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On the Proper Use of Stars.

By: FORTIER, Dominique

Price: $16.50

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 2010, ISBN:9780771047626:

Seller ID: 95493

FORTIER, Dominique. On the Proper Use of Stars. Translated by Sheila Fischman. (Toronto) : McClelland & Stewart, (2010). First Printing. Pp (6),1-269,(5). 8vo, black cloth, metallic red lettering to spine. “A sparkling, inventive debut novel inspired by Sir John Franklin's grand — but ultimately failed — quest to discover the Northwest Passage and by his extraordinary wife, Lady Jane. Originally published in Quebec as Du bon usage des etoiles, Dominique Fortier's debut On the Proper Use of Stars is as fresh and imaginative as anything published in recent years. It weaves together the voi... View more info

After Lands : A Novel. 1st Cdn in dj

By: HEIGHTON, Steven

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, 2005, ISBN:0676976778:

Seller ID: 66536

HEIGHTON, Steven. After Lands : A Novel. (Toronto): Alfred A. Knopf, (2000). First Edition. Pp. 407. 8vo, green paper covered boards. From the pen of bestselling Canadian author of the The Shadow Boxer. "In 1872 the USS Polaris sailed for the Arctic on a mission to plant the American flag at the North Pole. But the expedition failed and half of the party - nineteen men, women, and children, of various nationalities - were cast adrift on a large ice flow off the coast of Ellesmere Island. From this historical premise, Steven Heighton has shaped a novel that focuses on three of the survivors... View more info

Inuk Mountie Adventure : A Tom Austen Mystery.

By: WILSON, Eric Tom and Liz Austen Mysteries 14

Price: $12.00

Publisher: HarperCollins, Toronto, 1995,:

Seller ID: 24837

WILSON, Eric. The Inuk Mountie Adventure : A Tom Austen Mystery. (Toronto) : HarperCollins, (1995). First Printing. Pp 137. 8vo, paper-covered boards.Eric Hamilton Wilson (b. November 24, 1940, Ottawa) award-winning Canadian author. A juvenile mystery novel set on King William Island in the hIgh Ar ctic. Fine. 12.00 View more info

Snowman : A Novel. First Edition in dustjacket

By: YORK, Thomas

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Toronto , 1976,:

Seller ID: 23441

YORK, Thomas. Snowman : A Novel. Toronto : Doubleday Canada Ltd / Garden City : Doubleday & Co., 1976. First Edition. Pp 244. 8vo, blue cloth. "Snowman tells a moving story of survival and death in the Canadian Arctic. It is also an eloquent, and often lyrically evocative, portrait of the land and the people it dominates." - from the dj. Very good in dustjacket. 20.00 View more info