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Turned Clay. First Edition.

By: CHIA, Cheng Sait Fiddlehead Poetry Books, 309

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Fiddlehead Poetry Books, 1981, ISBN:0864920083:

Seller ID: 74160


CHIA, Cheng Sait. Turned Clay. [N.pl.]: Fiddlehead Poetry Books, [1981]. Pp. [1]-75,(3). 8co, illustrated black and white card covers with white spine. Fiddlehead Poetry Books, number 309. (b. February 20, 1940, Singapore -d.January 31, 1981) A posthumously-published collection of poems by the Nova Scotian author, who immigrated from China in 1971. With an introduction by Richard L. Raymond. The poems: "In the Duskdawn", "Discord", "My Dream", " The Sun", "Regret", "Debris", "Guests", "Fog", "Game", "The Cry", "... View more info

Where the Fields End : Poems Selected and New. pbk.

By: FAULKNER, Leigh

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Owl's Head Press, Alma, NB, 1993, ISBN:0920635083:

Seller ID: 96917


FAULKNER, Leigh. Where the Fields End : Poems Selected and New . Alma, NB: Owl's Head Press, (1993). First Edition. Pp. (6),7-111,(1). 8vo, illulstrated white and grey card covers. The Bass River, Nova Scotia-born poet's third collection of works. Includes the following poems: "The Tantramar", "Charge", "Black Candle on Red Lace", "Morning Song", "Narcissus Accused of the Murder of Venus", "My Children Have Never Seen Wild Geese in the Stove", "Ode to Anubis", "Kejimkujik", "Gulf Shore", "Mira", "Cape Split"... View more info

Chinada : Memoirs of the Gang of Seven. First Edition

By: GEDDES, Gary MUNRO, Alice WISEMAN, Adele KROETSCH, Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Quadrant Editions, Dunvegan, Ontario, 1976, ISBN:0864950195:

Seller ID: 101006


GEDDES, Gary. Chinada : Memoirs of the Gang of Seven. (Dunvegan, Ontario) :Quadrant Editions, (1982). Pp (8),1-163,(1). 8vo, photo-illustrated red ca rd covers. "What happens when seven writers as diverse as Alice Monro, Adele Wiseman, Patrick Lane, Robert Kroetsch, Suzanne Paradis, Geoff Hancock, and Gary Geddes take off in a group to discover a country as little known and exotic as the People's Republic of China, a country that has figured prominently for years in their imaginations? Chinada: Memoirs of the Gang of Seven is a moving, and often humourous, account of that incredible journe... View more info

Swimming Ginger. First Edition

By: GEDDES, Gary.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Goose Lane, Fredericton, N.B., 2010, ISBN:9780864926265:

Seller ID: 90373


GEDDES, Gary. Swimming Ginger. (Fredericton, N.B.) : Goose Lane, (2010). First Printing. Pp [1]-93,(3). Illustrated. Oblong small 8vo, illustrated brown card covers, French flaps. "The Qingming Shanghe Tu scroll is one of themost famous works of Chinese art. Assumed to have been painted in the 12th century by Zhang Zeduan, it depicts in surprisingly realistic detail an an cient cityscape, where peasants and hawkers, merchants and scholars, monks and mandarins contend in an urban labyrinth of streets, river, boats, bridge, and palanquins. In this compelling suite, Gary Geddes performs an am... View more info

Blue Silk Underwear of the Incredible Miss Rainwater. First Printing.

By: HARRIS, Gail

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Coach House Press, Toronto, 1986, ISBN:0889103143:

Seller ID: 103339


HARRIS, Gail. The Blue Silk Underwear of the Incredible Miss Rainwater. Toronto: The Coach House Press, (1986). First Printing. Pp. (10),11-77,(3). 8vo, illustrated pale blue card covers with yellow lettering to front cover and black lettering to spine. "The ironies of sex. The metaphysics of angels. These and other concerns find a clear voice in Gail Harris's first published book of poetry. Harris's work is eclectic, passionate, unabashed, funny." - from the rear cover. Includes the following poems: Part I: I Kept You In my Suitcase: "I kept you in my suitcase", "corrosion... View more info

Completed Field Notes : The Long Poems of Robert Kroetsch. First Edition, paperback.

By: KROETSCH, Robert. Modern Canadian Poets series.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1989, ISBN:0771045069:

Seller ID: 105637


KROETSCH, Robert. Completed Field Notes : The Long Poems of Robert Kroetsch. (Toronto): McClelland & Stewart, (1989). First Printing. Pp. (10),1-270,(8). 8vo, illustrated white and grey card covers with white, grey, and greenlettering to front cover, white and green lettering to spine. A volume in The Modern Canadian Poets series. "'The Completed Field Notes' is a landmark volume which collects the long poem of Robert Kroetsch, a writer recognized as one of the most innovative and influential in Canada. In his illuminating Author's Note at the back of the book, Robert Kroetsch vsays of his... View more info

Old Mother. First Edition, Paperback.

By: LANE, Patrick.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oxford, Toronto, 1982, ISBN:0195404092:

Seller ID: 37577


LANE, Patrick. Old Mother. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1982. First Printing. Pp 88. 8vo, illustrated brown card covers, black lettering to frontcover and spine. "Patrick Lane offers in 'Old Mother' a major new collecti on of disturbing, vital, compassionate poems. Continuing his exploration ofdark places in the human psyche, he first evokes contemporary prairie life , the timeless prairie landscape, and the harsh experiences of his own family who settled there. Then, with an eye for both the exotic and the familiar, he recalls his visit to China, making the distance from the Prairies... View more info

Of the Bird, Flying.. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed

By: MANDLSOHN, Sol

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Proclaim Publications Inc., 1983, ISBN:0919415024:

Seller ID: 101074


MANDLSOHN, Sol. Of the Bird, Flying. No pl. : Proclaim Publications Inc., (1983). "Printed & bound at T.H. Best Printing Co., Toronto." First Printing. Pp. (10),[15]-172,(4). 8vo, red cloth, printed white labels to front and spine. "A selected first collection from the work of a poet who for almost fifty years has had an exciting literary romance with life and death in alltheir aspects. A poetic commentary on the twentieth century world by a poe t not afraid to laugh at himself and the world as he sees it." - from the dj. Free Verse. "On Introductory Forewords", "Ne... View more info

Return from Erebus. First Paperback Printing.

By: McCARTHY, Julia

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Brick Books, London, ON, 2010, ISBN:9781894078788:

Seller ID: 103882


McCARTHY, Julia. Return from Erebus. (London): Brick Books, (2010). First Printing. Pp. (14),15-109,(3). 8vo, illustrated blue card covers with white lettering to front and spine. A selection of poetry by the Canadian author,originally from Toronto but now a resident of Nova Scotia. "Erebus, the da rk and shadowy outer realm of the Underworld in Greek mythology, becomes a place of transition and becoming in Julia McCarthy's 'Return from Erebus'. McCarthy articulates this darkness with such prowess that it appears to be made of light. Putting us in mind of Joseph Campbell's understanding th... View more info

On the Road Again. First Paperback Edition.

By: McFADDEN, David.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1978, ISBN:0771055102:

Seller ID: 105444


McFADDEN, David. On the Road Again. [Cover design: Michael van Elsen]. (Toronto): McClelland and Stewart, (1978). First Paperback Printing. Pp. (10),11-112. 8vo, illustrated black card covers with red lettering to front coverand spine. Spadoni & Donnelly 2986. "A totally authentic and original voic e of our time, David McFadden is an easy-reading poet who writes with deadly humour and lively insight. This newest collection of poems takes us againon the kind of roads only McFadden can travel -- roads where the unusual i s commonplace and the commonplace becomes the unusual. By plane, train,... View more info

Through the Nan Da Gate : A China Journey.

By: MITCHELL, Ken

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Thistledown Press, 1986,:

Seller ID: 8509


MITCHELL, Ken. Through the Nan Da Gate: A China Journey. (Saskatoon) : Thistledown Press, (1986). Card covers. Vg. 6.00 View more info

Man in Love.

By: OUTRAM, Richard. HOWARD, Barbara.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Porcupine's Quill, Erin, Ont, 1985, ISBN:0889840695:

Seller ID: 105605


OUTRAM, Richard. Man in Love. (Erin, Ont.) : The Porcupine's Quill, Inc., (1985). First Edition. Pp [1]-60,(4). Index. Marbled endpapers. 8vo, illustrated pale blue card covers. Cover and interior wood engravings by Barbara Howard. "'Man in Love' stems from the certainty that man is in love. Love atonce utterly simple, inexhaustibly ramified, and personal. That we are pos sessed of a capacity, possibly mortal, to blind ourselves and others to this burden and context is evident enough in fact. But it may be that with these poems and wood engravings, word and image as text and emblem conjoin... View more info

Acadians in Exile in England 1756-1763. An article in the The Dalhousie Review, Vol. 36, No. 4, Winter 1957

By: VINTER, Dorothy Dalhousie Review 36:4 BECK, J. Murray DWORKIN, Martin S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Review Publishing Company Limited, Halifax , 1957,:

Seller ID: 84321


VINTER, Dorothy. "The Acadians in Exile in England 1756-1763." An article in the The Dalhousie Review, Vol. 36, No. 4, Winter 1957, pp 344-353. Halifax : The Review Publishing Company Limited , 1957. Pp (4),[323]-444. 8vo, yellow card covers. Also : Sir Robert Holland's “Suez and the U.N.O.”; Jack Wilcox's “Planned Spontaneity: The Grey Flannel Election”; M.W. Burke-Gaffney's “An Astronomer Looks at Florence”; J. Murray Beck's “The Nomination of Candidates in Nova Scotia”; A.J.W. Myers's “Flowers in Shakespeare”; C. Friedlander's “Early Notes on Acadian Geology”... View more info