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No Solid Ground.

By: Lush, Richard.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Don Mills, Ontario., Wolsak & Wynn: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15183

ISBN: 0919897231

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 22 x 14 cm.; 78 pp. Lush's third collection of poems. His first collection was desribed as " . . . 'classical' modern poems - felt but crafted, wistful and formal yet genuine". Inscribed, signed and dated by the author on the title page. The cover edges show a hint of shelf wear.; Signed by Author View more info

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A Manual for Lying Down.

By: Lush, Richard.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Don Mills, Ontario., Wolsak & Wynn: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15184

ISBN: 0919897010

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 78 pp. Lush's first published book of poetry. Printed by Coach House Press. Desribed as " . . . 'classical' modern poems - felt but crafted, wistful and formal yet genuine". Signed by the author on the title page. The cover edges show a hint of wear - 'tis all, else fine.; Signed by Author View more info

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Birds of Passage. Selected Poems, 1966-1996.

By: MacDonald, Bernell. (Bernie).

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Margot Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16160

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 257 pp. White card stock covers with brown lettering and brown and green art work. Published in a limited edition of 1000. A collection of 222 poems, many having been previously published. MacDonald is a native of Prince Edward Island and has been widely published in various literary journals and his poems have been read on CBC radio. Signed and dated by the author with a personalized inscription on the first page. The cover edges show a hint of wear otherwise the book appears to have never been used.; Signed by Author View more info

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An Ode on the Diamond Jubilee of Confederation.

By: MacDonald, Wilson.

Price: $160.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Privately published: 1927

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15365

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 22 x 15 cm.; Unpaginated with 32 pages. Blue paper over boards with gilt lettering on spine and same with decoration on the front board. Printed in a limited editon of 495 this being #82. The text paper is a laid paper with trimmed head edge and the fore / tail edge edges are untrimmed with some being deckled. The interior illustration s (head pieces, illuminated letters, and illustrated title page) are crisp and very clean. Warmly inscribed and dated by the author on the front free end paper to "Happy" - Eva Addison, a librarian of the author's acquaintance. Loosely laid in are ... View more info

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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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Robert Service: Under the Spell of the Yukon.

By: Mallory, Enid Swerdferger.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Surrey, British Columbia., Heritage House Publishing.: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18244

ISBN: 1894384954

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xvii - 238 pp. Red cloth over boards with white lettering on spine. Foreword by Jack White. A biography of the "Bard of the Yukon" that fills in some of the missing gaps of Service's years in Canada and the US. Illustrated with black and white photographs and maps. Signed by the author on the title page. Both book and dust jacket show a hint of mild shelf wear.; Signed by Author 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, this is her second." Minor wear to the covers with some very light soiling on them, otherwise clean and tight. Signed by t... 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. Paperclip stain and impression on the head margin of pages 38/39.; Signed by Author 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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Alan Crawley and Contemporary Verse.

By: McCullagh, Joan.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia., University of British Columbia Press.: 1976

Seller ID: 31265

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xxvi - 92 pp. Brown cloth over boards with silver gilt lettering on the spine. Eleven page foreword by Dorothy Livesay. Four pages of notes, 4 page bibliography, 25 page index "Contemporary Verse, 1941-1952" and a 5 page general index. This first index refers to the poetry journal that Crawley edited. Bookseller's stamp on the front free end paper, otherwise clean with a sound binding and having only very mild shelf wear to the externals. The dust jacket has mild edge wear and some scuffing along with a small closed tear in the head edge of the back panel. 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 cover and scuffing on the spine. Otherwise clean with a sound binding. The shipping cost for this small item will be reduced ... 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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Le ciel à gagner. Poésie.

By: Menard, David.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Les Editions L'Interligne.: 2017

Seller ID: 31407

ISBN: 2896995692

Condition: Fine


12mo - 18 x 13.5 cm.; 139 pp. The text is in French. From the author's acknowledgement to the publisher on page 10: ". . . qui a accepté de me suivre dans ce voyage poétique au coeur de la grisaille urbaine." An as-new and unused book. View more info

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Neuvaines. Poésie.

By: Menard, David.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Les Editions L'Interligne.: 2015

Seller ID: 31496

ISBN: 2896994408

Condition: Fine


12mo - 18 x 13.5 cm.; 141 pp. The text is in French. Folded flaps on the fore edges of the covers as issued and from the front flap: "Neuvaines nous offre un univers dnt le langage est l'image meme d'un reve eveille qui ruiselle d'une reelle compassion pour les naufrages de l'amour, les exiles d;un azur en apparence inaccessible." An as-new and unused book. 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