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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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Vignettes of Vancouver and Some Vagrant Verses

By: Hood, Robert Allison

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Education Services Ltd.: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17281

Condition: Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket


DJ is soiled, torn with chipping and large areas missing head and tail of DJ spine.; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 84 pages; Poems about Vancouver, British Columbia and the surrounding area. View more info

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Balls for a One-Armed Juggler

By: Layton, Irving

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart: 1963

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 12680

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


DJ scuffed, chipped with short tears, previous owner has embossed his seal on FFEP, some erasure (minimal damage) on FFEP & front pastedown ; A tight solid book. DJ in Mylar ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 121 pages; An early collection of one one of Canada's pre-eminent poets View more info

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A Flagon of Beauty

By: MacDonald, Wilson

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Buffalo, NY, The Broadway Press: 1958

Edition: Sixth Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17463

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Signed by Author; DJ shows edge wear, small tears and light soiling. Bookstore stamp on front pastedown. Marks on top and bottom pages edges have appearance of remainder marks. ; Signed by the author with a lovely notation. A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; 233 pages View more info

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Scruncheons A Review of Creative Writing Published in Newfoundland

By: Popp, G. T. (Editor)

Price: $16.50

Publisher: St. John's, Newfoundland, Memorial University: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17043

Condition: Very Good+


Light edge wear to card covers, location & date written on front fly.; A bright, solid book . ; 91 pages; Poetry and short stories. View more info

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Dunkirk

By: Pratt, E. J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Macmillan Co.: 1941

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 19089

Condition: Very Good


Card covers have some soiling, creasing, small tears. ; A tight solid book, stapled wraps. Laid paper pages ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 13 pages; A poetic account of the heroic rescue of the British forces from the beaches of Dunkirk by a flotilla of boats of every type manned by sailors of every class. 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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TALES SUR LA POINTE DES PIEDS

By: Vigneault, Gilles (Trans. by Paul Allard)

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Don Mills, ON, Press Porcepic: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6598

ISBN: 0888780044

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 79 pages; Only slight wear, small mark front of DJ. Dust jacket in Mylar, a tight bright book. A lovely square volume of one page pieces in French with English on facing page. DJ flaps have deckled edges. View more info