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1 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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2 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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3 ACORN, Milton). LEMM, Richard Milton Acorn : In Love and Anger. First Edition in dustjacket
Carleton University Press, Ottawa, 1999, 
(ACORN, Milton). LEMM, Richard. Milton Acorn : In Love and Anger. (Ottawa) : Carleton University Press, (1999). First Edition. Pp (8),[ix]-xiii,(1),[1]-279,(3). Illustrated with 12 b&w photos and a b&w reproduction of Brian Burke's portrait as frontispiece. 8vo (162 x 235 mm), black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Milton James Rhode Acorn (b. March 30, 1923, Charlottetown,Prince Edward Island. – d. August 20, 1986, Charlottetown) a Canadian poet , writer, and playwright. Richard Lemm (b. September 7, 1946, Seattle, Washington) was living in Charlottetown at the time of publication. "In the first major biography of Milton Acorn, the voice of one of Canada's leading poets resounds across the years since it was raised, impassioned and protesting, in the 1960s and 1970s. This study traces Acorn's essential patriotism to his roots in Prince Edward Island and shows that family, landscape, and the troubled shades of postcolonial society were continuous spurs to his creative life. Through archival and private sources, many previously untapped, Richard Lemm connects Acorn's self-perpetuated image as a working-class rebel, and his peculiar brand of communism, to his employment history and experience of war. The poet's troubled relationships with family members, hiswife - writer Gwendolyn MacEwan - lovers, other writers and friends, and h is chronic ill-health are all explored as sources of both personal pain andinspiration. This is a warts-and-all portrait of the only writer ever to b e honoured by his peers as 'The People's Poet of Canada'." ""A remarkable achievement. This book not only gives us new insight into Acorn's life, but also into his work. A fine critical biography of one of Canada's great poets." Patrick Lane." - Patrick Lane. Chapters : Foreword; Prologue : Vancouver, 1967; 1. In Love and Anger; 2. Forerunners; 3. I've Tasted My Blood; 4. If You're Stronghearted; 5. On St. Urbain Street; 6. Toronto and Marriage; 7. Another Coast; 8. The People's Poet; 9. The Figure in the Landscape; 10.A Bird in the Builder's Hand. Epilogue : Dig Up My Heart. With end-notes, works cited, and index. Very good in dustjacket. 25.00

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4 ACORN, Milton). LEMM, Richard LEMM, Richard Milton Acorn : In Love and Anger. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed
Carleton University Press, Ottawa, 1999, 1999 0886293405 / 9780886293406 
(ACORN, Milton). LEMM, Richard. Milton Acorn : In Love and Anger. (Ottawa) : Carleton University Press, (1999). First Edition. Pp (8),[ix]-xiii,(1),[1]-279,(3). Illustrated with 12 b&w photos and a b&w reproduction of Brian Burke's portrait as frontispiece. 8vo (162 x 235 mm), black cloth, gilt lettering to spine.

Milton James Rhode Acorn (b. March 30, 1923, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. – d. August 20, 1986, Charlottetown) a Canadian poet, writer, and playwright.

Richard Lemm (b. September 7, 1946, Seattle, Washington) was living in Charlottetown at the time of publication.

"In the first major biography of Milton Acorn, the voice of one of Canada's leading poets resounds across the years since it was raised, impassioned and protesting, in the 1960s and 1970s. This study traces Acorn's essential patriotism to his roots in Prince Edward Island and shows that family, landscape, and the troubled shades of postcolonial society were continuous spurs to his creative life. Through archival and private sources, many previously untapped, Richard Lemm connects Acorn's self-perpetuated image as a working-class rebel, and his peculiar brand of communism, to his employment history and experience of war. The poet's troubled relationships with family members, his wife - writer Gwendolyn MacEwan - lovers, other writers and friends, and his chronic ill-health are all explored as sources of both personal pain and inspiration. This is a warts-and-all portrait of the only writer ever to be honoured by his peers as 'The People's Poet of Canada'."

""A remarkable achievement. This book not only gives us new insight into Acorn's life, but also into his work. A fine critical biography of one of Canada's great poets." Patrick Lane." - Patrick Lane.

Foreword;
Prologue : Vancouver, 1967;
1. In Love and Anger;
2. Forerunners;
3. I've Tasted My Blood;
4. If You're Stronghearted;
5. On St. Urbain Street;
6. Toronto and Marriage;
7. Another Coast;
8. The People's Poet;
9. The Figure in the Landscape;
10. A Bird in the Builder's Hand.
Epilogue : Dig Up My Heart.

With end-notes, works cited, and index.

Very good in dustjacket. Signed by Lemm. 30.00


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5 ADRIAN, Arthur A. LEMON, Mark PUNCH Mark Lemon : First Editor of Punch. First Edition in dustjacket.
Oxford University Press, London, 1966, 
ADRIAN, Arthur A. Mark Lemon : First Editor of Punch. London : Oxford University Press, 1966. First Edition. Pp. (8),[ix]-xiv,[1]-241,(1) + 8 pages ofb&w illustrations. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine, top edge red . Arthur Allen Adrian (b. April 24, 1906, Moundridge, Kansas - d. October 21, 1996, Cleveland, Ohio). A biography of Mark Lemon (1809-1870), the firsteditor of Punch, published to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the found ing of the magazine in 1841. "A biography of Mark Lemon (1809-1870), the first Editor of Punch, has long been overdue, but Lemon has been fortunate inhis eventual biographer, Professor Arthur A. Adrian of the English Departm ent, Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, who has already shown hissympathetic understanding of the Victorian period in his life of Georgina Hogarth. Lemon is at last fully revealed as the man who was chiefly responsible for the survival of Punch in its early days, who edited the magazine for close on thirty years, and whose genial diplomacy and tact fused a miscellaneous band of writers and artists into the brotherhood of the Punch Table. Professor Adrian's researches have enabled him to present a fresh and absorbing picture of the early Punch collaborators; but he has done much morethan this. He has brought to light a representative Victorian of inexhaust ible energy and gusto, a prolific dramatist and author, an amateur actor famous for his Falstaff, the friend of Charles Dickens and Benjamin Webster, and not least a tireless philanthropist and public benefactor, whose own large family and generous temper kept him always impecunicous. It is a rich and readable study in Victoriana that Professor Adrian has given us to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the founding of Punch in 1841." (from the dj). Contents : Preface. 1. 'The Days of Glory'. 2. Hops, Chops, and Playbills. 3. Punch Is Born. 4. 'From Street Corner to Drawing-Room'. 5. Punch TableTalk. 6. Punch 'Jaunts and Jollities'. 7. Friends and Enemies. 8. 'Outs' w ith 'Sparkler'. 9. 'Father of Crawley'. 10. 'Scribbling Is a Pleasure'. 11.'In Propria Persona'. 12. 'Under the Daisies'. Appendix. Bibliography. Ind ex. Slight bump to tail of spine, else vg in well rubbed, edgeworn, but unclipped dustjacket. 35.00

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6 AITKEN, Kelley, Sue GOYETTE, and Barbara SCOTT. LYON, Annabel. McKAY, Don. STENSON, Fred. First Writes.
Banff Centre Press, Banff, AB, 2005, ISBN:1894773160 
AITKEN, Kelley, Sue GOYETTE, and Barbara SCOTT, eds. First Writes. (Banff, AB): The Banff Centre Press, 2005. First Printing. Pp. (6),vii-viii,1-149,(3). 8vo, illustrated brown, white and green card covers with black and white lettering to front cover and to brown spine. "It's one thing to sign on for the long and lonely apprenticeship that is the life of a writer; most writers have, or eventually develop, a certain talen for that kind of solitude. But when it comes time to publish that first book, the experience of crossing the line from private to public space can be daunting -- even overwhelming. 'First Writes' explores the trepidations and trioumphs of becoming apublished author. In it, Canadian authors describe their 'first writes' by writing openly, sometimes scathingly, and often hilariously, of their expe ctations and insecurities, humiliations and triumphs at every stage of publication. In this collection, novelists, playwrights, poets, filmmakers, andshort story writers offer anecdotes, musings, and reminiscences on the oft en bewildering process of having a first book published." - from the rear cover. Includes selections from: Kelley Aitken, Paul Anderson, Antonia Banyard, bill bissett, Paulette Dube, Eric Folsom, Sue Goyette, Elizabeth Greene, Irene Guilford, Greg Hollingshead, Helen Humphreys, Chrs Koentges, Jeanette Lynes, Annabel Lyon, Rick Maddocks, Don McKay, K.D. Miller, Lorie Miseck, Kim Moritsugu, Leilah Nadir, Peter Oliva, Ruth Roach Pierson, Sina Queyras, Gloria Sawai, Barbara Scott, Anne Simpson, Joan Skogan, Susannah M. Smith, Fred Stenson, Valerie Weiss, and Rachel Wyatt. Faint crease to front cover, else very good. Due to its small size, shipping costs should be a bit cheaper than quoted. 14.00

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7 ALCOTT, Ron. RICHARDSON, Arleigh D. STEWART, Dick, foreword. Building Classic Salmon Flies. First Edition in dustjacket.
Nimbus, Halifax, 1995, ISBN:1551091380 
ALCOTT, Ron. Building Classic Salmon Flies. Foreword by Dick Stewart. Edited by Arleigh D. Richardson III. Photographs by the author. Halifax: Nimbus Publishing Ltd., (1995). First Printing. Pp. (6),7-197,(1). Illustrated in black and white. Large 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "In a book that will be welcomed by both experienced salmon fly tyers and fly-tyers who have not yet built a classic salmon fly, master fly-tyer Ron Alcott explains how to build these brilliant flies, which more than any others have risen to the status of an art form. A student of the nineteenth- andearly-twentieth-century writers on salmon flies, Alcott demystifies for to day's readers the often confusing information and instructions in those historic texts and offers extensive advice for contemporary tyers." -- from dust jacket. Very good in price-clipped dust jacket. 25.00

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8 ALDISS, Brian W. and Harry HARRISON HARRISON, Harry POHL, Frederick SILVERBERG, Robert Hell's Cartographers : Some Personal Histories of Science Fiction Writers. First Edition in dustjacket
1975, 
ALDISS, Brian W. and Harry HARRISON (eds.). Hell's Cartographers : Some Personal Histories of Science Fiction Writers. With contributions by Alfred Bester, Damon Knight, Frederik Pohl, Robert Silverberg, Harry Harrison [and] Brian W. Aldiss. N.Y. : (1975). Very good in slightly chipped dustjacket. 20.00

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9 ALLEN, Charles KIPLING, Rudyard Kipling Sahib : India and the Making of Rudyard Kipling. First Edition in dustjacket, signed by author
Little, Brown, London, 2007, ISBN:9780316726559 
ALLEN, Charles. Kipling Sahib : India and the Making of Rudyard Kipling. (London) : Little, Brown, (2007). First British Edition. Pp (8),ix-xix,(3),1-426,+ 16 pp plates. Text illustrations. Maps. Index. 8vo, brown cloth, red lettering to spine, illustrated endpapers. "This is the story of the forgotten Kipling: 'Ruddy' the troubled youth eager to be accepted by Anglo-Indian society but too arrogant for his own good. A boy terrified of heat, darkness, and disease; a teenager who suffered a series of physical and mental breakdowns and turned to opiates for relief. A young man compelled to take dangerous 'night walks' into the native city of Lahore. This is Ruddy the breaker of taboos: who visited prostitutes; who wrote about love across the racial divide and wives who committed adultery in the hill-stations; who wrote sympathetically about the drunks and vagabonds of the British underclass. But when Kipling used his pen to attack figures in the highest tiers of the establishment, he became too scandalous for British India's comfort. At twenty-three, Ruddy left India to make a name for himself in literary London." (from the dj). Contents : Introduction: 'Seek not to question.' 1. 'Mother of cities': Bombay and a beginning, 1865-7. 2. 'Youth in the eye of thesun': Bombay and expulsion from Eden, 1867-71. 3. 'A double death': Souths ea and Lahore, 1871-7. 4. 'One school of many': United Services College, Westward Ho!, and Bikaner House, Lahore, 1877-82. 5. 'As a prince entering his kingdom': Lahore and Simla, 1882-3. 6. 'The seething city': Lahore and the Family Square, 1883-4. 7. 'The Oldest Land': The Punjab and Simla, 1885. 8. 'In vigil or toil or ease': The Plains and the Hills, 1886. 9. 'Forty foolish yarns': From Lahore to Allahabad, 1887-8. 10. 'Who travels the fastest': Simla, Allahabad and an ending, 1888-9. 11. 'Life and Death ... and Love and Fate': London and fame, 1889-91. 12. 'Try as he will': Weddings and funerals, Vermont and Sussex, 1892-9. Envoi: 'In the faith of little children: Kim and after, 1899-1936. Very good in unclipped dustjacket. Signed without insription by the author. 30.00

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10 ALSON, Sandra, (ed.) MacKENZIE, William Ord BLACKSTOCK, Cicely , (ed.) Another World : William Ord Mackenzie’s Sojourn in the Canadas, 1839 - 1843
2015, 
ALSON, Sandra and Cicely BLACKSTOCK, (eds.). ‘Another World’ : William Ord Mackenzie’s Sojourn in the Canadas, 1839 - 1843. Toronto : The Champlain Society, 2015. Pp (14),[xv]-lvi,(13),14-645,(9). Illustrated. Maps. Index. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine, blind-stamped Champlain Society sealon front board. "William Ord Mackenzie, a recently graduated British army surgeon, describes for his friends and family back home his life in his first posting to ‘another world’: the Canadas, in the period just after the Rebellions. Opinionated, frank, sometimes arrogant and prejudiced, but alwayscurious, Mackenzie details for his readers the social and political affair s of the colonies over five years. He serves in the major cities ? Toronto,Kingston, Montreal and Quebec? and witnesses cultural events, social affai rs, sports, and theatrical performances. He is also posted to smaller garrisons ? Rivière-du-Loup, Chambly and the frontier post of Fort Ingall near the American border, and writes, sometimes despairingly, about their conditions. As a well-connected Scot, Mackenzie has entrée into the highest society of the colony, dining with lieutenant-governors, prominent businessmen, writers and politicians, but he also finds himself in the homes of ordinary Canadians in rural settings, enjoying the dances, weddings, sleighing and snowshoeing that helped to alleviate the boredom of service in a peacetime army. Politics, food, natural history, geography, the weather, local gossip and pretty girls all form part of his journals, as does a detailed account of his reading, in newspapers, journals and books. Illustrated with pen-and-ink drawings and detailed maps and sketches of cities and army posts, thislittle-known journal makes a remarkable contribution to our understanding of a young country ? Canada in embryo following a time of grave troubles. It explores a place slowly and painfully healing from the conflict and divisions brought by rebellion but preparing to take the first shaky and uncertain steps towards a truly united nation. Contents : Ilustrations and Maps; Preface and Acknowledgments; Introduction; Textual Note; Journals; [Journal,Volume I]; Description of a Sojourn in Another World, Volume II, Toronto, U.C. 1839; Journal of a Sojourn in Another World! Volume III, Rivière-du-Loup, 1840; Journal of a Scribbler in Another World, Volume IV, Quebec, 1841;Journal of an Officer in Canada, Volume V, Chambly, C.-E., 1843; Appendix: William Ord Mackenzie's Reading; Selected Bibliography. ADDITIONAL SHIPPIN G CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE CANADA DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Very good. 50.00

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11 ALSWANG, Betty. HIKEN, Ambur. Personal House : The Homes of Artists and Writers. First Edition.
Whitney Library of Design, New York, 1961, 
ALSWANG, Betty and Ambur HIKEN. The Personal House : The Homes of Artists and Writers. New York : Whitney Library of Design, (1961). First Printing. Pp. (8),9-80. Illustrated in black and white, with two tipped-in colour plates. Large 4to, black cloth spine, photo-illustrated grey paper covered boards, red and black lettering to front board, gilt lettering to spine. Editedby Joan Adler. Contents: I: Westchester County: Hananiah Harari House (for painter Hananiah Harari and his wife Freda); Don Wallance House (industria l designer Don Wallance, and his wife Shula); Kanaga-Putnam House (for painter/journalist Wallace Putnam and his wife, photographer Consuelo Kanaga). II: Rockland County: Henry Varnum Poor House (painter/sculptor Henry VarnumPoor and Bessie Breuer); Corcos-Levy House (for author/scholar Edgar Levy and his wife, painter Lucille Corcos). III: Fairfield County: Jimmy Ernst House (artist Jimmy Ernst and his wife Dallas); Jean & Tom Hollyman House (fashion photographer Jean Hollyman, and her hsuband, journalist/photographerTom Hollyman); Bill Atkinson House (fashion designer Bill Atkinson and his wife Sylvia). IV: Bucks County: Reid-Bourneuf House (Broadway actors Franc es Reid and Philip Bourneuf); Valentine D'Ogries House (stained glass artist Valentine Francs D'Ogries); Wolfgang Roth House (stage designer Wolfgang Roth). V: The Hamptons: Costantino Nivola House (sculptor Costantino Nivola); Dorothy Norman House (journalist and historian Dorothy Norman); Johnson-Sykes House (painted Buffie Johnson and critic and novelist Gerald Sykes). VI: Woodstock: Small-Ludins House (sculptress Hannah Small and painter Eugene Ludins); Julio De Diego House (visual artist Julio de Diego); Anton Refregier House (painter and muralist Anton Refregier). Light spotting to top edge, else very good. 50.00

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Inter-Plays : Works and Words of Writers and Critics : A Festschrift Published in honour of Albert-Reiner Glaap.  First Edition, Signed., ALTHOF, Rolf, Rurik von ANTROPOFF, and Klaus Peter MULLER (eds.).
12 ALTHOF, Rolf, Rurik von ANTROPOFF, and Klaus Peter MULLER (eds.). Inter-Plays : Works and Words of Writers and Critics : A Festschrift Published in honour of Albert-Reiner Glaap. First Edition, Signed.
Breakwater, St. John's, NL, 1994, ISBN:1550810782 1994 1550810782 / 9781550810783 
ALTHOF, Rolf, Rurik von ANTROPOFF, and Klaus Peter MULLER (eds.). Inter-Plays: Works and Words of Writers and Critics : A Festschrift Published in honour of Albert-Reiner Glaap. (St. John's, NF) : Breakwater, (1994). First Edition. Pp (8),9-355,(5). 8vo, blue-green cardcovers, French flaps, gilt lettering to spine.

"Inter-Plays is a collection of literary and critical texts. The literary texts were written by well-known contemporary authors such as Henry Beissel, Alan Ayckbourn, and Roger Hall respectively from Canada, Great Britain and New Zealand. In order to widen the reader's understanding each literary contribution is followed by a critical commentary of a university scholar with the intention of providing a first interpretation and thus putting the text in perspective with regard to its meaning, its position among the other works of its author and discussing its context." - front the front flap.

"Albert Reiner Glaap was born in Wuppertal, North Rhine-Westphalia on September 1, 1929. Having attended the local grammar school, he went to the university of Cologne in 1950, where he took his degree in English, Latin, and Philosophy. From 1952 to 1953 he was a student at King's College, London, and in 1955 he was awarded a doctorate for his dissertation, entitled "Bishop Hall's Virgidemiarum, seen as written in imitation of Juvenal: A contribution to the beginnings of English satire".

A.- R. Glaap began his career as a teacher of English and Latin at the Luisengymnasium in Dusseldorf, where he taught from 1956 until 1971. During this period he took a year off to teach at the William Penn Charter School in Philadelphia (1961/1962), and also became tutor in charge of trainee teachers of English in the Dusseldorf area from 1963 to 1971. In 1971 he became director of the pedagogical Institute (an institute for in service teacher training) in Dusseldorff before being offered a professorship at the teacher training college of North Rhine Westphalia in Neuss in 1973. Since 1980 he has held the post of Professor of English at the heinrich Heine University of Dusseldorf. .

His main fields of interest and study have been Canadian Literature, especially Canadian drama, contemporary English Literature, New Zealand Literature, methodology of English language teaching and problems of literary translation. He has published numerous articles and books in all these fields, and in 1992 was made an officer of the British Empire for his outstanding merits." from rear cover.

Very good. Signed with inscription by Rolf Althof. 20.00

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13 American Guide Series) Augusta- Hallowell on the Kennebec. Compiled by workers of the Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Maine . First Edition.
1940, 
(American Guide Series). Augusta - Hallowell on the Kennebec. Compiled by workers of the Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Maine. Illustrated. (Augusta) : The Kennebec Journal Print Shop, 1940. First Edition. Pp (4),[5]-123,(1), +16 p.photos + folding map. 8vo, wrappers. In the American Guide Series. "This volume makes no attempt to present a comprehensive history of Augusta, the capital of Maine, or of Hallowell, the State's smallest incorporated city. Its principal purpose is to relate the interesting tale of the settlement and growth of the heart of the 'Valley of the Imperial Kennebec' — a story used in many forms by many writers. In compiling factual data for the book, the writers found many variancesin dates and interpretation of historical moments, but, as far as possible , they used only that which had the approval of local historical authorities." Contents: Preface; Tourist Information; Church Guide; The Cities Today;History; From Trading Post to Forest; A Town is Hewn from the Forest; Beca use of a Bridge A New Town is Born; Rival Towns Become Rival Cities; Towardthe Threshold of Tomorrow ; Augusta as Capiatl and County Seat; Kennebec, A Poem; Kennebec — The River that Twists like a Serpent; Augusta : Points of Interest; Hallowell : Points of Interest; Points of Interest in Environs;Chronology; With Bibliography and index. 1" piece at top of spine missing, else very good. 40.00

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14 American Guide Series) Santa Barbara. cloth in worn dj
Hastings House, 1941, 
(American Guide Series). Santa Barbara : A Guide to the Channel City and Its Environs. Compiled and Written by the Southern California Writers' Project of the Work Projects Administration. American Guide Series. Illustrated. N.Y.: Hastings House, 1941. Pp 206. Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, green cloth. Gift inscription, else vg in poor, worn and torn dj. 40.00

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15 ANAND, Mulk Raj. Conversations in Bloomsbury.
Wildwood House, London, 1981, ISBN:0704530619 
ANAND, Mulk Raj. Conversations in Bloomsbury. London : Wildwood House, (1981). First British Edition, from the New Delhi sheets. Pp. (4),[5]-159,(1). With errata sheet tipped in at rear. 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "This book is an hitherto unpublished collection of conversations that Mulk Raj Anand, one of the leading novelists of India, had with the avant garde writers of the twenties including E.M. Forster, Virginia Woolf, D.H. Lawrence, Aldous Huxley and T.S. Eliot. The talks with literary men and women in the bookshops, pubs, cafes and at sherry parties thrown new light on some of the much neglected dimensions of literature. The most fascinatingpart of these conversations is that it reflects the transformation of the novelist's mind and how it helped him develop his rich sensibility, which is so often depicted in his writings." - from the dust jacket. Contents: 1..A Drink with Bonamy Dobrée in Museum Tavern; 2. Lions and Shadows in the S herry Party in Harold Monro's Poetry Bookshop; 3. In Cafe Italiano with Aldous Huxley; 4. Crumpets with Nancy Cunard and Catharine Carswell in Whytelady's; 5. 'How Unpleasant to Meet Mr. Eliot': A Talk in the Etoile with T. S. Eliot and Bonamy Dobrée; 6. God, Joad and Logical Positivism in the LowerRefectory; 7. China Tea in Mr. Binyon's Study in the British Museum; 8. Un der the Chestnut Tree in Tavistock Square with E. M. Forster and Leonard Woolf; 9. In a Public Bar with Harry Tomkins and Bill Bland; 10. A Talk with Arthur Waley about the Asian Novel in Probasthain's Bookshop; 11. Feeding Pigeons with Auntie Emily Richardson in the British Museum Courtyard; 12. Tea and Empathy from Virginia Woolf; 13. A Wordy Quarrel with Clive Bell in Hogarth Press; 14. Art Nonsense Talk with Eric Gill, Herbert Read and Stanley Morrison in Gordon Square;. 15. With Gods and Dark Gods - A Talk with T. S. Eliot in the Criterion Office; 16. A Talk with Lytton Strachey in Virginia Woolf's Drawing Room. 17. Paradox or Order - A Talk with T. S. Eliot in the Criterion office; 18.. Talk over Coffee and Brandy with Valentine and Bonamy Dobrée, Nikhil Sen and Irene Rhys, in Francis Meynall's Flat; 19. Reason and Romanticism - A talk with T. S. Eliot in Schmidt's Restaurant in Charlotte Street; 20. Ecstasy in Uday Shankar's Dance in the Salon of Arthur Waley and Beryl de Zoete. Sparse pencilled marginalia, else very good in dust jacket. Ex-libris Bloomsbury Group scholar S.P. Rosenbaum, with inked acquisition note to ffep. 35.00

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16 ANDREW, Arthur. Defence by Other Means : diplomacy for the underdog.
Canadian Institute of International Affairs, Toronto, 1970, 
ANDREW, Arthur. Defence by Other Means : diplomacy for the underdog. (Toronto) : Canadian Institute of International Affairs, (1970). Pp [i]-ix,(3),[1]-126,(6). 8vo, blue card covers. “Most of the established writers on diplomacy have done their work from the viewpoint of the great power, the leaderin world affairs. This book is a look at the substantially different diplo macy practised by smaller countries whose concern is first to survive and then to thrive in a world largely ordered by the great powers. Often more objects than operators of world politics, the author seeks to describe how international relations seem to the smaller powers, and to offer some impressions on how these countries devise their foreign policies and apply their diplomacies.” - from the back cover. Born in Pictou, Nova Scotia, Arthur Andrew has served as a diplomat in Canadian missions in Bonn, Berlin, Vienna and Prague, has been ambassador to Israel and high commissioner to Cyprus, and later ambassador to Sweden, during which time he inaugurated Canada's negotiations with the People's Republic of China. Covers rubbed and slightly foxed, else very good. Signed with inscription by the author. Due to its small size, shipping costs should be a bit cheaper than quoted. 30.00

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17 ANDREWS, Roy Chapman SCHULTE, H. von W. Monographs of the Pacific Cetacea. II. The Sei Whale (Balaenoptera BorealisLesson). 1. History, Habits, External Anatomy, Osteology, and Relationship s. 2. Anatomy of a Foetus of Balaenopterus Borealis
American Museum of Natural History, New York, 1916, 
ANDREWS, Roy Chapman, and H. von W. SCHULTE. Monographs of the Pacific Cetacea. II. The Sei Whale (Balaenoptera Borealis Lesson). 1. History, Habits, External Anatomy, Osteology, and Relationships. 2. Anatomy of a Foetus of Balaenopterus Borealis. Memoirs of the American Museum of Natural History, New Series, Volume I, Part VI. (New York : American Museum of Natural History), March, 1916. Pp 289-502,(2),+ Plates XXVIII-LVII (with corresponding printed information leaves). Text Illustrations. Folio, grey card covers, lettered in black, spine blank. (1). History, Habits, External Anatomy, Osteology, and Relationships, by Roy Chapman Andrews. Contents : Introduction; Nomenclature; General History; Synopsis of the Literature; Life History; Color; Proportions; Osteology; Opinions of European Writers Regarding the Specific Identity of B. schlegeli and B. borealis; Doubtful Species related to B. borealis; Conclusions. (2). Anatomy of a Foetus of Balaenopterus Borealis, by H. von W. Schulte. Contents : Introduction; Measurements; External Anatomy; Myology; Upper Alimetary Tract; Respiratory Passages; Thorax; Abdomen; Urogenital Appparatus; Angeiology; Cervico-Brachial Plexus; Skeleton; TheEar (by John D. Kernan, Jr.). ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Ex-library (spine label, bookplate, inkstamps), cover e dges chipped, covers professionally repaired, but old amateur tape still showing 200.00

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18 ANSLOW, Florence HALIBURTON, Thomas Haliburton Memorial Museum
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ANSLOW, Florence. The Haliburton Memorial Museum. N.pl.: n.pub., n.d. [[1950's ?]. Pp (3),2-21,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, wraps with armorial device. Rhodenizer p.84. An account of "Clifton" as the Windsor museum dedicated to Thomas Chandler Haliburton. With 20 photos. Very good. 20.00

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19 AQUIN, Hubert BROWN, Alan Antiphonary. in dustjacket
Anansi, Toronto, 1977, ISBN:088784426X 
AQUIN, Hubert. The Antiphonary. Translated by Alan Brown. Toronto : Anansi,(1977). Pp (5),2-196,(8). 8vo, dark brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "The Antiphonary is one of the tours-de-force of Quebec fiction. By turns playful, frenzied, mocking, infuriating, lyrical, it explores the terrain opened up by such modern writers as Nabokov and Borges. The result is a freshdisplay of Aquin's bravura talent, captured in brilliant translation by Al an Brown." (from the dj). Penned name, else very good in unclipped dustjacket. 30.00

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20 ARMBRECHT, Thomas J.D. YOURCENAR, Marguerite) GREEEN, Julian) At the Periphery of the Center : Sexuality and Literary Genre in the Works of Marguerite Yourcenar and Julian Green.
Rodopi , Amsterdam / New York, 2007, ISBN:9789042021891 
ARMBRECHT, Thomas J.D. At the Periphery of the Center : Sexuality and Literary Genre in the Works of Marguerite Yourcenar and Julian Green. Amsterdam–New York : Rodopi, 2007. First Edition. Chiasma 23. Pp [1]-139,(1). 8vo, i llustrated brown card covers. The twenty-third volume in the Chiasma series. “At the Periphery of the Center is the first comparison of two of France's most important twentieth-century authors, Julien Green and Marguerite Yourcenar. It examines textual elements in their plays and novels to draw conclusions about the ways that they represent homosexuality in their texts. Both Yourcenar and Green turned to drama to explore aspects of same-sex desire that they felt unable to express in their prose. The analysis of their plays shows that an emphasis on dialogue and action makes drama a particularly appropriate genre for writing about homosexuality because it affords an author distance and therefore protection from the "proclivities" of his characters. The chapters on the novel show, by contrast, how prose fiction allows an author to explain a character's sexuality with a degree of subtlety difficult to achieve in theatre. Variations in narration and paratext allow writers to avoid condemning discourses and to find an original means of expression instead. At the Periphery brings a new, textually centered approachto Green's and Yourcenar's works that is unlike the psychological analyses that often typify queer readings. It will be of great interest to scholars of twentieth-century French literature and of Gender Studies. The book wil l also appeal to non-academic readers, however, since it is about two French authors who were also American citizens and who wrote about US history and contemporary culture." - from the back cover. Very good. 30.00

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