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Author, Author.

By: Garner, Hugh.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Ryerson Press.: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32758

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; xv - 157 pp. Collection of essays by Canadian writer, Garner (1913-1979). Grey cloth-covered boards with green spine lettering. Minor wear on boards, text pages clean, binding sturdy. Dust jacket lightly soiled with some closed tears. View more info

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Violation of the Virgins and Other Stories.

By: Garner, Hugh.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Ryerson Press/McGraw-Hill Ryerson Limited.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32759

ISBN: 0070929319

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; 259 pp. Collection of short stories by Canadian writer, Garner (1913-1979). Minor wear on boards, former owner's inscription on front free endpaper, otherwise, text pages clean, binding sturdy. Dust jacket rubbed with some edgewear. 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

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Racines.

By: Gaudet-Smet, Francoise.

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec., Fides.: 1950

Seller ID: 21809

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 14.5 cm.; 175 pp. The text is in French. Off white covers with brown and green lettering and art work on front with French-fold flaps on the fore edges. The pages are unopened and other than mild shelf wear and soiling , the book has never been used. View more info

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Midsummer.

By: Giangrande, Carole.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Toronto, Canada., Inanna Publications.: 2014

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 31833

ISBN: 1771331380

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; 97 pp. A novella, inscribed on title page by author. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Uncommon Ground: A Celebration of Matt Cohen.

By: Gibson, Graeme with Wayne Grady, Dennis Lee and Priscila Uppal. (editors).

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Alfred A. Knopf.: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29795

ISBN: 0676974856

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; x - 311 pp. Brown paper over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Contributions from 32 writers from Canada and abroad as they examine the impact of Cohen's legacy on Canadian literature, publishing, culture . . . A trace of shelf wear to the tail edges of the boards and the unclipped jacket, otherwise fine. View more info

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Perpetual Motion.

By: Gibson, Graeme.

Price: $11.20

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McClelland and Stewart.: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 25349

ISBN: 0771032919

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 283 pp. Two tone cloth with beige on the boards and red on the spine with beige lettering on the spine. Signed by the author on the title page. The unclipped dust jacket has two pin-head sized surface blemishes on the spine, otherwise fine.; Signed by Author View more info

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Communion (an exerpt).

By: Gibson, Graeme.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Writers' Union of Canada.: 2013

Seller ID: 30129

ISBN: 0987958011

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 22 x 13.5 cm.; 37 pp. Published in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Writers' Union. Printed and bound by Coach House Press. Besides the excerpt, there is an introduction by Merilyn Simonds. Blue french-flapped card stock covers with black blank pages at the beginning and end of text. Minor sunning on front top edge, otherwise, a clean, sturdy copy. View more info

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Gerty's Tales: Sequel to "The Shoe in the Garden".

By: Glenn, Eleanor M.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Smith's Falls, Ontario., Privately published.: 2015

Seller ID: 33218

ISBN: 0991703251

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; (8) - 126 pp. A collection of prose and poetry in this, her 6th publication. Signed and dated by the author on the first page and then crossed out. Why? - Dunno. A trace of wear to the covers, 'tis all. View more info

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The Shoe in the Garden.

By: Glenn, Eleanor Margaret.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Smith's Falls, Ontario., Privately published.: 2012

Seller ID: 33219

ISBN: 0991703251

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; (5) - 170 pp. A collection of prose and poetry in this, her first novel. Signed and dated by the author on the first page with an inscription. Editorial corrections on the back cover - by the author? A trace of wear to the covers, 'tis all. View more info

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Death Goes Better With Coca-Cola.

By: Godfrey, Dave.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Erin, Ontario., Press Porcepic: 1973

Seller ID: 16582

ISBN: 0888780125

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 14.5 cm.; 159 pp. A collection of prose pieces with illustration s. Black cloth spine with gilt lettering, marbled paper-covered heavy boards with unfinished edges trimmed to same size as text block whose edges are dyed brown, illustrated endpapers, frontis illustration with a tissue cover page. Minor edgewear, former owner's name in pencil on verso of front free endpaper, frontis page slightly out of alignment on text block lower edge, a tiny tear on back free endpaper; otherwise, tight and clean. View more info

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The New Ancestors.

By: Godfrey, Dave.

Price: $16.00

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

Seller ID: 28992

ISBN: 0887700217

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; (20 ) - 392 pp. Blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Illustrated with 2 maps in the preliminary pages with each map being a 2 page spread. Mild shelf wear to the spine tips of the book itself and the text pages are browned or tanned on the margins. Otherwise, clean with a sound binding. The unclipped dust jacket has mild wear and some ,light scuffing with moderate wear to spine head. Printed on the front panel of the dust jacket just below the author's name is, "1971 Governor General's Award". View more info

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Hugh MacLennan. (Critical Views on Canadian Writers).

By: Goetsch, Paul. (editor).

Price: $6.00

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

Seller ID: 18401

ISBN: 0070773653

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 20.5 x 13 cm.; 179 pp. Gray cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Number eight in the Critical Views on Canadian Writers Series from McGraw. A collection of twenty papers / essays by various critics and fellow writers such as George Woodcock and Robertson Davies. Usual library markings plus both paste down end papers have removal damge where the formerly applied jacket cover had been fastened. Seven page bibliography of works by MacLennan at the back. Aside from the library markings, the book is quite clean and the binding is solid.; Ex-Library View more info

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Louis Dudek and His Works.

By: Goldie, Terry.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., ECW Press: 1994

Seller ID: 14266

ISBN: 0920802834

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 23 x 14 cm.; 65 pp. Short biography of Dudek with notes and bibliography. Sunning on cover; clean and tight text. View more info

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True Confections: or How My Family Arranged My Marriage.

By: Gotlieb, Sondra.

Price: $4.80

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Musson Book Company.: 1978

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 29025

ISBN: 0773700382

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 13 cm.; 187 pp. Brown cloth with a faux leather (of sorts) finish and gilt lettering on the spine. Stated first edition and printing from the copyright page. This is Sondra's first novel. Previous owner's name on the front free end paper, otherwise the book has some mild shelf wear to the board edges. The unclipped dust jacket has edge wear, a faded spine and is tape repaired on the inside. View more info

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The Immaculate Conception Photography Gallery and Other Stories.

By: Govier, Katherine.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Little, Brown and Company.: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32207

ISBN: 0316319848

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


12mo - 19 x 11.5 cm.; 270 pp. Purple cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. A collection of 15 short stories and from the dust jacket: "Motherhood, whether metaphorical or otherwise, ties these stories together in a collection which is fierce, ironic, magical and very much Govier." The unclipped dust jacket has one small crease on the back flap. The book appears to have never been used. View more info

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The Romantic.

By: Gowdy, Barbara.

Price: $8.80

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Harper Collins / Flamingo.: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24167

ISBN: 0002005050

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; [8] - 371 - [5] pp. Beige paper over boards with silver gilt lettering on spine. Signed by the author on the title page. First edition and so stated on the copyright page. The author's fourth novel. Both the book and the unclipped dust jacket show very mild wear to the spine tail.; Signed by Author View more info

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A perte de temps.

By: Gravel, Pierre.

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., House of Anansi / Spiderline Editions.: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24404

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; [8] - xiv - 117 pp. The first edition of the author's first novel. The text is in French though termed a bilingual edition for "the text is in French with a running vocabulary for the less common words. There is an author's translation in both English and French". Previous owner's name and gift note on the first page. View more info

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Silent Thoughts and Silhouettes.

By: Grol, Lini.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Welland, Ontario., Holland House Publishing:

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9567

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15.5 cm.; 57 pp. Blue covers with light gray lettering on front cover. Printed in a limited edition of 500 copies. Illustrated with black and white reproductions of papercuts. Inscribed by the author on title page with her address label on the first blank preliminary. Minor edge wear on the covers.; Signed by Author View more info

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A Country Lover.

By: Guiton, Helen.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., J. M. Dent & Sons.: 1948

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12352

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; (8) - 255 pp. Brick red cloth with gilt lettering on spine. A novel set in rural Quebec of the 'habitant' days following the life a Jean-Paul who challenges his place in life as a rugged farmer to a rather tragic climax. Beautifully illustrated with many b/w block prints, some full page whilst others are partial page vignettes. The book shows mild shelf wear on the board edges and darkened text block edges with a previous owner's name on the half title page. The DJ (unclipped and with no price) is faded with moderate edge wear (small nicks, creases and chips). View more info