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D & E Lake Ltd. and Walker's Fine Art - Fine and Fare Books from Private Canadian Libraries

decoration30 Oct. 2010

D & E Lake Ltd. and Walker's Fine Art & Estate Auctioneers Inc. are pleased to present an important live auction of fine and rare books from private Canadian libraries. Our multi-session sale, to be held in Toronto, has an extensive selection of books in the fields of Arctic/Antarctic and Canadiana, as well as sections devoted to International Art and Decorative Arts, Canadian Art, Antique Maps and Prints and Original Drawings, General Rare Books (bindings, cookery, natural history and literature), Mountaineering, Asia, Architecture, and Photography. Highlights include ~ Lahontan, New Voyages to North America, 1703; Charlevoix, Histoire Et Description Générale De La Nouvelle France, 1744; Kalm, Travels into North America, 1770-71; Lafitau, Moeurs Des Sauvages Amériquains, 1724; Hennepin, A New Discovery Of A Vast Country in America, 1698; the first Thwaites edition of the Jesuit Relations in 73 volumes, limited to 750 sets, 1896-1901; Parry, collection of voyages, 1821-28; Mackenzie, Voyages From Montreal, 1801; Ross, Voyage of Discovery, 1819; Sowerby, English Botany, 1790-1814. Gerard, Herball, 1633; Char, Nous Avons, 1959, with etchings by Miró, Limited to 150 copies; original drawings of arctic natural history and native subjects by Canadian artist James Houston.

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30 Oct. 2010
1199 Yonge St.
D & E Lake Ltd. and Walker's Fine Art & Estate Auctioneers Inc.
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