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  • LARRY'S PARTY by Shields, Carol.
    Shields, Carol.
    LARRY'S PARTY

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, (1997.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Novel, winner of the Orange Prize and the 1998 Women's Prize for Fiction, shortlisted for the Giller. The US edition preceded the Canadian for this title. INSCRIBED by the author on the title page and dated in the year of publication. 339 pp. ISBN: 0-670-873926.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dust jacket (faint crease on front endpaper.)

    Book ID: 36637
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  • LARRY'S PARTY. by Shields, Carol.
    Shields, Carol.
    LARRY'S PARTY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, (1997.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Novel, winner of the Orange Prize and the 1998 Women's Prize for Fiction, shortlisted for the Giller. The US edition preceded the Canadian for this title. SIGNED by the author on the title page. 339 pp. ISBN: 0-670-873926.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 45810
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  • Shields, Carol.
    THE STONE DIARIES.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Penguin, (1995.). Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. Photographs. 361 pp plus a reader's guide. ISBN: 0-14-023313x.

    Condition: Good overall (remainder line, usual toning to pages, minor wear.).

    Book ID: 47012
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  • THE ORANGE FISH. by Shields, Carol.
    Shields, Carol.
    THE ORANGE FISH.

    Edition: First printing.

    Toronto: Random House, (1989) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A collection of twelve short stories, SIGNED on the title page. 199 pp. ISBN: 0-394221001.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 66102
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  • THE CANADIAN DOMINION: A Chronicle of Our Northern Neighbor (The Chronicles of America Series #49) by Skelton, Oscar D.
    Skelton, Oscar D.
    THE CANADIAN DOMINION: A Chronicle of Our Northern Neighbor (The Chronicles of America Series #49)

    Edition: Early printing.

    New Haven, Connecticut : Yale University Press, (c. 1919). Hardcover - History of Canada. Bibliographical note, index.Small format. ix, 296 pp.

    Condition: Very good in light olive green cloth ("Canada" written on the spine.)

    Book ID: 57912
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  • Smith, Barbara.
    CANADIAN GHOST STORIES.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Edmonton, Alberta: Lone Pine Publishing, (2001.). Illustrated by Arlana Anderson-Hale. From the back cover: ' Canada's rich and colourful history has given rise to a wealth of spine-tingling stories of the supernatural. These tales of fright-filled folklore span the entire country - and have not appeared in any other of the authors books. From mischievous manifestations to grisly ghosts of vengeance, eerie appartions arise in every province and territory. ' 248 pages. ISBN: 1-551053020.

    Condition: Very good (lower corner curling slightly).

    Book ID: 29596
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  • THE NEED OF WANTING ALWAYS. by Story, Gertrude.
    Story, Gertrude.
    THE NEED OF WANTING ALWAYS.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Saskatoon, SK, Canada: Thistledown Press, (1985.). SIGNED first edition - "The final volume in the Alvena Schroeder trilogy. It Never Pays to Laugh Too Much (1984) and The Way to Always Dance (1983) chronicled the life of Alvena from childhood to middle age. This concluding book celebrates her last years." INSCRIBED on the title page "For L--- (with an 'e'), a highly evolved soul/spirit who knows more than she thinks she knows." 196 pp. ISBN: 0-920633-013.

    Condition: Fair condition only (crease to front cover, other rubbing and wear to covers, bookstore stamp on first blank page, some crinkling from dampness to same page.)

    Book ID: 55436
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  • MY GHOSTS. by Swan, Mary.
    Swan, Mary.
    MY GHOSTS.

    Edition: First printing.

    Toronto: Alfred A. Knopf Canada, (2013). Hardcover first edition - The second novel by this award-winning writer - one which follows "a household of Scottish orphans trying to make their way in Toronto in 1879. The youngest, Clare, has rheumatic fever; the oldest brother has run away. The fate of them all rests on the responsible Ben, the irrepressible Charlie and the two middle sisters.. . Swan leaves us with the contemporary Clare, widowed and moodily packing up her house. She isn't sure what she'll do next, and she knows nothing of her family's past. But we do: we recognize the ghosts and echoes that have shaped her as much as her own choices and heartbreaks." 281 pp. ISBN: 978-0345807830.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 84496
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  • STUPID BOYS ARE GOOD TO RELAX WITH. by Swan, Susan.
    Swan, Susan.
    STUPID BOYS ARE GOOD TO RELAX WITH.

    Edition: First printing.

    Toronto: Somerville House Books, (1996) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A collection of short stories, SIGNED on the title page with the word "Enjoy." 282 pp. ISBN: 1895897734.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (some light toning to the pages, otherwise like new).

    Book ID: 64773
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  • Urquhart, Jane.
    THE UNDERPAINTER.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Viking, 1997. dj. Hardcover first edition - 4th novel by this highly praised young Canadian writer. Winner of the prestigious Governor General's Award for best novel. ISBN: 0-670-877263.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 23652
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  • Urquhart, Jane.
    CHANGING HEAVEN.

    Edition: First US printing.

    Boston: Godine, (1993.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The true first edition of this highly praised Canadian writer's second novel - a story that moves from the English moors of Emily Bronte to Venice and modern day Toronto. ISBN: 0-87923-895X.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 30154
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  • THE UNDERPAINTER. by Urquhart, Jane.
    Urquhart, Jane.
    THE UNDERPAINTER.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, (1997.) dj. Hardcover - 4th novel by this highly praised young Canadian writer, one which spans the decades, moving from upstate New York to France during World War I and New York City in the 20's and 30's. Winner of the prestigious Governor General's Award for best novel. ISBN: 0-7710-86644.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 40710
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  • AWAY. by Urquhart, Jane.
    Urquhart, Jane.
    AWAY.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: The Viking Press, (1994.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Third novel by this Canadian writer, a multi-generational story of a family who fled the famine in Ireland to come to Canada. Co-winner of the Trillium Award. 356 pp. ISBN: 0-670-855049.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (crease on front endpaper.)

    Book ID: 50955
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  • A MAP OF GLASS. by Urquhart, Jane.
    Urquhart, Jane.
    A MAP OF GLASS.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    San Francisco: McAdam / Cage, (2006.) dj. Hardcover - A novel which interweaves two stories - one set in contemporary Toronto and the other the story of a family in the nineteenth century on the shores of Lake Ontario. 371 pp. ISBN: 1596921706.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 52817
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  • A MAP OF GLASS. by Urquhart, Jane.
    Urquhart, Jane.
    A MAP OF GLASS.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    San Francisco: McAdam / Cage, (2006.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel which interweaves two stories - one set in contemporary Toronto and the other the story of a family in the nineteenth century on the shores of Lake Ontario. 371 pp. ISBN: 1596921706.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 55656
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  • AWAY. by Urquhart, Jane.
    Urquhart, Jane.
    AWAY.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: The Viking Press, (1994.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Third novel by this Canadian writer, a multi-generational story of a family who fled the famine in Ireland to come to Canada. Co-winner of the Trillium Award. 356 pp. ISBN: 0-670-855049.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 62043
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  • HOMESICK. by Vanderhaeghe, Guy.
    Vanderhaeghe, Guy.
    HOMESICK.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Ticknor & Fields, (1990) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel by this prize-winning writer who in 1986 was named one of Canada's 10 best fiction writers. 292 pp. ISBN: 0-89919-9259.

    Condition: Near fine in fine dust jacket (small black spot on first blank page).

    Book ID: 18094
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  • Vanderhaeghe, Guy.
    MY PRESENT AGE.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1985. dj. Hardcover first edition - First novel (second book) by this prize-winning writer who in 1986 was named one of Canada's 10 best fiction writers. ISBN: 0-89919-3846.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 18575
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  • HOMESICK. by Vanderhaeghe, Guy.
    Vanderhaeghe, Guy.
    HOMESICK.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Ticknor & Fields, (1990) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel by this prize-winning writer who in 1986 was named one of Canada's 10 best fiction writers. 292 pp. ISBN: 0-89919-9259.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 62096
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  • HOMESICK. by Vanderhaeghe, Guy.
    Vanderhaeghe, Guy.
    HOMESICK.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: Ticknor & Fields, (1990) dj. Hardcover - Novel by this prize-winning writer who in 1986 was named one of Canada's 10 best fiction writers. 292 pp. ISBN: 0-89919-9259.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (remainder line)

    Book ID: 62097
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  • MY PRESENT AGE. by Vanderhaeghe, Guy.
    Vanderhaeghe, Guy.
    MY PRESENT AGE.

    Edition: First printing.

    Toronto: Macmillan, (1984) dj. Hardcover first edition - First novel (second book) by this prize-winning writer who in 1986 was named one of Canada's 10 best fiction writers. 239 pp. ISBN: 0-7715-98149.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dustjacket (book slightly over-opened before half title page)

    Book ID: 62514
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  • JULIET IN AUGUST (COOL WATER) by Warren, Diane.
    Warren, Diane.
    JULIET IN AUGUST (COOL WATER)

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Putnam, (2012) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, winner of the 2010 Governor GeneralÕs Award for fiction (under its original title of "Cool Water.") This novel tells the interlocking stories of the residents of a small prairie town - "Juliet, Saskatchewan, is a blink-and-you-miss-it kind of townÑa dusty oasis on the edge of the Little Snake sand hills. ItÕs easy to believe that nothing of consequence takes place there." 324 pp. ISBN: 978-0399157998.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 67634
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  • THE GIRL OF O. K. VALLEY: A Romance of the Okanagan. by Watson, Robert (1882-1948)
    Watson, Robert (1882-1948)
    THE GIRL OF O. K. VALLEY: A Romance of the Okanagan.

    Edition: Reprint.

    New York: A. L. Burt, (c 1919). Hardcover - A young orphaned immigrant girl arrives at her miserly uncle's ranch in western Canada. "This book will arrest the attention of all those who admire vigorous, wholesome stories with a bit of mystery attached -- and a lucky ending." 297 pp plus 6 pp publisher's ads.

    Condition: Good overall in tan covers with dark brown lettering and decorations (a bit of foxing to the edges of the textblock)

    Book ID: 66649
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