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'Twas the Night before Christmas

By: REEVE, Ted. Commins, Frank C.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Charles Bush Limited, Toronto, 1942,: 1942

Seller ID: 78316


REEVE, Ted. 'Twas the Night Before Christmas. Toronto, &c : Charles Bush Limited, Privaetley Printed, 1942. Pp. (8) 9-31 (1). With a few illustrations by Harry Hall. 12mo (115 x 160 mm), beige paper-covered boards, brown spine, with brown lettering to front, no lettering to spine. Edward Henry 'Ted' Reeve (b. January 6, 1902, Toronto – d. August 27, 1983, Toronto) was a multi-sport Canadian athlete and sports journalist. Harry Hall (b. 1893, Hull, England - d. August, 1954, Toronto) Canadian cartoonist & illustrator. A Christmas story about Uncle Nutsy.... View more info

(w)ri(gh)t(e)s

By: Fredericton Women's Theatre Collective ANDREWS, Shari BIRSDSELL, Darcie DREW, Lorna

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Wild East Publications, Fredericton, N.B., 1991, ISBN:0969414722:

Seller ID: 108759


Fredericton Women's Theatre Collective. (w)ri(gh)t(e)s. Fredericton, N.B.: Wild East Publications, 1991. Pp (7),8-64. 8vo, blue stapled card covers, "In March 1990, the Fredericton Women's Theatre Collective produced their collectively written play, flights. In the fall of that year, the Collective regrouped to write, workshop and stage a new play for 1991. (w)ri(gh)t(e)s is that play...the writings of thirteen women woven together." (from the back cover). The thirteen authors are : Shari Andrews, Darcie Birdsell, LornaDrew, Margarita Enriquez, Clarissa Hurley, Anne Israelie, Dana McDa... View more info

10 Little Caplin

By: RENOUF, Miriam DIEMAND, Deborah

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Jesperson Press, St. John's, 1984, ISBN:0920502466:

Seller ID: 110758


RENOUF, Miriam. 10 Little Caplin. (St. John's) : Jesperson Press, (1984). Unpaginated. Pp [24]. 8vo, stapled illustrated cream cardcovers. A children's rhyming book illustrated by Deborah Diemand. "8 little caplin, One whose name was Kevin. Took a trip to Ireland, And then there were 7." Some cover soiling, else very good. 8.00 View more info

100 petites histoires du passé pour conserver notre langue et notre cultureacadienne.

By: ROBICHAUD, Marie-Colombe.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Les Éditions de la Piquine, Meteghan Centre, N.S., 2002, ISBN:0968940218:

Seller ID: 93653


ROBICHAUD, Marie-Colombe. 100 petites histoires du passé pour conserver notre langue et notre culture acadienne. (Meteghan Centre, N.S.) : Les Éditions de la Piquine, (2002). First Edition. Pp [1]-[200],(4). Illustrations. 8vo, illustrated grey card covers. One hundred stories told in the form of conversations between Philomène and Thimothée, or Cazimir and Zabeth. Text inFrench. Very good, with a loose single-page Index to photos laid in. 15.00 View more info

14 Barrels from Sea to Sea. First Edition.

By: REANEY, James

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Press Porcepic, Erin, 1977, ISBN:0888781512:

Seller ID: 101503


REANEY, James. 14 Barrels from Sea to Sea. (Erin, Ontario : Press Porcépic,1977). First Printing. Pp. (12),13-175,(1). 8vo, yellow card covers, blue titles to front ande spine. James Crerar Reaney, OC, FRSC (b. September 1, 1926, Easthope, Ontario – d. June 11, 2008, London, Ontario). "Fourteen Barrels is the story of something unsuual in Canadian theatre history, the story of a national tour of a Canadian drama, from London to St. Boniface to Burnaby to Fredericton to Halifax to Hamilton to Port Perry and back again. You see inside not only the world of actors and dramatists and hanger... View more info

15 Canadian Poets Plus 5. First Edition.

By: GEDDES, Gary and Phyllis BRUCE NOWLAN, Alden COHEN, Leonard ONDAATJE, Michael

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Oxford University Press, Toronto, 1978, ISBN:0195402898:

Seller ID: 101481


GEDDES, Gary and Phyllis BRUCE, (eds.). 15 Canadian Poets Plus 5. Edited byGary Geddes and Phyllis Bruce. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1978. Fir st Printing. Pp. (4),v-xviii,(2),1-420. 8vo, illustrated red and blue card covers with white lettering to front and black lettering to spine. This anthology includes the following poets: Dorothy Livesay (11 poems), Earle Birney (10 poems), Al Purdy (12 poems), Irving Layton (15 poems), P.K. Page (12poems), Raymond Souster (21 poems), Leonard Cohen (14 poems), Phyllis Webb (19 poems), D.G. Jones (12 poems), Alden Nowlan (17 poems), Margaret Aviso ... View more info

15 Canadian Poets. Second Printing.

By: GEDDES, Gary and Phyllis BRUCE NOWLAN, Alden COHEN, Leonard ONDAATJE, Michael

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, Toronto, 1970, ISBN:0195401778:

Seller ID: 101479


GEDDES, Gary and Phyllis BRUCE, (eds.). 15 Canadian Poets. Edited by Gary Geddes and Phyllis Bruce. Toronto : Oxford University Press, 1970. Second Printing. Pp. (4),v-xvi,(2),1-301,(1). 8vo, illustrated red and blue card covers with white lettering to front and black lettering to spine. This anthology includes the following poets: Earle Birney (8 poems), Al Purdy (10 poems), Irving Layton ((13 poems), Raymond Souster (19 poems), Leonard Cohen (13 poems), D.G. Jones (12 poems), Alden Nowlan (14 poems), Margaret Avison (13 poems), Eli Mandel (12 poems), Margaret Atwood (11 poems), Gwendolyn Mac... View more info

15 Poems

By: MacKINNON, Ian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fiddlehead Poetry Books, Fredericton, NB, 1972, ISBN:0919197078:

Seller ID: 34462


MacKINNON, Ian. 15 Poems. (Fredericton, N.B. : Fiddlehead Poetry Books, 1972). Pp (2),3-16. 8vo, stapled printed card covers. An edition of 500 copies. "Crows", "A Tour Around the Berlin Zoo starting at the main entrance Hardenbergplatz", "Configuration", "Configuration 'A'", "In the Park", "Arabesque", "Crossings", "The River Guadalquivir", "A Sight and a Sound", "Summer Storm", "Herr Bauer", "The Fountain", "Sailing Ship", and "The Sprinkler". Very good. 20.00 View more info

17th Letter. in dj 1st pr

By: DISNEY, Dorothy Cameron

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Random House, 1945,:

Seller ID: 45243


DISNEY, Dorothy Cameron. The 17th Letter. NY: Random House, (1945). First Printing. Pp. 248. 8vo, black cloth, blue and gilt to spine. A spy novel that takes the heroine, Mary Strong, from Iceland to Halifax to solve a mystery. Spine of dust jacket missing, edges worn, chipped, inner flaps taped to boards, secondary dj underneath from Brentano's Rental Library, New York, also chipped and worn, else vg. 20.00 View more info

1892 : A novel. pbk.

By: BUTLER, Paul

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Pennywell Books, St. John's, NF, 2008, ISBN:9781897317280:

Seller ID: 78778


BUTLER, Paul. 1892 : A novel . St. John's, NF: Pennywell Books, 2008. Pp. (12),1-165,(15). 8vo, illustrated dark card covers. A novel set in late-nineteenth-century St. John's. "An obscure servant, Kathleen, yearns for her home in Ireland. A mysterious scientist, Dr Glenwood, belives he can be the first to bring a new photographic discovery to the world. A stable hand, Tommy Fitzpatrick, battles inner demons as he tries to win Kathleen's heart. These collective struggles will soon erupt to change the fate of an entire city." - from the rear cover. Vg. 10.00 View more info

1949. pbk.

By: FRENCH, David

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Talonbooks, 1989, ISBN:0889222665:

Seller ID: 6154


FRENCH, David. 1949. Vancouver : Talonbooks, (April) 1989. First Printing. Pp (8), 9-174, (2). 8vo, white trade paperback. "1949 continues the saga ofthe Mercer family, enlarged to include the extended family as well as off- stage characters from theplays. David French deals with the emotional and political decisions that the characters must come to as Newfoundland joins Confederation on April Fool's Day of 1949. As recent immigrants to Toronto the members of the Mercer family see this event both as a new future and as a loss of Newfoundland's culture and independence." - from rear cov... View more info

1987 Second Mile Commonplace Book

By: PERKIN, J. R. C. (introduction and selections)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Lancelot Press, Hantsport, NS, 1986, ISBN:0889993327:

Seller ID: 59216


PERKIN, J. R. C. (introduction and selections). 1987 Second Mile Commonplace Book . Hantsport, NS: Lancelot Press, (1986). First Edition. Pp. [76]. Unpaginated. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated white, black, and orange card covers. A brief anthology of poetry and biblical excerpts. Very good. 8.00 View more info

2 Legs in the Afternoon. signed

By: CASTLEBURY, John

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Lancelot Press, Hantsport , 1993, ISBN:088999532x:

Seller ID: 86294


CASTLEBURY, John. 2 Legs in the Afternoon. Hantsport : Lancelot Press, (1993). Pp (8),[9]-106,(6). 8vo, white card covers. John Castlebury was born and raised in Brooklyn, and on Long Island, New York, and immigrated to Yarmouth, Nova Scotia in 1989 with his family. Vg. Signed, inscribed and dated by the author on the title page. 12.00 View more info

200 Years of Art in Halifax : An Exhibition Prepared in Honour of the Bicentenary of the Founding of the City of Halifax, N.S. 1749-1949

By: Halifax - Art) MOWAT, Alexander Sutherland

Price: $20.00

Publisher: 1949,: 1949

Seller ID: 3293


(Art). 200 Years of Art in Halifax: An Exhibition Prepared in Honour of the Bicentenary of the Founding of the City of Halifax, N.S. 1749-1949. N.pl. : n.pub., n.d. Pp (5),6-56. 8vo (160 x 233 mm), stapled card covers. "Exhibited in the Queen Elizabeth High School, Halifax, N.S. from July 18 to August 20, 1949". Rhodenizer, Canadian Literature in English p. 1001 attributes authorship to Alexander Sutherland Mowat (b. 1905, Bonnybridge, Scotland). A.Y. Jackson illustration tipped-in at frontispiece Cover design and lay-out by W.E. de Garth. i... View more info

200 Years of Art in Halifax : An Exhibition Prepared in Honour of the Bicentenary of the Founding of the City of Halifax, N.S. 1749-1949

By: Halifax - Art MOWAT, Alexander Sutherland

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1949,:

Seller ID: 90560


(Art). 200 Years of Art in Halifax : An Exhibition Prepared in Honour of the Bicentenary of the Founding of the City of Halifax, N.S. 1749-1949. N.pl.: n.pub., n.d. Pp (5),6-56. 8vo, card covers. "Exhibited in the Queen Eliz abeth High School, Halifax, N.S. from July 18 to August 20, 1949". Rhodenizer, Canadian Literature in English p. 1001 attributes authorship to Alexander Sutherland Mowat (b. 1905, Bonnybridge, Scotland). A.Y. Jackson illustration tipped-in at frontispiece Cover design and lay-out by W.E. de Garth. illustrated with b&w reproductions. Very good. With typed list of th... View more info

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31 Newfoundland Poets. First Edition

By: FOWLER, Adrian and Al PITTMAN, (eds.) PITTMAN, Al COOK, Michael DAWE, Tom

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Breakwater, St. John's, 1979, ISBN:0919948456: 1979

Seller ID: 5351

ISBN: 0919948456


FOWLER, Adrian and Al PITTMAN, (eds.). 31 Newfoundland Poets. [St. John's] : Breakwater, (1979). First Edition. Pp (2),[iii]-v,(1),1-158,(4). 8vo, green trade paperback, lettered in red & gold. With biographical notes. Compiled in 1977 from the work of "native" or "settled" Newfoundland poets. The 31 poets are: Roger Aldworth + Michael Cook + Tom Dawe + David Elliott + Adrian Fowler + Rosalie Fowler + David Glover + Bill Gough + Patricia Greene + Peter Harley + Jake Harries + Percy Janes + David Kennedy + Wanda Legg... View more info

39 Women

By: CHICAGO, Judy WOOLF, Virginia) O'KEEFE, Georgia) SAPPHO)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Margaret Frazer, 1982,:

Seller ID: 64280


CHICAGO, Judy. The Dinner Party : The 39 Women. (Toronto) : Published by Margaret Frazer to celebrate the coming of Judy Chicago's Dinner Party to Toronto, 1982. Pp [1]-32. Double Column. 8vo, yellow stapled card covers. Brief biographies of the 39 women represented in the exhibition : Primordial Goddess; Fertile Goddess; Ishtar; Kali; Snake Goddess; Sophia; Amazon; Hatshepsut; Judith; Sappho; Aspasia; Boadaceia; Hypathia; Marcella; Saint Bridget; Theodora; Hrosvitha; Trotula; Eleanor of Aquitaine; Hildegarde of Bingen;Petronilla de Meath; Christine de Pisan; Isabella d'Este; Elizabeth R; Art ... View more info

4 Montreal Poets : Peter Van Toorn, Marc Plourde, Arty Gold, Richard Sommer. First Edition, paperback.

By: SOLWAY, Stephen, selected and intro. VAN TOORN, Peter PLOURDE, Marc SOMMER, Richard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fiddlehead Poetry Books, Fredericton, 1973, ISBN:0919197639: 1973

Seller ID: 101500

ISBN: 0919197639


SOLWAY, Stephen, selected and intro. 4 Montreal Poets : Peter Van Toorn, Marc Plourde, Arty Gold, Richard Sommer. Selected [and with an introduction] by Stephen Solway. (Fredericton: Fiddlehead Poetry Books, 1973). First Printing. Pp. (4),5-72. 8vo, printed yellow card covers with black lettering to front and blank spine. Contents: Peter Van Toorn: "Rune", "In Guildenstern Country", "The Cattle", "Paris Peace Talks", "Dragonflies, Those Bluejays of the Water", "Russia Home", and "Ode". Marc Plourde: "In Park Extension", "The Trac... View more info

5 Shadow Poems. ltd ed

By: TURNER, Myron

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Four Humours Press, 1975,:

Seller ID: 57372


TURNER, Myron. 5 Shadow Poems. [Winnipeg]: (Four Humours Press), 1975. 8vo,single orange sheet, tri-folded. A limited edition of thirty-five signed c opies were printed of this work read at the University of British Columbia,13 March 1975 and the University of Lethbridge, 17 March, 1975. This copy is unsigned. Small crease to top corner, else vg. 25.00 View more info

50 Things to Make with a Broken Hockey Stick. pbk.

By: MANCHESTER, Peter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Goose Lane Editions, Fredericton, NB, 2002, ISBN:0864923589:

Seller ID: 67022


MANCHESTER, Peter. 50 Things to Make with a Broken Hockey Stick . (Fredericton, NB): Goose Lane Editions, (2002). Pp. [1]-92,(4). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated red and yellow card covers. Vg. 10.00 View more info