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  • MacLENNAN, Toby
    1 WALKED OUT OF 2 AND FORGOT IT

    Edition: First printing

    Millerton, New York: Something Else Press, 1972. Inscribed by Author; Octavo, red cloth, pale green endpapers, black top page edges. pp (vi), 90. Fine in fine jacket. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR "To Christopher with great expectations Love Toby Oct. 1976." A first novel by this Detroit woman who was an expatriate living in Canada. Edition of 1k copies. ; Signed by Author 0871100835

    Book ID: 37077
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  • GROVE, Frederick Philip [Felix Paul Greve]
    1001 NACHT. Aus der von Felix Paul Greve Besorgtenvollstandigen Ausgabe und in Vier Banden Herausgegeben von Paul Ernst.

    Leipzig: Insel, 1911. Four volumes. Variant binding of publisher's brown leather with gilt decorated spine, top edges gilt, decorated endpapers, ribbon markers bound in. (iv), (497), (3); (iv), (472); (iv), (449), (3); (iv), (503), (1) pp. Minor cover rubbing; some inner hinges cracked; else a VG set A selection from DIE ERZAHLUNGEN AUS DEN TAUSEND UND EIN NACHTEN (12 vols., 1907-08), Grove / Greve's translation of Burton's editon, and the first complete edition in German. This selection also came in brown leather with gilt top edges. "Frederick Philip Grove", as he called himself when he immigrated to Canada, left behind in Germany a literary career which he failed to mention in his "autobiography" IN SEARCH OF MYSELF. 2.5 kg parcel. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 4304
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  • 13 WAYS OF LISTENING TO A STRANGER : the best stories of Keath Fraser by FRASER, Keath
    FRASER, Keath
    13 WAYS OF LISTENING TO A STRANGER : the best stories of Keath Fraser

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Thomas Allen, 2005. Card covers with flaps. Fine copy. ; Octavo 0887621937

    Book ID: 53217
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  • FITZGERALD, Judith
    2 page ALS

    15 May, 1979. Single sheet with hand written message on both sides to Sam Coghlan, c/o The Bookstore, Windsor Public Library. Chatty personal letter, invites him to visit, to go drinlking, she is writing just for herself. is at U of T working on her doctorate, he should see the songs she has written, they met at York U counting votes. Seems flirtatious to me. Includes a small green and red pen and ink drawing "Spring Treat". Enclosed in a long nifty original mailing envelope depicting a WWI bi-plane. Letter folded thrice for mailing, else fine. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.

    Book ID: 53639
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  • FITZGERALD, Judith
    26 WAYS OUT OF THIS WORLD

    Edition: First printing

    (Ottawa): Oberon, 1999. Inscribed by Author; Black cloth. pp (56), [2]. Fine in fine jacket, with good author presentation inscription on title page, signed in full, May, 2000. Inscribee not named. Poetry. A superior copy in the scarce hardcover issue. ; Octavo; Signed by Author 0778011283

    Book ID: 52542
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  • (ROOKE, Leon)
    "510", a short short story contained on page 54 of Geist, Volume 14, Number 56, Spring 2005

    Vancouver: Geist, 2005. Very small corner crease to front cover, else fine. Rooke submitted the story for the Tail-Wagging-the-Dog writer's challenge, writing as "Elle Rooke"; Quarto

    Book ID: 54347
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  • HELWIG, David & Joan Harcourt, editors (Margaret Atwood)
    72: New Canadian Stories

    Edition: First printing

    (Ottawa): Oberon, 1972. The paper issue in card covers. VG+ copy. With ink ownership signature of Leon Rooke. Stories by Leo Simpson, Jane Rule, John Newlove, Don Bailey, George McWhirter, Beth Harvor, John Sandman, Nora Keeling, Andreas Schroeder, Gail Fox, David McFadded, and Margaret Atwood. Atwood's story is "The Grave of the Famous Poet", and it received its first publication here, later collected in Dancing Girls (1977). Horne B10. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 53082
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  • HELWIG, David & Joan Harcourt, editors
    73: NEW CANADIAN STORIES

    Edition: First printing

    (Ottawa): Oberon, 1973. The uncommon hardcover issue. Black boards. Faint pencil erasure to corner of front free endpaper, else fine. Black dust jacket has some minor rubbing to spine tips, outer corners; small soft creases to upper edge; surface scratch to front panel; else fine. Stories by John Metcalf, Merna Summers, Joyce Marshall, Hugh Garner, Dale Zieroth, Jean-Guy Carrier, Harold Horwood, Matt Cohen, Hugh Hood, Wayland Drew, Beth Harvor, and Leo Simpson.

    Book ID: 9593
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  • HARCOURT, Joan and John Metcalf, editors
    76: NEW CANADIAN STORIES

    Edition: First Edition

    (Ottawa): Oberon, 1976. The paper issue in card covers. Soft bump to lower outer corners, page edges yellowed, spîne has a reading crease and is a bit yellowed, VG otherwise. Inscribed in ink at front "Author's copy" and below signed by Leon Rooke (different hand). Rooke's story, "Wintering in Victoria", begins on p 99. Also Norman Levine, Hugh Hood, Elizabeth Spencer, others. ; Octavo; Signed by contributor

    Book ID: 53745
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  • METCALF, John & Clark Blaise, editors
    78: BEST CANADIAN STORIES

    Edition: First printing

    (Ottawa): Oberon, 1978. Black cloth. A bit of yellowing and a few small tan soil spots to page edges, else fine. Dust jacket has short tears and a bit of wear to spine tips and outer corners, VG otherwise. Contains "The Beggar Maid" by Alice Munro, first book publication of this story. Also Hugh Hood, Joyce Carol Oates, Elizabeth Spencer, and others. This hardcover issue is uncommon. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 53725
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  • METCALF, John & Leon Rooke, editorS
    81: Best Canadian Stories

    Edition: First printing

    (Ottawa): Oberon, 1981. The paper issue in card covers. Rubbing and creases to spine, light yellowing to page edges, VG otherwise. Clark Blaise, Gallant, Levine, Kinsella, others. The Blaise story is heavy with the ink notes and underlining of Constance Rooke. ; Narrow octavo 0887504361

    Book ID: 53724
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  • METCALF, John & Leon Rooke, editors (Alice Munro)
    82: Best Canadian Stories

    Edition: First printing

    (Ottawa): Oberon, 1982. Black cloth. Damp stain to lower inner corner of front cover, page edges lightly yellowed, else fine., Purple jacket has sunned spine, small chips, long creased tear to front panel; just good..With Sept., 1982, ink ownership signature of Leon Rooke. Contains "Prue" by Alice Munro. Also stories by Hugh Hood, Keath Fraser, Norman Levine, Joseph Skvorecky, Gloria Sawai, Elizabeth Spencer, and F.W. Watt, as well as an introduction by the editors and biographical notes about the contributors. The cloth issue is scarce. ; Narrow octavo 0887504361

    Book ID: 53703
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  • METCALF, John & Leon Rooke, editors (Alice Munro)
    82: Best Canadian Stories

    Edition: First printing

    (Ottawa): Oberon, 1982. Black cloth. Fine copy. Mauve dust jacket has quite minor rubbing, else fine. Contains "Prue" by Alice Munro. Also stories by Hugh Hood, Keath Fraser, Norman Levine, Joseph Skvorecky, Gloria Sawai, Elizabeth Spencer, and F.W. Watt, as well as an introduction by the editors and biographical notes about the contributors. The cloth issue is scarce. ; Narrow octavo 0887504361

    Book ID: 50144
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  • HELWIG, David & Sandra Martin, editors
    83: BEST CANADIAN STORIES

    Edition: First printing

    (Ottawa): Oberon, 1983. The paper issue in card covers. Spine has reading creases and mild rubbing to ends; nick and rubbed spot to lower inner corner of rear cover; VG otherwise. Don Bailey, Marian Engel, David McFadden, Ann Copeland, Isabel Huggan, Elizabeth Spencer, others. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 53083
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  • HELWIG, David & Sandra Martin, editors
    84: BEST CANADIAN STORIES

    Edition: First printing

    (Ottawa): Oberon, 1984. The paper issue in card covers. Slight rubbing, small creases, to covers; VG otherwise. Carol Shields, Gwendolyn MacEwen, Elizabeth Spencer, Mavis Gallant, others. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 53528
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  • HELWIG, David and Sandra Martin, editors
    85: BEST CANADIAN STORIES

    Edition: First printing

    (Ottawa): Oberon, 1985. The paper issue in card covers. Bit of cover rubbing, else fine. Rule, Marian Engel, Levine, Kinsella, others. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 53706
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  • HELWIG, David and Sandra Martin, editors
    86: BEST CANADIAN STORIES

    Edition: First printing

    (Ottawa): Oberon, 1986. The paper issue in card covers. Rubbing to spine folds, else fine. Contains "Bennett" by Leon Rooke. Also "Miles City, Montana" by Alice Munro, and Patrick Lane, Bharati Mukherjee. Robyn Sarah, Jane Urquhart, Paulette Jiles, others. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 53705
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  • HELWIG, David and Sandra Martin, editors
    86: BEST CANADIAN STORIES

    Edition: First printing

    (Ottawa): Oberon, 1986. The paper issue in card covers. Rubbing to spine, else fine. Contains "Bennett" by Leon Rooke. Also "Miles City, Montana" by Alice Munro, and Patrick Lane, Bharati Mukherjee. Robyn Sarah, Jane Urquhart, Paulette Jiles, others. Rooke's own copy, signed by him in Oct. 1986. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 53707
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  • HELWIG, David and Maggie, editors
    87: BEST CANADIAN STORIES

    Edition: First printing

    (Ottawa): Oberon. The paper issue in card covers. Rubbing to spine folds, "14 Oct 1987" rubber stamped inside front cover (publication date?), VG otherwise. Leon Rooke contributes "The Blue Baby" .Also "Something Happened Here" by Norman Levine, and others. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 53704
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  • MORLEY, William F.E.
    A BIBLIOGRAPHICAL STUDY OF MAJOR JOHN RICHARDSON

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Bibliographical Society of Canada, 1973. Blue cloth without jacket as issued. pp xxviii, 144. Fine copy. An excellent descriptive bibliography of this early Canadian novelist and military writer. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 48808
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