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1 Godbout, Jacques & Colombo, John Robert, eds. (Margaret Atwood, Gwen MacEwen, John Newlove, George Bowering, Frank Davey, Lionel Kearns, Myra von Riedman, Harry Howith, K.V. Hertz, Henry Moscovitch, Gerald Godin, Andre Brochu, Francoise Bujold, et POESIE/POETRY 64.
Les editions du jour/Ryerson Press, Montreal/Toronto, (1963). 
157 pp, 8vo, hard cover in dust jacket. "An informal but important anthology of the new poetry being written in Canada today by sixteen young Canadian poets, both English and French." (Margaret Atwood, Gwen MacEwen, John Newlove, George Bowering, Frank Davey, Lionel Kearns, Myra von Riedman, Harry Howith, K.V. Hertz, Henry Moscovitch, Gerald Godin, Andre Brochu, Francoise Bujold, Andre Major, Paul Chamberland, Michel Garneau.) Pages browning lightly, large crease to top corner of free rear endpaper, tiny crease to top corner of pages 130-155, minor edgewear to boards. Dust jacket has light edgewear, a few tiny closed tears/nicks, light browning to spine and edges. VG/VG- 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
2 Haywood, Gar Anthony. IT'S NOT A PRETTY SIGHT. AN AARON GUNNER MYSTER. UNCORRECTED PROOF.
G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York, (1996), Uncorrected Proof for Limited Distribution. 
230 pp, 8vo, soft cover. Uncorrected Proof. "Gar Anthony Haywood's gripping new thriller finds P.I. Aaron Gunner searching for the murderer of an old love on the mean streets of South-Central L.A." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - one corner has very minor wear, spine flat and uncreased. NF 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
FOLK DANCE OF EUROPE., Jaffe, Nigel Allenby.  Inscribed.
3 Jaffe, Nigel Allenby. Inscribed. FOLK DANCE OF EUROPE.
Folk Dance Enterprises, Skipton, 1990, first edition. 
344 pp, large 8vo (9 7/8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w illustrations. INSCRIBED ON DEDICATION PAGE: TO ALLEN AND MARGARET WITH BEST WISHES FROM NIGEL. 15th AUGUST, 1990." ISBN 0946247145 Contents: Foreword; Introduction; Ethnic and histo rical background; A little mythology; Circles and chains; Swords, hoops, garlands and sticks; Morris, Christians and Moors, and other battles; Guisers, hobby-animals and mummers; Couple dances and threesomes; Women's and men's dances; Weddi n g s ; M a y p oles, fires and spirits; Seasonal, work and animal dances; Church, healing, ecstasy and death; Country dance and dancing masters; Conclusion; Appendices: The sun, the moon and the dance; Flamenco; Musical instruments; Leading festiv al s; A ck n ow le dg em ents; Bibliography; Index. One page with a tiny corner crease, light wrinkling at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has some areas of light edge wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, spine color is moderate ly fad ed. V er y G ood +/V ery Good- 
Price: 125.00 USD
 
 
4 Kilworth, Garry. HUNTER'S MOON: A STORY OF FOXES.
Unwin Hyman, London, (1989), Ist edition. 
330 pages, 8vo, hard cover in dust jacket. "O-ha was a vixen who believed in tradition. She had lived beneath the old oak in Trinity Wood ever since leaving her parents. Now she was fully-grown with a mate of her own, awaiting her first litter of cubs. Surrounded by the wood she loved and by the other creatures of her world she thought her happiness could never be spoiled...Foxes are adaptable creatures, but every day the humans are coming closer to Trinity Wood with their bulldozers and their concrete mixers. Who will run and who will stand to face the guns and dogs; who will remain in a world where woodland paths have changed to alleys, grasslands to streets?" Two pages have tiny corner crease, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has very light edge wear/wrinkling, light rubbing. VG/VG 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
5 Kilworth, Garry. HUNTER'S MOON: A STORY OF FOXES.
Unwin Hyman, London, (1989), Ist edition. 
330 pages, 8vo, hard cover in dust jacket. "O-ha was a vixen who believed in tradition. She had lived beneath the old oak in Trinity Wood ever since leaving her parents. Now she was fully-grown with a mate of her own, awaiting her first litter of cubs. Surrounded by the wood she loved and by the other creatures of her world she thought her happiness could never be spoiled...Foxes are adaptable creatures, but every day the humans are coming closer to Trinity Wood with their bulldozers and their concrete mixers. Who will run and who will stand to face the guns and dogs; who will remain in a world where woodland paths have changed to alleys, grasslands to streets?" Light wrinkling and crease at top of spine, light wrinkling at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has minor edge wear, creasing at top of spine, small closed tear with creases at top of front panel, light wrinkling at bottom edge of front flap, small damp stain at bottom inside edge of spine, very light rubbing. VG -/V G- 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
THE UNKNOWN WARRIOR., Leasor, James.
6 Leasor, James. THE UNKNOWN WARRIOR.
Heinemann, London, 1980, first edition. 
264 pp, 8vo (8 11/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. "Before the D-Day landings in 1944, British and American deception planners sought to convince the German High Command that the Allied invasion would be in the Pas de Calais, north-east of the Se ine, and not in Normandy....But shortly before the D-Day landings some doubts still remained as to whether the German commanders genuinely believed that Calais was the main Allied target. Hitler controlled the panzer divisions, and while h i s c o m m a n ders reached decisions on a basis of fact, the Fuhrer was often ruled by his intuition. In a desperate last-minute attempt to convince Hitler, possibly against his commanders' views, a volunteer was sought to fly to France, carry in g wh a t wo ul d se em unarguable evidence that the main landings were to take place around Calais. This volunteer - The Unknown Warrior - came from X-Troop - or No.3 Troop - No.10 (Inter-Allied) Commando, formed by Lord Louis Mountbatten, from an ti -Na zi G erm ans , Hun gar ians and Austrians. Many were Jews whose families had died in concentration camps. All had volunteered for hazardous tasks where their particular backgrounds or qualifications were of great value. How many who s erve d i n un ifo rm in N orma nd y an d Eu rope after June 6, 1944 and survived - British, American, Canadian, German alike - owe their lives to the courage and resolution of The Unknown Warrior?" Very small red ink mark at bottom of front board, a few ver y tin y fa int foxi ng ma rks on t op of textblock. Dust jacket is price clipped, has light edge wrinkling, light rubbing. VG/VG 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE COMPLETE ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO RUNES., Pennick, Nigel.
7 Pennick, Nigel. THE COMPLETE ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO RUNES.
Shaftesbury, Dorset Element Books 1999 1862041008 / 9781862041004 Reprint Soft Cover with Self Flaps Near Fine 
192 pp, 10 3/4" H. "Authoritative and practical. (This) is a comprehensive sourcebook which for the first time contains all you need to know, from the history and mythology of runes, through the meaning of each rune, to how you can benefit from them today. Profusely illustrated throughout, it includes: How to cast and read the runes; Step-by-step instructions for readings; How to use the runes in meditation; Runic yoga and runic numerology; How to use the runes in personal development." Inside - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - clean and bright. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
8 Queen Victoria. Edited by Arthur Helps. Introduction by Elizabeth Longford. LEAVES FROM THE JOURNAL OF OUR LIFE IN THE HIGHLANDS. FROM 1848 TO 1861.
London Folio Society 1973 Hard Cover Very Good - No Jacket Queen Victoria, W. Wyld, E.M. Wimperis, Mrs. Gordon, et al. 
140 pp, large 8vo (9" H). Bound by Mackay in full white cloth decorated with a royal tartan in full colour; illustrated endpapers (colour reproductions of interiors at Balmoral). B&w photographs and reproductions. An erratum slip is laid in at pages 86/7. *No slipcase.* Minor wear at corners, light fading to spine color, slight curling to boards. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
9 Silber, Nina. THE ROMANCE OF REUNION: NORTHERNERS AND THE SOUTH, 1865-1900.
University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, 1993. 
257 pp, 9 1/4" H, soft cover. ISBN 0807846856 "The reconciliation of North and South following the Civil War depended as much on cultural imagination as on the politics of Reconstruction. In (this book, the author) documents the transformation fr om hostile sectio nalism to sentimental, gendered reunion rhetoric. Using works of fiction, journalistic accounts, travel literature, dramatic portrayals, minstrel shows, and popular songs, she shows how northern culture created a notion of recon c i liation that roman tacized and feminized southern society." Interior - previous owner's place, date and signature in pencil on half-title page; otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - small corner creases on covers - mi grate slightly into adjacent pages, minor faint ink stain on front cover, light ink stain across barcode. Very Good- 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
ROYAL LONDON., Struthers, Jane.   Photography by Ricky Leaver.
10 Struthers, Jane. Photography by Ricky Leaver. ROYAL LONDON.
New Holland, London, 2005, first edition. 
128 pp, 4to (11 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 1843309580 Colour photographs. "The streets of London are alive with a 2,000-year history that stretches back to its birth as the Roman city of Londinium and is closely intertwined with the history of the monarchy. That profound royal influence is still obvious today, but runs much deeper than simply physical architecture and geography. 'Royal London' reveals the fascinating regal history behind over 130 buildings, parks, gar d e n s , s tatues and other objects in London, from such instantly recognized landmarks as St Paul's Cathedral and the Victoria and Albert Museum to less obvious areas such as York Watergate and the church of St Mary le Bow." Very light wear at t op /b ot to m o f spine and at corners. Dust jacket has a few minor tiny dints on front panel. Very Good+/Very Good+ 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
THE POMPOUS PARROT AND OTHER WEST INDIAN TALES., Taylor, Daphne.
11 Taylor, Daphne. THE POMPOUS PARROT AND OTHER WEST INDIAN TALES.
Toronto MacMillan Company of Canada 1947 First Edition. Hard Cover Very Good Good- Nan Richards. 
114 pp, 11 1/8" H. Medium green cloth with dark green lettering on spine and front board. B&w illustrations. "From the romantic islands of the West Indies, rich in folkore and tropical colour, comes this delightful collection of thirty-seven fables and tales for children. There are stories of parrots, monkeys, pelicans, humming-birds, corn birds and dragon flies; alligators, mongoose and agouti; mango and bread-fruit trees and the lovely immortelles and pouis; West Indian fairy folk - mischievous dwens and the good sprites; and West Indian people. The charming illustrations in bold line drawings will appeal to children, as will the large, clear type in which the short, dramatic stories are presented." Contents include: The Gar Fish and the Sunbeam; The Wonderful Coal-Pot; The Magic Mango; How the Agouti Tricked the Dogs; The Sprite of the Coconuts; TheVain Pelian; The Fashionable Deer; The Greedy Man's Christmas Surprise; A Tale of the Yellow Butterfly; The Pompous Parrot; The Three Talkative Monkeys; The Pink Agouti; The Tale of the Mongoose; The Turtle and the Crab; Pepita and the Pepper; The Red Humming-bird; etc., etc. Light browning to endpapers - caused by dust jacket flaps, light wear at top/bottom of spine and at corners, wrinkling at bottom of spine, very slight lean to spine, two tiny corner bumps. Dust jacket has areas of browning, several small and moderate edge chips, several edge tears and and creases on front panel, 6" dark pencil mark on rear panel - a light 4" mark on hinge, protected in a paper backed mylar sleeve. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 


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