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Coridon's Song and Other Verses from Various Sources

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Published
1894
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London: MacMillan and Co., 1894. Hardcover. Thomson, Hugh. With an introduction by Austin Dobson. Original dark green cloth with with gilt decoration and titling to front and spine, gilt to textblock edge, dark green endpapers, frontispiece, illustrated throughout, 163 pages. Some age darkening and light wear, 'Presentation Copy' blindstamped to title page, some foxing, split between between front endpapers… Read more
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Gilbert, An Amatory Rural Poem, in Eight Cantos.

by Templeman, James

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Published
1809
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London, UK: Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, 1809. Leather. Gilbert" is followed by "The Story of Ancient Pluto. The Gods' Revenge; or, The Trial of Cupid. To Which is Added, The Winter Hermit, a Tale." Printed by C. Whittingham for Sherwood, Neely, and Jones of London in 1809. Brown leatherbound volume with elaborate gilt decoration, raised bands and gilt titling… Read more
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This Is Paradise

by Fertig, Mona

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Black Sheep Books
Published
2005
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Very Good
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Limited/Numbered.
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9781896949383
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$50.00

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Salt Spring Island, BC, Canada: Mother Tongue Press, 2005. Limited/Numbered. . Card Cover. Very Good/-. First Edition. Limited edition of 125, this is number 58 - signed by the author. Gray card cover with 3 gradated rectangular window handcut into the cover and 1st two pages. 2 tipped-in photos fo former Mt. Belcher woods and trails by author.… Read more
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Mango Woman: Eight Erotic Poems

by Fertig, Mona

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1996
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Very Good
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Limited/Numbered.
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Salt Spring Island, B.C.: Mother Tongue Press, 1996. Limited/Numbered. . Paper in Wraps. Very Good/Very Good. First Edition. This copy is #97/100, signed and numbered at back, personal inscription by author to half title. Book contains eight erotic poems which are attractively combined with two tipped-in colour illustrations, unpaginated (approximately 24 pages.) Colourfully illustrated orange jacket, decorated purple… Read more
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Last Lunar Baedeker

by Loy, Mina

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1982
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Very Good
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$120.00

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Highlands: The Jargon Society, 1982. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 'The Last Lunar Baedeker' gives us the complete poetry, tracts on feminism, manifestoes, and important documents from a most distinguished and curious life. Brown cloth, silver label to spine with black titling, brown endpapers, a cluster of black and white photographs, 334 pages. Light rubbing to spine, two tiny… Read more
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Grain Magazine, Volume 32, No. 3

by Bruynell, Kent (Editor)

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Published
2005
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Very Good
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Saskatoon, SK, 2005. Soft cover. Very Good/-. Grain Magazine, Winter 32, number 3, Winter 2005. "Birds Flew Over the Mountain" This volume includes work by bp nichols. Blue/white cover, several black and white illustrations, 111 pages plus a few pages of advertisement. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the… Read more
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Collected Poems

by Manhire, Bill

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Black Sheep Books
Published
2001
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Very Good+
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9780864734112
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Wellington, New Zealand: Victoria University Press, 2001. Soft cover. Very Good+/-. New Zealand poet Manhire reaches with his poems from Anglo-Saxon England to contemporary Antarctica. Black titling to front and spine, inscribed by the author to poet Phyllis Webb to title page, 303 pages. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to… Read more
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Slowly Into Autumn

by Scobie, Stephen

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1995
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Very Good
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Victoria, BC, 1995. Card Cover. Very Good/-. This booklet has been privately published in Victoria, BC, to commemorate the reading tour in New Zealand and Australia in May-June 1995 by Stephen Scobie and Douglas Barbour. card cover with staple binding, inscribed and signed by author to title page, unpaginated. A very small loss of surface layer of front… Read more
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Horse d'Oeuvres

by Four Horsemen

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1975
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Very Good
ISBN
9780773770966
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PaperJacks Ltd., 1975. Soft cover. Very Good/-. The Four Horsemen are Rafael Berreto-Rivera, Paul Dutton, Steve McCaffery, bp Nichol. First Paperjacks edition. Front cover shows picture of the four poets, 121 pages. A small crease to bottom free corner of front cover, a few light smudges and a handwritten review to half title. For some international orders we… Read more
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Monotones

by Nichol, Bp

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1971
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Very Good
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Vancouver, BC: Talonbooks, 1971. Card Cover. Very Good/-. Poetry collection by bp Nichol, Canadian poet, writer, sound poet, and editor. Front cover illustrated with sepia coloured photograph, cream coloured textblock, unpaginated. Light sunning to spine and egdes, very light crease to back cover. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover… Read more
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Briefly: The Birthdeath Cycle from The Book of Hours

by Nichol, BP

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1981
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Very Good
ISBN
9780919479036
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$25.00

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Lantzville, BC: Island Writing Series, 1981. Card Cover. Very Good/-. Limited edition of fivehundred, this being No. 296. Light brown card cover with black titling to front and dark brown inside, staple binding, light brown textblock, unpaginated. Light age darkening to spine. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the… Read more
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San Francisco's Burning

by Adam, Helen & Pat

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Published
1963
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Very Good
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Berkeley, California: Oannes, 1963. Soft cover. Very Good/Very Good. Jess. Edition of 500 copies, faint number stamp to back 00118 indicating this being No. 118. Brown card cover with attached brown wrap, textblock of brown paper, illustrated with drawings by Jess, 99 pages plus 3 pages with instructions where the different scenes take place. Minor crease to free… Read more
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Journeying & the Returns

by BP Nichol

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Published
1967
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Very Good
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Toronto, ON: The Coach House Press, 1967. Card Cover in Wraps. Very Good/Very Good-. From the text on the flap: "The person moves thru the world and is moved by the need to communicate. It is not surprising that in his first book of non-concrete poetry the concerns of bp Nichols centre around communication and the presence of… Read more
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Willow

by Scobie, Stephen

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1995
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Very Good-
Edition
First Edition.
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Victoria, BC: Hawthorne Society / Reference West, 1995. First Edition. . Card Cover. Very Good-/-. Published for the Hawthorne Society by Reference West. This book is published in an edition of one hundred and fifty copies fifity of which are signed by the author. The first ten of these being lettered A to J for private distribution and… Read more
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Music of the City

by Perry, Robert

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1991
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Very Good-
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9780969536802
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Burnaby, BC: At the Sign of the Abacus, 1991. Card Cover. Very Good-/-. Cream coloured card cover with line drawing illustration by Robin Ward to front, staple binding, 17 pages. A few small light smudges and tiny spots to front. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of… Read more
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Uproar's Your Only Music

by Brett, Brian

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Published
2004
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Very Good
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9781550960204
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Holstein, Ontario: Picas/Exile Editions, 2004. Soft cover. Very Good. Brian Brett's memoir is like "an extended prose poem rich with history and landscapes - mirroring the scary yet celebrated jazz-like poem that follows in 'Where We Live'." Glossy soft cover with illustration to front, purple titling to front and spine, signed by author to title page, 159 pages.… Read more
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Stanzas

by Scobie, Stephen

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Published
2015
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Very Good
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Victoria, BC: Ekstasis Editions Canada Ltd., 2015. Soft cover. Very Good/-. From Governor General Award winning Canadian poet Stephen Scobie a collection of poems mostly writhten in the traditional rhyming stanzas of the ballad tradition. Grey soft cover with illustration to front, yellow titling to front and spine, black endpapers, inscribed to "Phyllis" (poet Phyllis Webb) and signed… Read more
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Dharma Rasa

by Gill, Kuldip

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1999
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Very Good
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9780889711709
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Roberts Creek, BC: Nightwood Editions, 1999. Soft cover. Very Good/-. Glossy illustrated cover with yellow titling to faux label and to spine, inscribed to (poet) Phyllis Webb and signed to half title, signed to title page, 107 pages. Light shelf wear. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost… Read more
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Losing His Thirst

by Rivard, Ken

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1985
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Very Good-
ISBN
9780920916322
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$18.00

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Brandon, MB: Pierian Press, 1985. Card Cover. Very Good-/-. Published by Dollarpoems c/o Pierian Press, Brandon University. Light sunning to edges, bump to top free corner. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your… Read more
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Freak Waves

by Bhatt, Sujata

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1992
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition.
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9781895362039
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Victoria, BC: Hawthorne Society, 1992. First Edition. . Card Cover. Very Good/-. Published for the Hawthorne Society by Reference West. Limited edition of one hundred and fifty copies. Light grey card cover with black titling and illustration to front, staple binding, signed and inscribed by author, unpaginated. Light sunning to cover. For some international orders we will ask… Read more
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