[Privately printed, n.d., ca. 1910]. With application for membership laid in. Read More about Kedgemakooge Rod and Gun Club of Nova Scotia, Ltd
[Rochester, NY ?]: 1899. First edition and apparently unrecorded. A manuscript slip, " 'Compliments of the 'Children,' " is tipped in before the first leaf. UNRECORDED. Illustrated diary of William B. Burke's three-week hunting and fishing trip up the Saguenay River into the country south of Chicoutimi in early October..... Read More about Memories of Chicoutimi
Toronto: William Briggs, 1913. First edition. Read More about The Company of Adventurers. A Narrative of Seven Years in the Service of the Hudson's Bay Company...
Dallas, Texas: The Southwest Press, 1931. First edition. Privately distributed account of building a summer cabin on a small island in the Canadian wilderness in the early 1930s, full of whimsy. The cabin remains in family ownership. Read More about Two on an Island. A Summer Idyll
London: Cassell & Co, 1908. Read More about Canada as It Is
London: Hurst and Blackett, Publishers, 13, Great Marlborough Streeet, 1866. First edition, with tipped-in errata slip. A detailed and useful guide to Canadian sport. Four of the 12 chapters are devoted to fishing: “The Fisheries of Canada” (concerning salmon rivers, lakes and lesser waters); “The Salmon” (its location, size, etc...... Read More about The Sportsman and Naturalist in Canada, or Notes on The Natural History of the Game, Game Birds,...
Toronto: William Briggs, 1908. First edition. Mair was a major Canadian poet and was secretary of the peace commission concluded the Peace River treaty with the Indians in 1899. Read More about Through the Mackenzie Basin. A Narrative of the Athabasca and Peace River Treaty Expedition of...
New York: Robert M. De Witt, Publisher, . Two volumes complete in one. Read More about Roughing It in the Bush; or, Life in Canada
Halifax: James Barnes, 1865-1867; Halifax: Compton & Co, 1867. First edition of Murdoch's history, bound with the first Halifax edition of the British North America Act. Bound with the First Nova Scotia Printing of the British North America Act. The 1867 British North America Act united the three separate territories..... Read More about A History of Nova-Scotia, or Acadie ... [Bound with:] An Act for the Union of Canada, Nova...
London: Goerge Vertue, 1842. Bartlett, W.H. First edition. Read More about Canadian Scenery Illustrated
[Canada]: [circa 1800]. Along the falls of a tree-lined river, two First Nations men are pulling a canoe into the water, directed by another in an elaborate feather headdress; a wigwam with mother and child is on the same shore to their left; across the river a longhouse and structure..... Read More about An original watercolor of a First Nations fishing encampment along a river
[Fort Madison, Iowa: W. J. McGiffin Newspaper Company, Democrat Job Printing, 1937]. Whimsical illustrated account of a fishing trip in the North Woods of Ontario. Bill McGiffin (proprietor of the Fort Madison, Iowa, Evening Democrat) and colleagues from the newspaper travelled to Crow Lake Lodge, north of Nestor Falls. Each..... Read More about The Last Minutes of the Holding Company. The McGiffin Crust [Cover title
Montreal: Imprime´ chex James Lane, 1826. Excerpts from a journal and letters written during a trip to the United States in 1819. This serves as a sequel to Viger's "Considerations sur les effets qu'ont produit en Canada, la conservations des etablissemens du pays, les mœurs, l'education, etc. de ses habitans..."..... Read More about Analyse d'un Entretien sur la Conservation des Établissements du Bas-Canada du Loix, des...
[Montreal]: privately printed, 1931. Annual report and membership roster for this notable Canadian private sporting club, founded in 1886, including statistics for 1930 attendance: 282 persons (members and guests). Game killed: 1 moose, 2 bears, 1 wolf, and 179 partridges. Fish Killed: "Speckled Trout...3,004 lbs; Lake Trout...371 lbs.; Black Bass..... Read More about The Laurentian Club. Shareholders' Meeting of January 17th, 1931
Montreal: Dominion News Co, . The recto of the folding plate comprises maps of Montreal and Quebec; the verso with 17 woodcut vignette views. Read More about Strangers Guide to Montreal & Quebec, with Maps of both Cities, and Illustrations
Montreal: Publié pour A. Bowman à L'Imprimerie de lane et Bowman, No. 7, Rue St. Francois Xavier, 1816. Imprimées sur la Quatrème édition d'Avignon revue et corrigée. Read More about Instructions Chretiennes pour les Jeunes Gens; Utiles à Toutes Sortes de Personnes; melées de...
New York: J. & J. Harper, 1833. First American Edition. Read More about A Subaltern's Furlough: Descriptive of scenes in Various Parts of the United States, Upper and...
[Montreal]: Published by the Montreal Hunt, . First edition, # 72 of a limited edition. The standard work written by Professor Cooper of McGill University. Read More about The History of the Montreal Hunt. Foreword by H. Henry Higginson
London: Hodder and Stoughton, . First edition. Read More about The Golden Land. The True Story and Experiences of British Settlers in Canada
New York: Derby & Jackson, 1859. First edition, first state. Read More about Acadia; or, A Month with the Blue Noses
London, Canada: June 1968. Private edition (i.e., second edition). RARE. A rare privately printed Canadian salmon title. “The author was the Chancellor of the University of Western Ontario … he fished the Restigouche and it is probably that river he refers to in The Fly Leaf. … This little book..... Read More about The Fly Leaf
London: Simpkin, Marshall & Co, 1872. "New [i.e., second] edition" Restigouche and Nepsiqui fishing. Read More about Chiploquorgan or, Life by the Camp Fire in Dominion of Canada and Newfoundland
Dublin: Robert T. White, 1871. First edition. "Contains many accounts of fishing and in the Nepisiquit, Restigouche and other rivers". Sage p76, Wetzel p128. As an Officer of the 15th Foot Regiment, Dashwood left Cork for St. John, N.B. where he was stationed from 1862 until 1868. He was an..... Read More about Chiploquorgan; or, Life by the Camp Fire in Dominion of Canada and Newfoundland
New York: B. Frodsham, 548 Broadway, 1861. First edition, presentation copy, inscribed to Dr. E. Parmly from the author. Presentation Copy. Inscribed on the front free endpaper: "Dr. E. Parmele [sic, Eleazar Parmly] / Presented by / The Author." Eleazar Parmly was a prominent 19th-century dentist. A rare presentation copy..... Read More about The Prince's Visit: A Humorous Description of the Tour of His Royal Highness, the Prince of...
New York: B. Frodsham, 548 Broadway, 1861. First edition. Read More about The Prince's Visit: A Humorous Description, of The Tour of His Royal Highness, The Prince of...
New York: Harpers Magazine, 1871. First edition in parts. De Mille, a Canadian (1837-1880), was a very popular writer of the period covering the last quarter of the nineteenth century. One of his best known works, "The Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder," is rather reminiscent of Poe's "Narrative..... Read More about The American Baron