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Image for The Happiness of Others --- Signed By Leon Rooke

The Happiness of Others --- Signed By Leon Rooke

By: Rooke, Leon (signed)

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Erin, Ontario, Erin, ON: Porcupine's Quill, 1991, 1st Edition, 2nd Printing: 1991

Edition: Later printing(s)

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 140864

ISBN: 088984125X

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------trade paperback, Very Good+, signed without inscription by Rooke, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Beautiful Wife -by Leon Rooke -a Signed Copy

The Beautiful Wife -by Leon Rooke -a Signed Copy

By: Rooke, Leon (signed)

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Thomas Allen Publishers, 2005, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 162693

ISBN: 0887621929

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine example, in a lightly rubbed Near Fine dustjacket, signed and inscribed "To M______ -So many thanks. Leon Rooke", 293 pages, ---"Viva Straight, a single woman who works for the Refugee Board of Canada, has set off with her mother for their annual holiday in the Dominican Republic when their plane is mysteriously diverted to the Philippines. There she meets and has a night of bliss with the enigmatic Monsieur Epee, who presen... View more info

Image for The Voluptuous Garden:  The Collected Art and Writing of Joe Rosenblatt 1973 - 1996 -a Signed Copy ( Poetry - Poems / Prose )

The Voluptuous Garden: The Collected Art and Writing of Joe Rosenblatt 1973 - 1996 -a Signed Copy ( Poetry - Poems / Prose )

By: Rosenblatt, Joe (signed) ( Joseph ); Foreword By Michael Bell

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia, Vancouver, BC: Porcepic Books, an Imprint of Beach Holme Publishing Limited, 1996, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 159328

ISBN: 088878371X

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------softcover, about 12w x 9h inches, a near Fine copy, signed without inscription by JR, 183 pages, illustrated, ---"Applauded as a witty and eccentric pioneer of Canadian poetry, Joe Rosenblatt is also a talented visual artist. Though several books have included Rosenblatt’s black and white sketches to supplement his poetry, The Voluptuous Gardener is the first book to celebrate Joe Rosenblatt as an artist in his own right. The voluptuous gardener may well ... View more info

Image for The Road Past Altamont ---by Gabrielle Roy

The Road Past Altamont ---by Gabrielle Roy

By: Roy, Gabrielle; Translated By Joyce Marshall

Price: $11.81

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McClelland and Stewart ( M&S ), 1966, 1st English Language Edition, First Printing: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155232

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------hardcover, a Very Good+ copy, some age toning to the edges of the baords, browning to the paper as usual, in a lightly chipped and torn but attractive Good dustjacket, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

In the Wings: Stories of Forgotten Women -Signed (includes: Anne Hathaway Shakespeare; Laura Secord; Lilian Bounds Disney [wife of Walt ]; Annie Taylor; Alice Seeley Harris; Pilar Casal; Marguerite Monet Riel; etc)

By: Rule, Bernadette (ed.) Linda Helson; Michelle Ward-Kantor; Jean Rae Baxter; Mary Eileen McClear; Richard Van Holst; Pauline Hewak; Joe Girard; Waheed Rabbani; Ethel Edey; Jane Devries; William Chan; Rachel Harvey; Lise Levesque; Judy Pollard Smith; et al

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Ontario, Woodstock, ON: Seraphim Editions, 2012, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 152813

ISBN: 1927079101

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy, signed or signed and inscribed by many, 162 pages, -----A collection of seventeen stories with an introduction by editor Bernadette Rule. Most of these stories would come under the genre of historical fiction, as the writers were challenged to use the tools of fiction to bring these women back to life. The details of time and place are all authentic and based on research. Through this blend of fact and fiction each woman’s c... View more info

Image for Barnacle Love ---by Anthony De Sa

Barnacle Love ---by Anthony De Sa

By: Sa, Anthony De

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Doubleday Canada, 2008, 1st edition, First Printing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157762

ISBN: 0385664362

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, the author's first book, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Songs of a Sourdough ---by Robert W Service ( poems / poetry includes:  The Shooting of Dan McGrew and The Cremation of Sam McGee )

Songs of a Sourdough ---by Robert W Service ( poems / poetry includes: The Shooting of Dan McGrew and The Cremation of Sam McGee )

By: Service, Robert W

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Ryerson, 1943, 1st Ryerson Edition, Later Printing: 1943

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163717

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, green cloth, a Near Fine example, in a chipped and torn but generally intact Good dustjacket, some tape repairs on the verso of the jacket, , any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Image for Others:  Carol Shields (author's first book -Poetry / Poems )

Others: Carol Shields (author's first book -Poetry / Poems )

By: Shields, Carol

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario, Ottawa, ON: Borealis Press, 1972, 1st edition, First Printing: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 147463

ISBN: 0919594085

Condition: Good (see description)


----------softcover, about 6 x 7.5 inches, a solid Good copy, exlibrary with the usual marks and stamps, library sticker on spine, scarce, the author's first book, a collection of poetry, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

Image for The Stone Diaries ---by Carol Shields

The Stone Diaries ---by Carol Shields

By: Shields, Carol

Price: $10.49

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Random House of Canada, 1993, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 159669

ISBN: 0394223624

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------hard cover, a Very Good+ copy in a Very Good+ dustjacket with a bit of very light rubbing and a small nick and rubbing at upper spine tip, very small mark on the fore edge of the text block, gift inscription, --- "The Stone Diaries is one ordinary woman's story of her journey through life. Born in 1905, Daisy Stone Goodwill drifts through the roles of child, wife, widow, and mother, and finally into her old age. Bewildered by her inability to understand ... View more info

The Box Garden ---by Carol Shields ( Author's 2nd Novel )

By: Shields, Carol

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1977, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160210

ISBN: 0070825475

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy, tight and square, very tidy, in an attractive Very Good dustjacket, some small stress creases along edges, a wee bit of very small flaking but overall a very attractive copy, crease on rear flap, not price clipped, the author's 2nd novel preceded by Small Ceremonies, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Image for Small Ceremonies ---by Carol Shields( Author's 1st Novel )

Small Ceremonies ---by Carol Shields( Author's 1st Novel )

By: Shields, Carol

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1976, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163402

ISBN: 0070823405

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a close to Near Fine copy, tight and square,gift inscription on the front blank endpaper, very tidy, in an attractive Good to Very Good price clipped dustjacket, the author's 1st novel, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Image for Unless: A Novel -a Signed Copy ---by Carol Shields

Unless: A Novel -a Signed Copy ---by Carol Shields

By: Shields, Carol (signed)

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Random House of Canada, 2002, 1st Edition, 3rd Printing: 2002

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 145784

ISBN: 0679311793

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hard cover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket with a bit of very light rubbing, signed without inscription by SHIELDS, ---"Reta Winters has many reasons to be happy: Her three almost grown daughters. Her twenty-year relationship with their father. Her work translating the larger-than-life French intellectual and feminist Danielle Westerman. Her modest success with a novel of her own, and the clamour of her American publisher for a sequel. Then in ... View more info

Dressing Up for the Carnival: Stories -a Signed Copy ---by Carol Shields

By: Shields, Carol (signed)

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Random House of Canada, 2000, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 149154

ISBN: 0679310215

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hard cover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket with a bit of very light rubbing, signed without inscription by SHIELDS on a tipped in Random House bookplate, an unread copy, this contains: Dressing Up for the carnival; A Scarf; Weather; Flatties, Their various Lines and Forms; Dying for Love; Ilk; Stop; Mirrors; The Harp; Our Men and Women; Keys; Absence; Windows; Reportage; Edith - Esther; New Music; Soup du Jour; Invention; Death of an Artist; The N... View more info

Small Ceremonies ---by Carol Shields (signed label)( Author's 1st Novel )

By: Shields, Carol (signed)

Price: $30.29

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1976, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Tipped-In Signature / Signed

Seller ID: 160211

ISBN: 0070823405

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy, tight and square, lower corners are ever so slightly bumped, very tidy, in an attractive Very Good dustjacket, some small stress creases along edges, a wee bit of very small flaking but overall a very attractive copy, not price clipped, the author's 1st novel, this copy has a special tipped-in label signed by Carol Shields, , any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///SIGNED ---GUARANTEED ... View more info

Image for The Stone Diaries ---by Carol Shields -a Signed Copy

The Stone Diaries ---by Carol Shields -a Signed Copy

By: Shields, Carol (signed)

Price: $14.45

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Random House of Canada, 1994, 1st Edition, Later Printing: 1994

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 162280

ISBN: 0394223624

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Very Good copy with light wear and rubbing to the boards and edges, ink name, ink gift inscription, in an attractive Good to Very Good dustjacket with some rubbing and edge wear, crease on front flap, signed by SHIELDS without inscription, --- "The Stone Diaries is one ordinary woman's story of her journey through life. Born in 1905, Daisy Stone Goodwill drifts through the roles of child, wife, widow, and mother, and finally into her old ag... View more info

Image for Larry's Party ---by Carol Shields -a Signed Copy

Larry's Party ---by Carol Shields -a Signed Copy

By: Shields, Carol (signed)

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Random House of Canada, 1997, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 162405

ISBN: 0679308776

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine example, in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed and inscribed "for M_______ Carol Shields 23 / 8 / 98", any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///SIGNED/// View more info

Image for The Spice Box: An Anthology of Jewish Canadian Writing

The Spice Box: An Anthology of Jewish Canadian Writing

By: Sinclair, Gerri; morris Wolfe (selected by) Leonard Cohen; Mordecai Richler; Irving Layton; A M Klein; Matt Cohen; Eli Mandel; Phyllis Gotlieb; Morley Torgov; Larry Zolf; David lewis Stein; Avi Boxer; William Weintraub; Joseph Sherman; Norman Levine; Etc

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Lester & Orpen Dennys, 1981, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156690

ISBN: 0919630758

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy with browning to the paper, in a lightly rubbed Very Good+ dustjacket with a bit of sunning to the spine, 310 pages, contributions from: Solomon Ary; Rochl Korn; J I Segal; Adele Wiseman; A M Klein; Seymour Mayne; Henry Kreisel; Abraham Boyarsky; Matt Cohen; Joe Rosenblatt; Ted Allan; Fredelle Bruser Maynard; Lela Parlow; Shirley Faessler; Miriam Waddington; Eli Mandel; Robert Currie; Abraham Ram; Phyllis Gotlieb; Morley Torgov; J... View more info

Image for ROBERTSON DAVIES:  For Your Eye Alone, Letters 1976 - 1995 ---selected and Edited By Judith Skelton-Grant -a Signed Copy ( Correspondence )

ROBERTSON DAVIES: For Your Eye Alone, Letters 1976 - 1995 ---selected and Edited By Judith Skelton-Grant -a Signed Copy ( Correspondence )

By: Skelton-Grant, Judith (signed); Robertson Davies

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McClelland and Stewart ( M&S ), 1999, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed

Seller ID: 157340

ISBN: 0771035411

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed and inscribed by J S-G, 402 pages, looks new, ---"Robertson Davies brought a great sense of style to everything he wrote. Whether it was a letter to his daughter ("Love from us both, Daddy") or a formal letter to the editor disembowelling a hostile reviewer that concludes humbly ("I am content to remain, Yours, writhing in deserved ignominy---"), he wrote with care, with zest, an... View more info

Bang Crunch -by Neil Smith ---a Signed 1st Edition ( BangCrunch )

By: Smith, Neil (signed)

Price: $10.49

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Knopf Canada, 2007, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 150992

ISBN: 0676978363

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, asome splash marks to the upper edge of the text block with a few also on the verso of the jacket, overall looks new, signed without inscription by Smith, ---"An audacious New Face of Fiction debut: nine riveting stories that announce a major writer in the tradition of Yann Martel and Barbara Gowdy. --Unexpected humour and tenderness intertwine with loneliness and hopefulness in this remarkable book fr... View more info

Image for Riverrun -by Peter Such -a Signed Copy (a Novel of the Beothuk ) ( River Run )

Riverrun -by Peter Such -a Signed Copy (a Novel of the Beothuk ) ( River Run )

By: Such, Peter (signed)

Price: $17.09

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Clarke, Irwin and Company, 1973, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 163739

ISBN: 0772006202

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine example in a Good dustjacket with chips and tears, signed and inscribed by the author "For H______ R___ with kind regards April 10 '74 Peter Such", any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info