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And the House Sank Like a Ship in the Long Paririe Grass

By: HUME, Stephen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cormorant Books, Dunvegan, Ontario, 1987, ISBN:0920953182:

Seller ID: 103392


HUME, Stephen. And the House Sank Like a Ship in the Long Paririe Grass. (Dunvegan, Ontario) : Cormorant Books, (1987). First Edition. Pp (8),9-104. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated black card covers, lettered in white. Stephen Hume (born 1947) is a Canadian journalst and poet, a fact which "brings to his poetry a journalist's concern for current affairs and eye for history, but he has the lyrical gifts to lift his materials above the moment and give them music and permanence." (from the back cover). Very good. 15.00 View more info

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Angular Unconformity : Collected Poems, 1970-2014. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: McKAY, Don.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Icehouse Poetry, Goose Lane Editions, Fredericton, 2014, ISBN:9780864922403: 2014

Seller ID: 108155

ISBN: 086492240X


McKAY, Don. Angular Unconformity : Collected Poems, 1970-2014. (Fredericton): Icehouse Poetry, an imprint of Goose Lane Editions, (2014). First Printing. Pp. (8),9-583,(1). 8vo, cream cloth with gilt lettering to spine, yellow ribbon place marker. "'Angular Unconformity' shows us a life's work in cross-section, a restless and humane intelligence, ever searching, ever shifting, finding significance in our blink-of-an-eye existence against a backdrop of geological time unimaginable in its scale. A shrewd observer of the sounds and the poetics of nature, Don McKay attunes h... View more info

Animal Bubble Book. Singing by The Three Little Kittens, The Three Little Piggies, The Three Blind Mice. Pictures by Rhoda Chase. Records by Columbia Gramaphone Co.

By: MAYHEW, Ralph, and Burges JOHNSON.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers, 1918,:

Seller ID: 91737


MAYHEW, Ralph, and Burges JOHNSON. The Animal Bubble Book. Singing by The Three Little Kittens, The Three Little Piggies, The Three Blind Mice. Pictures by Rhoda Chase. Records by Columbia Gramaphone Co. N.pl.: Harper & Brothers, (1918). Pp [1]-14,(2), with all 3 single-sided records present. Small oblong 8vo, white paper covered boards with dancing elephant illustration to front, red lettering to spine. In the Harper Columbia Book that Sings series. Rubbed and lightly browned, one record chipped, penned gift inscription, else good to very good. 30.00 View more info

Animal Castration.

By: LIAUTARD, A.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: William R. Jenkins, Veterinary Publisher and Book / Ballière, Tindall & Cox, New York / London , 1884,:

Seller ID: 78789


LIAUTARD, A. Animal Castration. With Forty-four Plates embodied in the Text. New York : William R. Jenkins, Veterinary Publisher and Bookseller, 850 Sixth Avenue [and] London : Ballière, Tindall & Cox, 1884. Pp (10),[3]-148,[1]-8 (Jenkin's Veterinary Books catalogue),(2). Index. Sm 8vo, green cloth,gilt lettering to spine. Covers worn and stained, piece of music paper glu ed to top half of front cover, one signature partially detached, minor foxing and some underlining in pencil, else a good copy. 50.00 View more info

Animal Crackers in My Soup. UK ed

By: TEMPLE, Shirley HENDERSON, Ray (music) KOEHLER, Ted CAESAR, Irving

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Movietone Music Corporation, 1935,:

Seller ID: 59571


TEMPLE, Shirley. Animal Crackers in My Soup. Music by Ray Henderson. Lyrics by Ted Koehler, Edward Heyman and Irving Caesar. From the film "Curly Top" released by Fox Films. L: Movietone Music Corporation, (1935). Sheet music, folded once to make four pages. Illustrated with two photographs of the young Shirley Temple and also her co-stars, John Boles and Rochelle Hudson. 4to, ill. paper wraps, orange titles. Half-inch closed tear to the front fore-edge and at the tail of the spine, a scattering of small foxed spots to Ms Temple's image, the inside margins and to the rear cover, else a... View more info

Anne Murray : The Story So Far. First Edition

By: MURRAY, Anne). LIVINGSTONE, David LIVINGSTONE, David

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Prentice-Hall / Prentice-Hall Canada: 1981

Seller ID: 24197

ISBN: 0130376973


(MURRAY, Anne). LIVINGSTONE, David. Anne Murray : The Story So Far. (New York) : A Prentice Hall / Madison Press Book / Scarborough, Ont. : Prentice-Hall Canada Inc. (1981). First Printing. Pp (10),11-136 + 8-page central section of colour photos. Illustrated with 151 b&w photos throughout. 4to, photo-illustrated cream card covers. Morna Anne Murray born June 20, 1945 in Springhill, Nova Scotia. Briefly attended Mount Saint Vincent University, then moved on to the University of New Brunswick. "Mount St. Vincent; a Catholic women's college in Halifax, which she has d... View more info

Annie's Captain. Second Printing in dustjacket

By: HULME, Kathryn

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Frederick Muller Limited, London, 1961,:

Seller ID: 109468


HULME, Kathryn. Annie's Captain. London : Frederick Muller Limited, (September 1961). Second Impression. Pp (10),ix-xv,(1),1-299,(3). 8vo, light blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, top edge dyed red. Smith & Weller, Sea Fiction Guide 1153 : "The late 19th century introduction of steam to merchantmen forms this story's background." "When Annie Bolies' mother points out to Captain Cavarly that her daughter is "simply not made for the sea and the loneliness of a sea captain's wife," she no doubt speaks sincerely. The lifeof a sailor's wife has never been an enviable one and A... View more info

Ansel Adams : An Autobiography. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: ADAMS, Ansel. ALINDER, Mary Street.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York Graphic Society / Little Brown and Company, Boston, 1985, ISBN:0821215965:

Seller ID: 109446


ADAMS, Ansel. Ansel Adams : An Autobiography. With Mary Street Alinder. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, (1985). First Printing. A New York Graphic Society Book. Pp. (8),ix-xii,(2),1-400,(2). With 277 black and white illustrations to text. Square 4to, red cloth with silver lettering to spine. "Hiswas a world of mountains and woodlands andthe vast, timeless reach of the western landscape. If a country as limitless as this can ever be said to have posed for its portrait, certainly the photographer behind the camera wasAnsel Adams. And now he has given us this book. Here, in his prodigiousl... View more info

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Anthem Dulcimer

By: WOODBURY, I. B.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: F. J. Huntington & Co., 1856,:

Seller ID: 49974


WOODBURY, I. B. The Anthem Dulcimer : constituting a Large and Choice Variety of New Tunes, Chants, Anthems, Motets, &c., from the Best Foreign and American Composers, with all the Tunes in Common Use; together with a New and Greatly Improved Elementary Course, and a Choice Collection of Original Anthems. The Whole Comprising the Most Complete Collection of Sacred Music ever Published. NY: F. J. Huntington & Co., (1856). Pp. (i)-xxii, (23)-352. Oblong 8vo, white printed paper covered boards, brown calf spine. Includes approximately 700 tunes, upwards of one hundred and twenty-five select piece... View more info

Antigonish Town and County : Tir a Phalteis (The Land of Plenty).

By: Antigonish]

Price: $160.00

Publisher: Council of Board and Trade, Antigonish, NS, 1916,:

Seller ID: 66913


[Antigonish]. Antigonish Town and County : Tir a Phalteis (The Land of Plenty). Antigonish, NS : Issued under the direction of the Town Council and Board of Trade, for sale at The Macdonald Music Store, 1916. Pp. (4),[3]-48,(2). Illustrated. Double column. 8vo, gilt decorated stapled green card covers. palin spine. Morley, p. 97. A slim volume on the history and importanceof the Nova Scotia town of Antigonish, with particular attention paid to t he town's architecture, as well as specific sections dealing with St. Francis Xavier University, early twentieth-century transportation routes, agricu... View more info

Antique Hearing Devices

By: BENNION, Elisabeth

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Vernier Press, Brighton, 1994, ISBN:1898825009:

Seller ID: 100137


BENNION, Elisabeth. Antique Hearing Devices. London and Brighton: Vernier Press, (1994). First Printing. Pp. (4),v-vi,1-58. Illustrated in black and white. 8vo, pale blue illustrated card covers with dark blue titles to frontand spine. "Of the many causes of deafness, old age is but one. Some peopl e are born deaf, some achieve deafness and some have deafness thrust upon them. For each, a large part of life is henceforth denied them; full communication with others, the delights of music and sounds of the natural world, the warning sounds that presage danger, use of sometimes of technology,... View more info

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Anton Seidl : A Memorial By His Friends. in dj ltd. ed

By: SEIDL, Anton)

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1899,:

Seller ID: 45696


(SEIDL, Anton). Anton Seidl : A Memorial By His Friends. NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1899. Pp. 259 with port. frontis, [7] portrait plates with captioned tissue guards, [3] double leaves of music scores being The Song of Walter von der Vogelweide in Tannhäuser (a fac-simile of Wagner's original manuscript) and"Erl König" Ballade von Carl Loewe (a fac-simile of Anton Seidl's original manuscript), and [15] pp. of Facsimilies of Engrossed Resolutions on glossy paper at rear. 4to, off-white cloth, decorative gilt letteringand decoration to front and spine, t.e.g. This edition, printed f... View more info

Apollo's Swan and Lyre: Five Hundred Years of the Musicians' Company. 1st in dj

By: CREWDSON, Richard

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boydell Press, Woodbridge, 2000, ISBN:0851157661:

Seller ID: 40976


CREWDSON, Richard. Apollo's Swan and Lyre : Five Hundred Years of the Musicians' Company. (Woodbridge): The Boydell Press, (2000). First Printing. Pp.(6),vii-xviii,1-310, colour frontispiece, + 1 colour plate leaf. With nume rous black and white illustrations to text. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "Founded in 1500, the Worshipful Company of Musicians has enjoyed a distinguished and uninterrupted, though eventful, existence to the present day, which is traced in this first in-depth history. Richard Crewdson's account begins with the Act of Incorporation of the Company and a ... View more info

Archie in the A.E.F. :The Creation of the Antiaircraft Service of the United States Army, 1917-1918

By: KIRKPATRICK, Charles Edward

Price: $35.00

Publisher: US Army Air Defense Artillery School, 1984,:

Seller ID: 64126


KIRKPATRICK, Major Charles Edward. Archie in the A.E.F. :The Creation of the Antiaircraft Service of the United States Army, 1917-1918. N.pl.: (US Army Air Defense Artillery School), 1984. Pp. 189. Illustrated. 8vo, light brown ill. card covers. "Archie" was the name given to antiaircraft artillery during World War I, a term of derision that came from the refrain in a popular London music hall song of the time, in which a young woman sought to preserve her virtue, exclaiming "Archibald? Certainly not!". Creasing to lower front cover, small chip to rear top edge, else vg. 35.00 View more info

Arranging Concepts Complete : The Ultimate Arranging Course for Today's Music. lacking cassette.

By: GROVE, Dick Dick Grove Arranging Series)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Alfred Publishing Co., Ltd., Van Nuys, CA, 1985,:

Seller ID: 72052


GROVE, Dick. Arranging Concepts Complete : The Ultimate Arranging Course for Today's Music. Van Nuys, CA: Alfred Publishing Co., Inc., 1985. Pp. [i]-xii,1-433,(3). 4to, decorated red and cream card covers with black comb-bound spine. A volume in the Dick Grove Arranging Series. Deals with such topics as: melody writing, solution to harmonic situations, breakdowns of contemporary styles, sample score, how to write harmony pieces, &c., &c. Rubbed, edges nicked, faint creasing, lacking the cassette, else vg. 50.00 View more info

Art and Culture in Nineteenth-Century Russia. First Edition in dustjacket

By: STAVROU, Theofanis George, (ed.) FANGER, Donald

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Indiana University Press, Bloomington, 1983, ISBN:0253310512:

Seller ID: 113605


STAVROU, Theofanis George, (ed.). Art and Culture in Nineteenth-Century Russia. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, (1983). First Printing. Pp (4),v-xix,(3),3-268,+ 48 pp plates. Index. 8vo, maroon cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Result of two scholary projects, a lecture series and a symposium,which were held at the University of Minnesota in the fall of 1978... orga nized by the University of Minnesota Gallery with the Committee on Institutional Cooperation and the Mnistry of Culture of the USSR. "In terms of cultural achievements, the nineteenth century was Russia's golden age, when... View more info

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Art and Politics : The History of the National Arts Centre.

By: JENNINGS, Sarah

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Dundurn Press, Toronto, 2009, ISBN:9781550028867: 2009

Seller ID: 91072

ISBN: 1550028863


JENNINGS, Sarah. Art and Politics : The History of the National Arts Centre. Toronto : Dundurn Press, (2009). First Printing. Pp [1]-426,(2),+ 16 pp colour plates. Illustrated. Index. Large 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "Art and Politics is the story of the creation and first four decades of one of Canada's pre-eminent cultural organizations. While it documents the history of Canada's National Arts Centre in Ottawa, it also tells the story of the arts in Canada from the 1960s to 2006. The story breaks down into three parts: the years of creation and early growth, fuel... View more info

Art of Clairtone : The Making of a Design Icon 1958-1971. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed by author

By: MUNK, Nina, and Rachel GOTLIEB GOTLIEB, Rachel

Price: $90.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart / Design Exchange, Toronto, 2008, ISBN:9780771065071:

Seller ID: 114224


MUNK, Nina, and Rachel GOTLIEB. The Art of Clairtone : The Making of a Design Icon 1958-1971. Toronto : McClelland and Stewart / Design Exchange, (2008). First Printing. Pp (14),15-171,(5). Illustrated. Oblong 8vo, purple cloth, silver lettering to front board and spine. "For a decade, in the 1960s,Clairtone Sound Corporation captured the spirit of the times: sophisticate d, cosmopolitan, liberated. From its modern oiled-walnut and teak stereos to its minimalist logos and promotional materials, Clairtone produced a powerful and enduring body of design work. Founded in 1958 by two young Can... View more info

Art of Darkness. First Edition, paperback.

By: McFADDEN, David.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1984, ISBN:0771055129:

Seller ID: 107251


McFADDEN, David. The Art of Darkness. (Toronto): McClelland and Stewart, (1984). First Paperback Printing. Pp. (8),9-136. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers with white spine, white lettering to front cover, black lettering to spine. Spadoni & Donnelly 3552. McFadden's fifteenth collection of verse. "'The Art of Darkness' is a breakthrough book. In the long poems, 'Night of Endless Radiance' and 'Country of the Open Heart', David McFadden has foundhis way to an extraordinary new music -- reflective, muscular, wildly impr ovisatory. Here the planet earth, the kitchen sink, dreams of redemptio... View more info

Art of Ecstasy : An Investigation of the Psychedelic Revolution

By: MARSHALL, William, and Gilbert W. TAYLOR TAYLOR, Gilbert W.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Burns & MacEachern Limited, Toronto, 1967,:

Seller ID: 99327


MARSHALL, William, and Gilbert W. TAYLOR. The Art of Ecstasy : An Investigation of the Psychedelic Revolution. [Toronto] : Burns & MacEachern Limited,(1967). Pp (20),21-207,(1). Illustrated. Double Column. 8vo, orange card c overs with psychedelic design. Contents : The High Society; Trip Tickets; Inner Space; The Speech That Never Was; Kicks, Cakras and Culture; Pictures at an Exhibition; Pick an Establishment, Any Establishment; Psychedelicatessen; The Acid Test. "The title of this unusual book comes from the writingsof Timothy Leary, the high priest of the psychedelic revolution. A full... View more info