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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: First edition. 1st Signet printing.
Binding: Mass-market paperback
Publisher: Signet Book.
Date published: 1962
Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Aging to cover and paper. Mass market (rack) paperback. Glued binding. Red page block edges. Audience: General/trade. Humorist's notes about 'the colorful, crusty, naive perfectionist who created the sophisticated New Yorker magazine, ' front cover promo. Memoir of Harold Ross by one of his discoveries and major contributors. Complete and Unabridged. read more
Binding: Mass-market paperback
Publisher: Harper, New York
Date published: 1964
Description: Good. No dust jacket as issued. Top edge darkening from smoky fire. Spine sun-fade; author name readable, not title. 398 p. Line art Illustrations. A sampling of Thurber's world. Dozens of humorous essays and hundreds of drawings from the humorist whose work frequented the New Yorker magazine. read more
Edition: First edition.
Binding: Trade paperback
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Date published: 1990
Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Signed by previous owner. Final novel, self-contained, in Maupin's San Francisco based Tales of the City series. A driven YV talk show hostess must choose: national stardom in New York or her husband and child in California. read more
Edition: Large type / Large print.
Publisher: Random House Large Print Publishing
Date published: 2003
Description: Very good in good dust jacket. DJ water damage top rear. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 368 p. Brinkley spent much of the 20th century covering events in Washington DC for the media. This "richly entertaining roundup of extraordinary individuals" (DJ notes) against a backdrop of headlining events makes for an interesting read. read more
Description: Troillard (Cover art by) Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Signed by previous owner. 239 p. 7.25x9.25in. Urban fiction which appeared as a column feature in the San Francisco Chronicle newspaper. read more
Edition: First edition. 12/96 on jacket rear flap.
Publisher: Knopf Publishing Group.
Date published: 1996
Description: Fine in very good dust jacket. Cloth and paper over boards. 400 p. B&W photo plate section. Audience: General/trade. Autobiography of one of America's most respected print and television journalists who personified "anchorman", written at age 80, 13 years before his death in 2009. read more
Edition: First edition. 1st printing
Publisher: New Press
Date published: 1995
Description: Good in very good dust jacket. Ex-library. DJ in clean mylar. Clean. Wear to lower spine edge. Rear free endpaper 2/3rds missing (lib pocket removal); Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 468 p. Audience: General/trade. Classic Terkel interviews with American individuals from varied professions, walks of life, ages 70 to 99, offering a panorama of the 20th century. read more