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All books are first printings of first editions or first American editions unless otherwise noted.

(n.p.), Well-Defended Press, 1990. A spoof on corporate reports, with contributions by a number of Canadian writers including Kinsella, Ann Knight, Spider Robinson (an award-winning science fiction writer) and others. Kinsella contributes "An excerpt from my essay, Treacherous Snivelling and Other Dangerous Trends in Contemporary U.S. Poetry." Also includes a poem (in Latin, no less) by "Silas Ermineskin," one of the central characters in a number of Kinsella's highly praised Indian stories -- a Kinsella alter-ego. Ermineskin's contribution is signed by "Ermineskin," somewhat illegibly. Also signed by Kinsella, Knight, Robinson and five others, presumably all the contributors, although the use of pseudonyms on the contributions makes it impossible to determine, from internal evidence alone, if this is the case. Folded sheets, with plain card-stock covers: apparently a home-made production of someone with a copier and a laser printer, and the friendship of a number of Canadian literary figures. Although the limitation is not stated, and the production methods did not preclude creation of more copies, we are told that there were only 30 copies of this done. 24 pages, folded sheets in cardstock covers. OCLC locates only one copy, in the Canadian national archives. Fine. [#029934] $750
(Canada), (Oberon), (1978). The hardcover issue of the second book by the award-winning author of Shoeless Joe, a collection of Indian stories set on the Hobbema Reserve in western Canada. Signed by Kinsella. The print run for the hardcover issue of this title is unknown, but Oberon books from the same era have been known to have had printings of only a few hundred copies, most of which would have gone to libraries. Fine in a very near fine dust jacket with slight wear to the spine ends. Uncommon in hardcover, especially signed. [#028251] $500
(Vancouver), William Hoffer, (1988). The lettered limited edition of the first chapter of a baseball novel, in progress at the time. Of a total edition of 326 copies, this is Copy W of 26 lettered copies signed by the author, the entire hardcover edition. Fine, without dust jacket, as issued. [#029999] $350
(Canada), (Oberon), (1978). The hardcover issue of the second book by the award-winning author of Shoeless Joe, this being a collection of Indian stories set on the Hobbema Reserve in western Canada. The print run for the hardcover issue of this title is unknown, but Oberon books from the same era have been known to have had printings of only a few hundred copies, most of which would have gone to libraries. Faint offsetting to pastedowns and trace foxing to the top edge of the text block; very near fine in a near fine dust jacket. [#029997] $300
Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1988. The uncorrected proof copy of the first American edition of this collection of baseball stories. Fine in wrappers. [#029794] $100
Vancouver, New Play Centre, (1988). The third book in Kinsella's ouevre with this title, this being a collection of three plays about baseball, each adapted by Kinsella from one of his stories. This was issued as a limited edition (limitation not stated but reported to be around 200 copies) to support the New Play Centre in Vancouver. Large format (8-1/2" x 11") in stapled wrappers. Fine. [#029766] $80
Boston, Godine, 1986. The first American edition of this collection of stories, published almost a decade after the original Canadian edition, and after the success of Shoeless Joe. Signed by the author. Foxing to top edge; else fine in a fine dust jacket. [#019535] $45
(Vancouver), William Hoffer, 1984. A baseball story, issued as a limited edition. Of a total edition of 326 copies, this is number 49 of 300 copies in wrappers. Signed: according to the colophon, signed by the author. The signature on all of these that we have seen looks unlike Kinsella's usually very legible "Bill Kinsella": apparently these were all signed by the publisher. Fine in saddle-stitched wrappers. [#029765] $45
(Markham), Penguin, (1983). Signed by the author. Read and creased; very good in wrappers. [#029778] $40
(Toronto), HarperCollins, (1994). A collection of Indian stories featuring Frank Fencepost and Silas Ermineskin, protagonists of several earlier volumes of Kinsella's humorous tales. Signed by the author. Fine in a fine dust jacket. [#029803] $25
(Ontario), Out of this World/(Quarry Press), (2000). Stories edited with an introduction and contributions by Kinsella. Fine in wrappers. [#029816] $20
(NY), Ballantine, (1992). The first American edition of the third novel by the author of Shoeless Joe and The Iowa Baseball Confederacy. This is a Depression-era novel set in western Canada. Foxing to top edge, else fine in a fine dust jacket. [#029798] $20
NY, Ballantine Books, (1992). The first American edition of this Depression-era novel set in western Canada. Inscribed by the author. Fine in a fine dust jacket. [#022421] $20
Dallas, Southern Methodist University Press, (1996). The simultaneous softcover issue of the first American edition of this collection of Indian stories featuring Frank Fencepost and Silas Ermineskin, protagonists of several earlier volumes of Kinsella's humorous tales. Fine in wrappers. [#029806] $20
Dallas, Southern Methodist University Press, (1996). The first American edition of this collection of Indian stories featuring Frank Fencepost and Silas Ermineskin, protagonists of several earlier volumes of Kinsella's humorous tales. Small crown bump, else fine in a fine dust jacket. [#029805] $20
(Toronto), HarperPerennial, (1995). The first Canadian paperback edition of this collection of Indian stories featuring Frank Fencepost and Silas Ermineskin, protagonists of several earlier volumes of Kinsella's humorous tales. Fine in wrappers. [#029804] $20
Boston, Godine/Nonpareil, 1986. First thus, an American paperback reissue. Fine. [#029777] $20
Boston, Godine, 1986. The first American edition. Remainder mark; else fine in a very good dust jacket. The American edition was published almost a decade after the original edition, after the success of Kinsella's baseball novel, Shoeless Joe. [#014120] $20
(Vancouver), (Hoffer/Tanks), (1986). The trade edition of this collection, published by William Hoffer and with illustrations by Carel Moiseiwitsch. Trace edge sunning rear cover; else fine in wrappers. [#029763] $20
Dallas, Southern Methodist University Press, (1995). First thus. Originally published as The Further Adventures of Slugger McBatt. This is the simultaneous issue in wrappers. Fine. [#029811] $20
(Toronto), Doubleday, (1998). The simultaneous issue in wrappers. Fine. [#029813] $20
Dallas, Southern Methodist University, (1990). The first American edition; this being the simultaneous softcover issue. Mild foxing to top edge; else fine in wrappers. [#029788] $20
(Ontario), Totem, (1998). The first Canadian paperback edition. Signed by the author. Age toning to pages; near fine in wrappers. [#029789] $20
Dallas, Southern Methodist University, (1990). The hardcover issue of the first American edition. Mild foxing; near fine in a fine dust jacket. [#029787] $20
Toronto, Collins, (1987). A collection of stories, this being the true first edition, which preceded U.S. publication by several years. Signed by the author and dated in a different ink. Foxing to top edge; else fine in a fine dust jacket. [#029785] $20
Dallas, Southern Methodist University Press, (1993). First thus. A reissue of his 1980 collection of stories, the title story of which was the seed for his prize-winning novel Shoeless Joe. This is the simultaneous issue in wrappers. Fine. [#029770] $20
Toronto, Totem, (1986/1987). The first Canadian edition, which followed the 1985 U.S. edition. An interesting collection of stories, with an introduction in which Kinsella prints the text of a 1980 letter he wrote to Richard Brautigan, who was discovered to have committed suicide when this book was in preparation. A touching tribute, and a look at the writer's view of the sources and models for his own art. Only issued in wrappers. Fine. [#029774] $20
(Toronto), HarperCollins, (1993). The true first edition (i.e., Canadian) of this collection of baseball stories. Mild foxing to top edge, else fine in a fine dust jacket. [#029799] $20
(Toronto), HarperPerennial, (1994). The first Canadian paperback edition of this collection of baseball stories. Fine. [#029800] $20
(NY), HarperCollins, (1995). The first American paperback edition of this collection of baseball stories. Fine. [#029802] $20
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