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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 o... 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 descr... 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 ... 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 heavi... 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 ... View more info

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

By: George, Chief Da, Drawings By Helmut Hirnschall

Price: $13.13

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: $19.73

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... View more info

Image for Seduction -by Catherine Gildiner ---a Signed Copy

Seduction -by Catherine Gildiner ---a Signed Copy

By: Gildiner, Catherine (signed)

Price: $17.09

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Knopf Canada, 2005, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 155983

ISBN: 0676976530

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed and inscribed by the author, ---"During her decade in prison, Kate Fitzgerald has learned a few things. The best way to survive is to absorb yourself in your own world. Never make eye contact with your fellow inmates. And the last person you can trust is your prison psychiatrist - not only is he likely to be lazy and incompetent (really, why else wouldn’t he be getting rich off of well-heeled... View more info

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

By: Gilman, Carolyn Ives

Price: $13.13

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 stat... View more info

Image for The Gentleman -by Gordon Grahame

The Gentleman -by Gordon Grahame

By: Grahame, Gordon ( Hill )

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Ryerson Press, NO DATE (circa 1934 / 1935 ), 1st Edition, First Printing (assumed): 1934

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164388

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------hardcover, a solid Good to Very Good example, red cloth, sunning to the spine, front blank endpaper has been removed, lending library stamp, some spots of foxing and small stains to the text block and some pages, front flap of jacket has been glued to the verso of the front board, the UK edition was released in 1934 so this is likely 1934 or 1935, no date or publishing info on the copyright page, a tale of the last days of New France, the flap info indicates t... View more info

Image for The Last Canadian -by William C Heine ( Released in the US as DEATH WIND ) (AKA:  The Last American ) ( Basis for the Movie THE PATRIOT, Starring Steven Seagal )

The Last Canadian -by William C Heine ( Released in the US as DEATH WIND ) (AKA: The Last American ) ( Basis for the Movie THE PATRIOT, Starring Steven Seagal )

By: Heine, William C.

Price: $98.93

Publisher: Markham, Ontario, Markham, ON.: Paperjacks / Paper Jacks, 1974, 1st Paperback Edition, Later (14th)Printing: 1986

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162201

ISBN: 0770105610

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


----------paperback, a Near Fine example, the nicest copy I ahve had in 25+ years of selling, two school stamps, a bit of age toning to paper, unread, no creases, ---this was released in the US by an American publisher as DEATH WIND but was also released as The LAST AMERICAN by PaperJacks-presumably for export to the American market (copies of The LAST AMERICAN are otherwise identical to the Canadian Paperjacks edition but extremely scarce), "Almost alone on an empt... View more info

Image for The Last Canadian -by William C Heine ( Released in the US as DEATH WIND ) (AKA:  The Last American ) ( Basis for the Movie THE PATRIOT, Starring Steven Seagal )

The Last Canadian -by William C Heine ( Released in the US as DEATH WIND ) (AKA: The Last American ) ( Basis for the Movie THE PATRIOT, Starring Steven Seagal )

By: Heine, William C.

Price: $65.93

Publisher: Markham, Ontario, Markham, ON.: Paperjacks / Paper Jacks, 1974, 1st Paperback Edition, Later (12th) Printing: 1986

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163151

ISBN: 0770105610

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------paperback, a solid Good to Very Good example, a bit of age toning to paper, spine creases, front endpaper has been removed, ---this was released in the US by an American publisher as DEATH WIND but was also released as The LAST AMERICAN by PaperJacks-presumably for export to the American market (copies of The LAST AMERICAN are otherwise identical to the Canadian Paperjacks edition but extremely scarce), "Almost alone on an empty continent --- Eugene Arnp... View more info

Image for Maria Chapdelaine:  A Tale of the Lake St John Country  ---by Louis Hemon , Illustrated By Wilfred Jones

Maria Chapdelaine: A Tale of the Lake St John Country ---by Louis Hemon , Illustrated By Wilfred Jones

By: Hemon, Louis, Translated By W H Blake

Price: $13.13

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Macmillan, 1924, 1st Illustrated Edition, First Printing: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157790

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Very Good copy, fading to the spine, lovely illustrations, gift inscription and bookplate on verso of front cover, brief note tipped in on rear blank endpaper, a very nice edition, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo 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: $13.13

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... 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: $19.73

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 himsel... 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: $19.73

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 ... View more info