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41 ADAMUSZEK, Jerzy Cuba is Not Only Varadero. signed.
Yunia Publications, St. Laurent, QC, 1997, ISBN:0968104401 
ADAMUSZEK, Jerzy. Cuba is Not Only Varadero : Around Cuba by Bicycle. (St. Laurent, QC): Yunia Publications, (1997). Pp. 207 + 16 p. of colour plates. 8vo, illustrated white card covers with black spine. The Polish-born Canadian's travelogue of his cycling trip around Cuba, bypassing much of the traditional tourist trail. Vg. Signed by the author on the ffep. 25.00

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42 ADILMAN, Mona Elaine Cult of Concrete
Editions Bonsecours Editions, Montreal, 1977, 
ADILMAN, Mona Elaine. Cult of Concrete. Montreal : Editions Bonsecours Editions, 1977. Pp 87. 8vo, blue card covers. Spine sunned, gift inscription, else vg-fine. 15.00

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43 ADILMAN, Mona Elaine Nighty - Knight. tls
Dollarpoems, 1986, ISBN:0920916406 
ADILMAN, Mona Elaine. Nighty - Knight. (Brandon, MB: Dollarpoems, January, 1986). Pp. 12. 8vo, blue card covers, black titles to front. Typed signed letter from the author to The Globe and Mail, requesting her book be considered for review by the Book Editor. Vg. 12.00

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44 AGNEW, Vijay Resisting Discrimination : Women from Asia, Africa, and the Caribbean and the Women's Movement in Canada
University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1996, ISBN:0802006744 
AGNEW, Vijay. Resisting Discrimination : Women from Asia, Africa, and the Caribbean and the Women's Movement in Canada. Toronto : University of Toronto Press, (1996). First Printing. Pp. (6),[vii]-x,(2),[3]-292,(2). 8vo, greycloth with metallic purple lettering to front and spine. "In her introduct ion to 'Resisting Discrimination', Vijay Agnew quotes Keibo Oiwa: 'We rarely encounter accounts of what the persecuted themselves felt, thought, wished to do, and actually did or failed to do; what meanings they attached to their thoughts and actions.' As Agnew observes, there is little Canadian feminist literature, from a minority perspective, on racism in feminist practice. 'Resisting Discrimination' is ground-breaking book. Focusing on the experiences of women from Asia, Africa, and the Caribbean, the volume exploresthe realities of race, class, and gender discrimination in twentieth-centu ry Canada. Agnew uses an integrated approach, adopting methodologies from political science, hiostory, sociology, and women's studies to investigate history and politics of Asian and black women throughout this century and the exclusion of these women from theory and practice of mainstream feminism.She also looks at the relationship between the state and community-based o rganizations of immigrant women, and the struggles of these women to provide social services to non-English-speaking working-class women through theircommunity-based organizations. Agnew's views are critical of white feminis t theories and practices. Her goal is to sensitize the reader to another perspective and to empower minority women by making them the subject of theirown recent history and politics. She seeks to open up the possibility of f uller cooperation among feminists across lines of race and class, and to suggest new lines of development for feminist theories and methodologies." - from the introductory blurb. Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. The Experience of Race and Gender Discrimination; 3. Race, Class, and Feminist Theory; 4. Race, Class, and Feminist Practice; 5. The Politics of Discourse; 6. Systemic Racism; 7. Women's Community Organizations; 8. Immigrant Women and the State; 9. Immigrant Women and Wife Abuse; 10. Conclusion. Very good. 25.00

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45 AITKEN, Alex. Sarah Ballenden. First Edition, paperback, signed.
Artful Codger Press, Kingston, 2003, ISBN:096828258x 
AITKEN, Alex. Sarah Ballenden. A novel. Kingston, Ontario, Canada : The Artful Codger Press, (2003). First Printing. Pp. (5),6-239,(1). 8vo, art-illustrated cream card covers wtih green lettering to front cover, green and black lettering to spine. A novel by the Scottish-born, Ontario-residing author and historian. "No one could deny that Sarah Ballenden was beautiful. Northat she was elegant and charming. And as the wife of Chief Factor John Ba llenden, she was at the very pinnacle of society in the Hudson's Bay Company. She was the chatelaine, the mistress of the officers' mess at Upper FortGarry in Rupert's Land in the mid-19th Century. And she was native-born. B ut to some of the European ladies at the post it was an intolerable situation that couldn't be allowed to continue. SHe would have to be brought down.And when Sarah Ballenden became all too familiar with the handsome Irish C aptain of Militia, the ladies saw their opportunity." - from rear. Very good. Signed with inscription (though the name to whom it was inscribed has been whited-out) by Aitken on the title page. 15.00

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46 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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47 AKER, Don Of Things Not Seen. mm pbk.
Stoddart, Toronto, 1995, ISBN:0773674357 
AKER, Don. Of Things Not Seen . Toronto: Stoddart, (1995). Pp. (8),[1]-197,(3). Small 8vo, illustrated brown card covers. Mass market paperback. A volume in the Gemini Books series. The first novel for young adults by the Middleton, Nova Scotia school teacher. Vg. 5.00

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48 AKER, Don Stranger at Bay. signed mm pbk.
Stoddart, Toronto, 1997, ISBN:0773674683 
AKER, Don. Stranger at Bay . Toronto: Stoddart, (1997). Pp. (6),[1]-246,(4). Small 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. Mass market paperback. A volume in the Gemini Books series. A novel for young adults by the Middleton, NovaScotia school teacher. Gift inscription, else vg. Signed by the author on the title page. 6.50

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49 ALBANESE, Vincenzo Slow Mist
Cormorant Books, 1985, ISBN:092095300x 
ALBANESE, Vincenzo. Slow Mist. [Dunvegan, ON]: Cormorant Books, (1985). Pp. 54. 8vo, black ill. card covers, white titles to front and spine. This collection of poems is the Candian author's first full-length publication. Vg. 15.00

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50 ALBION-MEEK, Peggy. ELLISON, William J. Great Adventurer. signed by author
Macmillan Company of Canada Limited, Toronto, 1957, 
ALBION-MEEK, Peggy. The Great Adventurer. Introduction, Notes and Exercisesby William J. Ellison, M.A., Head of the English Department, Weston Colleg iate and Vocational School. Authorized in the Province of Saskatchewan. Toronto : The Macmillan Company of Canada Limited, (1957). Pp (4),v-viii,(2),1-154. Endpaper Maps. 8vo, decorated green paper covered boards (hardcover),black lettering to white labels to front board and spine. "The Great Adven turer is a fresh and lively narrative of the Trojan War, that conflict which was first recounted in the ancient Grecian mytns about the deeds of gods and heroes and men. Homer, the half-legendary poet ot the ninth century B.C., derived from these myths his vivid account, in The Iliad, of the long siege of Troy. In The Odyssey the poet told of the long wanderings of the Greek hero Odysseus in his attempt to reach home atter Troy had fallen. The Great Adventurer combines these stories in a single account. It follows Homersubstantially, apart from a number of details which the story-teller is en titled to follow her own fancy." (from the In troduction, p. v). Contents :1. Marriage of Helen and Menelaus. 2. Odysseus and Penelope. 3. Discoid Am ong the Gods. 4. The Fatal Decision of Paris. 5. Discord in Ithaca. 6. Odysseus Dishonours His Vow. 7. Disaster Pursues the Greeks. 8. Increasing Furyand Confusion. 9. Achilles Rejoins the Greeks. 10. Death of Achilles and P aris. 11. The Strategy of Odysseus. 12. The Fall of Troy. 13. Odysseus and His Victorious Army Embark for Greece. 14. Odysseus Lands on the Island of Circe. 15. Odysseus Meets and Conquers Circe. 16. Odysseus Sails to the Realm of the Dead. 17. Odysseus Passes Between ScylJa and Charvbdis. 18. The Rebellious Crew Force Odysseus to Land on Trinacria. 19. Odysseus is Cast Upon the Island of Calypso. 20. Nausicaa, Phaeacian Princess, Welcomes Odysseus to Corfu. 21. The Phaeacians Honour Odysseus. 22. The Wanderer Awakes inIthaca. 23. Odysseus, Disguised as a beggar, Enters His Palace. 24. Odysse us Slays the Suitors. 25. Peace and Order Restored to Ithaca. Proper Names and How to Pronounce Them. General Notes. Notes. Questions and Exercises. Books on Classical Mythology for Further Reference. Very good. Signed with inscription by the author. 30.00

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51 Alcoholics Anonymous) 50 Years of Alcoholics Anonymous in Nova Scotia 1946-1996
Veinot's Print, Liverpool, N.S., 1996, 
(Alcoholics Anonymous). 50 Years of Alcoholics Anonymous in Nova Scotia 1946-1996. Liverpool, N.S.: Veinot's Print, April 1996. First Printing. Pp (6),1-94. Illustrated. 8vo, pale blue stapled card covers, lettered in black. Contents : Foreword (by Robie C.); Lasker Awyard. Chapter 1. A.A. Comes to Nova Scotia : Bill W. traces beginning of A. A.; Letters at Foundation Office and Loners; First Group to start in New Glasgow; Newspaper Ads and Letter; A.A. starting in Halifax; A.A. story of Baddeck; Beginning of Maritime Inter-Group Association; Early Newsletters; Articles on the Medallion Controversy; Early Literature Used by Groups. Chapter 2. The Nineteen Fifties : International Convention & Twelve Traditions; Maritime Inter-Group go to Bangor, Maine; Maritime Inter-Group announces Convention; May 1951 A.A. Grapevine "All Canadian Issue"; Growing Pains of the Atlantic Provinces; A.A. Recording made in Kentville. 1951; First General Service Conference, April 1951; Maritime Inter-Group & Atlantic Assembly Area; Clubs and influence ot the poker games; What Others thought of A. A.; First General Service Delegatechosen; Walter B. reports of 2nd Conference (1952): Explained how National Services got started; How the Big Book sot starte;d Al-anon Family Groups were started; Local Group Problems; Outlined Bill W.'s plan to begin writing; First Women's Group announced in Halifax, 1953; A.A. Growth by 1955; Young Peoples Group announced in 1957; Pictures of Bill W.'s home and studio; Location of Groups by end of 1957; The Third Legacy Plan; Districts formed in 1957; Cape Breton's 10th Anniversary. Chapter 3. The Nineteen Sixties : 1st Christmas Cocktail Party - Halifax; Profanity at A.A. meetings; First Delegate Elected by ballot; Atlantic Assembly - Will only the 'idle rich' serve?; The last Atlantic Assembly, 1963; 1st Nova Scotia - Newfoundland Assembly, 1964; The end of the Atlantic Anchorage Newsletter; How Assembly Programs have been numbered; N.S.- Nfld & Lab. Assembly - Convention; The Nova Scotia Round-up; Plans for the 1865 International Convention; Halifax / Dartmouth Central Service. Chapter 4. The Nineteen Seventies : The rapid growth of A.A. in Nova Scotia; A.A. Public Information in Nova Scotia; District Growth; A.A. Round-ups started during the 1970's. Chapter 5. The Nineteen Eighties : The Nova Scotia A.A. Archives; The Nova Scotia Service Week-end; The 50th International Convention; The National Convention in Halifax. Chapter 6. The Nineteen Nineties : Other A.A. Round-ups and Local Events; A.A. Clubs; The Twenty Questions; Our Twelve Steps - from the Atlantic Anchorage; Time For Reflection; Dr. Bob's Home; Groups Listed in A.A. Directories Since 1946. Penned name, else very good. Uncommon. 30.00

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52 ALCORN, Douglas SOUSTER, Raymond From Hell to Breakfast. First Edition in dustjacket, double-signed.
Intruder Press, Toronto, 1980, 
ALCORN, Douglas and Raymond SOUSTER. From Hell to Breakfast. (Toronto: Intruder Press, 1980). [Printed by Oberon Press]. First Printing. Pp. (4),5-339,(5), + 12 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, dark grey cloth with gilt titles to spine. "The Second World War is the subject of a large and growing literature. We have heard from he novelists and the newsmen, from the politicians and the generals. This book, however, tells an entirely different story. It tells the story of an ordinary airman, a Canadian who served as a navigator in the RCAF from 1941 until 1945, first in the Boston and then in the famous Mosquito. The narrative is based on personal diariesand is all the more moving for the simple, straightforward manner in which Douglas Alcorn, who flew 51 operations against the enemy and won the DFC, describes the events that helped to decide the outcome of the war. To the military historian, this book will be of unique value ion that it establishes the importance of Intruder operations in the ultimate defeat of the Luftwaffe. To the general reader it will be something more than that: an exciting, highly readable and extremely touching account of what it is like to be young and to live, gaily and with dignity, in the presence of death." - from the dust jacket. Name inked to flyleaf, else very good in chipped dustjacket. Signed without inscription by both Alcorn and Souster on the limitation page(number 97 of 399 signed copies). 45.00

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53 ALCORN, Douglas SOUSTER, Raymond From Hell to Breakfast. First Edition in dustjacket.
Intruder Press, Toronto, 1980, 
ALCORN, Douglas and Raymond SOUSTER. From Hell to Breakfast. (Toronto: Intruder Press, 1980). First Printing. Pp. (4),5-339,(5), + 12 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, dark grey cloth with gilt titles to spine. "The Second World War is the subject of a large and growing literature. We have heard from he novelists and the newsmen, from the politicians and the generals. This book, however, tells an entirely different story. It tells the story of an ordinary airman, a Canadian who served as a navigator in theRCAF from 1941 until 1945, first in the Boston and then in the famous Mosq uito. The narrative is based on personal diaries and is all the more movingfor the simple, straightforward manner in which Douglas Alcorn, who flew 5 1 operations against the enemy and won the DFC, describes the events that helped to decide the outcome of the war. To the military historian, this book will be of unique value ion that it establishes the importance of Intruder operations in the ultimate defeat of the Luftwaffe. To the general readerit will be something more than that: an exciting, highly readable and extr emely touching account of what it is like to be young and to live, gaily and with dignity, in the presence of death." - from the dust jacket. Very good in nicked dust jacket. 40.00

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54 ALEXANDER, W.J. Study of Literature : Inaugural Address Delivered at the Convocation of Dalhousie University, Halifax, N.S., Oct. 28th, 1884.
Nova Scotia Printing Company, Halifax, 1884, 
ALEXANDER, W.J. The Study of Literature : Inaugural Address Delivered at the Convocation of Dalhousie University, Halifax, N.S., Oct. 28th, 1884. Halifax : Printed at the Office of the Nova Scotia Printing Company, n.d. [1884]. Pp [1]-22,(2). 8vo, pale green printed stitched card covers. Watters p.600. Alexander was Munro Professor of English Language and Literature at Dalhousie University, and Sometime Fellow of the Johns Hopkins University. William John Alexander (1855-1944) was born in Hamilton, Ontario, taught at Prince of Wales College, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, in 1878-79, then left for Johns Hopkins University, and later took the position of Professor of English at Dalhousie University in Halifax, where he taught from 1884to 1889. In 1889, he took the new chair of English at University College, University of Toronto. In 1889, he used his inaugural lecture to define "the study of literature as a work of interpretation" and recognized "the great truth that the production of emotion is the object of the highest forms of literature." Tear to foot of spine and fore-edge, else very good. 125.00

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55 ALEXIS, André Childhood. FirstEdition, signed by author
McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1998, ISBN:0771006659 
ALEXIS, André. Childhood. (Toronto): McClelland and Stewart, (1998). First Printing. Pp. (12),3-265,(5). 8vo, photo-illustrated beige and black card covers, with French flaps. Winner of the Chapters First Novel Award and the Trillium Prize. "Childhood is André's Alexei's beeatifully ceafted début novel. It is a story about love, about memory - and forgiveness -about the persistence, the potency of the past. Set in a Southern Ontario town close tothe U.S. border in the '50s and '60s, and in Ottawa in the years that foll ow, the story is narrated by Thomas MacMillan. Through his clear-eyed vision and his unsentimental ordering of events, we meet a cast of brilliantly drawn characters. Among them are: Edna MacMillan, Thomas's volatile, unpredictable Trinidadian grandmother; and Katarina, the mother, who left him at birth, and ten years later, in the company of the sinister Mr. Mataf, swoopshim up and takes him from Petrolia. Soon after, we meet the unforgettable Henry Wing, a Black man with Chinese blood, a gentle conjuror who lives in faded Victorian splendour, and whose life work as a self-sttyled scientist is collecting esoteric facts of the natural world." - from front flap. Verygood. Signed, without inscription, by the author on title page. 30.00

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56 ALEXIS, André. Fifteen Dogs. An Apologue. Paperback, signed.
Coach House Books, Toronto, 2015, ISBN:9781552453056 
ALEXIS, André. Fifteen Dogs. An Apologue. Toronto : Coach House Books, (2015). Third Printing. Pp. (12),13-171,(5). 8vo, illustrated brown card covers, whtie lettering to front cover and spine. Winner of the 2015 Giller Prize. "I wonder, said Hermes, what it would be like if animals had human intelligence. I'll wager a year's servitude, answered Apollo, that animals -- anyanimal you like -- would be even more unhappy than humans are, if they wer e given human intelligence. And so it begins: a bet between the gods Hermesand Apollog leads them to grant human consciousness and language to a grou p of dogs who are overnighting at a Toronto veterinary clinic. Suddently capable of more complex thought, the pack is torn between those who resist the new ways of thinking, prefering the old 'dog' ways, and those who embracethe change. The gods watch from above as the dogs venture into their newly unfamiliar world, as they become divided among themselves, as each struggl es with new thoughts and feelings. Wily Benjy moves from home to home, Prince becomes a poet, and Majnoun forges a relationship with a kind couple that stops even the Fates in their tracks. Andre Alexis's contemporary take onthe apologue offers an utterly compelling and affecting look at the beauty and perils of human consciousness. By turns meditative and devastating, ch arming and strange, 'Fifteen Dogs' shows you can teach an old genre new tricks." - from the rear cover. Very good. Signed without inscription by Alexis on the title page. 25.00

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57 ALLAN, Peter John. CHRISTMAS, Henry, ed. Poetical Remains of Peter John Allan, Esq., Late of Fredericton, New Brunswick. With a Short Biographical Notice. First Edition. in original cloth
Smith, Elder, & Co, London, 1853, 
ALLAN, Peter John. The Poetical Remains of Peter John Allan, Esq., Late of Fredericton, New Brunswick. With a Short Biographical Notice. Edited by theRev. Henry Christmas. London : Smith, Elder, & Co., MDCCCLIII [1853]. Firs t Edition. Pp (4),[v]-xxiv,[1]-171,(1). 8vo, maroon pressed cloth, gilt lettering to spine. TPL 5364. "Peter John Allan (June 6, 1825 – October 21, 1848) was a Canadian poet. Peter John Allan was born in York, England, the third son of Dr. Colin Allan and Jane Gibbon. Peter John Allan's father was Chief Medical Officer at Halifax before moving to Fredericton in 1836 upon his retirement. Growing up in Fredericton, Peter John briefly attended King's College but left before completing his degree. He then turned to the study of law. About the same time, he began to publish his compositions in the New Brunswick Reporter and Fredericton Advertiser, a local newspaper published by James Hogg. Allan began to plan the publication of a volume of poetry. He solicited enough subscriptions to underwrite the cost of publication and had completed the manuscript when he died suddenly in 1848 at Fredericton, following a brief illness. His poems were posthumously published in London in the summer of 1853 by his brother, and entitled The Poetical Remainsof Peter John Allan. Influenced by the aesthetic concepts of the Romantic poets and especially by the style and versification of Lord Byron, Allan was able in his most effective poetry to break away from the moralistic attitudes and sentimental tone that had prevailed in locally written verse sincethe end of the 18th century. Allan was excited by the potential of man's i magination, by the range of experience that imagination offered to human consciousness, and by the relationship between the natural world and ideal reality, which only the imagination opened to human awareness. In his best poems, Allan used this intense sensitivity to ideal reality to control the rush of emotion he felt when confronted with the sensual beauty of nature. This control gave an intellectual toughness to his verse that was missing in the verses of contemporary Maritime poets such as Joseph Howe and Mary JaneKatzmann, who approached nature poetry by way of sentimentalism. The new n ote struck by Allan's verse was probably noticed by few. It had an immediate if muted effect on James Hogg's poetry, but it was not until the early verses of Charles G.D. Roberts and Bliss Carman that once again intellectual perception and emotional sensitivity were to be found in so subtle a balance in the poetry of Maritime Canada." - from wikipedia. Spine rebacked, binding repaired, cloth waterstained and soiled, some foxing and soiling to some leaves, gift inscription dated 1858, else very good. 400.00

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58 ALLEN, Charlotte Vale Dream Train. First Edition in dustjacket
Doubleday Canada, Toronto, 1988, ISBN:0385251610 
ALLEN, Charlotte Vale. Dream Train : A Novel of the Orient-Express. Toronto: Doubleday Canada, (1988). Very good in dustjacket. 15.00

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59 ALLEN, Charlotte Vale Mood Indigo. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed
Toronto, Island Nation Press, 1997, ISBN:0965743713 
ALLEN, Charlotte Vale. Mood Indigo. (Toronto : 1997). First Printing. Pp 284. Fine in fine dustjacket. Signed, with inscription, by Allen. 22.00

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60 ALLEN, Charlotte Vale Painted Lives : A novel. First Edition in dustjacket, signed.
Random House, Toronto, 1990, ISBN:0394221362 
ALLEN, Charlotte Vale. Painted Lives : A novel. Toronto: Random House, 1990. First Printing. Pp. (8),[1]-307,(5). 8vo, blue paper covered boards, giltlettered purple cloth spine. The Toronto-born author's twenty-sixth novel. "At its center is Mattie Sylvester. Fiery, headstrong, and outrageous, Mat tie is the elderly widow of one of America's foremost artists, Gideon Sylvester. Living now in a rabling house on an island off the Atlantic coast, Mattie spends hours each day gazing out to sea, recalling a turbulent past whose memory still makes her tremble with rage. Mattie's routine begins to change, however, with the arrival of the deceptively plain and restraited Sarah Kidd, whome Mattie has hired as a personal secretary. An unlikely bond forms between the two women as, night after night, Mattie takes Sarah into her confidence, narrating episodes from her unusual past -- her precocious childhood and early independence in New York, her circle of artist friends in the 1920s, her ruthlessly charming husband, their sons... and finally, Mattie reveals to Sarah the shocking truth about the famous Gideon Sylvester." - from the dust jacket. Very good in unclipped dust jacket. Signed and inscribed by the author on the half-title page. 25.00

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