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The Emperor's Virgin.

By: Fraser, Sylvia.

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McClelland and Stewart.: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29033

ISBN: 0771031750

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 384 pp. Brownish red cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. First edition as per the copyright page. The book has slight wear to the spine tips and the tail edges of the boards, else fine. The unclipped dust jacket has mild wear to the edges with moderate wear to the spine crown. View more info

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Pandora.

By: Fraser, Sylvia.

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McClelland and Stewart.: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29036

ISBN: 0771031777

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 255 pp. Beige cloth over boards with dark brown lettering on the spine and art work on the front board. A first edition of Sylvia Fraser's first novel. Illustrated with 6 black and white drawings by Harold Town, one of which is a frontis piece and another of which is reproduced on the front board and one more reproduced on the front panel of the dust jacket. Minor wear to the spine tips and a previous owner's name on the front free end paper. The clipped dust jacket has a sticker scar on the front panel and general minor wear and light scuffing. View more info

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Moving Fingers Write: an Anthology.

By: Freeman, Nancy. (editor).

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Mount Pleasant House: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15661

ISBN: 0968926509

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 131 pp. Cover art by "joey" - Jo Seggie-Fleming. A collection of works by 12 Ottawa authors that explore the creative process. Gift inscription by Jennifer on first page. Authors include: June Coxon, Helen Deachman, Ron Dicks, Patrick Fitzgerald, Nancy Freeman, Jennifer Haney, Nickolas Haramis, Louise McDiarmid, Bill Penfold, Jo Seggie-Fleming (joey) , Radhika Sekar, and Frank Symons. ; Signed by One Author View more info

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Atmospheres Apollinaire.

By: Frutkin, Mark.

Price: $8.80

Publisher: Erin, Ontario., Porcupine's Quill.: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 23985

ISBN: 0889841209

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 22 x 14.5 cm.; 193 - [7] pp. Illustrated with black and white photographs. A few selections have been previously published in various literary journals, the translations (the majority of) of Apollinaire's poetic works are by Roger Shattuck and a final editing of the complete work was done by Geoff Hancock and Doris Cowan. Inscribed and signed by the author on the title page. The tips of the fore edge corners of the front cover and several pages following are 'splayed' or bumped and dog-eared. Otherwise very clean and tight.; Signed by Author View more info

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Invading Tibet.

By: Frutkin, Mark.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Random House.: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 23986

ISBN: 0394221958

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; [8] - 215 pp. Blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on spine. From the dust jacket flap: "Based on the 1904 British invasion of Tibet, and also set in present day Montreal and London, the book traces the adventures of Edmund Candler, foreign correspondent for the London Daily Mail". Signed by the author on the title page. The book appears to have been used very little if at all and can be described as clean, tight and bright. The unclipped dust jacket shows a trace of shelf wear on the head and tail edges at the spine tips.; Signed by Author View more info

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In the Time of the Angry Queen.

By: Frutkin, Mark.

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Random House.: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 23987

ISBN: 0394223144

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; [6] - 232 pp. Black cloth over boards with silver gilt lettering on spine. Adapted from the dust jacket flap - Frutkin uses the mythical world of chess to mirror the struggles between men and women, art and high finance, the artist and his work. Inscribed, signed and dated by the author on the title page. The book appears to have been used very little if at all and can be described as clean, tight and bright. The unclipped dust jacket shows a trace of shelf wear on the head and tail edges at the spine tips.; Signed by Author View more info

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The Lion of Venice.

By: Frutkin, Mark.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Vancouver, BC., Porcepic Books / Beach Holme Publishing.: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 26192

ISBN: 0888783787

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 213 pp. Full colour illustrated covers with french folded flaps on the fore edges. Stated first edition. Signed, with no inscription, by the author on the title page. The text pages show some age toning or browning on the margins, otherwise fine.; Signed by Author View more info

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Home Truths. Selected Canadian Stories.

By: Gallant, Mavis.

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Macmillan.: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29030

ISBN: 0771596006

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; xxii - 330 pp. Dusty rose paper over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Twelve page introduction by the author. A collection of 17 stories, the best stories that Mavis Gallant has written about Canada and Canadians in the course of her career, all of which have which been previously published in either the Canadian Fiction Magazine (one story) or The New Yorker (16 stories). Loosely laid in is the publisher's broadsheet and review blurb, "Trade News", pertaining to the release of this work. The book appears to have been used very little if at all while the du... View more info

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The Snow Goose. (2 copies).

By: Gallico, Paul.

Price: $5.20

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McClelland & Stewart.: 1994

Seller ID: 27491

ISBN: 0771032501

Condition: Near Fine


12mo - 18 x 11 cm.; 62 pp. First published in 1940, these are 2 copies of the M & S soft cover editions. One is the second printing from 1994 and the second copy is the third printing from 1997. Both show just a trace of wear to the cover edges. The 1997 printing has a remainder mark on the text block tail edge. Otherwise both are clean and tight with the appearance of having never been used. Both copies are included. View more info

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Alchimie du Corps.

By: Garcia, Juan.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, Collection les Matinaux, editions de l'hexagone: 1967

Seller ID: 13690

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 19 x 14.5 cm.; 29 pp. Text is in French. A collection of poems. Light soiling on cover. View more info

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The Politician or the Treason of Democracy.

By: Gardiner, James G. (edited by Norman Ward).

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan., Western Producer Prairie Books.: 1975

Seller ID: 29031

ISBN: 0919306586

Condition: Very Good-


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; (12) - 216 pp. From the back cover: "The book was written during 1910 and 1911 while Gardiner was an undergraduate student at the University of Manitoba. . . . It is Gardiner's own assessment of himself on the threshold of his long career as legislative member, cabinet minister and premier in Saskatchewan and federal Minister of Agriculture. Previous owner's name on the first page, the covers show mild wear and some light scuffing and the spine has the beginning of a reading crease. View more info

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Cabbagetown.

By: Garner, Hugh.

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Richmond Hill, Ontario., Simon & Schuster / Pocket Books.: 1971

Edition: First Edition Thus

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 25203

ISBN: 671774654

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 17.5 x 10.5 cm.; 368 pp. First published in 1950 by Ryerson Press of Toronto in an abridged form, this is the first Pocket Book edition and the first unabridged soft cover edition and so stated on the copyright page. Signed by the author with his full name, and with a dedication inscription on the half title page. The author's preface from 1968 is present also. Both the cover and the text pages show mild age-toning or browning and the cover edge also show some mild wear. Otherwise clean and tight.; Signed by Author View more info

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Storm Below.

By: Garner, Hugh.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Collins.: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25425

Condition: Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket


8vo - 20 x 13 cm.; ix - (3) - 227 - (1) pp. Blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. A first edition of the author's first book. The spine tips show mild wear and the head edges of the boards are sun faded. The unlipped and priced ($3.00) dust jacket is chipped on the head and tail edges with wear on the spine tips, more so on the spine top. The back flap of the dust jacket has an advertisement for Bertram Brooker's "The Robber". The interior of the book is clean and the binding is firm and solid. View more info

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Hugh Garner's Best Stories.

By: Garner, Hugh.

Price: $28.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28995

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; (8) - 254 pp. Pale yellow cloth over boards with black lettering on the spine. First edition as per the copyright page. A collection of 24 of Hugh Garner's short stories selected from Canadian, English and American magazines. Twelve of the stories in this collection have never been published in book form prior to this edition. The book shows mild shelf wear to the spine tips and some light tanning or browning of the end papers. Otherwise clean with a sound binding. The unclipped and unpriced dust jacket has minor wear and light scuffing and with 2 small closed tears in the f... View more info

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The Intruders,

By: Garner, Hugh.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McGraw-Hill Ryerson.: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29009

ISBN: 0070822291

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; (8) - 328 pp. Olive coloured paper with a faux cloth appearance over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. First edition as per the copyright page. Once called "an upated Cabbagetown" with reference to Garner's earlier work, this novel is set in a 1974 Cabbagetown. Mild wear to the tail edges of the boards and the spine tips and with bumps to the two top fore corners. Otherwise clean with a sound binding. The dust jacket is worn on the edges and scuffed/rubb ed on the fold lines. View more info

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A Hugh Garner Omnibus.

By: Garner, Hugh.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McGraw-Hill Ryerson.: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29010

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; (16) - 752 pp. Glossy black cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Remainder mark on the text block head edge and a previous owner's name on the front free end paper. The clipped dust jacket has minor wear to the head edge. Contents: Novel - "Cabbagetown"; Short Stories - "The Conversion of Willie Heaps", "One. Two, Three Little Indians", "A Trip for Mrs. Taylor", "Artsy-Craftsy", "A Short Walk Home", "Step'n-a-Half"; Journalism - "A Loyalist Soldier Returns to Spain"; Short Stories - "A Man... View more info

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The Legs of the Lame and Other Stories.

By: Garner, Hugh.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Borealis Press.: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29011

ISBN: 0919594

Condition: Fine in Good dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; (8) - 167 pp. Bright green cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Fourteen stories in this collection, some of which were read on CBC Radio and others published in various literary periodicals. Contents: "The Legs of the Lame", "Wait Until You're Asked", "Moving Day", "See You in September", "The Man With the Musical Tooth", "Losers Weepers", "The Predestined Death of Samuel Glover", "Jacks or Better, Jokers Wild", "The Customer Is Always Right", "Station Break", "The Old Man's L... View more info

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One Damn Thing After Another. (An Autobiography).

By: Garner, Hugh.

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McGraw-Hill Ryerson.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29027

ISBN: 0070776180

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; (10) - 293 pp. Brown cloth over boards with green gilt lettering on the spine. First edition as per the copyright page. From the dust jacket: ". . . the account of a Cabbagetown boy trying to get somewhere, trying to make it, with nothing more than talent and determination." Minor shelf wear to the spine tips and a mild bump on the bottom front fore corner. The unclipped (and unpriced) dust jacket has mild wear to the edges and some general though light scuffing. View more info

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A Nice Place to Visit.

By: Garner, Hugh.

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Ryerson Press.: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29028

ISBN: 0770003222

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm; 255 pp. Pale olive green cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. First edition as per copyright page. Minor wear to spine head, else near fine. The unclipped dust jacket has minor wear to the spine tips and the fore corners and a 1.5 cm closed tear in the head egde on the front. View more info

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Gargoyles: Stories.

By: Gaston, Bill.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., House of Anansi Press.: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24169

ISBN: 0887847498

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


8vo - 20.5 x 13 cm.; [8] - 251 - [5] pp. Beige cloth over boards with black lettering on spine. A collection of 12 stories about gargoyles: ". . . the concrete representation of extremes of human emotions". The unclipped dust jacket is in an archival sleeve. View more info