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Window on the North. First Edition in dustjacket, FORD, R.A.D.
181 FORD, R.A.D. Window on the North. First Edition in dustjacket
Ryerson Press, Toronto , 1956, 
FORD, R.A.D. A Window on the North. Toronto : The Ryerson Press, (June 1956). First Edition. Pp (4),v-vi,(2),3-48,(2). 8vo, grey boards, brown lettering to front board and spine. Robert Arthur Douglas Ford (b. January 8, 1915, Ottawa - d. April 12, 1998, Vichy, France) was a Canadian poet, translator and diplomat. "The north and the south: these are the main influences in the poetry of Mr. Ford. And with a high receptivity to extreme, it was luckthat took him in the service of Canadian diplomacy from the feminine grace of Rio-de-Janeiro to the hard masculinity of Moscow. Throughout his poems, even those on strictly Canadian themes, these two influences constantly re appear. The book is divided into three parts, of which the third, 'Luis Medias Pontual in Red Square,' is perhaps the most important. It was written just after the war, in Moscow, and reflects the impact on the author of the many disenchanged Spanish Republic émigrés whom he encountered at that time. In the person of Luis Medias Pontual the poem tries to portray the tragedy of the western intellectual of the left, awakening to bitter disillusionment, and of the incapacity of the Westerner to comprehend the mystery of Russia." - from the dj. The poems: Part I. Middle of the Century. "Lynx", "Twenty Below ", "The Golden Grove", "The Stranger with the Hammer of Thor", "A. Window on the North", "Middle of the Century", "Back to Dublin", "Thaw in January", "Indian Summer", "Pastiche", "Roadside near Moscow ". Part II.A Delusion of Reference. "Red Landscape", "A Delusion of Reference", "The Stick Laid Down", "Pavlovsk", "Unheeding in Despair", "Revenge of the Hunted", "Small Boys Playing", "Emigré", "Two Sonnets on a Hunting Theme", "Child Crying in the Night", "Blue Mist", "Poem", "Letter to My Mother", "Confidences of an Itabirano". Part III. Luis Medias Pontual in Red Square. Very good to fine in sunned dustjacket (closed tear to front panel). 50.00

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182 FORD, R.A.D. NEIZVESTNY, Ernst Dostoyevsky and Other Poems
Mosaic Press, Oakville, 1988, ISBN:0889624119 
FORD, R.A.D. Dostoyevsky and Other Poems. Drawings and Illustrations by Ernst Neizvestny. Oakville: Mosaic Press, (1988). Pp. (5)6-104,(2). 8vo, purple ill. card covers with pink and white lettering to front cover, pink lettering to spine. Robert Arthur Douglas Ford (b. January 8, 1915, Ottawa - d. April 12, 1998, Vichy, France) was a Canadian poet, translator and diplomat. "This new book of poems highlights Robert Ford's most sensitive reading and appreciation of Russian culture and his astonishing ability to create precise, dramatic and enduring poetry." - from the rear cover. Very good. Dueto its small size, shipping costs should be cheaper than quoted. 15.00

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Napoleon and His Court. UK no dj , FORESTER, C.S. Napoleon)
183 FORESTER, C.S. Napoleon) Napoleon and His Court. UK no dj
Methuen, London, 1924, 
FORESTER, C.S. Napoleon and His Court. L.: Methuen, 1924. Pp 247, with 8 pppub. cat., frontis + 15 plates. 8vo, green cloth, black lettering, devices and rules on sp. and fr. bd. Edges worn, nick to r. bd. top edge, some sma ll surface nicks to cloth. Internally clean and tight. A scarce early work.400.00

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184 FORSTER, E.M.) GARDNER, Philip (ed.) Journals and Diaries of E.M. Forster. in three volumes
Pickering & Chatto, London, 2011, ISBN:9781848931145 
(FORSTER, E.M.). The Journals and Diaries of E.M. Forster. London : Pickering & Chatto, 2011. Pp (6),vii-xxxii,(1),1-242,(12); (6),1-260,(6); (6),1-311,(3). Illustrated. Index. 8vo, grey cloth, gilt lettering and maroon panels to spines. In The Pickering Masters series. Contents: Vol. 1. General Introduction ; Normandy Journal (1895) ; Journal (1898) ; Journal (1899) ; Journal (1900) ; Trip to Switzerland and italy (1901) ; Mediterranean Journal (1903-9). Vol. 2. The 'Locked Diary' (1909-67). Vol. 3. Stisted (1910) ; Belfast Journal (1912) ; 'Incidents of War' Memoir, Alexandria (1915-17) ; Journal (1925) ; Africa Journal (1929) ; French Itinerary (1931) ; America Journal (1947 and 1949) ; Journal (1950) ; Journal (1952) ; 'Travel Journal, France (1953) ; 'Travel Journal, Portugal (1953) ; Loose Diary Pages (1954 and 1955) ; Trip to France (1955) ; Hellenic Cruise (1956) ; 'Trip to Australia (1957) ; Journal (1958) ; Trip to 'Italy Diary (possibly 1962) ; Journal (1964) ; 'West Hackhurst: A surrey ramble' ; Index. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE CANADA DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Some smudging to cloth, else very good. Ex-libris Bloomsbury Group scholar S.P. Rosenbaum, with his pencilled notes to edpapers and margins throughout. Theset for 150.00 $150.00

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185 FORTIN, Jutta Emma. Chiasma, 16. Methods in Madness : Control Mechanisms in the French Fantastic. First Edition, Paperback.
Rodopi, Amsterdam, New York, 2005, ISBN:9042016566 
FORTIN, Jutta Emma. Methods in Madness : Control Mechanisms in the French Fantastic. (Amsterdam, New York: Rodopi, 2005). First Printing. Pp. (6),[7]-148. 8vo, illustrated purple card covers with yellow spine, yellow lettering to front cover, purple lettering to spine. Chiasma, number 16. Series editor: Michael Bishop [of Halifax]. "The language of the fantastic left its mark upon many different thinkers in 19th-century Europe. Marx's comparison of consumer goods to fetish objects, works by Villiers de l'Isle Adam or other novelists about machines that assume lives of their own, or the diagnoses of psychological illness offered by doctors in Maupassant's tales all blur the lines between scientific description and beliefs in the magical. Building upon a wealth of critical studies devoted to the fantastic and upon Freud's theory of the unconscious, Jutta Fortin proposes that many classic stories of the fantastic undermine basic psychological mechanisms that are designed to heol their users cope with shocking to disturbing events. By defining five of these defence mechanisms, and analysing stories by eight writers that both illustrate and subvert such mechanisms, Dr Fortin offers provocative reasons why fantastic stories appealed to those readers who wished to better understand human motivations." - from rear. Contents: Introduction: History and Theories of the Fantastic -- The Fantastic and PsychologicalDefence -- Outline. 1. Fetishization: Fetishization and the Fantastic -- B alzac's "Le Chef-d'oeuvre inconnu" -- Maupassant's "La Chevelure" -- Gautier's "Le Pied de momie". 2. Projection: Projection and the Fantastic -- The Uncanny -- Sand's "La Fee aux gros yeux" -- George Sand and Idealism -- Merimee's "Carmen". 3. Intelectualization: Intellectualization and the Fantastic -- Merimee's "La Venus d'Ille" -- Merimee's "Carmen". 4. Mechanization: Mechanization and the Fantastic -- Hoffmann's "Der Sandmann" -- Villiers del'Isle-Adam's "L'Eve future" -- The Mechanical Monster. 5. Compulsion: Com puilsion and the Fantastic -- Maupassant's "Madame Hermet" -- Maupassant's "Fou". With conclusion and bibliography. Very good. 40.00

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186 FRANCE, Anatole AUSTEN, John ALLINSON, Alfred, trans. Gods Are Athirst. 1st thus no dj
FRANCE, Anatole. The Gods Are Athirst. Translated by Alfred Allinson with illustrations by John Austen. L.: John Lane The Bodley Head / N.Y.: Dodd, Mead and Co., (1928). Lg 8vo, black cloth. Light wear, else vg. 40.00

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Anfruhr der Engel.  in dj, in slipcase.  signed.  ltd ed.  with print., FRANCE, Anatole LEONHARD, Rudolf (ubertragen) EISLER, Georg MAYER, Hans (nachwort)
187 FRANCE, Anatole LEONHARD, Rudolf (ubertragen) EISLER, Georg MAYER, Hans (nachwort) Anfruhr der Engel. in dj, in slipcase. signed. ltd ed. with print.
Paul Zsolnay Verlag GmbH / Büchergilde Gutenburg, Wien, 1983, ISBN:3763228497 
(EISLER, Georg) FRANCE, Anatole. Anfruhr der Engel . Ins Deutsche übertragen von Rudolf Leonhard. Durchgesehene Fassung Alexandra Auer. Mit einem Nachowrt von Hans Mayer und achtunddreißig Bildren von Georg Eisler. Verlgt vonder Büchergilde Gutenburg im Jahre 1983. (Wien: Paul Zsolnay Verlag GmbH / Büchergilde Gutenburg), 1983. Pp. [1]-285,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, blue clot h with white lettered red title block to spine, with blue ribbon place-marker in plain red paper covered slipcase. [Dieses Buch ist Nr. 30 von 125 Kopien]. A translated copy of France's "Revolt of the Angels", wonderfully illustrated with several of Austrian artist Georg Eisler's engravings. Includes an engraved, hand-numbered and signed portrait print of France by Eisler laid in at front, and is supplemented by an original pencilled sketch of a devilish looking figure, also signed by Eisler, on the half-title. Numberedand signed by Eisler on the colophon. Vg in very lightly rubbed (to spine) dj. In slipcase. 200.00

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188 FRANCE, Anatole PLEIADE BANCQUART, Marie-Claire Oeuvres I. in dj
Bibliothéque de la Pleiade, 1984, 
FRANCE, Anatole. Oeuvres. I. Édition établie, présentée et annotée par Marie-Claire Bancquart. [Paris]: Gallimard / (Bibliothéque de la Pleiade, 1984). Pp. 1469. Text in French. Small 8vo, brown leather, green title block with gilt to spine, ribbon marker, top edge dyed orange. Vg in dj. 50.00

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189 FRASER, Alexander Clan Fraser in Canada : Souvenir of the First Annual Gathering, Toronto, May 5th, 1894, First Edition
Mail Job Printing Co., Toronto, 1895, 
FRASER, Alexander, (Mac-Fhionnlaidh). The Clan Fraser in Canada : Souvenir of the First Annual Gathering, Toronto, May 5th, 1894. Toronto : Mail Job Printing Co., 1895. First Edition. Pp (8),[9]-112,+ 1 folding plate. Text Illustrations. 8vo, blue pressed cloth, silver lettering to front board, witha blank spine, all edges dyed red. Cntents : Introduction; France's Highla nders; Seventy-First Regiment; Fraser De Berry's Organization; Formation ofthe Clan Fraser in Canada; First Annual Clan Dinner; Toast of "The Clan," containing references to : Origin of the Clan, Change of Surnames; Origin of the Name "Fraser" The Norman-French Theory; Mr. Skene's Position Criticised; The Bond between Lord Lovat and the Marquis de la Frezeliere; Scottish Origin of the Name; Mr. Homer Dixon's Argument; The Frasers in the Lowlands; The Clan Fraser Established in the Highlands; Succession of the Chiefs; Alexander of Beaufort; Succession of the Strichen Family; A Curious Prediction; Reply to the Toast; A Guest Honored; Tcast of "The Clan in Canada."; "Distinguished Clansmen"; In Art; In Science; In Literature; In Theology; In War; Iti Politics; Organization of the Clan; Georgina Fraser-Newhall; Fraser's Drinking Song ; Simon Fraser, Discoverer of the Fraser River; Simon Lord Lovat, Beheaded on Tower Hill; Brigadier Simon Fraser; Si-i-ond Annual Dinner; Constitution and By-laws of the Clan; List of Officers. Illustrations: Frontispiece Armorial Bearings of the Clan; Menu and Toast List Card; Al exander Fraser (MacFhionnlaidh); Robert Lovat Fraser; Ex-Mayor John Fraser;William A. Fraser; Georgina Fraser-Newhall; Simon, Fourteenth Lord Lovat; Brigadier Simon Fraser. Rubbed, light edgewear, minor waterstain to fore-edge of last few leaves, else very good. 100.00

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190 FRÉMON, Jean NOEL, Bernard. Le double jeu du tu.
édition fata morgana, 1977, 
FRÉMON, Jean, et Bernard NOEL. Le double jeu du tu. édition fata morgana, (1977). First Trade Edition. Pp [1]-[118],(10). 8vo, printed yellow card covers, French flaps. The fifth volume in the series le grand pal. Limited to 1000 copies. Jean Frémon is a French writer. Bernard Noël is a French writer and poet, born in 1930. Wear to top spine, else very good. From the library of Canadian poet and critic Michael Bishop. 22.00

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191 FRENAUD, Andre PINGAUD, Bernard) Notre Inhabilete Fatale : Entretiens avec Bernard Pingaud. signed.
Gallimard, Paris, 1979, 
FRÉNAUD, André. Notre Inhabileté Fatale : Entretiens avec Bernard Pingaud. [Paris]: Gallimard, (1979). Pp. (10),[11]-267,(5). 8vo, printed white card covers with black and red lettering to front and spine. A collection of interviews with the French novelist/essayist. Text in French. Some wear to outer hinges, much indecipherable inked marginalia throughout, else good. Signed and inscribed by Frénaud on the half-title, to Michael Bishop. 30.00

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192 FRÉNAUD, André). Sud : Revue litéraire bimestrielle. 11e année. André Frénaud
Sud, Marseille , 1981, ISBN:2864460122 
(FRÉNAUD, André). Sud : Revue litéraire bimestrielle. 11e année. André Frénaud. (Marseille : Sud, 1981). Pp 1-324,(4). 8vo, pale green card covers, printed in red and black. This issue of the review Sud presents papers dealing with André Frénud. Text in French. André Frénaud (1907-1993) was one ofthe most important French poets of the second half of the twentieth centur y, successors of the surrealist movement. Gift inscription, else very good. 30.00

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193 FRÉNAUD, André). LITTLE, Roger. André Frénaud : Entre l'interrogation et le André Frénaud : Entre l'interrogation et le vide
Sud, Marseille, 1989, ISBN:2864461093 
(FRÉNAUD, André). LITTLE, Roger. André Frénaud : Entre l'interrogation et le vide. (Marseille) : Sud, (1989). First Edition. Pp (6),7-264,(4). 8vo, white card covers, red and black lettering to front board, black lettering tospine and rear board. Contents : Introduction: Parcours initiatique. Eaux- mères d'une épopée moderne – I. Les longs poèmes 1941-1953. Eaux-mères d'une épopée moderne – II. Les longs poèmes 1958-1980. Une voix plurielle. Une poètique de l'être... et du néant. La négativité conquérante. L'art, miroirde l'homme. Une poèsie inquiète. Very good. From the library of Canadian p oet and scholar Michael Bishop, with his signature. 60.00

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194 FRÉNAUD, André. Depuis toujours déjà : poèmes 1953-1968
NRF Gallimard, Paris, 1970, 
FRÉNAUD, André. Depuis toujours déjà : poèmes 1953-1968. [Paris] : nrf, Gallimard, (1970). Limited , Numbered Trade Edition. Pp (8),9-133,(7). 8vo, pale yellow card covers, french flaps, red and black lettering and borders toboards and spine. Wear to spine ends, short tear to top spine, name, else very good. From the library of Canadian poet Michael Bishop, with Prof. Bishop's marginal markings throughout / De la bibliothèque de poète canadien Michael Bishop, avec les taches marginales du Prof. Bishop partout. 30.00

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195 FRÉNAUD, André. La Fainte Face : poèmes
NRF Gallimard, Paris, 1985, ISBN:2070323099 
FRÉNAUD, André. La Fainte Face : poèmes. [Paris] : nrf, Gallimard, (1985). Pp (8),7-[282],(4). Sm 8vo (pocketbook), white card covers, red and black lettering and photos to boards and spine. A very good copy. Inscribed by theauthor to Canadian poet, Michael Bishop. / Inscrit par l'auteur à le poète canadien, Michael Bishop 30.00

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Théatre de Berquin.  new ed. , French Drama] STAAL, G.
196 French Drama] STAAL, G. Théatre de Berquin. new ed.
Garnier Fréres, 0, 
[French Drama]. Théatre de Berquin. Nouvelle Édition. Illustré de Nombreuses Vignettes Dessinées par G. Staal. Paris: Garnier Fréres, [ca. 1870]. Pp 513. 8vo, full calf, gilt and tooled, a.e.g. Heavily rubbed with wear to extremities, a few spots of soiling, light foxing to first 10 pages, presentation bookplate, else vg. 50.00

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197 FRIEDMAN, Lionel J. Mediaeval Academy of America, publication number 68 Text and Iconography for Joinville's Credo
Mediaeval Academy of America, Cambridge, MA, 1958, 
FRIEDMAN, Lionel J. Text and Iconography for Joinville's Credo . Cambridge,MA: The Mediaeval Academy of America, 1958. Pp. (14),1-82,(1), +23 p. of p lates at rear. Illustrated. Large 8vo, black cloth with gilt decoration to front and gilt lettering to front and spine. The Mediaeval Academy of America, publication number 68. A bit musty, boards faintly dusty, name inked totitle page, personal acquisition note to contents page, else vg. 50.00

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198 FROMENT, Eugène REBEK, Kathleen FROMENT, Eugène) Story of a Round Loaf
Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1979, ISBN:0138508348 
FROMENT, Eugène. The Story of a Round Loaf. Illustrations adapted by Kathleen Rebek. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc., (1979). Pp. 62. Square8vo, brown faux leather, decorative black borders to front and rear covers , gilt titles to front and spine. A delightful children's story about the adventures of a young boy on his way to deliver a loaf of bread. Based on the original story and illustrations by Froment, a wood engraver who lived and worked in France from 1844 to 1900. Vg. 25.00

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199 FRY, Roger) SUTTON, Denys, edited with an introduction by) Letters of Roger Fry. 2 volumes.
Chatto & Windus, London, 1972, ISBN:0701115998 
(FRY, Roger). The Letters of Roger Fry. Edited and with an introductiion byDenys Sutton. IN TWO VOLUMES. London: Chatto & Windus, 1972. First Printin g. I: Pp. (6),vii-xviii,1-364, portrait frontispiece, + 16 p. of black and white plates. II. Pp. (4),v-viii,(2),367-787,(1), portrait frontispiece, + 24 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spines. "This two-volume selection of Fry's letters throws a great deal of light on many aspects of artistic and literary life in England,the United States and France. For Fry had numerous and close contacts with writers as well as painters and designers, was the founder of the renowned Omega Workshops, designed his own house as well as sets for plays, and tra nslated the poems of Mallarmé into English. All the time he went on with his painting, and wrote copiously for the leading art journals, especially the Burlington Magazine. In his private life he suffered greatly when his wife Helen, whom he dearly loved, became insane. But, as these letters show, he overcame this tragedy, and the outstanding quality of the later letters is their serenity. Fry had various loves, one of them for a long time being the painter Vanessa Bell. His intimate friends thus included her sister Virginia Woolf, and it was she who wrote the official biography of him which was published in 1940." - from the dust jacket. Very good in edgeworn, price-clipped dust jackets. Ex-libris Bloomsbury Group scholar S.P. Rosenbaum, with his pencilled marginalia. The set for 50.00

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200 G.W.V.A. of Newfoundland) HUNT, Margaret WINTER, J.A. TAIT, R.H. Veteran, The 12:3, December 1938
Veteran, 1938, 
G.W.V.A. of Newfoundland. The Veteran, Volume 12, Number 3, December 1938. Official Organ of the Great War Veteran's Association of Newfoundland, (Incorporated). [St. John's]: The Veteran / G.W.V.A, 1938. Pp. (6),[1]-108,(4),+ 2 p. of advertising plates. Illustrated. Double column. 8vo, illustrated purple wraps with white spine. Includes: Capt. L.C. Murphy's "The Memories Christmas Brings", Hon. J.A. Winter's "A Visit to Newfoundland's War Memor ials in France and Belgium", W.R. Dawe's "Thoughts on Christmas in the R.N.R.", Ethel Weir's "The War Memorial", Rev. Richard T. McGrath's "'Tis Christmas in Your Hearts", Rev. J.E. Bell's "Even Unto Bethlehem", Ike Newell's "Moments in Mood", N.I. Sholto-Douglas's "Christmas on a South African Farm", Lieut. M.J. Nugent's "A Voyage at Christmas", Capt. E.F. Brayham's "The Empire's Decorative Timbers", John Cater's "Fishing and Shooting", Charles Dickens's "Some Reflections of Christmas", Captain R.G. Griffith's "In the Birthplace of Christmas", Robert M. MacDonald's "Unexpected Christmas Dinner in New South Wales", J.D. Clayton's "Jungle Kultur: Black and White", W.A. Munn's "Commemorate Our Heroes", Basil Fuller's "Christmas Flies to the Arctic" and "Christmas Trees", D.L.I.'s "A Christmas Fantasy", Major R.H. Tait's "Christmas Reminiscences, 1914-1918", Lieut.-General Sir W.R. Marshall's "The Advance from Cape Helles", T.A. Raman's "Curative Magic in India", Roland D. Doane's "The Flying Headsman", S.J. Cantor's "If Australia Were Europe", D.M. Berry's "Soldier and Sailor, Too", Margaret Hunt's "And So Came Christmas", Capt. D.C.T. Bennett's "Across the Atlantic in the Imperial Airways Liner Mercury", Capt. Alex Scott's "Fatigues", and Cantor's "War Is Like That". Rubbed, rust stains near staples, rear cover creased, spine ends nicked, else vg. For the issue. 90.00

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