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Dover Beach Revisited and Other Poems.

By: Finch, Robert.

Price: $8.10

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., MacMillan Of Canada.: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6848

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; 111 pp. Light blue/orange cloth with gilt lettering on the spine. Signed with a dedication by "Mary Finch" (Robert's wife) on the front free end paper. Very minor wear and soiling to extremities with the head and tail edges of boards being faded. The dust jacket (unclipped and in Brodart) is chipped with closed tears and creases on the edges. Robert Finch was a well-known professor at University College in the University of Toronto. View more info

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Impulse on the Run; A Collection of Poems.

By: Fletcher, Peggy.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Carnwall, Ontario., Vesta Publications.: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26535

ISBN: 0919806082

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; 61 pp. Light purple wraps with a darker purple used for the lettering and art work. Forty-eight poems in this collection with a preface by Norma West Linder. Previous owner`s address label on the first page and the covers show some very light wear and soiling, otherwise fine. View more info

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Hyphen-ated Woman, Poems.

By: Fraser, Donna.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: London, Ontario, Canada., Third Eye.: 1997

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30218

ISBN: 0919581897

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; 149 pp. Inscribed "Peace & Love, Donna" on first blank page. Minor soiling on card stock cover; binding sturdy, text pages clean. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Open Slowly.

By: Furlong, Dayle

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Tightrope Books.: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19181

Condition: Fine


12mo - 17.5 x 12 cm.; 77 pp. Dayle Furlong's first published book of poems. Contains Impossible Permanence (20 poems), Tonic & Brevity (20 poems) and Litany of Desire (12 poems). View more info

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The Alchemy of the Body. (Alchimie du Corps). (The Body's Alchemy).

By: Garcia, Juan.

Price: $4.80

Publisher: Fredericton, New Brunswick., Fiddlehead Poetry Books: 1974

Seller ID: 15807

ISBN: 0919197760

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 33 pp. Yellow wraps with black lettering and a saddle stapled binding. Translated from the French by Marc Plourde. Printed with the original French on the versos and the English translation on the facing rectos. Cover illustrations by Maureen Maxwell. Very slight soiling on the front cover. View more info

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War & Other Measures.

By: Geddes, Gary.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., House of Anansi Press.: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 25548

ISBN: 0887840361

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 21 x 13 cm.; (2) - 75 - (1) pp. Geddes uses the events of May 18, 1996 when Paul Joseph Chartier died in the men's washroom of the Canadian House of Commons as the dynamite he was carrying exploded to write a cycle of poems that explore the place of the fragmented post war personalities in the modern world. Signed by the author on the first (title) page.The externals show light wear and mild scuffing, the text pages are age-toned on the margins, otherwise tight and... View more info

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The Inner Ear: An Anthology of New Poets.

By: Geddes, Gary. (editor).

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Dunvegan, Ontario., Quadrant Editions: 1982

Seller ID: 16470

ISBN: 0864950217

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 208 pp. A collection of poems by eleven "younger" Canadian poets along with a b/w photograph of each and a short biographical sketch. The poets are John Barton, Robert Billings, Ronnie Brown, Susan Glickman, Ross Leckie, Robyn Sarah, Ronn Silverstein, St. John Simmons, Jim Smith, Ken Strange and Margo Swiss. The covers are mildly edge worn and scuffed whilst the interior is clean and the binding is solid. View more info

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The Inner Ear: An Anthology of New Poets.

By: Geddes, Gary. (editor).

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Dunvegan, Ontario., Quadrant Editions: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27183

ISBN: 0864950217

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 208 pp. A collection of poems by eleven "younger" Canadian poets along with a b/w photograph of each and a short biographical sketch. The poets are John Barton, Robert Billings, Ronnie Brown, Susan Glickman, Ross Leckie, Robyn Sarah, Ronn Silverstein, St. John Simmons, Jim Smith, Ken Strange and Margo Swiss. The covers show some light scuffing best seen in reflected light whilst the interior is clean and the binding is solid. View more info

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Boxing the Compass.

By: Greene, Richard.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec., Signal Editions / Vehicule Press.: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26528

ISBN: 1550652591

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 99 pp. The author's third book of published poems. Three pages of notes at the back. Black and white frontis photograph of the author on the verso of the half title page. First edition as per the copyright page. View more info

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Inscape: A Tri-Annual Review of Literature and Literary Criticism. Volume IV, Number 1, Summer 1965.

By: Griffin, Joseph. (editor).

Price: $4.80

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., The Hopkins Club, University of Ottawa: 1965

Seller ID: 16656

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 24.5 x 17 cm.; 36 pp. Light beige covers with black lettering in a saddle staple binding. Contents: 1 - "On the Affective Fallacy" by Paul J. Marcotte, 2 - "On the Intentional Fallacy" by Paul J. Marcotte, 3 - "The Greek Tragedy, Antigone" by Sister Mary Rosalinda, 4 - Poetry with 4 poems by Paul J. Marcotte, 2 poems by Stanley Matek, 1 poem by Valerie Zahradnitzky, 3 poems by Gwilym Archer, 1 poem by A. P. Campbell, 2 poems by Pierre Gauthi... View more info

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Fire on Stone.

By: Gustafson, Ralph.

Price: $6.30

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McClelland and Stewart.: 1974

Seller ID: 29407

ISBN: 0771037031

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15.5 cm.; 90 - (6) pp. No additional printings noted. Three page index of the titles at the back. Previous owner's name on the first (half-title) page. Minor shelf wear to the cover edges, otherwise clean with a tight binding. View more info

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Gradations of Grandeur. A Poem.

By: Gustafson, Ralph.

Price: $6.30

Publisher: Victoria, British Columbia., Sono Nis Press.: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29581

ISBN: 0919462820

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 22.5 x 15 cm.; 64 pp. A single long poem that "is both urgent and restrained, both contemplative and passionate, this is a fascinating search for, and discovery of those values and beliefs which animate and indeed create civilized man." The covers have mild wear and the cover margins and the spine are a tad darkened or sunned. The interior is clean and the binding is tight. View more info

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The Ecstasy of Skeptics, Poems.

By: Heighton, Steven.

Price: $6.30

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., House of Anansi.: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29413

ISBN: 0887845606

Condition: Fine


8vo - 20.5 x 12.5 cm.; (12) - 107 pp. Full colour wraps with french folded flaps on the fore edges. First edition as per the copyright page. Heighton has served as an editor for the "Quarry" journal, a journal dedicated to publishing the work of contemporary authors both prose and fiction. View more info

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Country Born

By: Henning, Marvel

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Woodview, Ontario, Homestead Studios.: 1983

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 25331

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 61 pp. Saddle-stapled booklet. First published in 1976, this is the second printing. This is a collection of poetry, small prose works and the art of Mrs. Henning, a self-taught artist and naturalist, some of which appeared in her weekly column of the Kawartha Canadian and the Lakefield (Leader) Chronicle. She died in Apsley, Ontario in 2011. Inscribed and signed by author on title page. Minor soiling, otherwise, a clean, sturdy copy of this booklet.... View more info

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Heroics: Five Poems.

By: Hine, Daryl.

Price: $320.00

Publisher: Fontainebleau, France., L'Imprimerie Gosswiller.: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14223

Condition: Very Good


Five Poems by Daryl Hine and Six Engravings by Virgil Burnett. The five poems are "Don Juan in Amsterdam", "The Epithalamium of Anne de Joyeuse, Admiral of France", "Tristan", "Patroclus Putting on the Armour of Achilles", "Hippolytus". Printed on eight unbound, folded 25 x 40 cm. sheets with the engravings on separate 25 x 20 cm. sheets, each protected by a sheet of glassine. Pages encased in a folder with the title printed on the... View more info

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Five Poems, 1954.

By: Hine, Daryl.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario.,

Seller ID: 14268

Condition: Very Good-


8vo - 22 x 16 cm.; Unpaginated (16 pp.). Centre-stapled booklet. Hine's first book of poetry. Card stock covers with green lettering and design on front. Cover sunned with some soiling, light edgewear, former owner's name on verso of front cover. View more info

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Minutes.

By: Hine, Daryl.

Price: $6.40

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1968

Seller ID: 14269

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 53 pp. Collection of poetry. Card stock covers have minor soiling, some sunning. View more info

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Selected Poems.

By: Hine, Daryl.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Oxford University Press.: 1980

Seller ID: 25646

ISBN: 0195403622

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 128 pp. A collection of 59 previously published poems from 7 prior publications. This selection is edited by Richard Teleky. The cover edges show mild wear while the interior is clean and the binding is tight. View more info

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Got No Flag At All.

By: Holmes, Michael.

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., ECW Press: 1992

Seller ID: 16506

ISBN: 1550221620

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 22 x 15 cm.; 79 pp. Author's first book of poetry. Minor wear on edges, former owner's name on verso of front cover. View more info

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Mandorla.

By: Holmes, Nancy.

Price: $5.60

Publisher: Vancouver, BC., Ronsdale Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15171

ISBN: 155380029X

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 112 pp. The poet's fourth collection of poems and this collection is about mothers and children seeking " . . . to understand the legacy of gifts and problems that, as parents, we both receive and pass on". The cover edges show the slightest hint of shelf wear, else fine. View more info