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201 BLUGER, Marianne On Nights Like This. First Edition.
Brick Books, Ilderton, ON, 1984, ISBN:0919626254 
BLUGER, Marianne. On Nights Like This . (Ilderton, ON): Brick Books, (1984). First Edition. Pp. (6),11-39,(1). 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. Marianne Bluger (1945-2005) was a Canadian poet, born in Ottawa, Ontario. Includes the poems "On Nights Like This", "5 a.m.", "Dance of the Turnips", "Hanging from a Helium Balloon", "Spring", "The Thousandth Spring Would be the Same", "Krishna-Shiva", "Jagdip 1968", "Shh, be quiet now", "David", "In the Station", "You burn me - Sappho", "The Snowscape Puzzle", "For R. Klibansky, Philosopher", "Poem of Winter", "The Hunt", "Grandmother", "a cataract of honey", "As Though Lost in a Sleeve", "She worked her bone hook", "Even his dreams are dreams of earth...", "Feb. 1982", "At the Fair", "The Heart the Sea", "My Girl Cried Mother the Wind", "The air is", "The Ark and the Raft Gone Over", and "Night Travelling". Very good. 12.50

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202 BLUGER, Marianne Summer Grass. inscribed.
Brick Books, London, ON, 1992, ISBN:0919626599 
BLUGER, Marianne. Summer Grass . (London, ON): Brick Books, (1992). First Printing. Pp. (10),11-74,(6). Tall 8vo, illustrated cream card covers. A collection of poems. Small corner crease to rear cover, else vg. Signed, inscribed and dated by Bluger on the half-title. 20.00

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203 BLUGER, Marianne. On Nights Like This. First Edition, Signed.
Brick Books, Coldstream , 1984, ISBN:0919626254 
BLUGER, Marianne. On Nights Like This. Coldstream : Brick Books, (1984). Pp(6),11-39,(1). 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. Marianne Bluger (1945-20 05) was a Canadian poet, born in Ottawa, Ontario. Includes the poems "On Nights Like This", "5 a.m.", "Dance of the Turnips", "Hanging from a Helium Balloon", "Spring", "The Thousandth Spring Would be the Same", "Krishna-Shiva", "Jagdip 1968", "Shh, be quiet now", "David", "In the Station", "You burn me - Sappho", "The Snowscape Puzzle", "For R. Klibansky, Philosopher", "Poem of Winter", "The Hunt", "Grandmother", "a cataract of honey", "As Though Lost in a Sleeve", "She worked her bone hook", "Even his dreams are dreams of earth...", "Feb. 1982", "At the Fair", "The Heart the Sea", "My Girl Cried Mother the Wind", "The air is", "The Ark and the Raft Gone Over", and "Night Travelling". Very good. Signed with inscription by the author. 20.00

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204 BOBROW, Ella Irina Istomina
Mosaic Press, Oakville, ON, 1980, ISBN:0889621241 
BOBROW, Ella. Irina Istomina . (Oakville, ON): Mosaic Press, (1980). First published in Russian in 1967. Pp. 93. 8vo, illustrated white, orange, and brown card covers. A collection of poetry by the Ukrainian-born, Toronto-residing poet. Name, else vg. 15.00

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205 BOISSONNEAU, Alice Eileen McCullough. Signed
Simon & Pierre Publishing Company, Toronto, 1976, ISBN:0889240523 
BOISSONNEAU, Alice. Eileen McCullough. Toronto : Simon & Pierre Publishing Company Limited, (1976). First Printing. Pp [1]-192. 8vo, orange cloth, gilt lettering to spine. “Written with sensitivity and unusual style, this story expresses the fears and problems of a teenage girl developing into adulthood. All levels of wartime Toronto society during the forties, from the Queen Street industrial slums to St. Clair Avenue wealthy homes, provide the setting for this first novel.” - from the dj. “Alice Boissoneau was born inWalkerton, Ontario. [...] As a qualified social worker, she spent a good p ortion of her life helping alcoholcis, the rehabilitated mentally-disturbed, and whatever our society describes as derelict.” - from the dj. George Parkin Grant (1918-1988) was a Canadian philosopher, teacher and political commentator, whose popular appeal peaked in the late 1960s and 1970s. He is best known for his nationalism, political conservatism, comments on technology, pacifism, Christian faith, and conservative views regarding abortion and is credited as one of Canada's most original thinkers. Grant was a faculty member at Dalhousie University, Halifax, N.S., twice (1947-1960, 1980-1988). Very good in nicked, unclipped dustjacket. Signed with inscription fromthe author to George and Sheila Grant. 25.00

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206 BOND, Rosann, Miss Poems.
1950, 
BOND, Rosann, Miss. Poems. N.pl.:, n.pub., n.d. [Early 1950s ?]. Pp 1-28. 12mo, wood-grained card covers. Not in Watters, Laugher or Rhodenizer. See Laugher p.46, but this is definitely not a work of the 70s. Includes "Rawdon's Forest Fire", Apple Tree", "The Royal Visit", "Dominion Day", "Ginger Snaps", several devotional poems, &c. Vg. 20.00

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207 Books Beyond Bars Words Without Walls : Writing & Art by Women in Prison in Nova Scotia. pbk.
Books Beyond Bars, Halifax , 2007, ISBN:9780978479800 
(Books Beyond Bars). Words Without Walls. [Writing & Art by Women in Prisonin Nova Scotia]. Halifax : Books Beyond Bars, (2007). Pp (4),1-98. Illustr ated. 8vo, illustrated purple card covers. “From inside the walls of women's prisons in Nova Scotia, this is a book of poetry and art that challenges the nature of prisons to keep people isolated and silent. Thirty women courageously share their first-hand experiences of living on the inside and thecomplicated situations that brought them there. Created by Books Beyong Ba rs, a grassroots organization that runs book exchange and writing programs with women in prison in Nova Scotia.” - from the back cover. Very good. 9.00

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208 BOREHAM, Margaret Bossance Little White Boats. in dj.
Arthur H. Stockwell, Ltd., London, 0, 
BOREHAM, Margaret Bossance. Little White Boats . L.: Arthur H. Stockwell, Ltd., [n.d. - late-1920s, or early 1930s]. Pp. [1]-72. Small 8vo, blue clothwith gilt lettering to front and spine. A collection of English poetry. Po ems of regional interest include: "The Hills of Acadie" and "Canada's Gardens" (pp. 69-70). Ffep missing, else vg in rubbed, chipped, torn dj. 30.00

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209 BORSON, Roo In the Smoky Light of the Fields.
Three Trees Press, Toronto, 1980, ISBN:0888230249 
BORSON, Roo. In the Smoky Light of the Fields. Toronto: Three Trees Press, 1980. First Printing. Pp. (6),7-48. 8vo, illustrated grey card covers with orange and dark grey lettering to front cover, grey lettering to spine. An early collection of verse by the future Governor General's Award-winning poet. Includes the following poems: "The View from Owl's Head", "The Farm in October", "Hotsprings Moon", "Sandstone", "Ancestors", "Scene in Black and White", "Scene in Silverpoint", "Cows", "The Song of the Sun", "Jupiter", "In the Botanical Gardens", "The Garden Statues", "Oboe Solo", "The Creation", "The Badge", "Blue", "The White Animals", "Toronto Houses", "The Marketplace After Hours", "At the City Limits", "The Meadow", "Pockets", "Chrysanthemums, Thanksgiving", "Clouds", "Oracle", "Blossom", "Bracelets of Ice", "Vineyards", "Aurora", "Night Sky", "Eucalyptus", "East", and "Song". Small bump to tail of spine, else a very good, tight copy. 25.00

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210 BORSON, Roo Night Walk. Selected Poems.
Oxford University Press, Toronto, 1994, ISBN:0195410823 
BORSON, Roo. Night Walk. Selected Poems. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1994. First Printing. Pp. (8),1-88. 8vo, illustrated purple card covers with black, white and blue lettering to front cover, white and black letteringto spine. "This first selection from the poetry of Roo Borson, a three-tim e winner of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's Literary Competition, ranges from the short lyric through the prseo poem and is comprised of pieces spanning a decade and a half of work. Her work depicts human events within a set of vivid, elemental larger scales -- of earth and stars, cities andcenturies -- where the human flickers in and out of significance, solitary yet intimately connected, and reperceives these relationships in deft and sudden ways." - from the rear cover. Very good. Due to its small size, shipping costs should be cheaper than quoted. 12.50

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211 BORSON, Roo Sad Device. First Printing.
Quadrant Editions, Dunvegan, 1981, ISBN:086495011x 
BORSON, Roo. A Sad Device. (Dunvegan): Quadrant Editions, (1981). First Printing. Pp. (8),9-63,(1). 8vo, illustrated mustard card covers with black lettering to front cover and spine. The Canadian author's fourth collection of poems. Name inked to first blank, four characters inked inside rear cover, else very good. Due to its small size, shipping costs should be a bit cheaper than quoted. 15.00

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212 BORSON, Roo Whole Night, Coming Home
McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1984, 
BORSON, Roo. The Whole Night, Coming Home. (Tor.) : McClelland and Stewart, (1984). Pp 120. 8vo, card covers. A book of poetry. Name, spine a bit yellowed, else very good. 15.00

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213 BORSON, Roo Fiddlehead Poetry Books, 217 Landfall. First Edition, signed.
Fiddlehead Poetry Books, Fredericton, 1977, ISBN:0888230249 
BORSON, Roo. Landfall. (Fredericton): Fiddlehead Poetry Books, 1977. First Printing. Pp. (4),5-55,(1). 8vo, illustrated white and black card covers with black lettering to front cover and spine. Fiddlehead Poetry Books, number 217. Limited to 600 copies. The future Governor General's Award-winner's first collection of poems. Includes the following poems: I: Migrations: "Nebula", "Mendocino", "The Canyon", "Five Silences", "Harbor", "The Lake", "Migrations", "The Opening", "Sometimes Now I Go Missing", "This Much", "Return". II: Landfall: "Poem About Glass", "Passage", "Grappa", "The Common", "Sleep", "Undercurrent", "Three Fires", "Shadow", "The Path", "Third Arctic", "Landfall", "The Lagoon", "Untitled", "Te Chinese Vase", "Camouflage", "Critical Point", "The Globe", and "Midwest". A very good, tight copy. Signedwithout inscription by Borson on the title page. 35.00

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214 BORSON, Roo. Water Memory. 1st, ill card covers.
McClelland & Stewart,, 1996, ISBN:0771015895 
BORSON, Roo. Water Memory. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, (1996). First Edition. Pp 110. 8vo, illustrated card covers. Very good. 15.00

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215 BORSON, Roo. MALTMAN, Kim. Transparence Of November Snow.
Quarry Press, Kingston, 1985, ISBN:0919627307 
BORSON, Roo & Kim MALTMAN. The Transparence Of November Snow. (Kingston : Quarry Press, 1985). Pp. (10),11-67,(1). 8vo, illustrated blue card covers with white lettering to front cover and spine. Includes the following poems:I: The Transparence of November: "The Transparence of November", "Dove", ' Pearls", "Cygnus", "Upset, Unable to Sleep, I Go For a Walk and Stumble Upon Some Geese", "Winter", "Danger". II: Trust: "Pastorale", "Burn" ,"Dependence In Winter", "Fox", "Field Mouse", "Wood", "Rabbit", "Trust". III: Warmth: "Circa 1930, Cool Dawns", "Stormlight", "Warmth", "Sweet Basil", "The Trellis", "Clary", "Night Train". IV: Grid: "Grid", "July", "History", "Barge", "Just Before Dawn", "Soundless", "Ownership". V: Tyranny: "Snow", "Grey", "The Gardener Who Was Taken From His Home During the War and Did Not Trust Those Who Would Not Love Flowers", "Altruism", "Coal", "The Gatherers of Dead Wood", "Tyranny". VI: Snow: "Comfort", "Wild Horses", "The Heart FallsAsleep", "Wild Strawberries", "Golden Gate Park, 1969", "On the Dock", and "Snow". Very good. 20.00

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216 BORSON, Roo. SCHENK, Sue. Intent, or the Weight of the World.
McClelland & Stewart,, Toronto, 1989, ISBN:0771015887 
BORSON, Roo. Intent, or the Weight of the World. Photographs to text by SueSchenk. (Toronto) : McClelland & Stewart, (1989). First Printing. Pp. (6), 1-119,(3). Illustrated with [3] photographs to text. 8vo, illustrated whitecard covers with black and purple lettering to front cover, black letterin g to spine. Borson's seventh full-length collection of poetry. The poems include: "Coming into Summer", "Adjustments to the Hair and Clothes", "RubberBoots", "Chitons", "Fields for John Martin", "Tortoise", "Highway 27", "Ne braska", "Laboured Breathing", "Ways of Being, Georgian Bay", "Near Cannington", "Sauna, Hart House Farm", "Sympathetic Magic", "About the Cat", "Allan Gardens", "Camel by the Sea", "Poem Beginning with a Line by Anne Michaels", "TheGift for Robert Bringhurst", "Hockey Night in Canada", "The Limits of Knowledge, Tilton School, New Hampshire" and many others. Very good. Dueto its relatively small size, shipping costs should be cheaper than quoted . 12.50

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217 BOTHA, Danila. Got No Secrets. First Edition Paperback, Signed.
Tightrope Books, Toronto, Ontario, 2010, ISBN:9781926639086 
BOTHA, Danila. Got No Secrets. Stories. (Toronto, Ontario): Tightrope Books, (2010). First Printing. Pp. (8),[9]-141,(3). Small 8vo, illustrated dark grey card covers with red and white lettering to front cover and spine. Thefirst collection of short stories by the South-African born student studyi ng in Halifax. "A South African copywriter is transplanted to the urban jungle of Manhattan. A recovering rape victim tries to resume a normal life. AToronto nurse cuts herself to fill her emptiness. In 'Got No Secrets', Dan ila Botha takes us into the private lives of twelve different women, with only one question in mind. What if these women were you? From addition to abuse, from childhood to suicide, from Hillbrow, Johannesburg, to downtown Toronto, Botha's prose is compassionate, provocative, often funny, and alwaysfearless. This debut collection of stories introduces a startling and orig inal new voice that owes as much to Black Flag and Bikini Kill as it does to J.D. Salinger and Heather O'Neill." - from rear. Includes the following stories: "Paradox"; "Jesus was a Punk Rocker"; "A Tiny Thud"; "Don't Talk Junk"; "Smacked"; "Heroin Heights"; "The Apple Falls Far From the Tree"; "Just, Quietly, Do It"; "My So-Called Date"; "Lucky"; "The Pregnant Man"; "JustFriends". Very good. Signed without inscription by Botha on the half-title page. Due to its small size, shipping charges should be a bit cheaper than quoted. 10.00

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218 BOUDREAU, Hélène. Acadian Star.
Nimbus Publishing, Halifax, 2008, ISBN:9781551096827 
BOUDREAU, Hélène. Acadian Star. (Halifax) : Nimbus Publishing, (2008). First Edition. Pp (8),1-134. 8vo, illustrated card covers. A juvenile novel about two girls competing in the Acadian Star talent competition in Cape Breton, and a trip back in time to the Acadian Deportation of the eighteenth century. Very good to fine. 7.00

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219 BOURNE, Lesley-Anne Labyrinthine. pbk.
Wolsak and Wynn, Toronto, 2004, ISBN:0919897991 
BOURNE, Lesley-Anne. Labyrinthine. Toronto: Wolsak and Wynn, (2004). Pp. 79. 8vo, illustrated card covers. Collection of poems by Canadian author. Review copy stamped to inside title page, otherwise vg. 9.00

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220 BOURNE, Lesley-Anne Penumbra Press poetry series; no. 42. Field Day. presentation copy signed by author, pale green illustrated cardcovers.
Penumbra Press, 1996, ISBN:0921254792 
BOURNE, Lesley-Anne. Field Day. [N. pl.]: Penumbra Press, (1996). Pp. 120. 8vo, pale green illustrated card covers. The PEI author's third collection of poetry. Presentation copy signed by the author. Covers slightly rubbed, [8] pp dog-eared, ow vg. 14.00

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