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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: $39.53

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

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

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

Price: $65.93

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: $39.53

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

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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

Egyptian Themes in Canadian Literature: A Review -by Sylvia DuVernet -a Signed Copy

By: DuVernet, Sylvia (signed)( E Barrington; Gwendolyn MacEwen; Pauline Gedge; James DeMille; Stephen Leacock; John Starnes; Helene Holden; Austin Clarke; Hugh MacLennan; Rene Levesque; Charles Trick Currelly; Margaret Laurence; Pelham Edgar related)

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Blue Chip Publications, 1987, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 150592

ISBN: 092111902X

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


------------softcover, a Very Good+ copy with a bit of curing to corners, stamp on title page, signed and inscribed by DuVernet to the former owner, 188 pages, contents include: Preface; Introduction; ---SECTION 1: ANCIENT EGYPTIAN THEMES IN THE CANADIAN NOVEL: Chapter 1: E. Barrington Considers Cleopatra; Chapter 2: Ancient Egyptian Themes in Three Contemporary Canadian Novels ( Gwendolyn MacEwen: King of Egypt, King of Dreams; Pauline Gedge: Child of the Morning; The Twelfth Transforming ); Chapter 3: Critique --- SECTION 2: EGYPTIAN REFERENCES IN CANADIAN FICTION: Chapter 1: James DeMil... View more info

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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

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: 151885

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

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Under the Visible Life ---by Kim Echlin -- a Signed Copy

By: Echlin, Kim ( Signed )

Price: $17.09

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Hamish Hamilton Canada / Penguin Group, 2015, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 160780

ISBN: 0670065323

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine example in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed by the author on the title page without inscription, likely an unread copy, 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 Under the Visible Life ---by Kim Echlin -- a Signed Copy

Under the Visible Life ---by Kim Echlin -- a Signed Copy

By: Echlin, Kim ( Signed )

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Hamish Hamilton Canada / Penguin Group, 2015, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 163914

ISBN: 0670065323

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine example in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed and inscribed by the author on the title page "Best Wishes Harold Kim Echlin", 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 DA ( The Devil's Artisan ), A Journal of the Printing Arts, Issue 45, Fall / Winter 1999 -  Featuring the Work of Frank Newfeld (includes the 'Satan' Insert By FN )

DA ( The Devil's Artisan ), A Journal of the Printing Arts, Issue 45, Fall / Winter 1999 - Featuring the Work of Frank Newfeld (includes the 'Satan' Insert By FN )

By: Egerton, Diane Allwood (ed.) / DA ( The Devil's Artisan ), A Journal of the Printing Arts / Randall Speller

Price: $23.69

Publisher: Erin, Ontario, Erin, ON: DA ( The Devil's Artisan ), A Journal of the Printing Arts ( Printed By Porcupine's Quill ), 1999, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157633

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy, 31+ pages, b&w illustrations, keepsake insert 'SATAN' laid in at front of book is by Newfeld, contents include: FN and the Visual Awakening of the Canadian Book by Speller, 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: $43.49

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: $39.53

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 Watching Jeopardy -by Norm Foster -a Signed Copy

Watching Jeopardy -by Norm Foster -a Signed Copy

By: Foster, Norm (signed)

Price: $26.33

Publisher: USA, USA: XLibris Publishing, 2011, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 163344

ISBN: 1462874487

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


------------trade paperback, about 6w x 9h inches, a Very Good to Very Good+ example, a bit of light rubbing and edge wear, signed by the author, ---"Norm Foster has been called Canada's preeminent comic playwright, and he is also one of the most prolific and most produced of all Canadian playwrights. Halifax Chronicle-Herald columnist Ron Foley writes "Foster's stage writing remains one of Canada's greatest theatrical treasures", and The Calgary Herald describes him as 'one of the funniest writers of intelligent comedy in Canadian theatre today'. Mr. Foster has over forty plays to... View more info

Image for REDNEY:  A Life of Sara Jeanette Duncan ---by Marian Fowler  -a Signed Copy

REDNEY: A Life of Sara Jeanette Duncan ---by Marian Fowler -a Signed Copy

By: Fowler, Marian (signed) ( Sara Jeanette Duncan related)

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON / Buffalo, NY / London, UK / Sydney, Australia: Anansi, 1983, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 155288

ISBN: 088784099X

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, a Near Fine copy, in a Very Good dustjacket with some very small nicks and a bit of light rubbing, signed by FOWLER on the front balnk endpaper, 333 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

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Tempting Faith DiNapoli -a signed copy ( Di Napoli )

By: Gabriele, Lisa (signed)

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Doubleday Canada, 2002, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 144906

ISBN: 0385658214

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed by the author, ---"Our house, in Little Italy, shared a wall with the Rossis’ next door, and our clothesline connected with the Pilettis’ behind us. My mother used to say that if one of the neighbours’ houses was swallowed up by hell, we would all be pulled down with them. Smart, witty, and emotionally generous, Tempting Faith DiNapoli is first-time novelist Lisa Gabriele’s alternately wrenching and funny coming-of-age story about a girl who is born with a powerful faith — a faith that is sorely tested acro... 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: $13.13

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

Image for Cabbagetown  ---by Hugh Garner

Cabbagetown ---by Hugh Garner

By: Garner, Hugh

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Collins White Circle # CD 482, 1950, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 154065

Condition: Very Good (see description)


------------paperback, a strong Very Good copy of this early Garner work set in the working class neighbourhood, affectionately known as Cabbagetown, better than most copies as this is often found in well read condition because --well-- this was a piece of Canadian writing that was actually read, light wear but an attractive copy of this vintage paperback, a bit of age toning to paper, the later hardcover edition was issued as Garner intended as this pb edition was heavily edited and changed at the time of issue, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo... View more info

Image for Cabbagetown  ---by Hugh Garner

Cabbagetown ---by Hugh Garner

By: Garner, Hugh

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Collins White Circle # CD 482, 1950, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 154066

Condition: Very Good (see description)


------------paperback, a strong Very Good copy of this early Garner work set in the working class neighbourhood, affectionately known as Cabbagetown, better than most copies as this is often found in well read condition because --well-- this was a piece of Canadian writing that was actually read, pencil name on endpaper, light wear but an attractive copy of this vintage paperback, a bit of age toning to paper, the later hardcover edition was issued as Garner intended as this pb edition was heavily edited and changed at the time of issue, any image directly beside this listing is the actual boo... View more info