Category: Plays & Poetry


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...left in slow motion (signed)

By: David Etheridge

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Fredericton, New Brunswick Chapbooks, 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed, signed and dated by Etheridge

The first title in the New Brunswick Chapbooks series, this one a one-act play first performed in Fredericton, New Brunswick, in February 1978, then performed on CBC Radio a year later before ending up in printed form. 30 pages. Light general wear. Uncommon. View more info

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20th CENTURY CANADIAN POETRY, An Anthology with introduction and notes

By: Birney, Earle (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ryerson Press, 1953

Edition: First Edition

"A selection of verse written by Canadians between the years 1900 and 1950." Red cloth w/black spine lettering, 169 pages (including aids to study and enjoyment, biographical notes, index). Bumped/lightly worn corners/spine ends, tanned edges, previous owner's name/date to front end paper, in edgeworn dust jacket w/small triangular piece from top edge of front panel, chipping to edges/corners/spine ends, moderate general wear. View more info

A Bibliography of Studies in Metaphysical Poetry 1939-1960

By: Berry, Lloyd E. (compiler)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Madison, University of Wisconsin Press, 1964

Edition: First Edition

Contains 1147 entries, continuing a 1939 work by Theodore Spencer and Mark Van Doren. Blue cloth, 99 pages (including Author Index). Bumped corners, ight general wear, in price-clipped dust jacket w/lightly sunned spine. View more info

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A Hair's Breadth of Abandon

By: Holt, Jason

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Lakeville Corner, AB collector publishing, 2002

Edition: First Edition

Holt's third book of poetry. Foreword by George Elliott Clarke. 70 pages + list of other in-print titles from the publisher. A hint of edgewear. Internally tight and clean. View more info

A Masque of Aesop

By: Davies, Robertson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Clarke, Irwin & Co., 1952

Edition: First Edition

The author's "first foray into the field of the masque." Tan cloth, 47 pages. An ex-New Brunswick Legislative Library copy w/discard stamp, and the usual librarian tortures suffered by innocent books. View more info

A Pallet of Grass

By: Whittaker-Soulikias, Constance

Price: $6.00

Publisher: No Place, Privately Published,

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & Signed by Author

One of 500 copies. A collection of verse, proceeds from the sales of which were to be donated to the New Brunswick Cardiac Care Unit. Preface by David R. Marr, M.D. Inscribed ("for Linda") and signed ("Constance") on title page. 140 pages, front and back cover illustrations by Fred Ross. Light general wear. Internally tight and clean. View more info

A Primer For Poets

By: Shapiro, Karl

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Lincoln, University of Nebraska Press,

No date (circa 1963). Three essays ("What the poet knows," "The true artificer," and "The career of the poem") originally published in 1953 under the title, 'Beyond Criticism.' 73 pages. Rubbing, some handling wear, previous owner's name to inside front cover, moderate handling wear. View more info

A Primer of Ezra Pound

By: Rosenthal, M.L.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Universal Library/Grosset & Dunlap, 1966

Edition: 1st Universal Library edition

The author "has provided an admirable and evocative introduction to the enjoyment and study of Pound's works. His Primer serves at once to trace Pound's literary and political position and to suggest how to approach the poet's rewarding if sometimes formidable art. Its chief concern is to examine what it is that gives the poetry, early and late, its peculiar and original force, its depth and complexity, and to suggest the passions and convictions from which the poetr... View more info

A Rope Against the Sun

By: Pittman, Al

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Portugal Cove, Breakwater Books, 1974

Edition: First Edition

First performed in 1970 at the Eastport Summer Festival. 69 pages, cover illustration by Gerry Squires. Light edgewear, a bit of sunning to pages, previous owner's signature to front end paper, light general wear. View more info

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A Voix Basse (signed)

By: Cadet, Maurice

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Trois-Rivieres & Luxembourg, Ecrits des Forges and Editions PHI, 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & Signed by Author

A collection of French-language poetry. This copy inscribed (to Denise N.) and signed by Cadet, on half-title. 88 pages. Light general wear. Internally tight and clean. View more info

After The Image

By: Wright, Jonathan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Riverview, Owl's Head Press, 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

A limited edition of 500 copies, of which this is #22. A collection of verse "influenced by French and Spanish surrealists, and Japanese and Chinese poets." Signed by Wright, on half-title. 51 pages, cover illustration by Bernard Deniger. A suggestion of edgewear. View more info

Anonymous Mesdemoiselles

By: Pacey, Michael

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fredericton, The New Brunswick Chapbooks,

Edition: First Edition

The 18th title in the New Brunswick Chapbooks series edited by Nancy Bauer. A collection of poems, limited to 250 copies. 24 pages, cover by John Green. Sunned edges, light smudging. View more info

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By: Sophokles, and Anne Carson (translated by)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, New Directions Publishing Corporation, 2012

Edition: First Edition

According to New Directions, Carson's translation is "a combined visual and textual experience," and gives the work "an entirely fresh language and presentation, making the fundamentally human issues of death and honor, family and morality as relevant as ever." Hand-lettered text by Carson, with Stone's illustrations printed on translucent vellum pages overlaying the text. 178 pages. Bumped top corners/bottom spine corners/edges. A near pristine, unre... View more info

Antonio's Revenge

By: Marston, John (edited by Reavley Gair)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Manchester & Baltimore, Manchester University Press & The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1978

Edition: First Edition

The ISBN number given above is that of the UK; the US ISBN for this title is 0 8018 2012 X. A new edition of the classic drama, seeking "to evaluate the play not merely as a literary text but as a drama for a particular company within a specific theatre." Green cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 158 pages (plus Appendices). Dust jacket w/light edgewear, 1/2" tear to bottom left corner of rear panel. View more info

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Anything But Hank! (signed)

By: Lebowitz, Rachel, and Zachariah Wells

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Emeryville, Biblioasis, 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & Signed by Authors

A baby and a pig in search of a name for the former end up in the mountains "as they seek an audience with the Wizard and his baby-naming Mexican beaded lizard." This copy inscribed by Lebowitz and Wells to some kid named Noah ("For Noah,/Happy Reading!") on title page. Bumped corner/spine ends, in lightly worn dust jacket. View more info