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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

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

4 Dada Suicides : Selected texts of Arthur Cravan, Jacques Rigaut, Julien Torma & Jacques Vaché. Introduced by Roger Conover, Terry Hale & Paul Lenti,& translated by Terry Hale, Paul Lenti, Iain White, &c

By: CRAVAN, Arthur RIGAUT, Jacques TORMA, Julien VACHÉ, Jacques

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Atlas, London, 1995, ISBN:0947757740:

Seller ID: 88800


CRAVAN, Arthur, Jacques RIGAUT, Julien TORMA, and Jacques VACHÉ. 4 Dada Suicides : Selected texts of Arthur Cravan, Jacques Rigaut, Julien Torma & Jacques Vaché. Introduced by Roger Conover, Terry Hale & Paul Lenti, & translated by Terry Hale, Paul Lenti, Iain White, &c. (London) : Atlas, (1995). First Edition. Pp [1]-269,(3). Illustrated. Square 8vo, black card covers, This book collects together works by four "writers" on the fringes of the Dada movement in 1920's Paris. These four took the nihilism of the movement toits ultimate conclusion, their works are remnants of lives lived ... View more info

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A Deathful Ridge : A Novel of Everest. First Edition, Paperback

By: WAINWRIGHT, J.A. WAINWRIGHT, Andy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Mosaic Press, Oakville, 1997,: 1997

Seller ID: 25291

ISBN: 0889626502


WAINWRIGHT, Andy. A Deathful Ridge : A Novel of Everest. Oakville, ON. - Buffalo, N.Y. : Mosaic Press, 1997. First Edition. Pp (10),1-138,(2). 8vo, black photo-illustrated cardcovers, with French flaps, with red & white lettering to spine. John Andrew Wainwright (b. May 12, 1946, Toronto) now Nova Scotia and long-time professor at Dalhousie. Wainwright's first novel. " A Deathful Ridge rewrites the life and myth of George Mallory, who disappeared with Andrew Irvine near the summit of Mount Everest in 1924. Mallory was the greatest climbe... View more info

A Garden Enclosed. 1st, ill. card covers with french flaps

By: MARCHAND, Blaine.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cormorant Books, 1991, ISBN:0920953522:

Seller ID: 56973


MARCHAND, Blaine. A Garden Enclosed. (Dunvegan, ON): Cormorant Books, (1991). First Edition. Pp [69]. 8vo, illustrated card covers with french flaps. Presentation copy signed by author. Vg. 20.00 View more info

A la Pointe des Yeux

By: MARCEAU, Alain Collection les Matinaux 6)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Les Éditions de l'Hexagone, Montreal, 1958,:

Seller ID: 60401


MARCEAU, Alain. A la Pointe des Yeux . Montreal: Les Éditions de l'Hexagone, (1958). Pp. 30. 8vo, printed grey card covers with french flaps. Collection les Matinaux, 6. A collection of poetry. Text in French. Spine slightly browned, name, else vg. 25.00 View more info

A Perte de Temps. First Printing.

By: GRAVEL, Pierre BROWN, Alan, trans. Anansi Fiction Serires, AF8 Spiderline Editions

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Anansi, Toronto, 1974, ISBN:0887843328:

Seller ID: 101115


GRAVEL, Pierre. A Perte de Temps. Bilingual Edition. Toronto and Montreal: Anansi / éditions parti pris, (1969). First Printing. Pp. (8),[i]-xiv,(2),[1]-117,(3). 8vo, printed pale green card covers with black titles to front and spine. Anansi Fiction Series, AF8. Spiderline Editions. "A cleanly-chiselled story about young members of the Montreal terrorist movement in the early sixties. 'A Perte de Temps' has been called the first serious Canadiannovel on the subject." - from rear. Text in French, however, with a runnin g vocabulary in English for the more difficult words. Small review... View more info

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A Precocious Autobiography. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: YEVTUSHENKO, Yevgeny

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1963,: 1963

Seller ID: 9549


YEVTUSHENKO, Yevgeny. A Precocious Autobiography. Translated from the Russian by Andrew R. MacAndrew. New York : E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc. 1963. First American Edition. Pp (10),[11]-124,(4) + an 8-page central section of b&w photos. 8vo, brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Yevgeny Aleksandrovich Yevtushenko (b. July 18, 1932, Zima, Russia - d. April 1, 2017, Tulsa, Oklahoma). "One of the most significant books ever to come out of the Soviet Union, this remarkable lite story is already tne subject of unprecedented international press coverage. When it appeared in par... View more info

A Toi. First Paperback, French edition.

By: THUY, Kim. JANOVJAK, Pascal.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Libre Expression, Montreal, 2011, ISBN:9782764805596:

Seller ID: 113217


THUY, Kim and Pascal JANOVJAK. A toi. (Montréal, Québec) : Libre Expression, (2011). First Printing. Pp. (8),7-[167],(1). 8vo, illustrated cream and blue card covers with elliptical port-hole cut to front cover, navy blue spine. Text in French. The second novel by the Vietnamese-born Canadian author, and Governor General's award-winner. Very good. 20.00 View more info

A Toute Epreuve

By: ELUARD, Paul, and Juan MIRO GREET, Anne Hyde MIRO, Juan

Price: $100.00

Publisher: George Braziller, Inc., New York, 1984, ISBN:0807611026:

Seller ID: 106041


ELUARD, Paul, and Juan MIRO. A Toute Épreuve. Geneve : Gerald Cramer, (1958). [in facsimile]. Pp (100). Illustrated. 4to, stiff wraps. - with - Introduction by Anne Hyde Greet New York : George Braziller, Inc., 1984. Pp (6),7-22,(2). 4to, grey printed card covers. Both housed in loose board covers, with velum paper spine, woodgrain paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine, and the whole housed in the original woodgrain paper covered cardboard slipcase. A facsimile reproduction of this collaboration by poet Paul Eluard and artist Juan Miro, with an introductory essay by Anne Hyde Greet. A... View more info

A voile libre : Jeune recueil collectif.

By: Acadian - Poetry - Juvenile).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Petit-Rocher, Acadie :, 1983,:

Seller ID: 83107


(Acadian – Poetry - Juvenile). A voile libre : Jeune recueil collectif. (Petit-Rocher, Acadie : SiR), n.d. [1983?]. Pp (10),1-67,(5). 8vo, illustratedblue card covers. A collection of poems by students from École secondaire Népisiguit (Nepisiguit Secondary School), the only French-speaking high school in Bathurst, New Brunswick, Canada area. It holds around 1,200 studentsfrom grade nine through twelve. Test in French. Namestamps, else very good . 15.00 View more info

Abject Object : Avatars of the Phallus in Contemporary French Theory, Literature and Film (Chiasma 17)

By: READER, Keith. Chiasma 17).

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Rodopi, Amsterdam / New York, 2006, ISBN:9042017295:

Seller ID: 97112


READER, Keith. Abject Object : Avatars of the Phallus in Contemporary French Theory, Literature and Film. Chiasma 17. Amsterdam / New York : Rodopi, (2006). First Edition. Pp (10),[11]-225,(1). Index. 8vo, illustrated purple card covers. "If the phallus remains to the fore of our understanding of gender difference, it is far from the indisputable bedrock of masculinity some might suppose it to be. Indeed, as the present study amply demonstrates, portrayal of the phallus in our (post)modernist age frequently entails a disquieting plurality of tensions and ambiguities wherein the corporeal c... View more info

Abraham de Brooklyn

By: DECOIN, Didier

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Éditions du Seuil, Paris, 1971,:

Seller ID: 54170


DECOIN, Didier. Abraham de Brooklyn. Paris: Éditions du Seuil, (1971). Pp. 250. Text in French. 8vo, red cloth, white titles to front and spine. Very good in clear ustjacket. 30.00 View more info

Absente pour la journée

By: ST-PIERRE, Christiane

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Éditions d'Acadie, 1989,:

Seller ID: 49912


ST-PIERRE, Christiane. Absente pour la journée. (Moncton, NB): Éditions d'Acadie, (1989). Pp. 179. 8vo, grey ill. card covers. Previous owner's name inkstamped to edges and verso of half-title, else vg. 15.00 View more info

Abuse of Power 2 : The Colonials and the Acadians. First Edition

By: SMALLWOOD, Bill.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Borealis Press, Ottawa, 2004, ISBN:0888872178:

Seller ID: 101285


SMALLWOOD, Bill. Abuse of Power 2 : The Colonials and the Acadians. Ottawa : Borealis Press, 2004. First Edition. Pp (6),1-425,(1). 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. An historical novel by Nova Scotia author Bill Smallwood. "Book one of this series, 'Abuse of Power: The Acadians', dealt with the struggles of the British forces to establish Imperial authority over the peoples of the Maritimes, including French civilians and military, Acadians, Indians, settlers, and some malcontents in its own ranks, in the period 1749-1757. Lieutenant William Gray of the Royal Navy does his best to perfor... View more info

Acadia : Missing Links of a Lost Chapter in American History. First Edition. 2 volume set

By: RICHARD, Edouard

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Home Book Company, New York, 1895,:

Seller ID: 73537


RICHARD, Edouard. Acadia : Missing Links of a Lost Chapter in American History. By an Acadian. New York : Home Book Company, (1895). First Edition. Intwo volumes. Pp. (6),[1]-392,(6), portrait frontispiece.; (4),[1]-384,(2), map frontispiece. 8vo, maroon cloth with gilt titles to front and spine. É douard-Émery Richard (b. March 14, 1844 , Princeville, Québec– d. March 27,1904, Willow Bunch, Saskatchewan) was a Canadian historian and politician. A chronological survey of the history of the French presence in Acadia, da ting from the settlement of Port Royal, written by a descendant of the... View more info

Acadie, Terre Promise : Roman

By: DUBOS, Alain

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Presses de la Cité, Paris, 2002, ISBN:2258055695:

Seller ID: 102352


DUBOS, Alain. Acadie, Terre Promise : Roman. [Paris] : Presses de la Cité, (2002). Pp (12),13-[641],(7). Map. 8vo, illustrated card covers, lettered in red and black. "De 169S à 1755, la grande saga de la famille Lestang, de leurs allies (les Hébert, les Melanson...) et de leurs descendants dans la Nouvelle-France, en Acadie. Arrivés du Béarn, Julien, Catherine, TiPierre et leurs parents débarquent à Port-Royal au printemps 1695. Chacun des enfants va suivre son chemin dans les tumultes de cette France lointaine convoitée par les Anglais. Julien se fond dans le monde sauvage des ch... View more info

Act of Courage. signed. 1st UK in dj.

By: MALLINSON, Allan

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Bantam Press, London, 2005, ISBN:0593053400:

Seller ID: 75996


MALLINSON, Allan. An Act of Courage . London: Bantam Press, (2005). First UK Printing. Pp. [i]-xii,(2),1-366,(4). Map endpapers. 8vo, purple cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "Christmas 1826 finds Matthew Hervey of the 6th Light Dragoons alone and a prisoner. Captured by the Spanish, he is locked up in the notorious fortress of Badajoz, with little means of outside communication, his Prayer Book his only mental sustenance. He must escape, but as Hervey lays his plans his thoughts return to 1812, when as a young cornethe was here with Wellington's Peninsular Army. Having survived the terr... View more info

Actes du Deuxième Colloque de Marseille (28-29-30 janvier 1972) : Etat present de quelques travaux concernant le XVIIe siècle : 1. Racine. 2. Le livre, documents d'archives. 3. Histoire sociale et économique. 4. Mentalités religieuses

By: Deuxième Colloque de Marseilles) RACINE, Jean C.M.R. 17

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Centre Régional de Recherche et de Documentation Pédagogiques, Marseille, 1973,:

Seller ID: 99827


Deuxième Colloque de Marseilles). Actes du Deuxième Colloque de Marseille (28-29-30 janvier 1972) : Etat present de quelques travaux concernant le XVIIe siècle : 1. Racine. 2. Le livre, documents d'archives. 3. Histoire sociale et économique. 4. Mentalités religieuses. C.M.R. 17 (Centre Méridional de Rencontres sur le XVIIe siècle). Marseille : Centre Régional de Rechercheet de Documentation Pédagogiques, 1973. Pp (4),3-192. 8vo, illustrated whi te card covers. Contents : Première Partie - Racine : Raymond Picard's "Avant-Propos"; Jacques Morel's "Racine en 1972 : La nouv... View more info

Actualities

By: KIDD, Monica

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Gaspereau Press, Kentville, NS, 2007, ISBN:9781554470419:

Seller ID: 75773


KIDD, Monica. Actualities . Kentville, NS: Gaspereau Press Limited, 2007. Pp. [1]-58,(6). 8vo, decorated brownish card covers with french flaps. The first collection of poems by the Newfoundland novelist. Vg. 10.00 View more info