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The Divine Ryans (variant printing)

By: Johnston, Wayne

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart / M&S: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017821

ISBN: 0-7710-4447-X

Condition: Good to Very Good


Set in St. John's, Newfoundland, in 1967, this is the story of a nine-year-old boy "with a myth-making imagination," and his eccentric family. There seem to be three versions of this title: one with the major typographical error, one correcting that error (which was caught early in the game, making the corrected version by far the most common), and one missing an entire leaf. This is the first of those, containing the major error that was subsequently corrected.. Pink cloth w/yellow spine lettering, 233 pages, dust jacket illustration by Marion Stuck. Spotting to covers, light wea... View more info

The Navigator of New York

By: Johnston, Wayne

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Alfred A. Knopf Canada: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 014894

ISBN: 0-676-97532-1

Condition: As New


1st printing w/complete number sequence. Newfoundland-born writer's story of "one man's quest for the secret of his origins that ranges from nineteenth-century St. John's to the bustling streets of New York to the remotest regions of the Arctic." This copy signed by Johnston, on title page. Blue boards w/gilt spine lettering, 483 pages. View more info

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The Divine Ryans (variant printing)

By: Johnston, Wayne

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart / M&S: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017820

ISBN: 0-7710-4447-X

Condition: Very Good


Set in St. John's, Newfoundland, in 1967, this is the story of a nine-year-old boy "with a myth-making imagination," and his eccentric family. There seem to be three versions of this title: the one with the major typographical error, the one correcting that error (which was caught early in the game, making the corrected version by far the most common), and the one missing an entire leaf. This is the latter, missing pages 213/4, and seems even scarcer than the variant with the error. Pink cloth w/yellow spine lettering, 233 pages, dust jacket illustration by Marion Stuck. Moderate ... View more info

Image for The Divine Ryans (variant printing)

The Divine Ryans (variant printing)

By: Johnston, Wayne

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart / M&S: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017823

ISBN: 0-7710-4447-X

Condition: Very Good


Set in St. John's, Newfoundland, in 1967, this is the story of a nine-year-old boy "with a myth-making imagination," and his eccentric family. There seem to be three versions of this title: one with the major typographical error, one correcting that error (which was caught early in the game, making the corrected version by far the most common), and one missing an entire leaf. This is the first of those, containing the major error that was subsequently corrected.. Pink cloth w/yellow spine lettering, 233 pages, dust jacket illustration by Marion Stuck. Tanned edges w/a small soil s... View more info

Image for The Divine Ryans (variant printing)

The Divine Ryans (variant printing)

By: Johnston, Wayne

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart / M&S: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017822

ISBN: 0-7710-4447-X

Condition: Very Good


Set in St. John's, Newfoundland, in 1967, this is the story of a nine-year-old boy "with a myth-making imagination," and his eccentric family. There seem to be three versions of this title: one with the major typographical error, one correcting that error (which was caught early in the game, making the corrected version by far the most common), and one missing an entire leaf. This is the first of those, containing the major error that was subsequently corrected.. Pink cloth w/yellow spine lettering, 233 pages, dust jacket illustration by Marion Stuck. A hint of wear to corners/spi... View more info