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The Serpents of Paradise A Reader

By: Abbey, Edward & John Macrae

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt & Co: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24294


Tight bright unmarked book in crisp DJ. ; 1.5 x 9.5 x 6.3 Inches; 400 pages View more info

Untold Stories

By: Alan Bennett

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, Faber: 2006.

Seller ID: 33685


STiff unmarked book in crisp covers. ; 658 pages View more info

Discourses in America

By: Arnold, Matthew

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1902

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 9767


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. View more info

The Best American Essays 2001

By: Atwan, Robert & Kathleen Norris

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Mariner Books: 2001

Seller ID: 39316


Tight unmarked book in crisp covers. ; 8.10 X 5.50 X 0.90 inches; 336 pages View more info

Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $12.00

Publisher: House of Anansi Press Inc.: 2008

Seller ID: 42422


Stiff unmarked book in crisp covers. ; Massey Lectures; 7.90 X 4.90 X 0.70 inches; 240 pages View more info

The Astonished Muse

By: Barlow, S. L. M.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, John Day: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29321


Tight clean book, unmarked but for name stamp to front endpaper; in rubbed dust jacket with corner tears. ; 320 pages View more info

Something to Declare Essays on France

By: Barnes, Julian

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 2002

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 26587


Tight bright unamrked book in crisp DJ. ; 1.15 x 8.64 x 5.9 Inches; 320 pages View more info

Universe Inside Me

By: Barth, Lawrence

Price: $38.00

Publisher: New York, Self-Published: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4357


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 c... View more info

Peripheral Visions: Learning Along the Way

By: Bateson, Mary C

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, Harpercollins: 1994

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 45399


Stiff unmarked book in crisp dust jacket. ; 9.10 X 5.50 X 1.10 inches; 256 pages View more info

Essays on Canadian Writing Nos. 45-46. Winter - Spring, 1991-1992. Eli Mandel Issue

By: Beddoes, Julie (Ed. )

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Toronto, ECW Press: 2000

Seller ID: 35873


STiff unmarked book in lightly rubbed card covers. ; 100 pages View more info

It All Adds Up: From the Dim Past to the Uncertain Future A Nonfiction Collection

By: Bellow, Saul

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21053


About new book but for dated names to title andhalf-title page; in crisp glossy dj. View more info

A Walk to the Ant Hill and Other Essays

By: Bengtsson, Frans G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Nordstedts: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33849


Tight square book with unmarked textin smudged dust jacket with tears to top of spine. ; 291 pages View more info

Reflections: Essays, Aphorisms, Autobiographical Writings

By: Benjamin, Walter; Peter Demetz

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Schocken: 1986

Seller ID: 41019


STiff unmarked book in lightly rubbed card covers; 7.90 X 5.20 X 1 inches; 400 pages View more info

And Our Faces, My Heart, Brief as Photos

By: Berger, John

Price: $80.00

Publisher: London, Writers and Readers: 1984

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 46852


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 View more info

Why We Act like Canadians A Personal Exploration of Our National Character

By: Berton, Pierre

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Toronto, Mcclelland & Stewart: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22968


Stiff unmarked book in brown cloth with shelfwear to corners. ; 113 pages View more info

Why We Act Like Canadians

By: Berton, Pierre

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Toronto, Mcclelland & Stewart: 1982

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 32970


Clean unmarked book in DJ with shelfwear and small puncture along front gutter. ; 113 pages View more info

Citizenship of the Free World: a Plea for Organic Union (The Josiah Wood Lectures, 1947)

By: Boothby, Sir Robert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sackville, N. B., Mount Allison University: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11675


Clean bright unmarked book in maroon cloth. 134 pp. View more info

for the Time Being: Collected Journalism

By: Borgarde, Dirk

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London/Toronto, Viking: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2668


New book, lightly rubbed and with an unobstrusive line scoring the front pnael horizontally. B7w photos and the occasional b&w drawing. View more info

The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work

By: Botton, Alain De

Price: $16.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart: 2009

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 32105


1.2 x 8.1 x 5.4 Inches; 336 pages View more info

Variations on a Planet

By: Brock, Peter

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Lawrencetown Beach, Pottersfield Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 47846


Crisp unmarked book, about new. Contains a chapter of line drawings of landscapes; 126 pages View more info