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Colombo & Company is the publishing imprint for about half of the books listed below.


Poetry

  • Lines for the Last Day (1960)
  • The Mackenzie Poems (1966)
  • Miraculous Montages (1966)
  • The Great Wall of China (1966, 1996)
  • William Lyon Mackenzie Rides Again! (1967)
  • Abracadabra (1967)
  • John Toronto (1969)
  • Neo Poems (1970)
  • The Great San Francisco Earthquake and Fire (1971)
  • Leonardo's Lists (1972)
  • Praise Poems (1972)
  • Translations from the English (1974)
  • The Sad Truths (1974)
  • The Great Collage (1974)
  • Proverbial Play (1975)
  • Mostly Monsters (1977, 1995)
  • Variable Cloudiness (1977)
  • Private Parts (1978)
  • The Great Cities of Antiquity (1979)
  • Selected Poems (1982)
  • Selected Translations (1982)
  • Recent Poems (1982)
  • Off Earth (1987)
  • Luna Park / One Thousand Poems (1994)
  • Space Poems (1995)
  • Contrails (1996)
  • Earlier Lives (1996)
  • Ether / Rewords (1997)
  • What Is What (1998)
  • Interspaces (1999)
  • Impromptus (2000)
  • Half a World Away (2000)

Poetry Anthologies

  • The Varsity Chapbook (1959)
  • Poetry 64 / Poésie 64 (1963)
  • Shapes & Sounds (1968)
  • How Do I Love Thee (1970)
  • New Direction in Canadian Poetry (1971)
  • Rhymes and Reasons (1971)
  • Trio (1975)
  • The Poets of Canada (1978)
  • We Stand on Guard (1985, 1998)
  • Master of All Poets (1996)
  • Worlds in Small (1992)
  • Small Wonders (2000)

Aphorisms

  • Uncommon Knowledge (1996)
  • Semi-Certainties (1998)
  • Open Secrets (2000)

Canadiana

  • Colombo's Book of Canada (1978, 1998)
  • Toronto's Fantastic Street Names (1982)
  • Colombo's 101 Canadian Places (1983)
  • Colombo's Canadiana Quiz Book (1983)
  • Canadian Literary Landmarks (1983)
  • 1001 Questions about Canada (1986)
  • 999 Questions about Canada (1989)
  • Writer's Map of Toronto (1991)
  • Writer's Map of Ontario (1992)
  • QuasiBook Edition of the Writer's Map of Canada (1995)
  • Quotable Canada (1998)

Quote Books

  • Colombo's Canadian Quotations (1974)
  • Colombo's Concise Canadian Quotations (1976)
  • Colombo's New Canadian Quotations (1987)
  • The Dictionary of Canadian Quotations (1991)
  • Colombo's All-Time Great Canadian Quotations (1994)
  • Colombo's Famous Lasting Words (2000)

Reference

  • Colombo's Names & Nicknames (1974)
  • Colombo's Canadian References (1976)
  • The Canada Colouring Book (1980)
  • The Canadian Global Almanac (1992+)
  • Omnium Gatherum (1994)
  • Shapely Places (1996)

Compilations

  • Richard Maurice Bucke: Catalogue (1963)
  • Probings (1968)
  • Colombo's Hollywood (1979)
  • Walt Whitman's Canada (1992)
  • The New Consciousness (1994)

Fantastic Literature

  • CDN SF&F (1979)
  • Other Canadas (1979)
  • Blackwood's Books (1981)
  • Friendly Aliens (1981)
  • Not to Be Taken at Night (1981)
  • Years of Light (1982)

Humour & Lore

  • Colombo's Little Book of Canadian Proverbs (1975, 1997)
  • 222 Canadian Jokes (1981)
  • Colombo's Last Words (1982)
  • Colombo's Laws (1982)
  • René Lévesque Buys Canada Savings Bonds (1983)
  • Great Moments in Canadian History (1984)
  • The Toronto Puzzle Book (1984)
  • Canada First Quiz (1984)
  • Quotations from Chairman Lamport (1990)
  • Ogdenisms (1994)
  • Metro's Goldwyn Mayor (1995)
  • Erotica Canadiana (1995)
  • 666 Canadian Jokes (1996)
  • Slightly Higher in Canada (1996)
  • Colombo's Doublebook of Laws & Last Lines (1996)
  • The Stephen Leacock Quote Book (1996)
  • Iron Curtains (1996)
  • Kidstuff (1996)
  • All About Us (1998)
  • More Iron Curtains (1998)
  • Yet More Iron Curtains (2000)
  • Canadian Capers (2000)

Surveys

  • Colombo's Book of Marvels (1979)
  • Mysterious Canada (1988, 1998)
  • The Little Blue Book of UFOs (1992)
  • Ghost Stories of Ontario (1995)
  • Haunted Toronto (1996)
  • Mysteries of Ontario (1999)
  • Ghost Stories of Canada (2000)

Personal Accounts Series

  • Extraordinary Experiences (1989)
  • Mysterious Encounters (1990)
  • Mackenzie King's Ghost (1991)
  • UFOs over Canada (1991)
  • Dark Visions (1992)
  • Close Encounters of the Canadian Kind (1994)
  • Ghosts Galore! (1994)
  • Closer than You Think (1998)

Stories Series

  • Strange Stories (1994)
  • Marvellous Stories (1998)
  • Singular Stories (1999)
  • Weird Stories (2000)
  • Ghosts in Our Past (2000)

Monograph Series

  • Conjuring Up the Owens (1999)
  • The Occult Webb (1999)
  • Lambert's Day (2000)

Native Studies

  • Poems of the Inuit (1981, 1997)
  • Windigo (1982, 1997)
  • Songs of the Indians (1983, 1997)
  • Songs of the Great Land (1989, 1996)
  • The Mystery of the Shaking Tent (1993)
  • Voices of Rama (1994)

Translations: Bulgarian

  • Under the Eaves of a Forgotten Village (1975)
  • The Balkan Range (1976)
  • The Left-handed One (1977)
  • Remember Me Well (1978)
  • Depths (1978)

Translations: Spanish

  • 152 Proverbs Adapted to the Taste of the Day (1975)
  • When the Animal Rises from the Deep the Head Explodes (1976)
  • Mirages (1977)

Translations: Polish

  • Dark Times (1979)
  • Evenings on Lake Ontario (1981)
  • Far from You (1981)
  • Such Times (1981)

Translations: Romanian

  • Sorescu: Selected Poems (1982)

Translations: Hungarian

  • From Zero to One (1973)
  • East & West (1978)
  • Beyond Labels (1982)
  • Learn This Poem of Mine by Heart (1983)
  • Some Hungarian Poets (1995)

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