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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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Paris Trout (National Book Award Winner) used book

Paris Trout (National Book Award Winner) more books like this

by Dexter, Pete other copies of this book

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Edition: 1st printing. Contemporary American Fiction series. Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: Penguin Books. Date published: 1989 ISBN-13: 9780140122060 ISBN: 0140122060

Description: Gordley, Scott (Cover art by). Very good. Age-toning. Light spine and lower corner creasing. First edition. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 306 p. Audience: General/trade. Psychological thriller of a shocking killing in a small town in the American South, and the diminishing sanity, failing accountability, and arrogance of the perpetrator, Paris Trout, a local store owner and money-lender. A 14-year old girl, African-American and from a poor family, is the first victim. By the story's end, ... read more

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Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul Journal more books like this

by Canfield, Jack, and Kirberger, Kimberly, and Hansen, Mark Victor other copies of this book

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Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: Health Communications Inc. Date published: 1998 ISBN-13: 9781558746374 ISBN: 1558746374

Description: Very goodSigned by previous owner. Marked only by gift inscription. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 300 p. Contains: Illustrations. Chicken Soup for the Soul (Paperback Health Communications). Audience: Young adult. Anthology with themes: Unmarked lined pages for owner entry within categories. Loving Yourself; Friendship; Relationships; Family; Tough Stuff; Love and Kindness; Learning Lessons; Follow Your Dreams; Making a Difference; Growing Up. read more

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Trust Me: Stories of Husbands and Wives and Lovers used book

Trust Me: Stories of Husbands and Wives and Lovers more books like this

by Updike, John other copies of this book

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Edition: First edition. 1st Ballantine. Binding: Mass-market paperback Publisher: Fawcett Books Date published: 1988 ISBN-13: 9780449214985 ISBN: 0449214982

Description: Good. No dust jacket as issued. Tight; square. Moderate back cover wear. A few page corner turn-down creases. Some lower corner small curls. Clean inside. Mass market (rack) paperback. Glued binding. Audience: General/trade. 22 short stories. 17 prior Fawcett Crest Updike publications listed inside. read more

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Tex (Movie Tie-in) more books like this

by Hinton, S E other copies of this book

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Edition: First edition. 1st printing this edition. Binding: Mass-market paperback Publisher: Laurel Leaf Library / Dell. Date published: 1982 ISBN-13: 9780440978503 ISBN: 0440978505

Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Lower cover corner creasing, front and back. Top front deeper crease. Mass market (rack) paperback. Glued binding. 191p. Audience: Children/juvenile; Young adult. Youth fiction by author of "The Outsiders", "That was Then, This is Now", and "Rumble Fish". Cover color photo shows actor Matt Dillon posed on motocycle. He plays Tex, 15, is pretty happy, but are his carefree days soon to be over? read more

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Book: Very Good

 

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Mr Midshipman Easy (Famous Books for Young Americans) used book

Mr Midshipman Easy (Famous Books for Young Americans) more books like this

by Marryat, Captain other copies of this book

price: $3.50

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Edition: No date, circa 1930s. Binding: Hardcover Publisher: A L Burt Company

Description: Good in good dust jacket. DJ now protected by clear cover; top edge wear and chip from front top left DJ. 360 p. Includes illustrations. Light green textured paper over boards. Small black spine titles. Sailing ship end papers, green & white. Pen&Ink frontispiece and title page trademark portrait. Captain Marryat was a prolific British author of seagoing tales. So it begins, 'Mr Nicodemus Easy was a gentleman who lived down in Hampshire; he was a married man and in very easy circumstances. ' read more

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Sailing Ships & Sailing Craft more books like this

by Goldsmith-Carter, George other copies of this book

price: $3.75

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Edition: No print line. Binding: Mass-market paperback Publisher: Hamlyn Publishing Group., London / New York / Toronto. Date published: 1969

Description: Robertshaw, Bill (Illustrated by) Very good. Near fine. 160 p. Includes illustrations. Slightly larger than mass-market (rack) paperback. This handy, full-color and detail-illustrated history puts peoples' history with mastery of wind, current, water and distance into perspective, from early rafts in Peru to sailing craft of Ancient Egypt to folk boats of the Far East to exploration, military, cargo, and pleasure use, here is an informative survey. read more

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Book: Very Good

 

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Warships (Knowledge through Color No. 29) more books like this

by Simmons, Jacques other copies of this book

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Edition: First edition. 1st Bantam. Binding: Mass-market paperback Publisher: A bantam Boolk by arr. w/ Grosset & Dunlap., New York. Date published: 1972 ISBN-13: 9780448008677 ISBN: 044800867X

Description: Warner, David A (Illustrated by), and Hearn, Nigel W (Illustrated by). Very goodSingle spine crease. Light surface wear. Tight. Mass-market (rack) paperback. 159 p. Glossary. Index. Audience: General/trade. Chapters: Capital Ships; Seaplane and Aircraft Carriers; Cruisers; Torpedo Boats and Destroyers; Submarines; Sloops; Miscellaneous Vessels. read more

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Book: Very Good

 

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The Bobbsey Twins in Washington #12 used book

The Bobbsey Twins in Washington #12 more books like this

by Hope, Laura Lee other copies of this book

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Edition: Possible 1st, no title listed after this one. Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap, New York. Date published: 1919

Description: Rogers, Walter S (Illustrations by). Good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Foxing to page block edges. end papers, spine. Fraying starting at spine ends, corners. Age-toning. Binding at front loosening. 244 p. Includes illustrations. Light green cloth over boards. Front paste-on color illustration: girl and boy. 20 cm. Frontispiece and 3 other grayscale plates. 10 pages youth series lists. Audience: Children/juvenile. Youth series, volume 12, following the Bobbsey Twins on the Deep ... read more

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Book: Good

 

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Testimony, a novel new book

Testimony, a novel more books like this

by Shreve, Anita other copies of this book

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Edition: First edition. 1st printing. Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Little Brown and Company., Boston MA. Date published: 2008 ISBN-13: 9780316059862 ISBN: 0316059862

Description: Harvey, Zig (Jacket photograph by). New in new dust jacket. Single dark pinpoint top page block speck. Glued binding. Cloth over boards. With dust jacket. 307 p. Audience: General/trade. Once again, author Anita Shreve gathers an intriguing assortment of well-defined characters into a contemporary situation that could happen to any family. At a fictional western Vermont private co-ed secondary boarding school, an event untangles in a series of statements or interviews among the participants and ... read more

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Book: New

 

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God's Little Acre (Movie Tie-in) used book

God's Little Acre (Movie Tie-in) more books like this

by Caldwell, Erskine other copies of this book

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Edition: 51st printing. 1933 original copyright. Binding: Mass-market paperback Publisher: Signet Book / New American Library by arr. w/ Little, Brown., New York. Date published: 1958 ISBN-13: 9780451121554 ISBN: 0451121554

Description: Good. Signed by previous owner. Minor back cover wear. Spine creasing. Lower page block damp stain. Mass market (rack) paperback. Glued binding. B&W movie stills photo section, 8p. Audience: General/trade. American classic fiction set in the rural South among simple folk. The family patriarch is obsessed with digging for gold on his property as his family grows up around him without much direction. Actors in Security Pictures-United Artists production included Robert Ryan, Aldo Ray, Tina Louise ... read more

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Book: Good

 

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Pastoral more books like this

by Shute, Nevil other copies of this book

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: William Morrow and Company., New York. Date published: 1944

Description: Very good. No dust jacket. Lower front and back covers have old dampsatin to exterior, with red dye bleed (2+ inches) on front. Light age toning. Slight spine end wear. 246 p. Tan tightly woven cloth over boards, dark red script titles, with green simply landscape images behind. Spine dark red title box. World War II fiction, set at a British bomber station; Royal Air Force men and women characters. With more than 50 bombing missions completed over Germany, a skilled and respected pilot becomes ... read more

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by Van Draanen, Wendelin other copies of this book

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Edition: First edition. 1st Scholastic. Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: Scholastic. Date published: 2004 ISBN-13: 9780439649988 ISBN: 0439649986

Description: Fine. No dust jacket as issued. Light shelf wear. 212 p. Trade paperback, 5.25x7.5in. White covers, photo small at front center, yellow chick upside down. Youth chapter book: From the 2nd to the 7th grade, she flipped over him; he ran. In 8th grade, their views of the world and each other turn upside down. 'Is there hope for happiness in junior high? ' (from back cover). ALA Best Book; IRA-CBC Children's and Teacher's Choice; New York Public Library for the Teen Age; Judy Lopez Memorial Award ... read more

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Book: Fine/Like New

 

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The Three Day Promise: A Korean Soldier's Memoirs more books like this

by Chung, Donald K, and Van Fleet, James A, General USA Retired (Introduction by) other copies of this book

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Edition: First edition. 3rd printing. Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Father & Son Publishing Date published: 1990 ISBN-13: 9780942407068 ISBN: 0942407067

Description: Very good in very good dust jacket. Jacket has minor edge wear, short tears, now protected in clear cover. Moderate foxing to top and right page blocks. Glossy textured army green vinyl over boards. Illustrated jacket. 434 p. B&W photo section, portraits, at back. Personal narrative: Donald Chung was sent off by his mother with clean socks and 3-days supply of rice. He spent the next 5 years, 8 months on active duty with the South Korean army. With few resources, Chung reflects at age 50, he ... read more

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Book: Very Good

 

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The Abortion: an Historical Romance 1966 more books like this

by Brautigan, Richard other copies of this book

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Edition: First edition. 1st Pocket Book PB printing. #78161. Binding: Mass-market paperback Publisher: Pocket Books, New York Date published: 1972 ISBN-13: 9780671208721 ISBN: 0671208721

Description: Shea, Edmund (Cover photo by). Good. No dust jacket as issued. Cover creasing and wear moderate, front and back. Minor spine creasing. Black rub marks to back cover near spine. Paper age-toning. Small water staining to only first endpaper edge. 226 p.; B&W front cover photo of author and a woman; orange covers; black titles. 'This novel is about the romantic possibilities of a public library in California, " front cover note. San Francisco based poet and author Brautigan has been one of the ... read more

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Book: Good

 

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The Sea Hawk; A Novel of Romance and Piracy used book

The Sea Hawk; A Novel of Romance and Piracy more books like this

by Sabatini, Rafael other copies of this book

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Edition: Later 1924 Houghton Mifflin, unabridged. 1st this pb. P.L. #91. Binding: Mass-market paperback Publisher: Popular Library., New York. Date published: 1924

Description: Good. Signed by previous owner. Sturdy. Minor edge wear. Front cover vertical bending. Back cover soiling. First edition. 315 p. Vintage historical novel paperback: Set on the high seas and at various ports of call, readers learn of Sir Oliver Tressilian, born to an enterprising English father, who might have become Lord High Admiral of England were he not prone to intrigue. The era was of sailing ships, swashbuckling, the northern Africa slave market, huckstering, Mohammedans, scimitars, ... read more

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Book: Good

 

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The Hite Report: Women and Love, A Cultural Revolution in Progress used book

The Hite Report: Women and Love, A Cultural Revolution in Progress more books like this

by Hite, Shere other copies of this book

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Edition: Book Club Edition. Likely book club. Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf., New York. Date published: 1987

Description: Very good. No dust jacket. Light purple splash spot, small, right page block. 924 p. Vinyl and paper over boards. Gold titles. At back: statistical data, charts, bibliography and suggested reading. Women's Studies / Relationships / Sociology; Sections: Emotional Contracts; Being Single, Women and Autonomy; Marriage and the Nature of Love; Women Loving Women; To Transform the Culture with Our Values. read more

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Book: Very Good

 

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Old Peter's Russian Tales used book

Old Peter's Russian Tales more books like this

by Ransome, Arthur other copies of this book

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Edition: 1974 Puffin edition. Binding: Mass-market paperback Publisher: Puffin Books., England. Date published: 1976 ISBN-13: 9780140306965 ISBN: 014030696X

Description: Jaques, Faith (Illustrated by). Very good. Light edge wear. Clean interior. Smooth spine. Mass-market (rack) paperback. Glued binding. 254 p. Pen&Ink Illustrations. Audience: Young adult. Folklore: 21 tales about firebirds, flying ships, step-mothers and daughters, witches, princes and more. read more

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Book: Very Good

 

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Saltflower more books like this

by Van Scyoc, Sydney other copies of this book

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Edition: First edition. 1st printing. Binding: Mass-market paperback Publisher: Avon Books. Date published: 1971

Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Minor scuffing to covers. Cover spine edge vertical crease. 176 p. Blue illustrated cover, no credit given. Red page edges. Science fiction: set in and over Tacoma WA and a dozen more cities as three ships in space moved over the western portion of the North American continent. read more

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Book: Very Good

 

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The Pirates of Colonial North Carolina used book

The Pirates of Colonial North Carolina more books like this

by Rankin, Hugh F., and Mitchell, Memory F (Director, Division of Historical Publications, Foreword by) other copies of this book

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Edition: 4th printing. Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: North Carolina. State Dept. of Archives and History, Raleigh, [N.C. ] Date published: 1972

Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Light wear. 71, [1] p. : 23 cm. Archival B&W Illustrations. White skull & crossbones on black cover; white titles. Bibliography. First published in 1960, there are 5 chapters and 2 appendices, one listing the pirates, and the second being a bibliography. read more

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Book: Very Good

 

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The Fighting Téméraire. more books like this

by Winton, John other copies of this book

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Edition: First edition. 1st American edition. Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, New York Date published: 1971

Description: Good in good dust jacket. Ex-library. Tight. Clean inside. Moderate edge soiling. Bottom edge stamped, "Property of U.S. Navy". Remainder mark across bottom. 238 p. 22 cm. Green cloth covered boards. Illustrated DJ (ships in periscope sight). Military fiction: Men trapped in a submarine. A surveillance mission is aborted, exploding into an international incident. read more

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Book: Good

 

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Through the Locks; Canals Today and Yesterday more books like this

by Buehr, Walter (Written And Illustrated By) other copies of this book

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York Date published: 1954

Description: Good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Spine bumps top and bottom with fraying. Library bookplate: Young Mens Library Association, Ware, Massachusetts. 64 p. B&W drawings. 24 cm. Blue cloth covered boards, black titles, black locks drawing embossed on cover. Frontispiece drawing: small plane flying over the American canal at the "Soo", Sault Ste. Marie, MI, between Lake Superior and Lake Huron. read more

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Book: Good

 

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Silas Crockett used book

Silas Crockett more books like this

by Chase, Mary Ellen other copies of this book

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Edition: 8th printing. Original in 1935. 404p. Binding: Hardcover Publisher: The Macmillan Company., New York Date published: 1958

Description: Good in very good dust jacket. Ex-library. DJ had been protected, very nice. Sturdy. Tight. Durable light blue cloth over boards. Pen&Ink jacket and end paper artwork. Blue ship's wheel on front Historical Fiction: 4 generations of Maine family. Captain Silas Crockett with his clipper ship is in the prosperous Canton trade of 1830. Layers of stories: deep sea adventure, seacoast life, family, studies in character. read more

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Book: Good

 

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The Great Horn Spoon more books like this

by Wright, Eugene other copies of this book

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Garden City Pub. Co., Garden City, NY. Date published: 1928

Description: Fink, Bob (Illustrated by). Very good. No dust jacket. Minor soiling, page edges. 320 p. Frontispiece (author Pen&Ink portrait). 5.5x8.25"; Black covers w/ orange titles and decorations. Pen&Ink plates. Memoir / Travelogue: Author left college and signed on aboard a ship heading for the Far East. read more

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Book: Good

 

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The Carlisle Saga, 2 volumes; A Candle in the Wind (Volume I), and Fortune's Tide (Volume II) used book

The Carlisle Saga, 2 volumes; A Candle in the Wind (Volume I), and Fortune's Tide (Volume II)

by Lancour, Gene other copies of this book

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Edition: 1st Dell printing for both. ISBN V. II, 0440027551. Binding: Mass-market paperback Publisher: Dell Publishing Company., New York. Date published: 1981 ISBN-13: 9780440011804 ISBN: 0440011809

Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Near fine. Light single spine crease. Back cover bottom edge crease, Vol. I. Mass-market (rack) paperbacks. Glued binding. 314 p. and 328 p. Audience: General/trade. Volumes I & II, two books for 1 price; save on postage. The saga of a great New England based family from the Golden Age of Sail; London, Boston, and the China Sea. With a touch of 19th century organized crime in Washington DC. In Volume II, Fortune's Tide, headstrong (meaning capable in 20th ... read more

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Book: Very Good

 

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All Fishermen are Liars: True Tales from the Dry Dock Bar used book

All Fishermen are Liars: True Tales from the Dry Dock Bar more books like this

by Greenlaw, Linda other copies of this book

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Edition: First edition. 1st printing. Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Hyperion Books., New York. Date published: 2004 ISBN-13: 9781401300708 ISBN: 1401300707

Description: Swanson, Herb (Cover photograph by), and Ryan, Will (Back cover photo by). Fine in fine dust jacket. Blue textured and plain paper over boards. 240 p. Chapter headings: swordfish logo. Audience: General/trade. Author Greenlaw meets up with her 70-year-old friend, lobster-fisherman Alden Leeman in Maine, and she knows therew ill be some fish tales. The location is Portland's Dry Dock Bar. Others join them. Greenlaw herself, at this writing, was a swordfishing captain in the Grand Banks fleet. ... read more

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Book: Fine/Like New

 

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