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Picasso Blues:  (The second book in the Ray Tate and Djuna Brown Mystery series)
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Picasso Blues: (The second book in the Ray Tate and Djuna Brown Mystery series)

By Lamothe, Lee

Toronto: Dundurn, 2011. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Soft cover (roughly) 7" by 4 1/4" (inches), flat uncreased spine, clean square true & tight, 403 pages, Near Fine condition. "More than a whodunit detective story, Picasso Blues is a gripping tale of missed opportunities & hidden desires set amid rampant cynicism, fear, and deadly danger. In this sequel to Free Form Jazz." Check out the scans. . 1st Edition 1st Printing. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$12.86

Abandoned:  A Jennifer Malong Mystery
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Abandoned: A Jennifer Malong Mystery

By Schlarbaum, John

Windsor, ON, Canada: Scanner Pub, 2017. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Large soft cover (roughly) 8 3/4" by 5 3/4" (inches), flat uncreased spine, clean true square & tight, 268 pages, Near Fine condition. "---is inhabited with memorable characters, each caught in a web of lies, unaware the secrets they hold may result in a life or death struggle for someone they love." Check out the scans. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$24.74

Free Form Jazz:  (The first book in the Ray Tate and Djuna Brown Mystery series)
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Free Form Jazz: (The first book in the Ray Tate and Djuna Brown Mystery series)

By Lamothe, Lee

Toronto: Dundurn (a Castle Street Mystery, 2010. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Soft cover (roughly) 7" by 4 1/4" (inches), flat uncreased spine, tight true square & clean, 400 pages, Near Fine condition. "Tate and Brown discover, as they sift through the rubble left by their targets, that no one is what they appear to be - not even themselves. Travelling through the Chinese underworld, clandestine drug laboratories, & biker-ridden badlands, the troubled duo encounter murder, political corruption, police paranoia, and psychosis, but can they find love & redemption, too?" Check out the scans. . 1st Edition 1st Printing. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$12.86

Off The Beaten Path:  A Steve Cassidy Mystery
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Off The Beaten Path: A Steve Cassidy Mystery

By Schlarbaum, John

Windsor, ON, Canada: Scanner Pub, 2013. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Large soft cover (roughly) 8 3/4" by 5 3/4" (inches), flat uncreased spine, clean true square & tight, 278 pages, Near Fine condition. "Brimming with unforgettable characters, Cassidy's trademark sarcasm & investigative intellect, Off The Beaten Path will leave you twisting in anticilpation as its shocking conclusion is methodically revealed." Check out the scans. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$23.64

The Journey Prize Stories:  The Best of Canada\'s New Writers   # 24
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The Journey Prize Stories: The Best of Canada's New Writers # 24

By Christie, Michael; Kuitenbrouwer, Kathryn; Winter, Kathleen (ed)

Toronto: Emblem Editions McClelland & Stewart, 2012. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Large soft cover (roughly) 8 1/4" b 5 1/4" (inches), flat uncreased spine, clean true square & tight, xv, 254 pages, Near Fine condition with errant ink mark on bottom edge. Contents include: Where Have You Fallen, Have You Fallen? by Eliza Robertson / I'm Sorry and Thank You by Andrew Hood / Ashes by Nancy Jo Cullen / Crisis on Earth-X by Alex Pugsley / Ice Break by Astrid Bloodgett / Is Alive and Can Move by Kris Bertin / You Were Loved by Trevor Corkum / Why I Read Beowulf by Swashi Bhat / To Have to Wait by Kevin Hardcastle / The Many Faces of Montgomery Clift by Grace O'Connell / My Daughter of the Dead Reeds by Martin West / Barcelona by Jasmina Odor / Manning by Andrew Hood. Check out the scans. . 1st Edition 1st Printing. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$22.65

Mr Stone and the Knights Companion
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Mr Stone and the Knights Companion

By Naipaul, V. S

London: Andre Deutsch, 1963. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Brown cloth with gilt on spine and front (roughly) 8" by 5 1/2" (inches), purple top edge, ex-library with one stamp inside on copyright page & gilt stamp on front board "Hackney Public Libraries", with minor edge wear & a few small marks, 160 pages, Very Good condition with library stamp, faint tide mark on inside boards at spine heel, (else Very Good Plus), dust jacket has minor edge wear, small scuffed mark at front middle bottom edge & tide mark at heel of spine on reverse and does show through faintly, with an errant ink mark on revers. "Mr Stone likes to be known as Head Librarian with Excal, and dislikes the prospect of retirement. After a brief acquaintanceship with Mrs Springer, he marries her to defend himself against idleness & solitude. Then a foolproof plan strikes him, to introduce the order of the Knights Companion." Check out the scans. . 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Leonard Rosoman;. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$78.09

And Then it Happened:  Book One; Book Two; Book Three; Book Four; Book Five; Book Six; Book Seven; Book Eight; Book Nine;  (books 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9)  -(all SIGNED)-    (Books For Boys)
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And Then it Happened: Book One; Book Two; Book Three; Book Four; Book Five; Book Six; Book Seven; Book Eight; Book Nine; (books 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9) -(all SIGNED)- (Books For Boys)

By Wade, M. & L. -(signed)-

Toronto: Books for Boys, 2008. -----The scans you see are the books you get. All nine (9) books are soft covers, clean square & tight, flat uncreased spines, 81, 83, 79, 83, 86, 81, 90, 91, 92 pages, all nine books are SIGNED by M. Wade on title pages, books are in Near Fine condition with book one having a small front cover lower corner crease (minor) & book two have a small crinkle along top front edge by corner (minor). Check out the scans. . Signed by Author. 1st Editions Various Years. Soft Covers. Near Fine. 8vo.

$59.39

The Iron Assassin
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The Iron Assassin

By Greenwood, Ed

New York: Tor Books, 2016. -----The scan you see is the book you get. (roughly) 9 1/4" by 6 1/4" (inches), flat uncreased spine, true square clean & tight, 320 pages, Near Fine condition with errant ink dot on bottom edge & faint edge wear. "Victoria never ascended the throne; the House of Hanover held England only briefly before being supplanted by the House of Harminster. It is a time of gaslamps & regularly scheduled airship flights, of trams & steam-driven clockwork with countless smoke-belching stacks. London, the capitol of the Empire of the Lion, is a filthy, crowded, fast-growing city where a series of shocking murders threatens the throne itself." Check out the scans. . 1st Trade Paperback Edition 1st Printing. Soft Cover. Near Fine. Illus. by Cynthia Sheppard; . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$13.85

The Intern  -(SIGNED)-
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The Intern -(SIGNED)-

By Dawson, David Laing -(signed)-

Toronto: Macmillan, 1996. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Red boards with black lettering, (roughly) 8 3/4" by 5 3/4" (inches), headband, 274 pages, SIGNED (without inscription), Near Fine condition, dust jacket is in Near Fine condition, now in Mylar. Check out the scans. . Signed by Author. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$19.68

Songs for My Supper:  A New Book of Verse
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Songs for My Supper: A New Book of Verse

By Service, Robert

New York: Dodd Mead & Company, 1953. ----- The scan you see is the book you get. Blue cloth with gilt on black strip on spine, 192 pages filled with over 130 poems, Very Good Plus condition with minor edge wear, dust jacket is in Very Good condition price clipped with a few tiny closed (repaired) tears mainly at spine ends, shadow of a sticker (not a pull) on upper right front cover, with some sunning to spine area & a small soil spot on back inside flap. jacket is now in Mylar. Check out the scans. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$72.15

On Spec - Vol, 1 (one), Issue 2, Fall 1989 -  Springdeath; If You Go Out in the Woods; The Fairy Ring; Carpe Diem; In Zarephath; Wagner\'s Magic; Gobi, Childhood Moon; Fertile Mind; ++ (The Canadian Magazine of Speculative Writing)
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On Spec - Vol, 1 (one), Issue 2, Fall 1989 - Springdeath; If You Go Out in the Woods; The Fairy Ring; Carpe Diem; In Zarephath; Wagner's Magic; Gobi, Childhood Moon; Fertile Mind; ++ (The Canadian Magazine of Speculative Writing)

By O'Nielsen, Marianne (ed) Eileen Kernaghan; Leslie Gadallah; Paula Johanson; Drake Dresen; Trevor Murphy; E. C. Bell; Tor Age Bringsvaeld; Clelie Rich; ++

Edmonton : The Copper Pig Writers' Society, 1989. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Large stapled soft cover (roughly) 8 1/4" by 5 1/4" (inches), 84 page digest with illustrations through-out, tight clean and square, . Contents include: Fertile Mind by Clelie Rich / Gobi, Childhood Moon by Tor Age Bringsvaeld / Wagner's Magic by E. C. Bell / In Zarephath by Trevor Murphy / Springdeath by Drake Dresen / If You Go Out in the Woods by Paula Johanson / The Fairy Ring by Leslie Gadallah / Carpe Diem by Eileen Kernaghan / (non fiction) Rocket to Oz by Spider Robinson. Check out the scans. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. Illus. by Cover artist Robert Pasternak;. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$24.74

Canadian Childrens Annual 1979 - Susan Super Sleuth, The Hallowe\'en Train, Miss Camilla Groundwater\'s Houseboat, The Little Mermaid, My Summer of \'42, The Eye of Lorca, The Bionic Beaver, The Choice, The Outsiders, Where the Wild Things Went, Magic Stones
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Canadian Childrens Annual 1979 - Susan Super Sleuth, The Hallowe'en Train, Miss Camilla Groundwater's Houseboat, The Little Mermaid, My Summer of '42, The Eye of Lorca, The Bionic Beaver, The Choice, The Outsiders, Where the Wild Things Went, Magic Stones

By Nielsen, Robert F. (ed) -- John V. Hicks, Mary Alice Downie, Catherine Bankier, Edna P. Bates, Dorothy Cameron Smith, William Ettridge, Heather Barclay, E. A. Carruthers, Ray Hill, John MacLeod, Ian Carr, Tyrus Reimann, Debi Goodwin, Nancy Prasad, ++++

Hamilton: Potlatch Publications, Limited, 1979. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Large soft cover (roughly) 10 1/2" by 7 1/2" (inches), clean square and tight, flat uncreased spine, 176 pages + full colour fold out poster in rear, illustrated through-out. Near Fine condition with some light rubbing to rear. Contents include: Summer Surprise by Barbara Wilson / The Blue Box by Constance E. Horne / Fly Foot Flannigan by John V. Hicks / San Nian of the Wooden Bridge by Mary Alice Downie / The Mermaid's Tale by Catherine Bankier / Medicine Song by Rosalee van Stelten / The Butchering by Edna P. Bates / The Thief, the Wolf, and the Leak by Dorothy Cameron Smith / The Hallowe'en Train by David Galvin / Susan Super Sleuth: Horse Sense by William Ettridge / Let the Cobbler Stick to his Last by Alan Bradley / Miss Camilla Groundwater's Houseboat by Heather Barclay / The Little Mermaid a retelling by E. A. Carruthers / My Summer of '42 by Victor Carl Friesen / The Eye of Lorca by Martin Springett / The Bionic Beaver by Michael D. Cherkas / Rip Van Winkle of Old Japan by Dorothy Cameron Smith / They Defied Death at Niagara by Dorothy Turcotte / Magic Stones by Ray Hill / The Choice by Rosalee van Stelten / A Visit to the Mall by John MacLeod - cartoon / Edward Nelson's Treasure by Tyrus Reimann / The Outsiders: "And A Madman Shall Rule" by Ian Carr / The Dream Machine by Debi Goodwin / Mars: The Red Planet / My Mysterious Friend by Nancy Prasad / Music: A Language Without Words by Musicians of the Hamilton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra / The Christmas Storm by Margaret Joy Borie / Where the Wild Things Went by Heather Barclay / When Fashion Tortured Girls by Avis Walton / plus many more. Check out the scans. . First Edition First Printing. Soft Cover. Near Fine. Illus. by Cover Illustration by Jeremy L. Smith; Interior Illustrations by Jack Whyte, Rae Hendershot, Laura Piotrowski, Steven Toth, Lida Kotacka, Nick Poliwko, Katherine MacDonald, Susan Cook, Gisele Daigle, Wesley Bates, James Simpkins, Ian Carr, Paul McCusker,. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$20.78

Go-Boy:  The True Story Of a Life Behind Bars
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Go-Boy: The True Story Of a Life Behind Bars

By Caron, Roger; foreword by Pierre Berton

Toronto: Fleet Paperbacks, 1982. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Soft cover, tight true square and clean, 317 pages, Very Good condition with minor edge wear & a back cover crease from top to bottom. "Dubbed "Mad Dog Caron" --- Caron was among the hardest of the hard rocks, those brutal and untamable convicts who are eventually consumed by the intensity of their rage, succumbing to the crippling beatings from the guards, mind altering drugs, insanity or sucide. This is a chilling account of a lifetime behind bars. There are only two methods of escape: one is scaling prison walls, another is to forge a new life. Go-Boy is one man's story." Check out the scans.. 1st Fleet Paperback Printing . Soft Cover. Very Good.

$9.78

Sunshine Sketches of A Little Town
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Sunshine Sketches of A Little Town

By Leacock, Stephen

Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1974. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Faux leather in slip-case (roughly) 6 1/2" by 9 1/4" (inches), with gilt on spine, head band, xi, 275 pages with 13 full page drawings by Grant MacDonald, Very Good Plus condition with slight rubbing, slipcase is in Very Good Plus condition with slight rubbing. Check out the scans. . Sixth Printing . Hard Cover in Slipcase. Very Good Plus. Illus. by Grant MacDonald illustrator;. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$18.80

Murdoch Mysteries (grouping): Except the Dying ; A Journeyman to Grief; Night\'s Child;  -(three soft covers featuring \
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Murdoch Mysteries (grouping): Except the Dying ; A Journeyman to Grief; Night's Child; -(three soft covers featuring "Detective William Murdoch" aka: The Artful Detective)-

By Jennings, Maureen

Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 2012. -----The scans you see are the books you get. All three are large/trade soft covers (roughly) 8" by 5 1/4" (inches), flat uncreased spines, true square clean & tight, 345, 332, 372 pages, Near Fine condition. "Detective William Murdoch has been one of crime fiction's most fascinating & engaging protagonists. These three riveting novels - inspiration for the internationally popular Murdoch Mysteries television series - blend masterful storytelling, vivid characters, and an extraordinary eye for the rich history of Victorian Toronto to create modern classics; they are must-reads for every mystery lover." Books are: (Murdoch Mysteries (grouping): "Except the Dying" / "A Journeyman to Grief" / "Night's Child". 3 soft covers featuring Detective William Murdoch. Check out the scans. . Thus 1st, 1st & 2nd Trade Editions . Soft Covers. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$30.57

The Penelopiad: The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus  - from the "Myth Series"  -(SIGNED)-
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The Penelopiad: The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus - from the "Myth Series" -(SIGNED)-

By Atwood, Margaret (Margaret Eleanor Atwood) -(signed)-

Toronto, ON, Canada: Vintage Canada, 2006. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Large soft cover (roughly) 7 1/4" by 5 1/4" (inches), flat uncreased spine, square true clean & tight, xv, 199 pages, SIGNED (without inscription), Near Fine condition. "In a splendid contemporary twist to the ancient story, Margaret Atwood has chosen to give the telling of it to Penelope & to her twelve hanged maids, asking: What led to the hanging of the maids, & what was Penolope really up to?" Check out the scans. . Signed by Author. First Edition First Printing. Soft Cover. Near Fine. Illus. by Jacket design by CS Richardson. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" Tall.

$39.48

Death of a Lady\'s Man
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Death of a Lady's Man

By Cohen, Leonard

Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1978. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Quarter bound beige cloth with gilt black boards, (roughly) 8 1/2" by 6" (inches), 216 pages, first state with "Lie down" on page 94, Near Fine condition, dust jacket is in Near Fine condition with some slight rubbing to flap edges. Check out the scans. . First Edition First State . Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$69.29

Trial of Passion   (The first book in the Arthur Beauchamp series)
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Trial of Passion (The first book in the Arthur Beauchamp series)

By Deverell, William

Toronto: ECW Press, 2002. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Large soft cover/trade (roughly) 9" by 6" (inches), true square tight & clean, flat uncreased spine, 413 pages, Near Fine condition. "Arthur Beauchamp, a heralded criminal lawyer, has moved to a quiet island off the British Columbia coast. While trying to recover from a marriage gone sour, his retirement is interrupted by his former law partners-they want Arthur to take charge of the defense trial of Jonathan O'Donnell, the acting dean of a law school. O'Donnell has been accused of rape ----." Check out the scans. . Assumed 1st ECW Press Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$19.68

The Dance of Shiva
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The Dance of Shiva

By Deverell, William

Toronto: ECW Press, 2004. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Large soft cover/trade (roughly) 9" by 6" (inches), true square tight & clean, flat uncreased spine, 423 pages, Near Fine condition. "Twenty members of a cult are found massacred on an isolated island on Canada's West Coast. Their leader, Shiva Ram Acharya, is brought to trial, & the great Arthur Beauchamp defends him, assisted by his junior counsel Max Macarthur." Check out the scans. . Assumed 1st ECW Press Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$19.68

Thou Art Truly Evil   -(SIGNED)-
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Thou Art Truly Evil -(SIGNED)-

By Reece, Randy M. -(signed)-

Victoria Canada: FriesenPress, 2013. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Grey tweed hard cover with gilt, headband, (roughly) 9 1/2" by 6 1/2" (inches), 300 pages, SIGNED (without inscription), Near Fine condition, dusts jacket is in Near Fine condition. Check out the scans. . Signed by Author. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$39.48

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