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The Oxford Book of Canadian Verse

by Campbell, Wilfred (editor)

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Toronto: Oxford University Press [no date]. (Leather binding) 344pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Red leather with gilt decorated spine in six compartments. Top edge gilt, ribbon page marker, indices. The book is lightly scuffed at the extremeties and has occasional underlining and marginal notation. (Poetry--Canada, Poetry--Canada).
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The Table Talk of Samuel Marchbanks

by Davies, Robertson (Illustrations by Clair Stewart.)

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Toronto: Clarke, Irwin 1949, 1st edition, second issue. (Hardcover) 248pp. Good to very good, no dust jacket. Red cloth with silver spine lettering. Illustrations. The spine is lightly faded and has small tears at the top, a previous owner's name on the front endpaper. Illustrations by Clair Stewart. (Fiction, Canadian).
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The Favourite Game

by Cohen, Leonard

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London: Secker & Warburg 1963, 1st British printing. (Hardcover) 223pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Green boards. A previous owner's name on the front endpaper, the half-title page is creased, and the edges are lightly soiled. (Fiction, Canadian).
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The Garden of Needham

by Needham, Richard J. (Illustrations by Graham Round.)

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Toronto: Macmillan of Canada 1968, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 207pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Illustrated cover, illustrations. Rubbing and minor edgewear to dust jacket. Illustrations by Graham Round. (Fiction, Canadian, Columnists, Globe and Mail, Humor, Short Stories).
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Wild Animals at Home

by Seton, Ernest Thompson

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Garden City: Doubleday, Page 1923. (Hardcover) 229pp. Near fine, no dust jacket. Decoratively stamped green cloth. Illustrated by the author. Frontispiece, illustrations, plates, appendix. A pin-hole in the front cover penetrating to p.9, a previous owner's bookplate and inscription. Locale: Western America; Yellowstone National Park. (Fiction, Canadian, Animals).
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Ernest Thompson Seton's America; Selections from the Writings of the Artist-Naturalist (Contributor Julia M. Seton--Impressions; Publisher series: American Naturalists Series.)

by Seton, Ernest Thompson (Contributor Julia M. Seton: Impressions; Edited with introduction by Farida A. Wiley; Illustrations by Ernest Thompson Seton.)

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New York: Devin-Adair 1954, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 413pp. Near fine in good to very good dust jacket. Illustrated cloth cover, frontispiece, illustrations, appendix, index. Dust jacket is edgeworn, tape-repaired, price-clipped, and faded on the spine. Contributors include Julia M. Seton (Impressions). Edited with introduction by Farida A. Wiley. Illustrations by Ernest Thompson Seton. Publisher… Read more
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The Book of Woodcraft and Indian Lore

by Seton, Ernest Thompson

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Garden City: Doubleday, Page 1917. (Hardcover) 567pp. Good, no dust jacket. Illustrations index. (Fiction, Canadian, Activity Book, Outdoors, Woodcraft).
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The Ten Commandments in the Animal World

by Seton, Ernest Thompson

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Garden City: Doubleday, Page 1925. (Hardcover) 78pp. Good to very good, no dust jacket. Green cloth with gilt decoration. Spine worn at top and bottom, some lining in the margins, a blank bookplate on the front endpaper. (Fiction, Canadian, Animals, Philosophy).
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Johnny Bear, Lobo and Other Stories

by Seton, Ernest Thompson

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New York: Charles Scribner's 1935. (Hardcover) 162pp. Near fine, no dust jacket. Red cloth library binding with cover illustration in black. Illustrations including 8 plates. A previous owner's incription on the front endpaper. (Fiction, Canadian, Animal Stories).
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The Biography of a Silver Fox

by Seton, Ernest Thompson

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New York: Century Co. 1909, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 209pp. Good to very good, no dust jacket. Illustrated by the author. Edgeworn, a previous owner's name on the front endpaper and a blank bookplate pasted in. (Fiction, Canadian, Animal Stories).
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New York: Charles Scribner's 1905, 1st edition. (Hardcover) 362pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Decoratively stamped green cloth and gilt lettering. Illustrations, by the author. The spine is lightly faded and a previous owner's bookplate and inscription on the front endpaper. (Fiction, Canadian, Animal Stories).
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Wild Animal Ways.

by Seton, Ernest Thompson (Illustrated and with introduction by Ernest Thompson Seton.)

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Garden City: Doubleday, Page 1922. (Hardcover) 243pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Dark green cloth. Frontispiece, illustrations, plates. Lightly edgeworn, a previous owner's bookplate and some offsetting to endpapers. Illustrated and with introduction by Ernest Thompson Seton. (Fiction, Canadian, Animal Stories, Animals, Juvenile, Nature).
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Brooks Coming Home

by Hildebrandt, Walter (Photography by Peter Tittenberger.)

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9781896209364
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Calgary: Bayeux Arts Incorporated [1-896209-36-X] 1996. (Oblong paperback) 119pp. Very good plus. Title page illustration, black and white and color photographs and illustrations, sources, notes. "Brooks Coming Home manages to break down the straightjacket of history, subverting the doctrine of progress and the myth of settlement with the humanity of failure, the poetry of… Read more
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons 1956, 11th printing. (Hardcover) 298pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Light grey cloth with dark blue lettering and illustrations to the cover. Illustrations. The dust jacket is price-clipped, edgeworn and rubbed. "Here is the answer to a long and increasing demand for an edition of this classic… Read more
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Erin: ECW Press [1-55022-177-9] 1993. (Trade paperback) 145pp. Near fine. The covers are faded at the spine and edges. "Originally published in a small edition in 1954, A Tree for Poverty was Margaret Laurence's first published book. This renowned collection of translations of Somali poems and stories was based on Laurence's in-depth investigation of… Read more
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Any Known Blood

by Hill, Lawrence

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9780002245678
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Toronto: HarperCollins Publishers [0-00-224567-1] 1997. (Hardcover) 512pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Genealogical table, map. "At once elegant and sensuous, wry and witty, Any Known Blood slips effortlessly from the slave trade of 19th-century Virginia to the modern, predominantly white suburbs of Oakville, Ontario - once a final stop on the Underground… Read more
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Kiss of the Fur Queen

by Highway, Tomson

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9780385256520
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Toronto: Doubleday Canada [0-385-25652-3] 1998, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 310pp. Very good plus in very good dust jacket. Glossary. Dust jacket is lightly edgeworn. "In 1951, Abraham Okimasis enters the record books as the first Native man ever to win the Trappers' Festival Dog Sled Race. In accordance with custom, he is kissed by the… Read more
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In Search of Myself

by Grove, Frederick Philip (Also writes as Felix Paul Greve)

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Toronto: Macmillan Company 1946. (Hardcover) 457pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Dark red cloth with gilt lettering and cover decoration. Photographic frontispiece. The covers are lightly worn, the dust jacket is price-clipped, edgeworn and creased. "A Canadian by law and conviction, Mr. Grove was born in Sweden in 1872 of a Swedish… Read more
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Maria Chapdelaine; A Tale of the Lake St. John Country

by Hemon, Louis (Illustrations by Wilfred Jones.)

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New York: MacMillan 1928. (Hardcover) 288pp. Very good plus, no dust jacket. Purple cloth with gilt and black decoration to the cover and spine. Top edge stained dark blue, illustrated frontispiece, illustrations. The spine faded to a light blue color and the covers are lightly faded at the top edge and near the spine. … Read more
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Man

by Thuy, Kim

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9780345813794
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Toronto: Random House Canada 978-0-345-81379-4 [978-0-345-81379-4] 2013. (Hardcover) 139pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. "Full of indelible images of beauty, delicacy and quiet power, Man is a novel that begs to be savoured for its language, its sensuousness and its joie de vivre. It is a triumph of lucid grace and a… Read more
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