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1 A.E. (George Russell) RUSSELL, George Homeward : Songs by the Way. 2nd Mosher ed.
Thomas B. Mosher, Portland, Maine , 1904, 
A.E. (George Russell). Homeward : Songs by the Way. Portland, Maine : Thomas B. Mosher, MDCCCCIV. Second Mosher Edition Limited to 450 Copies. Denson 2G. Spine darkened, 1" tear to top of spine, else vg. 50.00

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2 ADIGA, Aravind White Tiger. First Edition in dustjacket
Atlantic Books, London, Atlantic Books, London, 2008, ISBN:9781843547204 
ADIGA, Aravind. The White Tiger. London : Atlantic Books, (2008). First Printing. Pp. (8),3-321,(1). 8vo, black cloth, silver lettering to spine. The first novel by the Indian-born author. Winner of the 2008 Booker Prize. Very good in clean, crisp, unclipped dustjacket. 40.00

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3 ALLEN, Claire Mountain of Light. 1st UK in dj.
Review Books, London, 2004, 
ALLEN, Claire. The Mountain of Light . (L.): Review Books, an imprint of Headline Book Publishing, (2004). First UK Printing. Pp. 231. 8vo, red cloth. The English author's first novel, about the exploits of the owner of an Indian restaurant in London. Vg in dj. 30.00

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4 ANDREWS, Shari Treason
Wild East Publications, Fredericton, 1990, 
ANDREWS, Shari. Treason. (Fredericton: Wild East Publications, 1990). Pp. 26. 8vo, stapled pink card covers, black titles and illustrations to front. Salmanaca No. 14. A selection of poetry, the first book by this New Brunswick author. Very good. 15.00

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5 ANNHARTE BAKER, Marie Annharte Being on the Moon
Polestar Press, Winlaw, BC, 1990, ISBN:0919591523 
ANNHARTE (Marie Annharte Baker). Being on the Moon . (Winlaw, BC): Polestar Press, (1990). Pp. 80. 8vo, illustrated purple card covers. The Winnipeg-raised Anishinabe poet, teacher, and activist's first collection of poems. Vg. 12.50

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6 ANTHONY, Michael Games Were Coming. 3rd in dj.
Andre Deutsch, London, 1978, ISBN:0233956468 
ANTHONY, Michael. The Games Were Coming . (London): Andre Deutsch, (1978). Third Printing. Pp. [1]-223,(1). 8vo, orange cloth with gilt lettering to spine. The prolific Caribbean author's first novel, about the anticipation for the arrival of Trinidad's carnival, and about one cyclist's efforts to train for an event. Vg in sticker-ghosted, price-clipped dj. 25.00

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7 BACQUE, James Lonely Ones : A novel of contemporary Quebec. First Edition in dustjacket.
McClelland and Stewart Limited, Toronto, 1969, 
BACQUE, James. The Lonely Ones : A novel of contemporary Quebec. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1969.First Printing. Pp. (1)-189,(3). Black cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine. Spadoni & Donnelly 2069. The Toronto-born author's first novel. "This is today's novel -- a fresh and urgent message from the barricades -- a book which deals not so much with the patterns of revolt as with the impact of revolt and revolution upon the individual human beings who become involved in it. Essentially, this is the story of four people. Harry -- half English, half French Canadian, rebellious artist, political rebel-by-proxy; Shirley -- gentle, gently bred, and English, discovering new and frightening dimensions in both Canada's brave new world and in her love for Harry; André -- Harry's best friend, French Canadian, passionately nationalist, denying his career as an artist in order to become the total revolutionary; [and] Janine -- André's wife, wholly feminine, alarmingly wise, conducting her own private battle against the fierce male world of urgent idealism. Plunge these four into the conflict-ridden situation of Quebec in the Sixties, add the harsh theme of nationalism, the sword's edge of violence. Take action which ranges from London to Paris, from Montreal to Toronto and the mighty solitudes of the North country. And add to this mixture the inevitable cataclysm of events that form the book's climax. Here is a story as immediate as your next newscast, written with humour, gusto and humanity -- a story which is both a redefinition of the human spirit, and a gentle mockery of human hope." -from the dj. Name to flyleaf,five characters inked inside rear cover, else very good in rubbed, nicked, price-clipped dustjacket. 20.00

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8 BAILEY, Alfred Songs of the Saguenay and Other Poems.
Chronicle Telegraph Publishing Company, Quebec, 1927, 
BAILEY, Alfred. Songs of the Saguenay and Other Poems. Quebec : (Chronicle Telegraph Publishing Company), 1927. Pp (5),6-34,(2). 8vo, purple cloth. Watters p.11, Rhodenizer p.938, Laugher p.16. The first book by Alfred Goldsworthy Bailey (b. March 18, 1905, Quebec City - d.April 21, 1997, Fredericton, New Brunswick). Spine sunned, hinges starting, else very good. 35.00

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9 BAILEY, Don If You Hum Me the First Few Bars I Might Remember the Tune. First Paperback.
Oberon, 1973, ISBN:0887500846 
BAILEY, Don. If You Hum Me the First Few Bars I Might Remember the Tune. [Ottawa] : (Oberon Press, 1973). First Printing. Pp. (4),5-154,(6). 8vo, illustrated grey card covers with blue lettering to front cover and spine. Bailey's first collection of "untitled" stories. Spine reads: "Stories by Don Bailey". Name inked to flyleaf, five characters inked inside rear cover, else very good. 15.00

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10 BANKS, Lynne Reid The L-Shaped Room. First Edition in dustjacket
Chatto & Windus, 1960, 1960 
BANKS, Lynne Reid. The L-Shaped Room. London : Chatto & Windus, 1960. First UK Edition. Pp. (6),7-[319]. 8vo [130 x 205 mm], green cloth, gilt lettering to spine.

The author's first book.

Lynne Reid Banks (b. July 31, 1929, London) is a British author of books for children and adults.

"To Jane Graham, unmarried and pregnant, the L-shaped room is more than just a room. At first it's a place to hide her head; a punishment cell. She welcomes its squalour and inconveniences. But it's not in her nature to despair for long. As she changes and improves the room, she herself changes. Instead of the shut-away existence she thought she wanted, she finds a new world of experience opening up. The room becomes home, and a symbol of growth - her own, and her unborn baby's. Through the room and what happens to her there, Jane gains a new outlook on life, and the courage to face the future." (from the dj).

Jacket design by Una Bishop.

Corners lightly bumped, else very good in chipped but unclipped dustjacket (a few short tears to top of jacket's front panel, some light soiling to rear panel). 40.00

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11 BARNABY, K.C Some Ship Disasters and Their Causes. 1st UK in dj.
Hutchinson, 1968, 
BARNABY, K.C. Some Ship Disasters and Their Causes. L: Hutchinson, (1968). First Edition. Pp 271, 16 pages of plates. 8vo, black cloth. Chapters : 1. Dangerous Ships [e.g. Royal George, Birkenhead, London, HMS Captain (pp.13-42)]; 2. From Sail to Steam [e.g. Tayleur, Royal Charter]; 3. Warships in Collision [e.g. HMS Vanguard, HMS Victoria]; 4. Merchant Ships in Collision [e.g. Titanic (pp.102-121), Empress of Ireland, Andrea Doria (pp.129-142)];5. Sail Training Ship Disasters [e.g. Pamir]; 6. Accidents and Dangerous C argoes or Conditions [e.g. the Halifax Explosion (pp.165-167), the Bombay explosions, HMS Cobra]; 7. Special Risks of Channel and Excursion Steamers, Car Ferries and Tankers [e.g. Princess Alice, Torrey Canyon]; 8. Submarines[e.g. A1, Squalus, Thetis, Thresher]; 9. Ships on Fire [e.g. Morro Castle, Normandie, Noronic, HMS Empress of Canada, Lakonia]; 10. Technical Appendi x and Some Comments. With index. Vgi in nicked, price-clipped dj. 40.00

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12 BASILIÈRES, Michel Black Bird. 1st Cdn in dj.
Alfred A. Knopf Canada, Toronto, 2003, ISBN:0676975275 
BASILIÈRES, Michel. Black Bird : A Novel. (Toronto): Alfred A. Knopf Canada, (2003). First Canadian Printing. Pp. [8],1-311,[1]. 8vo, red paper covered boards with black lettering and decorations to spine. The Montreal-born author's first novel. Vg in dj. 30.00

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Washington Square Ensemble. First British Edition in dustjacket, BELL, Madison Smartt
13 BELL, Madison Smartt Washington Square Ensemble. First British Edition in dustjacket
Andre Deutsch, London, 1983, 
BELL, Madison Smartt. The Washington Square Ensemble. (London) : Andre Deutsch, (1983). First UK Printing. Pp 342. 8vo, maroon cloth. Author's First Book. Very good in like dustjacket. 60.00

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14 BENTLEY, Eric Russell CARLYLE, Thomas) NIETZSCHE, F.) Century of Hero-Worship. 1st US in dj
J. P. Lippincott and Company, 1944, 
BENTLEY, Eric Russell. A Century of Hero-Worship. A study of the idea of heroism in Carlyle and Nietzsche with notes on other hero-worshippers of modern times. Philadelphia : J. P. Lippincott and Company, (1944). First US Edition. Pp. 307. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt titles to front and spine. The author's first book. Publisher's review note paper-clipped to ffep, else vg in rubbed dj. 45.00

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15 BENVIE, Rob Safety of War. 1st pr.
Coach House Books, 2004, ISBN:1552451437 
BENVIE, Rob. Safety of War . (Toronto): Coach House Books, (2004). First Printing (stated). Pp. (4),5-339,(5). 8vo, illustrated card covers with blackspine. The first novel by the Halifax-born writer and musician (who is als o an occasional McSweeney's contributor). Vg. 12.00

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16 BERLIN, Bernard Call Heaven to Witness. First Edition in dustjacket
Musson, Toronto, 1970, ISBN:0773700102 
BERLIN, Bernard. Call Heaven to Witness. Toronto :The Musson Book Company, (1970). First Edition. Pp (7),[8]-176. 8vo, red cloth. This Montreal author's first novel. "Jonathan Temple and his friend Arnie, the narrator of thisbook, have opened their law practice in Montreal, and are fully determined to be the best criminal lawyers anywhere in the World. From the time they were five years old, they were inseparable. Jonathan and Arnie lived next door to each other, played and fought together, attended the same school, discovered girls and became conscious of their own manhood; planned and dreamed of law through their years at university, and graduated from law school together. It is at this stage that Jonathan meets two women, one the vivacious young actress, whose zest for life enchants him, but she too is at the beginning of her career and this takes her away. The other, is a woman who possesses him, marries him, and finally destroys him, his friendship with Arnie, and their hard-earned dream. Bernard Berlin, a Canadian, blends, in this his fiist published novel, characters so real with predicaments so human, that one cannot help but wonder how many lives are similarly affected. What emerges is life as it is lived in Canada today." - from the dj. Very good in lightly rubbed, nicked dustjacket. 15.00

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17 BERSIANIK, Louky DENIS, Gerry, trans. HEWITT, Alison, trans. MURRAY, Donna, trans. Euguelionne : A Triptych Novel. First Edition.
Press Porcepic, Victoria and Toronto, 1981, ISBN:088878192x 
BERSIANIK, Louky. The Euguélionne : A Triptych Novel. Translated by Gerry Denis, Alison Hewitt, Donna Murray, and Martha O'Brien. [Introduction by Jennifer Waelti-Walters]. Victoria and Toronto: Press Porcepic, (1981). First English-language printing. Pp. (18),19-347,(1). 8vo, illustrated blue card covers with yellow titles to front and spine. The Montreal-born feminist author's first novel. Bersianik (b. November 14, 1930; d. December 3, 2011). "The Euguélionne arrives from another planet, seeking the male of her species. Her adventures on earth -- fantastic, funny, and only too true-to-life -- soon cause her to question the earth's vision of itself. The Euguélionneis a feminist classic: profound, moving and inspired by a belief in the fu ture." - from the rear cover. Very good. 15.00

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18 BIDLAKE, Erin Goddess Count. signed.
South Devon Publishing, Fredericton, NB, 0, ISBN:0968134726 
BIDLAKE, Erin. The Goddess Count . (Fredericton, NB: South Devon Publishing), [1999]. Pp. 64. 8vo, illustrated green card covers. The young New Brunswick poet's first collection of works. Vg. Signed and inscribed by the author on the half-title. 10.00

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19 BILLINGS, Robert Blue Negatives
Fiddlehead Poetry Books, 1977, 
BILLINGS, Robert. Blue Negatives. (Fredericton, NB): Fiddlehead Poetry Books, 1977. Pp 24. 8vo, stapled printed card covers. Vg. 15.00

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20 BINCHY, Chris Very Man. proof
Macmillan, 2003, 
BINCHY, Chris. The Very Man. (L): Macmillan, (2003). Uncorrected bound proof. Pp. 247. 8vo. white ill. card covers. The story of a rowdy young Dubliner who feels he has nothing to lose, but soon finds out how very wrong he was. Vg. 20.00

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