J. D. Salinger

Posted March 28, 2010

 Having become an iconic New Hampshire reclusive during his later decades, the 'mystery' of author J. D. Salinger's whereabouts has fed the intrigue and the perpetuating classroom and booklover discussions. At least twice a year, young folks....

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books

Hedgehog's Whimsey Books

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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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Yankee Editor: Vignettes & Anecdotes by a New England Country Editor & Legislator more books like this

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Edition: First edition Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: Pasquaney Press / The Anthoensen Press, production., East Hebron NH / Portland ME. Date published: 1987 ISBN-13: 9780961862404 ISBN: 0961862408

Description: Stanhope, Dennis (Illustrattions by) Good. No dust jacket as issued. Signed by author. Moinor cover corner curl; Edge foxing, soil spots. Clean pages. Blue sealed paper covers, white titles. xii, 227 p. 23 cm. Pen&Ink Illustrations. Index. Boston native, with printer's ink-stained hands in Vermont and New Hampshire, Edward J Bennett here has presented a collection of his experiences at various newspapers and from serving in the NH Legislature, including notes on the (shocking) practice of ... Read More

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Comix: A History of Comic Books in America more books like this

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Edition: Not a first printing, "e" printing Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Bonanza Books by arr. w/ Outerbridge & Lazard, New York. Date published: 1971 ISBN-13: 9780517110379 ISBN: 0517110377

Description: Studios, Mad Peck (Peck, John; Graphics by). Good in good dust jacket. Ex-library. Sturdy binding with light dampstain to top front page edges; no compromise to artwork. Jacket had been protected by library clear cover. Tan cloth over boards; library rebinding. Colorful jacket. Cartoon illustrations. Audience: General/trade. Cultural History / American Studies: Published since the late 1800s when color began to appear in The World newspapers, comic pages evolved with printing techniques. The ... Read More

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Joel Chandler Harris: Plantation Storyteller more books like this

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: J. Messner Inc, New York Date published: 1941

Description: Nims, W. C. (Illustrated by) Good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Rear free end paper torn out, missing; untidy job of it, leaving exposed gauze. Red Withdrawn stamp, front fep. Leaf 185-186, production flaw, extra page edge. 278 p.; 22 cm. Pen&Ink Illustrations. Sepia-toned drawings on peach end papers. Biography of the newspaperman who collected stories and defined characters around animals. His tales were morality-based, humorous, and first told to him by two African American former slaves, one ... Read More

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First Primary: Presidential Politics in New Hampshire more books like this

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Binding: Wraps Publisher: Union Leader Corporation / New Hampshire Sunday News., Manchester NH. Date published: 1987

Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Sun fade, top & bottom, front; tight & clean. Large folio; facsimile newspaper pages covering NH primaries 1952-1984; w/ results; Every 4 years, New Hampshire voters go to the polls in a Primary exercise to vote for the U.S. Presidential candidate of choice. Front pages are reproduced here for each of 32 years, including charts showing vote counts and other related news stories. Read More

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The Literature of Vermont more books like this

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Edition: First edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: University of Vermont / University Press of New England., Hanover NH. Date published: 1973 ISBN-13: 9780874510744 ISBN: 0874510740

Description: Fine. No dust jacket. Slightest shelf edge wear. Very nice. Clean. Emerald green cloth over boards. 376 p. Biographies. Index. Audience: General/trade. From Ira Allen's account in of his 1772 "Coming to the Grants" to Howard Frank Mosher's "Alabama Jones", a short story character sketch, here are the literary paths taken by Vermonters, including the launching of newspapers and journals. Contents' sections: 32-page Introduction; Chronology 1609-1973; Settlement, Revolution, and Early Statehood; ... Read More

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Break in (Nigel Havers Reads) Audio Cassettes and Transcript used book

Break in (Nigel Havers Reads) Audio Cassettes and Transcript more books like this

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Edition: New edition Binding: Audiobook cassette Publisher: Audio Language Studies., Ontario, Canada. Date published: 1986 ISBN-13: 9780886468248 ISBN: 0886468248

Description: Good. Vinyl and plastic box. Ex-library. Cassettes appear very good; book excellent; box library issue with info slipped into pockets, VG. Lib. labeling, discard, Fiske Free Lib, Claremont NH. 157 p. 2-3-hr. cassette recording (2 cassettes) w/ transcript of text abridged from Dick Francis's 1985 mystery work. Large case; Wire spiral bound book, larger type. A champion steeplechase jockey defends his twin sister when her husband's career as a racehorse trainer is threastened by a spiteful ... Read More

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Poetical Scrap-book 1914 refashioned from an 1889 State Board of Health N.H. Vol. 8 more books like this

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Binding: Hardcover Date published: 1914

Description: Good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Green inside cover label: Private Library of M F Little, Hill, N.H. Pages rippled from addition of glued columns throughout. 200 p. Black blind-stamped decorated cloth over boards. Gold stamped original spine titles. Lith green front printed title box: Poetical Scrap-Book 1914. Unique item: Poetry garnered from newspapers, neatly trimmed and glued over text pages of original volume, in 2-column format. Pages are renumbered by hand in red pencil. ... Read More

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The Negro Almanac more books like this

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Edition: First edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Bellwether Publishing Co., New York. Date published: 1967

Description: Good in poor dust jacket. Ex-library. Sturdy; clean save for library markings. Jacket remainder sections neatly taped inside covers. Top edge short damp stain; no bleed inside. Maroon cloth over boiards. Gold spine titles; blind-stamped large front titles. 1112 p. 27 cm. Includes Illustrations. African-American History includes Historical Review Chronology (1492-1954), p.1-21; Documents; Historical Landmarks state by state; Civil Rights Organizations and Leadership; Legal Staus; Demographics; ... Read More

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Kent Cooper and the Associated Press, an Autobiography (SIGNED with ephemera from author to and from former associate Rowland Rand) more books like this

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Random House. Date published: 1959

Description: Very good in very good dust jacket. Signed by author. MInor edge age-toning to book; Clean inside; Minor wear to jacket. 334 p. Includes index. Black cloth over boards. 4/59 on jacket flap. Newspaperman Kent Cooper (1880-1965), having conceived during the early 20th century of news delivery to newsrooms by telephone, was hired away from United Press by Associated Press in 1910, rising to executive director in 1943. He had conceived in 1926, and established in 1935, the AP Wirephoto system, and ... Read More

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