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Mrs. Miniver

by Struther, Jan

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Published
1940
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Very Good+
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New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1940 This Is A Very Nice Copy Of Mrs. Miniver, Copyright 1940, Jacket Price $2.00 And With Rusty Rose Boards. The Dust Jacket Is Coral Pink With Grey Lettering. All Of These Features Would Suggest A First U.S. Edition. There Is One Letter From The Heroine To Her Sister At The End Of… Read more
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The Telephone Pole

by Marois, Russell

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Published
1969
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Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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CA$77.17

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Toronto Canada: Anansi, 1969 This Is Quite A Rare Book, Published By Anansi In 1969 In Their Spiderline Editions Which Were Reserved For First Novels. "The Only Criterion Is That Their First Novel Be A Good One, And Likely To Lead To Better." This One Describes Montreal In The Late 60'S, With Some Scenes Set In The Swiss Hut.… Read more
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Salthaven

by Jacobs, W.W.

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Published
1908
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Fair
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Toronto Canada: Copp Clark, 1908 W.W. Jacobs Liked To Write About Working Class Seamen And Dockworkers And Was Apparently Well Regarded By Wodehouse For His Ear For Dialect. He Also Wrote Some Horror Stories, One Of Which, The Monkey's Paw, Has Been Rendered In Film Several Times.Copp, Clarke, 1908. Blue Boards With Gilt Titles And A Seaman Vignette… Read more
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Oil!

by Sinclair, Upton

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Published
1927
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Very Good-
Edition
1st Edition
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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1927 This Is A November, 1927 Grosset & Dunlap Edition Of Upton Sinclair's Oil! It Is An 8Th Printing. (The First Printing Was In February, 1927. At Some Point The Book Was Banned In Boston And That May Be Why It Went Into So Many Printings!). It Formed The Basis Of… Read more
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The Messiah of Stockholm

by Cynthia Ozick

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Published
1988
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As New
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780394756943
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CA$34.73

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U.S.A.: Vintage, 1988 First Vintage Printing, 1988 With Full Number Line In As New Condition, This Is An Intriguing Novel About Art And Imagination Desribed With High Action Adjectives: Furious, Arresting, Striking.
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Scoop

by Waugh, Evelyn

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Published
1933
Condition
Good
Edition
1st Edition
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London: Chapman And Hall, 1933 1938 First Published By Chapman And Hall In Good Condition. Distinctive Red And Black Boards With Some Abrasions And Soiling, Light Rub To Corners And Lower Spine. Binding Is Quite Good, Uncracked, With Slight Tilt. Gilt Lettering Still Bright. Light Toning And Soiling Small Owner Signature On Inside Cover. Stamped "Colonial Editiion" On Copyright Page.… Read more
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Le Crime D'ovide Plouffe

by Lemelin, Roger

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Published
1982
Condition
Very Good
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CA$16.21

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Ottawa, On Canada: Etr, 1982 Very Good Soft Cover Copy Which Appears Unread But Does Have A Gift Inscription On Ffep And Some Edge Wear. This Book Was A Sequel To Lemelin's 1948 Novel Les Plouffes, The Basis For The Cbc Television Series. Le Crime Was Made Into A Film By Denys Arcand In 1984 Which Was Described As… Read more
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Jane Eyre

by Bronte, Charlotte

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Published
1946
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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CA$57.88

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Cleveland And New York: World, 1946 Stated First Printing Of This First Thus World Rainbow Classics In April 1946. This Is A Scarce And Somewhat Anomalous Copy In That It Is Very Well Preserved With Intact Black Quarter Cloth With Gilt Lettering And Motifs And Thistle Patterned Multicolor Boards Which Are Very Fresh And Clean. The Dust… Read more
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Appointment in Samarra (Modern Library)

by John O'Hara

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Published
1994
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780679601104
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CA$23.15

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New York: Modern Library, 1994 Modern Library First Thus, First Printing, Full Number Line, Near Fine In Near Fine Unclipped Dust Jacket. John O'hara's First Novel, "It Is By Far In Both Form And Content The Most Fashionable, Most Debonair, Most Cosmetically Literary Of His Books." Fran Lebowitz, Introduction.
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Le Cahier Bleu

by Tremblay, Michel

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Published
2006
Condition
As New
Edition
1st Thus
ISBN
9782894307427
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Quebec: Club Quebec Loisirs Inc., 2006 French Language Novel By Michel Tremblay, Un Aventure Amoureuse About A Young Waitress, Un Musicien Aux Allures De Boheme And Losstidcho, Un Spectacle Qui Va Revolutionner Le Monde Du Show-Business Quebecois. Both Book And Dj In As New Condition, Save Price Tag Residue On Front Of Dj. Book Club Edition.
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The Philosopher's Stone

by Colin Wilson

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Published
1989
Condition
Very Good-
ISBN
9780874775099
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U.S.A.: Jeremy P. Tarcher, 1989 First Thus, 1989 First Printing, Jeremy P. Tarcher Edition. Very Good Minus, No Writing Or Marks But Pages Toning And Moderate Wear Apparent, Particularly A Chip To Outside Front Cover. Introduced By Joycce Carol Oates.
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Jokes for Apocalypse (McClelland and Stewart signature series)

by Carpenter, David

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Published
1985
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780771019081
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Canada: McClelland & Stewart, 1985 Near Fine Inscribed Copy. Appears Unread Soft Crease To Lower Front Corner. 1985 Mcclelland & Stewart. Two Novellas.
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Out Of The Ice: Birth of a Shaman

by Linda S. Grant

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Published
2015
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9781460252178
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Victoria, B.C.: FriesenPress, 2015 First Edition, Near New And Inscribed By The Author To Someone Who Helped Get The Book Done. Rear Dust Jacket Panel Is A Bit Wavy, Else Near Fine. Story Is Of Three Teenage Inuit Girls On A Sojourn.
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The Winter Of Our Discontent

by Steinbeck, John

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Published
1961
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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New York: Viking, 1961 Very Good First [Canadian?] Trade Edition Viking/Macmillan 1961. In Good + Elmer Hader Dust Jacket With Beecher B/W Photo, Cover Price $4.50 And Quotations By Saul Bellow, Edward Weeks And Lewis Gannett. Unclipped But With Some Soiling And Loss At Edges Plus Missing One Square Inch To Lower Front. Peacock Blue Boards With Silver Lettering, Black… Read more
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Deadline At Durango

by Elston, Allan Vaughan

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Published
1950
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Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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New York: Dell, 1950 Dell 643 1950 Cover Price 35 Cents Appears Unread. Green Edge Tint Intact. No Writing Or Marks. Some Light Creasing, Toned. Cover Art By Stanley Borack. Spur And Lock Mercantile Attributes Elston's 'Vigorous Pulp Prose' To His Mastery And Confidence.
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Rain Goddess

by Stiff, Peter

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Published
1977
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780450031182
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U.K.: New English Library Ltd, 1977 1977 New American Library February 1977 First May Be Unread, No Writing Or Marks, Light Toning And Edge Wear And A Line Across Bottom Page Edge. A Story Of Rhodesian Anti-Terrorist Action In The Late Sixties.
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Man Without A Gun

by Evarts, Hal G.

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Published
1957
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
1st Edition
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Toronto, On Canada: Popular Library Eagle Books, 1957 Popular Library Eagle Books 85 March 1957 Apparent Paper Back Original. Cover Price 35 Cents. Appears Unread. Toned With Light Crease To Back Cover Corner, Near Fine. Orange Edge Tint Has Faded On Top And Sides.
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Angelique and the Demon

by Golon, Serge And Anne

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Sparkle Books
Published
1975
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780330242455
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U.K.: Pan, 1975 Pan 1975 Unread And Near New But With Two Remainder Stips Across The Top Edge. This Was An Immensely Popular 1970'S Series Of Bodice-Rippers Translated From The French Which Were Also Made Into Films.
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Swedes' Ferry

by Safarik, Allan

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Published
2013
Condition
As New
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9781550505610
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CA$15.43

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Regina Sask. Canada: Coteau Books, 2013 Used - Like New Appears Unread. No Reading Creases, As New Condition. Stated First Printing, Full Number Line.
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Opération James Bond

by Creighton, Christopher

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Sparkle Books
Published
1997
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9782857045045
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Paris, France: Pygmalion, 1997 Near Fine Condition, No Writing Or Marks Appears Unread, Presume First Edition, Copyright 1997 And Printed In 1997. Some Very Light Wear At Upper Front Corner And Upper Front Centre, Light Crease Lower Front. The Sensationalism Arising From The Publication Of This Novel In Germany Apparently Led To The Government At The Time Arranging For Bormann's… Read more
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