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THE DYSKOLOS

by Menander (translated by Carroll Moulton)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1984
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Printing
ISBN
9780452008656
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New York: Meridian Classics, 1984. 72 pp. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; previous owner's name inside; not store stamped. In 1959 an archaeological dig unearthed the complete text, written on papyrus, of Menander's comedy The Dyskolos; this was the first complete work ever found by Menander, who was a Greek dramatist and the… Read more
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THE HOUSE OF DJINN

by Staples, Suzanne Fisher

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
2008
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780374399368
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$19.95

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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008. 207 pp. The author's signature, along with a personalized inscription from Suzanne Fisher Staples to author, Jean Little. Quarter-bound in brown on beige boards; lettered in gilt on the spine; headband; beige endpapers. Lightly rubbed on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; aside from the author's writing, no interior… Read more
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TEN THOUSAND LOVERS - Love in an Impossible World

by Ravel, Edeet

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
2003
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Seventh Printing
ISBN
9780755303717
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London: Review - Headling Book Publishing, 2003. 373 pp. Trade paperback format. Signed by Edeet Ravel on the title page. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a faintly creased spine; aside from the author's signature, no interior markings. Lily is a young emigrant student exploring the wonders and terrors of her new land, Israel in the… Read more
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MILL SONG - A Novel

by Harding, William Harry

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1984
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780030705472
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$14.95

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New York: Holt Rinehart and Winston, 1984. 325 pp. Quarter-bound in black cloth on gold boards; lettered in gilt on the spine; headband. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. When he returned home after nearly three years of restless wandering, he expected to find things pretty much as he'd left… Read more
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THE DARING GAME

by Pearson, Kit

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1989
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780670828494
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Toronto: Viking Kestrel, 1989. 248 pp. Personalized inscription on the title page from Kit Pearson to author Jean Little. Blue boards lettered in silver on the spine; headband. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket with a few nicks around the edges; price intact; aside from the author's inscription, Jean Little printed her name on the… Read more
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THE STORY OF VENUS AND TANNHAUSER

by Beardsley, Aubrey (with John Glassco)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1959
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
ISBN
9781562010898
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$9.95

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New York: Blue Moon Books, 1959. (xv) 140 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; ink mark on the lower edge of the text block; no interior markings. Wraparound cover art by Gladys Perint Palmer; interior line drawings by Aubrey Beardsley. . First Printing - First Thus. Soft Cover.… Read more
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THE TERROR OF ST TRINIAN'S - or, Angela's Prince Charming

by Shy, Timothy; Searle, Ronald

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1954
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Later Printing
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$12.95

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London: Max Parrish, 1954. 128 pp. Black cloth decorated in gilt on the front panel and spine; dj art and interior line drawings by Ronald Searle. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; book plate on the front pastedown, mostly beneath the flap of the dj. . Later Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus.… Read more
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THE SELECTED JOURNALS OF L. M. MONTGOMERY: Volume I: 1889 - 1910; Volume II: 1910 - 1921; Volume III: 1921 - 1929

by Montgomery, L. M. (Lucy Maud) (edited by Mary Rubio and Elizabeth Waterston)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1985
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Editions
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$129.95

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Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1985. (xxiv, xx, xxv) 424, 443, 443 pp. All three books have lavender boards with lavender endpapers; lettered in gilt on the spine; headband. All three are illustrated with drawings and black and white photographs. All three books have light wear at the corners; Book One has a small piece of paper… Read more
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THE SELECTED JOURNALS OF L. M. MONTGOMERY: Volume I: 1889 - 1910

by Montgomery, L. M. (Lucy Maud) (edited by Mary Rubio and Elizabeth Waterston)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1985
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
Later Printing
ISBN
9780195405033
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$19.95

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Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1985. (xxiv) 424 pp. Lavender boards lettered in gilt on the spine; lavender endpapers; headband; illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings. Light rubbing at the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings. The Contents are: List of Illustrations; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1889 - 1910; Notes; and Omissions; followed by an… Read more
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A PERFECT GENTLE KNIGHT

by Pearson, Kit

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
2007
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780670066827
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$14.95

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Toronto: Puffin Canada, 2007. 205 pp. Personalized inscription on the title page from Kit Pearson to author Jean Little. Blue boards with a small blue pictorial on the front panel; lettered in blue on the spine; headband. Lightly rubbed on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; aside from the author's inscription, no interior markings. Wraparound… Read more
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THE NIGHT WINDS

by Cleeve, Brian Talbot

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1954
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Ballantine Books, 1954. 245 pp. Ballantine Book 62. Edgewear with creasing on the upper right and an uncreased spine; minor discolouration on the inside of the covers and the upper right of the text block; not store stamped. This book tells a story of ambitions and loves that cross in a highly race-conscious city; of… Read more
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YOU DON'T LOVE ME YET

by Lethem, Jonathan

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
2007
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First UK Edition
ISBN
9780571235629
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$9.95

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London: Faber and Faber, 2007. 224 pp. Trade paperback in a dustjacket. Very lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Cover art by Eline Dam. By night, she plays bass in a rock band. By day, she answers the telephone at The Complaint Line. And then she decides,… Read more
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FAMILIAR POEMS, ANNOTATED

by Asimov, Isaac

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780385116862
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$19.95

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New York: Doubleday and Company, 1977. (xi) 272 pp. Quarter-bound in black cloth of beige boards; lettered in red and silver on the spine. Wear at the corners of the dustjacket with a few nicks and chips around the edges; short tear in the leading edge of the rear panel; price clipped; no interior markings. In his… Read more
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MUINJI'J BECOMES A MAN

by Saqamaw Mi'sel Joe

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
2003
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781550811674
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$14.95

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St. John's, Newfoundland: Breakwater Books, 2003. 63 pp. Trade papeback format. Signed on the half-title page by Saqamaw Mi'sel Joe. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; aside from the author's signature, no interior markings. Illustrated with line drawings by Clara Dunn. It was his first trip to a city; he and… Read more
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THE WORLD AROUND

by Godden, Rumer (assisted by Margaret Bell)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1966
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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London: Macmillan and Co., 1966. 79 pp. Staple-bound in pictorial card covers. Light edge and corner wear; no interior markings. Poetry programmes for the classroom chosen and arranged by Rumer Godden, the Contents are: You and Your Five Senses; Living Creatures After Their Kind; Every Green Herb; Earth; Water; Fire; Air; Sun and Moon; Stars and… Read more
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UNDER MILK WOOD - A Play for Voices

by Thomas, Dylan (preface by Daniel Jones)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1957
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Ninth Printing
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London: J. M. Dent and Sons, 1957. (ix) 101 pp. Brown cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Some edge and corner wear on the dustjacket; price intact; previous owner's name inside. The Contents are: Preface by Daniel Jones; Under Milk Wood; Notes on Pronunciation; Full Cast of the First Broadcast; and Settings of the Songs… Read more
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THE INDIAN MEDICINE SHOWS - Two One-act Plays: The Moon and Dead Indians; Angel of the Medicine Show

by Moses, Daniel David

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1995
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781550960365
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$14.95

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Toronto: Exile Editions, 1995. 138 pp. Trade papeback format. Both titles in a single volume. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Daniel David Moses was a groundbreaking voice for indigenous writers in Canada. When he passed away, he was an assistant drama professor at Queen's University. His… Read more
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THE DARING GAME

by Pearson, Kit

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1986
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780670807512
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$14.95

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Toronto: Viking Kestrel, 1986. 225 pp. Personalized inscription on the title page from Kit Pearson to author Jean Little. Quarter bound in blue cloth on blue boards; lettered in silver on the spine; headband. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket with a few nicks around the edges; price clipped; aside from the author's inscription, no… Read more
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NURSING STORIES

by Currah, Ann (editor) (Helen Dore Boylston; Norman Collins; Richard Gordon; P. D. James; Mary Jane Burton; Rudyard Kipling; Paula Milne; George Marshall; David Poling; Monica Dickens; Janet Sacks; Leo Tolstoy; Edgar Allan Poe; Ernest Hemingway; Sam Rose)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1979
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
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London: Octopus Publishing Group, 1979. 351 pp. Brown cloth decorated in gilt on the front panel and spine; headband. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings. This anthology contains: The Miracle by Helen Dore Boylston; Unqualified Diagnosis by Norman Collins; A Clinical Examination by Richard Gordon; Demonstration Patient by P. D. James; Taming an… Read more
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A STONE DIARY

by Lowther, Pat

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$9.95

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Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1977. 96 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. There are far too many poems here to list them all but some of the highlights are: Rumours of War; Nightmare; Dark; Anemones; Suspended; Greetings from the Incredible Shrinking Woman; Spitball; Kitchen Murder;… Read more
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