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  • CRUSZ, Rienzi
    A TIME FOR LOVING

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: TSAR, 1986. Octavo, pp (12), (89). 3+ page Introduction by Réshard Gool. Soft corner crease to rear cover and late leaves, else fine. A selection from three previous books plus some new poems by this Sri Lankan-Canadian poet. Crusz is regarded as one of the best contemporary Sri Lankan poets writing in English. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 46438
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  • CRUSZ, Rienzi
    FLESH AND THORN. Drawings by Virgil Burnett

    Edition: First printing

    Stratford, Ontario: The Pasdeloup Press, 1974. Octavo, pictorial card covers, black endpapers. pp [45], [3], unpaged. With distinctive line drawings. Covers and early & late leaves a bit curled, else fine. Edition of 500 copies printed Jan., 1974, by the Coach House Press. Most of the edition was in paper covers. Inscribed by the author to another Canadian poet "For____, Especially. Rienzi. 8 May '74". With the inscribee's pencil notes on a sheet laid in. The Sri Lankan-Canadian poet's first book. Crusz is considered to be one of the best contemporary Sri Lankan poets writing in English. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 46437
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  • RUNNING IN THE FAMILY by Ondaatje, Michael
    Ondaatje, Michael
    RUNNING IN THE FAMILY

    Edition: First Canadian printing

    Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1982. Cloth & boards. Fine in fine jacket. Inscribed by the author in 1988 in his minimalist scrawl. Autobiographical writings about his unusual family and their life in Sri Lanka, one of his better books.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 40489
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  • THE NEW FAR WEST AND THE OLD FAR EAST: Being notes on a tour in North America, Japan, China, Ceylon, etc by BARNEBY, W. Henry
    BARNEBY, W. Henry
    THE NEW FAR WEST AND THE OLD FAR EAST: Being notes on a tour in North America, Japan, China, Ceylon, etc

    Edition: First edition.

    London: Edward Stanford, 1889. Octavo, green pictorial cloth gilt, black endpapers. pp (xii), 316, (4, ads) + frontispiece with tissue guard + 7 other plates + 3 colour folding maps. Book a bit leaned, some foxing early and late, yellowing and foxing to the page edges, else a fine, bright copy, no owner names, inner hinges not cracked. The first 11 chapters deal with his journey from Toronto to Vancouver Island.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 36645
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