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Living Land

By Haig-Brown, Roderick

Toronto, ON: The Macmillan Company, 1961 This special edition of "The Living Land" by Roderick Haig-Brown has been limited to 1250 copies of which this is number 305. This copy is signed by the author in the designated field of the limitation page. Beige and grey cloth, gilt decoration to front, gilt titling to spine, grey endpapers, ribbon marker, richly illustrated, folded map in rear pocket, 269 pages. Clear plastic dust jacket. Slipcase shows light wear. This book weighs more than 1 kg and will require additional shipping charges. Depending on your location, further charges might be needed to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Signed by Author. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$95.00

Dharma Rasa
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Dharma Rasa

By Gill, Kuldip

Roberts Creek, BC: Nightwood Editions, 1999 Glossy illustrated cover with yellow titling to faux label and to spine, inscribed to (poet) Phyllis Webb and signed to half title, signed to title page, 107 pages. Light 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. Signed and Inscribed By Author. Soft Cover. Very Good/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Association Copy.

$25.00

Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West
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Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West

By Maguire, Gregory

New York, NY: HarperCollins, 2009 Larger Print. "When Dorothy truimphed over the Wicked Witch o the West in L. Frank Baum;s classic tale, we heard only her side of the story. But what about her arch-nemesis, themysterious Witch? Where did she come from? How did she becomes so wicked?" Illustrated glossy soft cover, green titling to front and spine, signed and inscribed with a handdrawn illustration by the author to half title, 719 pages. Light 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. Signed and Inscribed By Author. Soft Cover. Very Good/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$60.00

Invention of the World
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Invention of the World

By Hodgins, Jack

MacMacmillan Company of Canada, Ltd., 1978 A Signet Book - first printing. Yellow cover, black titling to front and spine, yellow textblock edge, signed by author to title page, 356 pages. Light sunning to 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. Signed by Author. Soft Cover. Very Good/-. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$25.00

Windflower
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Windflower

By Roy, Gabrielle

Toronto/Montreal: McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1970 Translated by Joyce Marshall. Blue cloth, gilt titling to spine, 152 pages. Minor sunning to spine ends and top edge, previous owner's name to ffep, a bump in first pastedown due to a production flaw - most likely some excess glue. Dust jacket shows sunning to spine and edges, a few brown spots, shelf wear with chipping to spine ends and corners, back shows a four inch line of rubbing with a small hole along 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. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good -/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

Fine Balance
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Fine Balance

By Mistry, Rohinton

Toronto, ON: McClelland & Stewart Inc., 1995 Mistry's second novel "set in India in the mid-1970s, 'A Fine Balance' is a richly textured novel which sweeps thereader up into its special world." Beige cloth, gilt titling to spine, beige endpapers, author's signature to title page, 748 pages. Dust jacket shows minor shelf wear to top of spine and is now protected in a Brodart cover. Due to the value of this book, we might ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of insurance and tracking, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good -. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$150.00

Nineteen Eighty-Four
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Nineteen Eighty-Four

By Orwell, George

Toronto, ON: S.J. Reginald Saunders and Company Limited, 1949 First Canadian issue by book club. Grey cloth, red titling to front and spine, 314 pages. Some edge and shelf wear, sunning to spine, black dot to rear board, light foxing to textblock edge, light smudge to back of half title page. 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. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$95.00

Healer
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Healer

By Hollingshead, Greg

Toronto, ON: HarperflamingoCanada, 1998 A novel of betrayal and redemption which explores the furthest reaches of human experience. Boards covered in dark red paper and black paper to spine, silver titling to spine, signed on title page, 309 pages. Dust jackets shows very light shelf wear and is now protected in a Brodart cover. 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. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good -. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$22.00

Only Wounded: Ulster Stories
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Only Wounded: Ulster Stories

By Taylor, Patrick

Toronto, ON: Key Porter Books Limited, 1997 Patrick Taylor's first book. These stories centre on the hopes and despairs of everyday life during the recent Troubles in Northern Ireland. Colourfully illustrated blue soft cover with yellow and blue titling, illustrated with black and white maps of Ireland and Northern Ireland and a black and white photograph of the author at back of book, glossary and bibliography, 291 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. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/-. Illus. by Narizhny, Ilya. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$65.00

Wintershoes in Springtime
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Wintershoes in Springtime

By Smeeton, Beryl

London, UK: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1961 In 1937 Beryl Smeeton set out to travel through from India to Austria and from Manchuria to Burma. Smeeton spent about four months in China travelling alone and always by the cheapest class of boat or bus because she liked it that way and she would meet people on her own terms. Blue cloth, silver titling to spine, frontispiece, 264 pages. Light sunning to spine and top edge, white spots to front, a few dark discolorations, a pressure mark to top of back, some edge wear, previous owner's address sticker to ffep. The dust jacket is price clipped and shows worn edges with chipping to spine ends and corner, closed tears to spine edges and top of back, and some creasing. The dust jacket illustration is still bright and beautiful. It is now protected in a Brodart cover. 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. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$40.00

TV and Screen Writing
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TV and Screen Writing

By Yoakem, Lola Goelet (Editor)

Berkeley: University of California Press, 1958 This book presents practical advice to aspiring writers for TV and screen from working writers who are all members of the Writers Guild of America. The topics range from the importance of the opening scene to Westerns, Comedies, documentaries, practical market problems, to radio writing and more. Blue cloth with gilt design to front, gilt tiltling to spine, small bookseller;s sticker to first pastedown, signature of George P. Cosmatos (director of "Tombstone" etc) to ffep dated 1963, 124 pages. Some edge wear and discoloration to boards, a few handwritten notes on last free endpaper. Dust jacket shows sunning so spine, shelf and edge wear with fraying of spine ends and corners. 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. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$60.00

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

An Invitation for Happiness
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An Invitation for Happiness

By Morton, Wendy

Victoria, B. C.: Frog Hollow Press, 2001 A Limited Edition - #21/100, signed and numbered by the author: a book of seven poems by Wendy Morton. Book is from the personal library of Canadian author Brian Brett, and inscribed to him. White soft cover in tan wraps, black and red titling, red illustration on front, sewn binding, unpaginated (28 pages.) 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. Signed and Inscribed By Author. Limited/Numbered/Signed. Soft Cover in Wraps. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$45.00

Captain Rebel
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Captain Rebel

By Yerby, Frank

New York: Dial Press, 1956 Yerby tells of the daring exploits of the confederate blockade runners during the American Civil War. Grey boards, brown cloth spine with gilt titling, yellow upper text block edge, 343 pages. Wear to edges, corners and spine ends, text block edges slightly darkened, small bookseller's plate at back, text is clean and tight. Dust jacket, which is not price-clipped, has edge wear with chipping, small closed tears and associated creases, one-inch closed tear on lower edge, spine slightly sunned, cover is bright and clean. This is a good-looking copy. 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. Good+/Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$18.00

Confusion, The - Volume II of The Baroque Cycle
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Confusion, The - Volume II of The Baroque Cycle

By Stephenson, Neal

New York: William Morrow/Harper Collins, 2004 Signed limited edition, #376/1000. Brown cloth with gilt titling on spine, gilt decoration and illustration on spine and front, endpapers are maps - different each end, brown and white frontispiece, 815 pages. Book is in a slip case, also covered in brown cloth with a cut-out that frames the illustration on the front cover. Signed by Author. Limited/Numbered/Signed First Edition. Hard Cover. As New. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$240.00

Mbawe or The Black Gorilla: A Grerat American Fantasy

By Granger, Ray

London: Polymath Limited first edition #53/1000, signed by author. "MBAWE is linear in presentation and circular in form. Its motion is spiral, its mood is satire, and its place the heartland of American myth." Black soft cover with red and white titling and illustration, signed and numbered on title page which is the reverse of the front cover, black and white drawings throughout, 127 pages. Cover has light edge wear, light shelf wear, a few tiny pale specks on text block edges. 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. Signed by Author. First Edition, Signed & Numbered. Soft Cover. Good+ to Very Good-. Illus. by Thorne, Tony, Duncal Holmes, & Keith Moyes. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

Anne in the Periwinkle Patch

By Hagemeyer, Dora

Carmel-by-the-Sea, Ca: Carmel Pine Cone Press, 1945 Book is limited to 250 autographed copies of which this is #34. A collection of eighteen poems. Pale blue hard cover, dark blue illustration and titling from a wood or linocut, silver speckles over all, signed and numbered on last page, leading text block edge untrimmed, 39 pages. Spine and ajacent front edge as well as rear edge are sunned, light wear to spine ends and corners, some small specks of discolouration, text block edges slightly darkened, first and last free end papers foxed, occasional pale foxing spots in text near page edges. This is a very attractive little book - cover is generally clean and bright, 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. Signed by Author. Limited/Numbered/Signed. Hard Cover. Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$38.00

Pass By the Sea
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Pass By the Sea

By Strathern, Paul

London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1968 The protagonist joins the SS Circe, an old cargo boat, and plunges himself into the harsh realities of life at sea. Blue hard cover with gilt titling on spine, 223 pages. Lower front corner lightly bumped, small spot of discolouration on back, upper edge very slightly sunned. Dust jacket, which is not price-clipped, has edge wear with chipping and small open and closed tears; it is bright and clean. The dust jacket is now protected by a clear brodart cover. This is a handsome book - 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. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good-/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$99.00

Okee: The Story of an Otter in the House

By Wisbeski, Dorothy Gross

New York: Farrar, Straus and Company, 1964 Introduction by Joseph A. Davis, Jr., Curator of Mammals, New York Zoological Park. This is the story of a family who keeps a South American otter as a pet. Blue cloth with gilt titling on spine, brown end papers, black and white frontispiece, illustrated with black and white photographs, 246 pages. Text block edges have some small, pale marks. Dust jacket, which is price-clipped, has edge wear with chipping, small closed tears and associated creases, two-inch closed tear to bottom front edge, spine and edges slightly darkened. 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-/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$45.00

Travel Notes (From Here - to there)

By Crawford, Stanley G.

London, U.K.: Jonathan Cape, 1967 "Travel Notes draws on the inventiveness of the subconscious to plot a man's voyage of self-discovery, a journey which flows across outrageous landscapes towards grotesque monuments." Grey cloth with gilt titling on spine, 186 pages. Dust jacket, which is not price-clipped, has shelf wear, slightly darkened at edges, colour on spine slightly faded, otherwise this little volume is in nice condition - 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. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good-. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$45.00

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