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Columbus and the Fat Lady and Other Stories.

By: Cohen, Matt.

Price: $64.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., House of Anansi Press.: 1972

Edition: First Edition Thus

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24275

ISBN: 0887843247

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; 213 pp. Cohen's fourth published book, a collection of 15 short stories. Issued simultaneously as the hardcover from Anansi. Signed by the author on the title page. The interior is clean and the binding is tight. The cover margins are browned or darkened as is the spine, otherwise near fine.; Signed by Author View more info

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Living on Water. (Stories).

By: Cohen, Matt.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, UK., Penguin Books / Viking.: 1989

Edition: First Edition Thus; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24276

ISBN: 0670821675

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; 242 pp. Two tone cloth, green on boards and black on spine, with green lettering on spine. This is the first UK edition as per the copyright page. A collection of nine short stories by Cohen. Signed by the author of the title page. The spine tips show a whisper of wear and 12 or so pages have a very small dog eared crease to the top fore corners. Otherwise clean, bright and tight. The unclipped dust jacket with the UK price, has a whisper of wear t... View more info

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Emotional Arithmetic.

By: Cohen, Matt.

Price: $26.00

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

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24277

ISBN: 0886193621

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 22.5 x 15 cm.; 201 pp. Two tone cloth, cream on boards with black on spine, cream lettering on spine. This was Cohen's 15th published book. Stated first edition as per the copyright page. Signed by the author on the title page. The spine tips of the book show a whisper of wear as is true also for the unclipped dust jacket.; Signed by Author View more info

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The Colors of War.

By: Cohen, Matt.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York., Methuen.: 1978

Edition: First US Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24278

ISBN: 045893257

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 234 pp. Light tan coloured paper over boards with beige linen cloth and dark brown lettering on the spine. The first US edition after the McClelland & Stewart Canadian edition of 1977. Signed by the author on the title page. The unclipped dust jacket has very mild shelf wear to the spine tips.; Signed by Author View more info

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Nadine.

By: Cohen, Matt.

Price: $26.00

Publisher: New York., Crown Publishers.: 1987

Edition: First US Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24279

ISBN: 0517565609

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 290 pp. Black paper on boards with black cloth and copper gilt lettering on the spine. First printing of the first American edition and so stated on the copyright page. Signed by the author on the title page. The unclipped dust jacket has a small bit of shelf wear to the spine tips and the head edge of the front jacket panel.; Signed by Author View more info

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Getting Lucky: Stories.

By: Cohen, Matt.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Alfred A. Knopf.: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25889

ISBN: 0676972462

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; [8] - 224 pp. Blue paper over boards with orange paper and black lettering on the spine. First edition and so stated on the copyright page. These 10 stories were published posthumously as Cohen died in December of 1999, just 28 days shy of his 58 birthday. He was a founding member of the Writer's Union of Canada. View more info

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Norman Bray in the Performance of His life.

By: Cole, Trevor.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McCLelland & Stewart.: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24001

ISBN: 077102262X

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; [6] - 367 - [3] pp. Black cloth over boards with silver gilt lettering on spine. Cole's first published novel with short fiction previously published in "Descant" and prior work as a senior magazine writer. The book has a small bump on the spine tail while the unclipped dust jacket shows some very mild wear to the spine tail and the top fore corner of the front, otherwise book and jacket are fine. View more info

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Skirmish with Fact.

By: Collie, Michael.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Ryerson Press.: 1960

Seller ID: 14254

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 19 x 12 cm.; 24 pp. Ryerson Poetry Chap-Books, no. 192, 250 copies of this edition published. Red paper-covered boards with black lettering on front. Some sunning on boards; a tight and clean copy. View more info

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Glengarry School Days

By: Connor, Ralph

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Toronto, Canada., McClelland and Stewart Limited.: 1968

Seller ID: 30126

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


12mo - 17 x 12 cm.; 340 pp. First published in 1902, this is a later reprint. This account of the days of one-room school houses has become a Canadian classic. Ralph Connor was the pseudonym for Dr. Charles William Gordon (1860-1937), a Canadian novelist who was born in Glengarry County, Ontario. An inscription on front free endpaper, otherwise, a clean and sturdy volume. Dust jacket has some minor edgewear. View more info

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Voice - Over.

By: Corbeil, Carole.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Stoddart.: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29163

ISBN: 0773725725

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; (8) - 291 pp. Red cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. First edition as per the copyright page and the author's first book. Both book and the unclipped dust jacket show very minor wear to the spine crown. The dust jacket flaps are a tad browned on the edges. Otherwise fine with the appearance and feel of having never been used. View more info

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Miss Wyoming.

By: Coupland, Douglas.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Random House.: 1999

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24669

ISBN: 067931010X

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; 311 pp. Black paper over boards, applied in 3 sections (front, back and spine) as issued, with gilt lettering on the spine. First edition, first printing and so stated on the copyright page. Signed by the author on the title page in black marker. The book shows some very mild wear to the spine tips. The unclipped dust jacket, with the half-size overlying jacket band, shows mild wear at the spine tips also.; Signed by Author View more info

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All Families Are Psychotic.

By: Coupland, Douglas.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Random House.: 2001

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24685

ISBN: 0679311408

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 23.5 x 15.5 cm.; 279 pp. Purple paper over boards with silver gilt lettering on the spine. First edition and first printing as per the copyright page. Signed by the author in black marker on the title page. Both the book and the unclipped dust jacket show very mild wear to the spine tips.; Signed by Author View more info

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Shampoo Planet.

By: Coupland, Douglas.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York., Pocket Books.: 1992

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24686

ISBN: 0671755056

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 299 pp. Beige paper over boards with green cloth and silver gilt lettering on the spine. First edition, second printing as per the copyright page. Signed by the author on the title page in Ottawa and dated all inside a traced hand silhouette plus one other interesting bit of atomic table doodling by the author. Both the book and the unclipped dust jacket show some very mild wear to the spine tips.; Signed by Author View more info

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Hey Nostradamus!

By: Coupland, Douglas.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Random House.: 2003

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24689

ISBN: 0679312692

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 244 pp. Black paper over boards with white lettering on the spine. This is the second printing of the first edition. Signed by the author in black marker on the title page. The dust jacket is unclipped and the spine is very slightly faded.; Signed by Author View more info

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Takeover.

By: Creighton, Donald.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McLelland and Stewart.: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23973

ISBN: 0771023685

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; 196 pp. Rose red paper on borads with a gray blue cloth on spine, gilt spine lettering. Previous owner's name on the front free end paper. The book shows a whisper of shelf wear on the spine tips, otherwise clean and tight. The unclipped dust jacket has some light shelf wear on the crown of the spine. View more info

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River Thieves.

By: Crummey, Michael.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Doubleday Canada.: 2001

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24587

ISBN: 0385658109

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 23.5 x 16 cm.; [8] - 335 pp. Brown paper over boards with copper gilt lettering on the spine. First edition and printing as per the copyright page. Signed by the author on the title page. Both the book and the unclipped dust jacket show a mere trace of wear on the spine tips, otherwise fine.; Signed by Author View more info

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The Wreckage.

By: Crummey, Michael.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Doubleday Canada.: 2005

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24588

ISBN: 038566060X

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


8vo - 23.5 x 16 cm.; [8] - 360 pp. Dark blue paper over boards with black cloth and gilt lettering on the spine. First edition and printing as per the copyright page. Signed by the author on the verso of the half-title page. The dust jacket is not clipped.; Signed by Author View more info

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Waiting for Li Ming.

By: Cumyn, Alan.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Fredericton, New Brunswick., Goose Lane.: 1993

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 23964

ISBN: 0864921462

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 273 - [3] pp. Second printing. At the time of writing, Cumyn wrote on human rights issues for the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada. This work of fiction is centered around the Tiananmen Square unrest and the story of an English teacher and his translator. Signed, with an inscription, by the author on the title page. The covers show the slightest of edge wear and the text block edges show some very light soiling. Otherwise, clean and tight.; Si... View more info

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Burridge Unbound.

By: Cumyn, Alan.

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McClelland & Stewart.: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 23965

ISBN: 077102486X

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14.5 cm.; [6] - 342 pp. Pictorial card cover wraps with frenched folds on the fore edges. From the cover flap: ". . . Cumyn's hypnotic novel immerses us in a shadowy world of shifting loyalities and betrayals, and reveals the intricate, rejuvenating bonds of human relationships". Signed, with an inscription, by the author on the title page. Trace of shelf wear on the tail edge of the front cover, else clean and tight.; Signed by Author View more info

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Between Families and the Sky.

By: Cumyn, Alan.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Fredericton, New Brunswick., Goose Lane.: 1995

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 23969

ISBN: 0864921691

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 233 pp. Second printing. From the back cover: ". . . a two part novel about love . . .The Hole in the Kitchen Floor . . . The Memory Holes of Garland Rose". Signed with an inscription by the author on the title page.; Signed by Author View more info