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Light Is What We Live in.

By: Csamer, Mary Ellen.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Kingston, Ontario., Artful Codger Press.: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29466

ISBN: 0973616148

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 92 - (4) pp. A few of the poems had been previously published in various literary journals. Very minor wear to the cover edges, else fine. View more info

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Islands Lovelier than a Vision.

By: Dabydeen, Cyril.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Leeds, UK., Peepal Tree Press.: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26488

ISBN: 0948833025

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; 84 pp. A native of Guyana, Cyril emigrated to Canada in 1970. A collection of 45 poems divided into 4 different groupings that explore the cultures he lives in and a place of memory in that. In 1985, he was the poet laureate for the city of Ottawa. Mild wear to the cover edges, else clean and tight. View more info

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The Time of Icicles, Poems.

By: Dalton, Mary.

Price: $6.30

Publisher: St. John's, Newfoundland., Breakwater Books.: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29426

ISBN: 1550810391

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 80 pp. The author's first book of published poetry. French-folded flap on the fore edge of the front cover. Small blue star stamped on the first (half-title) page, otherwise the book is clean with a tight binding showing no signs of wear or use. View more info

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The Louis Riel Organ and Piano Company.

By: Davey, Frank.

Price: $4.80

Publisher: Winnipeg, Manitoba., Turnstone Press: 1985

Seller ID: 16525

ISBN: 0888010966

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 77 pp. A collection of poems. Minor edgewear, former owner's name on verso of front cover, old price tag on last page; binding tight, text pages clean. View more info

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The Arches, Selected Poems.

By: Davey, Frank.

Price: $4.80

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia., Talonbooks: 1980

Seller ID: 16526

ISBN: 088922174X

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 105 pp. Edited with introduction by bp Nichol. Pages browning, some sunning on back cover; text pages clean. View more info

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Animal Life in Bucharest.

By: Degen, John.

Price: $5.60

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Pedlar Press: 2000

Seller ID: 16528

ISBN: 0968188486

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 62 pp. Collection of poetry. A wee bit of a smudge on the first page, otherwise a tight and clean copy. View more info

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Tributaries, An Anthology: Writer to Writer.

By: Dempster, Barry.

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Valley Editions / Mosaic Press.: 1978

Seller ID: 24291

ISBN: 0889620911

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 22 x 14 cm.; 112 pp. Collection of poems by writers about writers. The spine and the top margin of the back panel are a tad tanned or darkened. Otherwise very clean and tight with no apparent signs of use. View more info

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Demon Pond.

By: Dewdney, Christopher.

Price: $4.80

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

Seller ID: 16529

ISBN: 0771026935

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 70 pp. A collection of poems. Former owner's name on verso of front cover; tight clean copy. View more info

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Radiant Inventory.

By: Dewdney, Christopher.

Price: $5.40

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29926

ISBN: 0771026994

Condition: Good+


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; 105 pp. First ediiton as per the copyright page. Previous owner's name on the half title page, 5 pages or so have dog-eared creases on the top fore corners. The externals show mild wear, otherwise clean with a tight binding. View more info

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Mimosa and Other Poems.

By: Di Michele, Mary.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Oakville, Ontario., Mosaic Press.: 1981

Seller ID: 29540

ISBN: 0889621314

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 22 x 14.5 cm.; (14) - 46 - (4) pp. The author's third published book of poems. Printed on a light cream coloured laid paper. Minor edge wear to the covers, else clean with a tight binding. View more info

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Three Poems.

By: Di Nardo, Antony.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Sutton, Quebec., Tibbits Hill Press.: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32051

ISBN: 0973860103

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; (4) - 31 - (5) pp. Brick red wraps with french folded flaps on the fore edges of the covers and black lettering on the front and back in a saddle stapled binding with the covers glued to the gutter margins of the first and last pages as issued. The three poems are "Hunter's Moon" in 7 parts, "Postcards From the Air over Paris" in 7 parts and "Words on the Backs of the Irish Poets" in 9 parts. Printed in a limited edition of 50 un-numbered copies. The bottom staple has pulled away from the first page (a problem with this type of binding), otherwise fine. A clear and removab... View more info

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The Polymers.

By: Dickinson, Adam.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Toroto, Ontario., House of Anansi Press.: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32060

ISBN: 1770892176

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; (8) - 114 - (10) pp. Illustrated with atomic clusters and molecular chain diagrams by the author and Mark Frampton. From the back cover: "These poems experiment with the repeating structures fundamental to plastic molecules as they appear in our arguments, anxieties, and trends." And from a publisher's comment . . ."Goodbye to forklifts and their pastoral retreats." I do like that line. Very minor wear and light scuffing to the covers, else fine. View more info

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Casanova in Venice: A Raunchy Rhyme.

By: Dobbs, Kildare.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Erin, Ontario., Porcupine's Quill.: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26507

ISBN: 0889843325

Condition: Fine


8vo - 22 x 14 cm.; 77 - (3) pp. First edition and first printing as per the copyright page. Illustrated with nine original wood engravings by Wesley W. Bates. Signed and dated (2011) in Toronto by the author on the title page. View more info

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China Blues: Poems and Stories (A Book for the '90s).

By: Donnell, David.

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McClelland & Stewart: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15170

ISBN: 0771028431

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; 142 pp. A collection of poems exploring contemproary urban life by the Governor General's Award winning poet (for "Settlements") . Boldly inscribed, signed and dated by Donnell on the first page. The covers show very slight edge wear.; Signed by Author View more info

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Poems of Faith and Love.

By: Donohue, Clare.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Renfrew, Ontario., Privately published.: 1978

Seller ID: 29890

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 54 leaves with the page numbering being on the rectos (right hand pages) only, meaning the pagination runs from 1 to 50. The text is printed on the rectos only with all verso (left hand pages) being blank. A collection of poems and short prose pieces. Previous owner's gift note on the title page. Minor wear and light soiling to the covers while the interior is clean and the binding is sound. View more info

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Poemes et Chansons 1.

By: Dor, Georges.

Price: $4.80

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., L'Hexagone: 1968

Seller ID: 16843

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 18 x 15 cm.; 68 pp. Text is in French. A collection of poems and songs by the Quebec chansonnier, Dor (1931-2001), a composer, playwright, singer, poet, radio broadcaster. Some soiling on card stock covers, former owner's name on first page. View more info

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Poemes et Chansons 3.

By: Dor, Georges.

Price: $4.80

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Lemeac / L'Hexagone: 1972

Seller ID: 16845

Condition: Very Good+


12mo - 18 x 15 cm.; 70 pp. Text is in French. A collection of poems and songs by the Quebec chansonnier, Dor (1931-2001), a composer, playwright, singer, poet, radio broadcaster. Light wear on card stock covers, light mark on bottom of text block edge; text is tight and clean. View more info

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You're an Easy Kill Standing Still. Urban Blues Poetry to Defend Your Soul Against the Impending Domination of Globalized Indifference to Personal Emotions.

By: Dorey, Roger.

Price: $6.30

Publisher: Kingston, Ontario., Golden Hammerhead Publishing.: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29465

ISBN: 0968763103

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 112 pp. Very mild wear to the cover edges and some light scuffing to the covers, else fine. View more info

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Romantic Rideau in Poem & Sketch.

By: Doyle, James & Trudy.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Kingston, Ontario., Privately published.: (1971)

Seller ID: 29165

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 22 x 14 cm.; (2) - 59 pp. Bright yellow paper over boards with black lettering on the spine and the front board. First published in a limited edition in 1971, this is a later (second?) printing with no date given. Minor bump to the crown of the spine, otherwise clean with a sound binding. View more info

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Romantic Rideau in Poem & Sketch.

By: Doyle, James & Trudy.

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Kingston, Ontario., Privately published.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30007

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 22 x 14 cm.; (2) - 59 pp. Bright yellow paper over boards with black lettering on the spine and the front board. First published in a limited edition of 500 copies in 1971, this is copy #458 and signed by both authors on the copyright / limitation page. The book has very minor wear to the tail of the spine, otherwise fine. The dust jacket, which mirrors the book, has minor wear to the head edge and a smallish (2 cm) closed tear at the tail of the spine.; Signed by Author View more info