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"Wish You Were Here" A Picture Postcard View of Edwardian Bute

By: MacCallum, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bute, Scotland, John MacCallum, 1907


A postcard collector has arranged this booklet of 66 pp. to represent a tour from Guildford Square, Rothesay, to Kilchattan Bay, via Kerrycroy. Views in black and white are dated 1907. Begins with various sights around Rothesay including the Pier and Bandstand, as well as the castle and chapel. Three views of Mount Stuart House which replaced the original, which burned in 1876. Various churches of Rothesay are shown. Several views of Ettrick Bay complete the book. 66 pp. View more info

'Round New Brunswick Roads

By: Maxwell, Lilian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Ryerson Press, 1951

Edition: First Edition


Blue cloth on boards. DJ protected by plastic wrapper. The author was born in Fredericton and left New Brunswick only when necessary to accompany her husband, a professional engineer. Text is organized into Southwest, Northeast, and Southeast New Brunswick, followed by Inland and the River St. John. 191 pp. View more info

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A Book of Voyages

By: O'Brian, Patrick (Ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, W.W. Norton & Co., 2013

Edition: First American Edition Stated


Blue paper boards backed in blue cloth. No writing or damage. An intriguing organization to this book highlights Pleasant Travels by Land, Unpleasant Voyages, Oriental Splendour, and Inefficient Pirates as headings of its parts, while among these are found General Hints to Strangers Who Travel Through France, Voyage to Greenland, A Journey Thro' Part of the Low Countries, and Voyage to Virginia. 310 pp. View more info

A Motor Scamper 'Cross Canada (Signed)

By: Gomery, Percy

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ryerson Press, 1922

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author


Maroon cloth on boards. An interesting and humorous account of an auto trip from Montreal to Vancouver. Signed on the title page. Might be well worth reading before you attempt to repeat it. 208 pp. plus map. View more info

A Motor Tour Through Canada

By: Wilby, Thomas W.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Toronto, Bell and Cockburn, 1914


Green cloth on boards. A jarring journey across Canada before freeways. Many photos. Two news stories laid in. 290 pp. View more info

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A New and Popular Pictorial Description of England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, and the British Islands

By: Sears, Robert

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Robert Sears, 1847

Edition: Fourth Thousand


Brown cloth decorated in gilt on boards, embossed front and back. 3-4 inch tear at bottom of front joint repaired. 557 pp. View more info

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A Sentimental Journey; Through France and Italy

By: Sterne, Laurence

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Henry Altemus,


Original green cloth decorated in gold on boards. No writing or damage. 285 pp. View more info

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A Song for Ireland

By: O'Hara, Mary

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Londoon, Michael Joseph, 1982

Edition: First


Original dark blue cloth on boards. Price-clipped DJ has small edge tear at foot. An anthology of the author's favourite songs, grouped under various headings. An accomplished performer from the age of 8, Mary spent 12 years as a Benedictine nun following the death of her first husband before returning to the stage and remarrying. Several Gaelic songs are included. ISBN 0-7181-2161-9. 208 pp. View more info

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A Vagabond Journey Around the World; A Narrative of Personal Experience

By: Franck, Harry A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Garden City, N. Y., Star Books; Garden City Publishing Co., 1910

Edition: Reprint


Black cloth on boards. First free endpaper missing 1/3. The author travels the world with very little tack. "A man can girdle the globe without money, weapons, or baggage."- P.xv. Actually, he had $104.00 and a camera. His descriptions of people and their behaviour are graphic and funny, as are his frequent lapses into foreign tongues. 502 pp. View more info

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A Vagabond Journey Around the World; A Narrative of Personal Experience.

By: Franck, Harry A.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin, 1910


Original maroon cloth on boards. Frontispiece and attached leaf re-inserted. Young American student circles the globe with very little money, no weapons, and no baggage. Wisely, he took a lot of photos with his "Kodak." Endpapers grubby. 502 pp. View more info

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A Way to the West; A Canadian Railway Legend (Signed)

By: Bell, Allan

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Barrie, ON, Self Published, 1991

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)


Original white cloth lettered in green on boards. Signed "Allan Bell" with no other writing and no damage to book or DJ. Apparently scarce. Joined Lake Champlain with Georgian Bay, and probably the most important line built since the big one across Canada a decade earlier, according to Sir Wilfrid Laurier, former Prime Minister of Canada. 188 pp. with index. View more info

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Absolutely Irish

By: Livingston, Patti/McDermott, William H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., Livingston Productions, 1981


Original dark green cloth on boards. Photographs by Patti Livingston. Poetry by William H. McDermott. Colour photos of Ireland's countryside. Approx. 60 pp. (Unpaginated). Previous owners' names. View more info

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Absolutely Irish !

By: Livingston, Patti/McDermott, William H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., Livingston Productions, 1981

Inscription: Signed by Patti Livingston


Green cloth on boards. Colour photos by Patti Livingston. Poetry by William H. McDermott. Approx. 78 pp. View more info

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Across Widest America, Newfoundland to Alaska; Withe the Impressions of Two Years' Sojourn on the Bering Coast Profusely Illustrated

By: Devine, Edward J. (S.J.)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Montreal, The Canadian Messenger, 1905

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)


Original green cloth highly decorated in gold on boards. Hinges badly cracked, but covers still attached. Upper half of backstrip torn away from one joint, but present. Inscribed, "To Dr. Lunney, From one of his best friends. The Author. New Years '06." Author's portrait frontispiece as well as a second portrait on second free endpaper. This volume contains articles which were printed first in the London "Month" and the "Canadian Messenger" a... View more info

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Adventures of a Botanist's Wife

By: Bor, Eleanor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Hurst & Blackett, Ltd., 1952

Edition: First - First Published 1952


Original bright maroon cloth on boards. The author married a forest officer, a member of the Indian Forest Service who had been working in India for ten years. His hobby was learning languages, seven of which he had mastered. This led him to additional service in political realms, for he was much in demand as an interpreter and arbiter among local tribes. No writing or damage to this book. 204 pp. View more info