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Help Me, Jacques Cousteau. pbk.

By: ADAMSON, Gil

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Porcupine's Quill, Erin, ON, 1995, ISBN:0889841616: 1995

Seller ID: 69757

ISBN: 0889841616


ADAMSON, Gil. Help Me, Jacques Cousteau. (Erin, ON) : The Porcupine's Quill, (1995). First Edition. Pp. [1]-149,(3). Illustrated. Tall 8vo, illustrated grey card covers. A collection of inter-related short stories by the Canadian author (b. 1961). Very good. 12.00 View more info

Tent. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: ATWOOD, Margaret.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 2006, ISBN:0771008732:

Seller ID: 97667


ATWOOD, Margaret. The Tent. (Toronto) : McClelland & Stewart, (2006). FirstPrinting. Pp (10),[1]-155,(1). 8vo, black cloth, metallic red lettering to spine. Margaret Atwood's highly imaginative new collection of mini-fiction s. Very good in unclipped dustjacket. 16.00 View more info

Quiet Game and other early works. Edited and annotated by Kathy Chung and Sherrill Grace, with an introduction by Sherrill Grace and illustrations by Kathy Chung.

By: ATWOOD, Margaret.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Juvenilia Press, Edmonton, Alberta, 1997, ISBN:0969827180:

Seller ID: 98268


ATWOOD, Margaret. A Quiet Game and other early works. Edited and annotated by Kathy Chung and Sherrill Grace, with an introduction by Sherrill Grace and illustrations by Kathy Chung. (Edmonton, Alberta) : Juvenilia Press, (1997). Pp [i]-xv,(1),1-27,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated yellow card covers. Contents : Foreword (by Julie McMaster). Introduction (by Sherrill Grace). Margaret Atwood's Texts : A Quiet Game; Pause Before Transition; A Recent Grave. Lightly rubbed, else very good. 40.00 View more info

Certain Grace : Stories. First Edition, Signed.

By: BRENNAN, Binnie.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Quattro Books, Toronto, Ontario, 2012, ISBN:9781926802848:

Seller ID: 114627


BRENNAN, Binnie. A Certain Grace : Stories by Binnie Brennan. (Toronto, Ontario) : Quattro Books, (2012). First Printing. Pp. (12),13-124,(4). 8vo, photo-illustrated grey card covers with white spine, grey lettering to front cover, black lettering to white spine. Binnie Brennan, née Belinda Payzant (b. 1961, Toronto) was living in Halifax at the time of publication. "In the tradition of short story writers Alice Munro and Carol Shields, Binne Brennan examines the minutiae of ordinary life. During a tipsy night out escaping the frustrations of daily routines, two middle-aged school teacher... View more info

Visitations. First Edition, Paperback

By: BREWSTER, Elizabeth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oberon Press, Ottawa], 1987, ISBN:0887506623:

Seller ID: 15812


BREWSTER, Elizabeth. Visitations. [Ottawa] : (Oberon Press, 1987). First Edition. Pp (4),5-111,(1). 8vo, white card covers illustrated with a Manet watercolour. "Perhaps it's because she writes about ordinary people and ordinary things that Elizabeth Brewster always command attention. [...] Perhaps it's because she never complains, never gives way. People read her books and look forward to the next. This new collection, in its realism and its humour, is no disappointment." - from rear cover. The stories : "Visitations","Well-Meant Advice", "A Perfect Setting", &... View more info

It's Easy to Fall on the Ice : Ten Stories. First Edition, Paperback

By: BREWSTER, Elizabeth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oberon, 1977,:

Seller ID: 45654


BREWSTER, Elizabeth. It's Easy to Fall on the Ice : Ten Stories by Elizabeth Brewster. [Ottawa] : (Oberon Press, 1977). First Edition. Pp (4),5-127,(1). 8vo, gold & brick card covers. Laugher p.57. The stories: "Visiting Hours", "The Conversion", "The Escape", "Comfort Me with Apples", "It's East toFall on the Ice", "Silent Movie", "Strangers", "Voyage Home", "Flower Girl ", and "Understanding Eva". Very good. 15.00 View more info

It's Easy to Fall on the Ice : Ten Stories. First Edition, hardcover in dustjacket

By: BREWSTER, Elizabeth

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Oberon, 1977,:

Seller ID: 40689


BREWSTER, Elizabeth. It's Easy to Fall on the Ice : Ten Stories by Elizabeth Brewster. [Ottawa] : (Oberon Press, 1977). First Edition. Pp (4),5-127,(1). 8vo, brown cloth. Laugher p.57. The stories: "Visiting Hours", "The Conversion", "The Escape", "Comfort Me with Apples", "It's East to Fall on the Ice", "Silent Movie", "Strangers", "Voyage Home", "Flower Girl", and "Understanding Eva". Top edge a bit dusty, else very good in dustjacket. 45.00 View more info

Old Dance : Love Stories of one kind or another

By: BURNARD, Bonnie, (ed.) BREWSTER, Elizabeth VANDERHAEGHE, Guy SHIELDS, Carol

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Coteau Books, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, 1986,:

Seller ID: 96551


BURNARD, Bonnie, (ed.). The Old Dance : Love Stories of one kind or another. (Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan) : Coteau Books, (1986). First Printing. Pp (10),[1]-350, (8, including publisher's list). 12mo, cardcovers. Authors in alphabetical order: Edna Alford, Byrna Barclay, Ven Begamudré, Sandra Birdsell, Elizabeth Brewster, Anne Campbell, David Carpenter, Jackie Flanagan, Connie Gault, Lee Gowan, Regine Haensel, Jean Hillabold, Rick Hillis, Lewis Horne, Don Kerr, Pat Krause, Patrick Lane, Sara McDonald, Peter Millard, Ken Mitchell, Scot Morison, Brenda Riches, Eunice Scarfe, Diane Schoemperlen, C... View more info

Leaves In The Wind. First Edition.

By: CAIN, Kit

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Soulful Stories Publishing, Yarmouth, N.S., 2006, ISBN:0978000544:

Seller ID: 84407


CAIN, Kit. Leaves In The Wind. Yarmouth, N.S. : Soulful Stories Publishing,2006. Pp (6),1-133,(5). 8vo, white card covers. “The central figure of thi s short story is a biker named Montana LeFandra (not his real name). I was about to say "hero" of this story, but, on thinking about it, the shoe doesn't really fit the foot. Though the teller of the story might well see himself as a hero, there's some question about whether others would. Montana's swears to God the story is absolutely true. The only trouble I have with his statement is that I'm not at all sure who his God is . or how m... View more info

Black Queen Stories. First Edition in dustjacket, signed.

By: CALLAGHAN, Barry. International Fiction List No.9.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Lester & Orpen Dennys, Toronto, 1982, ISBN:0919630243:

Seller ID: 109791


CALLAGHAN, Barry. The Black Queen Stories. (Toronto) : Lester & Orpen Dennys, (1982). Pp. (10),1-165,(1). 8vo, tan cloth, gilt lettering to spine. International Fiction List No.9. "Here are fourteen tales about people -- the sensual, ambiguous relationship of people to each other and the world they live in; resonant tales about men and women reaching out to each other in their loneliness -- like Poodles John who owns a small clothing store, and drives a big white car with old-fashioned fin-tail fenders; Crow Jane, the after-hours-club blues singer; or Slaverne Tuttle whose passionate affai... View more info

Walking in Paradise. Second Printing

By: CREELMAN, Libby

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Porcupine's Quill, 2001,:

Seller ID: 114416


CREELMAN, Libby. Walking in Paradise. (Erin, Ontario) : The Porcupine's Quill, (2001). Second Printing. Pp (8),9-172,(4). 8vo, photo-illustrated cardcovers. Elizabeth 'Libby' Creelman (b. 1957, Massachusetts). "Newfoundland writer Libby Creelman makes a stunning debut with this, her first collectionof stories, Walking in Paradise." - from the rear cover. The fourteen stor ies are : "Three Weeks", "Boat Ride", "Winston", "Gladstone, 1957", "SunkenIsland", "Movie Children", "Pilgrims", "Frank and Agnes", "Reunion", &... View more info

Stories to Make you Blush : Seven Naughty Tales. First Edition, Signed.

By: GRAY, Marie DAVEY, Jane (trans.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Green Frog Publishing, Laval, QC, 1999, ISBN:2894550812:

Seller ID: 69529


GRAY, Marie. Stories to Make you Blush : Seven Naughty Tales. Translated byJane Davey. (Laval, QC): Green Frog Publishing, (1999). First Edition. Pp. [1]-158,(4). 8vo, illustrated pale blue card covers with french flaps. A c ollection of short stories by the Quebec-born author. Very good. Signed andinscribed by the author on the half-title. 20.00 View more info

Substance of Forgetting. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: GUNNARS, Kristjana

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Red Deer College Press, Red Deer, AB, 1992, ISBN:0889950857:

Seller ID: 101099


GUNNARS, Kristjana. The Substance of Forgetting. (Red Deer): Red Deer College Press, (1992). First Printing. Pp. (10),11-125,(3). 8vo, cream cloth with gilt titles to spine. A short novel by the Icelandic-born Canadian author. "In the tradition of Anais Nin and Marguerite Duras, award-winning novelist Kristjana Gunnars explores the romance between East and West, French andEnglish, urban and rural, language and landscape. It is a romance that eme rges in spite of itself, a romance that forgets, by degrees, the official love story and journeys instead into the heart of the unknown. 'The Subs... View more info

72 : New Canadian Stories. Pbk

By: HELWIG, David and Joan HARCOURT, (eds.) ATWOOD, Margaret RULE, Jane MCWHIRTER, George

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oberon, 1972, ISBN:0887500676:

Seller ID: 45015


HELWIG, David and Joan HARCOURT, (eds.). 72 : New Canadian Stories. [Ottawa]: (Oberon, 1972). Paperback Edition. Pp (6), 7-135, (1). 8vo, black card covers. Includes the following stories: Leo Simpson's "The Ferris Wheel", Jane Rule' "Brother and Sister", John Newlove's "The Story of a Cat", Don Bailey's "A Bauble for Bernice", George McWhirter's "The Harbinger", Beth Harvor's "Magicians", John Sandman's "One for the Road", Nora Keeling's "The Year", Andreas Schroeder's "The Mill", Gail Fox's "The Man who Killed Heming... View more info

73 : New Canadian Stories.

By: HELWIG, David and Joan HARCOURT, (eds.) HORWOOD, Harold COHEN, Matt DREW, Wayland

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oberon Press, Ottawa, 1973, ISBN:0887500897:

Seller ID: 82812


HELWIG, David and Joan HARCOURT, (eds.). 73 : New Canadian Stories. [Ottawa] : Oberon Press, (1973). Paperback Edition. Pp (3), 4-175,(1). 8vo, black card covers, lettered in white and blue. Includes the following stories: John Metcalf's "The Strange Aberration of Mr. Ken Smythe", Merna Summers's "The Blizzard", Joyce Marshall's "A Private Place", Hugh Garner's "Losers weepers", Dale Zieroth's "Jeremy, His Arrangements", Jean-Guy Carrier's "A Strangeness of Habit, a Twist of Mind", Harold Horwood's "The Shell Collector", Matt Cohen's "... View more info

Coming Attractions 89

By: HELWIG, Maggie, and Bronwen WALLACE (eds.). BURKE, Brian RYSSTAD, Jean HEINEMANN, Michelle

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oberon Press, Ottawa, 1989, ISBN:0887507689:

Seller ID: 93566


HELWIG, Maggie, and Bronwen WALLACE (eds.). Coming Attractions 89. [Ottawa]: Oberon Press, (1989). Paperback Edition. Pp (7), 8-100, (4). 8vo, illust rated brown card covers, lettered in black. "Here we have three young writers on the edge of professional maturity. Brian Burke and Jean Rysstad both come from Vancouver. Burke refuses to comment on his own work, adding that once his stories are finished he never reads them. Michelle Heinemann, who lives in Calgary, writes anxious stories that are full of disturbing mysteries. Rysstad is more conventional and closer to her roots. Her last sto... View more info

Travelling Ladies. First Edition in dustjacket, signed.

By: KEEFER, Janice Kulyk

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Random House, 1990,:

Seller ID: 36291


KEEFER, Janice Kulyk. Travelling Ladies. Stories. Toronto : Random House, (1990). First Printing. Pp. (12),1-299,(9). 8vo, grey cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "Janice Kulyk Keefer inbvites us to take up residence with a host of brilliantly realized characters who are also travelling -- some to the cool elegance of Europe or imagined passions of England and North America -- others through a time of uncertain bloom in youth or to a final 'crossing over' at thte end of their days. In all, the separate girls and women of these remarkable stories form a cohesive whole -- a continuum -- fro... View more info

Blind Date. First Edition

By: KERSLAKE, Susan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Pottersfield Press, Porters Lake, 1989, ISBN:091900153X:

Seller ID: 6990


KERSLAKE, Susan. Blind Date. (Porters Lake) : Pottersfield Press, (1989). First Edition. Pp (6),7-112. 8vo, cream card covers, with Carol H. Fraser's painting "Conversation" as cover art. Kerslake (b. 1943, Chicago). "A new collection of short fiction by Susan Kerslake, Blind Date invites the readerinto a rich imaginative landscape of hope and fear. The stories range in s etting from nineteenth century rural Prairie settlements to twentieth century Maritime hospitals, from drought-stricken African villages to trendy contemporary urban high-rises. Perhaps most unforgetable is a near... View more info

Book of Fears. Third Printing, Signed

By: KERSLAKE, Susan

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Ragweed Press, 1989, ISBN:0920304311:

Seller ID: 6986


KERSLAKE, Susan. The Book of Fears. Charlottetown : Ragweed Press, (1989). Third Printing. Pp (4), 5-125, (3). 8vo, card covers. "Susan Kerslake writes with a strange, subterranean beauty about the vast landscape of fear. With stark precision detailing the thin line between fear and obsession, her stories give us an inner topography of the victim." - r.cover. Very good. Signed. 12.00 View more info

Book of Fears. First Edition, Signed

By: KERSLAKE, Susan

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Ragweed Press, 1984, ISBN:0920304311:

Seller ID: 7353


KERSLAKE, Susan. The Book of Fears. Charlottetown : Ragweed Press, (1984). First Printing. Pp. (4),5-125,(3). 8vo, pink decorated cardcovers with black letering to front & spine. Kerslake (b. 1943, Chicago). "Susan Kerslake writes with a strange, subterranean beauty about the vast landscape of fear.With stark precision detailing the thin line between fear and obsession, h er stories give us an inner topography of the victim." - r.cover. Includes the following stories: "Billy", "Push-Me Pull-You", "Choices", "Trust", "Mirror Mirror", "Sweet Gr... View more info