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1 (DURAS, Marguerite WILLIS, Sharon. Marguerite Duras : Writing on the Body.
University of Illinois Press, Urbana and Chicago, 1987, ISBN:0252013352 
(DURAS, Marguerite). WILLIS, Sharon. Marguerite Duras : Writing on the Body. Urbana and Chicago : University of Illinois Press, (1987). First Printing. Pp [i]-viii,1-191,(1). Index. 8vo, grey cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : Introduction. 1. Preliminary Mappings. 2. Hiroshima mon amour: Screen Memories. 3. Le Ravissement de Lol V. Stein: Something for Nothing. 4.Le Vice-consul and L'Amour: A Word in Default. 5. Writing on the Body. Ver y good in dustjacket. 20.00

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2 (SHAKESPEARE, William). SCHWARTZ, Murray M. and Cappélia KAHN (eds.). Representing Shakespeare : New Psychoanalytic Essays.
Johns Hopkins University Press,, Baltimore and London , 1989, ISBN:0801823021 
(SHAKESPEARE, William). SCHWARTZ, Murray M. and Cappélia KAHN (eds.). Representing Shakespeare : New Psychoanalytic Essays. Baltimore and London : TheJohns Hopkins University Press, (1989). First Edition. Pp [i]-xxi,(3),1-29 6. Index. 8vo, maroon cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Very good in dustjacket. 45.00

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3 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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4 ABBEY THEATRE] Macnamara, Brinsley, commentary Abbey Plays. in dj
Sign of the Three Candles, 0, 
(ABBEY THEATRE). Abbey Plays 1899-1948 including the productions of the Irish Literary Theatre. With a Commentary by Brinsley Macnamara and an Index of Playwrights. Dublin: Printed & Pub. at the Sign of the Three Candles, n.d. Pp 84. Sm 8vo, printed card covers, with printed dustjacket. A list of first nights. Vg in dj (a few tiny tears). 40.00

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5 ABBEY, Lloyd, and Gail FOX FOX, Gail Flies / Flight of the Pterodactyl
Oberon Press, Ottawa, 1973, ISBN:0887500765 
ABBEY, Lloyd, and Gail FOX. Flies / Flight of the Pterodactyl. [Ottawa] : Oberon Press, (1973). Pp (64). 8vo, black card covers, illustrated and lettered in red. In nthe New Canadian Poets series. Lloyd Abbey was born in London, Ontario, in 1943, and taught for many years as a professor of English literature at the University of British Columbia. He now lives in Vancouver,British Columbia, where he writes full time. Gail Fox is a poet (born at W illimantic, Conn. in 1942) who immigrated to Canada in 1963 and came to public attention in the late 1960s and early 1970s as part of a group of writers centered at Queen's. Some edgewear, old prce sticker, else very good. 15.00

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6 ABBOTT, Linda. Hull Home Fire. Paperback.
Flanker Press, St. John's, NF, 2013, ISBN:9781771172622 
ABBOTT, Linda. The Hull Home Fire. St. John's: Flanker Press, (2013). Pp. (6),1-231,(3). 8vo, illustrated orange card covers with white lettering to spine. "Day after day, thousands of people passed by an unassuming, three-storey building on the corner of New Gower and Springdale streets in St. John's. Operated by the Hull family, the ground floor was rented to a commission merchant; the top two floors and annex building were used as a private hospital for aged and infirm patients. In the dead of winter, on February 10,1948, the simple lighting of a defective oil stove in the main building se t off a chain of events that burned the Hull Home and its Annex to the ground. When the smoke cleared, searchers found death in every room and hallway. In this gripping historical novel, Linda Abbott vividly recreates St. John's of the 1940s, exploring the details of the inferno, as well as the human side, of a tragedy that could have been avoided." - from the rear cover. Very good. 12.00

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7 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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8 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 poème 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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9 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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10 ABRAHAMS, Gerald. Lunatics and Lawyers. First Edition in dustjacket.
Home and Val Thal, London , 1951, 
ABRAHAMS, Gerald. Lunatics and Lawyers. London : Home and Val Thal, (1951).First Edition. Pp [1]-200. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. “In t hese stories the lawyer replaces the lover and the poet as the proper literary companion for the lunatic. In a world becoming 'law-conscious' it is important that people shall realize that the pedantic types who 'serve' them are really compact of imagination. For the rest, these stories were writtenat many different places and times, and pretend to no collective unity. Ma ny of them are the reflections of real events: but those characters which were in danger of being true to life have been vested with sufficient of wit, wisdom and other virtues to deprive them of verisimilitude to all intentsand innuendos.” (Preface). White spotting to cloth, covers splayed, else g ood in edgeworn, unclipped, dustjacket. 30.00

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Acadian Magazine, Acadian Magazine
11 Acadian Magazine Acadian Magazine
J.S.Cunnabell, Halifax, 1827, 
Acadian Magazine. Acadian Magazine. Nine issues. Vol.I, No.X. to Vol.II, No.XVII, Vol.II, No.XIX. April 1827 to November 1827, January 1827 [sic]. (Halifax : J.S.Cunnabell, 1827-1828). Pp [361]488,[1]-200,[241]-280, + 3 engravings. 8vo, half-leather, marbled boards. Engravings : The Right Honorable George Canning (2 copies); The Duke of York. " This was one of the earliestmagazines published in the Maritimes area. It was chiefly literary, and re vealed a keen interest in local talent and a new local patriotism. For example, Goldsmith's The Rising Village was published in its pages and there were other "Original and Selected Matter on Literary and other Subjects" with"embellishments." A large double column monthly, its price of $4 "half in advance" was comparatively high. The magazine was printed by J. S. Cunnabell. The name of its editor has not yet been discovered. -Gertrude Pratt, A Survey and Listing of Nova Scotia Newspapers, 1752-1957, (Halifax, 1979), p.42. Corner tear to first engraving, foxing throughout, tears to eps., spineand boards worn, chipped. 1,500.00

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12 Acadian Perception SAUNDERS, Gary ANDERSON, Roni Acadian Perception : quality photography and poetry of the maritimes. Issuenumber 1.
Acadian Perception, Armdale, N.S. , 1972, 
(Acadian Perception). Acadian Perception : quality photography and poetry of the maritimes. Issue number 1. (Armdale : Acadian Perception), n.d. [ca 1972]. Pp [1]-23,(1). Illustrated. Index. 4to [11 by 15.5 inches], unbound newsprint. A photography and poetry magazine of the Maritime Provinces. Includes photography by Carlo Lunn, Chuck Clark, Earl Conrad, Joyce Martin, Laura Carter, Michael Wood, Gary Saunders, Jutta Jamecsany, Dan O'Keefe, and Vernon Parker; poetry by Roni Anderson, Marcia David, Joy Vincent, Mathew Henrik, Mary Keane, Doris B. Phillips, Ree Follest, David Wright, June Lockhart, and David Giffin. Edges nicked, lightly browned, else very good. 25.00

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13 ACKROYD, Peter First Light. First Edition in dustjacket
Hamish Hamilton, London, 1989, ISBN:0241124980 
ACKROYD, Peter. First Light. London : Hamish Hamilton, (1989). First UK Edition. Pp. 328. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt titles to spine. Remaindered "R" to front pastedown, else vg in lightly edgeworn dj. 25.00

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14 ACKROYD, Peter WILDE, Oscar) Last Testament of Oscar Wilde. First Edition in dustjacket
Hamish Hamilton, 1983, ISBN:0241109647 
ACKROYD, Peter. The Last Testament of Oscar Wilde. L: Hamish Hamilton, (1983). First Printing. Pp. 185. 8vo, green cloth, gilt titles to spine. A fictionalization of Oscar Wilde's last years, living in Paris, in poverty and isolation. Vg in dj. 30.00

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15 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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16 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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17 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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18 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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19 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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20 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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