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  • LOOKING FOR ANNE: How Lucy Maud Montgomery Dreamed Up a Literary Classic by [Montgomery, Lucy Maud] Gammel, Irene
    [Montgomery, Lucy Maud] Gammel, Irene
    LOOKING FOR ANNE: How Lucy Maud Montgomery Dreamed Up a Literary Classic

    Edition: First printing.

    Toronto: Key Porter Books, (2008) dj. Hardcover first edition - A book which answers many questions about the life of the author of one of the most popular books of the early 20th century, one which has sold over 50 million copies and never been out of print since it first appeared in 1908. This study draws "on a vast array of neglected and unknown sources, [and] establishes new connections between Montgomery's isolated life in Cavendish, P.E.I., and the metropolitan existence that she consumed vicariously through magazines published in New York, Boston and Philadelphia" (Globe and Mail) Montgomery's life began in the rural family farmhouse on Prince Edward Island, the place that became the inspiration for Green Gables. Illustrated…

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    Toronto: Key Porter Books, (2008) dj. Hardcover first edition - A book which answers many questions about the life of the author of one of the most popular books of the early 20th century, one which has sold over 50 million copies and never been out of print since it first appeared in 1908. This study draws "on a vast array of neglected and unknown sources, [and] establishes new connections between Montgomery's isolated life in Cavendish, P.E.I., and the metropolitan existence that she consumed vicariously through magazines published in New York, Boston and Philadelphia" (Globe and Mail) Montgomery's life began in the rural family farmhouse on Prince Edward Island, the place that became the inspiration for Green Gables. Illustrated with both black and white and full color photographs, including color pictures of the first and early editions of 'Anne of Green Gables.' Map of Prince Edward Island. Notes, selected bibliography, index. 312 pp. ISBN: 978-1552639856.

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    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 84532
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  • LUCKY ORPHAN. by Moore, Ida Cecil.
    Moore, Ida Cecil.
    LUCKY ORPHAN.

    Edition: First edition ("A" on copyright page)

    New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1947). Hardcover first edition - Set on Prince Edward Island, where the author grew up, this is story of the friendship between an orphaned lamb, and the farm dog, a collie named Captain. Illustrated with pictures by Primrose. 122 pp.

    Condition: Very good in a fair dust jacket (notation on front endpaper, long tear to dj on side of spine, overall edgewear and short tears, price-clipped, now in an archival protector).

    Book ID: 69830
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  • Wright, Eric.
    A BODY SURROUNDED BY WATER.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Scribner's, 1987. dj. Hardcover first edition - Fifth mystery featuring Toronto police inspector Charlie Salter, this one set on Prince Edward Island.. ISBN: 0-684-188732.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 24163
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  • A BODY SURROUNDED BY WATER: An Inspector Charlie Salter. by Wright, Eric
    Wright, Eric
    A BODY SURROUNDED BY WATER: An Inspector Charlie Salter.

    Edition: First printing.

    Toronto: Collins Crime Club, (1987). Hardcover first edition - The first Canadian edition (with no price on the dust jacket) of the fifth book in this award-winning mystery series featuring Inspector Charlie Salter of the Metropolitan Toronto Police. Set on Prince Edward Island. 166 pp. ISBN: 0-002231816.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 70797
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