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1 Abbey, Edward & John Macrae The Serpents of Paradise A Reader
New York Henry Holt & Co 1995 0805031324 / 9780805031324 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Tight bright unmarked book in crisp DJ. ; 1.5 x 9.5 x 6.3 Inches; 400 pages 
Price: 16.00 CAD
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2 Alan Bennett Untold Stories
London Faber 2006. 0571228313 / 9780571228317 Softcover Very Good+ 
STiff unmarked book in crisp covers. ; 658 pages 
Price: 9.00 CAD
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3 Arnold, Matthew Discourses in America
New York Macmillan 1902 First American Edition Cloth Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Bright clean copy in red cloth with just slight shelfwear and a faint spot to front board. Pages are fresh and clean with many as yet uncut pages. Binding is square and appears tight but there is a short sliver of an opening in the middle of the text block. Unmarked. 
Price: 40.00 CAD
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4 Atwan, Robert & Kathleen Norris The Best American Essays 2001
Mariner Books 2001 0618049312 / 9780618049318 Softcover Very Good+ 
Tight unmarked book in crisp covers. ; 8.10 X 5.50 X 0.90 inches; 336 pages 
Price: 9.00 CAD
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5 Atwood, Margaret Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth
House of Anansi Press Inc. 2008 0887848109 / 9780887848100 Softcover Near Fine 
Stiff unmarked book in crisp covers. ; Massey Lectures; 7.90 X 4.90 X 0.70 inches; 240 pages 
Price: 12.00 CAD
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6 Barlow, S. L. M. The Astonished Muse
New York John Day 1961 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
Tight clean book, unmarked but for name stamp to front endpaper; in rubbed dust jacket with corner tears. ; 320 pages 
Price: 14.00 CAD
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7 Barnes, Julian Something to Declare Essays on France
New York Knopf 2002 0375415130 / 9780375415135 First American Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Tight bright unamrked book in crisp DJ. ; 1.15 x 8.64 x 5.9 Inches; 320 pages 
Price: 14.00 CAD
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8 Barth, Lawrence Universe Inside Me
New York Self-Published 1957 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
100 stapled pages with praise on the cover by Millen Brand and John Ciardi. Brand: "celebrating the human body in a new kind of 'song of myself.' It is like reading Whitman in prose form" On the inside cover is a presentation note to Millen Brand thanking him for encourgement. Also, There is a short letter laid-in to Brand again and wondering about the liklihood of the book selling well. Both signed by Barth. Text is unmarked and book is perfectly tight; slight crease to one corner, and trace of a small glass circle on front (not easily visible). ; 5.5 x 7.5"; Signed by Author 
Price: 38.00 CAD
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9 Bateson, Mary C Peripheral Visions: Learning Along the Way
New York Harpercollins 1994 0060168595 / 9780060168599 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Stiff unmarked book in crisp dust jacket. ; 9.10 X 5.50 X 1.10 inches; 256 pages 
Price: 13.00 CAD
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10 Beddoes, Julie (Ed. ) Essays on Canadian Writing Nos. 45-46. Winter - Spring, 1991-1992. Eli Mandel Issue
Toronto ECW Press 2000 Card Covers Near Fine 
STiff unmarked book in lightly rubbed card covers. ; 100 pages 
Price: 16.00 CAD
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11 Bellow, Saul It All Adds Up: From the Dim Past to the Uncertain Future A Nonfiction Collection
New York Viking Press 1994 0670853313 / 9780670853311 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket 
About new book but for dated names to title andhalf-title page; in crisp glossy dj. 
Price: 14.00 CAD
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12 Bengtsson, Frans G. A Walk to the Ant Hill and Other Essays
Stockholm Nordstedts 1950 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Tight square book with unmarked textin smudged dust jacket with tears to top of spine. ; 291 pages 
Price: 15.00 CAD
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13 Benjamin, Walter; Peter Demetz Reflections: Essays, Aphorisms, Autobiographical Writings
Schocken 1986 080520802x / 9780805208023 Softcover Very Good+ 
STiff unmarked book in lightly rubbed card covers; 7.90 X 5.20 X 1 inches; 400 pages 
Price: 12.00 CAD
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14 Berger, John And Our Faces, My Heart, Brief as Photos
London Writers and Readers 1984 0863160735 / 9780863160738 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Stiff crisp unmarked book in clean black cloth; in just lightly rubbed dust jacket with faint sunning to edges. Signature of John Berger to title page which I take to be a facsimile. ; 116 pages 
Price: 80.00 CAD
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15 Berton, Pierre Why We Act Like Canadians
Toronto Mcclelland & Stewart 1982 0771013639 / 9780771013638 Later Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket 
Clean unmarked book in DJ with shelfwear and small puncture along front gutter. ; 113 pages 
Price: 10.00 CAD
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16 Berton, Pierre Why We Act like Canadians A Personal Exploration of Our National Character
Toronto Mcclelland & Stewart 1982 0771013639 / 9780771013638 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Stiff unmarked book in brown cloth with shelfwear to corners. ; 113 pages 
Price: 8.00 CAD
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17 Boothby, Sir Robert Citizenship of the Free World: a Plea for Organic Union (The Josiah Wood Lectures, 1947)
Sackville, N. B. Mount Allison University 1956 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Clean bright unmarked book in maroon cloth. 134 pp. 
Price: 10.00 CAD
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18 Borgarde, Dirk for the Time Being: Collected Journalism
London/Toronto Viking 1998 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
New book, lightly rubbed and with an unobstrusive line scoring the front pnael horizontally. B7w photos and the occasional b&w drawing. 
Price: 20.00 CAD
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19 Botton, Alain De The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work
McClelland & Stewart 2009 077102603X / 9780771026034 First Canadian Edition Hardcover New in New dust jacket 
1.2 x 8.1 x 5.4 Inches; 336 pages 
Price: 16.00 CAD
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20 Brock, Peter Variations on a Planet
Lawrencetown Beach Pottersfield Press 1993 0919001777 / 9780919001770 First Edition Softcover Fine 
Crisp unmarked book, about new. Contains a chapter of line drawings of landscapes; 126 pages 
Price: 12.00 CAD
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