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Remembering Leacock An Oral History

By: Anderson, Allan

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Deneau: 1983

Edition: Stated First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13284


Slight wear, some toning of pages ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 229 pages; Anderson, a former student of Leacock's from the 1930's has collected an impressive number of personal reminiscences from people across the country from all walks of life. View more info

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The Manticore

By: Davies, Robertson

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Macmillan: 1972

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 18718


Boards show light shelf wear, DJ has some shelf wear with small tears, light chipping and creasing. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. Second state dustjacket ; Deptford Trilogy #2; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 280 pages; This is the second in the Deptford Trilogy - Davies at his best. " Robertson Davies’s acclaimed Deptford Trilogy is a glittering, fantastical, cunningly contrived series of novels, around which a mysterious death is wove... View more info

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St. Ursula's Convent or the Nun of Canada

By: Hart, Julia C.B. & Douglas G. Lochhead

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Carleton University Press: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 18394


Card covers show light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book. A section of Explanatory Notes at back of book. ; Centre for Editing Early Canadian Texts; 8.90 X 6 X 0.60 inches; 237 pages; "In 1824, when the novel was issued in Kingston, Upper Canada, it became not only the first work of fiction written by a native-born Canadian and published in what is now Canada, but also a significant early attempt by a Canadian of English and French heritage to articulate a vision of ... View more info

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Highways of Canadian Literature

By: Logan, J. D. & Donald G. French

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13128


Corners lightly bumped, a few pencil markings ; A bright, solid book, green cloth covered boards with beige & green paste on title labels on front & spine. Hinges intact ; 418 pages View more info

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Punishment

By: MacIntyre, Linden

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Toronto, Random House Canada: 2014

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18202


Sticker removed from front free end paper ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 9.06 X 6.38 X 1.57 inches; 421 pages; "In Punishment, his first novel since completing his Long Stretch trilogy, Scotiabank Giller-winner Linden MacIntyre brings us a powerful exploration of justice and vengeance, and the peril that ensues when passion replaces reason, in a small town shaken by a tragic death. Forced to retire early from his job as a corrections offic... View more info

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The Other Side of Silence A Life of Ethel Wilson

By: McAlpine, Mary

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Madeira Park, BC, Harbour Publishing: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14022


Light edge wear to book and DJ, remainder mark bottom page edges; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar. Inscription on title page "To L** - an old, & good friend - Mary (author?); Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 223 pages; "No writer has more successfully evoked British Columbia as a place or its inhabitants as a strange and unique people than Ethel Wilson. A biography of her has long been needed, and now Mary McAlpine, drawing on her own extensive memories of Eth... View more info

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Lucy Maud Montgomery Album

By: McCabe, Kevin & Alexandra Heilbron

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Fitzhenry & Whiteside Limited: 1999

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18219


DJ shows very light shelf wear.; A bright solid, book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; B&W Illustrations; 1.18 x 11.02 x 9.45 Inche; 531 pages; 'This is an international treasure trove of Lucy Maud Montgomery facts, memorabilia, articles, poems, pictures, and festivals. It portrays not only the beloved creator of the Anne of Green Gables stories, but also the young student at Dalhousie, the protective wife, social arbitor, cat lover, avid photographer, accom... View more info

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Who's Who in Canadian Literature 1997-1998

By: Ripley, Gordon

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Teeswater, ON, Reference Press: 1997

Seller ID: 10869


Ex reference library with library markings on FFEP and title page, no pocket ; Yellow card covers unmarked. Text unmarked ; Trade PB; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 357 pages; Included are living Canadian poets, playrights, story writers, novelists, children's writers, critics, editors or translators. View more info

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Who's Who in Canadian Literature, 1992-93

By: Ripley, Gordon & Anne Mercer

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Teeswater, ON, Reference Press: 1992

Seller ID: 10870


Ex reference library. Minimal library markings, red glossy card covers show light wear, bottom back corner creased ; A bright solid, book ; Ex-Library; Who's Who in Canadian Literature; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 369 pages; Trade paperback. Included are living Canadian poets, playrights, story writers, novelists, children's writers, critics, editors or translators. View more info

Stories from Pacific & Arctic Canada A selection

By: Schroeder, Andreas; Rudy Wiebe (editors)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan of Canada: 1974

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 13541


Light edge wear and short closed tears of DJ ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; 284 pages; Seven stories about the Arctic and nineteen stories about Pacific Canada by various authors, such as Jack London, Malcolm Lowry, Ethel Wilson, Paul St. Pierre, James Houston, Andreas Schroeder and Rudy Wiebe. View more info

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The Big Why

By: Winter, Michael

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Toronto, House of Anansi Press: 2004

Edition: 1st; First Printing

Seller ID: 18194


A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; 8.50 X 5.80 X 1.30 inches; 376 pages; "The Big Why, brilliantly fictionalizes a pivotal year in the life of celebrated American artist Rockwell Kent. In 1914, at the age of thirty, Kent decides to escape the superficial world of New York City and move to Brigus, Newfoundland, with his wife and three children to follow a few months later. A socialist and a philanderer, certain in the greatness of his work, he is... View more info