facsimile handwriting examples... Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 55 USD OR $ 75 CDN  #1128

WILSON, Beckles

1909. London, William Heinemann
5-3/4 x 8-3/4 inches. xiv, [1]-522pp.(1)
Dark blue original cloth, bright gilt lettering and gilt crest on front cover. Spine ends very slightly crushed. Tight, bright and clean plates. Thirty-two pages of b&w illustrations, six battle-plans. Index.
Classic collection of the letters of James Wolfe...  Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 55 USD OR $ 75 CDN  #0505

CONANT, Thomas [1842-1905]

1903. Toronto, William Briggs
First Cdn edition. 7-1/4 x 5 inches, xi, (1), 13-290 [2]p. ads.  Later decorated maroon cloth with gilt type to spine and cover, in fine condition.  Frontispiece of Conant and 26 other half-tone & line drawn plates and illustrations. Conant was an Oshawa native. Worked in his father's business and wrote articles. Same author who wrote "Upper Canada Sketches"...  Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 45 USD OR $ 60 CDN  #0797

ROBERTS, Sir Charles George Douglas [1860-1943]

1927. Toronto, Ryerson
Limited edition of 500, of which this is 125. (Hardcover) Sunning on spine and front edges, otherwise very good condition. 6 x 8 inches.  No dust jacket, as issued. 46pp. Signed by author (twice). Paper covered boards, frontispiece...  Click for more information and photos; 
Price: $ 45 USD OR $ 60 CDN  #1801

RIKER, J.C. (John) (publisher)

[1850]. New York, J. (John ) C. Riker
First US Edition. Large 8-1/2 x 10-1/2 inch heavy elaborate gilt stamped leather [floral] album c1850 by John C. Ricker NY 129 Fulton St.
Elaborate gilt stamping on spine and front cover including a young lady approx. 2 1/2 inch high dropping flowers from a basket. Back cover same as front cover. Soiling along both top covers.  Frontis, title page, second chromolith title page . Approximately 150 pages of primarily white and some coloured blank pages. Inside 24 full page B&W  engravings are spaced throughout the different coloured pages....  Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 200 USD OR $ 280 CDN  #3523
Marriage contract (certified copy of), 3-1/2 folio pages, 8 x 12-3/4 inches, Quebec, September 6, 1762. Seal of wax to the document. Near fine condition. Rare document drawn up in a few months of the transfer of New France to the English. Last marriage contract on August 3, 1747 between Jean Urbain Martel of Belleville (1708-Ca. 1764), director of the Forging mills of Saint-Maurice to Quebec, and young lady Elisabeth Gastin (she will die; the following year shortly after her first child), in the presence of Charles marquis de Beauharnois (1671-1749), "d' chief; squadron of the naval armies of its majesty, Governor and Lieutenant General for Roy in toutte New France and country of Louisiana", of Mgr Henry Marie de Breil de Pontbriant (1709-1860), bishop of Quebec and adviser of Roy, Gilles Hocquart (1694-1783), Intendant of justice, organizes and finances of New France and country of Louisiana (of 1729 to 1748), and of various parents and friends. The part is certified and signed by the clerk Jean-Claude Panet (1719 - 1778) on page 2, lawyer, judge and notary, on page 3 signed by James Murray (1721-1794), sergeant, colonel d' infantry and General governor of the province of Quebec. The other signature under the red seal and below General James Murray on page four is Hector Theophilus Cramahé (1720-1788), both very important people in the early history of Québec... Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 2,500 USD OR $ 3,500 CDN  #3625

DRUMMOND, Lt. General Sir Gordon [1772-1854]

Three pages in a secretarial hand on single bifolium of foolscap paper (J Snelgrove 1814 watermarked paper) Docket title on final blank 'Private Timothy Leary 100th Regt tried at Montreal... No 4.' In red ink below: 'Laid before the P regent 28 Decm.r 1815' In pencil below: 'Disposed off'.  Old folds, marginal fraying at folds, some fingermarks.
Signed by 'Henry : C: Darling Colonel [...] President'; and counter-signed 'Approved Gordon Drummond' with the signature of Captain George Lowndes, advocate... Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 1,000 USD OR $ 1,400 CDN  #6666

MACDONALD, Sir John A[lexander]. [1815-1891] (subject)

Paper size: 15 x 20 inches ; Image size: 12 x 13 inches. Circa 1880
Large colour image chromolithograph of  Sir John A. MacDonald.
Condition: Spotted marks near nose, top left of red tie, spots along bottom of coat. Water stain on bottom right corner. Otherwise, overall condition is good. Imprinted in gray type at the bottom of the print: The Right Honorable Sir John A MacDonald, K.C.B
Published by William Brice, Toronto
Price: $ 250 USD OR $ 350 CDN       #7534       

#1) January 5 - p. 2, c. 4 - "TO THE LEGISLATURE" - Letter from Gov. W.L. Marcy stating the territory of this state (New York) has been invaded by an armed force from the Province of Upper Canada. More details on the attack and destruction of the steamboat "Caroline" with loss of American life. He summarizes it will probably be necessary for this state to keep up a military force for the protection of its citizens. 10-1/2 col. inches. ALSO, p. 3, c. 1 - "FROM THE FRONTIER" - details of the affair at Schlosser - news of the Caroline, Navy Island, Niagara Falls, Chippewa, etc 36 Column Inches - Canada's Public Meeting for sympathizers of Patriots, 4 Column Inches...

A total of 24 newspapers, each with articles and reports...
Price: $ 1,385 USD OR $ 1,960 CDN       #2717 

New York American newspaper

  #1) January 5, Front Page, c. 6 - "REVOLT IN CANADA" - letter from Lockport dated Dec.27. Concerning the armament of  Navy Island and the insurrection in Upper Canada - 300 patriots under Duncombe at London - the only force In the province is now on Navy Island and Is 800-1000 strong under Van Rensselaer - Navy Island belongs to the Crown and is 1.5 miles above Chippewa - more on the Patriot force, militia, Indians, McNabb, a list of prisoners in jail for treason - late news from the 29th of increased forces opposite Navy Island with artillery, etc - 22 Column Inches ALSO, p. 3, c. 1 - "SPECIAL MESSAGE" of NY Governor W. L. Marcy dated Albany, January 2, 1838 about the invasion of New York by armed force from Upper Canada and the destruction of the Caroline - 9 Column Inches ALSO, p. 3, c. 4 - "SERIOUS ASPECT OF THE UPPER CANADA REVOLT" - letters and details on the Capture of the Caroline - 30 Column Inches ALSO, p. 3, c. 5 - "MESSAGE OF GOVERNOR HEAD" to the Parliament of Upper Canada on the progress of the revolt - 32 Column Inches.

A total of 12 newspapers, each with articles and reports... Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 700 USD OR $ 990 CDN  #3145

Maine Daily Journal newspaper

#1) January 5, p. 3, c. 1 - "The Canada War" - Gov. Head passed up from Lewiston to Chippewa with 30 sleigh loads of men on Monday - he also sent a flag of truce to General Van Rensselaer, commanding him to leave Navy Island instantly, more - McNabb is reported to be moving toward Chippewa with 1300 men - on the night of the 26th the British commenced erecting a battery opposite Navy Island, as soon as it was discovered it was bombarded and abandoned - more on the resumption and the attempts of the Canadians to land on Navy Island - 400 regular troops arrived at Chippewa with a park of artillery - 4.5 Column Inches ALSO - p. 3, c. 2 - "PROCLAMATION" of W. L. MacKenzie dated Navy Island, Dec. 10th - 300 acres of the most valuable lands in Canada will be given to each volunteer who will join the Patriot forces now on Navy Island - also 100 dollars in silver -1.5 Column Inches.

A total of 10 newspapers, each with articles and reports ... Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 495 USD OR $ 700 CDN  #2670

The Star of the North newspaper

Original  Issue of  The Star of the North newspaper Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, dated Aug. 27, 1856

A couple of interesting articles relating to African Americans Underground Railroad and Runaway Slaves to Canada in The Star of the North newspaper

On January 30, 1849, Reuben W. Weaver and Benjamin S. Gilmore established a new weekly newspaper in Bloomsburg, Columbia County, Pennsylvania, called the Star of the North
... Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 25 USD OR $ 35 CDN  #4270

Town and Country Magazine

First editiion. 5-1/4 x 8-1/4 inches. 54 pages Original monthly news magazine, Town and Country Magazine, London, England) dated December, 1775. Some scattered foxing some pages offset, pencil lines through one plate, otherwise good condition.

3 pages of detailed news coverage of the American Invasion of Canada near the beginning of the Revolutionary War. The Invasion of Canada in 1775 was the first major military initiative by the newly-formed Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War . The objective of the campaign was to gain military control of the British Province of Quebec , and convince the French-speaking Canadiens to join the revolution on the side of the Thirteen Colonies... Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 50 USD OR $ 70 CDN  #2733

The Springfield Republican newspaper

Original  Issue of The Springfield Republican dated August 14, 1871 containing articles on Red River of the North (St. Paul to Winnipeg)  written from Winnipeg, Manitoba with the article written on July 31, 1871:
* The Far Northwest Winnipeg, Manitoba; The Red River Region of The North; The River and The Region; The Immensity of The Yet Uninhabited Minnesota and Dakota Praries; The Northern Pacific Railroad; The Red River Trade of The Past, Pembina, Fort Garry and Winnipeg ... Click for more information and photos; 
Price: $ 75 USD OR $ 105 CDN  #2919

The Springfield Republican newspaper

* Muskoka, Ontario Canada, ; Resources and Growth of Muskoka; London Emigration Society; American Enterprise in Muskoka; W.E. Dodge & Co. Trolling Extraordinary, Absence of Mountains; Abundance of Lakes.
Nov. 3, 1871 "The Rod and Rifle"
* Muskoka, Ontario Canada, Hunting and Fishing In Northern Canada II;  More About Sparrow Lake; A Party of Indian; H.H. Killaly and His Exploits at Sparrow; The Forests on Fire;
Nov. 10, 1871 "The Rod and Rifle".
* Muskoka, Ontario Canada; In The Wilderness; Hunting and Fishing In Northern Canada; In Camp; Dr. Todd's 30th Annual Tour In The Forests; The Great Healthfulness of The Wilderness; Frost and Hardships, Incident and Adventure .... Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 160 USD OR $ 225 CDN  #2918

New York Times Newspaper

Original 8-Page Issue of The New York Times Newspaper dated  May 26, 1870
Details of The Fenian Border War; Repulse of The Advance Guard of The Fenian Force; A Surprise by Canadian Volunteers in Ambush; The Arrest of General O'Neil; The Killed and Wounded; An Attack Near Huntington; The New York Movement; The Concentration at Malone; The Fenian Force at Buffalo; The Movement in The East.

Virtually the whole front page covering the Fenians titled "The Border War". Newspaper with two sections missing on right side affecting text thus fair condition only....  Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 100 USD OR $ 140 CDN  #2696

Niles Weekly Register newspaper

10 x 6-1/2 inches. 16 page original newspaper, Niles Weekly Register (Baltimore, Maryland) dated June 12, 1813.
This has 4 inside page War of 1812 reports:
1. Capture of York page 238 killed and wounded report 1/4 page
2. The Battle of Ft George page 239 1/2 column two reports including wounded and killed plus p242 article.
3. The taking of the Niagara frontier by the US forces page 240 & 241 reports by Isaac Chauncey
4. Sacketts Habour battle , Jacob Brown and New York Gazette  report, page 241 & 242...  Click for more information and photos;
Price: $75 USD OR $ 105 CDN  #3507

KING, William Lyon MacKenzie, [1874-1950]

September 15, 1937, 8 x 6 1/4 inches, 4pp., Letter, is two (2) typed pages with MacKenzie's handwriting inserted, originally folded  now flat, with 3/8 inch tear on top edge and 1/4 inch tear on bottom edge, otherwise very good condition. Typed signed letter (TSL) with MacKenzie King signature and mention of Neville Chamberlain, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from May 1937 to May 1940 as well as WLMK's family roots connections.
Mrs. Mary Scott, Toronto, Ont. A friend of MacKenzie's parents and whom he had ongoing personal correspondence with after this. ... Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 1,200 USD OR $ 1,695 CDN  #4422

WOODVILLE, Richard Caton Jr. [1856-1927] (after)

1903. Illustrated London News
22" x 16" Double page engraving with two scenes.
1. "Our first footing in Hong-Kong: The Island Proclaimed British Territory, January 20, 1841"
2. "Our first footing in Canada: Champlain surrendering Quebec to Admiral Kirke, July 20, 1620"
Illustrated London News Feb. 7th, 1903 :   after R. Caton Woodville
Good condition. ... Click for more information and photos; 
Price: $ 40 USD OR $ 55 CDN  #1743

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