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Image for My Kitchen Window ---by Edna Jaques -a Signed Copy ( Poetry / Poems )

My Kitchen Window ---by Edna Jaques -a Signed Copy ( Poetry / Poems )

By: Jaques, Edna (signed)

Price: $17.09

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Thomas Allen, 1950, 1st Edition, 9th Printing: 1950

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 156269

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, a Very Good+ copy, no dustjacket, small ink name, signed by Jaques, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The White Wampum By E Pauline Johnson ( Tekahionwake )( Author's 1st Book - 1895 First Edition )( Poetry / Poems )

The White Wampum By E Pauline Johnson ( Tekahionwake )( Author's 1st Book - 1895 First Edition )( Poetry / Poems )

By: Johnson, E Pauline ( Tekahionwake )

Price: $362.93

Publisher: London, England, London, UK / Toronto, ON / Boston, MA.: John Lane / Copp Clark Co, / Lamson Wolffe & Co., 1895, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162759

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 5w x 7.75h inches, brown cloth with black lettering and design to front board and gilt lettering to the spine, a solid Very Good example, light tip wear and rubbing, rubbing to board edges, front blank endpaper has been removed, 88 pages + 16 pages of ads, this contains: Ojistoh; As Red Men Die; The Pilot of the Plains; The Cattle Thief; A Cry from an Indian Wife; Dawendine; Wolverine; The Vagabonds; The Song my Paddle Sings; The Camper; At H... View more info

Image for Flint and Feather:  Collected Verse -by E Pauline Johnson (in Original Dustjacket ) (inc. The White Wampum; Canadian Born; Miscellaneous Poems )( Poetry )

Flint and Feather: Collected Verse -by E Pauline Johnson (in Original Dustjacket ) (inc. The White Wampum; Canadian Born; Miscellaneous Poems )( Poetry )

By: Johnson, E. Pauline ( Tekahionwake ), Introduction By Theodore Watts-Dunton (includes a biographical sketch)

Price: $98.93

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Musson Book Compan, 1913, 2nd Edition overall, 1st Revised and Enlarged Edition, First Printing: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162344

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


------------hardcover, about 5.75w x 8.75h inches, a Very Good+ example, a tight clean square copy, a few marks to the red cloth, when produced this had many uncut pages (and still has some for that matter), the uncut pages were opened a bit roughly by the original owner resulting in short tears and chips to the fore edge of the pages, a bit of age toning to the endpapers, ---this copy has the original dustjacket, a solid Good example with light soiling and staining, qui... View more info

Image for A Compass of Open Veins:  A Collection of Poems By Grant Johnson -a Signed Copy ( Boxed Edition )

A Compass of Open Veins: A Collection of Poems By Grant Johnson -a Signed Copy ( Boxed Edition )

By: Johnson, Grant (signed)

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: New Press, 1970, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 147612

ISBN: 0887700608

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------softcover, about 11.5 x 8.5 inches, a Near Fine copy, housed in a lightly rubbed Very Good+ box, signed by Johnson, gift inscription, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

The Bells of St Stephen's -by Marian Keith ( Saint Stephens )

By: Keith, Marian ( Pen Name for Mary Esther ( nee Miller ) MacGregor, who also wrote as Martha Graham )

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McClelland and Stewart ( M&S ), 1927, 1st Canadian Edition, First Impression: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 153449

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------hardcover, a strong Very Good copy in a chipped and torn but largely intact Good dustjacket, 1933 gift inscription on front blank endpaper, the author was born in Simcoe County in 1872 and died in Owen Sound in 1961, besides being an author she was also a teacher, a nice example of a vintage dustjacket, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

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 Scars -by W P Kinsella ( Author's 2nd Book )

Scars -by W P Kinsella ( Author's 2nd Book )

By: Kinsella, W P ( William / Bill )

Price: $10.49

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Oberon Press, 1978, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161010

ISBN: 0887502865

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------softcover, about 4.5w x 8.25h inches, a Very Good to Very Good+ example, a bit of light rubbing, some sunning to the spine as often seen, gift inscription, by the author of Shoeless Joe, his 2nd book, released simultaneously as the scarce hardcover edition, 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 a... View more info

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

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 battl... View more info

Image for A Slice of Canada:  Memoirs -with Centennial Tales and Selected Poems (inc. selections from:  THE FLYING BULL; The Mod at Grand Pre; Canada to Iceland; Tide of Life ; European Elegies ) -by Watson Kirkconnell (one Signed)(includes a WK pamphlet/card)

A Slice of Canada: Memoirs -with Centennial Tales and Selected Poems (inc. selections from: THE FLYING BULL; The Mod at Grand Pre; Canada to Iceland; Tide of Life ; European Elegies ) -by Watson Kirkconnell (one Signed)(includes a WK pamphlet/card)

By: Kirkconnell, Watson (signed)/ Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Nova Scotia, No Place ( likely Wolfville, NS ): The Governors of Acadia University, 1967 / 1965, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (one book)

Seller ID: 163428

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


------------2 volumes (ONE SHIPPING CHARGE), hardcovers, both are solid Very Good+ copies, in lightly chipped and torn Good dustjackets, POEMS has been signed by KIRKCONNELL, 393 (Memoir) and 530 (Poems) pages, b&w photos in Memoirs, ---laid into POEMS is a single sheet of paper folded to make 4 pages which is a KIRKCONNELL family Christmas greeting, the "pamphlet" reprints a section of Chapter 28 of WK's Memoirs, pamphlet has two photos showing the K family m... 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;... View more info

Masquerade: 15 Variations on a Theme of Sexual Fantasy ( Fifteen )

By: Kroniuk, Lisa ( penname for Pierre Berton )

Price: $22.37

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McClelland & Stewart ( M&S ), 1985, 1st edition, First Printing: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 149268

ISBN: 0771045468

Condition: Good (see description)


-----------hardcover, this was a trade paperback which has been bound into a hardcover by a library, overall a solid Very Good copy but as this is exlibrary a Good copy, usual library stickers and stamps, library sticker on spine and rear panel, age toning to paper as usually seen on this title, 132 pages, a scarce book by the best known Canadian historian, ---there was no actual HARDCOVER edition issued by M&S so this is the closest one can get to a hc edition of this t... View more info

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

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

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

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 The Stone Angel ---by Margaret Laurence

The Stone Angel ---by Margaret Laurence

By: Laurence, Margaret

Price: $10.49

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McClelland & Stewart / M&S, 1998, 1st New Edition, First Printing: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155604

ISBN: 077104707X

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, Near Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket, a tight square copy of this Canadian classic, ribbon marker bound in as called for, a nice edition of this classic novel, 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 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 ... 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... 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 t... View more info