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In the Wings: Stories of Forgotten Women -Signed (includes: Anne Hathaway Shakespeare; Laura Secord; Lilian Bounds Disney [wife of Walt ]; Annie Taylor; Alice Seeley Harris; Pilar Casal; Marguerite Monet Riel; etc)

By: Rule, Bernadette (ed.) Linda Helson; Michelle Ward-Kantor; Jean Rae Baxter; Mary Eileen McClear; Richard Van Holst; Pauline Hewak; Joe Girard; Waheed Rabbani; Ethel Edey; Jane Devries; William Chan; Rachel Harvey; Lise Levesque; Judy Pollard Smith; et al

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Ontario, Woodstock, ON: Seraphim Editions, 2012, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 152813

ISBN: 1927079101

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy, signed or signed and inscribed by many, 162 pages, -----A collection of seventeen stories with an introduction by editor Bernadette Rule. Most of these stories would come under the genre of historical fiction, as the writers were challenged to use the tools of fiction to bring these women back to life. The details of time and place are all authentic and based on research. Through this blend of fact and fiction each woman’s character, as the writer understands it, emerges from the shadows into brilliant clarity. Women profiled in the stories includ... View more info

Image for Life and Works of Ethelwyn Wetherald, 1857 - 1940 - Canadian Poet and Journalist, with a Selection of Her Poems and Articles  ---a Signed Copy

Life and Works of Ethelwyn Wetherald, 1857 - 1940 - Canadian Poet and Journalist, with a Selection of Her Poems and Articles ---a Signed Copy

By: Rungeling, Dorothy W (signed) ( Ethelwyn Wetherald related)

Price: $32.93

Publisher: No Place of Publication, No Place ( Canada ): Self Published - Dorothy Rungeling, 2004, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 164783

ISBN: 0973180021

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------softcover, a Near Fine example, signed by Rungeling, 131 pages, b&w photos, ---contents include: Ethelwyn the Poet; Sam and Sally's Romance; A New Family Arrives; Ethelwyn the Person; Rockwood to Pelham via Philadelphia; Schooling on American Soil; A Taste of Women's Lib?; Ethelwyn the Journalist; Back to Tall Evergreens; The House in the Treesl Ethelwyn the Mother; Who was Ethelwyn?; Tragedies; The Party; 1940; Selection of Poems; List of Her Books, 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 Barnacle Love ---by Anthony De Sa

Barnacle Love ---by Anthony De Sa

By: Sa, Anthony De

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Doubleday Canada, 2008, 1st edition, First Printing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157762

ISBN: 0385664362

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, the author's first book, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

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Others: Carol Shields (author's first book -Poetry / Poems )

By: Shields, Carol

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario, Ottawa, ON: Borealis Press, 1972, 1st edition, First Printing: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 147463

ISBN: 0919594085

Condition: Good (see description)


----------softcover, about 6 x 7.5 inches, a solid Good copy, exlibrary with the usual marks and stamps, library sticker on spine, scarce, the author's first book, a collection of poetry, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

The Box Garden ---by Carol Shields ( Author's 2nd Novel )

By: Shields, Carol

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1977, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160210

ISBN: 0070825475

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy, tight and square, very tidy, in an attractive Very Good dustjacket, some small stress creases along edges, a wee bit of very small flaking but overall a very attractive copy, crease on rear flap, not price clipped, the author's 2nd novel preceded by Small Ceremonies, 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 Small Ceremonies ---by Carol Shields( Author's 1st Novel )

Small Ceremonies ---by Carol Shields( Author's 1st Novel )

By: Shields, Carol

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1976, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163402

ISBN: 0070823405

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a close to Near Fine copy, tight and square,gift inscription on the front blank endpaper, very tidy, in an attractive Good to Very Good price clipped dustjacket, the author's 1st 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 Unless: A Novel -a Signed Copy ---by Carol Shields

Unless: A Novel -a Signed Copy ---by Carol Shields

By: Shields, Carol (signed)

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Random House of Canada, 2002, 1st Edition, 3rd Printing: 2002

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 145784

ISBN: 0679311793

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hard cover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket with a bit of very light rubbing, signed without inscription by SHIELDS, ---"Reta Winters has many reasons to be happy: Her three almost grown daughters. Her twenty-year relationship with their father. Her work translating the larger-than-life French intellectual and feminist Danielle Westerman. Her modest success with a novel of her own, and the clamour of her American publisher for a sequel. Then in the spring of her forty-fourth year, all the quiet satisfactions of her well-lived life disappear in a moment: her eldest dau... View more info

Dressing Up for the Carnival: Stories -a Signed Copy ---by Carol Shields

By: Shields, Carol (signed)

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Random House of Canada, 2000, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 149154

ISBN: 0679310215

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hard cover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket with a bit of very light rubbing, signed without inscription by SHIELDS on a tipped in Random House bookplate, an unread copy, this contains: Dressing Up for the carnival; A Scarf; Weather; Flatties, Their various Lines and Forms; Dying for Love; Ilk; Stop; Mirrors; The Harp; Our Men and Women; Keys; Absence; Windows; Reportage; Edith - Esther; New Music; Soup du Jour; Invention; Death of an Artist; The Next best Kiss; Eros; Dressing Down, ---"Carol Shields distills her wisdom, elegance, insouciant sense of humour and eroti... View more info

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The Stone Diaries ---by Carol Shields -a Signed Copy

By: Shields, Carol (signed)

Price: $14.45

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Random House of Canada, 1994, 1st Edition, Later Printing: 1994

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 162280

ISBN: 0394223624

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Very Good copy with light wear and rubbing to the boards and edges, ink name, ink gift inscription, in an attractive Good to Very Good dustjacket with some rubbing and edge wear, crease on front flap, signed by SHIELDS without inscription, --- "The Stone Diaries is one ordinary woman's story of her journey through life. Born in 1905, Daisy Stone Goodwill drifts through the roles of child, wife, widow, and mother, and finally into her old age. Bewildered by her inability to understand her place in her own life, Daisy attempts to find a way to tell her story within... View more info

Image for Larry's Party ---by Carol Shields -a Signed Copy

Larry's Party ---by Carol Shields -a Signed Copy

By: Shields, Carol (signed)

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Random House of Canada, 1997, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 162405

ISBN: 0679308776

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine example, in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed and inscribed "for M_______ Carol Shields 23 / 8 / 98", any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///SIGNED/// View more info

Image for The Spice Box: An Anthology of Jewish Canadian Writing

The Spice Box: An Anthology of Jewish Canadian Writing

By: Sinclair, Gerri; morris Wolfe (selected by) Leonard Cohen; Mordecai Richler; Irving Layton; A M Klein; Matt Cohen; Eli Mandel; Phyllis Gotlieb; Morley Torgov; Larry Zolf; David lewis Stein; Avi Boxer; William Weintraub; Joseph Sherman; Norman Levine; Etc

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Lester & Orpen Dennys, 1981, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156690

ISBN: 0919630758

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy with browning to the paper, in a lightly rubbed Very Good+ dustjacket with a bit of sunning to the spine, 310 pages, contributions from: Solomon Ary; Rochl Korn; J I Segal; Adele Wiseman; A M Klein; Seymour Mayne; Henry Kreisel; Abraham Boyarsky; Matt Cohen; Joe Rosenblatt; Ted Allan; Fredelle Bruser Maynard; Lela Parlow; Shirley Faessler; Miriam Waddington; Eli Mandel; Robert Currie; Abraham Ram; Phyllis Gotlieb; Morley Torgov; Jerry newman; Norman levine; Leonard Cohen; Irving layton; Jack Ludwig; Mordecai Richler; Joseph Sherman; William Weintraub; E... View more info

Image for ROBERTSON DAVIES:  For Your Eye Alone, Letters 1976 - 1995 ---selected and Edited By Judith Skelton-Grant -a Signed Copy ( Correspondence )

ROBERTSON DAVIES: For Your Eye Alone, Letters 1976 - 1995 ---selected and Edited By Judith Skelton-Grant -a Signed Copy ( Correspondence )

By: Skelton-Grant, Judith (signed); Robertson Davies

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McClelland and Stewart ( M&S ), 1999, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed

Seller ID: 157340

ISBN: 0771035411

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed and inscribed by J S-G, 402 pages, looks new, ---"Robertson Davies brought a great sense of style to everything he wrote. Whether it was a letter to his daughter ("Love from us both, Daddy") or a formal letter to the editor disembowelling a hostile reviewer that concludes humbly ("I am content to remain, Yours, writhing in deserved ignominy---"), he wrote with care, with zest, and in a clearly distinctive voice. Since these letters written by Davies have been selected from the years when he was at the ... View more info

Image for Double-Header: As Is / Lost & Found -by Raymond Souster ( Poems / Poetry )

Double-Header: As Is / Lost & Found -by Raymond Souster ( Poems / Poetry )

By: Souster, Raymond

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Oberon Press, 1975, 1st Collected Edition, First Printing: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164069

ISBN: 0887501419

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, about 5w x 8.75h inches, a Near Fine example, small dimple on front board, in an attractive Very Good dustjacket, light wear and rubbing, small dimple on front panel, this edition collects all the poems from AS IS and LOST & FOUND, , 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 Riverrun -by Peter Such -a Signed Copy (a Novel of the Beothuk ) ( River Run )

Riverrun -by Peter Such -a Signed Copy (a Novel of the Beothuk ) ( River Run )

By: Such, Peter (signed)

Price: $17.09

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Clarke, Irwin and Company, 1973, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 163739

ISBN: 0772006202

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine example in a Good dustjacket with chips and tears, signed and inscribed by the author "For H______ R___ with kind regards April 10 '74 Peter Such", any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

The Tamarack Review, Issue 1, Autumn 1956 ( Volume One )

By: Tamarack Review / Ethel Wilson; Hilda Neatby; Brian Moore; Alan Brown; Vincent Tovell; Timothy Findley; George Woodcock; Jay Macpherson; Margaret Avison ( Kildare Dobbs; William Toye, et al -editors)

Price: $17.09

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press ( UTP ) / The Tamarack Review, Issue 1, Autumn 1956, 1st edition , First Printing: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Tipped-In Signature / Signed

Seller ID: 148740

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------trade paperback, a Very Good copy with a bit of rubbing to the covers, issue number one of this prestigious Canadian literary journal, this contains: On a Portuguese Holiday by Wilson; A Vocation by Moore; The Fisherman, a Book of Riddles by Macpherson; Paddy Chayefsky and the 53 Minute Hour by Tovell; The Massey Report, a Retrospect by Neatby; About Effie by Findley; Gabrielle Roy and the Temporary Provincial by Brown; Fiction Chronicle by Woodcock; Poetry Chronicle by Avison, laid into this copy (loose) is a Timothy Findley signature which has been mounted on a 3x5 index card, an... View more info

The Tamarack Review, Issue 3, Spring 1957 ( Volume Three )

By: Tamarack Review / Joyce Cary; Kildare Dobbs; John Graham; James Reaney; John Gray; Floris McLaren; Philip Stratford; Chester Duncan; George Woodcock ( Kildare Dobbs; William Toye, et al -editors)

Price: $17.09

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press ( UTP ) / The Tamarack Review, Issue 3, Spring 1957, 1st edition , First Printing: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 148742

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------trade paperback, a Very Good copy with a bit of rubbing to the covers, issue number three of this prestigious Canadian literary journal, this contains: A conversation with Joyce cary; Confessions of a Memsab vy Dobbs; From the Lion's Mouth by Graham; The April and may Eclogues by Reaney; When the Elephants Roost in the Trees by Gray; A Road in the Andes by Woodcock; Contemporary Verse, A Canadian Quarterly by McLaren; Francois Mauriac and his critics by Stratford; Poetry Chronicle by Duncan, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Joyner's Dream -by Sylvia Tyson  ---a Signed 1st Edition

Joyner's Dream -by Sylvia Tyson ---a Signed 1st Edition

By: Tyson, Sylvia (signed)

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Harper Collins / HarperCollins, 2011, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 161928

ISBN: 1554684951

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


----------softcover, about 6w x 9h inches, a Near Fine example, signed and inscribed "Meryy Christmas J_____ Enjoy! Sylvia Tyson", former owner's address label otherwise close to new with just a wee bit of light rubbing, ---"Joyner’s Dream is the sweeping story of a family and its dubious legacy: an abiding love of music coupled with a persistent knack for thieving. Beginning in England in the 1780s, continuing in Halifax at the time of the Great Explosion, and ending in Toronto in the present, eight larcenous generations from all walks of life -craftsmen and highwaymen, aristocr... View more info

Image for The Divine Economy of Salvation -by Priscilla Uppal -a Signed Copy

The Divine Economy of Salvation -by Priscilla Uppal -a Signed Copy

By: Uppal, Priscilla (signed),

Price: $26.33

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

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 164404

ISBN: 0385658044

Condition: Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Fine example, in a Fine dustjacket, looks new, signed without inscription by the author ---"In a startling debut, celebrated poet Priscila Uppal crafts a deeply moving, dark and suspenseful tale about the crimes of youth that haunt adult life. --As an adolescent girl, in the face of her mother’s declining health, Angela H. is sent away to a Catholic boarding school. Feeling lonely and neglected, Angela finds comfort and rebellion with a group of girls who call themselves The Sisterhood. On the verge of becoming women, the girls taunt and tempt each other with the... View more info

Image for The Underpainter ---by Jane Urquhart ---a Signed Copy

The Underpainter ---by Jane Urquhart ---a Signed Copy

By: Urquhart, Jane (Signed)

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McClelland & Stewart / M&S, 1997, 1st Edition, 2nd Printing: 1997

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 155334

ISBN: 0771086644

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hard cover, Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket, signed by Urquhart on the title page without inscription, looks new, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///SIGNED/// View more info

Image for The Underpainter ---by Jane Urquhart ---a Signed Copy

The Underpainter ---by Jane Urquhart ---a Signed Copy

By: Urquhart, Jane (Signed)

Price: $17.09

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McClelland & Stewart / M&S, 1997, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 156637

ISBN: 0771086644

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hard cover, Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket, signed by Urquhart on the title page without inscription, looks new, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///SIGNED/// View more info