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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

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Sanctuary Line.

By: Urquhart, Jane.

Price: $11.70

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McClelland & Stewart.: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 29969

ISBN: 0771086466

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; (10) - 278 pp. Beige cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. First edition and first printing as per the copyright page. Signed by the author on the title page. Minor wear to the spine tips and the unclipped dust jacket has minor wear to the spine tips and the front fore corners. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Red Dust.

By: Valgardson, W. D.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Oberon Press.: 1978

Seller ID: 26068

ISBN: 0887502601

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; 126 pp. A collection of 7 stories set in the Icelandic communities that Valgardson knew as a young boy. The cover edges have some light wear as does the spine. Otherwise very clean with a tight binding. View more info

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The Tent Peg.

By: van Herk, Aritha.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McClelland and Stewart.: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24054

ISBN: 0771087020

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 227 - [1] pp. Beige paper over boards with red cloth on spine and gilt lettering on same. Signed by the author on the title page. Previous owner's bookplate on the front free end paper. The spine tips show mild wear, otherwise the book is tight, bright and clean. The unclipped dust jacket has mild wear to the head and tail edges with more moderate wear to the spine tips.; Signed by Author View more info

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The Book of Secrets.

By: Vassanji, M. G.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McClelland and Stewart.: 1995

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24312

ISBN: 0771087195

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23 x 15.5 cm.; [10] - 337 - [5] pp. Unclipped french fold flaps on the fore edges of the wraps. First published in 1994, this is the third printing from the following year. Signed and dated in Ottawa by the author on the title page. Gilt Giller Prize medallion printed on the front.; Signed by Author View more info

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AMRiiKA.

By: Vassanji, M. G.

Price: $11.20

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McClelland and Stewart.: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24315

ISBN: 0771087233

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; [8] - 412 - [4] pp. Black cloth over boards with blue lettering on spine. First edition as per the copyright page. Signed by the author on the title page. Black remainder mark on the tail edge of the text block. Both the book and the unclipped dust jacket show a trace of wear on the spine tips.; Remainder; Signed by Author View more info

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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