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Remembering Leacock An Oral History

By: Anderson, Allan

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Deneau: 1983

Edition: Stated First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13284

ISBN: 0888790937

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Slight wear, some toning of pages ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 229 pages; Anderson, a former student of Leacock's from the 1930's has collected an impressive number of personal reminiscences from people across the country from all walks of life. View more info

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St. Ursula's Convent or the Nun of Canada

By: Hart, Julia C.B. & Douglas G. Lochhead

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Carleton University Press: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 18394

ISBN: 0886291402

Condition: Very Good


Card covers show light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book. A section of Explanatory Notes at back of book. ; Centre for Editing Early Canadian Texts; 8.90 X 6 X 0.60 inches; 237 pages; "In 1824, when the novel was issued in Kingston, Upper Canada, it became not only the first work of fiction written by a native-born Canadian and published in what is now Canada, but also a significant early attempt by a Canadian of English and French heritage to articulate a vision of a North American nation that linked through family, social and religious ties, the best of Great Britain and France." View more info

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Highways of Canadian Literature

By: Logan, J. D. & Donald G. French

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13128

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Corners lightly bumped, a few pencil markings ; A bright, solid book, green cloth covered boards with beige & green paste on title labels on front & spine. Hinges intact ; 418 pages View more info

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Punishment

By: MacIntyre, Linden

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Toronto, Random House Canada: 2014

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18202

ISBN: 0345813901

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Sticker removed from front free end paper ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 9.06 X 6.38 X 1.57 inches; 421 pages; "In Punishment, his first novel since completing his Long Stretch trilogy, Scotiabank Giller-winner Linden MacIntyre brings us a powerful exploration of justice and vengeance, and the peril that ensues when passion replaces reason, in a small town shaken by a tragic death. Forced to retire early from his job as a corrections officer in Kingston Penitentiary, Tony Breau has limped back to the village where he grew up to lick his wounds, only to find that... View more info

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The Other Side of Silence A Life of Ethel Wilson

By: McAlpine, Mary

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Madeira Park, BC, Harbour Publishing: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14022

ISBN: 0920080952

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Light edge wear to book and DJ, remainder mark bottom page edges; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar. Inscription on title page "To L** - an old, & good friend - Mary (author?); Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 223 pages; "No writer has more successfully evoked British Columbia as a place or its inhabitants as a strange and unique people than Ethel Wilson. A biography of her has long been needed, and now Mary McAlpine, drawing on her own extensive memories of Ethel Wilson and on much other original material, has offered a sensitive and perceptive introduction to that talented and often... View more info

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Lucy Maud Montgomery Album

By: McCabe, Kevin & Alexandra Heilbron

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Fitzhenry & Whiteside Limited: 1999

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18219

ISBN: 1550413864

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ shows very light shelf wear.; A bright solid, book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; B&W Illustrations; 1.18 x 11.02 x 9.45 Inche; 531 pages; 'This is an international treasure trove of Lucy Maud Montgomery facts, memorabilia, articles, poems, pictures, and festivals. It portrays not only the beloved creator of the Anne of Green Gables stories, but also the young student at Dalhousie, the protective wife, social arbitor, cat lover, avid photographer, accomplished thespian. Over 100 articles and commentaries by Montgomery scholars, and enthusiasts, plus a generous sample of Lucy ... View more info

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The Selected Journals of L. M. Montgomery Vol. 1, 1889-1910

By: Montgomery, L. M.; Mary Rubio & Elizabeth Waterston (editors)

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Oxford University Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19381

ISBN: 019540503X

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Pages toned, some damage to lower edge of dustjacket, creasing and short tear at top edge ; DJ in Mylar A bright solid, book ; B&W Photographs; 9.5 x 1.25 x 6 Inches; 424 pages; "A bestseller in Canada, this book will fascinate the legions of devoted readers of Anne of Green Gables and Montgomery's other Anne books. Lucy Maud Montgomery (1874-1942) kept extensive journals for most of her life, beginning them in 1889 when she was fourteen and continuing them until shortly before her death. Spontaneous and frank, they are unusual for their narrative interest: Montgomery's gifts as a storyt... View more info

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Who's Who in Canadian Literature 1997-1998

By: Ripley, Gordon

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Teeswater, ON, Reference Press: 1997

Seller ID: 10869

ISBN: 0919981461

Condition: Very Good+


Ex reference library with library markings on FFEP and title page, no pocket ; Yellow card covers unmarked. Text unmarked ; Trade PB; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 357 pages; Included are living Canadian poets, playrights, story writers, novelists, children's writers, critics, editors or translators. View more info

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Who's Who in Canadian Literature, 1992-93

By: Ripley, Gordon & Anne Mercer

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Teeswater, ON, Reference Press: 1992

Seller ID: 10870

ISBN: 0919981267

Condition: Good+


Ex reference library. Minimal library markings, red glossy card covers show light wear, bottom back corner creased ; A bright solid, book ; Ex-Library; Who's Who in Canadian Literature; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 369 pages; Trade paperback. Included are living Canadian poets, playrights, story writers, novelists, children's writers, critics, editors or translators. View more info

Stories from Pacific & Arctic Canada A selection

By: Schroeder, Andreas & Rudy Wiebe

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan of Canada: 1974

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 13541

ISBN: 0770511449

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Light edge wear and short closed tears of DJ ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; 284 pages; Seven stories about the Arctic and nineteen stories about Pacific Canada by various authors, such as Jack London, Malcolm Lowry, Ethel Wilson, Paul St. Pierre, James Houston, Andreas Schroeder and Rudy Wiebe. View more info

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The Big Why

By: Winter, Michael

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Toronto, House of Anansi Press: 2004

Edition: 1st; First Printing

Seller ID: 18194

ISBN: 0887841880

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; 8.50 X 5.80 X 1.30 inches; 376 pages; "The Big Why, brilliantly fictionalizes a pivotal year in the life of celebrated American artist Rockwell Kent. In 1914, at the age of thirty, Kent decides to escape the superficial world of New York City and move to Brigus, Newfoundland, with his wife and three children to follow a few months later. A socialist and a philanderer, certain in the greatness of his work, he is drawn north by a fascination for the rocky Atlantic coast and by the example of Brigus's other well-known resident, fabled A... View more info