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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


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 SHO... View more info

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The Labrador Fiasco

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury Quid: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200664


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Near fine. 1996 Small Softcover. We have more books available by this author!. 41 pp. From the author of The Handmaid's Tale, inspiration for the Hulu original television adaptation. ...incorporates two of Atwood's longstanding interests of Canadian history and the Canadian wilderness. Labrador refers to the Canadian place rather than the breed of dog. The story contains two stories, one within another. This poses... View more info

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The Journals of Susanna Moodie: Poems

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1970

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200669


Signed by author without inscription. Lightly rubbed, lightly toned. 1970 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 64 pp. From the author of The Handmaid's Tale, inspiration for the Hulu original television adaptation. This cycle of poems is perhaps the most memorable evocation in modern Canadian literature of the myth of the wilderness, the immigrant experience, and the alienating and schizophrenic effects of the colonial mentality. Since it was first p... View more info

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Morning in the Burned House: New Poems

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $35.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart, Inc.: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200673


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Near fine.Near Fine. 1995 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 127 pp. From the author of The Handmaid's Tale, inspiration for the Hulu original television adaptation. These beautifully crafted poems - by turns dark, playful, intensely moving, tender, and intimate - make up Margaret Atwood's most accomplished and versatile gathering to date, setting foot on the middle ground / between body and wor... View more info

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Curious Pursuits: Occasional Writing, 1970-2005

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Virago: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200680


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Pages toned.Jacket lightly toned. 2005 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xv, 413 pp. From the author of The Handmaid's Tale, inspiration for the Hulu original television adaptation. 'Whenever I resolve to write less and do something healthful instead, like ice dancing - some honey-tongued editor is sure to call me up and make me an offer I can't refuse. So in some ways this book is simply the re... View more info

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Bluebeard's Egg

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $40.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart, Inc.: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200684


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A few very faint small stains to page edges.Jacket toned. 1983 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 285 pp. From the author of The Handmaid's Tale, inspiration for the Hulu original television adaptation. With Bluebeard's Egg, Atwood covers a dramatic range of storytelling, her scope encompassing the many moods of her characters, from desolate to hilarious. By turns humorous and warm, stark and fri... 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


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 tha... View more info

Her Mother's Ashes: and Other Stories by South Asian Women in Canada and the United States

By: Aziz, Nurjehan

Price: $2.00

Publisher: TSAR: 1994

Seller ID: 1282661


Stickers on front and back covers, slight crease on front cover, slight stain inside front cover and first page. 1994 Trade Paperback. CONTENTS: Preface; Arun Prabha Mukherjee Introduction; Hema Nair Why Am I Doing This?; Bapsi Sidhwa The Spouse and the Preacher; Himani Bannerji On a Cold Day; Previz Walji A Child Departs; Chitra Divakaruni Bad Luck Woman; Arun Prabha Mukherjee A New Reading of Wasteland; Nazneen Sheikh American Date; Lalita Gandbhir Free and Equal; Fero... View more info

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Lyre of Orpheus (The Cornish Trilogy Book 3)

By: Davies, Robertson

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Viking Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1284384


First edition. Light foxing on page ridges.Very Good. 1989 Hard Cover. Novel by Robertson Davies, published in 1988. The book is the third in the so-called Cornish trilogy that also includes The Rebel Angels (1981) and What's Bred in the Bone (1985). This fable about the nature of artistic creation has two major plot lines. One thread concerns the production of an unfinished opera said to have been written by E.T.A. Hoffmann. The other concerns the discovery that the fam... View more info

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The Habitant and Other French-Canadian Poems

By: Drummond, William Henry; Frechette, Louis (Introduction)

Price: $9.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York / The Knickerbocker Press: 1905

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2059831


Reprint (34th thousand). Spine & edges a bit rubbed, front free endpaper removed, articles once tipped in on rear endpapers now absent but related toning remains. 1905 Hard Cover. 137 pp. Frontispiece and illustrations by Frederick Simpson Coburn. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: William Henry Drummond (April 13, 1854 – April 6, 1907) was an Irish-born Canadian poet. He was elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature of the United Kingdom in 1898 and a fellow of the Royal Soc... 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


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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A Wife's Tragedy: A Novel

By: Fleming, May Agnes

Price: $25.00

Publisher: G.W. Carleton & Co.: 1881

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1526383


First edition. Boards rubbed, front joint beginning to split, hinge loosening. 1881 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 431 pp. 7 1/4 x 5. May Agnes Fleming wrote 42 novels in 17 years and was Canada's first bestselling novelist. 'The books were all unrestrained, highly sensational melodramas, filled with plot twists, mystery, disguise, startling events, murder, evil women, suspense and true love. The villainous woman – dark, passionate, and exoti... 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


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

By: Montgomery, L.M. (Lucy Maud); Shapiro, Ellen S. (Introduction)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Avenel Books: 1986

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2264156


Reissue. Pages lightly toned, embossed owner stamp on front endpaper. 1986 Hard Cover. 634 pp. 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 into the narrow lives of those a... 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


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 ... 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


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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A Necessary End (The Inspector Alan Banks Mystery Series Book 3)

By: Robinson, Peter

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2197762


First American edition. Newspaper review mounted on paper and dated 5 April 92 laid in. Spine cocked.Near Fine. 1989 Hard Cover. 317 pp. First edition. Map of Swainsdale precedes first text page. A peaceful demonstration in the normally quiet town of Eastvale ended with fifty arrests -- and the brutal stabbing death of a young constable. But Chief Inspector Alan Banks fears there is worse violence in the offing. For CID Superintendent Richard 'Dirty Dick' Burgess has arr... 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


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


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


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... 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


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


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


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 autho... 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


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


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 Su... 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


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 S... 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


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 work... 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


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 ha... 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


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;... 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


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