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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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
Publisher: Covered Bridge Press, North Attleborough, MA
Date published: 1992
Description: Author (Cartoons by) Very good. No dust jacket as issued. No marks inside or out; slight bump to top back cover, 1-in. from spine. 122 p. Includes illustrations. 8.5x11in. Pictorial color cover cartoon; b&w line art inside. This is editorial cartoonist Bousquet's 7th book, this time lampooning Rhode Islanders and their New England neighbors. Read More
Edition: First edition
Publisher: D Van Nostrand Company Inc., Princeton NJ.
Date published: 1961
Description: Very good. No dust jacket. Minor spine darkening, top board edge soiling. Half-inch light pen stroke top front center, appears accidental. Top page block soiling toward spine, short, may be production related; same inside board fold recesses, irregular. Red cloth over boards. Darker red title boxes front, spine, bordered in gold w/ gold titles. 253p. 26 cm. Watercraft tour with most photos by author and Mary C Blanchard. Having researched the "morgues" (back issues) of several newspapers, the ... Read More
Edition: 35c original cover price
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
Edition: First edition
Publisher: The Oxford Press, printer., Providence RI.
Date published: 1924
Description: Very good. Light spine end wear. Clean interior. Tight. Uniform interior toning, or, off-white paper stock used. Front cover has lower 2 inches sun-fade. Quarter-inch right side cover surface tear. 103 p. Includes illustrations. Brown cloth and mottled tan paper over boards showing small Pen&Ink artwork w/ light green, front, and styled titles. 9x12in. Historic architecture in finely crafted Pen & Ink, each with several paragraphs of related text. George D. Laswell was Staff Artist for the ... Read More
Description: Bennett, Susan (Cover oil painting by). Fine in very good dust jacket. Slight jacket edge wear. 208 p. Light blue cloth over boards; silver spine titles, stamped; blind stamped traditional symbol on front cover. A young lawyer visits her father's Unicorn Island birthplace off the coast of Rhode Island, and becomes embroiled in a family lawsuit. Her great aunts had formed The Great Pond Tribal Council Inc., and are suing for the return of lands ancestors sold long ago to ancestors of the current ... Read More
Publisher: Ginn & Company, Publishers, Boston / London
Date published: 1900
Description: Very good. No dust jacket. Loss of consistent cloth color to spine and fold of boards (moderately speckled). Stitched binding strong. Clean inside. Minor corner wear. 184 p. Includes: illustrations, maps, index. Main section, plus supplements and map section. Sturdy tan cloth-covered boards; dark green stamped globe, sailing ships; stamped front titles. Rear blind stamp, globe. Supplement, 1899, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, Philippines, Guam. Full-page color map plates A-X. Supplement: The New ... Read More