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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: Possibly, after 1975.
Binding: Trade paperback
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, New York
Date published: 1975
Description: Fleming, Guy (Book designed by) Good. No dust jacket as issued. Moderate spine creasing, edge and cover wear. Foxing to page edges. 226p & 293p. Unadorned wraps, brown and gold. B&W Frontispiece. Exiles: 5th printing; First published in book form 1970; Part originally appeared in The New Yorker, as had Passage to Ararat. The first title is about the author's parents and his father's coming to America, having met his mother abroad, and his experiences among the literati (his own best known novel ... read more
Edition: Book Club Edition. 1st QPB trilogy printing.
Binding: Trade paperback
Publisher: Quality Paperback Book Club by arr w/ Dutton, St. Martin's, and author., New York.
Date published: 2000
Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Near fine. Clean with slight lower spine bump, and top edge brown pen marks taht look like a mistake. 635 p. Trade paperback (US) w/ off white covers, half-inch black front border, early photo portrait of author; back cover later portrait. Autobiographical Trilogy by actor and "celebrated counter-culture gadfly", and with these works, considered a brilliant and innovative author of 20th century literature. 'The Naked Civil Servant' was first published in ... read more
Binding: Trade paperback
Publisher: A New Directions Paperback / James Laughlin., Norfolk CT.
Date published: 1963
Description: Gudzin, Dolores (The Living Theatre production cover photo by). Good. No dust jacket as issued. Spine has brown-darkened area along spine. Irregular back cover small spots. Interior clean, unmarked. Firm binding. 207 p. 21 cm. Graphically rendered cover photo in sharply contrasting B&W. Pre-WWII Fiction set in Germany; first punlished in 1935 and 1939, the two novels known as The Berlin Stories are related. Hitler was beginning his move to power in 1931. These 'fiction' works are 'dramatized ... read more
Edition: First edition. Likely 1st; Self-published. 4000--3-46--3
Publisher: Broadman Press., Nashville TN.
Date published: 1946
Description: Good. No dust jacket. Signed by author. Slight wiggle. Moderate cover soiling. Two inscriptions to Cadet Robt. Moore, from James McCollough and the author, Dec. 1947. 197 p. Tan cloth over boards. Copper-colored titles. B&W author photo portrait frontispiece. Autobiographical essays, memoirs by the President Emeritus, Fork Union Military Academy, Fork Union, Virginia. Christian themes in some selections. Wicker had also served as a Baptist minister. read more
Edition: 2nd printing.
Publisher: Organized by the Massachusetts College of Art., Boston.
Date published: 1991
Description: Fine. No dust jacket as issued. Slight small spine edge rubs. Horizontal format, 11x8.5in. 88 p. Illustrated covers in green and black. Audience: General/trade. Exhibit catalogue: Artworks by witnesses and sufferers of one of the World War II Nazi concentration camps, on a touring exhibition. Biographical notes about the artists follow informing articles by a number of contributors. read more
Edition: 2nd Edition
Publisher: Russell & Russell, Inc
Date published: 1965
Description: Good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Tight, Square, Clean other than library markings. Minor spine ends and corner wear. Sticker residue, lower spine. 437 p. Includes: index, bibliography. Chronology. Appendix; Bibliography; Genealogy Tree; Index. Durable dark green cloth covered boards. Gold spine titles. Portrait frontispiece, B&W. Author Jane Austen, b. 1775-d. 1817. Appendix re: Text of Jane Austen's Novels; authors note various errors have occured w/reprinting, herein are corrections they ... read more
Edition: "No. 39 of 200 copies." on publication bookplate.
Publisher: Frank B. Easton, Jr. (Self-published)., Corinth, Vt.
Date published: 1997
Description: Hill, Julia (Cover and text design by). Fine in very good dust jacket. Signed by author. Inscribed to Robert Smith, October 1997, "One fine friend who can fix anything that doesn't work." Minor jacket surface wear. Brown cloth over boards, gold cover titles. B&W photo illustrated jacket. x, 178 p. 24 cm. B&W family archival photos, map. Limited edition, Vermont local history drawn from letters written weekly from the mid-1960s into the 1980s, to his children, compiled and edited here by his ... read more