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Crowns Creek., McCaffery (Steve) & Steven Smith.
81 McCaffery (Steve) & Steven Smith. Crowns Creek.

Toronto: Anonbeyond Press, 1978. First edition. Eight small printed sheets, each with a brief poem (authorship not identified), laid into a folded, illustrated terracotta sheet. Limited to 100 copies, signed by McCaffery and Smith; this is copy #26. Small price in pencil on front cover, a fine copy. 
Price: 75.00 CAD
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The Black Creek Stopping-House and Other Stories., McClung (Nellie)
82 McClung (Nellie) The Black Creek Stopping-House and Other Stories.
Toronto: William Briggs, 1912. First edition. 
Green pictorial cloth designed in black & white, lettered in gilt. Large piece cut from the front end paper, old stain to the lower corner of the first 20 pages; otherwise, this is a really bright and attractive copy, with the spine lettering totally bright & intact. Contains the title story and seven short stories. 
Price: 35.00 CAD
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For The Mean Time., McNamara (Eugene)
83 McNamara (Eugene) For The Mean Time.

Windsor: Gryphon Press, 1965. First edition. Blue & green decorative stiff wrappers. A little wear to the spine and some small spots to wrappers, but a nice clean copy. Inscribed from McNamara to Irving Layton, including a short quote in Italian, on the title page. 
Price: 50.00 CAD
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Freedom From Culture., Metcalf (John)
84 Metcalf (John) Freedom From Culture.
(Vancouver: William Hoffer/TANKS, 1987). 
Original stiff cream wrappers, front cover illustration by Carol Moisseiwitsch. This is one of 100 numbered copies, signed by Metcalf, of an edition of 1000. A fine copy. A powerful statement against the government funding of art, i.e. The Canada Council. Woodsworth A44b. 
Price: 50.00 CAD
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the japanese-canadians 100 years photo exhibit opening east of the rockies powell street festival song., miki (roy)
85 miki (roy) the japanese-canadians 100 years photo exhibit opening east of the rockies powell street festival song.

[Vancouver]: powell street revue, 1977. Limited to 300 copies. A poetry broadside on cream stock, measuring 10 X 26 inches. Some tiny nicks to edges, but in fine condition. A lengthy poem in two columns, with the author's name and the date printed at the bottom. Miki, born in Winnipeg of Japanese-Canadian parents, has been a powerful force in the fight for redress from the federal government, for Japanese-Canadians who were subject to internment during the second world war. He has been awarded the Order Of Canada and the Order Of British Columbia, and he is a fellow of the Royal Society Of Canada. His 2001 poetry collection, Surrender, won the 2002 Governor General's Award for Poetry. This 1977 broadside predates his published poetry (first book: Saving Face - 1991). Very scarce. 
Price: 150.00 CAD
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Ania na Uniwersytecie., Montgomery (Lucy Maud)
86 Montgomery (Lucy Maud) Ania na Uniwersytecie.

Warsaw: Nasza Ksiegarnia, 1957. Flexible yellow pictorial cloth designed in black and green. [272] pages. Illustrated. Slight dampstain to lower edge, covers a bit bowed, in general a clean very good copy. A Polish translation of Anne of the Islands; translation is by Janina Zawisza Krasucka, illustrations by Bogdan Zieleniec. 
Price: 35.00 CAD
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Billy Barker., Moore (Greydon)
87 Moore (Greydon) Billy Barker.

Vancouver: Pons Press, 1968. First edition. Yellow wraps designed in black. Some dust soiling, about fine. Signed by Moore on the inner front cover, dated 1970. Limited to 1000 copies. Scarce. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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Now That You Revive. Introduction by Shane Neilson. Wood Engravings by Wesley W. Bates., Moritz (A.F.)
88 Moritz (A.F.) Now That You Revive. Introduction by Shane Neilson. Wood Engravings by Wesley W. Bates.

Victoria: Frog Hollow Press, 2007. First edition. Gray cloth, printed paper label on front cover. Gray end papers. A fine copy. This is one of 50 numbered copies bound in cloth, of a total edition of 200. A collection of verse. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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Editing Moritz. Correspondence between Shane Neilson and A.F. Moritz during the editing of Now That You Revive. Wood Engravings by Wesley W. Bates., Moritz (A.F.) and Shane Neilson.
89 Moritz (A.F.) and Shane Neilson. Editing Moritz. Correspondence between Shane Neilson and A.F. Moritz during the editing of Now That You Revive. Wood Engravings by Wesley W. Bates.

Victoria: Frog Hollow Press, 2007. First edition. Gray cloth covers, bound with string ties across the spine, front cover lettered in black. Of a total edition of 200, this is one of 15 specially bound. This copy out-of-series, not numbered. Fine condition. 
Price: 50.00 CAD
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'Conversation during the omelette aux fines herbes'., Musgrave (Susan)
90 Musgrave (Susan) 'Conversation during the omelette aux fines herbes'.
Notting: Sceptre Press, (1979). First edition. 
Original printed wrappers, stapled. Slight wrinkle to upper edge, about fine. Of an edition of 150 numbered copies, this is copy #36 of 50 signed copies. 
Price: 50.00 CAD
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SKULD., Musgrave (Susan)
91 Musgrave (Susan) SKULD.

Frensham, Surrey: Sceptre Press, 1971. First edition. Printed wrappers with translucent wrappers over top. An 8-page booklet, stapled. The entire edition was 150 copies, of which 40 were numbered and signed by the poet. This copy appears to be numbered XIII, but is not signed. A pencil note in the front indicates that it is a "Trial Binding Hors Commerce". A fine copy of Musgrave's scarce second book. 
Price: 75.00 CAD
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The situation in which we are both amateurs., Musgrave (Susan)
92 Musgrave (Susan) The situation in which we are both amateurs.

Vancouver: Lazara Press., 1998. Broadside. First Edition, A poem written in Memory of William Martin Hoffer. 226 copies printed of which this is one of 200 offered for sale; 26 copies were lettered and signed by the author and were for private distribution only. Designed and printed by Glenn Goluska at imprimerie dromadaire, July, 1998. 23 x 33 cm, printed in red and black. A fine copy. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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7 Disasters, 3 Theses, And Welcome Home. Click., Newlove (John)
93 Newlove (John) 7 Disasters, 3 Theses, And Welcome Home. Click.

[Vancouver]: Very Stone House In Transit, 1971. First edition. Original wrappers, stapled. Some rusting of staples, one corner bumped, otherwise about fine. A scarce book. 
Price: 100.00 CAD
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elephants, mothers & others., Newlove (John)
94 Newlove (John) elephants, mothers & others.

Vancouver: Periwinkle Press, (1963). First edition. Red wrappers, stapled, front cover lettered in black & light blue. Some fading along spine, small stain to lower rear wrapper, a clean very good copy. Newlove's scarce second book, not often seen. 
Price: 225.00 CAD
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Grave Sirs., Newlove (John)
95 Newlove (John) Grave Sirs.
Vancouver: Private Press of Robert Reid and Takao Tanabe, 1962. First 
First edition, first issue, in smooth black wrappers, front cover lettered with large wood type. Text printed in red & black. Apparently only about 200 copies were issued of what was originally an edition of 300; some unbound copies were reportedly destroyed in a flood. William Hoffer speculated that there were fewer than 100 copies issued in this first issue binding. This copy has some sunning in a strip along the top edge of the covers, a couple of small scratches (pencil marks?) on the covers, but it is basically a fine, as-new copy otherwise. The covers on this book are notoriously susceptible to fading. This is really a very nice copy. 
Price: 350.00 CAD
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Grave Sirs., Newlove (John)
96 Newlove (John) Grave Sirs.
Vancouver: Private Press of Robert Reid and Takao Tanabe, 1962. First 
First edition, first issue, in smooth black wrappers, front cover lettered with large wood type. Text printed in red & black. Apparently only about 200 copies were issued of what was originally an edition of 300; some unbound copies were reportedly destroyed in a flood. William Hoffer speculated that there were fewer than 100 copies issued in this first issue binding. The lower third of the front cover exhibits some sunning, there is some faint edge wear to the tips, and a couple of little spots on the rear wrappers; basically, a fine, as-new copy otherwise. Better than usual for this fragile book. 
Price: 350.00 CAD
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Three Poems., Newlove (John)
97 Newlove (John) Three Poems.

Prince George: Gorse Press, 1985. First edition. Three broadside poems, laid into a portfolio. Portfolio is cream, lettered in red, signed by Newlove on the front cover. Fine condition. Limited to 250 copies. Only the portfolio is signed, not the broadsides. Broadsides are printed in red & black, ruled in grey. 
Price: 125.00 CAD
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98 Nichol (b.p.) Bored Messengers.

Prince George: Gorse Press, 1988. First edition of this selection. Mauve wrappers, front cover lettered in black. A short tear in the edge of the rear cover, slight wrinkling to edges, essentially fine. Poems from The Martyrology Bo(o)ks 7(VII), the title taken from a review by Susan Musgrave. Uncommon. 
Price: 75.00 CAD
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In the Valley of the Nashwaak. - a draft., Nowlan (Alden)
99 Nowlan (Alden) In the Valley of the Nashwaak. - a draft.

Vancouver: William Hoffer/Pulp Press, 1979. First edition. A poetry broadside, one sheet measuring 6 X 23 inches. Limited to 400 copies, published for free distribution at the Toronto ABAC Book Fair, 1979. Some wrinkles and mild creases near the top, crease across the middle where once folded, clean and very good otherwise. 
Price: 50.00 CAD
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Talking Tree Trains., Oughton (John)
100 Oughton (John) Talking Tree Trains.

Toronto: Coach House Press, 1973. First edition. Oblong pictorial wrappers, black end papers. Some faint wear, basically fine. Limited to 500 copies. 
Price: 25.00 CAD
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