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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books

Hedgehog's Whimsey Books

355 Chandlers Mills Road, Newport, NH 03773 USA 603 542-1520
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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'.

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The Late Clara Beame used book

The Late Clara Beame more books like this

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Binding: Mass-market paperback Publisher: A Fawcett Crest Book Date published: 1969

Description: Good. No dust jacket as issued. Cover edge wear, small stains; single spine crease. 143 p. White covers, small color illustration: womanand man w/ candlestick. Murder mystery fiction: The Frazier family reunion at Christmastime in Connecticut looked perfect. Suddenly isolated by a wild storm, the family learns that one of them is planning to celebrate Christmas with murder. Read More

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Edition: Circa 1950s; 1934 author copyright Binding: Mass-market paperback Publisher: An Avon Book, Hearst, by arr. w/ Julian Messner Inc., New York. Date published: 1950

Description: Good. Half-inch lowere spine tear, front corner. Age toning. Nice cover. Inside cover minor foxing. Mass-market (rack) paperback, color cover artwork: couple embracing. 253p. With roots in Newbury VT and North Haverhill NH, prolific and best-selling author of her day, Frances Parkinson Keyes based this romance on true characters, papers, and stories of that northern Connecticut River valley region. A Scottish lass meets a British officer. In love, they have a clandestine meeting before he is ... Read More

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One Basket: Thirty-One Short Stories more books like this

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Edition: Book Club Edition; Peoples Book Club Special Edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: People's Book Club / Simon and Schuster., Chicago. Date published: 1947

Description: Very good. No dust jacket. Minor cover wear. 581 p. Dark gray cloth over boards. Red spine title box. End papers have varied illustrated themes in diagonal grid. Midwestern and later, New England-based author Edna Ferber was a prolific novel and magazine story writer. These selections first were each published from 1913 through 1940. Read More

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Barnum's Own Story: The Autobiography more books like this

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Edition: Reprint Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Peter Smith, Publisher., Magnolia MA. Date published: 1972 ISBN-13: 9780844640013 ISBN: 0844640018

Description: Good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Minimal library markings. Nearly new. Green Cloth over boards Black spine titles. 452p. B&W photos, facsimiles. Audience: General/trade. Circus entrepreneur Phineas Taylor Barnum was born in Bethel, Connecticut, in 1810. "My aversion to hand-work", notes Barnum, launches a chapter in which he begins to become a showman. His triumphs included General Tom Thumb, international travel, Jenny Lind, museums, and circus elephants. Read More

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Vermont River Valley Cooking more books like this

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Edition: Circa 1960s Binding: Spiralbound Publisher: North Thetford Church., North Thetford VT.

Description: Very good. Light cover surface wear. Clean interior. 40 p. Includes illustrations. Glossy B&W illustrated (symbolic pineapple) card covers; qtr-inch plastic coil binding. Typewriter font. Charts at back. Cooking: Recipes contributors are named with each: Buskey; Evans; Young; Morrison; Rose; Ackerson; Whitcomb; Hyde; Bond; Beede; Perry; Phipps; Palmer; Steinmetz; Colton; Granger; Eaton; Wilcox; Balch; Tilden; Mack; Clay; Wilson; Atkins; Beusman; Howard; Phelps; Evans; George; Eaton; Bonnett; ... Read More

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Letters from Chickadee Hill more books like this

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Edition: 2nd printing Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Inspiration House Publishers., Douth Windsor CT. Date published: 1979 ISBN-13: 9780918114044 ISBN: 0918114047

Description: Bossen, Bette Eaton (Drawings by). Very good in very good dust jacket. Signed by author. Light top page block foxing. Else near fine. Signed by both author-editor and illustrator. Brown cloth over boards. Orange and cream jacket. For six years until this publication, the Abbott and Bossen team published a subscription-based monthly, Letter from Chickadee Hill. This volume represents new material and drawings. Christian-based. Abbott and Bossen are known for their poetry editions. Read More

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Water Over the Dam more books like this

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: G P Putnam's Date published: 1947

Description: Good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Considerable edge and corner wear, exposing boards. Library spine repair w/ blue cloth tape, handwritten titles. Interior moderate soiling from much library borrowing over 45 years. Tight. Excellent reading copy. 376 p. Blue cloth covered boards, light blue titles. A historical novel of "old" Connecticut, centered on The Farmington Canal, built from 1825 to 1829 and plagued by difficulties until 1848 when railroad tracks were laid on the towpath and water ... Read More

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Edition: Revived from original 1990 Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: Bantam Books Date published: 2005 ISBN-13: 9780553587821 ISBN: 055358782X

Description: Fine. No dust jacket as issued. 338 p. w/Author's Note and contact info for Domestic Violence. Back: Sample chapter for next novel: Summer's Child. Novel; Nomadic archaeologist Maria Dark is returning home to the Connecticut shore and her childhood memories with her brother and sister along the Bell Stream. It's been 15 years, and her siblings and mother have weathered difficult times. Read More

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Me: Stories of My Life used book

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Binding: Mass-market paperback Publisher: Ballantine Books Date published: 1992 ISBN-13: 9780345377708 ISBN: 0345377702

Description: Fine. No dust jacket as issued. Mass market (rack) paperback. Glued binding. Audience: General/trade. Read More

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North Northeast: New England Poems more books like this

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Edition: First edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: William L Bauhan, Publisher., Dublin NH Date published: 1985 ISBN-13: 9780872330801 ISBN: 087233080X

Description: McQuilkin, Sarah (Drawings by). Very good in very good dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Minor rubs to DJ corners, spine ends. Minor DJ cover wear. Tight, clean. Inked name small on free endpaper. 96 p. Brown cloth covered boards, illustrated endpapers in tan, copper. Off-white VG quality paper, Pen&ink drawings, rural scenes. McQuilkin (b. 1936) of Simsbury CT taught at Phillips Andover Academy and Miss Porter's School, and began writing poetry at the former, and had been publishing since ... Read More

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"As good luck would have it" (from Wm. Shakespeare); An Autobiography...On the Light Side used book

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Edition: First edition Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: Self-published: Troll Press / Imperial Company., St. Johnsbury VT / W. Lebanon NH. Date published: 1987

Description: Very good. Top page block soiling. Minor spine fade. 143 p. A good-natured, self-deprecating, willing participant in life around him, writer Robert H. Guest, shares his steam of anecdotes about himself, spouse Kate, and their 4 boys. Active in the Connecticut River Upper Valley of Lebanon and Hanover, New Hampshire, during the 1960s, he brought with him post World War II career experience with the National Labor Relations Board and the Yale Technology Project. Guests called to teach the human ... Read More

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Gadabouts: Cookbook & Travel Guide: Recipes from the best chefs; Fun things to do; Woodstock, Quechee, Killington, Hanover, New London, and surrounding areas used book

Gadabouts: Cookbook & Travel Guide: Recipes from the best chefs; Fun things to do; Woodstock, Quechee, Killington, Hanover, New London, and surrounding areas more books like this

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Edition: First edition Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: Garlic Press., New London NH. Date published: 1992 ISBN-13: 9780963306920 ISBN: 0963306928

Description: Begin, Nancy (Illustrations by). Very good. Near fine, unmarked. Light shelf soil, top page block. Trade paperback (US). 288 p. Color and B&Wphotos; Pen&Ink artwork. Maps. Standard cookbook categories, indicating where recipes were developed among a range of restaurants. The Connecticut River runs north to south between Vermont and New Hampshire, and its Upper Valley is home to Dartmouth College, the large Dartmouth-Hitchcock medical facility, and teaching, research, diagnostic and treatment ... Read More

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Come Climb My Hill, Revised Edition more books like this

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Edition: 5th Printing Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Inspiration House., South Windsor Ct Date published: 1976

Description: Very Good. No dust jacket. Signed by author. And illustrator. Minor edgewear at spine ends, corners. Green cloth over boards. 58p. Cream color paper, good quality. Pen&ink illustrations. Lovely illustrations. Christian-based poetry. Read More

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Parsons' Mill used book

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Edition: First edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: University Press of New England., Hanover NH / London. Date published: 1989 ISBN-13: 9780874514797 ISBN: 0874514797

Description: Sharrer, Honore (Jacket cover 1951 painting: "Tribute to the American Working People", by). Fine in fine dust jacket. Black textured paper over boards. Cover spine titles; front circular mill wood saw. 184 p. Audience: General/trade. Non-fiction literary journalism account of a northern New England saw mill business where the author became an employee, a sawyer in training, and found, "a world occupied by gruff millhands toiling in a kind of 19th century time warp". A new college degree isn"t ... Read More

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The Hollow Tree new book

The Hollow Tree more books like this

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Edition: First edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Viking Books. Date published: 2000 ISBN-13: 9780670889495 ISBN: 0670889490

Description: Dodge, Bill (Jacket illustration by), and McCusker, Paul (End paper map by). New in new dust jacket. Remainder mark across bottom edge. Light shelf dust. Paper over boards. 208 p. Audience: Children/juvenile. Historical Fiction, Winner: Canadian Governort General's Award. Recommended reading for ages 10-14, heroine Phoebe Olcott, 15, is a British Loyalist in 1777 living along the Connecticut River Valley. Her cousin has been hanged as a British spy. He has left her a secret message: names of ... Read More

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A Moment of Time: a Novel of Early New England used book

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Edition: Possible 1st, no indication Binding: Hardcover Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons., New York. Date published: 1945

Description: Whitney, E.A. (Dust jacket design). Very good in good dust jacket. DJ chipped, worn at edges; minor soiling. Brick red cloth over boards. Spine titles, gold. 210 p. Unabridged. Author McLean was associate professor of English Language and Literature at Mount Holyoke College in Massachusetts when this was published. Her story is about Submit Ellery. It begins when the lead character is a child on a farm in the Connecticut River Valley, just prior to the American Revolution. The reader follows ... Read More

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Thoughts on the Out-of-Doors; The First Decade used book

Thoughts on the Out-of-Doors; The First Decade more books like this

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Edition: First edition Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: Self-published. Fletcher Printing Co., printer., Fairlee VT. Date published: 1988

Description: Lucia, Virginia (Cover and interior sketches by). Fine. Signed by author. Clean. 174 p. Trade paperback, cover art in light greens. Author signature near front beneath print number. Prior owner note: title page. Newly appointed in 1977 to the Vermont Fish and Game Board, Bradford VT resident was a strong proponent of the protection of natural resources. He would become Commissioner after 5 years before returning to education administration in St. Johnsbury. He wrote a regular column about the ... Read More

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Truman used book

Truman more books like this

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Edition: 16th printing Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Simon & Schuster, New York. Date published: 1992 ISBN-13: 9780671456542 ISBN: 0671456547

Description: Very good in very good dust jacket. Near fine w/ minor page block soiling from handling. Draft Letter tucked in from educator Hugh Silk to author. Cloth and paper over boards. 1117 p. B&W photo sections. Audience: General/trade. Biography / U.S. History, mid-20th century / President. Harry S. Truman stepped into the Oval Office as President after Franklin D. Roosevelt's death. Master scholar and historian David McCullough spent a decade researching and writing this history, and reveals the ... Read More

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Robert Greville, Lord Brooke: Aristocrat-Puritan-Philosopher-Martyr used book

Robert Greville, Lord Brooke: Aristocrat-Puritan-Philosopher-Martyr more books like this

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Edition: First edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Harvard University Press., Cambridge MA. Date published: 1958

Description: Good in good dust jacket. Highlighting/underlining. Signed by previous owner. Small bookplate 'neath front DJ flap: 'Ex Libris CF Main'. Book edge 'bleached' spotting top and bottom. small chips along DJ edges and flaps folds. DJ spine darkening. Book... 252 p. Includes: index, bibliography. Blue cloth covered boards. Gold stamped spine titles. Light blue DJ w/ dark blue titles, rows of rust floral printer ornaments, all alike. Appendix: Genealogy. Biography with critique of subject's 17th ... Read More

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Water Resources Planning in New England used book

Water Resources Planning in New England more books like this

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: University Press of New England., Hanover NH. Date published: 1980 ISBN-13: 9780874511765 ISBN: 0874511763

Description: Good in good dust jacket. Edge tears to jacket. Top page block soiling. Interior unmarked. Black Cloth over boards. Blue and black illustrated jacket. 185 p. Audience: General/trade. Environmental studies and policy; Resource decision-making; Political science. Role of public participation in 3 New England water resource education studies: Long Island Sound, Southeastern New England, and the Connecticut River Basin. Concerns explored: role of bureaucratic officials in water planning; public ... Read More

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Photo Record; Hurricane and Flood, New England's Greatest Disaster 1938 used book

Photo Record; Hurricane and Flood, New England's Greatest Disaster 1938 more books like this

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Edition: 35c original cover price Binding: Wraps Publisher: New England Historical Events Committee., New York. Date published: 1938

Description: Tyler, Leslie H (Old Lyme CT, White Sand Beach B&W photo courtesy of). Good. Content pages very good. Cover show wear, front edge discoloration, lower corner creasing. Covers loose from stapled binding. 64 p. Magazine-style oversize format and materials. 33cm. B&W photos. Yellow Insert: The Connecticut Circle magazine subscription form. "The Day of Disaster, September 21, 1938" inside opening page, with "A Photographic Record of the New England Hurricane and Flood". On front: "200 Graphic & ... Read More

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The Shaker Experience in America: a History of the United Society of Believers used book

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Edition: First edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Yale University Press Date published: 1992 ISBN-13: 9780300051391 ISBN: 0300051395

Description: Bussell, Joshua H (Front cover painting, Canterbury). Good in very good dust jacket. Blue free endpaper removed front & back. Clean save for minimal library markings. Sewn binding. Beige cloth over boards. 576 p. Illustrations. High quality materials; library standards. An academic study with extensive bibliographic notes and index at back. Read More

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Villages, a Novel used book

Villages, a Novel more books like this

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Edition: First edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Alfred A Knopf / A Borzoi Book., New York Date published: 2004 ISBN-13: 9781400042906 ISBN: 1400042909

Description: Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique (The Turkish Bath, 1862, cover illustration by) Fine in fine dust jacket. Slight spine tilt. Clean. Red Cloth over boards. Illustrated DJ. 336 p. Audience: General/trade. Fiction, somewhat autobiographical, spanning the Depression era thru the early 21st century, set from Pennsylvania to New England. This21st Updike novel follows its hero Owen Mackenzie from his birth in semi-rural Pennsylvania until his retirement in the geriatric communiyt of Haskell's Crossing, ... Read More

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An Ocean Tramp used book

An Ocean Tramp more books like this

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Edition: No print line Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company., Garden City NY / Toronto. Date published: 1921

Description: Good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Sullivan Machinery Co. Discard, Claremont NH; Neat script: No. 649 w/ Co. stamp, purple. Minor tilt, fade. Scuffed spine tilte box paste-on. Top block soil spots. Clean text pgs. 189 p. Blue cloth over boards. Blind stamped front edge frame. Page count does not include Prefaces. Seafaring, steamboat fiction: Author William McFee, was b.1881, of Canadian parents at sea aboard a 3-masted ship his sea captain father owned. He d. 1966 in New Haven CT. He became a ... Read More

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The Country School in New England used book

The Country School in New England more books like this

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: D. Appleton and Company., New York. Date published: 1893

Description: Fair. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Wear to spine ends and corners. Loosening pages. Top page block gilt good still. General light soiling to pages. Cover paste-on photo scarred. Dark blue decorated cloth over boards. Ornate gold stamped titles. vi, 102 p. B&W photos, plates, grayscale artwork. 23cm. Floral end papers. American Studies / 19th century New England public schools / Education. Four parts: Old-fashioned school days, 1800-1825; Mid-Century Schools, 1840-1860; The Country School of To ... Read More

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