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The Handmaid's Tale

by Atwood, Margaret

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1985
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9780771008139
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Toronto, Canada: McClelland & Stewart / CBC Television, 1985. Book. Illus. by Geltner, Gail. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. "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." - dust jacket. … Read more
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A Question of Justice-1886

by Crook, Marion

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Published
1985
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Very Good
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First Edition
ISBN
9780969107163
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$79.95

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Canada: Crook Publishing, 1985. Book. Very Good. Paperback. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [6], 240 pages. Map of early Vancouver. "In 1886 Vancouver teacher Amy MacDonald discovers rifles being smuggled through the city and engages the Royal North West Mounted Police and others to prevent the contraband from reaching Metis rebels in the North… Read more
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The Canadian Don Quixote: The life and works of Major John Richardson, Canada's First Novelist

by Beasley, David R.

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Published
1978
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Fair
Edition
Second Printing
ISBN
9780889840201
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Canada: Porcupine's Quill, Incorporated, 1978. Book. Fair. Paperback. Second Printing. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 219 pages. Oblong 18 x 20cm. Checklist of Richardson's works. Index. Black and white illlustrations. "Richardson died in poverty in New York after leading a tempestuous life in the British Army, and publishing several novels. After a… Read more
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Woods and River Tales: From the World of Roderick Haig-Brown

by Haig-Brown, Roderick; Haig-Brown, Valerie (Editor)

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Published
1980
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780771037689
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$59.95

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Canada: McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1980. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 192 pages. "Haig-Brown had a deep emotional involvement in all the things he wrote about... he lived a life very nearly fused with nature." - Al Purdy. "This collection contains some of Haig-Brown's best short stories, some never published."… Read more
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Dans Le Muskeg: Collection La Gerbe D'Or

by Primeau, Marguerite-A.

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Published
1961
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Fair
Edition
Reprint
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Montreal: Fides, 1961. Book. Fair. Paperback. Reprint. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 221 pages. Text in French. Possibly a 1961 reprint of the 1960 first edition. Somewhat above-average wear. Binding intact. A sound vintage copy..
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Une Revolte Au Pays Des Fees

by Daveluy, Marie-Claire

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Published
1936
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Fair
Edition
First Edition
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Montreal: Granger Freres, 1936. Book. Illus. by McIsaac, James. Fair. Paperback. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Text in French. 153 pages. Black and white illustrations. Appears to be a 1936 first edition as this is the only date on the copyright page. Please inquire if you wish to confirm printing date. … Read more
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Shorelines, Memoirs & Tales of the Discovery Islands

by Reekie, Jocelyn; Yourk, Annette - Editors [Signed By Both]

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Published
1995
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781896402000
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Canada: Kingfisher, 1995. Book. Good. Paperback. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 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… Read more
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A Bibliography of Canadian Fiction (English) - Victoria University Library Publication No. 2

by Horning, Lewis Emerson; Burpee, Lawrence J.

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Published
1904
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Fair
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First Edition
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Toronto: Victoria University Library / William Briggs, 1904. Book. Fair. Paperback. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 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..
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No Tame Cat: Fur Trade Daughter, Her Cape Horn Captain, and the Chilean Courtesan

by Harvey, Robert (Signed)

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Published
2009
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780919537804
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Canada: Ptarmigan Press, Limited, 2009. Book. Fine. Paperback. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 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… Read more
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Morning and It's Summer: A Memoir

by Al Purdy (1918-2000)

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Published
1983
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Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780864950321
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$149.95

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Canada: Quadrant Editions, 1983. Book. Good. Paperback. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 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… Read more
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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; et al

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Published
1974
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Good
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First Edition
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Montreal: Bellrock Press / Journal of Canadian Fiction Association, 1974. Book. Illus. by Aislin. Good. Paperback. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 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… Read more
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Belinda or The Rivals: A Tale of Real Life

by Holmes, Abraham S.

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Published
1970
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Limited Edition
ISBN
9780919026032
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$79.95

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Vancouver, B.C.: The Alcuin Society, 1970. Book. Illus. by Bainbridge, Lieutenant P.J.; Cockburn, J.P.. Very Good. Hardcover. Limited Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 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.… Read more
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Geist Magazine, Fact & Fiction Made in Canada, Summer 2009

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

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2009
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Very Good
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First Edition
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Canada: The Geist Foundation, 2009. Magazine. Illus. by Dolen, Rebecca. Very Good. Paperback. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 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.… Read more
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Geist Magazine, Fall 2009

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

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2009
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Canada: The Geist Foundation, 2009. Magazine. Illus. by Dolen, Rebecca. Very Good. Paperback. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 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… Read more
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The Handmaid's Tale

by Atwood, Margaret (Signed)

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Published
1985
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Good
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First Edition
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9780771008139
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Toronto, Canada: McClelland & Stewart / CBC Television, 1985. Book. Illus. by Geltner, Gail. Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Signed, without inscription, by Margaret Atwood 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… Read more
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Bodily Harm - A Novel

by Atwood, Margaret (Signed)

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Published
1981
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Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780771008122
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Canada: McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1981. Book. Illus. by Fernley, Don. Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 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… Read more
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A Damned Rebellion! A Chronicle of Lower Canada - Book III (3)

by Morgan, Jan Henry (Signed)

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Published
1995
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Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780969642534
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Canada: Chantecler Press, 1995. Book. Good. Paperback. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Signed and generically inscribed by author inside front cover. 532 pages. Black and white illustrations in text. Signed letter by author to prior owner laid-in. Part of the author's "narrative history of Lower Canada's struggle in the… Read more
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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

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Published
1898
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Fair
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First Edition
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Canada: C.E. Holiwell, 1898. Book. Fair. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 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… Read more
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The Canadian Author and Bookman, December 1945

by Clay, Charles: Editor

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Published
1945
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First Edition
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Ottawa: Canadian Authors' Association, 1945. Book. Good. Paperback. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 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.… Read more
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The Best of Hopscotch

by Stewart, Molly

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Published
1985
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Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780969227601
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Manitoba, Canada: Norquay Printers Ltd., 1985. Book. Good. Paperback. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 179 pages. Archival black and white illustrations. A compilation of the author's newspaper columns. In this book "... readers can experience the best of life in a particular corner of Manitoba and abroad - written, as it was lived,… Read more
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