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Glengarry School Days
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Glengarry School Days

By Connor, Ralph

Toronto, Canada.: McClelland and Stewart Limited.. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1968. Hardcover. 12mo - 17 x 12 cm.; 340 pp. First published in 1902, this is a later reprint. This account of the days of one-room school houses has become a Canadian classic. Ralph Connor was the pseudonym for Dr. Charles William Gordon (1860-1937), a Canadian novelist who was born in Glengarry County, Ontario. An inscription on front free endpaper, otherwise, a clean and sturdy volume. Dust jacket has some minor edgewear. .

$20.00

Communion (an exerpt).
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Communion (an exerpt).

By Gibson, Graeme.

Writers' Union of Canada.. Very Good+. 2013. Softcover. 9780987958013 . 8vo - 22 x 13.5 cm.; 37 pp. Published in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Writers' Union. Printed and bound by Coach House Press. Besides the excerpt, there is an introduction by Merilyn Simonds. Blue french-flapped card stock covers with black blank pages at the beginning and end of text. Minor sunning on front top edge, otherwise, a clean, sturdy copy. .

$15.00

Waltz for a Pagan Drum.
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Waltz for a Pagan Drum.

By Scott, Munroe.

Lindsay, Ontario.: Tri-M Publishing.. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1988. First Edition. Hardcover. 0921050011 . 22.5 x 15 cm.; (6) - 249 pp. Black cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. From the dust jacket: " Waltz . . . arises in part from his observations as a writer with a Canadian documentary film unit on assignement in Angola. The film that resulted won a Blue Ribbon at the American Film Festival." Minor wear to the spine tips of both the book and the jacket, else fine. .

$17.50

The Golden Age Hotel.
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The Golden Age Hotel.

By Stein, David Lewis.

Toronto, Ontario.: Macmillan of Canada.. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1984. Hardcover. 0771598017 . 8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; (10) - 237 pp. Brown cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. The jacket illustration is by Carman McClure. Minor wear to the spine tips and the bottom fore corners are lightly bumped. Otherwise clean with a sound binding. The unclipped (no price) dust jacket has light edge wear, rubbing on the flap folds and a previous owner's address label on the back flap. .

$8.00

Sanctuary Line.
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Sanctuary Line.

By Urquhart, Jane.

Toronto, Ontario.: McClelland & Stewart.. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 2010. First Edition. Hardcover. 9780771086465 . 8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; (10) - 278 pp. Beige cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. First edition and first printing as per the copyright page. Signed by the author on the title page. Minor wear to the spine tips and the unclipped dust jacket has minor wear to the spine tips and the front fore corners. ; Signed by Author .

$13.00

Agaguk.
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Agaguk.

By Theriault, Yves.

Toronto, Ontario.: The Ryerson Press.. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1963. Hardcover. 8vo - 22 x 14.5 cm.; (8) - 229 pp. Off-white cloth over boards with dark brown lettering on the spine and black Eskimo art on the front board. First published in French and English (translated by Miriam Chapin) in France in 1958, the first Canadian edition in French was the same year and this copy, 1963, is the first Canadian English edition. Minor wear to the spine tips and the text block edges are a tad darkened / soiled. The book is otherwise clean with a sound binding. The unclipped dust jacket (no price) has mild edge wear and the spine along with the margins of both the front and back panels are sunned or browned. .

$12.00

Jakob's Ghost & Other Stories.
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Jakob's Ghost & Other Stories.

By Davis, Byron Stratford.

Ottawa. Ontario.: Nightingale Press.. Good. 2015. First Edition. Softcover. 9780988155640 . 8vo - 23 x 17 cm.; (10) - 373 pp. From the dedication page: "This book is one of one hundred copies of Jakob's Ghost. These nineteen stories represent the years I spent in the north as a geophysical prospector. In part, this book was produced for my family and special friends, for the Christmas of 2015." From the back cover a comment on the photograph of the author at age 22 in Paris: ". . . This photograph was taken in the interval between the two years he (Byron) lived and worked as a geophysicist with the Swampy Cree in Northern Manitoba and just prior to his return to work in Keewatin. The 19 stories of Jakob's Ghost occured during this period." The first page has been removed and I have no idea what was on it. Minor wear to the externals and with a small, closed tear in the tail of the spine on the front cover. otherwise very clean with a sound and tight binding. .

$100.00

The Underdogs.
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The Underdogs.

By Weintraub, William.

Toronto, Ontario.: McClelland and Stewart.. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1979. Hardcover. 0771090129 . 8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 225 pp. Yellow cloth over boards with black lettering on spine. No additional printings are noted. The text block head edge is dust soiled, otherwise fine. The clipped dust jacket has some mild edge wear on the head and tail edges and the spine crown. .

$9.00

Uncommon Ground: A Celebration of Matt Cohen.
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Uncommon Ground: A Celebration of Matt Cohen.

By Gibson, Graeme with Wayne Grady, Dennis Lee and Priscila Uppal. (editors).

Toronto, Ontario.: Alfred A. Knopf.. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2002. First Edition. Hardcover. 0676974856 . 8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; x - 311 pp. Brown paper over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Contributions from 32 writers from Canada and abroad as they examine the impact of Cohen's legacy on Canadian literature, publishing, culture . . . A trace of shelf wear to the tail edges of the boards and the unclipped jacket, otherwise fine. .

$10.00

Savage Fields, An Essay in Literature and Cosmology
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Savage Fields, An Essay in Literature and Cosmology

By Lee, Dennis

Toronto, Canada: Anansi Press.. Very Good. 1977. Softcover. 0887840582 . 8vo - 21 x 13 cm.; 125 pp. Canadian poet and critic's commentary on society and two literary works - Michael Ondaatje's Collected Works of Billy the Kid and Leonard Cohen's Beautiful Losers. A remainder mark on the text block bottom edge, former owner's name on first blank page, card stock covers rubbed; otherwise, a clean text and sturdy binding. .

$10.00

The Secular Grail.
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The Secular Grail.

By Dewdney, Christopher.

Toronto, Ontario.: Somerville House Publishing. Very Good. 1993. Softcover. 0921051921 . 8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 190 pp. French folded flaps on the fore edges of the covers. A series of "illuminating prose meditations, essays, aphorisms and short paragraph 'takes' on a wide variety of topics". Light wear on covers and the text block head edge has some surface foxing. Otherwise clean with a tight binding. Signed by the author on the title page.; Signed by Author .

$15.00

That Thing That Happened.
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That Thing That Happened.

By Broadbent, Libby.

Nova Scotia.: Privately published.. Near Fine. 2012. First Edition. Softcover. 9780988032200 . 8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 305 pp. The author's first novel and a finalist for the Bill Percy Novel Prize of the 34th Atlantic Writing Competition run by the Writer's Federation of Nova Scotia. Signed by the author on the first (half-title) page. Very minor wear to the cover edges, else fine.; Signed by Author .

$15.00

The Strange One. (Canadian Nature Classics).
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The Strange One. (Canadian Nature Classics).

By Bodsworth, Fred.

Toronto, Ontario.: McClelland and Stewart.. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1973. Hardcover. 0771018568 . 8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; (12) - 400 pp. Teal blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering and decorations on both the spine and the front board. First published in 1959, this is the McClelland and Stewart reprint in their Nature Classics series. The book has a wee bit of dust soiling on the text block head edge and is otherwise clean with a tight binding. The unclipped dust jacket has 3 small closed tears and minor wear to the edges of the front and back panels. A quite handsome book and worthy of being called a Canadian Nature Classic. .

$35.00

A Fool's Meander: A Labyrinthine Journey to the Throne of Elderhood.
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A Fool's Meander: A Labyrinthine Journey to the Throne of Elderhood.

By Hartwood, Lynn.

Waterloo, Ontario.: Blue Crow Books.. Near Fine. 2001. First Edition. Softcover. 1896760015 . 8vo - 23 x 14 cm.; vi - 104 pp. Blue card stock wraps with french folded flaps on the fore edges. Silver lettering on the front cover only and a blind stamped stylized laybinth on the front also. From the author's introduction: "This book is my response to a call I heard while building a labyrinth. The initial call came in the form of voice saying "Write a simple personal description of what a labyrinth means to you. make it easy to read . . . Little did I know where that path would lead." A quite nicely produced book. .

$15.00

A Fool's Meander: A Labyrinthine Journey to the Throne of Elderhood.
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A Fool's Meander: A Labyrinthine Journey to the Throne of Elderhood.

By Hartwood, Lynn.

Waterloo, Ontario.: Blue Crow Books.. Near Fine. 2001. First Edition. Softcover. 1896760015 . 8vo - 23 x 14 cm.; vi - 104 pp. Blue card stock wraps with french folded flaps on the fore edges. Silver lettering on the front cover only and a blind stamped stylized laybinth on the front also. From the author's introduction: "This book is my response to a call I heard while building a labyrinth. The initial call came in the form of voice saying "Write a simple personal description of what a labyrinth means to you. make it easy to read . . . Little did I know where that path would lead." A quite nicely produced book. .

$15.00

The Day Burt Lancaster Died.
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The Day Burt Lancaster Died.

By Ritchie, Ron M.

Renfrew, Ontario.: General Store Publishing.. Fine. 2008. First Edition. Softcover. 9781897508176 . 8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; (6) - 232 - (2) pp. From the back cover: ". . . is about hope and despair, sin and atonement. And it is about the darkness of the human spirit and the grandeur of the human heart." An as-new and unused book. .

$12.00

The Bicycle Tree.
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The Bicycle Tree.

By Olver, Robert.

Toronto, Ontario.: McClelland and Stewart.. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1976. First Edition. Hardcover. 0771068506 . 8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; 237 - (3) pp. Brown linen over boards with silver gilt lettering on the spine. First edition as per the copyright page. Signed with an inscription by "Bob" (author? - don't know) on the front free end paper. Small remainder dot on the text block tail edge. Minor rubbing to the fore corners of the boards and the spine tips. Otherwise clean with a solid binding. The unclipped dust jacket has minor wear to the edges and that to the fore corners and spine tips. .

$10.00

Voice - Over.
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Voice - Over.

By Corbeil, Carole.

Toronto, Ontario.: Stoddart.. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1992. First Edition. Hardcover. 0773725725 . 8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; (8) - 291 pp. Red cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. First edition as per the copyright page and the author's first book. Both book and the unclipped dust jacket show very minor wear to the spine crown. The dust jacket flaps are a tad browned on the edges. Otherwise fine with the appearance and feel of having never been used. .

$10.00

The Tower and the Town.
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The Tower and the Town.

By Campbell, Grace.

Toronto, Ontario.: William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd.. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1950. First Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; (8) - 342 pp. Rose red cloth with black lettering on the front board and the spine. The text block head edge is stained green as issued though quite faded now. First edition as per the copyright page. Previous owner's dated (Xmas - 1951) name on the front free end paper. Minor shelf wear to the externals and that to the spine tips. The unclipped dust jacket is quite worn on the edges and fold lines and the back is soiled. .

$12.50

Canadian Book Review Annual, 1976.
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Canadian Book Review Annual, 1976.

By Tudor, Dean with Nancy Tudor and Linda Biesenthal. (editors)

Toronto, Ontario.: Peter Martin Associates.. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1077. Hardcover. 0383770X . 4to - 25 x 17 cm.; (10) - 389 pp. Mustard yellow cloth over boards with black lettering on the spine and the front board. The reviews are grouped as follows: Reference Materials, Humanities and Applied Arts, Literature, Social Sciences, and Science and Technology with subgroups within each. Six page listing of the contributors followed by a 9 page author index, a 10 page title index and lastly a 6 page subject index. The library markings are a label ghost on the lower spine and a pocket on the back free end paper, Otherwise very clean with a solid binding while showing only mild wear to the spine tips and slight darkening of the spine.; Ex-Library .

$20.00

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