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Poems of Yesterday

by CRAWFORD, Alexander W.

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Attic Books
Published
1924
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Near fine
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$15.00

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Toronto: The Ryerson Press, 1924. Hardcover. Near fine. 54 p. 20 cm. Brown cloth. Corners bumped and some faint soiling to front. Winnipeg author. Poems entitled Shakespeare, Tennyson, John Wesley, Plato, much more.
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Songs of the Great Dominion

by LIGHTHALL, William Douw (ed.)

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Attic Books
Published
nd. ca. 1890
Condition
Very good +
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$30.00

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London: Walter Scott, nd. ca. 1890. Hardcover. Very good +. xl, 465, [1] p. 20 cm. Frontispiece photo of Mt. Stephen. Half cream cloth with gold paper. Gilt lettering and trim. Spine darkened with softened ends. Light soiling to cream. Poets such as the editor, Charles G. D. Roberts, Thomas D'Arcy McGee, Isabella Valancey Crawford, Bliss Carman,… Read more
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Percy Bysshe Shelley's Poetische Werke in einem Bande

by SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe

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Attic Books
Published
1844
Condition
Very good
Edition
Early translation into German
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$250.00

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Leipzig: Wilhelm Englemann, 1844. Early translation into German. Hardcover. Very good. xiv, 364 p. 23 cm. Frontispiece portrait of Shelley. Quarter leather with new black paper. Leather worn, hinges beginning to crack at lower front. New endpapers. Foxing.
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Cry For The Hot Belly

by HARDIE, Kerry

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Attic Books
Published
2000
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781852352660
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$20.00

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Loughcrew, Oldcastle, Co. Meath: Gallery Books, 2000. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 62 p. 22 cm. Black cloth in mylar-covered dustjacket. Signed by author on title page.
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Songs of Unreason

by HARRISON, Jim

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Attic Books
Published
2011
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781556593895
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$50.00

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Port Townsend, Wash.: Copper Canyon Press, 2011. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near fine. xi, 143 p. 24 cm. Grey cloth in mylar-covered dustjacket. Old label on rear cover.
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The Blasted Pine: An Anthology of Satire, Invective and Disrespectful Verse Chiefly by Canadian Writers

by SCOTT, F. R. & SMITH, A. J. M. (eds.)

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Attic Books
Published
1957
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$20.00

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Toronto: The Macmillan Company of Canada Ltd., 1957. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very good. xix, 138 p. 22 cm. Green cloth in mylar-covered dustjacket. Jacket spine and top of rear panel darkened. Light wear. Preface by David L. Thomson. Poems by Earle Birney, Irving Layton, James Reaney, Archibald Lampman, Robert W. Service, Raymond Souster, E. J. Pratt, Stephen… Read more
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Konfessions of an Elizabethan Fandancer

by NICHOLS, BP

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Attic Books
Published
1973
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Canadian edition
ISBN
9780919530478
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$175.00

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Toronto: Weed Flower Press, 1973. First Canadian edition. Softcover. Fine/Fine. Unpaginated with pages printed on one side only. 28 cm. Grey paper covers in matching jacket. Nichol's very first book, originally published in England by Bob Cobbing in 1967.
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The Dainty Monsters

by ONDAATJE, Michael

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Attic Books
Published
1974
Condition
Fine
Edition
Fourth Edition
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$25.00

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Coach House Press, 1974. Fourth Edition. Softcover. Fine/Fine. 77 p. 22 cm. Paperback.
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Last Poems

by HOUSMAN, A. E.

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Attic Books
Published
1922
Condition
Very good
Edition
First Edition, First Issue
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$60.00

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London: Grant Richards, 1922. First Edition, First Issue. Hardcover. Very good/Good. 78 p. 19 cm. Grey cloth in mylar-covered dustjacket. Top edge gilt. A little soiling to cream paper jacket. Upper spine chipped. Small chips and tears elsewhere. Price change in ink on spine. Spine cloth a bit faded.
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A barn, in Vaudreuil

by PETRIN, Lea; BALL, Douglas (illus.)

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Attic Books
Published
nd
Condition
Fine
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$10.00

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Montreal: Sunar Limited, nd. Booklet. Fine. [16 p.]. 21 cm. Colour photos. Poem in English and French. Description of Sunar's FL and F2 wood systems. Stapled.
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The Unimaginable Circus Theatre & Zoo

by Bates, Ronald

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Attic Books
Published
1965
Condition
Very good
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$40.00

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London, Canada: Ronald Bates, 1965. Booklet. Very good. [12] pp. 23 cm orange paper wraps with green lettering on white label on front. String bound. Faint mark first leaf. Inscribed by author across from title with additional poetic note on p. 4 Privately printed for the author at Broughdale, London, Canada by Jim & Joan Devereux - Colophon.
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You did alright Kid (an Alphabetical memoir)

by HUGHES, Jerry

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Attic Books
Published
1996
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Good
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$25.00

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1996. Booklet. Good. 47 p. 21 cm. Stapled softcover. A little light soiling outside and in. Inscribed by author on front cover. Inside title: "A Collection of Reminiscences, With a Few Regrets". Artwork and Layout by Artkins Graphics. Printed by S. J. Printing, Croydon [Australia]. Foreword by Herman Munnink.
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Lieder aus der Not

by FOTH, Maria

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Attic Books
Published
1950
Condition
Very good
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$20.00

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Winnipeg: Mennoniten Bruder Bibel College, 1950. Softcover. Very good. 109 p. 22 cm. Grey paper covers. Spots and discolouration. German text.
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Wild Coal

by WHITE, Kenneth

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Attic Books
Published
[1963]
Condition
Good
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$200.00

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Paris: Club des Etudiants d'Anglais, [1963]. Softcover. Good. Not numbered. 48 p. 24 cm. 2 b&w photos. Paper covers. Spine flattened, chip in spine tail, some soiling to exterior. Intro by Francis Scarfe. Preface by Jean-Jacques Mayoux. Preface in French. English language poetry.
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Poems from 'The Years Between' by A. Kenneth Griffiths, Germany 1944

by GRIFFITHS, A. Kenneth

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Attic Books
Published
nd.
Condition
Very good
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$30.00

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nd.. Booklet. Very good. 10 one-sided pages. 19 cm. Green card covers. A little creasing near spine. Ink inscription from 1987 inside front cover.
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Barbed Wire Ballads

by MELVILLE, Lieut. Tom

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Attic Books
Published
1944
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Good
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$20.00

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Regina and Toronto: School Aids and Text Book Publishing Co., Ltd., 1944. Softcover. Good. 61 p. B&w illustrations. Stapled card covers. Soiling to exterior. Ink notation on front free endpaper. Stain on text block edge slightly affecting margins. Humorous verse on subjects like: Red Cross Parcel, Sirens, Cats, Canadian Censor, Monotony, Two Cigarettes, etc.
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Porcépic, a magazine of writing

by GARNET, Eldon (ed.)

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Published
nd
Condition
Good
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$20.00

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Toronto, nd. Good. 32 p. unbound in 24 cm folder. Discolouration to folder and parts of pages within. Produced by Tim Inkster with assistance from Dave Godfrey, Stan Bevington and the people at Coach House. Cover art by Brian Trevers. Illustration by Joe Rosenblatt. Contributions from Gilles Vigneault, Bill Bissett, Milton Acorn, Alden Nowlan, Ralph Gustafson and… Read more
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Electric Light

by HEANEY, Seamus

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Attic Books
Published
2001
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780571207626
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$25.00

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London: Faber and Faber, 2001. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very good +. 81 p. 23 cm. Black cloth in mylar-covered orange dustjacket. Label residue on rear cover. This Heaney collection explores the themes of childhood and nature. Part one presents translations and adaptations, occasional and celebratory poems, and verse about travel in the Gaeltacht, the Balkans and… Read more
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Alter Sublime

by DEWDNEY, Christopher

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Attic Books
Published
1980
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780889102088
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$25.00

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Toronto: The Coach House Press, 1980. Paperback. Good. 96 p. 22 cm. B&w illustrations. Paperback. Light edge wear. Covers separating at front hinge. Publisher's note attached to front free endpaper. Inscribed by author on title page.
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The Poems of Christina Willey

by WILLEY, Christina

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Attic Books
Published
1928
Condition
Near fine
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$30.00

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Toronto: Findlay I. Weaver, 1928. Booklet. Near fine. 22 p. 23 cm. Stapled paper covers. Faint mark on rear. Includes: The Viking Heart; Mothers of Canada; To Canada; Manitoba; Western Born; Hudson's Bay Company; etc.
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