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Welcome to the Aquila Books homepage.

Aquila Books specializes in books dealing with Polar Exploration, Western Canadiana, Mountaineering, the Canadian Pacific Railway, Early Voyages as well as many other areas. We also deal in antique maps and prints, historic photos, autograph letters, postcards, antique scientific instruments and antique bookcases.

In the following pages you may explore some of the items available at Aquila Books. This is, however, only a small sampling of what we have on store. If you have a particular interest please contact us to see what else we might have available.

Many of our items can also be found on ABE books (to browse our titles select 'List this sellers books')

Please contact us if you have any questions.  Wants lists are always welcome.

Newest additions to our website:



Original Historic Photographs of Early Western North America (Manitoba!), the Royal Family, Military and Others


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Original Works of Art including: Gilroy, Phillips & Coleman

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Calendars,  Posters,  Prints  & Maps      

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Charles Van Sandwyk Etchings, Books and Watercolours



Click here to see a sampling of our newest additions

Recently Completed Aquila Catalogues:

Lucy Maud Montgomery

Fall 2013 Polar Catalogue

Mount Everest 60th Anniversary

Robert W. Service


Upcoming Aquila Books Catalogues:



  If you wish to receive any of these please Contact Us



Last Update May 2017