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Canadian Travellers in Italy -by Barry Callaghan ( Travelers )

By: Callaghan, Barry (ed) with: Mavis Gallant; Gwendolyn MacEwen; Farley Mowat; Harold Town; b p Nichol; Northrop Frye; Irving Layton; Leonard Cohen; Thomas D'Arcy McGee; Anna Jameson; Mazo De La Roche; Roloff Beny; Charles G D Roberts, et al

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Exile Editions, 1989, 1st edition , First Printing: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 147448

ISBN: 0920428118

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, 261 pages, b&w illustrations and photos, a collection of poetry, prose and non-fiction by famous canadian writers and personalities musing about all things Italian, some offerings are short some longer, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for HOGG:  The Poems and Drawings -by Barry Callaghan -a Signed Copy ( Revised Edition of The Hogg Poems and Drawings /and/ Stone Blind Love )

HOGG: The Poems and Drawings -by Barry Callaghan -a Signed Copy ( Revised Edition of The Hogg Poems and Drawings /and/ Stone Blind Love )

By: Callaghan, Barry (signed); Introduction By Hayden Carruth

Price: $11.81

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Little, Brown and Company, 1997, 1st edition , First Printing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 154848

ISBN: 1552780333

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------trade paperback, about 6 x 9 inches, a Near Fine copy, looks new, signed without inscription by Callaghan, colour illustrations, a revised and editied version of The Hogg Poems and Drawings combined with Stone Blind Love, this edition has two ISBNS ( 0316120707 on the copyright page / 1552780333 on a label on the rear panel ), any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for A Time for Judas ---by Morley Callaghan ---a Signed Copy

A Time for Judas ---by Morley Callaghan ---a Signed Copy

By: Callaghan, Morley (signed)

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: MacMillan, 1983, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 155152

ISBN: 077159772X

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a very lightly rubbed Very Good+ dustjacket, a couple of very small marks on jacket but overall this looks close to new, signed on the half title page by Callaghan without inscription, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Jojo: A Novel -by Roger Caron -a Signed Copy

Jojo: A Novel -by Roger Caron -a Signed Copy

By: Caron, Roger (signed)

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Stoddart, 1988, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 161231

ISBN: 0773722084

Condition: Good (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Good copy with light stains and marks to the boards and edges, tight and square, in an attractive Near Fine lightly rubbed dustjacket, signed by Roger Caron on the front blank endpaper without personalised incription, small mark near signature, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Canadian Singers and Their Songs:  A Collection of Portraits and Autograph Poems, Compiled By Edward S Caswell -a Signed Copy (inc. In Flanders Field; Roadside Flowers; The Indian Corn Planter; Love's Prayer; The Banner of England; My Madonna; etc)

Canadian Singers and Their Songs: A Collection of Portraits and Autograph Poems, Compiled By Edward S Caswell -a Signed Copy (inc. In Flanders Field; Roadside Flowers; The Indian Corn Planter; Love's Prayer; The Banner of England; My Madonna; etc)

By: Caswell, E X ( Edward )( Signed Copy )(inc. John McCrae; Goldwin Smith; Robert Service; Duncan Campbell Scott; Charles G D Roberts; Susanna Moodie; L M Montgomery MacDonald; Archibald Lampman; E Pauline Johnson; Bliss Carman; Charles Sangster, et al

Price: $46.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McClelland and Stewart ( M&S ), 1919, 1st (revised) Edition, First Printing: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 159686

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------hardcover, about 5.5w x 8.25h inches, a solid clean Very Good copy, a bit of light rubbing, a few faint smudges to the green paper boards and pale green cloth spine, a bit of tip wear with some small amount of rubbing resulting in a bit of loss at corners, this copy has been signed "To Mr. J.E. Atkinson, Editor of the Toronto Daily Star with the compliments of E.S. Caswell Toronto, Dec. 1919" ---157 pages, b&w photos of over 70 Canadian poets and author... View more info

Image for The Jade Peony ---by Wayson Choy -a signed Copy

The Jade Peony ---by Wayson Choy -a signed Copy

By: Choy, Wayson (signed)

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia / Toronto, Ontario, Vancouver, BC / Toronto, ON: Douglas and McIntyre, 1995, 1st Edition, Later Printing: 1995

Edition: Later printing(s)

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 144543

ISBN: 1550544683

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------trade paperback, a Very Good+ copy with a bit of light rubbing, signed by Choy, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Motorcyclist:  A Novel -by George Elliott Clarke -a Signed Copy

The Motorcyclist: A Novel -by George Elliott Clarke -a Signed Copy

By: Clarke, George Elliott (signed)

Price: $23.69

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Harper Collins / HarperCollins, 2016, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 157896

ISBN: 1443445134

Condition: Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 6.25 x 9.25 inches, a Fine copy in a Fine dustjacket, signed without inscription by the author, ---"Carl Black is an intellectual and artist, a traveller, a reader and an unapologetic womanizer. A motorcyclist. He burns for the bohemian life, but is trapped in a railway porter’s prosaic—at times humiliating—existence. Taking place over one dramatic year in Halifax, Nova Scotia, The Motorcyclist vividly recounts Carl’s travels and r... View more info

Image for The Chief of the Ranges: A Tale of the Yukon -by H A Cody ( 1913 Canadian Edition in Dustjacket )

The Chief of the Ranges: A Tale of the Yukon -by H A Cody ( 1913 Canadian Edition in Dustjacket )

By: Cody, H A ( Reverend Hiram Alfred )

Price: $46.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: William Briggs, 1913, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157541

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------hard cover, brown cloth, a Very Good+ copy with a bit of light rubbing and wear at tips, in an attractive but GOOD only dustjacket, dj is largely complete but the letters n,g,e,s in RANGES on the front panel have been skimmed and are largely missing, someone has gently pencilled in those letters, some other chips and tears but overall a pretty nice example of a dustjacket that has passed the century mark, front blank endpaper has been removed, any image direct... View more info

Image for Leonard Cohen:  Flowers for Hitler ( Poetry / Poems )

Leonard Cohen: Flowers for Hitler ( Poetry / Poems )

By: Cohen, Leonard

Price: $230.93

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Jonathan Cape, 1973, 1st U.K. Edition, First Printing: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160707

ISBN: 0224008404

Condition: Very Good (see description)


------------hardcover, a solid Very Good ex-library copy, in an bright and clean Near Fine dust jacket, library stamps and ink numbers on title page, small piece of browned tape/sticker on rear blank endpaper, very slight sticker pull on verso of rear board, no library marks on dust jacket, not price clipped, no tape marks on the boards, jacket is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, a pretty nice copy overall with minimal library markings, scarce, any image directly b... View more info

Image for Leonard Cohen:  Flowers for Hitler ( Poetry / Poems )

Leonard Cohen: Flowers for Hitler ( Poetry / Poems )

By: Cohen, Leonard

Price: $395.93

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McClelland & Stewart / M&S, 1964, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160845

Condition: Very Good (see description)


------------hardcover, a solid Very Good copy, tight and square, not exlibrary, some marks and rubbing to boards and tips, bit of show through at lower rear corner ( a bit of fraying which exposes the board beneath the black cloth ), a bit of age toning to the outer edges of the text block, quite nice overall, in a Fine FACSIMILE dustjacket which is in a hi-quality mylar protector,-- by far the scarcest hardcover Cohen 1st edition by a mainstream publisher, any image di... View more info

Image for Leonard Cohen:  The Book of Longing -by Leonard Cohen ( Poetry / Poems )

Leonard Cohen: The Book of Longing -by Leonard Cohen ( Poetry / Poems )

By: Cohen, Leonard

Price: $39.53

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McClelland & Stewart ( M&S ), 2006, 1st Edition, Later Printing: 2006

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163536

ISBN: 0771022344

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


------------hardcover, a Near Fine example in a Near Fine dustjacket, fsurprisingly scarce in the McClelland & Stewart edition whichwas the first publisher for this volume of poetry, 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 La Solitudine Della Forza / The Solitude of Strength -by Leonard Cohen / Longo poesia /  Peter Paul Charitable Foundation series of English Canadian Poetry ( selection of poems)( Side-By-side Italian / English Translation )( as New - Still in Shrinkwrap )

La Solitudine Della Forza / The Solitude of Strength -by Leonard Cohen / Longo poesia / Peter Paul Charitable Foundation series of English Canadian Poetry ( selection of poems)( Side-By-side Italian / English Translation )( as New - Still in Shrinkwrap )

By: Cohen, Leonard; Edited By Branko Gorjup; Translated By Francesca Valente / Longo poesia / Peter Paul Charitable Foundation series of English Canadian Poetry

Price: $39.53

Publisher: Canada (likely Toronto, Ontario ), Canada (likely Toronto, ON ): McArthur and Co. / Longo Editore Ravenna ( Longo poesia / Peter Paul Charitable Foundation series of English Canadian Poetry ), 2008, 1st Edition, First Printing (assumed as an Unopened Copy ): 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 154839

ISBN: 8880635808

Condition: Fine (see description)


-----------trade paperback, about 5.25 x 8.25 inches, still in shrinkwrap, a Fine copy, about 210 pages, side-by-side Italian / English translations of Cohen's poetry, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Girlfriend in a Coma -by Douglas Coupland -a Signed Copy

Girlfriend in a Coma -by Douglas Coupland -a Signed Copy

By: Coupland, Douglas (signed)

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: HarperCollins / Harper Collins, 1998, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 156672

ISBN: 0002243962

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed without inscription by DC, ---"On a snowy Friday night in 1979, just hours after making love for the first time, Richard's girlfriend, high school senior Karen Ann McNeil, falls into a coma. Nine months later she gives birth to their daughter, Megan. As Karen sleeps through the next seventeen years, Richard and their circle of friends reside in an emotional purgatory, passing through a variety ... View more info

Image for Girlfriend in a Coma -by Douglas Coupland -a Signed Copy

Girlfriend in a Coma -by Douglas Coupland -a Signed Copy

By: Coupland, Douglas (signed)

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: HarperCollins / Harper Collins, 1998, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 161881

ISBN: 0002243962

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Very Good+ dustjacket with a small effacement/nick at upper corner of front panel near the spine, signed without inscription by DC, ---"On a snowy Friday night in 1979, just hours after making love for the first time, Richard's girlfriend, high school senior Karen Ann McNeil, falls into a coma. Nine months later she gives birth to their daughter, Megan. As Karen sleeps through the next seventeen years, Richard and their ci... View more info

Image for At My Heart's Core ---by Robertson Davies

At My Heart's Core ---by Robertson Davies

By: Davies, Robertson

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Clarke, Irwin, 1950, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 153767

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------softcover, a solid Very Good+ to Near Fine copy, in an attractive Very Good dustjacket, gift inscription dated 1951 on front blank endpaper, dustjacket is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, a wee bit of rubbing to edges, released simultaneously with the much scarcer hardcover edition, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Salterton Trilogy ( OMNIBUS EDITION with:  Tempest-Tost, Leaven of Malice, A Mixture Of Frailties )

The Salterton Trilogy ( OMNIBUS EDITION with: Tempest-Tost, Leaven of Malice, A Mixture Of Frailties )

By: Davies, Robertson

Price: $10.49

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Penguin, 1988, 1st omnibus Edition, Later Printing: 1988

Edition: Later printing(s)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 153771

ISBN: 0140084460

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------trade paperback, a Very Good+ copy, small sticker pull on spine, contains all three books in the trilogy, a nice copy, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Diary of Samuel Marchbanks ---with The Table Talk of Samuel Marchbanks ---by Robertson Davies -TWO VOLUMES ( Book 1 and 2 of the Trilogy )

The Diary of Samuel Marchbanks ---with The Table Talk of Samuel Marchbanks ---by Robertson Davies -TWO VOLUMES ( Book 1 and 2 of the Trilogy )

By: Davies, Robertson ( as Samuel Marchbanks )

Price: $25.01

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Clarke, Irwin, 1947 and 1949, 1st Edition, First and 2nd Printings: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 159953

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------2 volumes (ONE SHIPPING PRICE ), hardcover, both with a bit of age darkening to the text block, ---both are solid clean Very Good copies, a bit of light wear, a bit of sunning to the spine of TABLE, gift inscription on front blank endpaper of TABLE, DIARY is a 2nd printing from 1947, TABLE is a 1st printing, nice clean copies in uniform format, , any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Cunning Man -by Robertson Davies -- Signed  ( story follows --- Murther and Walking Spirits )

The Cunning Man -by Robertson Davies -- Signed ( story follows --- Murther and Walking Spirits )

By: Davies, Robertson ( Signed ) ( 1st Canadian Edition - F/F copy)

Price: $59.33

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McClelland & Stewart ( M&S ), 1994, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 159636

ISBN: 0771025815

Condition: Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Fine copy in a Fine dustjacket, signed by Davies without inscription on the title page, hard to imagine a nicer copy, a follow-up to Murther & Walking Spirits, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Lyre of Orpheus ---Book 3 of the Cornish Trilogy -by Robertson Davies ---a signed Copy (The 1st Canadian Edition )(sequel to The Rebel Angels and What's Bred in the Bone )

The Lyre of Orpheus ---Book 3 of the Cornish Trilogy -by Robertson Davies ---a signed Copy (The 1st Canadian Edition )(sequel to The Rebel Angels and What's Bred in the Bone )

By: Davies, Robertson (signed)

Price: $39.53

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: MacMillan, 1988, 1st edition, First Printing: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 153770

ISBN: 0771599196

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy, in a Near Fine lightly rubbed dustjacket, signed by Davies on the title page without inscription, ink stroke bottom edge of text block, 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 The Rebel Angels ---Book 1 of the Cornish Trilogy  --by Robertson Davies --a signed Copy

The Rebel Angels ---Book 1 of the Cornish Trilogy --by Robertson Davies --a signed Copy

By: Davies, Robertson (signed)

Price: $224.33

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: MacMillan, 1981, 1st edition, First Printing: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 158176

ISBN: 0771595565

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy with a wee bit of very slight rubbing to tips, in a Very Good+ dustjacket with a wee bit of light rubbing, short closed tear on front panel, jacket is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, signed by Davies on the title page without inscription, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info