The Mountain and the Valley, The Cruelest Month, Ox Bells and Fireflies [each volume inscribed]

By: Buckler, Ernest

Price: $1,562.50

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Three volumes, first edition in jacket, each warmly inscribed using his local moniker Ern. The Mountain and the Valley; New York: Henry Holt, 1952. Jacket toned, chipped at extremities (especially at head and foot of spine), and price clipped. Inscribed on front free endpaper. WITH The Cruelest Month; Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1963. Front flap of jacket severed but present, chip off upper joint 2 inches up from foot, rubbed at extremities, with spine toned. Crease to front free endpaper; page 234/5 dog-eared. Inscribed on half title. WITH Ox Bells and Fireflies; Toronto / Montreal: McClelland & Stewart, 1968. Jacket lightly soiled, rubbed at extremities, and with a few short closed tears. Inscribed on first front free endpaper. Each volume inscribed to the same person(s): "For - with love, Ern". Throughout the volumes the inscribee has interleaved newspaper articles and clippings relating to the author - numbering 23 in all - as well as the programme for Buckler On Stage (an adaptation of his short stories produced by Barnacle Theatre in 1990), and a few unrelated slips of ephemera including an Alan Eagleson autograph. Jackets will be housed in brodart: a removable archival sleeve.

Title: The Mountain and the Valley, The Cruelest Month, Ox Bells and Fireflies [each volume inscribed]

Author Name: Buckler, Ernest

Illustrator: R. M. Powers

Categories: Signed, Nova Scotia, Literature, Canadiana,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt & Company: 1952

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Good

Inscription: Signed

Size: 8vo.

Seller ID: Books010340

Keywords: Nova Scotia, Annapolis Valley, modern Canadian novel, pastoral literature