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The Shack Locker. Yarns of the Deep Sea Fishing Fleets

By: Wallace, Frederick William

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Montreal & Toronto, Industrial & Educational Press, Ltd.: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004987

Condition: Good


354 pp. Signed on the first blank by Wallace. Original grey card covers with nautical motif are generally aged, spine sunned and worn with chips top and bottom, back cover sunned. Interior front hinge cracking, small humidity stain at bottom edge to page 37, title page has pencil erasure and chip to top corner. Charming little nautical vignettes in initial spaces. Worn but still respectable copy of a signed first. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall View more info

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The Trial of Louis Riel - a play Copy of Dorothy Stickney and Howard Lindsay

By: Walsh, Frederick G.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Fargo, ND, North Dakota Institute for Regional Studies: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7678

Condition: Good


vi, 136, [vi]. Frontis photo. Signed on the half title by the author to Dorthy Stickney and Howard Lindsay, actor and producer (best known for Life of Father) Manila card covers with dark red. Front cover is detaching, bottom corner is chipped away, back cover is bit grubby and top corner is missing. Interior is clean and nice. Includes musical numbers and a bibliography at the rear, along with a stage shot. Very scarce at all, but especially interesting with the auth... View more info

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The Owl Pen

By: Wells, Kenneth McNeill

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto & Vancouver, J. M. Dent & Sons (Canada): 1950

Seller ID: 5886

Condition: Good in Poor dust jacket


Xi + 289 pp + plates. Illustrated with gorgeous wood engravings, plus photo plates at the back. 1st edition, 5th printing. Green and white dust jacket is in poor-fair condition with an old price sticker scar on the front, half the spine missing, misc. Cracks, tears and curls. Book itself is clean and nice on the covers, interior owner book plate and a few pencil price marks on the endpapers, otherwise clean and nice. The author and his illustrator wife bought and renovat... View more info

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A Narrative of Missionary Enterprises in the South Sea Islands; With Remarks Upon the Natural History of the Islands, Origin, Languages, Traditions, and Usages of the Inhabitants. [Association Rev. George Cheyne]

By: Williams, John

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, J. Snow: 1837

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6038

Condition: Good


X, 589, ad. Folding map. Color frontis, engraved vignette on title, all plates and engravings present as called, some plates still have the tissue guard. 1st edition, second thousand. With a very interest Canadian/English provenance: the first free endpaper has a gift inscripted "Presented by Col. Forlong of 43rd Regiment to his much esteemed friend Rev. G. Cheyne. Amherstburg." The 43rd was in Canada and "went to New Brunswick in 1835, and was one of the reg... View more info

The Alternative Press in Canada A checklist compiled

By: Woodsworth, A.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1982

Seller ID: 9000

ISBN: 0802019404

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


xi, 74pp + 3 unnumbered pages. Appendix, bibliography. Book has black and red cloth cover with black text on front cover and silver text on spine. Ex-library with stamps and damage from removed stickers and pocket, otherwise text is clear and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 88 pages View more info