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Coming Through Slaughter ---by Michael Ondaatje / House of Anansi ( Hardcover Edition )

By: Ondaatje, Michael

Price: $23.69

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: House of Anansi, 1976, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155642

ISBN: 0887840523

Condition: Good (see description)


------------hardcover, a Good only re-bound ex library copy in a Good only dustjacket with the ever sunned spine, usual library stamps and marks in the book, scarce, library sticker on the spine of the jacket, ---"Bringing to life the fabulous, colorful panorama of New Orleans in the first flush of the jazz era, this book tells the story of Buddy Bolden, the first of the great trumpet players--some say the originator of jazz--who was, in any case, the genius, the guiding spirit, and the king of that time and place. In this fictionalized meditation, Bolden, an unrecorded father of Jazz, rem... View more info

Image for Tin Roof:  Michael Ondaatje ( # 41 of 50 SIGNED hardcover Copies)( later collected in: Secular Love and The Cinnamon Peeler )

Tin Roof: Michael Ondaatje ( # 41 of 50 SIGNED hardcover Copies)( later collected in: Secular Love and The Cinnamon Peeler )

By: Ondaatje, Michael (signed)

Price: $1,517.93

Publisher: British Columbia, Lantzville, British Columbia: Island Writing Series, 1982, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 147263

ISBN: 0919479936

Condition: Good (see description)


----------hardcover, a solid Good exlibrary copy, external wear mainly to the edges and tips with show through to cardboard under the 'cloth', the publisher calls this a cloth binding but it is really more of a composite covering a la faux leather, signed by Ondaatje on the title page as called for, this has been numbered 41 on the copyright page, clearly a very rare edition of a scarce Ondaatje poetry collection, library marks and stamps and pocket in the book, no library marks on the boards, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for From Ink Lake:  Canadian Stories Selected By Michael Ondaatje - INTRODUCTION -Signed By Ondaatje ( Pre-Publication Proof of the Introduction )

From Ink Lake: Canadian Stories Selected By Michael Ondaatje - INTRODUCTION -Signed By Ondaatje ( Pre-Publication Proof of the Introduction )

By: Ondaatje, Michael (signed) ? Lester & Orpen Dennys pre-Publication

Price: $59.33

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Lester & Orpen Dennys, 1990 - PRE-PUBLICATION ( Proof ). 1st Edition, First Printing: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 158105

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------softcover, a definite oddity and certainly quite scarce, about 8.5 x 11 inches, coil bound, a Very Good+ example of this pre-publication proof for Ondaatje's introduction for FROM INK LAKE, includes the title page, the contents page for all the stories to be included, and has the 5+ page introduction by MO, signed and inscribed by Ondaatje in his typical near indecipherable script, I think the inscription is " to ???, ???? best (?) Michael Ondaatje", any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info