JULY 2020  - 40 items offered... 
Duncan McLaren
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     ARTIFACT 
   10 COLLECTIONS   
     16 BOOKS
       6 MANUSCRIPTS
       1 PRINT   
       6 EPHEMERA   
   

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1 ARTIFACT...
PELLETIER, Gérard (1919-1997) (provenance)

ANIK MEANS "LITTLE BROTHER"
 
#1) HUGHES AIRCRAFT COMPANY. [circa1972-75]. Barrel shaped model in metal 2-3/4 inches high x 3 inches diameter, shiny blue and black colours , mounted on a polished wood base,  6 inches long x 3-1/2 inches wide.

#2) [HUGHES AIRCRAFT COMPANY]. [circa1972-75].  [Model of Anik 1]. Model of Anik 1 in metal 3-1/2 inches long, 2-1/2 inches wide across the top, and 1-1/4 inches with a wing on each side each extending 10-1/2 inches and 2 inches wide...  Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 3,000 USD OR $ 4,100 CDN  #3472
10 COLLECTIONS...
PAINTER, Lydia Ethel Farmer [1842-1909] (G.E.X. pseud.)
 

Lydia Ethel Farmer Painter (G.E.X. pseud.) was an American author, poet, traveler, and the owner of the Cleveland and Pittsburgh Railroad. On 17 January 1861, she married John Vickers Painter (1835-1903), a banker, businessmen, and associate of John D. Rockefeller. Prior to the stock market crash, the Painter family was one of the wealthiest families in the USA. Their son, Kenyon Vickers Painter (1867-1940), was a financier, big game hunter, art collector, and philanthropist.

The collection contains 6 items dating from 1897 to 1908, specifically 2 Autographed Signed Letter, 3 books and 1 advertising brochure... Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 1,200 USD OR $ 1,630 CDN  #8267

DEEPING, Warwick [George Davidson] (1877-1950)
 

Trained as a medical doctor at Cambridge University, Warwick Deeping served in the Royal Army Medical Corps during World War I. He abandoned medicine and became a full-time author. Seven of his novels were best-sellers, notably Sorrell and Son. During his career he published at least one or two novels annually as well as hundreds of short stories. His early work is dominated by historical romances. His later novels attempted to keep alive the spirit of the Edwardian age.

The collection contains 37 items dating from 1913 to 1950, specifically, 34 Autographed Signed Letters, 1 movie herald, 1 photo card, and 1 book (signature laid in)... Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 2,600 USD OR $ 3,550 CDN  #8266

KREYMBORG, Alfred (1883-1966)
 

Alfred Kreymborg was an American poet, novelist, playwright, literary editor, and anthologist. The son of a cigar-store owner, he became a chess phenomenon by the age of ten. He began writing poetry in his late teens and soon became an active figure in the Greenwich Village literary circles. The first writer to be involved with Alfred Stieglitz's 291 gallery, he joined forces with the avant-garde photographer Man Ray in 1913 to create The Glebe, a Modernist journal. His first book of poetry, Mushrooms: A Book of Free Forms (1916), solidified his reputation as one of the first writers utilizing free verse. 

The collection contains 15 items dating from 1916 to 1955 specifically, 7 typed signed letters, 1 autographed post card, 5 signed books, and 2 photos... Click for more information and photos; 
Price: $ 1,900 USD OR $ 2,595 CDN  #8254

JACOBS, William Wymark (1863-1943) & PARKER, Louis Napoleon (1852-1944)
 

William Wymark Jacobs was an English author of short stories and novels, best known for his farcical comedies and his horror story, "The Monkey's Paw".
Louis N. Parker was an English dramatist, composer and translator. His 1911 Broadway play, Disraeli, was made into silent films in 1916 and 1921 and a talking film in 1929; the actor George Arliss won the Academy Award for best actor in a leading role in the 1929 film adaptation.  Jacobs and Parker collaborated together on a number dramatic projects, including the 1907 stage adaptation by Parker of "The Monkey's Paw".

The collection contains 30 items dating from 1900 to 1920, specifically, 3 letters, 1 signed quotation, 2 books (ALS and laid in signature), 6 theatre programs, and 14 photo cards... Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 1,400 USD OR $ 1,900 CDN  #8241

FARNELL, Frank Lee (1867-1902)
 

Frank Lee Farnell, born in New Haven, Conn., was the editor of Young Folks' Letter Bureau (Boston), Frank Leslie's Pleasant Hours for Boys and Girls (1890s), Frank Leslie's Popular Monthly (1895-), and The Authors' Journal (New York, 1895-6). He was also the president and secretary of New York's Philomathean Society in 1898 (member in the 1880s onwards), the head of the United Literary Press / Bureau (after 1898), and founder and president of the Writers' Club of the Brooklyn (established 1895).

The archives collection consists of approximately 250 pp. of poems, stories and articles, 3 photos; 12 letters and notes. 1880-1898, and ephemera...  Click for more information and photos; 
Price: $ 2,500 USD OR $ 3,400 CDN  #8240

DU MAURIER, Daphne (1907-1989)
 

Daphne du Maurier collection pertaining to two 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;
* Novel The Glass-Blowers 1 manuscript notebook, 1 letter from an American agent, and 2 books (one inscribed) plus 2 complete typescript of two books,
* Novel Myself When Young 1 Typescript and 2 Final Galley Proofs of Myself When Young... Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 8,000 USD OR $ 10,925 CDN  #7978

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 34 items dating from 1864 to 1917, specifically, 17 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;
Price: $ 3,100 USD OR $ 4,225 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 23 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 and 1 signed envelope... Click for more information and photos; 
Price: $ 3,000 USD OR $ 4,100 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;
Price: $ 2,800 USD OR $ 3,825 CDN  #7766

HELLER, Joseph (1923-1999)
 

Joseph Heller was an American satirical novelist, short story writer, and playwright. His second novel, "Something Happened" published in 1974, spanning thirteen years after Catch-22, his best-known work. Something Happened has failed to achieve the renown of Catch-22 but has a cult following, with some considering it one of Heller's finest works.

This collection includes 13 items dating from 1967 to 1993, specifically, 1 Heller signed 1974 typed photocopy manuscript of "Something Happened", 6 signed letter, 2 post cards, 1 signed envelope, 1 signed sketch of Heller and 2 signed books... Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 2,700 USD OR $ 3,690 CDN  #7392
16 BOOKS ...
JONES, Robert (c1740-c1778)

RARE EDITION OF THIS CORNERSTONE BOOK ON SKATING  

Circa 1772, [London]
Rare, as only one other copy of A Treatise on Skating has appeared at auction in the last 25 years.
Dedicated to the Right Honourable Lord Spencer Hamilton. xiv, (2),[1]-64 pp., 2 hand-coloured engravings [plate 2 & plate 3] of a skater in formal dress; the engravings have plate numbers and are stamped "W. Darling fect., Gt. Newport St.".
This copy is imperfect. The original title leaf is missing and has been replaced by a hand-drawn title with the conjectural date "London abt 1768". Also missing in this copy are 2 of the 4 copper plates of skaters...  Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 2,000 USD OR $ 2,700 CDN  #8250

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

1852. London, Richard Bentley
First UK edition. 2 volumes, Vol. 1; [i]-xx,[1]-293,(3). Vol. 2; [4], [1]-294., [1 blank]. 8vo, older rebound in full brown calf, new endpapers, marbled paper edges. Light wear to corners, else vg-fine in modern calf. A very attractive copy of the first edition of this pioneer classic.

Susanna Moodie wrote these series of twenty-eight sketches, based on her difficult experiences and what to share these, thus she was "prompted by the hope of deterring well-educated people, about to settle in this colony, from entering upon a life for which they were totally unfitted by their previous pursuits and habits... Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 1,000 USD OR $ 1,350 CDN  #1298

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

1759. London, printed for D. Henry and R. Cave. 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. Original 1759 accounts and maps of the French Indian war at Quebec and Crown Point (New York). Included are 3 maps relating to above topic ;
1) the Island of Orleans with the Environs of Quebec 
2) An Authentic  Plan of the River St. Laurence from Sillery to the Falls of Montmorency.
3) the Country between Crown Point and Fort Edward, showing Ticonderoga and Lake George (New York)...  Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 900 USD OR $ 1,220 CDN  #4218

ATWOOD, Margaret  [1939 - ]
 

First edition. Atwood, Margaret [M.E. Atwood]. Double Persephone. Toronto: Hawkshead Press, 1961. Market book series, book 1. [16] p. 172 × 130 mm. 4 leaves. Wire-stitched. Thick-paper wrapper. Signed by Atwood on a paper label which is affixed on the verso of the front cover. A very good copy, however, the third leaf is not original and is a cream-coloured facsimile... Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 800 USD OR $ 1,080 CDN  #7699

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...
4  chromolithograph  plates...and 7 engraved illustrations in text. Engraved folding map... Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 750 USD OR $ 1,015 CDN  #1206

[BLORE, Thomas, (1764-1818)]
 

1815. Stamford, published by John Drakard. First edition. 5 x 8-1/4 inches, x, [1]-292, [4pp. index],(2) ad. Full original leather rebacked with elaborate gilt decoration type on spine, black leather label with gilt type, 4 bands, gilt dentelle decorative border on front and back boards. Original marbled endpapers, gilt page edges. 2 leaves of plates of 4; frontispiece, Burgley House, near Stamford, repeated as plate with title Burghley Lodge on p8.
Miss Currer's collection of art is described as one of the best in England and the best books... Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 550 USD OR $ 745 CDN  #3643

COPWAY, George (KAH-GE-GA-GAH-BOWH) [1818-1869]
 

1851. New York, J.C. Ricker. First edition. 18.5cm x 13cm, (7-1/4 x 5 inches) ix, (1), [11]-346, [2 (ads)], 5 full page b&w plates total (all portraits, including one of the author and frontis). Original cloth blind embossed brown cloth with gilt stamping on the spine and front cover. This was Copway's third, and last, book... Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 175 USD OR $ 235 CDN  #1468

FITZGIBBON, Mary Agnes [1851-1915]
 

[1896]. Toronto, William Briggs
Soft Cover. 24pp. Original printed  wrappers, woven binding, tight, unmarked, 6" x 9" White covers with black  titles on cover.

Includes list of members of the society. A RESOLUTION, and seconded by passed by the Provincial of Ontario, at a meeting Rev. Dr. Scadding, was by the Provincial amd  Pioneer Association held in Toronto, on September 5th, 1895, appointing Mrs. S. A. Curzon and Miss Mary Agnes FitzGibbons  a committee to form Canadian Historical Society, to be in affiliation with, and having the authorization of, the Provincial and Pioneer Historical Association of Ontario... Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 30 USD OR $ 40 CDN  #1437

FRANCHERE, Gabriel [1786 - 1863]
 

1854. New York, Redfield
First US English edition. , 5-1/2 x 7-1/2 inches, 376pp [8, ads], Rebacked with original spine relaid with publisher's dark green cloth with gilt stamped letters and small beaver at head of spine, boards with perimeter blind stamped, and new endpapers.

First edition in English, illustrated with three plates and enlarged from the original French edition. First published in French in 1820, Franchere's work was "the first printed account in book form of John Jacob Astor's attempt to establish the Pacific Fur Company post at the mouth of the Columbia River...  Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 175 USD OR $ 235 CDN  #1418

SMITH, Harry Sir (Henry George Wakelyn) [1787-1860]
 

1910. London, Murray
3rd edition. [16],333,[1]],[8]pp. Illus., port., large folding map. Original decorated cloth. Corners bumped, some spotting.  Spine dull and inside very good other than some light foxing on the first few pages. With portrait frontispiece and folding map (small tear).

Sir Harry served in the Peninsular War, the Washington Expedition of 1814 with the British forces that captured and burned Washington, D.C, the New Orleans Expedition, 1814 - 1815;.... Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 75 USD OR $ 100 CDN  #1350

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

1885. Ottawa, A. S.  Woodburn
First edition. 6-3/4 x 10 inches. Fronts, [4],[4 preface], IX, [plate 1], [1]-288pp., including index, errata inserted at p.4.
Original dark blue cloth boards with gilt type and images embossed on spine and front cover.

Illustrated with 9 beautiful Chromo-Lithographs from drawings by Mrs. Agnes Fitzgibbon Chamberlain
 ...  Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 425 USD OR $ 575 CDN  #1249

BREMNER, Archibald (b1849-)
 

1900. London, ON London Printing 2nd edition. 9 x 11-1/2 inches,  (8 plus folded map), [9]-180 pp. Canada. Many black and white photos, the history of the town from early days including pictures of Governors Elgin and Simcoe, pages from Major Littlehales Diary, copies of plans for the future development of the land in and around London, Ontario... Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 65 USD OR $ 85 CDN  #0006

CURZON, Mrs. Sarah Anne [1833 -1898]
 

1891. Toronto, Williamson & Co
 8vo. 15, [1] pp. Original wrappers, splitting a bit at spine, sewing holes present. Upper outer corners of final few leaves small piece of top corner missing not affecting any type. Good condition otherwise. Admiring biography of Laura Ingersoll Secord (1775-1868) and her successful crossing of American lines to warn the British troops at Beaver Dams, on the Niagara frontie... Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 55 USD OR $ 70 CDN  #0806

DRUMMOND, William Henry, MD [1854-1907]
 

UNCOMMON WITH DUST JACKET
1898. New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons First edition. 5-1/4 x 7-7/8 inches, (3), [1]-12pp, card stock. Front cover inside with a 2 inch separation of endpaper, otherwise Fine book condition. 3 plates. With uncommon dust jacket in good condition having some holes and tears with both DJ flap separated. Overall condition very good+... Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 80 USD OR $ 105 CDN  #0520

EVELYN, John [1620 -1706]
 

1786. York, printed by A.Ward
Volume II only -  9 x 11-1/2 inches. (2),[1]-343 pp,; (1),(9pp. index), (1); [1]-74pp.(Terra),(4pp. index). New leather spine with red and black leather labels with gilt type. Contemporary  boards and end papers (reinforced) preserved. Insides are very clean and in very good condition. Attractive engraved armorial bookplate of R. Westly Hall Dare to front pastedown (probably Robert Westley Hall-Dare (1789-1836). A new edition. To which is added the Terra: a philosophical discourse of earth.
5 copperplate plates of 15 called for; p. 129, 3 plates marked p.200, , Terra p.48. No folding chart at rear. Double page spread of A table of Sands and A table of Clays p.18.... Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 155 USD OR $ 210 CDN  #0952

HAMILTON, Lady Emma [1765-1815]
 

NICE COPY IN CONTEMPORARY FULL POLISHED CALF
1815. London, Henry Colburn
2nd edition. 8vo, vi, 352pp. Contemporary full polished calf, original marbled end paper with previous owners bookplate affixed. Nice copy. Engraved portrait after Romney with light foxing and damp stain to bottom right not effecting image. Attractive engraved bookplate of James Campbell on inside front cover fly leaf.

"Emma, Lady Hamilton, the lover of Admiral Nelson. Nelson had become a national hero on the moment of his death in the decisive naval battle against the French off Cape Trafalgar in 1805. A decade later Emma, chased by creditors, was ending her days in exile and penury in Calais.... Click for more information and photos; 
Price: $ 295 USD OR $ 400 CDN  #0588
6 MANUSCRIPTS
CUNFFE-OWEN, Sir Francis Philip (1828-1894)
 

4 page holograph letter signed. Flat 10 x 8 inches, folded  5 x 8 inches. On Science and Art Department, South Kensington blind embossed letterhead, dated 26 January 1888. Marked "Private". To Sir Frederick Young. Sending congratulations on becoming a Brother 'Knight of Our Most Noble Order'. In January of 1888, the distinction of K.C.M.G. was conferred on Mr. Frederick Young... Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 125 USD OR $ 165 CDN  #8269

KEMBLE, Frances Anne (Fanny Kemble) (Butler) [1809-1893]
 

7 x 9 inches flat, folded to 7 x 4-1/2 inches. Light purple paper with FAK (Frances Anne Kemble purple printed logo masthead on page 1.  Autograph letter signed. Two pages. Dated Queens Anne's Mansions Tuesday 30th [circa 1880] to the well-connected literary lady, amateur actress Mary Boyle (1810-90). The letter reads: "My dear Mary Boyle, I am at home almost every afternoon of my life from three to six o'clock - except on Saturdays - and if you do not dread being lifted up six pair of stairs should be delighted to see you and grateful for you for coming. Remembering always/ Affectionately yours/ Fanny Kemble"...  Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 250 USD OR $335 CDN  #5043

COSTER, Rev. George (1794-1859)
 

George Coster was a New Brunswick Church of England clergyman and professor.
3pp. letter, flat size 9-3/4 x 7-3/4 inches folded to 4-7/8 x 7-3/4 inches. Dated Fredericton N. Brunswick Feb 19, 1848. Right Reverend & Dear Sir. Mr. Roberts? a curate of Coster's is leaving the province (N.B.) to seek employment in the Right Reverend diocese...He has "extreme views and requires a curb"...he was for several years my curate... Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 150 USD OR $ 200 CDN  #5874

HODGINS, Thomas (1835-1910)
 

Thomas Hodgins, LL. D., Judge of the Exchequer Court in Admiralty, Canada. Hodgins had been M.P.P. for Elgin, and is known in literary circles.
Each letter 4-1/2 x 7 inches dated 1904 letter, on The Exchequer Court of Canada In Admiralty letterhead. Letters to the editor of The North American Review (NAR), New York
1) 8th June 1904 returning some proofs with correction (not included here).
2) 14th June 1904 note referring to Who's Who publication and asking his birth date be changed from 1828 to 1835...  Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 100 USD OR $ 135 CDN  #5873

BELL, Dr. Robert (1841-1917)
 

MOST INTERESTING STORY TO HOW AUSTIN OBTAINED HIS COLLECTION

Robert Bell was a scientist, explorer, professor, and civil servant. In 1861 he earned a civil engineering degree from McGill University and the Governor General's Medal.
2pp. letter, flat size 10-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches folded to 5-1/4 x 8-1/4 inches on Geological Survey of Canada Ottawa letterhead. Dated 1st March, 1887.
Bell ALS scare to market.
To Ben W. Austin Esq. Secry. Trinity Historical Society Dallas Texas.   
Dear Sir, I have much pleasure in acknowledging receipt of your letter of 25th ? and in accepting the nomination of the Trinity Historical Society as a non-resident or Honorary Member... Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 200 USD OR $ 270 CDN  #5876

Templar Order of Canada
 

UNUSUAL EARLY "SECRET"  TEMPLAR ORDER OF CANADA NOTE

4pp. handwritten 1878 Templar note on lined paper with subjects (S.) in light purple ink and response (R.) in black ink regarding modes of recognition in the Templar Order of Canada . Note written for George Otis Tyler Past Eminent Commander, Burlington, No. 2 Commander, Burlington, Vermont, U. S., Honorary Provincial Grand Prior of Great Priory of Canada.
S. Entrance word and sign demanded of candidate - R. That of the Royal Arch as given in England - "Jehovah"
S. Reveretul Sign - used also at Prayers - R. Place right hand on heart - bend forward the head and with the left hand shade the eyes... Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 185 USD OR $ 250 CDN  #8272
1 PRINT
 [J. Baptiste] Jean Baptiste Monnoyer [1634-1699] (engraver)
 

4 Hand-coloured engraving on a woven paper. ND however would think in the nineteenth century and part of a set of decorative floral print set. Notations printed in letters, under flowers.
Image Size: 7  x 5  inches approx.
Sheet Size: 9-3/8 x 12 1/2 inches
Four hand-coloured Engravings all in very good condition... Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 100 USD OR $ 135 CDN  #8278
6 EPHEMERA
National Intelligencer newspapers
 

National Intelligencer newspaper, Washington, 1839
* November 19, P.3, col.2, - UNITING THE PROVINCES from Kingston Chronicle (Nov.9, 1838) 11 col. inches.
* November 26, P.3, col.2, - THE CANADAS, Resolution adopted by Special Council. Re-union of the Provinces.

The Act of Union 1840, passed on 23 July 1840 by the British Parliament and proclaimed by the Crown on 10 February 1841, merged the Colonies of Upper Canada and Lower Canada into The Province of Canada (from 1841 to 1867) which was divided into two parts: Canada East and Canada West... Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 55 USD OR $ 75 CDN  #8261

GOURLAY, Robert Fleming [1778-1863] (subject)
 

National Intelligencer, Washington,  newspaper
* 1818, May 12, P.1, col.1 - FROM UPPER CANADA. Gourlay, a political reformer 3 col. inches
* 1819, April 25, P.3, col.1 - FROM UPPER CANADA GAZETTE Mr. Gourlay has been brought up by writ of habeas corpus, examined and remanded to prison. On this subject the public mind is much agitated. High and low rich or poor, saints or sinners, all seem to unite in condeming the measures which has deprived him of his personal liberty... 5-1/2 col. inches... Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 90 USD OR $ 120 CDN  #8260

MACKENZIE, William Lyon  [1795-1861]
 

William Lyon MacKenzie's related in three newspaper articles, all  in good condition:
1) The Globe, Washington -
* 1833, May 27, P.2, col. 5, - "REFORM IN CANADA" By the last Colonial (York, U.C.) Advocate, it appears that the Attorney and Solicitor General s of the Crown for the Provinces of Upper Canada, have been removed y order of Viscount Goderich, Colonial Minister of the British Government... for voting the repeated expulsion of Mr. MacKenzie, contrary to the expressed opinion of His Majesty's Cabinet, of its unconstitutionality ; and for treating with contempt... 4-1/2 inches... Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 125 USD OR $ 170 CDN  #8258

Boston Daily Advertiser newspaper
 

Boston Daily Advertiser, August 5,1836, Front Page, c. 5 Top - "ARCTIC ENTERPRISE" - Detailed long front-page feature on the expedition of Captain George Back's 1833 in search of the lost expedition of Captain James Ross - this is followed by up-to-date news of Back being given command of the HMS Terror, etc - " The journey of Capt. Back - humane in it's objective and admirable in it's execution - is described with modesty and elegance. 40 column inches... Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 95 USD OR $ 130 CDN  #8257

The Essex Register Newspaper
 

The Essex Register Newspaper January 2, 1825, P.3, col. 4 & 5.
The ship Griper, commanded by Captain George Lyon was part of the Parry's third arctic expedition, dangerous and difficult return trip back.
 
Nov. 10, 1824 article on arctic ship Griper  regarding the Northwest Expedition journey back to port.
North West Expedition article title:
Portsmouth Nov. 10. [1824] ; This morning arrived, and ran into labor direct from sea, his Majesty's gun-brig Griper, Captain Lyon one of the ships employed on the North-West Expedition, having obliged to abandon the object for the present season from having lost all her anchors and cables... Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 55 USD OR $ 75 CDN  #8248

New England Palladium newspapers
 

43 issues from 1814 War of 1812 New England Palladium, Boston, newspapers. About 40% with some written content descriptions, virtually all with some War of 1812 related content. The papers are in only fair condition, heavy rag paper with foxing and tears.

* 1814 January 21 P1, col. 4&5, - ABSENT OFFICERS, ARMY and BRITISH NEAR DETROIT 15-1/2 col inches in total. P2, col. 4, - NEW YORK, MILITARY CONSCRIPTION. 7-1/2 col. inches...  Click for more information and photos;
Price: $ 620 USD OR $ 840 CDN  #3287

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