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BISON BOOKS – Old, Rare and Out-of-Print Books Bought and Sold

Details: We are always purchasing good books. We seek out, and pay a premium for, valuable books, including rare books, fine bindings, illustrated books, first editions, signed books, and more. For details, call or email, or for a brief overview click here. In addition to offering a fresh and diverse selection of books in our shop, we also offer book

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Canadian Art Catalogue – BISON BOOKS

Details: Book contains many colour photos of Mol’s art, including his stained-glass work, bronzes, drawings, and ceramics. Portfolio and contents appear untouched; book shows a few very light marks to extremities, else near fine; slipcase shows one bump and a very faintline of discolouration, but remains very good.

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The Greenfield Collection – BISON BOOKS

Details: The book is now bound in full blue goatskin, with the spine in compartments: a very fine presentation. Hardcover. Ditton (1675-1715) was a mathematician, and master of a new mathematical school at Christ’s Hospital for which this book was written.

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bisonbooks – BISON BOOKS

Details: Book boasts an early and warm inscription to front free endpaper: “To Mrs. Warner with the author’s compliments, Very sincerely yours, L. M. Montgomery Macdonald, Sept. 1917”. Accompanied by three photos featuring L. M. Montgomery: in oneRead More. bisonbooks December 16, 2019 September 12, 2020 1 2 3

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The Riel Collection – BISON BOOKS

Details: Book number: 031556 $ 125.00. Begg came to Winnipeg in 1867, and was the first merchant to bring in to the former Red River Colony goods of Canadian manufacture. An entrepreneur as well as a merchant, he started two local newspapers and wrote extensively.

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Hakluyt Society Collection – BISON BOOKS

Details: The Canarian, or, Book of the Conquest and Conversion of the Canarians in the Year 1402, by Messire Jean de Béthencourt, Kt., Lord of the Manors of Bethencourt, Reville, Gourret, and Grainville de Teinturière, Baron of St. Martin le Gaillard, Councillor and Chamberlain in Ordinary to Charles V and Charles VI, composed by Pierre Bontier, Monk

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Sell Your Books – BISON BOOKS

Details: Give us a call (204-947-5931) to discuss the details and make an appointment. Email the details: if you are from out of town, or want your books pre-screened, email a stack photo and/or details to [email protected]ca. Consign: we offer a consignment service for books valued over $1000. Contact us for a consultation.

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Golf Book Collection – BISON BOOKS

Details: Golf Book Collection. Bantock, Miles. On Many Greens A Book of Golf and Golfers. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1901. pp. xiv, 167. 12mo. Bound in green cloth with black lettering, and black, red, and cream decoration to spine and front board. Black and white photos, and woodcut vignette headpieces.

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Spring Catalogue of Recent Acquisitions – BISON BOOKS

Details: MORNING FLIGHT: A BOOK OF WILDFOWL. London: Country Life Limited, 1935. Signed Limited Edition. pp. xiii, 138. 4to. Bound in full brown cloth with gilt rules and lettering to spine. Illustrated endpapers and sixteen colour plates protected with original tissue-guards and forty-eight black and white illustrations and wood-cuts.

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The Book Of Nature [SOLD] – BISON BOOKS

Details: The Book Of Nature [SOLD] [A-] [A+] This just in! From the diminutive “Book of Nature”. For a complete description of this book, please click on “Search or Order a Book”, above, and enter the pertinent details into the search form. bisonbooks March 21, 2014.

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Catalogue for the 2018 Toronto Book Fair – BISON BOOKS

Details: The book is now bound in full blue goatskin, with the spine in compartments: a very fine presentation. Hardcover. Ditton (1675-1715) was a mathematician, and master of a new mathematical school at Christ’s Hospital for which this book was written.

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-IN MEMORIAM- Michael Park – BISON BOOKS

Details: Michael Park, 1946-2017 An unerringly ethical, hard-working tour de force, Michael was a man of classical values with deep and wide-ranging talents and interests; he set the standard toward which w…

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Small Town Girl at the 2017 NYABF – BISON BOOKS

Details: The New York Antiquarian Book Fair: same. I’d never been to NYC before last week. I had always yearned to visit the city, and somehow never got there despite international travels. I’d been hearing about the famed New York Rare Book Week for many years, and the penultimate headliner thereof, the New York Antiquarian Book Fair. It was not a

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Maxfield Parrish – The Knave of Hearts [SOLD] – BISON BOOKS

Details: This is the holy grail of Parrish’s children’s books, and one of the great achievements in American childrens’ book publishing history. Parrish took great joy illustrating this book, which was produced in richly saturated colour on fine quality paper. (#041043) $750.00 USD. bisonbooks October 14, 2016. February 10, 2017.

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Science & Medicine List – BISON BOOKS

Details: The book is now bound in full blue goatskin, with the spine in compartments: a very fine presentation. Leather Bound. Ditton (1675-1715) was a mathematician, and master of a new mathematical school at Christ’s Hospital for which this book was written.

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Bookseller Life: A Blog – BISON BOOKS

Details: A Dozen Items For the NYC Book & Ephemera Fair, March 6& 7, 2020 at 980 Park Ave. Click here for hours, a map, and $5 off your entry fee! First extensive work on the comparative anatomy of vertebrates Valentini [Valentinus], Michael Bernhard [Michaele Bernhardo] (1657-1729).

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Bison Books: Buy and Sell Good Used Books, in the heart of

Details: Buy Books: We feature a large selection of good books, well-organized by subject (Philosophy and Fiction to History and Art), for your browsing pleasure. A selection of our inventory is also listed on several partner websites, (see link on left sidebar). Sell Books: We buy books almost every day, one at a time, or by the thousands.We strive to pay top prices, in cash, and always …

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Loeb Classical Library Collection – BISON BOOKS

Details: Book 2: Christodorus of Thebes in Egypt. Book 3: The Cyzicene Epigrams. Book 4: The Proems of the Different Anthologies. Book 5: The Amatory Epigrams. Book 6: The Dedicatory Epigrams: L068) Volume II. Book 7: Sepulchral Epigrams. Book 8: The Epigrams of St. Gregory the Theologian: L084) Volume III. Book 9: The Declamatory Epigrams: L085) …

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Cree Bible [SOLD] – BISON BOOKS

Details: Poor. Leather Bound. Text double-column. Entirely in Cree save for imprints. Mason’s translation, published in 1861 by the British and Foreign Bible Society, was the first Bible published in Cree. Two volumes bound in one, with The Holy Bible followed by the New Testament. Peel 418. Darlow & Moule 3130. (#026430) $150.00.

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Verve Magazine Collection – BISON BOOKS

Details: Verve was a modernist art magazine published in Paris by Tériade from 1937-1960. It was a sumptuous medley of art and criticism featuring the best and of modern and pre-modern European art, including lithographs by the most prominent artists of the time and place.

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Weekend in the 6ix; the 2018 Toronto Antiquarian Book Fair

Details: The Toronto Antiquarian Book Fair is, IMHO, the premier event of its kind in Canada. To make things even better, it takes place in the glittering and bustling Art Gallery of Ontario! I’ve been attending on and off for years, the last four without exception.

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Hough’s American Woods [SOLD] – BISON BOOKS

Details: Each part consists of a paperback book comprising the explanatory text, accompanied by unbound double-sided framelike specimen cards, each labelled and containing three wafer-thin cross-sections of the corresponding wood’s transverse, radial, and tangential sections; these held by an embossed green cloth hardcover portfolio, all neatly

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A Dozen Items for the NYC Book & Ephemera Fair – BISON BOOKS

Details: Book boasts an early and warm inscription to front free endpaper, “To Mrs. Warner with the author’s compliments, Very sincerely yours, L. M. Montgomery Macdonald, Sept. 1917”. Accompanied by three photos featuring L. M. Montgomery: in one she is standing outdoors with her family, this one inscribed “Greetings from the Manse” (likely

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Harry Potter Collection [SOLD] – BISON BOOKS

Details: Housed in book-shaped, leather, velvet-lined clamshell box with embossed decoration and title to boards, gilt title and decoration to spine. Complete with set of 10 collector’s edition prints. (#043238) $300.00 USD [SOLD] Rowling, J. …

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Impressions of the ILAB Congress & Cali Book Fair – BISON

Details: The curators had set up a “reverse book fair” for us: don’t be fooled, this was Show and Tell, though elevated many levels from the grade school version. Staffers were welcoming and friendly, genuinely and contagiously enthusiastic about their books. It was a unique opportunity to make genuine connections with like minds; and when we tore

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Bookseller Life: A Blog – Page 2 – BISON BOOKS

Details: The Toronto Antiquarian Book Fair is, IMHO, the premier event of its kind in Canada. To make things even better, it takes place in the glittering and bustling Art Gallery of Ontario! I’ve been attending on and off for years, the last four without exception. The fair and the city and the localsRead More

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Tender is the Night First Edition [SOLD] – BISON BOOKS

Details: Fitzgerald considered this to be his masterwork, and was distressed by its initial lukewarm reception and mixed reviews. However, the book’s reputation has grown with time, earning it much critical acclaim, wide regard as one of his best books and indeed one of the great American novels.*Bruccoli A 15.1.a. (#040876) $600.00 USD

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Samuel Johnson’s Dictionary [SOLD] – BISON BOOKS

Details: When we compare this book with other dictionaries, the merit of its author appears very extraordinary.” – Adam Smith, The Edinburgh Review 1755. (#059559) $425.00 USD. Miller, C.A. Sir John Hawkins: Dr. Johnson’s Friend-Attorney-Executor-Biographer A Reorientation of The Knight, The Lady, and Boswell.

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COVID-19: Shop hours and regulations; Free local delvery

Details: If you’d like to browse but don’t know where to start, we are happy to make recommendations and/or send a variety of suggestions, usually in the form of photos of custom-curated book stacks. Payment is accepted via credit card, or Paypal or e-transfer to [email protected]ca. Wishing you health and well-being. xo. Aimee (204) 947-5931. mail

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Bookseller Life: A Blog – Page 3 – BISON BOOKS

Details: THE ESKIMO BOOK OF KNOWLEDGE / AGLAIT ILISIMATIKSAT INUN ILINGNAJUT Rendered into the Labrador Dialect by the Reverend W. W. Perrett with the Assistance of Dr. S. K. Hutton. London: Hudson’s Bay Company, 1931. pp. 237. 8vo inRead More. bisonbooks May 8, 2018 May 8, 2018

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1701 Aesop’s Fables, exquisitely illustrated – BISON BOOKS

Details: Phaedrus (15 BC – AD 50, Italy), was a “Roman fabulist, the first writer to Latinize whole books of fables, producing free versions in iambic metre of Greek prose fables then circulating under the name of Aesop.”. (- Britannica). Rare and luxurious 1701 edition, specially made for the Prince of Nassau, and profusely illustrated with sharp

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FAQ – BISON BOOKS

Details: A selection of our books are listed on our website: see the “Search or Order a Book” link, above. We also list these on a variety of third-party databases such as Advanced Book Exchange, Antiqbook, Alibris, Bibliophile, Biblio, etc.

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About Us – BISON BOOKS

Details: About Us. You could work here! In the fall of 2000, Bison Books first opened up in a cozy little spot on Donald Street. The proprietor, Michael Park, was an experienced bookseller, who, in keeping with the eternal bookseller cliche, had more books than space! By 2003, we outgrew that location, and moved to Kennedy St.

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Terms of Sale – BISON BOOKS

Details: Generally, the postage and packing charge for a standard sized (octavo) book sent to a major Canadian city will be about $11.50 (plus GST). Shipping to a smaller centre, or remote area, will cost more. These rates are set by Canada Post. Sending a standard-sized book to an American destination presently costs $7.50 USD.

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About Aimee – BISON BOOKS

Details: Aimee Peake has been active in the antiquarian book business for over 25 years. She got her start during her days as a Philosophy student at the University of Manitoba, as apprentice to Michael Park, proprietor of one of Canada’s premier antiquarian bookstores, Greenfield Books.In 2000, she undertook management of the newly-opened Bison Books.

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Lucy Maud Montgomery Collection [SOLD] – BISON BOOKS

Details: Book boasts an early and warm inscription to front free endpaper: “To Mrs. Warner with the author’s compliments, Very sincerely yours, L. …

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Contact Us – BISON BOOKS

Details: 424 Graham Ave., Winnipeg, MB R3C 0L8, CanadaTel: (204) 947-5931; Toll-free: 1-866-77-BOOKS (26657) | [email protected] US: Subscribe * indicates required Email Address * First Name Last …

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Bookseller Life: A Blog – Page 6 – BISON BOOKS

Details: From the diminutive “Book of Nature”. For a complete description of this book, please click on “Search or Order a Book”, above, and enter the pertinent details into the search form. bisonbooks March 21, 2014 July 21, 2015

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Fore-edge Painting: “View of Winnipeg from St. Boniface

Details: Appearing on the book “Lives of Eminent Naturalists”. 1840: W. H. Lizars, Edinburgh. Small 8vo. Black leather binding with Art-Nouveau style gilt decoration to boards, and gilt rules and lettering to spine. Page edges gilt. A few scuffs and abrasions to binding, occasional light foxing, contents unmarked, binding tight and sound.

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Mistborn & Elantris Anniversary Editions [Sold] – BISON BOOKS

Details: It’s especially exciting when the two come together, as they do in the tenth anniversary Dragonsteel editions of the “Mistborn” trilogy & “Elantris”: each book is sumptuously leather-bound, profusely illustrated, and signed by author Brandon Sanderson. For the uninitiated: Sanderson is a bestselling author of epic science fiction and

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Karl Marx, CAPITAL, 1887 [SOLD] – BISON BOOKS

Details: CAPITAL. A Critical Analysis of Capitalist Production. Volumes I and II. Most pages uncut: unread and in wonderful condition. First edition in English. Translated from the third German edition, by Samuel Moore and Edward Aveling, and edited by Frederick Engels. “ The first French translation… was substantially revised by Marx himself; and

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NYC III, 2019 – BISON BOOKS

Details: NYC III, 2019. [A-] [A+] March 2019 saw my third trip to New York City in as many years, again at the behest of my dear friend Doug of Douglas Stewart Fine Books. He needed an extra set of hands to manage his booth at the glittering New York International Book Fair in the spectacular Park Avenue Armory, and I was more than happy to oblige!

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Walter J. Phillips The Complete Graphic Works [SOLD

Details: A gorgeous, sumptuous book which celebrates the entire known catalogue of this renowned Canadian artist’s graphic works, including 30 engravings and every one of the woodcuts for which he is famous. The prints are beautifully and faithfully reproduced in stunning color. Includes a print of Margaret with a Doll, numbered 85/150 and signed by

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David Jones Portfolio of Engravings [SOLD] – BISON BOOKS

Details: Ten Wood Engravings by David Jones for the Chester Play of the Deluge. Limited run of ten woodcuts depicting the biblical flood, presented in a green card stock portfolio; published simultaneously with the 1977 Clover Hill edition of The Chester Play of the Deluge.

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