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Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town

By: Leacock, Stephen

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1962

Edition: Reprint; Third Printing

Seller ID: 17232

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


DJ has some soiling, tape-repaired tears and chipping. Previous owner's name and bookplate on inside front board. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. A replica of Leacock's presentation copy bookplate produced by a bookstore in Orillia, Leacock's home town, on front free endpaper. Newspaper article laid in back of book ; Two-colour illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 275 pages; Classic Canadian humor pieces written about a fictional small town in Ontario, Mariposa, by Canada's premier humorist. View more info

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The Garden of Folly

By: Leacock, Stephen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, S.B. Gundy: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15677

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Red cloth covered boards with bumped corners, some soiling across top edge. Some spotting to top page edges. Previous owner's name and address on front free end paper. ; A tight solid book, hinges intact Blind stamped titles on front board, gilt stamped titles on spine. Fore and bottom edges untrimmed View more info

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Literary Lapses

By: Leacock, Stephen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, John Lane Company: 1912

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 18400

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Red cloth covered boards have shelf wear with some soiling, rubbing on edges, spotting on back board. Spine is sun-faded. ; A tight solid book. Top page edges gilt, front and bottom pages untrimmed. Laid paper. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 248 pages; The humour, irony, and wit of Stephen Leacock have never been shown to better advantage than in Literary Lapses, his first collection of comic writings. Within its pages are such classic stories as the man who is seized by fear as he opens a bank account; the awful case of the young man who dies because he cannot tell a lie; the astonishing tal... View more info

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BEHIND THE BEYOND

By: Leacock, Stephen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, John Lane the Bodley Head Ltd.: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3968

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Red cloth boards have some light soiling, some fraying to top of spine, tiny tear base of spine, lightly sun-faded on spine. Previous owner's name on FFEP, with "Discard" stamped in ink on same page. This may be an ex-library copy, but there is no indication of card pocket etc ever having been present. Fore and bottom edges untrimmed. View more info