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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 Bigger Light -by Austin Clarke -a Signed Copy Dated 1974 ( the year before publication)( Book 3 of The Toronto Trilogy [preceded By The Meeting Point / Storm of Fortune ] )

The Bigger Light -by Austin Clarke -a Signed Copy Dated 1974 ( the year before publication)( Book 3 of The Toronto Trilogy [preceded By The Meeting Point / Storm of Fortune ] )

By: Clarke, Austin C (signed) Austin Ardinel Chesterfield Clarke "Tom"

Price: $79.13

Publisher: Boston, Massachussetts, Boston, MA: Little, Brown, 1975, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 164010

ISBN: 0316146935

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine example, a wee bit of sunning to the upper spine tip of the book, in an attractive Very Good dustjacket, a bit of light wear and rubbing, short tear on rear panel, some sunning to the spine of the jacket )mainly upper portion, this copy has been signed and inscribed by Austin Clarke who has dated the inscription December 1974, inscribed to a fellow Barbadian who lived on Dayrells Road which was the same street (or at least the same neighbourhood) where Clarke lived as a child, unusual to see signed but even more so with this early date, it is likely that Osbou... 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 romantic exploits as he tours the backroads of the east coast and the bedrooms of a series of beautiful women. Inspired by the... 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 directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. 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 beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// 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 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 circle of friends reside in an emotional purgatory, passing through a variety of careers—modeling, film special effects, medi... 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 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 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

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: $43.49

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

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 163743

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, jacket is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, 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 Eros at Breakfast and Other Plays ---by Robertson Davies (includes:  Voice of the People; Hope Deferred; Overlaid; At the Gates of the Righteous )

Eros at Breakfast and Other Plays ---by Robertson Davies (includes: Voice of the People; Hope Deferred; Overlaid; At the Gates of the Righteous )

By: Davies, Robertson, Introduction By Tyrone Guthrie

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Clarke, Irwin, 1949, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 153772

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a solid Very Good+ to Near Fine copy, in an attractive Good dustjacket with a bit of loss at spine tips, gift inscription dated 1952, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Sisters Brothers: A Novel -by Patrick deWitt -a signed Copy

The Sisters Brothers: A Novel -by Patrick deWitt -a signed Copy

By: deWitt, Patrick (signed) ( de Witt )

Price: $17.09

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Anansi ( House of Anansi ), 2011, 1st Edition, 2nd Printing: 2011

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 156737

ISBN: 1770890327

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------trade paperback, about 6 x 9 inches, issued simultaneously as the scarce hardcover edition, a Near Fine copy, signed without inscription by deWitt, ---My! What a strange book. Quite odd, but I did finish the copy in my collection, a unique take on the western genre, --- winner of the 2011 Governor General's Award for English language fiction and the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize, shortlisted for The Man Booker Prize and the Giller, ---apparently a movie adaptation has been confirmed with the movie rights having been purchased by John C Reilly and his production company, any... View more info

Image for The Sisters Brothers: A Novel -by Patrick deWitt -a signed Copy

The Sisters Brothers: A Novel -by Patrick deWitt -a signed Copy

By: deWitt, Patrick (signed) ( de Witt )

Price: $17.09

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Anansi ( House of Anansi ), 2011, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 157773

ISBN: 1770890327

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------trade paperback, about 6 x 9 inches, issued simultaneously as the scarce hardcover edition, a Near Fine copy, signed with inscription "To A_____FROM YOUR RIDICULOUS SISTER. Patrick deWitt", ---My! What a strange book. Quite odd, but I did finish the copy in my collection, a unique take on the western genre, --- winner of the 2011 Governor General's Award for English language fiction and the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize, shortlisted for The Man Booker Prize and the Giller, ---apparently a movie adaptation has been confirmed with the movie rights having been purchase... View more info

Image for The Sisters Brothers: A Novel -by Patrick deWitt -a signed Copy

The Sisters Brothers: A Novel -by Patrick deWitt -a signed Copy

By: deWitt, Patrick (signed) ( de Witt )

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Anansi ( House of Anansi ), 2011, 1st Edition, 2nd Printing: 2011

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 163279

ISBN: 1770890327

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------trade paperback, about 6 x 9 inches, issued simultaneously as the scarce hardcover edition, a Near Fine copy, signed without inscription by deWitt, ---My! What a strange book. Quite odd, but I did finish the copy in my collection, a unique take on the western genre, --- winner of the 2011 Governor General's Award for English language fiction and the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize, shortlisted for The Man Booker Prize and the Giller, ---apparently a movie adaptation has been confirmed with the movie rights having been purchased by John C Reilly and his production company, any... View more info

Image for Last Notes and Other Stories -by Tamas Dobozy -a Signed Copy (inc. Tales of Hungarian Resistance; Dead Letters; Four Uncles; Into the Ring; Radio Blik; The Laughing Cat; Philip's Killer Hat; Etc

Last Notes and Other Stories -by Tamas Dobozy -a Signed Copy (inc. Tales of Hungarian Resistance; Dead Letters; Four Uncles; Into the Ring; Radio Blik; The Laughing Cat; Philip's Killer Hat; Etc

By: Dobozy, Tamas (signed)

Price: $25.01

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: HarperCollins / Harper Collins, 2005, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 157327

ISBN: 0002005905

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed and dated by the author, this contains: Last Notes; Tales of Hungarian Resistance; Dead Letters; Four Uncles; Into the Ring; Radio Blik; The Laughing Cat; Philip's Killer Hat; The Man Who Came Out of the Corner of My Eye; The Inert Landscapes of Gyorgy Ferenc, looks new, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Entering Fire ---by Rikki ( Erica ) Ducornet )

Entering Fire ---by Rikki ( Erica ) Ducornet )

By: Ducornet, Rikki ( Erica )

Price: $32.93

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Chatto and Windus, 1986 1st edition, First Printing: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 134452

ISBN: 0701129492

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


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

Image for The Disappeared --- a Signed Copy

The Disappeared --- a Signed Copy

By: Echlin, Kim ( Signed )

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Hamish Hamilton Canada / Penguin Group, 2009, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 144285

ISBN: 0670069086

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed by the author on the title page without inscription, extremely short crease on lower corner of front flap, likely an unread copy, ---Anne Greves is a motherless Canadian girl and her lover, Serey, a gentle Cambodian rebel and exiled musician. One day he leaves their Montreal flat to seek out his family in the aftermath of Pol Pot's savage revolution. After a decade without word, Anne abandons everything to search for him in Phnom Penh, a city traumatized by the Khmer Rouge slaughter. --Against all odds, the lovers are reu... View more info

The Disappeared --- a Signed Copy

By: Echlin, Kim ( Signed )

Price: $15.77

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Hamish Hamilton Canada / Penguin Group, 2009, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 149162

ISBN: 0670069086

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed by the author on the title page without inscription, likely an unread copy, ---Anne Greves is a motherless Canadian girl and her lover, Serey, a gentle Cambodian rebel and exiled musician. One day he leaves their Montreal flat to seek out his family in the aftermath of Pol Pot's savage revolution. After a decade without word, Anne abandons everything to search for him in Phnom Penh, a city traumatized by the Khmer Rouge slaughter. --Against all odds, the lovers are reunited, and in a country where tranquil rice paddies h... View more info