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Duncan McLaren
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    14 BOOKS
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    11 EPHEMERA   
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8 COLLECTIONS...
CLARK, Arthur Henry (1868-1951)
 
The archives are comprised of approximately of 1,120 items, specifically 400 flyer advertisements and approximately 654 letters / enclosures from 224 authors. The correspondence includes letters and exchanges with many authors, illustrators, historians, clergy, politicians, explorers, and educators. Included in the correspondence are many letters written by Archer Butler Hulbert regarding the company's first publication, a 16-volume collection on historical trails in the United States east of the Mississippi.

Established in 1902 in Cleveland and named for its founder Arthur Henry Clark (1868-1951), the Arthur H. Clark Company was a major publisher of books on the history of western United States. For three generations the company was a leader in its field, and received numerous awards for its work, including the Pulitzer Prize for American History. Born and raised in England, Clark attended the University of Oxford and then began an apprenticeship with the publishing house of Henry Southern & Company. After completing his apprenticeship, he moved to Chicago, where he took a job in the publishing house of A.C. McClurg and Company. In 1892 Clark established his own bookstore in Chicago. He was then recruited by Burrows Brothers of Cleveland, where he became manager of their rare book sales. In 1930 the company headquarters were relocated to Glendale, California. In July 2006, the company was acquired by the University of Oklahoma Press and relocated to Norman, Oklahoma, where it continues as an imprint...   Click for more information and photos;
This collection is on consignment.
Price: $ 10,000 USD OR $ 13,200 CDN  #7978

BENSON, Sally (1897-1972)
 
Sally Benson was an American screenwriter and short story author, best known for her semi-autobiographical stories collected including the creator of Judy Graves, the awkward, ungainly yet curiously appealing adolescent heroine of the "Junior Miss" stories in The New Yorker and "Meet Me in St. Louis," published in 1942, which comprised pleasant fragments about a year in the life of a family of St. Louis. Hollywood made it into a popular musical in which Judy Garland sang "The Trolley Song."

The collection consists of 21 items dating from 1942 to 1949, specifically, 12 letters from her husband, 3 photos, 1 film script, 2 pieces of sheet music, 2 lobby cards, and 1 press kit for a movie....   Click for more information and photos;
This collection is on consignment.
Price: $ 1,200 USD OR $ 1,575 CDN        #8006

MORRIS, Edita (1902-1988)
 
Collection includes 34 items dating from 1948 to 1978, specifically,  3 Edita Morris Inscribed books: Edita Morris to Franklyn Lenthall 10 ephemera items and other correspondence of 21 items to Franklyn Lenthall mini-archive.

Edita Morris was a Swedish-American writer and political activist. Morris is the author of the 3 books in this collection. One of the books is Morris' best known book, The Flowers of Hiroshima.  Another of the books is Charade. The book of Charade was dramatized by Mark Walker (his copy of this inscribed Charade book). Charade was brought to the stage by Franklyn Lenthall, the co-owner of the Boothbay Playhouse (summer stock) in Boothbay Harbor, Maine. Also included in this collection is a Franklyn Lenthall mini-archive of 28 items of letters and ephemera. Franklyn Lenthall, was an actor, director, author and teacher...    Click for more information and photos;
This collection is on consignment.
Price: $ 1,300 USD OR $ 1,710 CDN        #7759

MILLER, Henry Valentine (1891-1980)
 
Mini-collection includes three items;  A signed Book, a Type Signed Letter (TSL) and a signed post card.
* "Insomnia or The Devil at Large" book, 8-1/2 x 12 inches. Albuquerque, New Mexico: Loujon Press, 1970. One of 385 copies, Edition G. Signed by Miller on May 1st, 1970.  Facsimile reproduction of Miller's handwritten notes. It is bound in tan cloth, but the outer part of the cover is decorated with blue flowers on a green, yellow, and gold abstract background. Unpaginated, and with untrimmed pages. Lacking the wooden box and suit of 12 colour prints, 3 of which were signed....   Click for more information and photos;  
This collection is on consignment.
Price: $ 1,200 USD OR $ 1,580 CDN        #7655

VAN DOREN, Mark (1894-1972)
 
Van Doren, Mark was a 1940 Pulitzer Prize-winning American poet, critic, and editor, was also a novelist, short story writer, playwright, scholar, and teacher (professor of English at Columbia University).

This collection contains 14 items dating form 1935 to 1967, specifically, 5 Typescripts signed, 1 Typed Letter Signed, 1 Autographed signed note, 3 B&w photos, 2 books with 2 ALS and Ephemera and 2 Artifacts....    Click for more information and photos; 
This collection is on consignment.
Price: $ 1,200 USD OR $ 1,575 CDN        #7762

GOULD, Benjamin Apthorp [1824-1896]
 
This Benjamin A. Gould mini-collection includes 3 items;  #1) Gould's scarce 1897 book titled Cordoba Photographs ; #2) an autograph signed letter (ASL) ; #3)  a small card with Gould's image.

Benjamin Apthorp Gould was a pioneering American astronomer whose star catalogs helped fix the list of  mapping thirty-two thousand stars in the Southern Heavens.  Gould also made the first determinations of the trans-Atlantic latitudes by telegraph; organized meteorological stations from the tropics to Tierra del Fuego and from the Andes to the Atlantic; pioneered in the use of the camera as an instrument of precision; and was one of the founders of the National Academy of Sciences. He was also the founder and editor of The Astronomical Journal beginning in 1849.
...   Click for more information and photos;  
This collection is on consignment.
Price: $ 1,100 USD OR $ 1,450 CDN        #7656

STRUTHER, Jan (Joyce Anstruther) [1901-1953]
 
Jan Struther (Joyce Anstruther) was an English columnist, poet, hymn writer, and radio personality. Her book, Mrs. Miniver, was the basis of a patriotic, romantic film about the life of a British housewife in rural England during World War II. Starring Greer Garson and Walter Pidgeon, the film won six Academy awards, including Best Picture.

The collection contains 11 items dating from 1939 to 1953, specifically, 1 signed letter, 5 Struther signed books, 3 photos, 1 cigarette card and 1 poster....    Click for more information and photos;
This collection is on consignment.
Price: $ 1,100 USD OR $ 1,450 CDN        #7816

EINSTEIN, Albert [1879-1955]
 
The Red Army 25th Anniversary dinner was held at the Hotel Commodore, New York City, 22 February 1943, under the auspices of the magazine Soviet Russia Today. Albert Einstein, Thomas Mann, and Edgar Lee Masters agree to sponsor the dinner.
 
This collection contains 8 items in total dated all 1943, specifically 3 Typed carbon letters, 3 telegrams, 1 B&w photo and 1 magazine...    Click for more information and photos;
This collection is on consignment.
Price: $ 1,000 USD OR $ 1,320 CDN        #7748
14 BOOKS ...

CAMPBELL, William Wilfred [1860-1918] (signed) & KING, William Lyon MacKenzie, [1874-1950] (inscribed)

INSCRIBED BY W.L. MACKENZIE KING AND SIGNED WILFRED CAMPBELL

1908. Toronto, William Briggs
First edition. 5-1/4 x 7-3/4 inches. (10),11-316pp. [3pp ads]. Green cloth with gilt titles and decoration to front and spine with rubbing to corners and spine bottom. Minor wrinkle to spine. Deckled edges. Cracked on page 129. Overall condition is good.

William Lyon MacKenzie King, the future Prime Minister, inscribed,  "Mrs. Francis Wilson with very good wishes for the New Year, W.L. MacKenzie King Ottawa Canada December 1909"
In the federal election of October 1908 King presented himself as the Liberal candidate in the riding of Waterloo North, which included Berlin.

King won and was a Federal politician for the first time...  Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 495 USD OR $ 650 CDN       #7708  


[HARRISON, Mr. James] (author)

VERY GOOD CONDITION AND INTERESTING PROVENANCE

1814. London, Thomas Lovewell & Co
First edition. 2 volumes in 1. xii, 273pp. & viii, 264pp. 8"x4". Rebound in 19th century half brown calf and black cloth, raised spine bands, ruled, titled, and decorated top edge in gilt. In attractive period rebinding with modest rubbing and a soil spot to bottom spine; two bookplates and one label with a poem affixed to front endpapers...Occasional foxing else very good+.
Two Bookplates. One of William Whateley Q.C., the treasurer of the Inner Temple, and  the other of Alfred Heacock Whittaker who wrote "Occupational Health in America" in 1962 with Henry B. Selleck...  Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 400 USD OR $ 525 CDN       #0931    


TRAILL, Catharine Parr (Strickland Mrs. Traill C.P.)  [1802-1899] & NICOLAY, Rev. Charles Grenfell [1818-1897]

[1846] & 1860. London, L. Hodson & Son.  2 volumes in one. 9cm x 14cm, (3-5/8" x 5-5/8"), Backwoods circa 1846 iv,prelims,[1] illust.list, [9]-233pp., [1]blank, 235-242pp.; [Bound with] Oregon 1860, [6]prelims, [7]-237pp., [1]ad.
Original soiled blue boards with gilt stamping on type on spine and people in a sleigh on the front cover and gilt page edges. Worn with bumped corners. Backwoods with 12 wood cut illustrations (all called for) plus Niagara Falls from the Ferry engraving at front. Oregon with the frontis image of the Mouth of the Columbia River two maps (full page and folding). Overall, very good condition...  Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 345 USD OR $ 450 CDN       #6790    


DOUGLAS, Thomas "Tommy" Clement [1904-1986]

1979. Lantzville, Oolichan Books
First Edition signed by Author and by Editor. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Clear Brodart
Green leather-look boards; stamped gilt lettering; toning of page edges. Inscription on front endpaper: "From one Scottish Printer's De'il [devil] to Another - With my Best Wishes - Tommy Douglas" and "My good wishes, too - Dale [Lovick]" Illustrated dust jacket; light edgewear; creasing to corners. Very clean, sound copy. 288 pages including: suggestions for Further Reading; Chronology of Main Events in Douglas' Political Life; illustrated with a number of black and white reproductions of photographs from Douglas' political career.... Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 320 USD OR $ 420 CDN       #3276        


First edition. Two Volumes bound in one. 8vo., 8" x 5", (20cm x 12.5cm),  [4], 308, [8]pp. index; 89, [6]pp. index + [1]p adverts. Engraved head and tail pieces. Rebound with new leather spine, gold type on label with 5 bands and 5 embossed symbols on spine. Original front and back boards preserved as well as original end papers. Insides are very clean, no foxing. Tho. Corbett 1740 name neatly written in inside front end paper.
A very good+ to fine book  ...  Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 250 USD OR $ 325 CDN       #2505         


KING, William Lyon MacKenzie, [1874-1950]

SIGNED WLMK PRESENTATION COPY

2nd edition. 12mo., 161pp., The book is inscribed by W.L. MacKenzie King on the front free endpaper, at Ottawa, in 1911. Olive cloth lettered in gilt, 161 pages. Some light external wear...
The first book written by Canada's politician William Lyon Mackenzie King, later to become Canada's tenth Prime Minister.

This is the story King's good friend Henry Albert "Bert" Harper (1873-1901)  who saved a young girl's life but lost his own. "Bert" had also began courting King's younger sister, Jennie in 1900. King participated in a public subscription to raise a statue in Harper's honour and who was the inspiration for the statue of Sir Galahad which stands before the Parliament buildings in Ottawa....  Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 275 USD OR $ 360 CDN       #4266         


1837. Toronto, J. Carey
2nd session was from 19 June 1837 to 11 July 1837. Journal of the Legislative Council of Upper Canada, second session of the thirteenth provincial Parliament Thursday, 22nd June, 1837.
Our separate and original 71 page report has the data included as part of Appendix A of the same Journal contains up to and including T. C.  Patrick, Esquire testimony save the last paragraph.
This report is part of the dealing with the government concerns of the financing and banking situation in 1837 which lead to more legislative to take corrective action  ...  Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 195 USD OR $ 255 CDN       #4452         


[1894]. London, Dean & Son, Ltd
A RARE JUVENILE BOOK IN ANY CONDITION
First edition. 9-3/8 x 7 inches, 48 unnumbered pages,  7 pages of ads,  Cover is printed paper mounted to boards with full colour on front and black juvenile book ad on back (Dean's Shilling Toy Books, rebacked. 16 pages of pictures in chromo colours, The Rocking Horse Toy Books). Inside pages have some soiling and one page is missing 2 x 1/4 inch section on The Weary Traveller story and a number of pages have open edge tears primarily from the bottom border. Overall condition good.  Still a nice collectable children's book. Very charming chromo images throughout  ...  Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 100 USD OR $ 130 CDN       #1601         


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

1852. London, Richard Bentley
Second UK edition. 2 volumes,  5-1/4  x 8 inhes. Original dark green cloth unrestored.  Original tan endpapers in both volumes. Both volumes have  a gilt embossed illustration on front covers, which depicts a log cabin with campfire and 3 people. Both volumes have slightly crushed spine ends and bent corners and previous owner's name neatly written on the title pages.

Second, and considered better or more complete edition, with an extra, 41 pages  (pp. [295]-336) chapter entitled, "Canadian Sketches," added to volume II, which does not appear first London edition, volume II...  Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 300 USD OR $ 395 CDN       #2541        


TROLLOPE, Anthony (1815-1882)

1862. London, Chapman & Hall
Volume 1 - 1st UK Edition and Volume 2 - 2nd UK Edition. 2 volumes, mixed set. 5-1/2 inches x 8-1/2 inches.  viii,[1]-467pp.(1) ; viii,[1]-494pp.(1).
New very dark blue leather spine with original blue marbled paper-covered boards worn on edges and corners. Ex-library with very small blind stamps on title pages and folding map with small tears on folds in map. Text clean insides and very good condition.

"Chapters IV-VII, pp. 43-98, deal with Lower Canada, Upper Canada, Niagara Falls, and the connection between Canada and Great Britain."
TPL 4097  ...   Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 150 USD OR $ 195 CDN       #0607       


LAMPMAN, Archibald [1861-1899]

1888. Ottawa, J. Durrie & Sun
First Edition First Issue of Archibald Lampton's first book (self published) 5-1/4 x 7-5/8 inches. v,(2),[1]-151pp. Original maroon cloth slightly wrinkled on boards and a 1/4 and 1/8" piece of spine missing at top an bottom respectively.  Double ruled above & below the spine title The book is a little loose in the bindings where the spine is starting to crack on the top outside. Quite good condition otherwise.  With double rule above and below the title on the spine.  Scarce  ...  Click for more information and photos; 
Price: $ 150 USD OR $ 195 CDN       #2154         


SMITH, W. H. (William Henry) [c1800-c1873]

[1851]. Toronto, Thomas MacLear
Two Volumes, being a Historical, Geographical and Statistical Account of Canada West.
Volume 1, cxxiv,[1]-288pp.plus 184 page Business Directory of Canada West.   Volume 2 - xxiv, [1]-544pp.
Altogether ten county maps plus a large folding map of the province. Maps cover from West to East, with commercial tables and notes on townships and settlements. Engraved title-page of Niagara Falls. Each volume has a printed image of A "Canadian" Girl or Winter. Very good condition overall  ... Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 125 USD OR $ 165 CDN       #0852         


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

1881. Boston, Hall and Whiting
6-3/4 x 4-1/4 inches, (6), [7]-356, [357]-376 appendix) Rebacked, red cloth with gilt title and elaborate black decorations with very minor wrinkling of cloth on back cover, new endpapers and one illustration as fronticepiece. Insides clean. Overall very good condition... Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 140 USD OR $ 180 CDN       #1197         


 
SCARCE AUTHOR SIGNED COPY

1932. New York, The Dial Press
First US edition. 7-1/2 x 5 inches. (10), 3-278pp.  Signed by author on front end paper. Book is  very good condition. Dust jacket with chips along edges and more so at top and bottom of spine, otherwise, good condition.
Nautical adventure novel of ship's crew that gets involved in a South American civil war... Click for more information and photos; 
Price: $ 100 USD OR $ 131 CDN       #2102        
6 MANUSCRIPTS

3 pp. 7 x 4 inches, in good condition, tiny filing hole.
Hotel Cecil, Strand W.C. [London] red embossed logo letterhead, 30 June 1902 Autograph Letter Signed Wilfrid Laurier, while in office as Prime Minister of Canada, to Sir Frederick Young, thanking him for the copy of his last book (probably Pioneer of Imperial. Federation in Canada 1902), and explaining that he and his wife are unable to accept Sir Frederick s courteous invitation due to "many engagements of an official character". PS with WL initials.
Young met with Laurier at some functions with Laurier and in his book Young states "He agreed with Sir Wilfrid Laurier, that Canadians should have a place in the Councils of the Empire." p111  ...  Click for more information and photos; 
Price: $ 1,720 USD OR $ 2,240 CDN       #7991  


WELLESLEY, Henry 1st Baron Cowley (1773-1847)

A fine historic hand written American ship pass dated at Cadiz, Spain, written and signed by Henry Wellesley, dated Feb. 1813.  The document once had a seal attached, but was cut from the document, and this affects a few words.

This scarce 1813 document  is also odd in that the British allowed an American ship to pass without violence during the War of 1812...  Click for more information and photos; 
Price: $ 250 USD OR $ 325 CDN       #3323  


HOWITT, Mary (1799-1888)

4-1/2 x 7 inches, was folded to 4-1/2 x 1-3/4 inches to fit in envelope included with this letter. Autograph letter signed. Very good condition. Four pages, Undated.[but 1847]. To fellow author, Anna Maria Hall (1800-1881) an Irish novelist who often published as "Mrs. S. C. Hall". It reads: "I am sorry that when you made your arrangements you did not let me know, as I really matched a day  ...  Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 175 USD OR $ 230 CDN       #5044         


1801. Unusual document of agreement between Trueworthy Palmer, father of Polly and Lieut. Richard Batchelder, father of William. Terms include: "...shall pay Polly Palmer when she shall arrive at the age of eighteen years, two (crossed out) one suit of wearing apparal which shall be decent for Sabbath and one suit which shall be decent for every days were and also whereas the said Polly is now with child and if the child that she is now pregnant with should be living when she shall become to the age of eighteen to give her forty dollars but if the child should be dead when she shall arrive to the age of eighteen years, then to give her the said Polly sixty dollars ." The child is also to be taken care of until 14 years of age. Further:..   Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 100 USD OR $ 130 CDN       #3053         


6-1/2 x 8 inches unpaginated. New red leather spine with gilt type and new endpapers. Over 70 pages with one and up to 10 signatures per page - over 200 signatures. An autograph book covering over 50 years from 1894 to 1947. Very good condition.
 
Numerous signatures, remembrances, comments predominately by ranking officials in the Church. Interesting entries from Bishops, Archdeacons, and many others from all over the world including Asia, Africa, New Guinea and many other fascinating origins, in excess of 200  signatures. A number of loose autographs, notes and newspaper clippings throughout are also included....   Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 200 USD OR $ 260 CDN       #1871        


CAMPBELL, Major General Sir Colin Campbell, KCB (1776-1847)

COLIN CAMPBELL WAS LIEUTENANT-GOVERNOR OF NOVA SCOTIA 1834-40

4 page holograph letter dated Portsmouth 3rd Dec 1828. 9-1/2 x 7-1/4 inches flat and 4-3/4 x 7-1/4 folded.
A most interesting letter from Major General Sir Colin Campbell while stationed as the Governor of Portsmouth, London (Portchester Castle) to William Pole-Tylney-Long-Wellesley, 4th Earl of Mornington.
Apparently General Campbell in a recent previous note to W.L.Wellesley responding with Campbell...   Click for more information and photos; 
Price: $ 195 USD OR $ 255 CDN       #5885        
1 PHOTO

ROBINSON, Christopher Blackett [1837-1923]

Two photos, one scrap book plus Robinson newspaper clipping note. sent to him  Original photograph, 6.25 x 8.25 inches. Signed on verso: "With all the Season's best Greetings, Yours very affectionately, C. Blackett Robinson. Xmas 1907". Photo by the studio of W. Notman & Son, Montreal. Christopher Blackett Robinson was a Pioneer Canadian publisher, writer and editor.
 ...   Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 100 USD OR $ 130 CDN       #4957        
11 EPHEMERA

NORMAN, Richard Edward (1891-1961)

First US edition. Folded multi-panel promotional brochure meant for mailing (folded size 11 inches long and 3-1/2 inches wide). With orange, blue, and black poster cover with photographs showing scenes from the movie with text as follows:  Coming To This Theater. (This Is An Exact Reproduction Of Window Card).  The Norman Film Studios . Presents Black Gold.  Thrilling Epic Of The Oil Fields With All Colored Cast.  One Of The True Stories Of Living Colored Examples.  A Smashing Photo-Play Co-Starring Lawrence Criner and Kathryn Boyd, Original Lafayette Players. Steve Reynolds, "Peg" [,]  Alfred Norcom, United States Marshal, L.B. Tatums and The Entire City Of  Tatums, Okla.
 ...  Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 395 USD OR $ 520 CDN       #7973  


1902. Toronto, Province of Ontario
15-3/4 x 13-3/4 inches, was folded now flat, typed and handwritten manuscript and transfer document with docketing information handwritten on verso. Faded seal, agetoned, creased, two pin holes in top left corner, two 1/8 inch holes at top right outside border not affecting any type, otherwise very good condition.

Some content and detail...
The Central Ontario Railway Company Township of Dungannon in the County of Hastings...  Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 150 USD OR $ 195 CDN       #3137   


CAMPBELL, John George Edward Henry Campbell,  Marquess of LORNE and 9th Duke of ARGYLL [1845-1914] Signed by

1883. [Ottawa], Canadian Government
Official appointment document for the Militia Military in Canada.
39cm x 29.5cm (15.25 x 10 inches) Soiled paper with a few edge tears not affecting any text.
This document was appointing Duncan McLean as an Assistant Surgeon in the Active Militia from June 18, 1882 however the document is dated August 23, 1883.  It is signed and witnessed by Governor General Marquess of Lorne as well as W. Powell, Colonel, Adjutant General of Militia. Condition good only.
 ...   Click for more information and photos; 
Price: $ 195 USD OR $ 250 CDN       #3583       


VANIER, Major-General George Philias [1888-1967]

1966. Ottawa, Canadian Government
19-1/8 x 15 inches flat, never folded Printed text,  large embossed Great Seal of Canada and in near fine condition. Some content and detail...
Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of the Commonwealth , Defender of the Faith. To Honourable James David Sutherland, a lawyer from Paris, Ontario, to be a  Judge of the County Court for the County of Wellington.
Signed by Georges Vanier, Judy LaMarsh and Lucien Cardin...  Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 150 USD OR $ 195 CDN       #3140  


1828. London, Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan
Act of parliament from 15th july 1828, Anno Nono Georgi. IV. Regis, small folio, cap li, 4pp [473]-476. Some very minor spotting and offsetting, otherwise Act is clean and  in very good  condition. Scarce. The Canada Company was Incorporated in July 1825 and continued in existence through to the 1950s  ...  Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 200 USD OR $ 260 CDN       #5529    


1814. Boston, Weekly Messenger
Two (2) complete original War of 1812 newspapers, the [Boston] Weekly Messenger (MA) dated Sept 16 and Dec 2, 1814.
Light foxing throughout, 4pp with page almost separated, age toned otherwise, very good condition.
Both newspapers have inside page headlines and news coverage of the British attack on Baltimore, Maryland (the Battle of North Point) and the Battle of Fort McHenry.
The American defense of Baltimore's Fort McHenry in this battle inspired Francis Scott Key to compose the poem which would become the national anthem of the United States: "The Star-Spangled Banner."
Price: $ 175 USD OR $ 235 CDN       #2804         


Roxborough, Henry Hall's original first tissue copy with title " Sport in Days of Yore",18pp.  later revised edition copy with corrections and new tile  ''The Beginning of Organized Sport in Canada,'' 13pp. for an article that appeared in Canada - A Historical Magazine Spring 1975 Vol.2 No. 3 page 30-43. This publication was published by the Department of History McMaster University. There is a 1975 letter from Holt Rinehart & Winston including a  contract signed by Roxorough for the publishing of this article  ...  Click for more information and photos;  
Price: $ 125 USD OR $ 160 CDN       #3538         


Typed letter signed. One page in German, 11-1/2 x 8-1/8 inches folded to 5-3/4 x 4 inches, with original envelope. Dated Reichsfendeleiter, 6 October 1936. Mentions Olympic broadcasts. Near fine condition.
Interesting there is no stamp on the envelope suggesting in may have been hand delivered?  Letters from Hadamovsky are rare to the market.
Eugen Hadamovsky was a radio production director for Nazi Germany. ...   Click for more information and photos; 
Price: $ 125 USD OR $ 160 CDN       #4983         


1827. London, printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan   SCARCE
Anno Septimo & Quarto George IV. Regis Cap. LXXII
An Act to authorize the Sale of Part of the Clergy Reserves in the Province of Upper and Lower Canada - 2d July 1827
11-1/4 by 7-1/2 inches - 3pp. from [p.617] to p.619

Clergy Reserves were tracts of land in Upper Canada and Lower Canada reserved for the support of "Protestant clergy" by the Constitutional Act of 1791. In 1826, the Canada Company was formed to sell off the remaining crown and clergy reserves in Upper Canada.  Until 1827, no reserve lands were sold. They were leased for terms of twenty-one years, with rents on a sliding scale. ...  Click for more information and photos; 
Price: $ 175 USD OR $ 230 CDN       #8008        


1833. London, Published for Henry Colburn
Disbound article, 5-1/8 x 5-1/2 inches, 9 pages including 1 large, folded map, "Sketch of Part of Upper and Lower Canada with reference to the proposed Military Districts". Some light foxing to the text, and to the borders of the map otherwise in very good condition. Scarce item  ...  Click for more information and photos; 
Price: $ 191 USD OR $ 250 CDN       #8009         


1891. London, HMSO
6 x 9 inches disbound. 37 pages, printed in double columns.
Case of Leonard Watson and others; In the matter of Parker and others ; Reg. v Batcheldor. In the court of Exchequer in January and May of 1839. Writs of Habeas Corpus were issued by a judge in vacation for bringing up Leonard Watson and others, prisoners in the gaol of Liverpool  ...   Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 125 USD OR $ 160 CDN       #8010         

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