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1 Barrie, J. M. M'Connachie and J. M. B. Speeches by J. M. Barrie with a preface by Hugh Walpole
London Peter Davies Limited 1938 First edition Blue cloth in dust jacket Bookplate to front pastedown, otherwise vg in vg dust jacket 8vo. 

Price: 25.00 CDN
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2 Beattie, Ann Spectacles Illustrated by Winslow Pels
New York Ariel Books, Workman Publishing 1985 First edition Black cloth with decorative endpapers in dust jack Vg in vg dust jacket 8vo. Full color illus. on almost every page 

Price: 15.00 CDN
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3 Bird, Will R. Angel Cove (Signed)
Toronto MacMillan of Canada 1972 First Edition Hardcover with dust jacket Very good with previous owner's name on the 1st. fly leaf in very good dust jacket that is very lightly jingled 8.5 x 5.75 inches (21.6 x 14. 8vo. 
19 beautiful stories written about the people of Angel Cove, a typical Newfoundland fishing village in the 1920s. Signed on the title page by the author. 
Price: 25.00 CDN
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4 Bird, Will R. Despite the Distance. (Signed)
Toronto Ryerson Press 1961 First Edition Hardcover with dust jacket Gift presentation label to 1st. fly leaf and a small portion of the top corner of the 1st fly leaf cut off, light spot to the bottom outer edges in very good dust jacket with only light shelf wear 8.25 x 5.75 inches (21 x 14.5 8vo. 
Histional fiction of the further adventures of the Crabtree family from Cumberland County, Nova Scotia first mention in Bird's novel Here Stay's Good Yorkshire. 
Price: 25.00 CDN
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5 Bird, Will R. Here Stays Good Yorkshire (Signed)
Toronto The Ryserson Press (1945) First Edition Hardcover with dust jacket Very good with previous owner's name on the 1st. fly leaf in dust jacket with wear and some nicks and tears to the edges 8.75 x 6 inches (22.2 x 15.2  8vo. 
Historical fiction of the founding of Chignecto country, around Sackville and Amherst Nova Scotia in 1772 by settlers from Yorkshire. Signed by the author on the half-title 
Price: 25.00 CDN
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6 Brand, Max The Bandit of the Black Hills
London Hodder and Stoughton 1952 First British edition Red cloth in dust jacket Foxing throughout, otherwise vg in good dust jacket Sm. 8vo. 

Price: 15.00 CDN
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7 Brown, Christy Come Softly to My Wake The Poems of Christy Brown
London Secker & Warburg 1971 Cloth in dj Vg in dj 8vo. 

Price: 30.00 CDN
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8 Buckler, Ernest The Mountain and the Valley (Signed)
New York Henry Holt and Company 1952 First Edition Light blue cloth with red lettering to spine and  Very good with 2 small stains from the removal of scotch tape on the top and bottom of the 1st. fly leaf the dust jacket has some wear to the bottom & top of the spine and along the outer edge with a small 1 inch to the botoom of the sopine and outer fold. Also it is price clipped 8 x 5.75 inches (20.3 x 14.5  8vo. Dust jacket is designed by R.M. Powers 
The story of Nova Scotian farm people; considered a classic of Canadian literature. Signed by the author on the 1st fly leaf 
Price: 750.00 CDN
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9 Buckler, Ernest The Rebellion of Young David and Other Stories (Signed)
Toronto McClelland and Stewart 1975 0771017669 / 9780771017667 First Edition White cloth in dust jacket Very good with a small stain where some scotch tape was removed from the top & bottom of the 1st. fly leaf Dust jacket is very good 8.5 x5.5 inches(22 x14cm) 8vo. 
Selected & arranged by Robert D. Chambers, Department of English Literature, trent University. Signed by the author on the 1st. fly leaf. 
Price: 275.00 CDN
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10 Buckler, Ernest. The Cruelest Month
Toronto McClelland & Stewart Limited 1963 First Edition Cloth in dust jacket Very good with a small and light stain where some scotch tape was removed from the bottom of the 1st. fly leaf and previous owner's name inpen on the top of the front paste-down Dust jacket was some light wear to edges and toning to the spine 8vo. 
Signed b y the author on the 1st. fly leaf. Also enclosed is a signed typed letter from the author stating that he has no extra copies of 'The Cruelest Month' and that you could purchase a copy in a second-hand bookshop. 
Price: 375.00 CDN
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11 Burnford, Shelia Bel Ria Dog of War
Toronto McClelland and Stewart 1977 0771017855 / 9780771017858 First edition Vg in vg dust jacket Vg 8.5 x 5.75 inches (22 x 14 cm) 8vo. 
Signed by author to 
Price: 25.00 CDN
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12 Cameron, Ian The Midnight Sea
London Hutchinson 1958 Cloth in dj Vg in nice dj Sm. 8vo. 

Price: 15.00 CDN
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13 Cary, Joyce The Captive and the Free
London Michael Joseph 1959 First edition Maroon cloth in dust jacket Vg in dust jacket with a small nick to top of spine and back edge browned 8vo. 

Price: 15.00 CDN
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14 Clark, Tom The Last Gas Station and Other Stories
Santa Barbara Black Sparrow Press 1980 First Edition Blue cloth spine with illus. boards Vg in mylar wrapper 8vo. 

Price: 20.00 CDN
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15 Courtenay, Bryce The Power of One
Toronto Little, Brown and Company (Canada) Limited 1989 0316158224 / 9780316158220 First Canadian Edition Blue cloth in dust jacket Vg in vg dust jacket 24.5x17cm 8vo. 

Price: 25.00 CDN
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16 De Mille, James A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder
Toronto The MacMillan Co. of Canada, Ltd. 1910 First Canadian Edition Blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine & blind Very light wear to edges of binding and foxing to preliminary and final leaves 7.25 x 5.5 inches (18.4 x 14 cm) 8vo. 

Price: 75.00 CDN
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A Desert Drama Being The Tragedy of the Korosko with Thirty-Two full-page illustrations by S. Paget, Doyle, A. Conan
17 Doyle, A. Conan A Desert Drama Being The Tragedy of the Korosko with Thirty-Two full-page illustrations by S. Paget
Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott Company 1898 Firs American Edition Hardcover in light blue cloth with a plam tree des Very good condition 7.75 x 5.25 inches (19.6 x 13.4 cm) 8vo. B&w. frontis and 31 b&w. plates 

Price: 75.00 CDN
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18 Engstrand, Stuart Son of the Giant
New York Creative Age Press 1950 Brown cloth, gilt title to spine Stamp on bk ep ow vg in dust jacket 8vo. 

Price: 20.00 CDN
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19 Francis, Dick Proof
London Michael Joseph 1984 0718124812 / 9780718124816 First Edition Black cloth in dust jacket Top corner of 1st fly leaf cropped ow very good in vg. dust jacket (has been price clipped) 8vo. 
Signed by author on half-title 
Price: 15.00 CDN
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20 Francis, Dick Whip Hand
London Michael Joseph 1979 0718118456 / 9780718118457 First Edition Black cloth in dust jacket Top corner of 1st fly leaf cropped ow very good in vg. dust jacket (has not been price clipped) 8vo. 

Price: 15.00 CDN
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