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BOX O' LIGHTS

By: Baerlein, Henry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Leonard Parsons Ltd.: 1923

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 1648


A tight solid book. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 251 pages; Blue cloth boards have sun-fading, corners bumped. Previous owner's book plate on front pastedown. This is a series of short stories, mostly reflecting mostly historical - ancient Greece, Roman, mediaeval Europe, et al. View more info

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Too Bad Galahad

By: Cohen, Matt

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Toronto, Coach House Press: 1972

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 16233


Light edge wear to extremities of this book, short split top back spine edge ; French flaps over card covers, humourous illustrations throughout. ; A humorous homage to the legend of the knight, Sir Galahad. This is an early short story by Matt Cohen, one of Canada's most beloved modern fiction writers who was first published in 1969 and continued with many novels, collections of poetry, short stories. After his death in 1999 it came out that he has wrote children's boo... View more info

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Loose End

By: Coyote, Ivan E.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Arsenal Pulp Press: 2005

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15905


Signed by Author; Minor scuffing.; Inscribed by author on title page. A bright, solid book. ; Trade PB; 8.30 X 5.50 X 0.60 inches; 176 pages; Inscribed by the author "to Ruth - all the best. Ivan Coyote". View more info

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The Slow Fix

By: Coyote, Ivan E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Arsenal Pulp Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15907


Signed by Author; Minor scuffing.; Inscribed by author on title page. A bright, solid book.; Trade PB; 8.27 X 5.43 X 0.31 inches; 152 pages; Inscribed by the author, "To Ruth: nice meeting you. Ivan Coyote". View more info

Brief Candles - Stories

By: Huxley, Aldous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9470


Light spotting of red cloth covered boards, a few 1/4 inch tears head and tail of spine, spine soiled, some bumping of corners ; Gilt title on spine, top page edges red hinges intact ; 324 pages; This collection includes - Chawdron, The Rest Cure, The Claxtons and After the Fireworks View more info

Orsinian Tales

By: Le Guin, Ursula K.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1976

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 14552


DJ shows a lot of wear, scuffing, a couple of tape repaired tears, book foxed top page edges shows light wear ; A tight solid book. DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. This hardcover edition appears to have the same ISBN as the Bantam PB ; 1.5 x 8.4 x 5.7 Inches; "Orsinia ... a land of medieval forests, stonewalled cities, and railways reaching into the mountains where the old gods dwell. A country where life is harsh, dreams are gentle, and people feel torn b... View more info

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Talking to the Enemy

By: Mandelman, Avner

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Canada, Oberon Press: 1998

Seller ID: 9820


Fore corners worn, mild creasing to front card cover ; A bright solid, book ; Trade PB; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 96 pages; ""Pity" draws the reader through the descending layers of horror of an Israeli soldier who is party to an assassination attempt gone terribly wrong. In "Terror" a man recalls a traumatic childhood incident that taught him family comes first—before justice, before fear. On a lighter note, "Mish-Mash" is a comical tornad... View more info

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65 Short Stories

By: Maugham, W. Somerset

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, Heinemann/Octopus: 1976

Edition: Omnibus

Seller ID: 14147


Only slight wear to DJ; A bright, solid book, price clipped DJ in Mylar ; 2.44 x 9.45 x 6.14 Inches; 937 pages View more info

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RAISE NO MEMORIAL SELECTED SHORT STORIES

By: McConnell, William C.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Orca Book Publishers: 1989

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8770


Signed by Author; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 185 pages; Light wear, shallow marks on back panel of DJ. 185 pp. Short stories. Author inscription "For G... Bill McConnell" on FFEP View more info

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Things They Carried

By: O'Brien, Tim

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15234


Slight wear only to book and dust jacket. ; A bright, solid book DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. 'Complimentary copy' written on half title page. ; 1.11 x 9.13 x 6.57 Inches; 273 pages; A sequence of stories about the Vietnam War, this book also has the unity of a novel, with recurring characters and interwoven strands of plot and theme. It aims to summarize America's involvement in Vietnam, and her coming to terms with that experience in the years that follow... View more info

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THE TIMELESS ISLAND AND OTHER STORIES

By: Percy, H. R.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Ryerson: 1960

Seller ID: 12021


DJ chipped, scuffed with some creasing, top corner a little bumped, gift notation on verso of FFEP ; Signed by Percy on FFEP. DJ in Mylar A tight solid book. ; The stories run "the gamut of the storyteller's art - from tales of the supernatural... to simple narratives that catch the pathos of everyday life... stories reflecting the author's own experience as a ship's officer." View more info

Stories from Pacific & Arctic Canada A selection

By: Schroeder, Andreas and Rudy Wiebe

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Macmillan of Canada: 1974

Seller ID: 10019


DJ chipped with short tears, light wear to book ; DJ in Mylar, a tight solid book. ; 284 pages; Western and Northern short fiction from such writers as James Houston, Paul St. Pierre, Jack London, Jack Hodgins among others View more info

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Marine Life

By: Svendsen, Linda

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Toronto, Harpercollins: 1992

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14251


Only slight wear ; A bright, solid book DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; 0.9 x 8.6 x 5.7 Inches; 165 pages; When it was first published in 1992, Linda Svendsen’s Marine Life was welcomed with exceptional reviews on both sides of the border. The eight seamlessly interwoven stories charted the longings, pleasures and terrors of Adele Nordstrom, a child who looks unsparingly at the failures of her family, and as an adult is destined to repeat them. Now these p... View more info

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THE COLLECTED SHORT STORIES OF ANNIE S. SWAN

By: Swan, Annie S.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: London, James Clarke & Co. Ltd.: 1946

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 3413


Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 256 pages; Red cloth boards have some light soiling, very light shelfwear to edges and corners. Previous owner's name on FFEP. View more info

Breaking The Cycle and Other Stories From a Gulf Island

By: Tippett, Maria

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Orca Book Publishers: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14023


Light creasing top edge of DJ, two tiny scratches on DJ spine; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; B&W Illustrations; 121 pages View more info