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The Wives of Bath.

By: Swan, Susan.

Price: $16.20

Publisher: Toronto, Canada., Alfred A. Knopf.: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 31864

ISBN: 0394280067

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; 237 pp. First Canadian edition. Murder, shocking and wickedly funny, in a girls' boarding school is the very basic storyline for this novel, which was made into a film in 2001, "Lost and Delirious". Swan, a journalist, writer, performance artist, retired university professor, coined the term "sexual gothic", a descriptor for this novel. Signed by Swan on the title page. Paper-covered boards with cloth spine. Remainder mark on bottom of text block, othe... View more info

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Ojibway Melody.

By: Symons, Harry.

Price: $180.00

Publisher: Ontario, Canada., Privately published.: 1947

Seller ID: 28583

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 22 x 16 cm.; viii - 294. First published in 1946, this is the second printing. Published by the author and distributed by Ambassador Books Limited. Winner of the 1947 Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour. A collection of humorous essays about summer holidays in the Georgian Bay area. Boards have very minor edgewear; volume clean and tight. Dust jacket has some foxing and closed tears. View more info

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For My Country. "Pour la Patrie". An 1895 Religious and Separatist Vision of Quebec set in the mid-Twentieth Century.

By: Tardivel, Jules-Paul.

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, University of Toronto Press.: 1975

Seller ID: 19470

ISBN: 0802062679

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; xl - 210 pp. First published as "Pour la Patrie: roman du XXe siecle" by Cadieux & Derome of Montreal in 1895. Introduction by A. I. Silver and the translation is done by Sheila Fischman. Mild wear and soiling to the covers with a clean interior and a solid binding. View more info

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Agaguk.

By: Theriault, Yves.

Price: $10.80

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., The Ryerson Press.: 1963

Seller ID: 29970

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 22 x 14.5 cm.; (8) - 229 pp. Off-white cloth over boards with dark brown lettering on the spine and black Eskimo art on the front board. First published in French and English (translated by Miriam Chapin) in France in 1958, the first Canadian edition in French was the same year and this copy, 1963, is the first Canadian English edition. Minor wear to the spine tips and the text block edges are a tad darkened / soiled. The book is otherwise clean with a sound bindin... View more info

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Ladies and Escorts.

By: Thomas, Audrey.

Price: $8.00

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

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24243

ISBN: 0887502202

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 20.5 x 12.5 cm.; 159 pp. A collection of 11 short stories, some of which had been previously published in various literary journals or had been broadcast on CBC radio. Signed by the author on the title page. The covers show mild though general wear and scuffing. Otherwise the book is clean and tight.; Signed by Author View more info

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Songs My Mother Taught Me.

By: Thomas, Audrey.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Vancouver, BC., Talonbooks.: 1973

Edition: First Edition Thus

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24248

ISBN: 0889220549

Condition: Very Good+


12mo - 19.5 x 15 cm.; 232 pp. First published by Bobbs-Merill, this is the first Talonbooks softcover edition. Signed by the author on the on the title page. A collection of short stories and some of which are more reflections than stories divided into two groupings: Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience. The covers show some light wear to the edges and the back white panel is lightly soiled, otherwise clean and tight.; Signed by Author View more info

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Blown Figures.

By: Thomas, Audrey.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Vancouver, BC., Talonbooks.: 1974

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24252

ISBN: 0889220794

Condition: Good+


8vo - 20.5 x 15 cm.; 547 pp. Signed by the author on the title page. The cover edges show mild shelf wear, the text block edges are a tad soiled, the spine is darkened and covers are mildly and generally soiled. Previous owner's name on the first page.; Signed by Author View more info

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Graven Images.

By: Thomas, Audrey.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Viking.: 1993

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24405

ISBN: 0670847690

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 mx 13.5 cm.; [12] - 317 - [7] pp. Two tone paper (like a '57 Chevy no less) over boards, gray on the boards, light green on the spine with gray lettering on the spine. First edition and first printing as per the copyright page. Signed and dated with the year by the author on the title page. The dust jacket is not clipped.; Signed by Author View more info

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Intertidal Life.

By: Thomas, Audrey.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Stoddart.: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24428

ISBN: 0773720286

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; [6] - 282 pp. Black cloth over boards with silver gilt lettering on spine. First edition as per the copyright page. Signed by the author on the title page and signed again with a dated inscription (Ottawa) to "Sylvia" on the front free end paper. Both book and the unclipped dust jacket show a trace of wear with that on the book being at the spine tips and on the jacket, being on the head edge.; Signed by Author View more info

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The Manawaka World of Margaret Laurence.

By: Thomas, Clara.

Price: $6.30

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McClelland & Stewart Ltd.: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5061

ISBN: 0771084609

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; [8] - 212 pp. Black cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Previous owner's address label on front free end paper. The dust jacket (unclipped and in Brodart) shows shelf wear and rubbing, and with a 1" closed tear on front tail edge. A major critical work looking at Laurence's 5 fictional works set in the Canadian West. View more info

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All My Sisters, Essays on the Work of Canadian Women Writers.

By: Thomas, Clara.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Tecumseh Press.: 1994

Seller ID: 23762

ISBN: 1896133088

Condition: Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 380 pp. A collection of author's essays on various writers including Margaret Laurence, Martha Ostenso, Anna, Susanna and Catharine Parr Traill, Sara Jeannette Duncan, Jean Rhys, Marian Engel, Evelyn Eaton, L.M. Montgomery, Gabrielle Roy, Gene Stratton Porter. Thomas was a long time professor of English, ending her career at York University in Toronto. Creasing on card stock cover, some soiling on text block edges and some pages; binding sturdy, text... View more info

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The Isabella Valancy Crawford Symposium.

By: Tierney, Frank M. (editor) (Dorothy Livesay, Penny Petrone, Margo Dunn, John Ower, Orest Rudzik, Elizabeth Waterston, Fred Cogswell, Kenneth Hughes, S. R. MacGillivray, Catherine Ross, Louis Dudek, Anne Paolucci, Clara Thomas).

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., University of Ottawa Press: 1979

Seller ID: 14255

ISBN: 2760343855

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 158 pp. Reappraisals: Canadian Writers. A collection of articles on Crawford including a listing of her works. Sunning, creasing on cover, former owner's name on verso of front cover; text pages clean. View more info

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St. Farb's Day

By: Torgov, Morley

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Toronto, Lester & Orpen Dennys.: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22432

ISBN: 0886193338

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo - 22.5 x 15 cm.; 270 pp. In this story, lawyer Torgov "paints a wonderfully humorous picture of a world he knows a great deal about - the power and greed of Bay Street. In so doing, he gives us a secular saint for our times: Farb, an ordinary, honest man trying to cope with the worst of all possible Fridays." Green paper-covered boards with white spine lettering. Light edgewear on boards; a clean and sturdy text. Dust jacket has a bit of rubbing. View more info

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The Abramsky Variations.

By: Torgov, Morley.

Price: $4.80

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Lester and Orpen.: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25205

ISBN: 0919630804

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; (8) - 175 pp. Blue cloth over boards with silver gilt lettering on the spine. First edition as per the copyright page. The book shows mild wear to the externals and that to the spine tips with a trace of wear to the board corners. The unclipped dust jacket is worn on the head and tail edges with discreet tape repairs made on the inside to small closed tears. View more info

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St. Farb's Day.

By: Torgov, Morley.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Lester & Orpen Dennys.: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25218

ISBN: 0886193338

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 22.5 x 15 cm.; 270 pp. In this story, lawyer Torgov "paints a wonderfully humorous picture of a world he knows a great deal about - the power and greed of Bay Street. In so doing, he gives us a secular saint for our times: Farb, an ordinary, honest man trying to cope with the worst of all possible Fridays." Green paper-covered boards with white spine lettering. Light edgewear on boards; a clean and sturdy text. Dust jacket has a bit of rubbing. View more info

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Canadian Book Review Annual, 1976.

By: Tudor, Dean with Nancy Tudor and Linda Biesenthal. (editors)

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Peter Martin Associates.: 1077

Seller ID: 29086

ISBN: 0383770X

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


4to - 25 x 17 cm.; (10) - 389 pp. Mustard yellow cloth over boards with black lettering on the spine and the front board. The reviews are grouped as follows: Reference Materials, Humanities and Applied Arts, Literature, Social Sciences, and Science and Technology with subgroups within each. Six page listing of the contributors followed by a 9 page author index, a 10 page title index and lastly a 6 page subject index. The library markings are a label ghost on the lower sp... View more info

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The Sound of Living Things.

By: Turcotte, Elise.

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Coach House Press.: 1993

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 23776

ISBN: 0889104379

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 153 - [7] pp. First published as "Le bruit des choses vibantes" in 1991 and translated unto English by Sheila Fischman. First English edition and so stated on the copyright page. This is Elise's first novel. View more info

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Un, deux, trois.

By: Turgeon, Pierre.

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec., Editions du Jour.: 1970

Seller ID: 21821

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 20 x 13.5 cm.; 171 pp. The text is in French. Mild shelf wear to the cover edges with like scuffing. The interior is very clean and the binding is solid and sound. View more info

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A Map of Glass.

By: Urquhart, Jane.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McClelland & Stewart.: 2005

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 25176

ISBN: 0771087276

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; (10) - 371 - (3) pp. Black cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. First edition as per the copyright page. Signed by the author on the title page. The dust jacket is not clipped.; Signed by Author View more info

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The Whirlpool.

By: Urquhart, Jane.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McClelland & Stewart.: 1989

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 25207

ISBN: 0771086555

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 237 - (3) pp. First published in 1986, this is the second printing. Signed by the author on the title page. The cover edges show very slight edge wear, specifically the top fore corner on the front has a partial dog eared crease best seen in reflected light, otherwise fine.; Signed by Author View more info