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Memories of a Catholic Boyhood.

By: Boyle, Harry J.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Toronto, Canada, Doubleday & Co.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31858

ISBN: 0385080034

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 20.5 x 14 cm.; 192 pp. Canadian, Catholic, writer Mr. Boyle focuses on his year "inside the walls of a bleak boarding school run by a strict order of predominantly Germanic fathers - a time during which he developed from a boy with a farm and small-town background into a young man with an intense interest in writing. " Green cloth boards with gilt spine lettering. Former owner's name on front free endpaper, otherwise, a clean and sturdy volume. Dust jacket has a bit of sunning on spine, a few closed tears. View more info

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The Luck of the Irish, A Canadian Fable.

By: Boyle, Harry J.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Toronto, Canada., Macmillan of Canada.: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31859

ISBN: 0770513166

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 20.5 x 14 cm.; 160 pp. Winner of the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour in 1976, this is a tale of Irish-Canadian farming community in Ontario and a pilgrimage to the Martyrs' Shrine in Midland. Tan cloth-covered boards with gilt spine lettering. Former owner's name on front free endpaper, otherwise, a clean and sturdy volume. Dust jacket has minor edgewear. View more info

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Straws in the Wind: A Collection of Musings on . . .

By: Boyle, Harry J.

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Doubleday.: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24134

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; xii - 162 pp. Light tan cloth over boards with gilt lettering on spine. First edition and so stated on the copyright page. Boldly signed and dated in Ottawa by the author on the title page. Most of the pieces in this collection had been previously published in either the Montreal Star or Weekend Magazine. The unclipped, with no printed price though, dust jacket has mild wear to the head and tail edges mostly at the spine tips and fore corners.; Signed by Author View more info