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The Khan's Book of Verse ---by R K Kernighan (signed By Artist Fergus Kyle ) ( Hamilton, Ontario related) ( Poetry / Poems / Local Poet )

By: Kernighan, R K ( Robert Kirkland Kernighan - The Khan )( Fergus Kyle -signed)

Price: $23.69

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: The Telegram, 1925, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Owner

Seller ID: 150750

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------hardcover, a solid Very Good copy, still tight and square, a very nice copy, b&w frontispiece, a bit of age toning to paper, 197 + viii pages, this copy has been signed and dated 1925 by the Ontario artist Fergus Kyle who was involved with other poetry books from the period, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Shoeless Joe -by W P Kinsella ---a Signed Copy ( filmed as Field of Dreams )( Joe Jackson )

Shoeless Joe -by W P Kinsella ---a Signed Copy ( filmed as Field of Dreams )( Joe Jackson )

By: Kinsella, W. P. ( William Patrick / " Bill " ) ( signed )

Price: $79.13

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Ballantine, 1991, 1st Paperback Edition, Later Printing ( Canadian Imprint ): 1991

Edition: Later printing(s)

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 159770

ISBN: 0345342569

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------paperback, a Near Fine copy, unread, looks quite close to new, signed and inscribed "For J___, Go the distance Bill Kinsella" ---"If you build it, he will come." These mysterious words, spoken by an Iowa baseball announcer, inspire Ray Kinsella to carve a baseball diamond in his cornfield in honor of his hero, the baseball legend Shoeless Joe Jackson. What follows is both a rich, nostalgic look at one of our most cherished national pastimes and a remarkable story about fathers and sons, love and family, and the inimitable joy of finding your way home."---, any ... View more info

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The Iowa Baseball Confederacy -by W P Kinsella -a Signed Copy

By: Kinsella, W. P. ( William Patrick / " Bill " ) ( signed )

Price: $23.69

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Ballantine, 1987, 1st Paperback Edition, First Printing: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 159771

ISBN: 0345342305

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------paperback, a Near Fine copy, unread, looks quite close to new, signed and inscribed "For J___, Go the distance Bill Kinsella" ---"The Iowa Baseball Confederacy tells the story of Gideon Clark, a man on a quest. He is out to prove to the world that the indomitable Chicago Cubs traveled to Iowa in the summer of 1908 for an exhibition game against an amateur league, the Iowa Baseball Confederacy. But a simple game somehow turned into a titanic battle of more than two thousand innings, and Gideon Clark struggles to set the record straight on this infamous game that no one ... View more info

Image for New Liberty Magazine: Special Coronation Issue, June 1953 (inc. I'll See You Again By Jarvis Warwick [ Hugh Garner ]; etc)( Queen Elizabeth )

New Liberty Magazine: Special Coronation Issue, June 1953 (inc. I'll See You Again By Jarvis Warwick [ Hugh Garner ]; etc)( Queen Elizabeth )

By: Knowlton, Keith (ed) E J Pratt; Jarvis Warwick (aka Hugh Garner ); Eric Nicol; C E M Joad; Alec Guiness; Roger Fulford; Richard Collier; Jennie Lee MP; Mabel E Drew; Lady Alexander; Dink Carroll; Arthur Lower; V R Kimmitt; Robert Waithman; Jack Hirschberg

Price: $98.93

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec, Montreal, PQ: Liberty of Canada / New Liberty Magazine June 1953, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162661

Condition: Very Good (see description)


------------softcover, about 8.5w x 11h inches, a solid Very Good example, some light wear and rubbing, some small chips and flakes, small sticker pull on front cover, notable for not only being a Canadian Coronation issue but this includes a rare Jarvis Warwick story, JW was a penname for Hugh garner who penned the novel Waste No Tears, a book about the abortion racket in 1950 Canada, ---this contains: contents include: Coronation Prayer by Right Rev. John A. MacInnis; Canada - Coronation Message by Prime Minister Louis Stephen St. Laurent; She’s Our Queen, Too! by Arthur Lower; The Common... View more info

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The Headmaster's Wager -by Vincent Lam ---a Signed Copy

By: Lam, Vincent (signed)

Price: $13.13

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Hogarth / Crown Publishing, 2012, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 154540

ISBN: 0307986462

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed without inscription by LAM, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

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The Headmaster's Wager -by Vincent Lam ---a Signed Copy

By: Lam, Vincent (signed)

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON.: Doubleday Canada, 2012, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 156121

ISBN: 0385661452

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, dated (2012) and signed without inscription by LAM, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for A Bird in the House -by Margaret Laurence ( The Sound of the Singing; To Set Our House in Order; Mask of the Bear; A Bird in the House; The Loons; Horses of the Night; The Half Husky; Jericho's Brick Battlements )

A Bird in the House -by Margaret Laurence ( The Sound of the Singing; To Set Our House in Order; Mask of the Bear; A Bird in the House; The Loons; Horses of the Night; The Half Husky; Jericho's Brick Battlements )

By: Laurence, Margaret

Price: $17.09

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McClelland & Stewart ( M&S ), 1970, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163403

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


------------hardcover, a Near Fine example, in a Very Good to Very Good+ price clipped dustjacket, a bit of sunning to the spine, this collects: A Bird in the House ; The Sound of the Singing; To Set Our House in Order; Mask of the Bear; The Loons; Horses of the Night; The Half Husky; Jericho's Brick Battlements, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

A Tree for Poverty: Somali Poetry and Prose, Collected By Margaret Laurence

By: Laurence, Margaret ( Janice L Gorn related)

Price: $65.93

Publisher: Nairobi, Kampala / Dar Es Salaam / Nairobi: Published for the Somaliland Protectorate by the Eagle Press, 1954, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 151129

Condition: Good (see description)


-----------hardcover, blue cloth binding, gift inscription and name stamp ( author, Janice L Gorn ) on blank endpaper, 8,63 on same page written in ink, internally a Very Good copy, light wear and soiling to blue cloth boards, this was issued in softcover and has been bound into boards, bound without the original covers, 146 pages, rare, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

The Manawaka Series: Five By Margaret Laurence: The Stone Angel; A Jest of God (aka Rachel, Rachel ); The Fire-Dwellers; A Bird in the House; The Diviners ( 5 Volumes / Books in a Slipcase )

By: Laurence, Margaret ( Slipcased / boxed Set of the Manawaka Books )

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Bantam Seal, 1978, First Printing ( One is a 2nd Printing ): 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161830

ISBN: 07704015427

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------5 volumes (ONE SHIPPING CHARGE), paperbacks, all are Very Good to Very Good+ except for STONE which is a Good copy with some cover creases, chips and a tear to the front panel, some age toning to paper in all books, all are housed in a lightly rubbed Very Good to Very Good+ slipcase, quite scarce in this slipcased version, BIRD is a collection of connected short stories, the titles are: The Sound of the Singing; To Set Our House in Order; Mask of the Bear; A Bird in the House; The Loons; Horses of the Night; The Half-Husky; Jericho's Brick Battlements, any image directly beside thi... View more info

Image for A Jest of God ---by Margaret Laurence ---a Signed Copy (includes a ML Canadian Postage Stamp Laid-in )( AKA:  Rachel, Rachel )

A Jest of God ---by Margaret Laurence ---a Signed Copy (includes a ML Canadian Postage Stamp Laid-in )( AKA: Rachel, Rachel )

By: Laurence, Margaret (signed)

Price: $197.93

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McClelland & Stewart ( M&S ), 1972, 1st paperback Edition, Reprint: 1972

Edition: Later printing(s)

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 154325

ISBN: 0771047010

Condition: Good (see description)


-------------trade paperback, a Good copy only with overall wear, signed on the title page without inscription by Laurence, Laurence was extremely shy and reluctantly made public appearances, signed copies of her books are few and far between, A Jest of God was later filmed as Rachel, Rachel starring Joanne Woodward, ---laid into this copy is a Canadian postage stamp with a passage from The Stone Angel superimposed over her face, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Heart of a Stranger -by Margaret Laurence -a signed Copy ) a ML Canadian Postage Stamp laid-in)

Heart of a Stranger -by Margaret Laurence -a signed Copy ) a ML Canadian Postage Stamp laid-in)

By: Laurence, Margaret (signed)

Price: $164.93

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McClelland & Stewart ( M&S ), 1976, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 154345

ISBN: 077104710X

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hard cover, a Near Fine copy, in a lightly rubbed Very Good+ dust jacket, signed and inscribed "For _______, with best wishes Margaret Laurence", ---laid into this copy is a Canadian postage stamp with a passage from The Stone Angel superimposed over Laurence's portrait, contents include: A Place to Stand; Sayonara Agamemnon; the Very Best Intentions; the Poem and the Spear; the Epic Love of Elmii Bonderii; Good morning to the Grandson of Ramesses the Second; Captain Pilot Shawkat and Kipling's Ghost; the Wild Blue Yonder; Put Out One or Two More Flags; road from the Isle... View more info

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Crow Lake -by Mary Lawson --a signed Copy

By: Lawson, Mary (signed)

Price: $11.81

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Knopf Canada, 2002, 1st edition, Later Printing: 2002

Edition: Later printing(s)

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 145531

ISBN: 0676974791

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, Near Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket, white/light sections of dustjacket are bright and clean, short crease on front flap, signed without inscription on the title page by Lawson, a wonderful tale of families, love, secrets and dreams, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. View more info

Image for Irving Layton / Carlo Mattioli: Tredici poesie e sette disegni -Signed By Irving Layton ( Poems / Poetry in Italian and English )

Irving Layton / Carlo Mattioli: Tredici poesie e sette disegni -Signed By Irving Layton ( Poems / Poetry in Italian and English )

By: Layton, Irving (signed) Illustrated By Carlo Mattioli, Translated By Francesca Valente

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Milan, Italy, Milano, Italy ( Milan ): Edizione 32, 1978, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 158134

Condition: Good (see description)


----------softcover, about 5.5 x 8.25 inches, brown wraps, a solid Good copy, brown covers are sunned and dulled, faint stain on rear panel, interior is very clean and tidy, signed by IRVING LAYTON, poetry in English and Italian (side-by-side translations), # 278 of 560 copies, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Letters of Stephen Leacock (inc. Early Years; Cecil Rhodes Trust Tour, 1907-1908; Humorist; Towards Retirement; Discovery of the Canadian West; End of the War, etc)( Memoir By Agnes Leacock )

The Letters of Stephen Leacock (inc. Early Years; Cecil Rhodes Trust Tour, 1907-1908; Humorist; Towards Retirement; Discovery of the Canadian West; End of the War, etc)( Memoir By Agnes Leacock )

By: Leacock, Stephen; Selected and Edited By David Staines with Barbara Nimmo (cover Art By Edwin Holgate )(includes a Memoir By Agnes Leacock )

Price: $25.01

Publisher: Don Mills ( Toronto ), Ontario, Don Mills, ON ( Toronto, Ontario ): Oxford University Press ( OUP ), 2006, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163397

ISBN: 0195408691

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-------------hardcover, about 6w x 9.25h inches, a Near Fine / Fine example, gift inscription on front blank endpaper, in a Near Fine / Fine dustjacket, 564 pages, b&w photos, ---"Widely recognized as Canada's finest literary humorist, Stephen Leacock was a prolific author, publishing over sixty books during his lifetime, in addition to countless articles and pamphlets. He was also a devoted correspondent, writing hundreds of letters to friends, relatives, and business associates. Illustrated with several original photographs, The Letters of Stephen Leacock brings together over 800 letters... View more info

Coppermine: A Novel -by Keith Ross Leckie -a Signed Copy

By: Leckie, Keith Ross (signed)

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Viking Canada / Penguin Group, 2010, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 152181

ISBN: 0670064637

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed and inscribed "To ____ - Thanks for your kind words. It is a great story. Cheers Keith Ross Leckie", 443 plus one page, ---"Part epic adventure, part romance and part true-crime thriller, Coppermine is a dramatic, compelling, character-driven story set in 1917 in the extremes of Canada's far north and the boom town of Edmonton. --The story begins when two Catholic priests disappear in the remote Arctic region known as the Coppermine. North-West Mounted Police officer Jack Creed and Angituk McAndrew, a youn... View more info

The Difficulty of Living on Other Planets -by Dennis Lee ---a Signed Copy

By: Lee, Dennis (signed), Illustrated by Alan Daniel

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: MacMillan, 1987, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 151136

ISBN: 077159898X

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed without inscription on the title page by Lee, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///SIGNED/// View more info

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Canadian Railroad Trilogy: Gordon Lightfoot, Illustrated By Ian Wallace ( Includes Music and Lyrics )

By: Lightfoot, Gordon; Illustrated By Ian Wallace

Price: $25.01

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

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157096

ISBN: 0888999534

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 9.5 x 12.5 inches, a near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, looks new, ink gift inscription on front blank endpaper, ---"This lavishly illustrated book brings Gordon Lightfoot’s heart-stirring song to readers young and old. Commissioned by the CBC in 1967 to mark Canada’s centennial year it eloquently describes the construction of the transcontinental railway - an iron road runnin’ from the sea to the sea - a great feat of nation building that changed Canada forever. Award-winning illustrator Ian Wallace brings the song to visual life with his sweeping ... View more info

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Cease to Blush -by Billie Livingston -a Signed Copy

By: Livingston, Billie (signed)

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Random House Canada, 2006, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 150273

ISBN: 0679313222

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Near Fine dustjacket, signed by Livingston without inscription, ---"Billie Livingston’s fine second novel leads us to consider the nature of our hidden lives and desires - and to question whether the sky would really fall if we admitted our true needs and ceased to blush. ---As Cease to Blush opens, Vivian is late to her own mother’s funeral. Wearing a tight red suit, Vivian stands out like a pornographer’s dream amongst the West Coast intellectuals mourning the death of prominent feminist Josie Callwood. But for all of her ... View more info

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The Cape Breton Song Collection / Sea--Cape Music Co. ( Nova Scotia )

By: MacGillivray, Allister (compiled and arranged by), Scored for Piano By John C O'Donnell

Price: $44.81

Publisher: Nova Scotia, Sydney, Cape Breton, NS: Sea-Cape Music Co. Ltd., 1985, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164784

ISBN: 0969220804

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------softcover, a Near Fine example, a wee bit of light wear, spiral bound, 214 pages, b&w photoscollects 48 songs with lyrics and scores, many of the songs are also accompanied by short essays, 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 Remembrance: A Story  ---by Alistair MacLeod

Remembrance: A Story ---by Alistair MacLeod

By: MacLeod, Alistair

Price: $79.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McClelland & Stewart ( M&S ), 2014, 1st Hardcover Edition, First Printing: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163442

ISBN: 0771054513

Condition: Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 5w x 7.5h inches, a Fine example, in a Fine dustjacket, short faint crease on rear flap, 47 pages, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info