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61 ACTON, Jean Dear May : A Conversation That Never Ended. pbk. signed.
Vancouver, 1999, ISBN:0968572308 
ACTON, Jean. Dear May : A Conversation That Never Ended . (Vancouver): [N.pub.], (1999). Pp. (8),1-139,(5). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated maroon card covers. A collection of fictional correspondences of two "real" twin women who lived in the Prairies at the turn of the century. Printed in Halifax. Vg. Signed by the author on the title page. 20.00

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62 ADAMS, Alice Return Trips. First British Edition in dustjacket
Heinemann, London, 1986, 
ADAMS, Alice. Return Trips : Stories. London : William Heinemann, (1986). First UK Edition. Pp. (10),[3]-195,(5), 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "With extraordinary perception, grace and wry humour, Alice Adams explores the emotional reality of women's lives today. In stories that move between Mexico, Portugal, Spain, California and the South, her themes are thecomfort of friendship, the loneliness of a failing marriage, and the pain of loss--of love, youth, childhood dreams, the last chance for change." - from the dj. The 15 short stories are: "Alaska" (pp.3-15), "You Are What YouOwn: A Notebook", "Return Trips", "La Seņora", "New Best Friends", "Time i n Santa Fe", "A Public Pool", "Waiting for Stella", "Barcelona", "Separate Planes", "Molly's Dog", "Mexican Dust", "Elizabeth", "Sintra", and " My First and Only House." Embossed gold sticker on flyleaf, some toning to pages,else very good in dustjacket. 20.00

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63 ADAMS, Alice Return Trips. First Edition in dustjacket
Knopf, New York, 1985, 
ADAMS, Alice. Return Trips. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1985. First Edition. Pp (12),[3]-195,(3). 8vo, grey cloth spine, grey boards, gilt lettering to spine, untrimmed fore-edge. fifteen stories is about "people travelling -in search of fresh experience, the inspirations of art, the pleasures of n ew relationships.people opening up to the accidental magic of a foreign place, or returning to scenes of childhood to forgive the past." The 15 short stories are: "Alaska" (pp.3-15), "You Are What You Own: A Notebook", "Return Trips", "La Seņora", "New Best Friends", "Time in Santa Fe", "A Public Pool", "Waiting for Stella", "Barcelona", "Separate Planes", "Molly's Dog", "Mexican Dust", "Elizabeth", "Sintra", and " My First and Only House." Very good to fine in unclipped dustjacket. 30.00

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64 ADAMS, Douglas Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency. First American Edition in dustjacket
Simon and Schuster, 1987, ISBN:0671625829 
ADAMS, Douglas. Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency. New York : Simon and Schuster, (1987). First Printing. Pp. 247. 8vo, black paper covered boards, black cloth spine, gilt titles to spine. Vg in dustjacket (small sticker remainder to front cover). 20.00

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65 ADAMS, Douglas Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency. First Canadian Edition in dustjacket
Heinemann / Stoddart, 1987, 
ADAMS, Douglas. Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency. London : Heinemann, (1987). First Canadian Edition (made from 1st UK Edition with Canadian dj, indicated by Stoddart on dj spine). Pp. 247. 8vo, blue cloth. Vg in slightly nicked dustjacket. 30.00

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66 ADAMS, Douglas Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul. 1st US in dj
Simon and Schuster, New York, 1988, 
ADAMS, Douglas. The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul. N.Y.:Simon and Schuster, (1988). First US Printing. Pp 319. 8vo, blue cloth spine, brown boards. Vg in dj. 25.00

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67 ADAMS, Eleanor N. Yale Studies in English, 55 Old English Scholarship in England from 1566-1800. in dj.
Archon Books, New Haven, CT, 1970, 
ADAMS, Eleanor N. Old English Scholarship in England from 1566-1800 . [New Haven, CT]: Archon Books, 1970. Pp. [1]-204,(4). 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Yale Studies in English, volume 55. "When Old English was a spoken language there was no scholarship, in the strict sense. How andwhen did the study of the language and literature of Old English begin and what obstacles did it meet in its development? The first old English book was published in 1566 and the first professorship of the language in an English university was established in 1795. This study has considerably wider implications than its title might imply. It connects a literary movement ofa peculiar kind with the general political and religious history of Englan d. In a broader sense, it touches upon all men - in what are they interested, and why, at a given time? how do they learn? how do they build upon the past?" - from the dj. Top edge spotted, a bit musty, small damp spot to front board, name stamp, else vg in dj. 65.00

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Letters to a Niece and Prayer to the Virgin of Chartres. no dj. , ADAMS, Henry LA FARGE, Mabel
68 ADAMS, Henry LA FARGE, Mabel Letters to a Niece and Prayer to the Virgin of Chartres. no dj.
Houghton Mifflin, 1920, 
ADAMS, Henry. Letters to a Niece and Prayer to the Virgin of Chartres. With A Niece's Memories by Mabel La Farge. Boston/N.Y. : Houghton Mifflin Company, 1920. Pp 134. 8vo, blue cloth.
Edgeworn, else vg. 75.00

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69 ADAMS, Herbert. Collins White Circle Pocket Edition, 279. Case of the Stolen Bridegroom. Canadian Collins White Circle paperback.
Wm. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd., Toronto, 1946, 
ADAMS, Herbert. The Case of the Stolen Bridegroom. [Front cover adds: "Murder on a Honeymoon"]. Toronto: Wm. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd., (1946). First thus printing. A White Circle Pocket Edition. Pp. (6),7-192. Small 8vo, illustrated black and blue card covers with yellow and black lettering to front cover, yellow and black lettering to red spine, all edges dyed red. Mass market paperback. Collins White Circle Pocket Edition number 279. "When on his wedding night Matt Pender, popular night club violinist, disappeared, hisdistracted bride sought the assistance of her old friend Roger Bennion to elucidate the mystery. Together with Roger's racing-motorist friend Ian Stewart, they set out to find Matt. It was no case for the police, for Matt's reputation as a well-known musician must be cleared without public scandal.A complicated series of events, including deeds of desperate daring, a big -scale robbery, and even murder, make this a tremendously exciting, fast-moving story that will more the enhance the reputation of its very popular author." - from the introductory blurb. Faint vertical crease to front cover,faint diagonal crease to upper right front corner, short split to head of rear outer hinge, light edge-nicking, else very good. 35.00

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70 ADAMS, Ian Trudeau Papers. First Edition in dustjacket
McClelland and Stewart Limited, Toronto / Montreal, 1971, ISBN:0771000529 
ADAMS, Ian. The Trudeau Papers. Toronto / Montreal : McClelland and StewartLimited, (1971). First Edition. Pp. (6),7-108,(4). 8vo [145 x 212 mm], red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Spadoni and Donnelly 2237. The author's fi rst novel. Ian Adams (born 1937 in Tabora, Tanzania) is a Canadian author of fiction and non-fiction novels, television, and movies. "In this chillingnovel, set in the not-too-distant future nuclear warheads are accidentally exploded over western Canada. Following in their wake come U.S. occupation troops, whose main purpose is to safeguard American economic interests, an d guerrilla warfare - of a kind that parallels Viet Cong opposition to American involvement in Vietnam. The Trudeau Papers is the name given to the invasion material collected by the guerrilla organization, as summarized by the story's hero, Alan Jarvis, drifter, journalist and onetime agent for theCIA. Can it happen here? In his first novel, Ian Adams, author of The Pove rty Wall, is set forth a moving, if unsettling, case hat it ca," (from the dj). Owner's name inked to ffep, else vey good with sticker damage to frontof chipped, price-clipped dustjacket. 20.00

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71 ADAMS, Morley BORROW, George In the Footsteps of Borrow and Fitzgerald. no dj
Jarrold & Sons, 1915, 
[BORROW, George] ADAMS, Morley. In the Footsteps of Borrow and Fitzgerald. L.: Jarrold & Sons, n.d. Pp. 262. Port. frontis. 8vo, blue cloth. One plate partially detached, spine slightly faded, some foxing to edges, previous owner's name inked to ffep, else vg. 30.00

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72 ADAMS, Richard Day Gone By : An Autobiography. First Edition in dustjacket
Hutchinson, London, 1990, ISBN:0091739675 
ADAMS, Richard. The Day Gone By : An Autobiography. London : Hutchinson, (1990). First Printing. Pp 398. "This captivating and beautifully-written memoir follows Adams from his birth in 1920 to the end of the Second World War. It contains a memorable recreation of the Adams family, while recording the childhood of an observant, deeply sensitive boy in Newbury, Berkshire, from the mid 1920s on." Very good in dustjacket. 20.00

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73 ADAMS, Richard Girl in a Swing. First Edition. 1st issue, in dustjacket.
Allen Lane, London, 1980, 
ADAMS, Richard. The Girl in a Swing. (London) : Allen Lane, (1980). First Issue. Pp 397. 8vo, green cloth. Very good in dustjacket. (with Canadian price). 60.00

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74 ADAMS, Richard Maia. First Edition in dustjacket
1984, 
ADAMS, Richard. Maia. (L.: 1984). Vg-ine in dj. 20.00

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75 ADAMS, Richard and Ronald LOCKLEY LOCKLEY, Ronald HIRST-SMITH, Peter Voyage Through the Antarctic. First American Edition in dustjacket
Knopf, New York, 1983, ISBN:0394528581 
ADAMS, Richard and Ronald LOCKLEY. Voyage Through the Antarctic. Photographs by Peter Hirst-Smith. N.Y.: Alfred A. Knopf, 1983. First US Edition. Pp 160. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth spine. "Adams set out with Ronald Lockley and photographer Peter Hirst-0Smith aboard a ship that would take them -- and seventy-five other passengers [aboard the Lindblad Explorer] -- down from Tierra del Fuego and eventually back up to the southern tip of New Zealand: a trip of some 6,500 miles along the coasts and through the seas of Antarctica. [...] They visited Captain Scott's huts -- one built in 1902, the other in 1911, shortly before Scott's death -- and werew welcomed at American and New Zealand science stations. And they spent virtually an entire month at sea, observing a truly astounding array of wildlife: finback and killer whales, sealions, seals, and dolphins; albatrosses, sheathbills, skuas, petrels, cormorants, and (of course) multitudes of penguins." - from the dj.Vg in unclipped dj. 30.00

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76 ADAMS, Richard BAYLEY, Nicola Tyger Voyage
Jonathan Cape, London, 1976, ISBN:0224012371 
ADAMS, Richard. The Tyger Voyage. London: Jonathan Cape, (1976). Pp. [1]-30, (2). Illustrated by Nicola Bayley. 8vo, illustrated green card covered boards. The story told in rhyming verse of two shipwrecked tigers and their adventures in distant lands. Rear paste-down starting to come unglued, lightwear to corners and ends of spine, else vg. 10.00

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77 ADAMS, Richard GILBERT, Yvonne CAMPBELL, Jennifer Iron Wolf and other Stories. 1st UK in dj
Allen Lane, 1980, 
ADAMS, Richard. The Iron Wolf and other stories. Colour plates by Yvonne Gilbert. Black and white drawings by Jennifer Campbell. (L): Allen Lane, (1980). Pp. 141. Double column. 8vo, brown cloth. Vg in vg unclipped dj. 25.00

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78 ADAMS, Richard Gilbert, Yvonne Campbell, Jennifer Unbroken Web. First American Edition in dustjacket
Crown, 1980, 
ADAMS, Richard. The Unbroken Web : Stories and Fables. Colour plates by Yvonne Gilbert. Black and white drawings by Jennifer Campbell. N.Y.: Crown Publishers, (1980). This is the US edition of The Iron Wolf and Other Stories.Fine in price-clipped dj. 25.00

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79 ADAMS, Trevor J. and Stephen Patrick CLARE CLARE, Stephen Patrick Atlantic Canada's 100 Greatest Books. pbk.
Nimbus, Halifax, 2009, ISBN:9781551097350 
ADAMS, Trevor J. and Stephen Patrick CLARE. Atlantic Canada's 100 Greatest Books . (Halifax): Nimbus, (2009). Pp. (4),[v]-ix,(1).1-229,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated card covers with greyish-blue spine and french flaps. Based on lists submitted by hundreds of Canadian literati, this compendium presents the top hundred voted-upon books dealing with Atlantic Canada (or written by Atlantic Canadian authors). Very good. 14.00

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80 ADAMSON, Elgiva Notes on Sophocles' Oedipus Rex
1954, 
ADAMSON, Elgiva. Notes on Sophocles' Oedipus Rex. N.pl.: n.pub., n.d. [1954]. Pp 1-12. 12mp, grey card covers. Rhodenizer p.1038. Elgiva (Moore) Adamson (1898-1965) of Stratford, Ontario, co-wrote a series of notes on Shakespeare's plays between 1954 and 1962, along with this item listed here. Vg. 10.00

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