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Dark Ladies

by Brown, Ivor

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Published
1957
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Fine
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London: Collins, 1957. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. Origina red cloth. 319 pp. Spine tilted, ends lightly bumped, else fine. Dust jacket has some light edge wear, else fine. Everybody has heard of Helen of Troy, Sappho of Lesbos, Cleopatra of Egypt, and Shakespeare's Dark Lady of the Sonnets. Plays, films, romances, which millions see or read, are… Read more
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Testament of Cresseid

by Henryson, Robert; Fox, Denton [editor]

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Published
1968
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Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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London: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1968. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 12mo. Nelson's Medieval and Renaissance Library. Original dark brown cloth. vii, 165 pp. Ink ownership inscription to ffep. A few neat pencil lines and annotations to interior. Fine condition. Dust jacket has a few spots of wear to joints and edges, some creases and short tears,… Read more
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Survival: A Thematic Guide to Canadian Literature

by Atwood, Margaret

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Published
1972
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Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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Toronto: Anansi, 1972. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo. Full black cloth. 287 pp. A few stains to edges of text block. Dust jacket worn and bumped at extremities, covers chafed, chips to spine head. "Survival" is the most startling book ever written about Canadian literature. It is simultaneously a book of criticism, a manifesto, and… Read more
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The Tallis Bag

by Winter, Jack

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Published
2012
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Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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[Ottawa]: Oberon Press, 2012. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo. Soft cover. 177 pp. Bruising to spine foot, sticker ghost to rear, else fine. Jack Winter's play, Ten Lost Years, was one of the must successful in Canadian theatre history. Now he's written the story of his life as a playwright and a teacher in the Toronto… Read more
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Romanticism and Its Discontents

by Brookner, Anita

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Fine
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Viking. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo. Orig. red cloth, ix, 198pp. Illustrated. About fine in d/w. An examination of 19th century artists and writers.
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Athelston: A Middle English Romance

by Trounce, A. McI. [Allan McIntyre]

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Published
1957
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Near Fine
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London: Published for the Early English Text Society By Oxford University Press, 1957. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo. Early English Text Society No. 224. Full brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine and Early English Text Society device to front board. 157 pp. One folding plate facsimile of manuscript. Rubbing to joints, spine ends and corners, some foxing… Read more
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A History of Spanish Literature

by Fitzmaurice-Kelly, James

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Published
1928
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Near Fine
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New York: D. Appelton & Co, 1928. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 16mo. Appleton Dollar Library Series. Orig. green cloth, vii, 423pp., (4)ads. Spine somewhat faded and bruised at ends, light wear at edges o/w near fine in d/w. Jacket spine darkened and chipped at ends. A history of Spanish literature and authorship from 1150 up until the… Read more
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A Collection

by Watson, Sheila and Frank Davey (Editor)

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Published
1974
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Very Good
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Toronto: Coach House Press, 1974. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo. Open Letter, Third Series No. 1 Winter 1974-75. Paperback, 189pp. Illustrated. Sunning to covers with wer to edges and extremities, o/w very good. A Canadian Quarterly Review of Writing and Sources, with articles on Wyndham Lewis, Michael Ondaatje, Jonathan Swift Gertrude Stein and other analysis and criticism. … Read more
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A Passionate Apprentice: The Early Journals, 1897-1909

by Woolf, Virginia; Leaska, Mitchell A. [editor]

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Published
1990
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Canadian Edition
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Toronto: Lester & Orpyn Dennys, 1990. 1st Canadian Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo. Quarter grey cloth, pink paper boards. xlix, 444 pp. Bruising to spine ends, sunning to tail edges. Toning to lower half of text block. Dust jacket is bumped at extremities, a few short tears and small chips.
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Conan Doyle

by Coren, Michael

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Published
1995
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Near Fine
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Toronto: Stoddart, 1995. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. SIGNED by author to title page. Full grey cloth. 213 pp. Bookplate to front pastedown. Tanning to edges of pages. Near fine overall. Coren's portrait is both lucid and sensitive, brining the writer and the man thoroughly to life.
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James Joyce

by Grose, Kenneth

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Published
1975
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Near Fine
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Totowa, N.J.: Rowman and Littlefield, 1975. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 12mo. Literature in Perspective Series. Full grey cloth, gold lettering to spine. 150 pp. Slight bumping to spine ends, else fine. Interior bright and clean. Dust jacket near fine overall.
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Women & Fiction: The Manuscript Versions of A Room of One's Own

by Woolf, Virginia; Rosenbaum, S.P. [editor]

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Published
1992
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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Oxford: Published for the Shakespeare Head Press By Blackwell Publishers, 1992. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. Black cloth boards with silver lettering to spine. xlv, 215 p.p. In near fine condition overall. After Virginia Woolf's death most of the manuscript of Women & Fiction was given by Leonard Woolf to the Fitzwilliam Museum where, until… Read more
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Te Leyden (Leiden): Pieter van Der Aa, 1702. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to (10" x 16"). Thomas Stanley, Schild-Knaap. Historische beschrijving der grieksche en oostersche wijsgeeren : behelsende der selver Daaden, gevoelens en gedenkwaardige spreuken. Waar by gevoegd is, Basilius Kennet, Leeraar der vrye Konften, &c. in de Hooge School tot Oxfort, Levensbedrijf der grieksche digteren, beyde… Read more
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Scarborough Fair V: An Anthology of Literature

by Hayward, Robert S. And Andrew M. Kroen [editors]

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Published
1978
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Good
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Toronto: Scarborough College, University of Toronto, 1978. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo. Original pictorial paper wraps. 93 pp., [3 pp. table of contents at rear]. B&W illustrations in-text throughout. Wear to edges. Sunning to spine and discolouration to wraps. Small black mark to rear cover. The material in this anthology has been selected from over 400 pieces of literature… Read more
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Shelley: A Life Story

by Blunden, Edmund

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Minotavros Books
Published
1946
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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London: Collins, 1946. First Edition. Very Good/Very Good. Orig. red cloth, 320pp. Frontispiece. Front inner hinge starting, Some scratches to lower front board, light bruising to spine and corners o/w very good in very good but soiled d/w, small chips to edges and extremities. Edmund Blunden [1896-1974 was an English poet and critic. His work on Shelley is… Read more
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The Brontes and Their Circle

by Shorter, Clement

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Published
1914
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Very Good
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London: J.M. Dent & Sons, 1914. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 18mo. The Wayfarer's Library. Original brown buckram boards. Pictorial endpapers. 475 p.p. Colour frontis illustration of Charlotte Bronte. Some rubbing to spine ends and corners. Inner hinge cracked at contents page. Age toning and ink gift inscription to ffep. Ex libris bookplate of Reuben Butchart to front… Read more
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Guide to the Literary Heritage of Waterloo and Wellington Counties From 1830 to The Mid-20th Century

by Noonan, Gerald; Margaret Linley, Miguel Mota [editors]

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Published
1985
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Near Fine
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Waterloo, Ontario: Wilfrid Laurier University, 1985. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo. Soft cover. 152 p.p. B&W photos. With an annotated bibliography with indexes of places, titles and genre. Some light wear to extremities, creasing to corners, creasing and cracking to spine.
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Three Loves of Dostoevsky

by Slonim, Marc

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Minotavros Books
Published
1955
Condition
Very Good
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New York and Toronto: Rinehart & Company, Inc, 1955. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. Orig. cloth-backed boards, 300pp. Name on ff/endpaper and bookplate on front pastedown. Boards a bit bowed, a small bump to spine head, o/w very good in very good but worn d/w. "A fascinating and authoritative biography revealing the dramatic influences of a great writer's… Read more
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On Coasts Of Eternity: Jack Hodgins' Fictional Universe

by Struthers, J.R. (Tim) [editor]

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Minotavros Books
Published
1996
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Near Fine
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Lantzville, British Columbia: Oolichan Books, 1996. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo. Soft cover. 246 p.p. Bumping to corners, sunning to spine. This is the story of Jack Hodgins' education and perseverance and maturation as an artist and of his ever-renewing delight in the world of the senses and the world of the spirit. It will provide lasting insight… Read more
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A George Woodcock Reader

by Woodcock, George; Fetherling, Doug [editor]

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Minotavros Books
Published
1980
Condition
Very Good
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Deneau & Greenberg, 1980. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. SIGNED by editor to title page. [Place of publication not identified; Ottawa]. Original brown cloth. xiv, 238 p.p. Age toning to pages. Dust jakcet has some small chips to spine head, a few spots of bumping. Poetry, history, politics, art, literary criticism, drama, philosophy - George Woodcock's range… Read more
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