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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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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

Image for To Every Thing There is a Season:  A Cape Breton Christmas Story  ---by Alistair MacLeod ( Everything )

To Every Thing There is a Season: A Cape Breton Christmas Story ---by Alistair MacLeod ( Everything )

By: MacLeod, Alistair

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Douglas Gibson / McClelland & Stewart ( M&S ), 2004, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164046

ISBN: 077105565X

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine example in a Near Fine dustjacket, looks pretty much new and is likely unread, 47 pages, b&w illustrations any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ////NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

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Rink Rat -a Signed Copy (set During the Memorial Cup Junior Hockey Championship )

By: MacMillan, Don (signed)

Price: $23.69

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: J M Dent, 1949, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 143610

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------hardcover, a solid Very Good copy, light wear, a bit of age toning to paper, Christmas sticker on front blank endpaper, signed and inscribed by MacMillan in 1950, bookseller's label on verso of front cover ( J H RAHAM of St Catharines Ontario), in a chipped and torn dustjacket, sticker pull on front panel of jacket, jacket is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, not often found signed, looks quite nice overall, not written as a kids sports story this is an adult novel that was later issued as a Harlequin paperback, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a ... View more info

A Perfect Pledge -by Rabindranath Maharaj -a Signed Copy

By: Maharaj, Rabindranath (signed)

Price: $11.81

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

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 149761

ISBN: 0676976476

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed and dated by Maharaj, ---"A Perfect Pledge is at once a beautifully detailed novel about family life, a lively and abundant portrait of Trinidadian society and an ambitious, universal story of striving and strife. Following four decades of tumult - both national and domestic - this third novel by acclaimed author Rabindranath Maharaj is both deeply perceptive and strikingly unsentimental; it is full of singular characters and memorable, often hilarious dialogue. A Perfect Pledge is a major addition both to Canadian li... View more info

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Inspecting the Vaults -by Eric McCormack ---a Signed Copy

By: McCormack, Eric (signed)

Price: $52.14

Publisher: Markham, Ontario, Markham, ON: Viking, 1987, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 142666

ISBN: 0670816876

Condition: Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket with some sunning to the spine, signed and inscribed by McCormack, contents include: Inspecting the Vaults; The Fragment; Sad Stories in Patagonia; A Long Day in the Town; Twins; The Fugue; A Train of Gardens - Ireneus Fludd - The Machine; The Hobby; One Picture of Trotsky; Lusawort's Meditation; No Country for Old men; The Swath; Festival; Captain Joe; Edward and Georgina; Knox Abroad; The One Legged Men; Eckhardt at a Window, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Inspecting the Vaults -by Eric McCormack ---a Signed Copy

Inspecting the Vaults -by Eric McCormack ---a Signed Copy

By: McCormack, Eric (signed)

Price: $52.73

Publisher: Markham, Ontario, Markham, ON: Viking, 1987, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 159709

ISBN: 0670816876

Condition: Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Fine copy in a Fine dustjacket, a couple of very small marks on front board, signed and inscribed by McCormack, contents include: Inspecting the Vaults; The Fragment; Sad Stories in Patagonia; A Long Day in the Town; Twins; The Fugue; A Train of Gardens - Ireneus Fludd - The Machine; The Hobby; One Picture of Trotsky; Lusawort's Meditation; No Country for Old men; The Swath; Festival; Captain Joe; Edward and Georgina; Knox Abroad; The One Legged Men; Eckhardt at a Window, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Witches of New York -by Ami McKay -a Signed Copy

The Witches of New York -by Ami McKay -a Signed Copy

By: McKay, Ami (signed)

Price: $64.61

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Knopf Canada, 2016, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 162260

ISBN: 0676979580

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed and inscribed by the author "To M_______ Best wishes Ami McKay", looks new, ---"The year is 1880. Two hundred years after the trials in Salem, Adelaide Thom (Moth from The Virgin Cure) has left her life in the sideshow to open a tea shop with another young woman who feels it's finally safe enough to describe herself as a witch: a former medical student and gardien de sorts (keeper of spells), Eleanor St. Clair. Together they cater to Manhattan's high society ladies, specializing in cures, palmistry and potions-... View more info

Faux Reals, with CD -by Faust McKenzie (aka: Chris Gilpin / Slam Poetry / Poems / Poet )

By: McKenzie, Faust (penname for Chris Gilpin )

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Canada, Canada: No Publisher / Chris Gilpin, 2008, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 151279

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------softcover with CD of the poetry, about 5.25 x 5.5 inches, a Near Fine copy, with the CD which looks Fine, numbered 77 of 250 copies, slam poetry I do believe, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Vinyl Cafe Diaries ---by Stuart McLean ---a signed Copy

Vinyl Cafe Diaries ---by Stuart McLean ---a signed Copy

By: McLean, Stuart (signed)

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Viking Canada, 2003, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 164443

ISBN: 0670044369

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine example in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed and inscribed by McLean "For Yolande Stuart McLean", 302 pages, b&w illustrations, ---"Now, at last, the truth revealed -Master storyteller and humorist Stuart McLean takes us into the deepest recesses of the Vinyl Cafe to reveal the secret lives and hidden passions of the seemingly ordinary folk found there. The Vinyl Cafe Diaries answers these and other probing questions: - What is Dave doing, by himself, in a Halifax hotel room, with a duck? - What purloined item has Sam surreptitiously stuffed under his... View more info