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MacIntyre, Linden. "The Bishop's Man".
Toronto: Random House Canada 2009. Signed by Author
First Edition. 8vo. Cloth. Fine.
399 pp. First edition, first printing. Signed by the author on the title-page. Surprise winner of the 2009 Scotiabank Giller Prize. An as new copy. First printings now scarce.
Our Book Number: 6221
Burroughs, William S. "Early Routines".
Santa Barbara: Cadmus Editions 1981. Signed by Author
First Edition. 8vo. Cloth-backed Bds.. Near Fine.
54 pp. One of 125 numbered copies, bound in boards and signed by Burroughs. Sewn and bound by Bela Blau and designed by Graham Mackintosh. Cover portrait of William S. Burroughs by David Hockney. Top corners are lightly bruised; original glassine jacket has some edgewear but this is a tight, clean and lovely copy of this now scarce item. Our Book Number: 6403
Joyce, James. "Haveth Childers Everywhere: Fragment of Work in Progress".
London: Faber & Faber 1931.
First UK Edition. 12mo. Cloth. Very Good.
36 pp. No jacket as issued. Criterion Miscellany No. 26. First English edition, one of 249 copies of the cloth edition. Bound in original canary yellow cloth with gilt stamping on front cover. Lacks original tissue protective wrapper. Some light soiling at top edges, lower corners bumped, darkening to perimeter of covers. Still a very nice copy scarce in this binding. (Slocum and Cahoon, 42.) Our Book Number: 6485
Foran, Charles. "Mordecai: The Life and Times".
Toronto: Alfred A. Knopf Canada 2010. Signed by Author
First Edition. 8vo. Cloth. Fine.
xiv, 738 pp., illus. Signed by Foran on the title-page. Exhaustive and definitive biography of Mordecai Richler. Winner of the 2011 Governor General's Award for Non-fiction. An as new copy.
Our Book Number: 6597
Carter, Harry. "The House of Enschedé, 1703 - 1953".
Haarlem, Holland: Joh. Enschedé En Zonen 1953.
First Edition. 12mo. Paper Over Boards. Very Good.
lxi, 149 pp., illus. + 1 fold-out. Contains three chapters: "Seven Generations of Printers and Typefounders Our Book Number: 6650
Mitchell, David. "The Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zoet".
Toronto: Knopf Canada 2010. Signed by Author
First Canadian Edition. 8vo. Paper Over Boards. Near Fine.
479 pp. Signed by Mitchell on the title-page. First two pages creased at top right hand corner, lower corners bruised, else an as new copy. Our Book Number: 6696
Dreyfus, John. "A History of the Nonesuch Press ".
London: Nonesuch Press 1981.
First Edition. Folio. Cloth. Fine.
xv, 319 pp., illus. With an Introduction by Geoffrey Keynes and A Descriptive Catalogue by David McKitterick, Simon Rendell & John Dreyfus. Limited edition of 950 numbered copies, this being #760. Bound in burgundy cloth with gilt lettering on spine and gilt decoration on front. A fine copy. Our Book Number: 6782
Burgess, Anthony. "The Eve of Saint Venus".
London: Sidgwick and Jackson 1964. Signed by Author
First Edition. 8vo. Cloth. Pagram, Edward. Very Good.
138 pp. Illustrated and with dustjacket by Edward Pagram. Signed and dated (1989) inscription by Burgess on title-page. Some mild bruising to head and foot of spine, small stain (about a half inch) to lower edge at front near spine: price-clipped dustjacket has some light edgewear at head and foot of spine and there is a small area of staining to lower portion of front panel near spine. Still a very nice copy of this edition.
Our Book Number: 6821
Desai, Kiran. "The Inheritance of Loss".
New York: Atlantic Monthly Press 2006. Signed by Author
First American Edition. 8vo. Trade Paperback. Fine.
324 pp. Signed by Desai on the title-page. Winner of the 2006 Man Booker Prize. Bound uncorrected proof in mint condition. Our Book Number: 6939
Ustinov, Peter. "Dear Me".
Boston: Little, Brown and Company 1977. Signed by Author
First American Edition. 8vo. Cloth. Very Good.
374 pp., illus. Lengthy signed inscription by Ustinov to publishing executive Fred Kerner on front free endpaper. Previous owner's discreet ex libris stamp, wear to head and foot of spine, light wear to edges of covers; dustjacket is chipped at head and foot of spine and at top and bottom of flap hinges, a few closed tears, spine and flap hinges age-toned. Our Book Number: 7178