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Image for Turtle Valley -a Novel ---by Gail Anderson-Dargatz ---a Signed Copy

Turtle Valley -a Novel ---by Gail Anderson-Dargatz ---a Signed Copy

By: Anderson-Dargatz, Gail ( Signed )

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Knopf Canada, 2007, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 157478

ISBN: 0676978851

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed and inscribed by the author "To G___ Gail Anderson-Dargartz !", any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Nine Lives of Charlotte Taylor -The first Woman Settler of the Miramichi -a signed Copy (The Incredible true Story of One Much Married Woman - Blends fact and Fiction to Deliver Living History, as Imagined By Her Great-Great-Great Granddaughter )( 9 )

The Nine Lives of Charlotte Taylor -The first Woman Settler of the Miramichi -a signed Copy (The Incredible true Story of One Much Married Woman - Blends fact and Fiction to Deliver Living History, as Imagined By Her Great-Great-Great Granddaughter )( 9 )

By: Armstrong, Sally (signed)

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Random House Canada, 2007, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 159178

ISBN: 0679314040

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, looks new, signed without inscription by the author, 397 pages, ---"The epic true story of Charlotte Taylor, as told by her great-great-great-granddaughter, one of Canada’s foremost journalists. In 1775, twenty-year-old Charlotte Taylor fled her English country house with her lover, the family’s black butler. To escape the fury of her father, they boarded a ship for the West Indies, but ten days a... View more info

Image for The Heart Goes Last ---by Margaret Atwood

The Heart Goes Last ---by Margaret Atwood

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McClelland & Stewart / M&S, 2015, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161593

ISBN: 0771009119

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, about 6.5w x 9.5h inches, a Near Fine copy, in a visually Near Fine dustjacket but there are some dampstains on the verso of the jacket so a Very Good jacket, jacket stains do not affect the bookany image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Heart Goes Last ---by Margaret Atwood ---a Signed Copy ( # 97 of 100 Pre-Publication McClelland and Stewart Signed Copies )

The Heart Goes Last ---by Margaret Atwood ---a Signed Copy ( # 97 of 100 Pre-Publication McClelland and Stewart Signed Copies )

By: Atwood, Margaret (signed -#97 of 100 Signed Copies ))

Price: $164.93

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McClelland & Stewart / M&S, 2015, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 161592

ISBN: 0771009119

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, about 6.5w x 9.5h inches, visually a Near Fine copy but there are some small splash marks and stains to the edges of the text block, in a Near Fine dustjacket, this copy has been signed by Margaret Atwood before the book's release, pre-released by McClelland and Stewart which had MA sign 100 copies of this book which were randomly distributed across Canada, included with each copy is a THE HEART GOES LAST / M&S card congratulating the random buyers ... View more info

Image for The Blind Assassin ---by Margaret Atwood ---a Signed 1st Edition

The Blind Assassin ---by Margaret Atwood ---a Signed 1st Edition

By: Atwood, Margaret (signed)

Price: $31.61

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McClelland & Stewart / M&S, 2000, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 163693

ISBN: 0771008635

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine example with a bit ofrubbing to the edges of the boards, a bit of discolouration tot he edges of the text block, in a lightly rubbed Near Fine dustjacket which is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, signed without inscription by Atwood on the title page ---"The Blind Assassin opens with these simple, resonant words: "Ten days after the war ended, my sister Laura drove a car off a bridge." They are spoken by Iris, whose ters... View more info

Image for The Magic Fiddler and Other Legends of French Canada ( Carl Dair Typeface)(includes:  Caughnawaga Bell; Rose Latulippe; Legend of Perce Rock; La Corriveau; Witch Canoe; Porpoises of Riviere-Ouelle; Loup-Garou; Pilotte; Tree of Dreams )( Quebec )

The Magic Fiddler and Other Legends of French Canada ( Carl Dair Typeface)(includes: Caughnawaga Bell; Rose Latulippe; Legend of Perce Rock; La Corriveau; Witch Canoe; Porpoises of Riviere-Ouelle; Loup-Garou; Pilotte; Tree of Dreams )( Quebec )

By: Aubry, Claude, Translated from the French By Alice E Kane, Introduction By Marius Barbeau ( Carl Dair typeface)

Price: $17.09

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Peter Martin Associates, 1968, 1st edition, First Printing: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 147127

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------large (quarto)hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Very Good glassine dustjacket with a chip at lower spine tip, small mark on title page looks like a stain but I believe it is a flaw in the paper, typeface is a Carl Dair font, Dair was the premier type designer in canada until his sudden death in 1967, this collection includes: The Magic Fiddler; The Caughnawaga Bell; Rose Latulippe; The Legend of Perce Rock; La Corriveau; The Witch Canoe; The Porpoises of Rivie... View more info

The Moon Pool -by John Ballem ( 1st edition)

By: Ballem, John

Price: $10.49

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McClelland and Stewart ( M&S ), 1978, 1st edition, First Printing: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155000

ISBN: 0771010044

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy with a bit of light rubbing to tips, in a lightly rubbed Very Good dustjacket, small sticker pull and patch of glue residue on front panel, the author's 4th book of fiction, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Exit Lines:  A Darkly Comic Novel About Everything That Matters from Sex to Death -by Joan Barfoot -a Signed Copy

Exit Lines: A Darkly Comic Novel About Everything That Matters from Sex to Death -by Joan Barfoot -a Signed Copy

By: Barfoot, Joan (signed)

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Knopf Canada / Random House, 2008, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 154453

ISBN: 030739705X

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------hardcover, a Very Good+ copy with some marks on the black cloth boards, in a Very Good+ dustjacket with some rubbing to the front cover, faint crease on spine of jacket, signed and inscribed "For M___L__ All best wishes Joan Barfoot", 320 pages, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Dancing in the Dark -by Joan Barfoot -a Signed Copy (a literary tour de force that stunningly portrays a housewife’s descent into madness and murder )

Dancing in the Dark -by Joan Barfoot -a Signed Copy (a literary tour de force that stunningly portrays a housewife’s descent into madness and murder )

By: Barfoot, Joan (signed)

Price: $22.37

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Macmillan, 1982, 1st edition, First Printing: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 157768

ISBN: 0771597231

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in an attractive Good dustjacket with some light rubbing and a bit of edge wear, some shallow chips and short closed tears, a bit of sunning to the spine, signed and inscribed 'To I_____ -with best wishes for your birthday - Joan Barfoot", small bookseller's label on verso of front board, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Point of the Graver -by Wes ( W / Wesley ) Bates --a Signed Copy

The Point of the Graver -by Wes ( W / Wesley ) Bates --a Signed Copy

By: Bates, Wesley W (signed)( Wes )

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Erin, Ontario, Erin, ON: Porcupine's Quill, 1994, 1st Edition, 2nd Printing: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 145404

ISBN: 0889841829

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy, signed and dated by Bates, 82 pages + 82 examples of Bates' engravings, very faint stress line on lower corner of rear cover, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Point of the Graver -by Wes ( Wesley / W ) Bates ---a Signed Copy, with a WB Designed Bookplate

The Point of the Graver -by Wes ( Wesley / W ) Bates ---a Signed Copy, with a WB Designed Bookplate

By: Bates, Wesley W (signed)( Wes )

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Erin, Ontario, Erin, ON: Porcupine's Quill, 1994, 1st Edition, 2nd Printing: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 154705

ISBN: 0889841829

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy, inscribed, signed and dated by Bates, 82 pages + 82 examples of Bates' engravings, a few very small rub marks, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Mnemographia Canadensis: Essays on Memory, Community and Environment in Canada with Particular Reference to London, Ontario: Muse and Recall ---with Remember and See -Volume 1 and 2 -TWO BOOKS / Canadian Poetry Press

By: Bentley, D M R (ed.)Andrea Cabajsky; Shelley Huban; Rachel Jones; Monique Dumontet; Simone J Saunders; Jim Zucchero; Matthew Trebb; Carolyn Finlayson; Sarah Stevens ( Anne Michaels; Thomas Moore; T Chandler Haliburton; John Galt; John Howison related)

Price: $52.73

Publisher: London, Ontario, London, ON: Canadian Poetry Press / University of Western Ontario, 1999, 1st Edition, First Printing for Both: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 151370

ISBN: 0921243383

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------2 volumes (ONE SHIPPING PRICE ), trade paperbacks, both are Very Good+ copies with a bit of light rubbing, mark on fore edge of volume one, 470 and 264 pages, name sticker in each book, Introduction; A Note on Citations, Dates, and the Index; Notes; Prelude: Forgetful of Former Care: Notes on the Past and Present State of Canadian Memory; Mnemographia Canadensis ---Essay 1: Monumental Tensions: the Commemoration of British Political and Military Heroes in Ca... View more info

Image for The Free World ---by David Bezmogis  -a Signed Copy

The Free World ---by David Bezmogis -a Signed Copy

By: Bezmogis, David (signed)

Price: $32.93

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

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 157339

ISBN: 1443403997

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed and dated in the year of publication by the author, looks new, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for David and Other Poems ---by Earle Birney  ( poetry )

David and Other Poems ---by Earle Birney ( poetry )

By: Birney, Earle

Price: $46.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Ryerson Press, 1942, 1st Edition, 2nd Printing: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158258

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Very Good copy with a bit of light wear, small area of loss at upper spine tip, bump to lower spine tip with a bit of soiling, browning/offset to endpapers, in a largely intact Fair only dustjacket which is detached along the front spine fold, most of the spine of the jacket has been lost, some ships and tears, age darkening to the jacket edges, jacket is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, ----- Ryerson produced 500 copies of this first book o... View more info

Image for Digging Up the Mountains: Selected Stories - Signed by Neil Bissoondath ( Revolutionary; Short Visit to a Failed Artist; Cage; Insecurity; There are a Lot of Ways to Die; In Kingdom of Golden Dust; Arrangement of Shadows; Continental Drift )

Digging Up the Mountains: Selected Stories - Signed by Neil Bissoondath ( Revolutionary; Short Visit to a Failed Artist; Cage; Insecurity; There are a Lot of Ways to Die; In Kingdom of Golden Dust; Arrangement of Shadows; Continental Drift )

By: Bissoondath, Neil (signed)

Price: $10.49

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: MacMillan, 1986, 1st paperback Edition, First Printing: 1986

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 145984

ISBN: 0771592469

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------paperback, a Very Good+ copy with a bit of very light wear, signed without inscription by Bissoondath, a bit of age toning to paper, this contains: Digging Up the Mountains; The Revolutionary; A Short Visit to a Failed Artist; The Cage; Insecurity; There are a Lot of Ways to Die; In the Kingdom of the Golden Dust; Arrangement of Shadows; Continental Drift; Christmas Lunch; Man as Plaything, Life as Mockery; Counting the Wind; Veins Visible; Dancing, any image... View more info

Image for Whistle for Jellyfish:  The Field Stone Poets - Sylvia Adams; Brock Currie; Gill Foss; Glenn Kletke; Barbara Myers; Margaret Malloch Zielinski  -Signed By All 6 Poets ( Poetry / Poems )

Whistle for Jellyfish: The Field Stone Poets - Sylvia Adams; Brock Currie; Gill Foss; Glenn Kletke; Barbara Myers; Margaret Malloch Zielinski -Signed By All 6 Poets ( Poetry / Poems )

By: Bolster, Stephanie (foreword); Sylvia Adams; Brock Currie; Gill Foss; Glenn Kletke; Barbara Myers; Margaret Malloch Zielinski -The Field Stone Poets -Signed By All 6 Poets )

Price: $28.97

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Bookland Press / The Field Stone Poets, 2011, 1st edition, First Printing: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 160520

ISBN: 192695601X

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------softcover, about 5w x 8h inches, a Near Fine copy, signed and inscribed by all 6 poets (one has signed and inscribed whilst the other 5 have just signed their names ), not signed by Bolster, ---"Whistle for Jellyfish is a poetry collection written by six award-winning poets - Sylvia Adams, Brock Currie, Gill Foss, Glenn Kletke, Barbara Myers, and Margaret Malloch Zielinski. Their decision to write a collection of travel poems was based on a desire to share ... View more info

Image for Skipper George Netman: A Story of Out-Port Methodism in Newfoundland (inc. photos of: Herring Neck, Burin, St John's, Grady Labrador /illustrations of: Seal Hunters, Cod, Puffer Fish, Snowshoeing, Walrus, Ships & Rowboats, etc)( Outport )

Skipper George Netman: A Story of Out-Port Methodism in Newfoundland (inc. photos of: Herring Neck, Burin, St John's, Grady Labrador /illustrations of: Seal Hunters, Cod, Puffer Fish, Snowshoeing, Walrus, Ships & Rowboats, etc)( Outport )

By: Bond, Rev. G J ( Reverend George )

Price: $30.29

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: The Missionary Society of the Methodist Church / The Young People's Forward Movement Department, 1911, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 159064

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 5 x 7.25 inches, blue cloth, photo pastedown on front cover, gilt lettering, a solid Very Good copy, light external rubbing, a bit of tip wear, prize plate from The Missionary Society of the Methodist Church, Canada on the verso of the front board, recipient's name has been erased, some small marks on facing front blank endpaper from ink writing on the presentation plate, 126 pages plus 2 pages of ags, b&w illustrations (chapter headings and t... View more info

Image for All the Way Home ---by Max Braithwaite -a Signed Copy

All the Way Home ---by Max Braithwaite -a Signed Copy

By: Braithwaite, Max (signed)

Price: $22.37

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McClelland and Stewart / M&S, 1986, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 155609

ISBN: 0771016123

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in an near Fine dustjacket, faint crease on front flap, sunning to the spine, signed and inscribed by the author, ---"story of a family who homesteaded, enjoyed the 20's and survived the desolate poverty of prairie life during the depression and the tragedies of love and war in this uniquely Canadian story --- Going home isn’t easy and almost always emotionally disruptive as famous playwright Hugh Windmar realizes when he retu... View more info

The Tinderbox ---a Signed Copy, # 54 of 100 Copies ( Limited Edition )

By: Brandis, Marianne (signed), G Brender a Brandis illustrator (signed)

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Erin, Ontario, Erin, ON: Porcupine's Quill, 1982, 1st edition, 1st Printing, One of 100 Copies (# 54 ): 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 153413

ISBN: 0889840768

Condition: Very Good (see description)


------------hardcover, visually this is a Near Fine copy but there are some library stamps so this is a solid Very Good copy, #54 of 100 signed and numbered copies, signed by Marianne and G Brender a Brandis, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///SIGNED/// View more info

Image for Soft Chimes ---by W B Bredin ( Signed ? )( British Columbia related)

Soft Chimes ---by W B Bredin ( Signed ? )( British Columbia related)

By: Bredin, W B ( Signed ? )( William ? )

Price: $25.01

Publisher: No Place of Publication, No Place: W B Bredin, 1947, 1st edition, First Printing: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (?)

Seller ID: 142041

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------small pamphlet, about 4 x 7 inches, a Very Good+ copy with a bit of very light wear, a slim collection of verse which the author states were for the most part penned in British Columbia, lengthy inscription on first page signed Bill (I am asuming that the author's first name was William ), not in WATTERS, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info