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Shepard's Purpose

By Livesay, Florence Randal, SIGNED

Toronto, ON, Canada: Macmillan Company Of Canada Limited, 1923. First Canadian edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Blue and white boards with very light wear. FIRST EDITION. Inscribed and dated by author on front free page. The dust jacket has a one cm chip at top of spine and light foxing. The are period book reviews enclosed. Pages 67.


The Book of Poets

By Darton, & Co.

London, United Kingdom: Darton & Co., 1850. First edition thus. Full leather. Good. Alfred Heath. Red leather boards with five raised bands. The boards embossed with gilt letter and graphics. The page edges are gilt with Poets on top & bottom edge and The Poets on side edge. The front and rear paper hinges are starting to crack, the leather hinges are strong. There is light foxing throughtout. Pages 458. Weight over one pound.


A Child's Garden Of Verses

By Stevenson, Robert Louis

New York, NY, USA: Oxford University Press, 1947. First American edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good, but chipped, torn and price clipped. Tasha Tudor. Green cloth boards, with illustrated paper label on front board and gilt lettering on spine. Gifted and dated second free page. The corners are not bumped. Slight crease to top and base of spine. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. Many B&W and colour illustrations by Tasha Tudor. The price clipped dust jacket has chips to 1 cm at top and base of spine, and tears up to 3 cm. Pages 118.



By Fairley, Barker (Signed)

Toronto, ON, Canada: Yonge Street Press, 1977. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good. Beige boards with black lettering and brown graphic. FIRST EDITION. Signed and numbered by author on the second free page. Number 94 out of 200. Illustrated. The top and base of the spine are lightly bumped. The corners are sharp. 42 pages.



By Lewis, C.S.

London, United Kingdom: Geoffrey Bles, 1964. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Blue boards. FIRST EDITION. Gifted on front free page. Red top stain to pages. On title page, the publishers name is typed as Geoffey Bles. Edited by Walter Hooper. The DJ is not price-clipped. There is a 1 cm. tear on the front flap. There is light surface wear. The DJ is in a protective book jacket cover. 142 pages.


The Poetical Works of Elizabeth Barrett Browning

By Browning, Elizabeth Barrett

New York, NY, USA: James Miller, 1875. Hardcover. Good. Half leather boards with leather corners. Revised Edition - "Corrected By the Last London Edition". The frontis has tissue intact. The top rear corner is one-third missing. Marbled boards, endpapers and page edges. Illustrated. 533 pages. Weight over 1 lb.


The World's Great Contemporary Poems

By Cole, Eddie-Lou

USA: World of Poetry Press, 1981. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good Minus. Leatherette black boards with gilt lettering. FIRST EDITION PRESUMED. Illustrated. The corners are bumped. The top and base of the spine shows minor shelf wear. 400 pages. Weight over 1 lb.


That Special Breed

By Hann, Bernie

Lambeth, Ontario, Canada: By Author, 1995. 1st. Paperback. Very Good. Kris Pearn. Soft cover. FIRST EDITION. Illustrated. Inscribed and dated by the author on the front endpage. Newspaper clippings enclosed. 120 pages. Weight over 1 lb.


Collected Poems of Robert Service

By Service, Robert

Toronto, ON, Canada: McGraw-Hill Ryerson Limited, 1960. 2nd. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Blue boards with gilt lettering. Light wear noted. Gifted front free page. The DJ has no tears and is not price-clipped. 735 pages. Weight over 1 lb.


When Day Is Done

By Guest, Edgar A.

Chicago, IL, USA: The Reilly & Lee Co., 1921. 1st. Soft cover. Very Good. Limp red leather boards with gilt lettering and graphic. FIRST EDITION. Signed on the half title page "Sincerely Yours, Edgar A Guest In Hamilton Ont. April 24, 1940." Gilt top page edges. Marbleized endpapers. 191 pages.


All In A Lifetime

By Guest, Edgar A.

Chicago, IL, USA: The Reilly & Lee Co., 1938. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good. Cloth boards with gilt lettering and graphic. FIRST EDITION. Signed by the author on the half title page "Sincerely Yours Edgar A Guest April 24, 1940 In Hamilton, Ont." The boards show some signs of wear. 184 pages plus an index.


I must go down to the seas again

By Hart, Harold H. (Concept)

New York, NY, USA: Hart Publishing Company, Inc., 1978. 1st. Paperback. Very Good. Robert Sietsema. Soft cover with illustrated boards. FIRST EDITION. "Passages of superb nautical poetry and prose are matched with unusual and arresting illustrations". 64 pages.


The Journals of Susanna Moodie

By Atwood, Margaret and Pachter, Charles

Toronto, ON, Canada: Macfarlane Walter & Ross, 1997. Hardcover. Very Good. Cream and blue boards with blue and gilt lettering and gilt graphic. Later Edition. Signed by the authors on the half title page. Illustrated. Memoir by Charles Pachter. Foreword by David Staines.


Poems of James Montgomery

By Willmott, Robert Aris (Selected and Edited by)

London, United Kingdom: Frederick Warne & Co., 1865. 1st. Hardcover. Reading Copy. Birket Foster, J. Wolf, and John Gilbert. Blue embossed and beveled boards with gilt graphics and page edges. FIRST EDITION. The spine is missing as well as the front and rear end papers. The text is entire. There is foxing throughout. 100 fine woodcut illustrations. Engraved by the Brothers Dalziel. 380 pages.


The Caledonia Eye Opener

By Martindale, Herb

Guelph, Ontario, Canada: Alive Press Limited, 1973. 1st. Paperback. Good Plus. Soft cover with brown lettering. FIRST EDITION. Inscribed by the author ("To Mother, In gratitude and admiration Love Herb") on the title page. "Mrs. Nora Martindale" is written on the front cover above the title. There is light surface wear to the covers. 85 pages.


The Poetical Works of William Cowper

By Cowper, William

London, United Kingdom: Frederick Warne and Co., 1887. Hardcover. Good. Brown embossed boards with black lettering with gilt, green and black graphics. Later Edition. The "Chandos Classics." Complete Edition, with Memoir, Explanatory Notes, etc. Previous owner's name and date (1887) on the title page. There is no date in the book. The corners are starting to fray. There are tears to the front and rear hinges to one inch. There is a stamp on the rear end page from a bookbinder and stationery store. 611 pages.


Notes on the Journey

By Mulvany, Alicia A.

By Author, 1900. 1st. Hardcover. Good. Various. Red boards with gilt lettering and green, gilt and white graphics. Gilt page edges. FIRST EDITION. The corners are starting to fray. Gifted 1911 and the last date of an illustration is 1898. Over 100 black-and-white and color illustrations. The last page is the "Note" section is missing. Place published is not mentioned. The end papers are present. 174 pages.


The Beautiful, the Wonderful and the Wise

By Chapin, L.N.

Philadelphia, PA, USA: Bradley, Garretson & Co./William Garretson & Co., 1884. Not Stated. Hardcover. Good. Embossed mauve and black cloth boards with gilt letters and edges. The corners, top and base of the spine are starting to fray. Numerous illustrations. Notable things such as poetic literature, science, art, history, biography, earth, sea, sky, philosophy and music. 512 pages.


The Khan's Canticles

By Kernighan, R.K.

Hamilton, ON, Canada: Spectator Printing Company, 1896. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good Minus. Brown boards with gilt lettering and graphics on the spine and front board. FIRST EDITION of author's first book. There is a light water stain, one inch wide, on the front board. The top of the spine has a miniscule tear and shows shelf wear. The frontis has tissue intact. 240 pages.


Lectures and Notes on Shakspere and Other English Poets.

By Coleridge, Samuel Taylor

London, United Kingdom: George Bell & Sons, 1893. 5th. Hardcover. Good. Burgundy boards with gilt lettering and graphics. Bohn's Standard Library. "Now First Collected, By the Late T. Ashe, B.A.". Later edition - the first edition was published in 1883 and this edition is 1893. Small book stamp on the front end paper. Previous owner's name on the front free page. The rear hinge is partly torn but the webbing is intact. 552 pages with 12 pages of advertisements.


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