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Cold-Blooded Scoundrel. 1st pr. signed.

By: COOK, J. S.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Brazen Books, St. John's, NF, 2005, ISBN:1894463722:

Seller ID: 67339


COOK, J. S. A Cold-Blooded Scoundrel . [An Inspector Devlin Mystery]. St. John's, NF: Brazen Books, 2005. First Printing. Pp. (10),1-236,(10). 8vo, illustrated red card covers. The Newfoundland author's fifth novel, a murder mystery set in 1880s London. Vg. Signed by the author. 14.00 View more info

Colophon : A Book Collectors' Quarterly. 47 volumes.

By: Colophon MILNE, David B.

Price: $2,000.00

Publisher: The Colophon, New York, 1930,:

Seller ID: 50567


The Colophon : A Book Collectors' Quarterly. In 47 Volumes. New York : The Colophon, 1930-1950. Various paginations. Sm 4to and reg. 8vo, illustrated boards. Includes 20 volumes of The Colophon (1930-1935), 12 volumes of The Colophon New Series (1935-1938), 4 volumes of the New Graphic Series (1939-1940), 8 volumes of The New Colophon (1948-1950), one volume of The New Colophon (1950), one volume of The Annual of Bookmaking (1938), and one volumeIndex to the Original Series 1930-1935 (1935). Includes an original signed print by David B. Milne (Hilltop : A Drypoint in Two Colors) in The Coloph ... View more info

Complete Life. signed

By: ERSKINE, John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Julian Messner, Inc., New York, 1943,:

Seller ID: 107865


ERSKINE, John. The Complete Life. New York : Julian Messner, Inc., (1943). Pp (8),3-355,(7). Index. 8vo, tan cloth, maroon lettering to spine. Contents : 1. A Man's Portion. 2. Reading and Writing. 3. Music and Dancing. 4. Painting, Sculpture and Architecture. 5. The Intimate Crafts. 6. Conversation. 7. Manners. 8. Foreigners. 9. Religion. 10. Politics. 11. Love. 12. Marriage. 13. How to be a Parent. 14. The Self-Made Man. John Erskine (1879 – 1951) was an American educator and author, pianist and composer. He was an English professor at Amherst College from 1903 to 1909, followed by Columbi... View more info

Comprehensive Bibliography of English-Canadian Short Stories, 1950-1983

By: WEISS, Allan, (compiler)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: ECW Press, Toronto, 1988, ISBN:0920763677:

Seller ID: 77236


WEISS, Allan, (compiler). A Comprehensive Bibliography of English-Canadian Short Stories, 1950-1983. (Toronto) : ECW Press, (1988). Pp (8),7-973,(1). 8vo, tan cloth. "This bibliography [...] is a nearly complete record of English-Canadian short stories first published during the period 1950-1983. The main section of the work (Part II, Author Index) contains a total of 19,597 citations, representing the appearances of 14,314 short stories in 1,308different periodicals, anthologies, and radio productions, as well as 391 author collections published in monograph form. These stories and collec... View more info

Confession in Moscow. Signed paperback.

By: JOHANSEN, Michael.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Breakwater, St. John's, 2003, ISBN:1550811975:

Seller ID: 104665


JOHANSEN, Michael. Confession in Moscow. (St. John's): Breakwater Books, (2003). Pp. (6),7-210,(6). 8vo, illustrsated card covers with black spine, white and red lettering to front cover and white lettering to spine. "In the spring of 1990, Mathias Finne turns himself in at a police station in Moscow to confess to a murder he apparently committed in the last days of the Second World War in Bornholm, Denmark. In an interview with a police inspector, Finne recounts the dramatic events that took place when he was a ten-year-old boy. He tells the tale of a child caught between Nazi collaborati... View more info

Cougar Annie's Garden. second printing. signed

By: HORSFIELD, Margaret

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Salal Books, Nanaimo, B.C., 2000, ISBN:0969700814:

Seller ID: 99409


HORSFIELD, Margaret. Cougar Annie's Garden. (Nanaimo, B.C.) : Salal Books, (2000). Second Printing. Pp (14),3-259,(1). Illustrated. Map. Large 8vo, illustrated black card covers, Frencg flaps. "In 1915, Ada Annie Rae-Arthurcame to Boat Basin, on Vancouver Island's west coast, as a pioneer settler. Determined to make a new life for herselt and her family, she set to work clearing the land. A garden ot strange, meandering beauty slowly emerged fromthe deep forest. Cougars prowled nearby, sensing easy prey. Ada Annie trap ped and shot dozens of them. She became known as Cougar Annie. Wily and... View more info

Counting for Nothing : What Men Value and What Women are Worth. signed pbk.

By: WARING, Marilyn

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Bridget Williams Books, Wellington, 1997, ISBN:0868615714:

Seller ID: 72208


WARING, Marilyn. Counting for Nothing : What Men Value and What Women are Worth . (Wellington, New Zealand) : Bridget Williams Books, (1997). Later printing. Pp. [i]-xvii,(1),1-310. 8vo, printed white card covers. "The definitive feminist economic analysis", by the prominent New Zealander. Light edgewear, else very good. Signed by Waring on the title page. 16.00 View more info

Court Jesters : Canada's Lawyers and Judges Take the Stand to Relate Their Funniest Stories. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed.

By: MacDONALD, Peter V, ROBINETTE, John J., foreword MacGILLIVRAY, A.B.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Methuen, Toronto , 1985, ISBN:0458994502: 1985

Seller ID: 110947

ISBN: 0458994502


MacDONALD, Peter V., Q.C. Court Jesters : Canada's Lawyers and Judges Take the Stand to Relate Their Funniest Stories. Illustrations by David Brown. Toronto : Methuen, (1985). First Printing. Pp (6),7-208. 8vo, beige cloth spine, brownish grey boards, gilt lettering to spine. MacDonald (b.1934) is a native of Halifax, son of Vincent C. MacDonald. Contents: Foreword by John J. Robinette, Q.C. Part I. Order in the Court. 1. The Best Free Show in Town; 2. Here Come de Judge; 3. Twelve Good and True; 4. Witnesses; 5. Oh, Those Witty Lawyers; View more info

Crime Against Nature. signed

By: PRATT, Minnie Bruce

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Firebrand Books, Ithaca, New York, 1990, ISBN:0932379729:

Seller ID: 55590


PRATT, Minnie Bruce. Crime Against Nature. Ithaca, New York : Firebrand Books, (1990). Pp. 120. 8vo, tan cardcovers, red lettering to front and spine.The Lamont Poetry Selection for 1989. Minnie Bruce Pratt (b. September 12, 1946, Selma, Alabama). Slight crease and sticker residue to rear cover, pr evious owner's name, else very good. Author's signed gift inscription to half-title. 15.00 View more info

Crimes of Hector Tomas. A novel. First Edition, Paperback, signed.

By: COLFORD, Ian

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Freehand Books, Calgary, 2012, ISBN:9781554811090:

Seller ID: 110112


COLFORD, Ian. The Crimes of Hector Tomas. A novel. (Calgary, Alberta): Freehand Books (an imprint of Broadview Press), (2012). First Printing. Pp. (8),94-14,(2). 8vo, decorated black card covers. "Enrique Tomas lives a quiet life with a large, loving family in an unnamed South American country. But Enrique has secrets. When his second eldest son, Hector, and Hector's beloved friend Nadia uncover one of Enrique's secrets, the course of Hector's life is irrevocably altered. Exiled by his parents to the isolated countryside, Hector is accused of terrorism -- a crime of which he is innocent, y... View more info

Cripple and His Talisman. signed

By: IRANI, Anosh

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Raincoast Books, 2005, ISBN:1551928035:

Seller ID: 65963


IRANI, Anosh. The Cripple and His Talisman. Vancouver: Raincoast Books, (2005). Pp. 252. 8vo, red card covers, yellow and white titles to black spine.The Indian author's debut novel. He now lives in British Columbia. Vg. Sig ned by the author on the half-title. 20.00 View more info

Cripple and His Talismans. signed. 1st ed.

By: IRANI, Anosh

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Raincoast Books, Vancouver, 2004, ISBN:1551926512:

Seller ID: 75654


IRANI, Anosh. The Cripple and His Talismans . Vancouver: Raincoast Books, (2004). First Canadian Printing. Pp. [1]-252,(4). Map endpapers. 8vo, red cloth with black lettering to front and spine, and vertical wraparound blurb band to rear board. The Canadian author's first novel, set in India. Vg. Signed and dated by Irani on the half-title. 30.00 View more info

Cruise of Diablesse.

By: FENGER, Frederic A. THOMPSON, Winfield M., foreword

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Wellington Books, Belmont, MA, 1958,:

Seller ID: 100624


FENGER, Frederic A. The Cruise of Diablesse. Largely written from the letters of the Mate – with extracts – and dedicated by both of them to Their small Bosun. Illustrated. [Foreword by Winfield M. Thompson.] Belmont, MA: Wellington Books, 1958. Pp. (10),[xi]-xv,(1),[1]-315,(1), frontispiece + 14 ppplates + 2 leaves of plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. See Toy 1038 for first printing. Three and a half years in this gaff-rigged sc hooner. Contents : 1. And I Was Going to Sea Myself. 2. First Dustings. 3. Ditch Crawling. 4. Contrast. 5. Heel-Taps. 6. Across the Great Bahama B... View more info

Cup of Fury : a novel. signed. 1st US in dj.

By: GILLON, Adam

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Astra Books, New York, 1962,:

Seller ID: 75181


GILLON, Adam. Cup of Fury : a novel . New York: Astra Books, 1962. First American Printing. Pp. [1]-232,(4). 8vo, red cloth with black lettering to front and spine. "Few novels about Israel have the integrity and the scorching intensity of 'Cup of Fury'. This dramatic tale captures the mood of Palestine during the days of 1947 and 1948. It is a moving story of Ben Lande, asurvivor of Nazi concentration camps, shut in the prison of his memories a nd his sense of guilt; of Mariam Gorman, the beautiful Sabra girl he finally comes to love. [...] This is not a book for the squeamish. its heroes... View more info

Dandelion Garden and Other Stories. 1st imp signed in dj

By: WILSON, Budge

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Philomel Books, 1995, ISBN:0399227687:

Seller ID: 58677


WILSON, Budge. The Dandelion Garden and Other Stories. NY: Philomel Books, 91995). First Impression. Pp. 168. 8vo, navy paper covered boards, gilt titles to spine. A collection of short stories for young adults by the Nova Scotian author. Vg in dj. Author's signed gift inscription to the title page. 30.00 View more info

Daniel.

By: RICE, Bruce.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cormorant Books, Dunvegan, Ont., 1988, ISBN:0920953344:

Seller ID: 88396


RICE, Bruce. Daniel. (Dunvegan, Ont.: Cormorant Books, 1988). First Edition. Pp [1]-110,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated light grey card covers. “Daniel is a first book of poems that is both emotionally satisfying and technically innovative. It is a long poem about continuity, about time itself, exploring the way in which the spiritual and creative struggles of one generation carry into, and transform, the next. Bruce Rice imagines and recreates the lives of four generations of his family, weaving a rich tapestry of character, image, and event.” - from the back cover. Bruce Rice of Regin... View more info

Death of a King : An account of the supposed escape and afterlife of Edwardof Caernarvon, formerly Edward II, King of England, Lord of Ireland, Duke of Aquitaine. Signed copy

By: HAINES, Roy Martin Edward of Caernarvon Edward II

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Scotforth Books, Scotforth, Lancaster, 0, ISBN:1904244009:

Seller ID: 79324


HAINES, Roy Martin. Death of a King : An account of the supposed escape andafterlife of Edward of Caernarvon, formerly Edward II, King of England, Lo rd of Ireland, Duke of Aquitaine. (Scotforth, Lancaster) : Scotforth Books,(2002). First Edition. Pp [i]-xii,(4),[1]-151,(1). Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Haines was a member of the History D epartment of Dalhousie University. Chapters : 1. Ashburnham. 2. Edward of Caernarvon. 3. Impending catastrophe. 4. Jezebel's triumph. 5. A dark deed at Berkeley. 6. Who killed the king? 7. Hunting down the culprits. 8. But di... View more info

Demons in the Spring. Stories. First Edition, signed.

By: MENO, Joe.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Akashic Books, New York, 2008, ISBN:9781933354477:

Seller ID: 105981


MENO, Joe. Demons in the Spring. Stories. (New York): Akashic Books, (2008). First Printing, stated. Pp. (12),[13]-272,(8). Illustrated in colour. Decorated endpapers. 8vo, wine cloth with red pressed decoration to front board, silver lettering to front board and spine. AKB140. With illustrations byTodd Baxter, Kelsey Brookes, Ivan Brunetti, Charles Burns, Nick Butcher, S teph Davidson, Evan Hecox, Kim Hiorthoy, Paul Hornschemeier, Cody Hudson, Caroline Hwang, kozyndan, Geoff McFetridge, Anders Nilsen, Laura Owens, Archer Prewitt, Jon Resh, Jay Ryan, Souther Salazar, Rachell Sumpter, and Chris... View more info

Des Livres pour Tous. signed

By: HENRIOT, Gabriel

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Éditions Durassié & Co., 1943,:

Seller ID: 46514


HENRIOT, Gabriel. Des Livres pour Tous. Paris: Éditions Durassié & Co., (1943). Pp. 262. 8vo, off-white paper covers, acetate dj. Short tear along lower edge of spine, dampstaining along fore-edge of rear cover which is partially detached, slightly rubbed, previous owner's name inked to ffep, else vg in acetate dj ( two small chips). Signed gift inscription by the author to ffep, dated 1951. 60.00 View more info

Devil May Care. 1st US signed in dj

By: McINNIS, Sheri

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Atria Books, 2003, ISBN:0743464842:

Seller ID: 66125


McINNIS, Sheri. Devil May Care. NY: Atria Books, (2003). First Edition. Pp.376. 8vo, red paper covered boards, black cloth spine with white titles. T he author's debut novel. Vg in dj. Inscribed by the author on the title page. 35.00 View more info