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1 Appleby, Edna (Hill). CANMORE: THE STORY OF AN ERA.
Canmore, Alberta Self-published 1975 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good- Signed by Author
163 pp, 11 1/4" H. Signed by author on front free endpaper. B&w photographs, reproductions, fold-out school group (1926) photograph facing title page. Records the history of town of Canmore and the surrounding area. "Once located within the boundaries of Rocky Mountain Park, you observe Canmore changing from a CPR town into the only thriving coal mining town of the entire Bow Valley. Pictures and records of the once existing towns of Bankhead, Anthracite, Georgetown and Kananaskis are spotlighted as they enhanced the development of Canmore itself into the town it now is. The history of Exshaw and its cement plant is also recorded. Traced throughout the book is the development of the Canmore Mines from 1887 to 1974 with a subjective view of the miner and his contribution to Canmore." A few minor very small dents on rear board, minor browning on rear pastedowns. Dust jacket is price-clipped, has light to moderate edge wear and rubbing, a few very small dents and small hole on rear panel, several medium tears/creases with old tape repair at top of rear panel, two very small stains on rear panel. 
Price: 20.00 USD
London Collins Clear-Type Press Full-Leather Very Good+ Movie Stills. 
439 pp, 16mo (6 1/8" H), thin burgundy leather over card covers/spine - gilt lettering and decoration on spine, top edge gilt - in original clear plastic wrapper and burgundy slipcase (stamped 'British Made'). Burgundy endpapers, 6 b&w illustrations including frontispiece - movie stills from the 1940 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer production starring Greer Garson, Laurence Olivier, Maureen O'Sullivan, Edmund Gwenn et al. 2" tear at bottom of half-title page archivally taped, very minor wear at top corner of both covers. Slipcase has light to moderate edge wear, crease down rear of left-hand side panel. 
Price: 75.00 USD
FIRST IN LAST OUT:  THE RCAF, WOMEN'S DIVISION AND NURSING SISTERS IN WORLD WAR II., Bryce, Glad.  Foreword by Roberta Bondar.  With messages by  Margaret Couture, Norm Miller and Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) Susan Beharriell.
3 Bryce, Glad. Foreword by Roberta Bondar. With messages by Margaret Couture, Norm Miller and Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) Susan Beharriell. FIRST IN LAST OUT: THE RCAF, WOMEN'S DIVISION AND NURSING SISTERS IN WORLD WAR II.
Toronto University Women's Club of Toronto 2010 0986519502 / 9780986519505 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket - (as issued) Signed and Inscribed by Author.
224 pp, oblong (9 1/4" H x 11 1/8" D), glazed pictorial boards, b&w photographs, maps. Signed on half title page: "Glad Bryce" and also inscibed: "To / Hugh / Enjoy! / Glad". Chapter headings: First In: It Begins; Becoming a WD; Life as a WD; Trades, Training, and Jobs; WDs Overseas; Headquarters, Flying Schools and Air Stations; Special Challenges; Last Out: The End of the War at Home and Abroad; Appendices (Personal Interviews / Personal Stories); Nursing Sisters; Endnotes; Glossary; Bibliography; Index. Some light waviness at top/bottom edges of text block. 
Price: 35.00 USD
MANY LIVES - ONE LOVE., Butcher, Fanny.
4 Butcher, Fanny. MANY LIVES - ONE LOVE.
New York Harper & Row 1972 060104023 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good+ Signed by Author
463 pp, 8 5/8" H. Signed: "Fanny Butcher" on front free endpaper. B&w photographs. "This is the extraordinary memoir of the lifelong passion - and the multiple friendships - of one of the outstanding women of (the twentieth century), who has lived her life to the full in the heart of the Midwest and the literary circles of two continents. Young Fanny Butcher began her career just before the dawn of the Chicago literary renaissance of the 1920s and 1930s. (S)he got a job as assisant to the woman's editor of the Chicago Tribune, and worked her way to the position of literary editor during the overlordship of Colonel Robert R. McCormick. (S)he was in turn a reporter, music critic, and society editor, but she spunkily created her own book columns, and reviewed and interviewed and made friends with hundreds of American, French, English and other writers whose success in midland America she helped to promote by her profound involvement in their work. For almost fifty years at the Tribune she took an active share in the life of her times - not only as a book reviewer but as a bookshop proprietor and as an advocate of good causes, from women's suffrage to freedom of expression for the writer. Here are her personal recollections of Edna Ferber, Willa Cather, Carl Sandburg, Sinclair Lewis, H.L. Mencken, Gertrude Stein, Ernest Hemingway, Louis Bromfield, James Joyce, Andre Maurois, Thornton Wilder, Fannie Hurst, and many, many others." Light toning to edges of text block, slight colour fading at top edge of boards and spine, bump/wrinkling at top of spine and light wrinkling at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has moderate to heavy sun fading on spine - lettering is still legible, very light browning on rear flap-fold and at top edge of flaps, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine including a few small and tiny tears, two tiny dents on rear hinge area, very small two-letter notation in red ink at top of front flap. 
Price: 25.00 USD
University of Alabama Press, Alabama, 1975. 
160 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0817371613 B&w illustrations. "It was Millay who captured in verse the freedom, spontaneity, quick wit, and beauty of the pre-1920s as no other poet did. She was a living symbol of the 'new woman' who could live, think, and love as freely as they chose. (This) is a psychological portrait of Millay in her finest years, the ones after she had freed herself of the repression of her childhood and youth and before she accepted th e b o n d s o f a stifling marriage. The four most important influences on Millay's life and art - Floyd Dell, Edmund Wilson, Arthur Davison Ficke, and Eugen Boissevain - are discussed at length in individual chapters. A separate chapter deals b ri e fl y wi th h e r less significant relationships. Dr. Cheney's fascinating study reveals that Millay's concern with and involvement in anti-war protests, women's rights, social injustice, lesbianism, and individual freedom make her not only a rep re sen ta tiv e w oma n of her own time, but very much a woman for our time, too." Faint cigarette odor, minor browning to pages, light wear at top/bottom of spine and at corners, light wrinkling at bottom of spine, very light browning to fore -edg e a nd t op of t extb lock . Du st jacket has a few tiny chips, one very small tear archivally taped, light browning on spine and flap-folds and edges of panels, light rubbing, minor soiling. Very good-/Very Good- 
Price: 12.50 USD
WE STAND ON GUARD:  POEMS AND SONGS OF CANADIANS IN BATTLE., Colombo, John Robert and Richardson, Michael, compilers.  Foreword by Richard Rohmer.
6 Colombo, John Robert and Richardson, Michael, compilers. Foreword by Richard Rohmer. WE STAND ON GUARD: POEMS AND SONGS OF CANADIANS IN BATTLE.
Doubleday 1985 0385250029 / 9780385250023 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
210 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H). "(A) comprehensive collection of songs, poems, and verses of Canadian in battle. Over three hundred years of martial experience are covered, from the early Indian battles through rebellions and insurrections to the two World Wars." Chapters headings: Indian Battles; The English and the French; The American Invasion; The War of 1812; The Massacre of Seven Oaks; The Rebellion of 1837; The Fenian Raids; The Mounted Police; The Riel Rebellions; The Nile Expedition; The Boer War; The First World War; The Spanish Civil War; The Second World War; The Korean War; Peacekeeping and Protest; Future Battles. "Many of the contributors are poets as well known as Earle Birney, Robert W. Service, Major Charles G.D. Roberts, Al Purdy, Alden Nowlan, and Raymond Souster; others are soldier-poets unknown to literary history who put into words the meaning of heroism and human suffering." Large gift inscription on front pastedown, soft corner crease on page v, book slightly cracked at page 112/113, minor edge wear. Dust jacket has very light edge wrinkling, minor rubbing, slight fading to spine color. 
Price: 12.50 USD
WIND, WATER, ROCK AND SKY: THE STORY OF COGNASHENE, GEORGIAN BAY., David, Jennifer, ed.  Foreword by Hon. William G. Davis.
7 David, Jennifer, ed. Foreword by Hon. William G. Davis. WIND, WATER, ROCK AND SKY: THE STORY OF COGNASHENE, GEORGIAN BAY.
Toronto Cognashene Book Corporation 1997 0968189504 / 9780968189504 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good + Very Good- 
191 pp, oblong (9 3/4" H x 11 3/4" D). Map endpapers, b&w and colour photographs, reproductions. "In the spectacular expanse of wind, water, rock and sky that is Georgian Bay, there is only one Cognashene . Historically rich, geographically gorgeous, shaped by colourful characters and events, Cognashene's allure is as powerful today as it was for the first hardy souls to arrive at its scenic shores. (This book) celebrates the uniquely Canadian island community and traces its dramatic journey from its native roots, through its industrial development to its days of pioneer settlement. In these pages you'll meet Champlain and his young protege, Etienne Brule. You'll find out what it took to be a success - or a failure! - in the lumber days. You can settle in for a visit at Longuissa, Whalen's or Blarney Castle, or, if it's Sunday - and you're so inclined - stop by the Church on the Rocks. And you'll discover throughout the breathtaking beauty that has captivated countless artists, including A.Y. Jackson and other members of the Group of Seven. Part historical document, part warm-hearted slice-of-cottage-life, (it) reveals a distinctive and winning personality. It is, quite simply, the essence of Cognashene." Minor rubbing and a tiny dint on rear board. Dust jacket has tiny edge tear and minor wear at top of rear hinge area, minor browning on inside top/bottom edges, light fading to color on rear flap-fold and on bottom edge of rear flap, moderate color fading on front flap-fold and on bottom edge of front flap, minor rubbing on rear panel. 
Price: 50.00 USD
Toronto Musson 1972 0773700072 / 9780773700079 First Canadian Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good - 
382 pp, 8 3/4" H. 6 b&w illustrations. "As provocative and challenging as when it was first published in 1936, (this book) traces the development of female thought as reflected by the creative imagination of writers from Mary Wollstonecraft and Jane Austen to Pearl Buck and Virginia Woolf. With superb balance of reason and passion, the author probes the minds and hearts of her fellow creatures. She assesses their feeling towards their existence as women and examines their reactions to the role society expects them to fulfil." Contents: Part I. The Nineteenth-Century School of Femininity. We Wrtie as Women; Mary Wollstonecraft: Who Walked an Emotional Tight Rope; Jane Austen: Who Rode a Flirtatious Merry-Go-Round; The Bronte Sisters: Who Wrestled with Romance; George Eliot: Who Sat Like the Recording Angel and Wrote; Olive Schreiner: Who Lay Listening to the Biological Drum Beating. Part II. The Twentieth-Century School of Femininity. Little Girl Pals: Anita Loos - Dorothy Parker - Katharine Brush - Daphne du Maurie; Go-Getters: Edna Ferber - Fannie Hurst - G.B. Stern - Rose Macaulay; Matriarchs: Dorothy Canfield - Margaret Ayer Barnes - Storm Jameson - Phyllis Bentley - Phyllis Bottome - Sheila Kaye-Smith - Ruth Suckow - Evelyn Scott - Kate O'Brien; Helpmeets: Edith Wharton - Helen Grace Carlisle - Mary Borden - May Sinclair - Margaret Goldsmith - I.A.R. Wylie - Kay Boyle; Sophisticated Ladies: Ellen Glasgow - Mazo de la Roche - Margaret Kennedy - E.H. Young - E.M. Delafield - "Elizabeth" - Victoria Sackville-West; Priestesses: Pearl Buck - Radclyffe Hall - Mary Webb; Artistes: Katherine Mansfield - Willa Cather - Clemence Dane - Virginia Woolf. Minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light edge wear, two small tears arcvhivally taped, light rubbing, scratch mark down front panel. 
Price: 25.00 USD
9 Hiaasen, Carl; Leonard, Elmore; Barry, Dave; Hall, James W.; Buchanan, Edna; Standiford, Les; Levine, Paul; Antoni, Brian; Due, Tanaanarive; Dufresne, John; Hendricks, Vicki; Hospital, Carolina; Mayerson, Evelyn. NAKED CAME THE MANATEE. UNCORRECTED PROOF.
G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York, [1996], Uncorrected proof for limited distribution. 
200 pp, 8vo, soft cover. Uncorrected proof. "In November 1995, a baker's dozen of Florida's finest writers began a serial novel for 'The Miami Herald's Topic' magazine, one writer passing the completed chapters to the next, and with each chapter, the excitement grew...a raucously funny, intricately suspenseful story of intrigue, murder, double-cross, and even love, a novel populated by an extraordinary cast of reporters, ciminals, revolutionaries, voluptuaries, hitmen, policemen, the peripatitic ex-president of the United States, and the Bearded One himself, Fidel Castro..." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - covers lightly rubbed, spine flat and uncreased. VG+ 
Price: 20.00 USD
BESIDE STILL WATERS., Jaques, Edna.  Inscribed by author.
10 Jaques, Edna. Inscribed by author. BESIDE STILL WATERS.
Thomas Allen, Toronto, 1946, later printing. 
88 pp, small 8vo (7 5/8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. INSCRIBED ON FRONT FREE ENDPAPER: "FRIENDLY GREETINGS EDNA JAQUES". "Edna Jaques was born in Collingwood, in Ontario on the shore of the Georgian Bay. Her father, Captain Charles Jaques, sai led with the old Northern Navigation Co. for years, but one day announced to his astonished family that he was leaving the water and taking to the land. They were going homesteading in Saskatchewan. To a homestead in Saskatchewan, thirty m i l e s s o u theast of Moose Jaw the family came in 1902 and proceeded to farm, making every mistake greenhorns ever made, but these were the good years when the prairie gave forth its increase without much coaxing. Edna Jaques has a way with h er . M en a n d wo me n feel the magnetism of her presence. She has not seen life from the side lines. There is a choking realism in her poems that makes her phrases glow and burn and through all her work, there shines like a thread of purest go ld, h er lov e o f be aut y, her hunger and thirst for everything that is sweet and honest and kindly." Very light browning to edges of textblock, one tiny corner bump, minor edge wear, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has mod era te edge wea r/ wri nkli ng, small chips and tears - some with creases, light rubbing and soiling. Very Good/Good- 
Price: 15.00 USD
11 Smiley, Kathryn, editor. (Larry Blumenfeld, Robert E. Skinner, Lew and Nancy Buckingham.) FIRSTS: THE BOOK COLLECTOR'S MAGAZINE. MAY, 1996. VOLUME 6, NUMBER 5. (WESTERN ISSUE - A.B. GUTHRIE, AMERICAN INDIANS.)
Tucson, Arizona Firsts Magazine 1996 Stapled in Wraps Very Good+ 
76 pp, 10 3/4" H, soft cover (magazine format). B&w illustrations. Articles: The Civilization of the American Indian: A Landmark Series from the University of Oklahoma; A Checklist of The Civilization of the American Indian Series; Collecting A.B. Guthrie, Jr. (with checklist); A Tribute to Jeff C. Dykes (collector, educator, bookman - with checklist); Points; A Collector's Guide to Publishers (The Dial Press); Books into Film ('Giant' by Edna Ferber - film by George Stevens). Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, minor rubbing, a few small very soft wrinkles. 
Price: 10.00 USD
ALL FOR LOVE., Tudor, Tasha, selected, edited and illustrated by.
12 Tudor, Tasha, selected, edited and illustrated by. ALL FOR LOVE.
New York Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2000 068982842X / 9780689828423 First Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Tasha Tudor. 
93 pp, oblong 8vo (8 3/4" H x 11 1/4" D). Pictorial endpapers, beautifully illustrated in full colour throughout. "This rich and varied collection compiled by beloved artist Tasha Tudor explores the beauty of all kinds of love through a combination of poems, letters, songs, and stories. Each eloquent expression of love is interpreted by Tasha's exquisite watercolors, frorm the sincerity of Yeats's enduring love to the passion of Cathy in Emily Bronte's 'Wuthering Heights'. Also included is a charming section about Tasha Tudor's own family traditions on that very special day of love - Valentine's Day. Your'll find directions for making valentine bouquets, delicious cakes, and even unique decorative cards, as well as descriptions of holiday projects and events for the whole family." very small remainder ink dot on top of text block at spine (also a tiny dot on inner edge of front board), a few tiny dents on top/bottom edges of boards. Dust jacket has minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, tiny dent on front hinge. 
Price: 20.00 USD
THE MAGIC CIRCLE: STORIES AND PEOPLE IN POETRY., Untermeyer, Louis, editor. (Edna St Vincent Millary, Robert Frost, Roy Helton, Elinor Wylie, Robert Service, Alfred Noyes, Rudyard Kipling, Alfred Tennyson, Walt Whitman, Robert Nathan, Emily Dickinson, Carolyn Wells, et al.)
13 Untermeyer, Louis, editor. (Edna St Vincent Millary, Robert Frost, Roy Helton, Elinor Wylie, Robert Service, Alfred Noyes, Rudyard Kipling, Alfred Tennyson, Walt Whitman, Robert Nathan, Emily Dickinson, Carolyn Wells, et al.) THE MAGIC CIRCLE: STORIES AND PEOPLE IN POETRY.
New York Harcourt, Brace 1952 Very Good Good+ Beth & Joe Krush. 
288 pp, 8vo (8" H). B&w illustrations. "With the sure taste and wide range of a master anthologist, (the editor) has made a fresh and exciting collection of the best poetry that will lure the young reader by the story it tells or the character it portrays. More than a hundred poems are grouped under eight general headings: Strange Tales, Gallant Deeds, Unforgettable People, Our American Heritage, Fables, All in Fun, Ballads of the Old Days, and Folk Tales of Our Times. Many old favorites are included as well as more recent verse giving balance and a contemporary flavor to the whole. Edna St. Vincent Millay, Elizabeth Coatsworth, Robert Nathan, Kipling and Browning, Chaucer and Shakespeare, Dorothy Parker, and Ogden Nash are a few of the poets whose work enriches these pages. This is not an academic volume. It is a work of love, and the reader will find it a book to keep throught the years, with something for every mood and taste." Minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, previous owner's name on free front end paper, two tiny corner bumps, light edge wear, very light browning to edges of text block. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling and tiny chips/tears at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, fading to spine color - lettering still very legible, light rubbing soiling on rear panel, one small and one tiny tear, a few tiny water marks on inside of spine/rear panel. 
Price: 20.00 USD
A DIAL MISCELLANY., Wasserstrom, William, edited and with introduction by.
14 Wasserstrom, William, edited and with introduction by. A DIAL MISCELLANY.
Syracuse, New York Syracuse University Press 1963 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good- 
372 pp, large 8vo (9 3/16" H). B&w plates. "This Anthology is tangible evidence that 'The Dial' printed more original and influential work than any other journal in America or England. Here are many of (its) now-famous contributors, not always as we know them best. Included are letters from 'The Dial's' international correspondents: Thomas Mann (Germany), T.S. Eliot (London), Ezra Pound (Paris), Jose Ortega y Gasset (Spain). D.H. Lawrence writes a book review, William Carlos Williams discusses Marianne Moore, Gilbert Seldes reviews 'The Great Gatsby', and Paul Claudel gives us 'A Glance at the Soul of Japan'. An unfinished version of Eliot's 'The Hollow Men' and an early version of Pound's 'Fifth Canto' are included and works of Derain, Picasso, Matisse, and other artists are reproduced in this collection. All of the departments of 'The Dial' are represented, and most of the material has not been reprinted elsewhere." Light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, small area of old glue on rear hinge, slight loss of color on colored spine label. Dust jacket has very light edge wrinkling, a few small chips/tears/creases at top of spine - archivally taped, small ghost sticker mark on front panel, light edge wear at bottom of spine. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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