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The Maigret Collection

by Georges Simenon

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The Maigret Collection, Georges Simenon. Published by Penguin Classics, 2015. Six softcover novels in slipcase. 8vo up to 9½" tall. 912pp. Tiny stain to rear cover of one novel and top edge dusting to one other; volumes are otherwise ein fine condition and appear unread. Slipcase is structurally fine with a bit of creasing. The collection contains the… Read more
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Runaway

by Munro, Alice

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Runaway, Munro, Alice. Published by McClelland & Stewart Ltd., Toronto, 2004. Second printing. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 335pp. Beige boards with light green titles. Both volume and unclipped jacket are in fine, unmarked condition. Runaway was awarded both the Giller Prize and Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize. Alice Munro is a Canadian short story writer whose work has… Read more
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The Wind is Not a River

by Payton, Brian

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The Wind is Not a River: A Novel, Payton, Brian. Published by Harper Collins Canada, Toronto, Ontario, 2014. First Canadian Edition. Signed on title page by author without inscription. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 320pp. Blue boards with silver titles, mapped endpapers. In fine, unmarked condition in fine, unclipped jacket. A gripping tale of survival and an epic love story in… Read more
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The House with the Parapet Walls

by Terpstra, John

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The House with the Parapet Walls, Terpstra, John. Published by Gaspereau Press, Nova Scotia, 2014. First Edition. Signed and inscribed by author on half title page. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 148pp. Brown illustrated card jacket, black soft covers with silver titles. Fade to top edge front and otherwise in mint condition. Grieving the diminishment and death of his elderly… Read more
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Vi

by Thuy, Kim

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Vi, Thuy, Kim; Translated by Sheila Fischman. Published by Random House Canada, 2018. First printing in English. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 130pp. Blue boards with gilt titles. Small mark to front board and otherwise volume and unclipped jacket are in fine, unmarked condition. Kim Thúy Ly Thanh, CQ is a Vietnamese-born Canadian writer, whose debut novel Ru won the… Read more
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Do Not Say We Have Nothing

by Thien, Madeleine

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Do Not Say We Have Nothing, Thien, Madeleine. Published by Knopf Canada, Toronto, 2016. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 436pp. Red boards with gilt titles. Both volume and unclipped jacket are in fine, unmarked condition; likely an unread copy. Madeleine Thien is a Canadian short story writer and novelist. Do Not Say We Have Nothing won the Governor General's Award for… Read more
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Certainty

by Thien, Madeleine

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Certainty, Thien, Madeleine. Published by McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 2006. Signed. First Edition, First Printing. Signed on free endpaper without inscription. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 320pp. Grey boards with blue metallic spine titles. Volume is in fine, unmarked condition; unclipped dustjacket has a tiny top corner rub and is otherwise fine. Madeleine Thien's stunning debut novel hauntingly retells a… Read more
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The Crooked Heart of Mercy

by Livingston, Billie

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The Crooked Heart of Mercy, Livingston, Billie. Published by Random House Canada, 2016. First Edition. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 261pp. White boards with silver titles. Both volume and unclipped jacket are in fine, unmarked condition. The Crooked Heart of Mercy is a brave, funny and heartbreaking novel about faith and family, love and forgiveness, and how people survive… Read more
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The Name of the Rose

by Umberto Eco

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The Name of the Rose, Umberto Eco. Published by The Folio Society, London, 2001. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 499pp. with colour plates. Translated from the Italian by William Weaver, illustrated and designed by Neil Packer. Illustrated red cloth boards; illustrated endpapers. In mint condition; lacks slipcase (issued without dustjacket).
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The Handmaid's Tale

by Atwood, Margaret

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The Handmaid's Tale, Atwood, Margaret. Published by McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1985. First Edition, Second Printing. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 324pp. Quarter crimson cloth over cream boards, white titles, crimson endpapers. A few light spots to boards, rubbing to tail and head of spine; contents in fine unmarked condition. Unclipped dustjacket has tiny closed tears and ruffling… Read more
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Black Leopard, Red Wolf

by James, Marlon

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Black Leopard, Red Wolf, James, Marlon, Published by Anchor Canada, Toronto, 2020. Card covers. In fine, unmarked, unread condition. The stunning first novel in Marlon James's Dark Star trilogy. "Drawing from African history and mythology and his own rich imagination, Marlon James has written a novel unlike anything that's come before it: a saga of breathtaking adventure that's also an… Read more
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Northern Spy

by Berry, Flynn

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Northern Spy, Berry, Flynn. Published by Viking, 2021. First Edition. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 207pp. Grey boards with copper titles. Both volume and unclipped jacket are in fine, unmarked condition. Named a Best Book of 2021 by The New York Times, The Washington Post, Crimereads, Kirkus Reviews, and The New York Public Library/ "A producer at the BBC and… Read more
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Northern Spy

by Berry, Flynn

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Northern Spy, Berry, Flynn. Published by Viking, 2021. First Edition. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 207pp. Grey boards with copper titles. Both volume and unclipped jacket are in fine, unmarked condition. Named a Best Book of 2021 by The New York Times, The Washington Post, Crimereads, Kirkus Reviews, and The New York Public Library/ "A producer at the BBC and… Read more
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Heretics Of Dune

by Frank Herbert

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Heretics Of Dune, Frank Herbert. Published by G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1984. First Edition, Signed Limited Edition of 1500 copies, this being number 109. Bound in maroon cloth with gilt spine titles; blue endpapers; limitation and title page printed in grey and blue; blue and grey titles; colour frontispiece by Abe Echevarria. Signed by Frank Herbert in black… Read more
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I, Claudius; Claudius the God

by Graves, Robert

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I, Claudius; Claudius the God, Graves, Robert. Published by Penguin Books, New York, 1977. Two volumes in slipcase. Card covers. Books appear unread; slipcase has the lightest of shelf wear.
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Baudolino

by Eco, Umberto

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Baudolino, Eco, Umberto. Published by Vintage, 2003. Signed by author on title page. Card covers. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 522pp. Light toning to pages and otherwise contents are in fine condition; moderate wear to card covers.
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The Red and the Black: A Chronicle of the Nineteenth Century, Stendhal. Published by Oxford University Press, 2009. (Oxford World's Classics). Card covers. In fine, unread condition with the lightest of shelf wear. Stendhal- 1783-1842-, alias of Henri Beyle. "Stendhal's most famous work, this is at once a brilliant portrait of French society after the Revolution and a profound psychological… Read more
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Immigrant City

by Bezmozgis, David

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Immigrant City Bezmozgis, David. Published by Harper Collins Publishers Limited, Toronto, Ontario, 2019. First Edition. First Printing. Signed by author on title page in fine grey felt. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 211pp. Grey boards with dark grey spine titles. Both volume and unclipped jacket are in as new, unmarked, unread condition. Immigrant City, is a short story collection… Read more
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Good Bones

by Atwood, Margaret

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Good Bones, Atwood, Margaret. Published by Coach House Press, Toronto, 1992. First Edition. Signed by author on half-title. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 153pp. Orange boards with black spine titles, burnt orange endpapers. Both volume and unclipped dustjacket are in fine condition; appears unread. A collection of short fiction which explores the sinister side of classical myths, traditional Anglo-European folklore and… Read more
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Hidden Depths

by Cleeves, Ann

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Hidden Depths, Cleeves, Ann. (Vera Stanhope #3). Published by Pan, 2020. 397pp. Softcover in fine condition.
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