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Exploring Newfoundland. In dustjacket, First Edition, Signed

By: BURSEY, Brian C.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Harry Cuff Publications, 1989,: 1989

Seller ID: 11385

ISBN: 0921191448


BURSEY, Brian C. Exploring Newfoundland. St. John's : Harry Cuff Publications, 1989. First Edition. Pp [i]-iii,(3),1-[111],(3). 4to, grey cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 114 colour photographs, primarily of the landscape variety. "Photographers have taken many beautiful pictures in Newfoundland, some of which have been published in books which are to be treasured. To anyone who travels the remote areas of this island, however, it is obvious that a great many more books will not exhaust the interesting material still to be photographed. The pictures in th... View more info

Fables of Brunswick Avenue. Signed

By: GOVIER, Katherine.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Penguin Books, Marhkam, Ontario, 1985, ISBN:014007578X:

Seller ID: 81034


GOVIER, Katherine. Fables of Brunswick Avenue. (Marhkam, Ontario) : PenguinBooks, (1985). First Edition. Pp [i]-xv,(1),[1]-253,(3). 8vo, illustrated card covers. A collection of short stories. Rubbed, edgeworn, short tears to spine ends , spine creased and sunned, else very good. Signed and dated April 22 '85 by the author. 15.00 View more info

Famous Last Words. signed pbk. 3rd pr.

By: FINDLEY, Timothy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Penguin Books, 1986,:

Seller ID: 46780


FINDLEY, Timothy. Famous Last Words. (Markham, Ont.): Penguin Books, (1986). Third Penguin Printing. Pp. 396. Small 8vo, ill. card covers. Upper rightcorner of front cover and title page clipped, slight creasing to spine, el se vg. Signed by the author on the title page, in addition to an initialledgift inscription. 15.00 View more info

Far From Compleat Angler. signed in dj.

By: FORT, Tom PAXMAN, Jeremy, foreword

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Merlin Unwin, Ludlow, Shropshire, 1995, ISBN:1873674201:

Seller ID: 75468


FORT, Tom. The Far From Compleat Angler . Foreword by Jeremy Paxman. (Ludlow, Shropshire): Merlin Unwin Books, (1995). Pp. [i]-viii,1-248. Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A collection of the fishing-related writings of the Financial Times correspondent, ranging from Tom's time spent at "Ceausescu's bear-hunting lodge in Romania, [to] a fishing auction in the Home Counties, [to] being thwarted by a bunch of hard-mouthed Brazilian dourado, [to being] on a press freebie in Scotland and in a terrible state on the Kennet - not to mention [his] conducting a fantasy cele... View more info

Farfarers : Before the Norse. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed

By: MOWAT, Farley

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Key Porter, 1998,:

Seller ID: 75200


MOWAT, Farley. The Farfarers: Before the Norse. (Toronto): Key Porter Books, (1998). First Printing. Pp (10),[xi]-xiv,1- 377,(1). With maps and b&w photos in the text. 8vo, blue paper-covered board, copper lettering to spine.Map end-papers. Whatever the exact validity of his conclusions, Mowat spin s a golden tale from the evidentiary equivalent of straw. Here he speculates on the nature and fate of the Albans, the first post-glacial people of Europe and North America (perhaps). "The Farfarers challenges the conventional notion that the Vikings were the first Europeans to reach northern Ca... View more info

Father Staff : Remembering George Stavert Tanton, priest, 1910-1987. signed.

By: TUCK, Robert C. TANTON, George Stavert

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Maplewood Books, Charlottetown, 1997, ISBN:0921747241:

Seller ID: 82599


TUCK, Robert C. "Father Staff" : Remembering George Stavert Tanton, priest,1910-1987. Charlottetown : Maplewood Books, 1997. Pp (4),i-vi,(2),[1]-82. Illustrated. 8vo, white card covers with blank spine. "In this small book Canon Robert Tuck has brought together photographs, recollections, anecdotes, and Father Staff's own sermon notes and reminiscences to serve as a souvenir of a man whom he describes as "perhaps the outstanding Anglican priest of his generation in Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island"." - from the back cover. Lightly rubbed, gift inscription verso fron... View more info

Fatherless Sons. A novel. Special Advance Edition, hardcover, in dustjacket, signed.

By: CARTER, Dyson.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Progress Books, Toronto, 1955,:

Seller ID: 108834


CARTER, Dyson. Fatherless Sons. A novel. Toronto: Progress Books, (July) 1955. First Canadian Edition. Special Advance Edition. Pp. (6),7-480. 8vo, decorated white cloth, red lettering to spine. Laugher, p. 93, Watters p.259."This book is one of a Special Advance Edition, of which only 320 copies h ave been printed." Herbert Dyson Carter, b. February 2, 1910, Saint John, NB. "'Fatherless Sons' was the first of his serious fictions to use an explicitly Canadian setting, and attempted to convey the political and personal experience of working-class Canadians in the early years of the... View more info

Feels Good to Be Kind. Second Edition, with CD, signed by author

By: BROOKS, Khalilah BOTELHO, Steven

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Upon A Star Books Inc., Toronto, 2014, ISBN:9780995187719:

Seller ID: 114252


BROOKS, Khalilah. Feels Good to Be Kind. Toronto, Ontario, Canada : Upon A Star Books Inc., (2014). Second Edtion. Pp (3),4-20. Illustrated. Large 8vo, illustrated stapled card covers, lettered in orange. "Khalilah Brooks is the founder and president of B-AM Children's Entertainment. B-AM Children'sEntertainment specializes in musical theatre storytelling through the use of life size puppets and live characters. Originally from Halifax, Nova Scottia, her passion for entertainment started when she was a young girl singing in the church choir. Having been a victim of bullying, Khalilah has l... View more info

Fifty Years at Sea. signed.

By: NASH, J.D., Captain

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Navigator Books, Ringwood, Hampshire, 1994, ISBN:0902830414:

Seller ID: 97517


NASH, J.D., Captain. Fifty Years at Sea. (Ringwood, Hampshire): Navigator Books, (1994). Pp. (6),1-149,(5). Illustrated in black and white. 8vo, illustrated navy blue card covers, white titles to front and spine, with a photoof the RMS Duke of Argyll to front. "[Nash] joined the Eagle Oil Shipping Co. Ltd., on the 21st May 1927 and started a four year Apprenticeship as a Deck Cadet. When war broke out he served on the North Atlantic ocean carrying aviation spirit and different grades of motor spirit, later on in 1944 he joined the British Pacific Fleet Train and supplied them with all thei... View more info

Fighting Frank Carvell, Partisan and Patriot. Signed by the author

By: COOK, Russell H CARVELL, Frank

Price: $22.00

Publisher: 1st Books Library, 2003, ISBN:1410798119:

Seller ID: 103951


COOK, Russell H. "Fighting Frank" Carvell, Partisan and Patriot. N.pl.: (1st Books Library, 2003). Pp (2),iii-xv,(1),1-476,(16). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated orange card covers, lettered in black. "Frank Carvell was a bitterpartisan Lioerai politician wno found his greatest joy in the misery he in flicted upon his Conservative opponents. He sought out scandal and forced the resignation of New Brunswick's most popular premier, charged the Minister of Munitions with mismanaging the munitions budget through the Shell Committee, and exposed a government kickback scheme in the building... View more info

Figures in a Ground : Canadian Essays on Modern Literature Collected in Honour of Sheila Watson. Signed in dustjacket.

By: BESSAI, Diane and David JACKEL. McLUHAN, Marshall. WATSON, Sheila). ONDAATJE, Michael.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Western Producer Prairie Books, Saskatoon, 1978, ISBN:0919306896:

Seller ID: 104528


(Festschrift). BESSAI, Diane and David JACKEL, eds. Figures in a Ground : Canadian Essays on Modern Literature Collected in Honour of Sheila Watson. Edited by Diane Bessai and David Jackel. Saskatoon: Western Producer PrairieBooks, (1978). First Printing. Pp. (14),[1]-365,(5). 8vo, brown cloth with black lettering to spine. "'Figures in a Ground' offers a stimulating coll ection of contemporary Canadian viewpoints on modern literature. The twenty-one original essays reflect the diversity of critical activity in Canada, and collectively challenge the prevailing emphasis on thematic and comp... View more info

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Final Account : An Inspector Banks Mystery. First Paperback Printing, Signed

By: ROBINSON, Peter

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Viking / Penguin Canada, Toronto, 1994, ISBN:0670858188: 1994

Seller ID: 99559

ISBN: 0670858188


ROBINSON, Peter. Final Account : An Inspector Banks Mystery. (Toronto) : Viking / (Penguin Books Canada), (1994). First Paperback Printing. Pp. (12),[1]-318,(6). 8vo, illustrated dark card covers with purple titles to front and spine, French flaps. "One May evening, two masked men tie up Alison Rothwell and her mother, take Keith Rothwell to the garage of his isolated Yorkshire Dales farmhouse, and blow his head off with a shotgun. Why? This is the question Chief Inspector Alan Banks has to ask as he sifts through Rothwell's life. On the surface, the victim's life seem... View more info

First Time Death. First Edition with Autograph Note Signed, with poem

By: HAWKES, Robert

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Fiddlehead Poetry Books, Fredericton, NB, 1970,:

Seller ID: 100825


HAWKES, Robert. First Time Death. Fredericton, N.B. : Fiddlehead Poetry Books, 1970. First Edition. Pp (2),3-24. 8vo, stapled card covers. One of 500 copies. The first book of Robert Ernest Hawkes ( b. March 19, 1930, Coal Creek, New Brunswick). The poems: "There", "First Time Death", "Memory", "Sacrifice", "War", "Drama", "Grandma's Story", "Friend", "Willow", "Light", "Maritimes and Mexico", "Fortune", "The Sisters", "Black Point: For Rod Mackay", "Mask", "Instant Past&... View more info

Fish 'n' Ships. signed

By: SMITH, Ed

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Ondina Books, Springdale, 1997, ISBN:0968016413:

Seller ID: 65104


SMITH, Ed. Fish 'n' Ships. (Springdale, Nfld.: Ondina Books, 1997). Pp (8),1-149,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated pale blue card covers. "Stephen Leacock nominee Ed Smith presents the story of his beloved Newfoundland with tongue-in-cheek and an irreverent wit. Enhancing his version of discovery and settlement are Smith's impudent verses at the end of each chapter. The illustrations of Scott Courage embellish an entertaining reading experience." - from the rear cover. Vg. Signed by the author. 14.00 View more info

Fishing With My Old Guy. 1st in dj

By: QUARRINGTON, Paul

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Greystone Books, 1995,:

Seller ID: 44352


QUARRINGTON, Paul. Fishing With My Old Guy. Vancouver: Greystone Books, (1995). First Edition. Pp. 166. 8vo, green cloth. From the library of Canadianauthor Eric Wright, signed by Mr Wright on half title. Vg in dj. 25.00 View more info

Fishing With My Old Guy. 1st signed in dj

By: QUARRINGTON, Paul

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Greystone Books, 1995, ISBN:1550541862:

Seller ID: 55680


QUARRINGTON, Paul. Fishing With My Old Guy. Vancouver: Greystone Books, (1995). First Edition. Pp. 166. 8vo, green cloth. Vg in dj (light rubbing at the folds). Signed by the author on the title page, with a rather witty twist to his signature, creating a fishing rod and hook in front of the gaping mouth of a fish. 35.00 View more info

Flannigans. Signed

By: DOHANEY, M.T.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Pennywell Books, St. John's, NF, 2007, ISBN:9781897317068:

Seller ID: 77263


DOHANEY, M.T. The Flannigans. St. John's, NF: Pennywell Press, 2007. First Printing. Pp (6),1-229,(5). 8vo, illustrated pale green card covers. Vg. Signed without inscription by Dohaney on the title page. 12.00 View more info

Flotsam. card covers. signed

By: PERCY, H.R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1978,:

Seller ID: 22543


PERCY, H.R. Flotsam. (St.John's) : Breakwater Books, (1978). Pp 223. 8vo, card covers. Vg. Inscribed by the author. 15.00 View more info

Flotsam. signed in dj.

By: PERCY, H.R.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: 1978,:

Seller ID: 34496


PERCY, H.R. Flotsam. (St.John's) : Breakwater Books, (1978). Pp 223. 8vo, blue cloth. Slight edgewear, top edge dusty, pencilled notes on one leaf, else vg in rubbed dj. Signed by author. 30.00 View more info

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For Those About To Rock : A Road Map to Being in a Band. First Edition, Signed

By: BIDINI, Dave

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Tundra Books, Toronto, 2004, ISBN:0887766536:

Seller ID: 81474


BIDINI, Dave. For Those About To Rock : A Road Map to Being in a Band. (Toronto) : Tundra Books, (2004). First Printing. Pp (6),[1]-138. Index. 8vo, photo-illustrated brown and green card covers. Dave Bidini's book is part celebration, part history, and part hard-won advice for anybody who has ever dreamed of being a musician. From getting that first instrument to naming your band, dressing for playing to life on the road, Dave Bidini writes from experience and from a sheer love of music that makes For Those About to Rock essential reading for all young musicians, eve... View more info