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CAPE BRETON. Neptune—and his Proceedings and Conduct as Lt. Governor and Commander-in-Chief of His Majesty's Colony of Cape Breton. . . pp. 97. Bound in with it is the Petition of certain Inhabitants of Cape Breton against the Annexation of that Island to the Province of Nova Scotia, pp. 26. Folio, half calf
n. p., n. d. [1796 The former exceptionally rare pamphlet was privately printed and throws much light on the early British History of Cape Breton. Des Barres' surveys, “The Atlantic Neptune," published for the use of the Royal Navy, is an unequalled work
of its kind. (See under “Maps and Atlases.") 232. DESCRIPTION (A) of the Island of Cape Breton in North America, including a Brief and Accurate Account of its Constitution, Laws, and Government; also the Encouragement held out by Government to Emigrants, etc. By A Gentleman, who has resided many Years in the British Colonies. 8vo, half roan, pp. 44. Bound with it is a sketch of the Life of Lt.-Col. Barclay (pp. 6). With portrait. Some corrections are made in ink, presumably by the author.
Lond., n. d. [circa 1820] 233. GOW (J. M.) Cape Breton Illustrated: Historic, Picturesque, and Descriptive. Numerous illusts by J. A.. Stubbert. Oblong 4to, morocco, gilt back and edges.
Toronto, 1893 234. MCKENZIE'S MAP of Cape Breton, from the Government Survey, size about 3 by 4 ft. Colored and mounted on linen and folded in cloth case.
235. PAMPHLETS, NEWSPAPER ARTICLES, ETC., relating to Cape Breton, including a prospectus of proposed Railway Terminus at Sydney, 1851 (last leaf partly lacking); McLachlan's The Louisbourg Medals; Bourinot's The Island of Cape Breton; etc. Bound in one volume. 8vo, limp calf.
1851-95 236. PRENTIES (S. W.) Narrative of a Shipwreck on the Island of Cape Breton in a Voyage from Quebec, 1780. The Fifth edn. 12mo, sewed, pp 108.
Lond. 1783 The author, an ensign in the 84th Regiment, was the bearer of despatches from Gen. Haldimand in Quebec to Sir Henry Clinton in New York, and was wrecked on the Island of Cape Breton. After suffering severe privations with his companions, of whom several died, they were rescued by Indians,
237. CARLILE (LIEUT.) AND MARTINDALE (LIEUT.. COL.) Recollections of Canada: Quebec. 25 full-page plates. Oblong folio, cloth, gilt edges.
JACQUES CARTIER. 238. D'AVEZAC (M.-Editor). Bref Récit et Succincte Narration, de la Navigation faite en 1535 et 1536, par Jacques Cartier. Facsimile reprint of the edition of 1545, with an Introduction and Notes of the Variations of the Manuscripts in the Bibliothèque Imperiale. Post 8vo, half morocco, gilt back and top, uncut, by Sanford.
Paris: Tross, 1863 239. DIONNE (N. E.) Jacques Cartier. Genealogical Table. 12mo, half morocco (presentation inscription on title).
Quebec, 1889 240. LONGRAIS (F. J. DES). Jacques Cartier. Documents Nouveaux. Post 8vo, half morocco. Paris, 1888
241. MICHELANT (H.) ET RAMÉ (A.) Relation Original du Voyage de Jacques Cartier au Canada en 1534; Documents inédits. Vignette portrait and 2 plates. Post Svo, half morocco.
Paris: Tross, 1867 A reprint of the 1544 MS. account of Cartier's first voyage,
with additional documents. 242. POPE (J.) Jacques Cartier: his Life and Voyages. Post 8vo, cloth.
Ottawa: Privately printed (1890] Presentation copy, with the author's autograph inscription. 243. STEPHENS (H. B.) Jacques Cartier and his Four Voyages to Canada. An Essay with Historical, Explanatory, and Philological Notes. Portrait and facsimiles. Small 4to, cloth.
Montreal (1x90] Contains Cartier's original Journals from the 1598 edition,
from Ramusio, Hakluyt, Lescarbot, Manuscripts, etc. 244. VOYAGES de Découverte au Canada, entre les années 1534 et 1542, par Jacques Cartier, Sieur de Roberval, Jean de Xanctoigne, etc.; suivis de la Description de Québec in 1608 (with 2 facsimile views), etc. 8vo, half calf. (Soc. Litt. et Historique de Quebec.)
Quebec, 1813 245. WINSOR (JUSTIN). The Anticipations of Cartier's Voyages, 1492-1534. Facsimiles from the Miaollo map of 1527. 8vo, half calf (14 pp.). Cambridge (Mass.), 1893
Only 100 copies privately reprinted from the Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society. Bound with the above is: The Pageant of Saint Lusson, Sault Ste. Marie, 1671, by Justin Winsor, Cambridge, 1892 (34 pp.); and Les Normans au Canada, Jean Boundon, 1634-1668, by Abbé Aug. Gosselin, Evreux, 1892 (31 pp.). Presentation copy, with the author's autograph inscription.
246. CARTOGRAPHY. Catalogue des Documents Géographiques exposés a la Section des Cartes et Plans de la Bibliothèque Nationale. 8vo, half calf. (Preface signed Gabriel Marcel.)
247. CARTWRIGHT (GEORGE). A Journal of Transactions and Events during a Residence of nearly Sixteen Years on the coast of Labrador, containing Many Interesting Particulars both of the Country and its Inhabitants not hitherto known. Portrait of the author and 3 large folding maps, including one of Newfoundland. 3 vols. 4to, old calf, gilt.
Newark, 1792 A graphic account of the country in the form of a diary, with full notices of the natural history of Labrador and incidental sketches of the Indians. In his last voyage to England he was accompanied from Newfoundland by Gen. Benedict Arnold, and he accuses Arnold of stealing his wine from him secretly during the voyage, and selling it to the sailors for water, for
his own use, they being short of that article. 248. CARVER (JONATHAN). Travels through the Interior Parts of North-America in the years 1766, 1767, and 1768. Large folding map and 2 plates. 8vo, old calf (contains bookplate of Edward Place, in the style of Bewick, and his autograph on title; also autograph of John Evans on first leaf).
Dublin, 1779 Mostly relating to the Indians and containing a short Chippe
way vocabulary. 249. CASGRAIN (ABBÉ H. R.) Histoire de la Mère Marie del' Incarnation, première Supérieure des Ursulines de la Nouvelle France, précédée d'une Esquisse sur l'Histoire Religieuse des Premiers Temps de cette Colonie. Por. trait and plates. 8vo, half morocco (embossed stamp on title).
Quebec, 1865 250. — The Witch: a Canadian Legend. Transl. from the French by A. W. L. Gompertz. IŪust. 12mo, cloth.
Montreal, 1895 251. CASGRAIN (P.-B.) Letellier de Saint-Just et son Temps. Portrait and facsimile. Post 8vo, green morocco, gilt bands and edges.
Quebec, 1885 252. La Vie de Jos. F. Perrault, surnommé le Père de l'education du Peuple Canadien. Portraits. Post 8vo, cloth.
Quebec, 1898 253. Memorial des Familles Casgrain, Bay et Perrault du Canada. Folding genealogical tables. 4to, cloth.
Quebec, 1898-99 No. 52 of only 100 copies privately printed, with a signed
inscription of the author, and autograph letter inserted. 254. La Vie de Joseph-Francois Perrault, surnommé le Père de l'Education du Peuple Canadien. Portraits. Post Svo, half calf.
Quebec, 1898 Presentation copy, with the author's autograph inscription.
255. CATALOGUES. Auction Sale Catalogues of First Editions of Geo. T. Maxwell, 1895; C. B. Foote's Collection of English Literature, 1895; Weeks' Historical Literature of North Carolina; etc. 4 pamphlets in 1 vol. 8vo,
, half calf.
256. Auction Sale Catalogues, including some of the Anderson Auction Co., Dufosse's Sale Catalogue of Books on America, Africa, etc. 21 pieces, various sizes, bound in one vol. 8vo, cloth.
257. — Booksellers' and Auction Catalogues of Americana, including Clarke, Chadenat, Sotheby, a few of the quaint and interesting catalogues of Chas. L. Woodward, and many others. Hvols. Svo and thick 8vo, half calf.
258. Another lot. 5 vols. thick 8vo, half calf.
259. Another lot, mainly booksellers’, including Sotheran, etc. 6 vols. tnick 8vo and post 8vo, cloth.
260. Another lot, mainly booksellers’, including Dufosse and Stevens and Son. 7 vols. thick 8vo and post 8vo, half calf.
261. - Auction Sale Catalogues of the Library of Geo. H. Moore, 1893-94; the Waterbury Library, 1895; Alexander Library (Sporting Books); etc. 7 pieces bound in 2 vols. 8vo, half calf.
262. — Brooklyn Library. Analytical and classed Catalogue (1110 double-column pages). Thick imp. 8vo, half morocco.
Brooklyn, 1881 263. Catalogue of the Historical Library of Andrew Dickson White, first President of Cornell. Part II., The French Revolution. 4to, cl. Ithaca, N.Y.: Univ.Press, 1894
264. —Nineteen various Catalogues issued by Quaritch, 1891-94. Bound in 1 vol. Thick Svo, half calf. 19 vols.
265. Various numbers of Quaritch's Catalogues, 1897, etc.; and Index to General Catalogue, 1892. 3 vols. 8vo, cloth and half calf.
266. Subject Catalogue of Reference Books in the Toronto Public Library. With Indexes. 3 vols. 8vo, half morocco (one duplicate).
Toronto, 1889-91 267. CAUCHON (J.) L'Union des Provinces de l'Amerique Britannique du Nord. 8vo, half calf. Quebec, 1865
268. CENSUS OF CANADA. Recensement du Canada, 1870-71, 4 vols.; 1880-81, 3 vols. ; 1890-91, 4 vols. Together 11 vols. Royal 8vo, cloth and half calf.
1873-97 269. CENTURY DICTIONARY AND CYCLOPÆDIA. An Encyclopædic Lexicon of the English Language. Edited by W. D. Whitney (including Cyclopædia of Names and Atlas, 2 vols.). 10 vols. imp. Svo, half morocco. N.Y. 1889-95
270. CHABERT (M. DE). Voyage fait par Ordre du Roi en 1750 et 1751 dans l'Amerique Septentrionale, pour rectifier les Cartes des Côtes de l'Acadie, de l'Isle Royale et de l'Isle de Terre-Neuve. 6 maps. 4to, original calf, gilt.
Paris: Imprimerie Royale, 1753 The first part consists of the account of his voyage to Louisbourg, and the various expeditions from there to make obser:
vations. 271. CHALMERS (GEORGE). Political Annals of the Present United Colonies from their Settlement to the Peace of 1763. Book I. Thick 4to, full calf. (Bookplate of the Hon. Wm. Constable.)
Lond. 1780 Containing Virginia, New England, Maryland, New York,
Pennsylvania, etc. No more was published. 272. Collection of Treaties between Great Britain and other Powers (including the Treaties of Utrecht, 1713; Aix-la-Chapelle, 1748; Paris, 1763, and with the United States, 1783). 2 vols. 8vo, calf. (Autograph of William Johnson on title.)
Lond. 1790 273. CHAMBERLAIN (MELLEN). John Adams, the Statesman of the American Revolution, and other Essays. Post 8vo, cloth. With the author's presentation inscription.
Bost. 1898 274. - A Catalogue of Canadian Birds, with Notes on the Distribution of the Species. Roy. 8vo, cl. St. John, 1887
275. CHAMBERS (E. T. D.) The Ouananiche and its Canadian Environment (with a Chapter on the Folk-Lore of the Montagnais Indians, and a List of Angling Books). Numerous plutes. Post 8vo, cloth.
N. Y. 1896 276. CHAMBERS' JOURNAL of Popular Literature, Science and Arts. 4 vols. royal 3vo, cloth (worn).
Edinburgh, 1873-76 277. CHAMPION (T. E.) History of the 10th Royals and of the Royal Grenadiers. Portraits and plates (one colored of uniform). Post 8vo, half morocco. Toronto, 1896
278. CHAMPLAIN (SIEUR DE). Euvres de Champlain, publiées sous le Patronage de l'Université Laval. Par L'Abbé C. H. Laverdière. Reprint of the second edition of 1613, with portrait, facsimiles of the original plates (some in colors) and maps. 4to, half calf, uncut, on tinted paper.
Quebec, 1870 Fine copy, with autograph of Oscar Dunn, the well known
Canadian littérateur, 279. Delayant (L.) Notice sur Samuel Champlain, 1567-1635. Royal 8vo, cloth, 28 pp.
Niort, 1867 280. Dionne (N. E.) Le Tombeau de Champlain. 12mo, cloth.
Quebec, 1880 281. — Les Fêtes de Champlain à Québec (Le Courrier du Livre, Vol. 3, Nos. 28-29), September, 1898. Ilust. 8vo, cloth.