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Bottle

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Hay Festival Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200662

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. One of 1000 copies. Signed by author without inscription. Near fine. 2004 Small Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 54 pp. From the author of The Handmaid's Tale, inspiration for the Hulu original television adaptation.CONTENTS: Bottle -- It's not easy being half-divine -- King Log in exile -- Take charge -- Thylacine ragout -- Post-colonial -- Faster -- Nightingale -- Bottle II.Keywords: MARGARET ATWOOD BOTTLE CANADIAN LITERATURE SHORT STORIES View more info

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The Blind Assassin: A Novel

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $20.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart, Inc.: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266860

ISBN: 0771008635

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Ink gift note on front endpaper, jacket spine a bit faded. 2000 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 521, [3] pp. 8vo. From the author of The Handmaid's Tale, inspiration for the Hulu original television adaptation. Winner of the Man Booker Prize and the Hammett Prize, Time's best novel of the year 2000, and one of Time's top 100 novels since 1923. Margaret Atwood takes the art of storytelling to new heights in a dazzling new novel that unfolds layer by astonishing layer and concludes in a brilliant and wonderfully satisfying twist. For the past twenty-five ... View more info

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The Handmaid's Tale

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1986

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2290323

ISBN: 0395404258

Condition: Near Fine


3rd printing. Jacket a bit toned. 1986 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 311, [1] pp. 8vo. The classic dystopian novel by the Canadian author. Handmaid's Tale won the Booker Prize, the Arthur C. Clarke Award, the Nebula Award, and the Prometheus Award. Atwood has been shortlisted for the Booker Prize five times. Inspiration for the Hulu original TV series. Offred, a Handmaid, describes life in what was once the United States, now the Republic of Gilead, a shockingly repressive and intolerant monotheocracy, in a satirical tour de force set in the near future. View more info

Him With His Foot in His Mouth and Other Stories

By: Bellow, Saul

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2291699

ISBN: 006015179X

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket spine ends lightly stained, top edge lightly foxed. 1984 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Stories by the Nobel Prize-winning novelist deal with a divorced woman and her lovers, a bankrupt musicologist, an eccentric young man, a boy and his father, and family relationships. View more info

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The Lyre of Orpheus (The Cornish Trilogy Book 3) (The Franklin Library Signed First Edition Society Series)

By: Davies, Robertson

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2289806

Condition: Fine


First edition, preceding the trade edition. Signed by author without inscription on front flyleaf. Publisher's insert laid in. 1988 Full-Leather. 472 pp. 8vo. Full dark green leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, green ribbon marker bound in. Frontispiece, illustrations, and decorative borders by Sherilyn VanValkenburgh. Franklin Library's Signed First Edition Society released signed, limited editions of new works that preceded the trade editions, with a special foreword and frontispiece that appear only in the limited edition. The third book in Davies's Corn... View more info

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Doctor Luke of the Labrador

By: Duncan, Norman

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Fleming H. Revell Company: 1904

Seller ID: 2203554

Condition: Near Fine


Pencil name on verso of front free endpaper. 1904 Hard Cover. 327, [4] pp. 8vo. A novel by the Canadian author telling the story of a physicians travels along the coastal region of Labrador. KEYWORDS: HISTORICAL FICTION CANADA CANADIAN View more info

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The Actress' Daughter: A Novel

By: Fleming, May Agnes

Price: $10.00

Publisher: G.W. Carleton & Co.: 1886

Seller ID: 1677697

Condition: Good


2 inch split to rear joint, edge wear, binding shaken, bookplate on front endpaper. 1886 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vi, 394, [2] (publisher ad). A novel by one of the first Canadians to enjoy a successful career writing fiction. View more info

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Emily's Quest

By: Montgomery, L.M.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: A.L. Burt Company: 1927

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2280905

Condition: Very Good


Reissue. Pencil writing on front endpapers. 1927 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 310 pp. By the author of Anne of Green Gables. Emily's Quest is a novel and the last of the Emily trilogy by Lucy Maud Montgomery. Emily knows she's going to be a great writer. She also knows that she and her childhood sweetheart, Teddy Kent, will conquer the world together. But when Teddy leaves home to pursue his goal to become an artist at the School of Design in Montreal, Emily's world collapses. With Teddy gone, Emily agrees to marry a man she doesn't love... as she tries to banish a... View more info

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Anne of the Island (Anne of Green Gables, Book 3)

By: Montgomery, L.M. (Lucy Maud)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Ryerson Press: 1949

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2285243

Condition: Very Good


5th printing of the first Canadian edition, which was released nearly 30 years after the American edition due to Montgomery's deteriorating relationship with L.C. Page. She died just as the Canadian editions of this and her subsequent books were being released. Lacks jacket. Minor wear to corners. 1949 Hard Cover. viii, 326 pp. Green cloth, black titles. The third in Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables series. New adventures lie ahead as Anne Shirley packs her bags, waves good-bye to childhood, and heads for Redmond College. With old friend Prissy Grant waiting in the bustling city of Kingsport ... View more info

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Anne of Green Gables: Three Volumes in One -- Anne of Green Gables; Anne of Avonlea; Anne's House of Dreams

By: Montgomery, Lucy Maud; Shapiro, Ellen S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Gramercy Books: 1986

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2285426

ISBN: 0517605171

Condition: Very Good


Television tie-in edition. Ink and pencil gift notes on front endpaper, pages lightly toned. 1986 Hard Cover. xvi, 634 pp. 8vo. Includes reproductions of illustrations from the early 1900s editions of each work, and an introduction by Ellen S. Shapiro. Anne (with an 'e' of course) starts out as a mistake. The elderly Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert had planned on adopting a boy to help Matthew with the chores on their Prince Edward Island farm. What are they to do with the red-haired, high-spirited girl who arrives instead? Anne Shirley, with her boundless imagination and heart, slowly brings joy... View more info

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The Love of a Good Woman: Stories

By: Munro, Alice

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Douglas Gibson/McClelland and Stewart: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201638

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Fine.Near Fine. 1998 Hard Cover. 399 pp. A collection of stories by the Nobel Prize winning Canadian author known for her short fiction. In eight new stories, a master of the form extends and magnifies her great themes--the vagaries of love, the passion that leads down unexpected paths, the chaos hovering just under the surface of things, and the strange, often comical desires of the human heart.Time stretches out in some of the stories: a man and a woman look back forty years to the summer they met--the summer, as it turns out, that the true nature of their lives was revealed. ... View more info

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Thirty Acres (New Canadian Library)

By: Ringuet; Sirois, Antoine (afterword)

Price: $4.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2269966

ISBN: 0771099959

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Lightly rubbed. 1989 Mass Market Paperback. One of the most important books to come out of Quebec, Thirty Acres traces the course of one man’s life as he enters into the age-old rhythms of the land and of the seasons. At the same time, it is a novel on a grand social scale, spanning and documenting the tumultuous half-century in which a new, industrial urban society crowded out Quebec’s traditional rural one. View more info

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The Electrical Field

By: Sakamoto, Kerri

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2282388

ISBN: 0676971261

Condition: Fine


First edition. A fine copy. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 305 pp. Author's first novel. When the beautiful Chisako and her lover are found murdered in a park, members of the small Ontario community must finally acknowledge certain inescapable truths. Set in the 1970s, The Electrical Field reaches deep into the past to explore the dire legacy of the internment of Japanese-Canadians during the war. View more info

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One Hundred Million Hearts

By: Sakamoto, Kerri

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2282389

ISBN: 0676975119

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A very nice copy. 2003 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 279 pp. From the award-winning author of The Electrical Field comes this riveting story of love, guilt, and complicity in the context of war. Miyo and her father, Masao, live a reclusive life in Toronto. When Masao dies, Miyo discovers he harbored a secret life, including a previous wife and child. Miyo travels to Tokyo to meet Hana, her half-sister (who is obsessed with their father's war history) and is shocked to learn he was a member of the Special Attack Forces-a kamikaze. But if these pilots' ... View more info

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Rhymes of a Red Cross Man

By: Service, Robert W. [William]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Barse & Hopkins: 1916

Seller ID: 2291072

Condition: Very Good


A few faint spots on boards, some purple rubbed away from cloud design (very common with this edition). 1916 Hard Cover. 192 pp. 8vo. Red cloth, gilt, green, black, and white image on front board, soldier vignette on spine, gilt titles, top edge gilt. Color frontispiece and plates by Charles L. Wrenn, with captioned tissue guards. A collection of poetry by the well-known writer famous for his works about the Yukon Territory, this compilation includes a number of poems about World War I. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Robert William Service (January 16, 1874 – September 11, 1958) was a poet and writer, so... View more info

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Swann: A Mystery

By: Shields, Carol

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Stoddart: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196943

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1987 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 313 pp. 8vo. A mystery by the popular Canadian author who won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel The Stone Diaries. View more info

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Larry's Party: A Novel

By: Shields, Carol

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Viking: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196944

Condition: Near Fine


First U.S. edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1997 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. ix, 339 pp. 8vo. A novel by the popular Canadian author who won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel The Stone Diaries. A detailed look at the ordinary life of Larry Weller between 1977 and 1997 follows the floral designer as he deals with the rapidly changing world and two marriages and two divorces along the way. View more info

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Susanna Moodie: Voice and Vision

By: Shields, Carol

Price: $175.00

Publisher: The Borealis Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196155

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1977 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 81 pp. Carol Shields' critical examination of the work of Susanna Moodie is divided into three chapters: Mrs. Moodie and the Complex Personality, Mrs. Moodie and Sexual Reversal, Mrs. Moodie and the Social Structure. Following the text is a bibliography that includes many works of interest to those studying Canadian literature. View more info

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Departures & Arrivals

By: Shields, Carol

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Blizzard Publishing: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197968

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1990 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 100 pp. A stage play by the popular Canadian author who won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel The Stone Diaries. View more info

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Happenstance

By: Shields, Carol

Price: $85.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Ryerson Limited: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197974

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Spine head and foot lightly pushed, minor transfer on front endpaper. 1980 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 216 pp. A novel by the popular Canadian author who won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel The Stone Diaries. View more info

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Others

By: Shields, Carol

Price: $500.00

Publisher: The Borealis Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196153

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Handwritten postcard written to previous owner (in different ink than the title page signature) signed by Shields and dated 29/5/02 laid in. An interesting combination of early and late signatures - the author passed away in 2003. 1972 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 60 pp. Author's first book. A collection of poetry by the American-born Canadian author most well-know for her Pulitzer Prize winning novel The Stone Diaries. This work was never published in the United States.K... View more info

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Intersect: Poems

By: Shields, Carol

Price: $250.00

Publisher: The Borealis Press: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196154

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Wrappers slightly toned. 1974 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 59 pp. The second collection of poetry by the American-born Canadian author most well-know for her Pulitzer Prize winning novel The Stone Diaries.Keywords: CAROL SHIELDS INTERSECT POEMS POETRY PULITZER PRIZE WINNER SIGNED FIRST EDITION View more info

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The Republic of Love

By: Shields, Carol

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Random House: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196945

Condition: Near Fine


First edition (Canadian). Signed by author without inscription on title page.Jacket lightly toned. 1992 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 366 pp. 8vo. A novel by the popular Canadian author who won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel The Stone Diaries.'The Republic of Love marries a wide diversity of elements, mythical and modern, ironic and moving, exhilarating and melancholy!a love-surveying story that is enticingly seductive.' Times Literary Supplement'The Republic of Love is a hymn to the pleasures and pains, the raptures even of an unspectacular life. Fay discovers... View more info

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The Collected Stories: Segue; Various Miracles; The Orange Fish; Dressing Up for the Carnival

By: Shields, Carol

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Random House: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2196946

Condition: Fine


First edition (Canadian). An exceptional copy. 2004 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 366 pp. 8vo. All three short story collections by the popular Canadian author who won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel The Stone Diaries, issued together in one volume, along with a previously unpublished story entitled 'Segue'. Includes: Segue; Various Miracles; The Orange Fish; Dressing Up for the Carnival.KEYWORDS: FICTION CANADIAN LITERATURE CANADA SHORT STORIES STORY View more info

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The Orange Fish

By: Shields, Carol

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Random House: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197970

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Page ridge faintly foxed. 1989 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 199 pp. A collection of twelve short stories by the popular Canadian author who won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel The Stone Diaries.“Milk Bread Beer Ice” is a road trip shared by a husband and wife who no longer communicate through meaningful dialogue. Fifty-year-old “Hazel” is forced to enter an alien workplace after the sudden death of her husband. In “Today Is the Day,” the village women gather together for their annual ri... View more info

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Unless

By: Shields, Carol

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Random House Canada: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197975

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 321 pp. 8vo. A novel by the popular Canadian author who won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel The Stone Diaries.I'm not interested, the way some people are, in being sad. I've had a look, and there's nothing down that road. Well now! What about the ripping sound behind my eyes, the starchy tearing of fabric, end to end; what about the need I have to curl up my knees when I sleep?For all of her life, 44 year old Reta Winters has enjoyed the useful monotony of happines... View more info

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Dressing Up for the Carnival

By: Shields, Carol

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Fourth Estate: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197976

ISBN: 1841151645

Condition: Near Fine


First UK edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 2000 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 249 pp. 8vo. A collection of short stories by the popular Canadian author who won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel The Stone Diaries.A bestselling collection of short stories from the author of The Stone Diaries (winner of the Pulitzer prize) and Larry's Party (winner of the Orange prize). All over town people are putting on their costumes; X slips into his wife's lace-trimmed night gown and waltzes around his bedroom; Tamara is no longer the dull clerk reception... View more info

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Thirteen Hands: A Play in Two Acts

By: Shields, Carol

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Blizzard Publishing: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197980

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Rear wrapper a bit toned. 1993 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 61 pp. A play by the popular Canadian author who won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel The Stone Diaries.Keywords: CANADIAN LITERATURE CANADA THEATRE THEATER PLAYS DRAMA PULITZER PRIZE WINNER CAROL SHIELDS THIRTEEN HANDS SIGNED FIRST EDITION View more info

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Flatties: Their Various Forms and Uses

By: Shields, Carol

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Harbourfront Reading Series: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197981

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - limited to 550 copies, including 150 signed and numbered by the author. This copy is the latter, hand-numbered 83 and signed by Shields on the limitation page. 1997 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 10 pp. A brief work by the popular Canadian author who won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel The Stone Diaries.Keywords: CANADIAN LITERATURE CANADA PULITZER PRIZE WINNER CAROL SHIELDS FLATTIES SIGNED FIRST EDITION View more info

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The Stone Diaries

By: Shields, Carol

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Fourth Estate: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197983

ISBN: 1857021541

Condition: Near Fine


First UK edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1993 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 361 pp. 8vo. The Pulitzer Prize winning novel by the prolific Canadian novelist, short story writer, and playwright.Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Governor-General's Award, and short-listed for the Booker Prize. 'The Stone Diaries' is the story of one woman's life, a truly sensuous novel which relects and illuminates the unsettled decades of our century. This is the story of Daisy Goodwill, from her birth on a kitchen... View more info