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image of INTIMATE JOURNALS: CHARLES BAUDELAIRE

INTIMATE JOURNALS: CHARLES BAUDELAIRE

by Baudelaire, Charles. Translated by Chistopher Isherwood, Introduction by T.S. Eliot

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Hugh Anson-Cartwright Fine Books, ABAC/ILAB
Published
1930
Condition
Very Good Plus.
Edition
Limited, First Edition
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$97.56

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London / New York: The Blackamore Press / Random House, 1930. The first English edition consists of 400 copies, this being #148. Pp. [128], with 8 plates (includes frontispiece portrait), all drawn by Baudelaire. Blue cloth, gilt spine lettering, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Rear cover very lightly soiled, spine slightly sunned, a couple of light pencil notes to rear… Read more
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LETTERS TO SALONIKA

by Kroetsch, Robert

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Hugh Anson-Cartwright Fine Books, ABAC/ILAB
Published
1983
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited, First Edition
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$40.65

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Toroonto: Grand Union Press. Printed by Glenn Goluska at The Nightshade Press, 1983. No. 13 of 175 copies (of which 150 are for sale). Signed and numbered at the colophon by the author. Black linen spine over orange boards with black title, paper spine label. Handbound by Michael Desjardins. Designed, composed, and printed by Glenn Goluska, printed by hand on… Read more
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image of BEGINNINGS. Samplings from a long apprenticeship: novels which were imagined, written, re-written, submitted, rejected, abandoned, and supplanted

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Toroonto: Grand Union Press. Printed by Glenn Goluska at The Nightshade Press, 1983. No. 13 of 175 copies (of which 150 are for sale). Signed and numbered at the colophon by the author. Black and red lettering on tan boards, black spine lettering. Handbound by Michael Desjardins. Designed, composed, and handprinted by Glenn Goluska. No dust jacket, as issued. As… Read more
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image of UNEARTHING SUITE; LETTERS TO SALONIKA; BEGINNINGS. [3 Volumes, First Series from Grand Union Press]

UNEARTHING SUITE; LETTERS TO SALONIKA; BEGINNINGS. [3 Volumes, First Series from Grand Union Press]

by Atwood, Margaret; Robert Kroetsch; Jack Hodgins

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Hugh Anson-Cartwright Fine Books, ABAC/ILAB
Published
1983
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited, First Edition
Item Price
$487.80

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Toronto: Grand Union Press. Printed by Glenn Goluska at The Nightshade Press, 1983. All are No. 14 of 175 copies (of which 150 are for sale). All are Signed and numbered at the colophon by the respective authors. All were designed, composed, and handprinted by Glenn Goluska, and all were handbound by Michael Desjardins. Atwood - Unearthing Suite: Black linen… Read more
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PAUL CAPONIGRO: ON PRIOR LANE: A FIREFLY'S LIGHT. The Cushing Interviews

by Caponigro, Paul. Edited with an Introduction by Michael Torosian

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Hugh Anson-Cartwright Fine Books, ABAC/ILAB
Published
2008
Condition
As New
Edition
First, Limited Edition
Item Price
$650.40

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Toronto; La Jolla: Lumiere Press in conjunction with Joseph Bellows Gallery, 2008. Pp. 67. "The text has been composed in lead in Linotype Falcon on the C4 Intertype and printed letterpress by hand on a Vandercook Universal III on mould-made Hahnemuhle Biblio paper. The endpapers are slate-grey Bugra, a mould-made sheet. Twenty-three photographs have been meticulously reproduced in 10 micron… Read more
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The Lawrence Lande Collection of Canadiana in the Redpath Library of McGill University

by Lande, Lawrence. (Collected, Arranged and Annotated by), With an Introduction by Edgar Andrew Collard

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Hugh Anson-Cartwright Fine Books, ABAC/ILAB
Published
1965
Condition
Near Fine.
Edition
Limited, First Edition, Signed
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$772.35

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Montreal: Lawrence Lande Foundation for Canadian Historical Research, McGill University Press, 1965. Special Limited Edition of 75 numbered copies, of a total edition of 950, SIGNED by the compiler, this being #30, hand bound in full teal-coloured oasis niger by Vianney Belanger, and housed in a teal leather-backed chemise with marbled boards and inserted into a matching sturdy marbled slipcase… Read more
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$772.35
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Toronto: Lumiere Press, 2007. 28.2 cm x 19.5 cm; 98 pages. Printed in an edition of 250, of which 200 have been retained by the Howard Greenberg Gallery. September 2007. This being #232. The 26 hand-tipped plates in the book have been meticulously printed in 10 micron stochastic four-colour offset lithography on Utopia Premium paper. Each plate is bordered in… Read more
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PRISONS with the "Carceri" Etchings by G.B. Piranesi. Critical Study by Jean Adhemar

by Huxley, Aldous; Piranesi, G.B.

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Hugh Anson-Cartwright Fine Books, ABAC/ILAB
Published
1949
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Limited Edition
Item Price
$203.25

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London: The Trianon Press, 1949. An edition of the 1,000 unsigned copies distributed by Faber and Faber. "After printing the type was dismantled. There will be no further editions in this format." (33.2 cm x 27.5 cm), frontispiece, pp. [36], followed by 17 engravings, the descriptions printed in the extreme margin of the versos. Plate 7 printed twice showing both… Read more
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SELECT POEMS Divine and Humane

by Beedome, Thomas. [Edited by Francis Meynell]

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Published
1928
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$81.30

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Bloomsbury: The Nonesuch Press, 1928. #644 of an edition limited to 1,250 copies. Small octavo, pp. [vi], 51, [vi]. All edges untrimmed. Unopened copy. Limp vellum parchment with pigskin thongs, small, gilt-stamped decoration to front cover, gilt-stamped 'Beedome' to spine. Housed in a cream paper covered card slipcase. Bookplate of Canadian literary giant, Robertson Davies to front fly-leaf, else fine… Read more
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BUTLERIANA

by Butler, Samuel

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Hugh Anson-Cartwright Fine Books, ABAC/ILAB
Published
1932
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Numbered, Limited Edition
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$69.11

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Bloomsbury: The Nonesuch Press, 1932. #722 of an edition limited to 800 copies. Pp. xvi, 172, + 8 inserts (six photographs and two oil paintings reproduced in collotype by the Chiswick Press and tipped in). All edges untrimmed, top edge rough cut, red topstain under gilt 'on the rough'. Quarter tan niger morocco with red and black Cockerell marbled paper… Read more
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TEN SONGS

by Aliquando Press] - Campion, Thomas

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Hugh Anson-Cartwright Fine Books, ABAC/ILAB
Published
1987
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited Edition
Item Price
$243.90

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Toronto: The Aliquando Press, Printed by William Rueter, 1987. 19.8 cm x 13 cm. An edition of 70 numbered copies (this being unnumbered). Pp. [20]. Printed on Mohawk Letterpress Text, with Tweedweave wrappers, firebrick red self wraps over boards, printed paper cover label. Titles and initials printed in red; ornaments in green. Fine copy. "This book celebrates the 420th anniversary… Read more
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CANTIGAS DE AMIGO

by Aliquando Press] - Codax, Martim [Martin]

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Hugh Anson-Cartwright Fine Books, ABAC/ILAB
Published
1996
Condition
Fine.
Edition
Numbered, Limited Edition
Item Price
$609.75

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Toronto: The Aliquando Press, December, 1996. Limited edition of 70 copies, of which the first 40 were for private distribution; this being # 16. 23.5 cm x 14.5 cm, pp. unpaginated [vii, 16, vi]. Illustrated with two wood engravings on washi paper, plus engraved vignette to title-page. Designed, printed, and bound by William Rueter to celebrate Marilyn Rueter's life and… Read more
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EMBLEMATA AMATORIA. Amorous Verses by Jacob Cats. Wood Engravings by Wesley W. Bates

by Aliquando Press] - Wood Engravings by Wesley W. Bates

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Hugh Anson-Cartwright Fine Books, ABAC/ILAB
Published
1994
Condition
Fine.
Edition
Numbered, Limited Edition
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$528.45

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Toronto: The Aliquando Press, April , 1994. Limited edition of 75 copies; this being # h/c. 23 cm x 17.5 cm, pp. unpaginated [20 leaves]. Illustrated with six wood engravings printed from the original blocks onto handmade Japanese paper by Wesley W. Bates. Designed, printed, and bound by William Rueter. The text type is Octavian, with a variety of display… Read more
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JERUSALEM

by Aliquando Press] - Blake, William

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Hugh Anson-Cartwright Fine Books, ABAC/ILAB
Published
1982
Condition
Fine
Edition
Numbered, Limited Edition
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$81.30

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Toronto: The Aliquando Press, December, 1982. 19 cm x 14 cm, pp. unpaginated [9]. Illustrated with five line cuts of wood engravings by William Blake reproduced from an 1820 edition of Virgil. Designed and printed by William Rueter to celebrate the 225th anniversary of William Blake's birth. The text type, Samson Unicial, was used in honour of the centenary of… Read more
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CANADIAN SILVERSMITHS & THEIR MARKS 1667-1867

by Langdon, John Emerson

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Hugh Anson-Cartwright Fine Books, ABAC/ILAB
Published
1960
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$182.93

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Lunenburg, Vermont: Privately Printed at The Stinehour Press, 1960. #91 of 500 copies. Collotype illustrations by The Meriden Gravure Company. Light green cloth, cover and spine titles stamped in silver, in original glassine wrapper lacking most of spine (now protected in mylar), slight fading to the spine, else very good, clean, crisp copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good.. Octavo.… Read more
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image of BOSWELL IN HOLLAND, 1763-1764. Including his correspondence with Belle de Zuylen (Zelide). Edited by Frederick A. Pottle

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London: William Heinemann Ltd., 1952. The Yale Editions of The Private Papers of James Boswell. First, de luxe edition of 1,050 numbered copies. This being #885. Pp. xix, 428, illustrated, folding map, navy blue cloth boards with gilt emblem, vellum spine, gilt lettering on leather spine label, top edge gilt, ribbon bookmark, unopened (never read). Small crack at the top… Read more
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image of SALAMMBO. Translation of J.W. Matthews with a foreword by Arthur Symons and Illustrations by Haydn Mackey

SALAMMBO. Translation of J.W. Matthews with a foreword by Arthur Symons and Illustrations by Haydn Mackey

by Flaubert, Gustav

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Hugh Anson-Cartwright Fine Books, ABAC/ILAB
Published
1930
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
Limited, Numbered Edition
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$121.95

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London: Mandrake Press, Printed at the Westminster Press, 1930. One of 1,000 numbered copies (500 for sale in England, 500 overseas), this one unnumbered. Pp. xi, 299. 37 black & white illustrations, 14 illustrations in colour. Blue cloth, gilt title down length of spine. Very, very light spotting to the endpapers only, else a very good plus copy in the… Read more
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CHIRICO : AVEC DES FRAGMENTS LITTERAIRES DE L'ARTISTE

by George, Waldemar - Chirico, Giorgio de

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Hugh Anson-Cartwright Fine Books, ABAC/ILAB
Published
1928
Condition
Very Good Plus.
Edition
First, Limited Edition
Item Price
$4,065.00

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Paris: Editions des Chroniques du Jour, Grande Librairie Universelle, 1928. Copy #29 of 60 copies printed on Papier D'Arches, containing an original etching signed in pencil by Chirico. 283 mm x 225 mm. Pp. [40], followed by 30 black & white reproductions of paintings and drawings; 5 full-page studies of heads within the text, and signed frontispiece etching. Original printed… Read more
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LE MYSTERE LAIC. Essai D'Etude Indirecte (Giorgio de Chirico) Avec Cinq Dessins de Giorgio de Chirico

by Cocteau, Jean

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Hugh Anson-Cartwright Fine Books, ABAC/ILAB
Published
1928
Condition
Very Good Plus.
Edition
First, Limited Edition
Item Price
$813.00

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Paris: Editions des Quatre Chemins, 1928. Copy #63 of 100 De Luxe copies printed on Annam de Rives, with 5 lithographs by Chirico. 25 cm x 19.5 cm, pp. [81], unopened, bound in printed self-wrappers over plain card, very tiny printed lettering to spinestrip. A little tanning to spine and around the cover edges, tiny red dot on rear cover… Read more
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THE GRAVEYARD BY THE SEA. from the French of Paul Valery / LE CIMETIERE MARIN

by Lewis, C. Day (Translator); Paul Valery (Author)

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Published
1946
Condition
Fine
Edition
First, Limited Edition
Item Price
$264.23

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London: Martin Secker & Warburg, 1946. "Five hundred numbered copies have been printed by Hans Mardersteig at the Officina Bodoni, Verona, on paper made by Fratelli Magnani of Pescia. Autumn Mcmxlvi. This is number 29." - Colophon. Signed by Lewis on the colophon. Copyright page reads 1945. Bright, crisp, tight copy bound in plain cardstock with marbled paper wrapper adhered… Read more
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