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Fasting Friar

By: McCourt, Edward

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart.: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24558

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 19.5 x 13 cm.; 222 pp. A novel centered on the academic life by an English professor of the University of Saskatchewan in Canada. McCourt (1907-1972) was the product of Irish immigration and a prairie upbringing. A Rhodes Scholar and Oxford educated, he taught in Ontario and New Brunswick before settling into life in Saskatchewan. Paper-covered boards with silver gilt spine lettering. A tight, clean volume. Dust jacket has minor edgewear with a 2 cm. long closed tear. View more info

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Charbonneau & Le Chef.

By: McDonough, John Thomas.

Price: $16.20

Publisher: Toronto, Canada., McClelland and Stewart.: 1968

Seller ID: 31428

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 20 x 13 cm.; 127 pp. A dramatization of the 1949 strike in Asbestos, Quebec. Le Chef is the then premier, Maurice Duplessis, and the other is Archbishop Joseph Charbonneau. Both were losers in this conflict with the strikers. Author of this play was a Professor of Philosophy at Centennial College in Ontario and a Dominican priest. Blue paper-covered boards with gilt spine lettering. A clean, tight copy. Dust jacket is rubbed with a section missing at foot of spine and a tape repair on the top of spine. View more info

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The Champlain Road. (Huronian Edition).

By: McDowell, Franklin Davey.

Price: $13.60

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Macmillan.: 1949

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 29054

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; xv - 338 pp. Tan cloth over boards with black lettering on the spine. First published in 1939 and the winner of the Governor General's award that year, it was reprinted 3 times with this :Huronmian Edition" of 1949 being the fifth reprint. A French translation was published in 1942 as "La route de Champlain". Signed and dated (Christmastide, 1954) with a lengthy inscription to the previous owner (?) by the author on the half-title page. Mild wear to the spine tips and a slight browning of the text block edges, otherwise clean with a sound binding. A clear and r... View more info

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Planted in the Sky: A Woman's Journey.

By: McLaughlin, Anne Kathleen.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada., Borealis Press.: 2006

Seller ID: 30875

ISBN: 0888873174

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; ix - 282 pp. A work of fiction by McLaughlin, a Grey Sister in Pembroke, Ontario. "Genevieve O'Connell travels through England's cathedral towns, rediscovering the stories which lit up her childhood with the promise of nobility. The journey moves her from Arthur's idealism to the passion of Guinevere, even as she tries to escape from the passionate encounter with God that astounded her at the monastery, and will not let her go." An as-new and unused book. View more info

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A Place Called Morning.

By: McLaughlin, Anne Kathleen.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada., Borealis Press.: 2001

Seller ID: 30876

ISBN: 0888872550

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; ix - 245 pp. A work of fiction by McLaughlin, a Grey Sister in Pembroke, Ontario. ". . . explores the themes of love and longing through the lives of two women, separated by more than a century in time, both living in Ottwa, and both members of the community of the Sisters of the Holy Child. . . both are drawn to northern Ontario. . . where an ancient Indian elder brings their stories together." An as-new and unused book. View more info

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Called to Egypt on the Back of the Wind.

By: McLaughlin, Anne Kathleen.

Price: $10.80

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada., Borealis Press.: 2013

Seller ID: 30877

ISBN: 978088885235

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; x - 196 pp. A work of fiction by McLaughlin, a Grey Sister in Pembroke, Ontario. This is "a traveller's tale of a journey to Egypt in 2008 led by the visionary teacher Jean Houston. . . created. . . a mythic journey with story and ritual. . ." An as-new and unused book. View more info

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Going to the Dogs.

By: McRae, Russell.

Price: $10.80

Publisher: New York, New York., Viking Penguin.: 1987

Seller ID: 31427

ISBN: 0670917354

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo - 20 x 13 cm.; 252 pp. First American Edition. A story of adolescent rebellion in a company town in Ontario, Canada, written by a high school teacher in Thunder Bay. Sounds like the story comes out of firsthand experience. It is McRae's first, and as far as I can figure out, and only novel. A clean, tight copy with very minor edgewear on dust jacket. View more info

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The Love of Women.

By: McVaugh, Jenifer.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Nepean, Ontario, Canada., Borealis Press.: 1998

Seller ID: 31398

ISBN: 0888871759

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 22 x 14 cm.; 203 pp. An imaginary town in the Ottawa Valley, the year 1927, an energetic runaway girl transforms a small town, "with a nod to Byron and a wink to Leacock. . . a comically Canadian picaresque. . ." Described by a reviewer as "comic and poetic, sensual and spiritual". Besides having run a book store in the Valley, McVaugh has written several novels. A small ding on the spine, otherwise, a clean, sturdy copy. View more info

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The Demons of Aquilonia.

By: Medaglia, Lina.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Toronto, Canada., Inanna Publications.: 2009

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 31374

ISBN: 0980882257

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; 258 pp. Inscribed by author on title page. A story of growing up in an Italian village, immigrating to Canada and then a return to Italy. Medaglia, a Canadian-Italian, is a poet and teacher as well as a novelist. Minor soiling on text block; a clean, sturdy copy. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Carry on Bumping.

By: Metcalf, John. (editor).

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., ECW Press.: 1988

Seller ID: 27201

ISBN: 1550220802

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23 x 15.5 cm.; 268 pp. A sequel to "The Bumper Book" with contributio ns by Winslow Howard, Ray Smith, Robin Skelton, Lawrence Mathews, Linda Leith, Walter Pache, W. J. Keith, George McWhirter, Maggie Helwig, Louis Dudek, Brian Fawcett, Keith Garebian, Marco P. LoVerso, William Hoffer, and Hugh Hood. Very minor wear to the covers and with a previous owner's name on the first page. View more info

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The Winter Vault.

By: Michaels, Anne.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McClelland & Stewart.: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 26101

ISBN: 077105890X

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


*vo - 21 x 14 cm.; 341 pp. Beige cloth over boards with copper gilt lettering on the spine. First edition as per the copyright page. Signed and dated (Ottawa, 17 April 2009) by the author on the title page. The dust jacket is not clipped.; Signed by Author View more info

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A Shifting Pattern.

By: Miller, Peter.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Contact Press: 1962

Seller ID: 14253

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 77 pp. Printed in England by the Poets' and Painters' Press. Card stock covers have a bit of sunning, light wear on text block edges, former owner's name on half-title page, a handwritten correction on Contents page. Dust jacket is soiled with some edgewear and a 1.5 cm. closed tear on back. View more info

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Horizon: Writings of the Canadian Prairies.

By: Mitchell, Ken. (editor).

Price: $6.30

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Oxford University Press.: 1977

Seller ID: 9096

ISBN: 195402626

Condition: Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xi - 288 pp. A collection of stories, poems, essays, plasy and historical material. Authors represented are Aberhart, Barbour, Bowering, Brewster, Broadfoot, Butler, Cloutier, Connor, Dodds, Dumont, Falcon, Geddes, Grant, Gray, Grove, Haas, Hector, Hiebert, Hiemstra, Hind, Hyland, Kane, Kelsey, Kreisel, Kroetsch, Laurence, Livesay, Ludwig, McClung, McCourt, McKinnon, Mandel, Marriott, Marty, Maynard, Melancon, itchell, Moon, Newlove, Rashley, Reaney, Ricou, Riel, Ringwood, Ross, Roy, Ryga, Secretan, Simpson, Stead, Stegner, Suknaski, Summer, Szumigalski, Uher, Upward, Valgar... View more info

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Le Front Contre La Vitre.

By: Montpetit, Edouard.

Price: $10.40

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec., Editions Albert Levesque: 1936

Seller ID: 16874

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 18 x 11.5 cm.; 278 pp. Text is in French. Cloth-covered boards with gilt spine lettering. Light edgewear on boards, minor soiling on text block edges. View more info

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Alligator.

By: Moore, Lisa.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., House of Anansi Press.: 2005

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24478

ISBN: 0887841953

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; [6] - 306 pp. Black cloth over boards with silver gilt lettering on spine. First edition and first printing as per the copyright page and the author's first novel. Signed by the author on the title page. The dust jacket is unclipped.; Signed by Author View more info

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Open: Stories.

By: Moore, Lisa.

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., House of Anansi Press.: 2003

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24479

ISBN: 0887841953

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; [6] - 218 pp. First edition and first printing of the trade paper edition as per the copyright page. A collection of 10 short stories. Signed by the author on the title page. The covers show minor scuffing best seen in reflected light, otherwise fine. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Polly Masson.

By: Moore, William Henry.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: London, UK / Toronto, Ontario., J. M. Dent & Sons.: 1919

Seller ID: 12036

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


12mo - 18.5 x 12 cm.; 339 pp. Green cloth with black lettering on spine. Front free end paper has been removed. minor shelf wear to the corners and spine crown/heel. DJ is soiled with small nicks and chips and a closed tear at the spine crown. View more info

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The Paradox of Meaning, Cultural Poetics and Critical Fictions.

By: Moss, John.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Winnipeg, Manitoba., Turnstone Press.: 1999

Seller ID: 33145

ISBN: 0888012306

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; viii - 248 pp. A personal, and personable, ramble through Canadian literature. A clean, tight copy. View more info

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Henry Street: A Graduate Review Of Literary Studies. Volume 5.1 Spring 1995.

By: Mount, Nick (editor).

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Halifax, Nova Scotia., Dalhousie University: 1995

Seller ID: 11309

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 102 pp. Formerly published under the name Critical Mass, the periodical is designed to provide a forum in which graduate students can have their work published. Contents: 1 - "Borrowing Time from AIDS" and Bibliography of American AIDS Novels" by Lisa Garmire, 2 - "Strange Attractors in Pynchon's Vineland" by Bonnie Lenore Surfus, 3 - "Milton's Heroic Verse Without Rime" by Nate Dorward, 4 - "Steven Doesn't Understand No - Masculinity and Escapism in the Films of Steven Spielberg" by Roy Sexton, 5 - "Nosferatu" a fictional piece by Jason Hamilton. Minor wear and soiling to... View more info

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Chinada: Memoirs of the Gang of Seven.

By: Munro, Alice. Adele Wiseman, Patrick Lane, Robert Kroetsch, Suzanne Paradis, Geoff Hancock and Gary Geddes.

Price: $8.80

Publisher: Dunvegan, Ontario., Quadrant Editions.: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27109

ISBN: 0864950195

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 163 pp. A group of 7 writers travel around and explore the People's Republic of China. From the back cover: ". . . a moving and often humourous account . . . (that) records in poems, essays, and reminiscences, as well as 41 pages of photographs, their encounters with people and places as they explore Beijing, Xian, and Guangzhou in the company of their hosts in the Chinese Writer's Association". View more info