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ACROSS THE SUB-ARCTICS OF CANADA. A journey of 32,000 miles by canoe and snowshoe through barren lands.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company. 1898. 280 pp. Illustrated with photo's, black and white drawings and a folding map. Hardcover. No dust jacket. Ex-library copy. Except for discrete stamps on the title spread and a very small tear at the spine this is a very good copy. There is a library sticker on the inside cover and a small bookseller's sticker at the base of the first fly leaf.
233pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket. A very good copy. Jacket lightly frayed at the edges and spine ends with a few small chips but otherwise shows only some light soiling and in good condition. Book itself shows only some mild shelf-wear. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings. Overall, a very good copy with a good jacket.
Sutton West, Ontario:The Paget Press. (1982). 157pp. Illustrated. With dust jacket. Oblong. A very good, clean copy. The dust jacket is lightly soiled and shelf-worn at edges with some small tears. * Includes sections from GOAD'S 1884 ATLAS OF TORONTO.
243pp. Illus. 22 attractive chromolithographs, incuding map + 5 black/white full-page portraits. Blue cloth with title boxed in a gilt and dark blue floral border. T.e.g foredge. Book very good to fine. Clean, tight. Occasional light foxing on margins of some color plates, including the map. All plates bright and very attractive, especially "Sarah Terwilligan's attempt to fly to Heaven."
Boston:Houghton Mifflin Company. 1919. 231pp. 1st edition. Hardcover. Light blue boards, with decorations in white just very slightly soiled with very slight wear to spine ends. White titles to spine quite faded. Top edge points gently bumped, bottom edge points still sharp. Internally, signed by the author on the 1st free end-page, with a drawing of a dogsled, labeled "The Labrador mail". A previous owners has inked his initials to the inside front board, but otherwise the pages are clean and bright. With a money raising pamphlet for the "Movement to Perpetuate the Work of Dr. Grenfell" laid in. A very good copy, inside and out.
Montreal: Richelieu & Ontario Navigation Co.1909. 144pp. Illustrated with many b/w photographs. Softcover bound into a hardcover by the Yale University Library. Very Good plus condition. Maroon hardcover boards are clean and unbumped; gilt titling to spine is bright. Front of softcover is stamped by Sweezey & Kelsey, General Steamship Agents; rear cover has small Yale University stamp. Softcover has light creasing. There is a small tear affecting p4-5. Otherwise about pristine. Map at rear is present and as new. Desciptions of sights/cities to be seen along the St Lawrence route, as well as many period advertisements. (cfm)
THE LABRADOR COAST. A Journal of Two Summer Cruises to That Region. With notes on it's early discovery, on the Eskimo, on it's physical geography, geology and natural history.
With Maps and Illustrations. New York:N. D. C. Hodges, Publisher. 1891. (7)+ 513pp. 1st edition. In very good condition. The blue boards are lightly shelf-worn and soiled with gilt still bright on front cover and spine. Rear board is slightly scuffed. Internally, there are no previous owners marks or signatures. A very good clean copy.
Toronto:Mcgraw-Hill Ryerson Limited. (1967). 2nd edition. xi+209pp. Illustrated with photographs and line drawings. Hardcover with dust jacket. A very good, clean copy inside and out. No previous owners marks or signatures. With a postcard of Oak Island, Nova Scotia laid in. The dust jacket is lightly soiled and worn around all edges but still in very good condition. *Treasure Hunting
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