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First Writes.

By: AITKEN, Kelley, Sue GOYETTE, and Barbara SCOTT. LYON, Annabel. McKAY, Don. STENSON, Fred.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Banff Centre Press, Banff, AB, 2005, ISBN:1894773160:

Seller ID: 106582


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 ove... View more info

Gaspereau Gloriatur : Liber Beati Anni Decimi : Three Volumes Celebrating the Decadian Accomplishments of Gaspereau Press : Volume II: Prose. pbk.

By: deBEYER, Michael, Kate KENNEDY, and Andrew STEEVES, eds. BRINGHURST, Robert MCKAY, Don THOMPSON, Kent

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Gaspereau Press, Kentville, NS, 2007, ISBN:9781554470396:

Seller ID: 78218


deBEYER, Michael, Kate KENNEDY, and Andrew STEEVES, eds. Gaspereau Gloriatur : Liber Beati Anni Decimi : Three Volumes Celebrating the Decadian Accomplishments of Gaspereau Press : Volume II: Prose . Edited by Michael deBeyer, Kate Kennedy and Andrew Steeves. Introduction by Gary Dunfield. Kentville, NS: Gaspereau Press, 2007. Pp. (10),11-278,(10). 8vo, decorated orange card covers with French flaps. Includes contributions from Tim Bowling, Robert Bringhurst, Carol Bruneau, Jonathan Campbell, Susan Haley, Glen Hancock, Sean Johnston, Larry Lynch, Elaine McCluskey, Don McKay, Peter Sanger, John... View more info

Ornitholigies of Desire : Ecocritical Essays, Avian Poetics, and Don McKay

By: MASON, Travis V. McKAY, Don Environmental Humanities Series

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Wilfred Laurier University Press, Waterloo, Ontario, 2013, ISBN:9781554586301:

Seller ID: 106583


MASON, Travis V. Ornitholigies of Desire : Ecocritical Essays, Avian Poetics, and Don McKay. (Waterloo, Ontario) : Wilfred Laurier University Press, (2013). Pp (5),vi-xix,(3),3-285,(1). Index. 8vo, illustrated tan glossy paper covered boards, lettered in black and white. "Ornithologies of Desire develops ecocritical reading strategies that engage scientific texts, field guides, and observation. Focusing on poetry about birds and birdwatching, this book argues that attending to specific details about the physical world when reading environmentally conscious poetry invites a critical humilit... View more info

Camber : Selected Poems. First Edition, paperback

By: McKAY, Don

Price: $12.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 2004, ISBN:0771057652:

Seller ID: 74496


McKAY, Don. Camber : Selected Poems. (Toronto) : McClelland and Stewart, (2004). First Printing. Pp. (10),[1]-211,(1). 8vo, illustrated black card covers. A collection of poems by the prolific Canadian author. Very good. 12.00 View more info

Apparatus. First Paperback Edition.

By: McKAY, Don

Price: $15.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1997, ISBN:0771057636:

Seller ID: 114084


McKAY, Don. Apparatus. Poems. (Toronto) : McClelland and Stewart, (1997). First Printing. Pp. (10),3-80. 8vo, illustrated red and black card covers with cream lettering to front cover and spine. Shortlisted for the 1997 Governor General's Award for English-language poetry. "'Apparatus' is Don McKay's first collectino of new poems since his 1991 award-winning 'Night Field'.It is a passionate engagement with nature and a powerful critique of human assaults on wilderness which, for McKay, is more than unsubdued nature; it is whatever eludes the mind's categories -- the insoluble secret of lif... View more info

Don McKay : Essays on His Works. First Edition

By: McKAY, Don) BARTLETT, Brian BRUNGHURST, Robert LEVENSON, Christopher

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Guernica, Toronto, 2006, ISBN:1550712527:

Seller ID: 74498


(McKAY, Don). Don McKay : Essays on His Works. Edited by Brian Bartlett. Toronto : Guernica, 2006. Pp. [1]-196,(4). Small 8vo, illustrated card coverswith yellow spine, with promotional bookmark laid in at front. Guernica Wr iters Series, number 20. Over the past thirty years, Don McKay has created one of the most original bodies of work in contemporary English language poetry. From the early collections "Air Occupies Space" and "Lightning Ball Bait" to the recent books "Apparatus" and "Another Gravity", McKay has combined a curious, patient eye with an acute, a... View more info

Lependu. First thus, paperback.

By: McKAY, Don.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Brick Books, Ilderton, 1980, ISBN:0919626106:

Seller ID: 108500


McKAY, Don. Lependu. (Ilderton, ON): Brick Books, (1980). First thus printing. Pp. (4),5-47,(1). With decorations inside covers. 8vo, decorated grey and black card covers with black lettering to front cover and spine. McKay'sthird collection of poems. Includes: "When Lependu loves you", "The Relic" , "Le reve de pendu", "Nothing There", "The lips the teeth the tip of the tongue", "London life", "Portents", "Siren", "The Confession: notes toward aphrenology of absense", "The Eye meets Tom Thomson's 'A Rapid'", "... View more info

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Angular Unconformity : Collected Poems, 1970-2014. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: McKAY, Don.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Icehouse Poetry, Goose Lane Editions, Fredericton, 2014, ISBN:9780864922403: 2014

Seller ID: 108155

ISBN: 086492240X


McKAY, Don. Angular Unconformity : Collected Poems, 1970-2014. (Fredericton): Icehouse Poetry, an imprint of Goose Lane Editions, (2014). First Printing. Pp. (8),9-583,(1). 8vo, cream cloth with gilt lettering to spine, yellow ribbon place marker. "'Angular Unconformity' shows us a life's work in cross-section, a restless and humane intelligence, ever searching, ever shifting, finding significance in our blink-of-an-eye existence against a backdrop of geological time unimaginable in its scale. A shrewd observer of the sounds and the poetics of nature, Don McKay attunes h... View more info

Shell of the Tortoise. Four Essays & an Assemblage. First Paperback Edition.

By: McKAY, Don.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Gaspereau Press, Kentville, 2011, ISBN:9781554471089:

Seller ID: 108156


McKAY, Don. The Shell of the Tortoise. Four Essays & an Assemblage. (Kentville): Gaspereau Press, Printers & Publishers, 2011. First Printing. Pp. (8),[9]-149,(11). With four black-and-white illustrations. 8vo, patterned black and grey card covers in illustrated tan jacket, brown and black letteringto front cover and spine. "Don McKay is back from another geopoetic field season and has typed up his notes. The resulting essays continue his investigation into the relationship between poetry and wilderness, particularly into the characteristics of metaphor as a tool. 'Art occurs whenever a to... View more info

Sanding Down This Rocking Chair on a Windy Night. First Edition, paperback.

By: McKAY, Don.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1987, ISBN:0771055420:

Seller ID: 108499


McKAY, Don. Sanding Down This Rocking Chair on a Windy Night. (Toronto): McClelland and Stewart, (1987). First Paperback Printing. Pp. (12),13-111,(1). 8vo, illustrated grey card covers with blue and light grey lettering to front cover, blue and white lettering to spine. McKay's sixth collection of poems. "This is Don McKay's first book following his award-winning 'Birding, or desire'. Now, in 'Sanding Down This Rocking Chair on a Windy Night', McKay again demonstrates his ability to transform the familiar into the breathtaking, and to touch us deeply with words. These new poems show just ... View more info

Muskwa Assemblage. First Edition, Paperback.

By: McKAY, Don.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Gaspereau Press, Printers & Publishers, Kentville, Nova Scotia, 2008, ISBN:9781554470655:

Seller ID: 113573


McKAY, Don. The Muskwa Assemblage. (Kentville, Nova Scotia) : Gaspereau Press, Printers & Publishers, 2008. First Printing. Pp. (48). Unpaginated. Text in black ink, with occasional blue ink. Small 8vo, black card covers in blue hand-made paper dustjacket, silver lettering to front and spine. "In 2006, a group of artists assembled in the Muskwa-Kechika wilderness of Northern British Columbia. This 'art-camp' was organized as a way to direct aesthetic attention to a wild ecosystem. Written on the ground and in retrospect, Don McKay's assemblage of poetry and prose takes up naming ownership,... View more info

Strike/Slip : Poems. First Edition, Paperback.

By: McKAY, Don.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 2006, ISBN:0771055439:

Seller ID: 114086


McKAY, Don. Strike/Slip : Poems. (Toronto) : McClelland and Stewart, (2006). First Printing. Pp. (8),3-78. 8vo, illustrated green card covers with yellow and grey lettering to front cover, white lettering to spine. Winner of the 2007 Griffin Poetry Prize and the Dorothy Livesay Prize. "In this extraordinary collection from one of our most celebrated poets, Don McKay walks the strike-slip fault between poetry and landscape, sticks its strange noseinto the cold silence of geologic time, meditates on marble, quartz, and g neiss, and attends to the songs of ravens and thrushes and to the clamo... View more info

Book of Moonlight. First Edition.

By: McKAY, Don.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Outlaw Editions, Victoria, BC, 2000, ISBN:1895790131:

Seller ID: 114279


McKAY, Don. The Book of Moonlight. Poems. Victoria, BC : Outlaw Editions, (2000). First Printing. Pp. (2),3-28. 8vo, illustrated stapled grey card covers with black lettering to front cover. "Outrageous, eloquent, exact: here, apposed, are family life and lunacy, the 'health and fitness propaganda' of the sun and 'moonlight, doling out illusion like a medicine.' 'The Book of Moonlight', like its subject, honours rubber gloves, bare feet, the facein the bathroom mirror, and keeps 'reality from overdosing on its own sane self'." - from the rear cover. A chap-book that includes the follow... View more info

Long Poem Anthology. First Edition.

By: ONDAATJE, Michael (ed.) NICHOL, bp McKAY, Don KROETSCH, Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Coach House, Toronto, 1979, ISBN:0889101779:

Seller ID: 10053


ONDAATJE, Michael, (ed.). The Long Poem Anthology. Edited by Michael Ondaatje [and with an introduction]. Toronto : The Coach House Press, (1979). First Edition. Pp. (10),11-343,(1). 8vo, printed green card covers with reddish brown lettering to front and spine. "Omitted by most anthologists becauseof their length, these works represent important new directions in Canadia n poetry and in the form of the long or 'serial' poem. The poems have been selected to show the diverse range of subject and method that nine contemporary poets have brought to this form." - from the rear cover. Inclu... View more info

Atlantic Guardian : A Magazine of Newfoundland. Vol. 9, No. 8, Aug., 1952

By: YOUNG, Ewart (ed.). McKAY, Muriel Saint RYAN, Don W.S. LENT, Melba

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Ewart Young, Montreal , 1952,:

Seller ID: 84305


YOUNG, Ewart (ed.). Atlantic Guardian : A Magazine of Newfoundland. Vol. IX, No. 8, Aug., 1952. Montreal : Ewart Young, 1952. Pp [1]-48. Illustrated. Double Column. 8vo, illustrated red stapled wrappers. Cover photo of Tourist at St. Anthony Grenfell Shop (National Film Board). Contents : The Legendof Ben's Rock : A Prize-winning Short Story (by Wanda Neill Tolboom, pp 11 -15); Super Squid (by Ern Maunder, p. 17); Pirate's Gold! (by Muriel Saint McKay, pp 18-20); The One Man Town (by Jack A. White, pp 21-22); Newfoundland Album : Island Summer (pp 23-26); Frenzied Finance (by Rupert Jackson, p... View more info