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ANONYMOUS
My Very First Book
London, The Sunshine Press. [no date]. (hardcover) Good. Undated, c.1940s. Unpaginated. 4to. Illustrated paper over boards; red cloth spine. Filled with wonderful illustrations throughout. Some youthful ministrations: title written small to spine in ink, ever-so faint erasure of a orange square to ffep, likewise orange pencil crayon(?) to margin / gutter of frontispiece-title page. Closed tear to head of ffep. Else bright and clean (remarkably so, given the artistic inclinations of the young reader who once thumbed this tome. Illustrated be "E.W.B.".
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Book number: 119154
CAD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 US$ 14.51 | £UK 11.75 | JP¥ 2222]
Keywords: Juvenile, Children's Literature, Illustrated Books, Juvenile Books

 
ANONYMOUS
Steenie Alloway's Adventures
London, Religious Tract Society. [circa 1885]. (16mo cloth) Good to very good. 64pp. Colour frontispiece. Decorative red cloth but lightly aged with attendant faint stains, abrasions. Hinges started front and rear. Contemporary gift inscription to endpaper. Mildly foxed within, remaining quite bright.
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Book number: 112422
CAD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 24 US$ 25.39 | £UK 20.5 | JP¥ 3888]
Keywords: Juvenile

 
ANSCOMBE, ISABELLE; GREY, HOWARD (PHOTOGRAPHS); LEHMAN, JOHN (FOREWORD)
Omega and After; Bloomsbury and the Decorative Arts
London, Thames and Hudson. (ISBN: 0-500-23337-3). 1982. (hardcover) Fine in near fine dust jacket. 176pp. 4to. The narrative of the Omega Workshops, started by Roger Fry in 2013, the aim of which was to produce painted furniture, fabrics, rugs, pottery and other pieces in the spirit of the Post impressionists. N o. The narrative of the Omega Workshops, started by Roger Fry in 2013, the aim of which was toproduce painted furniture, fabrics, rugs, pottery and other pieces in the spirit of the Post impressionists. Not a commercial success, they closed in 1919. That siad, of all the talents contributed, which included Vanessa Bell, Henri Gaudier-Brzeska, Mark Gertler, Frederick Etchells, McKnight Kauffer and Wyndham Lewis, Bell sits at the centre of this notable circle. 124 illustrations, 20 of which are in colour. Beautiful copy.
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Book number: 128947
CAD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 27.25 US$ 29.02 | £UK 23.5 | JP¥ 4444]
Keywords: Bloomsbury Group, Bloomsbury, Interior Design, Vanessa Bell 0500233373

 
ANTROBUS, FRED
The Obstacle Race
Fort Qu'Appelle, The Author. 1982. (Mass market paperback) Very good plus. 150pp. SIGNED. Former owner's name on endpaper.
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Book number: 103094
CAD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 20.5 US$ 21.76 | £UK 17.5 | JP¥ 3333]
Keywords: Literature, Canada, Canadian Prairies, Signed

 
APOLLINAIRE, GUILLAUME
The Poet Assassinated
New York Chicago San Francisco, Holt, Rinehart and Winston. 1968, 1st edition. (hardcover) Near fine in near fine dust jacket. 128pp. 4to. First edition. The first public translation into English of this masterwork. Black and white photographs, drawings, map. Patterned endpapers. Dust jacket in loose, protective mylar. Clean, bright, square, and solid. Illustrations by Jim Dine. Translated by Ron Padgett.
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Book number: 125805
CAD 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 41 US$ 43.53 | £UK 35 | JP¥ 6666]
Keywords: Literature, Classic Literature, French Literature, Left Bank Bohemian, Literature, Poetry

 
APULEIUS
The Story of Cupid & Psyche
London, David Nutt. 1903, 1st thus. (Vellum) Very good plus. 82pp. Frontispiece, illus. Yap edges. Rag unsized paper. Minor wear and soil to covers. Illustrations by Jessie Mothersole. Translated by Charles Stuttaford.
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Book number: 109838
CAD 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 68.25 US$ 72.55 | £UK 58.25 | JP¥ 11109]
Keywords: Classics, Fine Bindings

 
ARAGONES, SERGIO
Buzz & Bell, Space Cadets: Book One
Westlake Village, Calif. Platinum Editions. 1991. (4to, cloth) Near fine in near fine dust jacket. 46pp. No.1066 / 1200 SIGNED copies.
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Book number: 109650
CAD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 51.25 US$ 54.41 | £UK 43.75 | JP¥ 8332]
Keywords: Comics, Art, Comics, Limited, Signed

 
ARNASON, DAVID
The Circus Performers' Bar
Vancouver, Talonbooks. 1984. (Mass market paperback) Near fine. 157pp.
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Book number: 103120
CAD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 US$ 14.51 | £UK 11.75 | JP¥ 2222]
Keywords: Literature, Canada, Canadian Prairies

 
ASHLEY, DAISY
Cast No Stone
New York, Vantage Press. 1954, 1st edition. (Cloth) Very good in very good dust jacket. 246pp. 8vo. Red cloth covers. Silver gilt lettering to spine. REVIEW COPY. Related ephemera is a review copy notice from Vantage Press which stated that the book will be published on Aug. 7, 1954. Clean, white and tight. Daisy Ashley was a model who posed for, among other things, Victory Bond posters in Canada and Helene Stonard's nude sculpture "Prayer for Victory" in 1943. Only available copy that we have been able to source so far.
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Book number: 114163
CAD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 51.25 US$ 54.41 | £UK 43.75 | JP¥ 8332]
Keywords: Fiction, Canada, Fiction, Literature

 
ASPRIN, ROBERT L.
The Bug Wars
New York, St. Martin's Press. 1979. (Cloth) Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. 234pp. Illustrations by Asprin & Doug Rice.
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Book number: 200064
CAD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 27.25 US$ 29.02 | £UK 23.5 | JP¥ 4444]
Keywords: Literature-American, Science Fiction

 
CANADIAN AYRSHIRE BREEDERS' ASSOCIATION
The Canadian Ayrshire Herd Book; Volume Xxvi, Pedigrees 48921 to 53025
Ottawa, the Association. 1916. (hardcover) Very good. [plates], cxxiv, [2], 503pp. 8vo. Maroon cloth boards; lettering in gold to spine and top board. B&W plates at front. Errata. Internally clean.
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Book number: 111675
CAD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 20.5 US$ 21.76 | £UK 17.5 | JP¥ 3333]
Keywords: Ranching, Agriculture, Canada, Canadian Prairies

 
SHAKESPEARE ASSOCIATION
The Life and Death of Gamaliel Ratsey; a Famous Thief, of England, Executed at Bedford the 26th of March Last Past. 1605
London, The Shakespeare Association/Oxford. 1935. (Cloth) Near fine. Unpaginated; glassine wrapper. Former owner's name neatly on endpaper. Association Facsimile No. 10.
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Book number: 202279
CAD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 27.25 US$ 29.02 | £UK 23.5 | JP¥ 4444]
Keywords: Literature-British

 
NORTH SHORE WRITERS' ASSOCIATION (VARIOUS)
Uncovered . . . A North Shore Writers' Association Chapbook
North Vancouver, BC, North Shore Writers' Association. (ISBN: 0-9687899-4-3). 2004. (Mass market paperback) Fine. 64pp. 8vo. White card covers, black coil bound. The 4th chapbook of the North Shore Writers' Association (NSWA). Includes more than 40 short stories and poems. Black and white photographs, illustration. There is a notation made to page 43 and has been, in all likelihood, initialled by the poet. Fine copy.
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Book number: 128985
CAD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 US$ 14.51 | £UK 11.75 | JP¥ 2222]
Keywords: Chapbooks, British Columbia - Authors, Canadian Chapbooks, North Shore Writers' Association, Poetry Collections 0968789943

 
SHAKESPEARE ASSOCIATION
The View of Fraunce; 1604
London, The Shakespeare Association/Oxford. 1936. (Cloth) Near fine. Unpaginated. Glassine wrapper. Unopened. Pages uncut. Association Facsimile No. 13.
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Book number: 202281
CAD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 27.25 US$ 29.02 | £UK 23.5 | JP¥ 4444]
Keywords: Literature-British

 
ATKINS, J.W.H.
English Literary Criticism: 17th and 18th Centuries
London, Methuen. 1951, 1st Edition. (Cloth) Near fine in very good plus dust jacket. 383pp. Unclipped wrapper shows very slight tanning of spine. From Renascence influence to Romanticism.
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Book number: 202554
CAD 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 30.75 US$ 32.65 | £UK 26.25 | JP¥ 4999]
Keywords: British Literature, Literary Criticism

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