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Willlowdale, ON: North York Public Library, 1978. Card covers. pp (111). B&w illustrations. Fine copy. A useful reference still, a survey of fine print in Canada. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.. First edition. Softcover. Octavo.
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A THEATRICAL TRIP FOR A WAGER ! Through Canada and the United States ...

by RHYS, Horton (Robertson Davies)

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Published
1966
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Vancouver: Alcuin Society, 1966. The title page continues "Oherwise known as 'Morton Price' - Comprising a narrative of the unique adventures of an English Officer and Amateur Thespian in uncivilized lands: including his Travels, Tribulations, and Several Encounters, as originally published in 1861. This edition is illustrated by the line drawings of Sam Black, and is Introduced by Robertson Davies."… Read more
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ECCE MUNDUS: industrial ideals and the book beautiful

by COBDEN-SANDERSON, T.J.

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Published
1902
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First edition
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Hammersmith (London): Hammersmith Publishing Society, 1902. Variant pale blue-grey boards with white parchment spine, spine lettrered in black, fore edges rough trimmed. pp [2], [40]. [2], unpaged. Printed on laid paper at the Chiswick Press and bound by The Doves Bindery. Soil spots to covers, remains of a pouch inside rear cover, the hand-lettered author name on the spine… Read more
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Chillicothe, Ohio: Mountain House Press, 1927. # 24 of an edition of 200 copies signed by the author. 43 x 31 cm. Half linen and grey boards, paper cover label, cloth ties. 48 pp text and 29 unnumbered pages of mounted specimens with captions and a few photographs. Some of the mountings are facsimiles, as issued. There are also many… Read more
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THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF SILVERDENE EMBLEM O'NEILL (BLEMIE'S WILL)

by O'NEILL, Eugene

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Published
1988
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First of this edition
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Toronto: David B. Kotin / The Nightshade Press, 1988. 24 x 14.5 cm, pp (16), sewn, in blue textured card covers. Fine copy, with prospectus leaf laid in. #62 of an edition of 100 copies, issued to mark the centenary of O'Neill's birth. Designed, typeset, and printed by Glenn Goluska at The Nightshade Press. Blemie was the O'Neills' beloved Dalmatian,… Read more
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MANIPULATIONS ON GREEK THEMES: poems. Wood engravings by Oswald Turner

by GUSTAFSON, Ralph

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Published
1986
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First edition.
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9780919038042
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Toronto: Roger Ascham Press, 1986. Brown quarter morocco and orange illustrated cloth, brown endpapers and fly leaves, colour decorations. pp (12), (97). #27 of 120 numbered copies. A fine copy, lacking the slipcase."This book is printed by letter-press on damp hand made paper from Ferdinando Amatruda's Mill in Amalfi Italy. Wood engravings are hand cut on box wood and… Read more
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MANIPULATIONS ON GREEK THEMES: poems. Wood engravings by Oswald Turner

by GUSTAFSON, Ralph

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Published
1986
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First edition.
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9780919038042
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Toronto: Roger Ascham Press, 1986. Orange quarter morocco and orange and white batik illustrated cloth, brown endpapers and fly leaves, colour decorations. pp (12), (97). #43 of 120 numbered copies. A fine copy, lacking the slipcase."This book is printed by letter-press on damp hand made paper from Ferdinando Amatruda's Mill in Amalfi Italy. Wood engravings are hand cut on box… Read more
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A TOWER IN ITALY. A Legend. Being a Romantic Play in One Act.

by ABERCROMBIE, Lascelles

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Published
1976
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First printing
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Toronto: Basilike, 1976. (32) pp, octavo, card covers. Covers have some faint dust soiling; small soft crease to spine ends and outer corners, else fine. Published March, 1976, in an edition of 175 copies printed by Henry Morris at the Bird & Bull Press. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.. First printing. Softcover.
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THE SEASON OF THE ROSES: eighteen minnesongs selected and translated by Willem Campschreur

by VELDEKE, Hendrik van

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Published
2017
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First edition
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No place (Dundas, Ontario): The Aliquando Press, 2017. Total edition of 50 copies, this is #47, one of only five in this mock medieval binding. The German text is printed in red, with the English translation and introduction printed in black and the line drawings in purple. The title page is printed in red, purple, and black. Fine copy… Read more
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Hanborough, Oxford, England: Hanborough Parrot Press, 1990. Colour printed cloth with spine and cover labels. pp 45, [3]. Well illustrated in black and white. #90 of 170 copies, this is one of 85 uncoloured copies. Only 25 copies were fully coloured & 60 partly coloured. David Jones, Enid Marx, Edward Burra, Leadenhall Press, William Nicholson, others. 56 books in the… Read more
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EM LITERARY III/IV

by MISE, Brandon, editor

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Published
2003
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Ashville, NC: Blue Barnhouse, 2003. The third issue of this literary periodical "for grads and undergrads". Consists of: two 6 x 6 inch hardcover books bound dos-a-dos, sewn with a Coptic stitch, pictorial boards, one book is III , the other is IV, 120 pp each, poetry, prose, illustrations. Plus a black paper folding case containing a music CD,… Read more
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FELICTY: selected poems

by TRAHERNE, Thomas

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Published
2014
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(Dundas, Ontario): Aliquando Press, 2014. Octavo, 22.3 x 14 cm. Grey card covers with yapp fore edges, paper spine label, white strips threaded through covers, green endpapers, colour illustrations and title page, headers in gold. pp (36). + frontispiece and 9 full-page colour illustrations on five leaves; erratum at rear. "The text is based on the 1910 edition of POEMS… Read more
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Westport, Connecticut: Richard W. Ellis, The Georgian Press, 1929. Quarto, tan boards with paper spine label. pp (4), (25), [3]. Fore and bottom edges rough trimmed. Bit of wear to spine ends, sticker scar in corner of front cover, slight wear to outer corners; VG externally, internally fine. #333 of an edition of 435 copies. The poem was first published… Read more
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East Aurora, New York, 1918. Quarto, pp 32, string tied in tan card covers printed in green and red. Numerous photos (one in colour), vingette illustrations in light green in lower margins. Light foxing to first and last page; crease to upper outer corner throughout; VG clean & uworn copy otherwise. Though not stated, this was clearly printed by The… Read more
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