Bookseller Life: A Blog

Canadian Art Catalogue

Somewhat recently in the evolution of Bison Books, interest and opportunity have led me further into a specialty in Canadian art books. As an art lover and opportunist, I have begun to extend the reach of the art section, including everything from the collectable and valuable books, to ephemeral items and good quality general referenceRead More

NYC III, 2019

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 IRead More

The Riel Collection

A Catalogue, Written in co-operation with Greenfield Books, Celebrating the life and legacy of Louis Riel. Click here for the illustrated PDF       Riel, A Catalogue   “I am more convinced everyday that without a single exception I did right. And I have always believed that, as I have acted honestly, the timeRead More

The Greenfield Collection

The Greenfield Collection at Bison Books consists of the entire inventory of Greenfield Books, acquired and integrated with our inventory during the summer of 2018. Greenfield Books was established in Winnipeg in 1994, by Michael Park (1946-2017). Michael was a man of classical values, exacting standards and erudite scholarship. When he first entered bookselling inRead More

Catalogue of Early Gay & Lesbian Pulp Fiction

1.Albert, Lon. Hours. New York & London: Award Books | Tandem Books, 1969. pp. 186, three pages of advertisements featuring other titles for order from the publishers. Light creasing to spine, minor rubbing to covers, contents clean and unmarked; very good+. Paperback. “A powerful, stunningly revealing novel of homosexual love.” (#050692)                          $35.00 Andres, Teryl.Read More

Spring Catalogue of Recent Acquisitions

Bison Books CATALOGUE OF RECENT ACQUISITIONS SPRING 2018   BINNEY, GEORGE [W.W. PERRETT; DR. S.K. HUTTON, TRANS.]. 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