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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

Whispered Art History : Twenty Years at the Western Front. First Printing, softcover

By: WALLACE, Keith (ed.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Arsenal Pulp Press, Vancouver, 1993, ISBN:088978261X:

Seller ID: 107676


WALLACE, Keith (ed.). Whispered Art History : Twenty Years at the Western Front. Vancouver, Canada : Arsenal Pulp Press, (1993). First Printing. Pp (10),[1]-226,(2). Illustrated. Index. Large 8vo, illustrated card covers, French flaps, lettered in white, spine lettered in black. "Whispering Art History celebrates the first twenty years of the Western Front, one of the first artist-run centres in Canada when it was established in 1973. Its encouragement of multidisciplinary activity, including visual arts, performance, music, video and literature, and its subversion of the traditional art s... View more info

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White Sun Black Sun. First Edition.

By: ROTHENBERG, Jerome

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Hawk's Well Press, 1960,:

Seller ID: 44915


ROTHENBERG, Jerome. White Sun Black Sun. (New York) : Hawk's Well Press, (1960). First Edition. Pp. 39. Small 8vo, white card covers with black illustration and lettering, french flaps. The author's first book of his own poetry, after two translations. Polkinhorn, Jerome Rothenberg : A Descriptive Bibliography A1. Jerome Rothenberg (b. December 11, 1931, NYC) American poet, literary anthologist, and translator. Some very light browning along edges, covers slightly rubbed, else a very good copy. 75.00 View more info

Whiteheaded Boy

By: ROBINSON, Lennox FRENCH, Samuel BOYD, Ernest (intro.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Samuel French, 1949,:

Seller ID: 63230


ROBINSON, Lennox. The Whiteheaded Boy. A Comedy in Three Acts. With an Introduction by Ernest Boyd. NY: Samuel French, (copywright, in renewal, 1949).Pp. 169. Frontis. Small 8vo, orange printed card covers. French's Standard Library Edition. Spine faded, small abrasion to the rear cover, else vg. 1 5.00 View more info

Who Do You Love? : stories. First edition

By: ROOKE, Leon

Price: $15.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 1992, ISBN:0771077150:

Seller ID: 100964


ROOKE, Leon. Who Do You Love? : stories. (Toronto) : McClelland & Stewart, (1992). First Edition. Pp (12),1-200,(2). 8vo, illustrated blue card covers, French flaps. Leon Rooke (b. September 11, 1934, Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, emigrating to Canada in 1969) is a renowned short story writer, novelist and playright. "Who Do You Love? is a rambunctious, wide-ranging stylistically dazzling collection of short stories by Leon Rooke, one of Canada's most acclaimed fiction writers. It is his first book of new stories since 1985. At once disturbing and delightfully humorous, these tweniy-six ... View more info

Widow's Walk .Translated from the French, by J. Williams.

By: SUE, Eugene. INGRAHAM, J.H.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Published by Daniel Sullivan, Dublin , 1845,:

Seller ID: 91541


SUE, Eugene. The Widow's Walk. Translated from the French, by J. Williams. Dublin : Published by Daniel Sullivan, MDCCCXLV [1845]. Pp [1]-448. Frontis. 16mo, maroon pressed cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Appended at the end is “Alice May” by J.H. Ingraham (pp 403-448). Joseph Marie Eugène Sue (1804-1857) was a French novelist. Sun-faded to brown, outer hinges cracked, inner hinges nearly detached, some foxing, small waterstain to bottom edge, penned words to title page, else a reading copy only. A candidate for rebinding. Uncommon. As is. 85.00 View more info

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William Burroughs - Claude Pélieu - Bob Kaufman. L'Herne, No. 9

By: BURROUGHS, William, Claude PÉLIEU and Bob KAUFMAN

Price: $100.00

Publisher: L'Herne, 1967,:

Seller ID: 60126


BURROUGHS, William, Claude PÉLIEU and Bob KAUFMAN. William Burroughs - Claude Pélieu - Bob Kaufman. L'Herne, No. 9. (Paris: L'Herne, 1967). Pp. 306. Text in French. 4to, white ill. card covers, red and purple titles to front and spine. Maynard & Miles, William S. Burroughs: A Bibliography D11. A collection of works by these three prominent American writers and artist. Spine browned and worn with titles all but obliterated, covers slightly rubbed,else very good. 100.00 View more info

Willing Maid. 1st UK in dj. signed

By: RITCHIE, Cicero T.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Abelard-Schuman, London & New York, 1957,:

Seller ID: 73311


RITCHIE, Cicero T. The Willing Maid. London & New York : Abelard-Schuman, (1957). First Printing. Pp (6), 7-310, (2). 8vo, red cloth. Laugher p.478, Watters p.374, Rhodenizer p.796. Not in Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana "Cicero Ritchie was born at Halifax, Nova Scotia, in 1914. was born He attended the public schools of Dartmouth and Halifax, and spent his vacations camping in the woods and sailing the rockbound coasts of his native province. During his first vacation from Dalhousie University he worked in a shipyard, painting ships or scraping barnacles off their hulls. Later he directed a Boy... View more info

Willing Maid. 1st UK no dj. signed

By: RITCHIE, Cicero T.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Abelard-Schuman, London & New York, 1957,:

Seller ID: 20385


RITCHIE, Cicero T. The Willing Maid. London & New York : Abelard-Schuman, (1957). First Printing. Pp (6), 7-310, (2). 8vo, red cloth. Laugher p.478, Watters p.374, Rhodenizer p.796. Not in Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana Cicero Theodore Ritchie (b. 1914, Halifax, Nova Scotia - d. 1984). "Cicero Ritchie was born at Halifax, Nova Scotia, in 1914. was born He attended the public schools of Dartmouth and Halifax, and spent his vacations camping in the woods and sailing the rockbound coasts of his native province. During his firstvacation from Dalhousie University he worked in a shipyard, painting sh... View more info

Willing Maid. 1st US in dj

By: RITCHIE, Cicero T.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London & New York, 1958,:

Seller ID: 36854


RITCHIE, Cicero T. The Willing Maid. London & New York : Abelard-Schuman, (1958). First U.S. Edition. Pp (6), 7-310, (2). 8vo, red cloth. Laugher p.478, Watters p.374, Rhodenizer p.796. Not in Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana CiceroTheodore Ritchie (b. 1914, Halifax, Nova Scotia - d. 1984). "Cicero Ritchi e was born at Halifax, Nova Scotia, in 1914. was born He attended the public schools of Dartmouth and Halifax, and spent his vacations camping in the woods and sailing the rockbound coasts of his native province. During his first vacation from Dalhousie University he worked in a shipyard, painti... View more info

Winter in Majorca. With José Quadrado's Refutation of George Sand. First Majorcan Edition

By: SAND, George QUADRADO, José GRAVES, Robert, trans.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Valldemosa Edition, Mallorca, 1956,:

Seller ID: 34174


SAND, George. Winter in Majorca. With José Quadrado's Refutation of George Sand. Translated and Annotated by Robert Graves. Mallorca : Valldemosa Edition, (1956). First Printing. Pp 200. Illustrated. 8vo, yellow wrappers. Higginson & Williams, Robert Graves: A Bibliography A77b. Small stain to frontwrapper, rubbed, penned writing to first blank, inkstamp to half-title, a couple of brown spots to fore-edge, wear to spine ends, else vg. 25.00 View more info

Winter of Remarkable Oranges. First Edition

By: CHUBBS, Boyd Warren CHUBBS, Boyd Warren

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Breakwater Books, St. John's, 2004, ISBN:1550812084:

Seller ID: 65526


CHUBBS, Boyd Warren. The Winter of Remarkable Oranges. (St. John's, NL): Breakwater Books, (2004). Pp. (4),[5]-61,(3). Illustrated by the author. 8vo,black art-illustrated card covers, white titles to spine, French flaps. Bo yd Warren Chubbs writer, artist, and excellent guitarist was born in L’AnseAu Clair, Labrador on June 16, 1955. A collection of poems and drawings. P oems include : "McCarthy Returns to Long's Hill", "In Ferrylandl", "CoastalCollectorsl", "The Vendor Brings Heroin and Violinsl", "Angeling: Poem for Oslol", "Passing of Michael O... View more info

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Winterhouse : A Novel. First Edition

By: McGRATH, Robin

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Killick Press, St.John's, 2009, ISBN:9781897174517: 2009

Seller ID: 86163

ISBN: 1897174519


McGRATH, Robin. The Winterhouse : A Novel. St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador : Killick Press, 2009. First Edition. Pp (6),1-219,(7). 8vo, photo-illustrated black card covers with French flaps. "'My father has married me to a mad old man.' These words, written on a slip of paper inside a disintegrating brocade collar, are a clue to the unlikely marriage of a Jewish remittance man and a 14-year-old orphan in a remote Newfoundland fishing station. More curious still are the connections that entangle a retired schoolteacher and an Israeli scholar almost two centuries later. ... View more info

With All Dispatch. First American Edition in dustjacket, Signed

By: KENT, Alexander BOLITHO)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1989, ISBN:0399134301:

Seller ID: 73327


KENT, Alexander. With All Dispatch . New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1989). First American Printing. Pp. (14),1-272,(2). 8vo, red cloth spine with blue-grey paper covered boards with gilt lettering to spine. "It is 1792, and England is peaceful after years of war with France. Hundreds of British officers and seamen, so desperately needed during the war, are now unemployed. Even Richard Bolitho, with his tremendous reputation as a frigate captain, can find work only as a commander of three topsail cutters. His mission: toround up naval deserters, many of whom joined the brutal smuggling gang... View more info

With Every Breath We Take : a modern fable in which a snowflake halps put an end to war.

By: BUTLER, Geoff.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Geoff Butler, Granville Ferry, N.S., 2007,:

Seller ID: 90020


BUTLER, Geoff. With Every Breath We Take : a modern fable in which a snowflake halps put an end to war. Granville Ferry, N.S.: (Geoff Butler, 2007). First Edition. Pp [1]-131,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated pale blue card covers, French flaps. "Often, when beleaguered by the troubles of this world, we ask, "What can one person do?" In With Every Breath We Take, a grandmother asks herself this question and then lets her imagination run wild. She is sick and tired of war. How can she put an end to it? Inspired by the World War I "Christmas truce" when soldiers came out of ... View more info

With Every Breath We Take : a modern fable in which a snowflake halps put an end to war. signed/

By: BUTLER, Geoff.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Geoff Butler, Granville Ferry, N.S., 2007,:

Seller ID: 99814


BUTLER, Geoff. With Every Breath We Take : a modern fable in which a snowflake halps put an end to war. Granville Ferry, N.S.: (Geoff Butler, 2007). First Edition. Pp [1]-131,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated pale blue card covers, French flaps. "Often, when beleaguered by the troubles of this world, we ask, "What can one person do?" In With Every Breath We Take, a grandmother asks herself this question and then lets her imagination run wild. She is sick and tired of war. How can she put an end to it? Inspired by the World War I "Christmas truce" when soldiers came out of ... View more info

Within The Whirling Moment.

By: RAPOPORT, Janis

Price: $40.00

Publisher: House of Anansi, Toronto, 1967,:

Seller ID: 83888


RAPOPORT, Janis. Within The Whirling Moment. (Toronto) : House of Anansi, (1967). First Edition. Pp (40) unpaginated. 8vo, white stapled card covers, printed in red and black. Her first published book - a book of poetry. “Janis Rapoport has been educated in Toronto and in Neuchatel, Switzwerland, and is a recent graduate of New College, University of Toronto. She has travelled extensively in Western Europe and Russia, and speaks fluent French andRussian. She is currently living in London, England, while she works on a novel.” - from the back cover. Light browning, rubbed, else very good. 4... View more info

Woman Destroyed. in dj.

By: De BEAUVOIR, Simone O'BRIAN, Patrick, trans.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Collins, 1969,:

Seller ID: 42287


De BEAUVOIR, Simone. The Woman Destroyed. Translated by Patrick O'Brian. L:Collins, 1969. Pp 255. 8vo, red cloth. Slightly splayed, inkstamp, else vg in torn, price-clipped dj. 35.00 View more info

Women in Russian Literature, 1780-1863. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: ANDREW, Joe.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press, New York, 1988, ISBN:0312016263:

Seller ID: 114302


ANDREW, Joe. Women in Russian Literature, 1780-1863. New York : St. Martin's Press, (1988). First Printing. Pp. (6),vii,(1),1-201,(6). 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "This book is the first of its kind. Using the critical innovtions and revolutionary insights of Anglo-American and French feminist thinking, Joe Andrew seeks to offer radically new interpretations of the 'classics' of the golden age of Russian literature. Analysing themajor works of Pushkin, Gogol, Lermontov and Turgunev amongst others from these perspectives, the author is able to identify a tendency which, con... View more info