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Journal of Canadian Studies / Revue D'etudes Canadiennes, Vol. 33, No. 4 - Perspectives on Timothy Findley

by Campbell, Robert M.

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Published
1999
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1999 Perspectives on Timothy Findley - October 1997 at Trent University a Timothy Findley conference was held uniting many writers in their representation of Findley as a source of creative inspiration and mentorship through their poems and remembrances. Glossy purple soft cover with white titling to front and spine, 194 pages. Light shelf wear. Perspectives on Timothy… Read more
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Proust Project

by Aciman, Andre (Editor)

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Published
2004
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Very Good -
Edition
First U.S. Edition
ISBN
9780374238322
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$32.00

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New York, NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2004 The Proust Project: Twenty-eight writers chose their favourite passage from "In Search of Lost Time" by Marcel Proust and comment on it in a brief essay. Brown paper covered boards, black spine, gilt titling to spine, decorated endpapers, 221 pages. Bottom free corner bumped. Dust jacket mildly soiled. … Read more
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Contact 1952 - 1954

by Gnarowski, Michael

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Published
1966
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Very Good
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$28.00

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Montreal, QC: Delta Canada, 1966 Being an Index to the contents of 'Contact' a little magazine edited by Raymond Souster, together with notes on the history and the background of the periodical by Michael Gnarowski plus "Some afterthoughts on 'Contact' Magazine" by Raymond Souster. Light shelf wear and light sunning to front and spine. For some international orders… Read more
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Oz-Story Magazine No. 3

by Maxine, David & Eric Shanower

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Published
1997
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Very Good
ISBN
9780964498846
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Hungry Tiger Press, 1997 Signed by Editor David Maxine & Assistant Eric Shanower. Some of the stories in this volume: 'Ozma sees herself' by Edward Einhorn, 'Buffalo Dreams' by Jane Mailander, 'King, King! Double King!' by Ruth Plumly Thompson, 'The Glass Dog' by Frank L. Baum and many more. Glossy illustrated soft cover, illustrated with drawings by Eric… Read more
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Bibliographia Oziana - Revised and Expanded

by Hannff, Peter E. & Douglas G. Greene, Dick Martin, James E. Haff, David L. Greene

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Published
1988
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As New
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$45.00

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The International Wizard of Oz Club, 1988 A concise bibliographical checklist of the Oz books by L. Frank Baum and his successors by Douglas G. Greene and Peter E. Hanff. Founded and Continuing the Baum Bugle Checklist by Dick Martin, James E. Haff and David L. Greene. Red cloth, black titling to front and spine, frontispiece, a cluster of… Read more
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In the Suicide's Library: A Book Lover's Journey

by Bowling, Tim

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Published
2010
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781554470891
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$110.00

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Kentville, NS: Gaspereau Press, 2010 Being an Adventure through Twentieth-Century American Poetry, Mid-life & Bibliomania Sparked by the Coincidental Discovery of a Book of Poems by Wallace Stevens, Signed by Weldon Kees, & Left Out in the Stacks of a University Library. Soft cover with a striking black and white graphic design, black titling to spine, inscribed to Phyllis… Read more
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Baroque Horrors: Roots of the Fantastic in the Age of Curiosities

by Castillo, David R.

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Published
2012
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Very Good
ISBN
9780472034918
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$30.00

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Ann Arbor, MI: The University of Michigan Press, 2012 "'Baroque Horrors' turns the current cultural and political conversation from the familiar narrative patterns and self-justifying allegories of abjection to a dialogue on the history of our modern fears and their monstrous off-spring." Glossy soft cover, black titling to front and white titling to spine, 177 pages. For some… Read more
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Inoperative Community

by Nancy, Jean-Luc & Peter Connor (Editor and Translator)

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Published
2001
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Very Good -
Edition
Fourth Printing
ISBN
9780816619245
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$20.00

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Minneapolis and London: University of Minnesota Press, 2001 Nancy examines community as an idea that has dominated mondern thought and traces its relation to concepts of experienc, discourse, and the individual. Edited and translated by Peter connor. Foreword by Christopher Fynsk. Soft cover, gift inscription to poet Phyllis Webb to half title, 176 pages. Sunning to… Read more
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Guide to British Historical Manuscripts in the Huntington Library

by Huntington Library

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Published
1982
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Very Good
ISBN
9780873281171
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San Marino, CA: Huntington Library, 1982 A comprehensive survey of the Huntington Librarys's research collections of British hiistorical manuscripts, which range in date from the eleventh to the twetnieth century. Green cloth with gilt titling to front and spine, 448 pages. Minor shelf wear. On some orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to… Read more
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Shakespeare and the Mystery of God's Judgments

by Hunter, Robert G.

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Published
1976
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780820303888
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$25.00

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Athens: The University of Georgia Press, 1976 Hunter maintains that the impact of the Protestant Reformation on the Elizabethan mind was in great part resonsible for the emergence of the outstanding tragedies of the age. Brown cloth, gilt titling to spine, 208 pages. Minor shelf wear with a minor bump to bottom free corner. Dust jacket shows… Read more
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Descant 164, Spring 2014: Cartooning Degree Zero

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Published
2014
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Very Good
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Toronto, Ontario: Descant Art & Letters Foundation, 2014 Cartooning Degree Zero: The Graphic Literature Issue. Descant 164, Spring 2014, Volume 45, Number 1. A quarterly publication Glossy white soft cover with line drawing illustration, blue ffep, illustrated throughout, 258 pages plus 14 pages of advertisement. Minor edge wear. For some international orders we will… Read more
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Barry Callaghan: Essays on His Works

by Uppal, Priscila, Editor

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Toronto, Canada: Guernica Editions Inc. A "collection of artistic responses and critical appreciations of Barry Callaghan's work." Contributors include Margaret Atwood, Timothy Findley, Marie-Claire Blais, William Kennedy, Janice Kulyk Keefer, Dennis Lee and many others. Purple and yellow soft cover with yellow titling on front, black on spine, 524 pages. Cover has minor shelf wear, otherwise appears to… Read more
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1992 A personally chosen anthology of poetry and prose, printed for private circulation, limitation unstated, by Ralph Maud, Department of English, Simon Fraser University, on the occasion of his mother's 91st birthday. Brown card cover with black titling and illustration within a simple border on front, 137 pages. Spine lightly sunned, stained spot on front, two on back,… Read more
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$150.00
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Writings for John Doheny

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Published
1993
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Vancouver, B.C.: Samm Izdat' Press, 1993 Subtitled on title page: "Presented to John Doheny On the Occasion of His Retirement from The Department of English, University of British Columbia, By his Friends, Colleagues, Students and Family." White soft cover without titling, illustrated with a few black and white illustrations and one tipped-in colour plate, 186 pages. Spine sunned, edges… Read more
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Faith, Hope and Poetry: Theology and the Poetic Imagination

by Guite, Malcolm

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Farnham, Surrey, England: Ashgate Publishing Limited This book, a volume of Ashgate Studies in Theology, Imagination and the Arts, "explores the poetic imagination as a way of knowing; a way of seeing reality more clearly. Presenting a series of critical appreciations of English poetry from Anglo-Saxon times to the present day, Malcolm Guite applies the insights of poetry to… Read more
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111 West Coast Literary Portraits

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Salt Spring Island, B.C.: Mother Tongue Press A collection of 111 black and white portraits of British Columbia authors, with texts written by the authors. Black and white soft cover with white titling on spine and front, French flaps, mauve end papers, black and white photographs throughout, 256 pages. Cover has negligible shelf wear, book is otherwise in… Read more
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100 Books on Hollywood & the Movies

by Heiskell, Charles, Editor

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Published
1993
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Very Good
Edition
Limited/Numbered
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Los Angeles: Book Collectors, 1993 #41/500. Annotated by Kenneth Turan, with selected essays by Joanne Bernstein, Charles Champlin, Andy Dowdy, Charles Heiskell, Julian (Bud) Lesser, and Kenneth Turan. Essays include: The Evolution of a Book List (Heiskell); Making the Cut (Turan); Publish or Perish? (Bernstein); Movie Book Collectors as a Species (Dowdy); One Hundred What? (Lesser); and The Innumerable… Read more
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One Thousand and One Plays for the Little Theatre

by Shay, Frank, Editor

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Published
1923
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Good
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$15.00

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Cincinnati, OH: Stewart Kidd Company, 1923 A bibliography of 1,001 plays, compiled by Frank Shay, Director, Wharf Players of Provincetown. Dark grey boards, black cloth spine, black upper text block edge, black titling on pale grey label on front and spine, 91+ pages, publisher's advertising at back. Corners worn, cover has shelf wear with some pale stains, … Read more
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Books and Articles on Marine Mammals

by Todd, Ethel I.

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Published
1968
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Washington, D.C.: United States Department of the Interior, 1968 XF WC-A 299 1-14 (1968) U.S. Fish Wildl. Serv. Circ., Circular # 299. Contains "a list of recent literature on identification, biology, and commercial use of pinnipeds... and cetaceans... [The] list emphasizes recent titles; it includes only articles and books in English, or translated to English." Tan card cover… Read more
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Scholarly Publishing: A Journal for Authors & Publishers, Volume 9, Number 1, October 1977

by Harman, Eleanor, Editor

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Published
1977
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Very Good-
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Toronto, Canada: University of Toronto Press, 1977 A quarterly publication by University ofToronto Press. Illustrated white soft cover with white and black titling, 96 pages. Book is an ex-library book: sticker and ink stamp on front, spine very lightly sunned, book is clean, bright and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg.… Read more
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