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[Bookseller's Ticket for R. & C. Chalmers]
[Bookseller's Ticket for R. & C. Chalmers]
Title[Bookseller's Ticket for R. & C. Chalmers]
Date Created[between 1830 and 1869]
Sort Date1869
DescriptionIn black ink on yellow paper, the bookseller's ticket consists of a decorative border surrounding black text.
Extent1 bookseller's ticket : relief printing ; 2.5 x 1.4 cm
Subject - GeographicMontréal (Québec)
Personal NamesR. & C. Chalmers
TypeStill Image
NotesR. & C. Chalmers was a booksellers, stationers, and bookbinders based in Montreal operating in the mid nineteenth century. It is unknown when the firm was established or when it closed, but it operated as a bookseller and publisher at least between 1845-1848. The firm was located at No. 8 9 Great St. James Street. Among the books published by the firm are 'Recollections of a Convict and Miscellaneous Pieces' (1847) and 'Scenes in a Soldier's Life' (1848). An advertisement for the firm in the 1846 'Montreal Pocket Almanack and General Register' lists among the firms wares, plain and fancy stationery, blank account books, books plain or elegantly bound, cheap editions of new and popular works, bibles, prayer books, altars, and church services, and collection of plain and colored engravings and lithographs. A copy of this ex libris is also available in the Philippe Masson Ex Libris Collection at McGill University.
1) The Internet Archive. (n.d.). Catalogue of new, popular & standard books in various departments of literature... [microform] : also a list of stationery on sale by R. & C. Chalmers, booksellers, stationers and book binders, Montreal (1847). Retrieved February 15, 2013,
2) The Internet Archive. (n.d.). The Montreal pocket almanack and general register for 1846 [microform] : being the second after leap year (1846). Retrieved February 15, 2013,
3) (2002-2013). Books of this Publisher - R. & C. Chalmers Montreal. Retrieved February 15, 2013, from
4) The Philippe Masson Ex Libris Collection at McGill University, from
Access IdentifierBST MUR CAN I C435
Digital IdentifierBST_MUR_CAN_I_C435
Is Part OfRBSC Bookplates
SourceOriginal Format: University of British Columbia. Library. Rare Books and Special Collections. Thomas Murray Bookplates Collection. Leslie Binder. BST MUR CAN I C435
Date Available2013
Publisher - DigitalVancouver : University of British Columbia Library
RightsImages provided for research and reference use only. Permission to publish, copy, or otherwise use these images must be obtained from Rare Books and Special Collections:
TranscriptSOLD BY R. & C. CHALMERS Booksellers & Stationers, MONTREAL.
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