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I Moved All My Women Upstairs. Second Printing, Signed

By: BUCHANAN, Roberta Newfoundland Poetry Series

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Breakwater, 1999, ISBN:1550811207: 1999

Seller ID: 63275

ISBN: 1550811207


BUCHANAN, Roberta. I Moved All My Women Upstairs. (St. John's, NF) : Breakwater, (1999). Second Printing. Pp (9), 10-61,(3). With one b&w photo in the text. 8vo (125 x 201 mm), photo-illustrated cardcovers, with yellow lettering to green spine, with a b&w photo of Buchanan on rear cover. In the Newfoundland Poetry Series. Roberta Buchanan (b. 1937, South Africa) came to Canada in 1964 and was living in St. John's at the time of publication. A book of verse arranged in three sections. I. The World Above / The World Below. " The ... View more info

I Moved All My Women Upstairs. First Edition, Signed

By: BUCHANAN, Roberta Newfoundland Poetry Series

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Breakwater, 1999, ISBN:1550811207: 1999

Seller ID: 69474

ISBN: 1550811207


BUCHANAN, Roberta. I Moved All My Women Upstairs. (St. John's, NF) : Breakwater, (1998). First Edition. Pp (9), 10-61,(3). With one b&w photo in the text. 8vo (125 x 201 mm), photo-illustrated cardcovers, with yellow lettering to green spine, with a b&w photo of Buchanan on rear cover. In the Newfoundland Poetry Series. Roberta Buchanan (b. 1937, South Africa) came to Canada in 1964 and was living in St. John's at the time of publication. A book of verse arranged in three sections. I. The World Above / The World Below. " The Wo... View more info

Poems from the Burntwoods. First Edition, Signed

By: CHUBBS, Boyd CHUBBS

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Creative Publishers, St. John's, 1995, ISBN:1895387507:

Seller ID: 16085


CHUBBS, Boyd. Poems from the Burntwoods, St. John's : Creative Publishers, 1995. Pp 69. 8vo, art- and photo-illustrated cardcovers. Boyd Warren Chubbswriter, artist, and excellent guitarist was born in L’Anse Au Clair, Labra dor on June 16, 1955. A land is ravaged by fire and seeks each season to repair itself. From it rise berry bushes, shrubs, but other, more tender, growth may not revitalize. This volume of poems comes from such a place, a landscape that is physical, psychic, mythic. In it are angels and ravens, messengers and witnesses, walkers of barrens, lovers and seekers, children an... View more info

Lines from the Migrant Coast, 2nd pr, signed

By: CHUBBS, Boyd Warren CHUBBS, Boyd Warren

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Mokoshan Publishers, 1991,:

Seller ID: 20683


CHUBBS, Boyd Warren. Lines from the Migrant Coast. (Truro) : Mokoshan Publishers, [June 1989?]. [Second] Printing. Printed in Nova Scotia. Pp (6),6-75,(4). 8vo, card covers. Boyd Warren Chubbs writer, artist, and excellent guitarist was born in L’Anse Au Clair, Labrador on June 16, 1955. Poems illustrated with 12 of Boyd's pen & ink. Includes: "Sweet, Sacred Labrador", "I,Labrador", "North Atlantic", "Lines for a Coastal Mourning","Holy Sky", "T ruro, July 7th, 1987", "Upon the Idyllic Coast", the title poem & many more. Vg to fine. Sig... View more info

Lines from the Migrant Coast, 1st pr, signed

By: CHUBBS, Boyd Warren CHUBBS, Boyd Warren

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Mokoshan Publishers, Truro, 1991, ISBN:0969387504:

Seller ID: 91837


CHUBBS, Boyd Warren. Lines from the Migrant Coast. (Truro) : Mokoshan Publishers, [March] 1989. First Printing. Printed in Nova Scotia. Pp (6),6-75,(4). 8vo, illustrated tan card covers. Boyd Warren Chubbs writer, artist, andexcellent guitarist was born in L’Anse Au Clair, Labrador on June 16, 1955 . Poems illustrated with 12 of Boyd's pen & ink. This first edition of March 1989 was of 300 numbered and signed copies. Includes: "Sweet, Sacred Labrador", "I, Labrador", "North Atlantic", "Lines for a Coastal Mourning","Holy Sky", "Truro, July 7th, 198... View more info

Rhymes of an Angishore. Signed copy

By: DAVIDGE, John B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Printed by FP Printing & Graphics, Grand Falls - Windsor, Nfld, 2004, ISBN:1895109302:

Seller ID: 90298


DAVIDGE, John B. Rhymes of an Angishore. (Grand Falls-Windsor, Nfld : Printed by FP Printing & Graphics, September 2004). First Printing. Pp [i]-ix,(1),1-204. 8vo, illustrated tan card covers, lettered in black. A book of poetry by this Newfoundland teacher and social worker, born at Bay du Nord, Fortune Bay in 1934, now residing at Carbonear. Divided into three sections. I. Grandfather and... II. Ballads of a Bayman. III. Miscellany. Very good. Signed by the author to title page. 25.00 View more info

Talking to Ghosts : Selected Poems 1983-1992. First Edition, Signed

By: GARDNER, Philip Newfoundland Poetry Series BIRNEY, Earle)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Breakwater, St. John's, 1993, ISBN:1550810774:

Seller ID: 51642


GARDNER, Philip. Talking to Ghosts : Selected Poems 1983-1992. (St. John's): Breakwater, (1993). First Edition. Pp (6),7-63,(1). 8vo, yellow gold car dcovers, with flaps. In the Newfoundland Poetry Series. Philip Gardner (b. 1936 in Liverpool, England) was educated at King’s College, Cambridge, and the University of Liverpool. From 1964 until 2001 he taught in the English Department at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Includes "For Earle Birney in St. John's", "White Point, Trinity Bay", "Waiting on Christmas Sunday", "Woodside Ferry", "Reposing" (... View more info

My Newfoundland Verse. signed

By: KING, C. Rupert

Price: $30.00

Publisher: 1973,:

Seller ID: 31184


KING, C. Rupert. My Newfoundland Verse. N.pl.: n.pub., (1973). Pp (80). 8vo, yellow card covers. O'Dea 5257. Covers stained, else vg. Signed. 30.00 View more info

It Is All Around. Ryerson Poetry Chap Books No. 191. Signed copy

By: LOCHHEAD, Douglas Ryerson Poetry Chap Books No. 191.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Ryerson Press, Toronto , 1960,:

Seller ID: 99525


LOCHHEAD, Douglas. It Is All Around. Toronto : The Ryerson Press, (1960). First Edition. Pp (2),3-24. 8vo, green paper-covered boards. Limited to 250 copies. Ryerson Poetry Chap Books No. 191. "Phoenix", "The Husband and the Wife", "Day in Summer", "What Giddy and Gay Morning", "In the Green Night of Summer", "In the Elms", "This Dark, This Day", "The Word, The Word", "Stays the Wind", "I Place My Life", "The Hurt", "This Day the Sun is Cruel", "Gannets at Bonaventure", "Gay as the World... View more info

Poems on Land and on Water. First Edition, Signed

By: McGRATH, Carmelita

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Killick Press, St. John's, 1992,:

Seller ID: 50682


McGRATH, Carmelita. Poems on Land and on Water. St. John's: Killick Press, 1992. First Edition. Pp. 72. 8vo, blue ill. card covers, french flaps. A slim book of poetry by this Newfoundland author. Very good. Author's signed gift inscription to the half-title. 15.00 View more info

To the New World. First Edition, Signed.

By: McGRATH, Carmelita

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Killick Press, St. John's, NF, 1997, ISBN:1895387779:

Seller ID: 94719


McGRATH, Carmelita. To the New World. St. John's, NF: The Killick Press, 1997. First Edition. ,Pp. 63. 8vo, illustrated black card covers with french flaps. The second collection of works from the poet from Branch, Newfoundland. Very good. Signed and inscribed by McGrath on the title page. 10.00 View more info

Gypsy Hymns. signed

By: MOOERS, Vernon

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Killick Press, St. John's, 1993, ISBN:189538723X:

Seller ID: 53968


MOOERS, Vernon. Gypsy Hymns. St. John's : Killick Press, an imprint of Creative Publishers, 1993. Pp (3),iv-x,1-61,(1). 8vo, card covers. Mooers b.1951 in Dauphin, Manitoba. Poems include "Old St.John's", "Hockey Night in Canada", "Outport School", "At the Shipyard", "On the Beach in Newfoundland - in January", "Out on the Peninsula", "Raiders of the Outport", "A Storm in Burin", and many others. Very good. Signed by the author on the title page.12.50 View more info

Village Politicians. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed. grey cloth

By: PARSONS, R.A. SMALLWOOD, Joseph R., foreword SHEPHERD, Reginald

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Newfoundland Academy of Art, 1960,:

Seller ID: 3200


PARSONS, R.A. The Village Politicians. [dj adds "(and other poems)"]. Illustrated by Reginald Shepherd, A.O.C.A. Foreword by The Hon. J.R. Smallwood, D.C.L., L.L.D. N.pl.: Newfoundland Academy of Art, 1960. Printed in Canada by Guardian Ltd. Pp (8), [9]-133, (1). Sm. 4to, greenish grey cloth. O'Dea 3462, Watters p.155, Rhodenizer p.930. See ENL IV:224 for Parsons (1893-1981). "These poems breathe [Parsons'] love of Newfoundland. You will notice that practically every verse is about Newfoundland. If he writes about the traits of people, be assured that they are Newfoundland people, ... View more info

Village Politicians. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed. red cloth

By: PARSONS, R.A. SMALLWOOD, Joseph R., foreword SHEPHERD, Reginald

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Newfoundland Academy of Art, 1960,:

Seller ID: 16538


PARSONS, R.A. The Village Politicians. [dj adds "(and other poems)"]. Illustrated by Reginald Shepherd, A.O.C.A. Foreword by The Hon. J.R. Smallwood, D.C.L., L.L.D. N.pl.: Newfoundland Academy of Art, 1960. Printed in Canada by Guardian Ltd. Pp (8),[9]-133,(1). Sm.4to, red cloth. O'Dea 3462, Wattersp.155, Rhodenizer p.930. See ENL IV:224 for Parsons (1893-1981). "These po ems breathe [Parsons'] love of Newfoundland. You will notice that practically every verse is about Newfoundland. If he writes about the traits of people, be assured that they are Newfoundland people, or at least p... View more info

Once when I was Drowning. First Edition, paperback, Signed

By: PITTMAN, Al

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Breakwater, St. John's. NL, 1978, ISBN:0919948480:

Seller ID: 113846


PITTMAN, Al. Once when I was drowning. Poems byAl Pittman. N.pl. [St. John's. Newfoundland] : Breakwater Books Limited, (1978). First Edition. Pp (6),[1]-79,(3). 8vo, photo-illustrated cardcovers. Includes among others "St. Leonard's Revisited", "Fogo Island Afternoon", "Boys at Baseball", "Shanadithit", "Cooks Brook", "Little Bonne Bay Pond", "On the Road to LaScie", "OneNight in Winnipeg" for Pat Byrne, "The Worst Birthday Gift I Ever Gave" fo r Patrick Lane [a book of Lane's poems to his wife], and "Gram Glover's Dr... View more info

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Magic in Everything

By: PRATT, E.J.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 1955,:

Seller ID: 41902


PRATT, E.J. Magic in Everything. (Tor.: Macmillan), [1955]. Pp [1]-7,(1). 12mo, printed wraps. "With Christmas and New Years Greetings from [space] The Macmillan Company of Canada Limited, Toronto, in its Fiftieth AnniversaryYear". Laakso B216 : "Christmas greetings card with pictorial accompanimen t by Claire Pratt". O'Dea 3137, Watters p.161, Rhodenizer p.918, Laugher p.457. Vg. Uncommon. This copy signed by Bill Belt. 50.00 View more info

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Towards the Last Spike : A Verse-Panorama of the Struggle to Build the First Canadian Transcontinental. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed

By: PRATT, E.J.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Macmillan, Toronto, 1952,:

Seller ID: 42512


PRATT, E.J. Towards the Last Spike : A Verse-Panorama of the Struggle to Build the First Canadian Transcontinental from the Time of the Proposed Termsof Union with British Columbia (1870) to the Hammering of the Last Spike i n the Eagle Pass (1885). Toronto : Macmillan, 1952. Pp (8),53,(3). 8vo, tancloth. Laakso A18, O'Dea 2963, Watters p.161, Rhodenizer p.918, Laugher p. 457, Peel 4326, Bibliography of Macmillan of Canada Imprints 1279. The third Pratt book to win Governor-General's Award. Top edge a bit dusty, else vgin torn dj with slight chipping to head and tail of spine. Signed by Pratt ... View more info

Roosevelt and the Antinoe. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed

By: PRATT, E.J.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Macmillan Company, New York , 1930,:

Seller ID: 22916


PRATT, E.J. The Roosevelt and the Antinoe. New York : The Macmillan Company, (February) 1930. First Printing. Pp (8),9-44,(4) + frontispiece (scene from a Charles Dixon painting). 8vo, dark red cloth, paper label to front board, plain spine. Laakso A6, O'Dea 1996, Watters p.161, Rhodenizer p.918, Laugher p.456. One of Pratt's long poems. "This is the thrilling story of therescue of the Antinoe by Captain Fried of the Roosevelt and his crew. It m akes gallant material for a poem, and the narrative moves swiftly in compressed, realistic verse." Very good in torn (tear along dj spine), ni... View more info

Collected Poems. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed

By: PRATT, E.J.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Macmillan Company of Canada, Toronto, 1944,: 1944

Seller ID: 42497


PRATT, E.J. Collected Poems. Toronto : The Macmillan Company of Canada, 1944. First Printing. Pp (6), vii-ix, (3), 1-314, (2) + portrait frontispiece. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front and spine. Laakso A14, O'Dea 2561a, Watters p.161, Rhodenizer p.918, Laugher p.456, Bibliography of Macmillan of Canada Imprints 1018. Section entitled "Newfoundland Reminiscences" on pp.163-220. Rear panel of dj advertises The Letters of Alexander Woollcott. Contents include The Titanic,The Cruise of The Cachalot and The Roosevelt and the Antoin... View more info

Brebeuf and His Brethren First Edition, Signed

By: PRATT, E.J.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Macmillan Company of Canada Limited, Toronto, 1940,:

Seller ID: 96855


PRATT, E.J. Brébeuf and His Brethren. Toronto : The Macmillan Company of Canada Limited, 1940. Pp (6),1-65,(1). 8vo, maroon cloth. Map end-papers of Huronia. Laakso A11, O'Dea 2425, Watters p.161, Rhodenizer p.918, Laugher p.457. Spine a bit dusty, gift inscription to half-title, else very good. Lacking dj. Signed without inscription by Pratt on the title page. 35.00 View more info