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Secret of the Northern Lights
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Secret of the Northern Lights

By Kinsella, W.P.

Saskatoon, SK: Thistledown Press Ltd., 1998 Twelve new Hobbema stories "continue the chronicle which has delighted thousands and outraged a select few sind Silas Ermineskin first appropriated the English language in 1977 with 'Dance Me Outside' ". Black illustrated soft cover with red titling, 199 pages. Minor shelf 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. 2nd Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good -/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

Jackrabbit Parole
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Jackrabbit Parole

By Reid, Stephen

New York, NY: Quality Paperback Book Club, 2003 Reid's novel tells of the wild adventures of four young men robbing banks across the American West making it into the top ten of the FBI most wanted list. Soft cover illustrated with Reid's own mugshots, signed by him to half title, 259 pages. Light shelf wear, a small light crease to bottom free corner of back. 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. Signed by Author. Soft Cover. Very Good -/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$35.00

Going Nowhere
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Going Nowhere

By Taylor, Malcolm

Spire Publishing, 2007 A tale spun with dark humour and rich imagery, a tale that reaches toweard the very ends of the known world - and looks over the edge. Grey cloth, gilt titling to spine, 194 pages. Minor shelf wear to dust jacket. 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 Canadian Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$45.00

Shadow on the Blind and Other Ghost Stories
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Shadow on the Blind and Other Ghost Stories

By Baldwin, Mrs. Alfred (Louisa)

Ashcroft, BC: Ash-Tree Press, 2001 Originally published in 1895 this re-issue presents all nine stories of the original publication as well a further strange tale never published before. The introduction by john Pelan and Richard Dalby esamines the remarkable life and legacy of Louisa Baldwin. Dark red cloth, gilt titling to spine, red endpapers, seven illustrations by J. Ayton Symington from the first edition, 141 pages. 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. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Symington, J. Ayton. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$40.00

Shadow on the Blind and Other Ghost Stories
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Shadow on the Blind and Other Ghost Stories

By Baldwin, Mrs. Alfred (Louisa)

Ashcroft, BC: Ash-Tree Press, 2001 Originally published in 1895 this re-issue presents all nine stories of the original publication as well a further strange tale never published before. The introduction by john Pelan and Richard Dalby esamines the remarkable life and legacy of Louisa Baldwin. Dark red cloth, gilt titling to spine, red endpapers, seven illustrations by J. Ayton Symington from the first edition, 141 pages. 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. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Symington, J. Ayton. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$40.00

Dialogue With Masks
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Dialogue With Masks

By Melfi, Mary

Oakville, ON, Canada: Mosaic Press, 1986 Melfi is the other of several collections of poetry, this is her first work of fiction. Glossy soft cover with yellow titling to front and spine, 111 pages. Light shelf wear, inside tight and clean. 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.

$20.00

Le Peril Amoureux
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Le Peril Amoureux

By Gagnon, Daniel

Montreal, QC, Canada: VLB Editeur, 1986 Written in French. "Dix nouvelles hantees par les frissons de l'amour et de la mort." Pink soft cover with black and white illustration to front, white titling to front and spine, signed by the author and warmly inscribed to poet Phyllis Webb, 134 pages. Some shelf wear with curling of front free corners, inside tight and clean. 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. Inscribed By Author. Soft Cover. Good/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$30.00

Seed Beneath the Sow
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Seed Beneath the Sow

By Silone, Ignazio

London: Jonathan Cape, 1946 Re-print, translated from the Italian by Frances Frenaye. Red cloth with gilt titling to spine, 384 pages. Light shelf wear, a superficial damp stain showing as a shadow on the back board and a tiny spot of bleeding inside, darkening to textblock edge, previous owner's name to ffep. Dust jacket shows sunning to spine, shelf and edge wear including rubbing, piece missing to top of spine. 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. Hard Cover. Very Good -/Fair. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$28.00

Noman\'s Land
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Noman's Land

By MacEwen, Gwendolyn

Toronto, Ontario: The Coach House Press, 1985 A collection of stories by Canadian poet MacEwen. Illustrated card cover, red endpapers, drawings by Carl Schaefer, 138 pages. Light sunning to spine, slight moisture ripple to bottom of front wrap. 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/-. Illus. by Schaefer, Carl. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

Michael Bullock: Selected works, 1936-1996
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Michael Bullock: Selected works, 1936-1996

By Bullock, Michael

London, Ontario: Third Eye Publications Inc., 1998 A selection of poetry and fiction by Michael Bullock a former professor of Creative Writing at UBC. Verse part of the book was edited by Jack Stewart, the prose part by Peter Loeffler. Illustrated white soft cover, textblock of brown paper, 420 pages. Light shelf wear with creasing to bottom free corner continuing into first ten pages. 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. Good +/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$30.00

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

Hetty Dorval
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Hetty Dorval

By Wilson, Ethel

Vancouver, B. C.: Alcuin Society, 1967 1967 signed, limited edition, #185/375; signed by author, typographer and illustrator. Grey cloth with red and blue titling on spine, red titling and blue illustration on front, grey end papers, illustrated title page, illustrated throughout with green lino-block engravings, 169 pages. Book is protected by a clear plastic jacket. Rear spine gutter has a few tiny dark specks, pale tiny foxing spots to upper text block edge, text block edges slightly darkened, light foxing to those pages adjacent to illustrations, text is clean and tight. Clear plastic jacket has light shelf wear, a quarter inch closed tear to upper spine end. This book would be a handsome addition to any book shelf. 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. Signed by Author/Illustrator/typographer. Limited/Numbered/Signed. Hard Cover. Very Good+. Illus. by Reuter, Gus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$45.00

Day Lasts More Than a Hundred Years
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Day Lasts More Than a Hundred Years

By Aitmatov, Chingiz

Bloomington: Indiana University Press Translated by John French. Foreword by Katerina Clark. A novel, "set in the vast windswept Central Asian steppes and the infinite reaches of galactic space...[offering] a vivid view of the culture and values of the Soviet Union's Central Asian peoples." Colourfully illustrated soft cover with red titling, 352 pages. Cover has light shelf wear, lower front corner creased, spine sunned, multiple pale, tiny foxing spots to 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.

$25.00

Bread of the Birds
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Bread of the Birds

By Carpentier, Andre

Victoria, B.C.: Ekstasis Editions, 1993 First Edition thus. This book of stories by Montreal writer, Andre Carpentier, his first full-length translation into English, is a "collection of Gothic tales in the tradition of Guy de Mauppassant or Poe." Translated by Michael Bullock from the original title "du pain des oiseaux." Black cloth with silver titling on spine, a few small black & white illustrations in text, 119 pages. Cover has minor wear to lower edge, light bump to front leading edge, some pale discolouration on text block edge, text is clean and tight. Dust jacket has shelf wear, some sunning to flap edges. This is a very handsome edition 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-. Illus. by Carpentier, Andre. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$45.00

Last Glencannon Omnibus Including The Canny Mr. Glencannon and Mr. Glencannon Ignores the War
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Last Glencannon Omnibus Including The Canny Mr. Glencannon and Mr. Glencannon Ignores the War

By Gilpatric, Guy

New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1953 This third and last omnibus volume contains more stories about the famous skipper of the S.S. Inchcliffe Castle, comprising ten stories originally included in "The Canny Mr. Glencannon" and the long novelette, "Mr. Glencannon Ignores the War." This omnibus also contains an introductory appreciation of Guy Gilpatric by Barnaby Conrad. Blue cloth with dark blue titling on spine, dark blue illustration on front, 157 pages. Cover is uniformly speckled with tiny, pale spots, light edge wear, text block edges darkened, upper and leading text block edges have multiple foxing spots, end papers foxed, occasional small spots or foxing spots in text, binding is tight. Dust jacket, which has been price-clipped, has edge wear, shelf wear, sunned spine, overall foxing. Book may have a slight musty odour. 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+/Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$45.00

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

Harmless Poisons, Blameless Sins
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Harmless Poisons, Blameless Sins

By Mrabet, Mohammed

Santa Barbara, CA: Black Sparrow Press, 1976 Taped and translated from the Moghrebi by Paul Bowles. A collection of short stories featuring a well-known Moroccan character, Hadidan Abraham. Some are variations on existing legends, some are of the author's own invention. Yellow soft cover with green titling on spine and front, green illustration and orange decoration on front, orange end papers, small black and white illustrations, 100 pages. Spine and adjacent edges are sunned, other edges slightly sunned, some tiny spots of discolouration to cover and text block edge, small pressure to leading text block edge, interior 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.

$30.00

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

Kefalonitikes Historias: Cephalonian Tales
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Kefalonitikes Historias: Cephalonian Tales

By Skiadaressi, Spyridon

Walton on Thames, Surrey, England: Greek Islands Club, 1987 Translated by Maki Razi and Alec Reid. Cephalonia is the largest of the seven Ionian islands. "The tales in this book, written in the Cephalonian idiom, were first published in Athens in 1959 under the title Kefalonitikes Historias." Blue soft cover with white titling and blue and white illustration on front, occasional black and white illustrations, 48 pages. Cover has light edge wear, shelf wear with a few light creases, spine is sunned, interior 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. Good+ to Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

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

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