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Poems for Heart and Home

By: Broadworth, Myrtle

Price: $8.00

Publisher: 1982

Seller ID: 20031

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; 76 pp. A collection of inspirational poems with Scripture texts. Self-published by Broadworth, RR 1, Stirling, Ontario, Canada; printed by The Intelligencer. Plastic coil binding. Some soiling on card stock cover, small tear in one page. View more info

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This Stranger Wood.

By: Brown, Allan.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Kingston, Ontario., Quarry Press.: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29408

ISBN: 0919627021

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; 41 pp. Printed in an edition of 800 copies. A collection of 23 poems printed on a cream coloured woven paper. Sticker ghost on the top fore corner of the front cover and the head of the spine and the adjacent head edge of the front appear to have nibbled at a wee bit by some sort of literary rodent. I trust that he enjoyed the snack. Otherwise the book is clean with a tight binding. The shipping cost for this small item will be reduced when ordered. View more info

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This Stranger Wood.

By: Brown, Allan.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Kingston, Ontario., Quarry Press.: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29409

ISBN: 0919627021

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; 41 pp. Printed in an edition of 800 copies. A collection of 23 poems printed on a cream coloured woven paper. Small scuff marks on the author's photo on the back cover and general though light wear to the covers. Otherwise the interior is clean with a tight binding. The shipping cost for this small item will be reduced when ordered. View more info

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Black Lunacy.

By: Burgess, G. C. Ian.

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Valley Editions / Mosaic Press.: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24296

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; Unpaginated with 28 pages. Black and white photographic covers in a saddle stapled binding. A collection of 7 poems with the book design and photography by the author, Ian Burgess. View more info

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Stone Blind Love.

By: Callaghan, Barry.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Exile Editions / Stoddart.: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 25251

ISBN: 0920428819

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 22.5 x 15 cm.; (8) - 115 - (5) pp. A collection of 41 poems that Northrop Frye described as being ". . . an elegy on the death of a mother . . . a representation of human existence . . . a most impressive achievement". Signed by the author on the title page. The poems are printed on the rectos only (right hand pages) with the verso (left hand pages) being blank and the paper is a warm cream colour. The cover art is by Claire Weissman Wilks. Previous owner's name written on the head margin of the first (half title) page.; Signed by Author View more info

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As Close as We Came.

By: Callaghan, Barry.

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Exile Editions / Stoddart.: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 25252

ISBN: 0920428444

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 22 x 14 cm.; 115 - (5) pp. A collection of poems that Northrop Frye described as being ". . . What seemed like prosaic statements come to resonate with repeated rereading, and become a poignant drama of precariousness of life in a world devoted to death". Signed by the author with an dedication on the title page. The poems are printed on the rectos only (right hand pages) with the verso (left hand pages) being blank and the paper is a warm cream colour. The cover art is by Claire Weissman Wilks. A "With the Compliments of the Canada Council" stamp is on the first blank pa... View more info

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The Hogg Poems and Drawings.

By: Callaghan, Barry.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Don Mills, Ontario., General Publishing.: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 25398

ISBN: 0773600663

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; vii -(1) - 143 - (7) pp. The text is pribnted on the rectos (right hand) pages only with the paper being a fine arts etching paper. The 16 drawings are reproduced in full colour on a coated stock, again on the rectos only. Signed by the author, with an inscription to the previous owner, on the the title page. Another previous owner's name on the half title page. The spine and the adjacent cover margins are faded and the spine shows mild wear.; Signed by Author View more info

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Hogg: The Seven Last Words.

By: Callaghan, Barry.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McArthur.: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 26087

ISBN: 1552782468

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 23 x 16 cm.; (14) - 151 - (11) pp. Glossy card stock covers with french folded fore edge flaps. First edition as per the copyright page and signed on the title page with an inscription by the author. A collection of poems about Hogg who is "known to be ambling through histories and cities without apparent purpose but secretly in search of passionate adventure, telling his stories in poems continuing to create himself". Minor edge wear and light scuffing (best seen in reflected light) to the covers. ; Signed by Author View more info

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The Music is in the Sadness.

By: Cameron, J. M.

Price: $16.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 26658

ISBN: 0889841160

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 22 x 14 cm.; 70 - (2) pp. Printed on a laid paper (Zephyr). Signed by the author on the title page. Other than a few small scuffs to the covers best seen in reflected light, the condition is fine.; Signed by Author View more info

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Atropos: Volume 1, Number 2, Spring 1979.

By: Campbell, James D. and Zsolt S. Alapi (editors)

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec., Atropos Publishing: 1979

Seller ID: 16468

Condition: Good


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; (6) - 87 - (11) - pp. White covers with blue lettering. Poetry by Clayton Eshleman, Anne Waldman, Robert Allen, Serge Lebel, Tom Veitch, Diane Wakowski, James Broughton, Michael Davidson, Al Moritz and others. Interviews with Clayton Eshleman and Terry Stokes. Fiction by Edward Sanders and an essay by William Wees on Stan Brakhage. The covers are moderately edge worn with some soiling. The interior is clean and the binding is solid. View more info

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The Green Table.

By: Carberry, Colin.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Exile Editions.: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 26624

ISBN: 1550965735

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23 x 15.5 cm.; ix - 67 - (1) pp. The author's first published book. Signed and dated (December 6, 2005) by the author with an inscription on the title page. The two fore corners of the front cover show very mild wear, otherwise fine.; Signed by Author View more info

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Modus Operandi

By: Carlson, Barbara

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, Ferocious Tiger-Lion Publication.: 1983

Seller ID: 24759

ISBN: 096906103X

Condition: Very Good


4to - 30 x 21.5 cm.; Unpaginated. A very funny and imaginative collection of poems pieced together from the prose of assorted mystery novels, the old kind, like Raymond Chandler, Agatha Christie, Dorothy Sayers, Conan Doyle, Rex Stout, among many others. Illustrated with wall quilts that are jackets. Also included are "poems of instruction, advice for an alien, and the results of walking down Bank Street in Ottawa." Bit of wear on cover, otherwise, a clean, sturdy volume. View more info

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Trout Stream Creed.

By: Carpenter, David.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Regina, Saskatchewan., Coteau Books.: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29396

ISBN: 1550502662

Condition: Near Fine


12mo - 18 x 15 cm.; (6) - 113 pp. From the back cover: ". . . celebrates the marvels of nature and the bonds of family. These poems are a pure delight." A hint of wear to the fore edge of the front cover, else fine. View more info

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Excursions on Galer Way: A Collection of Song Lyrics and Poems.

By: Carrasquillo, Oscar A.

Price: $6.30

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia., Self Published: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9767

ISBN: 0973017104

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 58 pp. Oscar is a noted drummer living in Vancouver. The lyrics and poems (44 in all) are from the period 1977 to 2000. The shipping cost for this small item will be reduced after it is ordered. View more info

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The E. J. Pratt Symposium.

By: Clever, Glenn (Ralph Gustafson, Carl Klinck, Germaine Warkentin, Peter Stevens, Peter Buitenhuis, Sandra Djwa, Peter Hunt, Agnes Nyland, Robert Gibbs, Louis MacKendrick).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., University of Ottawa Press: 1977

Seller ID: 16494

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 22 x 15 cm.; xv, 172 pp. A collection of essays on the poetry of Pratt, including a "Preliminary Checklist of Publications by and about him with a Shortlist of Manuscript Collections." Light wear on card stock covers, former owner's name on verso of front; text clean. View more info

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L'ecoute, poemes 1960-1983.

By: Cloutier, Cecile

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Montreal, Canada, L'Hexagone.: 1986

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 19668

ISBN: 2890062457

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 19 x 13 cm.; 371 pp. French text. A collection of poetry by French Canadian poet, dramatist, essayist Cloutier. Inscribed by author on half-title page. Minor soiling on text block edges; binding sturdy. ; Signed by Author View more info

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One Hundred Poems of Modern Quebec.

By: Cogswell, Fred. (editor and translator).

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Fredericton, New Brunswick, Fiddlehead Poetry Books: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14083

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 91 pp. Yellow card stock wraps with black lettering. A collection of 100 poems by 37 Quebecois poets. This original edition was limited to 700 copies. The wraps are soiled with minor edge wear. Interior is clean and the binding is solid. View more info

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Ramblings of the Past.

By: Costello, Frank.

Price: $4.80

Publisher: Privately published.:

Seller ID: 25797

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 22 x 14 cm.; unpaginated with 52 pages. A collection of poetry written as a Christmas gift for "Grandpa Frank's" grandchildren. Beige covers with black lettering and art work in a saddle stapled binding. View more info

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Missing Children: Poems.

By: Crosbie, Lynn.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Mcclelland & Stewart Ltd.: 2003

Seller ID: 9772

ISBN: 0771024258

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14.5 cm.; 120 pp. Second printing. "Centering on a man and a woman obsessively drawn to each other, 'Missing Children' unfolds around a forbidden relationship and a series of letters, written by the protagonist, to the parents of missing children." A hint of shelf wear to the covers, else fine. View more info

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Angels of Flesh, Angels of Silence.

By: Crozier, Lorna.

Price: $6.30

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McLelland and Stewart.: 1988

Seller ID: 29582

ISBN: 0771024762

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; 157 pp. The author's seventh book of poetry with many of the poems having been read on CBC radio in the program "State of the Arts". Very clean with a tight binding and minor shelf wear to the covers and a sticker remnant on the tail margin of the back cover. The spine margin of the back cover is faded or sunned. View more info