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EMPEROR OF THE EAST SLOPE, Warner, John
121 Warner, John EMPEROR OF THE EAST SLOPE
Ilthyn Productions 2005 0973796707 / 9780973796704 First Edition Softcover Near Fine Signed by Author
Signed/inscribed by author on title page: "To ___ Best Wishes, John Warner 27 Aug. 05 (Mocha's Dad) " . Very nice condition. Cover has light edge/corner wear, slight corner curling. Pages clean and intact, no markings. "From the death and suffering on the battlefields of Europe in two wars, to family rivalry and bitter feuding with enemies, the eventual success of the members of the Edmunds family is steeped in the Province's history. "; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author 
Price: 15.95 USD
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Lost Paradise:  Emily Pushinsky's Triumphs and Tragedies, Warring, Molly Anne
122 Warring, Molly Anne Lost Paradise: Emily Pushinsky's Triumphs and Tragedies
Borealis 2006 0888873239 / 9780888873231 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Hardcover edition. Signed by author on title page: "Molly A. Warring, Enjoy the Read" HC/DJ - fine. Excellent condition. Hardcover is clean, with no markings. Jacket has slight scuffing, slight crinkling to spine ends, autographed sticker on front. The riveting saga of the Stry-Ker family, set in Western Canada, spanning the period from 1931 to 1976. This heartwarming tale reveals the the richness of human nature and the never-ending strength of the human spirit which survives in all of us and weaves through generation after generation in the tapestry of life. Sequel to Paradise Acres. (765) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 411 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 22.50 USD
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Paradise Acres, Warring, Molly-Ann
123 Warring, Molly-Ann Paradise Acres
Borealis Press, Limited 2005 0888873123 / 9780888873125 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Hardcover edition. Signed by author on title page: "Molly A. Warring, Enjoy the read!". HC/DJ - fine. Excellent condition. Hardcover is clean and unmarked. Dustjacket has slight scuffing and autographed sticker on front. The story of the Stry-Ker family, Evan and Tainka, who move their family from their small Austrian village to the pioneer prairies of Alberta. (880) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author 
Price: 32.50 USD
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FIVE STORIES, Watson, Sheila
124 Watson, Sheila FIVE STORIES
Toronto Coach House Books 1984 0889102988 / 9780889102989 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Very good condition. Cover has light edge/corner wear, some corner curling. Pages all intact and clean other than a spaceship stamp on endpage, very light soiling outer edge of pages. Five short stories by the author of the Canadian celebrated novel, The Double Hook. Includes: 'Brother Oedipus', 'The Black Farm', 'Antigone', 'The Rumble Seat', and 'The Four Animals'. (os) ; 8vo 
Price: 17.50 USD
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ALL JUDGMENT FLED, White, James
125 White, James ALL JUDGMENT FLED
London Rapp & Whiting 1968 0853910707 / 9780853910701 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Ex-library book - no library markings to jacket. Internal libary markings - removed back pocket with paper residue, tape marks to hardcover & inside covers, few small stamps, cut across inside back flap. Light edgewear, light soiling to jacket, not price clipped. Light soiling to hardcover & outer edge of pages, and what looks like a small coffee stain bottom edge of pages which also affects bottom edge inside back cover. Interior pages have some light edge soiling on first few pages and a couple tiny corner creases. Pages are otherwise clean. 8vo (8" tall) , 190 pages. Nice, solid copy albeit with a little staining as indicated. It is the spring of 1978 and a gigantic alien spaceship has entered the solar system and taken up an orbit some 60 million miles from the Sun. The ship neither signals nor replies in any detectable fashion to signals directed towards it. Silently, and some think, implacably, it orbits like some tremendous battleship cruising off the coast of a tiny, backward island.... . ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 22.50 USD
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MECCA, William Deverell
126 William Deverell MECCA
Toronto McClelland & Stewart 1983 0771026668 / 9780771026669 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket 
HC/DJ - near fine/good. Hardcover is clean, tight and unmarked, slight wear at corners and spine ends. Dustjacket is scuffed with light edgewear and several small edge tears and chips, not price clipped. First Canadian edition. This Canadian author's third novel; a white-knuckle excursion into the world of terrorism and espionage. "Prominent European Zionists are being systematically murdered by an elusive terrorist group, The Rotkommando....In a remote camp in the Italian Alps, Heinrich Hesselmann, Haupt General and found of Group Seven International, pushes a captured Rotkommando terrorist to the brink of madness. The only information he gets is the word 'Mecca'..." [700]; 8vo 
Price: 11.95 USD
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THE MEDIAN LINE, William Haggard
127 William Haggard THE MEDIAN LINE
New York Walker & Company 1979 0802754333 / 9780802754332 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
HC/DJ - fine/VG+. Hardcover is all intact and clean, with no markings, a little bumping to spine ends. Dustjacket has some scuffing, light soiling, light edge wear, age tanning and a few tiny edge tears. Between intervention and international blackmail, Colonel Russell threads his cool and clever way, bringing order to a horror of deviousness and violence. ; 8vo; From a Reviewer: "Intrigue In Saliya July 17 2002 By Peter Kenney - Published on Amazon.comFormat: HardcoverColonel Charles Russell saves the life in London of a visiting head of an Arab state. The visiter is an old friend and currently the president of a country which has a threatening neighbor, Saliya, whose agents are trying to kill him. Soon after this incident, Russell himself is invited to visit a small island state by a former subordinate. It develops that the small state needs Russell's help in preventing an invasion by Saliya. The plot moves quickly and along the way we meet Concerta who is a butcher by trade. She is forty years old with a striking appearance. Although not a native Saliyan, she still manages to gain the favor of the Crown of Saliya. Her one outstanding flaw is a vengeful spirit. THE MEDIAN LINE is a very entertaining novel of foreign intrigue and Haggard is an excellent writer. " (325noto,0914) 
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ANDRE TOM MACGREGOR, Wilson, Betty
128 Wilson, Betty ANDRE TOM MACGREGOR
Macmillan Canada 1976 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Ex-library with mylar cover and usual stamps & stickers. Light edge & corner wear, scuffing of jacket. Interior pages clean & unmarked other than lib stamps. Jacket taped to book. 162 pages. A novel of life as seen through the eyes of a 17-year old Metis boy, straight out of the bush, moving to the big city and living in squalor in Northern Alberta (Edmonton).... Author's first novel & winner of the Beaver Award offered by the Hudson's Bay company for new Alberta novelist. . (400) ; 8vo 
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FLANNELLED FOOL A Slice of Life in the Thirties, Worsley, T. C.
129 Worsley, T. C. FLANNELLED FOOL A Slice of Life in the Thirties
London Alan Ross 1969 B0006DKPOW Third Printing Hardcover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
HC/DJ - fine/VG+. 3rd printing 1969. Hardcover is clean, tight and unmarked, one small tear on last endpaper. Jacket has very light edgewear, age tanning, light soiling, a little sticker residue on front, not clipped. A novel based on the author's real experiences growing up in the 1930's Cambridge but with names and places changed. ; 8vo; "T. C. Worsley's study in autobiography is brave, enlightened and readable; in parts explicitly, and in spirit thoughout, it it admirably comic...His youth is the story of a biologically retarded homosexual aesthete struggling, through confusion and consternation into self-acceptance, to get out from inside an athlete, almost a hearty. "-Edward Hyams, New Statesman. (400-noto) 
Price: 18.50 USD
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TIME IN THE AIR, Wyatt, Rachel
130 Wyatt, Rachel TIME IN THE AIR
House of Anansi Press 1985 0887841465 / 9780887841460 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Pages clean, tight and unmarked. Cover has light wear to edges/corners. Main flaw is some fading to front cover edges and spine. Small marking on rear cover from sticker removal. A delightful novel, which tells of Sydney, a businessman with a wife in Yorkshire and a mistress in Toronto - producer of a chaotic national TV network. He spends a lot of time on jet planes, until his flight plan goes disastrously, deliciously awry. (260osl) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 171 pages 
Price: 11.50 USD
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THE GREASE-PAINT JUNGLE, Yarrow, Arnold
131 Yarrow, Arnold THE GREASE-PAINT JUNGLE
London Ronald Whiting & Wheaton 1966 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Very Scarce title. Hardcover has light soiling to outer edge of pages and some creasing to last endpage and 2 pages prior to that. Interior is other wise clean & unmarked. Jacket has light scuffing, light soiling to rear, a little wear to corners & spine ends, not price clipped. 224 pages.An entertaining and convincing novel about the theatre, written by an actor. Greasepaint jungle captures brilliantly the bitchiness and sense of "otherworld-ness" of the theatre and the people who work in it. The sky may fall, the earth may split, but only the faintest rumbles are heard in the wings. Within this narrow world are its own battles and struggles, which reflect, even it they don't recognise it, the world outside....; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 23.50 USD
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WHENCE & WHEREFORE The Cosmological Destiny of Man Scientifically and Philosophically Considered, Zahavy, Zev & Lovell, Sir Bernard
132 Zahavy, Zev & Lovell, Sir Bernard WHENCE & WHEREFORE The Cosmological Destiny of Man Scientifically and Philosophically Considered
A. S. Barnes & Co. 1978 0498021904 / 9780498021909 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
A. S. Barnes & Co. 1978. Hardcover clean and intact, no markings, minimal wear. Jacket has light edgewear, light scuffing, price clipped. Comprising an analysis relating to the significant essay "In the Centre of Immensities" by the distinguished Professor Sir Bernard Lovell, University of Manchester, England. This important book pursues a bold and dynamic theme. It foresees the possibility that science and theology may harness their energies in a unified endeavor, and thereby assume a creative role of leadership in formulating a meaningful outlook for a bewildered, aimless society....; 8vo; 178 pages 
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THE MEDIAN LINE, William Haggard
THE MEDIAN LINE
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Tranter's Tree, H. R. Percy
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Paradise Acres, Warring, Molly-Ann
Paradise Acres
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Lost Paradise:  Emily Pushinsky's Triumphs and Tragedies, Warring, Molly Anne
Lost Paradise: Emily Pushinsky's Triumphs and Tragedies
Warring, Molly Anne
22.50 USD

 
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