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The Mother's Recompense

By: Wharton, Edith

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, George J. McLeod, Ltd.: 1925

Seller ID: 002230

Condition: Very Good


Original red cloth with gilt lettering on boards. Deals with mother-daughter-lover triangle, with emphasis upon the mother's struggle to speak and be heard, in defiance of societal expectations. Previous owner's name. Minor edge soil. 342 pp. View more info

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The Custom of the Country

By: Wharton, Edith

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Toronto, McLeod & Allen: 1913

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004122

Condition: Very Good


Original bright red cloth lettered in gold on boards. First appeared in magazine serial form by Scribner. This copy is surely the first Canadian edition, if not the first, period. The heroine moves from the American Midwest to New York, in search of eligible husbands to assist her in climbing the social ladder. Struggling with constraints against women before WWI, she appears unhappy even after three marriages. A classic account of mindless trampling of others to adv... View more info

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The Golden Rose

By: White, Fred M.

Price: $120.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock, & Co., Limited: 1913

Seller ID: 004373

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original maroon cloth decorated in silver and lettered in gold on boards. Presumed First Edition of this rare title. An unusual sociological setting - a florist wary of strangers who might seek to steal his discoveries meets the niece of his former teacher/employer with whom he had had a falling out. 320 pp. Very light endpaper foxing and some front edge soil. Faint, brief inscription. View more info

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Rose O' Paradise

By: White, Grace Miller

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Toronto, Copp Clark Co. Limited: 1916

Edition: First Canadian Editiion

Seller ID: 003472

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original bright maroon cloth with gilt pictorial on boards. DJ from H.K. Fly Company, N.Y., has several repaired tears inside, and a cover crease, but is complete. A haunting DJ and front. of a girl with a bucket of kittens and a violin going ourt into a blizzard ! Four full-page b/w plates. Previous owner's name and small lodge sticker on front endpaper. 352 pp. View more info

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Flaming Fur Lands

By: White, Samuel Alexander

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ryerson Press: 1948

Seller ID: 006597

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original red cloth on boards. Previous owner's label and pencilled circle on first free endpaper. A novel concerning rival traders who compete for both business and love in the frozen barrens of Labrador. 153 pp. View more info

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Flaming Fur Lands

By: White, Samuel Alexnder

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ryerson Press: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009875

Condition: Very Good


Protagonist is a Labrador fur trader succeeding his father, who made a few enemies in the business. The author is widely respected due to his production of novels, short stories, and magazine articles on various Nature themes. In fact, one French publisher authorized White's total output in French. No marks or damage to the book. DJ is lightly chipped around the edges. 153 pp. Scarce ! View more info

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Call of the North

By: White, Stewart Edward

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., Triangle Books: 1942

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 000897

Condition: Very Good


Original dark blue cloth on boards. DJ has piece missing at bottom of spine. SEE SCAN. Ned Trent had bucked the powerful factor of the local Hudson's Bay outlet, who then sentenced Ned to "la longue traverse". Then he met the factor's daughter ... 260 pp. P.O.N. View more info

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A Bishop Out of Residence

By: Whitechurch, Victor L.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ryerson Press:

Seller ID: 008613

Condition: Very Good


Original dark green cloth bordered in black on boards. Previous owner's name and date (1924). A bishop from the city retires to a country parish for "rest and relaxation." It's not to be ! 315 pp. View more info

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The Mankiller of the Foothills

By: Whitney, Elliott

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Reilly and Lee Co.: 1936

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 002587

Condition: Good Plus


Original tan cloth lettered and decorated in black on boards. Page heads state "The Boys' Big Game Series" on verso, and "The White Tiger of Nepal" on recto. 255 pp. plus teaser previews of three similar stories. General age-toning, but easily readable. View more info

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The Lassie of Glengarry

By: Wilbur, Mrs. R.M.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, American Baptist Publication Society: 1894

Seller ID: 008606

Condition: Good to Very Good


Original grey-green cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. Tales from Scotland. 192 pp. View more info

The Picture of Dorian Gray

By: Wilde, Oscar

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Hartsdale House: 1931

Seller ID: 012870

Condition: Good Plus


Grey cloth with blue florals on boards. Previous owner's name. DJ worn all round, but no tears. "One of the most readable as well as most famous novels of all time."- DJ. View more info

The Bridge of San Luis Rey

By: Wilder, Thornton

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Albert and Charles Boni: 1928

Edition: 16th Printing of First Edition

Seller ID: 012660

Condition: Very Good


Grey cloth on boards. DJ worn with small tears along top. Very clean and well-illustrated. Five people die in a fall from the bridge, and Brother Juniper wonders why. 235 pp. View more info

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Viking's Rest; A Story of the Land of Evangeline

By: Williams, Frances Fenwick

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Toronto, F.D. Goodchild Co.: 1924

Seller ID: 006297

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original red cloth lettered in black on boards. A young female journalist from New York escapes to an Acadian country bungalow. 301 pp. View more info

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My Lost Duchess

By: Williams, Jesse Lynch

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., Century Co.: 1908

Seller ID: 001392

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth decorated in lighter blue, gilt, and portrait pastedown. No DJ. Spine lettering worn. Nick, the protagonist, begins by watching women from his window, pursues one in particular, and then...? Five quaint colour drawings and a cover pastedown by Wallace Morgan illustrate this oh-so-Victorian glimpse of New York social life. Front free end paper missing. "Old Ladies Home" in ink script, and initials OLH on edges suggest that it was an infor... View more info

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The Brightener

By: Williamson, C.N. And A.M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., Burt: 1921

Seller ID: 000033

Condition: Fair


Apparently a later book, written substantially by "A.M." near or after the death of her husband and co-author, "C.N." Numerous EP scribbles in ink, PON, front hinge broken, and spine faded. 355 pp. plus brief ads. View more info

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Lady Betty Across the Water

By: Williamson, C.N. And A.M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Musson Book Company Ltd.: 1906

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 002698

Condition: Good Plus


Original plum cloth with oval pastedown portrait and white lettering on boards. Front free endpaper missing. Corner and edge wear. "Old Ladies' Home" on title, and "OLH" on edges. Unusually fine art work by Orson Lowell in colour. 306 pp. View more info

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At the Mercy of Tiberius

By: Wilson, A.J. Evans

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Ward Lock and Co. Limited:

Seller ID: 002594

Condition: Very Good


Original green cloth fully decorated in yellow and lighter green. An outstanding copy of this volume from the popular works of Mrs. Wilson; a murder mystery said to be the author's favourite. Don't miss the photo ! Faint previous owner's name and address dated '15. Patterned endpapers duplicate the cover. Light age-toning. 397 pp. View more info

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Red Dragon Square

By: Wilson, Yvonne

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., Dreamcatcher Publishing: 2000

Edition: First Printing Stated

Seller ID: 004996

ISBN: 1894372034

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original pictorial cover trade paperback. My suggestion is to check internet references for insight into this book. Very good condition. Inscribed by author, it is her second novel. 212 pp. plus bio. View more info

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Fireplay

By: Wingate, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., Coward, McCann and Geoghegan,Inc.: 1977

Edition: First American Edition Stated

Seller ID: 001870

ISBN: 698-10846-9

Condition: Very Good


Original green paper boards with beige cloth spine. Colour illustrated DJ has minor top and bottom wear. A scheme to capture a Russian nuclear sub. 252 pp. View more info

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A Quiet Neighborhood

By: Winslow, Anne Goodwin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., Alfred A. Knopf: 1947

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 002116

Condition: Very Good


Original beige cloth on boards. Price-clipped DJ has one tiny tear at top rear. Untrimmed front edges. "A subtle study of love and passing violence...framed by the serenity and peace of mind of a bygone day." 241 pp. plus A Note on the Type. View more info