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BINOT, Guy. Pierre Dugua de Mons. Gentilhomme Royannais, premier colonisateur du Canada, lieutenant général de la Nouvelle-France de 1603 à 1612. (Royan), Bonne Anse, (2004). Wrappers. With illustrations. 267,(2) pp. Pierre Dugua de Mons (c. 1558 - 1628), a French merchant, explorer and colonizer, was born in the Château de Mons, in Royan, Saintonge (southwestern France) and founded the first permanent French settlement in Canada. [Boeknr.: 34296 ]

€ 35,00

BRYANT, William Cullen. (Ed.). États-Unis et Canada. L'Amérique du nord pittoresque. Traduit, revu et augmenté par Bénédict - Henry Revoil. Paris, A. Quantin, 1880.Folio. Contemporary half red morocco. With double-page map and numerous wood-engravings. 779 pp. [Boeknr.: 10426 ]

€ 175,00

BURROWS, E.H. Captain Owen of the African Survey. The hydrographic surveys of admiral W.F.W. Owen on the coast of Africa and the Great Lakes of Canada. His fight against the African slave trade. His life in Campobello Land, New Brunswick 1774-1857. Rotterdam, A.A. Balkema, 1979. Cloth, with dust-jacket. With illustrations. VIII,248 pp. [Boeknr.: 29306 ]

€ 30,00

CANADA. Chefs-d'oeuvre des arts Indiens et Esquimaux du Canada. Masterpieces of Indian and Eskimo art from Canada. Paris, Musée de l'Homme, Ottawa, National Gallery of Canada, 1969. 4to. Wrappers. With many plates and illustrations (some in colours). [Boeknr.: 24964 ]

€ 25,00

CHEVALIER, (Henri) Émile. De laatste Irokezen. Naar de zesde Fransche uitgave. Amsterdam, Wed. D. Kunst, 1865.Contemporary half cloth (extremities of spine sl. dam.). With tinted lithographed title-page by Tresling & Co. (waterstained). IV,256 pp. First Dutch edition; first published in Paris in 1863: Les derniers Iroquois. - Novel set in Montreal and Caughnawaga describing Poinet d'Acier's role in the Rebellion of 1837-38. - (Old owner's entry on half-title). - Scarce.Sabin 12559; TPL, second supplement, 9553. [Boeknr.: 33062 ]

€ 125,00

CONSTANTIN-WYER, M. Les grandes figures coloniales. Champlain. Paris, (1931). Half leather. With illustrations. IX,240 pp. Samuel de Champlain (1567-1635) was a French navigator, explorer and colonial pioneer in Nouvelle France (Canada) [Boeknr.: 8311 ]

€ 30,00

DAWSON, Samuel Edward. The Saint Lawrence Basin and its border-lands being the story of their discovery, exploration and occupation. London, Lawrence and Bullen, 1905.Original decorated green cloth gilt, (top of spine dam.). With folding map and many photographic plates. XL,451 pp. The northeastern part of the continent of North America, is the nearest to Europe, and has an interest of its own, in as much as it was the first part of the main continent to be reached from the Old World (Preface). - (Library stamps). [Boeknr.: 8151 ]

€ 45,00

DOYLE, J.A. The colonies under the House of Hanover. New York, Longmans, Green, and Co., 1907. Cloth (spine faded). With folding map. XVI,629 pp. - (The English in America). [Boeknr.: 8249 ]

€ 40,00

DUFFERIN, (Harriot). My Canadian journal 1872 - 8. Extracts from my letters home written while Lord Dufferin was governor-general. London, J. Murray, 1891.Original cloth (sl. soiled). With folding coloured map and 10 wood-engravings. 18,422,(6) pp. First edition. - Harriot Georgina Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood, Marchioness of Dufferin and Ava (1843 - 1936) and her husband and their children travelled to Canada upon his appointment as Governor General. Lady Dufferin was one of the most popular of the governor-generals' wives, and was starting to build up her reputation as 'the most effective diplomatic wife of her generation'. She 'was the perfect woman for the job' (Robinson, Wayward women, p.209). [Boeknr.: 8507 ]

€ 95,00

FROBISHER, Martin. The third voyage of Martin Frobisher to Baffin Island 1578. Edited by James McDermott. London, 2001. 8vo. Cloth, with dust-jacket. With 6 maps and plates. XI,268 pp. Hakluyt Societ, 3rd series, 6. - Sir Martin Frobisher (c. 1535 - 1594[) was an English seaman and privateer who made three voyages to the New World to look for the Northwest Passage. He landed in northeastern Canada, around today's Resolution Island and Frobisher Bay.[2] On his second voyage, Frobisher found what he thought was gold ore and carried 200 tons of it home on three ships, where initial assaying determined it to be worth a profit of 5.2 per ton. Encouraged, Frobisher returned to Canada with an even larger fleet and dug several mines around Frobisher Bay. He carted 1,350 tons of the ore back where, after years of smelting, it was realised that the ore was worthless iron pyrite. [Boeknr.: 34634 ]

€ 55,00

GIRARD, Alex. La province de Québec. Son organisation politique et administrative, ses ressources agricoles, minieres et industrielles. Quebec, Dussault & Proulx, 1905. Wrappers, uncut. With coloured frontispiece and many photographic plates. 318 pp. [Boeknr.: 8216 ]

€ 30,00

HARRISSE, Henry. Découverte et évolution cartographique de Terre-Neuve et des pays circonvoisins 1497-1501-1769. Paris 1900. Réimpression. Amsterdam, Nico Israel, 1968. 4to. Cloth. With 26 plates, and 165 illustrations. IV,LXXII,416 pp. [Boeknr.: 14450 ]

€ 45,00

HARRISSE, Henry. Notes pour servir à l'histoire, à la bibliographie et à la cartographie de la Nouvelle-France et des pays adjacents 1545-1700. Paris, 1872. Réimpression. Amsterdam, Meridian Publishing Co., 1976. Cloth. XXXVI,370 pp. Important contribution towards the bibliography and cartography of Canada. [Boeknr.: 6728 ]

€ 45,00

HAYWARD, V. Romantic Canada. With an introduction by E.J. O'Brien. Toronto, 1922. Half cloth. With many photographic plates by E.S. Watson. XIII,254 pp. [Boeknr.: 24701 ]

€ 45,00

MAX O'RELL. (BLOUET, Leon Paul). John Bull & Co. The great colonial branches of the firm: Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. 20th thousand. London, Frederick Warne & Co., 1894.Original pictorial cloth (top of spine sl. dam.). With many illustrations. XX,322 pp. First edition published in the same year. - 'A witty and humerous, but caustically written account of the principal British colonies' (Mendelssohn I, p.141). Ferguson 7154; NZNB B1050. [Boeknr.: 2111 ]

€ 40,00

MILTON, William Fitzwilliam & Walter Butler CHEADLE. The North-West passage by land. Being the narrative of an expedition from the Atlantic to the Pacific, undertaken with the view of exploration a route across the continent to British Columbia through British territory, by one of the northern passes in the Rocky Mountains. London, Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, (1867).Original green pictorial cloth gilt, spine lettered in gilt. With folding map and 8 engraved plates. XXIV,394 pp. Seventh edition, first published in 1865. - 'A lively narrative of a sporting trip from England across Canada and return from British Columbia by sea, June, 1862 - March, 1864. This work achieved considerable popularity and drew attention to the agricultural, and mining possibilities of the Canadian West' (TPL 4340). - A fine copy.Sabin 24631; Wagner & Camp 420. [Boeknr.: 26399 ]

€ 175,00

PERRET, Robert. La géographie de Terre-Neuve. Préface de Marcel Dubois. Paris, E. Guilmoto, 1913. Original printed wrappers, uncut. With maps and plates. VI,372 pp. Dealing with Newfoundland. - O'Dea 1568: 'A scholarly treatise'. [Boeknr.: 8180 ]

€ 65,00

PROULX, Jean-Baptiste. En route pour la Baie d'Hudson. Tours, Alfred mame et Fils, 1893.Original decorated boards, gilt (spine ends sl. dam.), a.e.g. With woodengraved portrait and 19 fine woodengraved plates. 157,(1) pp. Fine illustrated account of a trip on the Abitibi river to Hudson's Bay, with details on the Eskimos. - (Some foxing). [Boeknr.: 28758 ]

€ 75,00

ROY, Pierre Georges. Les monuments commémoratifs de la province de Québec. Québec, Ls-A. Proulx, 1923. 2 volumes. Wrappers, uncut. With numerous plates. 357; 360 pp. - Publié par la Commission des Monuments Historiques de la Province de Québec. [Boeknr.: 8359 ]

€ 95,00

SMITH, G. Barnett. Canada: its rise and progress. London, S.W. Partridge & Co., 1898.Original decorated cloth. With frontispiece. 320 pp. - (The Romance of Colonization). [Boeknr.: 8139 ]

€ 45,00

St. LAWRENCE RIVER. L'escadre verte ayant été accueilli d'une violente tempête dans la riviere de St. Laurent, le tonnerre tomba sur le vaisseau amiral qui en fut consumé; il n'y eut de sauvé de tout l'equipage que deux femmes etrangeres, qui se jetterent à la mer, et gagnerent la pointe d'un rocher qui étoit proche. (Paris, Beauvais, ca. 1770).Contemporary handcoloured perspective view (vue d'optique or Guckkastenbild) 'gravé d'après le dessin d'un officier de l'escadre'. Ca. 29 x 40,5 cm. Fine optical view of the tragedy of the Green Fleet's flagship in heavy weather in the St. Lawrence River in Canada, with the only two survivors weeping on a cliff. - Skillfully remargined with some loss of the text, not of the image. [Boeknr.: 33265 ]

€ 275,00

VIDAL, Laurent & Émilie D'ORGEIX. Les villes françaises du Nouveau Monde. Des premiers fondateurs aux ingénieurs du roi (XVIe - XVIIIe siècles). Rochefort, Centre International de la Mer, 1999. 4to. Pictorial wrappers. With many coloured illustrations. 192 pp. [Boeknr.: 34301 ]

€ 45,00

(WARBURTON, George Drought). The conquest of Canada. London, R. Bentley, 1849.2 volumes. Contemporary half calf, spines gilt. With 2 engraved frontispieces. XXXI,(1),432; (4),508 pp. First edition; with 2 errata slips. - Warburton (1816-1857) was an Irish artillery officer who served in Canada from 1844 to 1846. His narrative is an important work about the English and French in Canada.Sabin 101274; TPL 8039. [Boeknr.: 8326 ]

€ 125,00

WEST, Benjamin. The death of General Wolfe. London, Woollett, Boydell & Ryland, 1776.Contemporary handcoloured engraving after Benjamin West by William Woollett. ca. 47 x 59,5 cm. General James Wolfe (1727-1759) died during his famous victory over the French at Quebec, which delivered Canada into the hands of the British. The engraving depicts the general surrounded by his officers and a native American warrior, with ships in the background. The original heroic painting by Benjamin West (1738-1820) of 1771 was an instant success and the engraving by William Woollett which followed was one of the most commercial successful prints ever published (Von Erffa & Staley, The paintings of Benjamin West, p.213). In death, General Wolfe gained fame as a national hero and became an icon of the Seven Years' War and British dominance in late eighteenth century North America. William Woollett's engraving was the best-known copy of West's original and became popular around the world - Mounted on linnen, occasionally faint rubbing, otherwise fine. [Boeknr.: 32289 ]

€ 1850,00

(WRIGHT D'ARUSMONT, Frances). Views of society and manners in America; in a series of letters from that country to a friend in England, during the years 1818, 1819, and 1820. By an English woman. 2nd American edition. New York, E. Bliss and E. White, 1821.Contemporary half calf. XII,387 pp. First edition published the same year. - Frances Wright (1795-1852) visited both the United States and Canada. Later she sat up a colony, called Nashoba, for the rehabilitation of Negro slaves in Tennessee. (Cf. Robinson, Wayward women, p. 197/198 on Frances Trollope). This New York edition has additions and corrections by the auhtor. 'One of the most celebrated travel memoirs of the early nineteenth century.... The end of the Napoleonic wars and improvements in sea transport opened the way for the more casual tourist, and Francis Wright was among the first to turn this new accessibility to literary advantage' (Notable American Women, p.676). - (Foxed).Sabin 105597; TPL, 2 Suppl., 7059. [Boeknr.: 8394 ]

€ 175,00


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