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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 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

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 Double-Header: As Is / Lost & Found -by Raymond Souster ( Poems / Poetry )

Double-Header: As Is / Lost & Found -by Raymond Souster ( Poems / Poetry )

By: Souster, Raymond

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Oberon Press, 1975, 1st Collected Edition, First Printing: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164069

ISBN: 0887501419

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, about 5w x 8.75h inches, a Near Fine example, small dimple on front board, in an attractive Very Good dustjacket, light wear and rubbing, small dimple on front panel, this edition collects all the poems from AS IS and LOST & FOUND, , 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 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

The Tamarack Review, Issue 1, Autumn 1956 ( Volume One )

By: Tamarack Review / Ethel Wilson; Hilda Neatby; Brian Moore; Alan Brown; Vincent Tovell; Timothy Findley; George Woodcock; Jay Macpherson; Margaret Avison ( Kildare Dobbs; William Toye, et al -editors)

Price: $17.09

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press ( UTP ) / The Tamarack Review, Issue 1, Autumn 1956, 1st edition , First Printing: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Tipped-In Signature / Signed

Seller ID: 148740

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------trade paperback, a Very Good copy with a bit of rubbing to the covers, issue number one of this prestigious Canadian literary journal, this contains: On a Portuguese Holiday by Wilson; A Vocation by Moore; The Fisherman, a Book of Riddles by Macpherson; Paddy Chayefsky and the 53 Minute Hour by Tovell; The Massey Report, a Retrospect by Neatby; About Effie by Findley; Gabrielle Roy and the Temporary Provincial by Brown; Fiction Chronicle by Woodcock; Poetry C... View more info

The Tamarack Review, Issue 3, Spring 1957 ( Volume Three )

By: Tamarack Review / Joyce Cary; Kildare Dobbs; John Graham; James Reaney; John Gray; Floris McLaren; Philip Stratford; Chester Duncan; George Woodcock ( Kildare Dobbs; William Toye, et al -editors)

Price: $17.09

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press ( UTP ) / The Tamarack Review, Issue 3, Spring 1957, 1st edition , First Printing: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 148742

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------trade paperback, a Very Good copy with a bit of rubbing to the covers, issue number three of this prestigious Canadian literary journal, this contains: A conversation with Joyce cary; Confessions of a Memsab vy Dobbs; From the Lion's Mouth by Graham; The April and may Eclogues by Reaney; When the Elephants Roost in the Trees by Gray; A Road in the Andes by Woodcock; Contemporary Verse, A Canadian Quarterly by McLaren; Francois Mauriac and his critics by Strat... View more info

Image for The Flying Troutmans ---by Miriam Toews -a Signed Copy

The Flying Troutmans ---by Miriam Toews -a Signed Copy

By: Toews, Miriam (signed)

Price: $15.77

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Knopf Canada / Random House Canada, 2008, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 163446

ISBN: 0307397491

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, about 5.5w x 8.25h inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed by the author without inscription, looks new, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///SIGNED---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Image for Joyner's Dream -by Sylvia Tyson  ---a Signed 1st Edition

Joyner's Dream -by Sylvia Tyson ---a Signed 1st Edition

By: Tyson, Sylvia (signed)

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Harper Collins / HarperCollins, 2011, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 161928

ISBN: 1554684951

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


----------softcover, about 6w x 9h inches, a Near Fine example, signed and inscribed "Meryy Christmas J_____ Enjoy! Sylvia Tyson", former owner's address label otherwise close to new with just a wee bit of light rubbing, ---"Joyner’s Dream is the sweeping story of a family and its dubious legacy: an abiding love of music coupled with a persistent knack for thieving. Beginning in England in the 1780s, continuing in Halifax at the time of the Great Explosion,... View more info

Image for The Underpainter ---by Jane Urquhart ---a Signed Copy

The Underpainter ---by Jane Urquhart ---a Signed Copy

By: Urquhart, Jane (Signed)

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McClelland & Stewart / M&S, 1997, 1st Edition, 2nd Printing: 1997

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 155334

ISBN: 0771086644

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hard cover, Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket, signed by Urquhart on the title page without inscription, looks new, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///SIGNED/// View more info

Image for The Underpainter ---by Jane Urquhart ---a Signed Copy

The Underpainter ---by Jane Urquhart ---a Signed Copy

By: Urquhart, Jane (Signed)

Price: $17.09

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McClelland & Stewart / M&S, 1997, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 156637

ISBN: 0771086644

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hard cover, Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket, signed by Urquhart on the title page without inscription, looks new, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///SIGNED/// View more info