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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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THE COMMON READER: SECOND SERIES. Inscribed By Stephen Spender.
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Price: $3,275.00
DAS URTEIL. Eine Geschichte. [The Judgement].
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Price: $2,980.00
THE CATCHER IN THE RYE. Signed.
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Price: $55,000.00
LA NAUSÉE [Nausea]. Presentation Copy
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Price: $35,000.00
KING RAT. Dedication Copy
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Price: $28,500.00
JACOB'S ROOM. Presentation Copy From Virginia Woolf To Theodora Bosanquet.
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Price: $15,750.00
TWO SOLITUDES. Signed.
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Price: $3,500.00
HOMAGE TO JOHN DRYDEN. [Hogarth Press] DEDICATION COPY / George Saintsbury.
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Price: $67,500.00
A SPLENDID ARCHIVE OF A DOZEN FINE SIGNED LETTERS [11 TLS +1 ANS][The Merlin Chronicles]
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Price: $2,875.00
PATERSON. Inscribed.
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Price: $5,500.00
LA MORT D'HIPPOLYTE. Inscribed / avec envoi.
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Price: $1,355.00
THE BLACK BOOK.
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Price: $2,975.00
TANKS ARE A MIGHTY FINE THING. The Subscriber's Edition.
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Price: $650.00
CADILLAC JACK. Inscribed to Edward Abbey
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Price: $8,500.00
Marceau, Marcel. [Henry Miller]. Autographed & Illustrated Letter Signed. [SMILE AT THE FOOT OF THE LADDER]
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Price: $7,275.00
KEW GARDENS.
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Price: $18,775.00
Autograph Letter Signed
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Price: $2,500.00
WOOD IS A PLEASANT THING TO THINK ABOUT. [From The Mark On The Wall] THE CHELSEA BROADSIDE.
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Price: $23,750.00
KONX OM PAX. Essays in Light. Signed
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Price: $9,300.00
Bernice Abbott American Photographer. Signed.
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Price: $7,500.00
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
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
BEAU BRUMMELL Signed.
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Price: $5,500.00
THE COMMON READER. [FIRST AND SECOND SERIES] Leonard Woolf's copies.
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Price: $65,000.00
THE DOLLMAKER. Presentation Copy
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Price: $3,375.00
THE HOGARTH LETTERS. [In Rare Dustwrapper].
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Price: $17,500.00
A WRITER'S DIARY. Being Extracts From The Diary Of Virginia Woolf. Inscribed By Vita Sackville-West To David Garnett.
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Price: $4,750.00
[UNDER MILK WOOD] JOHNNIE CRACK AND FLOSSIE SNAIL.
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Price: $2,975.00
DER UNTERGANG DES ABENDLANDES. Signed.
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Price: $65,000.00
A ROOM OF ONE'S OWN. Leonard Woolf Presentation Copy
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Price: $12,750.00
THE COMMON READER: SECOND SERIES. Signed By Virginia Woolf.
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Price: $14,750.00
FEAR AND LOATHING ON THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL '72. Signed.
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Price: $3,975.00
Signed Photograph, Circa 1933
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Price: $100,000.00
ZORBA THE GREEK, Life and Adventures of Alexis Zorbas). Inscribed, Signed Three Times.
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Price: $33,500.00
ORLANDO. A Biography. Presentation Green Paper Copy.
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Price: $75,000.00
ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN. (Tom Sawyer's Comrade).
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Price: $1,750.00
ANTHEM
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Price: $23,500.00
JUST SO STORIES FOR LITTLE CHILDREN. Inscribed
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Price: $36,000.00
Original Autograph Letter Display
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Price: $3,375.00
THE HOTEL. A PLAY. Signed.
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Price: $3,250.00
Huxley, Aldous. T.H. HUXLEY AS A MAN OF LETTERS. Family Copy.
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Price: $9,500.00
SIDDHARTHA. Inscribed By Henry Miller to June [Miller]
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Price: $7,700.00
ON THE ROAD. Signed
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Price: $28,750.00
ULYSSES. Signed.
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Price: $17,750.00
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
KEW GARDENS.
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Price: $32,775.00
NINE STORIES. Publisher's File Copy
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Price: $22,500.00
THE DARK TUNNEL. Presentation Copy.
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Price: $55,000.00
THE OUTERMOST HOUSE. A YEAR OF LIFE ON THE GREAT BEACH OF CAPE COD. Inscribed
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Price: $2,375.00
MAX JACOB. Double Signed Litho.
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Price: $88,000.00
A CLOCKWORK ORANGE.
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Price: $2,975.00
THE PASSIONATE FRIENDS: A NOVEL Presentation to G. B. Shaw
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Price: $45,000.00
SEEKING KALI - Artist's Book. 1/9 Signed Copies.
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Price: $4,500.00
A ROOM OF ONE'S OWN. Signed.
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Price: $14,750.00
1933. Signed. Inscribed to Howard Moss.
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Price: $575.00
WHEN THE SLEEPER WAKES. Inscribed to His Father
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Price: $65,000.00
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
THE HARDER THEY FALL. Inscribed
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Price: $2,875.00
NETSUKE.
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Price: $5,975.00
DESERT NOTES. Reflections In The Eye Of A Raven. Signed.
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Price: $3,500.00
HISTOIRE D'UN GRAND COQUIN NOMME DON PABLO. Tradiuit de l'espagnol par Retif de la Bretonne et d'Hermilly. Binding By Bayard of Lyon.
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Price: $17,500.00
VOYAGE AU BOUT DE LA NUIT. Presentation Copy To George Reavey
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Price: $15,775.00
Signed Original Autograph Letter & Photo Display
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Price: $6,500.00
are: SIX POEMS BY PAUL-MARIE LAPOINTE, SEVEN POEMS BY GILLES HENAULT, NINE POEMS BY SAINT-DENYS-GARNEAU & EIGHT POEMS BY ROLAND GIGUERE.
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Price: $2,950.00
OUR ACTRESSES; OR, GLANCES AT STAGE FAVOURITES. Past and Present. Inscribed: "To Hamlet from Polonius".
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Price: $3,375.00
AT LIBERTY.
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Price: $2,750.00
REQUIEM FOR A NUN. Signed
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Price: $5,975.00
RELATIVITY. The Special And The General Theory.
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Price: $12,500.00
Homenaje Cubano a Ernest Hemingway premio nobel de Literatura. InscribedED.
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Price: $7,875.00
A RIVER RUNS THROUGH IT AND OTHER STORIES.
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Price: $1,875.00
ELSON-GRAY BASIC READER. PRE-PRIMER [Dick and Jane].
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Price: $4,275.00
13 TLS, 1 ALS FROM LAURENCE DURRELL TO HENRY MILLER, 1975-1979.
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Price: $57,500.00
A LA SANTE DU CORPS. POEME PAR MAURICE VLAMINCK, DECORE PAR ANDRE DERAIN. Signed.
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Price: $3,450.00
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Ian Fleming - STUNNING SET FOR ALL NOVELS.