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Carillon  : An Account of the Class of 1892 Bells at Princeton with Notes on Bells and Carillons in General.  First Edition in dustjacket, BIGELOW, Arthur Lynds
61 BIGELOW, Arthur Lynds Carillon : An Account of the Class of 1892 Bells at Princeton with Notes on Bells and Carillons in General. First Edition in dustjacket
Princeton University Press, 1948, 1948 
BIGELOW, Arthur Lynds. Carillon : An Account of the Class of 1892 Bells at Princeton with Notes on Bells and Carillons in General. Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, 1948. First Edition. Pp. (8),ix-x,(6),3-73, (1) 75-[91],(1) + 12 pages of b&w photos. 8vo, grey cloth, with gilt lettering in blue-green field to spine.

Arthur Lynds Bigelow (b. 1910, Springfield, Massachusetts - d. 1967) of Princeton University, a world-renowned "campanologist".

"Written by one of the world's great bell-masters, this book on bells gives the complete story — from the tintinnabulum of the ancients to the mightiest of all musical instruments, the carillon.

The author, bell-master of the town of Louvain for six years before the recent war, has held the same position at Princeton for the past eight years and was responsible for the reorganization of the 1892 Carillon and the addition of the 14 treble bells. He tells the story of these Princeton bells from their founding in England two decades ago to the renovation and enlargement which has earned this instrument a foremost place among the carillons of the world.

An authority on the technical aspects of bell-founding as well as on the history of bells and bell towers throughout Europe, Mr. Bigelow answers in this book all the questions on bells and carillons that might be asked by the casual listener, trained musician, engineer, and music historian — why a bell is shaped as it is, how it is hung, what accounts for its tone; what is change ringing, pealing, a chime tune, carillon music, what are the advantages and disadvantages of electrical operation.

A final chapter describes the development of the carillon in America, and a chart furnished information on all the major instruments in the United States and Canada." (from the dj).

Contents :
Foreword by Luther Pfahler Eisenhart;

I. The Princeton Carillon.

II. The Originand Development of Bells and Carillons :
The Primitive Bell;
The Archaic Bell;
Hand Bells and Small Chimes;
The Tower Clock;
The Perfect Bell;
The English Peal;
Later Developments.

III. The Carillon in America :
A List of the Carillons in the United States and Canada.

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62 BISHOP, Willard A. Likely They Didn't Get the Memo
Gaspereau Press, Wolfville, 1999, ISBN:1894031202 
BISHOP, Willard A. Likely They Didn't Get the Memo. Wolfville: Gaspereau Press, (1999). First Printing. Pp. (8),[9]-269,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated white card covers. "On November 13, 1945, Willard Bishop, a young music enthusiast, and his ham-radio-operator father, launched the Annapolis Valley's first commercial broadcasting service. The makeshift radio studio they created in the back rooms of their Windsor, Nova Scotia, home eventually grew into a unique network of five AM radio stations and an FM service. In this personal memoir, Willard Bishop describes his experiences on and off the airwaves. From early technical innovations and mobile broadcasts to his passion for music and flying, Bishop's story offers a heartwarming, often humourous look at the man behind the microphone." - from the rear cover. Inked review to flyleaf, book tag, faint soiling to rear cover, else very good. 14.00

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63 BISHOP, Willard A. Likely They Didn't Get The Memo. A Radio Story.
Gaspereau Press, Kentville,, 2000, ISBN:1894031202 
BISHOP, Willard A. Likely They Didn't Get The Memo. Wolfville, NS: Gaspereau Press, (2000). First Printing. Pp. (8),9-269,(3). Illustrated with many black & white photographs. 8vo, ill. white card covers with olive green, brown, and white lettering to front cover, olive green lettering to spine. "OnNovember 13, 1945, Willard Bishop, a young music enthusiast, and his ham-r adio-operator father launched the Annapolis Valley's first commercial broadcasting service. The makeshift radio studio they created in the back rooms of their Windsor, Nova Scotia, home eventually grew into a unique network of five AM radio stations and an FM service. In this personal memoir, Willard Bishop describes his experiences on and off the airwaves. From early technical innovations and mobile broadcasts to his passion for music and flying, Bishop's story offers a heartwarming, often humorous lookat the man behind the microphone." - from the rear cover. Gaspereau review copy stamp to flyleaf, else very good. 12.00

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64 BLAKELEY, Shirley) In Tribute, Shirley Alice Blakeley, May, 1985
1985, 
(BLAKELEY, Shirley). In Tribute, Shirley Alice Blakeley, May, 1985. To Shirley Blakeley in appreciation for her many years of dedicated service from the Staff and Friends of Department of Music Education, Halifax District School Board. N.pl.: n.pub., (1985). Pp (1),[1]-3 leaves of text, (13 ) leaves of blank pages. 8vo, blue pebbled cloth, gilt lettering to front board. Six of the blank leaves are filled with signed pen inscriptions from friends, students and colleagues. A unique item. Fine. 50.00

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65 BLUNDEN, Edmund Cricket Country. First Edition.
Collins, London, 1944, 
BLUNDEN, Edmund. Cricket Country. London: Collins, 1944. First Printing. Pp. (4),5-224. 8vo, brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "Edmund Blunden, who has long won admiration with his short studies on the game of cricket, has been reluctant to attempt what has been termed 'a cricket book', and the present volume is not a cricket book in the ordinary meaning of the word. Its central scene is the cricket field, it has many reminiscences and reflections upon that scene and its actors and actions -- from the greatest to the least; but the writer's imagination ranges widely round the ground into a rich variety of things which have interested him, and the music of life wherein pastime and recreation and the unofficial hours play so importanta part. As the early years of the writer were passed where the glories and graces of cricket were almost as native to the place as the rivers and hil ls, that is the continual background; but it recedes in many passages of exploration of all sorts; and while the lover of cricket will find the chapters particularly devoted to the game worthy of his perusal, those who know little of it will be allured by the dream of life which is seen to include all such games and tourneyings." - from the dust jacket. Binding starting between pp. 16-17, previous owner's acquisition note inked to ffep, else verygood in nicked, hingeworn, unclipped dust jacket. 20.00

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66 Bodleian Library MYRES, J.N.L. WILLETS, Pamela J. BEECHAM, H.A. Bodleian Library Record. Volume 7, Number 6, February 1967
Bodleian Library, London , 1967, 
(Bodleian Library). The Bodleian Library Record. Volume 7, Number 6, February 1967. (London : The Bodleian Library, 1967). Pp 281-338,(2),+ 5 plates. 8vo, pale green card covers. Contents : J.N.L. Myres and W. Beattie's “In Memoriam L.W. Hanson”; Francis W. Steer's “The Arms of Bodley – Some References from Essex”; Paul Morgan's “Fragments of Three Lost Works from the Stationers' Registers Recently Found in Bindings in College Libraries”; Pamela J. Willetts's “John Lilly, Musician and Music Copyist”; H.A. Beecham's “A Notebook and a Collection of Manuscripts: Originally the Property of Dr. Charles Goodall”; John B. Shipley's “Daniel Defoe and Henry Baker: Some of Their Correspondence Again and Its Provenance”; and regular departments. Spineand margins browned, else very good. 15.00

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67 BOILEAU, John. Images of our Past). Historic Eastern Passage. First Edition
Nimbus Publishing, Halifax, 2007, ISBN:1551096315 
BOILEAU, John. Historic Eastern Passage. (Halifax): Nimbus Publishing, (2007). First Edition. Illustrated with black and white photos throughout. Pp.[i]-vi,1-186. 8vo, illustrated grey card covers. From the Images of Our Pastseries. John Boileau (b. 1945, Moncton, New Brunswick) long-serving Canadi an miliary officer and author. "Drawing upon powerful images and stories ofthe past, John Boileau takes readers on a journey through the Eastern Passage region, including Imperoyal, Shearwater, South East Passage, Cow Bay, McNab's Island, Lawlor's Island, and Devil's Island. From fortifications and quarantine sites to aviation bases and even to Bill Lynch's amusement ridesand buried treasure, 'Historic Eastern Passage' illuminates the history of the region to the end of the Second World War. Follow Helen Creighton on h er search to record folk music and stories, or learn how the air base played a role in the first flight across the Atlantic. With attention to both the special and everyday events, a full picture of what life was once like inEastern Passage is vividly depicted." - from the rear cover. Chapters: 1. Life in the Passage; 2. Work in the Passage; 3. Defending the Great Harbour: Eastern Passage; 4. Defending the Great Harbour: McNab's Island; 5. Fun Island; 6. Devils and Quarantine; 7. The Tallahassee Incident; 8. Byrd at Baker's Point [Lieutenant Commander Richard E. Byrd, Jr]; 9. Imperial Village; 10. First Lady of Folklore [Helen Creighton]; 11. Home of Naval Aviation.Very good. Due to its relative small size, shipping costs should be cheape r than quoted. 15.00

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68 BOILEAU, John. Images of our Past). Historic Eastern Passage. First Edition, signed.
Nimbus Publishing, Halifax, 2007, ISBN:1551096315 
BOILEAU, John. Historic Eastern Passage. (Halifax, NS) : Nimbus Publishing,(2007). First Edition. Illustrated with black and white photos throughout. Pp.[i]-vi,1-186. 8vo, illustrated grey card covers. From the Images of Our Past series. John Boileau (b. 1945, Moncton, New Brunswick) long-serving C anadian miliary officer and author. "Drawing upon powerful images and stories ofthe past, John Boileau takes readers on a journey through the Eastern Passage region, including Imperoyal, Shearwater, South East Passage, Cow Bay, McNab's Island, Lawlor's Island, and Devil's Island. From fortificationsand quarantine sites to aviation bases and even to Bill Lynch's amusement rides and buried treasure, 'Historic Eastern Passage' illuminates the history of the region to the end of the Second World War. Follow Helen Creightonon her search to record folk music and stories, or learn how the air base played a role in the first flight across the Atlantic. With attention to both the special and everyday events, a full picture of what life was once like in Eastern Passage is vividly depicted." - from the rear cover. Chapters: 1. Life in the Passage; 2. Work in the Passage; 3. Defending the Great Harbour: Eastern Passage; 4. Defending the Great Harbour: McNab's Island; 5. Fun Island; 6. Devils and Quarantine; 7. The Tallahassee Incident; 8. Byrd at Baker's Point [Lieutenant Commander Richard E. Byrd, Jr]; 9. Imperial Village; 10. First Lady of Folklore [Helen Creighton]; 11. Home of Naval Aviation. Very good. Signed and inscribed by Boileau on the title page. 20.00

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69 BOND, Edward. Derek and Choruses from After the Assassinations.
Methuen, London, 1983, ISBN:0413547000 
BOND, Edward. Derek and Choruses from After the Assassinations. London : Methuen, (1983). First Edition. Pp [1]-47,(1). 8vo, blue and white stapled card covers. A Methuen paperback original, Theatrescript (Second Series) No.20. “In Derek, published to coincide with the Royal Shakespeare Company's touring production in October 1983, an aristocrat, deemed too stupid even for a career in politics, tricks a working-class genius into swapping brains with him. The text of the play is published here together with the music written by David Shaw-Parker for the original production. Also published inthis volume are selected choruses from After the Assassinations, a play fi rst performed at Essex University Theatre in 1983.” - from page [1]. Corner crease, rubbed, else very good. 25.00

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70 BONNER, Mary Graham Canada and Her Story. Second Edition Revised in dustjacket
Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1950, 
BONNER, Mary Graham. Canada and Her Story. Second Edition, Revised. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [June], 1950. Pp (14),3-[180],i-vii,(1),+ 16 pp plates. Map. 8vo, decorated blue cloth, maroon and blue lettering to spine, top ege dyed red. A volume in the Borzoi Books for Young People About Other Lands. Contents : The Old World Discovers the New; The Mysterious River; New France; The French Scene; The Provinces by the Sea; Adventures i n Furs; Gaiety in Business; A Discoverer's Dream; The English Conquest; Where All Trails Met; Fur Trading Explorers; The Great Lone Land; Education and Travel; Today's Indians; Royal Canadian Mounted Police; Mounties at Work; Sea of Mountains; To the North; Wild Life; Dominion of Canada; Canada's People; Chronology; Index. Mary Graham Bonner (b. 1890 - d. February 12, 1974, New York City) grew up in Halifax, Nova Scotia, attended Halifax Ladies' College [nowArmbrae Academy] and the Conservatory of Music. Dagg, The Feminine Gaze : A Canadian Compendium of Non-Fiction Women Authors and Their Books, 1836-1945 pp.46-47. Very good in worn and chipped, price-clipped dustjacket. 15.00

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71 BOUDREAU, Carol (ed.) Our Time To Reminisce
2006, 
BOUDREAU, Carol (ed.). Our Time To Reminisce. [Kentville, N.S.?] : n.pub., n.d. [2006?]. Pp 1-176. Illustrated. 8vo, black comb-bound, illustrated yellow card covers, lettered in black. Compiled by the Grandparents International Senior's Storytelling Circle of the Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia. Contents [author (titles)] : Georgina (Jean) Paish (Sticky Fingers / Christmas Memory / One Silly Evening / Sophie / Family Camping Memories); Mary Morine(Gumption, Boldness, Gall? / The "Letter" / Sharing My Faith / Divine Inte rvention / A Valuable Lesson / Just Listening / Spring, Ah! Spring / Newfoundland, Here We Come! / Rebelling Against Injustice); Margot Bishop (untitled); Jo Hogeboom (Two Stoories in One / Our Exercise); Anna Bennett (Winnie/ Friends (a poem) / Clothes (a poem) / Thank You (a poem) / Old Age (a po em) / Making Music); Carol Boudreau (Seasonal Overload / Nosey Turtle / HotDry Summer); Isabel Dominey (Younger Days / My First Bicycle . Cancelled F ashion Show / School Days / Our Chime Choir Tea Party / A Very Memorable Camping Trip); Ida Kane (A Weekend With My Sister / A Day at Atlantic Play Ground / Our Encounter with the Crazy Geese / My Younger Days / Family Outing/ When My Children Were Young / Fundraiser / The Pink Flamingo / A Week wi th Rose); Jane Kroezen (Going to Work with Dad / Working at the BFM / Our Trip to Holland / Embarrassing Moments / Mom's 95th Birthday / Hay on Fire /Guatemala / An Unusual Story); Mary Bent (Driving Can Be Dangerous to Your Health / It's Better the Second Time Around / Life on the Farm / I Didn't Know Squirrels Ate Apples / The Giant Woodpecker / Now You're one of the Boys / The Big A-choo / Watching the Paint Dry / Just Calle Me Killer); Mary Kemp (Growing Up in the Thirties / My Skates / Berry Picking / Collections / Trips to the Zoo With the Grandkids / A Night on the Town); Kathleen Sharp (Easter (poem) / Joseph / The Three Bears / Snowed In / A Poem ' Velentines Day / The Sunshine Club / Mom's & Dad's 25th Wedding Anniversary / Radios / Ladies' Retreats / Neighbours in Windsor - 1963 / A Day in My Eighth Month / Stormy / My Train Trip to Ontario - 1980 / A Winter Walk to the Park / Giddy, Betty & Brewster / 121 Windsor Street and 65 Chebucto Road / Santa's Secretary / Scrapbooks / Winters When I Was a Child / My Trip to Noel with Aunt Jessie / Fire / Our Family Goes Camping / The Coldest Place in NovaScotia / Dad's Lunchtime Surprise); Heather Elliott (Special Mom / How Muc h They Missed / Time Has a Way of Changing Us / Mr. Jacques Store); Lena Miedema (Butterflies and Flowers / The Goat / Go Kart / Beach and Camping); Tina Smit (Vistors / Food? / Family Blessings). Very good. 15.00

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72 BOURNE, Jeremy Seventy Years at Bromsgrove School, 1923-1993
Bromsgrove School Enterprises Ltd., Bromsgrove, 1993, ISBN:0952136228 
BOURNE, Jeremy. Seventy Years at Bromsgrove School, 1923-1993. [Bromsgrove]: (Bromsgrove School Enterprises Ltd., 1993). Pp. (2),iii-vi,1-216,(4). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated orange card covers with black titles to front and spine. In celebration of the tercentenary of Sir Thomas Cookes's Endowment of 1693. Contents: 1. A Pair of Portraits: Sir Thomas and Lady Mary Windsor; 2. Pastors: The Five Headmasters -- The First Six Housemasters -- Reinforcements under D.J. Walters -- Old Men and New: From D.J. Walterse to L.M.Carey -- A Change of Style: Heads of Houses under J.N.F. Earle -- Four Low er School Heads -- The Housemasters' Ladies; 3. Personalities: Unforgettable Teachers -- Visionary Bursars -- Generous Governors -- Prestigious Pupils; 4. Places: Capital Development and the Question of Money -- Chapel -- Around the Greens -- The Dining Hall -- Houses Old and New -- Modern Expansion-- Sports Facilities For Every Taste -- Tomorrow's Building: The Library; 5. Performances: The Corps -- Music -- Cricket -- Athletics and Runs -- Service for Others -- Parents' Associations -- Expedition Club -- Careers and Classes -- Swimming -- Verse or Worse -- Hockey -- Drama -- Rugby Football;6. Paraphernalia: Slang and Nicknames -- Crime and Punishment -- Adventure s and Escapades -- Ghosts: Real and Unreal -- Uniform and Routine -- Wirelesses and Music Hourse -- Traditions and Texts. Spine slightly discoloured, cocked, else very good. 20.00

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73 BOUZANE, Lillian In the Hands of the Living God. Paperback edition, inscribed.
Turnstone Press, Winnipeg, 1999, ISBN:0888012330 
BOUZANE, Lillian. In the Hands of the Living God : A Novel. (Winnipeg): Turnstone Press, (1999). First Printing. Pp. (4),v-ix,(3),[1]-308. 8vo, ill. grey card covers. Lillian Bouzane is active in the Newfoundland writing community and lives in St. Patrick's, Newfoundland. "In the last decade of the fifteenth century, Venice was the queen city of Europe. For two hundred years her nobles controlled the trade of the East and their galleys brough thewealth up the Grand Canal and transshipped it along the trade routes of Eu rope. From one of those families came the woman Mathye, who married the greatest seaman of them all -- Giovanni Caboto. Mathye is her husband's cartographer, and an accomplished musician. A member of the Venice court, she struggles with her love and loyalty to the man who will betray Venice by sailing for the King of England under the name of John Cabot. The diary and written correspondence of Mathye paint a world filled with art, music, religious life, the social activities of some of Venice's most powerful families, and rumours of intrigue. Mathye writes about her life and travels to Englandand Jerusalem with passion, courage and sharp humour." - from flap. Very g ood. Signed and inscribed by Bouzane on the title page. 12.50

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74 BOUZANE, Lillian. CABOT, John). In the Hands of the Living God. A novel. First Edition.
Turnstone Press, Winnipeg, 1999, ISBN:0888012330 
BOUZANE, Lillian. In the Hands of the Living God : A Novel. (Winnipeg): Turnstone Press, (1999). First Printing. Pp (4),v-ix,(3),[1]-308. 8vo, illustrated grey card covers with french faps, white lettering to front cover and spine. Lillian Bouzane is active in the Newfoundland writing community and lives in St. Patrick's, Newfoundland. "In the last decade of the fifteenth century, Venice was the queen city of Europe. For two hundred years her nobles controlled the trade of the East and their galleys brought the wealth up the Grand Canal and transshipped it along the trade routes of Europe. From one of those families came the woman Mathye, who married the greatest seaman of them alll -- Giovanni Caboto. Mathye is her husband's cartographer, and an accomplished musician. A member of the Venice court, she struggles with her love and loyalty to the man who will betray Venice by sailing for the King of England under the name John Cabot. The diary and written correspondence of Mathye paint a world filled with art, music, religious life, thesocial activities of some of Venice's most powerful families, and rumours of intrigue. Mathye writes about her life and travels to England and Jerusalem with passion, courage and sharp humour." - from the front flap. Gift inscription, else vg. 10.00

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Corsican Brothers. A play with music in two acts. First Printing, softcover, BOWEN, John. Methuen Playscript. DUMAS, Alexandre]. HOLMSTROM, John.
75 BOWEN, John. Methuen Playscript. DUMAS, Alexandre]. HOLMSTROM, John. Corsican Brothers. A play with music in two acts. First Printing, softcover
Methuen & Co. Ltd., London, 1970, ISBN:0416091504 1970 0416091504 / 9780416091502 
BOWEN, John. The Corsican Brothers. A play with music in two acts. Based on the nouvelle by Alexandre Dumas. Lyrics by John Holmstrom and John Bowen. (London : Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1970). First Paperback Printing. Pp. (5),[6]-109,(3). Small 8vo, printed white and black card covers with red & white lettering to front cover, black lettering to white spine.

A Methuen Playscript.

John Griffith Bowen (b. November 5 1924, Calcutta) .

"John Bowen has taken the theme of this play from a story by Alexandre Dumas. The theme was also used by Dion Boucicault for a nineteenth-century melodrama but Bowen's treatment of it is completely his own. The action alternates between Corsica and Paris when the Romantic Movement is at its height. As the action of the play unfolds, the heroine finds herself torn between the new idea of personal freedom and the traditional notion of honour: one of the twin heroes is torn between the demands of friendship and the dictates of romantic passion -- the other between an effort to end the vendetta system and a personal desire for vengeance. In the end, honour, passion and vengeance are all satisfied -- more or less." - from the first leaf.

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76 BOWERING, George Harry's Fragments : A novel of International Puzzlement. First Edition.
Coach House Press, Toronto, 1990, ISBN:0889103879 
BOWERING, George. Harry's Fragments : A novel of International Puzzlement. Toronto : Coach House Press, (1990). First Printing. Pp. (6),7-112. 8vo, printed white card covers with blue titles to front and spine. Spadoni & Donnelly 2525. George Harry Bowering, OC, OBC (b. December 1, 1935, Penticton, British Columbia). "Master of lyric verse, of fresh and startling imagery, Governor-General's Award winner George Bowering writes with poise and assurance, lifting language out of the ordinary, transforming speech into a delicate, sonorous music." - from the rear cover. Includes the following poems:"Mountain I Burn", "That Way, in Words", "Barber Chair", "Midnight Lunch", "Motel Age Thoughts", "Brown Globe", "More Dust", "The Bars", "The Bigamis t", "The Window", "Open Mind", "Nine Holes", "Among Friends", "Apollo Eleven", "The Cup", "Coltrane & Che", "Health", "Weight", "That Old Testament", "Gun Man", "Little Treatise on Time", "Already Markt", "Making a Virtue of Necessity", "Arrival Time", "I Cant Concentrate", "Losing & Getting, To Be Getting", "The Horse", "Apparent", "Frame", "Sit Down", "Building", "Strangers & Friends", "Prizren", "Under", "Feet, Not Eyes", "The Ground of Lincoln County", "Even the Public Conveyances Sing", "North Shore, PEI", "Thoughts off the Concrete Isle", "Sea Way", "First Night of Fall, Grosvenor Avenue", "Fall, Again", "Place Names in the Global Village", "Branches", "SmokingDrugs with Strangers", "When I", "Stab", "Lines from Hollo", "Fast", "Not Salesmen", "Out", "Indulgence", "Take Me, She Said, Smiling Inwardly", "Chap ter", "Play's a Thing", "Ascension", "Careering", "The Breath, Releast", "The Mysteries", "The Beginning of", "While", "A Man Is No Boat", "Mouths","Sekhemab & Perabsen", "The Sensible", and "To You & You". Light brown ton ing to edges, previous owner's name inked to half-title, four characters inked inside rear cover, else very good. Ex-libris Canadian poet Don Domanski(with inked acquisition note at fore-edge of title page). Due to the small size of this book, shipping costs will be cheaper than quoted. 15.00

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77 BOWERING, George In the Flesh. First Edition.
McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1974, ISBN:0771015984 
BOWERING, George. In the Flesh. Toronto : McClelland and Stewart, (1974). First Printing. Pp. (7),8-112. 8vo, printed white card covers with blue lettering to front & spine. Spadoni & Donnelly 2525. George Harry Bowering, OC,OBC (b. December 1, 1935, Penticton, British Columbia). "Master of lyric v erse, of fresh and startling imagery, Governor-General's Award winner George Bowering writes with poise and assurance, lifting language out of the ordinary, transforming speech into a delicate, sonorous music." - from the rear cover. Includes the following poems: "Mountain I Burn", "That Way, in Words", "Barber Chair", "Midnight Lunch", "Motel Age Thoughts", "Brown Globe","More Dust", "The Bars", "The Bigamist", "The Window", "Open Mind", "Nine Holes", "Among Friends", "Apollo Eleven", "The Cup", "Coltrane & Che", "Health", "Weight", "That Old Testament", "Gun Man", "Little Treatise on Time","Already Markt", "Making a Virtue of Necessity", "Arrival Time", "I Cant C oncentrate", "Losing & Getting, To Be Getting", "The Horse", "Apparent", "Frame", "Sit Down", "Building", "Strangers & Friends", "Prizren", "Under", "Feet, Not Eyes", "The Ground of Lincoln County", "Even the Public Conveyances Sing", "North Shore, PEI", "Thoughts off the Concrete Isle", "Sea Way", "First Night of Fall, Grosvenor Avenue", "Fall, Again", "Place Names in theGlobal Village", "Branches", "Smoking Drugs with Strangers", "When I", "St ab", "Lines from Hollo", "Fast", "Not Salesmen", "Out", "Indulgence", "TakeMe, She Said, Smiling Inwardly", "Chap ter", "Play's a Thing", "Ascension" , "Careering", "The Breath, Releast", "The Mysteries", "The Beginning of", "While", "A Man Is No Boat", "Mouths", "Sekhemab & Perabsen", "The Sensible", and "To You & You". Light brown toning to edges, previous owner's name inked to half-title, four characters inked inside rear cover, else very good. Ex-libris Canadian poet Don Domanski (with inked acquisition note at fore-edge of title page). Due to the small size of this book, shipping costs will be cheaper than quoted. 15.00

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78 BOWERING, George Urban Snow. First Edition.
Talonbooks, Vancouver, 1992, ISBN:088922305x 
BOWERING, George. Urban Snow. Vancouver : Talonbooks, (January 1992). FirstPrinting. Pp. (6),7-111,(1). 8vo, illustrated white & grey card covers wit h green lettering to front cover, black lettering to spine. George Harry Bowering, OC, OBC (b. December 1, 1935, Penticton, British Columbia). Includes the following poems: "Urban Snow", "Who Cares", "Unser Karl", "Silver in the Silver Sun", "Canada Puzzle", "Leaves Flipping", "Late Goddess", "Acute", "Dear David McFadden", "An Epithalian Draft for Bev & Dwight", "Twenty","No Meeting", "First Born", "Jodine", "Here in Attachment", "Death", "Endl ess Vees", "Found in the Endpapers of a Larry Eigner Book", "Grizzle Boy", "Fall Notes", "My Family's all in Bed", "The Drift", "Berlin", "On the Picadilly Tube", "Circle Line Hokku", "Music in the Park", "Paulette Jiles and others", "Yards", "Marilyn", and "The Great Grandchildren of Bill Bissett'sMice". Very good. NOTE: Due to its small size, shipping costs should be a bit cheaper than quoted. 12.50

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79 BOYANOSKI, Christine. WOOD, W.J. HARTMAN, John. W.J. Wood : Paintings and Graphics. Paperback.
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, 1983, ISBN:0919777015 
(WOOD, W.J.). BOYANOSKI, Christine and John HARTMAN. W.J. Wood : Paintings and Graphics. (Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Oct. 22,-Dec.4, 1983, and travelling to other galleries. Toronto: Art Gallery of Ontario, (1983). Pp. (4),[5]-152. Illustrated with dozens of examples of Wood's work. 8vo, art-illustrated brown card cvoers with white lettering to front cover. Design by Frank Newfeld. "W.J. Wood, who lived from 1877 to 1954, appeared on the scene at a crucial period in the development ofCanadian art. Although his work has been largely overlooked both during hi s lifetime and today, among his admirers and staunchest supporters were members of the Group of Seven, with whom he often exhibited, particularly A.Y.Jackson and Arthur Lismer. They saw in his art a bold artistic vision not unlike their own. The vigour and spontaneity displayed in his paintings andetchings both in their technique and their subject matter set him apart fr om many of his contemporaries, alienating some and attracting others. His favourite themes -- music, unidealized nudes, and the local scene in and around his home town of Midland, Ontario, give the work an intimacy and directness that can be grasped easily by everyone, for his humanistic vision is timeless and unversal." - from the rear cover. Very good. 30.00

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Up and Down the Merrimac : A Vacation Trip, BOYD, Pliny Steele.
80 BOYD, Pliny Steele. Up and Down the Merrimac : A Vacation Trip
D.E. Lothrop Company, Boston, 1890, 
BOYD, Pliny Steele. Up and Down the Merrimac : A Vacation Trip. Boston : D.E. Lothrop Company, (copyright 1879). Pp [i]-vi,7-185,(4,ads),(3), frontispiece. 8vo, pictorial grey cloth, gilt panel to spine.

Toy 1314: "A rambling, facetious, descriptive and highly embroidered account of a rowing, towing, and sailing voyage in a dory up the Merrimac from Newburyport to Passaconaway Island, of camping there, and of the voyage home.".

New Hampshire and Massachusetts.

“And to gratify the gypsy, as well as to enjoy the luxury of discovery, and the fascination of peril, we took for our vacation trip a row and sail up the Merrimac – myself and two boys.” (p. 9).

Contents :
1. Preliminary.
2. The Start.
3. Rowing with the Tide.
4. A Thunder-Storm. 5. The Broken Oar. 6. Our First Sunday.
7. Onward and Upward.
8. Rowing Up Stairs.
9. Passaconaway Island.
10. Looking Toward Sunrise.
11. Solitude and Society.
12. Homeward Bound.
13. A Pinch of Salt.
14. The New Earth.
15. One Last Sunday.
16. Music in the Air.
17. Home Again.

Slightly cocked, spine ends and corners worn, bubbling to cloth, margins of leaves browned, gift inscription (dated 1892), else good. 50.00


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