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The Tomorrow-Tamer, Laurence, Margaret
221 Laurence, Margaret The Tomorrow-Tamer
Toronto McClelland and Stewart 1963 First Canadian Edition Hardcover NF/NF 244 pp. 8VO 
Short fiction, printed in Britain. Narrow band of sunning at top edge of book. Jacket in lovely condition with just some light wear at front bottom of flap fold. A very nice copy indeed. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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ARCADIAN ADVENTURES WITH THE IDLE RICH, Leacock, Stephen
222 Leacock, Stephen ARCADIAN ADVENTURES WITH THE IDLE RICH
Toronto Belll & Cockburn 1914 First Canadian Edition Hardcover Good 310 pp. 8VO 
Identical to first US edition with except for Bell & Cockburn on the spine. Issued in an edition of 4000 copies. Spine sunned, slightly cocked, soiling to boards, evidence that front hinge has been repaired. Spadoni A16a.1 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Happy Stories Just to Laugh At, Leacock, Stephen
223 Leacock, Stephen Happy Stories Just to Laugh At
New York DODD, MEAD 1943 First US Edition Hardcover F/VG 229 pp. 8VO 
Book in very nice condition, jacket spine faded and with overall light wear. Spadoni A99a Jacket bright but somewhat worn with several tears. Spadoni A7a11 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Boy I Left Behind Me, Leacock, Stephen
224 Leacock, Stephen The Boy I Left Behind Me
London THE BODLEY HEAD 1947 [1952] Cheap Edition Hardcover F/NF 224 pp. 8VO 
Originally published in 1947, this cheap edition issued in 1952 although this is not stated anywhere. Spadoni A104b. A superior copy. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Winsome Winnie and Other New Nonsense Novels, Leacock, Stephen
225 Leacock, Stephen Winsome Winnie and Other New Nonsense Novels
Toronto S B Gundy 1920 First Canadian Edition Hardcover Good 243 pp. 8VO 
Covers worn and spotted. Spadoni A32a.1 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town, Leacock, Stephen (ill Grant MacDonald)
226 Leacock, Stephen (ill Grant MacDonald) Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town
Toronto McClelland and Stewart 1948 First Illustrated Edition Hardcover Near Fine/Very Good 275 pp. 8VO 
A very attractive edition with full page monochrome illustrations by MacDonald with different coloured backgrounds. Bound in brown cloth blindstamped with the the Stephen Leacock Medal, striking image of a horse drawn fire engine in full spate on the jacket cover. Lightest of wear to book, jacket edgeworn with a number of small chips and tears. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Canadian Poems and Lays: Selections of Native Verse, Reflecting the Seasons, Legends, and Life of the Dominion, Lighthall, William Douw (ed)
227 Lighthall, William Douw (ed) Canadian Poems and Lays: Selections of Native Verse, Reflecting the Seasons, Legends, and Life of the Dominion
London Walter Scott Limited nd ca 1894 Hardcover Good 276 pp. 16mo 
The Canterbury Poets Series. A solid ex-library copy with usual marking, no pocket, missing FFEP. Overall light wear, front hinge starting, label removal remanant on lower spine. That being said, this is an attractive little anthology. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Highways of Canadian Literature, Logan, J D & French, Donald G
228 Logan, J D & French, Donald G Highways of Canadian Literature
Toronto McClelland and Stewart 1928(1924) Second Edition Hardcover VG 418 pp. 8VO 
A synoptic introduction to ht Literary History of Canada (English) from 1760 to 1924. A seminal work in Canadian literary criticism. Bound in green buckram with cover and spine paper labels. Light wear. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Hear Us O Lord From Heaven Thy Dwelling Place, Lowry, Malcolm
229 Lowry, Malcolm Hear Us O Lord From Heaven Thy Dwelling Place
Philadelphia LIPPINCOTT 1961 Second Printing Hardcover NF/VG 375 pp. 8VO 
Priceclipped jacket lightly edgeworn, rubbed. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Golden Mean, Lyon, Annabel
230 Lyon, Annabel The Golden Mean
Toronto Random House 2009 0307356205 / 9780307356208 First Edition Hardcover F/F 284 pp. 8VO 
As new and unread. A fine copy of the first printing and true first edition. 
Price: 52.50 USD
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Fall On Your Knees, MacDonald, Anne-Marie
231 MacDonald, Anne-Marie Fall On Your Knees
Toronto Knopf Canada 1996 0394281594 / 9780394281599 First Edition Hardcover NF/NF 566pp. 8VO 1
SIGNED by the author on the title page. First printing with full number line. Tidy owner's name on FFEP, lightest of wear to book and unpriceclipped jacket. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Woods and Fields : 70 Drawings by Thoreau MacDonald, MacDonald, Thoreau
232 MacDonald, Thoreau Woods and Fields : 70 Drawings by Thoreau MacDonald
Toronto Ryerson Press 1951 First Edition Softcover Fine in Wraps 45 pp. 8VO 
Black and white illustrations by Macdonald. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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The Shadow-Maker, MacEwen, Gwendolyn
233 MacEwen, Gwendolyn The Shadow-Maker
Toronto Macmillan 1969 First Edition Softcover VG in Wraps 83 pp. 8VO 
Light edgewear. An uncommon book by one of Canada's best poets. An attractive copy. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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The Bishop's Man, MacIntyre, Linden
234 MacIntyre, Linden The Bishop's Man
Toronto RANDOM HOUSE 2009 0307357066 / 9780307357069 First Edition Hardcover F/F 399 pp. 8VO 
Winner of the Giller Prize. First printing with full number line, now difficult to find. As new and unread. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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Blencarrow, Mackay, Isabel Ecclestone
235 Mackay, Isabel Ecclestone Blencarrow
Toronto Thomas Allen 1926 First Canadian Edition Hardcover Good 307 pp. 8VO 1
Eccletstone was a journalist and author notable for the social activist content of her work. Blencarrow is the story of a woman desperate to protect her daughters from their drug and alcohol crazed father. This copy INSCRIBED by the author and dated December, 1926. Both pastedowns have substantial remnants of paper removel, front hinge cracke, spine and adjoining cover have been darkened, perhaps with ink. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Each Man's Son, MacLennan, Hugh
236 MacLennan, Hugh Each Man's Son
Toronto Macmillan 1951 First Edition Hardcover VG/VG 244 pp. 8VO 
Unclipped jacket worn at extremities. Overall a very handsome copy. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Return of the Sphinx, MacLennan, Hugh
237 MacLennan, Hugh Return of the Sphinx
Toronto Macmillan 1967 First Edition Hardcover VG//VG 303 pp. 8VO 
Very light wear to book, unclipped jacket edgworn with several small tears. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Scotchman's Return and Other Essays, MacLennan, Hugh
238 MacLennan, Hugh Scotchman's Return and Other Essays
Toronto Macmillan 1960 First Edition Hardcover VG/G 279 pp. 8VO 
Very light wear to book, owner's inscription on title page. Jacket edgeworn with several small tears. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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The Precipice, MacLennan, Hugh
239 MacLennan, Hugh The Precipice
Toronto Collins 1948 First Edition Hardcover VG/Fair 372 pp. 8VO 
Light wear to book, owner's inscription on title page. Unclipped jacket, now protected, very worn with losses and tape repairs on verso. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Voices in Time, MacLennan, Hugh
240 MacLennan, Hugh Voices in Time
Toronto Macmillan 1980 0771595700 / 9780771595707 First Edition Hardcover NF/VG 313 pp. 8VO 1
A post nuclear holocaust book by MacLennan. SIGNED by Maclennan on the title page. Book lightly worn, the unsewn Smythe binding has separated between two gatherings between pages 250-251 although binding remains solid. Very light wear to jacket. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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