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BY-LAWS SELECTED FROM AMONG THOSE PASSED DURING THE YEARS 1859 TO 1922.  TOWNSHIP OF TRAFALGAR, PROVINCE OF ONTARIO.
1 BY-LAWS SELECTED FROM AMONG THOSE PASSED DURING THE YEARS 1859 TO 1922. TOWNSHIP OF TRAFALGAR, PROVINCE OF ONTARIO.
Oakville, Ontario Oakville Star 1923 Hard Cover Good- 
83 pp + (2 pp) Reeves and Deputies +(2 pp) Index to By-Laws, 9" H. Green cloth boards with red leather spine - date in gold on spine, gold lettering on front board. B&w photographs. By-laws include those: To provide for the obtaining and maintaining a Hall for the use of the Corporation of Trafalgar (1881); To Encourage Tree Planting in the Township of Trafalgar (1883); to Authorize the Purchase of the Bronte Harbor and Appurtenances and Other Lands in the Village of Bronte (1899); Respecting Public Morals (1899); To Commute a part of the Statute Labor of the Village of Omagh (1899); For Regulating the Time During which Stumps, Wood, Logs, Etc., May be Burned in the Open Air (1904); To Prohibit the Sale of Liquor in the Township of Trafalgar in the County of Halton (1906); To Grant Certain Privileges to the Nelson Telephone Company (1907); To Restrain Domestic Animals from Running at Large (1912); For Licensing, Regulating and Governing Billiard, Pool or Bagatelle Tables and Bowling Alleys in the Township of Trafalgar (1915); to Appoint a School Attendance Officer for the Township of Trafalgar (1920); etc., etc. The list of Reeves and Deputies at the back has been amended in pencil to update the information on Reeves to 1939, and on the front free endpaper to 1945. Two areas of light soiling in margins of page 43, small split in paper and a few areas of browning on inside front hinge, small crease at top corner of pages 13 to 18, light edge wear to boards, small piece missing at top/bottom of leather spine, tiny scuffs and rubbing on spine, figure 3 in date on spine is faded, boards have areas of slight discoloration, a few tiny foxing marks on edges of text block. 
Price: 75.00 USD
 
 
2 Carroll, Lewis. (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson.) Afterword by Anna South. ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND & THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS: AND WHAT ALICE FOUND THERE.
London Collector's Library 2004 1904633862 / 9781904633860 Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ John Tenniel. 
283 pp, 6 3/16" H. Crimson cloth with gold lettering/ship on spine, blind stamped ship on front board. All edges gilt, patterned endpapers, integral ribbon bookmark. B&w illustrations. "When Alice tumbles down, down, down a rabbit hole one hot summer's afternoon in pursuit of a White Rabbit she finds herself in Wonderland. And here begin the fantastical adventures that will see her experiencing extraordinary changes in size, swimming in a pool of her own tears and attending the very maddest of tea parties. For Wonderland is no ordinary place and the characters that populate it are quite unlike anybody young Alice had ever met before. In this imaginary land she encoutners the savagely violent Queen, the lachrymose Mock Turtle, the laconic Cheshire Cat and the hookah-smoking caterpillar, each as surprising and outlandish as the next. 'Through the Looking-Glass' continues Alice's bizarre adventures, in which she meets more outlandish creations, including the Red Queen, the White Queen, Tweedledum and Tweedledee, Humpty Dumpty and the White Knight." Book is clean and bright. Dust jacket hasminor wrinkle a top of spine, very minor rubbing. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
TORONTO BETWEEN THE WARS: LIFE IN THE CITY 1919-1939., Cotter, Charis.
3 Cotter, Charis. TORONTO BETWEEN THE WARS: LIFE IN THE CITY 1919-1939.
Firefly, Richmond Hill, Ontario, 2004. 
223 pp, square small 4to (10" x 10"), soft cover with self-flaps. ISBN 1552978990 Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs. "In the two decades between the First and Second World wars, Toronto was finding its place in the swiftly changing world of the twentieth-century. In the 1920s the city was expanding, the automobile replaced the horse, and radio, movies and mass advertising began to have a huge impact on everyday life. Then the Depression hit in 1929, and ordinary people stru g g l e d to keep a roof over their heads and food on the table. As the thirties progressed, the threat of another devastating war in Europe grew stronger. (This book) offers a tantalizing view into life in the city during those two decades: wome n wo rk in g i n the accounting departament at Loblaws; a crowd cheering at Woodbine Race Track; swimmers at the new Sunnyside pool; Lady Eaton opening the new College Street Easton's store; banners welcoming the King and Queen in 1939; and the unem pl oye d s lee pi ng in a bandshell at Queen's Park." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor rubbing. Near Fine. 
Price: 27.50 USD
 
 
4 Derham, Roy C. VINDICATRIX: THE STORY OF A SHIP WITH THREE NAMES, MANY LIVES, AND SEVERAL ROLES, FINALLY AS A TRAINING SHIP FOR 70,000 BOYS.
Buckingham Baron 2000 0860235181 / 9780860235187 Fourth Edition Hard Cover Good+ Inscribed By Author
145 pp, large 8vo (9 13/16" H) - glazed pictorial boards - no dust jacket (as issued?). Inscribed by author on front free endpaper: "With best wishes Roy Derham". Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, reproductions. Contents: Acknowledgements; Foreword by J.K. Rice-Oxley CBE; Introduction; Final Voyage; Ship 338 Arranmore; The Maiden City Line; Russell & Co. Shipbuilders; Maiden Voyage; Sailing On; Algoa Bay; Back to Sea; The Last Journey?; Waltraute; Montevideo; On Submarine Service; In the Docks; Power and the Pool; School in Sharpness; Missions to Seamen; To be a Vindi-Boy; Appendices: Staff 1939-1966; Ship's fittings; Sources; Index. Small bump at corners of boards and at top/bottom of spine, shallow bump on fore-edge of front board, two very small shallow bumps at top edge of rear board, light fading to color on spine and at top edge of front board. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
PEREGRINE FALCON POPULATIONS: THEIR BIOLOGY AND DECLINE., Hickey, Joseph J., ed.  (Daniel Anderson, Clayton White, Frank Beebe, Morlan Nelson, James Enderson, Richard Banks, Richard Fyfe, Joseph Hagar, James Rice, Horst Schroder, Jean-Francois Terrasse, Hans Herren, Ian Prestt, Tom Cade, Walter Spofford, e
5 Hickey, Joseph J., ed. (Daniel Anderson, Clayton White, Frank Beebe, Morlan Nelson, James Enderson, Richard Banks, Richard Fyfe, Joseph Hagar, James Rice, Horst Schroder, Jean-Francois Terrasse, Hans Herren, Ian Prestt, Tom Cade, Walter Spofford, e PEREGRINE FALCON POPULATIONS: THEIR BIOLOGY AND DECLINE.
University of Wisconsin Press, Madison, 1969. 
596 pp, large 8vo (9 3/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w tables, graphs, maps, photographs. "(D)escribes a contemporary ecological disaster and the search to explain it. Its extensive analysis offers, on the one hand, an unusual landmark in p opulation biology and, on the other, perhaps the requiem of a species. Once the prized favorite of medieval falconers, the cosmopolitan peregrine falcon was, until quite recently, a remarkably successful example of avian evolution. By the earl y 1 9 60's, however, peregrine populations were catastrophically declining on two continents. Other raptors were mysteriously and rapidly decreasing too. In an effort to establish the cause or causes of these unprecedented events, an internationa l c on fe rence of scientists, naturalists, and conservationists was convened at the University of Wisconsin in 1965. (This book) summarizes the proceedings of this conference and the enormous pool of unpublished population data that these investig at or s b rou ght together. (It) examines a wide variety of adverse factors - diseases, parasites, and human harassment - and reaches the conclusion that the concentration of chlorinated hydrocarbons by bird- and fish-eating raptors is the only hyp oth esi s th at c an adequately explain the simultaneous populations failures of so many species on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean. A concluding chapter in the book briefly describes the research gaps that ecologists promptly closed after the con clus ion of th e con ference: insecticides were found in high levels in surviving peregrines in Alaska and the Canadian Arctic. A dramatic change in eggshell thickness was found to have overtaken various species of raptors in Britain, California, a nd Ma ssac husett s in 1 947. And chlorinated hydrocarbon residue levels in eggs were shown to be inversely correlated with eggshell thickness. The increasing production of persisting insecticides now appers to be a threat to the world's biota on a much wide r scale than t he one described in this book. The arguments and the data here presented will be of great interest to scientists, conservationists, naturalists, and laymen concerned with the pollution of our environment and with the su btle de layed effects that mod ern chemicals have on our wildlife resources." Previous owner's name stamp on free front endpaper, bottom edge and fore-edge of text block, slight shelf soiling on bottom of text block, two small areas of light soilin g on top of te xt block , light e dge wear, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light edge wrinkling/wear, several small closed tears - some with creases, a few tiny chips, light soiling and rubbing, small closed puncture on re ar hinge - archi vally tap ed. Very Good/Good+ 
Price: 70.00 USD
 
 
THE VOICE OF ONE:  EMPIRE LYRICS.  A CORONATION GARLAND., Johnson, H. Harrold.
6 Johnson, H. Harrold. THE VOICE OF ONE: EMPIRE LYRICS. A CORONATION GARLAND.
Basil Blackwood, Oxford, 1937, first edition. 
xi, 46 pp + notes, 7 1/2" H, stiff card covers with attached dust jacket. Contents: Dedication; The King's Grace; From Arbor Low to King Alfred (Arbor Low - Ancient Britons - The Romans in Britain - St Columba and Iona - Exile from Erin - The Pool of Columcille - The English - The Danes - King Alfred); Great Britain and Ireland (The Garden of England - The Homes of England - The Last Levee - Under Which Flag? - The Song of the Mothers - Th' oul' Home in Mona - Old Ireland - The Passing of the Celt); The Seven Seas (The Old Mother - The Motherland - 'Physical Energy' - A Colonist's Farewell); To the Captain (The Right Honourable Stanley Baldwin); Notes. a few tiny soiling marks on inside front hinge, a few scattered tiny light f o x i n g m a rks. Dust jacket has ight to moderate soiling and darkening, small surface paper scuff on front panel, light edge wrinkling. Very Good-/Good 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
7 Leslie, Thomas W., with B.M. Lyndon. THE LEGISLATIVE BUILDING OF MANITOBA, THE KEYSTONE PROVINCE OF THE DOMINION OF CANADA, SITUATED IN THE CAPITAL CITY, WINNIPEG.
Winnipeg Provincial Government of Manitoba 1926 Second Edition Hard Cover Very Good Arthur Pitcher, photography. 
71 pp, 9" H. Dark green paper-covered boards with titling, decoration and Manitoba crest on front board. B&w photographs, maps, plan. The Manitoba Legislative Building was designed by Frank Worthington Simon, F.R.I.B.A. and was formally opened in 1920. "This book is designed with two objects in view; first to call to your attention the many notable features in architecture, sculpture, paintings (including Brangwyn & Tack murals), furniture and furnishings in the (building). But the real objective hoped for in issuing the book, is that through the medium of this building you will be impressed with the advance that has been made in this Western Canada in the past thirty to fifty years." Light wear at top/bottom of spine and at bottom corners. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
WHISPERS AND OTHER POEMS., Livingston, Myra Cohn.
8 Livingston, Myra Cohn. WHISPERS AND OTHER POEMS.
New York Harcourt Brace 1958 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacqueline Chwast. 
48 pp, 6 7/8" H. B&w drawings. "For a small child poetry is everywhere: in the measure of his moving feet, in the sound of a whisper in his ear, or in a clear pool of summer rain. There is bright imagery in a visit to the zoo, in the changing shape of a cloud, or in just pretending. Out of her deep feeling for children and their world, (the author) has fashioned her delightfully fresh and charming verse. Small children will find here a poem reflecting each moment and mood of the day, poems filled with laughter, gaiety, exuberance, and tenderness." Very minor twist to spine. Dust jacket is price-clipped, has very light edge wear, color has darkened on spine, light browning to top/bottom edges of flaps. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
TESTED:  MARSHALL TEST PILOTS AND THEIR AIRCRAFT IN WAR AND PEACE 1919 TO 1999., Pasco, Dennis.
9 Pasco, Dennis. TESTED: MARSHALL TEST PILOTS AND THEIR AIRCRAFT IN WAR AND PEACE 1919 TO 1999.
Grub Street, London, 1999. 
224 pp, large 8vo (9 7/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 1902304357 B&w plates. "In October 1999, Marshall of Cambridge celebrates its 90th Anniversary. One of Europe's foremost Aviation Companies, Marshall has been a leader in pilot train ing, aircraft design, conversions and repairs for decades. For example, it had trained 600 pilots by September 1939 - vitally increasing the pool for the Battle of Britain - and between '39 and '45 over 20,000 pilots, flying instructors and o b s e r v e rs were trained at Marhsall FT Schools, and over 5,000 aircraft repaired or converted....Dennis Pasco, himself a former test pilot on the Hercules and TriStar, has written the history and compiled and edited the stories of these courageo us m en , so me of whom like Peter May and Brian Wass died carrying out their duty. Here you will find excellent pen portraits by the pilots themselves, revealing fascinating insights and marvellous memories, and detailed specifications of a whol e v ari ety o f a irc raft through the Second World War, the Falklands War and beyond. The book, featuring many previously unpublished photos, will stand as a fitting tribute not only to the test pilots themselves but also to the thousands of curr ent and form er empl oyee s of the Company." Minor rubbing, very minor edge wear, small area of wrinkling at bottom of front panel. Fine/Very Good 
Price: 22.50 USD
 
 
10 Petersham, Maud and Petersham, Miska. THE PEPPERNUTS.
Macmillan, New York, 1958, first edition. 
63 pp, 8vo (8 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. Illustrated with lovely blue, black & white drawings. "When the four Peppernut children and their parents move into an old hunting lodge for the summer, they fell in love with the house and Paradis e Valley. A pool was their bathtub and their water came from a stream right into the stone sink in the kitchen. The water was always flowing and no one ever knew when a pollywog might wiggle through. Captain Peppernut, the boy, built a t r e e h o u s e ; Flitter Peppernut, the oldest girl, made a priincess' castle out of the family car; the twin sisters Tua A and Tua B explored Paradise Valley, and Daddy worked at his typewriter, for he was an author - but only when he had his h at o n. I t wa s a wo nderful, magical summer, and when it was over each member of the family used his ingenuity to keep forever the home they loved...." Minor browning to edges of textblock, minor edge wear, minor bump to top/bottom of spine, ti ny spe ck o n fr ont b oa rd. Dust jacket has 3" tear at top of rear hinge with associated creases - now archivally taped, light browning - mainly on spine/flap-folds/edges, small brown stain on front panel and at bottom of front flap-fold, sever al smal l t ea rs , l ight ed ge wear at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, slight wrinkling at top of front panel. Very Good/Good+ 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
HITLER AND HIS SECRET PARTNERS: CONTRIBUTIONS, LOOT AND REWARDS, 1933-1945., Pool, James.
11 Pool, James. HITLER AND HIS SECRET PARTNERS: CONTRIBUTIONS, LOOT AND REWARDS, 1933-1945.
Pocket Books, New York, 1997, first edition. 
415 pp, large 8vo (9 7/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0671760815 B&w photographs. "Here, for the first time, is the full story of the financial calculation, exploitation, and greed at the core of the Third Reich, and of an amassed legacy that continues t o make headlines with the recent emergence of Nazi accounts in Swiss banks. Discover the explosive truth about the men and women who provided Hitler with money and moral support - and what they received in return." Near Fin e / F i n e 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE RISTIGOUCHE AND ITS SALMON FISHING, WITH A CHAPTER ON ANGLING LITERATURE., Sage, Dean.  Edited by Colonel Henry A. Siegel and Harry C. Marschalk, Jr.  Introduction by Arnold Gingrich.  Notice by DeWitt Sage.
12 Sage, Dean. Edited by Colonel Henry A. Siegel and Harry C. Marschalk, Jr. Introduction by Arnold Gingrich. Notice by DeWitt Sage. THE RISTIGOUCHE AND ITS SALMON FISHING, WITH A CHAPTER ON ANGLING LITERATURE.
Goshen, Connecticut Angler's and Shooter's Press 1973 Limited Edition. Full-Leather Very Good+ Charles DeFeo and Ogden M. Pleissner. 
(xxxvi), (xvi), 304 pp, 12 3/4" H. No. 115 of 250 copies, initialled on limitation page by both editors. Full dark blue leather with bevelled edges, five raised bands and gilt lettering/decoration on spine, gilt banding and illustration of bird of prey with salmon on front board. Top edge gilt, integral ribbon bookmark, marbled endpapers. A facsimile of the 1888 edition, reproducing the original b&w illustrations, fold-out map, decorative headpieces and initial capitals, etc., with the addition of a tissue-covered colour frontispiece by Charles DeFeo - "Dean Sage's Favorite Flies" (signed) and a colour plate by Ogden M. Pleissner (signed). Chapter headings: The River; Canoes and Indians; Camp Harmony; The Salmon; Tackle and How to Use It; The Salmon of the Matapedia Bridge; Hours for Angling; The Waugan et Infra; The Season of 1885; The Adventures of 1886; Angling Literature. Includes an Introduction by Arnold Gingrich, "A Notice of Dean Sage" by DeWitt L. Sage and a Bibliography. The verso of the free front endpaper shows some separation at the hinge (not visible from the front) - probably due to the thickness of the paper. Very minor wear at top/bottom corner of rear board and at bottom of rear hinge, very minor wear on bottom edge of both boards, small light scuff (approx. 3/4") to gilt on top of text block. A very handsome production. Additional pictures available on request. Very Good+ to Near Fine 
Price: 1250.00 USD
 
 
THE GLORIOUS POOL., Smith, Thorne.
13 Smith, Thorne. THE GLORIOUS POOL.
Methuen, London, 1952, reprint. 
297 pp, small 8vo (7 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. "One of Thorne Smith's wild and delightful fantasies. It is the tale of Rex Pebble, an elderly gentleman who managed to keep on good terms with his wife as well as his mistress, Spray Summer s. One evening he went to call on Spray, carrying under his arm a slight but insulting present to her from his wife. As he was sitting by the pool in the garden of Spray's house he looked at the statue of a young nymph which stood in the p o o l . T o his amazement the nymph beckoned and Rex leaped into the pool....When (he) emerged, something quite extraordinary had happened....'The Glorious Pool' answers the age-old wish, 'If I could only be young again!' It is a saga of the u n iv er sa l dr e am , the dream of youth in which, as in a mirror, Thorne Smith reflects all the foibles, the inconsistencies and the manners of our times. The novel also adds to the Thorne Smith gallery another immortal, Mr. Henry the sad bloodh ou nd who co ul d n ot sme ll ." Small split in paper at top of inside front hinge, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, small bump at three corners, tiny bump at top edge of rear board, light edge wear. Dust jacket light edge wrinkling, one sma ll clos ed t ear , li ght brow nin g on spine and flap-folds, crease down spine, very light edge wear. Very Good-/Very Good- 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
SASKATCHEWAN HISTORY.  VOL. XXIV NO.s 1, 2 & 3.  (WINTER, SPRING, AUTUMN 1971).  PLUS INDEX., Thomas, Lewis H.; Huel, Ray; Crone, Ray; Bocking, D.; Stuart, Kent; Denney, C.D.; Russel, P.A., Lalonde, A.N.
14 Thomas, Lewis H.; Huel, Ray; Crone, Ray; Bocking, D.; Stuart, Kent; Denney, C.D.; Russel, P.A., Lalonde, A.N. SASKATCHEWAN HISTORY. VOL. XXIV NO.s 1, 2 & 3. (WINTER, SPRING, AUTUMN 1971). PLUS INDEX.
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Saskatchewan Archives Office 1971 Stapled in Wraps Very Good+ 
120 pp in 3 volumes (complete year), 10" H. Single sheet Index to Volume XXIV (1971) laid in. B&w illustrations. Articles: From Pampas to the Prairies: The Welsh Migration of 1902; The Teaching of French in Saskatchewan Public Schools, A Curious Infraction of the Provisions of the School Act in Ethier S.D. No. 1834, 1921-23; How Bold the Airborne, The First Aerial Honeymoon in Western Canada; Political Manoeuvring in the Territorial Executive 1885; Newspaper Scrapbook:The Old Mail Route; The Scottish Crofter Colony, Saltcoats, 1889-1904; The Saskatchewan Board of Film Censors, 1910-1935; In Memory of Mary Rose (Pritchard) Sayers, The Last Witness (Frog Lake Massacre); Newspaper Scrapbook: Report of General Meeting of The Doukhobor Community Held at Verigin, January 25th, 1910; The Co-operative Government's Response to the Depression, 1930-1934; Colonization Companies in the 1880's; Newspaper Scrapbook: Mooomin Fox-Hounds. Plus book reviews. Interiors - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exteriors - very minor wear on spines. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
15 Wright, Wayne W. THORNTON W. BURGESS: A DESCRIPTIVE BOOK BIBLIOGRAPHY. REVISED AND ENLARGED EDITION.
Sandwich, Massachusetts The Thornton W. Burgess Society 2000 962117110 Revised and Enlarged Edition. Hard Cover Fine Near Fine 
187 pp, 9 1/4" H. Numerous b&w illustrations plus 4 color plates. "Wayne W. Wright, the compiler of the descriptive bibliography of Burgess's books, originally published in 1979, has revised and enlarged the work. This new edition has even more illustrations, including color pictures of book covers. It includes physical descriptions of each American edition of Burgess's books, a chronology of his publications, a collection of different artists' conceptions of the most famous Burgess character, Peter Rabbit, and a checklist of sources on Burgess and his works. The updated edition contains descriptions of new volumes published since 1979, more information on the many picture books, and listings of more foreign editions and anthologies containing Burgess stories." Dust jacket has very minor edge wear. 
Price: 40.00 USD
 


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