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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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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
MAX ERNST Oeuvre-Katalog Das Graphische Werk. Edited by Werner Spies.
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Price: $2,650.00
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
KAMERA OBSCURA. [Camera Obscura]. Inscribed to Iakov Blokh.
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Price: $38,500.00
OUR ACTRESSES; OR, GLANCES AT STAGE FAVOURITES. Past and Present. Inscribed: "To Hamlet from Polonius".
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Price: $3,375.00
REQUIEM FOR A NUN. Signed
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Price: $5,975.00
THE NAKED AND THE DEAD
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Price: $7,500.00
ORLANDO. A Biography. Signed.
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Price: $3,850.00
THE CATCHER IN THE RYE. Signed.
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Price: $55,000.00
THE TROUBLE WITH CINDERELLA. Inscribed
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Price: $1,575.00
Huxley, Aldous. T.H. HUXLEY AS A MAN OF LETTERS. Family Copy.
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Price: $9,500.00
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
SPEECHES AND ADDRESSES. CHIEFLY ON THE SUBJECT OF BRITISH AMERICAN UNION. Presentation Copy.
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Price: $34,500.00
RELATIVITY. The Special And The General Theory.
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Price: $12,500.00
CAMERA OBSCURA. with DESPAIR.
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Price: $17,500.00
NETSUKE.
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Price: $5,975.00
THE WAVES.
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Price: $1,375.00
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
Bernice Abbott American Photographer. Signed.
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Price: $7,500.00
WHO HAS SEEN THE WIND. Signed.
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Price: $3,000.00
DER UNTERGANG DES ABENDLANDES. Signed.
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Price: $65,000.00
Original Autograph Letter Display
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Price: $3,375.00
SMALL ARCHIVE OF 6 TYPED LETTER FROM SYDNEY OMARR TO HENRY MILLER, 1965 -1977
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Price: $6,750.00
THE HOTEL. A PLAY. Signed.
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Price: $3,250.00
RUINS AND VISIONS. POEMS. Inscribed to Auden
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Price: $9,500.00
JUST SO STORIES FOR LITTLE CHILDREN. Inscribed
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Price: $36,000.00
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
Six Poems from the Greek of Sekilianos and Seferis. Signed.
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Price: $8,500.00
NIKOLAI GOGOL. Inscribed to the Thompsons
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Price: $19,750.00
ON THE ROAD. Signed
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Price: $28,750.00
THE GASTRONOMICAL ME. Inscribed to her sister.
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Price: $3,575.00
Signed Original Autograph Letter & Photo Display
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Price: $6,500.00
A ROOM OF ONE'S OWN.
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Price: $12,500.00
Truman Capote's original Birth Certificate. [ In Cold Blood, Breakfast At Tiffiny's. A Christmas Memory].
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Price: $35,000.00
KEW GARDENS.
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Price: $18,775.00
THE COLD GREEN ELEMENT. Presentation Copy Inscribed To Ezra Pound.
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Price: $2,375.00
EARLY POEMS AND STORIES. Signed.
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Price: $1,475.00
THE COMMON READER: SECOND SERIES. Inscribed By Stephen Spender.
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Price: $3,275.00
A SPLENDID ARCHIVE OF A DOZEN FINE SIGNED LETTERS [11 TLS +1 ANS][The Merlin Chronicles]
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Price: $2,875.00
Autograph Letter Signed
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Price: $2,500.00
Homenaje Cubano a Ernest Hemingway premio nobel de Literatura. InscribedED.
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Price: $7,875.00
KEW GARDENS.
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Price: $13,775.00
ORLANDO. A Biography. Signed.
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Price: $6,250.00
KONX OM PAX. Essays in Light. Signed
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Price: $9,300.00
[UNDER MILK WOOD] JOHNNIE CRACK AND FLOSSIE SNAIL.
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Price: $2,975.00
LA FORME HUMAINE DANS L'ESPACE. Signed.
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Price: $5,255.00
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
THE CATCHER IN THE RYE. Signed.
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Price: $55,000.00
Signed Photograph, Circa 1933
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Price: $100,000.00
THE COMMON READER. Signed Presentation Copy By Siegfried Sassoon.
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Price: $3,800.00
A COMPLETE SET OF 14 FLEMING / BOND 007 NOVELS Custom Clamshell Cases Only.
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Price: $3,250.00
A FORM OF WOMEN. Inscribed to Allen Ginsberg.
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Price: $1,150.00
WORK FOR THE WINTER MORE OR LESS FOR CHRISTMAS. Inscribed.
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Price: $3,275.00
13 TLS, 1 ALS FROM LAURENCE DURRELL TO HENRY MILLER, 1975-1979.
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Price: $57,500.00
AT LIBERTY.
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Price: $2,750.00
ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN. (Tom Sawyer's Comrade).
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Price: $1,750.00
LE PERE GORIOT
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Price: $3,500.00
THE BLACK BOOK.
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Price: $2,975.00
THE COMMON READER. Signed Association Copy From the library of Victoria Strachey & Mark Holloway.
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Price: $14,500.00
ONE HAND CLAPPING. Dedication Copy
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Price: $4,975.00
ELSON-GRAY BASIC READER. PRE-PRIMER [Dick and Jane].
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Price: $4,275.00
HAMLET. Prinz Von Daenmark. [Presentation copy from Elisabeth Bergner to Sir John Gielgud.] Mit 16 Lictdrucktafeln nach den Lithographieen von Eugene Delacroix.
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Price: $11,750.00
DALI [ Introduction by Michel Tapie ]. Inscribed
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Price: $3,875.00
Marceau, Marcel. [Henry Miller]. Autographed & Illustrated Letter Signed. [SMILE AT THE FOOT OF THE LADDER]
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Price: $7,275.00
THE OUTSIDER. Inscribed to Stephen Spender.
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Price: $6,950.00
THE ROGER FRY MEMORIAL EXHIBITION
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Price: $59,775.00
THE RED MARK.
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Price: $2,850.00
THE DAINTY MONSTERS. Signed .
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Price: $2,375.00
JACOB'S ROOM. Presentation Copy From Virginia Woolf To Theodora Bosanquet.
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Price: $15,750.00
BLOOD FOR A STRANGER
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Price: $2,800.00
THE CROCK OF GOLD. Inscribed
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Price: $675.00
ULYSSES.Signed.
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Price: $17,750.00
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Ian Fleming - STUNNING SET FOR ALL NOVELS.