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Winnipeg: Turnstone Press [0-88801-179-2] 1994. (Trade paperback) 150pp. Very good. "A representative collection of poetry from Patrick Friesen's work to date, Blasphemer's Wheel includes selections from: the out-of-print the lands i am and bluebottle; The Shunning, poems about two Mennonite brothers living vastly different lives after one is shunned by their community; Flicker and… Read more
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New Harvesting; Contemporary Canadian Poetry, 1918-1938

by Bennett, Ethel Hume (editor) (Decorations by J.M. Donald.)

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Toronto: The MacMillan Company 1938. (Hardcover) 198pp. Good to very good, no dust jacket. Signed with an inscription by the editor to "Earle." Red cloth with gilt lettering to the spine and gilt device to the front cover. Illustrated endpapers, frontispiece, decorations, biographical notes. The spine is faded and lightly worn, the covers are faded… Read more
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They Shall Inherit the Earth

by Callaghan, Morley

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New York: Random House 1935, 1st edition. (Hardcover) 337pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Blue cloth with silver lettering to the cover and spine. Edgeworn, some white marks and discolorations on the covers, and some pencil marks by a child inside. (Fiction, Canadian, Fiction--Canada).
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image of Me Bandy, You Cissie; The Journals of Bartholomew Bandy (Main character: Bartholomew Bandy; Series: Bandy Papers 4.)

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Toronto: McClelland and Stewart [0-7710-4382-1] 2002. (Trade paperback) 291pp. Fine. "The War to End All Wars has ended a little late for Bartholomew Bandy, the trouble-making Canadian air ace. While everyone else was going home he was stuck with the Allies in Russia, fighting Bolsheviks, arguing with Trotsky, facing Communist firing squads and -… Read more
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Canadian Poetry Magazine. Vol. 1, No. 1-4, January 1936 to March 1937. (Includes A.G. Bailey--Algonkian Burial; Dorothy Livesay--Day and Night; F.R. Scott--O Tempora--Epitaph for a Professor.)

by Canadian Poetry Magazine (Includes A.G. Bailey: Algonkian Burial; Dorothy Livesay: Day and Night; F.R. Scott: O Tempora--Epitaph for a Professor.)

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Toronto: Canadian Authors Association 1936, 1937. (Hardcover) Very good plus, no dust jacket. All four issues of volume 1 bound together in blue cloth. There is a previous owner's bookplate and inscription on the front endpapers. "The Canadian Poetry Magazine: A quarterly magazine issued under the auspices of the Canadian Authors' Association for the encouragement… Read more
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The Aberhart Summer

by Powe, Bruce Allen

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9780886190132
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Toronto: Lester & Orpen Dennys [0-88619-013-4] 1983. (Hardcover) 215pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. "'The eyes of the world are on Alberta.' with this slogan William Aberhart swept to victory in August of 1935. It was the year of the dustbowl, when the prairies were blowing away and men rode the rails… Read more
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image of Anthologie de la Poesie Franco Manitobaine

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Saint-Boniface: Les Editions du Ble [0-920640-69-9] 1990. (Trade paperback) 591pp. Near fine. Photographs, illustrations, notes, appendices, musical notation. "35 poetes / plus de 200 poemes; Introduction approfondie de l'histoire de la poesie au Manitoba francais: ses etapes, ses themes, ses voix, son milieu social, son territoire physique et son espace poetique, par J.R. Leveille;… Read more
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In the Face of the Winds

by Tegart, W.A.S.

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Saskatoon: Modern Press 1962. (Hardcover) 371pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Top edge speckled. Illustrations. "Carried first as a serial in the Western Producer, in the Face of the Winds now appears in book form by popular demand. It might have been called the Last of the Pioneers because it tells of… Read more
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Creekstones; Words & Images

by Elsner, Jeanie

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Smithers: Creekstone Press [0-9684043-3-2] 2000. (Trade paperback) 236pp. Near fine. Maps, photographs. There is a previous owner's name on the first page and the front cover has a small smudge at the top corner. "When the call first went out into northern British Columbia for prose and poetry, photographs and art to go into… Read more
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The Next of Kin; Those Who Wait and Wonder

by McClung, Nellie L.

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Toronto: Thomas Allen 1917, 1st edition. (Hardcover) 256pp. Very good, no dust jacket. A previous owner's name and the cloth is partially worn on the bottom edge. (Fiction, Canadian).
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Bodily Harm

by Atwood, Margaret

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9780771008122
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Toronto: McClelland and Stewart [0-7710-0812-0] 1981, 1st printing. (Hardcover) Near fine in near fine dust jacket. 301pp. Signed by author. The dust jacket is price-clipped. (Fiction, Canadian).
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And We Are the Sheep

by Cleaver, Solomon

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Toronto: Mundy-Goodfellow Printing 1933. (Staplebound) 29pp. Very good plus. Signed by the author on the title page with the inscription "Greetings from one of them". Black wrappers with French flaps and orange title label. Very minor chafing on the spine. (Fiction, Canadian).
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Maru and the Maple Leaf

by Parameswaran, Uma

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9780980888195
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Manipal University Press 978-0-9808881-9-5 [978-0-9808881-9-5] 2016, 1st printing. (Trade paperback) Fine. 367pp. (Fiction, Canadian, Manitoba Author).
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Tales of the Everyday

by Goddard, Jacques St.

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9780978357405
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Winnipeg: Canadian Plains Gallery 978-0-9783574-0-5 [978-0-9783574-0-5] 2007. (Staplebound) 60pp. Very good. Signed with an inscription by the author. A previous owner's label on the back cover. (Poetry--Canada, Alcoholism, Canada, Manitoba Author, Poetry, Social Problems).
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The Far Point; No. 1; Fall / Winter '68

by Turner, Myron (editors) (With George Amabile.)

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Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press 1968. (stiff paper covers) 81pp. Very good plus. Illustrations, photographs, advertisements. Light toning along the spine. "The Far Point publishes only poetry, articles on contemporary poetry, and reviews of current volumes of verse and relevant critical studies. The editors interpret 'contemporary' to me, at the very outside, post-World War… Read more
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Agaguk

by Theriault, Yves

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Toronto: Ryerson [1963], 1st English edition.. (Hardcover) Very good in very good dust jacket. 229pp. Illustrated cloth. Illustrations. The spine is slightly cocked, the dust jacket is edgeworn. Translated by Miriam Chapin. Winner of: Prix de la Province de Quebec; Prix France-Canada. Locale: Arctic--Canada. (Fiction, Canadian, Eskimos, Hudson's Bay Company, Inuit).
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Contemporary Verse Two; Vol. 2 No. 1; January 1976

by Livesay, Dorothy (editor)

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Winnipeg: CV/II 1976. (4to staplebound) 64pp. Very good plus. Illustrations. The front cover is lightly spotted and soiled. "CV / II is now, with its third issue, established in bookstores in Victoria, Vancouver, Edmonton, Regina, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Toronto, and Montreal - all cities where we have volunteer supporters keeping an eye on things. The… Read more
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Toronto: Lester & Orpen Dennys [0-919630-17-0] 1984. (Hardcover) 571pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Signed with an inscription by the translator. The dust jacket is lightly edgeworn. "The Engineer of Human Souls is a powerfully resonant epic novel. It bridges the Old World and the New - and it ranges… Read more
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A Hill for Looking

by Brooks, Martha (Illustrations by Beverly Dancho; A.L. Paine.)

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9780919866799
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Winnipeg: Queenston House [0-919866-79-4] 1982. (Oblong paperback) Very good plus. 195pp. Signed and inscribed by the author. Illustrations, 4 mounted color plates. "Martha Brooks has published in JAM, a children's magazine and continues to write in Winnipeg where she resides with her husband Brian and her daughter Kirsten. A Hill for Looking, her first novel,… Read more
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Common or Garden Gods

by Young, Ian

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9780920000038
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Erin: Porcupine's Quill [0-920000-03-7] 1977. (Trade paperback with French flaps) Very good. 79pp. The covers are lightly rubbed and edgeworn and the spine is faded. "This volume contains poems not included in Ian Young's previous collections, Year of the Quiet Sun (1969), Double Exposure (1970) and Some Green Moths (1972). Ian Young's writing has been… Read more
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