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THE FORGETTING ROOM, a Fiction

Bantock, Nick

  • Seller: JWMah
  • Published: 1997
  • Condition: Fine
  • Edition: 1st
Toronto: HarperCollins Publishers, Inc., 1997. (CAD) 1st printing. No markings , Fine in Fine dust jacket with die-cut openings in perect order. Illus boards, 106 pp. Colour illus. Fold-outs and paste-ins are in perfect order. A beautiful book from the author of the Griffin & Sabine trilogy with intriguing iluustrations many with neat fold-outs. . (1.9 JM FO 4/3. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Illus. by BANTOCK, Nick. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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$ 15.98
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An Illustrated History of Filmmaking

Boardman , Adam Allsuch

London: Nobrow Ltd, 2018. (UK) 1st edition, No marking, Fine; no dust jacket as published. Illus boards, 109pp, colour illus. This is an exquisitely illustrated guide to the history of filmmaking. (1.5 JM FO 53/4. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

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$ 17.99
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Cave Birds: An Alchemical Cave Drama (Ex-library copy)

Hughes, Ted

NY: Viking Press, 1978. (USA) Presumed 1st edition. Libary stamos and labels, pages generally clean, Fair in Fair dust jacket laminated in cleatr library film and taped to covers. Boards, 62pp with 24 pen and ink drawings by Baskin. ..."a haunting marriage of word and image." (1.8 JM FO 49/1. 1st. Hardcover. Fair/Fair. Illus. by BASKIN, Leonard. 4to - over 9¾" - 12". Ex-Library.

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$ 19.88
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Anne of Green Gables

Montgomery, L.M.

Pleasantville NY: Reader's Digest Association, 1992. (USA) No markings,Fine; no dust jacket as published. Includes the leaflet The World's Best Reading. As a bonus, there is an unused postcard of the Green Gables House in PEI laid into the book. Greenish cloth with red brown cloth spine, 262pp. Attractively preduced copy with colour illustrations. (1.9 JM FO 16/A0. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Ellison, Mick. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

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$ 13.99
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Tales of Edgar Allan Poe (Book of Wonder)

Poe, Edgar Allan Po

NY: William Morrow, 1991. (usa) 3red printing. No markings, Fine in Very Good dust jacket with a touch of rubbing to the head of spine panel. Embossed black cloth, 308pp, frontis and 17 colour plates illustrated by Barry Moser. (2.2 JM FO 17/0. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Illus. by MOSER, Barry. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

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$ 19.49
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2011. (USA) 1st printing. SIGNED BY AUTHOR to the title page and dated 2011, no other markings, a touch of rubbing to base of spine, about Fine in unclipped Near Fine dust jacket with a bit of rubbing to base of spine panel. Boards, 196pp, monochrome illustrations by Van Allsburg. A heavy book. (2.5 JM FO 3/2. Signed by Author. 1st. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

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$ 39.99
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The Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana, an Illustrated Novel

Eco, Umberto

Orlando FL: Harcourt, 2005. (USA) 1st American printing. No markigns, Fine in unclipped Near Fone dust jacket with faint scratch to back panel. Boards, 469pp, colour and monochrome illus. This illustrated novel deals with a man;s loss of memory and he searches through boxes of old photos, newspapers, comics, teenage diaries hoping to regain his memories. (2.3 JM FO 52/2. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

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$ 14.95
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Vancouver, the Way It Was

Kluckner, Michael

Vancouver: Whitecap Books Ltd, 1984. (CAD) 3rd Printing (1986) No markings, Fine copy in unclipped Good dust jacket with panels and the spine faded by the sun, Black cloth, 239pp, index. Lots of B&W historic photos with colou illustrations by the author in this engaging pictorial history of Vancouver. A heavy book. (3.8 JM FO 52/2. Hardcover. Fine/Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

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$ 18.99
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David Gentleman's Paris

Gentleman, David

London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1993. (UK) 1st paperback edition. No markings, spine crease, Very Good. Wraps, 192pp, index, Pen and ink drawings of Pris with watercolour wash provided an evocative portrait of the French capital. A heavy book. (2.9 JM HOJ 302/2. 1st. Paperback. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

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$ 18.99
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Gulliver's Travels

Swift, Jonathan

London: The Folio Society, 1965. (UK) Presumed 1st of this edition. No markings, hinges tight and book is square, but there is a faint discoloration to the green cloth of the spine, and a faint discoloration to the red dye at the top edge of pages, thus Good only; lacking the slipcase. Patterned boars with green cloth spine, 262pp, colour illustrated plates. (1.8 JM FO 16/1. 1st. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by BAWDEN, Edward. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

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$ 15.00
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The Year of the Dragon: An Ancient Journal of Oriental Wisdom

Suckling, Nigel

Vancouver: Raincoast Books, 2000. (CAD) 1st printing. No markigns, Fine; no dust jacket as published. Padd illus boards, 96pp, colour illus. This fiction work is built around the discovery of a journal written by an English teaveller in China in which he discussed the place of the dragon in Chinese culture and mythology. A heavy book, (2.4 JM FO 21/7. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Anderson, Wayne. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

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$ 15.88
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A storybook from Tomi Ungerer

Ungerer, Tomi

NY: Franklin Watts, 1974. (USA) Presumed 1st edition, No markings, Near Fine in price-clipepd Very Good dust jacket. Boards, 92pp, colour illus by Ungerer of 6 fairy tales adapted from Hans Christian Andersen the Brothers Grimm and other sources. (2.0 JM FO 43/0 . 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

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$ 29.95
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S / Ship of Theseus

Abrams, J.J.; Dorst, Doug

USA: Mulholland Books, 2013. (USA) Presumed 1st edition. No markings, a touch of rubbing to the head and foot of spine, otherwise Near Fine; no dust jacket as published; in Near Fine slipcase. This concept novel has high production values. The book is designed as an ex-library book with a faux library label to the spine. The cover is umber cloth embossed with a desing of a ship and stylized waves, 472pp. There are 23 inserts in the book: 1. folded 2 sheet 'photocopy' "Konfidentiell"; 2. Sheet with heading of "Pollard State University"; 3. One sheet 'photocopy' of page from The Burning Word"; 4. Folded sheet of The Daily Pronghorn dated January 8.2012; 5.. Two sheets of reproduction of a Telegramm des Deutchen Reiches; 6. One sheet from Lampa, 31 October 1910; 7. Folded blue sheet (a 'handwritten' letter from Jen-Bernard Desjardins); 8. Two handwritten sheets (a 'handwritten' letter from Jen); 9. A postcard from Brazil; 10. a 'photograph' of a stone portal; 11. Native Birds of Brazil postcard; 12. B&W postcard from Brazil; 13. Beach postcard from Brazil; 14. Colour postcard of map of Brazil; 15. Three legal-dsize line sheets written wit notes on 5 sides; 16. A sepia coloured 'photograph' of a woman; 17. A note card with illus of monkey; 18. an obituary for F.X. Caldera 'torn' from a 'newspaper'; 19. Map drwan on a'napkin'; 20. a calling card for Jean-Bernard Desjardins; 21. Two folded handwritten shhets with the letterhead of Pollard State University Libraries; 22. Folded handwritten note signed by Ermelinda Pega; 23. Rotating compass-like device. This book is the chronicle of two readers finding each other, and their deadly struggle with forces beyond their understanding--all within the margins of a book conceived by Star Wars: The Force Awakens director J.J. Abrams and written by award-winning novelist Doug Dorst. The book van be read as a novel by V.M. Straka, and also thorugh the many marginal notations left by the two "readers". A heavy book. (2.7 JM FO 10/A1. 1st. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

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$ 27.44
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The Promise

Zvi, Pnina Bat; Margie Wolfe

Toronto: Second Story Press, 2018. (CAD) Presumed 1st edition. No markings, Fine in Fine dust jacket. Boards, no page numbers, [32]pp, colour illus. This children's book tells the story of two Jewish girls who becoe friends in Auschwitz concentration camp. (1.4 JM FO 52/3. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Illus. by Cardinal, Isabelle . 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

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$ 14.95
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I Saw Esau: The Schoolchild's Pocket Book

Opie, Iona & Peter

USA: Candlewick Press, 2012. (USA) 1st printing of this edition. No markings, Fine in Fine dust jacket. Boards, 160pp, 174 pieces of children's lore and iterature with colour illustrations by Maurice Sendak. (1.8 JM FO 4/2. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Illus. by SENDAK, Maurice. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

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$ 15.99
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Vancouver, the Way It Was

Kluckner, Michael

Vancouver: Whitecap Books Ltd, 1984. (CAD) 1st printing. No markings, Fine in un-clipped Very Good dust jacket with tiny fault to leading edge of front flap fold and small scratch to rear panel. Black cloth, 239pp, index. Lots of B&W historic photos with colou illustrations by the author in this engaging pictorial history of Vancouver. A heavy book. (3.8 JM FO 3/2. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

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$ 24.49
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NY: Seven Stories Press, 2012. (USA) 4th printing of the first edition. No marking, Fine no spine creae. Wraps, 502pp. B&W and colour visuals and comic strips. Contemporary artists and illustrators reimagine great works of literature from the Iliad to Beowulf, from Gilgamesh to Boswell. A heavy book. (4.0 JM FO 50/0. Paperback. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

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$ 22.99
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Life of Pi, Deluxe Illustrated Edition

Martel, Yann

Orlando FL: Harcourt, 2007. (USA) 2nd printing of the this illustrated edition. No markings, Fine in unclipped Very Good dust jacket with 1/2" closed tear to lower front corner flap fold; DJ is in mylar sleeve. . Blue boards, 315pp. Lovely colour illustrations enhance this edition of the Man Booker Prize-winning novel. A heavy book. (3.0 JM FO 13/2. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Torjanac, Tomislav. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

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$ 24.99
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LUMBERJACK paintings and Story By William Kurelek

KURELEK, William

  • Seller: JWMah
  • Published: 1974
  • Condition: Fine
  • Edition: 1st
Montreal: Tundra Books, 1974. (CAD) Stated First printing. No makrings, Fine in price- Naer Fine Dust jacket with a touch of soiling to the lower front flap fold corner. Cloth, yelloe green endpapers, no page numbers. Colour reproductions of 26 paintings by Wm Kurelek illustrate the llife and work of the Lumberjack. Kurelek worked as a luberfjack as a young man. (1.9 JM FO 12/1. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by KURELEK, William. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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$ 37.99
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LOVE IN A COLD CLIMATE

MITFORD, Nancy

  • Seller: JWMah
  • Published: 1992
  • Condition: Fine
  • Edition: 1st
London: Folio Society, 1992. (UK) 1st of this edition. No markings, Fine , no dust jacket as published in Near Fine slipcase with very slght fading along leading edge of slipcase. illus printed cloth, xiV, 242pp. B&W illus by Pym. [1.9 JM FO 6/7 . 1st. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by PYM, Roland. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

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$ 25.99

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