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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

1890 Illustrated Montreal, The Metropolis of Canada : Its Romantic History,Its Beautiful Scenery, Its Grand Institutions, Its Present Greatness, Its Future Splendour. Charles G.D. Roberts association copy

By: Montreal – Viewbook)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Published by J. McConniff, Ticket Agent, Montreal , 1890,:

Seller ID: 82187


(Montreal – Viewbook). 1890 Illustrated Montreal, The Metropolis of Canada : Its Romantic History, Its Beautiful Scenery, Its Grand Institutions, Its Present Greatness, Its Future Splendour. Montreal : Published by J. McConniff, Ticket Agent, 1890. Pp (64) unpaginated. Illustrated. Oblong small 8vo,red cloth spine (faux alligator skin), illustrated olive green paper cover ed boards, all edges dyed red. Annie L. Prat was an artist (wtaercolours) from Windsor, Nva Scotia. Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts (1860-1943) wasa Canadian poet and prose writer. Besides his own body of work, Roberts i... 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

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

A Baker's Dozen : A Sheaf of Thirteen Occasional Poems. First Edition

By: BAYLEY, Robert Charlton

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Imprimerie Acadienne, 1947,: 1947

Seller ID: 36696


BAYLEY, Robert Charlton. A Baker's Dozen : A Sheaf of Thirteen Occasional Poems. Moncton, NB : Privately Printed by l'Imprimerie Acadienne Ltée., [ca 1947]. First Edition. Pp [16]. Small 8vo, printed stapled green wraps. Laugher p. 27. Robert Charlton Bayley (b. April 4, 1913, Buctouche, New Brunswick - d. 1995) Canadian educator, organist, choir conductor, composer. Rubbed, owner's inscription, else very good. 30.00 View more info

A Bonus. Second Edition, signed.

By: SMART, Elizabeth

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Polytantric Press, London, 1977, ISBN:0224014943:

Seller ID: 109622


SMART, Elizabeth. A Bonus. [Introduction by Jill Neville]. London: Polytantric Press, (1977). Second Edition. Pp. (4),5-55,(1). 8vo, illustrated whitecard covers with black titles to front and spine. "After three decades of silence, Elizabeth Smart, author of the classic 'By Grand Central Station ISat Down And Wept', has produced these poems. Do not be deceiveed by their casual, throwaway style, their modest demeanor; these are distillations of experience which only someone who has suffered all and forgotten nothing c ould invoke. They have the clarity of death-bed visions though perceived... View more info

A Bonus. Second Edition.

By: SMART, Elizabeth

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Polytantric Press, London, 1977, ISBN:0224014943:

Seller ID: 100918


SMART, Elizabeth. A Bonus. [Introduction by Jill Neville]. London: Polytantric Press, (1977). Second Edition. Pp. (4),5-55,(1). 8vo, illustrated whitecard covers with black titles to front and spine. "After three decades of silence, Elizabeth Smart, author of the classic 'By Grand Central Station ISat Down And Wept', has produced these poems. Do not be deceiveed by their casual, throwaway style, their modest demeanor; these are distillations of experience which only someone who has suffered all and forgotten nothing c ould invoke. They have the clarity of death-bed visions though perceived... View more info

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A Figure on the Move. First Edition in dustjacket

By: MacDONALD, Alastair

Price: $12.00

Publisher: St. John's, NL, Breakwater, 1991,: 1991

Seller ID: 3217

ISBN: 1550810103


MacDONALD, Alastair. A Figure on the Move. (St. John's, Newfoundland : Breakwater, 1991). First Printing. Pp (8),9-120. Illustrated with line drawings by the author. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Dr. Alastair A. Macdonald (b. October 24, 1920, Ballindalloch, Scotland – d. April 29, 2007, St. John's) was a long-time teaher of English literature at the Memorial University of Newfoundland. A book of verse. Very good in dustjacket. 12.00 View more info

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A Planet Mostly Sea : Two Poems. First Edition

By: WAYMAN, Tom

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Turnstone Press, Winnipeg, 1979,: 1979

Seller ID: 101955

ISBN: 0888010354


WAYMAN, Tom. A Planet Mostly Sea : Two Poems. Winnipeg: Turnstone Press, 1979. First Printing. Pp. (10),11-62,(10). 8vo (147 x 224 mm), art- and photo-illustrated black card covers with black lettered white title block to front, white lettering to black spine. Thomas 'Tom' Ethan Wayman (b. August 13, 1945, Hawkesbury, Ontario). Arranged in two poem sequences : "Asphalt Hours, Asphalt Air" "1. Quitting in the Spring", "2. What the Women Said", "3. Dieppe Park", "4. Why There Is No Calm Here", and "5. Recording Tachomete... View more info

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A Planet Mostly Sea : Two Poems. First Edition, Signed

By: WAYMAN, Tom

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Turnstone Press, Winnipeg, 1979,: 1979

Seller ID: 34547

ISBN: 0888010354


WAYMAN, Tom. A Planet Mostly Sea : Two Poems. Winnipeg: Turnstone Press, 1979. First Printing. Pp. (10),11-62,(10). 8vo (147 x 224 mm), art- and photo-illustrated black card covers with black lettered white title block to front, white lettering to black spine. Thomas 'Tom' Ethan Wayman (b. August 13, 1945, Hawkesbury, Ontario). Arranged in two poem sequences : "Asphalt Hours, Asphalt Air" "1. Quitting in the Spring", "2. What the Women Said", "3. Dieppe Park", "4. Why There Is No Calm Here", and "5. Recording Tachomete... View more info

A Poem As Long As the Highway. First Edition.

By: BARBOUR, Douglas

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Quarry Press, Kingston, 1971,:

Seller ID: 100956


BARBOUR, Douglas. A Poem As Long As The Highway. Kingston : The Quarry Press, (1971). First Printing. Pp. (36). Unpaginated. 8vo, decorated grey card covers with red titles to front, blank spine. The Winnipeg-born author's second collection of poems. "'The Poem As Long As The Highway' is a sequence of delicate and haunting lyrics celebrating the discovery (or re-discovery)of the West. its theme is that response of homage to the ancient land that is the beginning of a viable Canadian culture." - from the rear cover. Ver y faint brown toning to fore-edge, else very good. Due to the small... View more info

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A Poem in My Soup : A Newfoundland Sampler with Selected Poetry of Geraldine Rubia. First Edition

By: RUBIA, Geraldine MORGAN, Jennifer

Price: $20.00

Publisher: 1980,: 1980

Seller ID: 13405

ISBN: 09205022425


RUBIA, Geraldine. A Poem in My Soup : A Newfoundland Sampler with Selected Poetry of Geraldine Rubia. Cover designs and illustrations by Jennifer Morgan. (St. John's, Newfoundland) : Jesperson Press, (1980). First Edition. Pp (3),iv-[viii],[1]-212,(4). 8vo, green cardcovers. See ENL IV:654-5 for Rubia (b.1929). Geraldine 'Gerry' Rubia, née Chafe .(b. July 4, 1929, Brooklyn, New York [of Newfoundland parents] - d. October 22, 2016, St. John's) "As early as 1969, I conceived the idea of putting together a book of recipes and poems. Being enthusias... View more info

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A Radiant Sphere. First Edition

By: WALLACE, Joe

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Progress Publishers, Moscow, 1964,: 1964

Seller ID: 115887


WALLACE, Joe. A Radiant Sphere. Moscow : Progress Publications, 1964. First Edition. Pp (4),5-122,(2), frontispiece portrait. 8vo (135 x 206 mm), black lettering to front board & spine, blue & silver design to front cover. Laugher p.589. Not in Weinrich, Social Protest from the Left in Canada 1870-1970: A Bibliography, though another poetry book of Wallace's, Hi, Sister, Hi, Brother!, is. A book of poetry. Joseph Sylvester Wallace ( b. October 29, 1890, Oshawa, Ontario - d. December 1, 1975, Vancouver [?]), lived in Truro, Nor... View more info

A Ship Portrait : A Novella-In-Verse. First Edition in dustjacket

By: THURSTON, Harry O'BRIEN, John

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Gaspereau Press, Kentville, NS, 2005, ISBN:1554470064: 2005

Seller ID: 76469

ISBN: 1554470064


THURSTON, Harry. A Ship Portrait : A Novella-In-Verse. Kentville, Nova Scotia : Gaspereau Press, Printers & Publishers, 2005. First Printing. Pp (6),7-94,(2). Illustrated with four colour reproductions of John O'Brien's paintings. 8vo (136 x 216 mm), printed dark grey & gold cardcovers. The text is printed in both black & blue. Harry Kenneth Thurston (b. March 3, 1950, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia). "A Ship Portrait is a tribute to the life and art of John O'Brien, nineteenth-century painter of ships. Built upon two voices, O'Brien's and the poet's, t... View more info

A Ship Portrait : A Novella-In-Verse. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed

By: THURSTON, Harry O'BRIEN, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Gaspereau Press, Kentville, NS, 2005, ISBN:1554470064: 2005

Seller ID: 100552

ISBN: 1554470064


THURSTON, Harry. A Ship Portrait : A Novella-In-Verse. Kentville, Nova Scotia : Gaspereau Press, Printers & Publishers, 2005. First Printing. Pp (6),7-94,(2). Illustrated with four colour reproductions of John O'Brien's paintings. 8vo (136 x 216 mm), printed dark grey & gold cardcovers. The text is printed in both black & blue. Harry Kenneth Thurston (b. March 3, 1950, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia). "A Ship Portrait is a tribute to the life and art of John O'Brien, nineteenth-century painter of ships. Built upon two voices, O'Brien's and the poet's, t... View more info

Abracadabra. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: COLOMBO, John Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1967,:

Seller ID: 101900


COLOMBO, John Robert. Abracadabra. (Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1967).First Printing. Pp. (12),13-127,(1). 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "John Robert Colombo's 'Abracadabra' offers poetic charms of a psychic order. 'Poetry is psychedelic -- sometimes,' Colombo writes, and hereare seventy poems which cover a remarkable range of themes and subjects. H ere are poems to John Diefenbaker and Bela Lugosi, poems about angels and artists, about caged lions and returning Buddhas, and a long 'found poem' take from the last words of Louis Riel." - from the dustjacket. Name i... View more info

Absolute Smile. First Edition, paperback

By: JONAS, George

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Anansi, Toronto , 1967,:

Seller ID: 37026


JONAS, George. The Absolute Smile. Toronto : House of Anansi, (1967). FirstEdition. Pp (8),[1]-61,(5). 8vo, photo-illustrated white card covers. HAP 2. The first book by Canadian writer, George Jonas (b. June 15, 1935, Budapest, Hungary). The poems: "For the Record", "Introduction", "Pebbles", "Peace", "In Any City", "Once More", "The Christian", "Lodgings", "Public Parks", "Portrait: The Freedom Fighter", "On a State Funeral", "Humming Birds", "Four Stanzas Written in Anxiety", "Death C... View more info

Acadian Ballads and De Soto's Last Dream. First Edition

By: EATON, Arthur Wentworth

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Thomas Whittaker, New York, 1905,:

Seller ID: 39786


EATON, Arthur Wentworth. Acadian Ballads and De Soto's Last Dream. New York: Thomas Whittaker, (November) 1905. First Printing. Pp [i]-xii,[1]-107,(1 ). 8vo, green cloth. Rev. Arthur Wentworth Hamilton Eaton, D.C.L. (b. December 10, 1849, Kentville - d. 1937, Boston) educated at Harvard, and ordained Protestant Episcopal priest in 1885. He wrote extensively on Nova Scotiantopics. Front board spotted, else very good. 50.00 View more info