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Image for The Fiddlehead: Number 82, November, December, 1969.

The Fiddlehead: Number 82, November, December, 1969.

By: Thompson, Kent.

Price: $4.80

Publisher: Fredericton, New Brunswick, University of New Brunswick: 1969

Seller ID: 14047

Condition: Good


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 78 pp. A literature review (primarily poetry) published by the English Department at the University of New Brunswick since 1945. This issue features poems, articles and stories by Len Gasparini, Terry Crawford, Barry Butson, Sheila Streit, Peter Pacey, Elizabeth Brewster, Jack Crawford, Bill Howell, John Metcalf, John Bean, Raymond Fraser, Warren Slesinger, Susan Musgrave, Will Stubbs, David Steingass, Anne marriott, George Bowering. Previous owner's name inked on front cover. Drawings by Ken Pittman. The spine and adjacent parts of the covers (approx 2 cm) are stained. View more info

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The Fiddlehead: Number 83, January, February 1970.

By: Thompson, Kent.

Price: $4.80

Publisher: Fredericton, New Brunswick, University of New Brunswick: 1970

Seller ID: 14050

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 88 pp. A literature review (primarily poetry) published by the English Department at the University of New Brunswick since 1945. This issue features poems by 15 different poets four short stories: "Consomme and Coca Cola" by Al Pittman, "The Cossack" by W. D. Valgardson, "A Sure Footed Dream" by Eric Gary Bond, and "Paying the Piper" by Donn Kushner. Drawings by William Kimber and Bruno Bobak. Previous owner's name on the first page. The spine is stained as are the adjacent areas (approx 2 - 3 cm) of the front and back covers. View more info

Image for The Fiddlehead: Number 72, Summer 1967.

The Fiddlehead: Number 72, Summer 1967.

By: Thompson, Kent.

Price: $4.80

Publisher: Fredericton, New Brunswick, University of New Brunswick: 1970

Seller ID: 14064

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 91 pp. A literature review (primarily poetry) published by the English Department at the University of New Brunswick since 1945. This issue features poems by 15 different poets and two short stories: "Looking for Ebbe" by George Bowering and "A Box of Candy" by James Hearst. Previous owner's name on the back cover. The front cover has two scuff marks (made by a cup?). Some minor marginalia in the review section and on the contents page. View more info

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The Fiddlehead: Number 73, Fall 1967.

By: Thompson, Kent. (editor).

Price: $4.80

Publisher: Fredericton, New Brunswick, University of New Brunswick: 1967

Seller ID: 14067

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 84 pp. A literature review (primarily poetry) published by the English Department at the University of New Brunswick since 1945. This issue features poems by 41 different poets and one short story: "A Promise of Silence" by John F. Donnelly. Previous owner's name on the front cover and the first page plus a note on the inside of the back cover. View more info

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The Fiddlehead: Number 71, Spring 1967.

By: Thompson, Kent. (editor).

Price: $4.80

Publisher: Fredericton, New Brunswick, University of New Brunswick: 1967

Seller ID: 14068

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 72 pp. A literature review (primarily poetry) published by the English Department at the University of New Brunswick since 1945. This issue features poems by 61 different poets and one short story: "The Secret Orange" by Loy Otis Banks. Previous owner's name on the front cover plus the very occasional piece of marginalia throughout mostly of the personal comment nature. View more info

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Echoes in the Wind: From Cynwyd Castle - Book Two.

By: Thorman, Richard Iorweth.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Cynwyd Castle Books.: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12191

ISBN: 0968901700

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 22 x 14.5 cm.; 95 pp. A collection of poetry that hearkens back to the structure and and tradition of earlier ages, inspired by the setting of Cynwyd Castle on the shores of Lake Simcoe in the province of Ontario. The 2003 catalogue from Cynwyd Castle Books is loosely laid in. View more info

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Bagdad is Everywhere: Poems 1984-1991.

By: Thorpe, Michael.

Price: $5.85

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., TSAR: 1991

Seller ID: 9826

ISBN: 0920661203

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 22 x 14.5 cm.; 53 pp. Another collection of poetry (50 poems in all) by Thorpe, Professor of English at Mount Allison University, New Brunswick, Canada. Very slight shelf wear to the cover edges. View more info

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The Proving Grounds

By: Tregebov, Rhea

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Montreal, Signal Editions, Vehicule Press.: 1991

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21976

ISBN: 1550650181

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 23 x 15.5 cm.; 77 pp. The author's third book of poetry. Signed by Tregebov on title page. A clean, sturdy volume. ; Signed by Author View more info

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The Little Flowers of Madame de Montespan.

By: Urquhart, Jane.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Erin, Ontario., The Porcupine's Quill.: 1995

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 25206

ISBN: 0889841659

Condition: Fine


8vo - 22 x 14 cm.; 74 - (6) pp. First published in 1983, this is the second revised edition. Printed on an off-white laid paper and illustrated with 11 small black and white photographs with accreditations for them at the back. Signed by the author on the title page and loosely laid in is the promotional post card also signed by the author, Jane Urquhart.; Signed by Author View more info

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Trap Lines.

By: Ursell, Geoffrey.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Winnipeg, Manitoba., Turnstone Press: 1982

Seller ID: 16424

ISBN: 088801080X

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 18 x 12.5 cm.; 65 pp. First book of poetry by songwriter and playwright Ursell of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. Light sunning to spine, some creasing on card stock cover, former owner's name on the inside of the front cover. View more info

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Avec les vieux mots.

By: Vigneault, Gilles.

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Bougainville, Quebec., Editions de l'Arc.: 1964

Seller ID: 21757

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 16 cm.; 88 - pp. One of the "Collection de l'Escarfel". The text is in French. The book shows very mild shelf wear and like soiling to the externals. Previous owner's name on the first page. View more info

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Romance Thro' More Than Forty Years.

By: W. J. K. (W. J. King).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec., Privately published.: (1944)

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17158

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


4to - 25 x 17 cm.; 51 pp. Self-published edition of 150 copies, no copyright date but Preface dated 1944. A collection of love poems dating from 1902 to 1944 written for Mr. King's wife (who died in 1943). Dark blue cloth-covered boards with gilt lettering on front, pastedown photos of the beloved wife and the Taj Mahal on the frontis and title pages, inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper. Lightly soiled, rubbed boards with some edgewear, small tears at the bottom of three pages, glued to the back endpaper is the name and address of a former owner.; Signed by Author View more info

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The Visitants.

By: Waddington, Miriam.

Price: $7.65

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Oxford University Press.: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 10120

ISBN: 0195403800

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; 80 pp. Waddington's 11th collection of poems published just after she had finished a year of serving as the Canada Council Exchange Poet to Wales in 1980. Signed and dated by Miriam on the title page. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Common Magic.

By: Wallace, Bronwen.

Price: $5.85

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Oberon Press.: (1985)

Seller ID: 29390

ISBN: 0887505716

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 87 pp.Cover art by Herzl Kashetsky. Printed on a cream coloured laid paper. Minor wear to the cover edges, else clean and tight. View more info

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Signs of the Former Tenant.

By: Wallace, Bronwen.

Price: $67.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Oberon Press.: 1983

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 29395

ISBN: 0887504841

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 109 pp. Cover art by Herzl Kashetsky. Printed on a cream coloured laid paper. Signed and dated (December, 1983) by the author on the second (title) page.; Signed by Author View more info

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A Radiant Sphere.

By: Wallace, Joe.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Moscow, Russia., Progress Publishers.: 1964

Seller ID: 32643

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 20 x 13 cm.; 122 pp. Wallace (1890-1975) was a Canadian poet, journalist, Communist, and devout Roman Catholic. This is a collection of his poetry plus some of his translations into English of Russian poets. Cloth-covered boards have some sunning and some soiling, front free endpaper has a small random ink mark, otherwise, pages are clean and binding sturdy. A clear and removable archival cover has been fitted. View more info

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The Shock of Parting.

By: Walters, Gary.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Hastings, Ontario., Vector Print and Publishing.: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 32052

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; Unpaginated with 144 pages. Illustrated with drawings (both black and white and colour) and full colour photographs. Signed and dated by the author on the title page. Minor wear to the edges of the covers, otherwise fine.; Signed by Author View more info

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Happy Times in Rhyme.

By: Watt, Belle D.

Price: $4.80

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16791

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; 62 pp. Saddle-stapled booklet. Signed on title page. A self-published book of poetry by Watt, born in Port Essington, British Columbia in 1906 and later resident of Terrace, Calgary, Longview (Alberta). Some soiling on covers, bit of finger smudging on pages.; Signed by Author View more info

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The Spellbound Horses.

By: West, Paul.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Ryerson Press: 1960

Seller ID: 16422

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 19 x 12 cm.; 16 pp. Ryerson Poetry Chap Books, 195. One of 250 copies printed. Spine lightly rolled, evidence of leaking glue in binding process with small bits of paper thinned and left on front free endpaper, spine lightly sunned. View more info

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Verse and Converse.

By: Wetherall, Edward.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Port Hope, Ontario., Self published.: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29210

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; (16) - 167 pp. Beige paper over boards, blue cloth on the spine with gilt lettering on both the spine and the front board. A collection of poetry and short prose pieces illustrated with black and white sketches by Jennifer Bryda. Printed for the most part on the right hand (recto) pages only with the left hand (verso) pages being blank. Each printed page is bordered with a single line and motifs at all 4 corners. Nicely done. Light soiling on the back panel of the dust jacket. View more info