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  • Atwood, Margaret
    INTERLUNAR.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    London: Jonathan Cape, (1988.). SIGNED first edition - Very uncommon advance issue of Atwood's tenth collection of poetry - includes both 'Snake Poems' and a longer section 'Interlunar' - the theme of which is learning to live with darkness - 'Trust me. This darkness is a place you can enter ....' Originally published in Canada in 1984 as a trade paperback. SIGNED on the title page.

    Condition: Fine in printed red wrappers.

    Book ID: 30163
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  • ALL FOOLS' DAY. by Brown, Audrey Alexandra OC (1904 - 1998)
    Brown, Audrey Alexandra OC (1904 - 1998)
    ALL FOOLS' DAY.

    Edition: First printing.

    Toronto: The Ryerson Press, (1948) dj. Hardcover first edition - Last collection by this Canadian poet who was the first female poet awarded the Royal Society of Canada's Lorne Pierce Medal, and who, in 1967, she was made an Officer of the Order of Canada "for her contributions to Canadian poetry." 56 pp.

    Condition: Very good plus in yellow cloth with dark brown titles to front and spine in a very good yellow dust jacket (some light toning to pages, spot on back cover of dj.)

    Book ID: 71837
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  • THE LYRE OF ORPHEUS. by Davies, Robertson.
    Davies, Robertson.
    THE LYRE OF ORPHEUS.

    Edition: Limited, signed first edition.

    Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library, 1988. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A title in the Signed First Edition Society series, SIGNED by Davies on a preliminary page and with a special two page message to subscribers, In addition, underneath Davies' signature is a note "A gift to the Bohemian Club" SIGNED by author Allen Drury. Title page and part opener illustrations by Sherilyn VanValkenburgh. 472 pp plus colophon.

    Condition: Very near fine in dark green leather with gilt lettering and gilt and white decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon bound in, hubbed spine. Bookplate of the Bohemian Club Library, San Francisco, opposite signature page. While the limitations for the Franklin Library books are fairly large, this is a rather unique copy with the Drury association.

    Book ID: 58081
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  • SHADOWS IN THE SUN: Travels to Landscapes of Spirit and Desire. by Davis, Wade.
    Davis, Wade.
    SHADOWS IN THE SUN: Travels to Landscapes of Spirit and Desire.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Edmonton, Alberta, Canada: Lone Pine Publishing (1992). First edition - The author, a Harvard ethnobotanist, writes with empathy and understanding and personal experience about indigenous tribes from the tropics to the Arctic circle. Included are chapters on shamanic healing, the plants of the gods - and on the end of the wild. Photographs. 156 pp. ISBN: 1551050269.

    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated wrappers with self-flaps.

    Book ID: 56933
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  • Garnett, Gale Zoe.
    VISIBLE AMAZEMENT.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1999.). First edition - First novel by this Canadian (although born in New Zealand) writer and actress - the story a very precocious 14 year old girl's journey of discovery - from Eugene, Oregon to Malibu and more -

    Condition: Fine (a new copy) in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 31564
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  • THE TOWN THAT FORGOT HOW TO BREATHE. by Harvey, Kenneth J.
    Harvey, Kenneth J.
    THE TOWN THAT FORGOT HOW TO BREATHE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (2005) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first novel by this award-winning Canadian writer to be published in the US - "A page-turning gothic tale and a profound exploration of what it really means to live in this modern world." 471 pp. ISBN: 0-312342225.

    Condition: Fine in a near fine dust jacket (Minor edgewear on dust jacket).

    Book ID: 55774
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  • THE FACTS BEHIND THE HELSINKI ROCCAMATIOS. by Martel, Yann
    Martel, Yann
    THE FACTS BEHIND THE HELSINKI ROCCAMATIOS.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Harcourt, Inc., (2004.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Collects a novella and three short stories, written earlier in Martel's career, in 1993. Includes the title novella and 'The Time I Heard the Private Donald J. Rankin String Concerto with One Discordant Violin, by the American Composer John Morton,' 'Manners of Dying,' and 'The Vita Aeterna Mirror Company.'' Martel won the 2002 Man Booker Prize for 'Life of Pi.' SIGNED on the title page. 208 pp. ISBN: 0-151010900.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 43734
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  • THE FACTS BEHIND THE HELSINKI ROCCAMATIOS. by Martel, Yann
    Martel, Yann
    THE FACTS BEHIND THE HELSINKI ROCCAMATIOS.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Harcourt, Inc., (2004.). SIGNED first edition - Advance issue of the first American edition of this collection of a novella and three short stories, written earlier in Martel's career, in 1993. Includes the title novella and 'The Time I Heard the Private Donald J. Rankin String Concerto with One Discordant Violin, by the American Composer John Morton,' 'Manners of Dying,' and 'The Vita Aeterna Mirror Company.'' Martel won the 2002 Man Booker Prize for 'Life of Pi.' SIGNED on the title page. 179 pp.

    Condition: Fine in printed light gray wrappers with covers and spine lettered in black.

    Book ID: 33421
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  • THE FACTS BEHIND THE HELSINKI ROCCAMATIOS. by Martel, Yann
    Martel, Yann
    THE FACTS BEHIND THE HELSINKI ROCCAMATIOS.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Harcourt, Inc., (2004.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Collects a novella and three short stories, written earlier in Martel's career, in 1993. Includes the title novella and 'The Time I Heard the Private Donald J. Rankin String Concerto with One Discordant Violin, by the American Composer John Morton,' 'Manners of Dying,' and 'The Vita Aeterna Mirror Company.'' Martel won the 2002 Man Booker Prize for 'Life of Pi.' 208 pp. ISBN: 0-151010900.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 48376
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  • BROKEN WINDOWS: Stories. by Nolan, Patricia
    Nolan, Patricia
    BROKEN WINDOWS: Stories.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback.

    Vancouver, BC: Polestar Book Publishers, (1996). First edition - "Nolan skillfully shows how darkly humorous and devasting life can be." 149 pp. ISBN: 1-896095208.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 54621
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  • Quarrington, Paul.
    HOME GAME.

    Edition: First edition.

    Toronto: Doubleday, 1983. dj. Hardcover first edition - In this story of a marooned circus sideshow troupe, a former baseball hero, and a Michigan village dominated by a fundamentalist religious sect, the author confronts some of the highest as well as the least desirable aspects of human motivation. Second novel by this Canadian author who has been compared to Tom Robbins and John Irving.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 13949
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