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1 RICHARDSON, James As If. The National Poetry Series
Persea Books, New York, 1992, ISBN:0892551712 
RICHARDSON, James. As If. The National Poetry Series. Selected by Amy Clampitt. New York : Persea Books, (1992). First Edition. Pp (10),11-78,(2). 8vo, cardcovers. Richard (b. 1950) was the 2011 winner of the Jackson Poetry Prize. This is his third collection and is arranged in three sections: I. ToAutumn; II. Short Cuts; III. Children's Children. The poems include "The M ind-Body Problem", "My Mistake", "Cat Among Stones", "Men in Tuxes", "Askance and Strangely", "Early Violets", "How It Ends", "In Fog", "Blue Heron, Winter Thunder", "A Pause", "Settlers", "Post-Romantic", "The Pitch", "Locusts", "Signs, Signs!", "Splinters", "Fruit Flies", "Elegy for Either of Us" and many more. Spine sunned else very good. 17.50

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2 RENDER, Shirley WARD, Max, foreword RICHARDSON, James A. Double Cross. 3rd in dj. signed
Douglas & McIntyre, Vancouver/Toronto, -2000, ISBN:1550547224 
RENDER, Shirley. Double Cross : The Inside Story of James A. Richardson andCanadian Airways. Foreword by Max Ward. Vancouver/Toronto : Douglas & McIn tyre, (2000). Third Printing. Pp 334. Illustrated. 8vo, tan cloth. Bookplate, else vg in dj. Signed by the author. 20.00

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3 RICHARDSON, Maurice BOSWELL, James Exploits of Engelbrecht. Abstracted from The Chronicles of The Surrealist Sportsman's Club. First Edition in dustjacket
Phoenix House Limited, London, 1950, 
RICHARDSON, Maurice. The Exploits of Engelbrecht. Abstracted from The Chronicles of The Surrealist Sportsman's Club. Wih Illustrations by James Boswell. London : Phoenix House Limited, (1950). First Edition. Pp (5),6-128. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt vignette to front board, gilt lettering to spine. "Maurice Richardson's cult classic is one of the strangest works of fiction ever written. Fifteen stories that relate the activities of the Surrealist Sportsman's Club, a society with very dubious morals that spends the time it has left between the collapse of the moon and the end of the universe taking the concept of the 'game' to its logical limit." (goodreads). Contents : 1. The Night of the Big Witch Shoot. 2. Ten Rounds with Grandfather Clock. 3. Round the World in One. 4. A Thick Night at the Plant Theatre.5. The Man-Hunt Ball. 6. The One that Nearly Got Away. 7. Engelbrecht and the Demon Bowler. 8. The Day We Played Mars. 9. Engelbrecht and the Mechanical Brain. 10. Dirty Work at the Dogs' Opera. 11. Engelbrecht, M.P. 12. Engelbrecht's Elopement. 13. They Wrestled All Night. 14. Engelbrecht Up! 15. A Quiet Game of Chess. Edges faded, foxing to endpapers, else very good in rubbed and nicked, unclipped dustjacket (tear to spine). 75.00

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4 REANEY, James. RICHARDSON, John). Wacousta! : A melodrama in three acts, with a description of its development in workshops. First Edition, Paperback.
Press Porcepic, Toronto and Victoria, 1979, ISBN:088878175x 
REANEY, James. Wacousta! [Front cover adds: "A melodrama in three acts, with a description of its development in workshops"]. Toronto and Victoria : Press Porcepic Limited, (1979). First Paperback Printing. Pp. (5),6-[163],(1). 8vo, printed red card covers with white lettered purple title block to front cover, white lettering to front and spine. James Crerar Reaney, OC, FRSC (b. September 1, 1926, Easthope, Ontario d. June 11, 2008, London, Ontario). "'Wacousta!' is a tale of adventure, intrigue, mystery and love set in 1763 at the British forts of Detroit and Michilimackinac. The story was first told by Major John Richardson in a novel written in 1832. Within two years it had become an internationalily famous romance, whose appeal has lasted down to the present day. This nineteenth-century melodrama thrilled audiences with accounts of sieges, family feuds, romantic love and , most of all -- revenge. Now James Reaney has taken this thrilling romance and reworked it with his own inimitable magic. Working with groups in London and Timmins for over a year, Reaney shaped the story into a contemporary drama, filled with colour, adventure, comedy and the exaggerated passions of melodrama. Polished into dramatic form by intensive work with the NDWT Company, 'Wacousta!' went on tour to enthusiastic audiences." - from rear. Faint spinecreasing, else very good. 15.00

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