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'Twas the Night before Christmas

By: REEVE, Ted. Commins, Frank C.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Charles Bush Limited, Toronto, 1942,: 1942

Seller ID: 78316


REEVE, Ted. 'Twas the Night Before Christmas. Toronto, &c : Charles Bush Limited, Privaetley Printed, 1942. Pp. (8) 9-31 (1). With a few illustrations by Harry Hall. 12mo (115 x 160 mm), beige paper-covered boards, brown spine, with brown lettering to front, no lettering to spine. Edward Henry 'Ted' Reeve (b. January 6, 1902, Toronto – d. August 27, 1983, Toronto) was a multi-sport Canadian athlete and sports journalist. Harry Hall (b. 1893, Hull, England - d. August, 1954, Toronto) Canadian cartoonist & illustrator. A Christmas story about Uncle Nutsy.... View more info

(w)ri(gh)t(e)s

By: Fredericton Women's Theatre Collective ANDREWS, Shari BIRSDSELL, Darcie DREW, Lorna

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Wild East Publications, Fredericton, N.B., 1991, ISBN:0969414722:

Seller ID: 108759


Fredericton Women's Theatre Collective. (w)ri(gh)t(e)s. Fredericton, N.B.: Wild East Publications, 1991. Pp (7),8-64. 8vo, blue stapled card covers, "In March 1990, the Fredericton Women's Theatre Collective produced their collectively written play, flights. In the fall of that year, the Collective regrouped to write, workshop and stage a new play for 1991. (w)ri(gh)t(e)s is that play...the writings of thirteen women woven together." (from the back cover). The thirteen authors are : Shari Andrews, Darcie Birdsell, LornaDrew, Margarita Enriquez, Clarissa Hurley, Anne Israelie, Dana McDa... View more info

... and the wife ran away First American Edition in dustjacket

By: WELDON, Fay

Price: $45.00

Publisher: David McKay Company, Inc., New York, 1968,:

Seller ID: 3973


WELDON, Fay. ... and the wife ran away. New York : David McKay Company, Inc., (1968). First American Edition. Pp (5),1-182,(4). 8vo, black cloth, silver lettering to spine. Fay Weldon (b. September 22, 1931, Birmingham, England). The author's first book, published the previous year in the U.K. as The Fat Woman's Joke. "Her husband is furious, her son is appalled, her best friend is curious. Her husband's young mistress blandly takes all the credit. Esther Wells has run away from home. She has holed up in an ugly basement apartment, and she has revolted against life, men, marriage, and hers... View more info

10 Hours : A Mystery Novel. First Edition in dustjacket

By: KEELER, Harry Stephen

Price: $230.00

Publisher: E.P. Dutton & Company, Inc., New York, 1937,:

Seller ID: 103011


KEELER, Harry Stephen. 10 Hours : A Mystery Novel. New York : E.P. Dutton &Company, Inc., (1937). First Printing. Pp (6),7-320. 8vo, red cloth, black lettering to spine, red lettering and bloddy clock hand to black panel on front board. The third book (of four) in the Vagabond Nights series. Harry Stephen Keeler (1890-1967) was a prolific but little-known American author."No Keeler fan can afford to miss this ingenious new mystery which concern s the activities of three clever vagabonds. Supposedly in the employ of theMexican Rebel Commander, Lopez, who is waging war on a Texas town near t... View more info

10 Little Caplin

By: RENOUF, Miriam DIEMAND, Deborah

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Jesperson Press, St. John's, 1984, ISBN:0920502466:

Seller ID: 110758


RENOUF, Miriam. 10 Little Caplin. (St. John's) : Jesperson Press, (1984). Unpaginated. Pp [24]. 8vo, stapled illustrated cream cardcovers. A children's rhyming book illustrated by Deborah Diemand. "8 little caplin, One whose name was Kevin. Took a trip to Ireland, And then there were 7." Some cover soiling, else very good. 8.00 View more info

100 Nineteenth-Century Rhyming Alphabets in English. in dj

By: BALDWIN, Ruth M.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press, 1972,:

Seller ID: 51123


BALDWIN, Ruth M. (from the library of). 100 Nineteenth-Century Rhyming Alphabets in English. Carbondale and Edwardsvilli, ILL.: Southern Illinois University Press, (1972). Pp. 298. Illustrated, including 32 pp. in colour. 4to, blue ill. cloth. "Charming and interesting examples of children's literature from one of the most complete collections of its time." -from the dj. Vg in dj (two tears along lower front, light wear to edges). 45.00 View more info

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

13 Three Bridges Street.

By: MOORE, Dorothea.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Musson Book Company , Toronto , 1945,:

Seller ID: 90594


MOORE, Dorothea. 13 Three Bridges Street. Venture Books for Girls. Toronto : The Musson Book Company Ltd., (1945). Pp [1]-253,(3), colour frontis. 8vo, mustard cloth, red lettering to front board and spine, top edge dyed red.“On the death of her father, fourteen year old Gilly Seaton leaves England to go to school abroad. She is accompanied to Dornia by her old friend and protector Denham Chester, affectionately known as “Chuggles.” Dornia, like Russia in many ways, had mystery and adventure to offer and under strange circumstances Chggles disappears. The secret of 13 Three Bridges Stree... View more info

14 Barrels from Sea to Sea. First Edition.

By: REANEY, James

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Press Porcepic, Erin, 1977, ISBN:0888781512:

Seller ID: 101503


REANEY, James. 14 Barrels from Sea to Sea. (Erin, Ontario : Press Porcépic,1977). First Printing. Pp. (12),13-175,(1). 8vo, yellow card covers, blue titles to front ande spine. James Crerar Reaney, OC, FRSC (b. September 1, 1926, Easthope, Ontario – d. June 11, 2008, London, Ontario). "Fourteen Barrels is the story of something unsuual in Canadian theatre history, the story of a national tour of a Canadian drama, from London to St. Boniface to Burnaby to Fredericton to Halifax to Hamilton to Port Perry and back again. You see inside not only the world of actors and dramatists and hanger... View more info

1450-1950

By: BROWN, Bob Jargon 29

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Jargon Books in association with Corinth Books, New York, 1959,:

Seller ID: 110339


BROWN, Bob. 1450-1950. (New York : Jargon Books in association with CorinthBooks, 1959). Pp (66). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated white card covers, le ttered in red and brown. Jargon 29. A bookof visual poetry first published in a limited edition of 150 copies by Black Sun Press in 1929. This book is"Dedicated to All monks who illuminated manuscripts - All early oriental a rtists - Omar - Gutenberg - Caxton - Jimmy-the-ink - Boccaccio - Rabelais -Shakespeare - Defoe -Goya - Blake - Sterne - Whitman - Crane - Stein - Joy ce - Pagliacci - and Myself." Rubbed, minor creasing, a few small p... View more info

15 Canadian Poets Plus 5. First Edition.

By: GEDDES, Gary and Phyllis BRUCE NOWLAN, Alden COHEN, Leonard ONDAATJE, Michael

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Oxford University Press, Toronto, 1978, ISBN:0195402898:

Seller ID: 101481


GEDDES, Gary and Phyllis BRUCE, (eds.). 15 Canadian Poets Plus 5. Edited byGary Geddes and Phyllis Bruce. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1978. Fir st Printing. Pp. (4),v-xviii,(2),1-420. 8vo, illustrated red and blue card covers with white lettering to front and black lettering to spine. This anthology includes the following poets: Dorothy Livesay (11 poems), Earle Birney (10 poems), Al Purdy (12 poems), Irving Layton (15 poems), P.K. Page (12poems), Raymond Souster (21 poems), Leonard Cohen (14 poems), Phyllis Webb (19 poems), D.G. Jones (12 poems), Alden Nowlan (17 poems), Margaret Aviso ... View more info

15 Canadian Poets. Second Printing.

By: GEDDES, Gary and Phyllis BRUCE NOWLAN, Alden COHEN, Leonard ONDAATJE, Michael

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, Toronto, 1970, ISBN:0195401778:

Seller ID: 101479


GEDDES, Gary and Phyllis BRUCE, (eds.). 15 Canadian Poets. Edited by Gary Geddes and Phyllis Bruce. Toronto : Oxford University Press, 1970. Second Printing. Pp. (4),v-xvi,(2),1-301,(1). 8vo, illustrated red and blue card covers with white lettering to front and black lettering to spine. This anthology includes the following poets: Earle Birney (8 poems), Al Purdy (10 poems), Irving Layton ((13 poems), Raymond Souster (19 poems), Leonard Cohen (13 poems), D.G. Jones (12 poems), Alden Nowlan (14 poems), Margaret Avison (13 poems), Eli Mandel (12 poems), Margaret Atwood (11 poems), Gwendolyn Mac... View more info

15 Poems

By: MacKINNON, Ian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fiddlehead Poetry Books, Fredericton, NB, 1972, ISBN:0919197078:

Seller ID: 34462


MacKINNON, Ian. 15 Poems. (Fredericton, N.B. : Fiddlehead Poetry Books, 1972). Pp (2),3-16. 8vo, stapled printed card covers. An edition of 500 copies. "Crows", "A Tour Around the Berlin Zoo starting at the main entrance Hardenbergplatz", "Configuration", "Configuration 'A'", "In the Park", "Arabesque", "Crossings", "The River Guadalquivir", "A Sight and a Sound", "Summer Storm", "Herr Bauer", "The Fountain", "Sailing Ship", and "The Sprinkler". Very good. 20.00 View more info

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15 Poems. Limited Edition in dustjacket

By: MEYNELL, Francis

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Nonesuch Press Ltd / J.M. Dent & Sons , London, 1944,:

Seller ID: 22044


MEYNELL, Francis. 15 Poems. (London) : The Nonesuch Press Ltd & J.M. Dent &Sons Ltd, (1944). Pp (6),7-24. Small 8vo, blue cloth. Sir Francis Meredith Wilfrid Meynell (12 May 1891 – 10 July 1975). Limited to 470 copies. A new poem, "Bomber's Harvest : Normandy 1944," written after the book was print ed appears on the front dustjacket flap. "Publishers' Note : The use of a small parcel of prewar English handmade paper has imposed a limit of 470 copies on this edition. The titlepage engraving is by Eric Gill." - from the dj. Very good in lightly worn and chipped dustjacket. 50.0... View more info

17th Letter. in dj 1st pr

By: DISNEY, Dorothy Cameron

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Random House, 1945,:

Seller ID: 45243


DISNEY, Dorothy Cameron. The 17th Letter. NY: Random House, (1945). First Printing. Pp. 248. 8vo, black cloth, blue and gilt to spine. A spy novel that takes the heroine, Mary Strong, from Iceland to Halifax to solve a mystery. Spine of dust jacket missing, edges worn, chipped, inner flaps taped to boards, secondary dj underneath from Brentano's Rental Library, New York, also chipped and worn, else vg. 20.00 View more info

1892 : A novel. pbk.

By: BUTLER, Paul

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Pennywell Books, St. John's, NF, 2008, ISBN:9781897317280:

Seller ID: 78778


BUTLER, Paul. 1892 : A novel . St. John's, NF: Pennywell Books, 2008. Pp. (12),1-165,(15). 8vo, illustrated dark card covers. A novel set in late-nineteenth-century St. John's. "An obscure servant, Kathleen, yearns for her home in Ireland. A mysterious scientist, Dr Glenwood, belives he can be the first to bring a new photographic discovery to the world. A stable hand, Tommy Fitzpatrick, battles inner demons as he tries to win Kathleen's heart. These collective struggles will soon erupt to change the fate of an entire city." - from the rear cover. Vg. 10.00 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

1984 : Spring : A Choice of Futures. US in dj.

By: CLARKE, Arthur C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: 1984,:

Seller ID: 7911


CLARKE, Arthur C. 1984 : Spring: A Choice of Futures. N.Y. : (1984). Vg-fine in dj. 20.00 View more info

1987 Second Mile Commonplace Book

By: PERKIN, J. R. C. (introduction and selections)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Lancelot Press, Hantsport, NS, 1986, ISBN:0889993327:

Seller ID: 59216


PERKIN, J. R. C. (introduction and selections). 1987 Second Mile Commonplace Book . Hantsport, NS: Lancelot Press, (1986). First Edition. Pp. [76]. Unpaginated. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated white, black, and orange card covers. A brief anthology of poetry and biblical excerpts. Very good. 8.00 View more info

2 Legs in the Afternoon. signed

By: CASTLEBURY, John

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Lancelot Press, Hantsport , 1993, ISBN:088999532x:

Seller ID: 86294


CASTLEBURY, John. 2 Legs in the Afternoon. Hantsport : Lancelot Press, (1993). Pp (8),[9]-106,(6). 8vo, white card covers. John Castlebury was born and raised in Brooklyn, and on Long Island, New York, and immigrated to Yarmouth, Nova Scotia in 1989 with his family. Vg. Signed, inscribed and dated by the author on the title page. 12.00 View more info