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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

1890 Illustrated Montreal, The Metropolis of Canada : Its Romantic History,Its Beautiful Scenery, Its Grand Institutions, Its Present Greatness, Its Future Splendour. Charles G.D. Roberts association copy

By: Montreal – Viewbook)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: 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 cover ed boards, all edges dyed red. Annie L. Prat was an artist (wtaercolours) from Windsor, Nva Scotia. Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts (1860-1943) wasa Canadian poet and prose writer. Besides his own body of work, Roberts i... View more info

1901: Newfoundland Quarterly and the Royal Visit 1901"

By: HARRINGTON, Michael Newfoundland Quarterly 82:2 CARTER, Herbert S. GREEN, R.B.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 1986,:

Seller ID: 13013


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". Us... 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

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31 Newfoundland Poets. First Edition

By: FOWLER, Adrian and Al PITTMAN, (eds.) PITTMAN, Al COOK, Michael DAWE, Tom

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Breakwater, St. John's, 1979, ISBN:0919948456: 1979

Seller ID: 5351

ISBN: 0919948456


FOWLER, Adrian and Al PITTMAN, (eds.). 31 Newfoundland Poets. [St. John's] : Breakwater, (1979). First Edition. Pp (2),[iii]-v,(1),1-158,(4). 8vo, green trade paperback, lettered in red & gold. With biographical notes. Compiled in 1977 from the work of "native" or "settled" Newfoundland poets. The 31 poets are: Roger Aldworth + Michael Cook + Tom Dawe + David Elliott + Adrian Fowler + Rosalie Fowler + David Glover + Bill Gough + Patricia Greene + Peter Harley + Jake Harries + Percy Janes + David Kennedy + Wanda Legg... View more info

4 Montreal Poets : Peter Van Toorn, Marc Plourde, Arty Gold, Richard Sommer. First Edition, paperback.

By: SOLWAY, Stephen, selected and intro. VAN TOORN, Peter PLOURDE, Marc SOMMER, Richard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fiddlehead Poetry Books, Fredericton, 1973, ISBN:0919197639: 1973

Seller ID: 101500

ISBN: 0919197639


SOLWAY, Stephen, selected and intro. 4 Montreal Poets : Peter Van Toorn, Marc Plourde, Arty Gold, Richard Sommer. Selected [and with an introduction] by Stephen Solway. (Fredericton: Fiddlehead Poetry Books, 1973). First Printing. Pp. (4),5-72. 8vo, printed yellow card covers with black lettering to front and blank spine. Contents: Peter Van Toorn: "Rune", "In Guildenstern Country", "The Cattle", "Paris Peace Talks", "Dragonflies, Those Bluejays of the Water", "Russia Home", and "Ode". Marc Plourde: "In Park Extension", "The Trac... View more info

5 Shadow Poems. ltd ed

By: TURNER, Myron

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Four Humours Press, 1975,:

Seller ID: 57372


TURNER, Myron. 5 Shadow Poems. [Winnipeg]: (Four Humours Press), 1975. 8vo,single orange sheet, tri-folded. A limited edition of thirty-five signed c opies 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 vg. 25.00 View more info

77 Dream Songs. First American Edition in dustjacket.

By: BERRYMAN, John

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Co., New York, 1964,: 1964

Seller ID: 109624


BERRYMAN, John. 77 Dream Songs. New York: Farrar, Straus & Co., (1964). First Printing. Pp. (8),ix-xi,(3),3-84. 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Stefanik, John Berryman : A Descriptive Bibliography A 11.I.a.Light spotting to boards, name inked to flyleaf, else very good in nicked, foxed, unclipped dustjacket. 60.00 View more info

: A Book of Songs and Rhymes of Cape Breton and Newfoundland. Collected by Stuart McCawley. Glace Bay, N.S.. 2nd ed.

By: McCAWLEY, Stuart

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Brodie Printing Service, Glace Bay, , 1965,:

Seller ID: 5074


McCAWLEY, Stuart. Cape Breton Come-All-Ye : A Book of Songs and Rhymes of Cape Breton and Newfoundland. Collected by Stuart McCawley. Glace Bay, N.S.:"Printed and Published by Brodie Printing Service Limited", n.d. [196?]. S econd Edition. Pp (4), [5]-63, (1). Sm.8vo, card covers. Tennyson 1323, Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana, 5789, Watters p.311, Laugher p.329, O'Dea 1941. 1stedition was the 1929 A Book of Songs and "Come-All-Ye's" of Cape Breton an d Newfoundland. Includes : "The Honest Working Man", "The Yahee Miners", "Tonal Mhore and Tougal Mhore", D.N. ... View more info

A 1-12. First British Edition

By: ZUKOFSKY, Louis

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape, London, 1966,:

Seller ID: 92608


ZUKOFSKY, Louis. “A” 1-12. London : Jonathan Cape, (1966). First British Edition. Pp [1]-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 24movements. Hitherto this volume has only been available in a limited editi on of 200 copies, published in Japan in 1959, and its rarity has established it as a prized collector's piece.” - from the dj. Very good in clipped dustjacket. 45.00 View more info

A 13-21. First British Edition

By: ZUKOFSKY, Louis

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape, London, 1969,:

Seller ID: 94341


ZUKOFSKY, Louis. “A” 13-21. London : Jonathan Cape, (1969). First British Edition. Pp [1]-256. 8vo, white paper covered spine, red paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. “A” 13-21 is the second part of Louis Zukofsky's central work – a long autobiographical poem he beganin 1927.” - from the dj. Very good in in lightly rubbed, unclipped dustjacket (with a couple of tears to front panel). 35.00 View more info

A Baker's Dozen : A Sheaf of Thirteen Occasional Poems. First Edition

By: BAYLEY, Robert Charlton

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Imprimerie Acadienne, 1947,: 1947

Seller ID: 36696


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 [16]. 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 View more info

A Bonus. Second Edition, signed.

By: SMART, Elizabeth

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Polytantric Press, London, 1977, ISBN:0224014943:

Seller ID: 109622


SMART, Elizabeth. A Bonus. [Introduction by Jill Neville]. London: Polytantric Press, (1977). Second Edition. Pp. (4),5-55,(1). 8vo, illustrated whitecard covers with black titles to front and spine. "After three decades of silence, Elizabeth Smart, author of the classic 'By Grand Central Station ISat Down And Wept', has produced these poems. Do not be deceiveed by their casual, throwaway style, their modest demeanor; these are distillations of experience which only someone who has suffered all and forgotten nothing c ould invoke. They have the clarity of death-bed visions though perceived... View more info

A Bonus. Second Edition.

By: SMART, Elizabeth

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Polytantric Press, London, 1977, ISBN:0224014943:

Seller ID: 100918


SMART, Elizabeth. A Bonus. [Introduction by Jill Neville]. London: Polytantric Press, (1977). Second Edition. Pp. (4),5-55,(1). 8vo, illustrated whitecard covers with black titles to front and spine. "After three decades of silence, Elizabeth Smart, author of the classic 'By Grand Central Station ISat Down And Wept', has produced these poems. Do not be deceiveed by their casual, throwaway style, their modest demeanor; these are distillations of experience which only someone who has suffered all and forgotten nothing c ould invoke. They have the clarity of death-bed visions though perceived... View more info

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A Bottle in the Shade : A Journey in the Western Peleponnese. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: LEVI, Peter.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Sinclair-Stevenson, London, 1996, ISBN:1856195880: 1996

Seller ID: 104662

ISBN: 1856195880


LEVI, Peter. A Bottle in the Shade : A Journey in the Western Peleponnese. (London) : Sinclair-Stevenson, (1996). First Printing. Pp. (8),1-[277],(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 haunt... View more info