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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

Black Opium. Fumée d'Opium. Authorized Translation by Samuel Putnam. With aPreface by Pierre Louys. Illustrated by Alexander King

By: FARRÈRE, Claude PUTNAM, Samuel (trans.) LOUYS, Pierre (preface) KING, Alexander

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Ludlow Hip/Pocket And/Or Press, 1974,:

Seller ID: 64241


FARRÈRE, Claude. Black Opium. Fumée d'Opium. Authorized Translation by Samuel Putnam. With a Preface by Pierre Louys. Illustrated by Alexander King. San Francisco: Ludlow Hip/Pocket And/Or Press, 1974. First Printing. Reprint. Originally published in 1911. Pp. 263, [1]. Small 8vo, red and black ill.card covers, black titles to spine. Seventeen short stories based on the h istory and use of opium. Spine sunned, front cover lightly rubbed, else very good. 35.00 View more info

Black Orpheus

By: SARTRE, Jean-Paul Stand : A Quarterly Review of Literature and the Arts, 5:4) cummings, e.e. GILLETTE, Arthur, trans.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fawcett, Greenwood and Co., Ltd., Halifax, 1962,:

Seller ID: 72365


SARTRE, Jean-Paul. Black Orpheus. Translated by Arthur Gillette. An excerptin Stand: A Quarterly Review of Literature and the Arts, Volume 5, number 4, pp. 2-12. (Halifax: Fawcett, Greenwood and Co., Ltd., 1962). Pp. [1]-64.Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated stapled grey card covers. Also includes work s by: Francis Fytton, Michael Marais, Richard Jammes, Nathan Alterman, Michael Hamburger, Leslie Norris, Richard N. Coe, e.e. cummings (a poem), EllenSigward, James Merrill, Gene Baro, J.S. Cunningham, and Ian Hamilton. Rubb ed, spine browned, name verso front cover, else vg. For the issue. 20.00 View more info

Blasted.

By: STORY, Kate

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Killick Press, St. John;s, NL, 2008, ISBN:9781897174319:

Seller ID: 83678


STORY, Kate. Blasted. St. John's, NL : Killick Press, 2008. First Edition. Pp (4),1-331,(1). 8vo, illustrated green card covers, French flaps. “Blasted is a story of Ruby Jones, an irreverent, exuberant, and troubled woman who lurches between love affairs and cities. The narrative shifts between generations and geographies, between contemporary life and stories as old as the hill that looms over Ruby’s birthplace. All the while, she is haunted bymysteries that surround her father and the generations before him. When Ru by unravels at last, she must face the demons that pursue her. Steeped ... View more info

Blind Alley. First American Edition in dustjacket.

By: SIMENON, Georges GILBERT, Stuart (translated by)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Reynal & Hitchcock, New York, 1946,:

Seller ID: 59840


SIMENON, Georges. Blind Alley. Translated from the French by Stuart Gilbert. New York : Reynal & Hitchcock, Publishers, (1946). First US Edition. Pp. 207. 8vo, grey cloth. Very good in rubbed, nicked, chipped, closed-torn, price-clipped dustjacket. 40.00 View more info

Blocs Erratiques : Textes (1948-1977).

By: AQUIN, Hubert.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Les Editions Quinze,, Montréal, 1977, ISBN:0885651111:

Seller ID: 99727


AQUIN, Hubert. Blocs Erratiques : Textes (1948-1977). Collection “Prose entière” dirigée par François Hébert et François Richard. (Montréal) : Les Editions Quinze, (1977). First / Première Edition. Pp [1]-284,(4). 8vo, white card covers. “De tous les écrits d'Hubett Aquin publiés depuis 1948 jusqu'àmaintenant, nous n'avons retenu que ceux qui, en plus bien sur d'offrir un intéret autonome, n'avaient encore connu qu'une faible diffusion. II entre meme une part de mise en scène dans la disposition de ces articles, pour l esquels l'ordre chronologique n'a pas toujours ete respec... View more info

Blue Eyes, Black Hair. First American Edition in dustjacket.

By: DURAS, Marguerite BRAY, Barbara (trans.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Pantheon Books, New York, 1987,:

Seller ID: 46021


DURAS, Marguerite. Blue Eyes, Black Hair. Translated from the French by Barbara Bray. New York : Pantheon Books, (1987). First US Edition. Pp. 117. 8vo, pressed beige paper covered boards, beige cloth spine. Rear panel lightly rubbed, else very good, with a few tiny nicks along top edge of dustjacket. 20.00 View more info

Blue Himilayan Poppies. brown ill. card covers

By: RUZESKY, Jay.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Nightwood Editions,, 2001, ISBN:0889711763:

Seller ID: 57020


RUZESKY, Jay. Blue Himalayan Poppies. (Roberts Creek, BC): Nightwood Editions, (2001). Pp 96. 8vo, brown illustrated card covers with french flaps. Very good. 20.00 View more info

Blues & True Concussions : Six New Toronto Poets.

By: REDHILL, Michael (ed.). VAUGHAN, R.M. LUSH, Laura BOK, Christian

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Anansi, Concord, Ont., 1996, ISBN:0887845819:

Seller ID: 80615


REDHILL, Michael (ed.). Blues & True Concussions : Six New Toronto Poets. Selected and Introduced by Michael Redhill. Foreword by Dennis Lee. Afterword by Shawn Conway. (Concord, Ont.) : Anansi, (1996). First Edition. Pp [i[-xviii,[1]-142. 8vo, illustrated maroon card covers, French flaps. The six new poets are : Christian Bök, Kevin Connolly, Laura Lush, Esta Spalding, R.M. Vaughan, and Eddy Yanofsky. Very good. Signed by Christian Bök, R.M. Vaughan, and Laura Lush. 22.50 View more info

Bonhomme. bright copy.

By: WALSH, Henry Cecil BRYMNER, William.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: William Briggs, 1899,:

Seller ID: 36339


WALSH, Henry Cecil. Bonhomme : French-Canadian Stories and Sketches. With Twelve Illustrations by William Brymner, R.C.A. Toronto: William Briggs, 1899. Pp 252. 8vo, gilt. and dec. red cloth. Ffep neatly removed, very slightly rubbed, slight wear to front corners, faint dampstains to rear board, owner's signature, else vg. A very bright copy. 200.00 View more info

Bonjour Tristesse First British Edition, US dj

By: SAGAN, Francoise

Price: $40.00

Publisher: John Murray, London, 1955,:

Seller ID: 4052


SAGAN, Françoise. Bonjour Tristesse. London : John Murray, (1955). Her first book. Fine in lightly worn N.Y., Dutton dj (?). 40.00 View more info

Bonnes compagnies. Signed

By: LECLAIR, Yves.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Le temps qu'il fait,, Cognac, 1998, ISBN:2868533019:

Seller ID: 79909


LECLAIR, Yves. Bonnes compagnies. (Cognac) : Le temps qu'il fait, (1998). Pp [1]-127,(9). 8vo, illustrated white card covers. "L'été, à la lune, sousun ciel des mille et une nuits, je bois des vers en compagnie de quelques maîtres de l'éveil, dans un jardin du Vaucluse, en barque dans le Marais poitevin ou dans une petite maison perdue en Ardèhe. Je pars, bien volontiers, au pied levé, sur les routes des clochards célestes qui déroulent leurs rouleaux décriture depuis Paris jusqu'aux dunes de l'Atlantique. Il arrive aussi que j'appuie ma vieille bécane lyrique contre le parapet... View more info

Book for Priscilla : Poems

By: MOORE, Nicholas

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Epsilon Pamphlets, Cambridge, 1941,:

Seller ID: 78373


MOORE, Nicholas. A Book for Priscilla : Poems . Cambridge: The Epsilon Pamphlets, 1941. Pp. (6),1-19,(3). 8vo, printed stapled cream card covers with French flaps. Covers browned with light edgewear, else vg. 30.00 View more info

Book for the Hammock

By: RUSSELL, W. Clark.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Chatto and Windus, London, 1887,:

Seller ID: 100298


RUSSELL, W. Clark. A Book for the Hammock. London : Chatto and Windus, 1887. Pp (8),[1]-302,(2),[1]-32 (bookseller's catalogue dated April 1887). 8vo,pictorial brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine, black lettering to front b oard. “The reader will please regard these papers as the mere whiskings of a petrel's pinions skimming the blue surge of deep waters. The utmost hope of the author goes no further than that here and there something may be found to pleasantly lighten the tedium of a sleepless half-hour in the bunk orhammock, or relieve the dulness of a spell of quarter-deck lounging. The ... View more info

Book for the Hammock

By: RUSSELL, W. Clark.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Chatto and Windus, London, 1887,:

Seller ID: 104788


RUSSELL, W. Clark. A Book for the Hammock. London : Chatto and Windus, 1887. Pp (8),[1]-302,(2). 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, gilt lettering within a circular rope design to front board. “The reader will please regard these papers as the mere whiskings of a petrel's pinions skimming the blue surge of deep waters. The utmost hope of the author goes no further than that here and there something may be found to pleasantly lighten the tedium of a sleepless half-hour in the bunk or hammock, or relieve the dulness of a spell of quarter-deck lounging. The articles are reprinted from T... View more info

Book of Absolutes: A Critique of Relativism and a Defence of Universals. First Edition.

By: GAIRDNER, William D.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press, Kingston and Montreal, 2008, ISBN:0773510001:

Seller ID: 111405


GAIRDNER, William D.. The Book of Absolutes : A Critique of Relativism and a Defence of Universals. Kingston and Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, (2008). First Edition. Pp (8),[ix]-xvi,,(2),[3]-398,(2). 8vo, black boards, silver lettering to spine. William ("Bill") Gairdner (born October 19, 1940 in Oakville, Ontario) Canadian athelete and philosopher. "Current dogma holds that all cultures and moral values are conditional, nothing human is innate, and Einstein proved that the whole universe is 'relative'. Challenging this position, William Gairdner argues that relativis... View more info

Book of Flights : An Adventure Story. Translated from the French by Simon Walton Taylor.

By: Le CLEZIO, J.M.G.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York : Atheneum, New York, 1972,:

Seller ID: 92953


Le CLEZIO, J.M.G. The Book of Flights : An Adventure Story. Translated fromthe French by Simon Walton Taylor. New York : Atheneum, 1972. First Americ an Edition. Pp [1]-319,(1). 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, top edge dyed pink. A novel by Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio (born 1940), winner of the 2008 Nobel Prize for Literature. Bottom corners bumped, name expunged with market, pen markings and underlining throughout, else good in chipped, unclipped dustjacket. As is. 75.00 View more info

Bookman. Special Christmas Number. Vol. 83, No. 495, December, 1932.

By: WILLIAMSON, Hugh Ross (ed.).

Price: $60.00

Publisher: The Bookman, London , 1932,:

Seller ID: 95313


WILLIAMSON, Hugh Ross (ed.). The Bookman. Special Christmas Number. Vol. LXXXIII, No. 495, December, 1932. (London : The Bookman, 1932). Pp i-x,(2),[143]-380,xi-xiv,+ 28 leaves of plates (some tipped-in) and supplements. Illustrated. Index. Double Column. Folio, blue and green card covers. Contents : London (The City Seen by the Poets; London Characters in English Fiction;Londinium Triumphans; An Examination paper on London); In Commemoration (1 632 – John Locke; 1732 – John Gay od the Beggar's Opera; 1832 – Bjornstjerne Bjornson; 1932 – Kenneth Grahame); 1932 in Review; Miscellany (J.... View more info

Bookseller. First Edition

By: COHEN, Matt

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Knopf, Toronto, 1993, ISBN:0394223063:

Seller ID: 8843


COHEN, Matt. The Bookseller. (Toronto) : Alfred A. Knopf, (1993). First Paperback Printing. Pp. [6],(1)-242,[6]. 8vo, illustrated pale card covers with french flaps. Vg. 12.50 View more info