Category: Canadian Fiction


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The Green Madonna (signed)

By: L'Ami, C.E.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The Westminster Press, 1952

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Winner of the Westminster Award for Fiction. From the front flap: "This is a story of fifteenth century England, in an era of adventure and intrigue, when many a lord and prelate ruled his manor by whim and fancy rather than by right and God...when the common man's slaving earned him nothing, and serfs met in secret to plot and to plan." This copy signed by L'Ami at top of front end paper. Olive cloth w/green decoration to front cover, green spine lettering, ... View more info

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Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures

By: Lam, Vincent

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Toronto, Doubleday Canada/Random House of Canada, 2006

Edition: First Edition

First printing w/complete number sequence. One of only 5,000 first edition copies, this is Lam's first book, being a collection of twelve interwoven stories that won the Giller Prize. Black cloth w/red spine lettering, 355 pages (including glossary, acknowledgments, brief author biography). Some slant, light edgewear, in dust jacket w/light rubbing, edgewear, 1/8" nick to top right spine end, nicks to top spine folds, 1/2" tear to bottom left spine edge, impre... View more info

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A Woman of Her Age

By: Ludwig, Jack

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart/M&S, 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & Signed by Author

From the front flap: "Ribald, witty, and frequently intensely moving prose contrasts the style of life in the wealthy Westmount district of Montreal with the colourful (and not far removed, except on the social scale) polyglot area known as the Main." Ludwig has inscribed and signed ("Montreal/December 1975/For Barry Cameron/with my/very best/wishes/Jack Ludwig") this copy on reverse of half-title, then signed again beneath his name on title page. 197 pag... View more info

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The Golden Mean

By: Lyon, Annabel

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Toronto, Random House Canada, 2009

Edition: First Edition

Lyon's first novel, which won the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize, and was shortlisted for the Giller (won by Linden MacIntyre) and the Governor General's Award (won by Kate Pullinger). Blue cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 284 pages. Light general wear to book and dust jacket. View more info

The Porter Of Bagdad

By: MacMechan, Archibald

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Toronto & New York, George N. Morang & Co., 1901

Edition: First Edition

A collection of 37 pieces described by their author as "arabesques in prose." 150 pages, grey boards, 1/2 tan cloth, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Flaking to gilt, tanned edges, corners bumped and worn, light cover soil, tiny abrasion to cloth near front gutter, some foxing throughout. View more info

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The Withdrawal Method (signed)

By: Malla, Pasha

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Toronto, Anansi, 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Malla, on title page

Malla's first book, being a collection of thirteen stories that won the Trillium Book and Danuta Gleed Literary awards. Additionally, it was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Prize and longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize. White boards w/blue spine lettering, 322 pages (including acknowledgements and brief author biography). An unread copy in a lightly scuffed dust jacket w/a hint of edgewear. View more info

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Raymond and Hannah (signed)

By: Marche, Stephen

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Toronto, Doubleday Canada, 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Marche

Marche's first novel. 207 pages. Bumped spine ends, small bumps to bottom edges of back cover, in dust jacket w/bumped spine ends, scuffing, light general wear. View more info

Some Great Thing

By: McAdam, Colin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Vancouver, Raincoast Books, 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

1st printing w/complete number sequence. Author's well-received first novel, set in Ottawa in the 1970s and telling the story of two men who take up the challenge of attaining control of the city. This copy signed on title page. Aqua boards w/silver foil spine lettering, 403 pages. Lightly worn dust jacket. View more info

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The Last of the Great Picnics

By: McFarlane, Leslie

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart, 1965

Edition: First Edition

A pair of young people attend an extra-special First of July celebration in this story set in 1882 in the Ottawa Valley. McFarlane was the (sadly) anonymous original writer of the Hardy Boys books, which made roughly three-quarters of a bazillion dollars for the publisher, but about four cents for him. Black illustration on orange cloth, 99 pages, dust jacket and interior illustrations by Parker. Previous owner's name to top edge of front end paper, National Library o... View more info

The Mysteries

By: McGill, Robert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart / M&S, 2004

Edition: First Edition

1st printing w/complete number sequence. McGill's well-received debut, in which "a woman's disappearance unlocks the secrets of a small Ontario town." Black boards w/pale green spine lettering, 338 pages. An unread copy w/bump to top spine end. A very nice copy. View more info

First Impressions, Second Impressions, Third Impressions

By: Metcalf, John (editor)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Oberon Press,

Edition: First Editions

Wraps editions published simultaneously with the hardcovers. A 3-volume set "designed for writers who need and deserve fuller exposure than is possible in Best Canadian Stories." 'First Impressions' features the work of Martin Avery, Isabel Huggan and Mike Mason; 'Second Impressions' offers stories by Peter Behrens, Linda Svendsen and Ernest Hekkanen; and 'Third Impressions' gives us fiction from Barry Dempster, Don Dickinson and Dave Margoshes. 142, 180 and 1... View more info

STORIES PLUS, Canadian stories with authors' commentaries

By: Metcalf, John (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1979

Edition: First Edition

1st printing w/complete number sequence. A collection of stories and poems by premier Canadian writers, including Clark Blaise, Austin Clarke, Ann Copeland, Robert Gibbs, Terrence Heath, Jack Hodgins, Norman Levine, Alistair MacLeod, Leon Rooke, Audrey Thomas, Kent Thompson, and W.D. Valdgardson. 243 pages, illustrated with photographs of the contributors. Mild edgewear, faint edge soil, light general wear. Internally tight and clean. View more info

The Ghosts of Jay MillAr

By: MillAr, Jay

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Toronto, Coach House Books, 2000

Edition: 1st trade edition

Follows a 1998 edition of twenty copies hand-sewn by the author (1998 is listed on the copyright page, but the year of this publication, 2000, is listed on the back page). A collection of five chapbooks, being "an anthology of geographical formations that have recently been extracted from the imagination," written by various MillAr personae. Unpaginated. Rubbing, light edgewear, moderate general wear. Internally tight and clean. View more info

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Random Passage

By: Morgan, Bernice

Price: $100.00

Publisher: St. John's, Breakwater Books, 1992

Edition: First Edition

The scarce true first edition of Morgan's internationally acclaimed first novel, telling a story of the many hardships of life in outport Newfoundland in the 19th century. Basis for the eight-part television mini-series of the same name, which starred Colm Meaney and Aoife McMahon. Olive cloth w/silver spine lettering, 269 pages, dust jacket illustration by Janice Udell. Bumped spine ends, small bump to top edge of front cover, small scrape to top edge of back cover, ... View more info

Lingerie Tea

By: Mulholland, Sylvia

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Sceptre / Hodder & Stoughton / H&S, 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & Signed by Author

Mulholland's second book. A black comedy results when a woman thinks she should throw a lingerie tea party for a leggy law student who has just become engaged to a senior partner in her law firm. Dust jacket illustration by Robert Stevens. This copy inscribed, signed and dated by author, and comes with the promotional bookmark supplied by the book's Canadian distributor, General Publishing. Blue cloth w/silver spine lettering, 295 pages. Dust jacket w/thin scratches... View more info