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Caricature Gallery of Literary Masters

By: BICKERSTAFF, Isaac) Tamarack Review, 80, Spring 1980) RICHLER, Mordecai) BIRNEY, Earle)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Tamarack Review, Toronto, 1980,:

Seller ID: 61426


(BICKERSTAFF, Isaac). "A Caricature Gallery of Literary Masters" . A collection of works in The Tamarack Review, Issue 80, Spring 1980, pp. 40-61. Toronto: Tamarack Review, 1980. Pp. 108. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated white and green card covers. Twenty of Bickerstaff's caricatures. Also includes works by Mordecai Richler, Earle Birney, Daryl Hine, Kent Thompson, Shirley Mann Gibson, and Linda Pyke. Lightly rubbed, name inked verso rear cover, else vg. For the issue. 15.00 View more info

Near False Creek Mouth : New Poems. First Edition, paperback

By: BIRNEY, Earle

Price: $15.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, Toronto / Montreal, 1964,:

Seller ID: 20805


BIRNEY, Earle. Near False Creek Mouth : New Poems. Toronto / Montreal : McClelland and Stewart, (1964). First Edition. 8vo, white illustrated card covers. Spadoni and Donnelly 1710. After the long "November Walk near False Creek Mouth", the rest of the collection is arranged in four unnumbered sections, each with a map : I. Caribbean Turnabout. "Transistor", "For George Lamming", "Saltfish and Akee", "Professor of Middle English Confronts Monster", "Curaçao", "On the Beach", "Meeting of Strangers","Caracas", "Turbonav... View more info

Selected Poems 1940-1966. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BIRNEY, Earle

Price: $35.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, Toronto , 1966,:

Seller ID: 8856


BIRNEY, Earle. Selected Poems 1940-1966. Toronto : McClelland and Stewart, (1966). First Edition. Pp 222. Lg 8vo, bluish grey cloth. Spadoni & Donnelly 1838. Edges darkened, gift inscription, else vg in poor, worn and chippeddj. 35.00 View more info

Fall by Fury. First Edition

By: BIRNEY, Earle

Price: $20.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1978, ISBN:0771014309:

Seller ID: 35278


BIRNEY, Earle. Fall by Fury & Other Makings. (Toronto) : McClelland and Stewart, (1978). First Edition. Pp (11),12-96. 8vo, black cardcovers, letteredin red & white. Spadoni & Donnelly 2939. Light edgewear, else very good. 2 0.00 View more info

What's So Big About Green? First Edition

By: BIRNEY, Earle

Price: $20.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1973, ISBN:0771014201:

Seller ID: 37487


BIRNEY, Earle. What's So Big About Green? (Toronto) : McClelland and Stewart, (1973). First Edition. Unpaginated. Pp [60] + concrete poem on glassine.8vo, illustrated two-tone green card covers. Spadoni & Donnelly 2415. Rubb ed, vertical creases to front cover, else very good. 20.00 View more info

Rag & Bone Shop. Second Printing, Paperback, Signed

By: BIRNEY, Earle

Price: $50.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, 1971,:

Seller ID: 33847


BIRNEY, Earle. Rag & Bone Shop. Tor./Montreal : McClelland and Stewart, (1971). Second Printing. 8vo, card covers. Spadoni and Donnelly 2247. Rubbed, else vg. Inscribed by Birney. 50.00 View more info

Turvey. 1st Cdn in dj

By: BIRNEY, Earle

Price: $40.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart Limited, 1949,:

Seller ID: 45517


BIRNEY, Earle. Turvey : A Military Picaresque. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart Limited, (1949). First Canadian Edtion. Pp. 288. 8vo, red cloth. According to the dictionary, the term "picaresque" refers to a genre of usually satiric prose fiction depicted in a realistic, and often humourous way, detailing the adventures of a roguish hero of low social degree, living by his or hr wits in a corrupt society. Herein lies the basis forEarle Birney's character, Private Turvey, and his escapades in the Canadian Army. Nicking to tail of spine, else vg in chipped, worn dj. 40.00 View more info

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Down the Long Table. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BIRNEY, Earle

Price: $50.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart Limited, Toronto, 1955,:

Seller ID: 9702


BIRNEY, Earle. Down the Long Table. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart Limited, (1955). First Printing. Pp. 298. 8vo, green cloth, yellow and blue titlesto front and spine. Watters p.249, Rhodenizer p.784, Spadoni & Donnelly 14 35. Bumping to head and tail of spine, else vg in rubbed dj (two tears fromthe top edge). 50.00 View more info

Poems of Earle Birney : A New Canadian Library Selection.

By: BIRNEY, Earle

Price: $10.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1969,:

Seller ID: 40685


BIRNEY, Earle. The Poems of Earle Birney: A New Canadian Library Selection.With an Introduction by the Author. Toronto : McClelland and Stewart Ltd., (1969). Pp 64. Small 8vo, ill. card covers. Spadoni and Donnelly 2071. Sli ghtly rubbed, else vg. 10.00 View more info

Rag & Bone Shop. First Edition, Paperback

By: BIRNEY, Earle

Price: $20.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, 1971,:

Seller ID: 41473


BIRNEY, Earle. Rag & Bone Shop. Tor./Montreal : McClelland and Stewart, (1971). First Printing. Pp (64). 8vo, purple card covers. Spadoni and Donnelly2247. Rubbed, name, else vg. 20.00 View more info

Ghost in the Wheels : Selected Poems. First Edition, Paperback

By: BIRNEY, Earle

Price: $15.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1977, ISBN:0771014082:

Seller ID: 51730


BIRNEY, Earle. Ghost in the Wheels : Selected Poems. (Toronto) : McClellandand Stewart, (1977). First Softcover Edition. Pp (8),9-159,(1). 8vo, blue card covers. Spadoni & Donnelly 2812. Some wear to spine ends and corners, front cover creased, name, else very good. 15.00 View more info

What's So Big About Green? First Edition

By: BIRNEY, Earle

Price: $25.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1973, ISBN:0771014201:

Seller ID: 51970


BIRNEY, Earle. What's So Big About Green? (Toronto) : McClelland and Stewart, (1973). First Edition. Unpaginated. Pp [60] + concrete poem on glassine.8vo, illustrated two-tone green card covers. Spadoni & Donnelly 2415. Prev ious owner's name inked to title page, else very good. 25.00 View more info

Trial of a City and Other Verse. 1st Cdn in dj

By: BIRNEY, Earle

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1952,:

Seller ID: 48458


BIRNEY, Earle. Trial of a City and Other Verse. Toronto: The Ryerson Press,(September 1952). First Canadian Edition. Pp. 71. Partially unopened. 8vo, yellow printed paper covered boards. Watters p.18, Rhodenizer p.938. Vg in dj (several one inch tears along top edges, a faint browning at folds, spi ne sunned, else vg). 80.00 View more info

Cow Jumped Over the Moon : The Writing and Reading of Poetry. First Edition, Signed

By: BIRNEY, Earle

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston of Canada Limited, 1972, ISBN:0039299899:

Seller ID: 64652


BIRNEY, Earle. The Cow Jumped Over the Moon : The Writing and Reading of Poetry. N.pl.: Holt, Rinehart and Winston of Canada Limited, (1972). First Printing. Pp. 112. 8vo, black ill. card covers. Owner's name inked to title page, else vg. Signed by the author on the half-title. 30.00 View more info

Selected Poems 1940-1966. First Edition

By: BIRNEY, Earle

Price: $20.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, 1966,:

Seller ID: 70717


BIRNEY, Earle. Selected Poems 1940-1966. Toronto : McClelland and Stewart, (1966). Pp 222. Lg 8vo, bluish grey cloth. Spadoni & Donnelly 1838. Cloth rubbed, bowed, name, else very good. 20.00 View more info

Ice Cod Bell or Stone: A Collection of New Poems. First Edition, Hardback.

By: BIRNEY, Earle

Price: $16.50

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1962,:

Seller ID: 97006


BIRNEY, Earle. Ice Cod Bell or Stone : A Collection of New Poems. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart Limited, (1962). First Edition. Pp (6),vii-viii, (2),11-62,(2). Large 8vo, white decorated cloth, blank spine. Spadoni & Donnelly 1605. "The first selection of new poems by Earle Birney in book form in ten years." - from the dj [not with this copy]. "The Bear on the Delhi Road", "Captain Cook" [pp.12-13], "El Greco: Espolio", "Aluroid", "Tavern by the Hellespont", "Vitus Bering", "Can. Lit.", "Mammorial Stunzas for Aimee Simple Mc... View more info

Memory No Servant : Poems 1947-1967

By: BIRNEY, Earle

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New Books, Trumansburg, N.Y., 1968,:

Seller ID: 100254


BIRNEY, Earle. Memory No Servant [back cover adds : "Poems 1947-1967 : first american edition of this famous canadian poet"]. Trumansburg, N.Y.: New Books, (1968). Pp (2),3-52. 8vo, black and cream stapled card covers. Introduction by William Stafford. First American edition of this title. Twenty-five poems divided into the following sections : I. Bushed - "From the Hazel Bough", "Takkakaw Falls", "Winter Saturday", "Bushed". II. Memory No Servant - "Irapuato", "Pachucan Miners", "Memory No Servant", "Sestina for Tehuantepec. ... View more info

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Big Bird in the Bush : Selected Stories and Sketches. First Edition

By: BIRNEY, Earle

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Mosaic Press / Valley Editions, Oakville, 1978, ISBN:0889620865: 1978

Seller ID: 15764

ISBN: 0889620865


BIRNEY, Earle. Big Bird in the Bush : Selected Stories and Sketches. (Oakville) : Mosaic Press / Valley Editions, (1978). First Edition. Pp (8),9-95,(1). 8vo, olive green card covers, with Birney photo on front. "About Big Bird in the Bush Earle Birney writes: This is a first collection of my prose narratives and essays. The ten pieces roam about from the B.C. Coast to the Peruvian Andes, and include such characters as a Kootenay phoenix-hunter, some Banff schoolboys sixty years back, a Curaçaon cabbie, a nogoodnik Utah teacher, assorted duellists, a one-man fire briga... View more info

Ice Cod Bell or Stone: A Collection of New Poems. First Edition, Hardback in dustjacket

By: BIRNEY, Earle

Price: $35.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1962,:

Seller ID: 100820


BIRNEY, Earle. Ice Cod Bell or Stone : A Collection of New Poems. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart Limited, (1962). First Edition. Pp (6),vii-viii, (2),11-62,(2). Large 8vo, white decorated cloth, blank spine. Spadoni & Donnelly 1605. "The first selection of new poems by Earle Birney in book form in ten years." - from the dj. "The Bear on the Delhi Road", "Captain Cook" [pp.12-13], "El Greco: Espolio", "Aluroid", "Tavern by the Hellespont", "VitusBering", "Can. Lit.", "Mammorial Stunzas for Aimee Simple McFarcin", "Appe... View more info

Twentieth Century Canadian Poetry : An Anthology with introduction and notes by Earle Birney. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BIRNEY, Earle PRATT, E.J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1953,:

Seller ID: 28397


BIRNEY, Earle. Twentieth Century Canadian Poetry : An Anthology with introduction and notes by Earle Birney. Toronto : Ryerson Press, (October 1953). First Printing. Pp 169. 8vo, red cloth. Includes poetry by Earle Birney, E.J. Pratt, Bliss Carman, Dorothy Livesay, Malcolm Lowry, Raymond Knister, James Reaney, A.M. Klein,, P.K. Page, Miriam Waddington, Marjorie Pickthall, and many others. Christmas sticker, else vg in nicked, edgeworn price-clipped dj. 25.00. View more info