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Au cours des jours, poesies. Dessins à la plume de feutre par Claude Beaulieu.

By: Gibeault, Gaston.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec., Beauchemin: 1959

Seller ID: 8868

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 20.5 x 14 cm.; 145 pp. Light blue covers with dark blue lettering. The text is in French. A collection of approximately 70 poems. Card stock cover is tanned on the edges with minor edgewear. Previous owner's name on first blank page. View more info

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The Great Getting-Away.

By: Grasser, Carolyn.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Ladysmith, Quebec., Ladysmith Press.: 1973

Seller ID: 31493

ISBN: 0919556183

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 16 cm.; 34 pp. A poetry collection. Library markings consist of a stamp on title page, remnants of an attachment on last page and verso of back cover. Binding sturdy, text pages otherwise clean. View more info

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Flint & Feather: The Life and Times of E. Pauline Johnson, Tekahionwake.

By: Gray, Charlotte.

Price: $10.40

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Harper Collins: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18276

ISBN: 0002000652

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; [10] - 438 pp. Dark gray paper over boards with gilt lettering on spine and gilt decoration on front board. Stated first edition. Mapped end papers. Illustrated with black and white photographs (of the inset type) throughout. Extensive notes on sources, family tree, picture credits and a ten page index at the back. The unclipped dust jacket is protected with an archival jacket cover. 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 Gauthier, 2 poems by Stephanie Nynych, and 2 poems by Padraig O Broin. Moderate wear and soiling to the covers. View more info

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Tracks in the Snow.

By: Gustafson, Ralph.

Price: $6.30

Publisher: Lantzville, British Columbia., Oolichan Books: 1994

Seller ID: 8066

ISBN: 088982133X

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 78 pp. Gustafson has published 30 books of poetry and is a winner of the Governor General's Award for his work. Resident in the 'belle province de Quebec', he was still writing at 84 years of age as of 1994. Good for him. 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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Poemes.

By: Hamel, Louis-Paul.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Privately Published.: 1966

Seller ID: 8861

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 19 x 14.5 cm.; Unpaginated. The text is in French. "Cette edition comprend les poemes 1950 a 1958 revus et corriges, publies en 1958, ainsi que poemes II, groupant les poems des annees 1958 a 1963." Mild sunning on cover, bit of soiling on text block edge, former owner's name on first blank page. View more info

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Afterdusk.

By: Haws, Mary Francis.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Willowdale, Ontario., Privately published.: 1975

Seller ID: 32119

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 20.5 x 12.5 cm.; (12) - 25 pp. Blue wraps with white lettering and star-like decorations. First published in 1942, this is the third printing. A collection of 21 poems. Possibly signed by the author on the first page, have a look at the signature image. Very minor wear to the covers, otherwise clean with a sound binding. The shipping cost for this small item will be reduced after it is ordered. 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. ; Signed by Author 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 front and this, in turn, in a card stock, open-ended slipcase. "Ces poems de Daryl Hine ont ete composes a la main par l... 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

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Multiple Choices: New and Selected Poems, 1961-1976.

By: Howith, Harry.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Oakville, Ontario., Mosaic Press. / Valley Editions.: (1976)

Seller ID: 24111

ISBN: 0889620407

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 22.5 x 14 cm.; 95 pp. Dark blue wraps with black lettering on covers and spine (very hard to read I must say). The author's note from the copyright page: "This book contains poems which I wish to preserve. Most were first published in other volumes, but have since been revised; thirteen are recent and hitherto unpublished". Very light shelf wear to the cover edges, otherwise fine. View more info

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Canadian Poems & Resurrected Fragments.

By: Hume, Richard.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Peterborough, Ontario., Privately published.: 1977

Seller ID: 29179

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 22 x 14 cm.; 127 pp. Off-white covers with black lettering and art work. Twenty one poems in the "Canadian Poems" cycle and 19 poems in the "Resurrected Fragments" cycle. Four page introduction by the author and illustrated with black and white drawings by Julie Hume. No additional printings are noted. Printed on a cream coloured laid paper by "The Porcupine's Quill" of Erin, Ontario. Minor shelf wear and light soiling to the covers, otherwise clean with a sound binding. View more info