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Canadian Short Fiction Anthology Volume 2

by BELSERENE, Paul (ed.)

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Attic Books
Published
1982
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Very good
ISBN
9780889561045
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Vancouver: Intermedia, 1982. Softcover. Very good. 158 p. 22 cm. Paperback. Light wear. Cracked at p. 21 with pages up to 20 loosening. Signed by W. P. Kinsella on p. 21 of his story Suits. Also includes Dorothy Livesay's The Last Of The Czars.
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Barney's Version

by RICHLER, Mordecai

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Attic Books
Published
1997
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Fine
Edition
First Canadian edition
ISBN
9780676970784
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$40.00

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Alfred A. Knopf Canada, 1997. First Canadian edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near fine. 417 p. 24 cm. Black cloth in dustjacket. Inscribed by author on title page.
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The New Quarterly: new directions in Canadian writing, Winter 1987

by HINCHCLIFFE, Peter, et al (eds.)

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Published
1987
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Near fine
Edition
Vol. VI, No. 4, Winter 1987
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Waterloo, ON: University of Waterloo, 1987. Vol. VI, No. 4, Winter 1987. Softcover. Near fine. 107 p. 23 cm. Softcover. Signed by W. P. Kinsella on his story, A Hundred Dollars Worth of Roses. Prose and poetry by a variety of authors.
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Illusion Two: Fables, Fantasies and Metafictions

by HANCOCK, Geoff

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Published
1983
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Fine
ISBN
9780920544280
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Aya Press, 1983. Softcover. Fine. 144 p. 22 cm. Softcover. W. P. Kinsella signed his story Shoeless Joe Jackson Comes to Iowa. Also includes George McWhirter, Eugene McNamara, P. K. Page, others.
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The Penguin Book of Modern Canadian Short Stories

by GRADY, Wayne (ed.)

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Published
1988
Condition
Very good
ISBN
9780140062670
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Penguin Books, 1988. Softcover. Very good. xiii, 546 p. 20 cm. Softcover. Label residue at top front. Signed by W. P. Kinsella on his story, Shoeless Joe Jackson Comes To Iowa. Stories by Gabrielle Roy, Alice Munro, Brian Moore, Margaret Laurence, Margaret Atwood, Elizabeth Spencer, W. P. Kinsella, many more.
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The Story So Far 5

by BARBOUR, Douglas (ed.)

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Attic Books
Published
1978
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Very good
Edition
First Edition of 1500 copies
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Toronto: The Coach House Press, 1978. First Edition of 1500 copies. Softcover. Very good. 174 p. 22 cm. B&w illustrations, incl. author photos. Softcover. Light wear. Signed by W. P. (Bill) Kinsella on first page of his story, Canadian Culture. Includes Greg Hollingshead, Penny Kemp, Bill Kinsella, BP Nichol, others.
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Canadian Fiction Magazine, No. 40/41

by HANCOCK, Geoffrey (ed.)

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Attic Books
Published
1981
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Very good
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No. 40/41 1981
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Toronto: The Canadian Fiction Magazine, 1981. No. 40/41 1981. Softcover. Very good. 184 p. 23 cm. B&w monoprints by Jerry Silverberg in centre section. Red softcover. Moderate wear. Signed by W. P. Kinsella on his story, The Elevator. Includes W. P. Kinsella, Alistair MacLeod, Louis Dudek and others.
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Aurora: New Canadian Writing 1980

by WOLFE, Morris (ed.)

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Published
1980
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Very good
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Toronto: Doubleday Canada Ltd, 1980. Softcover. Very good. 278 p. 21 cm. Paperback. Light wear. Signed by W. P. Kinsella on his story, Weasels and Ermines. Essays by Northrop Frye and Robert Fulford on Canadian culture. Stories by Carol Shields, Greg Hollingshead, Alistair MacLeod, W. P. Kinsella, etc. Notes on the contributors.
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The page-turner's sister

by MCKAY, Jean

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Published
1999
Condition
Very good +
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Jean McKay, 1999. Card Covers. Very good +. 23 p. 22 cm. One b&w photo of the author. Black cloth spine and b&w card covers. Inscribed by author on title page.
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"Story for Sunday" in Folio Magazine

by MUNRO, Alice

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Published
1950
Condition
Good
Edition
December, 1950. Vol. 5, No. 1.
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London: University of Western Ontario, 1950. December, 1950. Vol. 5, No. 1.. Staplebound. Good. [36 p.]. 24 cm. Local advertisements. Cream and maroon paper covers, staple bound. Dampstains and ink marks to covers. Some spots inside covers and text block edge. This is the second appearance of Alice Munro in print, and in Folio Magazine. The… Read more
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Runaway

by MUNRO, Alice

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Published
2004
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Fine
Edition
6th printing
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 2004. 6th printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 335 p. 24 cm. Beige cloth in mylar-covered dustjacket. Signed by Munro on title page. First published in 2004 by McClelland and Stewart, Runaway is about a young woman who struggles to forge her own identity and place in the world and takes dire measures to do so.… Read more
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Journal for Place D'Armes: A Personal Narrative by Scott Symons

by SYMONS, Scott

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Published
1978
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Good
Edition
Paperback edition
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1978. Paperback edition. Softcover. Good. 279 p. 21 cm. Softcover. Some spotting to covers. Inscribed by author inside front cover.
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Home Truths: Selected Canadian Stories

by GALLANT, Mavis

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Published
1982
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780771597336
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$35.00

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Toronto: Macmillan, 1982. Softcover. Good. Lautentian Library 71. xxii, 330 p. 19 cm. Softcover. Wear or soiling to rear. Some stains throughout. Inscribed by author on first page. Governor General's Award Winner for 1981.
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Silence on the Shore

by GARNER, Hugh

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Published
1968
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Good
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Toronto: The Ryerson Press, 1968. Paperback. Good. 311 p. 21 cm. Paperback. Light wear and soiling along with a bit of discolouration to covers. Signed by author on first page. Mark at bottom of first page. Paperclip marks to top of front cover and first page.
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Simple Recipes

by THIEN, Madeleine

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Attic Books
Published
2001
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First U.S. edition
ISBN
9780316833165
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Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 2001. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine/Fine. 227 p. 22 cm. Hardcover in dustjacket. Signed by author on title page.
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Creaking in their Skins

by WINTER, Michael

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Published
1994
Condition
Very good
ISBN
9781550821123
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Kingston, ON: Quarry Press, 1994. Paperback. Very good. 168 p. 20 cm. Paperback. Signed by author on title page. Small stain on text block edge.
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In The Skin of a Lion: A Novel

by ONDAATJE, Michael

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Published
1987
Condition
Good
Edition
First American Edition
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1987. First American Edition. Softcover. Good. "This is an uncorrected proof. It should not be quoted without comparison with the finally revised text." 243 p. 21 cm. Paperback. Tears in spine head. Faint soiling. Signed by author on title page.
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Mountain Cloud

by BARBEAU, Marius MACDONALD, Thoreau (illus.)

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Published
1944
Condition
Good +
Edition
First Edition
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Caldwell, ID; Toronto: The Caxton Printers; The Macmillan Company of Canada, 1944. First Edition. Hardcover. Good +/Good. 300 p. 24 cm. Maps on endpapers, by Naomi, Geneva and Constance Jackson. 32 b&w illustrations. Reproduction of painting on dustjacket. Tan cloth hardcover in mylar-covered dustjacket. Spine ends and corners a bit worn. Small chips and tears to jacket edges.… Read more
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Who Do You Think You Are?

by MUNRO, Alice

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Attic Books
Published
1978
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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Toronto: Macmillan of Canada, 1978. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Good. 206 p. 23 cm. Green cloth hardcover in mylar-covered dustjacket. Spine ends softened. Tears and chips to edges of jacket. Small label on front pastedown and stain on front free endpaper. Stains to pp. 2-3 and leaf opposite p. 1. Signed by author on title page. Born in… Read more
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What's Bred in the Bone

by DAVIES, Robertson

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Attic Books
Published
1985
Condition
Good
Edition
Uncorrected Galley Proof
ISBN
9780771596841
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$100.00

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Toronto: Macmillan, 1985. Uncorrected Galley Proof. Softcover. Good. 448 p. 23 cm. Softcover with moderate wear. Signed by Davies on title page. Stains on text block edge.
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