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The Qualifications and the Duties of a Good and Complete Judge. A Discourse By Maitre Jean De Coras Before the Parliament of Toulouse, Circa 1560, Published at Lyons, 1605
Montreal: Privately Printed, 1934. 1st Edition
138 pp. Translated and edited, with an introduction, by Walter S. Johnson, K.C. Borders and spine sunned.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 14435                         Order / Enquire

London: Church House, 1999. 96th Edition
1146 pp. Directory of the clergy of the Church of England, the Church in Wales, the Scottish Episcopal Church, and the Church of Ireland. 3 maps.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 16502                         Order / Enquire

Japan and the Japanese Illustrated
: Richard Bentley, 1874. 

Please inquire                          Book Number: 27629                         Order / Enquire

ANTIQUE PRINT. Fish. Esox Lewini. (1834)
: Pitman, 1916. 
Hand-coloured plate from 1834. 6 1/2" x 10" (approx.), including short margins. Image is in excellent state, clean and bright, with a few nicks to margins.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 18934                         Order / Enquire

Adams, R. Leith
Field and Forest Rambles. With Notes and Observations on the Natural History of Eastern Canada
London: Henry S. King, 1873. 1st Edition
xvi + 333 + 32 pp. catalogue. Green cloth with black-stamped rules; blind-stamped cover vignette and gilt ornamentation between black rules with title in black; gilt ornamentation on spine with spine lettering gilt; bevelled boards. Illustrated with frontispiece engraving and engravings in text; tables; 4 maps, including one in text and one in colour, folding. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR (1873) on half-title where his cameo photo has been pasted, evidently cut from some other source. Spine tips and corners worn, with extremities rubbed.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 13719                         Order / Enquire

Alcantara, Tomas Polanco
El General De Tres Soles. Biografia Del General Eleazar Lopez Contreras
Venezuela: Editorial Arte, 1985. 
355 pp. Illustrated with photographs. Cheap paper slightly browned as usual; edge-tear to front dj panel. Text in Spanish.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 21064                         Order / Enquire

Alkalimat, Abdul (editor)
Malcolm X. Radical Tradition and a Legacy of Struggle. Conference Proceedings. Volume One
Chicago: Twenty-First Century Books & Publications, 1990. 
Perspectives on Black Liberation and Social Revolution. 145 pp. Some rubbing to rear wrapper panel.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 21477                         Order / Enquire

Amelot De La Houssaie, Abraham Nicolas (1634-1706) (Houssaye)
Memoires Historiques, Politiques, Critiques, et Litteraires. Tome Premier.
Amsterdam: Michel Charles Le Cenf, 1731. 
Full calf; raised bands with gilt decorated spine coffers; spine title gilt on red; marbled endpapers. 561 pp. Spine rubbed & scuffed, with shallow chip to head & tail; spine gutters split but firm; corners slightly worn; fly-leaf stuck to front free endpaper; interior otherwise clean & relatively bright, with the usual age-stains appearing only on lower margins of last few pages. A nice tight copy. Volume 1 only. Text in French, according to "le propre Manuscrit de l'Auteur". Amelot de la Houssaie was a French historian whose writings earned him a brief spell in the Bastille. Our copy is evidently a later edition, since earlier ones have been noted for 1698 (1st?) and 1722.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 27484                         Order / Enquire

Ammann, X.; Bucher, Ruth; De Boislambert, C. Hettier, et al.
The Book of Hunting
Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1977. 1st Can. Ed.
Hardcover in complete dj in original slipcase. 319 pp .Profusely illus. in b/w & colour from photographs and artworks, some plates folding; distribution maps. With a contribution by the Wolrd Wildlife Fund. Slipcase Near Fine with minor soiling.Translated from the German.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 10171                         Order / Enquire

Anderson, R. C. (editor)
Journals and Narratives of the Third Dutch War
London: Navy Records Society, 1946. 1st Edition
447 pp. Ex library with insitutitonal stamp on front free endpaper and call number on spine. White boards lightly soiled.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 15932                         Order / Enquire

Angermuller, Rudolph.
Mozart's Operas
N. Y.: Rizzoli, 1988. 1st US Ed.
295 pp. Illustrated in b/w with numerous illustrations in colour. Preface and translation by Stewart Spencer. Dj has small closed tear at spine edge. Translated from the German.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 15445                         Order / Enquire

Armstrong, Robert Bruce
The Irish and Highland Harps
NY: Praeger, 1970. Facsimile Edition
199 pp. Illustrated with full-page plates of b/w photographs and designs in colour, plus line drawings in text. Introduction by Seoirse Bodley. Photolithgraphic facsimlie of 1904 first edition. Dj has 2" bruise on rear panel and closed tear along rear flapfold.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 13152                         Order / Enquire

Aronson, Theo
The Golden Bees. The Story of the Bonapartes
Greenwich, CT: New York Graphic Society, 1964. 1st Edition
407 pp. Illustrated with portraits & photographs. Ink name on front free endpaper; dj slightly edge-worn.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 14249                         Order / Enquire

Audubon, John James
Ware, Hertfordshire.: Wordsworth Editions, 1997. Reprint
504 pp. The complete collection of 435 illus. in color.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 9736                         Order / Enquire

Audubon, John James
The Original Water-Color Paintings By John James Audubon for the Birds of America. 2 Vols in One.
N. Y.: American Heritage/ Crown, 1966. 
About 50 pp. of text plus 431 colourplates, many folding. Contains 431 of the 433 original watercolours; Textual illustrations include Audubon's marginal sketches & notes. Introduction by Marshall B. Davidson. Ink name on fly-leaf, and one closed edge-tear to dj. Please inquire about shipping rates when ordering (this is one heavy book!).
Please inquire                          Book Number: 20610                         Order / Enquire

Austin, Mary
The Land of Little Rain (California Sketches)
Boston: Houghton Miffin, 1903. 1st Edition
xvi + 281 pp. Brown cloth, title lettering gilt, with cover vignette in blind-stamp and black in blind-stamped decorative rule; title lettering gilt; top edge gilt. Illustrated by E. Boyd Smith. Bookplate on front pastedown and ink inscription on small paper rectangle also pasted onto front pastedown; spine lettering slightly faded; a couple of small, faint (almost imperceptible) spots to cover, and minor rubbing to spine tips and corners; otherwise a nice bright copy with especially bright cover.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 18603                         Order / Enquire

Avidar, Yosef
The Party and the Army in the Soviet Union
Jerusalem: Hebrew University, 1983. 1st Edition
Hardcover in complete dj. 340 pp. Illustrate with photographs. Review copy with small publisher's review stamp on half-title.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 16182                         Order / Enquire

Babcock, J. P.
Babcock's Rules for Mah-Jongg. The Red Book of Rules
Shanghai: Mah-Jongg Company of China, 1923. 2nd, Revised & Enlarged, Ed.
117 pp. Illustrated with line drawings.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 14207                         Order / Enquire

Bader, Myles H.
The Buggy Professor's Club the Bugs and Scare the Critters
: Self-published, 2003. 
Hardcover, laminated pictorial boards. 340 pp. Illustrated with drawings. Corners bruised.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 24286                         Order / Enquire

Baeyer, Edwinna Von
Rhetoric and Roses. A History of Canadian Gardening. 1900-1930
Markham, ON: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 1984. 1st Edition
197 pp. Illustrated in b/w.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 15767                         Order / Enquire

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