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Poems. First Edition in dustjacket, signed with 3 signed notes 1st

By: FINCH, Robert

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, Toronto , 1946,:

Seller ID: 45702


FINCH, Robert. Poems. Toronto : Oxford University Press, 1946. First Edition (with blue covers). Pp. (4),v-vii,(3),3-51,(1). Small 8vo, blue ill. cardcovers. "Bees, Thistles and Sea", "Doubt's Holiday", "Sea-piece", "Etobico ke Autumn", "Lamb ton Spring", "Vanishing Cream", "Select Samaritan", "Toronto Crossing", "At Niagara", "Vézelay", "Botanist Will", "Week-end", "The Flight That failed", The Four Kinds of Poetry", "The Collective Portrait", "The Ocean-brain", "Th... View more info

Poems. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: FINCH, Robert

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, Toronto , 1946,:

Seller ID: 101952


FINCH, Robert. Poems. Toronto : Oxford University Press, 1946. First Edition (with blue covers). Pp. (4),v-vii,(3),3-51,(1). Small 8vo, blue ill. cardcovers. Winner of the 1946 Governor General's Award for English-language p oetry or drama. "Bees, Thistles and Sea", "Doubt's Holiday", "Sea-piece", "Etobicoke Autumn", "Lambton Spring", "Vanishing Cream", "Select Samaritan","Toronto Crossing", "At Niagara", "Vézelay", "Botanist Will", "Week-end", "The Flight That failed", The Four Kinds of Po... View more info

Another Gravity. First Paperback Edition.

By: McKAY, Don

Price: $15.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 2000, ISBN:0771057644:

Seller ID: 107875


McKAY, Don. Another Gravity. (Toronto): McClelland and Stewart, (2000). First Printing. Pp. (6),[1]-74. 8vo, illustrated grey card covers with white lettering to front cover and spine. Winner of the 2000 Governor General's Award for English-language poetry. "'Another Gravity', [McKay's] ninth collection, practises 'the dark art of reflection', as it moves ever more deeply into ideas of home. That there can be no home without leaving it; that onlyon leaveing do we feel its pull; 'that even loss/may be a place'. Natural history is family history: if all birds and lizards are co-descendants o... View more info

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The Metal and the Flower. Indian File Books, Number 7. First Edition in dustjacket

By: PAGE, P.K. Indian File Books, no. 7

Price: $500.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 1954,: 1954

Seller ID: 100878


PAGE, P.K. The Metal and the Flower. Indian File Books, Number 7. Toronto : McClelland & Stewart, 1954. First Edition. Pp. (6),7-64. 8vo (137 x 205 mm), grey cloth spine with white and red patterned paper-covered boards, gilt lettering to spine, top edge dyed a reddish-purple. Indian File Books, Number 7. Orange, P.K. Page : An Annotated Bibliography A3, Watters p. 154, Rhodenizer p. 947, Spadoni & Donnelly 1430. Patricia Kathleen "P. K." Page, C.C., O.B.C., F.R.S.C. (b. November 23, 1916, Swanage, Dorset, England – d. January 14, 2010,... View more info

Fable of the Goats and Other Poems. First Edition

By: PRATT, E.J.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Macmillan Company of Canada, Toronto, 1937,:

Seller ID: 2685


PRATT, E.J. The Fable of the Goats and Other Poems. Toronto : The MacmillanCompany of Canada Limited, 1937. Pp vii,(1),47,(1). 8vo, blue cloth. Laaks o A10, O'Dea 2278, Watters p.161, Rhodenizer p.918, Laugher p.456. Winner of the Governor General's Award. Gift inscription; numerous clippings laid in with some off-setting. Spine sunned, ow vg. 35.00 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

Waiting for Saskatchewan. First Edition, paperback.

By: WAH, Fred.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Turnstone Press, Winnipeg, 1985, ISBN:0888010966:

Seller ID: 101877


WAH, Fred. Waiting for Saskatchewan. (Winnipeg): Turnstone Press, 1985. First Printing. Pp. (10),1-96,(6). 8vo, illustrated blue card covers with black lettering to front cover and spine. Winner of the 1985 Governor General'sAward for English-Language Poetry. "Waiting for Saskatchwan blends poetry and prose in four-part harmony. Wah interprets memory -- a journey to Chinaand Japan, his father's experience as a Chinese immigrant in small Canadia n towns, images from childhood -- to locate the influence of genealogy. Theprocession of narrative reveals Wah's own attempts to find 'the relief o... View more info

Breathin' My Name with a Sigh. First Edition, paperback.

By: WAH, Fred.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Talonbooks, Vancouver, 1981, ISBN:088922188x:

Seller ID: 101878


WAH, Fred. Breathin' My Name with a Sigh. Vancouver: Talonbooks, 1981. First Printing. Pp. (88). Unpaginated. 8vo, decorated beige card covers with grey lettering to front and spine. The seventh collection of poems by the future Governor General's Award winner, and its first complete version (as many have appeared in journals previously). Selections from this volume ended up being republished in the 1985 GG-winning volume "Waiting for Saskatchewan". Sticker ghost to rear cover, else very good. Due to its small size, shipping costs should be cheaper than quoted. 15.00 View more info