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1 Abegweit Review) HOGG, Lucille Elizabeth CHEVERIE, Leo NOYE, Leah Abegweit Review, Vol.3, No.1
University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, 1980, 
(Abegweit Review). The Abegweit Review, Volume 3, Number 1, Spring 1980. Charlottetown : University of Prince Edward Island, 1980. Pp (4),3-89,(3). 8vo, yellow card covers. A special women's issue. Contents : Introduction by Beth Percival; Jessie Winnifred Gourlie Hogg by Lucille Elizabeth Hogg; Margaret MacWilliams by Mrs. Bryce Sharpe; Agnes Ramsay by Marjorie Gay; The Wait by Kathleen Murphy; One Woman's Life by Leo Cheverie; Hazel L. Sterns by Adele Townsend; Florence Gaston Mosher by Leone Ross; The Escape by Suzanne Currie; The Warranty by Jane E. Wilson; Irma MacPherson by Elizabeth Yeo; Her Story by Doreen Malone; Evelyn Henry by Bob Burke; Helen MacDonald bySibyl Cutcliffe; Ada Chisholm by Leah Noye. Fine. 10.00

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2 Abegweit Review) LEDWELL, Francis BARTEL, Ronald F. GOOL, Reshard Abegweit Review : A Publication of the University of Prince Edward Island. Volume 1, Number 2.
University of Prince Edward Island / Printed by Williams and Crue Co, Charlottetown, 1978, 
(Abegweit Review). The Abegweit Review : A Publication of the University ofPrince Edward Island. Volume 1, Number 2. Summerside, P.E.I.: Printed by W illiams and Crue Co. Ltd., n.d. [1978?]. Pp (2),1-110. Illustrated. 8vo, green card covers. Contents : The Question of Land Ownership and the Future of the Family Farm on Prince Edward Island (by Ronald F. Bartel); Variationson a Theme (by William Howard); Our South American Neighbours (by Fernando Vidal); Canadian Studies in Small Universities (by G.F.G. Stanley); The Ev ening of the Fifth Day (by F.J. Ledwell); The Growth of Public Expenditure in Prince Edward Island (by P. Nagarajan); A Prose Extension of, and Some Variations on, the Prayer Sections of The Four Quartets of T.S. Eliot (by Wendell Maclntyre); L'Attente du Jour (un poθme par Francois Vasque); Matthew(by Reshard Gool); Alienation and Respect of Persons in Schools (by Verner Smitheram). Spine lightly browned, penned name, else very good. 20.00

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3 Abegweit Review) LEDWELL, Francis BOLGER, F.W.P. WILLIAMSON, Moncrieff Abegweit Review : A Publication of the University of Prince Edward Island. Volume 1, Number 1.
University of Prince Edward Island / Printed by Irwin Publishing, Charlottetown, 1978, 
(Abegweit Review). The Abegweit Review : A Publication of the University ofPrince Edward Island. Volume 1, Number 1. Summerside, P.E.I.: Printed by I rwin Publishing Co. Ltd., n.d. [1978?]. Pp (2),i-ii,(2),1-67,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, mustard card covers. Contents : Historic Highlights in the Island Story (by Dr. F. W. P. Bolger); Island Art (by Moncrieff Williamson); Who is James Bond? (by Reshard Gool); Immortality and the Suffix -ate (by T. K. Pratt); A Note on Edward Watkin and the Confederation Movement in the Maritimes (by S. Andrew Robb); Ellegy for a Simple Man (by Francis Ledwell); Bearing Christmas Gifts (by Dr. Edward L Edmonds); Freedom in Sartrean Ethics:Ideal or Illusion? (by Verner Smitheram). Penned name, else very good. 20. 00

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4 ACORN, Milton Brain's the Target. Ryerson Poetry Chap-Book No.199
Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1960, 
ACORN, Milton. The Brain's the Target. Toronto : The Ryerson Press, (1960).First Edition. Pp (2),3-16. With Ryerson Poetry Chap-Books list on rear en dpapers. 8vo, blue paper-covered boards. Milton James Rhode Acorn (b. March30, 1923, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. – d. August 20, 1986, Charl ottetown), nicknamed The People's Poet by his peers, was a Canadian poet, writer, and playwright. Ryerson Poetry Chap-Book No.199, limited to 250 copies.. The poems: "Libertad", "Charlottetown Harbour", "Old Property", Islanders", "Belle", "The Island", "Mike", "At El Cortijo", "Problem", "July Creatures", "Lyric", "In the Thief's Mindseye", "The Trout Pond" and "The Fights". A tiny bit cocked, slight discolouration to the spine, old pencilled prices on front end-paper, else very good indeed, clean and tight. 220.00

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5 ACORN, Milton Captain Neal MacDougal & The Naked Goddess : A Demi-Prophetic Work as a Sonnet-Series
Ragweed Press, Charlottetown, 1982, ISBN:0920304168 
ACORN, Milton. Captain Neal MacDougal & The Naked Goddess : A Demi-Prophetic Work as a Sonnet-Series. Charlottetown : Ragweed Press, 1982. First Printing. Pp (6),7-52. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers with white lettering tofront cover, blank spine. Milton James Rhode Acorn (b. March 30, 1923, Cha rlottetown, Prince Edward Island. – d. August 20, 1986, Charlottetown), nicknamed The People's Poet by his peers, was a Canadian poet, writer, and playwright. "'Captain Neal MacDougal & The Naked Goddess' is an exploration inpoetry of the 'God is a Woman' theme, plus a celebration of his ancestor a nd mighty living spirit of the same name (it mustbe confessed) a largely fictional hero." - from the rear cover. Includes : "History", "John MacDougal's War", "The Record Run", "Revery at The Wheel", "Miracle with One Witness", "MacDougal's Theory of Dreams", "The Smuggler's Coast", "Politics according to MacDougal", "Close to a Ramming", "MacDougal's Armed Truce with Booze", "MacDougal Orders Breakfast" and others. Name, else very good. Due to its small size, shipping costs should be cheaper than quoted. 20.00

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6 ACORN, Milton Dig Up My Heart : Selected Poems 1952-83. First Edition.
McCleland and Stewart, Toronto, 1983, ISBN:0771000030 
ACORN, Milton. Dig Up My Heart : Selected Poems 1952-83. (Toronto) : McCleland and Stewart, (1983). First Edition. Pp. (16),17-221,(3). 8vo, brown card covers with black lettering to front and spine. In The Modern Canadian Poets Series. Milton James Rhode Acorn (b. March 30, 1923, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. – d. August 20, 1986, Charlottetown), nicknamed The People's Poet by his peers, was a Canadian poet, writer, and playwright. Spadoni and Donnelly 3408. "There is only one Milton Acorn. Gritty, heart-stricken, boisterous, soaring, this is a poet of vast anger and vast tenderness, amilitant improbable humanist in holey jeans. 'Dig Up My Heart' reveals the scope and passion of a major achievement in contemporary poetry." - from t he rear cover. Name inked to flyleaf, else a very good, tight copy. 40.00

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7 ACORN, Milton Island Means Minago. First Edition in dustjacket
NC Press, 1975, 
ACORN, Milton. The Island Means Minago. Toronto : NC Press, 1975. First Edition. Pp [1]-122,(6). 8vo, brown cloth. Milton James Rhode Acorn (b. March 30, 1923, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. – d. August 20, 1986, Charlottetown), nicknamed The People's Poet by his peers, was a Canadian poet, writer, and playwright. Near-fine in very lightly rubbed dustjacket. 140.00

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8 ACORN, Milton Island Means Minago. First Edition, paperback
NC Press, 1975, 
ACORN, Milton. The Island Means Minago. Toronto : NC Press, 1975. First Edition. Pp [1]-122,(6). 8vo, card covers. Milton James Rhode Acorn (b. March 30, 1923, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. – d. August 20, 1986, Charlottetown), nicknamed The People's Poet by his peers, was a Canadian poet, writer, and playwright. Very good. 30.00

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9 ACORN, Milton Island Means Minago. First Edition, paperback
NC Press, 1975, 
ACORN, Milton. The Island Means Minago. Toronto : NC Press, 1975. First Edition. Pp [1]-122,(6). 8vo, card covers. Milton James Rhode Acorn (b. March 30, 1923, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. – d. August 20, 1986, Charlottetown), nicknamed The People's Poet by his peers, was a Canadian poet, writer, and playwright. Top inch sunned, rubbed, name, else very good. 20.00

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10 ACORN, Milton Island Means Minago. First Edition, paperback, Signed
NC Press, Toronto, 1975, ISBN:091960031x 
ACORN, Milton. The Island Means Minago. [Cover adds: "Poems from Prince Edward Island"]. Toronto : NC Press, 1975. Pp. (8),9-122,(6). 8vo, illustratedorange card covers. Milton James Rhode Acorn (b. March 30, 1923, Charlotte town, Prince Edward Island. – d. August 20, 1986, Charlottetown), nicknamedThe People's Poet by his peers, was a Canadian poet, writer, and playwrigh t. Includes the following poems: "The Island Means Minago", "The Island", "I Milton Acorn", "To Write a Love Poem", "Lea Side in a Gale", "Offshore Breeze", "Rent Collection", "To Write a Poem of Walter Patterson", "I Wish toWrite an Assinine Mock-Ode", "The Execution of William Able, Rent Collecto r, by a Farmer Named Pierce", "William Cooper", "Hypothetical Meeting Between William Cooper and William Lyon Mackenzie", "William Lyon Mackenzie", "1837-39", "John Dhru MacIntosh Stands Up in Church", "You Growing", "GrowingOn", "A Shard of Steel", "The Schooner", "Dragging for Traps", "The Squall ", "That Corrugated Look to Water", "Whale Poem", "The Figure in the Landscape", "Winter Sunrise", "January Sparrow", "Charlottetown Harbour", "Old Property", "Bump, Bump, Bump Little Heart", "A Hard Knot", "When My Lover Looks at Me", "The Wind Rustles the Forest", "The Red Rooster", "Whatever Happened to Princetown", "The Trout Pond", "Hummingbird", "Scene from the Road to Charlottetown", "George Coles", "Incident from the Land Struggle", "I Worry", "Death Walks on Petty Feet", "Interpretation of a Cannon", "The Bronze Piper", "Hundred Proof Earth", "Belle", "Islanders", "Callum", "The Houseis Gone", "The Ballad of the Pink-Brown Fence", "Daddy", "Poem", "Ham and One", "My Soul's a Wolverine", "Already it Seems You Haunt This Cottage", "I Wanted to Love You", "Sometimes I Nibble My Heel", "Islanders Are...", "The Newfie Bullet", "The Fighting Cape Bretoners", "Jim", "Tom Thomson's Photo", "Rose in Absence", "The Lead War", "Ojibway Louis Cameron Speaks in Toronto", "Boundless Alcoholics of the Boundless West", "Joe Euston", "Passing Monument", "Hotel Fire", "Mister Trotsky", "We Carried Him...", "and "If You're Stronghearted". Light wear to spine ends, else very good. Signed anddated (without inscription) by Acorn on the half-title leaf. 50.00

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11 ACORN, Milton Jackpine Sonnets. First Edition, Paperback
Steel Rail Educational Publishing, Toronto, ON, 1977, ISBN:088791005x 
ACORN, Milton. Jackpine Sonnets. Toronto, Canada : Steel Rail Educational Publishing, 1977. First Edition. Pp (8),9-109,(1). 8vo, art-illustrated green card covers. Milton James Rhode Acorn (b. March 30, 1923, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. – d. August 20, 1986, Charlottetown), nicknamed The People's Poet by his peers, was a Canadian poet, writer, and playwright. "In1956, at the age of 33, he sold his carpenter's tools to becaome a full-ti me poet. Today, at the age of 54, he launches, perhaps his greatest achievement in versatility and craftsmanship." - from rear. Includes : "By Still More Stubborn Stars" (for Kenneth Leslie); "The Montreal Fan", "The CanadianBank Loan to Chile", "Drunk Thoughts of Bethune", "The Craft of Poetry's t he Art of War", "The Fascists are Coming! The Fascists are Coming!", "The Man From Headless Valley", "At Levis Where the Current Meets the Tide" and many more. Light wear to spine ends, else very good. NOTE: Due to its small size, shipping costs should be cheaper than quoted. 25.00

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12 ACORN, Milton Jackpine Sonnets. First Edition, Paperback, Signed
Steel Rail Educational Publishing, 1977, ISBN:088791005x 
ACORN, Milton. Jackpine Sonnets. Toronto : Steel Rail Educational Publishing, 1977. First Edition. Pp. 109. 8vo, green illustrated card covers, white titles to front and spine. Milton James Rhode Acorn (b. March 30, 1923, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. – d. August 20, 1986, Charlottetown), nicknamed The People's Poet by his peers, was a Canadian poet, writer, and playwright. Includes : "By Still More Stubborn Stars" (for Kenneth Leslie); "The Montreal Fan", "The Canadian Bank Loan to Chile", "Drunk Thoughts of Bethune", "The Craft of Poetry's the Art of War", "The Fascists are Coming! The Fascists are Coming!", "The Man From Headless Valley", "At Levis Where the Current Meets the Tide" and many more. Light wear to spine ends, crease to front upper corner, else very good. Author's signed inscription on the half-title. NOTE: Due to its small size, shipping costs should be cheaper than quoted. 45.00

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13 ACORN, Milton More Poems for People. First Edition, Paperback, Signed
1972, 
ACORN, Milton. More Poems for People. Toronto : NC Press, 1972. 8vo, cardcovers. Milton James Rhode Acorn (b. March 30, 1923, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. – d. August 20, 1986, Charlottetown), nicknamed The People's Poet by his peers, was a Canadian poet, writer, and playwright. Lightly rubbed, else very good. Signed by Acorn in 1973. 35.00

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14 ACORN, Milton and James DEAHL DEAHL, James MEKLER, Gilda Stand of Jackpine : Two Dozen Canadian Sonnets. signed by Deahl and Mekler
1987, 
ACORN, Milton and James DEAHL. A Stand of Jackpine : Two Dozen Canadian Sonnets. Art by Gilda Mekler. Tor.: Unfinished Monuments Press, 1987. Pp 30. 8vo, wraps. Inscribed by James E. Deahl to Canadian poet Fred Cogswell at Acorn's Wake, March 22, 1987. Also, signed by Gilda Mekler. Near-fine. 50.00

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15 ACORN, Milton BARKER, Terry. Beyond Bethune : People's Poetry and Milton Acorn's Metaphor for the Canadian Fate.
Synaxis Press, Dewdney, B.C., 2006, ISBN:919672469 
(ACORN, Milton). BARKER, Terry. Beyond Bethune : People's Poetry and MiltonAcorn's Metaphor for the Canadian Fate. Dewdney, B.C.: Synaxis Press, (200 6). Pp (2),[i]-viii,1-174. Illustrated. Index. 8vo, illustrated red and white card covers. “In Beyond Bethune, Terry Barker provides us with an insightful discussion of people's poetry which will be of great interest to literary critics. But students of religion and philosophy also have much to learn from this volume, for it includes a trenchant analysis of gnostic modernity based on the author's careful reading of C.S. Lewis, George Grant and Eric Voegelin.” - Lawrence E. Schmidt, quoted on the back cover. George Parkin Grant (1918-1988) was a Canadian philosopher, teacher and political commentator, whose popular appeal peaked in the late 1960s and 1970s. He is bestknown for his nationalism, political conservatism, comments on technology, pacifism, Christian faith, and conservative views regarding abortion and i s credited as one of Canada's most original thinkers. Grant was a faculty member at Dalhousie University, Halifax, N.S., twice (1947-1960, 1980-1988).Very good, with erratum sheet (page 123)laid in. Signed with inscription b y the author to Mrs. George P. Grant. 35.00

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16 ACORN, Milton COMPTON, Anne, (ed.) Edge of Home : Milton Acorn from the Island.
Island Studies Press, Institute of Island Studies, Charlottetown, 2002, ISBN:091901335x 
ACORN, Milton. The Edge of Home : Milton Acorn from the Island. Poems selected by Anne Compton, with a preface and introduction. Charlottetown, PEI : Island Studies Press, Institute of Island Studies, 2002. Pp. [1]-121,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers with French flaps. Milton James Rhode Acorn (b. March 30, 1923, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. – d. August 20, 1986, Charlottetown), nicknamed The People's Poet by his peers, was a Canadian poet, writer, and playwright. A modest selection of the poetic works of Acorn, arranged chronologically and chosen from all parts of his literary career. Very good. 12.00

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17 ACORN, Milton PURDY, Al MacEWEN, Gwendolyn LAYTON, Irving Cross-Canada Writers' Quarterly. Volume 8, Nos. 3 & 4, 1985.
Cross-Canada Writers Inc, Toronto , 1985, 
(ACORN, Milton). Cross-Canada Writers' Quarterly. Volume 8, Nos. 3 & 4, 1985. Toronto : Cross-Canada Writers Inc., 1985. Pp 1-64. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated white stapled card covers. Includes a special tribute to PEI poet Milton Acorn : “In Memoriam : A Tribute to Milton Acorn, The People's Poet 1923-1986” (edited by James Deahl, pp 2-13) – Interview with Milton Acorn – Recent poems – Reminiscences by Al Purdy, Irving Layton, Greg Keilty, Chris Faiers, Gwendolyn MacEwen, and Ted Plantos – Critical essays by James Deahl and Terry Barker. Very good. 20.00

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18 ACORN, Milton SOWDON, Michael I Shout Love [and] On Shaving Off His Beard. pbk in dj
Village Book Store Press, Toronto, 1971, 
ACORN, Milton. I Shout Love [and] On Shaving Off His Beard. The illustrations are by : Michal Sowdon. Toronto : Village Book Store Press, 1971. Pp (80). Small 8vo, plain grey card covers, with printed brown dustjacket. MiltonJames Rhode Acorn (b. March 30, 1923, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. – d. August 20, 1986, Charlottetown), nicknamed The People's Poet by his p eers, was a Canadian poet, writer, and playwright. Fine in fine dustjacket.50.00

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19 ACORN, Milton) DEAHL, James (ed.) Northern Red Oak : Poems for and about Milton Acorn.. 1st pr.
Unfinished Monument Press, Toronto, 1987, ISBN:0920976352 
(ACORN, Milton). The Northern Red Oak : Poems for and about Milton Acorn. Edited with an introduction by James Deahl. (Toronto) : Unfinished Monument Press, (1987). First Edition. Pp (7).2-74. 8vo, card covers. Vg. 15.00

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20 ACORN, Milton). GUDGEON, Chris GUDGEON, Chris. Out of this World : The Natural History of Milton Acorn. in dj.
Arsenal Pulp Press, Vancouver, 1996, ISBN:1551520303 
(ACORN, Milton). GUDGEON, Chris. Out of this World : The Natural History ofMilton Acorn. Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press, (1996). Pp (10),11-239,(1) + illustrations. 8vo, maroon cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Milton James Rhode Acorn (b. March 30, 1923, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. – d. August 20, 1986, Charlottetown), nicknamed The People's Poet by his peers, was a Canadian poet, writer, and playwright. "Out of this World is a lively biography of Milton Acorn (1923-1986)and his era, exploring - and exposing - his larger-than-life myths, and tracing his tragic rise and fall, from his childhood in Prince Edward Island to his years spent in Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver, where he found himself immersed in literary communities that included the likes of Irving Layton, Al Purdy, Dorothy Livesay, bill bissett, Joe Rosenblatt and Patrick Lane. During this time, Acorn married the poetGwendolyn MacEwen ; their brief, turbulent union is legend and had a profo und impact on his life. Very good in dustjacket. 25.00

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