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Half Rock

By: DURNFORD, Robin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Gaspereau Press, Kentville, Nova Scotia, 2016, ISBN:9781554471553:

Seller ID: 112748


DURNFORD, Robin. Half Rock. (Kentville, Nova Scotia) : Gaspereau Press, Printers & Publishers, 2016. First Printing. Pp (14),15-110,(2). 8vo, black card covers, lettered in gilt, with a red card cover dustjacket lettered in black, and a vertical wraparound on back cover. A book of poetry by Robin Durnford, born in St. John's and raised on the west coast of Newfoundland. Very good with wraparound. 15.00 View more info

Ocean. First Edition, signed..

By: GOYETTE, Sue

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Gaspereau Press, Kentville, NS, 2013, ISBN:9781554471225:

Seller ID: 105918


GOYETTE, Sue. Ocean. (Kentville, NS): Gaspereau Press, 2013. First Printing. Pp. (80). Unpaginated. 8vo, patterned grey and silver card covers with patterned grey jacket, green lettering to front cover and spine. Shortlisted for the 2014 Griffin Poetry Prize. "The ocean has never had a biographer quite like Sue Goyette. Living in the port city of Halifax, Goyette's days are bounded by the substantial fact of the North Atlantic, both by its physical presence and by its metaphoric connotations. And like many of life's overwhelming facts, our awareness of the ocean's importance and impact wax... View more info

Outskirts. First Edition, Paperback.

By: GOYETTE, Sue.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Brick Books, London, ON, 2011, ISBN:9781926829685:

Seller ID: 111726


GOYETTE, Sue. Outskirts. (London, Ontario): Brick Books, (2011). First Printing. Pp. (8),9-111,(1). 8vo, illustrated blue and grey card covers, dark grey lettering to front cover and spine. "Sue Goyette's 'outskirts' is a tour de force, a powerful diptych juxtaposing our rootedness in family love with a report from the precipice of planetary disintegration. Its originalitylies in Goyette's refusal of despair, her conviction that the connections among people, their conversation, curiosity, empathy and awe, can help us see a way forward. Her aim is to find energy in human love, a way to walk... View more info

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Year of Our Beautiful Exile. Paperback.

By: KIDD, Monica.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Gaspereau Press, Kentville, 2015, ISBN:9781554471430: 2015

Seller ID: 109809

ISBN: 1554471435


KIDD, Monica. The Year of Our Beautiful Exile. (Kentville, Nova Scotia) : Gaspereau Press, (2015). First Paperback Printing. Pp. (14),15-89,(7). 8vo, decorated black card covers in tan paper jacket. "In 'The Year of Our Beautiful Exile', Monica Kidd observes the ways in which estrangement and loss punctuate our days, but need not always diminish them. Whether she is writing of the bicentenary of Charles Darwin's birth, the displacement of whole communities during the epic flooding of Alberta's rivers in 2013, or of the many minor disconnections which occur in the headlon... View more info

Viaticum. First Printing, paperback.

By: PYRCZ, Heather

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Gaspereau Press, Kentville, 2002, ISBN:1894031571:

Seller ID: 46529


PYRCZ, Heather. Viaticum. (Kentville, NS): Gaspereau Press, 2002. First Printing. Pp. (10),11-91,(5). 8vo, black card covers, grey lettering and illustration to front, french flaps, white printed band-wrapper to rear cover. Abook of poetry. "'Viaticum' explores how we sustain ourselves on life's jo urney. In this poems, Heather Pyrcz works outword to new forms, new technologies and new contonents, and inward to dreams and interior spaces, defamiliarizing things that we take for granted." - from the wraparound band. Verygood. Due to its relatively small size, shipping costs should be a ... View more info

Late Nights With Wild Cowboys : Poems. First Edition.

By: SKIBSRUD, Johanna

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Gaspereau Press , Kentville, N.S., 2008, ISBN:9781554470525:

Seller ID: 84125


SKIBSRUD, Johanna. Late Nights With Wild Cowboys : Poems. (Kentville, N.S.): Gaspereau Press, 2008. First Printing. Pp [1]-85,(11). 8vo, brown card c overs, French flaps. "Johanna Skibsrud's debut poetry colleciton makes inquriies into hat peculiar phenomenon of being alive in the world. Testing thewaters of her own words, Skibsrud turns her reality over in search of cons tants. Skibsrud's is a rworld of touchstones. An abandoned boat, her grandmother's house, and a piano are fixtures in the process of coming to know the self, serving both as rhythmic landings and as footholds in a pursuit... View more info

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I Do Not Think That I Could Love a Human Being. First Edition, First Printing

By: SKIBSRUD, Johanna.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Gaspereau Press, Printers & Publisher, Kentville, N.S., 2010, ISBN:9781554470853: 2010

Seller ID: 90459

ISBN: 1554470854


SKIBSRUD, Johanna. I Do Not Think That I Could Love a Human Being. (Kentville, NS, Canada) : Gaspereau Press Limited, Printers & Publishers, 2010. First Printing. Pp (8),9-78,(2). 8vo (135 x 215 mm), black decorated card covers, silver lettering to spine, with dark blue dustjacket lettered in silver (on front & spine), and back cover wrap-around band, with a small b&w photo of Skibsrud . A collection of poetry by Johanna Skibsrud (b. 1980) from Meadowville, Pictou County, Nova Scotia, living in Montreal at the time of publication. "Poets have always wrestled with t... View more info

Wedding House

By: SMITH, Allison

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Gaspereau Press, 2000, ISBN:189403130x:

Seller ID: 52809


SMITH, Allison. The Wedding House. Wolville, Nova Scotia : Gaspereau Press,(2000). First Printing. Pp. (10),11-92,(4). 8vo, white illustrated card co vers, french flaps. A collection of poetry by Smith, (born 1975, in Queens County, Nova Scotia) who resided in North Bay, Ontario at the time of publication. Arranged in five sections : By the Ground. "The Wedding House", "Bythe Ground", "Queens County", "Horse Lovers", "Bombastic", "What's Left", "Without Curtains", "Country Museum", "Mervyn's Casino", "Eliza", "... View more info

Drunkard's Path. First Edition, Paperback,

By: YOUNG, Deanna

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Gaspereau Press, Wolfville, 2001, ISBN:189403144x:

Seller ID: 46752


YOUNG, Deanna. Drunkard's Path. (Wolfville, NS): Gaspereau Press, 2001. First Printing. Pp. (10),11-99,(5). 8vo, red patterned card covers, gilt lettering to front and spine, french flaps, vertical printed wrapper to rear cover. A book of poetry by Canning, Nova Scotia author, Deanna Young. Chip andwrinkling to rear wraparound band, else very good. 10.00 View more info

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Thirty-seven Small Songs & Thirteen Silences. First Edition

By: ZWICKY, Jan

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Gaspereau Press, Kentville, NS, 2005, ISBN:1554470013: 2005

Seller ID: 96714

ISBN: 1554470013


ZWICKY, Jan. Thirty-seven Small Songs & Thirteen Silences. (Kentville, Nova Scotia) : Gaspereau Press, Printers & Publishers, (2005). First Printing. Pp. (12),13-73,(7). 8vo, black card covers (with silver lettering to spine) in purple paper dust jacket, with cream wrap-around band to rear panel. Jan Zwicky (b. May 10, 1955, Calgary, Alberta, Canada). The renowned Canadian poet's sixth collection of verse. "'Thirty-seven Small Songs & Thirteen Silences' is a vital addition to a remarkable body of work. The songs in this collection are miniature odes, lyric ap... View more info

Thirty-seven Small Songs & Thirteen Silences. First Edition, signed.

By: ZWICKY, Jan

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Gaspereau Press, Kentville, NS, 2005, ISBN:1554470013:

Seller ID: 97820


ZWICKY, Jan. Thirty-seven Small Songs & Thirteen Silences. (Kentville, NovaScotia) : Gaspereau Press, Printers & Publishers, (2005). First Printing. Pp. (12),13-73,(7). 8vo, black card covers (with silver lettering to spine)in purple paper dust jacket, with cream wrap-around band to rear panel. Ja n Zwicky (b. May 10, 1955, Calgary, Alberta, Canada). The renowned Canadianpoet's sixth collection of verse. "'Thirty-seven Small Songs & Thirteen Si lences' is a vital addition to a remarkable body of work. The songs in thiscollection are miniature odes, lyric apostrophes to household fixtures, ... View more info