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Posted November 30, 2010

Often when I go to pick a book from our storage boxes for a sale I'm am shocked by the books in the boxes, my heart goes out to them and I think how can I possibly sell a book as good as that. Surely I should buy more shelves and display this....

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The Paper Hound Bookshop

The Paper Hound Bookshop

344 West Pender St., Vancouver, BC V6B 1T1 CAN 604 428-1344
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The Paper Hound is a brick-and-mortar bookstore in downtown Vancouver, BC, Canada. We don't specialize in one particular kind of book, but we favour the curious, unusual, beautiful, visually arresting, scholarly, bizarre, whimsical, and classical. Open 10 to 7 Sunday - Thursday and 10 to 8 Friday and Saturday.

We are long time book industry professionals, having been new booksellers, publishers, and used booksellers. Our brick-and-mortar shop is at 344 West Pender Street in Vancouver, Canada. Our online and in-store inventories don't completely overlap; please inquire regarding specific titles. Visit us at www.paperhound.ca for more information.

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Very good in very good dust jacket. Binding is tight and square; text is clean and unmarked. Faint toning to spine. Slipcase has minimal wear, though three dime-sized spots of damp-staining. Oblong 4to, pictorial cloth-covered boards in slipcase. Unpaginated: 12pp text + 21 unnumbered lithographic plates (incl frontispiece). Designed by Frank Newfeld; letterpress printing and binding by The Hunter Rose Company. Town's excoriating appraisal of arts, politics and culture in post-WWII Canada ...


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Binding: Wraps Publisher: Fissure, Burnaby, B.C. Date published: 1986

Description: Fine. Bright and crisp. 24pp (unpaginated). Stapled stiff card wraps printed with Nichol's "Disintegration Sequence". One of 200 copies printed at Press Gang, July 11, 1986. Read More

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$28.00

Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Pulp Press, Vancouver, B.C. Date published: 1974

Description: Good. Paper is yellowed with age, with some light creases and wrinkling from storage. No rips, tears, or markings. Folded broadside, 25cm x 45cm, printed on newsprint. Reprinted from "nobody owns th earth" (Anansi). Read More

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A Story as Sharp as a Knife: The Classical Haida Mythtellers and Their World used book

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$178.00

Edition: First edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Douglas & McIntyre, Vancouver, B.C. Date published: 1999 ISBN-13: 9781550546965 ISBN: 1550546961

Description: Very good in very good dust jacket. Signed by author. Signed on title page by Robert Bringhurst. Remainder mark in the form of a felt-tip pen dot bottom edge. Jacket in mylar, 527 p. Contains: Illustrations. Masterworks of the Classical Haida Mythtellers, 1. Audience: Haida Gwaii. Read More

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Ecrits: A Selection used book

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Edition: First edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company Date published: 1977 ISBN-13: 9780393011296 ISBN: 0393011291

Description: Very good in good dust jacket. Jacket is slight wavy. Book is almost fine. Just a little signs of dust on the top. Text in French, English. Sewn binding. Paper over boards. 338 p. Audience: General/trade. Read More

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The Frenzy of Renown: Fame & Its History used book

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Oxford University Press Date published: 1986 ISBN-13: 9780195040036 ISBN: 0195040031

Description: Very good in very good dust jacket. Price clipped. Sewn binding. Paper over boards. 649 p. Audience: General/trade. Read More

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Fire and Bronze: A Story of Dido of Carthage used book

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Ibooks Date published: 2005 ISBN-13: 9781596871205 ISBN: 1596871202

Description: Very good in very good dust jacket. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. With dust jacket. 483 p. Audience: General/trade. Read More

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On History used book

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Edition: First edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: University of Chicago Press Date published: 1982 ISBN-13: 9780226071503 ISBN: 0226071502

Description: Very good in fair dust jacket. Dust jacket has definitie shelf wear but no rips. The book is in very nice condition. Text in French, English. Sewn binding. Paper over boards. 226 p. Audience: General/trade. Read More

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Playboy: The Celebrities used book

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Edition: Illustrated Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Chronicle Books Date published: 2006 ISBN-13: 9780811856805 ISBN: 0811856801

Description: Fine in fine dust jacket. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 176 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. Read More

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Tony Ward: Tableaux Vivants(cl) used book

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Edition: Illustrated Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Edition Stemmle Date published: 2002 ISBN-13: 9783908163541 ISBN: 3908163544

Description: Fine in fine dust jacket. An excellent copy. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 136 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. Read More

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