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On the Structure of Didactic Tales. First Edition

By: BARTON, Anthony MILTON, Alan, preface

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ginn Press, 1993, ISBN:0536584524: 1993

Seller ID: 15233

ISBN: 0536584524


BARTON, Anthony. On the Structure of Didactic Tales. Preface by Alan Milton. (Needham Heights, MA) : Ginn Press, (1993). First Printing. Pp (14),1-170. 8vo (151 x 227 mm), art-illustrated black & white card covers, with red lettering to white spine.Anthony Barton taught in the School of Education of Dalhousie University at Halifax. Earth's Children. The Garden of Eden. The Mabinogion. The Gita. The Jatakamala. The Lord of the Rings. The Pilgrim's Progress. Tales of the Dervishes. Mount Analogue The Big Bang. The Song o... View more info

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Scotia Story Tellers : Personal Glimpses of 21 Nova Scotia Writers. First Edition, Signed

By: BAUCHMAN, Rosemary RADDALL, Thomas CHOYCE, Leslie KERSLAKE, Susan

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Lancelot Press, Hantsport, 1983, ISBN:0889992037: 1983

Seller ID: 83476

ISBN: 0889992037


BAUCHMAN, Rosemary. Scotia Story Tellers : Personal Glimpses of 21 Nova Scotia Writers. Hantsport, Nova Scotia : Lancelot Press, (1983). First Edition. Pp (2),[3]-173,(3). Illustrated with a b&w photo of each author. 8vo (140 x 203 mm), white & yellow photo-illustrated cardcovers, with black lettering to spine. Rosemary Bauchman, née Jefferies (b. September 3, 1919, Adelstrop, Gloucestershire, England - d. October 3, 2010, Victoria, B.C.) was living in Halifax at the time of publication with her husband Perry. "This is a book about book writers - story tellers, adv... View more info

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Scotia Story Tellers : Personal Glimpses of 21 Nova Scotia Writers. First Edition

By: BAUCHMAN, Rosemary RADDALL, Thomas CHOYCE, Leslie KERSLAKE, Susan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lancelot Press, Hantsport, 1983, ISBN:0889992037: 1983

Seller ID: 8367

ISBN: 0889992037


BAUCHMAN, Rosemary. Scotia Story Tellers : Personal Glimpses of 21 Nova Scotia Writers. Hantsport, Nova Scotia : Lancelot Press, (1983). First Edition. Pp (3),4-173,(3). Illustrated with a b&w photo of each author. 8vo (140 x 203 mm), white & yellow photo-illustrated cardcovers, with black lettering to spine. Rosemary Bauchman, née Jefferies (b. September 3, 1919, Adelstrop, Gloucestershire, England - d. October 3, 2010, Victoria, B.C.) was living in Halifax at the time of publication with her husband Perry. See Laugher p.26. "This is a book about book... View more info

Secret World of Og. Second Printing

By: BERTON, Pierre. NEWFELD, Frank, design). WINTER, William.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1961, ISBN:0771013876:

Seller ID: 105530


BERTON, Pierre. The Secret World of Og. Illustrated by William Winter. (Designed by Frank Newfeld). (Toronto) : McClelland and Stewart Limited, (1971). Second Pritning. Pp. (10),1-146,(4). 8vo, green cloth with gilt letteringto spine. Spadoni and Donnelly 1567 for earlier edition. Front inner hinge cracked, gift inscription inked inside front cover, else very good. Uncomm on in hardcover. 40.00 View more info

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Last Good Day : A Joanne Kilbourn Mystery. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: BOWEN, Gail.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 2004, ISBN:077101466x: 2004

Seller ID: 114380

ISBN: 077101466X


BOWEN, Gail. The Last Good Day : A Joanne Kilbourn Mystery. (Toronto, Ontario) : McClelland & Stewart, (2004). First Printing. Pp. (4),1-235,(1). 8vo, pale blue cloth with black lettering to spine. Gail Dianne Bowen, née Bartholomew (b. September 22, 1942, Toronto)."A languid summer night at Lawyers' Bay is shattered by the noise of a car racing to the end of a dock and plunging into the deep, murky water of a northern lake. Help is there in minutes, but it comes too late for Chris Altieri, the young lawyer alone inside the car. So begins Gail Bowen's thrilling... View more info

Crazy House. Cdn in dj

By: BRENNAN, Anthony

Price: $15.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1975,:

Seller ID: 21884


BRENNAN, Anthony. The Crazy House. (Toronto) : McClelland and Stewart, (1975). Pp (14),15-188,(4). 8vo, purple cloth. Spadoni & Donnelly 2623. A novelby British-born Anthony Brennan who "currently makes his home in Frederict on, New Brunswick, with his wife and two children." - from the dj. Set in the "future-now", an art thief, Dan Turnbull, enlists his nephew, Ned Flask,in smuggling a priceless sculpture. Vg in dj. 15.00 View more info

Kinfolk. A novel of China. First Canadian Edition in dustjacket.

By: BUCK, Pearl S.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green & Co., Toronto, 1949,:

Seller ID: 115011


BUCK, Pearl S. Kinfolk. [Dj adds: "A Novel of China"]. Toronto, Canada : Longmans, Green & Co., (April 1949). First Canadian Printing. Pp. (8),1-406. 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering and decoration to front board and spine."Now comes the longest of all Pearl Buck's novels, and perhaps the most im portant because its story is both universal and timely. The cast of characters is immense, mostly Chinese with a scattering of Americans and Europeans. The scenes alternate between New York and China, with a glimpse of London. The time is now. The story begins after the war and ends in 1... View more info

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Mountain and the Valley. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BUCKLER, Ernest

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company, New York , 1952,:

Seller ID: 674


BUCKLER, Ernest. The Mountain and the Valley. New York : Henry Holt and Company, (1952). First Edition. Pp (10),1-373,(1). 8vo, light blue cloth, red topstain. Orange, Ernest Buckler: An Annotated Bibliography A1, Watters p.253, Laugher p.65, Rhodenizer p.788. His first novel. "The publishers are honored to present in Ernest Buckler's The Mountain and the Valley a novel they believe to be of true literary distinction. This is a story of farm people in Nova Scotia, their dignity and their love and their loneliness. More specifically it is about the Canaan family - Grandmother Ellen, who liv... View more info

Mountain and the Valley. First Edition

By: BUCKLER, Ernest

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company, New York , 1952,:

Seller ID: 47037


BUCKLER, Ernest. The Mountain and the Valley. New York : Henry Holt and Company, (1952). First Edition. Pp (10),1-373,(1). 8vo, light blue cloth, red topstain. Orange, Ernest Buckler: An Annotated Bibliography A1, Watters p.253, Laugher p.65, Rhodenizer p.788. His first novel. "The publishers are honored to present in Ernest Buckler's The Mountain and the Valley a novel they believe to be of true literary distinction. This is a story of farm people in Nova Scotia, their dignity and their love and their loneliness. More specifically it is about the Canaan family - Grandmother Ellen, who liv... View more info

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Mountain and the Valley. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed

By: BUCKLER, Ernest

Price: $900.00

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company, New York , 1952,: 1952

Seller ID: 48147


BUCKLER, Ernest. The Mountain and the Valley. New York : Henry Holt and Company, (1952). First Edition. Pp (10),1-373,(1). 8vo, light blue cloth, red top stain. Orange, Ernest Buckler: An Annotated Bibliography A1, Watters p.253, Laugher p.65, Rhodenizer p.788. His first novel. "The publishers are honored to present in Ernest Buckler's The Mountain and the Valley a novel they believe to be of true literary distinction. This is a story of farm people in Nova Scotia, their dignity and their love and their loneliness. More specifically it is about the Canaan family - ... View more info

Mountain and the Valley. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BUCKLER, Ernest

Price: $220.00

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company, New York , 1952,:

Seller ID: 83569


BUCKLER, Ernest. The Mountain and the Valley. New York : Henry Holt and Company, (1952). First Edition. Pp (10),1-373,(1). 8vo, light blue cloth, red topstain. Orange, Ernest Buckler: An Annotated Bibliography A1, Watters p.253, Laugher p.65, Rhodenizer p.788. His first novel. "The publishers are honored to present in Ernest Buckler's The Mountain and the Valley a novel they believe to be of true literary distinction. This is a story of farm people in Nova Scotia, their dignity and their love and their loneliness. More specifically it is about the Canaan family - Grandmother Ellen, who liv... View more info

Mountain and the Valley. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BUCKLER, Ernest

Price: $180.00

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company, New York , 1952,:

Seller ID: 45708


BUCKLER, Ernest. The Mountain and the Valley. New York : Henry Holt and Company, (1952). First Edition. Pp (10),1-373,(1). 8vo, light blue cloth, red topstain. Orange, Ernest Buckler: An Annotated Bibliography A1, Watters p.253, Laugher p.65, Rhodenizer p.788. His first novel. "The publishers are honored to present in Ernest Buckler's The Mountain and the Valley a novel they believe to be of true literary distinction. This is a story of farm people in Nova Scotia, their dignity and their love and their loneliness. More specifically it is about the Canaan family - Grandmother Ellen, who liv... View more info

Mountain and the Valley. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed

By: BUCKLER, Ernest

Price: $700.00

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company, New York , 1952,:

Seller ID: 107117


BUCKLER, Ernest. The Mountain and the Valley. New York : Henry Holt and Company, (1952). First Edition. Pp (10),1-373,(1). 8vo, light blue cloth, red topstain. Orange, Ernest Buckler: An Annotated Bibliography A1, Watters p.253, Laugher p.65, Rhodenizer p.788. His first novel. Ernest Buckler, OC (b.July 19, 1908, West Dalhousie, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia – d. March 4, 1984, Bridgetown, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia). "The publishers are hono red to present in Ernest Buckler's The Mountain and the Valley a novel theybelieve to be of true literary distinction. This is a story of farm p... View more info

La Mystérieuse Frances Rain. Traduite de l'anglais par Martine Gagnon.

By: BUFFIE, Margaret.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Éditions Pierre Tisseyre, Montréal, 1992, ISBN:289051496X:

Seller ID: 91729


BUFFIE, Margaret. La Mystérieuse Frances Rain. Traduite de l'anglais par Martine Gagnon. Montréal : Éditions Pierre Tisseyre, (1992). Pp [1]-293,(3). Small 8vo (pocketbook), illustrated card covers. Collection des Deux solitudes, jeunesse, no. 19. The French version of Who Is Frances Rain by award-winning Winnipeg children's author Margaret Buffie. Very good. Signed with inscription by the author. 20.00 View more info

Sir Charles G.D. Roberts Symposium, April 22-24, 1983.

By: CLEVER, Glenn, ed. with an intro. ROBERTS, Charles G.D., Sir). Reappraisals: Canadian Writers, 10.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University of Ottawa Press, Ottawa, 1984, ISBN:0776643908:

Seller ID: 105374


(ROBERTS, Charles G.D., Sir). CLEVER, Glenn. The Sir Charles G.D. Roberts Symposium, April 22-24, 1983. Edited with an introduction by Glenn Clever. Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press, 1984. Pp. (8),[ix]-xiv,[1]-249,(1). 8vo,printed white card covers with grey and maroon lettering to front cover an d spine. Reappraisals: Canadian Writers, number 10. "This volume re-evaluates 'Canada's first man of letters,' Roiberts the poet and novelist; the romancer and translator; the critic and journalist; the historian. Charles G.D. Roberts, 'the father of Canadian Literature', is considered to be 'am... 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

Coming Attractions 3. pbk.

By: DELANY, Sheila, Frances ITANI & Judith POND ITANI, Frances POND, Judith

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oberon Press, 1985, ISBN:0887505929:

Seller ID: 103417


DELANY, Sheila, Frances ITANI & Judith POND. [Edited by David Helwig & Sandra Martin]. Coming Attractions 3. [N.pl.]: (Oberon Press, 1985). Pp. (4), 5-130, (6). 8vo, illustrated cream card covers. "The Coming Attractions series is now six years old. Of the fifteen writers published in the series to date, several have since brought out book-length collections and one, Isabel Huggan, has published a very successful collection under the now-familiartitle of The Elizabeth Stories. In this sixth volume, David Helwig and San dra Martin have brought together the work of three new writers, Sheila ... View more info

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North of Smokey : a novel. First Edition.

By: DOUCETTE, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cape Breton University Press, Sydney, 2007, ISBN:9781897009239: 2007

Seller ID: 103728

ISBN: 1897009232


DOUCETTE, David. North of Smokey : a novel. (Sydney) : Cape Breton University Press, (2007). First Edition. Pp. (4), 5-415, (1). 8vo (153 x 228 mm), photo-illustrated cardcovers with grey & white lettering to black spine. David Soucette (b. 1966). "Award winning author David Doucette begins his latest novel in the hardscrabble life of an isolated coastal community of Depression-era Cape Breton. Doucette is a gifted storyteller whose characters and landscapes are at once beautiful and bestial, sustaining and sinister. North of Smokey raises the bar for Ca... View more info

Kap-Sung Ferris. Paperback Edition, signed.

By: DUNCAN, Frances.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Burns & MacEachern Limited, Toronto, 1977, ISBN:0887680747:

Seller ID: 106707


DUNCAN, Frances. Kap-Sung Ferris. (Toronto): Burns & MacEachern Limited, (1977). Pp. (10),11-126,(2). 8vo, illustrated purple card covers with yellow and white lettering to front cover, yellow lettering to black spine. Contents: A Thief and a Liar; All Us Orientals Look the Same; I'm as Canadian as You!; A Thousand-Year-Old Egg; Seventh in Figures; They're Not My Real Parents!; Chink!; Not a Friend of Mine; Bindu; The Doll; Where Is Kim?; What IfShe's Dead?; The Shuzui Man; All My Lovely Beans; O Canada. Gift inscripti on inked to title page, light shelfwear, else very good. Signed by Duncan o... View more info

Lunatic Villas. A novel. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: ENGEL, Marian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1981, ISBN:0771030770:

Seller ID: 11900


ENGEL, Marian. Lunatic Villas. A novel. (Toronto): McClelland and Stewart, (1981). First Printing. Pp. (6),7-251,(1). 8vo, green paper covered boards,green cloth spine, gilt titles to spine. Wengle, Marian Engle: An Annotate d Bibliography A7, Spadoni & Donnelly 3234. "On the surface, this is the simple story of a year in the life of the residents of Ratsbane Place, a trendy Toronto street of converted rowhouses. (Although, as Roger said, 'it could hardly be trendy when the twins went to the bathroom on the lawn'). It begins in the winter of 1979. By then, as the author describes: 'Harriet... View more info