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Collected Poems.

By: CRAWFORD, Isabella Valancy. Literature of Canada: Poetry and Prose in Reprint. REANEY, James, intro.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1972, ISBN:0802061702:

Seller ID: 104428


CRAWFORD, Isabella Valancy. Collected Poems. Introduction by James Reaney. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, (1972). A facsimile of the 1905 Briggs edition. First Paperback Printing. Pp. (6),[vii]-xxxiv,(4),[1]-309,(5). 8vo, illustrated blue card covers with white spine, white lettering to frontcover, blue lettering to spine. An unnumbered volume in the Literature of Canada: Poetry and Prose in Reprint series, General Editor: Douglas Lochhead. "This volume established Isabella Valancy Crawford as one of Canada's principal poets. Coupled with an introductory collage of viewpoints and re... View more info

Collected Poems.

By: CRAWFORD, Isabella Valancy. Literature of Canada: Poetry and Prose in Reprint. REANEY, James, intro.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1972, ISBN:0802019366:

Seller ID: 111091


CRAWFORD, Isabella Valancy. Collected Poems. Introduction by James Reaney. Toronto : University of Toronto Press, (1972). A facsimile of the 1905 Briggs edition. First Hardback Printing. Pp. (6),[vii]-xxxiv,(4),[1]-309,(5). 8vo, illustrated blue card covers with white spine, white lettering to frontcover, blue lettering to spine. An unnumbered volume in the Literature of Canada: Poetry and Prose in Reprint series, General Editor: Douglas Lochhead. "This volume established Isabella Valancy Crawford as one of Canada's principal poets. Coupled with an introductory collage of viewpoints and re... View more info

Un dozen : Thirteen Canadian Poets. First Edition

By: FITZGERALD, Judith , (ed. and intro.) REANEY, James) BOWERING, Marilyn) SUTHERLAND, Fraser)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Black Moss Press, Windsor, ON, 0, ISBN:0887530923: 1982

Seller ID: 54090

ISBN: 0887530923


FITZGERALD, Judith, (edited and introduced). Un dozen : Thirteen Canadian Poets. (Windsor, Onatrio) : Black Moss Press, n.d. [1982]. First Edition. Pp. 110. 8vo, printed yellow cardcovers. A collection of poems from thirteen Canadian poets, including George Amabile, Marilyn Bowering, David Donnell, Gail Fox, M.T. Kelly, C.H. Gervais, Mary di Michele, sean o huigin, James Reaney, Ken Stange, Fraser Sutherland, Colleen Thibaudeau, and Myron Turner. Lightly rubbed, head of spine nicked, else very good. 15.00 View more info

Sassenach. A short story in Northern Review of Writing and the Arts in Canada, Vol. 5, No. 1, October-November, 1961

By: MOORE, Brian WILSON, Ethel HORWOOD, Harold REANEY, James

Price: $50.00

Publisher: First Statement Press, Montreal, 1961,:

Seller ID: 87951


MOORE, Brian. “Sassenach.” A short story in Northern Review of Writing and the Arts in Canada, Vol. 5, No. 1, October-November, 1961, pp 2-8). Montreal : First Statement Press, 1951. Pp [1]-49,(3). 8vo, brown stapled card covers. An early Brian Moore story. Brian Moore (1921-1999) was a Northern Irish and Canadian novelist. Contains stories by Brian Moore, Ethel Wilson, John Goodwin, and Gerald Langford; poetry by L.A. MacKay, James Reaney, E.W. Mandel, Ronald Bates, Harold Horwood, Gerald Scott, and T.E. Farley. Nick to spine, small staple to top front cover, else very good. 50.00 View more info

Suit of Nettles. First Edition in dustjacket

By: REANEY, James

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Macmillan, Toronto, 1958,:

Seller ID: 33784


REANEY, James. A Suit of Nettles. Toronto : The Macmillan Company of CanadaLimited, 1958. First Edition. Pp (4),v-x,1-54. 8vo [160 x 255 mm], black c loth spine, tan paper-covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. James CrerarReaney, OC, FRSC (b. September 1, 1926, Easthope, Ontario – d. June 11, 20 08, London, Ontario). Winner of the 1958 Governor General's Award for poetry. "The title of this important full-length poem was inspired by a German fairy tale. Seven suits of nettles are woven by the sister of seven brotherswho have been changed into swans. When the time comes tor the seven s... View more info

Imprecations : The Art of Swearing. First Edition, Signed

By: REANEY, James

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Black Moss Press, Windsor, Ont., 1984,:

Seller ID: 30189


REANEY, James. Imprecations : The Art of Swearing. (Windsor, Ont.) : Black Moss Press, (1984). First Edition. Pp (16) unpaginated. 8vo [140 x 212 mm],art-illstrated green stitched wrappers, lettered in black. James Crerar Re aney, OC, FRSC (b. September 1, 1926, Easthope, Ontario – d. June 11, 2008,London, Ontario). A book of poetry. Gift inscription to end paper, else ve ry good. Inscribed by Reaney to half-title page 40.00 View more info

Colours in the Dark

By: REANEY, James

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Talonplays, with Macmillan of Canada, Vancouver, 1969,:

Seller ID: 63527


REANEY, James. Colours in the Dark. (Vancouver) : Talonplays, with Macmillan of Canada, (1969). Pp. (1)-90,[2]. 8vo, illustrated grey card covers withspine sunned blue. James Crerar Reaney, OC, FRSC (b. September 1, 1926, Ea sthope, Ontario – d. June 11, 2008, London, Ontario). This play was shown in Stratford, ON (directed by John Hirsch) and Vancouver (directed by Timothy Bond) in 1967 and 1969 respectively. Spine sunned, blue publisher's note forcibly removed verso front cover, small abrasion to title page (not affecting text), else very good. 15.00 View more info

Killdeer and other plays. First Edition in dustjacket

By: REANEY, James

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Toronto, 1962,:

Seller ID: 11849


REANEY, James. The Killdeer and other plays. Toronto : Macmillan Company ofCanada, Limited, 1962. First Printing. Pp. (10),3-224. 8vo, blue cloth wit h gilt lettering to spine. James Crerar Reaney, OC, FRSC (b. September 1, 1926, Easthope, Ontario – d. June 11, 2008, London, Ontario). Winner of the 1962 Governor-General's Award for Poetry or Drama. Includes: "The Killdeer", "The Sun and the Moon", "One-man Masque", and "Night-blooming Cereus". Gift inscription, else very good in nicked spine-browned dustjacket. 40.00 View more info

14 Barrels from Sea to Sea. First Edition.

By: REANEY, James

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Press Porcepic, Erin, 1977, ISBN:0888781512:

Seller ID: 101503


REANEY, James. 14 Barrels from Sea to Sea. (Erin, Ontario : Press Porcépic,1977). First Printing. Pp. (12),13-175,(1). 8vo, yellow card covers, blue titles to front ande spine. James Crerar Reaney, OC, FRSC (b. September 1, 1926, Easthope, Ontario – d. June 11, 2008, London, Ontario). "Fourteen Barrels is the story of something unsuual in Canadian theatre history, the story of a national tour of a Canadian drama, from London to St. Boniface to Burnaby to Fredericton to Halifax to Hamilton to Port Perry and back again. You see inside not only the world of actors and dramatists and hanger... View more info

Killdeer and other plays. First Edition

By: REANEY, James

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Macmillan Company of Canada, Toronto, 1962,:

Seller ID: 108672


REANEY, James. The Killdeer and other plays. Toronto : Macmillan Company ofCanada, Limited, 1962. First Printing. Pp. (10),3-224. 8vo, blue cloth wit h gilt lettering to spine. James Crerar Reaney, OC, FRSC (b. September 1, 1926, Easthope, Ontario – d. June 11, 2008, London, Ontario). Winner of the 1962 Governor-General's Award for Poetry or Drama. Includes: "The Killdeer", "The Sun and the Moon", "One-man Masque", and "Night-blooming Cereus". Name inside front board, a couple inked notes to flyleaf, else very good. 20.00 View more info

Donnelly Documents : At Ontario Vendetta

By: REANEY, James C. Publications of the Champlain Society, 116; General Series, 66) Champlain Society. DONNELLY family.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Champlain Society, Toronto, 2004, ISBN:0968931723:

Seller ID: 103062


REANEY, James C. The Donnelly Documents : At Ontario Vendetta. A collectionof documents edited and introduced by James C. Reaney. Toronto: The Champl ain Society, 2004. Pp. (6),[vii]-cxlvi,(6),7-305,(13), + 1 plate and 1 folding chart. With several black and white illustrations to text. 8vo, pressedred cloth with gilt lettering and decoration to spine. James Crerar Reaney , OC, FRSC (b. September 1, 1926, Easthope, Ontario – d. June 11, 2008, London, Ontario). Publications of the Champlain Society, Volume LXVI. General Series number 66. Society Editors: Robert Craig Brown and Brian S. Osborn... View more info

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Twelve Letters to a Small Town

By: REANEY, James Chapbook No. 200

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1962,:

Seller ID: 51429


REANEY, James. Twelve Letters to a Small Town. Toronto : The Ryerson Press,1962. Pp. (6),1-32,(2). Illustrated. Small 8vo [114 x 184 mm], art-illustr ated brown ad orage stapled card covers, lettered in orange and yellow. James Crerar Reaney, OC, FRSC (b. September 1, 1926, Easthope, Ontario – d. June 11, 2008, London, Ontario). Chapbook no. 200. A suite of poems about theauthor's home town, Stratford, Ontario. Previous owner's name inked to the half-tile, else very good. 50.00 View more info

Sticks & Stones

By: REANEY, James DONNELLY

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Porcepic, Erin, 1975,:

Seller ID: 32146


REANEY, James. Sticks & Stones : The Donnellys, Part One. Erin, Ont. : Press Porcepic, February 1975. Pp 51. Illustrated. 4to, wrappers. James Crerar Reaney, OC, FRSC (b. September 1, 1926, Easthope, Ontario – d. June 11, 2008, London, Ontario). Edges rubbed, else very good. 15.00 View more info

Boy with an R in His Hand : A tale of the type-riot at William Lyon Mackenzie's printing office in 1826. in dj

By: REANEY, James MACKENZIE, William Lyon RAMPEN, Leo

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Macmillan of Canada, Toronto, 1965,:

Seller ID: 5871


REANEY, James. The Boy with an R in His Hand : A tale of the type-riot at William Lyon Mackenzie's printing office in 1826. Illustrated by Leo Rampen.Toronto : Macmillan of Canada, 1965. Pp 102. Illustrated. 8vo, pale yellow cloth. James Crerar Reaney, OC, FRSC (b. September 1, 1926, Easthope, Onta rio – d. June 11, 2008, London, Ontario). Name, else very good in vg dustajcket. 20.00 View more info

Masks of Childhood : The Easter Egg, Three Desks, The Killdeer. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: REANEY, James New Drama, 2) PARKER, Brian, ed., with an afterword)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Press, Toronto, 1972, ISBN:0887706002:

Seller ID: 100308


REANEY, James. Masks of Childhood : The Easter Egg, Three Desks, The Killdeer. Edited and with an afterword by Brian Parker. Toronto : New Press, 1972. First Printing. Pp. (4),v-ix,(3),3-292,(2). 8vo, black cloth with gilt titles to spine. Volume 2 in the New Drama series. "Reaney's plays are strange mixtures of documentary, myth, liturgical mystery and social revelation, but although they are occasionally difficulty for realists to grasp they are never uninteresting. They do not suffer from a second or even from a seventh reading." - from the dust jacket. Name stamp to ffep, else very... View more info

Poems. First Edition in dustjacket

By: REANEY, James WARKENTIN, Germaine, (ed.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New Press, Toronto, 1972, ISBN:0887707084:

Seller ID: 8727


REANEY, James. Poems. Edited by Germaine Warkentin. (Toronto : New Press, 1972). Original Edition, First Printing. Pp (6),vii-xviii,(2),[3]-283,(11). 8vo [170 x 257 mm], pale green cloth, gilt lettering to spine, fore-edge untrimmed. James Crerar Reaney, OC, FRSC (b. September 1, 1926, Easthope, Ontario – d. June 11, 2008, London, Ontario). Contents : 1. Poems 1945-49. 2. The Red Heart. 3. Poems 1951-60. 4. A Suit of Nettles. 5. Poems 1960-65. 6.Tweve Letters to a Small Town. 7. The Dance of Death at London, Ontario. 8 . Two Chapters from an Emblem Book. 9. Some Dramatic Verse 1953-71. Resid... View more info

Poems. First Edition in dustjacket

By: REANEY, James WARKENTIN, Germaine, (ed.)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New Press, Toronto, 1972, ISBN:0887707084:

Seller ID: 116209


REANEY, James. Poems. Edited by Germaine Warkentin. (Toronto : New Press, 1972). Original Edition, First Printing. Pp (6),vii-xviii,(2),[3]-283,(11). 8vo [170 x 257 mm], pale green cloth, gilt lettering to spine, fore-edge untrimmed. James Crerar Reaney, OC, FRSC (b. September 1, 1926, Easthope, Ontario – d. June 11, 2008, London, Ontario). Contents : 1. Poems 1945-49. 2. The Red Heart. 3. Poems 1951-60. 4. A Suit of Nettles. 5. Poems 1960-65. 6.Tweve Letters to a Small Town. 7. The Dance of Death at London, Ontario. 8 . Two Chapters from an Emblem Book. 9. Some Dramatic Verse 1953-71. Very ... View more info

Alphabet : A Semiannual Devoted to the Iconography of the Imagination. Number Six, June 1963

By: REANEY, James, (ed.). ATWOOD, Margaret GLASSCO, John FRASER. Raymond

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Alphabet, London, Ont, 1963,:

Seller ID: 102303


(ATWOOD, Margaret). (REANEY, James, (ed.). Alphabet : A Semiannual devoted to the Iconography of the Imagination. Number Six June 1963. London, Ont.: Alphabet, 1963. Pp (5),6-80. 8vo, red card covers, black lettering to frontcover, blank spine. The sixth issue of Reaney's hand-set Canadian literary journal, dealing very broadly with the myth of Job. Contents: Margaret Gay fer's "J.B. vs Job", Richard Stingle's "The Donnellys: Ritual Victims"; Poetry by Ben Jones, Marilyn Davis, Warren Stevenson, Jack Chambers, John Glassco, Margaret Atwood (four poems: 'The Orphan from Alberta'... View more info

Alphabet : A Semiannual Devoted to the Iconography of the Imagination. Number Eight, June 1964

By: REANEY, James, (ed.). ATWOOD, Margaret MANDEL, Eli MARSHALL, Tom

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Alphabet, London, Ont, 1964,:

Seller ID: 102306


(ATWOOD, Margaret). (REANEY, James, (ed.). Alphabet : A Semiannual devoted to the Iconography of the Imagination. Number Eight June 1964. London, Ont.: Alphabet, 1964. Pp. (4),5-96. 8vo, yellow card covers, black lettering tofront cover, blank spine. The eighth issue of Reaney's hand-set Canadian l iterary journal, dealing very broadly with the myth of Jonah. Contents: "Jonah: A cantata text set to music by John Beckwith, arranged by him out of the Bible with commissioned verse by Jay Macpherson"; "Notes on Jonah" by John Beckwith; Eli Mandel's "Mary Midnight"; poetry b... View more info

Alphabet : A Semiannual Devoted to the Iconography of the Imagination. Number Ten July 1965

By: REANEY, James, (ed.). ATWOOD, Margaret NICHOL, B.P. BRODSKY, Joseph

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Alphabet, London, Ont, 1965,:

Seller ID: 102308


(ATWOOD, Margaret). (BRODSKY, Josif [Joseph]). (REANEY, James, (ed.). Alphabet : A Semiannual devoted to the Iconography of the Imagination. Number Ten July 1965. London, Ont.: Alphabet, 1965. Pp. (1),2-96. 8vo, green card covers, black lettering to front cover and spine. The tenth issue of Reaney'sCanadian literary journal. Contents: reviews by Tim Bond, David Bromige, A ngela Graham, Stewart Thibaudeau, Colleen Thibaudeau, George Johnston, and John Beckwith; poetry by Nancy-Lou Patterson, Don Gutteridge, Joan Finnegan, T.D. MacLulich, [future Nobel Prize-winner and twenty-five-year old Josep... View more info