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Attic Books

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General antiquarian and scholarly books in all areas of interest, particularly Medicine, Canadiana, Art, Antiques, and Books on Books. Postcards, Ephemera, Maps, Prints, Manuscripts, Documents, Autographs, Related Antiques, Photographs, Albums.

Attic Books is one of the premier retail locations for antiquarian and collectible books in Canada. We recently celebrated our fortieth year in business. Please browse our select online stock on a wide range of subjects in books and paper collectibles for the reader, scholar and the seasoned collector. Or come visit us in London, Ontario to enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of our three floor bookstore, enhanced by original tin ceilings, hardwood maple floors, and the arts & crafts façade of our century building.

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The Conquest of Scinde, With Some Introductory Passages in the Life of Major-General Sir Charles James Napier. (Volume 2)

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Good. Vol. 2 ONLY. 198-531 p. 23 cm red cloth hardcover binding with gold lettering on spine and impressing on boards. Includes 4 fold-out plans-Sketch of Scinde, Plan of the Battle of Meeanee, Plan of the Invasion of Hyderabad, Plan of the Battle of Hyderabad. Binding soiled with tears along hinges and top extreme of spine. Front endpapers torn with bookplate and bookseller labels. Some stains and spotting. Text unmarked and page surface mostly white and bright. Sold "as-is." Written in ...


Memorials of Oxford (2 Volumes Only) used book

Memorials of Oxford (2 Volumes Only)

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Edition: First Edition Binding: Leatherbound Publisher: John Henry Parker, Oxford Date published: 1837

Description: Poor. Vols. 1 & 2 Only (of a 3-vol. set). Various paginations. 22 cm leatherbound hardcover bindign with gilt designs on boards. Include numerous engravings by John Le KIeux from drawings by F. Mackenzie. Spine partly missing on vol. 1 and completely missing on vol. 2. Boards detached but included. Stained to outer edges and corners of boards. Endpapers stained. Pages clean. Textblock unmarked. Missing volume three for a complete set of this first edition. Sold "as-is." Read More

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A Summer in Andalucia. (Volume 1) used book

A Summer in Andalucia. (Volume 1)

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Edition: First Edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Richard Bentley, London Date published: 1839

Description: Very good. Vol. 1 only (of 2-vol. set). xii, 405 p. 22 cm half-leather binding with marbled boards and gilt design on spine. Top spine label missing. Volume label present. Minor wear to edges, a few scuffs to covers. Contents of Vol. 1: Oporto, Lisbon; Lisbon, Cintra; Cadiz; Environs of Cadiz; Route to Seville; Seville; Route to Cordorba; Cordoba; Route to Baena; Route to Granada; Granada-The City. Read More

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Les Pyrenees Ou Voyages Pedestres Dans Toutes Les Regions De Ces Montagnes Depuis L'Ocean Jusqu'a La Mediterranee (Volume 1) used book

Les Pyrenees Ou Voyages Pedestres Dans Toutes Les Regions De Ces Montagnes Depuis L'Ocean Jusqu'a La Mediterranee (Volume 1)

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Edition: First Edition Binding: Quarter Leather Publisher: Lecointe et Pougin, Paris Date published: 1834

Description: Fair. Vol. 1 only, of 2. 379 p. 212 cm hardcover originally quarter leather. 2 fold-out plates, with mild to medium spotting. Front cover detached. Missing top half of spine. Edges rubbed, corners bumped. Interior spotted. Ink notations on front endpaper. A very scarce volume. Contenant la description generale de cette chaine; des observations botaniques; et des remarques sur l'histoire, les moeurs et les idiomes des diverses races qu l'habitent; avec une carte et quelques vues des Pyrenees. Read More

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Lives of Indian Officers. (Volume 1) used book

Lives of Indian Officers. (Volume 1)

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Edition: New edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: J.J. Keliher & Co., Limited, London Date published: 1904

Description: Good. Vol. 1 ONLY (of 2 vol. set). 660 p. 19.5 cm red cloth hardcover binding with gold lettering on spine. Pages clean. Text unmarked. Binding soiled iwth bumping to corners and spine extremes. Sold "as-is." Biographies of Lord Cornwallis; Sir John Malcolm; Mountstuart Elphinstone; Rev. Henry Martyn; Sir Charles Metcalfe. Read More

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Aventures Et Espiegleries De Lazarille De Tormes used book

Aventures Et Espiegleries De Lazarille De Tormes

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Edition: Nouvelle edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Cailleau, Paris Date published: 1787

Description: Good. 2 vols. bound as one book. xi, 268 p. 17.5 cm full leather hardcoverbinding wih gilt on spine. Lovely speckled leather with gilt borders. Front hinge loose, but present. Mild shelf wear. Bookplate. French language text. Lazarillo de Tormes is credited with founding a literary genre, the picaresque novel, so called from Spanish "picaro, " meaning "rogue" or "rascal." Read More

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A Second Visit to North America used book

A Second Visit to North America

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Edition: Third Edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: John Murray, London Date published: 1855

Description: Fair. xii, 368, xii, 385 p. Light brown cloth. Front board nearly detached on vol. 1, with two large chips in spine. Chip in spine of vol. 2 as well, with back board off. Ex-library with stamps, labels and plates on endpapers, and front and rear of title pages but remaining pages are clean. TPL 2538-9. Includes much on slavery. Scottish geologist, Sir Charles Lyell (1797-1875) is best remembered today as the Victorian scientist and author of Principles of Geology. He was also a good friend of ... Read More

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Essays By Mr. Goldsmith used book

Essays By Mr. Goldsmith

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: W. Griffin, London Date published: 1765

Description: Good. 187 p. 17 cm full leather binding. Front cover detached by included. Scuffs to edges of leather, a few thin scrapes. Owner's sig. on title-page. Pages clean. Text unmarked. Oliver Goldsmith (1728-1774) is best remembered today for his novel, The Vicar of Wakefield, but he was a prolific author of poetry, plays, and non-fiction prose, including the selection of essays included in this collection. Read More

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History of the Methodist Church Within the Territories Embraced in the Late Conference of Eastern British North America, used book

History of the Methodist Church Within the Territories Embraced in the Late Conference of Eastern British North America,

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Edition: First Edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Methodist Book Room, Halifax Date published: 1877

Description: Fair. Including Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Bermuda. Volume 1. Vol. 1 ONLY. 491 p. 20 cm cloth hardcover binding with impressing on boards. Black cloth, chipped and torn. Spine cloth torn exposing bindery work underneath. Pages clean. Read More

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Winter and Summer Excursions in Canada used book

Winter and Summer Excursions in Canada

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Edition: First Edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Digby, Long & Co, London Date published: nd. c. 1894

Description: Poor. 213p. 18.5 cm hardcover binding. Includes 6 Illustrated plates. Spine very poor. Originally a quarter-leather binding but spine mostly missing now. Shelf wear to covers. Ex-library with spine label tapped to board, book plates, labels, and barcode. Interior otherwise clean. Author travels mainly through Western Canada (especially the Prairies Provinces), incl. the Rocky Mountains. Read More

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