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  • LaPierre, Laurier L. (recreated by)
    1759. The Battle for Canada

    Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1990. Pinkish boards. pp (306) + plates. Maps in text. Fine in fine jacket. ; Octavo 0771046995

    Book ID: 44974
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  • (MOUNTAIN, George Jehoshaphat, Bishop)
    A Journal of Visitation to Parts of the Diocese of Quebec, by the Lord Bishop of Montreal, in 1843 and 1844. Part II. With Statistical returns of the Diocese

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Printed for The Society for the Propagation of the Gospel, 1846. 16mo. pp 68 + folding table at rear, original buff printed wrappers. Small chip to lower inner corner of front wrapper; rear wrapper has small corner chips and a corner crease; chips to spine; very small corner chip to last two leaves; else a fine copy of this fragile and very scarce booklet, No. 9 in the Church in the Colonies series. Cf. TPL 2607 for 3rd ed. Not in Sabin, Casey, Lande, Dionne, Gagnon, Morgan or Brochures Québecoises. This second part of Bishop Mountain’s visitation to his diocese recounts his voyage up the Ottawa River in 1843, with stops at St. Martin, St. Andrews, Grenville, Clarendon,…

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    London: Printed for The Society for the Propagation of the Gospel, 1846. 16mo. pp 68 + folding table at rear, original buff printed wrappers. Small chip to lower inner corner of front wrapper; rear wrapper has small corner chips and a corner crease; chips to spine; very small corner chip to last two leaves; else a fine copy of this fragile and very scarce booklet, No. 9 in the Church in the Colonies series. Cf. TPL 2607 for 3rd ed. Not in Sabin, Casey, Lande, Dionne, Gagnon, Morgan or Brochures Québecoises. This second part of Bishop Mountain’s visitation to his diocese recounts his voyage up the Ottawa River in 1843, with stops at St. Martin, St. Andrews, Grenville, Clarendon, Aylmer and Hull, and, the Bishop’s tour through the parishes in the Gaspé in the autumn of 1844.

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    Book ID: 27798
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  • GEORGE, Roy E.
    A LEADER AND A LAGGARD. Manufacturing Industry in Nova Scotia, Quebec and Ontario.

    Edition: First Edition

    University of Toronto Press, 1970. Green cloth. xiv, (222) pp, index. Fine copy, no previous owner marks. Dust jacket has small chipsl rubbing, bit of tanning and light soiling; good. An investigation, comparing data from 1946 to 1962, into why manufacturing in Nova Scotia lags behind that in Quebec and Ontario.; Octavo 0802016952.

    Book ID: 20978
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  • BLAIS, Marie-Claire
    A LITERARY AFFAIR. Translated by Sheila Fischman

    Edition: First printing in English

    Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1979. Black boards. Fine in fine jacket. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 50356
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  • Roy, Pierre-Georges, 1870-1953 (Octave Crémazie, 1827-79)
    À propos de Crémazie

    Edition: First printing

    Québec: Garneau, 1945. Card covers, pp 302 + frontispiece portrait. VG copy. This was Canadian scholar and frequent reviewer of French-Canadian literature W.E. Collin's copy. It has his catalogue card and pencil notes laid in.; Octavo

    Book ID: 47584
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  • HEBERT, Anne
    A SUIT OF LIGHT. Translated by Sheila Fischman. (advance copy)

    Edition: First edition in English

    Toronto: Anansi, 2000. Advance reading copy in glossy pictorial card covers. Fine copy of this posthumously published short novel, scheduled for September, 2000, publication. Quebec edition in 1999. Light parcel, any defaut shipping may be reduced.; Octavo

    Book ID: 10670
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  • ROY, Pierre-Georges (Philippe Aubert de Gaspé)
    À travers les Mémoires de Philippe Aubert de Gaspé

    Edition: First Edition

    Montréal: G. Ducharme, 1943. Card covers. pp 296. Text paper a bit tanned, nicks to fore edges of covers, book a little leaned and skewed, VG otherwise. W.E. Collin's copy, with his catalogue card laid in.; Octavo

    Book ID: 44368
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  • MORRIS, Eric Cecil
    A VOICE IS CALLING

    Edition: First Edition

    B.D. Simpson, 1945. Blue cloth, gilt spine panels. pp 487. VG clean and unworn jacketless copy. Montreal author. An avid organist in a Gaspé village is visited by the ghost of J.S. Bach, who transports him back to 18th century Germany for a time, where he falls in love with Bach's daughter. He returns to his village, tragedies follow. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 52959
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  • ROBERT, Guy
    Ailleurs se tisse : poemes a variantes mobiles. Dessins de Roger Régnier

    Edition: First printing

    Québec: Éditions Garneau, 1969. Card covers with flaps. Covers have rubbing, VG otherwise. Poetry, with stanzas printed on separate languettes bound in at the inner edge. Two illustrations. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.; Squarish octavo

    Book ID: 51564
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  • KLINCK, George A., editor
    ALLONS GAI ! A topical anthology of French Canadian Prose and Verse. Foreword by Lorne Pierce

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: Ryerson, 1945. 12mo, lime cloth. pp x, 154. French-English vocabulary at rear. Text paper toned as always; spine a bit sunned; small creases to spine ends; VG jacketless copy otherwise. Review copy with slip laid in. Not issued in dust jacket? Edison C 78 doesn't record one. Cover lettering & illustration, frontispiece, and title page vignette by Thoreau MacDonald. Issued as an instructional text for schools. Except for Foreword and notes, text is in French.

    Book ID: 44370
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  • ALS, Québec (City), 11 June, 1784. by MATHEWS, R.
    MATHEWS, R.
    ALS, Québec (City), 11 June, 1784.

    1784. One sheet folded to make four 22.8 x 18.8 cm pages, letter on recto of first page with postscript on verso, other pages blank. Written in ink on laid paper watermarked "I. Taylor". Two horizontal folds. Fine, clear, clean. "Gentlemen, / His Excellency the Governor has commanded me to enclose an authenticated Copy / of a report made by the Surveyor General, the Commanding Engineer, Inspector of / Police, &c., in consequence of the Representation which You made to Him of the / Presentment of the Grand Jury relative la Rue du Carrier and to the new Street / which the Commander in Chief had assessed in Lieu of it. / I have the Honor to be / Gentlemen…

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    1784. One sheet folded to make four 22.8 x 18.8 cm pages, letter on recto of first page with postscript on verso, other pages blank. Written in ink on laid paper watermarked "I. Taylor". Two horizontal folds. Fine, clear, clean. "Gentlemen, / His Excellency the Governor has commanded me to enclose an authenticated Copy / of a report made by the Surveyor General, the Commanding Engineer, Inspector of / Police, &c., in consequence of the Representation which You made to Him of the / Presentment of the Grand Jury relative la Rue du Carrier and to the new Street / which the Commander in Chief had assessed in Lieu of it. / I have the Honor to be / Gentlemen / Your most obedient and most humble servant / The Commissioners for executing the Office of the Chief Justice Quebec / R. Watters / please turn / N.B. - Madamoiselle la Fleur, the person most incommoded by the Change of the / Road, as mentioned in the Report has had forty dollars as an Idemnification. R.M." >>> Captain R. Mathews was Secretary to Sir Frederick Haldimand, Governor of Quebec 1778-86. Rue des Carriièrs is still a street in the old city of Québec. ; Manuscript

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    Book ID: 48021
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  • AN APPROPRIATE PLACE: a novel. Translated by Sheila Fischman by BISSONNETTE, Lise
    BISSONNETTE, Lise
    AN APPROPRIATE PLACE: a novel. Translated by Sheila Fischman

    Edition: First edition in English

    Toronto: Anansi, 2002. Card covers with flaps. Fine copy. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 53252
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  • Hertel, François
    Anatole Laplante curieux homme: roman

    Edition: First printing

    Montréal: Éditions de l'arbre, 1944. Card covers, pp (167). Cover art by Alfred Pellan. Leaned; tan stain to lower margin of front cover; VG otherwise. This was Canadian scholar and frequent reviewer of French-Canadian literature W.E. Collin's copy. It has his catalogue card laid in and some light pencil notes. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 47582
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  • CONAN, Laure (pseud. of Félicité Angers, 1845-1924)
    ANGÉLINE DE MOUNTBRUN. Translated and introduced by Yves Brunelle

    University of Toronto Press, 1974. Yellow cloth. Fine in fine jacket. A psychological romance of Quebec, first published in a periodical in 1882.. Conan was the first woman novelist of French Canada and the first Canadian writer to attempt a roman d'analyse.; Octavo 0802021263

    Book ID: 49527
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  • ANNUAL REPORT OF THE HARBOUR COMMISSIONERS OF MONTREAL for the year 1923

    Montreal: 1923. Octavo, light green printed card covers. pp 148, vi, (6) + folding financial report; numerous photos in text. Bit of darkening to spine and covers, light soiling to rear cover, VG otherwise.

    Book ID: 31032
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  • Sylvestre, Guy, editor [W.E. Collin}
    Anthologie de la poésie canadienne d'expression française, précédée d'une introduction

    Edition: First printing

    Montréal: Bernard Valiquette, 1943. Card covers. pp (143). Spine lightly darkened, with short tears at head neatly repaired; light cover soiling; page edges yellowed, VG otherwise. Noted Canadian critic W.E. Collin's copy, with his ink signature inside front cover and a few pencil additions to the bibliography at rear. Laid in is a carbon copy of his review (in French) of the book. The uncommon first edition of an often-reprinted anthology.; Octavo

    Condition: Very Good

    Book ID: 26533
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  • HUBBARD, R.H.
    ANTOINE PLAMONDON / 1802-1895. THÉOPHILE HAMEL / 1817-1870. An Exhibition Organized by the National Gallery of Canada.

    Ottawa: National Gallery of Canada, 1970. Quarto. Black card covers. pp 176. Black & white and colour reproductions through. Catalogue and essay by R.H. Hubbard, Foreword by Jean Sutherland Boggs, catalogue design by Frank Newfeld. A little rubbing along to spine folds, near fine otherwise, no owner names.

    Book ID: 28757
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  • Giroux, André, 1916-1977
    Au delà des visages : roman

    Edition: First printing

    Montréal: Éditions variétés, 1948. Card covers. 173 p. ; 19 cm. Book quite leaned; damp spot to front cover, VG otherwise. This was Canadian scholar and frequent reviewer of French-Canadian literature W.E. Collin's copy. It has his catalogue card laid in, ink signature, and small pencil notes. Note: lighter parcel, any default shipping price may be reduced.; Octavo

    Book ID: 47608
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  • VIAU, Roger
    AU MILIEU, LA MONTAGNE. Roman

    Edition: First Edition

    Montréal: Beauchemin, 1951. Card covers. (331) p. Spine crease; holes from insect to bottom margin of front cover; VG otherwise. W.E. Collins's copy with his catalogue card laid in. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 44413
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  • HÉBERT, Anne
    AURÉLIEN, CLARA, MADEMOISELLE, AND THE ENGLISH LIEUTENANT. Translated by Sheila Fischman

    Edition: First edition in English

    Concord, Ontario: Anansi, 1996. [8], 69 pp. Card covers with flaps. Fine copy. Short novel. Light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.; Octavo. 0887845827

    Book ID: 23967
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