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Best Canadian Stories 88

By: HELWIG, David and Maggie HELWIG, eds. SHIELDS, Carol MISTRY, Rohinton FINDLEY, Timothy

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Oberon Press, 1988, ISBN:0887507255:

Seller ID: 96766


HELWIG, David and Maggie HELWIG, eds. Best Canadian Stories 88 . Edited by David Helwig & Maggie Helwig. [N.pl.]: (Oberon Press, 1988). Pp. (6),7-214,(2). 8vo, illustrated white card covers. "If the short story is alive and well in Canada today that could be because the Oberon annual, now in its eighteenth year, has provided a home for the growing number of writers who seein the story an appropriate form for this particular time and place. Once again we have the work of some relative newcomers (Genni Gunn, Susan Swan) as well as that of some old hands (Jane Rule, Joyce Marshall).And Timoth... View more info

Best Canadian Stories 92. First hardcover edition in dust jacket.

By: HELWIG, David and Maggie HELWIG, (eds.) GALLANT, Mavis ADAMSON, Gil. BURNARD, Bonnie

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Oberon, 1992, ISBN:0887508928:

Seller ID: 103112


HELWIG, David and Maggie HELWIG, (eds.). Best Canadian Stories 92. N.pl.: (Oberon, 1992). First Hardcover Printing. Pp (6), 7-170, (6). 8vo, black cloth with white spine lettering. "People ask us how we know that these stories -- the stories we've been publishing in the series we call Best Canadian Stories for 22 years now -- how we know that these are the best, the very best there are. One answer is the one given by David Helwig: 'it's what I said, each has to be a story no-one else knew, that was a secret from the beginning of the world until now.' John Moore gave another kind of answer ... View more info

Betty. First American Edition in dustjacket.

By: SIMENON, Georges

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1975,:

Seller ID: 39686


SIMENON, Georges. Betty. Translated by Alastair Hamilton. N.Y.: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1975). First US Edition. Pp 166. 8vo, illustrated grey cloth. Vg in dj (with a half-inch tear to top front panel). 25.00 View more info

Betty. First British Edition in dustjacket.

By: SIMENON, Georges

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton, London, 1975,:

Seller ID: 7035


SIMENON, Georges. Betty. Translated from the French by Alastair Hamilton. London : Hamish Hamilton, (1975). First UK Edition. Pp 124. 8vo, maroon cloth. Very good in dustjacket. 30.00 View more info

Between Books : The Writer's Time. The Antonine Maillet - Northrop Frye Lecture

By: LaRUE, Monique

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Goose Lane Editions / Frye Festival, Fredericton, N.B., 2010, ISBN:9780864925343:

Seller ID: 89640


LaRUE, Monique. Between Books : The Writer's Time. The Antonine Maillet – Northrop Frye Lecture. (Fredericton, N.B.) : Goose Lane Editions / Frye Festival, (2010). First Printing. Pp [1]-54,(7),[1]-51. 8vo, white and pale green card covers. Monique LaRue is a novelist and essayist from the Longueuil, Quebec. Back-to-back French and English texts. Very good. 10.00 View more info

Between Two Shores. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BRAY, Donald

Price: $20.00

Publisher: William Kimber, London, 1983,:

Seller ID: 14965


BRAY, Donald. Between Two Shores. London : William Kimber, (1983). First Edition. Pp 252. 8vo, blue cloth. "When young Ned Davy of St Ives wins his captaincy by a successful sea fight with a French commerce raider, the beautiful corvette Le Faucon Gris, he sets his heart on one day commanding her. And he loses his heart elsewhere too - to a beautiful French girl he meets briefly and whose name he does not even know. Both loves seem impossible to attain... Set in the late eighteenth century, this is a fast-moving, thrilling story of smuggling and privateering between Cornwall and Brittany w... View more info

Bibliography of Writings on Voltaire 1825-1925

By: VOLTAIRE). BARR, Mary-Margaret H. BARR, Mary-Margaret H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Institute of French Studies, Inc., New York, 1929,:

Seller ID: 53693


(VOLTAIRE). BARR, Mary-Margaret H.). A Bibliography of Writings on Voltaire 1825-1925. N.Y.: Publications of the Institute of French Studies, Inc., 1929. Pp 123. 8vo, pale blue wrappers. Spine browned, name penned to front wrapper, else vg. 25.00 View more info

Bicycle Play. Introduced by the Author's Reflections on an Alternative Theatre. The Collected Dramatic Works of John Symonds Volume I.

By: SYMONDS, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Pindar Press, London, 1981, ISBN:0907132014:

Seller ID: 7424


SYMONDS, John. The Bicycle Play. Introduced by the Author's Reflections on an Alternative Theatre. The Collected Dramatic Works of John Symonds VolumeI. L: The Pindar Press, 1981. Frst UK Edition. Pp. 186. 8vo, grey card cov ers, french flaps. Spine and top edge of front cover sunned, else vg. 20.00 View more info

Biftons de Prison. pbk in dj.

By: SARRAZIN, Albertine DUC, Brigitte (introduction)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Jean-Jacques Pauvert, Paris, 1977,:

Seller ID: 65405


SARRAZIN, Albertine. Biftons de Prison . (Paris): Jean-Jacques Pauvert, 1977. Pp. (1)-170,[6], + 4 p. of plates. 8vo, printed white card covers in illustrated black jacket. A collection of the young French author's prison writings and journals. Text in French. Two small green stains to top edge, else vg in dj. 30.00 View more info

Biggles au Grand Nord

By: JOHNS, W.E., Captain BIGGLES Collection Captain Johns series) PACQUET, H., trans.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Presses de la Cite, Paris, 1954,:

Seller ID: 73267


JOHNS, W.E., Captain. Biggles au Grand Nord . Paris: Les Presses de la Cité, 1954. Pp. (5),10-190,(2). 8vo, red cloth with blue lettering to front. A volume in the Série Collection Captain Johns. A Biggles adventure in northern Canada. Text in French. Originally published in 1938 as "Biggles Flies North". Cocked, spine gone, edgeworn, ffep removed, a bit musty. As is. 20.00 View more info

Biggles en Coree. as is.

By: JOHNS, W.E., Captain BIGGLES) Collection Captain Johns series)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Presses de la Cite, Paris, 1953,:

Seller ID: 73260


JOHNS, W.E., Captain. Biggles en Corée. Paris: Presses de la Cité, 1953. Pp. [1]-190,(2). 8vo, red cloth with blue lettering and tooling to front and spine. A volume in the Série Collection Captain Johns. Text in French. Spine detached from front hinge and nearly removed and nearly detached at rear hinge, boards rubbed and edgeworn, internally tender with some marginal smudging and a name stamp to the ffep. As is. 15.00 View more info

Billy Topsail & Company. : 1947 M&S edition, in dustjacket

By: DUNCAN, Norman TURNER, Stanley

Price: $27.50

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart Limited, 1947,:

Seller ID: 6047


DUNCAN, Norman. Billy Topsail & Company. Illustrated by Stanley Turner, A.R.C.A. Toronto : McClelland & Stewart Limited, (1947). Pp (6), 7-318, (2), +8 p. of plates. 8vo, burnt orange cloth, black lettering to front board an d spine. O'Dea 1460 for 1910 edition, Watters p.280, Rhodenizer p.737, Spadoni & Donnelly 1308.. For Duncan (1871-1916) see ENL I:653-4. "Topsail, Armstrong, Grimm & Company was the name which these daring spirits of Newfoundland were incorporated, and their fortunes aboard the schooner, Spot Cash, in which they carried on brisk trading along the French Shore, in deadl... View more info

Biloxi Blues : A New Comedy. pbk.

By: SIMON, Neil

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Samuel French, Inc., London, 1986,:

Seller ID: 75399


SIMON, Neil. Biloxi Blues : A New Comedy . London: Samuel French, Inc., (1986). Pp. [1]-99,(1). 8vo, printed white card covers. Vg. 20.00 View more info

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Birds of America : Stories. First Ediiton in dustjacket

By: MOORE, Lorrie

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1998, ISBN:0679445978: 1998

Seller ID: 115664

ISBN: 0679445978


MOORE, Lorrie. Birds of America : Stories. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1998. First Edition. Pp (16),[5]-291,(1). 8vo, pale grey hardcover (paper-covered boards), gilt lettering to spine. Lorrie Moore (née Marie Lorena Moore; b. January 13, 1957, Glens Fall, New York) is an American fiction writer. "A long-awaited collection of stories--twelve in all-- by one of the most exciting writers at work today, the acclaimed author of Who Will Run the Frog Hospital? and Self-Help. Stories remarkable in their range, emotional force, and dark laughter, and in the sheer beauty and p... View more info

Birthday Lunch. First Paperback Edition.

By: CLARK, Joan

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Knopf Canada, Toronto, 2015, ISBN:98780345809568:

Seller ID: 109406


CLARK, Joan. The Birthday Lunch. (Toronto) : Alfred A. Knopf Canada, (2015). First Paperback Printing. Pp. (6),1-262,(2). 8vo, illustrated dark grey cardcovers with white lettering to front and spine, French flaps. Joan Clark(née MacDonald,. 12 October 12, 1934, Liverpool, Queens County, Nova Scoti a) Canadian fiction author, graduate of Acadia University, now living in Newfoundland. "Free-spirityed Lily has always played the peacemaker between her fierce, doting sister, Laverne, and her own loving, garrulous husband, Hal, as they competed for her attention. The competition has only grown... View more info

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Bishop's Road. 2nd pr

By: SAFER, Catherine

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Killick Press, St. John's, 2005, ISBN:1894294785:

Seller ID: 73503


SAFER, Catherine. Bishop's Road. St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador : Killick Press, (May 2005). Second Printing. Pp. (6),1-273,(1). 8vo (138 x 215 mm), art-illustrated card covers, French flaps, with white lettering to grey spine. Catherine Safer (b. 1950) in the Codroy Valley. The Newfoundland author's first novel. She lived in Nova Scotia at the time of publication. "Mrs. Miflin's boarding house on Bishop's Road was a convent until the Sisters of Joy dried up suddenly and blew away. It is large with many rooms, not accustomed to noise or quick movement... View more info

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Bishop's Road. First Edition

By: SAFER, Catherine

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Killick Press, 2004, ISBN:1894294785: 2004

Seller ID: 64624

ISBN: 1894294785


SAFER, Catherine. Bishop's Road. St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador : Killick Press, (November), 2004. First Printing. Pp. (6),1-273,(1). 8vo (138 x 214 mm), art-illustrated card covers, with French flaps, with white lettering to grey spine. With a small colour photo of Safer on the rear flap. Catherine Safer (b. 1950) in the Codroy Valley. The Newfoundland author's first novel. She lived in Nova Scotia at the time of publication. "Mrs. Miflin's boarding house on Bishop's Road was a convent until the Sisters of Joy dried up suddenly and blew away. It is l... View more info

Bitter Bread. First Edition, Hardcover in dustjacket

By: LABERGE, Albert French Writers of Canada series DION, Conrad, trans.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Harvest House, Montreal, 1977, ISBN:0887721664:

Seller ID: 101204


LABERGE, Albert. Bitter Bread. Translated by Conrad Dion. Montreal: HarvestHouse, (1977). First Printing. Pp. (8),[9]-128. 8vo, black cloth, gilt let tering to spine. A volume in the French Writers of Canada series, being a translation of La Scouine. Albert Laberge (b. February 18, 1871, Beauharnois, Québec - d. April 4, 1960, Montréal). "A writer named Albert Laberge had written a coldly realistic novel on rural life, 'Bitter Bread', many years before Ringuet wrote his 'Thirty Acres'. Laberge was obliged to publish hiswritings privately, but that does not explain why he was overlooked a... View more info

Bitter Bread. First Edition, Paperback

By: LABERGE, Albert French Writers of Canada series DION, Conrad, trans.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harvest House, Montreal, 1977, ISBN:0887721664:

Seller ID: 101085


LABERGE, Albert. Bitter Bread. Translated by Conrad Dion. Montreal: HarvestHouse, (1977). First Printing. Pp. (8),[9]-128. 8vo, illustrated white and black card covers. A volume in the French Writers of Canada series, being a translation of La Scouine. Albert Laberge (b. February 18, 1871, Beauharnois, Québec - d. April 4, 1960, Montréal). "A writer named Albert Laberge had written a coldly realistic novel on rural life, 'Bitter Bread', many years before Ringuet wrote his 'Thirty Acres'. Laberge was obliged to publish his writings privately, but that does not explain why he was overlooke... View more info

Black Joke. First Edition in dustjacket

By: MOWAT, Farley JOHNSON, D.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1962,:

Seller ID: 6726


MOWAT, Farley. The Black Joke. (Toronto) : McClelland and Stewart Limited, (1962). First Edition. Pp (12), 1-177, (3). 8vo brown & blue illustrated cloth. O'Dea 3558a, Spadoni & Donnelly 1632, Laugher p.405. Illustrated by D.Johnson. Designed by Frank Newfeld. Farley McGill Mowat, OC (b. May 12, 19 21, Belleville, Ontario – d. May 6, 2014, Cobourg, Ontario) . "When two Newfoundland lads were taken on as crew of the schooner Black Joke they were to face adventure that was beyond their wildest imaginings. Raised in the small outport of Ship Hole, they were used to the ways of the sea and i... View more info