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  • WRIGHT, Judith, editor and Introduction
    A BOOK OF AUSTRALIAN VERSE

    Edition: First UK printing

    London: Oxford University Press, 1956. Octavo, blue cloth. pp xvi, (267). Light yellowing to page edges, light foxing to top page edges, small bruise to one outer corner, VG+ otherwise. Jacket has some darkening to spine, light rubbing to spine and flap folds, VG, flap price intact.

    Book ID: 36057
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  • MEYER, Bruce
    A BOOK OF BREAD

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Exile, 2011. Inscribed by Author; Card covers. Fine copy, and inscibed by the author to Leon Rooke. Poetry; Octavo; Signed by Author

    Book ID: 53798
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  • MEYER, Bruce
    A BOOK OF BREAD: poems

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Exile, 2011. Glossy card covers. pp (128). Rubber stamp of Little Free Library on title page, else fine. Signed by the author. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.; 12mo; Signed by Author

    Book ID: 52655
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  • A BOOK OF JESUS by GOYEN, William
    GOYEN, William
    A BOOK OF JESUS

    Edition: First printing

    Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1973. Squarish 16mo, xii, 143, 5 pp. Blue cloth. Minute rubbing to spine tips, else fine. Price-clipped jacket lightly dust soiled to rear panel; light rubbing to spine folds; spine lightly sunned,; edge nick to front panel; VG+ otherwise. "This little book offers a joyful promise of abiding love and personal fulfillment. Drawing directly on the four Gospels, it retells the story of Jesus in simple language that reveals the true man not only through his teachings but also in his relationships with other people." - jacket flap. Uncommon book by the noted novelist. 0385059795

    Book ID: 7513
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  • MOTT, Michael
    A BOOK OF PICTURES

    Edition: First Edition

    Dulwich Village (England): Oufpost Publication, 1962. Octavo, 16 pp, card covers, Very soft crease to lower outer corners of covers, else fine. Author's third book of poetry. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Book ID: 40966
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  • MENCKEN, H. L.
    A BOOK OF PREFACES

    New York: Knopf, 1920. Thirrd edition. Black cloth, red topstain. The spine has three small white flecks, bit of rubbing to tips, and the pale green spine lettering is dulled. Topstain sunned and slightly age-darkened, page edges lightly tanned and foxed, light yellowing and foxing to endpapers; a good, sound jacketless copy. First published 1917, this third edition follows the text of the 1918 second and slightly revised edition, but adds a new HLM preface for this third edition.

    Book ID: 12937
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  • A BOOK OF SPORTING PAINTERS. A Companion Volume of New Research to "British Sporting Artists" and "Angling in British Art". With One Hundred and Thirty-Six Illustrations. by SPARROW, Walter Shaw
    SPARROW, Walter Shaw
    A BOOK OF SPORTING PAINTERS. A Companion Volume of New Research to "British Sporting Artists" and "Angling in British Art". With One Hundred and Thirty-Six Illustrations.

    Edition: First Edition

    London: John Lane, 1931. Thick quarto, hardcover, green cloth. (2), (xviii), 240 pp + 15 colour plates plus folding chart and black and white plates. Yellowing to page edges; a fine copy, no previous owner names. Note: 2.5 kg parcel, extra postage will be required.

    Book ID: 3960
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  • KERNAHAN, Coulson
    A BOOK OF STRANGE SINS

    London: Ward Lock, 1900. 7th printing (first was in 1893). Dark green cloth, spine gilt lettered, top edge gilt. (viii), 52, [8, ads] pp. Frontispiece portrait with tissue guard inserted. Small light spots to front and rear covers; thin cream endpapers a bit tanned, with consequent offset tanning to first and last page; ink name to front free endpaper; hairline cracks to inner hinges but hinges firm; a nice, bright and unworn copy otherwise of this collection of short stoires, some (all?) of criminous interest. In Hubin and in Queen, The Detective Short Story.; Octavo

    Book ID: 12495
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  • BARING-GOULD, S., 1834-1924
    A BOOK OF THE PYRANEES. With Twenty-Five Illustrations

    New York: Dutton, 1908. Maroon cloth gilt lettered. pp [10], 309 + one map and 24 photographic plates; indexed. Oct, 1911, ink private owner inscription on front free endpaper; minor rubbing to spine tips, with a nick at head of spine; else a VG clean, tight and unworn copy. Made from UK sheets. UK and US firsts were in 1907, this copy has the half-title leaf on a stub for some reason.; Octavo

    Book ID: 26331
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  • COLBECK, (Norman, compiler) [Tirthankar Bose, editor].
    A BOOKMAN'S CATALOGUE. The Norman Colbeck Collection of Nineteenth-Century and Edwardian Poetry and Belles Lettres in the Special Collections of the University of British Columbia...

    Edition: First Edition

    Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 1987. Two volumes, dark blue cloth without jackets, as issued. (xxxiv), 502; viii, 503-1059 pp. Edited by Tirthankar Bose, with an introduction by William E. Fredeman. Fine copy. An essential reference work for serious dealers and collectors of English and Irish poetry and belles lettres of this period, describing bindings and with bibliographical notes. Especially valuable for its coverage of so many minor writers for whom it is very difficult to find reliable bibliographical references. We use our own copy quite frequently. Note: 3.5 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required. ; Quarto 0774802074X

    Book ID: 41307
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  • BRIDGES, Marjorie Lismer (Arthur Lismer)
    A BORDER OF BEAUTY: Arthur Lismer's Pen and Pencil

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Red Rock Publishing, 1977. Squarish quarto, brown boards. pp (x), 156, (2). 1978 ink gift inscription at front, else fine in VG jacket. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required. 0920178049

    Book ID: 31763
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  • BRIDGES, Marjorie Lismer (Arthur Lismer)
    A BORDER OF BEAUTY. Arthur Lismer's Pen and Pencil.

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Red Rock Publishing, 1977. Squarish small quarto, hardcover, brown boards. pp (x), 156, (2) + colour plates; black & white reproductions in text. Fine copy, no previous owner names. Dust jacket has light sunning to brown spine lettering, else fine. Author was the daughter of important Canadian painter Arthur Lismer. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required. 0920178049

    Book ID: 15944
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  • WILSON, A.N.
    A BOTTLE IN THE SMOKE (proof)

    Edition: First US printing

    New York: Viking, 1990. Advance uncorrected proof in beige card covers. Spine lightly sunned; label on front cover giving publication date of Aug. 1990. Fine otherwise. The sequel to INCLINE OUR HEARTS, the second volume of a trilogy.

    Book ID: 46853
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  • FARRELL, James T.
    A BRAND NEW LIFE

    Edition: First Edition

    Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1968. Terra cotta cloth. Front free endpaper has ink and pencil ownership signature, plus small pencil notes, of noted Canadian poet Miriam Waddinton; rear free endpaper has two names and phone numbers in ink; otherwise a VG copy in a VG price-clipped jacket.

    Book ID: 22555
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  • EBERHART, Richard
    A BRAVERY OF EARTH

    Edition: First Edition

    1930: Cape. The correct first edition of this major poet's FIRST BOOK. Octavo, pale blue-grey cloth, spine lettered in black with no imprint. 128 pp. Spine sunned to beige, very light sunning to margins of covers; page edges yellowed; else a fine, jacketless copy. No tipped in errata slip. Wright A1a.

    Book ID: 20511
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  • SIBSON, Francis H.
    A BREEZE FROM THE BACKVELD

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Noel Doublas, 1926. Black cloth spine gilt lettered and light brown boards. 259 pp. Endpaper tanning from binding; partial cracks to inner hinges neatly repaired; 1/4 inch tear to top edge of front free endpaper; foxing to bottom page edges; else a VG, unopened jacketless copy. A collection of tales and sketches of South Africa. Three of his titles are in Bleiler, but not this one. Scarce.

    Book ID: 20252
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  • A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE STUDENT CHRISTIAN MOVEMENT IN CANADA 1921-1974

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: SCM Press, 1975. Buff card covers. pp 144. Fine copy. Laid in is an SCM folding brochure. "This brief history of the Student Christian Movement in Canada is a distillation of material from a 1972 PhD thesis by Margaret Bettie entitled PRESSURE GROUP POLITICS: THE STUDENT CHRISTIAN MOVEMENT." Cover and title page drawings, and one in text, by Thoreau MacDonald. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Book ID: 44323
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  • M'LEOD, D., Major General (Donald M'Leod, 1779-1879)
    A BRIEF REVIEW OF THE SETTLEMENT OF UPPER CANADA

    Belleville, Ontario: Mika, no date (1972). Facsimile reprint of the Cleveland, 1841, edition Octavo, green cloth. pp 292. The origial title page continues: "by the U.E. Loyalists and Scotch Highlanders, in 1783: And of the Grievances Which Compelled the Canadas to Have Recourse to Arms in Defence of Their Rights and Liberties, in 1837 and 1838: Together with a brief sketch of the campaigns of 1813, '13, '14: with an account of the military excursions, burnings, and sacking of towns and villages, by the British, in the upper and lower Provinces, during the commotion of 1837 and '38." M'Leod was a journalist who became a leader on the reformers side in the Upper Canada Rebellion. Mika published a second…

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    Belleville, Ontario: Mika, no date (1972). Facsimile reprint of the Cleveland, 1841, edition Octavo, green cloth. pp 292. The origial title page continues: "by the U.E. Loyalists and Scotch Highlanders, in 1783: And of the Grievances Which Compelled the Canadas to Have Recourse to Arms in Defence of Their Rights and Liberties, in 1837 and 1838: Together with a brief sketch of the campaigns of 1813, '13, '14: with an account of the military excursions, burnings, and sacking of towns and villages, by the British, in the upper and lower Provinces, during the commotion of 1837 and '38." M'Leod was a journalist who became a leader on the reformers side in the Upper Canada Rebellion. Mika published a second edition in 1977 which added an introduction by William F.E. Morley. Publisher's spine imprint flaked, faintly readable, else fine.

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    Book ID: 45465
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  • M'LEOD, D., Major General (Donald M'Leod, 1779-1879)
    A BRIEF REVIEW OF THE SETTLEMENT OF UPPER CANADA. With a new introduction by William F.E. Morley

    Belleville, Ontario: Mika, 1977. Second printing of this facsimile reprint of the Cleveland, 1841, edition Octavo, green cloth. pp (8), 292. Fine copy. The origial title page continues: "by the U.E. Loyalists and Scotch Highlanders, in 1783: And of the Grievances Which Compelled the Canadas to Have Recourse to Arms in Defence of Their Rights and Liberties, in 1837 and 1838: Together with a brief sketch of the campaigns of 1813, '13, '14: with an account of the military excursions, burnings, and sacking of towns and villages, by the British, in the upper and lower Provinces, during the commotion of 1837 and '38." M'Leod was a journalist who became a leader on the reformers side in the Upper Canada Rebellion.

    Book ID: 45370
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  • M'LEOD, D. (Donald McLeod, 1779-1879)
    A BRIEF REVIEW OF THE SETTLEMENT OF UPPER CANADA. With a new introduction by William F.E. Morley

    Belleville, Ontario: Mika, 1972. Dark green cloth. Facsimile reprint, with new Introduction, of the Cleveland, OH: F.B. Penniman, 1841, edition. Ex high school library with covers laminated, spine label, rubber stamps front and rear, pouch at rear, otherwise a clean unworn and probably never used copy, not issued in jacket.; Octavo 091930236x

    Book ID: 29365
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