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( Canadian Literature )   Inventory No. 772

Grey Owl (Archibald Belaney).

Sajo and the Beaver People
Author,
Macmillan of Canada, Toronto, 1973, Reprint, Trade Paperback 19.0 cm, xvii, 1 - 187 pp with glossary of Ojibway words
No Dust-jacket/ Very Good     There is light rubbing to the spine edges, with light bumping to the corners. Interior is tight, clean and bright.
A quote from the dust jacket. ''It is authentic, full of fascinating detail about the merry, industrious animals the Indians call ''the Little Brothers'', and decorated with numerous sketches and diagrams by the author.
$ 10.00   ORDER     isbn 0770511058 ( Sajo, Canada, Beaver, Ojibway, Grey Owl, )


( Fiction - Canadian )   Inventory No. 742

Alcott, Louisa May.

Little Women
Jessie Willcox Smith,
Little Brown and Company, Boston, 1968, Sixth Printing, Paper Covered Boards (Hardcover) 24.0 cm, xvii; 444 pp
Very Good/ Very Good     The jacket shows light rubbing and tears closed and open affecting the top and bottom edges. The jacket is also price clippedThe jacket has also suffered from coffee as has the top of the text block. The interior is clean and bright. Overall a good to very good copy.
This edition was issued as a special one hundred year anniversary edition.
$ 30.00   ORDER     ( Alcott, Little Women )


Atwood ( Fiction - Canadian )   Inventory No. 739

Atwood, Margaret.

Cat's Eye

Doubleday, Toronto, 1988, First Edition, Half-Cloth Paper Covered Boards (Hardcover) 24.0 cm, 446 pp
Near Fine/ Near Fine     Lightly bumped lower corners. The book and jacket make a handsome piece.
''Truly brilliant, Atwood at her best, complete with knifeedged humor, individual style, and pure declensions of motive'' Aritha van Herk
$ 70.00   ORDER     isbn 0385260075 ( Margaret Atwood, Cat' Eye, Canadiana )


( Fiction - Canadian )   Inventory No. 733

Atwood, Margaret.

Wilderness Tips

McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 1991, First Edition, Paper Covered Boards (Hardcover) 24.0 cm, 247 pp
Near Fine/ Near Fine     A very bright tight book.
A collection of short stories, with shared stories of discovery and loss.
$ 60.00   ORDER     isbn 0771008198 ( Atwood, Wilderness tips, )


( Fiction - Canadian )   Inventory No. 737

Atwood, Margaret.

Cat's Eye

McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 1988, First Edition, Cloth Covered Boards (Hardcover) 23.5 cm, 421 pp
Near Fine/ Near Fine     A very nice copy.
Cruelties, betrayals and terrors in Toronto in the eighties.
$ 60.00   ORDER     isbn 0771008171 ( Atwood, Cat's Eye )


( Fiction - Canadian )   Inventory No. 741

Davies, Robertson.

Shakespeare for Young Players : A Junior Course
Grant MacDonald,
Clarke Irwin & Company Limited, Toronto, 1943, Early Reprint, Cloth Covered Boards (Hardcover) 18.5 cm, xv; 255 pp
No Dust-jacket/ Good     The book is shaken and is an x-library with all the markings.
''This book is written to indtroduce you to a man who is perhaps the greatest author the world has ever known''
$ 6.00   ORDER     ( Shakespeare, Robertson Davies )


( Fiction - Canadian )   Inventory No. 791

Editor: Mary Merikle.

The New Quarterly : New Directions in Canadian Writing Fall 1994
Ron Hewson,
University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, 1994, First Edition, Illustrated Paper Wraps 22.5 cm, 147 pp
No Dust-jacket/ Near Fine     A near fine clean, bright and tight item.
Includes new writers, and new work by Virgil Burnett, Roger Mason, Lorraine Fairley and Hilda Kirkwood.
$ 10.00   ORDER     ( Canadian Literature, Poetry, short stories )


( Fiction - Canadian )   Inventory No. 731

Editor: Valerie Haig-Brown.

Woods and River Tales : From the World of Roderick Haig-Brown

McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 1980, First Edition, Cloth Covered Boards (Hardcover) 22.0 cm, 192 pp with editors notes and acknowledgements
Very Good/ Near Fine     The price clipped dust jacket shows rubbing and has a short closed tear to front. There is a small closed tear and crimping to the top of back panel. The booka nd jacket make a very nice very good to near fine ensemble.
A collection of short stories based in British Columbia, on the rugged coast.
$ 45.00   ORDER     isbn 0771037686 ( British Columbia, gun law, Haig-Brown )


( Fiction - Canadian )   Inventory No. 735

Findley, Timothy.

Spadework

HarperCollins Publishers Ltd., Toronto, 2001, First Edition, Paper Covered Boards (Hardcover) 22.0 cm, 408 pp
Near Fine/ Near Fine     A very clean, bright and tight specimen of a book.
Bell Canada repairman, cut telephone lines, blackmail and death ensue in Stratford.
$ 45.00   ORDER     isbn 0002255081 ( Findley, Stratford, )


( Fiction - Canadian )   Inventory No. 855

Hage, Rawi.

DeNiro's Game

House of Anansi Press, Toronto, 2007, First Trade Paperback Edition, Trade Paperback 19.5 cm, 277 pp includes Arab glossary
No Dust-jacket/ Near Fine     The book is clean, bright and tight, with just a touch of rubbing to front cover.
The book a winner and finalist in many literary awards attests to Rawi Hage's ability to write a dam good story.
$ 10.00   ORDER     isbn 9780887848133 ( DenNiro's Game, Arab, Rawi Hage )


( Fiction - Canadian )   Inventory No. 789

Kinsella, W.P..

Brother Frank's Gospel Hour : and Other Stories

HarperCollins Publishers Ltd., Toronto, 1994, First Edition, Half-Cloth Paper Covered Boards (Hardcover) 21.5 cm, 190 pp
Near Fine/ Near Fine     A fine copy with just a hint of wear to top jacket at spine.
Frank Fencepost tries his hand at evangelism on the Hobbema's new radio station.
$ 40.00   ORDER     isbn 0002243687 ( Kinsella, Frank Fencepost, Hobbema, Brother Frank's )


( Fiction - Canadian )   Inventory No. 740

Mitchell, W.O..

Who Has Seen The Wind
William Kurelek,
McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 1991, First Separate Edition, Paper Covered Boards (Hardcover) 26.0 cm, 333 pp (3 advrts)
Near Fine/ Near Fine     A Nnear fine copy clean, bright and tight.
This is the first separate edition that is illustrated by Kurelek which contains the full text of Who Has Seen The Wind.
$ 65.00   ORDER     isbn 0771060785 ( Kurelek, W. O. Mitchell, Saskatchewan, )


( Fiction - Canadian )   Inventory No. 726

Mowat, Farley.

The Boat Who Wouldn't Float

McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 1969, First Edition, Cloth Covered Boards (Hardcover) 22.0 cm, 243 pp
Very Good/ Near Fine     The jacket which is price clipped, shows rubbing and has closed tears on top of back panel. There is light bumping to spine ends, the text is clean and bright.
Adventure in and around eastern Canada.
$ 40.00   ORDER     ( Newfoundland, Happy Adventure, Farley Mowat )


( Fiction - Canadian )   Inventory No. 732

Munro, Alice.

The Moons of Jupiter

Macmillan of Canada, Toronto, 1982, First Edition, 1/4 Cloth with Paper Covered Boards (Hardcover) 23.5 cm, 233 pp
Very Good/ Very Good     The jacket has a couple of closed tears to the front and back. The front cover has a scratch through the image. The spine shows light sunning. The book has bumped spine ends. Still a very nice combination.
A collection of stories.
$ 65.00   ORDER     isbn 0771597258 ( Alice Munro )


( Fiction - Canadian )   Inventory No. 725

Musgrave, Susan.

The charcoal Burners

McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 1980, First Edition, 1/4 Cloth with Paper Covered Boards (Hardcover) 22.0 cm, 234 pp
Near Fine/ Near Fine     A very nice edition. Tight and clean and bright.
Susan Musgrove an accomplished and published poet. With her first novel the Charcoal Burners,
$ 45.00   ORDER     isbn 0771066503 ( Charcoal Burners, Musgrave )


( Fiction - Canadian )   Inventory No. 192

Wiebe, Rudy.

The Temptations of Big Bear

McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, [1973], First Edition, Cloth Covered Boards (Hardcover) 22.0 cm, 415 pp
Near Fine/ Near Fine     The dust-jacket has light rubbing to back otherwise in near fine condition. The book is clean and tight, in near fine condition.
This book is the fourth book, Rudy Wiebe has published. This is historical fiction, based on the life of Big Bear and the Plains Cree, during the Riel Rebellion.
$ 45.00   ORDER     isbn 0771089856 ( Big Bear, Riel Rebellion, Rudy Wiebe, Saskatchewan, Northwest )


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