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Milton Acorn : In Love and Anger. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed

By: ACORN, Milton). LEMM, Richard LEMM, Richard

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Carleton University Press, Ottawa, 1999,: 1999

Seller ID: 59012

ISBN: 0886293405


(ACORN, Milton). LEMM, Richard. Milton Acorn : In Love and Anger. (Ottawa) : Carleton University Press, (1999). First Edition. Pp (8),[ix]-xiii,(1),[1]-279,(3). Illustrated with 12 b&w photos and a b&w reproduction of Brian Burke's portrait as frontispiece. 8vo (162 x 235 mm), black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Milton James Rhode Acorn (b. March 30, 1923, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. – d. August 20, 1986, Charlottetown) a Canadian poet, writer, and playwright. Richard Lemm (b. September 7, 1946, Seattle, Washington) was living in Charlottetown at th... View more info

I Shout Love and other poems. First Edition.

By: ACORN, Milton. DEAHL, James (ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Aya Press, Toronto, 1987, ISBN:0920544509:

Seller ID: 58499


ACORN, Milton. I Shout Love and other poems. Edited [and with an introduction] by James Deahl. Toronto : Aya Press, 1987. First Printing. Pp. (8),9-[92],(4). 8vo, green illustrated card covers with black lettering to front cover, white lettering to spine. Milton James Rhode Acorn (b. March 30, 1923,Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. – d. August 20, 1986, Charlottetown), nicknamed The People's Poet by his peers, was a Canadian poet, writer, and playwright. "'I Shout Love and Other Poems' collects, for the first time, all of the poems from Milton Acorn's first three small publications. A... View more info

Stand of Jackpine : Two Dozen Canadian Sonnets.

By: ACORN, Milton. DEAHL, James. NEKLER, Gilda.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Unfinished Monuments Press, Toronto, 1987, ISBN:092097631x:

Seller ID: 4621


ACORN, Milton and James DEAHL. A Stand of Jackpine : Two Dozen Canadian Sonnets. Art by Gilda Nekler. Toronto: Unfinished Monuments Press, 1987. Pp (8),[1]-30,(2). 8vo, stapled illustrated greyish wrappers with red lettering to front cover. "The jackpine sonnet: an irregular sonnet of 13 or 17 (or even 14) lines. This 20th cetury form retains the pithy, expressive qualities of the traditional sonnet; but, freed from rhyme and lockstep metre, it takes on a loose and rangy vitality. Here are 12 jackpine sonnets by the manwho named the form: Milton Acorn, the Peoples' Poet. And 12 more by Jam... View more info

Whiskey Jack. First Edition, paperback.

By: ACORN, Milton. PURDY, Al, introd.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: HMS Press, Toronto , 1986, ISBN:0919957218:

Seller ID: 12796


ACORN, Milton. Whiskey Jack. Introduction by Al Purdy. Toronto : HMS Press,(October 1986). First Printing (stated). Pp. (2),3-47,(1). 8vo, illustrate d whtie card covers with blank spine, red lettering to front cover. 28 poems by Acorn (1923-1986) of Prince Edward Island. Includes the following poems: "The Raven Conceit", "The Redheaded Woodpecker", "The Great Blue Heron","Hummingbird", "Notions In A Letter From Outback", "At Saint Michael's Hos pital", "The Bourgeoisie", "Garbage", "A Mass For The Unborn New Dead", "T... View more info

Nancy Mitford: a Memoir. First Edition in dustjacket

By: ACTON, Harold MITFORD, Nancy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton, London, 1975,:

Seller ID: 92


[MITFORD, Nancy] ACTON, Harold. Nancy Mitford : A Memoir. London : Hamish Hamilton, 1975. Pp (10),xi-xvi,1-252,(2) + 12 pp plates. 8vo, rose cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Ritchie, Harold Acton : A Bibliography. A23a. Several page corner creased from in-lieu-of-book-mark folding over, else very good in unclipped dustjacket. Ex libris Rev. R.J. MacSween (1915-1990) with his name on flyleaf. 25.00 View more info

A la Zombie

By: ADAIR, Ian

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Supreme Magic Company, Bideford, Devon, 1965,:

Seller ID: 100455


ADAIR, Ian. A la Zombie. Bideford, Devon : The Supreme Magic Company, n.d. [ca 1965]. Pp (2),3-32 leaves, printed one side only. Illustrated. Large 8vo, illustrated blue and white card covers, pale blue cloth tape to spine. Not in Gill. Contents : Introduction; History and Origin; The Candle Floats;Floating Light Bulb; Floating Balloon; Another idea with a Ball; Yet Anoth er Novelty; Another Idea; Adair's Skeleton & Floating Skull; A finish to Ian Adair's Comedy Floating Skull; Animated Ale; Another Light Ale; Pocket Zombie-Sphere; Floating Golf Ball; The Matador; Duck on the Pond; The Flying ... View more info

Revelation to the Monk of Evesham 1196 : Carefully edited from the unique copy, now in the British Museum, of the editon printed by William de Machlinia about 1482

By: ADAM of EYNSHAM) ARBER, Edward, (ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: A. Constable and Co., Ltd., Westminster, 1901,:

Seller ID: 110096


(ADAM of EYNSHAM)). Revelation to the Monk of Evesham 1196 : Carefully edited from the unique copy, now in the British Museum, of the editon printed by William de Machlinia about 1482, English Reprints. Edited by Edward Arber. Westminster : A. Constable and Co., Ltd., 1901. Pp [1]-112. Small ,8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine, blind-stamped lettering to front board. Adam of Eynsham (c.1135 - c1233). This is a description of a vision that his brother Edmund saw in 1196. Contents : Introduction. The Revelation to the Monk of Evesham : (1) The Prologue of the Revelation; (2) [The Table of... View more info

Du mysticisme à la révolte : Les Jansénistes du XVII°siècle

By: ADAM, Antoine

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Fayard, Paris, 1968,:

Seller ID: 99555


ADAM, Antoine. Du mysticisme à la révolte : Les Jansénistes du XVII°siècle.(Paris) : Fayard, (1968). Pp (6),[7]-349,(1). 8vo, illustrated white card covers. Dans la collection "L'Histoire sans frontiers." Contents : Première partie : Le Catholicisme moderne. 1. Les problèmes de structure. 2. Les problèmes de pensée. 3. Jansénius. Deuxième partie : Saint-Cyran et le premier Port-Royal. 1. Saint-Cyran avant Port-Royal. 2. Port-Royal. 3. Saint-Cyran à Port-Royal. 4. La persécution. Troisième partie : Le jansénisme j'usqua la Paix de l'Église. 1. Antoine Arnauld. 2. Les C... View more info

Aberbrothock Illustrated, Being the Round of Etchings in Miniature. With Historical and Topographical Notes by George Hay. inscribed by the author

By: ADAM, John HAY, George

Price: $70.00

Publisher: T. Buncle, Arbroath, 1886,:

Seller ID: 101907


ADAM, John. Aberbrothock Illustrated, Being the Round of Etchings in Miniature. With Historical and Topographical Notes by George Hay. Arbroath : T. Buncle, 1886. Pp (6),[v]-x,[1]-86,(2),+ 124 pp of etchings. 8vo, golden brown cloth, gilt illustration to front board, gilt lettering to spine, top edge gilt, bevelled edges. Contents [Hay's Notes] : The Abbey; The Abbey to the Old Church; The High School to Hays Well; The Braeheads, Boulzie Hill, Newgate; Lower Part of High Street - Danger Point; The Harbour; Tuttle's Nookto Wormyhills; The Town House and Brothock Bridge; Almerieclose, Stobcross ... View more info

Return Trips. First British Edition in dustjacket

By: ADAMS, Alice

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Heinemann, London, 1986,:

Seller ID: 4027


ADAMS, Alice. Return Trips : Stories. London : William Heinemann, (1986). First UK Edition. Pp. (10),[3]-195,(5), 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "With extraordinary perception, grace and wry humour, Alice Adams explores the emotional reality of women's lives today. In stories that move between Mexico, Portugal, Spain, California and the South, her themes are thecomfort of friendship, the loneliness of a failing marriage, and the pain of loss--of love, youth, childhood dreams, the last chance for change." - from the dj. The 15 short stories are: "Alaska" (pp.3-15), &#... View more info

Return Trips. First Edition in dustjacket

By: ADAMS, Alice

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Knopf, New York, 1985,:

Seller ID: 11925


ADAMS, Alice. Return Trips. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1985. First Edition. Pp (12),[3]-195,(3). 8vo, grey cloth spine, grey boards, gilt lettering to spine, untrimmed fore-edge. fifteen stories is about "people travelling -in search of fresh experience, the inspirations of art, the pleasures of n ew relationships.people opening up to the accidental magic of a foreign place, or returning to scenes of childhood to forgive the past." The 15 short stories are: "Alaska" (pp.3-15), "You Are What You Own: A Notebook", "Return Trips", "La Señora", "New Be... View more info

Yosemite and the Sierra Nevada. First Edition in dustjacket

By: ADAMS, Ansel, and John MUIR MUIR, John ADAMS, Ansel MAUK, Charlotte E. (ed.)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1948,:

Seller ID: 103733


ADAMS, Ansel, and John MUIR. Yosemite and the Sierra Nevada. Photographs byAnsel Adams. Sel;ections from the Works of John Muir. Edited by Charlotte E. Mauk. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Company, 1948. First Edition. Pp (12),ix-xix,(5),3-132,(2),+ 64 leaves of black-and-white plates. Large 8vo, tan cloth, brown lettering to front board and spine. "This book is an interpretation, in text and photographs, of Yosemite Valley and the Sierra Nevada range of mountains. the text is from the works of John Muir, a naturalist whosewriting reveals the excitement and beauty and strength in a world untouc... View more info

Ansel Adams : An Autobiography. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: ADAMS, Ansel. ALINDER, Mary Street.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York Graphic Society / Little Brown and Company, Boston, 1985, ISBN:0821215965:

Seller ID: 109446


ADAMS, Ansel. Ansel Adams : An Autobiography. With Mary Street Alinder. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, (1985). First Printing. A New York Graphic Society Book. Pp. (8),ix-xii,(2),1-400,(2). With 277 black and white illustrations to text. Square 4to, red cloth with silver lettering to spine. "Hiswas a world of mountains and woodlands andthe vast, timeless reach of the western landscape. If a country as limitless as this can ever be said to have posed for its portrait, certainly the photographer behind the camera wasAnsel Adams. And now he has given us this book. Here, in his prodigiousl... View more info

Heart Mountains and Human Ways : Japanese Landscape and Figure Painting

By: ADAMS, Celeste FRENCH, Calvin BERRY, Paul

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1983, ISBN:0890900213:

Seller ID: 113014


ADAMS, Celeste. Heart Mountains and Human Ways : Japanese Landscape and Figure Painting. Prologue: Calvin French. Text: Celeste Adams. Catalogue: PaulBerry. A loan exhibition from The University of Michigan Museum of Art org anized by The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. (Houston : The Museum of Fine Arts, 1983). Pp (2),1-91,(1). Illustrated. 4to, illustrated tan card covers,French flaps, lettered in black. Spine sunned, else very good. 28.00 View more info

Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency. First Canadian Edition in dustjacket

By: ADAMS, Douglas

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Heinemann / Stoddart, 1987,:

Seller ID: 43014


ADAMS, Douglas. Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency. London : Heinemann, (1987). First Canadian Edition (made from 1st UK Edition with Canadian dj, indicated by Stoddart on dj spine). Pp. 247. 8vo, blue cloth. Vg in slightly nicked dustjacket. 30.00 View more info

Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: ADAMS, Douglas

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster, 1987, ISBN:0671625829:

Seller ID: 5742


ADAMS, Douglas. Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency. New York : Simon and Schuster, (1987). First Printing. Pp. 247. 8vo, black paper covered boards, black cloth spine, gilt titles to spine. Vg in dustjacket (small sticker remainder to front cover). 20.00 View more info

Fred Adams' St. John's. 3rd printing

By: ADAMS, Fred

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Creative Publishers, St. John's, 1987, ISBN:0920021379:

Seller ID: 13025


ADAMS, Fred. Fred Adams' St. John's. St. John's : Creative Publishers, (June 1987). Third Printing. Pp (2),i-vii,(1),1-141,(1). Illustrated. Oblong 8vo, card covers with brown spine. Essentially a collection of historical photographs with lengthy captions. Sections: Early Transportation; Ships and Harbour Scenes (pp.19-36); St. John's Shops and Stores; Street Scenes of OldSt. John's; Athletes of Yesteryear; Interesting Groups; The Newfoundland R ailway; Characters of Old St. John's; St. John's Miscellany. Very good. 20.00 View more info

Fred Adams' St. John's. 4th printing

By: ADAMS, Fred

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Creative Publishers, St. John's, 1989, ISBN:0920021379:

Seller ID: 110449


ADAMS, Fred. Fred Adams' St. John's. St. John's, Newfoundland : Creative Publishers, (December 1989). Fourth Printing. Pp (2),i-vii,(1),1-141,(1). Illustrated. Oblong 8vo, card covers with brown spine. Essentially a collection of historical photographs with lengthy captions. Sections: Early Transportation; Ships and Harbour Scenes (pp.19-36); St. John's Shops and Stores; Street Scenes of Old St. John's; Athletes of Yesteryear; Interesting Groups;The Newfoundland Railway; Characters of Old St. John's; St. John's Miscell any. Some light wear, else very good. 18.00 View more info

Trudeau Papers. First Edition in dustjacket

By: ADAMS, Ian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart Limited, Toronto / Montreal, 1971, ISBN:0771000529:

Seller ID: 44283


ADAMS, Ian. The Trudeau Papers. Toronto / Montreal : McClelland and StewartLimited, (1971). First Edition. Pp. (6),7-108,(4). 8vo [145 x 212 mm], red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Spadoni and Donnelly 2237. The author's fi rst novel. Ian Adams (born 1937 in Tabora, Tanzania) is a Canadian author of fiction and non-fiction novels, television, and movies. "In this chillingnovel, set in the not-too-distant future nuclear warheads are accidentally exploded over western Canada. Following in their wake come U.S. occupation troops, whose main purpose is to safeguard American economic interests,... View more info

Arts-Crafts Lamps

By: ADAMS, John D.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Popular Mechanics Co., Chicago, 1911,:

Seller ID: 104506


ADAMS, John D. Arts-Crafts Lamps. Popular Mechanics Handbook. Chicago : Popular Mechanics Co., (1911). Pp (5),6-87,(1),(5,ads),(3). Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine, white lamp sketch to front board. Includes includes photographs and sketches/plans for building various types of lamps. Contents : Introduction. 1. One-Light Portable Lamp. 2. Two-Light Portable Lamp. 3. Four-Light Chandelier. 4. Dining-Room Dome. 5. Reading Lamp. 6. Parlor or Den Lantern. 7. Lantern. 8. One-Light Portable. 9. Shade for Drop Light. 10. Four-Light, Chain-Hung Chandelier. 11. On... View more info