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From British Columbia to Newfoundland, and from Calgary to Yellowknife, Biblio offers some of the best books on the market for rare Canadian history. If you love Canadian history, you will love our selection of rare and antique Canadian history books and ephemera. Biblio's booksellers offer magnificent Canadian history books that cover a wide range of topics, from the origins of the Canadian Mounties to the majestic natural Canadian landscape.



Canada in Flanders- The Official Story of The Canadian Expeditionary Force (Vol I,II,III) by Sir Max Aitken, Lord Beaverbrook, Major Charles G.D. Roberts (Preface by RT. Hon. A. Bonar Law) - (Introduction by RT. Hon. Sir Robert Borden)

Hodder and Stoughton, 1916 and 1917. First edition-later impression. Hardcover. Good/No Dj cover. GC plus.Hodder and Stoughton,1916 and 1917.Three volume set.Volume I published in 1916(12th edition,1916), volume II and III published 1917(probably first ...

From Alpha 2 Omega Books

£890.00


Story of Grenfell of the Labrador, The by Wallace, Dillon

Fleming H. Revell Company, New York, 1922. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Signed by person(s) connected with book. 237pp; This story is the biography of Wilfred T. Grenfell, a pioneer in the development of Labrador and Newfoundla...

From Lotzabooks

$275.00


A Voyage of Discovery Made Under the Orders of the Admiralty, in His Majesty's Ships Isabella and Alexander, for the Purpose of Exploring Baffin's Bay and Inquiring Into the Plausibility of a North-West Passage by Ross, John

London: John Murray, 1819. First Edition. Full-Leather. Fine. 4to. 4to. Contemporary calf binding with rebacked spine and raised bands. xxxix [1] tipped in errata slip, 252 p.p., cxliv. 15 colour plates [4 folding], 9 engravings [2 folding], 4 tables [2...

From Minotavros Books

CA$7,250.00


Manual For Draft-Age Immigrants To Canada by Mark Satin

I recommend looking at all of my photos. They describe the item better than my words. They are all my own photographs of each item. This is a unique item, very hard to find, especially without tears and bigger stains....

From Bay Shore Emporium

$135.00


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


first circumnavigation of Vancouver Island by Newcombe and Forsyth

Book has an errata sheet slipped in. It has 8 maps (8 plates) all perfect, all numbered, all protected by a tiussue in which is printed in red the plate number and title, and all dated betwen 1768 and 1792. The book has no writing inside, no dirt, no defe...

From Michael's Pride and Joys

$495.00


PIONEERS OF REVELSTOKE by Burchinshaw, Dorothy (Compiled by)

Revelstoke, B.C. : Revelstoke Senior Citizen Association, 1986. pict. cloth, iii,(1),354, pages, illustrated, maps, ports., endpaper maps, index, clean, bright copy, profusely illustrated, much on pioneer families, and all aspects of the Columbia River co...

From Harry E Bagley Books Ltd

$125.00


Stories of Early British Columbia by Walkem

Original light-brown boards having longhouse and two totems in red and blue. 287 pages. illustrated by S. P. Judge. Frontis of Walkem is signed Yours truly WWymondWalkem in a single flourish. He was a well-known author of early B.C. books. This book rela...

From Michael's Pride and Joys

$345.00


THE OFFICIAL HISTORY OF THE ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE. 3 VOLUME SET. VOLUME I. CANADIAN AIRMEN AND THE FIRST WORLD WAR. VOLUME II. THE CREATION OF A NATIONAL AIR FORCE. VOLUME III. THE CRUCIBLE OF WAR 1939-1945. by Wise, S.F.; Douglas, W.A.B.; Greenhous, Brereton; Harris, Stephen J.; Johnston, William C.; and Rawling, William G.P

University of Toronto Press, (Toronto, 1980, 1986, 1994). 771 pp, 797 pp, 1096 pp, large 8vo (9 7/8" H), hard covers in dust jackets. ISBN 0802023797, 0802025846, 0802005748. Map end papers, many b&w photos (some aerial), maps, charts, graphs, ...

From Capricorn Books

$170.00


WHISTLE STOPS ALONG THE COLUMBIA RIVER NARROWS; A History of Burton and Surrounding Area

Burton, British Columbia: Burton New Horizons Book Committee, 1982. Blue cloth covered boards with black titling and photograph to front and spine. Slight wear to spine ends and bumping to corners. Spine shaken. Owner's notation recto the title page d...

From Well Read Books

$150.00


The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain

This is the First Canadian Edition of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer written by Mark Twain. The book was published by the Belford Brothers in Toronto, in 1876, the same year the first edition of the American version was published. The entire book is intact ...

From C.J.S.

$400.00


Manitoba: History of Its Early Settlement, Development, and Resources by Hill, Robert B

Toronto: William Briggs, 1890 Original brown cloth on boards decorated in cattails. Minor shelf abrasion to foot. Previous owner's name (C.H. Brock) in pencil the only writing. No other damage. A provincial history centred on Portage la Prairie. ...

From Dave Shoots, Bookseller

$500.00


A voyage to Hudson's-Bay : by the Dobbs galley and California, in the years 1746 and 1747, for discovering a north west passage ; with an accurate survey of the coast, and a short natural history of the country. Together with a fair view of the facts and arguments from which the future finding of such a passage is rendered probable by ELLIS, Henry

1748 1st ed Henry Ellis Voyage to Hudson Bay Northwest Passage ESKIMOS Canada Henry Ellis was an 18th-century voyager who sought to find a northwest passage from the Hudson Bay. The expedition, however, proved that no such passage existed. And while Elli...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$950.00


1837 the Birth of Canadian Democracy by Ryerson, Stanley B. ( SIGNED )

Toronto: Francis White Publishers Limited Very good, with bumps and wear to extremities. Inscribed and signed by Ryerson, and also with the signatures of 3 other people engaged in the communist efforts in Quebec.. Inscribed By Author. First Printing of th...

From Renaissance Books

CA$200.00


Narrative of the adventures and sufferings of John R. Jewitt : only survivor of the crew of the ship Boston ; during a captivity of nearly three years among the savages of Nootka sound : with an account of the manners, mode of living, and religious opinions of the natives. by ALSOP, Richard

1815 1ed Nootka INDIANS Vancouver Pacific Canada John Jewitt Narrative Slaves John R. Jewitt was a 19th-century English armor maker who is remembered for being taken captive by the native Nootka people in Canada. His 'Narrative', which was written by Ri...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$550.00


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