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Les élus que vous êtes.

By: Lockquell, Clement.

Price: $4.80

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec., Les editions varietes.: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21777

Condition: Good


12mo - 19 x 12.5 cm.; 197 - [2] pp. Paper wraps with red and black lettering. Previous owner's name on the first page. The covers show moderate shelf wear, are mildly soiled while the binding is cocked - spine lean. This is the first trade edition as the original and true first edition was limited to 10 copies and signed by the author. View more info

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The Lampman Symposium.

By: Lorraine McMullen (editor), Barrie Davies, Sandra Djwa, Louis Dudek, Michael Gnarwoski, Ralph Gustafson, Dick Harrison, Douglas Jones, Carl Klinck, Louis MacKendrick, Robin Mathews, James Steele, Bruce Nesbitt, Margaret Whitridge.

Price: $12.80

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., University of Ottawa Press: 1976

Seller ID: 14391

ISBN: 0776643835

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 22.5 x 15 cm.; xiii, 138 pp. Part of series, Reappraisals: Canadian Writers. A collection of essays on the life and works of Archibald Lampman. Light wear on cover, former owner's name on verso of front cover; text pages clean. View more info

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Saturday Night at the Forum.

By: Luxton, Steve. (editor).

Price: $8.80

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27110

ISBN: 0864950063

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 22 x 14 cm.; 136 pp. ". . . a collection of stories by new anglophone writers of Quebec . . ." Stories by Robert Allen, Ludmilla Bereshko, Frances Davis, Ken Decker, David Lawson, Keitha MacIntosh, Anne McLean, Edeet Ross, Howard Shrier, Jerry Wexler and Sandy Wing. Minor wear to the fore corners of the covers. Printed and bound by the Coach House Press of Toronto on a laid paper. View more info

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The Monster of Moneymore. Fictional Memoirs.

By: MacDonald, Bernell. (Bernie).

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Roslin, Ontario., Lion's Head Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16161

ISBN: 0968603432

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 102 pp. White card stock covers with black lettering and black and white photographon front cover. Book one of a trilogy of the same name. MacDonald is a native of Prince Edward Island and has been widely published in various literary journals and his poems have been read on CBC radio. Signed and dated by the author with a personalized inscription on the first page. The cover edges show a hint of wear otherwise the book appears to have never been used.; Signed by Author View more info

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One Day the Animals Talked (short stories).

By: MacDonald, Bernell. (Bernie).

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Roslin, Ontario., Chipmunk Books, Lion's Head Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16162

ISBN: 0968603459

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 84 pp. White card stock covers with black lettering and a black and white drawing on the front cover. A collection of children's stories and poems. MacDonald is a native of Prince Edward Island and has been widely published in various literary journals and his poems have been read on CBC radio. Signed and dated by the author with a personalized inscription on the first page. The cover edges show a hint of wear otherwise the book appears to have never been used.; Signed by Author View more info

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Voices in Time.

By: MacLennan, High.

Price: $14.40

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Macmillan.: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24597

ISBN: 0771595700

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 313 pp. Gray-blue paper over boards with silver gilt lettering on spine. Signed and dated, 1981, by the author on the title page. First edition as per the copyright page. Previous owner's name on the front paste down end paper, the text paper shows some light age-toning or browning to the margins and the tail edge of the front board has a small bump. The unclipped dust jacket has some light wear to the head edge and a tear of 2cm along with associated creases and small chips in the tail edge of the back close by the spine. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Out of Love.

By: MacSkimming, Roy.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Dunvegan, Ontario, Canada., Cormorant Books.: 1993

Seller ID: 31376

ISBN: 0920953883

Condition: Very Good+


211 pp. Story of a father searching for his son through Greece and Crete, called "part psychological thriller, part retelling of an ancient myth . . ." MacSkimming writes both fiction and non-fiction as well as being a book editor and columnist. A clean, tight copy. View more info

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The Antigonish Review, Volume II, Number I, Spring 1971.

By: MacSween, R. J. (editor) (Jean-Guy Rens, Bill Tierney, Alexander Evanoff, George Bowering, Robert Schwab, Ellen Williams, Norman Mallory, Sara Stambaugh, Xavier Villaurrutia, Sylvia Diez, Eileen Henry, Peter Van Toorn, Richard Marchand, Judy O'Donnell).

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Antigonish, Nova Scotia., St. Francis Xavier University: 1971

Seller ID: 16188

Condition: Very Good


8vo ; 108pp. Card-stock wraps. Other contributors: Stephen Scobey, Louis Dudek, Elizabeth Sewell, Alan Sandy, Marc Hanrez, Nanette Cormier, Bill Tierney, Dorothy Livesay, Ai Ch'ing, Chao Ling-i, Daniel Bryant. Light soiling and some edgewear to covers.; Periodical View more info

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The Scarecrows of Saint-Emmanuel.

By: Major, Andre.

Price: $10.80

Publisher: Toronto, Canada., McClelland and Stewart.: 1977

Seller ID: 31417

ISBN: 0771054718

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; 176 pp. Translated by Sheila Fischman, originally published in French in 1974 as "L 'épouvantail". It is described as "a beautifully successful marriage of the murder mystery and the literary novel." Major is a French-Canadian poet and novelist. Bit of edgewear on boards, former owner's name on half-title page; a clean, tight copy. Dust jacket has some closed tears along edges. View more info

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Quebec Literature: From Collective Identity to Modernity, and Back

By: Major, Jean-Louis

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, Borealis Press.: 1999

Seller ID: 25338

ISBN: 0888878311

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 51 pp. Text of a lecture, a "controversial and lively overview of 450 years of Quebec history and literature", given at Harvard University Centre for Foreign Affairs. A bit of scoring in the front cover, otherwise, a clean, tight copy. View more info

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Far From Shore.

By: Major, Kevin.

Price: $10.80

Publisher: Toronto, Canada., Clarke, Irwin & Company.: 1980

Seller ID: 31416

ISBN: 0772013128

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo - 20 x 13.5 cm.; 189 pp. First winner of the Canadian Young Adult Book Award in 1981, Major's book centers on life in the outports of Newfoundland. This was his second novel. Brown paper-covered boards with gilt spine lettering. A clean, tight copy. Slight bit of wear on dust jacket. View more info

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Lovers and Other Strangers.

By: Malyon, Carol.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Erin, Ontario, Canada., Porcupine's Quill.: 1996

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 31396

ISBN: 0889841691

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 22 x 14 cm.; 172 pp. Malyon is a Canadian poet as well as a prose writer. In this volume of short stories, she writes of women's lives and the relationship between memory and truth. Signed on title page by author. A small stain on text block head, otherwise, a clean, tight copy. ; Signed by Author View more info

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If I Knew I'd Tell You.

By: Malyon, Carol.

Price: $10.80

Publisher: Stratford, Ontario, Canada., Mercury Press.: 1993

Seller ID: 31397

ISBN: 1551280035

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


144 pp. First printing. Set in Toronto, this is poet and short story writer Malyon's first novel. Boards are uncovered, just bare with a taped spine, which is unusual. An as-new and unused book. View more info

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History of Ukrainian Literature in Canada.

By: Mandryka, M. I.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Winnipeg, Manitoba., Ukrainian Free Academy of Sciences: 1968

Seller ID: 13832

Condition: Very Good-


8vo - 23 x 15.5 cm.; 247 pp. Photos, index, bibliography. Card stock covers have light soiling and edgewear, small stain on front cover, former owner's name on half-title page; binding sturdy, text pages clean. View more info

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Filling the Belly.

By: Manuel, Tara.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada., Thistledown Press.: 2003

Seller ID: 31375

ISBN: 1894345568

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 22 x 14 cm.; 127 pp. "The joys and sorrows of a large family in Western Newfoundland's Humber Valley. . ." A first novel for Newfoundlander Manuel who is also an actress. A sturdy and clean copy. View more info

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Under the Ribs of Death.

By: Marlyn, John.

Price: $48.00

Publisher: London, UK., Arthur Barker.: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24740

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


12mo - 18.5 x 12 cm.; 287 - [1] pp. Pale green cloth over boards with white lettering on the spine. The first UK edition following on the heels of the Canadian edition in the same year. Marlyn, 1912-2005, was born in Hungary and emigrated with his parents to Canada as an infant. This was his first novel and dealt with immigrant life in Winnipeg during the Great Depression. Signed and dated, Jan 1958, by the author on the front free end paper with a personalized inscription to Marta Wassermann. The green cloth is faded to a light beige on the spine and the head margins of both front and back bo... View more info

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The Facts Behind the Helsinki Roccamatios and Other Stories.

By: Martel, Yann.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Alfred A. Knopf.: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24604

ISBN: 0394227328

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; [8] - 232 pp. The author's first published book. First edition and so stated on the copyright page. Signed by the author on the title page. A collection of 4 short stories, 3 of which have been previously published in a slightly different form in various literary journals. This is the first publication of the fourth story in the collection: "The Mirror Machine". The cover show only very slight edge wear, otherwise fine.; Signed by Author View more info

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What Is Stephen Harper Reading? Yann Martel's Recommended Reading for a Prime Minister and Book Lovers of All Stripes.

By: Martel, Yann.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Vintage Canada.: 2009

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24775

ISBN: 0307398676

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 20.5 x 13 cm.; [6] - 233 pp. First edition, first printing as per the copyright page. Signed by the author on the title page. The covers show some very mild edge wear as does the head of the spine. Otherwise, clean and tight.; Signed by Author View more info

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The Spiral Stair.

By: Mays, John Bentley.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Coach House Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7945

ISBN: 889100195

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; 169 pp. Stiff flat black card covers with silver gilt lettering on spine and front. The author's first novel and limited to a single run of 1000 copies. Minor soiling on the text block edges and the spine is a tad faded. View more info

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Murder at Summerhouse. A Novel.

By: McCloskey, Larry.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Burnstown, Ontario., General Store Publishing.: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27791

ISBN: 1894263189

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; (8) - 115 - (5) pp. Illustrated with a 2 page map, a 2 page black and white photograph and quite a few black and white drawings by Diana Turnbull. From the back cover: "Caitlin and Punky are facing a whole summer with nothing much to do. Enter a ghost with a serious problem. . . . Mr. MacNeill . . . convinces them that they, and only they, can prevent a murder from happening . . ." Set on the banks of the Rideau Canal in the Glebe area of Ottawa which the map details. Very minor wear to the cover edges, else fine. View more info