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Pronuncia i nomi / Say the Names.

By: Purdy, Al.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Ravenna, Italy., Longo Editore.: 1999

Seller ID: 24577

ISBN: 8880632205

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 207 pp. introduction by Branko Gorjup of York University along with prefatory remarks by Margaret Atwood, Anna Cascella, Dennis Lee, Sam Solecki, Frazer Sutherland, and Giuseppe Zigaina. These seven pieces are billingual, English - Italian, as are the poems and the printing is such so that English is on the verso (left hand pages) and Italian on the rectos (right hand pages). The translations are by Laura Forconi, Caterine Ricciardi and Francescda Valente. The cover show only a trace of shelf wear while the interior is clean and the binding is tight. View more info

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Dream Surgeon.

By: Rappaport, Henry.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Vancouver, BC., Intermedia Press.: 1975

Seller ID: 29405

ISBN: 0889560013

Condition: Good


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; (9) - 66 - (3) pp. First published in harcover in 1974, this is the soft cover edition from the following year. Previous owner's name on the first page and the covers show moderate wear to the edges and general though mild scuffing. Otherwise clean with a solid binding. View more info

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Blue Mind's Flower.

By: Read, Janet.

Price: $6.30

Publisher: Goderich, Ontario., Moonstone Press.: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29427

ISBN: 0920259413

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 22 x 12.5 cm.; 96 pp. Some of the poems have been previously published in "The New Quarterly" and "Other Voices". Cover art by Brenda Clark. Printed on a cream-coloured laid paper. Minor wear to the top fore corners of the front and back covers, else fine. View more info

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The Space Inside the Wave.

By: Reibetanz, David.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Thornhill, Ontario., Aeolus House.: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 26634

ISBN: 0973241160

Condition: Very Good-


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 39 pp. Pictorial wraps in a saddle stapled binding. This is Reibetanz's second "chap book" of published poems. Signed with an inscription by the author on the title page. The front cover is scratched. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Midland Swimmer.

By: Reibetanz, John.

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Lomdon, Ontario., Brick Books.: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26512

ISBN: 0919626866

Condition: Fine


8vo - 22 x 14 cm.; 106 - (6) pp. Illustrated with several reproduction black and white engravings. The paper used is Zephyr Antique laid. First edition as per the copyright page. Photograph of the author and a short 1 page biography at the back. View more info

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The Cloned Mammoth.

By: Reyto, Martin.

Price: $8.80

Publisher: Dunvegan, Ontario., Quadrant Editions.: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27108

ISBN: 0864050098

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 22.5 x 14 cm.; 62 - (2) pp. A collection of 33 poems by Reyto, Hungarian born who emigrated to Canada in 1956. The spine is a tad sunned or darkened, else fine. Printed on a laid paper by the Porcupine's Quill of Erin, Ontario, a very nicely done book. View more info

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Le temps d'un peu . . . poèmes. Suite I : Les signes.

By: Robillard, Edmond.

Price: $4.80

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec., Editions Albert le Grand.: 1980

Seller ID: 28289

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


12mo - 17.5 x 10 cm.; 40 pp. Plain white paper covers in a saddle stapled binding with a fitted stiff paper dust jacket in beige and black. "La Collection Thomas-André Audet". A collection of some 41 poems, one of which ("Etoile sur la mer"), has 2 corrections made to it - the corrected text in a print face pasted over the errors. Otherwise the wee booklet is clean and tight showing just a whisper of wear to the jacket which also has the author's photograph on the back. View more info

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Bread and Salt.

By: Rodin, Renee.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Burnaby, British Columbia., Talonbooks.: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29918

ISBN: 088922367X

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 110 - (2) pp. First edition and so stated. Some of these poems have previously appeared in various literary journals. Illustrated with 17 black and white photographs with an index to them on the last page. Rodin is also a visual artist with the photograph as one of her media. Minor shelf wear to the fore corners of the covers, else fine. View more info

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Top Soil.

By: Rosenblatt, Joe.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Erin, Ontario., Press Porcepic: 1976

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16434

ISBN: 0888781261

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 272 pp. A collection of poems by Rosenblatt, "a poet who has been praised. For many talents." Inscribed by Rosenblatt on title page. Card stock covers have some rubbing and light wear, former owner's name on verso of front cover.; Signed by Author View more info

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The Sleeping Lady.

By: Rosenblatt, Joe.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Exile Editions: 1979

Seller ID: 16435

ISBN: 092042810X

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 22 x 14 cm.; Unpaginated. Forty-five poems printed only on recto side of page. Some soiling on paper wraps, former owner's name on verso of front cover. View more info

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Three Cities.

By: Roy, R. D.

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Presqu'ile Provincial Park, Brighton, Ontario., Hidden Brook Press.: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 32058

ISBN: 1894553969

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; xii - 61 - (3) pp. Thirty-nine poems in three parts: "Montreal", "Kingston" and "Havana" each with 13 poems. This is a volume from the publisher's "North Shore Series". From the HBP web site: "The North Shore Series brings to press quality poetry and prose by Canadian authors living, in general, on the north shore of lake Ontario between Port Hope and Kingston, south of #7 Highway." Signed by the author with an inscription on the first page. Very mild wear to the edges of the covers, else fine.; Signed by Author View more info

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White Salt Mountain.

By: Sanger, Peter.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Kentville, Nova Scotia., Gaspereau Press.: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30396

ISBN: 154470048

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; 235 - (5) pp. Red card wraps with off-white lettering on a black panel on the front cover. Publisher's wrap around band present on the back panel and cover of the dust jacket and book. One small closed tear in the edge of the band. Thirteen pages of notes. Green remainder mark on the tail edge of the text block. Otherwise clean with a tight binding. View more info

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Beastly Metaphors

By: Santyr, Gabrielle.

Price: $5.40

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29420

ISBN: 0973616156

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 93 pp. A collection of 50 poems in 3 cycles: "Opening a Stone", "Beastly Metaphors" and "Pastorale". An as-new and unused book. View more info

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The Touchstone; Poems New and Selected.

By: Sarah, Robyn.

Price: $6.30

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., House of Anansi.: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29928

ISBN: 0887845282

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 20.5 x 12.5 cm.; (12) - 141 pp. French folded flaps on the fore edges of the covers. First edition as per the copyright page. Previous owner's name on the first page, otherwise very clean while having a whisper of shelf wear to the tail edges of the covers. View more info

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More to Keep Us Warm.

By: Scheier, Jacob.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., ECW Press.: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 32055

ISBN: 1550227947

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; (14) - 79 pp. Forty-six poems in 3 cycles: "quickly approaching the beginning", "here, poetry can't hurt you" and "can it ever be cancelled?". Printed on a very nice cream coloured laid paper. Signed by the author with an inscription on the title page. Minor wear to the edges of the front cover, else near fine to fine.; Signed by Author View more info

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Treading Fast Rivers.

By: Schonmaier, Eleonore.

Price: $4.80

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Carleton University Press: 1999

Seller ID: 15180

ISBN: 0886293618

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 22 x 14 cm.; 67 pp. Number 8 in the Harbinger Poetry Series from Carleton University. Raised in Northern Ontario and now working as a writer at Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax, this is Eleonore's second book of poems, a series of linked poems. View more info

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Ingots, A Sesquicentennial Anthology

By: Seffinga, Jeff (editor) (James Deahl, Linda M. Brissett, Richard Woollatt, Frances Ward-Marciniak, Bob Ezergailis, Jeff Seffinga)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, Mekler & Deahl.: 1996

Seller ID: 20856

ISBN: 1896367070

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 60 pp. All poets included in this anthology are members of the Canadian Poetry Association. Some general wear to card stock cover; binding sturdy, text pages clean. View more info

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Lobotomy Magnificat.

By: Shaidle, Kathy.

Price: $4.80

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Oberon Press: 1997

Seller ID: 15386

ISBN: 0778010716

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 80 pp. From the back cover: "Kathy Shaidle uses such public figures as (Thomas) Merton and the notorious murder Evelyn Dick to map her landscape of pain and grace". Cover art by Janet Moore. Very slight wear to the cover edges. View more info

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Carry On!

By: Sheard, Virna.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Toronto, Canada., Warwick Bros. & Rutter, Limited.: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31410

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 23 pp. "Published under the distinguished patronage of the Imperial Order of the Daughters of the Empire in aid of the Red Cross." A collection of patriotic poems by the Canadian poet and novelist, Virna Stanton Sheard (1862-1943), which had been previously published in newspapers and magazines of the day. This does contain one of her most famous poems, "The Young Knights", with the oft quoted line, "Now they remain to us forever young. . ." as well as fifteen other poems. Card stock cover with flaps, hand-stitched binding. Light soiling on cover, bit of finger smudging, som... View more info

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Open to Currents.

By: Sherman, Kenneth

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Wolsak and Wynn.: 1992

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21375

ISBN: 0919897290

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 22 x 14.5 cm.; 86 pp. Pictorial card covers. Inscribed by the author to Jim on the half title (first) page. This is Sherman's seventh published work. Very mild wear to the covers, else fine. The book was printed by the Coach House Press of Toronto.; Signed by Author View more info