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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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Gold and Frankincense and Myrrh; stories by . . .

By: Rorke, Louise Richardson. (edited by Kyle Jolliffe).

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Richmond, Indiana., Friends United Press.: 2000

Seller ID: 27954

ISBN: 094435050X

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; x - 210 pp. Edited and with a preface and introduction by Kyle Jolliffe. From the preface: "This book is a memorial to the life of Louise Richardson Rorke 91878-1949). Today her name is essentially unknown. However, in her own lifetime she was well know as a teacher, for her widely-read books for children, and for her contribution to Quaker life and literature in Canada." Illustrated with 1 photograph, 1 drawing and 1 reproduction. Three pages of suggested readings and a 5 page index at the back. The appears to have never been used. 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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Bearwalk.

By: Sallot, Lynne and Tom Peltier.

Price: $64.00

Publisher: Don Mills, Ontario., Musson Book.: 1977

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24070

ISBN: 077370034X

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; [10] - 213 pp. Brown cloth over boards with gilt lettering on spine. First edition and first printing and so stated on copyright page. Signed with an inscription by Tom Peltier on the front free end paper. The fore corners are bumped, more so the top corners and the spine tips show mild wear. Otherwise the book is clean and tight. The unclipped dust jacket show mild to moderate wear at the corners and spine tips and with two closed tears (1 cm and 3 cm) on the head edge of the back panel along with small associated creases. The 3 cm tear has been previously tape repaired... 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

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Crater Country.

By: Schrag, Lex.

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Torotno, Ontario., Ryerson Press.: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25666

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


12mo - 19.5 x 12.5 cm.; ix - 169 pp. Bright yellow cloth over boards with black lettering and decorations on the spine. From the dust jacket: "This is a highly humorous and at times improbable account of the 1958 expedition to the New Quebec Crater in Ungava". Illustrated with black and white line drawings by Jim Reidford. The book shows only mild wear to the externals and that mostly to the spine tips. The text block edges are darkened, otherwise the book is clean with a tight binding. The dustjacket is quite worn on the edges and more so at the spine tips with small tears and chips. ... View more info

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Waltz for a Pagan Drum.

By: Scott, Munroe.

Price: $15.75

Publisher: Lindsay, Ontario., Tri-M Publishing.: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30014

ISBN: 0921050011

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


22.5 x 15 cm.; (6) - 249 pp. Black cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. From the dust jacket: " Waltz . . . arises in part from his observations as a writer with a Canadian documentary film unit on assignement in Angola. The film that resulted won a Blue Ribbon at the American Film Festival." Minor wear to the spine tips of both the book and the jacket, else fine. View more info

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The Lark in the Clear Air.

By: Sears, Dennis T. Patrick.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Toronto, Canada., McClelland and Stewart.: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31905

ISBN: 0771080271

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; 190 pp. The first novel of Sears (1925-1976) about the wild Irish of central Ontario in the fictious Brule County, although there is a map of it. Ivory cloth-covered boards with gilt spine lettering. Some shelf wear, dust soiled text block head, small patch of soiling on a few pages, otherwise, a clean, sturdy volume. Dust jacket is clipped on flap with some rubbing a closed tear along edge. View more info

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Cinnamon Gardens.

By: Selvadurai, Shyam.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McClelland & Stewart.: 1998

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24036

ISBN: 0771079559

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; [8] - 389 pp. Burgundy cloth over boards with gray lettering on spine. The author's second novel. The book has some very mild soiling to the text block edges and the unclipped dust jacket shows very mild wear to the spine tips. Signed by the author on the title page.; Signed by Author View more info