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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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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