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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books

Hedgehog's Whimsey Books

355 Chandlers Mills Road, Newport, NH 03773 USA 603 542-1520
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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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Love in the South Seas more books like this

by Danielsson, Bengt, and Lyon, F H (Translated from the Swedish by) other copies of this book

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Edition: 35c original price. D199. Binding: Mass-market paperback Publisher: Dell Publishing by arr/ w/ Reynal & Company., New York. Date published: 1957

Description: Good. No dust jacket as issued. Cover wear in surface creasing; Spine end small chips. Top and lower right edge: surface water staining. Mass-market (rack) paperback, photo illustrated cover. 287 p. 2 B&W photo sections. Translated from the Swedish 'Soderhavskariek'. Kon Tiki voyage anthropologist Bengt Danielsson looks at Plynesian love family and sex life before and after European contact, based on early writings of sailors and missionaries, as well as his own Kenseyan research. He traces ... read more

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Quiet Days in Clichy more books like this

by Henry Miller other copies of this book

price: $4.00

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Edition: 3rd NEL edition since 1969. Olympia Press 1956. Binding: Mass-market paperback Publisher: New English Library, London Date published: 1983 ISBN-13: 9780450003424 ISBN: 0450003426

Description: Good. No dust jacket as issued. Signed by previous owner. Cover wear. Edge spotting. Interior clean. Prior book shop ink stamp inside. Circled price on back cover. 128 p. Cover color painting: Woman by tree, urban cafe. Short novel: Back cover notes--"Now that the dust of outrage and scandal stirred up by Henry Miller's writing has settled, 'Quiet Days in Clichy' can be seen as a true classic of lyric eroticism. " This is an account of life in Paris in the 1920s, written with open delight in ... read more

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Maggie's Way

by Barrett, Martha Barron other copies of this book

price: $4.00

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Edition: First edition. 1st printing. Binding: Mass-market paperback Publisher: Signet Book Date published: 1981 ISBN-13: 9780451096012 ISBN: 0451096010

Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. One light spine crease. Maggie is leaving her life, her husband, her children, her job. She is finding her new life, her new job, her new relationship with a woman who offered her one kind of happiness and a man who offered her another. Middle years lesbian awakening. read more

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Ambitious Women used book

Ambitious Women more books like this

by Wilson, Barbara other copies of this book

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Edition: 2nd paperback printing. Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: Seal Press., Seattle WA. Date published: 1985 ISBN-13: 9780931188367 ISBN: 0931188369

Description: Conrad, Clare (Cover art by). Very good. General minor reading wear: Light spine crease; front lower corner crease. Former bookstore ink stamp, inside cover. Trade paperback (US). 228 p. Audience: General/trade. Fiction: themes of political protest; Journalism; feminism; sexuality (bisexual, lesbian); entrepreneurship; battered women; American Studies 1970s, 1980s. Story line: Political activists engage in bombings against selected Seattle targets, and one takes refuge in a battered woman's ... read more

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More Tales of the City used book

More Tales of the City more books like this

by Maupin, Armistead other copies of this book

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Edition: First edition. Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: Perennial Library / Harper & Row Date published: 1980 ISBN-13: 9780060907266 ISBN: 0060907266

Description: Troillard (Cover art by). Good. No dust jacket as issued. Edgewear. Lower spine tears, half-inch. Front & back pages have creases. 246 p. 7.25x9.25in. Classic urban fiction first published in another form as a series of columns in the San Francisco Chronicle newspaper. read more

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Fortune's Rocks, a novel used book

Fortune's Rocks, a novel more books like this

by Shreve, Anita other copies of this book

price: $5.75

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Edition: First edition. 1st printing. Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Little, Brown and Company., Boston. Date published: 2000 ISBN-13: 9780316781015 ISBN: 0316781010

Description: Fine in fine dust jacket. Light jacket shelf wear. Glued binding. Paper over boards. With dust jacket. 453 p. Audience: General/trade. Fiction set along the short New Hampshire coast featuring an emerging young woman and her discontent parents circa 1900. They are well-to-do and at their summer home. A visiting doctor and advocate of the millworker class during the early industrial revolution awakens in the girl a growing emotional, physiological, and intellectual spirit. Their relationship, he ... read more

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At Home with Themselves: Photographs and Interviews with Gay and Lesbian Couples (Issues of Gender Symposium Catalog) used book

At Home with Themselves: Photographs and Interviews with Gay and Lesbian Couples (Issues of Gender Symposium Catalog) more books like this

by Sohier, Sage (Interviews and Photography by), and Boutilier, Nancy Symposium Co-Leader Introduction by) other copies of this book

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Binding: Wraps Publisher: Addison Gallery of American Art., Phillips Academy, Andover MA. Date published: 1990

Description: Very goodVertical creases (2). 16 p. Includes illustrations. Stapled binding. Black covers illustrated by B&W photo, small white titles. 8x9in. B&W photo portraits. Photo essays and interviews project was begun by Sage Sohier in 1986 in Provincetown, Massachusetts. For 2 years, she met and photographed some 130 couples across the U.S. Her intention was to show the abundance and diversity of gay and lesbian couples; and her project was inspired by the AIDS epidemic and the resulting media ... read more

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Tough Guys Don't Dance: a Novel used book

Tough Guys Don't Dance: a Novel more books like this

by Mailer, Norman other copies of this book

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Edition: Book Club Edition. Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Random House Date published: 1984

Description: Very good in good dust jacket. Spine ends and corner edgewear to DJ. 229 p. Black paper over boards; gold spine titles; NM in gold outline, front. Setting, Provincetown on Cape Cod, Masssachusetts, in the off-season. Fiction, drunkeness, murder, violence: sexual, physical and emotional. A value search in the American male, exploring the paradoxes of machismo and homosexuality. read more

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Joy of Sex; A Cordon Bleu Guide to Lovemaking; Updated Edition more books like this

by Comfort, Alex, M.D., D. SC. other copies of this book

price: $6.50

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Crown Publishers., New York. Date published: 1986 ISBN-13: 9780517564035 ISBN: 0517564033

Description: Raymond, Charles (ILlustrated by), and Foss, Christopher (Illustrated by). Fine in very good dust jacket. Slight corner, spine end wear. Light jacket surface wear. Brown textured paper over boards. Yellow spine titles. White jacket with pink and teal titles. Drawings in color and B&W. Audience: General/trade. Numerous illustrations depicting the human act of intercourse and other mutually satisfying sexual arousal and enjoyment realistic artwork, tastefully and artistically rendered. First ... read more

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A Spy in the House of Love used book

A Spy in the House of Love more books like this

by Nin, Ana´s other copies of this book

price: $6.50

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Edition: 755. Complete and Unabridged. Binding: Mass-market paperback Publisher: Avon Publications, Inc., New York Date published: 1954

Description: Good. No dust jacket as issued. Edgewae at spine folds; lower spine tear repaired w/ clear tape. Spine crease. rear pages minor edge water stain. Bottom edge, abandoned bug condo. 127 p.; Mass-market PB. Illustrated color cover, painting not credited, stalker looking through window at nude blonde, dressing table. Fiction: The story of Sabina and 5 men, one of whom was her husband. Paria-born Nin spent most of her life in America and is known for her "ruthless honesty" (The Nation). Publisher ... read more

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by Bellow, Saul other copies of this book

price: $7.00

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Edition: 1st Penguin printing, this edition. Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: Penguin Books. Date published: 2001 ISBN-13: 9780141001760 ISBN: 0141001763

Description: New. No dust jacket as issued. Trade paperback, orange classic Penguin spine; sepia photo illustrated cover: cafe tea tray. 233 p. Saul Bellow: Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1976, the author had won the Pulitzer Prize in 1975 (Humboldt's Gift), and 3 National Book Awards. Fiction: Ravelstein is a brilliant mid-western professor whose students he trains to be the movers and shakers of the political world. His close friend Chick persuades him to write a book, he becomes rich, he ... read more

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The Naked Civil Servant; How to Become a Virgin; Resident Alien (Triangle Classics illuminating the Gay and Lesbian Experience) used book

The Naked Civil Servant; How to Become a Virgin; Resident Alien (Triangle Classics illuminating the Gay and Lesbian Experience) more books like this

by Crisp, Quentin (Memoirs, and New Preface and Afterword by) other copies of this book

price: $9.50

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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

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Compulsion used book

Compulsion more books like this

by Levin, Meyer other copies of this book

price: $12.00

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Edition: 2nd printing. GC-756. Binding: Mass-market paperback Publisher: A Cardinal Giant / Pocket Books by arr. w/ Simon & Schuster., New York. Date published: 1958

Description: Dunn, Tom (Cover painting by). Good. Covers worn with creasing, and general edge wear. Age-toning. Reading copy. Mass-market (rack) paperback. 513p. Novel based on the true crime, the Leopold-Loeb murder case. In 1924 Chicago, two rich, university-educated young men kidnapped and murdered a small boy. "They mutilated the body to conceal its identity and its sex. They tried to collect a ransom. And they were caught", from free end paper publisher notes. Author Meyer Levin, seeking the ... read more

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The Art of Scandal: the Life and Times of Isabella Stewart Gardner used book

The Art of Scandal: the Life and Times of Isabella Stewart Gardner more books like this

by Shand-Tucci, Douglass other copies of this book

price: $14.00

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Edition: Advanced Reading Copy. Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Date published: 1997

Description: Fine. No dust jacket as issued. 335p. B&W grayscale photos throughout. Gold/Yellow covers with gold tonal cover portrait of subject. Uncorrected Advance Proof. Known as "Mrs. Jack", lived an eccentric and independent life, shocking the 19th c. Boston aristocracy she had married into. With art historian Bernard Berenson, and after her husband's death in 1898, she created the first great private art collection and museum in America. Themes: Remarkable woman, Brahmins of Boston's Beacon Hill, ... read more

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by DiGiore, Frank other copies of this book

price: $24.00

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Edition: First edition. 1st Trade paperback edition. Printed-on-demand. Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: Self-published via AuthorHouse., Bloomington IN. Date published: 2011 ISBN-13: 9781456719487 ISBN: 1456719483

Description: New. Signed by author. Signed by author on first free end paper. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 225 p. Audience: General/trade. Police Crime Mystery Fiction set in Manchester NH, wintertime holiday season. Author's first published novel. Over 3 weeks, a serial killer is targeting young gay men, posing himself as a partner, but brutally and graphically murdering his victims, leaving no evidence. Plot progresses with good police investigative work, with lead character fictional Tony Sorrino ... read more

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