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Hi, Folks ... Mom said, 'I need to downsize'. Moving to assisted living, what she couldn't take included 8,000-plus books & records. A decade later, my upcountry barn is bursting. Books multiply as others recycle priorities. I now have 30,000 or more books looking for good homes, and my learning curve has been a roller coaster. I celebrate word-crafters, thought-tumblers, laughter ... the arts of communication at every turn. I preserve, protect, and share. I am also Hedgehog Publishing, 'Words & Pictures by & for Folks with Prickly Backs, Soft Bellies, & Small Brains'.
Edition: 1st US paperback edition
Binding: Mass-market paperback
Publisher: Pyramid, New York
Date published: 1966
Description: Schoenherr, J (Cover painting by). Good. No dust jacket as issued. Moderate edge wear. Slight spine tilt. Signed by prior owner. 207 p. Center B&W photo section. Wraparound cover illustration: line of people hiking in dense jungle. Thailand, Ceylon, Burma were the countries author Koch-Isenburg explored, seeking in the nearly impenetrable lands specimens of deadly wildlife and exotic plants. Read More
Edition: 16th printing since 1956 1st
Publisher: Charles E Tuttle Company., Rutland VT / Tokyo, Japan.
Date published: 1967
Description: Kanzan, Shimomura (Frontispiece Author portrait sketched by), and Sesshu (Illustrations from the masterpieces by). Good in good dust jacket. Highlighting/underlining. Pencil underlining. Book has slight spine sun-fade; still wonderfully attractive covers. Slipcase (no dust jacket) intact w/ minor sun-fade, bottom edge stress, and rubs. 133 p. Includes illustrations. Cloth and decorated paper over boards; Paper printed overleaf, lower half of book. Green soft and decorated papers on volume. ... Read More
Edition: First edition
Publisher: Scholastic Inc by arr. w/ Farrar Straus Giroux., New York, NY
Date published: 1999
Description: Very good. No dust jacket. Light front cover surface soil. Unmarked interior. Off-white Cloth over boards. 11x11.25in. Paste-on square maze on front, color, 5x5in. 64 p. Color Illustrations. Audience: Children/juvenile. A remarkable, wonderfully illustrated tale of a youth who is "called home" in Prague to find his father's Red Box, now his responsibility. Within is an assortment of small treasures including his father's diary of his life in Tibet as a young man. The boy explores its contents, ... Read More
Edition: 2ng printing; 1936 First
Publisher: Chinese Service Bureau / Warren Press., Roxbury MA.
Date published: 1939
Description: Very good in very good dust jacket. Sun-fade overlapping jacket spine. Top page block minor soiling. 93 p. Orange cloth over boards. Black stamped titles, front & spine. Fully printed, illustrated jacket in black ink. 19cm. World, China / Quotations, Folklore: From Foreword, "Confucius (latinized from K'ung Foo-Tsze), one of the greatest genii China has produced, was born in 551 B.C. (eighty-two years before Socrates) in the state of Lu, now known as the Province of Shantung". He was a Minister ... Read More
Publisher: Watts & Co., London.
Date published: 1932
Description: Very good. No dust jacket. Inside boards foxing; Lower page block: partial old stain spots. Minor page block soiling. Tightly bound. Clean covers. Light brown cloth over boards. xvii, 611 p.; 19 cm. Black spine titles. Index. Prefaces dated in Philadelphia, 1867, 1907. This history begins with Asceticism and the character of early Judaism, and "Oriental and Hellenic influences", and later Pauline Christianity, the Ante-Nicene Church; Buddhism influence; Levitical Rule; Second marriages; Self ... Read More
Edition: First edition
Publisher: James William Bryan Press, Washington, D.C.
Date published: 1915
Description: Various artists. Very good. No dust jacket. Minor edgewear. Some discoloration near spine on interior pages; some sepia photo transfers to companion pages. 232 p. : ill. (some col. ), ports.; 27 cm. Color and sepia photo plates; artistic plates. Tan embossed buckram covered boards, blue and gold graphic highlights. Gold titles. Illustration list. An intriguing early 20th century travelogue exploring the places, people, and societies in what is now Pakistan and India. Read More