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The Macken Charm.

By: Hodgins, Jack.

Price: $14.40

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McClelland & Stewart.: 1995

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24617

ISBN: 0771041853

Condition: Fine


8vo - 23 x 15.5 cm.; 294 pp. Frenched flaps on the fore edges of the front and back covers. First edition and first printing as per the copyright page. Signed and dated, Sept 20/95, in Ottawa by the author on the title page.; Signed by Author View more info

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The Honorary Patron.

By: Hodgins, Jack.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McClelland and Stewart.: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24663

ISBN: 0771041896

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo - 22.5 x 14.5 cm.; 333 pp. Brown cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. First edition as per the copyright page. Signed by the author on the title page. The book shows very mild wear to the spine tips and the bottom front fore corner is bumped. The unclipped dust jacket shows the same mild wear on the spine tips and the bottom front fore corner.; Signed by Author View more info

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Dust Before the Wind.

By: Homan, Robert.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: London, UK., Hogarth Press.: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11429

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


12mo - 18.5 x 12.5 cm.; 222 - (1) pp. Blue cloth over bords with gilt lettering on the spine. An adventure story set in Labrador. The dust jacket (unclipped) is worn on the edges and more so on the head edge with small chips, nicks, creases and a closed tear. View more info

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Oyster.

By: Hospital, Janette Turner.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Alfred A. Knopf.: 1996

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24621

ISBN: 0676970141

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 23.5 x 15 cm.; [10] - 402 pp. Black paper over boards with copper gilt lettering on the spine. This is the first Canadian edition and so stated on the copyright page. Signed and dated (9.25.96) by the author on the title page. Both the book and the unclipped dust jacket show very mild wear to the spine tips.; Signed by Author View more info

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Isobars. Stories.

By: Hospital, Janette Turner.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McClelland & Stewart.: 1991

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24622

ISBN: 077104223X

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; [8] - 209 pp. Unclipped frenched flaps on the fore edges of the covers. First published in Australia in 1990, this is the first Canadian edition as per the copyright page. A collection of 18 short stories all of which have been previously published in different forms in various magazines. Signed by the author on the title page.; Signed by Author View more info

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The Last Magician.

By: Hospital, Janette Turner.

Price: $11.20

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McClelland & Stewart.: 1992

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24623

ISBN: 0771042248

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; [8] - 309 pp. Unclipped frenched flaps on the fore edges of the covers. This is the first Canadian edition and so stated on the copyright page. Signed by the author on the title page. The spine crown at the back has a small bump and an abrasion, otherwise fine.; Signed by Author View more info

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Charades.

By: Hospital, Janette Turner.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McClelland & Stewart.: 1989

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24624

ISBN: 0771042183

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; [12] - 291 pp. Pale green paper over boards with green cloth and silver gilt lettering on the spine. This is the first Canadian edition as per the copyright page. Signed by the author on the title page. The unclipped dust jacket has a small closed tear on the back top fore corner and the spine crown shows some light shelf wear.; Signed by Author View more info

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The Tiger in the Tiger Pit.

By: Hospital, Janette Turner.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McClelland & Stewart.: 1983

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24625

ISBN: 0771042213

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; 242 pp. Dark blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. This is the first Canadian edition and the first edition as per the copyright page. Signed by the author on the title page. The book shows some very mild wear to the spine tips, else fine. The clipped dust jacket is worn on the spine tips, more so on the bottom one and the spine is sunned.; Signed by Author View more info

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Borderline.

By: Hospital, Janette Turner.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McClelland & Stewart.: 1985

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24626

ISBN: 0771042221

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; [12] - 287 pp. Gray paper over boards with red cloth and silver gilt lettering on the spine. This is the first Canadian edition and the first edition as per the copyright page. Signed by the author on the title page. The unclipped dust jacket has some very light wear to the spine tips.; Signed by Author View more info

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The Ivory Swing.

By: Hospital, Janette Turner.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McClelland & Stewart.: 1982

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24627

ISBN: 0771042205

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; 252 pp. Two tone paper, beige on boards and aqua blue on the spine, with beige lettering on the spine. A later printing as the dust jacket refers to the book as the winner of the Seal First Novel Award. Signed by the author with a dated inscription on the half title. Both the book and the unclipped dust jacket have very light wear to the spine tips, else fine.; Signed by Author View more info

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An Arctic Sketchbook (Helen E. Stubbs Memorial Lectures, Number Twelve).

By: Houston, James.

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Toronto Public Library.: 1999

Seller ID: 17092

ISBN: 0920601456

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 29 pp. Printed by the Coach House Press, 500 copies. "A lecture given at the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books, November 4, 1999." Six illustrations. Card stock covers have a bit of sunning along spine, light rubbing; text pages clean. View more info

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You Never Know.

By: Huggan, Isabel

Price: $12.80

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Knopf Canada.: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24113

ISBN: 0394227336

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14.5 cm.; [12] - 241 pp. The author's second book, a collection of 12 short stories. Pictorial wraps with frenched folds on the fore edges. First Canadian edition and so stated on the copyright page. Signed, with date and place, by the author on the half title page.; Signed by Author View more info

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Man Without Face.

By: Itani, Frances.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Oberon Press.: 1994

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24247

ISBN: 0887509525

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 151 pp. White cloth over boards with black lettering on spine. Dust jacket cover art by Vittorio Fiorucci. Signed by the author on the verso of the first blank page (facing page to the title page) with some bleed through of the ink to the reverse side of that same first page. Otherwise, the book is tight, clean and bright. The dust jacket shows some very minor wear to the spine tips and some light and general scuffing.; Signed by Author View more info

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Truth or Lies.

By: Itani, Frances.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Oberon Press.: 1989

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24602

ISBN: 0887507557

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 22 x 14 cm.; 93 pp. Issued simultaneously with the hard cover edition. Signed by the author on the title page. A collection of 7 short stories, 6 of which had been previously published in various literary journals. The cover art is by Janet Moore. The cover edges show slight shelf wear.; Signed by Author View more info

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Pack Ice.

By: Itani, Frances.

Price: $12.80

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Oberon Press.: 1989

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24603

ISBN: 0887507778

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 102 pp. Issued simultaneously with the hard cover edition. Signed by the author on the verso of the first page. facing the title page. A collection of 8 short stories, 6 of which had been previously published in various literary journals. The cover photograph is by Allan Eaton and the book is designed by Michael Macklem. The cover edges show minor shelf wear and top fore corner of the front and the following 2 pages have a small bump or 'crinkle'.; Signed by Author View more info

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Man Without Face.

By: Itani, Frances.

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Oberon Press.: 1994

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 25818

ISBN: 0887509525

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 151 pp. White cloth over boards with black lettering on spine. Dust jacket cover art by Vittorio Fiorucci. Signed by the author on the verso of the first blank page (facing page to the title page) with some bleed through of the ink to the reverse side of that same first page. Otherwise, the book is tight, clean and bright. The dust jacket shows some very minor wear to the spine tips and some light and general scuffing. The book shows some minor wear to the spine tips, otheriwse fine.; Signed by Author View more info

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Feuilles de Thym et Fleurs d'Amour . . .

By: Jacob, Michele.

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec., Les Editions de l'Actuelle.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28325

Condition: Very Good+


12mo - 19 x 12 cm.; 78 pp. The text is in French. "Une tendre historie d'amour et de vie, écrite par un jeune auteur de quatorze ans". Slight rippling of the clear laminate overlay on the front cover - a binding fault. Otherwise clean with a tight binding. View more info

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Wind From Across the River.

By: Jacot, Michael.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McClelland and Stewart.: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31540

ISBN: 0771043910

Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo - 20 x 12 cm.; 223 pp. The second novel of Jacot about Dan Nelson, a Canadian Indian, and a dog, Kayuk, who survive a journey across the Canadian wilderness. Jacot (1924-2006) was a Brit with active service in World War II who settled in Canada. He was a novelist, a script writer and a documentary filmmaker. Black paper-covered boards with silver gilt spine lettering. A clean, tight copy with one dog-earred page. Dust jacket is in excellant condition. View more info

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Et puis tout est silence.

By: Jasmin, Claude.

Price: $4.80

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec., Editions de l'Homme.: 1965

Seller ID: 21857

Condition: Good+


8vo - 20 x 14 cm.; 159 pp. The text is in French. Previous owner's name on the first page. The covers show moderate shelf wear and scuffing. View more info

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The Custodian of Paradise.

By: Johnston, Wayne.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Knopf Canada.: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24100

ISBN: 0676978150

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


8vo - 23.5 x 16 cm.; [6] - 510 - [10] pp. Light burnt orange paper over boards with black cloth on spine and burnt orange lettering on spine. First edition and so stated. Signed by the author on the title page. From the back of the dust jacket, I am struck by what Annie Dillard says of Wayne Johnston: "His books are beautifully written, among the funniest I've ever read, yet somehow at the same time among the most poignant and moving". Indeed the rock that is Newfoundland can talk. ; Signed by Author View more info