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Catalogue of the William Inglis Morse Collection. ltd.ed. signed

By: MORSE, William Inglis) ARCHIBALD, Eugenie, comp. STANLEY, Carleton, foreword

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Curwen Press, London, 1938,:

Seller ID: 38107


(MORSE, William Inglis). Catalogue of the William Inglis Morse Collection of Books, Pictures, Maps, Manuscripts, Etc. at Dalhousie University Library,Halifax, Nova Scotia. Compiled by Eugenie Archibald. With a Foreword by Ca rleton Stanley, M.A., LL.D., F.R.S.C., and a Preface by William Inglis Morse, B.D., D.LITT. London : Printed at The Curwen Press, MCMXXXVIII [1938]. Pp (24),1-119,(1),frontis. + 6 Plates. Lg 8vo, blue, t.e.g. Limited to 250 copies, this being no.114. A very good copy. With a presentation inscriptionfrom Morse and a note by him concerning the printer's removal of the name I... View more info

Catalogue of the William Inglis Morse Collection. ltd.ed. signed

By: MORSE, William Inglis) ARCHIBALD, Eugenie, comp. STANLEY, Carleton, foreword

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Curwen Press, London, 1938,:

Seller ID: 86266


(MORSE, William Inglis). Catalogue of the William Inglis Morse Collection of Books, Pictures, Maps, Manuscripts, Etc. at Dalhousie University Library,Halifax, Nova Scotia. Compiled by Eugenie Archibald. With a Foreword by Ca rleton Stanley, M.A., LL.D., F.R.S.C., and a Preface by William Inglis Morse, B.D., D.LITT. London : Printed at The Curwen Press, MCMXXXVIII [1938]. Pp (24),1-119,(1),frontis. + 6 plates. Large 8vo, blue cloth, top edge gilt.Limited to 250 copies, this being no. 212. Spine sunned, else very good. 8 0.00 View more info

Censorship Goes To School. signed.

By: BOOTH, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pembroke Publishers Limited, Markham, ON, 1992, ISBN:0921217870:

Seller ID: 100344


BOOTH, David. Censorship Goes To School. (Markham, ON): Pembroke PublishersLimited, (1992). First Printing. Pp. (4),5-94,(2). 8vo, decorated cream ca rd covers with black titles to front and red titles to spine. "A practical handobok to help parents and teachers cope with censorship and learn to develop a policy for selecting literature for classroom use. The chagne from 'Dick and Jane' vocabulary readers to introduction of meaningful literature has led to controversy. 'Censorship Goes to School' chronicles powerful case studies of school censorship throughout North America. To some, censo... View more info

Certain Grace : Stories. First Edition, Signed.

By: BRENNAN, Binnie.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Quattro Books, Toronto, Ontario, 2012, ISBN:9781926802848:

Seller ID: 114627


BRENNAN, Binnie. A Certain Grace : Stories by Binnie Brennan. (Toronto, Ontario) : Quattro Books, (2012). First Printing. Pp. (12),13-124,(4). 8vo, photo-illustrated grey card covers with white spine, grey lettering to front cover, black lettering to white spine. Binnie Brennan, née Belinda Payzant (b. 1961, Toronto) was living in Halifax at the time of publication. "In the tradition of short story writers Alice Munro and Carol Shields, Binne Brennan examines the minutiae of ordinary life. During a tipsy night out escaping the frustrations of daily routines, two middle-aged school teacher... View more info

Changes in the Island Landscape. Signed

By: JOHNSTON, Ian

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Briggs Books, Dartmouth, 2000, ISBN:096872180x:

Seller ID: 77418


JOHNSTON, Ian. Changes in the Island Landscape. (Dartmouth, NS: Briggs Books, 2000). Pp. (4),5-66. Illustrated. 8vo, light green ill. card covers, black titles to front and spine. Chapters : 1. Introduction; 2. The Woods and Land Use; 3. The Potato; 4. The Farm and RuralLife; 5. Chemicals, Sprays, and the Decline of Species; 6. The One-Room School House and Education; 7. Tourism and Land Use; 8. The Coast; 9. The Automobile, Transportation and the Confederation Bridge; 10. Conclusion. With bibliography. Vg. 5.00 View more info

Changes of State. First Edition hardcover in dustjacket, Signed. + ALS

By: GEDDES, Gary

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Coteau Books, 1986,:

Seller ID: 868


GEDDES, Gary. Changes of State. (Moose Jaw, Sask.): Coteau Books, (1986). Pp. 67. 8vo, brown cloth, gilt lettering to front and spine. With folded autograph letter (to Globe and Mail) signed by author, laid in. Vg-fine in vg dj. (Also signed by the author on ffep.) 50.00 View more info

Changes of State. First Edition, Signed.

By: GEDDES, Gary

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Coteau Books, 1986,:

Seller ID: 34528


GEDDES, Gary. Changes of State. (Moose Jaw, Sask.): Coteau Books, (1986). Pp 67. 8vo, ill. card covers. Slightly rubbed, else vg. Presentation copy signed by author. 20.00 View more info

Changes of State. First Edition, Signed.

By: GEDDES, Gary

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Coteau Books, 1986,:

Seller ID: 56894


GEDDES, Gary. Changes of State. (Moose Jaw, Sask.): Coteau Books, (1986). Pp 67. 8vo, ill. card covers. Vg-fine. Signed. 25.00 View more info

Charlie : A Home Child's Life in Canada. First Printing in dustjacket. signed

By: YOUNG, Beryl

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Key Porter Books, Toronto, 2009, ISBN:9781554702008:

Seller ID: 105166


YOUNG, Beryl. Charlie : A Home Child's Life in Canada. (Toronto) : Key Porter Books, (2009). First Printing. Pp (8),9-111,(1). Illustrated. Endpaper Maps. Square 8vo, tan cloth, brown lettering to spine. "The story of the 90,000 British children who came to Canada as child immigrants between 1870 and 1938 is not well known. Yet the descendants of these "home children" number more than four million in Canada today. The author is one of them: Charlie was her father. Charlie was thirteen when his shopkeeper father died in 1910. His mother, Sarah, had no money to care for seven childre... View more info

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Checklist of Early Music Relating to Canada. signed

By: LANDE, Lawrence M.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: McGill University, 1973,:

Seller ID: 48274


LANDE, Lawrence M. A Checklist of Early Music Relating to Canada. Collected, compiled and annotated from the author's private library. Montreal: McGill University, 1973. Pp. 23 including 9 pp. of plates. Illustrated title page. 4to, mustard ill. card covers. Lawrence Lande Foundation for Canadian Historical Research No. 8. Vg. Author's signed gift inscription to half-title, in addition to his signature on the title page. 100.00 View more info

Chemical Eric. signed

By: ROBERTS, Gildas

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1974,:

Seller ID: 68634


ROBERTS, Gildas. Chemical Eric. St.John's : Belvoir Books, (1974). First Printing. Printed by Dicks & Co. Ltd. Pp (8), 1-104. 12mo, card covers. Paperback. O'Dea 5675, Laugher p.486. Roberts b.1932. "A witches' brew of sex, drugs, phony mass-media personalities, and skulduggery at a Canadian university." - front cover. "The spectacular rise and fall of a dim Canadian professor at a smaller Canadian university. A hilarious and devastating send-up of the sex-and-drugs novel, life in a Canadian university, and the cult of the mass-media 'personality'" - rear cover. "The book w... View more info

Child and the Book : A Psychological and Literary Exploration. signed in dj.

By: TUCKER, Nicholas

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1981, ISBN:0521232511:

Seller ID: 74559


TUCKER, Nicholas. The Child and the Book : A Psychological and Literary Exploration . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (1981). First UK Printing. Pp. [i]-ix,(1),1-259,(1). 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "This book explores the relationship between children and fiction, from the first moment a baby is shown a picture-book to the time when the adolescent reader is ready to take up adult literature. it attempts to explain why certain types of story have always been particularly popular with the young atvarious ages, and in what ways such books can at the same time enlarge ... View more info

Christ in the Pizza Place : poetry.

By: ROSE, Clyde.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Jesperson Publishing, St. John's, 2010, ISBN:0921692943:

Seller ID: 89294


ROSE, Clyde. Christ in the Pizza Place : poetry. (St. John's) : Jesperson Publishing, (2000). First Edition. Pp (10),1-111,(1). 8vo, illustrated blackwrappers, French flaps. "The poems selected for this book were gathered fr om a larger collection that remains on paper napkins, Air Canada "puke" bags, restaurant menus, hotel stationery and the like. Some of my critics might quip- and perhaps justifiably - that it might have been better if they were left there. I make no claim to be a poet. I am simply driven by some inherent passion to pen words to paper especially when I'm travell... View more info

Christmas That Almost Wasn't. signed.

By: WILSON, Budge Our Canadian Girl)

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Penguin Books, Toronto, 2002, ISBN:0141002727:

Seller ID: 95202


WILSON, Budge. Izzie : The Christmas That Almost Wasn't . (Toronto): Penguin Books, (2002). Pp. 88. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. A volume in theOur Canadian Girl series. "Meet Izzie, as she and her family prepare for a very special Christmas in their coastal Nova Scotia village. The year is 1 941, and with soldiers, sailors, and ships crowding into nearby Halifax, World War II seems especially close at hand. But this year, despite the war and rationing, Izzie's grandparents, aunt, uncle, and cousins are coming to spend the holiday. Izzie, her little brother, and their best friends ha... View more info

Chronicle. December, 1932. Number 215. Special Articles : Lecture on Europe; Baltimore Spoof; The Gates Ajar in Paradise [Annapolis County, Nova Scotia]; Dead vs. Living Books.

By: MORSE, William Inglis (ed.).

Price: $18.00

Publisher: 1932,:

Seller ID: 85117


MORSE, William Inglis (ed.). The Chronicle. December, 1932. Number 215. Special Articles : Lecture on Europe; Baltimore Spoof; The Gates Ajar in Paradise [Annapolis County, Nova Scotia]; Dead vs. Living Books. N.pl.: n.pub., 1932. Pp [1]-47,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, grey printed paper covered boards. Edition limited to 125 numbered and signed copies, this being no. 7. Underlining throughout, else very good. Signed by Morse. 18.00 View more info

Church and Proud People : A Portrait of a Nova Scotian Community. Paperback, signed

By: PERRY, Lillian Scott, and Robert MALAY.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Community Books, Lockeport, NS, 2002, ISBN:189649630x:

Seller ID: 109914


PERRY, Lillian Scott, and Robert MALAY. A Church and Proud People : A Portrait of a Nova Scotian Community. Lockeport, NS: Community Books, (2002). First Printing. Pp. (4),5-239,(1). Illustrated with a couple dozen black and white photos. 8vo, illustrated pale blue card covers with dark blue lettering to front and spine. "'A Church and Proud People' originally began as a history of Wesley United Church in Barrington, Nova Scotia. The work grew, however, to reflect more than just the history of a Nova Scotian church. It is a story of a community which was one of the earliest in the Maritime... View more info

Clouds Flying Before the Eye. First Edition, Signed.

By: THURSTON, Harry. BLACKWOOD, David.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fiddlehead Poetry Books & Goose Lane Editions, Fredericton, 1985, ISBN:0864920628: 1985

Seller ID: 42055

ISBN: 0864920628


THURSTON, Harry. Clouds Flying Before the Eye. (Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada : Fiddlehead Poetry Books & Goose Lane Editions Ltd., 1985). First Edition. Pp (8),7-[76],(2). 8vo (140 x 215 mm), art-illustrated white card covers, with black lettering to covers & spine. Harry Kenneth Thurston (b. March 3, 1950, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia).. Cover illustration is "Lone Mummer Inside", by David Blackwood. "Clouds Flying Before the Eye is Harry Thurston's much anticipated new collection of poems. Written with rare humanity, it brings together the vo... View more info

Coastal Aquaculture in the Indo-Pacific Region. in dj. signed.

By: PILLAY, T V R, (ed.)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Fishing News (Books), London, 1972, ISBN:0-85238-023-2:

Seller ID: 55809


PILLAY, T V R, edited by. Coastal Aquaculture in the Indo-Pacific Region. Papers presented at the Indo-Pacific Council Symposium on Costal Aquaculture, Bangkok, Thailand, 18-21 November 1970. L: Fishing News (Books), (1972). Pp 497. Illustrated. 8vo, navy blue pebbled cloth. "This book deals with the extent and variety of aquaculture mainly in the Far East but also in the Pacific areas of Australia, New Zealand and the United States.[...] The work is divided into eight sections to carry more than fifty papers." -from the dust jacket. Some topics examined: descriptions of aquacultural p... View more info

Cobalt Moon Embrace

By: FRANK, Linda

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Buschek Books, Ottawa, 2002, ISBN:1894543114:

Seller ID: 62229


FRANK, Linda. Cobalt Moon Embrace . (Ottawa): Buschek Books, (2002). Pp. 110. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. A new collection of poems by the Montreal-born, award-winning poet. Vg. Signed and inscribed by the author on the title page. 20.00 View more info

Codfathers : Lessons from the Atlantic Business Elite. Second Printing in dustjacket, Signed

By: PITTS, Gordon.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Key Porter Books, Toronto, 2005, ISBN:1552637182:

Seller ID: 114077


PITTS, Gordon. The Codfathers : Lessons from the Atlantic Business Elite. (Toronto) : Key Porter Books, (2005). Second Printing. Pp. (8),9-328. 8vo, blue cloth with silver lettering to spine. "Around the globe, Canadian business leaders are known for their quietly effective management style: patient, polite, often undemonstrative. They are great networkers and deeply committed to operations. What are the roots of this management style, and how did it become the gold standard for Canadian business leaders? Acclaimed business writer Gordon Pitts argues that the source lies Down East, in the ... View more info