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Porcupines and China Dolls
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Porcupines and China Dolls

By Alexie, Robert

Canada: Theytus Books. Hardcover. 1894778685 306 pages. "A haunting story that explores with frank and honest words the dark legacy of the residential school system and its impact on individuals, families and communities." - dust jacket. Author was a member of the Gwich'in tribe. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade cover. A nice copy. . Very Good. 2009. Reprint.

$179.95

Shorelines, Memoirs & Tales of the Discovery Islands
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Shorelines, Memoirs & Tales of the Discovery Islands

By Reekie, Jocelyn

Canada: Kingfisher. Paperback. 1896402003 Signed and inscribed by both authors upon title page. vi, 176 pages. Black and white illustrations. "A literary conjuring of the spirit of place; a collection of writings as rich and varried as the islands which has provided their inspiration. From Hardwicke in the north to Savary in the south, the islands jam the passage of the Northern Georgia Strait, creating a dynamic environment of turbulent waters and beckoning shores. In this anthology, brimming with humour, drama and tragedy, over 30 writers and artists bring us memoirs and tales of the Disccovery Islands." - back cover. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. . Good. 1995. First Edition.

$69.95

A bibliography of Canadian fiction (English) (Victoria University Library. Publication)
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A bibliography of Canadian fiction (English) (Victoria University Library. Publication)

By Horning, Lewis Emerson

Toronto: Printed for the Library by W. Briggs. Paperback. B00085L0LA 82 pages. Chips from covers. Recent tape repair to spine. Contents clean and unmarked. A worthy copy of this informative vintage reference. From a limited printing of 200 copies. . Fair. 1904. First Edition.

$99.95

The Last Canadian
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The Last Canadian

By Heine, William C.

Canada: Paperjacks. Paperback. 0770103022 253 pages. "A virulent and deadly disease had spread across the American continent, homo sapiens had become an endangered species. Gene Arnprior had survived the lethal virus, but could he survive the sinister society it had created?" - back cover. Gift greetings upon half-title page, otherwise unmarked. Somewhat above-average wear. Binding intact. A sound reading copy of this biological warfare classic. . Fair. 1984. Reprint.

$99.95

No Tame Cat: Fur Trade Daughter, Her Cape Horn Captain, and the Chilean Courtesan
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No Tame Cat: Fur Trade Daughter, Her Cape Horn Captain, and the Chilean Courtesan

By Harvey, Robert (Signed)

Canada: Ptarmigan Press, Limited. Paperback. 338 pages. Neatly signed, without inscription, by author upon title page. "Based on research of his family history and 600 pages of H.B.C. archived logbooks for the barques Prince of Wales, Ocean Nymph and Lady Lampson, the writer sets out a fictional account of the lives of people in the early days, not least, British Columbia pioneer Alexander Caulfield Anderson and his wife Eliza." - from back cover. Several ink annotations to first 26 pages, otherwise clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. An excellent copy. ISBN 9780919537804. . Fine. 2009. First Edition.

$49.95

Morning and Its Summer: A Memoir
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Morning and Its Summer: A Memoir

By Purdy, Al

Canada: Blue Book Shop. Paperback. 0864950322 Signed and inscribed by Al Purdy upon title page. 53 pages. Black and white reproductions of photos. An autobiography of Purdy's formative years, accompanied with some of his verse. "Purdy is one of the best poets in the English-speaking world." - Saturday Night. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A quality copy. . Good. 1983. First Edition.

$149.95

Journal of Canadian Fiction, Winter 1974, Volume III, Number 1
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Journal of Canadian Fiction, Winter 1974, Volume III, Number 1

By Hodgins, Jack; Metcalf, John; Millet, Anyes; Bowering, George; Dobb, Ted; MacLean, Robert; Smith, Michael; Garner, Hugh; al, et

Montreal: Bellrock Press / Journal of Canadian Fiction Association. Paperback. 119 pages. Contents: Eleven works of fiction by authors ranging from George Bowering to Hugh Garner; Seven criticism articles by Kent Thompson, Howard Fink, and others; Thirteen review articles; Alphabetical list (by author) of works reviewed in the first two years of this publication; and more. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Binding intact. A sound copy. . Good. 1974. First Edition.

$89.95

Gabriel Dumont at Batoche
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Gabriel Dumont at Batoche

By Carefoot, E. H.

Saskatoon, Canada: Author. Paperback. B0077VJK5G Signed and inscribed by author upon dedication page. One of 500 copies printed. 38 pages. Minimal markings to contents. Above-average external wear and soiling. A worthy reading copy. . Fair. 1973. First Edition.

$69.95

Belinda; or, The rivals;: A tale of real life,
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Belinda; or, The rivals;: A tale of real life,

By Holmes, Abraham S

Vancouver, B.C.: Alcuin Society. Hardcover. 0919026036 From limited edition of 400 numbered copies, this being copy no. 389. Signed by designer, typesetter, pressworkers, and binder. Reprint of one of the first novels to appear in the Old Northwest. Slipcase not included. Reproduced from the only known surviving 1843 first edition copy. 137 pages. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy in mauve cloth adorned with gilt. . Very Good. 1970. Limited Edition.

$79.95

Geist Magazine, Fact &  Fiction Made in Canada, Summer 2009
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Geist Magazine, Fact & Fiction Made in Canada, Summer 2009

By Grabowski, C.; Lau, Evelyn; Palu, Louie; Johnston, A.; Kozlowski, M.

Canada: The Geist Foundation. Paperback. 88 pages. Features: Towns on the Edge - Ocean Falls and Alert Bay, B.C.; Poems for absent friends; The longest season in Afghanistan; Crazy monkey carnival; Steam, sweat and tears. Clean and unmarked with light wear. An attractive copy. . Very Good. 2009. First Edition.

$69.95

Geist Magazine, Fall 2009
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Geist Magazine, Fall 2009

By Shields, Sandra; Campion, David; Di Cintio, Marcello; Waterfall, Rhonda; Nickerson, Billeh

Canada: The Geist Foundation. Paperback. 88 pages. Features: Human civilization in the Fraser Valley; Saharawis in Algerian refugee camps; Petra and David always knew what to do; Poems for memorable customers; and more. Clean and unmarked with light wear. An attractive copy. . Very Good. 2009. First Edition.

$69.95

The Handmaid's Tale
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The Handmaid's Tale

By Atwood, Margaret.

Toronto, Canada: McClelland and Stewart. Hardcover. 0771008139 True first printing. "Set in the near future in a locale resembling Cambridge Massachusetts, this work describes life in what was once the United States - A Clockwork Orange, as seen by women." - from dust jacket. Unmarked with light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy. (Spadoni & Donnelly 3587) . Very Good. 1985. First Edition.

$695.00

The Handmaid's Tale
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The Handmaid's Tale

By Atwood, Margaret.

Toronto, Canada: McClelland and Stewart. Hardcover. 0771008139 Signed by author upon half-title page. True first printing. "Set in the near future in a locale resembling Cambridge Massachusetts, this work describes life in what was once the United States - A Clockwork Orange, as seen by women." - from dust jacket. Unmarked with moderate wear. Binding tight. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. (Spadoni & Donnelly 3587) . Good. 1985. First Edition.

$1500.00

Bodily Harm
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Bodily Harm

By ATWOOD, Margaret

Canada: McClelland and Stewart. Hardcover. 0771008120 Signed upon half-title page by Margaret Atwood. 301 pages. "...a splendid, fully integrated work... superb..." - New York Times. Moderate wear to unmarked book. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy. . Good. 1981. First Edition.

$79.95

J.K. Ranch : An Unwanted Child
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J.K. Ranch : An Unwanted Child

By Clarence A. Boon (Signed)

Manitoba: Leech Printing / Clarence A. Boon. Hardcover. 092043617X 240 pages. Signed by author upon title page. What happened when a rich American sent his son to farming on the Canadian prairies to save him from serving in WWI. Unmarked. Binding intact. Average wear. A sound copy. . Good. 1987. First Edition.

$49.95

A Damned Rebellion!  A Chronicle of Lower Canada - Book III
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A Damned Rebellion! A Chronicle of Lower Canada - Book III

By Morgan, Jan Henry

Canada: Chantecler Press. Paperback. 0969642539 532 pages. Black and white illustrations in text. Signed and generically inscribed by author inside front cover. Signed letter by author to purchaser of this book laid-in. Part of the author's "narrative history of Lower Canada's struggle in the 1830's to achieve responsible government... Faithful to the course of events as any historian." - Eric Kierans. Light wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. . Good. 1995. First Edition.

$99.95

The Legends of the St. Lawrence: Told During a Cruise of the Yacht Hirondelle from Montreal to Gaspe
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The Legends of the St. Lawrence: Told During a Cruise of the Yacht Hirondelle from Montreal to Gaspe

By LeMoine, Sir James McPherson

Canada: C.E. Holiwell. Hardcover. 203 pages plus 20 pages of glorious vintage ads. Gilt lettering and decoration upon light blue front board. "Popular legends collected during pleasant yatch excursions on the lower St. Lawrence... Embraces glimpses of Canadian history, scenery, archaeology and sport, previously given to the public, under the title of Maple Leaves... A leading feature in the majority of these simple narratives, relates to the agency of the Prince of Darkness in the sublunary affairs of this planet." - from Introduction. Contents age-toned. Front hinge open. Small bookseller stamp iinside front board. Ink stains to back cover. A worthy vintage reference copy. . Fair. 1898. First Edition.

$199.95

The Canadian Author and Bookman, December 1945
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The Canadian Author and Bookman, December 1945

By Clay, Charles: Editor

Ottawa: Canadian Authors' Association. Paperback. 64 pages. Features: How do I Write? - Hugh MacLennan; Of Bread, Art, and Masterpieces - Philip Child; Where are Canada's Literary Critics? - Dana Doten; The Writer and his Audience - E.J. Pratt; Profit in School Book Writing - Claude E. Lewis; How to Win Prize Contests - Will E. Intersoll; Snappy Book Salesmanship - Philip H. Moore. Moderate wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. . Good. 1945. First Edition.

$69.95

Cowichan Bones
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Cowichan Bones

By Caro, Joey

Canada: H.T.G.. Plastic Comb. 0986703400 76 pages. Colour illustrations. Short stories and poetry by an elder of the Penelakut Tribe of Kuper Island, British Columbia. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A high-quality copy. . Very Good. 2010. First Edition.

$69.95

Seeds ... Of Germination... Or Termination (signed)
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Seeds ... Of Germination... Or Termination (signed)

By Bonjean, Hugo

Canada: Eagle Vision Publishing. Paperback. 0973754222 272 pages. Signed by author upon title page, otherwise clean and unmarked with very light wear. A nice copy. A "... provocative novel (which) exposes the 'terminator' values beneath today's complex global crises, challenging us to live with courage and compassion to create a more just and sustainable world." - Diane Dreher . Very Good. 2008. First Edition.

$39.95

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