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The staff here at Biblio are big fans of all things Canadian, so we are proud to present some amazing and rare Canadiana collectibles. Our booksellers offer Canadian collectibles such as maps, antique posters, and other rare Canadian collectibles. If you are crazy about Canada, you will love the rare Canadiana Collectibles page in our Rare Book Room.



Statistical Account of Upper Canada. Compiled with a View to a Grand System of Emigration [two volumes]; with, General Introduction to Statistical Account of Upper Canada . . . in Connexion with a Reform of the Poor Laws. By Robert Gourlay. by Gourlay, Robert

London: Simpkin and Marshall, 1822. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Recently bound in period-style red half-morocco over paper-covered boards, with raised bands and gilt title-labels to spines. Edges toned and unc...

From CARDINAL BOOKS ~~ ABAC/ILAB

CA$7,500.00


David Thompson's Narrative of His Explorations in Western America, 1784-1812 by Thompson, David; J. B. Tyrrell [ed.]

Toronto: The Champlain Society, 1916. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Original crested gilt red buckram cloth hard covers. This is no. 272 (of 550 copies). Top edges gilt, others uncut. Spine just sligh...

From CARDINAL BOOKS ~~ ABAC/ILAB

CA$4,850.00


Courageous Women: Inspiring Biographies of Girls Who Grew to be Women of Courage and Achievement -by L M Montgomery, Marian Keith, M B McKinley ( Lucy Maud / Mabel Burns ) (in rare variant dustjacket) by Montgomery, L.M. ( Lucy Maud / LM ), with Marian Keith (penname for - Mary Esther Miller MacGregor ) and Mabel Burns McKinley

Toronto, Ontario: Toronto, ON: McClelland & Stewart ( M&S ), 1934, 1st Edition, First Printing, 1934. -----------hardcover, red cloth, a Near Fine copy, in a lovely Good/Very Good text design dustjacket with some shallow chipping and a few closed ...

From Leonard Shoup

$2,500.00


BRITISH COLUMBIA, and VANCOUVER ISLAND; Comprising a historical sketch of the British settlements in the North-West coast of America ... Compiled from Official and other Authentic Sources. by Hazlitt, William Carew

London: G. Routledge & Co., 1858. 17 cm x 11 cm, pp. viii, 247, publisher's adverts. on endpapers and on tipped-in slip, folding frontispiece map, original pictorial boards, complete with half-title. Spine chipped with small 1x1.5 cm. piece lackin...

From Hugh Anson-Cartwright Fine Books, ABAC/ILAB

CA$2,500.00


THE TORONTO ALMANAC AND ROYAL CALENDAR OF UPPER CANADA FOR THE YEAR 1839. Containing ... a General, Historical, Topographical, and Statistical View of the Province, and of its Resources, ... Brief Sketches of the Sister Colonies of British America by Fothergill, Charles] -

Toronto: Published and Sold at the Palladium Office, York Street, 1839. 16 mo. (14 x 10 cm), pp. iv, [5]-224, then [1]-88, then [1]-77, iii. Original grayish blue printed paper wrappers, sewn binding. Bit of rubbing to the spine and joints, chipping at th...

From Hugh Anson-Cartwright Fine Books, ABAC/ILAB

CA$2,000.00


Carl Rungius Big Game Painter: Fifty Years With Brush And Rifle -- First Edition SIGNED by RUNGIUS and by Schaldach by Schaldach, William J

West Hartford: Countryman Press, 1945. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Carl Rungius. One of 1275 copies of which 1250 were numbered. This is one of the numbered copies. INSCRIBED, SIGNED and dated 1946 by Carl Rungius on the blank F...

From JP MOUNTAIN BOOKS

$1,350.00


THE UPPER CANADA ALMANAC, and Provincial Calendar, for the year of our Lord 1831: Being the Third after Bissextile, or Leap Year; and the Second Year of the Reign of His Majestry King William the Fourth by Chewett, James G

York, U.C.: Printed and published by R. Stanton, [1831]., 1831. Pp. 103, ii, errata-slip pasted on free endpaper, interleaved, original paper covered boards, newer stiff parchment backstrip with handwritten title to spine. A few interesting, contemporary ...

From Hugh Anson-Cartwright Fine Books, ABAC/ILAB

CA$1,500.00


A TOPOGRAPHICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROVINCE OF LOWER CANADA WITH REMARKS UPON UPPER CANADA AND ON THE RELATIVE CONNEXION OF BOTH PROVINCES WITH THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA by Joseph Bouchette

London- UK: W. Faden, 1815. A TOPOGRAPHICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROVINCE OF LOWER CANADA WITH REMARKS UPON UPPER CANADA AND ON THE RELATIVE CONNEXION OF BOTH PROVINCES WITH THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA by Joseph Bouchette- Illustrated- W. Faden- London-UK...

From jakoll

$1,150.00


A Bibliography of Canadiana. 6 volumes complete. by Staton, Frances M. (editors) (With Gertrude M. Boyle, Marjorie Colbeck & Marie Tremaine.)

Toronto, Canada: Toronto Public Library, 1965. This is a fine hardcover 6 volume set (complete), with almost no wear. Uniformly bound in maroon cloth with green title labels on the spines, titles in gilt. Frances M. Staton and Marie Tremaine (eds) Volume ...

From Design Books

$850.00


Winter Studies and Summer Rambles in Canada by JAMESON, MRS

New York: Wiley and Putnam, 1839. Two volumes in dark green embossed cloth gilt lettered on spine. 341 pp and 339 pp. First American edition (the true first the Uk editon of 1838). Jameson, a successful writer already, came to Canada for only one reason,...

From Contact Editions

$750.00


Histoire d'Emilie Montague by BROOKE, Frances

1770 1st CANADA History of Emily Montague Frances Brooke Canadian French Novel Frances Brooke was an 18th-century English novelist who is best known for her book 'The History of Emily Montague'. This work is remembered today for being the first novel wr...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$750.00


Histoire Du Canada Depuis Sa Découverte Jusqu’à Nos Jours…Troisième Édition Revue Et Corrigée by GARNEAU, François Xavier [1809-1866]

Quebec: P. Lamoureux, 1859. Third Revised Edition of a “French-Canadian classic”. “In writing the history of the colony, Garneau looked beyond the civil, military, and religious leaders to base his work on the men and women who had pioneer...

From D & E Lake Ltd. (ABAC, ILAB)

$749.25


Les Ursulines de Quebec, depuis leur établissement jusqu’à nos jours by SAINT-THOMAS, [Catharine BURKE], Mère [1833-1885]

Quebec: Des Presses de C. Darveau, 1863-1866. First Edition. TPL 9135. Gagnon I 3635 (incorrectly citing 1864 publication date for Vol. I). Sabin 98171n. 4 Volumes in 3. 8vo. pp. xxviii, 579; 2 p.l., 362, [2]blank, x, [2]blank, [4], [2]blank, 38; 2 p.l.,...

From D & E Lake Ltd. (ABAC, ILAB)

$499.50


Woodsmen of the West by Grainger

Book is GOOD plus in strict observance of grades without regard for age but this is over a century old and at least VERY GOOD for its age. Brown boards with black titling. Tissue-protected frontis. Title page as on scan. 12 photos on 8 plates, as publishe...

From Michael's Pride and Joys

$495.00


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