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  • SPARSHOTT, Francis
    A CARDBOARD GARAGE

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Clarke, Irwin, 1969. White boards. 61 pp. Spine lightly yellowed, light damp stain to lower inner corners of covers, else fine. Dust jacket has a large chip to top margin of front panel, lightly yellowed spine. Poems 1943-1969, author's second book of poetry.; Octavo

    Book ID: 47900
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  • A CARDBOARD GARAGE by SPARSHOTT, Francis
    SPARSHOTT, Francis
    A CARDBOARD GARAGE

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Clarke, Irwin, 1969. White boards. 61 pp. Light damp stain to lower inner corners of covers, small crimp at head of spine, else fine. Price-clipped jacket has nicks at head of spine, soft ripples to lower inner corners, VG otherwise. Poems 1943-1969, author's second book of poetry. Ink ownership name of author John Metcalf.; Octavo

    Book ID: 47901
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  • SOLWAY, David
    ANACRUSIS

    Edition: First printing

    Frederiction, New Brunswick: Fiddlehead Poetry Books, 1976. pp 16, stapled, in yellow card coves. Fine copy. Edition of 500 copies. Poetry. Note: lighter parcel, any default shipping price may be reduced.; Octavo

    Book ID: 47908
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  • HOWITH, Harry
    BURGLAR TOOLS

    Edition: First printing

    Ottawa: Bytown Books, 1963. 52 pp, stapled, in black on white card covers. Light yellowing along spine, else fine. Ink ownership signature of Canadian author John Metcalf. The poet's first book, conditionally accepted for publication by the Contact Press, but the conditions were rejected by the author. Note: lighter parcel, any default shipping price may be reduced.; Squarish octavo

    Book ID: 47864
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  • GUSTAFSON, Ralph
    COLLECTED POEMS Volume I

    Edition: First printing

    Victoria, BC: Sono Nis Press, 1987. Maroon boards. pp 216. Fine in fine jacket. Ink signature of Canadian author John Metcalf. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 47881
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  • THESEN, Sharon
    CONFABULATIONS: Poems for Malcolm Lowry.

    Lantzville, BC: Oolichan Books, 1984. Card covers. 41 pp. Fine copy. With ownership signature of poet John Newlove. A long poem based on the life / fictions of Malcolm Lowry. Note: lighter parcel, any default shipping price may be reduced.; Octavo

    Book ID: 52263
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  • THESEN, Sharon
    CONFABULATIONS: Poems for Malcolm Lowry.

    Lantzville, BC: Oolichan Books, 1984. Inscribed by Author; Card covers. 41 pp. VG+ copy. Inscribed by the author to the late Canadian poet Judith Fitzgerald "For Judith, love & stars, Sharon") A long poem based on the life / fictions of Malcolm Lowry. Note: lighter parcel, any default shipping price may be reduced.; Octavo; Signed by Author

    Book ID: 47926
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  • HEDGES, Doris
    CRISIS

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1947. Octavo. 16 pp, stapled in pink card covers. Ryerson Poetry Chap-Book 125, edition of 500 copies. A fine, unopened copy. Front cover illustration by J.E.H. MacDonald, redrawn by Thoreau MacDonald in 1942. Edison C47. Note: lighter parcel, any default shipping price may be reduced.; Octavo.

    Book ID: 47848
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  • HARRIS, Michael
    GRACE

    Edition: First printing

    Montreal: New Delta, 1977. Card covers, pp (80). Fine copy. Poetry. Note: lighter parcel, any default shipping price may be reduced.; Octavo

    Book ID: 47855
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  • STEPHENS, W.A. (1809-61)
    HAMILTON; and other poems and lectures

    Printed by A. Lovell & Co, 1871. The second edition, enlarged (first was Toronto, 1840), adding a new author preface. Original brown pebble grain cloth, sides decorated in blind, spine gilt lettered. pp 410. Spine very slightly sunned with slight wear at head neatly repaired, scattered foxing in text, a bit leaned, VG otherwise. Stephens came to Canada from Northern Ireland as a boy and became the Collector of Customs in Owen Sound, Ontario. As a writer, he "became a public phenomenon by the ease and frequency with which he composed impromtu verses in an eighteenth-century manner. When the "Hamilton mountain" was set as a poetical 'task' for him by a lady about 1840, he opened on a description…

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    Printed by A. Lovell & Co, 1871. The second edition, enlarged (first was Toronto, 1840), adding a new author preface. Original brown pebble grain cloth, sides decorated in blind, spine gilt lettered. pp 410. Spine very slightly sunned with slight wear at head neatly repaired, scattered foxing in text, a bit leaned, VG otherwise. Stephens came to Canada from Northern Ireland as a boy and became the Collector of Customs in Owen Sound, Ontario. As a writer, he "became a public phenomenon by the ease and frequency with which he composed impromtu verses in an eighteenth-century manner. When the "Hamilton mountain" was set as a poetical 'task' for him by a lady about 1840, he opened on a description of Creation with unmated primeval creatures seeking companions." - Klinck (1st ed.) p. 152. Though a minor poet he was one of the earliest versifiers in Upper Canada. ; 12mo

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    Book ID: 47916
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  • HAWKINS, William
    HAWKINS. Poems 1963-65.

    Edition: First Edition

    Ottawa: Nil Press, 1966. (44) pp, stapled, in illustrated card covers. Designed by R.V. Rosewarne. Rubbing along spine fold, else fine. Scarce. ; 16mo.

    Book ID: 21479
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  • SOLWAY, Dave (David Solway)
    IN MY OWN IMAGE

    Edition: First printing

    Montreal: McGill Poetry Series, 1962. Brown card covers. pp 55, [3]. Soft creases to lower outer corners of covers, nearly fine otherwise, no owner names. Number 5 in the series. First book of one of the better living Canadian poets. Note: lighter parcel, any default shipping price may be reduced.; Octavo

    Book ID: 42268
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  • LETTER OF THE MASTER OF HORSE by GEDDES, Gary
    GEDDES, Gary
    LETTER OF THE MASTER OF HORSE

    Edition: First printing

    (Ottawa): Oberon, 1973. Card covers. Sunning to margins of rear cover, front cover curled, else a fine copy. The poem won the E.J. Pratt medal for poetry at the University of Toronto in 1969. Margaret Laurence blurb on rear cover. Note: lighter parcel, any default shipping price may be reduced.; Octavo

    Book ID: 47880
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  • SOLWAY, David
    MEPHISTOPHELES AND THE ASTRONAUT

    Oakville, Ontario: Fiddlehead Poetry Books, 1979. Card covers, 63 pp. Fine copy. Poetry. Note: lighter parcel, any default shipping price may be reduced.; Octavo

    Book ID: 47911
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  • SMITH, A.J.M.
    NEWS OF THE PHOENIX and other poems

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto / New York: Ryerson / Coward-McCann, 1943. Squarish octavo, red boards printed in black. pp (8), 42, [2]. Light yellowing to page edges, spine lightly sunned, ink owner inscription at front, else a VG jacketless copy. The poet and critic's second separate book. It won a Governor-General's Award. Smith was one of the Montreal Group of modernist poets which included F.R. Scott, Leon Edel, Leo Kennedy, and A.M. Klein. Note: lighter parcel, any default shipping price may be reduced.

    Book ID: 47932
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  • SOLWAY, David
    PAXIMALIA

    Edition: First printing

    Frederiction, New Brunswick: Fiddlehead Poetry Books, 1972. 52 pp, stapled in cream card covers. Fine copy. Poetry.Note: lighter parcel, any default shipping price may be reduced.; Octavo

    Book ID: 47909
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  • HARRISON, S. Frances
    PINE, ROSE AND FLEUR DE LIS

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: Hart & Company, 1891 [for 1890]. Light green cloth spine, olive green cloth sides, lettered & decorated in gilt, top edges gilt. [8], 208 pp. Small light spot on front cover, ink owner name, tanning to front endpapers, VG otherwise. Poetry by a minor Canadian poet of some importance. Watters p. 86.; Small octavo.

    Book ID: 47857
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  • STEAD, Robert J.C.
    PRAIRIE BORN and other poems

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Briggs, 1911. Navy cloth stamped in gilt. pp (x), 95. Light rubbing to spine ends, VG+ otherwise. Note: lighter parcel, any default shipping price may be reduced.; 12mo

    Book ID: 47924
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  • PUBLIC FANTASY: the Maggie T poems by GERVAIS, C.H.
    GERVAIS, C.H.
    PUBLIC FANTASY: the Maggie T poems

    Edition: First printing

    Guelph, ON: Sequel Press, 1983. Card covers. pp 52. Crease to bottom margins of cover and text, else fine. Maggie T = Margaret Trudeau, wife of Pierre E. Trudeau, mother of Justin Trudeau. Note: lighter parcel, any default shipping price may be reduced.; Octavo

    Book ID: 47878
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  • SOUSTER, Raymond
    RAIN-CHECK

    Edition: First printing

    (Ottawa): Oberon, 1975. Cloth & printed boards. Fine copy. The fragile printed tissue jacket has yellowing to spine and a two inch split to front flap fold, nice otherwise, no chips or tears. Scarce in jacket. Poetry. Whiteman A30.

    Book ID: 42204
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