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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: $14.13

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 after reaching shore, Charlotte’s lover died of yellow fever, leaving her alone and pregnant in Jamaica. Undaunted, Charlot... View more info

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The Heart Goes Last ---by Margaret Atwood

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $14.13

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 ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// 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: $177.43

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

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

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 who found one of these first signed copies, each card states the number so in this case the card lets the buyer know that the... View more info

Image for Good Bones -by Margaret Atwood (signed on a GOOD BONES bookplate )

Good Bones -by Margaret Atwood (signed on a GOOD BONES bookplate )

By: Atwood, Margaret (signed on a GOOD BONES bookplate )

Price: $28.33

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Coach House, 1992, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 165279

ISBN: 0889104425

Condition: Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Fine example, in a Near Fine/Fine dustjacket, a very faint hint of sunning to the spine, signed by Atwood without inscription by ATWOOD on a GOOD BONES bookplate, ---"In Good Bones, first published in 1992, Margaret Atwood has fashioned an enthralling collection of parable, monologue, mini-romance and mini-biography, speculative fiction, prose lyric, outrageous recipe and reconfigured fairy tale, demonstrating yet again the play of an unerring wit overseen by a panoramic intelligence. Good Bones is a cornucopia of good things - precise, witty, wise, and sometime... 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: $18.39

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 Riviere-Ouelle; Loup-Garou; Pilotte; The Tree of Dreams, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a gene... 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: $14.13

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: $14.13

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: $56.73

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 Canada; Essay 2: Tokens of Being There: Land Deeds and Demarkations; Supplement 1: Thomas Moore's Construction of Upper Canada ... 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: $49.63

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 of poetry by BIRNEY but the demand was significant enough that it went to a 2nd printing shortly after, this is the 2nd printi... 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: $31.17

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 experiences in a way that would preserve their distinctive voices and relate all aspects of travel, from anticipation and ple... 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: $21.23

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 ads, b&w illustrations (chapter headings and tailpieces to chapters) and photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT S... 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: $26.91

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

Image for Dictionary of Manitoba Biography -by J M Bumsted -a Signed Copy ( Manitoba History )

Dictionary of Manitoba Biography -by J M Bumsted -a Signed Copy ( Manitoba History )

By: Bumsted, J M ( John Michael - JACK Bumsted )( Signed )

Price: $35.43

Publisher: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB: University of Manitoba Press ( UMP ), 1999, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 164686

ISBN: 0887556620

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------softcover, a Near Fine example, looks new, signed without inscription by the author, 273 pages, ---"Manitoba has been at the crossroads of many of the important debates and events in Canadian history. From the early fur trade to the Riel Rebellion to the Winnipeg General Strike, Manitobans have frequently played crucial roles in Canadian and sometimes world history. Until now, there has been no comprehensive, contemporary source for information on the many Manitobans who have left their mark on history and society. Dictionary of Manitoba Biography fills this gap, with biographic... View more info

Image for A Time for Judas ---by Morley Callaghan ---a Signed Copy

A Time for Judas ---by Morley Callaghan ---a Signed Copy

By: Callaghan, Morley (signed)

Price: $21.23

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: MacMillan, 1983, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 155152

ISBN: 077159772X

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a very lightly rubbed Very Good+ dustjacket, a couple of very small marks on jacket but overall this looks close to new, signed on the half title page by Callaghan without inscription, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Bigger Light -by Austin Clarke -a Signed Copy Dated 1974 ( the year before publication)( Book 3 of The Toronto Trilogy [preceded By The Meeting Point / Storm of Fortune ] )

The Bigger Light -by Austin Clarke -a Signed Copy Dated 1974 ( the year before publication)( Book 3 of The Toronto Trilogy [preceded By The Meeting Point / Storm of Fortune ] )

By: Clarke, Austin C (signed) Austin Ardinel Chesterfield Clarke "Tom"

Price: $35.43

Publisher: Boston, Massachussetts, Boston, MA: Little, Brown, 1975, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 164010

ISBN: 0316146935

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine example, a wee bit of sunning to the upper spine tip of the book, in an attractive Very Good dustjacket, a bit of light wear and rubbing, short tear on rear panel, some sunning to the spine of the jacket )mainly upper portion, this copy has been signed and inscribed by Austin Clarke who has dated the inscription December 1974, inscribed to a fellow Barbadian who lived on Dayrells Road which was the same street (or at least the same neighbourhood) where Clarke lived as a child, unusual to see signed but even more so with this early date, it is likely that Osbou... View more info

Image for The Chief of the Ranges: A Tale of the Yukon -by H A Cody ( 1913 Canadian Edition in Dustjacket )

The Chief of the Ranges: A Tale of the Yukon -by H A Cody ( 1913 Canadian Edition in Dustjacket )

By: Cody, H A ( Reverend Hiram Alfred )

Price: $28.33

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: William Briggs, 1913, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 165597

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------hard cover, brown cloth, a Very Good+ copy with a bit of light rubbing and wear at tips, in an attractive but GOOD only dustjacket, dj is largely complete but the letters n,g,e,s in RANGES on the front panel have been skimmed and are largely missing, someone has gently pencilled in those letters, some other chips and tears but overall a pretty nice example of a dustjacket that has passed the century mark, front blank endpaper has been removed, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. ///NOT SIGNED - GUARANTEED AVAILABILITY /// View more info

Image for Leonard Cohen:  Flowers for Hitler ( Poetry / Poems )

Leonard Cohen: Flowers for Hitler ( Poetry / Poems )

By: Cohen, Leonard

Price: $248.43

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Jonathan Cape, 1973, 1st U.K. Edition, First Printing: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160707

ISBN: 0224008404

Condition: Very Good (see description)


------------hardcover, a solid Very Good ex-library copy, in an bright and clean Near Fine dust jacket, library stamps and ink numbers on title page, small piece of browned tape/sticker on rear blank endpaper, very slight sticker pull on verso of rear board, no library marks on dust jacket, not price clipped, no tape marks on the boards, jacket is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, a pretty nice copy overall with minimal library markings, scarce, 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 Leonard Cohen:  The Book of Longing -by Leonard Cohen ( Poetry / Poems )

Leonard Cohen: The Book of Longing -by Leonard Cohen ( Poetry / Poems )

By: Cohen, Leonard

Price: $42.53

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McClelland & Stewart ( M&S ), 2006, 1st Edition, Later Printing: 2006

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163536

ISBN: 0771022344

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


------------hardcover, a Near Fine example in a Near Fine dustjacket, fsurprisingly scarce in the McClelland & Stewart edition whichwas the first publisher for this volume of poetry, 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 At My Heart's Core ---by Robertson Davies

At My Heart's Core ---by Robertson Davies

By: Davies, Robertson

Price: $28.33

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Clarke, Irwin, 1950, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 153767

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------softcover, a solid Very Good+ to Near Fine copy, in an attractive Very Good dustjacket, gift inscription dated 1951 on front blank endpaper, dustjacket is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, a wee bit of rubbing to edges, released simultaneously with the much scarcer hardcover edition, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Diary of Samuel Marchbanks ---with The Table Talk of Samuel Marchbanks ---by Robertson Davies -TWO VOLUMES ( Book 1 and 2 of the Trilogy )

The Diary of Samuel Marchbanks ---with The Table Talk of Samuel Marchbanks ---by Robertson Davies -TWO VOLUMES ( Book 1 and 2 of the Trilogy )

By: Davies, Robertson ( as Samuel Marchbanks )

Price: $26.91

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Clarke, Irwin, 1947 and 1949, 1st Edition, First and 2nd Printings: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 159953

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------2 volumes (ONE SHIPPING PRICE ), hardcover, both with a bit of age darkening to the text block, ---both are solid clean Very Good copies, a bit of light wear, a bit of sunning to the spine of TABLE, gift inscription on front blank endpaper of TABLE, DIARY is a 2nd printing from 1947, TABLE is a 1st printing, nice clean copies in uniform format, , any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info