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Conversations with John Gardner (Literary Conversations Series)

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Jackson, MS, U.S.A., University Press of Mississippi: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 56109027

ISBN: 0878054227

Condition: Fair


0878054227 310 pages including index. In the absence of an autobiography these captivating interviews serve as John Gardner's commentary upon his life and work. Together they give both a self-assessment and a self-revealing look at this fascinating writer who died prematurely. Usual library markings. Moderate wear and lean to spine. Front free endpaper removed. View more info

As Her Whimsey Took Her

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Kent, OH, U.S.A., Kent State University Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 56403611

ISBN: 0873382277

Condition: Good


0873382277 301 pages including notes and index. The fifteen essays in this book treat all aspects of Sayers' work - the detective fiction, the dramas, the translations, the aesthetics. Provides new insight into the total achievements of a remarkable writer. Usual library markings. Average wear. Solid clean working copy. View more info

Poems for the World

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Regina, SK, Banting Publishers: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23106491

ISBN: 0920906168

Condition: Good


0920906168 53 pages. Author's signature and inscription upon front flyleaf. Author was formerly a star writer for Daylight International magazine in London, England. He has travelled extensively and possesses broad academic background and interests. View more info

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Almost A Life Sentence - An Autobiography

By: N/A

Price: $349.95

Publisher: Canada, MLH Productions: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 46501110

ISBN: 0969136218

Condition: Good


0969136218 329 pages. "I suppose there is really never any justification for yet another autobiography, particularly when the writer would be among the first to acknowledge his inability to commit himself adequately to paper or, so obviously, lacks the talent of setting down even in something like chronological order the relatively uneventful happenings of a life-time spent in the humdrum business of banking." - from author's preface. Includes black and white photographs. Unmarked. Average wear. Binding intact. Minor lean to spine. Solid copy. View more info

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Catch Me If You Can

By: Abagnale, F.

Price: $171.18

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Grosset & Dunlap: 1980

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 15104697

ISBN: 0448165384

Condition: Very Good


0448165384 253 pages. The true story of Frank Abagnale, alias Frank Williams, alias Robert Conrad, Frank Adams, and Robert Monjo - for five years the world's most hunted forger, fraudulent check writer, imposter, and con man extraordinaire. This story was recently made into a major motion picture starring Leonardo DiCaprio. Prior owner's name upon front endpaper else book clean, and unmarked with very light wear. Light wear to price-clipped dust jacket which is now preserved in a glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. Very nice copy. View more info

Remembering Leacock: An Oral History

By: Allan Anderson

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Deneau: 1983

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 86302147

ISBN: 0888790937

Condition: Good


0888790937 229 pages. Vivid, personal recollections of Canada's most beloved humourist. Stephen Leacock comes alive in reminiscences by people who knew him in one of his many roles as professor, writer, gentleman farmer and all-round eccentric. Illustrated in black and white. Binding intact. Usual library markings. Average wear. Good working copy. View more info

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Collier's, The National Weekly Magazine, 30 July, 1949 - Shelley Winters / Phillip Jessup

By: Allen, Robert S.; Whitman, Howard; Reynolds, Quentin; Caldwell, John; O'Reilly, John; Davidson, Bill; Herndon, Booton; Smith, Bradley; Fay, Bill; Small, Collie; Carson, Robert; Spencer, Sheila

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Springfield, Ohio, The Crowell-Collier Publishing Company: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 534G1540

Condition: Good


74 pages. Articles: My Pal, Drew Pearson; Richest Man in the Cemetery - warning to wives who don't want to be widows; It Happened in Mississippi - Thousands of sharecroppers in the 13 fertile delta counties are buying and equipping their own farms with aid from the Farmers Home Administration; Voyage of the Pagan - John Caldwell's Sailing Adventure (part 2 of 3); I Cover the Animals - nature writer John (Tex) O'Reilly; The Surprising Phillip Jessup - the man who helped lift the Berlin blockade; It's in the Cards - Jack Jarvis of Seattle prints funny membership cards; Marvelous Mel Parnell; - P... View more info

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Keller: Ideas into Action: Study of Pounds

By: Arnold Keller

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Pearson Education Limited: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 215A2546

ISBN: 020166447X

Condition: Very Good


020166447X 360 pages. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Nice copy. View more info

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The New York Times Magazine, October (Oct.) 23, 1977 - When Fat Was in Fashion

By: Baker, Russell; Ferris, Timothy; Sagan, Carl; Rubin, Stephen E.; Le Carre, John; Hollander, Anne; Browne, Malcolm W.; Penney, Goldberger, Paul; Alexandra; et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York, The New York Times: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 202G3941

Condition: Good


128 pages. Features: Gorgeous one-page color-photo Chanel ad featuring Catherine Deneuve; Two-page Vantage cigarette ad features Dave Ness of Seattle; Ending an End to Cosmic Loneliness - Goldstone Tracking Center radiotelescope seeks out intelligent life; Behind the Lazar Berman Legend; In England Now, by John le Carre; When Fat was in Fashion - abundant flesh was a thing of beauty to artist Peter Paul Rubens, who was born 400 years ago; To be Young, Black and Out of Work - depressing photos and stats on the 'Clockwork Orange' epidemic in the ghettos of America's cities; Great two-page colo... View more info

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Wondrous Strange: The Life and Art of Glenn Gould

By: Bazzana, Kevin

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, McClelland and Stewart: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 517H3115

ISBN: 0771011016

Condition: Very Good


0771011016 528 pages. Black and white photographic plates. "Sheds new light on Glenn Gould's life, personality, and multifarious work as pianist, writer, broadcaster and composer. Offers a brilliant portrait of a complex figure who, while uniquely gifted and genuinely eccentric, was in many ways also a product of his time and place." - dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A high-quality copy. View more info

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When?: A prophetical novel of the very near future

By: Ben Judah, H

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Canada, distributed by British Israel Association of Greater Vancouver ;: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 163H2197

ISBN: B0007JFTFK

Condition: Very Good


B0007JFTFK 160 pages. "Its sole object is to bring to the notice of the public the source of our economic, financial, health, and other troubles. Do not let the reader be deceived into believing that this book is anti-Semitic. Actually it is just the opposite, the writer himself being of Semitic Judah, and therefore wishing to point out that there are two types of so-called Jews, the real Semitic Jew and the Ashkenazim so-called Jew who is a convert to Judaism only, ostensibly by religion, but not by blood." - from preface. Unmarked with light wear. Tight and square. A quality cop... View more info

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The Dearborn Independent - Chronicler of the Neglected Truth, August (Aug.) 21, 1926 - The Women of Mexico Awake

By: Benson, Allan L.; Collins, Joseph; Welliver, J.C.; Barton, William E.; Cameron, Charles D.; Finger, Charles J.; Bowyer, Helen; MacDonald, Paul; barker, S. Omar; Howe, J. Olin; Faris, J.T.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Dearborn, Michigan, The Dearborn Publishing Co.: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 838G4920

Condition: Good


32 pages. Features: The Loneliest Man in New York - an intimate study of Frank A. Munsey by one of his former newspaper executives; Through the colored glasses of Freudism the doctor looks at Judy O'Grady and the Colonel's Lady - and decides that Freud should be repudiated; Building Good Roads by Gasoline - income from tolls, gas tax and licenses pays for U.S. roads; America's Scattered Children - the American flag flies in Alaska and more than halfway across the Pacific on thousands of islands; 'Bad English' is a Heritage from Olden Times - much of the grammar now classed as incorrect has co... View more info

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A Present from Petros

By: Bishop, Claire Huchet

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13604490

Condition: Fine


85 pages. "Such an honour for eleven-year-old Petros to be guide for an American writer's daughter!... Drawings by a gifted Greek artist convey the loveliness of Petros' island, and the flavor of the island life." - from dust jacket. Illustrated endpapers. Book clean, crisp, bright and unmarked. Very light wear to price-clipped dust jacket now in a new archival-grade Brodart protector. Beautiful copy. View more info

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Canadian Geographical Journal, June 1930, Vol. I, No. 2 - Second Issue

By: Brann, Esther; Barbeau, Marius; King, Rt. Hon. W.L. Mackenzie; Stone, John; Stokes, Charles W.; Seeley, Sylvia

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Ottawa, The Canadian Geographical Society: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 662G2690

Condition: Good


Pages 103-188 plus 10 pages of wonderful vintage advertisements. Features: A Quebec Sketch book - article with colour plates of paintings by Esther Brann; Full-page colour plate of painting entitled "The Skeena River"; An Indian Paradise Lost - Abundantly photo-illustrated article on scenery and native peoples in the Skeena River, British Columbia, district; Writer James DeMille - photo and brief bio plus his poem The Maiden of Quoddy; Photo portrait and message from Prime Minister Mackenzie King; A Fragment of China - article with many wonderful photos from China by John Stone, with e... View more info

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The Illustrated London News (ILN), Saturday, May 16, 1942 - 100th Anniversary Issue

By: Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril; Squire, Sir John;

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News and Sketch, Ltd.: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4654

Condition: Good


Pages 565-592. Features: Photo and major article celebrating the 100th Anniversary of this publication; Two-pages of illustration of London 100 years ago; Two pages of dramatic photos of bomb damage in present-day London; Page of interesting illustrations from the first issue, 100 years ago; One Hundred Years of Warfare (article); Photos of nine personalities of the week, including Dr. Felix Weingartner, Lord Amulree, Admiral Leahy with Marshal Petain, the Duke of Gloucester on the Libyan battlefront, and Major-General Sir William Dobbie with is wife; Article on the great writer contributors ... View more info

The Playwright's Art: Stage, Radio, Television, Motion Pictures

By: Busfield, Roger M.

Price: $89.95

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 56402538

Condition: Good


260 pages. Directed to the young writer contemplating the dramatic form for the first time. Some writing upon front endpaper. Minimal markings to contents with highlighting upon 3 pages. Binding secure. Moderate wear. Nice working copy. View more info

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Hundreds and Thousands - The Journals of Emily Carr

By: Carr, Emily

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Toronto, Clarke, Irwin & Company Limited: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 322G4088

Condition: Very Good


332 pages. Colour plates. " We are given the unique experience of seeing the world through the eyes of a woman who was one of Canada's greatest painters and a well-loved Canadian writer. The journals begin in 1927, when Emily Carr made her first trip to eastern Canada to meet the members of the Group of Seven... and was immediately claimed as one of them." - from dust jacket. Bookplate upon front free endpaper, otherwise book clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy. View more info

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The Illustrated London News, June 20, 1936: Cover Photo Portrait of the late G. K. (Gilbert Keith) Chesterton / Arab Riots in Palestine

By: Chesterton, G. K.; Et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 338H0997

Condition: Good


Pages 1097- 1142. Features: Cover photo portrait of "G.K.C.", The late Gilbert Keith Chesterton, writer of "Our Note-Book" for 31 years, essayist, novelist, poet, dramatist, critic, and philosopher; Photos of Bucharest catastrophe where grandstand for 6000 collapsed, killing 100 and injuring 600; One page photo of the first Westchester cup polo match where America beat Great Britain at Hurlingham by 10 goals to 9; Photo illustrated book review of "Cradle of the Storms", by Bernard R. Hubbard; Amazing page of seven photos of the Naga headhunters of Burma; Two more pages ... View more info

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This Week Magazine, April 11, 1965 - Insert to the Boston Sunday Herald: Farewell Form 1040!

By: Churchill, Sir Winston; Leighton, Frances Spatz; McCarthy, Joe; Ashley, Roberta; Weisinger, Mort; Paddleford, Clementine; Ashley, Roberta

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, United Newspapers Magazine Corporation / The Boston Herald: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G3199

Condition: Good


16 pages. Features: Cover photo of Mount Ranier; Chesterfield cigarettes ad features photos of druggist Henry Silver, carpenter Lloyd Van Vorce, and fashion writer Naomi Hatfield; Sir Winston Churchill - what he did and didn't say; Farewell, For 1040! - soon a single phone call will replace the agonies of completing your income tax form; Questions asked of the World's Fair Golden Girls; Ballet Goes Pop - look what Stately San Francisco Ballet is up to; Recipes; Nice black and white ad inside back cover for the 1965 Dodge Polara features photos of lady 'spy'; Nice back cover color-photo ad for... View more info

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The Canadian Author and Bookman, December 1945

By: Clay, Charles: Editor

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canadian Authors' Association: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 349C9686

Condition: Good


64 pages. Features: How do I Write? - Hugh MacLennan; Of Bread, Art, and Masterpieces - Philip Child; Where are Canada's Literary Critics? - Dana Doten; The Writer and his Audience - E.J. Pratt; Profit in School Book Writing - Claude E. Lewis; How to Win Prize Contests - Will E. Intersoll; Snappy Book Salesmanship - Philip H. Moore. Moderate wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. View more info