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NORTHROP FRYE: AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY OF PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SOURCES., Denham, Robert D.  (Northrop Frye.)
1 Denham, Robert D. (Northrop Frye.) NORTHROP FRYE: AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY OF PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SOURCES.
Toronto University of Toronto Press 1987 0802026303 / 9780802026309 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ 
449 pp, 9 1/4" H. "Northrop Frye was one of the most influential critics of the twentieth century. His output was prodigious: his publications include thirty-eight books and monographs, nearly 300 essays and articles, and some 15 reviews and miscellaneous pieces. His reputation is international: he has been the subject of numerous books, a forthcoming biography, and thirty doctoral dissertations from universities as far-flung as Freiburg, Oxford, and Texas. With this bibliography, the massive body of work by and about Frye is now made readily accessible for the first time. More than 2500 entries are included, organized in a practical and straightforward structure. Part One, covering works by Frye, is arranged in chronological order. Part Two, which deals with secondary sources, is presented in alphabetical order. (The author) has provided ample notation for the many hundreds of entries; with the primary sources, he has quoted from Frye's own words as far as possible to illuminate the tone as well as the content." Minor soiling to top/bottom edges of text block, one small and one tiny corner bump. Dust jacket has very light wrinkling at top/bottom of flap-folds, minor rubbing. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
2 Gudgeon, Chris. OUT OF THIS WORLD: THE NATURAL HISTORY OF MILTON ACORN.
Arsenal Pulp Press, Vancouver, (1996) Ist ed. 
239 pp, 8vo, HC. Lively biography of Milton Acorn (1923-1986)and his era, exploring - and exposing - his larger-than-life myths, and tracing his tragic rise and fall, from his childhood in Prince Edward Island to his years spent in Montreal, Toront o and Vancouver, where he found himself immersed in literary communities that included the likes of Irving Layton, Al Purdy, Dorothy Livesay, bill bissett, Joe Rosenblatt and Patrick Lane. During this time, Acorn married the poet Gwend o l y n M a c E w e n ; their brief, turbulent union is legend and had a profound impact on his life. Includes "Annotated Anthology" of Acorn's poems. VG+/NF 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
3 Ireson, Barbara, ed. Illus. by Susan Hellard. (Robin Klein, Dorothy Edwards, George Layton, Rene Goscinny, Susan Shreve, Alf Proysen, Lilith Norman, Richard Hughes, June Counsel, Sylvia Woods, Margaret Joy, Barbara Ireson.) FIGHTING IN BREAK AND OTHER STORIES.
Faber and Faber, London, (1987), Ist edition. 
117 pp, 8vo, HC in dust jacket. Charmingly illustrated with b&w illus. by Susan Hellard. "Nicholas and Geoffrey don't really want to fight in break, but their friends are determined that they should. Things turn out unexpectedly for them, as they also do for Rita when she meets the amazing Mrs Pepperpot, for Ovey the 'egg-shaped- boy when he at last gets a chance to show his talents, and for Charlie Robinson when he tries to help a student teacher to liven up her maths lesson... " A c o l l e c t ion of stories about school day problems (bullying, popularity, being 'new', fighting, etc.) with some unusual endings. Pages browning. Dust jacket has very minor edgewear/wrinkling. VG/VG+ 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
LITERARY HISTORY OF CANADA:  CANADIAN LITERATURE IN ENGLISH.  SECOND EDITION.  3 VOLUME SET., Klinck, Carl F., editor.  Victor Hopwood, Fred Cogswell, Edith Fowke, Gordon Roper, Elizabeth Waterston, Roy Daniells, Desmond Pacey, Munro Beattie, Northrop Frye, George Woodcock, Claude Bissell, Henry B. Mayo, Sheila A. Egoff, Brandon Conron,  et al.
4 Klinck, Carl F., editor. Victor Hopwood, Fred Cogswell, Edith Fowke, Gordon Roper, Elizabeth Waterston, Roy Daniells, Desmond Pacey, Munro Beattie, Northrop Frye, George Woodcock, Claude Bissell, Henry B. Mayo, Sheila A. Egoff, Brandon Conron, et al. LITERARY HISTORY OF CANADA: CANADIAN LITERATURE IN ENGLISH. SECOND EDITION. 3 VOLUME SET.
Toronto University of Toronto Press 1976 Second Edition. Hard Cover Very Good+ 
550 pp, 410 pp, 391 pp - 3 volume set - 9 1/4" H. dark blue and red cloth with gilt and dark blue lettering on spines and front boards, blue endpapers. Chapter headings include: The Voyagers; Explorers by Land (to 1867); Explorers by Sea: The West Coast; Literary Acitivy in the Maritime Provinces (1815-1880); Folktales and Folk Songs; Confederation to the First World War; Writers of Fiction (1880-1920); Canadian History and Social Sciences (1920-1960); Religious and Theological Writings (to 1960); Travel Book on Canada (1920-1960); Essays and Autobiography; Children's Literature (to 1960); Drama and Theatre; Poetry; Politics and Literature in the 1960s; Philosophical Literature; The Physical Sciences and Engineering; The Biological Sciences; Writing in the Social Sciences; Critical Theory: Some Trends, etc., etc. Some very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine of volumes One and Two, small area of minor colour loss on front board of volume One, minor corner wear on all volumes. 
Price: 55.00 USD
 
 
5 Klinck, Carl F., general editor. Alfred G. Bailey, Claude Bissell, Roy Daniells, Northrop Frye, Desmond Pacey, editors. Victor G. Hopwood, Fred Cogswell, Munro Beattie, Gordon Roper, Elizabeth Waterston, Edith Fowke, Frank W. Watt, Michael Tait, et al. LITERARY HISTORY OF CANADA: CANADIAN LITERATURE IN ENGLISH.
Toronto University of Toronto Press 1973 0802051472 / 9780802051479 Reprinted with Corrections Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 
945 pp, 9 1/2" H. "This major effort of a large group of scholars working in the field of Canadian literature provides a comprehensive, up-to-date reference work on the English literary history of Canada. It will be invaluable as a source of information on authors, genres, and literary trends and influences. It is also a fascinating account, lively and well written, of the ways in which writers have over the centuries striven to record reactions to a powerful natural environment and to their society against the background of other literary traditions in English. This volume represents a positive attempt to give a history of Canada in terms of writings which deserve attention because of significant thought, form, and use of language; it also aims to contribute to criticism by offering reasons for singling out those works regarded as the best." Very minor edge wear to boards. Dust jacket is price-clipped, has light edge wear/wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, slight fading to spine color, light rubbing on spine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
6 Layton, Irving. A WILD PECULIAR JOY: SELECTED POEMS, 1945-82.
McClelland and Stewart, (Toronto, 1982), Ist edition, The Modern Canadian Poets series. 
223 pp, 8vo, soft cover. B&w photo. frontispiece. "...Irving Layton's poetic testament. Drawn from a lifetime's work, it is one of the most passionate, grave, and highly crafted achievements in modern poetry." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - Very minor edgewear, spine flat, very slightly sun-faded and uncreased. VG+ 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
7 Layton, Irving. DROPPINGS FROM HEAVEN.
McClelland and Stewart, (Toronto, 1979), Ist edition. 
108 pp, large 8vo, soft cover. "Layton's famous flair, rage, and incisive mind zero in on the passion and pain that have surged throughout his long career. His despair over social injustice and man's humanity to man is set beside the great loves a nd central relationships of his life in some of the most profound and moving verse he has ever produced." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very soft creases to top/bottom corners of front cover , m i n o r e d g e w ear, spine flat and uncreased with very slight wrinkle at top. VG- 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
8 Layton, Irving. LOVERS AND LESSER MEN.
McClelland and Stewart, (Toronto, 1973), Ist edition. 
109 pp, 8vo, soft cover. A collection of 86 poems. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light edgewear, minor rubbing, tiny mark on fore-edge of textblock spine flat and uncreased. VG 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
9 Layton, Irving. NAIL POLISH.
McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, (1971), Ist edition. 
87 pp, 8vo, soft cover. "A collection of 62 new poems." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light edgewear, moderate to heavy rubbing to covers, small soft crease to top edge of front cover, small crease to top rear corner, spine flat and lightly creased. Good, sound reading copy. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
10 Layton, Irving. THE GUCCI BAG.
Mosaic Press, Oakville, (1984), Ist edition. 
143 pp, 8vo, soft cover. A collection of 121 poems. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - slight bump to rear cover near spine due to excess glue in manufacturing process, minor edgewear. VG+ 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
11 Layton, Irving. THE LOVE POEMS OF IRVING LAYTON.
McClelland and Stewart, (Toronto, 1980), Ist trade edition. 
139 pp, 8vo, soft cover. "Intensely sensual, throbbing with vitality, this is the definitive collection of Irving Layton's greatest love poems. No poet of any time has written more poems in celebration of women. Certainly few, if any, have writte n with greater sensitivity or passion than Layton, whose many-hued eroticism blazes more intensely with every year...These poems are an enduring tribute not only to the women who have touched Layton's life, but to love's alchemy and its u n i v e r s a l p o wer to transform our lives." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light browning to edges of covers, spine flat and uncreased. VG 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
12 Layton, Irving. THE POLE-VAULTER.
McClelland and Stewart, (Toronto, 1974), Ist edition. 
94 pp, large 8vo, soft cover. Interior - pages browning lightly, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edgewear/rubbing, small sticker pull mark at top of front cover, spine flat and uncreased with tiny area of surface paper loss at bottom. VG- 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
13 Layton, Irving. THE TIGHTROPE DANCER.
McClelland and Stewart, (Toronto, 1978), Ist edition. 
112 pp, large 8vo, soft cover. "Love poems, travel poems, poems of youth and old age, epigrams and odes, all are turned by (Layton's) expert craft into vibrant expressions of the state of humanity, its potential for good and its capacity for evil." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light edgewear/rubbing, crease to bottom corner of front cover with very slight migration into textblock, small crease at top edge of front cover, spine flat w i t h o n e v e r y faint crease. VG- 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
COLLECTED POEMS., Layton, Irving.  Signed.
14 Layton, Irving. Signed. COLLECTED POEMS.
McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, (1968), reprint. 
354 pp, small 8vo (7 3/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON DEDICATION PAGE. "Here is a complete collection of Layton's work to date, including many hitherto unpublished poems, all reflecting the skilled craftsman in his many moods." Tiny light mark on front board, minor browning to spine and edges of textblock. Dust jacket has very light rubbing, very minor edge wear. VG/VG 
Price: 70.00 USD
 
 
SELECTED POEMS., Layton, Irving.  Signed.  Edited, preface by Wynne Francis.
15 Layton, Irving. Signed. Edited, preface by Wynne Francis. SELECTED POEMS.
McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1974, reprint. 
140 pp, 7 1/2" H, soft cover. ISBN 0771049013 SIGNED AND DATED (19/11/74) IN PENCIL ON FRONT FREE ENDPAPER. Selections from Layton's earlier books, arranged chronlogically under their titles. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - tiny foxing mark to fore-edge of first few pages, very small dint to fore-edge of front cover and preliminaries up to page 3, very light edge wear - light on fore-edge of front cover, small scratch on front cover, very l i g h t b r o w ning on spine/hinges, minor soiling on spine edges, corner crease on front cover. Very Good- 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
16 Layton, T.A. WINES OF ITALY.
Harper Trade Journals, London, 1961, Ist impression. 
221 pp, 8vo, hard cover in dust jacket. Map endpapes. B&w photos. "...(gives) the reader a panoramic, yet accurate and all embracing picture of the vast industry associated with Italian viticulture and viniculture...There is also an appendix on Italian dishes and a glossary of Anglo-Italian wine phrases..." Bump to top corner of covers, fading to color on top edge of text block, a few faint foxing marks on bottom of text block. Dust jacket has light edge wear/creasing, a few small chips/closed tears, spine and flap-folds lightly faded, very small stain on front cover, very small light brown liquid splashes on rear panel and on spine, protected in mylar sleeve. VG/G 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
17 Nolan, Brian. KING'S WAR: MACKENZIE KING AND THE POLITICS OF WAR, 1939-1945.
Toronto Random House 1988 0394220366 / 9780394220369 Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine 
188 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). B&w photographs. "(A)n extraordinary chronicle of raw politics and ruthless courage; of one man's 'divine mission' to save Canada from dismembering itself over controversial wartime issues such as conscription, Japanese internment, the infamous 'Zombie' army, and the tragic battles of Hong Kong and Dieppe, where thousands of Canadian soldiers lost their lives. (B)rilliantly details King's close friendship and political bond with Roosevelt; his key role as negotiator for Churchill; and his bizarre meeting and mystical attachment with Hitler. (T)he shocking and provocative story of a leader and his country, perilously at odds at the most fearful time in world history." Thin remainder mark on bottom of text block. Dust jacket is clean and bright. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
THE BROKEN ARK:  A BOOK OF BEASTS., Ondaatje, Michael, compiler.  John Newlove, Victor Coleman, John Glassco, Gwendolyn Macewen, George Johnston, Milton Acorn, Earle Birney, Phyllis Webb, Joan Finnegan, George Bowering, Alden Nowlan, Irving Layton, bill bissett, et al.
18 Ondaatje, Michael, compiler. John Newlove, Victor Coleman, John Glassco, Gwendolyn Macewen, George Johnston, Milton Acorn, Earle Birney, Phyllis Webb, Joan Finnegan, George Bowering, Alden Nowlan, Irving Layton, bill bissett, et al. THE BROKEN ARK: A BOOK OF BEASTS.
Toronto Oberon 1971 0887500501 / 9780887500503 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good- Tony Urquhart. 
Unpaginated (approx. 50 pp.), 12" H. B&w illustrations. Contains: 'Good Company, Fine Houses' by John Newlove; 'The Egg' by Victor Coleman; 'Catbird' by John Glassco; 'Invocations' by Gwendolyn MacEwen; 'Honey' & 'Noctambule' by George Johnston; 'The Natural History of the Elephants' by Milton Acorn; 'Slug in Woods' by Earle Birney; 'Love Story' by Phyllis Webb; 'On the 24th of May' by D.G. Jones; 'Horses' by Joan Finnegan; 'Dobbin' by George Bowering; 'The Bull Moose' by Alden Nowlan; 'Cain' by Irving Layton; 'Mountain Oysters' by Pat Lane; 'Man' by David McFadden; 'Killer Whale' by bill bissett; 'Stories of Snow' by P.K. Page; 'The Beavers of Renfrew' by Al Purdy; 'Birds for Janet, The Heron' by Michael Ondaatje; 'Dreams of the Animals' by Margaret Atwood; and 'On the Way to the Vivarium' by Stuart MacKinnon. Bump to top corner of front board, very small bump to bottom corner og both boards, tiny bump at top/bottom of spine, blank bookplate on front free endpaper. Dust jacket is price-clipped, has wear and wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds - includes a few very small tears and chips, slight fading to color on spine and across top 2" of jacket, a few small areas of light soiling marks. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
19 Spadoni, Carl and Donnelly, Judy. Foreword by Graham R. Hill. Preface by Jack McClelland. A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF McCLELLAND AND STEWART IMPRINTS, 1909-1985: A PUBLISHER'S LEGACY.
Toronto ECW Press 1994 155022171X / 9781550221718 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine 
862 pp, 10" H. Red cloth with silver lettering on spine, silver emblem on front board. B&w illustrations. Contents: Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; Chronology; Historical Introduction; Bibliographical Method and Principles; List of Works Cited; Location Symbols; Illustrations; Text organized by year, 1909-1985; Appendix A: Imprints Not Located; Appendix B: Series; Appendix C: Archival Resources; Name Index; Title Index. Very minor soiling on rear board. 
Price: 85.00 USD
 
 
20 Strickland, David. "QUOTATIONS" FROM ENGLISH CANADIAN LITERATURE.
Toronto Modern Canadian Library 1973 0919364233 / 9780919364233 Soft Cover Very Good - 
189 pp, small 8vo (7 1/2" H) "(A) comprehensive anthology of Canadian literature from its humble pioneer beginnings to the present day. Sometimes serious, often light-hearted, here is a vivid cross-section of Canadian thought and experience. Arranged alphabetically by subject matter, a great variety of subjects - art, customs, politics, money, women, youth, loneliness, work, old age, to mention but a few - are covered. In fact, practically the entire spectrum of human experience is explored." Alphabetical author index. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very light edge wear, soft crease to bottom corner of front cover, very light browning to spine and rear cover, spine flat with one crease. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
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