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Arcadia West, the Novel and the Storyboard from Elvis thru Th. Jefferson.

By: Gurr, David.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Kingston, Ontario., Quarry Press.: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24710

ISBN: 1550280974

Condition: Very Good+


4to - 26 x 21 cm.; [8] - 416 pp. Red and white striped covers a la barber pole style with black and blue lettering and illustrations. A hybrid graphic and text novel signed by the author on the title page. The covers show mild wear to the corners and the fore edges. "Nix cliché". "A comic book history of American culture". View more info

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There Goes MacGill.

By: Hambleton, Ronald.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McClelland and Stewart.: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32750

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 19.5 x 12.5 cm.; 191 pp. Hambleton (1917-2015) was a British born Canadian journalist, broadcaster, music critic, poet and novelist. This is his second novel. Black paper-covered boards with white and green spine lettering; a clean, sturdy volume. Dust jacket has a bit of soiling and minor edgewear. View more info

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Strangers and Pilgrims on the Earth.

By: Harjan, George.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Arowhena Publishing Co.: 1977

Seller ID: 17703

ISBN: 0920426018

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 21 x 13 cm.; 246 pp. A World War II novel. Minor wear on card stock covers, tiny bit of soiling on half-title page; binding sturdy, text pages clean. View more info

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Dead Ends.

By: Harrison, Keith.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Dunvegan, Ontario., Quadrant Editions.: 1981

Seller ID: 32760

ISBN: 0864950101

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 135 pp. The first novel by Harrison (1945-2019), who went on to publish a total of five novels. He was a teacher on the university level in Montreal and then in Nanaimo, B.C. Some sunning on card stock covers, former owner's name twice on preliminary pages, otherwise, a clean, sturdy text. View more info

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A Fool's Meander: A Labyrinthine Journey to the Throne of Elderhood.

By: Hartwood, Lynn.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Waterloo, Ontario., Blue Crow Books.: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29204

ISBN: 1896760015

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23 x 14 cm.; vi - 104 pp. Blue card stock wraps with french folded flaps on the fore edges. Silver lettering on the front cover only and a blind stamped stylized laybinth on the front also. From the author's introduction: "This book is my response to a call I heard while building a labyrinth. The initial call came in the form of voice saying "Write a simple personal description of what a labyrinth means to you. make it easy to read . . . Little did I know where that path would lead." A quite nicely produced book. View more info

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A Fool's Meander: A Labyrinthine Journey to the Throne of Elderhood.

By: Hartwood, Lynn.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Waterloo, Ontario., Blue Crow Books.: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29205

ISBN: 1896760015

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23 x 14 cm.; vi - 104 pp. Blue card stock wraps with french folded flaps on the fore edges. Silver lettering on the front cover only and a blind stamped stylized laybinth on the front also. From the author's introduction: "This book is my response to a call I heard while building a labyrinth. The initial call came in the form of voice saying "Write a simple personal description of what a labyrinth means to you. make it easy to read . . . Little did I know where that path would lead." A quite nicely produced book. View more info

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Excessive Joy Injures the Heart.

By: Harvor, Elisabeth.

Price: $12.80

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McClelland & Stewart.: 2000

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24030

ISBN: 0771039638

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 22 x 13.5 cm.; [8] - 344 pp. Beige paper over boards with brown lettering on spine. This is a second printing of the first edition. Signed by the author on the title page. This is Harvor's first published novel after having published much short fiction and poetry. Both book and the unclipped dust jacket show only a whisper of shelf wear.; Signed by Author View more info

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A Student of Weather.

By: Hay, Elizabeth.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McClelland & Stewart.: 2000

Edition: First Edition; Third Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24020

ISBN: 0771037899

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 14.5 cm.; [8] - 368 pp. Black cloth over boards with flat gray lettering on spine. This is the third printing from the same year as the first printing, 2000, and the author's first novel. The unclipped dust jacket has the Giller Prize Finalist sticker on the front. Signed by the author on the title page. Both jacket and book show a mere whisper of wear to the spine tips.; Signed by Author View more info

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Captivity Tales: Canadians in New York.

By: Hay, Elizabeth.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Vancouver, BC., New Star Books.: 1993

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24021

ISBN: 0921586329

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; [6] - 152 - [2] pp. First edition, first printing and so stated. Errata page to replace page 3 is loosely laid in. Signed by the author on the title page. The book shows very mild shelf wear and the binding is cocked (spine lean). ; Signed by Author View more info

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Captivity Tales: Canadians in New York.

By: Hay, Elizabeth.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Vancouver, BC., New Star Books.: 1993

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24022

ISBN: 0921586329

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; [6] - 152 - [2] pp. First edition, first printing and so stated. Errata page to replace page 3 is loosely laid in. Signed by the author on the title page. The book appears to have been used very little indeed if at all.; Signed by Author View more info

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The Only Snow in Havana.

By: Hay, Elizabeth.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Dunvegan, Ontario., Cormorant Books.: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24023

ISBN: 0920953808

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 154 pp. A series of reflections, bits of history, vignettes weaving around the idea of rootedness and places of origin. Signed by the author on the title page. Small black remainder dot on the text block tail edge at the spine. Otherwise, the book appears to have been used very little indeed, if at all.; Signed by Author View more info

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Small Change

By: Hay, Elizabeth.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Erin, Ontario., Porcupine's Quill.: 1997

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24024

ISBN: 088984187X

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 22 x 14 cm.; 186 pp. "A collection of tense, interlocking stories about friendships gone wrong". Signed by the author on the title page. This is a first printing of the first edition. Mild shelf wear to the cover edges and the spine is a tad cocked (has a slight spine lean).; Signed by Author View more info

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Garbo Laughs.

By: Hay, Elizabeth.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McClelland & Stewart.: 2003

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24026

ISBN: 0771037929

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 14.5 cm.; [8] - 375 - [1] pp. Textured beige paper over boards with gray lettering on spine. Signed and dated, Nov. 8, 2003, by the author on the title page. The unclipped dust jacket shows a whisper of shelf wear on the tail edge.; Signed by Author View more info

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The Temple on the River.

By: Hebert, Jacques.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec., Harvest House.: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25863

Condition: Near Fine in Fair dust jacket


12mo - 18 x 14 cm.; 175 pp. Dark blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. First published in French (1966) as "Les ecoeurants" and translated into English by Gerald Taaffe. Illustrated with full page black and white sketches by Pierre Lussier. The book shows a wee bit of wear to the spine tips and one small bit of soiling on the lower front board that is best seen in reflected light. The dust jacket is worn on the head edge and has a 6 x 2 cm piece missing from the tail edge of the front panel. View more info

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The Stand-In, a Novella.

By: Helwig, David.

Price: $8.10

Publisher: Erin, Ontario., The Porcupine's Quill.: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31300

ISBN: 0889842442

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 22 x 14 cm.; 90 - (6) pp. Printed on a light cream coloured laid paper typical of the quality achieved by this publisher. Very minor wear to the edges of the covers and there is a paper clip impression in the head edge of pages 23 and 24 and pages 25 and 26. Otherwise very clean with a sound binding. View more info

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The King's Evil.

By: Helwig, David.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Canada., Oberon.: 1981

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 31940

ISBN: 0887503934

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; 130 pp. Helwig (1938-2018) was a prominent Canada man of letters - editor, translator, poet, novelist, essayist. Signed by author on preliminary blank page. Spine has a slight forward lean, minor edgewear, color of wraps has bled into the text block fore-edge a bit; text pages clean, binding sturdy. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Kings.

By: Henderson, George V.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Niagara Falls, Ontario., The Publisher: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11520

ISBN: 0968503241

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 20 x 13 cm.; 380 pp. From the back cover: "A young warrior who has lost all he loved and cared for, crosses the Great River Rhine to find his future in the Roman Empire of Augustus Caesar . . . " Price on back cover is inked out. Covers show very mild edge wear. Previous owner's name and inscription on half title page. View more info

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North of Tourism: (Stories).

By: Henighan, Stephen.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Dunvegan, Ontario., Cormorant Books.: 1999

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 23775

ISBN: 1896951139

Condition: Very Good+


*vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; [8] - 173 pp. The 8 stories in this collection had been publioshed in "somewhat different form in The Malahat Review, Queen's Quarterly, and International Quarterly". Signed by the author on the title page. The cover edges show mild shelf wear, otherwise fine.; Signed by Author View more info

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Eurethrea.

By: Hertz, Kenneth V.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec., Ingluvin Publications.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25862

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; vi - 89 - [1] pp. Illustrated with black and white drawings done with an absurdist naiveté. The spine is a tad sunned or darkened, otherwise the book appears as new. View more info

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Innocent Cities.

By: Hodgins, Jack.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Douglas Gibson / McClelland & Stewart.: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24080

ISBN: 0771041861

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xvi - 393 - [5] pp. Beige cloth over boards with black lettering on spine. A historical novel set in Victoria, British Columbia and called by one reviewer "The Ultimate Victorian Novel". Signed by the author, with a flourish, on the title page. The dust jacket is unclipped.; Signed by Author View more info