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Watch It, Sailor!

By: KING, Philip and Falkland L. CARY CARY, Falkland L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Samuel French, 1961,:

Seller ID: 63621


KING, Philip and Falkland L. CARY. Watch It, Sailor! A Comedy. L: Samuel French, (1961). French's Acting Edition. Pp. 90. 8vo, blue card covers. Copyright sticker from Samuel French (Canada) Limited affixed opposite p. 1. Light waterspotting to spine, else vg. 15.00 View more info

Watcha Gonna Do Boy...Watcha Gonna Be? First Edition in dustjacket

By: TAYLOR, Peter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart: 1967

Seller ID: 9460


TAYLOR, Peter. Watcha Gonna Do Boy...Watcha Gonna Be? Toronto / Montreal : McClelland and Stewart Limited, (1967). First Edition. Pp. (12),3-98,(4). 8vo (140 x 210 mm), blue cloth, with silver lettering to spine. Spadoni & Donnelly 1985. Not in Laugher. Peter Taylor (b. 1939, Campbellton, New Brunswick) was living in Ottawa at the time of publication. Peter Taylor was born and grew up in northern New Brunswick, prior to bilingualism and biculturalism - "when," as he says, "French 'frogs were French frogs and the rest of us were mostly Irish or Prote... View more info

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Watcha Gonna Do Boy...Watcha Gonna Be? First Edition in dustjacket, Signed

By: TAYLOR, Peter

Price: $35.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart Limited, Toronto, 1967,: 1967

Seller ID: 76335


TAYLOR, Peter. Watcha Gonna Do Boy...Watcha Gonna Be? Toronto / Montreal : McClelland and Stewart Limited, (1967). First Edition. Pp. (12),3-98,(4). 8vo (140 x 210 mm), blue cloth, with silver lettering to spine. Spadoni & Donnelly 1985. Not in Laugher. Peter Taylor (b. 1939, Campbellton, New Brunswick) was living in Ottawa at the time of publication. Peter Taylor was born and grew up in northern New Brunswick, prior to bilingualism and biculturalism - "when," as he says, "French 'frogs were French frogs and the rest of us were mostly Irish or Prote... View more info

Watteau. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BROOKNER, Anita

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Hamlyn, London, 1967,:

Seller ID: 5608


BROOKNER, Anita. Watteau. [London] : Hamlyn, (copyright 1967). Her first book. Very good in dustjacket (2 tears). 90.00 View more info

Watteau. French ed. in dj

By: BROOKNER, Anita CICCIONE, Claude, translator

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 1969,:

Seller ID: 8249


BROOKNER, Anita. Watteau. Paris : O.D.E.G.E., (1969). French Edition of herfirst book. Fine in dj. 50.00 View more info

Wayside Cross. In dj

By: WAAGEN, Mary E.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Musson, 1929,:

Seller ID: 42549


WAAGEN, Mary E. The Wayside Cross. Tor.: The Musson Book Company, (1929). 8vo, red cloth. "A poignant and exquisite portrayal of French-Canadian life, [...]" - dj. Dust jacket and endpapers with decorations by Frank Johnston. This copy is presumably in a later state binding. Name ow vg in nicked ow vg bright pictorial dj. A lovely copy. 40.00 View more info

We Are Eternal. 1st US in dj

By: FLEUTIAUX, Pierrette LEGGATT, Jeremy (trans.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company, 1994, ISBN:0316286176:

Seller ID: 6757


FLEUTIAUX, Pierrette. We Are Eternal. Translated from the French by Jeremy Leggatt. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, (1994). First US Edition. Pp. 565. 8vo, blue paper covered boards, blue cloth spine, gilt titles to spine 20.00 View more info

We Go A-Fishing : Personal first-hand accounts by former fishermen of Change Islands, Notre Dame Bay, Newfoundland. First Edition

By: SCAMMELL, A.R.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Jesperson Press, St. John's, 1994, ISBN:0921692609:

Seller ID: 11482


SCAMMELL, A.R. We Go A-Fishing : Personal first-hand accounts by former fishermen of Change Islands, Notre Dame Bay, Newfoundland. (St. John's) : Jesperson Press Limited, 1994. First Edition. Pp (3),iv-xi,(1),1-116. Illustrated with 28 b&w photos. Maps in text.. 8vo, art-illustrated card covers. SeeENL V:97-98. Arthur Reginald Scammell, CM, (b. February 12, 1913, Change I slands, Newfoundland - d. 28 August 28, 1995 in St. John’s, Newfoundland) teacher, songwriter, singer, poet, writer. Sections : Captain Frank Hynes; Henry Blake; Line (Lionel) Hoffe; Second Trip of the Baleka; Tom Oake; Eli... View more info

Wedding House

By: SMITH, Allison

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Gaspereau Press, 2000, ISBN:189403130x:

Seller ID: 52809


SMITH, Allison. The Wedding House. Wolville, Nova Scotia : Gaspereau Press,(2000). First Printing. Pp. (10),11-92,(4). 8vo, white illustrated card co vers, french flaps. A collection of poetry by Smith, (born 1975, in Queens County, Nova Scotia) who resided in North Bay, Ontario at the time of publication. Arranged in five sections : By the Ground. "The Wedding House", "Bythe Ground", "Queens County", "Horse Lovers", "Bombastic", "What's Left", "Without Curtains", "Country Museum", "Mervyn's Casino", "Eliza", "... View more info

Wednesday's Child : A novel.

By: CHOQUETTE, Gilbert LOBDELL, David, trans.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Oberon Press, 1981, ISBN:0887504108:

Seller ID: 101119


CHOQUETTE, Gilbert. Wednesday's Child : A novel. Translated by David Lobdell. [Ottawa]: (Oberon Press, 1981). First thus printing. Pp. (4),5-183,(1). 8vo, printed mustard card covers with black titles to front and spine. "Gilbert Choquette is unlike most of the new generation of novelists now emerging from French Canada. He owes little or nothing to the surrealists or the symbolists. He writes in a taut, lean classical style and the thrust of hisfiction gives free play to such old-fashioned virtues as honesty, honour a nd integrity. 'Wednesday's Child' is the story of a young idealist who ... View more info

Wednesday's Child: An Inspector Banks Mystery. First Paperback Printing

By: ROBINSON, Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Viking, Toronto, ON, 1992, ISBN:0670847666:

Seller ID: 74916


ROBINSON, Peter. Wednesday's Child: An Inspector Banks Mystery. (Toronto) :Viking, (1992). First printing. Pp.(10)1-333,(9). 8vo, illustrated card co ver with French flaps. Peter Robinson was born March 17, 1950, Armley, Leeds, Yorkshire, England, emigrated to Canada in the early 1970s and now livesin Ontario. The sixth book in Robinson's acclaimed Inspector Banks series. Slightly edgworn, else very good. 15.00 View more info

What a Beautiful Sunday! First American Edition in dustjacket

By: SEMPRUN, Jorge SHERIDAN, Alan, trans.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, New York, 1982, ISBN:0151958572:

Seller ID: 24207


SEMPRUN, Jorge. What a Beautiful Sunday! Translated from the French by AlanSheridan. New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich,: (1982). First US Printing . Pp 429. A translation of Quel beau dimanche ! by Jorge Semprún Maura ( b.December 10, 1923, Madrid – d. June 7, 2011 in Paris) a Spanish writer in France. "Winter 1944. Sunday in Buchenwald. Prisoner 44904 stands admiring a towering beech and becomes momentarily lost in dreams and literary reminiscences. Here Goethe had walked ... But an SS officer suddenly brings 44904back to reality. Jorge Semprun, a Spaniard, fought the Nazis, was cap... View more info

What Is Invisible : Stories. signed.

By: RYAN, Beth

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Killick, St. John's, NF, 2003, ISBN:1894294610:

Seller ID: 88745


RYAN, Beth. What Is Invisible : Stories . St. John's, NF: Killick, 2003. Pp. (10),1-171,(3). 8vo, illustrated grey card covers with french flaps. A collection of short stories by the Newfoundland author. Included in this collection are: "Northern Lights", "The Lizard's Skin", "The Patron Saint of Hitchhikers", "The Song of Bernadette", "Touching Down", "Simple", "CathedralGirls", "Going Home", "Light Fingers", "Distance", "Only I Can Make Me Hap py", and "Family Business". Very good. Signed without ... View more info

Wheels Within Wheels. First Edition Thus in dustjacket.

By: WAUGH, Alec

Price: $25.00

Publisher: W. H. Allen, London and New York, 1974, ISBN:0491013418:

Seller ID: 114247


WAUGH, Alec. Wheels Within Wheels. London and New York : W. H. Allen, A division of Howard and Wyndham Ltd, 1974. First Ediionm Thus. Pp (4),5-[288]. 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Originally published: London :Cassell, 1933. "Upon often trivial acts depend matters of life and love an d death, and as »lwavs Alec Waugh has distilled the drama and the truth from a wide spectrum of characters and situations. The fascination of this novel is that it is, in effect. a game of global consequences. Events that take place in an obscure oil surveyor's camp in the French West Indies ac... View more info

When Did You Last See My Mother? First Edition

By: HAMPTON, Christopher

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber, London, 1967,:

Seller ID: 6173


HAMPTON, Christopher. When Did You Last See My Mother? London : Faber and Faber, (1967). First Faber Edition. Pp. 60. 8vo, ill. card covers, green andblack titles to front and spine, french flaps. Browning to edges of rear c over, two short green ink strokes, price-clipped, else very good. 25.00 View more info

When Literature Becomes Opera : Study of a Transformational Process. FirstEdition, Paperback.

By: ROSMARIN, Leonard. Chiasma, 8).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Rodopi, Amsterdam, 1999, ISBN:9042006943:

Seller ID: 111761


ROSMARIN, Léonard. When Literature Becomes Opera : Study of a Transformational Process. Amsterdam/Atlanta: Rodopi, 1999. First Printing. Pp. (10),[7]-160. 8vo, art-illustrated green card covers, white lettering to front coverand spine. Chiasma, number 8. "Perhaps no other art form in the Western wo rld has polarized opinion to the same extent as opera. While its devotees can be almost fanatical in their enthusiasm, its detractors will dismiss lyric theatre as an impossible hybrid. Literature and music undermine one another when brought together, they maintain. Their contempot for the genr... View more info

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Where Is Mario? A novel. First Edition, Signed Paperback.

By: WINTER, Kathleen

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Xx, Bonavista, NF, 1987, ISBN:0886510171: 1987

Seller ID: 104306

ISBN: 0886510171


WINTER, Kathleen. Where Is Mario? A novel. Bonavista (Newfoundland) : Xx, 1987. First Printing. Pp. (1),2-109,(1). Illustrated with line drawings. Small 8vo, decorated side-stapled white paper wraps with french flaps, black lettering to front cover, blank square spine. A novel in vignettes by the Newfoundland author, based largely on her experiences in Paris in the mid-eighties. Kathleen Winter (b. 1960, Bill Quay, near Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, England) Canadian writer, raised in Newfoundland, now residing in Montréal. Contents: Foreword to Eagleheart; View more info

Where Nests the Water Hen. First Canadian Edition

By: ROY, Gabrielle BINSSE, Harry L. (trans.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart, 1951,:

Seller ID: 5601


ROY, Gabrielle. Where Nests the Water Hen. Translated from the French by Harry L. Binsse. N.Y.: Harcourt, Brace and Company, (1951). (First Canadian Edition? "McClelland & Stewart, Ltd." on spine). Pp. 251. 8vo, beige ill. cloth boards, blue cloth spine. Socken, Gabrielle Roy: : An Annotated Bibliography A5, Spadoni & Donnelly 1391, Rhodenizer p.789, Peel 4264. "The setting is the Dauphin area of Manitoba." - Peel. Spine sunned, else very good. 20.00 View more info

Where Nests the Water Hen. First Edition in dustjacket

By: ROY, Gabrielle BINSSE, Harry L., trans.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Harcourt, Brace, New York, 1951,:

Seller ID: 8644


ROY, Gabrielle. Where Nests the Water Hen. Translated from the French by Harry L. Binsse. New York : Harcourt, Brace, (1951). First Edition. Pp 251. 8vo, blue cloth spine, olive-grey boards. Socken, Gabrielle Roy: : An Annotated Bibliography A5, Peel 4264. "The setting is the Dauphin area of Manitoba." - Peel. Vg in chipped price-clipped dustjacket. 75.00 View more info

Where Nests the Water Hen. First Edition in dustjacket

By: ROY, Gabrielle BINSSE, Harry L., trans.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Harcourt, Brace, New York, 1951,:

Seller ID: 63036


ROY, Gabrielle. Where Nests the Water Hen. Translated from the French by Harry L. Binsse. New York : Harcourt, Brace, (1951). First Edition. Pp 251. 8vo, blue cloth spine, olive-grey boards. Socken, Gabrielle Roy: : An Annotated Bibliography A5, Peel 4264. "The setting is the Dauphin area of Manitoba." - Peel. Owner's name inked to ffep, spine faded, else very good in chipped price-clipped dustjacket. 60.00 View more info