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The Grand-Slam Book of Canadian Baseball Writing. First Edition

By: BELL, John, (ed.) CALLAGHAN, Morley. KINSELLA, W.P. QUARRINGTON, Paul.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pottersfield, 1993, ISBN:0919001793: 1993

Seller ID: 36059

ISBN: 0919001793


BELL, John, (ed.). The Grand-Slam Book of Canadian Baseball Writing. Lawrencetown Beach, R.R.2 Porters Lake, Nova Scotia : Pottersfield Press, (1993). First Edition. Pp (4),iii-xv,(1),1-253,(1). 8vo, art-illustrated green cardcovers Art by Graham Pilsworth. At the time of publication editor John Bell (b.1952) was still in Ottawa and according to the rear cover refusing to reveal his batting average. Includes: Robert Fontaine's "God Hit a Home Run", Scott Young's "Seven Parts of a Ball Team", Morley Callaghan's "A Cap for Steve", Raymond Souster's "The O... View more info

Life of Hope. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: QUARRINGTON, Paul

Price: $30.00

Publisher: 1985,:

Seller ID: 22741


QUARRINGTON, Paul. The Life of Hope : A novel. Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 1985. First Printing. Pp. (10),[3]-288. 8vo, blue cloth with white letteringto spine. Quarrington's third novel. "Welcome to Hope: Population 1001, th ree bars, a butcher's shop, a liquor store, and 'Edgar's Bait, Tackle and Taxidermy'. Paul rolls into Hope late at night on his thirtieth birthday, onthe lam from his wife and a surprise party he has known about for weeks. H e has come to Hope to escape his failing marriage and the distractions of the Big City. He'd also like to get some serious work done on his second... View more info

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Service, The. 2nd pr. card covers in dj

By: QUARRINGTON, Paul

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Coach House Press, 1978,:

Seller ID: 16950


QUARRINGTON, Paul. The Service. Tor.: Coach House Press, (1978). Second Printing of Author's First Book. Pp 182. 8vo, card covers. Near-fine in dj. 50.00 View more info

Home Game. First Edition in dustjacket

By: QUARRINGTON, Paul

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Doubleday Canada, 1983, ISBN:0385184220:

Seller ID: 9099


QUARRINGTON, Paul. Home Game. Toronto : Doubleday Canada Limited / Garden City, New York : Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1983. First Printing. Pp (12),3-412,(2). 8vo, blue cloth. Quarrington's second published novel. "Like Tom Robbins and John Irving, Paul Quarrington captures on the printed page the incongruities of the human ondition with such conviction that at times we wonder whether we are, in fact, only reading a novel. "In this story of a marooned circus sideshow troupe, a former baseball hero, and a Michigan village dominated by a fundamentalist religious sect, the author confront... View more info

Home Game. 1st Cdn in dj

By: QUARRINGTON, Paul

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Doubleday Canada Limited, 1983,:

Seller ID: 4219


QUARRINGTON, Paul. Home Game. Toronto: Doubleday Canada Limited, 1983. First Canadian Edition. Pp. 412. 8vo, blue paper covered boards. Vg-fine in dj.20.00 View more info

Civilization. 1st Cdn in dj.

By: QUARRINGTON, Paul

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Random House of Canada, 1994,:

Seller ID: 26236


QUARRINGTON, Paul. Civilization And Its Part In My Downfall. (Tor.) : Random House of Canada, (1994). First Printing. Pp 309. 8vo, black spine, purpleboards. Vg-fine in dj. 20.00 View more info

Fishing With My Old Guy. 1st in dj

By: QUARRINGTON, Paul

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Greystone Books, 1995,:

Seller ID: 44352


QUARRINGTON, Paul. Fishing With My Old Guy. Vancouver: Greystone Books, (1995). First Edition. Pp. 166. 8vo, green cloth. From the library of Canadianauthor Eric Wright, signed by Mr Wright on half title. Vg in dj. 25.00 View more info

Boy on the Back of the Turtle. in dj 1st

By: QUARRINGTON, Paul

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Greystone Books, 1997,:

Seller ID: 44354


QUARRINGTON, Paul. The Boy on the Back of the Turtle : Seeking God, Quince Marmalade and the Fabled Albatross on Darwin's Islands. (Vancouver): Greystone Books, (1997). First Edition. Pp. 247. 8vo, black cloth. From the library of Canadian author, Eric Wright. Signed by Mr. Wright on the half title.Vg in smudged dj. 25.00 View more info

Fishing With My Old Guy. 1st signed in dj

By: QUARRINGTON, Paul

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Greystone Books, 1995, ISBN:1550541862:

Seller ID: 55680


QUARRINGTON, Paul. Fishing With My Old Guy. Vancouver: Greystone Books, (1995). First Edition. Pp. 166. 8vo, green cloth. Vg in dj (light rubbing at the folds). Signed by the author on the title page, with a rather witty twist to his signature, creating a fishing rod and hook in front of the gaping mouth of a fish. 35.00 View more info

Galveston. in dj

By: QUARRINGTON, Paul

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Random House Canada, 2004, ISBN:0679312366:

Seller ID: 69232


QUARRINGTON, Paul. Galveston. (Toronto): Random House Canada, (2004). Pp. 247. 8vo, light blue cloth, gilt titles to spine. A harrowing and often humourous story set, quite literally, in the eye of a hurricane. Vg in dj (withPublisher's sticker to the rear panel of the jacket). 25.00 View more info

Ravine. proof.

By: QUARRINGTON, Paul

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Random House Canada, Toronto, 2008,:

Seller ID: 77203


QUARRINGTON, Paul. The Ravine . (Toronto): Random House Canada, (2008). Advance Uncorrected Proof. Pp. (8),[1]-291,(5). 8vo, printed green card coverswith black spine. The humourous, prolific Canadian author's eleventh novel . The book will be published in March 2008. Vg. 25.00 View more info

Whale Music. First Edition in dustjacket

By: QUARRINGTON, Paul

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Toronto, 1989, ISBN:0385252102:

Seller ID: 11470


QUARRINGTON, Paul. Whale Music. Toronto: Doubleday Canada Limited, (1989). First Canadian Printing. Pp. (8),1-213,(3). 8vo, blue cloth with gilt titles to spine. Winner of the 1989 Governor General's Award for English-language fiction. "In the 1960s Des and Danny Howell -- the Howl Brothers to theirfans -- became the sensations of the rock world, creators of the sound tha t defined a generation. Until Danny died of speed -- velocity, that is -- and Des went home for good. The doctors say Des is troubled, his brain short-circuited from years of fame and pharmaceuticals. He never dresses or ... View more info

King Leary : A Novel. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: QUARRINGTON, Paul

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Toronto, 1987, ISBN:0385251386:

Seller ID: 34307


QUARRINGTON, Paul. King Leary : A novel. Toronto: Doubleday Canada Ltd., 1987. First Printing. Pp. (6),[1]-232,(2). 8vo, red cloth with gilt titles tospine. Quarrington's (b. July 22, 1953; d. January 21, 2010) masterful fou rth novel, of a forgotten proto-Gretzky coming to grips with old age. "HereQuarrington has created yet another unforgettable character -- King [Perci val] Leary, the King of the Ice -- in these funny, irreverent, and nostalgic reminiscences of a life in and out of hockey." -from the dustjacket. Winner of the 1988 Stephen Leacock Award (best humourous Canadian writi... View more info

Service, The. First Edition, paperback in dustjacket.

By: QUARRINGTON, Paul

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Coach House Press, Toronto, 1978, ISBN:0889101167:

Seller ID: 106329


QUARRINGTON, Paul. The Service. (Designed by Glenn Goluska). Toronto: CoachHouse Press, (1978). First Printing. Pp. (6),7-182,(2). 8vo, blank black c ard covers in printed red jacket, black lettering to front cover and spine.Quarrington's first novel. Front cover adds: "Starring Horace 'Hoggy' Hodg kins. Featuring Within: the inscrutable Watford Hennessey Argyle, the grotesque Little Wilburforce, & a veritable OCEAN of tohers. The rest of the Hodgkinses -- Joseph, Theodosia, Margaret, Penny and Horace Jr., with a special guest appearance by the fabulous SQUABB, Pirate and Poet! And! Edward... View more info