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Just Add Water and Stir

By: Berton, Pierre

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18392

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ shows shelf wear with short tears and dime size chip bottom fore corner of dust jacket. Thinning top corner of front free end paper from erasure. ; Stated first edition. A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Illustrations; 222 pages; "Being a random collection of satirical essays, rude remarks, used anecdotes, thumbnail sketches, ancient wheezes, old nostalgias, wry comments, limp doggerel, intemperate recipes, vagrant opinions and crude drawings by" newspaperman and historian Pierre Berton 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

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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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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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ONIONS IN THE STEW

By: MacDonald, Betty

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott Company: 1955

Edition: First Edition; Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 18412

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


Book has gift inscription on FFEP. DJ shows shelf wear, with tears, chipping and scuffing. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector, hinges intact; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages; A humorous look at life on Vashon Island in Puget Sound from the author of The Egg and I. View more info

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'Tis Me Again, B'y!

By: McDonald, Andy

Price: $16.50

Publisher: St. John's, Newfoundland, Breakwater: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16855

ISBN: 0920911420

Condition: Very Good+


Signed by Author; Light shelfwear and corner curl to card covers. ; Signed in an old man's shaky handwriting by the author on the title page. A bright, solid book.; 8.90 X 5.90 X 0.50 inches; 175 pages; This is MacDonald's fourth book of humourous anecdotes about growing up and living in Nova Scotia, that outpost of Scottish culture. View more info

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SPOKEN IN JEST

By: Norwood, Gilbert

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Macmillan Company of Canada: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1970

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. DJ discoloured, some wear to edges and extemities. Lightly bumped bottom corners. Laid paper with side and bottom edges untrimmed. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 209 pages; Norwood was a Professor of Classics in Britain for many years until he was offered the position of Professor of Classics and Director of Classical Studies in Toronto in 1928. A series of humourous newspaper and magazine pieces on a wide and varied field of subjects and personal anecdotes written over a period of 15 years, totally apart from his field of study. View more info

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A Tad Overweight, but Violet Eyes to Die For

By: Trudeau, G. B.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1980

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16662

ISBN: 003049186X

Condition: Very Good+


Light shelfwear to card edges. ; A bright, solid book.; B&W Illustrations; 8 X 6 X 0.40 inches; 128 pages; A collection of Doonesbury cartoons from 1979 and 1980. View more info

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And That's My Final Offer!

By: Trudeau, Gary B.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Holt Rinehart and Winston: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16663

ISBN: 0030491916

Condition: Very Good


Light shelfwear to card edges, small corner bumps. ; A bright, solid book, complete number line on copyright page. ; B&W Illustrations; 8.20 X 6 X 0.40 inches; 128 pages; A collection of Doonesbury cartoons from 1979 and 1980. View more info

BATTLES OF THE ENGLISH CIVIL WAR

By: WOOLRYCH, AUSTIN

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, MACMILLAN: 1966

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 9833

ISBN: 0330201654

Condition: Very Good


Light wear, pages yellowed ; A tight solid book. ; Mass Market PB; BRITISH BATTLES; 208 pages View more info