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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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Six Poems from the Greek of Sekilianos and Seferis. Signed.
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Price: US$8,500.00
AT LIBERTY.
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Price: US$2,750.00
A COMPLETE SET OF 14 FLEMING / BOND 007 NOVELS Custom Clamshell Cases Only.
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Price: US$3,250.00
TRANSLATIONS AND TOMFOOLERIES. Inscribed.
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Price: US$1,270.00
THE OUTERMOST HOUSE. A YEAR OF LIFE ON THE GREAT BEACH OF CAPE COD. Inscribed
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Price: US$5,775.00
THE CATCHER IN THE RYE. Signed.
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Price: US$55,000.00
Original [Double] Signed Photograph
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Price: US$3,350.00
ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN. (Tom Sawyer's Comrade).
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Price: US$1,750.00
MARC CHAGALL. Poème de Fernand Marc avec un dessin de Marc Chagall.
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Price: US$1,275.00
DER UNTERGANG DES ABENDLANDES. Signed.
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Price: US$65,000.00
NETSUKE.
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Price: US$5,975.00
[UNDER MILK WOOD] JOHNNIE CRACK AND FLOSSIE SNAIL.
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Price: US$2,975.00
KAMERA OBSCURA. [Camera Obscura]. Inscribed to Iakov Blokh.
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Price: US$38,500.00
RUINS AND VISIONS. POEMS. Inscribed to Auden
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Price: US$9,500.00
WORK FOR THE WINTER MORE OR LESS FOR CHRISTMAS. Inscribed.
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Price: US$3,275.00
ORLANDO. A Biography. Signed.
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Price: US$3,850.00
ORLANDO. A Biography. Morocco Presentation Binding.
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Price: US$15,575.00
1933. Signed. Inscribed to Howard Moss.
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Price: US$575.00
THE POET'S HAND BOOK. Signed By 24 Poets with Drawings.
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Price: US$5,750.00
A FORM OF WOMEN. Inscribed to Allen Ginsberg.
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Price: US$1,150.00
THE GASTRONOMICAL ME. Inscribed to her sister.
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Price: US$3,575.00
SELECTED ESSAYS 1917-1932. Inscribed.
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Price: US$1,775.00
LA NAUSÉE [Nausea]. Presentation Copy
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Price: US$35,000.00
MAX ERNST Oeuvre-Katalog Das Graphische Werk. Edited by Werner Spies.
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Price: US$2,650.00
THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA. Signed
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Price: US$11,775.00
BLOOD FOR A STRANGER
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Price: US$2,800.00
CAMERA OBSCURA. with DESPAIR.
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Price: US$17,500.00
A ROOM OF ONE'S OWN. Leonard Woolf Presentation Copy
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Price: US$12,750.00
THE DAINTY MONSTERS. Signed .
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Price: US$2,375.00
THE HORN
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Price: US$2,750.00
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: US$4,500.00
THE HOTEL. A PLAY. Signed.
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Price: US$3,250.00
A SPLENDID ARCHIVE OF A DOZEN FINE SIGNED LETTERS [11 TLS +1 ANS][The Merlin Chronicles]
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Price: US$2,875.00
FROM DEATH TO MORNING. Inscribed .
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Price: US$3,780.00
ELSON-GRAY BASIC READER. PRE-PRIMER [Dick and Jane].
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Price: US$4,275.00
ONE HAND CLAPPING. Dedication Copy
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Price: US$4,975.00
TANKS ARE A MIGHTY FINE THING. The Subscriber's Edition.
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Price: US$650.00
Homenaje Cubano a Ernest Hemingway premio nobel de Literatura. InscribedED.
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Price: US$7,875.00
THE COMMON READER: SECOND SERIES. Inscribed By Stephen Spender.
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Price: US$3,275.00
REQUIEM FOR A NUN. Signed
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Price: US$5,975.00
SMALL BUT SIGNIFICANT ARCHIVE REGARDING THE TRANSLATION OF THE "CRUMB" BIOGRAPHY.
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Price: US$5,750.00
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: US$2,875.00
THE TROUBLE WITH CINDERELLA. Inscribed
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Price: US$1,575.00
13 TLS, 1 ALS FROM LAURENCE DURRELL TO HENRY MILLER, 1975-1979.
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Price: US$57,500.00
THE BLACK BOOK.
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Price: US$2,975.00
KEW GARDENS.
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Price: US$13,775.00
A ROOM OF ONE'S OWN.
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Price: US$12,500.00
LE PERE GORIOT
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Price: US$3,500.00
Autograph Letter Signed
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Price: US$2,500.00
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: US$2,950.00
THE PASSIONATE FRIENDS: A NOVEL Presentation to G. B. Shaw
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Price: US$45,000.00
RELATIVITY. The Special And The General Theory.
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Price: US$12,500.00
NIKOLAI GOGOL. Inscribed to the Thompsons
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Price: US$19,750.00
THE OUTSIDER. Inscribed to Stephen Spender.
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Price: US$6,950.00
SEEKING KALI - Artist's Book. 1/9 Signed Copies.
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Price: US$4,500.00
OUR ACTRESSES; OR, GLANCES AT STAGE FAVOURITES. Past and Present. Inscribed: "To Hamlet from Polonius".
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Price: US$3,375.00
Original Autograph Letter Display
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Price: US$3,375.00
TWO SOLITUDES. Signed.
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Price: US$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: US$17,500.00
WHO HAS SEEN THE WIND. Signed.
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Price: US$3,000.00
THE CROCK OF GOLD. Inscribed
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Price: US$675.00
THE RED MARK.
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Price: US$2,850.00
SERVE IT FORTH. Custom Clamshell Case Only.
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Price: US$195.00
WOOD IS A PLEASANT THING TO THINK ABOUT. [From The Mark On The Wall] THE CHELSEA BROADSIDE.
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Price: US$23,750.00
MAX JACOB. Double Signed Litho.
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Price: US$88,000.00
DESERT NOTES. Reflections In The Eye Of A Raven. Signed.
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Price: US$3,500.00
DALI [ Introduction by Michel Tapie ]. Inscribed
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Price: US$3,875.00
JUST SO STORIES FOR LITTLE CHILDREN. Inscribed
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Price: US$36,000.00
EARLY POEMS AND STORIES. Signed.
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Price: US$1,475.00
THE COMMON READER. Signed Association Copy From the library of Victoria Strachey & Mark Holloway.
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Price: US$14,500.00
KEW GARDENS.
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Price: US$18,775.00
LA MORT D'HIPPOLYTE. Inscribed / avec envoi.
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Price: US$1,355.00
ANTHEM
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Price: US$23,500.00
SMALL ARCHIVE OF 6 TYPED LETTER FROM SYDNEY OMARR TO HENRY MILLER, 1965 -1977
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Price: US$6,750.00
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TBCL Feature Clamshell Case
Ian Fleming - STUNNING SET FOR ALL NOVELS.