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DINE WITH THE DEVIL

by VERMANDEL, Janet Gregory

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Published
1970
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First printing
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New York: Dodd, Mead. 1970. First printing. Hardcover. Navy boards. Fine copy. White jacket is price-clipped; crease to front panel; small hole to rear gutter; VG otherwise. This Montreal author's third crime novel, set in Montreal.; Octavo. .
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NORTHROP FRYE: a biography

by AYRE, John

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Published
1989
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Toronto: Random House. 1989. Hardcover. Black boards. pp (viii), 472 + plates. Index. Remainder stripe to bottom page edges, else fine in fine jacket. 1.25 kg parcel; Octavo .
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NORTHROP FRYE ON SHAKESPEARE. Edited by Robert Sandler

by FRYE, Northop

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Published
1986
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First Printing
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Toronto: Fitzhenry & Whiteside. 1986. First Printing. Hardcover. Blue boards. Fine copy. Jacket has some sunning to spine and inner margins of panels, else fine.; Octavo; vi, 186 pages .
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Ravenna, Italy: Longo. 1993. First Edition. Softcover. Card covers with flaps. pp 202. B&w illustrations. Text in Italian and English. Poetry. Fine copy. ; Octavo; mcm took .
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THE TRUE LIFE OF SWEENEY TODD : (a collage novel)

by DE CHARMOY, Cozette, 1939-

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Published
1973
Edition
First Canadian issue
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(Ottawa): Oberon. 1973. First Canadian issue. Hardcover. Pale grey illustrated boards. Fine copy. De Charmoy is a British-Canadian artist. Made from sheets of the London: Gaberbocchus Press, 1973, edition. Illustrated with 19th century lithos and wood-engravings, and with captions. ; Quarto; 94 pages; pic .
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New York: American Heritage. 1965. First Edition. Colour illustrated boards. pp (112). Well illustrated in colour and b&w. Covers a bit dusty, short repaired tear at top of rear joint, VG otherwise. ; Quarto .
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ISLAND. The Collected Short Stories

by MacLEOD, Alistair

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Published
2000
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First Printing
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9780771055683
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Toronto: McClelland and Stewart. 2000. First Printing. Hardcover. 0771055684 . Inscribed by Author.; Octavo, black boards. Slight soiling to the bottom page edges, else fine. The dust jacket was laminated by a previous owner - some of the lamination has been peeled away. Minor wear. VG otherwise, still decent in appearance. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR "For ____,… Read more
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A LEXICON OF THE HOMERIC DIALECT

by CUNLIFFE, Richard John

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Published
c1963
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Fine
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New edition; Eighth Printing
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9780771055683
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Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press. Fine. c1963. New edition; Eighth Printing. Softcover. 0771055684 . Inscribed by Author.; 1.025 kg parcel; Octavo; x, 445 pages; 3 pix .
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A GUIDE TO JAPANESE PRINTS AND THEIR SUBJECT MATTER

by STEWART, Basil

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Published
c1979
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Very Good
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First Printing
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New York: Dover. Very Good. c1979. First Printing. Softcover. Inscribed by Author.; pp (iii)-xvi, 382. Many illustrations. Facsimile reprint of the NY, 1922, edition. 1.25 kg parcel ; B&W Illustrations; Octavo;… Read more
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THE CUNNING MAN.

by DAVIES, Robertson

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Published
1994
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Fine in Fine dust jacket
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First Printing
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1994. First Printing. Hardcover. Black boards. A very nice copy of the author's last book in his lifetime, a novel about a medical doctor.; Octavo .
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ROBERTSON DAVIES, Man of Myth

by GRANT, Judith Skelton (Robertson Davies)

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Published
1994
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Fine in Fine dust jacket
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First Printing
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Toronto: Viking. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1994. First Printing. Hardcover. pp (xii), 787 + plates. Index. 1.65 kg parcel; Thick 8vo 8" to 9" tall .
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READINGS FROM THE FRINGE

by (ROOKE, Leon)

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Published
2014
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(Eden Mills, ON): Eden Mills Writers' Festival. 2014. Softcover. pp 37, [3], stapled in white card covers with colour cover illustration. Faint cover soiling, else fine. Issued Sept., 2014. Contains one story each by Daniel Webster, Taylor Wilson, and Anastasia McEwen, and seven poems by Amelia Meister. Leon and Constance Rooke were the organizers of the… Read more
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FABULOUS FICTIONS

by ROOKE, Leon and Tony Calzetta

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Published
2011
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(Oakville, Ontario): Presswerk Editions. 2011. CD ROM issued in conjunction with Rooke and Calzetta's artist's book HOW GOD TALKS IN HIS SLEEP AND OTHER FABULOUS FICTIONS (Presswerks, 2011). The CD contains "Animation of Book, Sculpture, and Folios, Tony Calzetta and Leon Rooke in Conversation, 'The Scroll of Civilization' and 'Ravening Beasts', readings by Leon Rooke. The… Read more
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A COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO L.M. MONTGOMERY FIRSTS

by LECHOWICK, Frank and Juanita (L.M. Montgomery)

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Published
2009
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780981209906
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Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island: Author. 2009. First Edition. Softcover. 0981209904 . Octavo, card covers. pp (viii), 153. Colour photos. Fine copy. This is an accurate descriptive bibliography of all the US and Canadian first editions (with comment on some later printings) of all of L.M. Montgomery's published books. Not just a dry reference book, it includes … Read more
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THE SCENIC ART

by HOOD, Hugh

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Published
1984
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First printing
ISBN
9780773720237
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Toronto: Stoddart. 1984. First printing. Softcover. 0773720235 . Card covers (not issued in hardcover). Publisher's complimentary copy with slip taped inside front cover. Text paper a bit yellowed, as always; minor cover rubbing; small creases to lower outer corners of covers; VG. The New Age #5, a novel about the theatre in Canada, particularly the early days… Read more
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cover of DANCE OF THE HAPPY SHADES: Stories. Foreword by Hugh Garner (INSCRIBED)

DANCE OF THE HAPPY SHADES: Stories. Foreword by Hugh Garner (INSCRIBED)

by MUNRO, Alice

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Published
1968
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First printing
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Toronto: Ryerson. 1968. First printing. Hardcover. Inscribed by Author; Octavo, light green cloth. Just a little leaned, else fine. This second state jacket, with gilt G-G's sticker on front panel, has faint sunning to the magenta portion of the spine, else fine. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR on the title page "For___, with very best wishes. Alice… Read more
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ROBBIE ROSS: Oscar Wilde's devoted friend

by FRYER, Jonathan (Robert Ross) (Oscar Wilde)

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Published
2000
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First US printing
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New York: Carroll & Graf. 2000. First US printing. Hardcover. Brown boards. pp (x), 278 + plates. Index. Fine in VG+ jacket. Ross was Canadian, the son of a Premier of Ontario. … Read more
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ROOM FOR THE ROLLING M

by SINCLAIR, Bertrand W.

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Published
[1954] ?
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First UK printing
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London: Streamline Publications. [1954] ?. First UK printing. Softcover. Superior Books mass market paperback. Cover creases, some soft creases in text, 4 ink digits to half-title page, else a VG bright, clean and unworn copy. Watters p 393. First published NY: Hillman, 1951, in digest size paper covers. Violà dates [1954?] and locates only two copies. A… Read more
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THE FAIR GRIT; or, the advantages of coalition. A farce

by DAVIN, Nicholas Flood (1843-1901)

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Published
1876
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First printing
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Toronto: Belford Brothers. 1876. First printing. Hardcover. pp 35, sewn, in buff paper covers. Damp stain to front and rear cover; mostly erased pencil notes to last (blank) page; lacking the bottom 1.5 cm of backstrip; VG otherwise. A political comedy in six scenes. Watters p 431. Davin, an Irish-born lawyer, journalist, and politician, was the … Read more
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BEST CANADIAN STORIES 2021

by SCHOEMPERLEN, Diane, editor

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Published
2021
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First printing
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Windsor, ON: Biblioasis. 2021. First printing. Softcover. As new. Not issued in hardcover. Signed by Colette Maitland who contributes the story "Downsizing", which won the Metcalf-Rooke Award for best Canadian short story of the year, sponsored by yours truly. ; Octavo; 2 copies; Signed by Contributor .
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