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    "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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  • 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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  • 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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  • ROOKE, Leon
    A BOLT OF WHITE CLOTH

    Edition: First US issue

    New York: Ecco Press, 1985. Text paper faintly toned, page edges yellowed, label of The author's literary agent on half-title page, else fine. Not issued in hardcover, printed in Canada. A collection of short stories; Octavo

    Book ID: 54938
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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.; Octavo 0773750118

    Book ID: 48837
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  • Rooke, Leon
    A BOLT OF WHITE CLOTH (author's own copy)

    Edition: First printing

    Don Mills, Ontario: Stoddart, 1984. Card covers. Spine creased, lacking the bottom three inches; page edges yellowed; just good otherwise. Author's own copy used for readings. Signed by Rooke and designated "Reading Copy". Ink marks and underlining in text, 10.5 new lines of text at end, one small sheet of notes laid in. Copy bought direct from the author. ; Octavo 0773750118

    Book ID: 53983
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  • ROOKE, Leon
    A GOOD BABY

    Edition: First US printing

    New York: Knopf, 1990. Uncorrected proof in salmon non-pictorial card covers. Faint spine sunning; soft corner crease to rear cover with soft bump to late leaves; very nearly fine otherwise. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 54009
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  • ROOKE, Leon
    A GOOD BABY

    New York: Vintage / Random House, 1991. First of this Vintage Contemporaries edition. Card covers. Corner creases to covers, text paper lightly toned, VG+ otherwise. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 53712
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  • A GOOD BABY by ROOKE, Leon
    ROOKE, Leon
    A GOOD BABY

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Knopf, 1990. Uncorrected proof in salmon non-pictorial card covers. Just a little leaned, sunning to spine and inner margin of covers, lesser sunning to front cover, short tear to fore margin of front cover, page edges lightly yellowed, VG otherwise. Clipped author signature laid in.; Octavo; Signed by Author

    Book ID: 53744
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  • ROOKE, Leon
    A GOOD BABY

    Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, c1989. Card covers. Fine copy. This copy came from the author's library and contains some ink margin lines and a little underlining, plus a number of post-it notes, some with annotations. I believe these marks were made by his wife Constance Rooke. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 53747
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  • ROOKE, Leon
    A GOOD BABY

    Edition: First US printing

    New York: Knopf, 1990. Blue cloth & boards. Slight yellowing to page edges, spine a little concave, near fine otherwise. Jacket has fading to the pink spine lettering, VG+ otherwise. Although not signed by the author, I bought his library. This copy has occasional ink notes throughout, which suggests to me it was used for readings. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 53919
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  • NEUMAN, Shirley and Kamboureli, Smaro, editors
    A MAZING SPACE: Writing Canadian Women Writing

    Edition: First printing

    Edmonton, Alberta: Longspoon / NeWest, 1986. Card covers. pp (xiv), 427. Index. Front cover a bit curled; corner creases, VG otherwise. Ink ownership signature of Constance Rooke, who contributes an article "Fear of the Open Heart" (pp 256-69). 1.5 kg parcel ; Quarto

    Book ID: 53428
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  • ROOKE, Leon
    A page with a reproduced painting "Piazza" contained in "dArt international", Volume 19, Number 1, Spring / Summer 2016

    Toronto: dART INTERNATIONAL, 2016. Octavo

    Condition: Fine

    Book ID: 55050
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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 acted in Ingmar Bergman's films. ; Octavo

    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) ; Octavo

    Book ID: 53378
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  • Wyatt-Brown, Anne and Janice Rossen, editors
    Aging and Gender in Literature: Studies in Creativity

    Edition: First printing

    Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1993. The paper issue in card covers. pp (xiv), 375. Index. Bit of spine sunning, else a VG clean and unworn copy, no owner marks. Feminist analysis. Contains on pp 204-25 "'Oh What a Paradise It Seems' : John Cheever's Swan Song" by Constance Rooke. ; Octavo 0813914345

    Book ID: 53085
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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. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 53388
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