Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
DoneSat, Oct 30, 2010 4:00 PM GMT
Old & Rare Books Auction of October 30, 2010
AN IMPORTANT AUCTION of FINE & RARE BOOKS ~ Walker's Fine Art & Estate Auctioneers Inc. and D & E Lake Ltd. are pleased to present an important live auction of fine and rare books from private Canadian libraries. This sale will be held in Toronto, will include major examples of Travel & Exploration, Natural History, Law and literature with a focus on the Arctic & Antarctic, New World & Europe. Exceptional highlights include ~ Lahontan, New Voyages to North America, 1703; Charlevoix, Histoire Et Description Generale De La Nouvelle France, 1744; Kalm, Travels into North America, 1770-71; Lafitau, Moeurs Des Sauvages Ameriquains, 1724; Hennepin, A New Discovery Of A Vast Country in America, 1698; Parry, Journal Of A Voyage For The Discovery Of A North-West Passage, 1821-28; and Mackenzie, Voyages From Montreal, 1801. The Collections: The Estate of Theodosia Dawes Bond Thornton, Montreal The Estate of Robert Palmer, Ottawa The Robertson Family Library, Ottawa The Lieppa Collection, Ottawa Several private Canadian & American collectors.