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TickleAce II. April 1978

By: N/A

Price: $26.00

Publisher: St. John's, Tickleace: 1978

Seller ID: Books006234


40 pages. Illustrated. The second issue of this quarterly review. mild soiling to covers, else clean and unmarked. View more info

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The Wild Brier: or, Lays by an Untaught Minstrel

By: (Lockerby, Elizabeth N.) E.N.L

Price: $97.50

Publisher: Charlottetown, P.E.I., Geo. Bremner: 1866

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books005377


196pp. Blind stamped cloth boards, gilt rose on front, light wear to boards and endpapers, half title page repaired with amateur blind mend, previous owners' signatures to ffep. and first blank leaf, pencil numerals to rep. View more info

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Rhoda Colville - Rhymes for Alex; as well, the invitation to the tribute dinner held by the Annapolis Valley Hospice Foundation

By: Alex Colville memorabilia

Price: $62.50

Publisher: Wolfville, Annapolis Valley Hospice Foundation: 2005

Seller ID: Books008908


two items:"Rhymes for Alex" 8pp. 8vo. saddle stapled card covers, hand printed by Gaspereau Press in an edition of 400 copies and the invitation from the Hospice Foundation advertising the event with Colville's 1996 image "Black Cat" View more info

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Gaspereau Review Numbers 1 through 16 [complete run]

By: Andrew Steeves & Gary Dunfield, eds.

Price: $368.75

Publisher: Kentville, Nova Scotia, Gaspereau Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books010196


All sixteen Numbers of the periodical, from No. 1 Fall 1997 through No. 16 Very Late Summer 2001. Signed by editors Andrew Steeves and Gary Dunfield on second leaf of No. 1. No. 1 also signed by Joyce Martin, a contributing artist. No markings or signatures in the other Numbers. A very good set, with little evidence of use. View more info

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A Cry From The Saskatchewan

By: Anonymous (Logan, John Edward)

Price: $260.00

Publisher: Montreal, J. Theo Robinson, Printer: 1885

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: inscribed and signed by author

Seller ID: Books009886


13pp. + (2pp.) blank, inscribed and signed by Logan to first page, light wear to wraps, pencil annotation below inscription View more info

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Procedures For Underground [signed / dated 1972]

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $71.50

Publisher: Toronto, Oxford University Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: Books009352


79 pages. Covers foxed and blank price sticker top right front. No spine crease but sunned so the red Margaret Atwood has disappeared. Finger smudge and lower corner crease to Contents leaf, and lighter smudge to the right of author's signature on previous leaf. Ownership signature to verso of rear cover. Signed: Margaret Atwood 1972 on title page. Presumed first printing, with 1970 on title page and colophon, with no indication of subsequent issue. View more info

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Lays of the Scottish Cavaliers

By: Aytoun, William Edmondstoune

Price: $130.00

Publisher: Edinburgh and London, William Blackwood and Sons: 1881

Seller ID: Books008529


[12], 268. Finely bound in full leather with 5 raised bands by John Ramage of London. Spine somewhat darker than boards. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Numerous illustrations. Foxing to first few and final few leaves, with light sporadic foxing throughout. Unobtrusive stain to lower margin up to page 20, and bleeding of red along lower edge throughout. Overall a handsome and presentable example. binding is sound and hinges secure. View more info

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Penn the Statesman and Gulielma : A Quaker Idyll [signed]

By: Baker, W. King [William / Wm.]

Price: $162.50

Publisher: Edinburgh & London, Oliphants: 1920

Inscription: inscribed by author

Seller ID: Books008605


328 pages plus ads at rear. Warmly inscribed by the author to his cousin, Christmas 1920. Jacket stained and nicked [now in archival sleeve]. Binding is sound and hinges secure. Internally very good. Top edge gilt. Illustrated with plates. Rare in jacket. View more info

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The Loyalists [signed and with an TLS]

By: Baker, W. King [William / Wm.]

Price: $84.50

Publisher: Edinburgh & London, George Routledge & Sons, &c.: 1922

Inscription: inscribed by author

Seller ID: Books008606


149 pages. Warmly inscribed by the author to his cousins, September 1922. Jacket very stained, rubbed and nicked and front flap detached [now in archival sleeve]. Light stain to front board. Binding is sound and hinges secure. Internally very good, with foxing to half-title. Top edge gilt. Illustrated with plates. Autographed typed letter from the author to the recipients of the book, laid in. View more info

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Collected Shorter Poems

By: Baker, W. King [William / Wm.]

Price: $97.50

Publisher: Edinburgh & London, George Routledge & Sons:

Seller ID: Books008607


300 pages. Edges lightly damp-stained throughout. Volume slightly bowed. Binding is sound and hinges secure. Handwritten note "Sent at the request of Wm King Baker Xmas 1927 [to his cousin], laid in. The note is on Gaspereau / Acton stationary [Baker's]. View more info

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The Vision of Columbus A Poem in Nine Books and Three Essays on Columbus

By: Barlow, Joel, and Fredo Arias

Price: $16.25

Publisher: Mexico, Frente De Afirmacion Hispanista, A.C.: 1992

Seller ID: Books003483


xxi, 32 pp. This is a facsimile edition of the 1787 book, as well as three essays contributed by Fredo Arias. Slight fading on spine and back cover View more info

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Through The Glass Darkly [signed]

By: Barritt, Peter

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Walton-on-Thames, Outposts Publications: 1979

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: Books009207


44 pages. Spine sunned; unobtrusive stain to lower right corner throughout. Inscribed and dated by the author on verso of front cover, and in same hand an address on recto rear. Else unmarked; binding sound. View more info

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Jim Bennet's Verse [signed]

By: Bennet, James L. Foreword by Harry Flemming.

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Petheric Press: 1979

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: Books009877


Unpaged: 40 leaves/80 pages. Inscribed by the author and dated Dec. '79 on first leaf. View more info

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Poems & Songs from the Plays

By: Bertolt Brecht

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1990

Seller ID: Books009878


xvii, 268 pages. Edited and mainly translated by John Willett. Jacket is price clipped. Personal Rockwell Kent-inspired pictorial bookplate on front pastedown. Binding sound, no inscriptions. View more info

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Random Poems

By: Black, Hibbert Crane

Price: $58.50

Publisher: Sackville, N.B., The Tribune Press: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books006040


85pp. lacks ffep. biographical note on author to title page by former owner View more info

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A Collection of Original Poems By the Rev. Mr Blacklock, and other Scotch Gentlemen

By: Blacklock, Thomas; Andrew Erskine ed.

Price: $1,228.50

Publisher: Edinburgh and London, A. Donaldson / R. and J. Dodsley and J. Richardson: 1760

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books009790


viii, 231 pages. Contemporary full leather ruled in gilt. Title in red label, with I in compartment below. Volume I was published 1760; volume II [not offered here] followed two years later with contributions from Boswell. Front hinge weak but attached. Old bookplate of one Edward Penington to front pastedown [likely the father of John Penington, C19 Philadelphia bookseller]. Two free endpapers at front and at rear. Foxing and offsetting up to page 1 and to the final 20 ... View more info

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Nancy Blake: Letters to a Western Cousin

By: Blake, Nancy

Price: $52.00

Publisher: New York, Sinclair Tousey: 1864

Seller ID: Books009761


36 pages. All edges gilded. Covers stained; interior foxed; a few lines of pencil; old signature to front endpaper. Binding is sound. Civil War era poetry. View more info

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The Mirrored Heart [Signed]

By: Bland, R. Henderson

Price: $97.50

Publisher: New York, Harold Vinal: 1928

Inscription: inscribed

Seller ID: Books004797


[viii], 90 [2] pp. Warmly inscribed by the author to actress Doris Keane. Spine faded, with rubbing to head and foot. View more info

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ALEXANDER BLOK selected poems

By: BLOK, ALEXANDER; Jon Stallworthy and Peter France trs.

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1974

Seller ID: Books006997


Penguin Modern European Poets trade pb. Measures 7.75 x 5.1 inches. 143 pages. Translated by Jon Stallworthy and Peter France with 20 page intro. A fine copy, with compliments of Penguin: "this book will be published on 27 June, 1974" slip laid in. Clean and unmarked with no crease to spine. No later printing stated. This was initially published by Eyre & Spottiswoode in 1970. The Penguin was issued 1974. View more info

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The Book of Ballads AND Firmilian The Student of Badajoz: A Spasmodic Tragedy

By: Bon Gaultier; Theodore Martin; T. Percy Jones [William Edmondstoune Aytoun]

Price: $292.50

Publisher: New York, W. J. Widdleton:

Seller ID: Books010150


216; 165 pages and two leaves of ads at rear. Publisher's green cloth with bevelled boards; gilt to front and spine; brown slate endpapers. Extremities rubbed; no inscriptions; binding sound. Spanish Ballads, American Ballads, Miscellaneous Ballads; and Aytoun's parody of the Spasmodics. No stated date of issue [c. 1875]; verso of Firmilian title page gives an extract from the North British Review for September 1866. View more info