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1 (BUDGELL, Leonard) RADMORE, Claudia Coutu (ed.). Arctic Twilight : Leonard Budgell and Canada's Changing North
Blue Butterfly Books, Toronto, 2009, ISBN:9780978160012 
(BUDGELL, Leonard). RADMORE, Claudia Coutu (ed.). Arctic Twilight : LeonardBudgell and Canada's Changing North. Edited and with an Introduction by Cl audia Coutu Radmore. (Toronto) : Blue Butterfly Books, (2009). First Edition. Pp (10),[1]-469,(1),+ 32 pp plates. Map. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. “In Arctic Twilight, Leonard Budgell chronicles a traditional way of life that was changing forever, through an outpouring of remarkable letters to a much younger friend, Claudia Coutu Radmore. His pen memorably portrays everything from dancing northern lights and the nesting practices of primal birds to astonishing human adventures and predicaments. Now edited and organized by Claudia, this unique memoir sees the light of day for the first time.” - from the dj. Corners bumped, faint stain to bottom edge, else very good in dustjacket. 22.00

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2 ABBEY, Lloyd Last Whales.A Novel. in dj
Random House, Toronto , 1989, 
ABBEY, Lloyd. The Last Whales : [dj adds...A Novel]. Toronto : Random House, (1989). Pp 364, maps to endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth. "In this novel as rich as the four oceans in which it takes place, the devotion of the Blues [Blue whales]to each other and their indomitable will to live grip us with a story of enduring love." -from the dust jacket. Very good in lightly dampstained and slightly torn (two inch horizontal tear to lower rear cover) dj. 14.00

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3 ABBOTT, John, Graeme S. MOUNT and Michael J. MULLOY. MOUNT, Graeme S. MULLOY, Michael J. History of Fort St. Joseph. Paperback edition.
Dundurn Group, Toronto, 2000, ISBN:1550023373 
ABBOTT, John, Graeme S. MOUNT and Michael J. MULLOY. The History of Fort St. Joseph. Toronto : Dundurn Group, (2000). Paperback edition. Pp. (11), 12-192. Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, illustrated purple card covers. "In early 1812, as the British and the Americans were on the brink of war in North America, Fort St. Joseph was not thought to be of much importance to the British cause. It was disregarded as a useless, poorly located post. But when war was declared, the garrison at Fort St. Joseph pulled off a miracle : it captured the American Fort Mackinac, and for the remainder of the War of 1812 the British never relinquished control of the Upper Great Lakes. Built in the aftermath of the American Revolution, Fort St. Joseph played an importantrole in the defence of Canada. And yet, when the war ended, the fort was a bandoned, and almost forgotten" -- from rear cover. Contents: Prologue: TheUpper Great Lakes context--St. Joseph Island before construction of the fo rt ; Why British authorities built Fort St. Joseph ; Construction of Fort St. Joseph ; International relations, 1794-1812 ; Life at Fort St. Joseph ; The glorious moment--the clandestine attack on Fort Mackinac ; Aftermath ofthe War of 1812 ; Breathing new life into an ancient corpse--Glyn Smith an d the campaign to revive Fort St. Joseph. Very good. 12.50

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4 ABBOTT, Maude E. History of Medicine in the Province of Quebec
Macmillan Company , Toronto, 1931, 
ABBOTT, Maude E. History of Medicine in the Province of Quebec. Toronto : The Macmillan Company of Canada Limited, 1931. Pp (4),7-97,(1), folding frontispiece + 22 pp plates. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, black lettering to front board and spine. Roland, Secondary Sources in the History of Canadian Medicine: A Bibliography, Volume 1, p.117, Watters p.859, Rhodenizer p.580. Reprinted, with additions, from The Storied Province of Quebec. Dr Maude Elizabeth Seymour Abbott (b. March 18, 1869, St. Andrew's, Quebec - d. September 2, 1940, Montreal), physician, surgeon, pathologist, historian.. Contents : Introduction; Era of Primitive Medicine; Scurvy among the First Settlers (1535-1608); French Medicine in the Seventeenth Century; Pioneer Physicians to the time of Michel Sarrazin (1608-1685); Rise of the Early French Hospitals (1639-1697); Michel Sarrazin and other Pioneer Physicians to the year 1760; Medical Legislation under the French Regime; French Practitioners during the early Years of British Rule (1760-1800); Contemporary Physicians of British or Foreign Origin; Inoculation and Vaccination; The Licensing Act of1788; Pioneer Physicians and Medical Activities in the early Nineteenth Ce ntury; Origin of the Montreal General Hospital; Rise of the Montreal Medical Institution and the Medical Faculty of McGill University; The Great Epidemics and Development of Quarantine Regulations in Canada; Establishment of the Medical Facilities of Laval University, Quebec, and of the Universitι de Montrιal; Rival Medical Schools in Montreal: The St. Lawrence School Medicine, The Medical Faculty of Bishop's College; Origin and Development of Medical Journalism and Societies; Medical Licentiation Since the Act of 1788;Introduction of Anaesthesia; Dr. James Barry; History of the Care of the I nsane; The Canadian National Committee for Mental Hygiene; Quebec HospitalsToday; History of the Montreal Morgue; Outstanding Names in the Later Nine teenth Century; Modern Progressive Movements. Gift inscription, else very good. 50.00

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5 ABELLA, Irving Martin Nationalism, Communism, and Canadian Labour : The CIO, the Communist Party,and the Canadian Congress of Labour 1935-1956.
University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1973, ISBN:0602018939 
ABELLA, Irving Martin. Nationalism, Communism, and Canadian Labour : The CIO, the Communist Party, and the Canadian Congress of Labour 1935-1956. (Toronto) : University of Toronto Press, (1973). First Edition. Pp [i]-vii,(5),[1]-256. Index. 8vo, black cloth, silver lettering to spine. Contents : 1. The CIO Comes North. 2. Expulsion 1937-39. 3. The Merger 1939-40. 4. The Steelworkers' Organizing Committee. 5. The CCL, the CCF and the Communist Party 1940-46. 6. The International Union of Mill and Smaller Workers 1936-48.7. The International Woodworkers of America 1940-48. 8. The United Electri cal Workers and the United Automobile Workers 1940-50. 9.The CIO versus theCCL 1940-50. 10. National versus International Unionism 1946-52. 11. Concl usion. Boards a little flared, else very good in price-clipped dustjacket. 25.00

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6 ABELLA, Irving. BERCUSON, David Major Strikes in Canadian History series HANSON, S.D. On Strike : Six Key Labour Struggles in Canada 1919-1949.
James Lorimer & Company, Toronto, 1975, ISBN:0888620578 
ABELLA, Irving. On Strike : Six Key Labour Struggles in Canada 1919-1949. Toronto : James Lorimer & Company, 1975. First Edition. Pp [i]-xv,(1),1-196,(4). 8vo, card covers. No. 1 in the Major Strikes in Canadian History series. Contents : The Winnipeg General Strike (by David Bercuson); Estevan 1931(by S.D. Hanson); Aid to the Civil Power: The Stratford Strike of 1933 (by Desmond Morton); Oshawa 1937 (by Irving M. Abella); Ford Windsor 1945 (by David Moulton); Asbestos 1949 (by Fraser Isbester). Very good. 7.50

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7 ABLEY, Mark Beyond Forget : Rediscovering the Prairies. First Edition in dustjacket
Douglas & McIntyre, Vancouver / Toronto, 1986, ISBN:0888945205 
ABLEY, Mark. Beyond Forget : Rediscovering the Prairies. Vancouver / Toronto : Douglas & McIntyre, (1986). First Printing. Pp 260. 8vo, green cloth, endpaper maps. "This book of travel is a wonderfully fresh and vivid observation of people, places and patterns. .Here are the prairies revealed by a traveller with an eye for the idiosyncratic as well as the sublime." Abley's1985 journey through the small towns of Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Albert a. Vg-fine in dustjacket. 30.00

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8 ACHESON, T.W Saint John : The Making of a Colonial Urban Community. First Edition in dustjacket, signed.
University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1985, ISBN:0802025862 
ACHESON, T.W. Saint John : The Making of a Colonial Urban Community. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, (1985). First Printing. Pp (14),[3]-314,(2). 8vo, white cloth with red lettering to spine. "Saint John, New Brunswick,was a small, stagnant mercantile town in 1800. Its character was set by it s British garrison, a fwe prominent Loyalist officials, and a small merchant elite. But that character changed quickly and dramatically in the first half of the nineteenth century.." - from the dj. Contents: 1. The Urban Economy; 2. The Common Council; 3. The Merchant and the Social Order; 4. Bone and Sinew: The Artisans and the Social Order; 5. Irishmen and Bluenoses; 6. The Evangelical Movement; 7. Temperance; 8. Education; 9. Anatomy and Political Reform; 10. Private Capital and Public Resources; 11. Policing the City; 12. The People of a Loyalist City. Vg in dj. Signed without inscription by Acheson on the title page. 25.00

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Medieval Structure : The Gothic Vault.  in dj , ACLAND, James H.
9 ACLAND, James H. Medieval Structure : The Gothic Vault. in dj
University of Toronto Press, 1972, ISBN:0802018866 
ACLAND, James H. Medieval Structure : The Gothic Vault. (Toronto): University of Toronto Press, (1972). Pp. 254. Illustrated. 4to, tan ill. cloth, gilt titles to black spine. The author discusses both the Gothic style of decoration and the logic and development of Gothic architectural structure in medieval Europe. Faint brown speckles to the top corner, else vg in dj (light wear to head of spine and top corners). 125.00

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10 Acme Crafts) Acme Crafts : Fishing Tackle and Hunting Equipment Catalogue 1964
Acme Crafts, Toronto, Ontario, 1964, 
(Acme Crafts). Acme Crafts : Fishing Tackle and Hunting Equipment Catalogue(1964). Toronto, Ontario : Acme Criafts, (1964). Pp (4),1-137,(1). Illustr ated. 4to, black cloth tape spine, black and orange card coveris, lettered in orange and black. Minor edge wear, else very good. 40.00

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11 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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12 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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13 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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14 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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15 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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16 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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17 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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18 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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19 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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20 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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