Lord Durham Logo
JULY 2019  - 40 items offered... 
Duncan McLaren
    Offers categories:  
    10 COLLECTIONS    
    14 BOOKS
      4 MANUSCRIPTS
      2 PHOTOS
      3 MAPS    
      1 PRINT 
      6 EPHEMERA   
OUR ITEMS ARE PRICED IN USD & CDN $ - SHIPPING (& TAXES  WHERE APPLICABLE)  EXTRA
Note:  If the item clicked does not appear online on our web site, it is no longer available.
SEARCH for other authors or titles, or create a  WANT of your elusive item(s).
10 COLLECTIONS...
DU MAURIER, Daphne (1907-1989)
 
Daphne du Maurier most interesting collection pertaining to two of her books: her novel, The Glass-Blowers (published 1963); and Myself When Young (published 1977).

The collection consists of 8 items dating from 1977 to 1963, specifically;
"The Glass-Blowers" novel related;
* 1 Du Maurier hand-written manuscript 70pp. notebook, 1 letter from an American agent, and 2 The Glass-Blowers books (one inscribed) plus 1 complete typescript of the book,
* "Myself When Young" novel related;
1 Typescript and 2 different sets of corrected galley proofs of Myself When Young...   Click for more information and photos; 
This collection is on consignment.
Price: $ 8,000 USD OR $ 10,470 CDN        #7978

CRUIKSHANK, George (1792-1878)
 
George Cruikshank was a celebrated British caricaturist, book illustrator, and friend of Charles Dickens.

The collection consists of 5 items dating from 1831 to 1872, specifically 1 manuscript, 3 books formerly owned by Cruikshank and 1 carte-de-visite,

1 Manuscript:
* Ms., 1 page (repaired), July 1872, re giving a collection of his works to the British nation. In a four-flap cloth folder with printed label in leather...   Click for more information and photos;
This collection is on consignment.
Price: $ 1,700 USD OR $ 2,225 CDN        #7977

HALE, Edward Everett (1822-1909)
 
Edward Everett Hale American author, historian, editor, social reformer, and Unitarian minister. He was a long term member of the American Antiquarian Society. He is best remembered for his short story "The Man Without a Country."

Collection includes 33 items dating from 1864 to 1917, specifically, 16 ALS, 2 partial ALS, 1 ledger account book, 4 books with ALS in one, 2 photos and 7 Ephemera...    Click for more information and photos;
This collection is on consignment.
Price: $ 3,100 USD OR $ 4,065 CDN        #7773

WHITE, William Allen [1868-1944]
 
William Allen White was an American newspaper editor, politician, poet, novelist, biographer of presidents, a founding editor of the Book of the Month Club, "the Sage of Emporia"). He won the 1923 Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing. In 1947 White posthumously won his second Pulitzer Prize for his book, "The Autobiography of William Allen White".

This collection includes 22 items dating from 1916 to 1943, specifically 22 typed letters signed (TLS), 2 photos, 2 Ephemera and 1 book. Included are 7 TLS, 1 ALS, 1 signed inscribed photo from White to Edna Ferber a very close family friend for 30 years...   Click for more information and photos;  
This collection is on consignment.
Price: $ 3,000 USD OR $ 3,935 CDN        #7760

GALSWORTHY, John (1867-1933)
 
John Galsworthy was an English novelist and playwright. In 1921 he was elected as the first president of the PEN International literary club and was appointed to the Order of Merit in 1929. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1932. He is best known for his novels, particularly The Forsyte Saga, 1922 which was also a hugely successful television adaptation in 1967.

This collection contains 18 items dating from 1907 to 1933, specifically, 1 Manuscript, 12 Autographed Signed Letters (ALS), 1 Medal, 2 Photos, 1 Bookmark and 1 Book signed...    Click for more information and photos;
This collection is on consignment.
Price: $ 2,800 USD OR $ 3,675 CDN        #7766

CAINE, Hall (1853-1931)
 
Sir Thomas Henry Hall Caine CH KBE, usually known as Hall Caine, was a British novelist, dramatist, short story writer, poet and critic of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. He was secretary to Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Caine's popularity during his lifetime was unprecedented.

Collection contains 24 items dating from 1889-1931, specifically, 12 Autographed Letters Signed, 2 Typed Letters Signed, 1 B&w photo signed and 9 Ephemera ...   Click for more information and photos;  
This collection is on consignment.
Price: $ 2,000 USD OR $ 2625 CDN        #7770

NORRIS, Kathleen Thompson (1880-1966)
 
Kathleen Norris was an American novelist, poet and newspaper columnist. She was one of the most widely read and highest paid female writers in the United States.

Collection contains 35 items dating from 1914 to 1944, specifically Three Autographed Letters Signed and 1 Autographed Note Signed, 1 card with signature, 4 B&w Photos and 6 Books with 10 items in total inserted inside books including a book written and by her husband, Charles G. Norris along with 3 ALS inserted inside...   Click for more information and photos;  
This collection is on consignment.
Price: $ 1,900 USD OR $ 2,490 CDN        #7771

CARROLL, Gladys Hasty (1904-1999)
 
Gladys Hasty Carroll was an American novelist.  Carroll believed that the history of common folk mattered most and her works (fiction and non-fiction) most presented their stories about the rural Maine of her childhood. Carroll earned a Pulitzer Prize nomination for her 1933 work, ''As the Earth Turns,''

Collection consist of 34 items dating from 1933 to 1963, specifically, 8 Autographed Letters Signed and 2 cards, 4 Books and 21 Ephemera...    Click for more information and photos;
This collection is on consignment.
Price: $ 1,900 USD OR $ 2,490 CDN        #7772

SALA, George Augustus Henry (1828-1895)
 
George Augustus Henry Sala was an author and journalist who wrote extensively for the Illustrated London News as G. A. S. and was most famous for his articles and leaders for The Daily Telegraph. He founded his own periodical, Sala's Journal, and the Savage Club. The former was unsuccessful but the latter still continues. Sala was one of the most influential British journalists of the nineteenth-century.

This collection dating from 1876 to 1895 includes 11 items in total; 3 Autographed Letters / Note Signed (ALS/ANS), 1 book, 2 volumes, one grangerized with 5 ALS/ANS and one double sided page with a different dated manuscript on each side and two pieces of ephemera...   Click for more information and photos;  
This collection is on consignment.
Price: $ 1,400 USD OR $ 1,835 CDN        #7742

SETON, Anya [1904-1990]
 
Anya Seton (1904-1990) was the pen name of Ann Seton Chase, an American best-selling author of historical and biographical novels. She was the daughter of Ernest Thompson Seton and Grace Gallatin. She was married twice with Mr. Chase in 1930 being her second husband.

Anya Seton Collection of a total of 5 items dating from 1948 to 1957...  Click for more information and photos;
This collection is on consignment.
Price: $ 500 USD OR $ 655 CDN        #7810
14 BOOKS ...

1955. [Toronto], McClelland and Stewart
First edition. 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"
 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...  Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 1,250 USD OR $ 1,640 CDN       #1223 


[1864]. Montreal, Photographed and Published by W. Notman
First edition. Circa 1864. Large folio, 18 x 14 inches. Original front and back leather mounted on new black cloth. Gilt type on front cover. Title page, contents list, and [2] leaves, [12] leaves of mounted albumen silver prints of primarily Canadian and three New England views.
12 William McFarlane Notman Photographs mounted to pages...  Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 950 USD OR $ 1,245 CDN       #7719   


URBAN, Sylvanus [CAVE, Edward] [1691-1754]

1759. London, printed for D. Henry and R. Cave at St. John's Gate
First edition. 8-1/2 x 5-1/2 inches, (6),[3]-643 pp. including the year-end supplement and 17pp. index. Original leather spine cracked at hinges, five raised bands with original red label present. January to December 1759, 12 monthly issues.
Original 1759 accounts and maps of the French Indian war at Quebec and Crown Point (New York).

Included are 2 maps of
1) the Island of Orleans with the Environs of Quebec [issued within a month of the surrender of Quebec]
2) An Authentic  Plan of the River St. Laurence from Sillery to the Falls of Montmorency.
3) The third map is of the Country between Crown Point and Fort Edward, showing Ticonderoga and Lake George (New York). All three of the French and Indian war maps (and articles) are in very good condition....  Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 900 USD OR $ 1,180 CDN       #4218   


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

1852. London, Richard Bentley
First UK edition. 2 volumes, 20cm, Vol. 1; [2] (prelim ads.)xx,[1]-293,[1],[2 ads]. Vol. 2; [4], [1]-294, [2 ads].
In the original extra blind decorated green cloth, pictorial gilt decorations on the upper covers, gilt  titles and decorations on the spines, stamping  faded, corners and spine crushed. Hinges are cracked on both volumes.
Volume 2 on the front end paper has a full page inscription about someone placing "poppy petals" (none there now) inside the pages from 1 to 53 and dated 1863?. There are sporadic stains on these pages as a result. Still, a good set in original unrestored green cloth binding of the first UK edition  ...  Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 750 USD OR $ 985 CDN       #1299       


OSBORN, Lieut. Sherard  (1822-1875)

1852. London, Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans
First UK edition. 4-1/4 x 7-1/2 inches.  vii, (3), 320 pp, Full brown tan calf, gilt-ruled boards and edges, raised bands with gilt decorations in the panels, red  morocco label, (small piece missing in label, slightly effecting type) marbled edges and endpapers.  Over all very good copy. Internally age toned paper and some spotting  on borders of plates.
4  chromolithograph  plates entitled "Cape Hotham", "Breaking through the ice", "Resolute winter quarters" and "Sledge travelling", all drawn by Lieutenant Osborn and lithographed by M & N Hanhart, and 7 engraved illustrations in text. Engraved folding map (190 x 600 mm) coloured with blue in outlines "shewing the track of H.M.S. Pioneer, in search of Sir John Franklin, 1851-1852" by Trelawney Saunders.
 ...  Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 750 USD OR $ 985 CDN       #1206        


[GRAYSON, William J. (John) (1788-1863)]

SCARCE, STATED 2ND EDITION  
Written in the defense of Slavery during the buildup to the civil war, it is still often quoted to this day.
1855. Charleston, John Russell
2nd US edition. 4-5/8 x 7-3/8 inches. xvi, (2), [19]-108pp. Includes 16pp introduction and 22 pages offering 45 footnotes to the poems.  Original light brown cloth, stamped in blind and gilt on front cover. Nothing printed on the lightly faded on spine. Insides very clean with a little very light foxing on the first few pages.
Overall condition is very good+. A nice copy. Has the armorial coat of arms bookplate of John Julius Pringle...  Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 300 USD OR $ 390 CDN       #1282        


UNCOMMON EDINBURGH EDITION OF THIS CLASSIC WITH INTERESTING PROVENANCE.
1817. Edinburgh, Oliphant, Waugh & Innes
4 volumes, each 8vo, 22cm x 14cm, (8.5" x 5.5"),
Vol.1, x, [1]-525pp.,
Vol.2, vii, [1]-542pp.,
Vol.3, vii, [1]-482pp.,index[53[,errata,
Vol.4, [6], xvi, [1]-316, appendix[1]-88pp., index [15].
Full leather binding, quite worn and missing three of the four spine label names and all volume numbers on spine.
Union Club library stamps (1 1/8" black ink circle) on a number of pages in each volume. Overall Good+ condition  ...  Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 295 USD OR $ 385 CDN       #2168        


DUNLOP, Eleanor Susannah (née Stewart )  [1819-1907]

1902. Montreal, Gazette Printing and Publishing Co.
2nd Canadian edition. Octavo, 6" x 9", ([8], 300pp, xci appendices). Original green cloth gilt titles, no owner names or other markings.  Faint age toning to the end papers and the title page. Title page small rough paper mark about 1/2". Six plates inserted - Frontis Frances Stewart at 72, Old Letters, Mr. Stewart, An early Sketch of Peterborough, in Early Days and The Old Log House. A  very nice copy of an uncommon title. Very good plus condition  ...  Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 295 USD OR $ 385 CDN       #1042        


HEAD, Sir Francis Bond [1793-1875]

1852. London, John Murray
6th UK edition. 3-3/4 x 6-3/8 inches. (6),[1]-233pp. Original three quarter leather with 5 bands, elaborate gilt spine decorations and leather label with gilt type. Leather with some wear and chipping on sides and corners. Original marbled boards Armorial bookplate of previous owner, Stephen Edmond Spring-Rice on front fly leaf. Very minor spotting on first few pages, other wise quite clean inside.
Overall very good condition. A nice copy!  ...  Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 75 USD OR $ 100 CDN       #0563       


KIMBALL, Hannah Parker (1861-1921)

1897. Boston, Copeland and Day
First edition. 7.5 x 4.75 inches. (10),[1]-76pp, (3 blank). Original pale blue cloth with gilt trim and gilt symbol of stylised flower on front and back cover which are soiled and gilt fading more so on spine. Moderate shelf-wear: spine rubbed, marginal spotting to boards; pages with age-toning, and uncut (untrimmed). Internally very good condition. Overall good condition. Dedicated to Louise Imogen Guiney

Inscribed by Charles G.D. Roberts "Margarita E. Stephens from Charles G.D. Roberts  Xmas 1897"  ...  Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 75 USD OR $ 100 CDN       #5074       


MacPherson, Daniel Mrs.  [Charlotte Holt Gethings Macpherson] (1828-1892)

SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY
Amusing and Historical. A Sequel to "Reminiscences of Old Quebec"
[1890]. Montreal, Printed by the Author
First Edition. 5 x 7-1/2 inches. (12),[12]-128pp.(2) list of subscribers. Original dark blue cloth with gilt type on front board and blind embossed rectangular frames on front and back cover. Original green endpapers with previous owner's bookplate James Douglas on front left endpaper and gift inscription from author to James Douglas on right endpaper, "To James Douglas Esq. with the compliments of the author, CH MacPherson  ...  Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 75 USD OR $ 100 CDN       #0535        


1910. Lynchburg, J. P. Bell Company
2nd Edition. 8vo, 331 pp. Numerous b/w plates and a frontis portrait of the author, plus 18 additional photo-illustrations. Original decorated green cloth with some very minor rubbing at top of spine and corner edges  b/w plates (no dust jacket). A very nice copy, inside are clean, no foxing. Pages untrimmed.

Bookplate of previous owner on at front and back (with a return to sticker) and gift inscription from M. McAllister to McAllister 1911. Strong McAllister family history here!
 ...  Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 75 USD OR $ 100 CDN       #0413        


[SCOTT, Sir Walter (1771-1832]

RARE FIRST AMERICAN EDITION OF THIS CLASSIC BOOK
1821. Philadelphia, M. Carey

First American edition. 2 volumes, 6 7/8" 4 1/4",  Vol.1 290pp., Vol.2 321pp., full very worn leather with type on spines. Volume 1 with worm holes outside and inside with board loose and starting. Inside pages are dark and darker coloured. vol. 1 - p201 to 206 1 1/2" x 1/4" tear on pages reducing in size but affecting some type. p267 two tapered tears across the width of the page creating a 4" x 1/2" strip through type but readable  ...  Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 75 USD OR $ 100 CDN       #2147        


 
[WARBURTON, Major George Drought [1816-1857]]

HANDSOME SET WITH CUSTOM ORIGINAL BINDING OF THIS EARLY CANADIAN HISTORY
1850. New York, Harper & Brothers
By The Author Of Hochelaga. 2 Volumes. 7-3/4 x 5-1/8, xxiii, [25]-351pp, [2], [3]-366pp. Three-quarter calf over marbled boards, 5 raised bands, gilt  floral design, red moroccan labels (vol.1 labels with C in Canada missing, modest rubbing to extremities, marbled  endpapers. Light to medium scattered foxing throughout. Otherwise, a very good set. Previous owner's bookplate  on front endpaper of each volume  ...  Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 75 USD OR $ 100 CDN       #0876        
4 MANUSCRIPTS

Legal document signed by John Carling, three times. Folio, 10 pages. Dated 19 September 1879. Honourable John Carling (brewer) as trustee of the estate of John Campbell, settling matters related to the estate with property and mortgage information listed and settling payment and a mortgage by John Robinson for "the St. Nicholas Restaurant"
Sir John Carling of the Carling Brewery was a prominent politician and businessman from London, Ontario
 ...  Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 170 USD OR $ 225 CDN       #7944        


EARLY LETTER FROM CANADA'S  FIRST FRANCOPHONE PRIME MINISTER  
"Wilfrid Laurier," dated Arthabaskaville, 10th April, 1875, addressed to Donald Alexander MacDonald, Postmaster General, Ottawa. 17 lines on one 8vo sheet, docketed by MacDonald on the verso, vertical fold, near fine.
[WITH:]
PITTAWAY & JARVIS, Photographers, Ottawa. Hon. Wilfrid Laurier. [Ottawa, ca. 1886] Original photograph, head and shoulder portrait, very good condition.  (Alfred George) Pittaway & (Samuel James) Jarvis , 117 Sparks St. ...  Click for more information and photos; 
Price: $ 1,600 USD OR $ 2,100 CDN       #7437 


HARRISON, Samuel Bealey [1802-1867]

A complete letter, 13 x 8 inches,  folded to  6-1/4 x 3-1/4 inches, dated Nov. 11 1841 signed SB Harrison.  Secretary's office in Kingston to Daniel Lizars Esq. of Goderich. It's content are about the Proclamation constituting the new  Townships and the insertion of Bosanguet is clearly an error that the Township forming part of the Western DIstrict (of Huron)
Samuel Bealey Harrison was a lawyer, miller, reformer politician, and a judge of the County of York. He was Joint Premier of the Province of Canada for Canada East from 1841 to 1842 with William Henry Draper PM for Canada West  ...  Click for more information and photos; 
Price: $ 600 USD OR $ 785 CDN       #4182        


8 x 10 inches.  19th century manuscript commonplace book containing poetry by various authors including Scott and Byron as well as some unpublished poetry.  Contents written in various hands. Period 1/2 morocco over decorative paper, Six leaves with watercolours, including 4 hand-colored floral designs and 2 others in black watercolor house in forest and small music related image.  Total of 136 pages of written manuscript (beautiful calligraphy) of poems. Binding rubbed along hinges, some loss at corners, general wear, contents with minor soiling from handling, otherwise, very good condition  ...  Click for more information and photos; 
Price: $ 375 USD OR $ 490 CDN       #7511        
2 PHOTOS

STAYNER, F.H. (Frederick Henry) (1835-1925)

Signed F.H. Stayner black & white photo Cabinet Card with some pencil notation on reverse. Bottom right corner slight bend otherwise, fine condition. No date or place of publication.
Photo image size: 3-7/8 x 5-1/2 inches.
Card size: 4-1/2 x 6-3/8 inches
F.H. (Frederick Henry) accompanied his parents to Toronto after 1851 when his father retired and moved from Quebec becoming first a director and then Vice-President of the Bank of Upper Canada. F.H. is listed at UCC in 1851  ...  Click for more information and photos; 
Price: $ 95 USD OR $ 125 CDN       #7979       


PEARY, Robert Edwin [1856-1920]

1) Albumen photograph of Peary's ship "The Falcon" , 4-3/4  x 3-3/4 inches, mounted to paper with notes.
2) Albumen photograph of Captain Henry Bartlett, 3-3/4"x 4-1/2", and is mounted to paper.
3) Unknown person (child?) at the helm of the ship.  Mounted albumen photo on card. 6-3/4"x 4-3/4 inches,
4) Dr. J. W. Goodsell surgeon. Mounted albumen photo on card. 5 x 3-1/2 inches,
5) Charles Percy, steward. Mounted albumen photo on card. 6-1/2 x 4 inches  ...  Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 500 USD OR $ 655 CDN       #3607        
3 MAPS

Vancouver Map of Southern Alaska and British Columbia.
Originally folded, now flat, 8-3/4 x 10-1/2 inches, hand-coloured image area including border.
Very detailed West Coast regional map, one of the sectional maps from the first Octavo edition of Vancouver's Voyages and comprise the first detailed printed maps of the regions covered, circa 1801.
Queen Charlotte Island and Prince of Wales Island see their full shores mapped in detail for the first time. These island as well as the adjacent coastal lands are the traditional home of the Haida and Tlingit peoples.
 ...  Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 195 USD OR $ 255 CDN       #7438        


Wadsworth & Unwim

1875. Attractive double page original hand-coloured map, 26"x 17" paper size and 23.4" x 14.5" image size.  The City of Toronto, showing as far as Bloor Street to the North, taken from Tackabury's 'Atlas of the Dominion of Canada, 1875'. Very good+ condition.
 ...  Click for more information and photos; 
Price: $ 200 USD OR $ 260 CDN       #3288       


London Magazine, 1760

Copperplate bird's eye view of Fort Oswego active in the French & Indian War 1754-1763. Printed in 1760 and engraved for the London Magazine. Numbered key in lower left of image.
Paper size: 11-3/4 x 8 inches.   Image size: 10 x 5-1/8 inches
Watermarked laid paper, Two folds, one with some doubling but now flat. Some paper repairs outside of platemarks and light foxing to left side outside printed border on left, otherwise a very good impression with plate mark.
This view of Oswego from the south depicts the post destroyed in 1756 during the French and Indian War.
 ...  Click for more information and photos; 
Price: $ 175 USD OR $ 230 CDN       #7321        
1 PRINT

Four hand-coloured views of residences and street scenes in Arnprior (3) and (1)  Lanark Ontario, Canada, from a circa 1881 Belden Co. County printed  Atlas. Each image has been trimmed and mounted on a light white card. Hand coloured, some light foxing otherwise, very good condition. Sizes vary  ...  Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 106 USD OR $ 140 CDN       #7988        
6 EPHEMERA

4 pages (2 pages with content) , very good condition
Private Prime Minister's Office,  Ottawa, 11th April, 1905. Handwritten "Private"
My Dear Lord Strathcona,
I am sorry that I cannot send you by this mail, the Order of Council and the official letter, as it has been understood between us. They are quite ready; in fact, I feel sure that they shall be forwarded this week.
I desire to renew the request that you should yourself deal with the charges that have been brought against certain officials connected with the Canadian service in England  ...  Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 1,800 USD OR $ 2,260 CDN       #7975 


8 x 10 inches, 4pp House of Commons Canada letterhead, Ottawa, February 25th, 1914. Only first page typed and signed. Last page handwritten is 25th of February 1914 Sir Wilfrid Laurier Lord Strathcona dead.
Dear Sirs, Lady Laurier has handed me yours of the 6th inst, and as her eyesight is failing her she asks me to acknowledge to you the receipt of it. She will communicate directly with Lady Strathcona [Margaret Charlotte Smith, 2nd Baroness Strathcona] to offer her thanks. Believe me. Yours sincerely Wilfrid Laurier  ...  Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 1,400 USD OR $ 1,835 CDN       #7976  


LAURIER, Sir Wilfrid [1841-1919]

8 x 10-1/4 inches, was folded not flat. Typed Letter Signed, dated Ottawa, 2nd January 1906, on stationery of the Prime Minister's office with red embossed logo, addressed to W. Earl Hodgson, Perthshire, Scotland. 7 lines on one sheet. Providing the recipient with information, in part: "...I have asked the Department of Marine and Fisheries to supply you with all information in their possession. I will ask them again to comply with your requests as soon as possible, if it has not already been done..."   Darkening along center bottom and pin hole in center of letter where letter was folded, otherwise in very good condition.
 ...  Click for more information and photos; 
Price: $ 1,450 USD OR $ 1,900 CDN       #7800        


Typed Letter Signed (TLS) 8 x 10 inches, from Prime Minister W.L. Mackenzie King dated July 13, 1942 on black Prime Minister letterhead to Alex D. Bruce, Unionville, Ontario - re death of mutual friend George Brodie (helped in elections) and the death of Mrs. Bruce.
Letter content marked "personal" by King on the top of the letterhead starts out with King not realizing his friend George Brodie has died and thanks his other friend, Alex D. Bruce for letting him know. King goes on to state that "the invaluable assistance given you by Mr. Brodie in the 1921  ...  Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 1,500 USD OR $ 1,965 CDN       #7785 


STREET, Thomas Clark (Clarke) [1814-1872]

13-1/2 x 8-3/8 inches, was folded twice now flat, printed form with manuscript writing on both sides. faded seal on top right of one panel. Some agetoning of very light blue paper otherwise very good condition.
First Welland Regiment Military Commission bestowed upon Thomas C. Street by the Governor General of British North America, Nova Scotia, PEI, etc. - James Bruce, Earl of Elgin and Kincardine & signed by him. - Thomas Clark Street, son of Samuel like his father was a ruthless land and mortgage accumulator and businessman with interests in grist, textile and sawmills.
 ...  Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 975 USD OR $ 1,280 CDN       #4560   


BUTLER, James Wandesford, 1st Marquess of Ormonde [1777-1838]

15 x 9-1/2 inches flat, folded to 7-3/4 x 9-1/2 inches. Signed partially printed document. Two pages. Dated 29th February 1832. With Ormonde red wax seal and signature.
Appointing Somerset Richard the Earl of Carrick, to be a Deputy Lieutenant in the County of Kilkenny.
Fold tears, open tear at top centre 1 inch and sides 1/2 inch not affecting text, otherwise, good condition  ...  Click for more information and photos; 
Price: $ 750 USD OR $ 985 CDN       #5017        

Your comments, thoughts and suggestions on our  "Selected Offered Items"  monthly email are of great interest and most welcome!

Please call me at (905) 680-8115 or email me at   duncan@LDRB.ca



Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter View our profile on LinkedIn Find us on Pinterest
OTHER WAYS TO CONNECT WITH LDRB