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The Hungry Mirror.

By: De Nikolits, Lisa.

Price: $10.80

Publisher: Toronto, Canada., Inanna Publications.: 2010

Seller ID: 31363

ISBN: 1926708008

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; 347 pp. Author is originally from South Africa and is now a Canadian writer and art director. This novel won the IPPY Gold Medal for Women's Issues in 2011. It is a look at the world of eating disorders. An as-new and unused book. View more info

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Backyard Gene Pool.

By: Decker, Ken.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Dunvegan, Ontario., Quadrant Editions.: 1982

Seller ID: 27202

ISBN: 0864950179

Condition: Near Fine


131 pp. A collection of 11 short fiction pieces, 3 of which have been previously published in various literary journals. The covers show some very light wear and scuffing that is best seen in reflected light. View more info

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The God Tree.

By: Demers, James.

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Don Mills, Ontario., Musson Book Company.: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24016

ISBN: 0773700180

Condition: Good in Very Good- dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; [2] - 171 pp. Textured olive green paper over boards with gilt lettering on spine. First edition of the author's first book. Signed and dated, May 21 1974, by the author on the title page. Library markings are stamps on the end papers, one on the title page and tape remnants on the tail and head margins of the boards. The unclipped dust jacket has remnants of a small label and tape on the lower spine. The book itself shows mild wear to the externals and the fore edge of the text block has some surface stains. The dust jacket shows mild wear to the edges. In spite of all ... View more info

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Needles.

By: Deverell, William.

Price: $6.00

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

Seller ID: 29013

ISBN: 0771027273

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 351 pp. Brown linen cloth over boards with gilt lettwering on the spine. No additional printings are noted. The author's first book and winner of the 1979 Seal First Novel Award. Deverell went on to establish himself as a well know writer of crime novels. Minor shelf wear to the spine tips and with a previous owner's gift note on the front free end paper. Otherwise clean with a sound binding. The unclipped dust has minor wear to the spine tips. View more info

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The Secular Grail.

By: Dewdney, Christopher.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Somerville House Publishing: 1993

Seller ID: 16530

ISBN: 0921051921

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 190 pp. A series of "illuminating prose meditations, essays, aphorisms and short paragraph 'takes' on a wide variety of topics". Light wear on covers, former owner's name on first blank page; text pages clean. View more info

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The Secular Grail.

By: Dewdney, Christopher.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Somerville House Publishing: 1993

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 29403

ISBN: 0921051921

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 190 pp. French folded flaps on the fore edges of the covers. A series of "illuminating prose meditations, essays, aphorisms and short paragraph 'takes' on a wide variety of topics". Light wear on covers and the text block head edge has some surface foxing. Otherwise clean with a tight binding. Signed by the author on the title page.; Signed by Author View more info

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The Gospel According to Mary Magdalene.

By: Doucet, Clive.

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Windsor, Ontario., Black Moss Press.: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23978

ISBN: 0887532179

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 22 x 14 cm.; 70 pp. The cover edges show a trace of shelf wear. from a note about the author at the back of the book: "I was in love with the notion of this little life we humans are allotted; in love, and profoundly grateful, for its symmetry and beauty". I am struck by these words. View more info

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The Priest's Boy.

By: Doucet, Clive.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Windsor, Ontario., Black Moss Press.: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23979

ISBN: 0887532365

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 22 x 14 cm.; 104 pp. The cover edges show a trace of shelf wear. A series of 17 inter-related stories, all character based, set in the village of St. Jospeh de la Mer in Cape Breton during the spring of 1937. From the back cover: "The interaction of these characters and their observations of the community around them, provide a well balanced, sometimes amusing, sometimes almost magic view of this isolated village". View more info

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Notes from Exile: On Being Acadian.

By: Doucet, Clive.

Price: $13.60

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

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24085

ISBN: 0771028393

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; [8] - 216 pp. Black cloth over boards with silver gilt lettering on spine. Signed and dated by the author along with a birthday inscription and a small doodle/sketch by him also. The unclipped dust jacket has a small snag on the on the lower fore corner of the front panel.; Signed by Author View more info

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The Golden Ghetto; Two Novellas and Seven Stories.

By: Drache, Sharon Abron.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC., Beach Holme Publishers.: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24010

ISBN: 088878340X

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 22.5 x 15 cm.; [8] - 157 pp. First Canadian edition and so stated. Cover art by Jeff Kuipers. From the back cover: "From the profane and satirical to the sacred . . . (this) new collection . . . explore, often with humour and always with disturbing acuity, the social and moral convolutions of modern Jewish society in Canada". Signed and dated by the author on the title page. The cover edges show some slight edge wear, otherwise fine.; Signed by Author View more info

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The Mikveh Man and Other Stories.

By: Drache, Sharon.

Price: $4.80

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Aya Press.: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29012

ISBN: 0920544371

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 22 x 15 cm.; 83 pp. Issued in a limited edition of 750 copies. Eight stories included: "The Mikveh Man", "A Kitel", "Let's Make Music", "Boychick", "A Fable", "The Meeting", "Reaching for Mendel Rosenbaum", "The Scribe" and lastly, "Little Boxes". Printed on a cream coloured laid paper. One page glossary of Jewish terms and idioms on page 83. Very minor wear to the spine tips, else fine. View more info

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Ritual Slaughter.

By: Drache, Sharon.

Price: $5.60

Publisher: Kingston, Ontario., Quarry Press.: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29037

ISBN: 919627277

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 19.5 x 12.5 cm.; 166 pp. Drache's first novel. A look at the conflicts between orthodox Jewish customs and traditional French Canadian culture set in a fictional Hasidic community (Datschlav) north of Montreal. She had previously published a collection of short stories, "The Mikveh Man". Drache has written for the Globe and Mail and the Jerusalem Post. This copy has minor wear to the fore corners of the covers. View more info

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Ernest Buckler, Rediscovery and Reassessment

By: Dvorak, Marta.

Price: $17.60

Publisher: Waterloo, Ontario., Wilfrid Laurier University Press.: 2001

Seller ID: 20121

ISBN: 0889203547

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 279 pp. Footnotes, bibliography, index. In this Dvorak "breaks fresh ground in Canadian literary studies by analyzing some of Buckler's works that have remained unknown or unexplored by critics, and by addressing the formalistic innovations of these texts. . . argues the importance of his connections with Emerson and the American transcendental milieu, and demonstrates his links with Romantics such as Schopenhauer and Shelley and modernists like Joyce, Faulkner, and Mansfield, as well as intellectuals from Aristotle to Aquinas." Dvorak teaches Canadian literature at... View more info

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A Place of Pretty Flowers.

By: Edson, Jerrod.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Oberon Press.: 2007

Seller ID: 32634

ISBN: 0778013138

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 22 x 14 cm.; 156 pp. Edson (b.1974) is a Canadian novelist from New Brunswick; his stories focus on the working and under classes of Saint John, New Brunswick. Minor wear on cover; a clean, tight copy. View more info

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Manitoba Authors / Ecrivains du Manitoba.

By: Eggleston, Wilfrid (editor) with Guy Sylvestre.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario, National Library.: 1970

Seller ID: 20211

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 17.5 cm.; Unpaginated with ~140 pages. A bilingual text printed two columns per page illustrated with nine small black and white photographs. Short biographies alternating with similar book descriptions. Library markings are all internal, pocket remains on the inside of the back cover, book plate on the first blank page and a papered over library stamp on the half title page.; Ex-Library View more info

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A Child's Christmas in Scarborough.

By: Engel, Howard.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Key Porter Books.: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32833

ISBN: 1550139223

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


16mo - 15.5 x 10 cm.; Unpaginated with 32 pages. White cloth over boards with dark red lettering on the spine. The dust jacket is clipped, else fine. An as-new and unused book. The shipping cost for this small item will be reduced after it is ordered. View more info

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Pilgarlic the Death.

By: Epps, Bernard.

Price: $9.60

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

Seller ID: 27106

ISBN: 0864950012

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 22 x 14 cm.; (6) - 166 pp. First published by Macmillan in 1967, this is the first Quadrant edition. Slight darkening of the spine and some scuffing of the covers best seen in reflected light. View more info

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Sleeping Weather.

By: Fagan, Cary.

Price: $6.40

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29039

ISBN: 0889841888

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 22 x 14 cm.; 150 - (10) pp. First edition as per the copyright page. Printed on a cream colured laid paper. Very minor wear to the fore corners of the front cover, else fine. View more info

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The Shell Game.

By: Fancott, Edmund.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Peter Martin Associates.: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24544

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; [6] - 233 pp. Light gray/blue cloth over boards with purple lettering on the spine. A comedic satire about money and the banking system. Both the book and the unclipped dust jacket show a trace of wear to the spine tips. View more info

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Charlie Farquharson's Jogfree of Canda: the Whirld and Other Places.

By: Farquharson, Charlie. (Don Harron).

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Gage Publishing.: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23981

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo - 25.5 x 18.5 cm.; vi - 130 pp. Gray cloth over boards with black lettering on spine and front plus black art work on front. The dust jacket shows quite minor shelf wear on both head and tail edges and a small closed tear of 1 cm on the head edge at the fore corner. Otherwise, clean and tight. View more info