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Jocoseria

By: Browning, Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder & Co.: 1883

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10720

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Red cloth boards with mitred corners show light wear, some spotting, spine faded. Small piece missing top first page of advertisements at back ; A tight solid book, hinges intact, gilt titles on spine still bright ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 143 + ads pages View more info

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Dramatic Idyls second series

By: BROWNING, Robert

Price: $29.95

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder: 1880

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10728

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Brown cloth covered boards with mitered corners, show some fraying head & tail of spine. Some foxing first couple of pages and last couple of pages as well as page edges ; A bright solid, book, hinges intact; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 147 pages View more info

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Sourdough and Gold Dust

By: Fleming, Everett Samuel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Diggon's Presses: 1954

Seller ID: 15197

Condition: Very Good+


Light edge wear and soil to yellow card covers ; This stapled wraps chap book was 'prepared especially for the International Sourdough Re-union in Vancouver, August 16-18, 1954. ; 14 pages; Fleming describes himself as 'a sometime parson in the Klondike'. View more info

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Songs from Appledore

By: Laighton, Oscar

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Cambridge MA, Riverside Press: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 10298

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Signed by Author; Light soil to green cloth covered boards with gilt stamped titles and design. dampstain surrounding hinge front and back - doesn't extend to text ; A bright solid, book - signed by author on blank page ; 27 pages; Laighton, younger brother to New England writer Celia Thaxter, grew up on the islands off the coast of New Hampshire. These writings are paeans to those same islands View more info

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Men Who March Away Poems of the First World War

By: Parsons (editor), I. M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19269

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ and boards show light shelf wear, with light soiling to DJ. Slight insect damage to DJ, light foxing to page edges ; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 9.1 X 6.6 X 1.1 inches; 192 pages View more info

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Poems for All the Annettes

By: Purdy, Alfred

Price: $325.00

Publisher: Toronto, Contact Press: 1962

Edition: 1st

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16507

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Signed by Author; White dustjacket lightly soiled with some chipping to head of spine, some damage to front panel of DJ, pale blue card covers of book shows light wear, some foxing of page edges. ; Inscribed by author on front fly. This book was acquired from the daughter of the woman to whom it was warmly inscribed. She told me how the poet was a family friend (her father also served in the RCAF during WWII). A tight solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; Trade PB; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 64 pages; This was Purdy's 6th book and considered to be one of his finest. "Alfred Purdy ... View more info

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The Shooting of Dan McGrew

By: Service, Robert W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Kids Can Press: 1988

Edition: 1st Thus; First Printing

Seller ID: 19190

ISBN: 0921103352

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ shows light shelf wear. Light damage to dust jacket upper right corner ; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector, unclipped. ; Colour Illustrations; 12.0 X 9.0 X 0.4 inches; 32 pages; "The poem about the shooting of the fictitious Dan McGrew was written soon after the gold rush in Dawson City was over; it is an unrelenting story of the greed, jealousy, loneliness and betrayal that were characteristic of the Gold Rush era, and how Dan McGrew became the hated target of a half-crazed miner. While the action of the poem is intense and demanding, the painterly illustrat... View more info

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My Poems (People's Friend)

By: Swan, Annie S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dundee, John Leng: 1920

Seller ID: 3421

Condition: Very Good+


Trade PB; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 32 pages; Chap Book. This booklet of poetry has brown paper covers has some damage from being bent, light foxing. Stapled wraps, . Pages have thelook of laid paper. It appears to have been an insert in the People's Friend magazine. On the inside of the front cover is a little imprinted note thanking her 'loyal readers in the 'People's Friend''. A scarce book. Undated but circa 1920's. View more info

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Notes on Visitations Poems, 1936-75

By: Woodcock, George

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Toronto, House of Anansi Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15455

ISBN: 0887841341

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Dust jacket chipped and scuffed. ; A tight solid book. DJ in Mylar ; House of Anansi poetry series ; HAP 33; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 115 pages; Preface by poet Al Purdy View more info