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Black America: A Study of the Ex-Slave and His Late Master
Westport: Negro Universities Press, 1970. Facsimile Reprint. Octavo. Cloth boards; 240pp. Removed from a non-circulating private library, with ink ownership markings to front endpaper and accompanying black ink elisions from de-accession. Else a tight, VG copy with unmarked text.
[Item #15247]
Price: $15.00
 
2.

Breaking Loose: African-Canadian Dance in Southwestern Ontario 1900-1955
Windsor: by the Author, 1995. First Edition. Octavo. Pictorial wrappers; 174pp. Removed from a non-circulating private library, with ink ownership markings to front endpaper and accompanying black ink elisions from de-accession. Author's inscription to front endpaper has also been "X'd" with black ink. Else a tight, VG copy with unmarked text.
[Item #15246]
Price: $35.00
 
Breaking Loose: African-Canadian Dance in Southwestern Ontario 1900-1955. AFRO-CANADIANS, Ruth Ann SHADD.
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Solidarity Magazine: Journal of Libertarian Socialism and Official Organ of the Great Conspiracy [drop title]
New Westminster, B.C. Solidarity Press, n.d., ca. 1969. First Edition. Quarto (27.75cm.); original blue pictorial staplebound self-wrappers; 8pp.; illus., mimeographed text printed on blue, white, and yellow stock. About Fine. Presumably not the first issue of this anarchist periodical, though no edition is stated. Includes contributions by George Metesky, J....
[Item #28371]
Price: $75.00
 
Solidarity Magazine: Journal of Libertarian Socialism and Official Organ of the Great Conspiracy [drop title]. ANARCHISM - CANADA.
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Solidarity Magazine: Journal of Libertarian Socialism and Official Organ of the Great Conspiracy [drop title]
New Westminster, B.C. Solidarity Press, n.d., ca. 1969. First Edition. Quarto (27.75cm.); original yellow pictorial staplebound self-wrappers; 8pp.; illus., mimeographed text printed on blue, white, and yellow stock. About Fine. Presumably not the first issue of this anarchist periodical, though no edition is stated. Includes contributions by George Metesky, J....
[Item #28372]
Price: $75.00
 
Solidarity Magazine: Journal of Libertarian Socialism and Official Organ of the Great Conspiracy [drop title]. ANARCHISM - CANADA.
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The Dominion of Canada with Newfoundland and an Excursion to Alaska: Handbook for Travellers
Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1900. Second Revised Edition. 12mo (16cm.); original limp red blind- and gilt-embossed cloth, all edges marbled; lxii,268pp.; color folding map frontispiece, 16 leaves of plates, including 9 double-paged and three folding. Spine ends a bit rubbed, corners bumped, else Very Good and sound. HINRICHSEN E264.
[Item #32834]
Price: $75.00
 
The Dominion of Canada with Newfoundland and an Excursion to Alaska: Handbook for Travellers. Karl BAEDEKER.
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Hot Potatoe [Sic]
[Montreal]: Drawn & Quarterly, [2009]. First Edition. Large quarto (29.75cm.); original pictorial boards; [2],269pp.; chiefly illus. Small remainder mark to bar code on rear cover, else Fine. Compilation of the Canadian graphic novelist's shorter works, including magazine articles, individual illustrations, and comic strips.
[Item #27762]
Price: $45.00
 
Hot Potatoe [Sic]. Marc BELL.
7.

The Political Economy of Women's Liberation
Boston: New England Free Press, 1969. Offprint. Octavo (21cm.); disbound (as issued) yellow printed self-wrappers; 13-26pp. Fine. Article first published in the Monthly Review, September, 1969, by Canadian chemist and future founder of the Vancouver Women's Caucus (1988).
[Item #29397]
Price: $20.00
 
The Political Economy of Women's Liberation. Margaret BENSTON.
8.

West Indians in Canada: A Selective Annotated Bibliography
Guelph: The Library [of] University of Guelph, 1970. First Edition. Quarto (27.75cm.); original orange printed spiral-bound wrappers; [6],41 typescript leaves. Top edge of upper wrapper a bit toned, else Near Fine. Bibliography Series no. 1.
[Item #28946]
Price: $60.00
 
West Indians in Canada: A Selective Annotated Bibliography. Flora Helena BLIZZARD.
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King's Highway [Inscribed]
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1941. First Edition. Final book in the author's Starforth Trilogy, the story of the early formation of the southern states of America - with a short incursion into Canada - and a great deal about the Indians. First Printing. Octavo (21cm); navy blue cloth, with...
[Item #27066]
Price: $25.00
 
King's Highway [Inscribed]. Lucille Papin BORDEN.
10.

A Broken Journey
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1932. First Edition. Octavo (19.25cm.); publisher's cloth in decorative dust jacket by "Ermakoff," green topstain; [10],270pp. Minor chipping and a few short closed tears to jacket extremities, spine a bit toned and very slightly dampstained, faint price rubberstamp to front flap (original price still present)...
[Item #24192]
Price: $300.00
 
A Broken Journey. Morley CALLAGHAN.
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It's Never Over
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1930. First Edition. Octavo (19cm.); publisher's cloth in pictorial Art Deco dust jacket; [10],225pp. Jacket spine a bit toned, light shelf wear, slightly later ownership bookplate to front pastedown, else Very Good or better. The author's second novel, set on the day before the protagonist's...
[Item #24196]
Price: $200.00
 
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More Joy in Heaven
New York: Random House, [1937]. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (20.75cm.); original cloth in pictorial dust jacket by "Lieberman," grey topstain; 278pp. Light shelf wear, spine a bit toned, else Very Good to Near Fine. "The Story of a Reformed Bank Robber," who finds religion in the penitentiary.
[Item #24187]
Price: $100.00
 
More Joy in Heaven. Morley CALLAGHAN.
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A Native Argosy
Toronto: Macmillan Company, 1929. First Canadian Edition. Octavo (19.5cm.); publisher's cloth in green decorative dust jacket; [8],371pp. Some light chipping with a couple tiny losses to jacket extremities, spine a bit toned, else Very Good or better. The Canadian author's second book, a collection of short stories.
[Item #24194]
Price: $200.00
 
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Strange Fugitive [Review Copy]
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1928. First Edition. Octavo (19.5cm.); publisher's black buckram in green decorative dust jacket, dark green topstain; [8],264pp. Jacket extremities a bit rubbed with some short tears with creasing at bottom edge of rear panel, minute tape repair to verso, spine rather sunned, else Near Fine...
[Item #24195]
Price: $300.00
 
15.

Such Is My Beloved
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1934. First Edition. Octavo (19cm.); publisher's cloth in decorative dust jacket, reddish-brown topstain; [8],288pp. Jacket spine rather toned, extremities gently rubbed, faint purple ink smear to upper panel, else Very Good or better. Depression-era novel by the Canadian author and television personality.
[Item #24189]
Price: $400.00
 
Such Is My Beloved. Morley CALLAGHAN.
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They Shall Inherit the Earth: A Novel
London: Chatto & Windus, 1936. First U.K. Edition. Octavo (19.25cm.); publisher's cloth in blue and grey pictorial price-clipped dust jacket by Irene Hawkins, grey topstain; [6],348pp. Some light chipping to jacket extremities, else Near Fine. Theological novel by the Canadian author and television personality.
[Item #24191]
Price: $250.00
 
They Shall Inherit the Earth: A Novel. Morley CALLAGHAN.
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The Day Care Book
Toronto: Canadian Women's Educational Press, [1972]. First Edition. Oblong quarto (19.75x23.5cm.); original photo-illustrated staplebound wrappers; 48pp.; illus. Fine. Proposal for universal day care with essays and a bibliography. +.
[Item #28230]
Price: $30.00
 
The Day Care Book. Barb CAMERON, Myra Nobogrodsky, Lesley Towers.
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Treading the Winepress
New York: George H. Doran Company, [1925]. First Edition. Octavo (19.5cm.); original cloth in white and orange pictorial dust jacket; vi,[7]-394pp. Jacket extremities a bit worn with some closed tears to extremities with some subsequent creasing, some old soil spots more heavily apparent to jacket verso, tiny loss to spine...
[Item #23287]
Price: $100.00
 
Treading the Winepress. Ralph CONNOR.
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The Runner: A Romance of the Niagaras
Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1929. First Edition. Octavo (19.5cm.); publisher's cloth in pictorial dust jacket; [2],iv,481pp. Light wear to jacket and cloth extremities, jacket spine a bit sunned, else a Very Good or better, exceedingly fresh copy. Historical novel set on the Niagara Peninsula of Southern Ontario during...
[Item #23291]
Price: $75.00
 
The Runner: A Romance of the Niagaras. Ralph CONNOR, Charles William Gordon.
20.

Tempest-Tost
New York: Rinehart & Co. [1952]. First American Edition. Octavo (21cm.); original simulated cloth in pink and green dust jacket by Edwin Schmidt; [6],307pp. Light rubbing and short closed tears to jacket extremities, else Near Fine. The first in the Canadian author's Salterton Trilogy.
[Item #22122]
Price: $200.00
 
Tempest-Tost. Robertson DAVIES.
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The Table Talk of Samuel Marchbanks
Toronto: Clarke, Irwin & Company Limited, 1949. First Edition. Octavo (21cm.); original cloth in pictorial dust jacket; vi,[2],248pp.; illus. Spine darkened; interior fine. Very Good and sound. The second in the author's Samuel Marchbanks trilogy.
[Item #21389]
Price: $100.00
 
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The Table Talk of Samuel Marchbanks
Toronto: Clarke, Irwin & Company Limited, 1949. First Edition. Octavo (21cm.); original cloth in pictorial dust jacket; vi,[2],248pp.; illus. Tight, Near Fine copy in lightly soiled and edge-rubbed jacket, Very Good or better. Davies' second published work of fiction, and the second volume in his Marchbanks trilogy (preceded by The...
[Item #32567]
Price: $75.00
 
The Table Talk of Samuel Marchbanks. Robertson DAVIES, illus Clair Stewart.
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A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1888. First Edition. Dystopian posthumously and anonymously published novel by the popular Canadian author. Describes a lost race in the Anarctic, "satirizing current visions of men as better than they are" (LEWIS, p. 51); BLEILER (1972), p. 27; NEGLEY 272. Octavo (19cm.); original dark blue...
[Item #28842]
Price: $125.00
 
A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder. James DE MILLE, illus Gilbert Gaul.
24.

Let The Niggers Burn! The Sir George Williams University Affair and its Caribbean Aftermath
Montreal: Black Rose Books - Our Generation Press, 1971. First Edition. An early title by this Canadian anarchist press on the "Sir George Williams Affair" - "the escalation of a conflict from a small internal charge of 'racism' by six black students against a professor at the university, to a....
[Item #29572]
Price: $50.00
 
Let The Niggers Burn! The Sir George Williams University Affair and its Caribbean Aftermath. Dennis FORSYTHE.
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The Report of the Royal Commission Appointed under Order in Council P.C. 411 of February 5, 1946 to Investigate the Facts Relating to and the Circumstances Surrounding the Communication, by Public Officials and Other Persons in Positions of Trust of Secret and Confidential Information to Agents of a Foreign Power. June 27, 1946 [aka, "The Gouzenko Report"]
Ottawa: Edmond Cloutier, 1946. First Edition. Original published text of the so-called "Gouzenko Report," prompted by the defection of the Soviet cipher clerk Igor Gouzenko in 1945. Gouzenko outed many high-level Canadian government workers as being on the Soviet Union's payroll as paid spies or informants. Octavo. Printed card wrappers;...
[Item #16100]
Price: $75.00
 
The Report of the Royal Commission Appointed under Order in Council P.C. 411 of February 5, 1946 to Investigate the Facts Relating to and the Circumstances Surrounding the Communication, by Public Officials and Other Persons in Positions of Trust of Secret and Confidential Information to Agents of a Foreign Power. June 27, 1946 [aka, "The Gouzenko Report"]. GOUZENKO DEFECTION, Commissioners, Robert TASCHEREAU, R L. Kellock.


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