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Trailing Pythagoras

By Galt,George

Montreal: Quadrant Editions, 1982. "George Galt recounts his personal experiences travelling through the Aegean Islands with his wife Fay. In addition to a host of incredible characters encountered along the way, Galt has to contend with the legend of the Greek philosopher Pythagoras and the ghost of his own ancestor John Galt, who explored the same terrain early in the 19th century.(it) is not only a delightful account of an enviable journey, but also a meditation on people and places and on time that transforms them.".200p. Association copy signed "To Charles Ritchie with respect and good wishes George Galt" on title page.. Signed by Author. 1st.Can Ed... Soft Cover. Near Fine.

$20.00

Trailing Pythagoras

By Galt,George

Montreal: Quadrant Editions, 1982. "George Galt recounts his personal experiences travelling through the Aegean Islands with his wife Fay. In addition to a host of incredible characters encountered along the way, Galt has to contend with the legend of the Greek philosopher Pythagoras and the ghost of his own ancestor John Galt, who explored the same terrain early in the 19th century.(it) is not only a delightful account of an enviable journey, but also a meditation on people and places and on time that transforms them.".200p.. 1st.Can Ed... Soft Cover. Near Fine.

$10.00

A Journey Through the Aegean Islands (first published as "Trailing Pythagoras")

By Galt,George

Toronto: Stoddart., 1988. First published 1982 as "Trailing Pythagoras" by Quadrant Editions "George Galt recounts his personal experiences travelling through the Aegean Islands with his wife Fay. In addition to a host of incredible characters encountered along the way, Galt has to contend with the legend of the Greek philosopher Pythagoras and the ghost of his own ancestor John Galt, who explored the same terrain early in the 19th century.(it) is not only a delightful account of an enviable journey, but also a meditation on people and places and on time that transforms them.".200p.. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$12.00

Trailing Pythagoras

By Galt,George

Montreal: Quadrant Editions, 1982. "George Galt recounts his personal experiences travelling through the Aegean Islands with his wife Fay. In addition to a host of incredible characters encountered along the way, Galt has to contend with the legend of the Greek philosopher Pythagoras and the ghost of his own ancestor John Galt, who explored the same terrain early in the 19th century.(it) is not only a delightful account of an enviable journey, but also a meditation on people and places and on time that transforms them.".200p. Association copy signed "To Charles Ritchie with respect and good wishes George Galt" on title page.. Signed by Author. 1st.Can Ed... Soft Cover. Near Fine.

$20.00

Trailing Pythagoras

By Galt,George

Montreal: Quadrant Editions, 1982. "George Galt recounts his personal experiences travelling through the Aegean Islands with his wife Fay. In addition to a host of incredible characters encountered along the way, Galt has to contend with the legend of the Greek philosopher Pythagoras and the ghost of his own ancestor John Galt, who explored the same terrain early in the 19th century.(it) is not only a delightful account of an enviable journey, but also a meditation on people and places and on time that transforms them.".200p.. 1st.Can Ed... Soft Cover. Near Fine.

$10.00

A Journey Through the Aegean Islands (first published as "Trailing Pythagoras")

By Galt,George

Toronto: Stoddart., 1988. First published 1982 as "Trailing Pythagoras" by Quadrant Editions "George Galt recounts his personal experiences travelling through the Aegean Islands with his wife Fay. In addition to a host of incredible characters encountered along the way, Galt has to contend with the legend of the Greek philosopher Pythagoras and the ghost of his own ancestor John Galt, who explored the same terrain early in the 19th century.(it) is not only a delightful account of an enviable journey, but also a meditation on people and places and on time that transforms them.".200p.. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$12.00

Trailing Pythagoras

By Galt,George

Montreal: Quadrant Editions, 1982. "George Galt recounts his personal experiences travelling through the Aegean Islands with his wife Fay. In addition to a host of incredible characters encountered along the way, Galt has to contend with the legend of the Greek philosopher Pythagoras and the ghost of his own ancestor John Galt, who explored the same terrain early in the 19th century.(it) is not only a delightful account of an enviable journey, but also a meditation on people and places and on time that transforms them.".200p.. 1st.Can Ed... Soft Cover. Near Fine.

$10.00

Motion Sickness: a Memoir
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Motion Sickness: a Memoir

By Layton, David

Toronto: Macfarlane, Walter & Ross, 1999. "During David's disjointed upbringing, the comings and goings of his parents (famous Canadian poet Irving Layton and Aviva) are unannounced and unpredictable, their extramarital affairs unacknowledged but undeniable, their eventual parting no less painful for being in the best interests of all concerned. Leonard Cohen, meanwhile, is an equally enigmatic figure, the dark troubadour, suave mystic, and family friend whom Irving views as his true spiritual son and at whose home on the island of Hydra the story finds its inevitable resolution.".".is about surviving the loneliness of youth.about the wellsprings of art and creativity.the erosion of a celebrated marriage.And it's an unforgettably moving portrait of one of the mad gods of Canadian letters." (describes visits to Hydra and Lesbos) 343p. small illustrations. Signed by Author. First Edition.. Hard Cover. As New/As New.

$30.00

The Greek for Love : A Memoir of Corfu
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The Greek for Love : A Memoir of Corfu

By Chatto, James

Toronto: Random House of Canada, 2005. ".as Chatto's eloquent memoir . touchingly reveals .their deep connection to Corfu and its people sustained them through tragedy just as it had carried them into love" 316p.. Signed by Author. 1st Can Ed.. Hard Cover. As New/As New.

$25.00

The Greek for Love : A Memoir of Corfu
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The Greek for Love : A Memoir of Corfu

By Chatto, James

Toronto: Random House of Canada, 2005. ".as Chatto's eloquent memoir . touchingly reveals .their deep connection to Corfu and its people sustained them through tragedy just as it had carried them into love" 316p.. 1st Can Ed.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$15.00

Stones on Water

By Solway, David

Oakville, ON: Mosaic Press, 1972. Poems by a Canadian writer some inspired by his visits to Greece. "This book is affectionately dedicated to all the resolute and imaginative liars that I met in the island of Alonissos." Author inscription "For Lillian from David. Toronto April 8/86" 52p.. Signed by Author. 1st.Can Ed... Soft Cover. Near Fine.

$25.00

Anatomy of Arcadia
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Anatomy of Arcadia

By Solway, David

Montreal: Vehicule Press, 1992. '.an account of a year spent on the Greek island of Paxos." "His wry and beautifully written excursion into a dystopian Arcadia is rooted in his sardonic wit and the pitless eye that he turns on modern Greece,on modern Greeks, and, not the least,on himself.". 1st.Can Ed... Trade Paperback. Fine.

$20.00

Anatomy of Arcadia
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Anatomy of Arcadia

By Solway, David

Montreal: Vehicule Press, 1992. '.an account of a year spent on the Greek island of Paxos." "His wry and beautifully written excursion into a dystopian Arcadia is rooted in his sardonic wit and the pitless eye that he turns on modern Greece,on modern Greeks, and, not the least,on himself." Review copy - PR sheet laid in. 1st.Can Ed... Trade Paperback. Fine.

$25.00

Anatomy of Arcadia
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Anatomy of Arcadia

By Solway, David

Montreal: Vehicule Press, 1992. '...an account of a year spent on the Greek island of Paxos." "His wry and beautifully written excursion into a dystopian Arcadia is rooted in his sardonic wit and the pitless eye that he turns on modern Greece,on modern Greeks, and, not the least,on himself." (this copy marred by underlinings and comments- some of which, however, are quite interesting- from previous reader). 1st.Can Ed.. Trade Paperback. Good.

$15.00

Bedrock
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Bedrock

By Solway, David [Andreas Karavis]

Montreal: Signal Editions/ Vehicule Press, 1993. "This collection of poetry was inspired by stays on various Greek islands and by the work of several poets the author has known and admired - Nikos Gatsos, Henrik Nordtbrand, and Andreas Karavis. As with all books of travel poetry, "Bedrock" is a marriage of subject and object, self and other." Errata sheet laid. 105p ( NOTE "Andreas Karavis" is the fictional Greek alter ego of Solway himself). 1st Can Ed.. Soft Cover. As New.

$35.00

Five Canadian Poets in Greece : Dudek, Gustafson,Layton, Purdy,Solway : A Bi-Lingual Edition (IN GREEK and in English)

By Sampson, Theodore (Ed)

Athens: Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sciences, 1974. An anthology of poems by Canadian authors ( Louis Dudek, Ralph Gustafson, Irving Layton,Al Purdy and David Solway) who have been influenced by their visits to Greece and their reading of Greek literature. 77p.illus.. 1st Greek Edition.. Original Wraps. Very Good. Illus. by Rae Sampson.

$35.00

Five Canadian Poets in Greece : Dudek, Gustafson,Layton, Purdy,Solway : A Bi-Lingual Edition (IN GREEK and in English)

By Sampson, Theodore (Ed)

Athens: Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sciences, 1974. An anthology of poems by Canadian authors ( Louis Dudek, Ralph Gustafson, Irving Layton,Al Purdy and David Solway) who have been influenced by their visits to Greece and their reading of Greek literature. 77p.illus.. 1st Greek Edition.. Original Wraps. Very Good. Illus. by Rae Sampson.

$35.00

Friends I Never Knew

By Lester, Tanya

Charlottetown: Gynergy Books Canada, 1992. A Canadian woman, self-exiled to Greece, writes about 4 extraordinary women whom she has worked with in the Women's movement and ends up writing about her own life. 147p. [WorldCat lists only 10 copies in the USA]. Softcover. Near Fine.

$25.00

Writing Home : The PEN Canada Travel Anthology
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Writing Home : The PEN Canada Travel Anthology

By Rooke,Constance (Ed.)

Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1997. Collection of travel poems,passages and essays by Canadian writers . (Proceeds from this book to PEN Canada). 1st.Can Ed... Trade Paperback. Fine.

$12.50

Mermaids and Ikons : A Greek Summer

By MacEwen, Gwendolyn

Toronto: Anansi, 1978. "MacEwen explores her strongly personal responses to a complex civilization in this, her first non-fiction book. Moving from the urban tumult of modern Athens to the radiant simplicity of an island in the Aegean [it] evokes the very spirit of Greece - the exuberance of the people, the sun-drenched landscape, the shaping power of ancient tradititions and myths in Mediterranean life." Athens ,Mycenae,Mystras,Olympia and the Aegean islands seen through the eyes of the Canadian poet visiting there with her Greek husband Nikos Tsingos.. 1st Can Ed.. Soft Cover. Fine.

$95.00

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