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Inoperative Community
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Inoperative Community

By Nancy, Jean-Luc & Peter Connor (Editor and Translator)

Minneapolis and London: University of Minnesota Press, 2001 Nancy examines community as an idea that has dominated mondern thought and traces its relation to concepts of experienc, discourse, and the individual. Edited and translated by Peter connor. Foreword by Christopher Fynsk. Soft cover, gift inscription to poet Phyllis Webb to half title, 176 pages. Sunning to spine and front, light shelf wear, a few small markings: e.g. page 37, 40 and 85. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Fourth Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good -/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

Guide to British Historical Manuscripts in the Huntington Library
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Guide to British Historical Manuscripts in the Huntington Library

By Huntington Library

San Marino, CA: Huntington Library, 1982 A comprehensive survey of the Huntington Librarys's research collections of British hiistorical manuscripts, which range in date from the eleventh to the twetnieth century. Green cloth with gilt titling to front and spine, 448 pages. Minor shelf wear. On some orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover overweight packages, or international tracking and insurance, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Hard Cover. Very Good/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$28.00

Shakespeare and the Mystery of God\'s Judgments
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Shakespeare and the Mystery of God's Judgments

By Hunter, Robert G.

Athens: The University of Georgia Press, 1976 Hunter maintains that the impact of the Protestant Reformation on the Elizabethan mind was in great part resonsible for the emergence of the outstanding tragedies of the age. Brown cloth, gilt titling to spine, 208 pages. Minor shelf wear with a minor bump to bottom free corner. Dust jacket shows sunning to spine, some chipping to edges and corners, and it is price-clipped. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good + to Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

Descant 164, Spring 2014: Cartooning Degree Zero
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Descant 164, Spring 2014: Cartooning Degree Zero

Toronto, Ontario: Descant Art & Letters Foundation, 2014 Cartooning Degree Zero: The Graphic Literature Issue. Descant 164, Spring 2014, Volume 45, Number 1. A quarterly publication Glossy white soft cover with line drawing illustration, blue ffep, illustrated throughout, 258 pages plus 14 pages of advertisement. Minor edge wear. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Soft Cover. Very Good/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$40.00

Stranger Shores: Literary Essays 1986-1999
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Stranger Shores: Literary Essays 1986-1999

By Coetzee, J. M.

London: Secker & Warburg, 2001 A collection of twenty-nine pieces on books, writing, photography and the 1995 Rugby World Cup in South Africa. Black cloth with gitl titling to spine, red endpapers, 374 pages. Minor edge wear, sunning to top of textblock edge. Dust jacket shows some shelf wear, small white sticker and price sticker to front flap. It is now protected in a Brodart cover. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good -. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$32.00

All Our Yesterdays: An Informal History of Science Fiction Fandom in the Forties
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All Our Yesterdays: An Informal History of Science Fiction Fandom in the Forties

By Warner Jr., Harry

Chicago, Ill.: Advent Publishers, Inc. Introduction by Wilson Tucker. An informal history of science fiction fandom in the 1940s, with "some excursions into earlier times to round out the picture." White soft cover with black titling and illustration, black and white illustrations, 336 pages. Cover has light edge wear, shelf wear, is heavily sunned particularly to the spine and edges, text block and page edges darkened, text appears to be clean, binding is tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

Barry Callaghan: Essays on His Works
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Barry Callaghan: Essays on His Works

By Uppal, Priscila, Editor

Toronto, Canada: Guernica Editions Inc. A "collection of artistic responses and critical appreciations of Barry Callaghan's work." Contributors include Margaret Atwood, Timothy Findley, Marie-Claire Blais, William Kennedy, Janice Kulyk Keefer, Dennis Lee and many others. Purple and yellow soft cover with yellow titling on front, black on spine, 524 pages. Cover has minor shelf wear, otherwise appears to be unread. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

Personal Best: Representative Poems and Prose Passages from the Masters of Written English, in Which They are Judged to Have Been Most Themselves
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Personal Best: Representative Poems and Prose Passages from the Masters of Written English, in Which They are Judged to Have Been Most Themselves

By Maud, Ralph, Editor

1992 A personally chosen anthology of poetry and prose, printed for private circulation, limitation unstated, by Ralph Maud, Department of English, Simon Fraser University, on the occasion of his mother's 91st birthday. Brown card cover with black titling and illustration within a simple border on front, 137 pages. Spine lightly sunned, stained spot on front, two on back, some small sections of border on front haves lost their colour, tiny speck of colour to upper text block edge, interior of book is clean and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Card Cover. Good+ to Very Good-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$150.00

Writings for John Doheny
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Writings for John Doheny

Vancouver, B.C.: Samm Izdat' Press, 1993 Subtitled on title page: "Presented to John Doheny On the Occasion of His Retirement from The Department of English, University of British Columbia, By his Friends, Colleagues, Students and Family." White soft cover without titling, illustrated with a few black and white illustrations and one tipped-in colour plate, 186 pages. Spine sunned, edges less sunned, a few small spots of discolouration on text block edge, interior clean and tight. Tucked into book is an announcement for the retirement party of John Doheny, as well as direction instructions. Dust jacket has edge wear with small closed tears and associated creases, shelf wear, spine and edges sunned, several stains or marks of discolouration. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover in Wraps. Good+ to Very Good-/Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$35.00

Faith, Hope and Poetry: Theology and the Poetic Imagination
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Faith, Hope and Poetry: Theology and the Poetic Imagination

By Guite, Malcolm

Farnham, Surrey, England: Ashgate Publishing Limited This book, a volume of Ashgate Studies in Theology, Imagination and the Arts, "explores the poetic imagination as a way of knowing; a way of seeing reality more clearly. Presenting a series of critical appreciations of English poetry from Anglo-Saxon times to the present day, Malcolm Guite applies the insights of poetry to contemporary issues and the contribution poetry can make to our religious knowing and the way we 'do Theology'." Black cloth with gilt titling on spine, 257 pages. Dust jacket has negligible wear, otherwise this handsome book is in great condition. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$35.00

111 West Coast Literary Portraits
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111 West Coast Literary Portraits

Salt Spring Island, B.C.: Mother Tongue Press A collection of 111 black and white portraits of British Columbia authors, with texts written by the authors. Black and white soft cover with white titling on spine and front, French flaps, mauve end papers, black and white photographs throughout, 256 pages. Cover has negligible shelf wear, book is otherwise in great condition. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Peterson, Barry & Blaise Enright, Photographers. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$20.00

100 Books on Hollywood & the Movies
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100 Books on Hollywood & the Movies

By Heiskell, Charles, Editor

Los Angeles: Book Collectors, 1993 #41/500. Annotated by Kenneth Turan, with selected essays by Joanne Bernstein, Charles Champlin, Andy Dowdy, Charles Heiskell, Julian (Bud) Lesser, and Kenneth Turan. Essays include: The Evolution of a Book List (Heiskell); Making the Cut (Turan); Publish or Perish? (Bernstein); Movie Book Collectors as a Species (Dowdy); One Hundred What? (Lesser); and The Innumerable Faces of Hollywood (Champlin). Colourfully decorated jacket with black titling on white label on front, jacket in plastic cover, 43 pages. This attractive book appears to be without flaws. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Limited/Numbered. Paper in Wraps. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$70.00

One Thousand and One Plays for the Little Theatre
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One Thousand and One Plays for the Little Theatre

By Shay, Frank, Editor

Cincinnati, OH: Stewart Kidd Company, 1923 A bibliography of 1,001 plays, compiled by Frank Shay, Director, Wharf Players of Provincetown. Dark grey boards, black cloth spine, black upper text block edge, black titling on pale grey label on front and spine, 91+ pages, publisher's advertising at back. Corners worn, cover has shelf wear with some pale stains, foxing spots on label, spine label missing with some residue left behind, text block edges and page edges darkened, foxing spots on end papers and occasionally in text, lower free corner of first end paper has a two-inch crease, text generally clean and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

Books and Articles on Marine Mammals
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Books and Articles on Marine Mammals

By Todd, Ethel I.

Washington, D.C.: United States Department of the Interior, 1968 XF WC-A 299 1-14 (1968) U.S. Fish Wildl. Serv. Circ., Circular # 299. Contains "a list of recent literature on identification, biology, and commercial use of pinnipeds... and cetaceans... [The] list emphasizes recent titles; it includes only articles and books in English, or translated to English." Tan card cover with brown titling and illustration on front, staple binding, 14 pages. Black ink library stamp on front cover, tiny stain on back cover, book is clean and bright. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Card Cover. Good+ to Very Good-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$9.75

Canadian Books for Young People/Livres Canadiens Pour La Jeunesse
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Canadian Books for Young People/Livres Canadiens Pour La Jeunesse

By McDonough, Irma

Toronto, Ontario: University of Toronto Press "A revised and expanded edition of the very successful and much needed "Canadian Books for Children" published in 1976, containing over 1500 in-print books and magazines. Illustrated red soft cover with yellow, blue & black titling, black and white illustrations, 148 pages. Cover has light edge wear and shelf wear, sunned spine and edges of back cover, pale smudges to lower text block edge, text is clean and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

Scholarly Publishing: A Journal for Authors & Publishers, Volume 9, Number 1, October 1977
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Scholarly Publishing: A Journal for Authors & Publishers, Volume 9, Number 1, October 1977

By Harman, Eleanor, Editor

Toronto, Canada: University of Toronto Press, 1977 A quarterly publication by University ofToronto Press. Illustrated white soft cover with white and black titling, 96 pages. Book is an ex-library book: sticker and ink stamp on front, spine very lightly sunned, book is clean, bright and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library.

$15.00

Massachusetts Review Spring 1964
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Massachusetts Review Spring 1964

Eugene, Oregon: University of Oregon, 1964 A quarterly periodical of articles, fiction, poetry, reviews, Northwest art & folklore: "the only general cultural review in the Pacific Northwest." Illustrated white soft cover with black titling, a few black and white illustrations, approximately 180 pages. Cover has light shelf wear with light smudges and foxing at edges, sunned spine, crease to lower rear corner which extends through a few adjacent pages, small pale spot at leading edge of first few pages, text is clean. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Card Cover. Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

Massachusetts Review Summer 1962
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Massachusetts Review Summer 1962

Eugene, Oregon: University of Oregon, 1962 A quarterly periodical of articles, fiction, poetry, reviews, Northwest art & folklore: "the only general cultural review in the Pacific Northwest." Illustrated white soft cover with black titling, a few black and white illustrations, approximately 190 pages. Cover has shelf wear with significant foxing spots and smudges, sunned spine, a rubbed area near top of front cover (erasure?), half-inch split at front lower gutter, text block edges darkened, ink note inside back cover, light crease to upper corner of first 30 pages or so, spine lightly cracked near centre of book, text is clean. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Card Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

Massachusetts Review Summer 1964

Eugene, Oregon: University of Oregon, 1964 A quarterly periodical of articles, fiction, poetry, reviews, Northwest art & folklore: "the only general cultural review in the Pacific Northwest." Illustrated white soft cover with black titling, a few black and white illustrations, approximately 180 pages. Cover has shelf wear with light smudges and foxing at edges, sunned spine, two rubbed spots on front (erasures?), text is clean. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Card Cover. Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

Massachusetts Review Spring 1962

Eugene, Oregon: University of Oregon, 1962 A quarterly periodical of articles, fiction, poetry, reviews, Northwest art & folklore: "the only general cultural review in the Pacific Northwest." Illustrated white soft cover with black titling, a few black and white illustrations, approximately 180 pages. Cover has shelf wear with significant foxing and smudges, small rubbed spot near centre of front, sunned spine, four-inch split at front lower gutter, text block edges slightly darkened, text is clean. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Card Cover. Fair+ to Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

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