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KNIFED AND THROWN AWAY LIKE A DEAD CAT by  Emile VAILLANCOURT - Hardcover - Signed - 1938 - from Steven Temple Books ABAC / ILAB (SKU: 23278)

KNIFED AND THROWN AWAY LIKE A DEAD CAT

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KNIFED AND THROWN AWAY LIKE A DEAD CAT

by VAILLANCOURT, Emile

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Montreal: Author. 1938. Hardcover. Inscribed by Author.; Red cloth, spine gilt lettered. [2], 18 pp + a pink card leaf front and rear. Reproduced from typescript, printed on rectos only. Inscribed by author to D.G. Munroe at front, and with Munroe's. bookplate on front pastedown. VG copy. Text of an address delivered at the seventeenth annual closing banquet of the Forty Club, Montreal (Bell Telephone Company of Canada), in the Prince of Wales Salon, Windsor Hotel, Montreal, April 11th, 1938 - "An essay by one of those dyed-in-the-wool French Canadians sometimes invited to explain to his English speaking fellow-countrymen certain aspects of the social and political make-up of the Frenach-Canadian mentality, for the purpose of promoting the unity and ultimately the greatness of the Canadian Fatherland."; Quarto; Signed by Author. .

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bookseller
Steven Temple Books ABAC / ILAB CA (CA)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
23278
Title
KNIFED AND THROWN AWAY LIKE A DEAD CAT
Author
VAILLANCOURT, Emile
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Author
Place of Publication
Montreal
Date Published
1938
Keywords
Quebec
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Steven Temple Books ABAC / ILAB

For direct orders, prices will be converted to equivalent Canadian dollars at the prevailing rate of exchange on day of order and shipping is extra at cost. For shipments to a Canadian address, HST is extra (5% on book price, provincial rate on shipping). We accept payment by Visa, Mastercard, American Express, international money order, cheque (Canada and US only). For credit card orders, the US dollar total will be converted to Canadian dollars at the prevailing daily rate. All items are guaranteed to be as described and authentic, and any item may be returned for a full cash refund including cost of return shipping (post office only) if it is felt to be not as described. Returns for any other reason accepted only with our express permission. Persons wishing to return an item for whatever reason should in any case contact us first and within 7 days of receipt. All items remain our property until paid for in full. Books can be sent with invoice to major institutions.

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About Steven Temple Books ABAC / ILAB

After 30 years of keeping shop in downtown Toronto, we have now become a home-based business. Visitors by appointment only. We specialize in literary books, particularly Canadian literary books (we have handled more out of print and rare Canadian literary books than anyone else in history). We also have select out of print, scarce, and rare books in a variety of subject areas. We were founded in 1974. We do appraisals for a fee and welcome wants lists.

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