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The Afterlife of George Cartwright.

By: Steffler, John.

Price: $9.60

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25260

ISBN: 0771082444

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14.5 cm.; (8) - 296 pp. Pictorial covers with frenched fold-over flaps on the fore edges. First edition and first printing as per the copyright page. Review copy and so stamped by the publisher on the title page. Loosely laid in is a 5 x 7 glossy black and white photograph of the author. The text block edges are trimmed on the head and tail edges, left untrimmed on the fore edge. The text pages show a hint of browning (age toning) on the margins, else fine. View more info

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The Golden Age Hotel.

By: Stein, David Lewis.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Macmillan of Canada.: 1984

Seller ID: 29971

ISBN: 0771598017

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; (10) - 237 pp. Brown cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. The jacket illustration is by Carman McClure. Minor wear to the spine tips and the bottom fore corners are lightly bumped. Otherwise clean with a sound binding. The unclipped (no price) dust jacket has light edge wear, rubbing on the flap folds and a previous owner's address label on the back flap. View more info

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Prairie Harvest.

By: Storey, Arthur G.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Toronto, Canada., Ryerson Press.: 1959

Seller ID: 31904

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 20 x 13.5 cm.; 210 pp. Winner of the Ryerson Fiction Award in 1959. A novel of homesteading in Saskatchewan. Cloth-covered boards with brown spine lettering; a clean, tight copy. Dust jacket has very minor edgewear. View more info

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The Inner Door.

By: Sullivan, Alan.

Price: $56.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., S. B. Gundy.: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24487

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


12mo - 19 x 13 cm.; 388 pp. Wine-red cloth over boards with gilt lettering and blind stampings (key and key-hole) on spine and front. This is the first Canadian edition and was published simultaneously in New York by Century. Full colour tissue protected frontis piece by William van Dresser. Edward Alan Sullivan, 1868-1947, twice won the Governor General's award in 1930 and 1941. "The Inner Door" was his third published book. The externals show mild shelf wear. The front hinge is a tad weak and the binding is cocked (spine lean). Pages 220 and 221 have some offset tanning from a small ... View more info

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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, otherwise, a clean, tight volume. Dust jacket has light rubbing and minor edgewear. ; Signed by Author 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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The King Tree.

By: Taylor, Gladys.

Price: $13.50

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

Seller ID: 33467

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; 335 pp. Winner of The Ryerson Fiction Award, this is an historical novel about a Loyalist family which settles in the Eastern Townships of Quebec and a family of French Canadians, all of whom become involved in the Papineau Rebellion. This is the second novel by Taylor (1917-2015), who later had a distinguished career in the magazine and newspaper business in Alberta. Pale green cloth-covered boards have light shelf wear, former owner's name on front free endpaper; binding sturdy, pages clean. Dust jacket chipped with some rubbing. 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 binding. The unclipped dust jacket (no price) has mild edge wear and the spine along with the margins of both the front and back pa... 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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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 pages otherwise clean. 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 spine and a pocket on the back free end paper, Otherwise very clean with a solid binding while showing only mild wear to the sp... View more info