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BARBED LYRES:  CANADIAN VENOMOUS VERSE. by  et al.)  Don Harron - First Edition - 1990 - from Capricorn Books (SKU: 30244)

BARBED LYRES: CANADIAN VENOMOUS VERSE.

BARBED LYRES:  CANADIAN VENOMOUS VERSE. by  et al.)  Don Harron - First Edition - 1990 - from Capricorn Books (SKU: 30244)

BARBED LYRES: CANADIAN VENOMOUS VERSE.

by Atwood, Margaret, foreword. (Tom Denholm, Glen Stone, Denis Woollings, Brian Davis, Gerry MacIntosh, Pierre Berton, Robertson Davies, Hoard Engel, Tomson Highway, Dennis Lee, Robert Priest, al Purdy, Charles Pachter, Mavor Moore, Don Harron, et al.)

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  • Hardcover
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ISBN 10
1550132520
ISBN 13
9781550132526
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Toronto: Key Porter, 1990. 112 pp, 8 3/4" H. B&w illustrations by political cartoonist Aislin. "(W)inning entries and special celebrity submissions from a nationwide contest for satircal verse (judged by) author Margaret Atwood, columnist Allan Fotheringham and songwriter Nancy White. Over 100 of the best entries are featured. Also included are poems submitted by invitation from: Pierre Berton, Robertson Davies, Howard Engel, Don Harron, Tomson Highway, Dennis Lee, Mavor Moore, Susan Musgrave, Eric Nichol, Charles Pachter, Robert Priest, Al Purdy, Erika Ritter, Robin Skelton, et al." A 1/2" dia raised area under the front pastedown endpaper - causes a same size shallow dent in first few pages. Dust jacket has light wrinkling at top of front flap-fold and top of front hinge, minor edge wrinkling at top of rear flap.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Aislin (Terry Mosher)..

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Bookseller
Capricorn Books CA (CA)
Bookseller Inventory #
30244
Title
BARBED LYRES: CANADIAN VENOMOUS VERSE.
Author
Atwood, Margaret, foreword. (Tom Denholm, Glen Stone, Denis Woollings, Brian Davis, Gerry MacIntosh, Pierre Berton, Robertson Davies, Hoard Engel, Tomson Highway, Dennis Lee, Robert Priest, al Purdy, Charles Pachter, Mavor Moore, Don Harron, et al.)
Illustrator
Aislin (Terry Mosher).
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
1550132520
ISBN 13
9781550132526
Publisher
Key Porter
Place of Publication
Toronto
Date published
1990
Keywords
Canadian Poetry, 20th Century, Poetry Contests, Verse, Satire, Margaret Atwood, Victor Emerson, Neil Dickinson, Terry Ryan, Bob Wakulich, Clive Thompson, Stephen Grant, Robert Fischer, Poltics, Terrence Keough, Tricia McCallum, David Fraser, Politicians,
Bookseller catalogs
Poetry; Humor;

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