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The Love Parlour; Stories.

By: Rooke, Leon.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Oberon Press.: 1977

Edition: First Edition Thus

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24142

ISBN: 0887502326

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 157 pp. A collection of previously published stories with the selection made by John Metcalf and this is the first soft cover edition. Signed by the author on the illustrated title page. Aside from that, the book appears to have never been used.; Signed by Author View more info

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Sing Me No Love Songs, I'll Say You No Prayers. Selected Stories.

By: Rooke, Leon.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York., Ecco Press.: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24143

ISBN: 0880010363

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; x - 290 pp. Beige paper on boards with blue cloth and gilt lettering on spine. First edition and so stated on the copyright page. The book has mild shelf wear to the board edges and spine tips and a stamped GP on the text block head edge. Signed by the author on the title page. The unclipped dust jacket is moderatley worn on the edges and that mostly on the spine tips and the tail edge of the front panel.; Signed by Author View more info

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A Bolt of White Cloth.

By: Rooke, Leon.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Don Mills, Ontario., Stoddart / General Publishing.: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24144

ISBN: 0773750118

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 176 pp. A collection of short fiction pieces. Signed by the author on the title page. The externals show a trace of shelf wear to the cover edges.; Signed by Author View more info

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The Birth Control King of the Upper Volta.

By: Rooke, Leon.

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Downsview, Ontario., ECW Press.: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24145

ISBN: 0920802486

Condition: Very Good-


8vo - 22 x 14 cm.; 148 pp. A collection of eight stories. Signed by the author on the title page. "Compliments of" stamp on the half title page and the previous owner's name stamed on the inside of the front cover. The externals show mild to moderate wear and there are two reading creases in the spine. The interior is otherwise clean and the binding is solid.; Signed by Author View more info

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Who Do You Love? Short Stories.

By: Rooke, Leon.

Price: $12.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24146

ISBN: 0771077130

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14.5 cm.; [12] - 200 pp. A collection of 26 stories, many of which have been previously published in various literary journals. Pictorial wraps with unclipped french folded flaps on the fore edges. Signed by the author on the title page.; Signed by Author View more info

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The Magician in Love.

By: Rooke, Leon.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Aya Press.: 1981

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24147

ISBN: 0920544231

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 22 x 14 cm.; 90 - [6] pp. This is the second printing of the soft cover edition. Signed by the author on the title page. "Compliments of" stamp on the half title page and a previous owner's stamp on the inside of the front cover. Just a trace of wear to the book though the number 63 is written in black marker on the top spine corner of the front cover. ; Signed by Author View more info

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The Happiness of Others.

By: Rooke, Leon.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Erin, Ontario., The Porcupine's Quill.: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24148

ISBN: 088984125X

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 22 x 14 cm.; 263 pp. A collection of the best stories from Rooke's first two books in Canada, "The Love Parlour" and "Cry Evil". Signed by the author on the title page. The top fore edge corner of the front is a bit worn and the text block edges are very lightly soiled. Otherwise, clean and tight.; Signed by Author View more info

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Loosely Tied Hands: an experiment in punk.

By: Rosenblatt, Joe.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Ontario, Black Moss Press: 1978

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 14302

ISBN: 0887530427

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 18 x 11.5 cm.; Unpaginated. Small collection of poetry with four line drawings. Signed by Rosenblatt on title page. Light rubbing and light edgewear on covers, former owner's name on verso of front cover as well as a black spot from water coming in contact with the black first page which has a little bit of crinkling.; Signed by Author View more info

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Nonviolence for Elfin Spirits.

By: Ross, Jack.

Price: $6.30

Publisher: Argenta, British Columbia., Self Published: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9749

ISBN: 0969643802

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 101 pp. Purple wraps with black lettering and art work in a saddle stapled binding. Old hippies don't go away, they just get older and find different soap boxes. An interesting little bit of writing none the less. Very minor shlef wear, else fine. View more info

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The Temptation of Victor Galanti.

By: Rowe, William.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Toronto, Canada., McClelland and Stewart.: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32460

ISBN: 0771077521

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 22 x 14 cm.; 278 pp. Rowe is a Newfounlander Rhodes Scholar, lawyer, politician, broadcaster and writer. This is his second novel, a "lively and irreverent novel of ambition and survival in the cut-throat world of politics". A clean, tight copy with a dust jacket which has a bit of light edgewear. View more info

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Clapp's Rock.

By: Rowe, William.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Toronto, Canada., McClelland and Stewart.: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32461

ISBN: 0771077505

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 13 cm.; 364 pp. Rowe is a Newfounlander Rhodes Scholar, lawyer, politician, broadcaster and writer. This is his first novel, "a fine line between satire and true-to-life fiction . . . a rollicking story of a Newfoundlander who stands to win everything - or maybe lose all - in his wanton pursuit of political power." A clean, tight copy with a dust jacket which has some edgewear along the top. View more info

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Lise.

By: Roy, Katherine.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Toronto, Canada., McClelland and Stewart Limited.: 1954

Seller ID: 31862

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


12mo - 18.5 x 12 cm.; 250 pp. Third edition or third printing, depending on whether you are reading the copyright page or the dust jacket. First novel by Canadian writer and resident of Montreal, Katherine Roy. Green boards with silver gilt spine lettering. A few of the pages have wavy edges but no water stains; text is clean and binding sturdy. Dust jacket is rubbed with some edgewear. View more info

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Sleep of the Innocent.

By: Sale, Medora.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada., Viking.: 1991

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30442

ISBN: 0670837814

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 273 pp. An Inspector John Sanders/Harriet Jeffries mystery, fourth in the series, by Canadian Medora Sale, who also writes as Caroline Roe. Grey cloth spine with teal blue paper-covered boards. Signed on title page. Bit of minor edgewear on dust jacket; binding tight, text pages clean. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Menaud Maître-Draveur.

By: Savard, Felix Antoine.

Price: $4.80

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec., Bibliotheque Canadienne-Francaise.: 1970

Seller ID: 28316

Condition: Very Good+


16mo - 16 x 11 cm.; 214 pp. The text is in French. First published in 1937, this is a re-issue. From the title page "présentation, notice biographique et bibliographie par André Renaud". These introductory sections are from page 7 to page 30. Very minor wear to the covers with a clean interior and a solid binding. View more info

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Le député: Roman.

By: Savary, Charlotte.

Price: $5.60

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec., Les Editions du Jour.: 1961

Seller ID: 21755

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; 219 pp. The text is in French. One of the "Collection; les romanciers du jours". Previous owner's name on the first page and the externals show mild shelf wear. Otherwise clean and tight. View more info

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A Song for Nettie Johnson.

By: Sawai, Gloria.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Regina, Saskatchewan., Coteau Books.: 2002

Edition: First American Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24107

ISBN: 1550502239

Condition: Fine


8vo - 20.5 x 13 cm.; [12] - 296 - [12] pp. Wraps with the Governor General's Award Sticker notice printed on the front and with frenched fore edge flaps. Signed by the author of the title page. First published in 2001, this is the first US edition and so stated. Winner of five different awards. ; Signed by Author View more info

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In the Language of Love: A Novel in 100 Chapters.

By: Schoemperlen, Diane.

Price: $20.80

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., HarperCollins / Phyllis Bruce.: 1994

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24118

ISBN: 0002243733

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; [12] - 350 - [6] pp. Tan paper over boards with burgundy cloth on spine and gilt lettering on spine. First edition and so stated on the copyright page. The spine tips show a slight amount of fading to the cloth. The unclipped dust jacket is in an archival sleeve. Signed by the author on the title page of this, her first novel. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Our Lady of the Lost and Found.

By: Schoemperlen, Diane.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., HarperCollins / Phyllis Bruce.: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24119

ISBN: 0002255103

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; [18] - 349 pp. Blue paper over boards with off-white paper on spine and silver gilt lettering on spine. First edition, fourth printing and so stated on the copyright page. The spine tips show a slight wear as does the unclipped dust jacket. Signed by the author on the title page.; Signed by Author View more info

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Forms of Devotion: Stories and Pictures.

By: Schoemperlen, Diane.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., HarperCollins / Phyllis Bruce.: 1998

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24121

ISBN: 0002245663

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


8vo - 20.5 x 15 cm.; ix - 223 - [5] pp. White paper over boards with black cloth on spine and silver gilt lettering on spine. First edition, first printing and so stated on the copyright page. Signed by the author on the title page. The unclipped dust jacket is in an archival sleeve. Two dust jackets are present - one with the Governor General's Award sticker and one without. Both jackets are fine. The text block tail edge has a small black remainder dot at the spine.; Remainder; Signed by Author View more info

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The Man of My Dreams: Stories by Diane Schoemperlen.

By: Schoemperlen, Diane.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Macmillan.: 1990

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24124

ISBN: 0771599730

Condition: Very Good-


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; [10] - 243 pp. First edition, first printing and so stated on the copyright page. A further collection of 14 short stories some of which have been previously published in various literary journals. Signed by the author on the title page. The cover edges show overall mild shelf wear with the exception of the fore edge of the front cover which has some small creases and the corners tips are a tad curled.; Signed by Author View more info