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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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Langenscheidt's German-English, English-German Dictionary, Two Volumes in One used book

Langenscheidt's German-English, English-German Dictionary, Two Volumes in One more books like this

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Edition: 32nd printing Binding: Mass-market paperback Publisher: Washington Square Press. Date published: 1966

Description: Good. Signed by previous owner. Covers very good w/ front short corner crease. Free end paper has hole mid-page: half-inch high, 1.5in. wide. 526 p. Mass-market (rack) paperback. Cover in German flag colors: black, red, yellow. Reference in translating German to English, and vice versa. Bi-lingual lists supplementary to dictionary sections. Phonetic pronunciations. Read More

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A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations more books like this

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Edition: 4th edition Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: University of Chicago Press Date published: 1973 ISBN-13: 9780226816210 ISBN: 0226816214

Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 216 p. Audience: General/trade. Still relevant and important in the computer era. Rhe classic guide. Read More

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The Golden Guide to American Antiques (A Golden Handbook) more books like this

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Binding: Wraps Publisher: Golden Press / Western Publishing., New York. Date published: 1967

Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Slight top spine chip. 160 p. Color and B&W Illustrations. 4x6in. Introductory guide with a lot of useful information in appreciation of American antiques of many types: furniture, glass, metalware, textiles, pottery, toys, and more. Read More

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The Literature of the Old Testament (Home University Library of Modern Knowledge No. 65) used book

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Henry Holt and Company / Williams and Norgate., New York / London. Date published: 1913

Description: Good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Exterior general soiling. Clean interior w/ prior owner pencil notes inside back cover; some pencil underling. Sturdy. 258 p. Includes: index, bibliography. Mustard color cloth over boards. Black titles; owl w/ spread wings symbol over series title, front & spine. 4.5x6.75in. Christian reference with historical view, paragraph, essay form. A list of Home University Library publications at back, early 20th century. Author George Foot Moore was of ... Read More

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How to Interpret Your Own Dreams (In One Minute or Less): An Encyclopedic Dictionary more books like this

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Peter H. Wyden Inc., New York. Date published: 1972

Description: Good in good dust jacket. Ex-library. Short edgewear tears at top & bottom repaired from inside w/ clear tape. Orange cloth over boards, black spine titles. xiv, 239 p.; 22 cm. Bibliography. Index. Alphabetically listed themes of dreams for easy reference, prefaced by 3 short chapters on how to best interpret one's own dreams, and how to use this book. Read More

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New Practical Dictionary for Cross Word Puzzles: Revised, Enlarged Edition, More than 66, 000 Answers to Definitions more books like this

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Edition: 4th since 1942 Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Garden City Books, Garden City NY Date published: 1957

Description: Good. No dust jacket. Tight. Cover light irregular discoloration. Lower edge wear, inlcuding "thumbing" soiling, bottom and right edge. Interior pages clean. 300 p.; 21 cm. A useful resource whether a puzzler or not, with definition and word association lists, including some terms no longer in use in this millennium due to changing technologies or language commonality. Read More

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A Connotary; Definitions not found in dictionaries, collected from the sayings of the wise and otherwise. more books like this

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Edition: 4th printing of revised & enlarged 3rd edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Thomas Y Crowell Company, New York Date published: 1935

Description: Seibel, Fred O. (Illustrated by). Fair. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Pages pretty clean w/ occasional small stains. Cover, endpapers soiled, foxed; rear free end paper half missing. Had been owned by "Roxy Dunbar, Troy, Ala--" stylishly printed. 118 p. 20 cm. Cartoon style Black ink drawings. Red cloth covers, black titles. A humorous listing, alphabetically, of words defined by their connotations, inferences true or false, some people draw from words. Coining the word "connotary", ... Read More

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The Sling and the Swallow more books like this

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: United Church Press., Boston. Date published: 1967

Description: Polansky, Arthur (Illsutrated by). Very good. No dust jacket. Minor spine end wear, slight corner wear. Forest green cloth covered boards, illustrated w/ swallow line art. 96 p. Color (full and green w/ black) illustrattions 23 cm. A story for youth from the Bible, wonderfully illustrated. United Church curriculum book. Read More

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Whitfield's University Rhyming Dictionary more books like this

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Edition: 5th printing Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: Apollo Edition / Thomas Y Crowell Company, New York Date published: 1964

Description: Good. No dust jacket as issued. Interior clean. Foxing to page edges. Spine creasing. 283 p. 5x8in. Green, blk, blue, orange cover; white titles. Preface; Brief Guide to English Versification: Meters, Stanza, Fixed Forms, Blank & Free, Kinds of Poetry, Charts, How to Use Rhyming Dictionary; Phonetic categories. Read More

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American Glass more books like this

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Edition: 14th printing; 1941, 1948: earlier editions Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Crown Publishing., New York. Date published: 1962 ISBN-13: 9780517001110 ISBN: 051700111X

Description: McCreery, James L (Drawings by). Good. No dust jacket. Binding has some wiggle to out. Separation to gauze at rear 2nd free end paper. Jacket end flap, front only, tucked inside. Gray Cloth and Red Paper over boards. Black titles. 2000 B&W photographs, some color; 1000 drawings. Bibliography. Index. Antique reference / History of Glassmaking in America. Properties; ornamentation; blown glass; pattern-molded glass; Glass Houses; Flasks; Chronology Chart; Bottle Charts. Read More

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The (Old) Farmer's Almanack calculated on a new and improved plan for 1918 used book

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Edition: Copyright, 1917, Horace E Ware Binding: Wraps Publisher: William Ware & Co., Boston. Date published: 1917

Description: Fair. Front cover missing. Edge wear. Penciled notes on page borders. Pinned additional notation pages. 48 p. Includes illustrations. Pale yellow paper covers w/ text, ads. Newsprint weight pages. Charts. American Studies / Agriculture / Weather / Reference. Annual periodical with subtitle: "Being 2d after Bissextile or Leap-Year, and (Until July 4) 142d of American Independence. Fitted for Boston, but will answer for all the New England States. Containing, besides the large number of ... Read More

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Movie Trivia Mania used book

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Edition: First edition Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: Beekman House., New York. Date published: 1984 ISBN-13: 9780517452516 ISBN: 0517452510

Description: Very good. Age-toning. Tightly bound. Light cover splash spotting. Illustrated paper covers. 8x11in. B&W photos, charts. Audience: General/trade. Encyclopedic "Hollywood" reference / Movie history: Quizzes, Quotes, Dates, Stars, Characters, Directors, Anecdotes, Gossip, Awards, Actors. Read More

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Basic Carpentry more books like this

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Edition: 2nd printing Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Reston Publishing / Prentice-Hall., Reston VA. Date published: 1975 ISBN-13: 9780879090647 ISBN: 0879090642

Description: Very good in fair dust jacket. Tight, clean, unmarked. Light soiling to page blocks. Jacket flaps neatly placed inside cover. Tan vinyl-type material over boards. Brown titles. 24cm. 525p. Construction, whether a small to larger home project, with instructive chapters on hand and power tools; transits, level, framing square; construction fasteners; scaffolding; building materials (into the 1970s when published); and on to every aspect of a home project outside and in, to completion. Also, ... Read More

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Edition: First edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: D. Appleton, New York Date published: 1924

Description: Very good. No dust jacket. Minor cover wear, spotting. x, 416 p. : Portraits, B&W photos.; 19 cm. Paste-on decorated title boxes; front a bit askew; in black ink on cream. Blue cloth covered boards. Index of Book Prices; General Index. A book about authors and their titles, many early 20th century. The author's preface recounts the stranded Robinson Crusoe literary character who receives a precious cargo while seemingly alone on his island. It is a book. Seeing more cases strdewn on the shore, ... Read More

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The Topical Bible Concordance for the Use of Ministers, Missionaries, Teachers, and Chrisitan Workers more books like this

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Moody Press, Chicago

Description: Very good. No dust jacket. 128 p. Includes index. Originally compiled by The Religious Tract and Book Society for Ireland 1850 on title page; "Made and printed in Great Britain by William Clowes and Sons Ltd., London and Beccles" on reverse. No date. Single verse reference to conserve space: "let reference be made to the context. " Read More

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The Corning Glass Center more books like this

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Corning Glass Works, Corning Date published: 1958

Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. 61p. : ill. (some col. ); 19 cm. Includes Illustrations. In Corning, NY, the Corning Glass Center Museum lays out the history of glassmaking and its uses. Read More

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Depression Glass III used book

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Edition: 5th printing since 1976 1st Binding: Spiralbound Publisher: Wallace-Homestead Book Co., Des Moines, Iowa Date published: 1982 ISBN-13: 9780870691812 ISBN: 0870691813

Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Slight edge wear. v. : 44p. 23 cm. Color photo plates. White plastic spiral binding. The words 'depression glass' sometimes identify 'machine made tank glass'. many items in this book are not machine made nor tank glass. Author notes in her brief introduction, many are pot glass quality. All are Depression Era, 1920 through 1940-50. Some of the color plates are pages from company brochures. Read More

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A Museum of Early American Tools used book

A Museum of Early American Tools more books like this

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Edition: 5th Ballantine printing Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: Ballantine by arr. w/ Funk & Wagnall's., New York. Date published: 1975

Description: Very good. Top page block foxing, soiling. Else clean. Trade paperback. xii, 108 p. 28 cm. Numerous Illustrations. American Studies / Classic Making-Do Historic Reference: Dedicated to pioneer Americans who fashioned their own tools for many home living, carpentry, and small manufacturing shops. Read More

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Managing Debt for Dummies: Proven tips to cut expenses and slash monthly payments new book

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Edition: 2nd printing Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: For Dummies / Wiley. Date published: 2007 ISBN-13: 9780470084861 ISBN: 0470084863

Description: New. No dust jacket as issued. Trade paperback (US), 6x9in. Glued binding. 292 p. Icon, cartoon illustrations. Audience: General/trade. Advice publisher series: 'A Reference for the Rest of Us! ' (subtitle). Bills itself as 'real world' advice. Read More

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Old Dolls used book

Old Dolls more books like this

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Edition: 4th printing Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Gramercy Publishing Co, New York Date published: 1950

Description: Very good in good dust jacket. Ex-library. Signed by previous owner. Only library marking, ink stamp, Weston, VT, scribbled over with pen; prior owner's name in pen. 134p. : B&W photos of dolls. Gold linen-look paper covered boards; rust-color DJ w/Black & white script titles, photo. A wonderful book about the features of dolls for collectors internationally, including the care of old dolls and a glossary of terms used in collecting. Foreword by Emma C Clear, Humpty Dumpty Doll Hospital, ... Read More

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Cassell Dictionary of Contemporary Quotations used book

Cassell Dictionary of Contemporary Quotations more books like this

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Edition: 1st paperback edition Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: Cassell Date published: 1998 ISBN-13: 9780304350322 ISBN: 030435032X

Description: Very good. Nice edges. Back cover bend. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 622p. Audience: General/trade. International sources. Alphabetical contents by subject. Index of Authors. Index of Key Words. Read More

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The Complete Guide to Furniture Styles (Enlarged Edition) used book

The Complete Guide to Furniture Styles (Enlarged Edition) more books like this

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Edition: 2nd paperback printing Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons., New York. Date published: 1982 ISBN-13: 9780684176413 ISBN: 0684176416

Description: Very good. Rear lower corner crease. Trade paperback (US). 7.5x10in. Glued binding. 500p. Photo section at back: 657 B&W photos. Bibliography. Artists & Craftsmen list. Index. Audience: General/trade. Antique Reference: From Greek and Roman through Art Nouveau. Read More

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The Collector's Manual used book

The Collector's Manual more books like this

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Edition: Reprint Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Tudor Publishing Company., New York. Date published: 1942

Description: Very good. No dust jacket. Light back cover blemishes; corner bumps. xvi, 329 p. w/336 (sepia photo) engravings; front., plates. 25 cm. Index; Navy blue cloth covered boards, red title box w/gold, blue-shadow title; antique clock graphic on spine w/titles. First edition 1905. Tables and sideboards. English pottery and porcelain. Chairs and sofas. Antique glassware. Chests and cupboards. Brass and copper utensils. Old-fashioned bedsteads. Lustre ware. Old-fashioned timepieces. Desks and ... Read More

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Tea Chings: the Tea and Herb Companion: Appreciating the Varietals and Virtues of Fine Tea and Herbs used book

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Edition: 2nd edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Newmarket Press. Date published: 2002 ISBN-13: 9781557044914 ISBN: 1557044910

Description: Fine in fine dust jacket. Glued binding. Blue Paper over boards. 195 p. Green-toned Illustrations. Map. From basic questions about differences in teas to the medicinal aspects of some teas to their international histories. Prepare a cup or two for yourself, and infuse your brain with the knowledge herein. Step into The Republic of Tea, guided by its "Ministers", Rubin and Gold. Read More

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Book: Fine/Like New

 

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Letters to Ms., 1972-1987 used book

Letters to Ms., 1972-1987 more books like this

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Edition: First edition Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: An Owl Book / Henry Holt & Company., Ontario. Date published: 1988 ISBN-13: 9780805007978 ISBN: 0805007970

Description: Good. Ex-library. Signed by previous owner. Library bookplate: Bates Library, Contoocook NH, Discard. Clear cover protective sealer. Clean interior. Trade paperback, 24 cm. Turquoise covers; yellow and white titles. Glued binding. 264 p. American Studies / Feminism / Sex Role / Correspondence. Noting 3 eras of reader response to Ms. Magazine, from its first issues, and 15 subsequent years. Read More

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