Vancouver, Canada

Tel: 604 731 1264

Established in 1998 as specialist dealers in fine Victorian books, our clients include some of the world's foremost public and private libraries.  We specialize in items by & related to the Pre-Raphaelites, the "Sixties School" & later Victorian illustrated books, exhibition & auction catalogues, Victorian periodicals, autograph manuscripts, and other rare items.

Terms of Business

All items are fully guaranteed to be as described.  If any item is determined to be misrepresented, please contact us within 10 days of its arrival and the item may be returned (in the same condition as when shipped) for a full refund including all shipping costs.  Returns for any other reason are acceptable, in which case a credit will be issued for the item's net price only.

Payment and Shipping
The following methods are accepted:
1)  Secure credit or debit card, or bank account transfer through PayPal (an invoice will be sent by email);
2)  Bank money-order, draft, or certified cheque;
3)  Direct EFT transfer (see XE Money Transfer for an example);
4)  Bank wire transfer (a C$30 bank surcharge will be added to the invoice);
5)  Personal or business cheque drawn on a North American bank (21 days to clear); or,
6)  Cash in most international currencies (sent at purchaser's risk).

Prices are in Canadian Dollars (C$) and are net; actual shipping costs (we do not charge for packaging or handling), insurance, and any applicable taxes will be added to the invoice (5% GST [Registration #12300 7155 RT0001] will be added to the total for items shipped within Canada).
For institutions and established clients, items can be shipped on approval; in all other instances prepayment is required.
Orders are shipped within two working days of receipt of payment.

Privacy & Security Policies
We adhere to Canada's Personal Information Protection & Electronic Documents Act.  Therefore, we fully warrant that all communications & transactions are treated with the utmost discretion, & that no personal information whatsoever will be passed to other parties.  Use of this website is completely safe: it does not plant cookies on your device, and scripts are kept to a minimum.  All material on this website, both text and images, is protected by copyright (©2018 by Leonard Roberts, Bookseller and owner).

Bibliographical Citations:

(Ashley) Thomas James Wise, The Ashley Library: A Catalogue ... (1922-27), followed by volume # & page #
Ball, Douglas, Victorian Publishers' Bindings (1985), followed by page #(s); for ref.s to his binders' tickets, see pp.168-92
Bulloch, John Malcolm, "A Bibliography of George MacDonald" (1925), followed by page #(s)
Colbeck, Norman, A Bookman's Catalogue (1987), followed by entry # under the author's heading (unless otherwise noted)
(de Beaumont) Paul Goldman, "Checklist of the de Beaumont Collection," in Victorian Illustrated Books (1994)
Ehrsam & Deily (T.G. & R.H.), Bibliographies of Twelve Victorian Authors (1936), followed by page #(s)
Fennell, Francis L., Dante Gabriel Rossetti: An Annotated Bibliography (1982)
Fredeman, William E., Pre-Raphaelitism: A Bibliocritical Study (1965)
Goldman, Paul, Victorian Illustration (1996), followed by entry # in his "Index of Illustrated Books" section
Green, Roger Lancelyn, Andrew Lang: A Critical Biography (1946), followed by page #(s)
Ives, Maura, Christina Rossetti: A Descriptive Bibliography (2011)
Lasner, Mark Samuels, William Allingham: A Bibliographical Study (1993)
LeMire, Eugene D., A Bibliography of William Morris (2006)
(Macmillan) James Foster, A Bibliographical Catalogue of Macmillan & Co.'s Publications (1891), followed by page #(s)
McLean 1974 McLean, Ruari, Victorian Publishers' Book-Bindings in Cloth and Leather (1974), followed by page #(s)
(Osborne) Judith St. John, The Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books (1958), followed by page #(s)
Peterson, William S., A Bibliography of the Kelmscott Press (1984; reprinted w/corrections in 1985)
Ray, Gordon N., The Illustrator and the Book in England (1976)
Reid, Forrest, Illustrators of the Sixties (1928), followed by page #(s)
Rossetti, William Michael, Bibliography of the Works of Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1905)
Sadleir, Michael, XIX Century Fiction: A Bibliographical Record (1951)
Scott, Temple, A Bibliography of the Works of William Morris (1897), followed by page #(s)
Shaberman, Raphael B., George MacDonald: A Bibliographical Study (1990)
Slater, J.H., Early Editions: A Bibliographical Survey (1894), followed by entry # under the author's heading (unless otherwise noted)
Vaughan, C.E., Bibliographies of Swinburne Morris and Rossetti (1914), followed by page #(s)
White, Gleeson, English Illustration (1897), followed by page #(s)
Wolff, Robert Lee, Nineteenth-Century Fiction (1981-86)
(Woodman) William E. Fredeman, "'Woodman, Spare that Block' ..." (in JPRS NS5 Spring 1996), followed by his Checklist #(s)

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