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Roy, Gabrielle (trans. Hannah Josephson)

Published by Reynal & Hitchcock (1947)

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Item Description: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1947. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. No Additional Ptg. Possible first ed. Top edges are red, as issued. Bookseller Inventory # 005941

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Roy, Gabrielle

Published by Reynal & Hitchcock 1899-12-30 (1899)

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Item Description: Reynal & Hitchcock 1899-12-30, 1899. Book Condition: Very Good. B000JLP7W6 VeryGood/Very Good in Mylar DJ, First Edition, slight lean, only minor shelfwear, book club, Jacket has many small closed tears, taped on outside on head and heel of spine, in mylar (Edition:First Edition) .Carefully packaged to protect the corners. Bookseller Inventory # 3009

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Roy, Gabrielle

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Item Description: Reynal & Hitchcock 1899-12-30, 1899. Book Condition: Very Good. B000JLP7W6 VeryGood/Very Good in Mylar DJ, First Edition, book club, square with mild shelfwear, Jacket has minor edge wear with small tears, price intact, in mylar (Edition:First Edition) .Carefully packaged to protect the corners. Bookseller Inventory # 3011

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Roy, Gabrielle

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Item Description: Reynal & Hitchcock 1899-12-30, 1899. Book Condition: Very Good. B000JLP7W6 VeryGood/Good in mylar DJ, First Edition, mild slant to spine, tanning to pages, Jacket has wear, small tears, a few chips along edges, book club (Edition:First Edition) .Carefully packaged to protect the corners. Bookseller Inventory # 3008

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Roy, Gabrielle

Published by Reynal & Hitchcock, NY (1947)

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Item Description: Reynal & Hitchcock, NY, 1947. Hardcover. Book Condition: Boards some light soil; text t. First. 315pp, translated from the French by Hannah Josephson. Bookseller Inventory # BOOKS000525I

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Roy, Gabrielle

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Item Description: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1947. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Hardcover with dust Jacket (not price clipped), clean, tight, unmarked, (Fine with Very Good Dust Jacket), Reynal & Hitchcock, New York, 1947 First Edition, dust jacket tear on back panel tape repaired on insideof dj, some light chipping to dj at top of spine, Jacket design by Robert Hallock, Literary Guild Selection. Pictures are available on request. All orders are shipped by Kbooks on Mon, Wed & Fri USPS Media Mail for American orders and Canada Post for Canada bound orders (from Toronto). Overweight books (>1 kg) dispatched outside North America may require additional shipping charges. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000219907

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ROY, GABRIELLE

Published by REYNALD AND HITCHCOCK, NEW YORK (1947)

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Item Description: REYNALD AND HITCHCOCK, NEW YORK, 1947. N/A (illustrator). First Edition. Hardbound First Edition published by REYNALD AND HITCHCOCK (New York) in 1947. Translated from the French by Hannah Josephson. 315 pages of clean, bright text with no dust jacket. Interior is unblemished and appears unread. Owner's name stamp appears inside the front cover. Additionally, the owner has penned his name across the top edge of the front end paper. Covers and spine are purple in color. The Title and Author's name appears on the front cover and spine on a worn gilt background. The spine and cover edges are sunned, else unblemished. Binding is tight with no apparent structural damage. Publication is rated Very Good. 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # 001535

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Roy, Gabrielle; trans, Josephson, Hannah

Published by Reynal & Hitchcock, New York, cpw 1947 (1947)

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Item Description: Reynal & Hitchcock, New York, cpw 1947, 1947. G/, first ed American, grey cloth boards with grey lett on black label on f cover repeated on a lightly discolored spine, 14x21cm, 315pp, Gabrielle Roy, trans, Hannah Josephson, The Tin Flute, novel set in French Canada, cpw 1947, ex-lib with marks confined to inside b cover, 1 small corner rub, else a tight bright clean copy. Bookseller Inventory # Sph6144

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Roy, Gabrielle

Published by McClelland and Stewart, Toronto (1958)

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Item Description: McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1958. Paperback. Book Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. New Canadian Library Edition of Roy's poignant and beautifully written story of the 'little people' in the depression-ridden slums of Montreal. Bookseller Inventory # 001220

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Roy, Gabrielle

Published by Reynal & Hitchcock, New York (1947)

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Item Description: Reynal & Hitchcock, New York, 1947. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. First English Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. GOVERNOR GENERAL'S LITERARY AWARD FOR FICTION 1947, Translated from the French by Hannah Josephson. Good blue cloth. Blue titles some edge wear, soiling, no jacket. (1947), 8vo, 315pp. [1], Fee & Cawker p. 98 Canadian Fiction An Annotated Bibliography, "The Tin Flute (original French title Bonheur d'occasion, "secondhand happiness"), Gabrielle Roy¿s first novel, is a classic of Canadian fiction. Imbued with Roy¿s unique brand of compassion and compelling understanding, this moving story focuses on a family in the Saint-Henri slums of Montreal, its struggles to overcome poverty and ignorance, and its search for love. An affecting story of familial tenderness, sacrifice, and survival during World War II, The Tin Flute won both the Governor General's Award and the Prix Femina of France. The novel was made into a critically acclaimed motion picture in 1983. Originally published in the French language as Bonheur d'occasion literally translated as 'secondhand happiness', which represent her sense of rebound love in the novel." Wikipedia. Bookseller Inventory # 002001

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ROY, Gabrielle

Published by Reynal & Hitchcock, New York (1947)

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Item Description: Reynal & Hitchcock, New York, 1947. Editorial / Hard Cover. Book Condition: Muito Bom/Very Good/Très Bien. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 1ª Edição. 1 Vol. de 315-[5] pp. "The Tin Flute was published in Canada in a French edition, entitled Bonheur d'Ocasion and received awards from L'Académie Française and L'Académie Canadienne Française" Size: In-8º (215x145). Book. Bookseller Inventory # 002532

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ROY, Gabrielle

Published by Reynal & Hitchcock, New York (1947)

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Item Description: Reynal & Hitchcock, New York, 1947. No binding. First edition. Very good. Slightly rubbed on the edges and the edges of the spine and the corners. Please Note: This book has been transferred to Between the Covers from another database and might not be described to our usual standards. Please inquire for more detailed condition information. Bookseller Inventory # 179332

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ROY, Gabrielle

Published by Reynal Hitchcock, New York (1947)

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Item Description: Reynal Hitchcock, New York, 1947. Hardcover. First edition. Very good. Hardcover, rubbed at spine ends and corners, faded spine, pages lightly browned. Please Note: This book has been transferred to Between the Covers from another database and might not be described to our usual standards. Please inquire for more detailed condition information. Bookseller Inventory # 118592

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Roy, Gabrielle;

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Item Description: HB. Book Condition: Very Good. 1ST edition--VG--315pp-- We have 1.5 million books to choose from -- Ship within 48 hours -- Satisfaction Guaranteed!. Bookseller Inventory # 186053

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Roy, Gabrielle

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Item Description: Reynal & Hitchcock, New York, 1947. Hard Cover. First US Edition. VG+ Grey cloth hard cover in vg- dj now in mylar. Dj has no tears but some chipping of the brown spine color and darkening to all the edges( typical of this dj). Unclipped with 3.00 price. PO name on ffep. a nice copy. vg+/vg-. Bookseller Inventory # 28904

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Roy, Gabrielle

Published by Reynal and Hitchcock, New York (1947)

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Item Description: Reynal and Hitchcock, New York, 1947. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. First Edition. Translated from the French by Hannah Josephson. Bookseller Inventory # 432017

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Roy, Gabrielle

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Item Description: Reynal & Hitchcock, New York, 1947. Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 315 pp. Translated from the French by Hannah Josephson. Wear to head and foot of spine, fading to perimeter of boards; fragile dustjacket is edgeworn, chipped at head and foot of spine and flap hinges, soiled on rear panel, with a closed tear at lower rear flap hinge and along upper part of rear flap hinge. Still a nice copy of this important Canadian classic. Roy's first book and winner of the 1947 Governor General's Award for fiction, Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 008258

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Roy, Gabrielle (Canadian Author )

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Item Description: Reynal & Hitchcock, New York. 1947, 1st US Edition. (Hardcover) Very good in very good dust jacket. 315pp. Octavo. Light blue cloth with black lettering on spine and front cover. Ends of spine and corners slightly bumped. Price sticker on back attached end paper. Clean, tight text block. In illustrated dust jacket worn and lightly chipped at edges. Inside corners trimmed, not price clipped. A very nice copy. The story of the Lacasse family in Montreal and the love story of their oldest daughter Florentine. Canadian Author . Bookseller Inventory # 130167

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Gabrielle Roy

Published by McClelland & Stewart/Reynal and Hitchcock, Toronto/New York (1947)

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Item Description: McClelland & Stewart/Reynal and Hitchcock, Toronto/New York, 1947. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. "The Tin Flute is the bitter-sweet love story of Florentine Lacasse, a slim girl of astonishing beauty, eager for love, craving the richness and excitement of a life not bordered by railroad tracks and run-down houses." - from the just jacket; jacket has some wear and tear but is protected in brodart cover; edgewear to cover; interior is clean and unmarked. Bookseller Inventory # 000278

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Roy, Gabrielle

Published by Reynal & Hitchcock, New York (1947)

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Item Description: Reynal & Hitchcock, New York, 1947. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+. First American Edition. First Edition, in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean pale blue cloth boards with black title box on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Translated by Hannah Josephson. 315 pages. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), has very small chips at spine corners, a few short closed edge tears. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The Tin Flute (original French title Bonheur d'occasion, "secondhand happiness"), Gabrielle Roy’s first novel, is a classic of Canadian fiction. Bittersweet love story of Florentine Lacasse, and the large LaCasse familly who live precariously and in poverty in the Saint-Henri quarter of Montreal. Florentine works as a waitress in Woolworth's, receiving attention from many men; when Jean Levesque makes teasing advances, it seems that perhaps her dreams of an escape from her sordid life will come true. Bookseller Inventory # 021232

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Roy, Gabrielle

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Item Description: Reynal & Hitchcock, New York. 1947, 1st edition in English. (Cloth) Near fine in very good dust jacket. 315pp. Small terar to jacket, light shelf wear. Price clipped. Mylar protected. Former owner inscription of front free-endpaper. Bookseller Inventory # 107812

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ROY, Gabrielle

Published by NY (1947)

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Item Description: NY, 1947. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. First Edition. Fine. Bookseller Inventory # 015219EST350R9

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Roy, Gabrielle (translated by Alan Brown)

Published by McClelland and Stewart, Toronto (1980)

ISBN 10: 0771078412 ISBN 13: 9780771078415

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Item Description: McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1980. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Harold Town; (illustrator). First Printing - First Thus. 384 pp. Bound in green cloth and presented in a matching slipcase; pasted on portrait of the author on the front panel; decorated in gilt on the front panel and spine; illustrated with drawings by Harold Town. This particular copy once belonged to author Wayson Choy and bears his signature on the front free endpaper. Very light rubbing at the corners; aside from Wayson Choy's signature, no interior markings. Size: 8vo. Association Copy. Bookseller Inventory # 199638

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Roy, Gabrielle (translated by Alan Brown)

Published by McClelland and Stewart (1980)

ISBN 10: 0771078412 ISBN 13: 9780771078415

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Item Description: McClelland and Stewart, 1980. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Inlay picture in front board. Solid binding. Clean boards. Book in slipcase. Slipcase covered in green cloth. No tears in slipcase. Book appears unread. No writing. Clean, bright. Bookseller Inventory # A002017

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Gabrielle Roy

Published by Reynal and Hitchcock c. 1947, New York (1947)

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Item Description: Reynal and Hitchcock c. 1947, New York, 1947. Edition : First English Edition. , Contemporary blue cloth. Stamped title on top cover and on spine. Conteporary dust jacket. Original French title, ?Bonheur d?Occasion? is affixed on flap of dust jacket., Gabrielle Roy (1909 ? 1983) was a French Canadian author from Winnipeg, Manitoba. Her first novel, Bonheur d'occasion (1945), gave a starkly realistic portrait of the lives of people in Saint-Henri, a working-class neighbourhood of Montreal. The novel caused many Quebeckers to take a hard look at themselves, and is regarded as the novel that helped lay the foundation for Quebec's Quiet Revolution of the 1960s. The original French version won her the prestigious Prix Femina in 1947. Published in English as The Tin Flute, the book won the 1947 Governor General's Award for fiction as well as the Royal Society of Canada's Lorne Pierce Medal. Distributed in the United States, where it sold more than three-quarters of a million copies, the Literary Guild of America made The Tin Flute a feature book of the month in 1947. The book garnered so much attention that Roy returned to Manitoba to escape the publicity. English book translated by Hannah Josephson., Size : 8vo (205x135mm). , Hannah Josephson The book is in very good condition. The dust jacket is in good condition. Bookseller Inventory # B5189

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Roy, Gabrielle.

Published by Reynal & Hitchcock, (1947)., New York (1947)

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Item Description: Reynal & Hitchcock, (1947)., New York, 1947. 1st Edition. First Edition of Gabrielle Roy’s first book, winner of the 1947 Governor General's Award, the Prix Femina Award, the Royal Society Of Canada's Lorne Peace Medal and a featured selection of the Literary Guild of America. A near fine copy in gray cloth, (discreet previous collector's name to the front free endpaper) white titles on a black ground to the spine and front board in a bright, fresh Robert Halleck designed pictorial dustwrapper, price intact, with the 'Bonheur d'Occasion' sticker affixed to the top edge of the front flap. 8vo. 315 pp. Translated from the French by Hannah Josephson. A lovely copy of an established classic of Canadian literature and a landmark in the development of the contemporary Québécois novel. Bookseller Inventory # 30471

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THE TIN FLUTE {Rare SIGNED 1st U.S.: GABRIELLE ROY

GABRIELLE ROY

Published by Reynal & Hitchcock, New York (1947)

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Item Description: Reynal & Hitchcock, New York, 1947. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 1st Edition. A Rare signed copy of Gabrielle Roy's famous novel. Inscribed in the author's hand on the front end paper to "To Mr. William Geddis with my very best wishes Gabrielle Roy" The U.S. 1st Edition. The Novel is in Near Fine unmarked condition, but for a previous owner's name on the verso of the front board, unseen beneath the front flap of the dust jacket. In the original Dust Jacket with the original price of $3.00 intact. The original French title, BONHEUR d'OCCASION, is affixed to the front flap by a small label. The Dust Jacket is very worn with various chips and a long tear down the front joint. Now housed in an archival jacket sleeve. The Tin Flute (original French title Bonheur d'occasion, "secondhand happiness"), Gabrielle Roy¿s first novel, is a classic of Canadian fiction. Imbued with Roy¿s brand of compassion and understanding, this story focuses on a family in the Saint-Henri slums of Montreal, its struggles to overcome poverty and ignorance, and its search for love. The Tin Flute won both the Governor General's Award and the Prix Femina of France. The novel was made into a critically acclaimed motion picture in 1983. The novel caused many Quebecers to take a hard look at themselves and is regarded as the novel that helped lay the foundation for Quebec's Quiet Revolution of the 1960s. The original French version won Roy the prestigious Prix Femina in 1947. Published in English as The Tin Flute (1947), the book won the 1947 Governor General's Award for fiction as well as the Royal Society of Canada's Lorne Pierce Medal. Distributed in the United States, where it sold more than three-quarters of a million copies, the Literary Guild of America made The Tin Flute a feature book of the month in 1947. The book garnered so much attention that Roy returned to Manitoba to escape the publicity (description quoted from Wikipedia). Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 002789

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