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Skydeck.

By: MacKinnon, Stuart

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Oberon Press: 1971

Seller ID: 16897

ISBN: 0887500390

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


8vo - 20.5 x 11 cm.; 61 pp. New Canadian Poets series. Blue-cloth covered boards and endpapers have some soiling. Dust jacket soiled with light edgewear. View more info

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Dance of the Particles.

By: Marshall, Tom.

Price: $6.30

Publisher: Kingston, Ontario., Quarry Press.: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29410

ISBN: 0919627188

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 67 pp. Black and white photographic covers. Printed on a very nice cream coloured laid paper. A collection of 34 poems with the title poem, "Dance of the Particles", being in 21 parts. Minor wear and scuffing to the covers, otherwise clean with a tight binding. View more info

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The Silences of Fire.

By: Marshall, Tom.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Macmillan.: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29421

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; (12) - 72. Red cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Bound with no end papers as issued. Minor foxing to the half title page and the spine tips have some mild shelf wear The clipped, though not clipped at the priced corner, dust jacket is foxed on the inside, the spine is very faded and there is mild wear to the edges. View more info

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Dance of the Particles.

By: Marshall, Tom.

Price: $6.30

Publisher: Kingston, Ontario., Quarry Press.: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29927

ISBN: 0919627188

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 67 pp. Black and white photographic covers. Printed on a very nice cream coloured laid paper. A collection of 34 poems with the title poem, "Dance of the Particles", being in 21 parts. Minor wear and scuffing to the covers, otherwise clean with a tight binding. View more info

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The Muse Visits.

By: Martin, Ann.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec., Privately published.: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 27671

ISBN: 0973863714

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 22 x 15 cm.; 57 - (3) pp. From the author's biographical note: "Born in South Porcupine, near Timmins in Northern Ontario, she (Ann Martin) graduated from the nursing school at St. Mary's Hospital in Timmins and began a career as a nurse that has taken farther north still to the Arctic, to England, to Saudi Arabia, and to Montreal where she lives now. She has been writing verse on and off for many years. Her first chapbook, Chiaroscuro, was published in 2005, t... View more info

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The Price of Sparrows: Selected Poems from 25 Years.

By: May, Fr. David.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Steubenville, Ohio., Self-published at the Franciscan University.: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29491

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; Unpaginated with 44 pages. Bluie wraps with black lettering in a saddle stapled binding. A collection of 22 poems by Fr. David who is a priest at the Madonna House community in Combermere. A small surface stain at the head of the spine, else fine. The shipping cost for this small item will be reduced when ordered. View more info

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Radio Rhymes from Pigs to Politicians. A Collection of Poems.

By: May, Jack.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Twillingate, Newfoundland., Landwash Enterprises.:

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 26223

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; (4) - 100 pp. Spiral bound with a black plastic coil. May's second collection of poetry. Originally read on air by the author, a light house keeper at the Twillingate Long Point Lightstation , on the CBC morning show out of Garnd Falls-Windsor in Newfoundland. No date of publication is given. Signed by the author on the dedication page. Previous owner's bookplate on the verso of the front cover. Bound with clear plastic cover sheets as issued. Paperc... View more info

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Intimate Distortions: A Displacement of Sappho.

By: McCaffery, Steve.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Erin, Ontario., Porcupine's Quill: 1979

Seller ID: 16501

ISBN: 0889840814

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 22 x 14 cm.; Unpaginated with 78 pages. "Employing a translation system known as 'allusive referential' McCaffery invents a way of avoiding the strictures of classical translation. Developing all the suggestion and connotations of Sappho's words and phrases, new texts are produced which are at the same time vital re-readings of the originals." Six illustrations by Burnett. Minor soiling, former owner's name on verso of front cover. View more info

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Blue Light, Bay and College.

By: McCracken, Kathleen.

Price: $6.30

Publisher: Waterloo, Ontario., Penumbra Press.: 1991

Seller ID: 29400

ISBN: 092125427X

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 22 x 14.5 cm.; 71 pp. Kathleen's fourth book of poetry. Printed on a cream coloured laid paper. Number 27 in the Penumbra poetry series. Very minor wear to the fore corners of the covers, else fine. View more info

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Another End of the Road.

By: McDonald, Mary T.

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Edmonton, Alberta., Rowan Books.: 1999

Seller ID: 28906

ISBN: 0968525709

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 71 pp. From the back cover: ". . . captures the life of an itinerant teacher's family in Depression-era Alberta. It's a child's-eye view of city and country, nature and people - a particular time and place made universal through young Katie's wondering perceptive mind." Forty-three poems and short prose pieces in this collection, the author's first book written when she was 81 years old. Minor creasing to the top fore edge corner of the back ... View more info

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Strike / Slip.

By: McKay, Don.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McClelland & Stewart.: 2007

Seller ID: 26510

ISBN: 0771055439

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; (6) - 78 pp. First published in 2006, this is the third printing. McKay's eleventh book of poetry and the Canadian winner of the Griffin Poetry Prize. View more info

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Listen for the Rain.

By: Miller, Judith Maclean

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Kitchener, Ontario, Privately published.: 2009

Seller ID: 21004

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; Unpaginated with 70 pages. Gray wraps with black lettering and art work. A collection of short poems in a Chinese lyrical style illustrated with balck and white drawings by Lees that suit the words quite well. Signed by the author on the title page with inscriptions from the previous owner on the same page and the inside of the front cover. The cover edges show very mild shelf wear. View more info

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L'Homme rapaillé.

By: Miron, Gaston.

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec., Les Presses de l'Universite de Montreal.: 1970

Seller ID: 28311

ISBN: 840501471

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 22 x 14 cm.; 171 pp. The text is in French.Contents: "Poèmes et proses" par Gaston Miron, "Gaston Miron, ou l'invention de la substance" par G. André Vachon, "Chronologie de Gaston Miron" établie par Renée Cimon, "Bibliographie sommaire" établie par Renée Cimon. Previous owner's name on the first page and the head margin and top fore corner of the front cover is stained. Otherwise clean with a solid binding. View more info

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The Sentinel: Poems.

By: Moritz, A. F.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., House of Anansi Press.: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26661

ISBN: 0887847900

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; (8) - 87 pp. First edition and printing as per the copyright page. Sixty-three poems in this collection by an award winning poet. Very slight scuffing to the covers, otherwise fine. View more info

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The Embalmer's Art: Selected Poems, 1970-1991.

By: Musgrave, Susan.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Exile Editions.: 1991

Seller ID: 18370

ISBN: 1550960113

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xii - 169 pp. The selections have been made from previously published works as follows: Songs of the Sea Witch (1970), Entrance of the Celebrant (1972), Grave-Dirt and Selected Strawberries (1973), The Impstone (1973), Becky Swan's Book (1977), A Man To Marry A Man To Bury (1979), Cocktails at the Mausoleum (1985), and Receiving End of Love: New Poems. The spine is a tad faded and the covers show mild edge / shelf wear. View more info

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Because You Loved Being a Stranger; 55 Poets Celebrate Patrick Lane.

By: Musgrave, Susan. (editor).

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Madeira Park, British Columbia, Canada., Harbour Publishing.: 1994

Seller ID: 29377

ISBN: 1550171011

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 22.5 x 15 cm.; 127 pp. Patrick Lane is an award-winning Canadian poet and teacher who has been influential in the lives of many other poets and many have dedicated poems to him over the years. This collection was brought together to celebrate Lane's 55th birthday. A clean, sturdy copy. View more info

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Gifts, The Martyrology Book(s) 7 &

By: Nichol, BP.

Price: $14.40

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Coach House Press: 1990

Seller ID: 16503

ISBN: 0889103933

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 22 x 14.5 cm.; Unpaginated. Rear pocket with six cards - "These poems are to be interleaved into the final bound copy of Martyr 7 &. ". Former owner's name on verso of front cover; otherwise, a clean, tight copy. View more info

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Predictable Conditions.

By: Norman, Colin.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Kingston, Ontario., Quarry Press.: 1976

Seller ID: 29923

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 22.5 x 15.5 cm.; 56 pp. Printed on a light cream-coloured woven paper. Mild wear to the cover edges and the bottom fore corner of the front cover has a dog-eareed crease. Otherwise clean and tight. View more info

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Divine Whispers, Poems.

By: O'Keefe, Ken.

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Hyde Park, New York., New City Press.: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 23778

ISBN: 1565482239

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 80 pp. Ken O'Keefe is a Basilian priest now resident at Brescia College at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario. Signed and dated with an inscription by the author on the first (half-title) page.; Signed by Author View more info

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The Vicinity.

By: O'Meara, David.

Price: $6.80

Publisher: London, Ontario., Brick Books: 2004

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16214

ISBN: 1894078306

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 22 x 14 cm.; 73 - pp. A collection of 37 poems in 2 cycles; A Civic Gesture, and Walking Around. Signed, inscribed and dated by the author on the half title page. The covers show some very mild scuffing best seen in reflected light.; Signed by Author View more info