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The Dominion Monthly For 1878 Part II - July to December, inclusive

By: N/A

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Montreal, John Dougal & Son: 1878

Seller ID: 9114

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


iv, 763pp + 3 unnumbered pages. Frontis, illustrations, Book has marbled brown and blue leather hardcover with gold text on spine. Wear on front and back inner hinges. Yellowing on inner and outer corners of front and back pastedowns, flyleaves, and endpapers. Text is clear and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 770 pages View more info

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Encounter

By: Adam, Ian

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Ladysmith, Quebec, Ladysmith Press: 1973

Seller ID: 6599

ISBN: 0919556191

Condition: Fair


39 pp. Scarce work. White softcover with black figure on front cover. Book is in fair condition, clean with no interior marks. Covers are somewhat faded with some faint marks on front cover. Hinges cracking. ; 39 pages View more info

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The Thing Is... Limited edition handmade book

By: Allan, Norman

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Toronto, Lyricalmyrical Press: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9894

ISBN: 1897275897

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Unnumbered pages. Yellow cloth with black cloth spine, aqua paper pastedown with one of Allan's sketches to the front cover. Minor shelf wear. Back inside cover has the Lyricalmyrical colophon and the numbers 38 and 40 in pencil, with what looks to be LI (probably Luciano Iacobelli, the publisher) in pencil below that. Inside front cover has a little sketch which we can't tell if it is original and printed, done by the author, or done by a later owner. Clean and nice inside. Scarce. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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The Decachord. Vol. II. May-June 1926. No. 9 A Magazine for Poets & Students of Poetry

By: Arnell, Charles John, ed. Greene, Graham; Phillpots, Eden; Faulkner, Edwin, et al.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Exeter & London, Poetry Publishing Co.: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8283

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


100-130 pp plus ads. Original grey card stapled wraps with Special Contents flyer. Protected in Mylar. Covers have a bit of edgewear and sunning, interior has some foxing and general age, rusting at the staples and paper coming away there, but otherwise clean and unmarked. Authors include Edwin Faulkner (A Tale of Hamadryad), Eden Phillpots, H.A. Bryce, R.A. Foster-melliar, C.J. Arnell, Marion Peacock, C.S. Tute, J.A. Bramley, J.R. Young., C.E. Sharpley, Ettrick, J. Arnold Sharpley, Graham Green (Sonnet, The Secret Room), S. Magtthewman, Ian Dall and A.L. Morton. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

The Decachord. Vol. IV. March-April, 1928. No. 15 A Magazine for Poets & Students of Poetry

By: Arnell, Charles John, ed. Greene, Graham; Phillpotts, Eden; Faulkner, Edwin; Lady Margaret Sackville, et al

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Exeter & London, Poetry Publishing Co.: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9595

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


45-87 pp plus ads. Original grey card stapled wraps with Special Contents flyer which has a tear. Protected in Mylar. Covers have a bit of edgewear and sunning, interior has some foxing and general age, rusting at the staples and paper coming away there, top half of page 85/86 missing, but otherwise clean and unmarked. Priced low to reflect this issue. This is the "Thomas Hardy Number 1. Authors include C.J. Arnell, Harry Crosby, Alicia Ellard, E.H.W. Meyerstein, Eden Phillpotts, Margot McK. Brown, Elissa Sharpley, Edwin Faulkner, Noel Billington, "Lancastrian," Joyce Sambrook, ... View more info

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The Decachord. Vol. II. January-February, 1925. No. 7 A Magazine for Poets & Students of Poetry

By: Arnell, Charles John, ed. Greene, Graham; Sitwell, Sacheverell; Faulkner, Edwin, et al

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Exeter & London, Poetry Publishing Co.: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8282

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


40 pages plus ads. Original grey card stapled wraps with Special Contents flyer. Protected in Mylar. Covers have a bit of edgewear and sunning, note attached has a tear, otherwise quite good. Authors include Edwin Faulkner on Science and the Poets, Sacheverell Sitwell, Eden Phillpotts, Graham Green (Paradisal Tea), Alberta Vickridge, A.L. Morton, Herbert Moore Pim, C.J. Arnel, Wilfred Roland Childe, Winifred Goodall, John Medhope, Dorothy Una Ratcliffe, Robert Scott, Elissa Sharpley, J.A. Bramley, prize competitions awards. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 40 pages View more info

Le Langage Des Oiseaux, Manteq Ut-Tayr

By: Attar, Farid Ud-Din'; Nouri, Manijeh, translator

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Paris, Cerf: 2012

Seller ID: 9857

ISBN: 2204096369

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


505, [ii], ads. Bibliography, indices. In French. Glossy white covers with dark green and gold title is clean and nie, just a hint of shelf wear. Small blob of binding glue at bottom of spine, interior clean and unmarked. Nice copy. French translation of the classic medieval Persian poem from Attar, the Language of the Birds. ; Patrimoines Islam; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 505 pages View more info

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Mon beau sabot dore

By: Bertin, Marcelle; Maeterlinck

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Paris, Desclee, de Brouwer: 1911

Seller ID: 9726

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


75 pp. In French. With wonderful charming black and white illustrations. French blue card covers with golden sabot boat with a white sail. Covers are faded, some corner wear, spine bit grubby and chipped but still intact. Inside, paper is a little yellow but otherwise clean and good. A lovely little book of illustrated poems for children.; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 75 pages View more info

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Horae Sacrae. Divine Ethics; Or, the Proverbs of Solomon, in Verse. Kier, Maxwell, De Guinzbourg Bookplates

By: Caldecott, C.

Price: $155.00

Publisher: London, T. Harvey: [1830?]

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 10236

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


8, 100 pp. 12mo. Bound in smooth calf with blind ruling, William Stirling Maxwell's initials embossed in the leather front and back. Front board is detached, some normal light rubbing, back board has cloth (? ) tape at inside hinge holding it on and partly obscuring the Kier bookplate. Also has bookplate of De Guinzbourg, the later spy and sword version. Small paper flaw on bottom margin title page (a small hole) , otherwise clean and unmarked. A very scarce little book, this is apparently the c1830 version of the 1819 first, but there seem to be no copies of the 1819 anywhere. Just a very few... View more info

Les Amours de Theophile et l'Amour Passionnee de Noemie

By: Callaghan, Margo Manuella

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Paris, Libraririe Droz: 1979

Seller ID: 9609

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


554pp + 4 unnumbered pages. French language, glossary, bibliography. Book has grey paper softcover with black text on covers and spine. Minor wear on covers and spine. Writing on front flyleaf, otherwise text is clear and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 558 pages View more info

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Poems (Poiemata)

By: Cavafy, Constantine

Price: $85.00

Publisher: (athens), Icarus: 1958

Seller ID: 6497

Condition: Fair


193 pp. Limited edition, number 3360. Modern Greek Text. Tan softcover wraps. Fair condition with wear and tearing along edges of covers. Sticker mark on front cover. Some pages are uncut. Interior is clean with no marks. View more info

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Sonetti e poemi (1898-1909)

By: Ceccardi, Roccatagliata Ceccardo

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Empoli, Comitato ligure-apuano: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9760

Condition: Fair


KB17. 406 pp Bibliography. Limited edition of 500. Original cream paper wraps with black and white immage of the period. Some chipping and general grubbiness to the covers but still respectable. Interior is clean and unmarked if a bit aged, sewing is starting to break at the top but still holding together. Priced low to reflect this. In Italian. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 406 pages View more info

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Poesie in dialetto brindisino

By: Chimienti, Agostino

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Brindisi, Arnaldo Forni: 1979

Seller ID: 6522

Condition: Good


Xviii + 177 pp. Notes, glossary, and index at rear. Scarce work. Italian introduction, poetry in Brindisi dialect of Italian. Tan softcover with black and white image of fishermen and town on front cover. Book is in good condition. Faint marks on front cover and faint wear on top right corner. Interior is very clean with no marks or wear. ; X X ; 177 pages View more info

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Correspondance D'Alphonse De Lamartine (1830-1867) Tome VI: 1850-1855

By: Christian, Croisille (Avec La Collaboration De Marie-Renée Morin

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Paris, Honoré Champion: 2003

Seller ID: 6493

ISBN: 2745307606

Condition: Very Good


688 pp. Table of contents and 3 indexes at rear. French text. Orange/brown cloth boards. Book is in very good condition, very clean with no marks. ; Textes De Littérature Moderne Et Contemporaine 65; 8.66 X 5.91 X 1.42 inches View more info

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Voces Intimas

By: Coello, Maria Esther De Andrade

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Quito, Ecuador, Editora Quito: [1967]

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 10058

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


179, [5]. Indice. No publisher and no date but Editora Quito and 1967. In Spanish. Gift inscription from the author in Quito dated 1969 on the first blank. Original cream wraps with dark blue are a little chipped around the edges, bit grubby, spine tips are chipped and worn away. Printed in blue. Interior is clean and unmarked. Pages 177-178 are testimonials and reviews of the 1934 first edition. Quite scarce, nice copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 179 pages; Signed by Author View more info

IS.12, West Coast Writing & IS. 13, West Coast Art West Coast Double Issue

By: Coleman, Victor; Bowering, George, editors

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Toronto, Coach House Press: 1973

Seller ID: 10019

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Small folio, unnumbered pages, back to back issues, one printed upside down. Cream stiff paper covers with multiple different coloured images of Mr. Planter Peanut. Covers show normal shelf wear, spine a bit darkened. Interior has some minor signs of wear, a few sheets from Coach House inserted. Includes pieces by Bowering, Copithorne, Cull, Fawcett, Fisher, Gardiner, Gilbert, Harmonic, Greenhow, Hogg, Kearns, Landell, McKinnon, Poole, Wah, Wayman. The art section includes a riff on a funeral for dead letters, a section on nude butts, and another on people eating bananas. Quite scarce piece of... View more info

IS. 11 1972

By: Coleman, Victor; Oughton, John, Editors

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Toronto, Coach House Press: 1972

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 10020

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Unnumbered pages. Black stiff card covers with an eye, bound with a plastic spine. Minor shelf wear to the covers. Interior is psychedelic, each page a different colour with many jarring contrasts. Contributors include John Parr Telfer; Colin Morton; Noni Howard; Bill Watson; Delores Broten, K. J. Sherman, Opal L. Nations, David Clarke, Paul Shaw; Coney Burns; Christopher Dewdney, and manny more. A small ort of the booming Canadian poetry scene from the counter cultural period. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Format Magazine No. 8

By: Cox, Morris; Tucker, Alan; Morse, Brian

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire, Alan Tucker: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8856

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


29 pp, one side only. Wire stapled grey/blue soft card covers with an illustration (octopus) designed by Peacey and printed at the Stilt Press. Poems by Cox, Tucker and Morse. These were produced "not for sale" in very small runs, printed by Tucker, one of the poets Quite scarce. In good condition. Remains of a price sticker mark on front cover, some curling to the corners, interior clean and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 29 pages View more info

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Boccaccino. Racconto

By: Crivelli, Riccardo Balsamo

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bari, Italy, Gius. Laterza & Figli: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5889

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


369 pp. In Italian. Published August 1920. Paper soft covers with dust jacket showing a woodcut engraving in medieval/arts & crafts style. DJ slightly grubby, small humidity stain at top edge, just starting to separate at top/bottom hinges. Interior clean and unmarked, some hints of aging, minor foxing, page edges untrimmed. Nice unusual copy of this Italian medievalist poet. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Shelley's Venomed Melody

By: Crook, Nora & Derek Guiton

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1986

Seller ID: 7076

ISBN: 0521320844

Condition: Good


Xii + 273 pp. Notes, list of abbreviations/symbols, and index at rear. Green cloth boards. Book is ex-library with usual interior marks. Sticker on spine and pocket inside rear cover. Book plate inside front cover. Book is in good condition. Rubbed and worn on top of front cover. Interior is clean with no non-library marks. Very usable copy. ; Ex-Library; 8.98 X 5.98 X 0.91 inches; 288 pages View more info