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Canadian Literature

Canadian Literature

TBCL, is a Montreal-based "By Appointment Only" rare book & document business with over 30 years of experience providing interesting items to an eclectic & discerning global clientele. Our inventory, only a portion of which is online at any time is suited to both the Completist & High Spot Collector. The emphasis is on First Editions of English & American literature, Cornerstone books in Science & Travel, Livre d'Artiste, Can Lit, Mystery & Detection, Speculative Fiction, Albert Einstein, Borges, Hemingway, Virginia Woolf & Bloomsbury. Usually, you can find in our mix, important Presentation & Association Copies - Our favourite predilection.

International Orders are Shipped from Montreal, Canada & New York, 12914, USA

TBCL also manufactures a handsome custom line of hand-crafted protective Modern Collector's Clamshell Cases. These cases are unique featuring 'Sculpted' cover designs inspired by a title's dustwrapper like Daisy's face on the rare Gatsby. We also custom make classic antiquarian cases & slipcases in elegant papers, leathers & fine fabrics.

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TANKS ARE A MIGHTY FINE THING. The Subscriber's Edition.
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Price: $650.00
THE RUM DIARY: The Long Lost Novel. Inscribed.
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Price: $2,500.00
THE COMMON READER. Signed Presentation Copy By Siegfried Sassoon.
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Price: $3,800.00
ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN. (Tom Sawyer's Comrade).
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Price: $1,750.00
EMINENT VICTORIANS. Presentation Copy From Duncan Grant to David Garnett.
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Price: $7,775.00
WHO HAS SEEN THE WIND. Signed.
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Price: $3,000.00
SERVE IT FORTH. Inscribed.
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Price: $3,900.00
LEAVES OF GRASS with Sands at Seventy & a Backward Glance o'er Travel'd. Richard Maurice Bucke's Copy.
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Price: $17,750.00
REQUIEM FOR A NUN. Signed
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Price: $5,975.00
TWO SOLITUDES. Signed.
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Price: $3,500.00
A LA SANTE DU CORPS. POEME PAR MAURICE VLAMINCK, DECORE PAR ANDRE DERAIN. Signed.
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Price: $3,450.00
RELATIVITY. The Special And The General Theory.
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Price: $12,500.00
THE OUTERMOST HOUSE. A YEAR OF LIFE ON THE GREAT BEACH OF CAPE COD. Inscribed
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Price: $5,775.00
DER UNTERGANG DES ABENDLANDES. Signed.
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Price: $65,000.00
KEW GARDENS.
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Price: $32,775.00
THE RED MARK.
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Price: $2,850.00
MARC CHAGALL. Poème de Fernand Marc avec un dessin de Marc Chagall.
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Price: $1,275.00
THE DOLLMAKER. Presentation Copy
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Price: $3,375.00
KING RAT. Dedication Copy
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Price: $28,500.00
THE MYSTERY OF THE HANSOM CAB. Signed.
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Price: $8,500.00
MISALLIANCE. The Dark Lady Of The Sonnets And Fanny's First Play. With a Treatise on Parents and Children. Inscribed.
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Price: $4,500.00
ULYSSES. Signed.
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Price: $17,750.00
THE NAKED AND THE DEAD
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Price: $7,500.00
SIDDHARTHA. Inscribed By Henry Miller to June [Miller]
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Price: $7,700.00
THE PREPARATION OF PROGRAMS FOR AN ELECTRONIC DIGITAL COMPUTER, with Special Reference to the EDSAC and the Use of a Library of Subroutines.
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Price: $4,650.00
THE LONG VALLEY. Signed
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Price: $6,950.00
NINE STORIES. Publisher's File Copy
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Price: $22,500.00
RUINS AND VISIONS. POEMS. Inscribed to Auden
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Price: $9,500.00
THE WAVES.
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Price: $1,375.00
THE COMMON READER. [FIRST AND SECOND SERIES] Leonard Woolf's copies.
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Price: $65,000.00
HOMAGE TO JOHN DRYDEN. [Hogarth Press] DEDICATION COPY / George Saintsbury.
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Price: $67,500.00
ULYSSES. Signed 1/100 Copies.
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Price: $68,750.00
SISTER AGE. Inscribed. American chef & food writer James Beard's Copy
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Price: $3,850.00
LANDMARKS IN FRENCH LITERATURE. Presentation Copy To George Rylands
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Price: $5,775.00
GOOD-BYE TO ALL THAT.
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Price: $4,850.00
JACOB'S ROOM. Presentation Copy From Virginia Woolf To Theodora Bosanquet.
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Price: $15,750.00
A SPLENDID ARCHIVE OF A DOZEN FINE SIGNED LETTERS [11 TLS +1 ANS][The Merlin Chronicles]
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Price: $2,875.00
THE COMMON READER. Vanessa Bell Signed Presentation Copy.
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Price: $17,500.00
MAX JACOB. Double Signed Litho.
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Price: $88,000.00
Q.B.L. or The Bride's Reception: Being A Short Cabalistic Treatise On The Nature And Use Of The Tree Of Life.
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Price: $44,400.00
ORLANDO. A Biography. Signed.
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Price: $6,250.00
A WRITER'S DIARY. Being Extracts From The Diary Of Virginia Woolf. Inscribed By Vita Sackville-West.
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Price: $3,500.00
MAX ERNST Oeuvre-Katalog Das Graphische Werk. Edited by Werner Spies.
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Price: $2,650.00
ONE HAND CLAPPING. Dedication Copy
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Price: $4,975.00
SMALL BUT SIGNIFICANT ARCHIVE REGARDING THE TRANSLATION OF THE "CRUMB" BIOGRAPHY.
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Price: $5,750.00
OUR ACTRESSES; OR, GLANCES AT STAGE FAVOURITES. Past and Present. Inscribed: "To Hamlet from Polonius".
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Price: $3,375.00
OUT OF MY LATER YEARS. Signed
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Price: $5,500.00
La Muerte y la brújula. [Death And The Compass]. Dedication Copy.
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Price: $36,000.00
THE DAINTY MONSTERS. Signed .
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Price: $2,375.00
THE HOGARTH LETTERS. [In Rare Dustwrapper].
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Price: $17,500.00
1933. Signed. Inscribed to Howard Moss.
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Price: $575.00
SMALL ARCHIVE OF 6 TYPED LETTER FROM SYDNEY OMARR TO HENRY MILLER, 1965 -1977
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Price: $6,750.00
THE POET IN NEW YORK
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Price: $2,975.00
MURDER IN THE CATHEDRAL. Presentation Copy & Cast Photo Album
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Price: $57,500.00
THE OUTERMOST HOUSE. A YEAR OF LIFE ON THE GREAT BEACH OF CAPE COD. Inscribed
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Price: $2,375.00
ORLANDO. A Biography. Morocco Presentation Binding.
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Price: $15,575.00
KEW GARDENS.
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Price: $18,775.00
VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD: but more Particularly to the North-West Coast of America :Performed in 1785, 1786, 1787, and 1788, in The King George and Queen Charlotte, Captains Portlock and Dixon. Dedicated, by Permission, to Sir Joseph
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Price: $9,300.00
THE POOH BOOKS: WHEN WE WERE VERY YOUNG; WINNIE-THE-POOH; NOW WE ARE SIX; THE HOUSE AT POOH CORNER. Signed.
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Price: $27,500.00
FROM DEATH TO MORNING. Inscribed .
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Price: $3,780.00
A RIVER RUNS THROUGH IT AND OTHER STORIES.
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Price: $1,875.00
Signed Photograph, Circa 1933
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Price: $100,000.00
VOYAGE AU BOUT DE LA NUIT. Presentation Copy To George Reavey
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Price: $15,775.00
THE COMMON READER: SECOND SERIES. Signed By Virginia Woolf.
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Price: $14,750.00
Original Autograph Letter Display
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Price: $3,375.00
Autograph Letter Signed
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Price: $2,500.00
ALEXANDRIA. A History and a Guide. Signed
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Price: $3,550.00
THE POEMS OF DYLAN THOMAS. (includes: Elegy; in Country Sleep; Fern Hill; Letter to My Aunt Discussing the Correct Approach to Modern Poetry; etc) THE DEDICATION COPY
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Price: $2,875.00
13 TLS, 1 ALS FROM LAURENCE DURRELL TO HENRY MILLER, 1975-1979.
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Price: $57,500.00
ANTHEM
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Price: $23,500.00
THE PASSIONATE FRIENDS: A NOVEL Presentation to G. B. Shaw
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Price: $45,000.00
Original [Double] Signed Photograph
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Price: $3,350.00
THE MALTESE FALCON.
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Price: $136,000.00
BEING GENIUSES TOGETHER.
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Price: $4,250.00
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Ian Fleming - STUNNING SET FOR ALL NOVELS.