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I Am Walking in the Garden of His Imaginary Palace: Eleven Poems for Le Notre

By: Urquhart, Jane

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Aya Press (Glynn Davies): 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2195947

ISBN: 0920544258

Condition: Fine


Unsigned. Limited edition, one of 500 casebound copies. An exceptional copy in acetate jacket. 1982 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. [26 ff.] Oblong: 4 3/4 x 18 1/2. Eleven poems by Jane Urquhart labeled I-XI, with twelve panoramic illustrations by Tony Urquhart interspersed and labeled separately. Each poem is also accompanied by a sketch on the same leaf. One of 531 copies, which included 31 deluxe boxed copies, and 500 casebound copies (the edition offered here). Strangely, though the limitation page states that all 500 of these were signed, this copy is not. T... View more info

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The Little Flowers of Madame de Montespan

By: Urquhart, Jane

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: The Porcupine's Quill, Incorporated: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200911

ISBN: 0889840490

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Wrappers and pages lightly toned. 1983 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 63 pp. The machine at Marley, and the machinations of court at Versailles. The small manoeuvres of society. Of saints and sinners, kings, and courtesans more than courtiers--from Louis Quatorze, watched dispassionately by Madame de Montespan from the pillow of the king's bed, to the worms that play their final game of love beneath the statues in the graden--The Little Flowers of Madame de Montespan is a worthy successor to Jane and Tony Urquhart's earlier collaboration, I Am Wal... View more info

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Some Other Garden: Poems

By: Urquhart, Jane; Dickson, Jennifer

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200913

ISBN: 0771086695

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Near fine. Near Fine. 2000 Hard Cover. 87 pp. Photographs by Jennifer Dickson. An internationally celebrated novelist today, Jane Urquhart began her literary career as a poet. Some Other Garden brings together in a special new edition, illustrated by the beautiful photographs of Jennifer Dickson, two of Urquhart’s early poetry collections. These poems centre on another time and place while vividly evoking life in the court of the Sun King, Louis XIV, as seen through the dispassionate eyes of one of his most influential mistresses, Madame de Montespan. Set amidst the ornate g... View more info

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False Shuffles

By: Urquhart, Jane; Urquhart, Tony

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: Press Porcepic: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200910

ISBN: 0888782047

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Wrappers very lightly rubbed. 1982 Trade Paperback. 113 pp. Drawings by Tony Urquhart. Author's first book to be published in a trade edition. ...a life class in the art of illusion. The lives of small town octogenarians, of autistics, of conjurors and Niagara Falls daredevils, of beerhall waitresses and undertaker's brides, of bouncers and cleaning ladies, of beekeepers and skunk charmers are rendered with an instinct for the intimate surreal. Keywords: JANE URQUHART CANADIAN LITERATURE CANADA POEMS POETRY FALSE SHUFFLES View more info