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When She Was Queen.

By: Vassanji, M. G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Doubleday Canada.: 2005

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24316

ISBN: 0385661762

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; [8] - 254 - [10] pp. Off white paper over boards with brown cloth and gilt lettering on spine. First edition and second printing as per the copyright page. Signed by the author on the title page. Both the book and the unclipped dust jacket show a trace of wear at the spine tips.; Signed by Author View more info

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The Assassin's Song.

By: Vassanji, M. G.

Price: $17.60

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Doubleday Canada.: 2007

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24317

ISBN: 038566351X

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


8vo - 23.5 x 15.5 cm.; [8] - 313 - [15] pp. Blue paper over boards with black cloth and gilt lettering on the spine. First edition and first printing as per the copyright page. Signed by the author on the title page. Giller Prize Finalist sticker on the front of the unclipped dust jacket.; Signed by Author View more info

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La Petite Heure.

By: Vigneault, Gilles.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Nouvelles Editions de l'Arc: 1979

Seller ID: 16839

ISBN: 2890160041

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 20 x 13 cm.; 202 pp. The text is in French. "1959 - Contes - 1979". Collection of short prose pieces. Blue flapped card stock covers. Light soiling on cover; text tight and clean. View more info

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Children of Byzantium.

By: Vlassie, Katherine.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Winnipeg, Manitoba., Cormorant Books.: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27296

ISBN: 0920953247

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 120 pp. Brown cloth over boards with gilt lettering on spine. From the dust jacket: " . . . is an extended fiction about growing up Greek in Winnipeg. Through a series of interconnected stories, Katherine Vlassie follows the life of teenager Eleni . . ." This is a clean, bright and tight book, unused and unread. View more info

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The Wayside Cross.

By: Waagen, Mary E.

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Musson Book Company: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12295

Condition: Good


12mo - 19 x 12.5 cm.; 136 pp. Decorative blue cloth with black/yellow lettering. A novel set in Quebec about the touching history of an abandoned and forgotten wayside cross erected in the mid 1800's at a rural intersection and how a descendant, a lame young lad, changes all that by bringing love back to the village, a love that his ancestor's pride had driven out. The first blank preliminary has been removed as has the last blank page, both done neatly. Previous owner's... View more info

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Summer At Lonely Beach and Other Stories.

By: Waddington, Miriam.

Price: $10.80

Publisher: Oakville, Ontario., Mosaic Press / Valley Editions.: 1982

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6512

ISBN: 0889621586

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23 x 15.5 cm.; 86 pp. From the back cover: "Waddington is one of Canada's most distinguished and accomplished poets and critics . . . . has published eleven books of poems, a number of works of literary criticism and . . . Numerous articles . . ." This is her first collection of short stories. Inscribed and dated on the half-title page by the author. A trace of shelf wear to the fore corners of the covers.; Signed by Author View more info

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Dream Telescope.

By: Waddington, Miriam.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Ontario., Anvil Press Poetry: 1972

Seller ID: 14301

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 24 pp. Collection of poetry. Light wear on cover, former owner's name on verso of front cover. View more info

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Zero to Airtime.

By: Watson, Patrick.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Fitzhenry and Whiteside.: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24481

ISBN: 0889020159

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; [6] - 189 pp. Burgundy cloth over boards with gilt lettering on spine. First edition as per the copyright page. Signed by the author, Ottawa, December 1974, on the front free end paper. Previous owner's name on the head margin of the that same end paper and the two lower fore corners, front and back, are bumped. The clipped dust jacket is worn on the spine tips and faded, more so on the spine.; Signed by Author View more info

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Talking.

By: Webb, Phyllis.

Price: $8.80

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27112

ISBN: 0864950128

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 153 pp. From the back cover: "Talking is a chorus of rare delights, with new poems and seminal discussions of the poetic process alongside radio talks on writers and writing. Also included is her lovingly rendered and deeply moving account of the correspondence between Lilo Berliner and renowned anthropologist Wilson Duff". The cover art work is from a painting by Ghitta Caiserman-Roth. View more info

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Bitter Sweet Taste of Maple.

By: Werbowski, Tecia.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Williams-Wallace Publishers.: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18368

ISBN: 0887950299

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 70 pp. Off white linen cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Werbowski's first novel about the ". . . lives of twelve women who work in a social service agency . . . Originally from Europe . . .". Signed by the author on the title page with a warm and personal inscription. The dust jacket shows mild shelf wear and is age toned (browned) on the head margins.; Signed by Author View more info

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Nostalgic Short Stories.

By: White, Hants.

Price: $5.85

Publisher: Lakeside, California., Merit Publishing Company.: 1974

Seller ID: 4317

Condition: Good+


16mo - 15.5 x 11.5 cm.; 154 pp. Nine short stories some of which are set in New Brunswick, Canada. White also wrote "Potatoes Without Gravy", "Snowball" and "Mr. Manager". This small volume has a green and white cover that has some light wear and creases with mild soiling. View more info

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The Northland Ontario.

By: Williamson, O. T. G.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Ryerson Press.: 1948

Seller ID: 24052

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


12mo - 19.5 x 13.5 cm.; ix - 110 pp. Aqua blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering (faded) on spine. First published in 1946, this is the second printing. A delightful black and white frontis illustration plus chapter headpieces (similarly delightful) by Evan Macdonald. The externals show only mild wear. An ink blotch (from a fountain pen?) is noted on page 5 and it does obscure two letters of text in the tail margin. Otherwise very clean with a sound and solid binding... View more info

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Dandelion. Volume 15, Number 1. Spring / Summer 1988.

By: Wiseman, Christopher: and John McDermid. (editors).

Price: $5.20

Publisher: Calgary, Alberta., Dandelion Magazine Society: 1988

Seller ID: 16726

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 22.5 x 15 cm.; 120 pp. A twice yearly publication of poetry, fiction and art. Contents: Poems by Patrick Friesen, Marlene Philip, Daniel David Moses, Joan Hoogland, Arthur Clark, Harold Rhenisch, Deborah Godin, Edward S. Kuris, John Barton, G. P. Lainsbury, Jan Zwucky, and LaVerne Adams; Visual Art by Dulcie Foo Fat, Eve Koch, Al Stinson, and Brice Statham; Fiction by Debra Purdy, Brian Burke, and Martin B. Sherman. Slight soiling and wear to the covers. View more info

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Tourists.

By: Wright, Richard B.

Price: $14.40

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Macmillan.: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24618

ISBN: 0771598254

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; [10] - 180 pp. Black paper over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. First edition as per the copyright page. Signed by the author on the title page. The spine tips have a whisper of shelf wear at the spine tips as does the unclipped dust jacket. Otherwise, 'tis fine.; Signed by Author View more info