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How Many Angels A Novel

By: ISRAEL, Charles E.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6697

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


V + 330 pp. Black and white DJ with image of a city and sneaking men. DJ in fair condition, worn and chipped along edges and top/bottom of spine. Encased in plastic. Green cloth boards. Book is in very good condition with no wear. Clean with no marks. View more info

Winter Studies and Summer Rambles in Canada

By: Jameson, Anna

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9110

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


443 + 7 unnumbered pages. Frontis, photographs, illustrations. Book has blue cloth hardcover with blue text on front cover and spine with illustration on front cover. Minor wear on covers and spine. Text is clear and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 450 pages View more info

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Tasks of passion Dennis Lee at mid-career

By: Karen Mulhallen, Donna Bennet, and Russell Brown (Eds)

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Toronto, Descant Editions: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6998

ISBN: 0969116705

Condition: Fine


247 pp. Edited volume, 24 articles/pieces by different contributors. Chronology and bibliography of Dennis Lee at rear. 1st edition. Green cloth boards. Fine condition, no marks or wear. ; X X ; 247 pages View more info

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Tasks of passion Dennis Lee at mid-career

By: Karen Mulhallen, Donna Bennet, and Russell Brown (Eds)

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Toronto, Descant Editions: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6999

ISBN: 0969116705

Condition: Fine


247 pp. Edited volume, 24 articles/pieces by different contributors. Chronology and bibliography of Dennis Lee at rear. 1st edition. Green cloth boards. Fine condition, no marks or wear. ; X X ; 247 pages View more info

Image for Merrily We Roll Along A Play.  With "good luck" note from Kaufman. Nancy Pyper copy

Merrily We Roll Along A Play. With "good luck" note from Kaufman. Nancy Pyper copy

By: Kaufman, George S.; Hart, Moss

Price: $400.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1934

Edition: First Edition Thus

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9236

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


vii, 211 pp. In green cloth which is sunned at the spine, and rubbed around the edges. With a note from George S. Kaufman, on his stationery, wishing "Miss Pyper" good luck on her production, signed by him, attached at the back with a straight pin. This is Nancy Pyper's working copy of the play, which she produced at Hart House in Toronto 1936/1937. Her signature and the date are on the first blank, she has pasted in clippings from a few other products on the en... View more info

Dreaming of What Might Be Labor Day Souvenir...The Knights of Labor in Ontario, 1880 - 1900

By: Kealey, Gregory S.

Price: $180.00

Publisher: Toronto, New Hogtown Press: 1987

Seller ID: 6213

ISBN: 0919940226

Condition: Good


Xiv + 487 pps. Notes, bibliography, and index at rear. Light yellow soft cover. Book is in very good condition, clean with no marks. View more info

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International Law Chiefly As Interpreted and Applied in Canada

By: Kindred, Hugh M. ; Saunders, Phillip M. , Et Al

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Toronto, Edmond Montgomery: 2011

Edition: Seventh Edition

Seller ID: 5936

ISBN: 1552391620

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Lxxxi, 1219 pp. Index (online) 7th edition of 2006, 2011 printing. Orange glossy softcovers are clean, tearing at joints especially at back of spine. Interior sturdy but quite a bit of yellow highlighting, last page misbound and miscut, coming away at gutter and folded. Still respectable and quite usable, hard to find edition, priced low to reflect condition. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1219 pages View more info

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Inner Places The Life of David Milne

By: King, James

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Dundurn: 2015

Seller ID: 6440

ISBN: 6529

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


388 pp. Notes and index at rear. Red DJ with painting on front cover. In excellent condition, book and DJ as new with no marks or wear. ; 9.10 X 6 X 1.10 inches View more info

A Dark Clarity

By: Kirkham, Michael

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Thornhill, ON, Aelous House: 2009

Seller ID: 9106

ISBN: 0981127231

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


84pp. Author's notes, biographical note. Signed to a friend. Book has grey paper softcover with black and orange text on covers and spine with illustration on front cover. Text is clear and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 84 pages View more info

Early Days in Upper Canada;

By: Langton, John; Langton, W. A., editor

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Macmillan Company of Canada limited: 1926

Seller ID: 7459

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


xl, 310 pp. Frontis plate, many plates and text cuts. Original dark red ribbed cloth with blind ruling, gilt to spine is dulled but still just legible, white library sticker at bottom spine. Interior has old bookplate, map end papers, normal library marks including pocket, otherwise clean and quite nice. Letters and information from John Langton who emigrated to Upper Canada in 1833, settling near Peterborough. ; Ex-Library; 310 pages View more info

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Breaking Trail

By: Larkin, Phyllis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Ontario, South Western Ontario Poetry: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7207

ISBN: 091913923X

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


24 pp. Gift inscription from the author on the inside front cover. Original cream paper wraps, interior is clean and unmarked. The author's poetry reflects her upbringing on the Canadian prairie. This is her first book. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 24 pages; Signed by Author View more info

The Net and the Sword Poems. Signed by author with his correction p47

By: LePan, Douglas

Price: $140.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9528

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


True first edition of the Canadian author's Governor General Award winning work, with author's gift inscription to first blank and his correction to the poem on page 47. Pale blue dust jacket in Mylar just a little sunned. Book has black cloth spine, black boards with snowflake pattern, very nice, interior creamy otherwise clean and fresh, lovely copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 55 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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Pauline Boutal Destin d'artiste 1894-1992

By: Louise Duguay

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Altona, Manitoba, Éditions Du Blé: 2008

Seller ID: 6402

ISBN: 292367300X

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


268 pp. Notes, list of illustrations, bibliography, photograph references, and index at rear. DJ with Pauline Boutal portrait on front. DJ in excellent condition, as new. Tan cloth boards. As new. ; 9.21 X 8.58 X 1.02 inches View more info

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Sir Augustus Nanton A Biography

By: MacBeth, R. G.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan: 1931

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 7377

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


x, 130 pp. Frontis portrait plate of Nanton, 13 additional photos. Presentation plate from Nanton's wife on the inside front cover. Dark blue cloth with dull gilt to spine, clean and very little wear, white library marks to bottom spine. Interior has normal library marks including pocket, otherwise clean and crisp. ; Ex-Library; 130 pages View more info

Correspondence of Sir John Alexander MacDonald

By: MacDonald, John A.

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 9112

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


xxvi, 502pp + 2 unnumbered pages. Frontis, plates, bibliography, index, deckled pages. Book has blue cloth hardcover with gold text on spine and embossing on front cover. Sunning and wear on spine, minor wear on covers. Bookplate on front pastedown and signature on front flyleaf. Text is clear and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Fire Eaters

By: MacEwen, Gwendolyn

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Canada, Oberon Press: 1976

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7025

ISBN: 0887501818

Condition: Good


64 pp. Orange softcover wraps. Signed by author on title page. Book is in good condition with minimal wear. Some pencil marks/underlining throughout. ; X X ; 64 pages View more info

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The Greystone Volume X 1936

By: McArton, Sid, editor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Saskatoon, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon: 1936

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 6032

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Unpaginated yearbook. Dark green textured leatherette with silver 3-D title and image of the old university. Corners and spine tips a little rubbed. Interior silver speckled end papers, front eps have owner name (Kathryn Graber) , back eps have classmate autographs, otherwise clean and nice. Nice group of local ads at the rear, plus The Bay and Eatons. Heavy, may require additional postage. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall View more info

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Sandy McDonald in Brazil

By: McEwen, Rev. J.D.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada, Page Printing and Binding: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005006

Condition: Good


123 pp. With preface by J.H. Hunter. Creamy card covers with green and red are a bit grubby, spine just starting to split at top and bottom joints. Interior staples are a little rusty, some minor foxing and aging throughout, two pages have small squares at the head of two lines -- whether these were printed or added by a reader later for some reason we can't tell. A very scarce fictional book written by Rev. McEwen who was a Canadian divine and missionary who spent m... View more info

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Between the Lines of Sadness

By: McGrath, Laurie-Lyn & Watterson, Georgia

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Toronto, Xanthus Press: 1995

Seller ID: 6729

ISBN: 0969870906

Condition: Good


I + 88 pp. Black and white softcover with image of woman on front cover. Book is in good condition clean with no marks. Signed by both both authors on title page. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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The Indians of Canada Their Manners and Customs

By: McLean, John

Price: $38.00

Publisher: London, Charles H. Kelly: 1892

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 7374

Condition: Good


x, 351 pp. With 18 full page illustrations. Dark green cloth with black illustration of an Indian family with tipi, gilt title, decorative gilt and black florals to spine. Ex-lib with white library numbers on spine, moderate corner and edge wear, interior has normal library markings but otherwise clean and unmarked. A lovely book and a nice copy. ; Ex-Library; 361 pages View more info