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When He Was Free and Young and He Used to Wear Silks

By: Clarke, Austin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Company: 1973

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11567


A long closed tear to the top of the front cover, and light rubbing to the spine. Previous owner's embossed stamp on the title page. Creasing to a few preliminary pages, which appears to be a printing error. The author's first short story collection. View more info

Losing It

By: Cumyn, Alan

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 2003

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18308


An Uncorrected Proof in yellow/orange wrappers. A tale of sexual perversities in Ottawa and the afflictions of Job as they are visited upon a hapless middle-aged college professor. The Canadian author's first book to be published in the U.S. View more info

The Cunning Man

By: Davies, Robertson

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1995

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18303


An Uncorrected Proof in illustrated wrappers. Following a mysterious death at the high altar on Good Friday, holistic doctor Jonathan Hullah takes a critical look at his past and the individuals who shaped his life, and reevaluates his personal philosophies. View more info

You Went Away

By: Findley, Timothy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, HarperCollins: 1996

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19912


A novella by the author of Famous Last Words. View more info

An Affair with the Moon

By: Gilmour, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Random House of Canada: 1993

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18611


Light edgewear to this paperback original. View more info

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Back On Tuesday

By: Gilmour, David

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City, Gibbs M. Smith: 1987

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18615


An Uncorrected Proof in illustrated wrappers. A crease to the bottom corner.The author's first novel, the story of a failed, womaninzing writer from Toronto. A blurb from William S. Burroughs. View more info

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Between Men

By: Govier, Katherine

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Markham, Canada, Viking: 1987

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 10367


An Uncorrected Proof in yellow wrappers, with pictorial dust jacket as issued. The story of a woman's dilemma in the present and her obsession with a murder in 19th century Canada. The author's third novel. View more info

A Student of Weather

By: Hay, Elizabeth

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Counterpoint Press: 2001

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18706


An Uncorrected Proof in illustrated wrappers. Acclaimed Canadian short story writer Hay's first novel, shortlisted for the prestigious Giller Prize, tells the story of two sisters and the jealousy that irrevocably changes their lives when a young student comes to stay on their father's Saskatchewan farm in the 1930s. View more info

85: Best Canadian Stories

By: Helwig, David and Sandra Martin

Price: $175.00

Publisher: [Ottawa], Oberon Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 20054


Previous owner's name on the free endpaper. Rubbing to the dust jacket. Issued simultaneously in hardcover and paperback. Contributors to this anthology are Edna Alford, Jane Rule, Robert G. Sherrin, Sheldon Currie, Marion Johnson, Norman Levine, Carol Windley, W.P. Kinsella, Joyce Marshall, Douglas Glover and Marian Engel. Scarce in the hardcover edition, as most copies were sent to libraries. View more info

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Limbo River

By: Hillis, Rick

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Pittsburgh, PA, University of Pittsburgh Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13309


An Uncorrected Proof in orange wrappers, with Proof Printer's Set in pencil on the front cover. This collection of nine short stories is the winner of the 1990 Drue Heinz Literature Prize for short fiction, chosen by Russell Banks from 260 manuscripts by published writers. View more info

The Navigator of New York

By: Johnston, Wayne

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 2002

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15710


An Advance Reading Copy in printed wrappers. In this historical novel, the author presents the rivalry between Robert Peary and Frederick Cook to be the first American to reach the North Pole. View more info

The White Puma

By: Lawrence, R.D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Stoddart Publishing Company: 1990

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19506


A remainder stamp to the bottom page edges. A novel by the Canadian naturalist about a predator hunted to the point of extinction. ; Remainder View more info

The Way the Crow Flies

By: MacDonald, Ann-Marie

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 2003

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 12198


Inscribed by MacDonald. A tale of a once-happy family changed forever by one year in the 1960s when the father's participation in Cold War intrigue goes tragically awry.; Signed by Author View more info

Fall on Your Knees

By: MacDonald, Ann-Marie

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1997

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 12270


Signed by MacDonald. An Advance Reading Copy in illustrated wrappers. A slight bump to the tail of the spine, and light creasing to the bottom of the back cover. The author's first novel, a multigenerational family saga set in Nova Scotia. ; Signed by Author View more info

The Way the Crow Flies

By: MacDonald, Ann-Marie

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 2003

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 12271


Signed by MacDonald. A hardcover Advance Reading Copy, in black cloth without dust jacket as issued. A tale of a once-happy family changed forever by one year in the 1960s when the father's participation in Cold War intrigue goes tragically awry.; Signed by Author View more info

Cape Breton Road

By: MacDonald, D. R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt: 2000

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16869


The harsh beauty of Nova Scotia’s Cape Breton Island forms the backdrop for this chronicle of rootlessness and sexual rivalry, the first novel from the author of the critically praised story collection Eyestone. View more info

The Paradise Motel

By: McCormack, Eric

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Markham, Penguin Books Canada: 1989

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15670


Slight rubbing to the bottom edge of the boards. Learning of a horrifying family crime from his grandfather, journalist Ezra Stevenson tries to verify the story by tracking down four brothers and sisters, alleged victims of abuse. View more info

First Blast of the Trumpet Against the Monstrous Regiment of Women

By: McCormack, Eric

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Viking: 1997

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19347


Rubbing to the bottom edge of the boards, and creasing to the rear flap. A gothic novel that takes its title from a polemical work by the Scottish reformer John Knox. View more info

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Cape Random

By: Morgan, Bernice

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Shambhala: 2002

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17822


An Advance Reader's Edition in illustrated wrappers. Creasing to the covers. A debut novel of a displaced and unskilled family's fight for survival in the early 1800s at Cape Random, a barren, isolated landfall on Newfoundland's eastern coast. Originally published in Canada under the title Random Passage. View more info

Devotion

By: Norman, Howard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Houghton Mifflin: 2007

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5986


Signed by Norman on the title page. Set in Nova Scotia, a novel that looks at how love endures despite our best efforts to sabotage it. ; Signed by Author View more info