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  • Rooke, Leon
    A BOLT OF WHITE CLOTH

    Edition: First printing

    Don Mills, Ontario: Stoddart, 1984. Card covers. Text paper slightly yellowed, else fine. Short stories, not issued in hardcover. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 48837
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  • JOSEPHSON, Erland
    A STORY ABOUT MR. SILBERSTEIN. Translated by Robert Greenwald

    Edition: First edition in English

    Evanston, Illinois: Northwestern University Press, 1995. Brown cloth. Fine in fine jacket. Publisher's packing list addressed to Leon Rooke laid in. Rooke blurb on rear panel of jacket. First novel translated into English by this Swedish novelist who also actred in Ingmar Bergman's films.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 53386
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  • KNISTER, Raymond
    AFTER EXILE: a Raymond Knister poetry reader

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Exile, 2003. Glossy card covers. Soft crease to upper outer corner of front cover and first few leaves, else fine. With ink notes and underlining and two laid in notes by Leon Rooke (not signed by him)

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 53378
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  • GORJUP, Branko, ediitor
    ALTRE TERRE : racconti contemporanei del Canada anglofono

    Edition: First printing

    Venezia: Supernova, 1996. Card covers with flaps. Fine copy. Translations into Italian. Leon Rooke, Constance Rooke, Atwood, Richler, Shields, Bowering, many others.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 53388
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  • KIRKWOOD, Hilda
    BETWEEN THE LINES

    Edition: First printing

    (Ottawa): Oberon, 1994. The paper issue in card covers. Fine copy of this collection of interviews with leading Canadian writers. Leon Rooke, Margaret Laurence, Robertson Davies, Barker Fairley, Northrop Frye, others. This was Leon Rooke's own copy, signed by him.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 53400
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  • BELSERENE, Paul, editor
    CANADIAN SHORT FICTION ANTHOLOGY Volume 2

    Edition: First printing

    Vancouver: Intermedia, 1982. Card covers. VG+. Contains on pp 58-65 Leon Rooke's story "Sixteen Year Old Susan March Confesses to the Innocent Murder of all the Devious Strangers Who Would Drag Her Down". Also Kinsella, Kilodney, Valgardson, Livesay, many others.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 53396
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  • WEAVER, Robert, editor
    CANADIAN SHORT STORIES fourth series

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1985. Card covers. Text paper yellowed, as always, else fine. Contains Leon Rooke's story "A Bolt of White Cloth". Also Atwood, Munro, Gallant, Kinsella, Levine, others. Rooke's own copy, signed by him. Publisher's complimentary copy with their postcard soliciting an opinion laid in.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 53402
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  • HANCOCK, Geoff
    CANADIAN WRITERS AT WORK: interviews with Geoff Hancock

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1987. Card covers. Advance copy for review, so rubber stamped at front. Text paper lightly toned, VG+ copy. Leon Rooke, Mavs Gallant, Alice Munro, Margaret Atwood, 10 noted Canadian authors in all. Though not indicated in the book, this was Leon Rooke's own copy.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 53399
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  • ROOKE, Leon
    DADDY STUMP

    Edition: First Edition

    Ottawa: Magnum Book Store, 1991. 12 leaves printed rectos only, stapled in card covers. Fine copy. Magnum Readings 2. Total edition iof 30 copies, this is # 3 of 26 for sale. Signed by the author and also inscribed to his significant other. A short story. His rarest book.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 53384
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  • ROBINSON, Mary
    DAYS: stories

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Knopf, 1979. Cloth and boards. Red top page edges faded, yellowing to fore edges, light sunning to upper and lower edges of boards, VG+ otherwise. White dust jacket has red spine lettering (author) faded to grey; shallow chip across foot of spine; creases to front flap; VG otherwise, flap price intact. With ink ownershiip signature of Leon Rooke at front, and with extensive ink notes of Canadian author and academic Constance Rooke to verso of front blank, mostly blank last two pages, recto and verso of rear free endpaper and rear pastedown. The author's uncommon first book. Robinson has been categorized as a founding "minimalist" writer along with authors such as Amy Hempel, Frederick Barthelme, and Raymond Carver.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 53383
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  • ROOKE, Constance
    Fear of the Open Heart: essays on contemporary Canadian writing

    Toronto: Coach House Press, c1989. Second printing. Card covers. pp (200). Fine copy. Inscribed by the author.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 53070
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  • ROSS, Oakland
    GUERRILLA BEACH

    Edition: First printing

    Dunvegan, Ontario: Cormorant, 1994. Card covers. Fine copy, and inscribed to Leon Rooke, who also contributes a blurb on the rear cover. Ten short stories set in 1980s Latin America by this award-winning foregn correspondent for the Globe & Mail.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 53373
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  • CALLAGHAN, Barry
    HOGG. A cura di Branko Gorjup e Francesca Valente...

    Edition: First printing

    Ravenna, Italy: Longo, 2013. Card covers. With b&w reproductions of art works by Enzo Cucchi. Fine copy. Text in English and Italian. With apprecations by Margaret Atwood, William Kennedy, Timothy Findley, Joyce Carol Oates, and Leon Rooke.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 53376
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  • HANCOCK, Geoff, editor
    ILLUSION ONE: fables, fantasies and metafictions

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Aya Press, 1983. Card covers. A bit leaned, spine yellowed, VG otherwise. Contains of pp 67-82 "Hanging Out with the Magi", a story by Leon Rooke .Also Gallant, Rikki, Urquhart, Fraser Sutherland, others.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 53394
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  • ROOKE, Leon
    LAST ONE HOME SLEEPS IN THE YELLOW BED: stories

    Edition: First printing

    Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1968. Green boards. Fine in fine, price-clipped jacket. Author's first book.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 48836
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  • HANCOCK, Geoff, editor and introduction
    MAGIC REALISM: an anthology

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Aya Press, 1980. Black cloth. Text paper lightly toned, else fine in very nearly fine jacket. Contains "Dinner with the Swardians", a story by Leon Rooke. His own copy, signed by him. Uncommon in this hardcover issue.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 53403
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  • SONNTAG, Patti and Grant Loewen, editors
    MOOSEMILK

    Edition: First printing

    Montreal: DC Books, 1999. Card covers. Fine copy. The Moosehead Anthology VII, the best of Moosehead from 1977 to 1999, Contains on pp 43-53 "Dust", a story by Leon Rooke. Also Leonard Cohen, Al Purdy, Pat Lane, Elizabeth Spencer, many others.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 53395
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  • MUFFINS by ROOKE, Leon
    ROOKE, Leon
    MUFFINS

    Edition: First printing

    Erin, ON: Porcupine's Quill, 1995. Glossy phoitographic card covers. pp 24, photos in text. Included in a sleeve inside the front cover is a 45 rpm record, with spindle adapter, of Rooke reading this story at the Rivoli restaurant in Toronto on April 10, 1995. Fine copy.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 53288
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  • ROOKE, Constance, editor
    NIGHT LIGHT: stories of aging

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1986. Card covers. Text paper lightly yellowed as always, a fine copy. Stories by Bellow, Bowles, Cheever, Gallant, Lessing, Munro, Olsen, Ondaatje, Singer, Taylor, Vanderhaeghe & Welty. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 53063
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  • SMITH, Ron & Stephen Guppy
    RAINSHADOW: stories from Vancouver Island

    Edition: First printing

    Lantzville. BC / Victoria, BC: Oolichan Books / Sono Nis Press, 1982. Brown boards. Text paper lighty toned, as always, else fine in fine jacket. Contains Leon Rooke's story "Sing Me No Love Songs I'll Say You No Prayers". This hardcover issue was limited to 80 numbered copies and 26 lettered copies, signed by all the contributors. This is # 45. Valgardson, Hodgins, Kinsella, Sean Virgo, Skelton, Wilfred Watson, and others, 15 authors and signatures in all. This was Leon Rooke's own copy.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 53404
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