Jargon Books in association with Corinth Books, New York, 1959,
Seller ID: 110339
BROWN, Bob. 1450-1950. (New York : Jargon Books in association with Corinth Books, 1959). Pp (66). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated white card covers, lettered in red and brown. Jargon 29.
A book of 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 artists - Omar - Gutenberg - Caxton - Jimmy-the-ink - Boccaccio - Rabelais -Shakespeare - Defoe -Goya - Blake - Sterne - Whitman - Crane - Stein - Joyce - Pagliacci - and Myself."
Rubbed, minor creasing, a few small pe... View More...
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 ... View More...
"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".
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 printed 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 title page engraving is by Eric Gill." - from the dustjacket.
Very good in lightly worn and chipped dustjacket... View More...
Published by J. McConniff, Ticket Agent, Montreal , 1890,
Seller ID: 82187
(Montreal – Viewbook). 1890 Illustrated Montreal, The Metropolis of Canada : Its Romantic History, Its Beautiful Scenery, Its Grand Institutions, Its Present Greatness, Its Future Splendour. Montreal : Published by J. McConniff, Ticket Agent, 1890. Pp (64) unpaginated. Illustrated. Oblong small 8vo, red cloth spine (faux alligator skin), illustrated olive green paper covered boards, all edges dyed red.
Annie L. Prat was an artist (watercolours) from Windsor, Nova Scotia.
Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts (1860-1943) was a Canadian poet and prose writer. Besides his own body of work, R... View More...
HARRINGTON, Michael. "1901: The Newfoundland Quarterly and the Royal Visit: 1986". An article in The Newfoundland Quarterly, Vol.82, No.2, Fall 1986. Pp 2-5. Double column.
Also Herbert S. Carter's "Conversations in the Dorset Dialect"; R.B. Green's "The Dialect of Dorset in Trinity Bay"; Frank Galgay's "His Excellency Almost" [Ambrose Shea almost the Governor]; Patrick O'Flaherty's "Mixed Marriage"; Melvin Baker on George Shea (1851-1932) in the Prominent Figures of Our Recent Past section; Ray W. Guy's "The Hollis Walker Enquiry 1924". Usual columns, reviews. Poetry by Winston Ruby, Greg... View More...
PERKIN, J.R.C., (introduction and selections). 1987 Second Mile Commonplace Book. Hantsport, Nova Scotia : Lancelot Press, (1986). First Edition. Pp. . Unpaginated. With 11 b&w photos in the text as well as a b&w reproduction of Alex Colville's painting "Infantry". 8vo (140 x 201 mm), illustrated white, black, & orange semi-glossy card covers, with black lettering to white spine.
Dr. James 'Jim' Russell Conway Perkin (b. August 19, 1928, Northamptonshire, England - d. December 13, 2017, Kentville) was Acadia’s twelfth President and Vice Chancellor.
A brief anthology of poetry and b... View More...
TURNER, Myron. 5 Shadow Poems. [Winnipeg]: (Four Humours Press), 1975. 8vo, single orange sheet, tri-folded. A limited edition of thirty-five signed copies were printed of this work read at the University of British Columbia, 13 March 1975 and the University of Lethbridge, 17 March, 1975.
This copy is unsigned. Small crease to top corner, else very good. 25.00 View More...
ZUKOFSKY, Louis. “A” 1-12. London : Jonathan Cape, (1966). First British Edition. Pp -267,(5). 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine.
“Louis Zukofsky has for many years been acknowledged as one of the most important poets of his generation. He began writing A in 1927 and intends to complete 24 movements. Hitherto this volume has only been available in a limited edition of 200 copies, published in Japan in 1959, and its rarity has established it as a prized collector's piece.” - from the dustjacket.
BAYLEY, Robert Charlton. A Baker's Dozen : A Sheaf of Thirteen Occasional Poems. Moncton, NB : Privately Printed by l'Imprimerie Acadienne Ltée., [ca 1947]. First Edition. Pp . Small 8vo, printed stapled green wraps.
Laugher p. 27.
Robert Charlton Bayley (b. April 4, 1913, Buctouche, New Brunswick - d. 1995) Canadian educator, organist, choir conductor, composer.
Rubbed, owner's inscription, else very good. 30.00
SMART, Elizabeth. A Bonus. [Introduction by Jill Neville]. London: Polytantric Press, (1977). Second Edition. Pp. (4),5-55,(1). 8vo, illustrated white card covers with black titles to front and spine.
"After three decades of silence, Elizabeth Smart, author of the classic 'By Grand Central Station I Sat Down And Wept', has produced these poems. Do not be deceived by their casual, throwaway style, their modest demeanor; these are distillations of experience which only someone who has suffered all and forgotten nothing could invoke. They have the clarity of death-bed visions though perceived... View More...
SMART, Elizabeth. A Bonus. [Introduction by Jill Neville]. London: Polytantric Press, (1977). Second Edition. Pp. (4),5-55,(1). 8vo, illustrated white card covers with black titles to front and spine. "
After three decades of silence, Elizabeth Smart, author of the classic 'By Grand Central Station I Sat Down And Wept', has produced these poems. Do not be deceived by their casual, throwaway style, their modest demeanor; these are distillations of experience which only someone who has suffered all and forgotten nothing could invoke. They have the clarity of death-bed visions though perceived... View More...
LEVI, Peter. A Bottle in the Shade : A Journey in the Western Peleponnese. (London) : Sinclair-Stevenson, (1996). First Printing. Pp. (8),1-,(3). Decorated endpapers. 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine.
Peter Chad Tigar Levi, FSA, FRSL (b. May 16, 1931, Ruislip, London - d. February 1, 2000, Frampton on Severn, Gloucestershire).
"Peter Levi has been obsessed by what he calls the 'captivating problems' of archaeology ever since he discovered them in childhood. His passion for antiquity goes back to his days as an undergraduate at Oxford when he haunted the Ashmolean ... View More...
Pottersfield Press, Porters Lake, 1985, : 1985
Seller ID: 7500
LEMM, Richard. A Difficult Faith. Porters Lake, Nova Scotia : Pottersfield Press, (1985). First Edition. No printer given. Pp (6),7-63,(1). 8vo (135 x 212 mm), photo-illustrated blue glossy card covers, with white lettering to covers & spine.
Richard Lemm (b. September 7, 1946, Seattle, Washington) was living in Charlottetown at the time of publication. There is a b&w photo of him on the rear cover.
His second book of poetry.
Part I. Secret Purpose.
"While Your Natives",
"Lady from South Africa",
"Only Your Fever" (for Libby),
"A Few Transformations",
"Passing The Time in... View More...
MARCHAND, Blaine. A Garden Enclosed. (Dunvegan, ON): Cormorant Books, (1991). First Edition. Pp . 8vo, illustrated card covers with french flaps. Presentation copy signed by author. Vg. 20.00 View More...
KIRKCONNELL, Watson. A Golden Treasury of Polish Lyrics. Selected and Rendered into English by Watson Kirkconnell. Knight (Officer's Cross) of the Order of Polonia Restituta. With a Foreword by Roman Dyboski, Professor in the University of Krakow. Winnipeg : The Polish Press, Limited, 1936. Pp (5),6-109,(3). Small 8vo (129 x 171 mm), yellow matte card covers, with dark green lettering to front cover, with no lettering to spine.
Snelson 94, Laugher p.284.
Watson Kirkconnell O.C., F.R.S.C. (b. May 16, 1895, Port Hope, Ontario - d. February 26, 1977, Wolfville, Nova Scotia).
Wit... View More...
McClelland and Stewart Limited, Toronto, 1975, ISBN:0771057806 : 1975
Seller ID: 105442
McFADDEN, David. A Knight in Dried Plums. [Cover photo: Bill Brooks]. (Toronto) : McClelland and Stewart Limited, (1975). First Printing. Pp. (7),8-95,(1). 8vo (148 x 228 mm), photo-and art-illustrated card covers, with purple & white lettering to front cover, purple & black lettering to white spine.
Spadoni & Donnelly 2659.
David William McFadden (b. October 11, 1940, Hamilton, Ontario – d. June 6, 2018, Toronto).
His ninth collection of poetry.
"David McFadden has spent a third of a century living at the western tip of Lake Ontario, and since childhood he has been producing an... View More...
Les Éditions de l'Hexagone, Montreal, 1958,
Seller ID: 60401
MARCEAU, Alain. A la Pointe des Yeux . Montreal: Les Éditions de l'Hexagone, (1958). Pp. 30. 8vo, printed grey card covers with french flaps. Collection les Matinaux, 6. A collection of poetry. Text in French. Spine slightly browned, name, else vg. 25.00 View More...