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Le Miroir de Janus.

By: Beguin, Louis-Paul.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec., Les Editions Sans le Sou: 1966

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 13911

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 18.5 x 14 cm.; 91 pp. Text is in French. A collection of poetry inscribed by author on first blank preliminary. Pages browning. Card stock covers have some soiling, minor edgewear. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Under Coyote's Eye. A Play about Ishi.

By: Beissel, Henry.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Dunvegan, Ontario., Quadrant Editions.: 1980

Seller ID: 27114

ISBN: 0864950020

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 22 x 14 cm.; 83 pp. First performed at the "Other Theatre" in Chicago in December of 1978. Printed and bound by the Porcupine's Quill of Erin, Ontario on laid paper. The covers show minor scuffing and edge wear, otherwise fine. View more info

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The Book of Eve.

By: Beresford-Howe, Constance.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Toronto, Canada., Macmillan of Canada.: 1973

Seller ID: 31930

ISBN: 077050888X

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 170 pp. Beresford-Howe (1922-2016) was a Canadian novelist and educator. Green paper-covered boards with orange gilt spine lettering, orange endpapers; a clean, sturdy copy. Dust jacket lightly rubbed, bit of spine sunning, some closed tears. View more info

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The Marriage Bed.

By: Beresford-Howe, Constance.

Price: $10.80

Publisher: Toronto, Canada., Macmillan of Canada.: 1981

Seller ID: 31931

ISBN: 0771595549

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 232 pp. Beresford-Howe (1922-2016) was a Canadian novelist and educator. Orange paper-covered boards with gilt spine lettering; a clean, tight copy. Dust jacket has minor soiling, bit of spine sunning. View more info

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A Population of One.

By: Beresford-Howe, Constance.

Price: $10.80

Publisher: Toronto, Canada., Macmillan of Canada.: 1977

Seller ID: 31932

ISBN: 0770515754

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 201 pp. Beresford-Howe (1922-2016) was a Canadian novelist and educator. Blue paper-covered boards with gilt spine lettering; one small dog-earred page, otherwise, a clean, tight copy. Dust jacket has minor soiling, bit of spine sunning. View more info

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Night Studies.

By: Beresford-Howe, Constance.

Price: $10.80

Publisher: Toronto, Canada., Macmillan of Canada.: 1985

Seller ID: 31933

ISBN: 0771596812

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 230 pp. Beresford-Howe (1922-2016) was a Canadian novelist and educator. Black paper-covered boards with gilt spine lettering; a clean, tight copy. Dust jacket has minor soiling, bit of spine sunning. View more info

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A Serious Widow.

By: Beresford-Howe, Constance.

Price: $10.80

Publisher: Toronto, Canada., Macmillan of Canada.: 1991

Seller ID: 31934

ISBN: 0771591470

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 22.5 x 15 cm.; 283 pp. Beresford-Howe (1922-2016) was a Canadian novelist and educator. Blue paper-covered boards with black spine lettering; a clean, tight copy. Dust jacket has light rubbing, minor edgewear. View more info

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De Québec à Saint-Boniface: Récits et nouvelles du Canada Français.

By: Bessette, Gerard. (editor).

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Macmillan.: 1968

Seller ID: 28318

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 20.5 x 12.5 cm.; x - 286 pp. The text is in French. Nineteen prose works selected from 16 francophone writers that are representative of contemporary French Canadian writing. Each selection is footnoted and has a series of questions. Previous owner's name on the first page, otherwise clean with a sound binding while showing mild shelf wear and light soiling to the covers. View more info

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A Literary Affair.

By: Blais, Marie-Claire.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Toronto, Canada., McClelland and Stewart.: 1979

Seller ID: 31439

ISBN: 0771015593

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 160 pp. First published in French as "Une Liaison Parisienne" in 1975. This is the first edition of Sheila Fischman's translation. Blais is a French Canadian poet, playwright and novelist who has won a number of awards over the years. A clean, tight copy. Dust jacket is price-clipped with some edgewear. View more info

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The Wolf.

By: Blais, Marie-Claire.

Price: $9.00

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

Seller ID: 31440

ISBN: 0771015445

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 142 pp. Translated into English by Shelia Flischman. Blais is a French Canadian poet, playwright and novelist who has won a number of awards over the years. A small stain on the back free endpaper, otherwise, a clean, tight copy. Dust jacket is price-clipped with some rubbing and light edgewear. View more info

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If I Were Me: A Novel.

By: Blaise, Clark.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Erin, Ontario., The Porcupine's Quill.: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31301

ISBN: 0889841853

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 22 x 14 cm.; 112 - (4) pp. Printed on a cream-coloured laid paper with production vaues so typical of this publisher. A collection of 10 short stories, well actually only 8 as 1 is a prologue and another is an epilogue. Minor wear and light soiling to the covers. Previous owner's note in ink on the verso of the last page. Otherwise clean with a sound binding. View more info

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The Strange One. (Canadian Nature Classics).

By: Bodsworth, Fred.

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McClelland and Stewart.: 1973

Seller ID: 29200

ISBN: 0771018568

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; (12) - 400 pp. Teal blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering and decorations on both the spine and the front board. First published in 1959, this is the McClelland and Stewart reprint in their Nature Classics series. The book has a wee bit of dust soiling on the text block head edge and is otherwise clean with a tight binding. The unclipped dust jacket has 3 small closed tears and minor wear to the edges of the front and back panels. A quite handsome book and worthy of being called a Canadian Nature Classic. View more info

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Hundred Years, More or Less.

By: Boros-Furesz, Eva.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Poetica Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9543

ISBN: 0968611761

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 14.5 cm.; 180 pp. Originally from Hungary, the author immigrated to Canada in 1956 where she practiced medicine and developed as a painter, sculptor, poet and writer. In this stage play she "expresses her views about personal, social, and economical behaviour, technological achievements and misapplications and their impact on the past and near future. " Mild edgewear and soiling on cover and text block, remainder mark on text block head. View more info

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Strip-tease de Madame Bovary

By: Bouissac, Paul

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, Les Editions L'Interligne.: 2004

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 22072

ISBN: 292146389X

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 20 x 13 cm.; 121 pp. Text is in French. Author is a professor emeritus from the University of Toronto. An inscription by Bouissac on half-title page. A clean, tight copy. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Kerrisdale Elegies.

By: Bowering, George.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Coach House Press: 1984

Seller ID: 14464

ISBN: 0889102651

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 147 pp. A book-length poem divided into ten elegies. "It is a series of meditations on the strangeness of coming into the world, the loveliness of the world, and the sadness of leaving it.... Bowering's song of resolute middle age." Card stock cover has light soiling and edgewear, soiling on text block bottom edge, former owner's name on verso of front cover. View more info

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Poem and Other Baseballs.

By: Bowering, George.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Ontario, Ontario., Black Moss Press: 1976

Seller ID: 14473

ISBN: 0887530125

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 20 x 13.5 cm.; 44 pp. Expanded second edition. Paper wraps have some soiling, former owner's name on verso of front cover. View more info

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A Place to Die.

By: Bowering, George.

Price: $12.80

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Oberon Press: 1983

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 14474

ISBN: 0887504779

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; 127 pp. Collection of short stories. Signed by Bowering on the title page. Some edgewear on cover, former owner's name on first blank page.; Signed by Author View more info

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Standing on Richards.

By: Bowering, George.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Viking.: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28972

ISBN: 0670044547

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; xi - 211 pp. Black cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. A collection of 15 short stories from this award winning author and poet. The spine has a very slight lean (is cocked), otherwise. 'tis clean and tight. The unclipped dust jacket has a whisper of wear to the spine tips. View more info

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Through Black Spruce.

By: Boyden, Joseph.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Viking.: 2008

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 23988

ISBN: 0670063630

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 22.5 x 15 cm.; [8] - 360 pp. Beige cloth over boards with dark blue lettering on spine and a dark blue silhouette on the front. This is the fourth printing of the first edition. " . . . an astonishingly powerful novel of contemporary aboriginal life . . ." Signed by the author and with an inscription on the left hand title page just below the author's printed name. Some minor offsetting of the ink from that inscription onto the right hand title page. Both the book and the unclipped dust jacket show a trace of shelf wear to the spine tips, otherwise, fine. The dust jacket has the ... View more info

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Straws in the Wind: A Collection of Musings on . . .

By: Boyle, Harry J.

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Doubleday.: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24134

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; xii - 162 pp. Light tan cloth over boards with gilt lettering on spine. First edition and so stated on the copyright page. Boldly signed and dated in Ottawa by the author on the title page. Most of the pieces in this collection had been previously published in either the Montreal Star or Weekend Magazine. The unclipped, with no printed price though, dust jacket has mild wear to the head and tail edges mostly at the spine tips and fore corners.; Signed by Author View more info