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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: $63.83

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: $241.33

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: $46.79

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: $28.33

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: $18.39

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: $18.39

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: $21.23

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 The Swallower Swallowed -by Rejean Ducharme ( English Language Edition of L'avalée des avalés )

The Swallower Swallowed -by Rejean Ducharme ( English Language Edition of L'avalée des avalés )

By: Ducharme, Rejean; Translated By Barbara Bray

Price: $113.53

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Hamish Hamilton ( HH ), 1968, 1st Edition ( English language), First printing: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 165242

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine example, a wee bit of light rubbing to edges of boards, a bit of faint foxing to the lower edeg of the text block, in an attractive Good to very Good dustjacket, light rubbing and edge flaking, sticker pull to rear panel, the author's 1st book and the first English language edition, 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 Entering Fire ---by Rikki ( Erica ) Ducornet )

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

By: Ducornet, Rikki ( Erica )

Price: $35.43

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 Spanish Fly -by Will Ferguson -a Signed Copy (aka: Hustle )

Spanish Fly -by Will Ferguson -a Signed Copy (aka: Hustle )

By: Ferguson, Will (signed)

Price: $46.79

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

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 159241

ISBN: 0670066842

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hard cover, about 6.25w x 9.25h inches, a Near Fine copy, in a Near Fine dustjacket, this looks new, signed by Ferguson without inscription, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for MORDECAI:  The Life and Times -by Charles Foran -a Signed Copy ( Mordecai Richler )

MORDECAI: The Life and Times -by Charles Foran -a Signed Copy ( Mordecai Richler )

By: Foran, Charles (signed) ( Mordecai Richler related)

Price: $18.39

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Knopf Canada, 2010, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 160782

ISBN: 0676979637

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, --- 738 pages, b&w photos, signed by Foran without inscription, ---"Foran's book is IT: the definitive, detailed, intimate portrait of Mordecai Richler, the lion of Canadian literature, and the turbulent, changing times that nurtured him. It is also an extraordinary love story that lasted half a century. --The first major biography with access to family letters and archives. Mordecai Richler was an outsized and outrageous novelist whose life reads like fiction. --Mordecai Richler won multiple Governor General's Literary A... View more info

Image for Cabbagetown -by Hugh Garner ( Toronto Area Bordered By Parliament / Gerrard / Queen Streets and the Don River )(the first hardcover edition )

Cabbagetown -by Hugh Garner ( Toronto Area Bordered By Parliament / Gerrard / Queen Streets and the Don River )(the first hardcover edition )

By: Garner, Hugh

Price: $14.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Ryerson, 1968, 1st Hardcover Edition, First printing: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 143391

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------hardcover, a Very Good+ copy with light rubbing, in a lightly chipped and torn but heavily rubbed dustjacket, ink name on front blank endpaper has been blacked out, originally released as a Paperback Original in the 1940's this edition is greatly expanded, scarce, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

My Heart Soars -by Chief Dan George, Drawings By Helmut Hirnschall

By: George, Chief Da, Drawings By Helmut Hirnschall

Price: $14.13

Publisher: Saanichton, British Columbia / Toronto, Ontario, Saanichton, BC / Toronto, ON: Hancock House / Clarke Irwin, 1974, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160196

ISBN: 0919654150

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 8 x 9.25 inches, a Near Fine copy, bound in rust cloth, in an attractive Good dustjacket with some light rubbing and some short closed tears, some sunning to rear panel, gift inscription on front blank endpaperr, a nice example of the 1st edition, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Beauty of Humanity Movement ---by Camilla Gibb -a Signed Copy

The Beauty of Humanity Movement ---by Camilla Gibb -a Signed Copy

By: Gibb, Camilla (signed)

Price: $21.23

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Doubleday Canada, a Division of Random House Canada, 2010, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 157130

ISBN: 0385663226

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed without inscription by Camilla Gibb, ---"Tu' is a young tour guide working in Hanoi for a company called New Dawn. While he leads tourists through the city, including American vets on "war tours," he starts to wonder what it is they are seeing of Vietnam--and what they miss entirely. Maggie, who is Vietnamese by birth but has lived most her life in the U.S., has returned to her country of origin in search of clues to her dissident father's disappearance during the war. Holding the story together is Old Man Hung... View more info

Ison of the Isles: The Sequel to Isles of the Forsaken

By: Gilman, Carolyn Ives

Price: $14.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: ChiZine, 2010, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 152365

ISBN: 1926851544

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------softcover, about 6 x 9 inches, a Near Fine copy, unread, ---Revolution has broken out in the Forsaken Isles. The islanders have risen up to drive out the Inning Empire, but still they have no one to unite them. Only an Ison can do that—a leader whose heart has been cleansed by the curing of dhota-nur. The power to create an Ison lies in the hands of three people, and none of them are heroes. Spaeth has the ancient Lashnura heritage, but does she have the stature? Harg has the military genius, but he utterly rejects the price of dhota-nur. And Nathaway, the Inning outsider, finds hi... View more info

Image for Any Known Blood -by Lawrence Hill ---a Signed Copy

Any Known Blood -by Lawrence Hill ---a Signed Copy

By: Hill, Lawrence (signed)

Price: $14.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: HarperCollins / Harper Collins / Harper Perennial / HarperPerennial, 2007, 1st Softcover Edition, Later Printing: 2007

Edition: Later printing(s)

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 144779

ISBN: 0006391761

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------trade paperback, a Very Good+ copy with a wee bit of very light wear, signed without inscription by Hill, ---"Langston Cane V is 38, divorced and working as a government speech writer, until he's fired for sabotaging the minister's speech. It now seems like the perfect time for Langston ­ the eldest son of a white mother and prominent black father ­ to embark on a quest for his family's past ­ and his own sense of self. In a story that slips seamlessly from the slave trade of 19th-century Virginia to the modern, predominantly white suburbs of Oakville, Ontario ­ once a fina... View more info

Image for Some Great Thing -by Lawrence Hill -a Signed Copy

Some Great Thing -by Lawrence Hill -a Signed Copy

By: Hill, Lawrence (signed)

Price: $21.23

Publisher: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB: Turnstone Press, 2005, 1st Edition, 2nd Printing: 2005

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 146574

ISBN: 0888011679

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy, signed and inscribed by Hill, ---"Mahatma Grafton is a disillusioned university graduate burdened with a famous name, and suffering from the curse of his generation -- a total lack of interest in the state of the world. The son of a retired railway porter from Winnipeg, he returns home for a job as a reporter with The Winnipeg Herald. Soon Mahatma is scoping local stories of murder and mayhem, breaking a promise to himself to avoid writing victim stories. As Mahatma is unexpectedly drawn into the inflammatory issue of French-language rights in... View more info

Image for The Book of Negroes ---signed By Lawrence Hill ( AKA:  Someone Knows My Name )

The Book of Negroes ---signed By Lawrence Hill ( AKA: Someone Knows My Name )

By: Hill, Lawrence (signed)

Price: $21.23

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: HarperCollins / Harper Collins, 2007, 1st Softcover Edition, Later Printing: 2007

Edition: Later printing(s)

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 147015

ISBN: 1554681561

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy with a wee bit of very light rubbing, signed and inscribed by Lawrence Hill, ---in the US, Australia and New Zealand this was released with a different title, news reports indicate that Hill's book was to be burned by a Dutch Surinamese group ( Federation for Honour and Reparation of Slavery in Surinam ) who object to the use of the term Negroes, ----"Kidnapped as a child from Africa, Aminata Diallo is enslaved in South Carolina but escapes during the chaos of the Revolutionary War. In Manhattan, she becomes a scribe for the British, recordin... View more info

Image for The Book of Negroes ---by Lawrence Hill -a Signed Copy  ( AKA:  Someone Knows My Name )

The Book of Negroes ---by Lawrence Hill -a Signed Copy ( AKA: Someone Knows My Name )

By: Hill, Lawrence (signed)

Price: $35.43

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: HarperCollins / Harper Collins, 2007, 1st Edition, 2nd Printing: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 162475

ISBN: 0002255073

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, about 6.5 x 9.25 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, likely an unread copy, signed and inscribed "For Shirley all the best, Larry Hill Jan 28/08", ----- in the US, Australia and New Zealand this was released with a different title, news reports indicate that Hill's book was to be burned by a Dutch Surinamese group ( Federation for Honour and Reparation of Slavery in Surinam ) who object to the use of the term Negroes, ----"Kidnapped as a child from Africa, Aminata Diallo is enslaved in South Carolina but escapes during the chaos of the Revo... View more info

Image for The Illegal ---by Lawrence Hill ( Tipped-in Signature )

The Illegal ---by Lawrence Hill ( Tipped-in Signature )

By: Hill, Lawrence (tipped-in signature) ( 1st Edition, First Printing )

Price: $24.07

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: HarperCollins / Harper Collins, 2015, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Tipped-In Signature / Signed

Seller ID: 157301

ISBN: 1554683831

Condition: Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 6.25 x 9.25 inches, a Fine copy in a Fine dustjacket, likely an unread copy, signed picture of Lawrence Hill tipped-in (still loose) to this copy, ---"Keita Ali is on the run. --Like every boy on the mountainous island of Zantoroland, running is all Keita's ever wanted to do. In one of the poorest nations in the world, running means respect. Running means riches—until Keita is targeted for his father's outspoken political views and discovers he must run for his family's survival. He signs on with notorious marathon agent Anton Hamm, but when Keita fails to p... View more info