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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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Journal: Down in the Garden, Woodland Fairy more books like this

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Edition: 7th printing Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Cedco Publishing., San Rafael CA. Date published: 1997 ISBN-13: 9781559123440 ISBN: 1559123443

Description: Very good. Signed by previous owner. Sole markings are gift notation, friend to friend, inside cover. Covers have minor surface wear. Near fine. Ribbon. Includes illustrations. Lined pages illustrated w/ color studio photos. 21 cm. High quality materials. Ribbon marker. Photographer Anne Geddes is well-known for her styled photos of babies and small children in costume; here with garden themes (flowers, birds, insects, trolls, vegetables, fruits). Most pages have journaling lines without dates ... Read More

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Crossing to Safety more books like this

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Edition: 11th printing Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: Penguin Books Date published: 1988 ISBN-13: 9780140133486 ISBN: 0140133488

Description: Brown, Richard (Cover photogrpahy by) Good. No dust jacket as issued. Back cover closed tear, 4in. 341 p. Novel about a long, not always easy friendship between 2 couples: descriptive conversational passages about writing for money, marriages, academic promotion policies, extended family. Read More

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Edition: First edition Binding: Mass-market paperback Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company. Date published: 1975 ISBN-13: 9780393007626 ISBN: 0393007626

Description: McIver, Mike (Cover design by). Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Back cover scribble impressions, 1-qtr. Tight, square, without creases. Mass-market PB. Glued binding. Audience: General/trade. Sarton's 9th novel, exploring what it means to be a woman and a writer who chooses to be "perhaps, lonely, " back cover notes. Sarton, "a picaresque novel in which all the adventures are inward. " Read More

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Style (Perma-Bound Edition) more books like this

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Edition: SRA Science Research Associates Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Chandler Publishing Company., San Francisco CA. Date published: 1966

Description: Good. Ex-library. Clean text pages. Spine sun-fade. Light cover soiling. 167 p. Includes index. Trade paperback size, library hardcover binding. Green & white and black covers. 5.25x8.25in. Audience: General/trade. English Composition: Craftsmanship in written prose and speech, revisions, clarity, etymology, vocabulary, grace, jargon, sentence structure and rhythm are included as themes, followed by examples in style. An Appendix offers "Aids to Effective Style". Read More

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Basic Grammar for Writing more books like this

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Edition: 7th printing Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies Date published: 1967 ISBN-13: 9780070191037 ISBN: 0070191034

Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. School inventory markings; otherwise like new. Cover surface wear minor. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 112p. Audience: General/trade. Exercises toward grammar review and better writing, in line with standard rules of grammar. Authors recommend in preface taking on one lesson a day, following through with the exercises, and completing the end-of-book test. Ten lessons including the sentence, modifiers, verbs, verb tense and voice, agreement and ... Read More

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Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: Penguin Books. Date published: 1996 ISBN-13: 9780140251456 ISBN: 0140251456

Description: New. Remainder mark, bottom edge. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 194 p. Audience: General/trade. Fiction centered on a woman who is a biographer, a mother, a wife. Over one year, protagonist Judith Gill's life is documented as she observes, understands, and reacts to those around her and various minutiae, including her subject past life. Now, she must learn who she is--a translator and celebrant of life's small ceremonies. Read More

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Edition: First edition Binding: Mass-market paperback Publisher: Avon Books. Date published: 1975 ISBN-13: 9780380004195 ISBN: 0380004194

Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. single light spine crease. Thin mark across top edge. Surface cover wear. Mass-market (rack) paperback. Glued binding. 207p. B&W photo section. Symbols throughout. Red page block edges. Ancient societies: The monoliths, some 60 feet long, on Easter island, have been intriguing to the Western world since first sighted by a Dutchman in 1722. Tables of Transcriptions from Tomenika manuscript introduce the research and series of speculative accounts. Read More

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Edition: 9th printing this edition Binding: Mass-market paperback Publisher: Signet Book Date published: 1995 ISBN-13: 9780451191137 ISBN: 0451191137

Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Signed by previous owner. Clean covers, minor spine crease and sun fade. MInor cover edgewear. Clean pages. Mass market (rack) paperback. Glued binding. 253 p. Audience: General/trade. Includes facsimile 1938 edition with Rand's own editing marks and phrasing in preparation for the 1946 US edition. Futuristic theme: A man alone stands apart from the mindless horde, a society in which individuals have no name, no individualism, no values. He dares to love the ... Read More

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The Long Memory, A Novel of Suspense on the Thames used book

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Edition: 1st published in U.S Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Doubleday & Co., Garden City NY. Date published: 1952

Description: Shilstone, Arthur (Jacket design by). Very good in good dust jacket. Jacket front vg; half-inch chip from top jacket spine, half-inch tear to dj back. Book Club Edition. Light blue thin vinyl over boards. Yellow spine titles. Illustrated jacket showing beached large boat residence. 256 p. 22 cm. Fiction by British author: Theme of revenge; a man has been simmering, living for the day he tracks down the 2 whose testimony imprisoned him 20 years earlier. One is wed to a police official who ... Read More

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The Elements of Editing: A Modern Guide for Editors and Journalists more books like this

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Edition: 2nd printing Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Macmillan Publishing Company. Date published: 1982 ISBN-13: 9780025977006 ISBN: 0025977008

Description: Very good in very good dust jacket. Cloth and paper over boards.156 p. Index. The classic informative and easy-to-use guide, and in great condition! Don't let the dust that's collected on top deter your purchase. Editors mean well (some of the time)! From the publishers of "The Elements of Style". 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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Secrets of an Author: The Truth About Writing (Thrift Books 9, A Companion Series to the Thinker's Library) used book

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Binding: Mass-market paperback Publisher: C A Watts and Co., London. Date published: 1951

Description: Good. Tightly bound. End paper covers and endpaper foxing. Blue and white paper covers. British-size mass-market. 96p. 19 cm. 4 pages publisher ads. Philosophy Series: Nine secrets to writing with 6 Appendices containing helpful information. Read More

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Alice in Womanland or, The Feminine Mistake more books like this

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Prentice-Hall., Englewood Cliffs NJ. Date published: 1967

Description: Newell, Peter (Full-page Illustrations by) Good in fair dust jacket. Highlighting/underlining. Jacket has tears, surface stress, random soiling, front price sticker scar. Book volume has light top soiling, clean pages save for occasional underlining, checkmarks. Purple and Red cloth over boards. 189 p. 24 cm. Artwork in Pen&Ink and grayscale. Described as "a funny and wild journey into 20th Century American Womanland". The bigger Alice of this adaptation has 7 "Drink Me" defined bottles to ... Read More

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The Death of Ivan Ilych and Other Stories (Family Happiness; The Kreutzer Sonata; Master and Man) used book

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Edition: 4th printing 1960 edition Binding: Mass-market paperback Publisher: Signet Classics / New American Library., New York. Date published: 1964 ISBN-13: 9780451509406 ISBN: 0451509404

Description: Fine. Small front top blemish but 50-years fresh and fine volume. Mass market (rack) paperback. Glued binding. Audience: General/trade. Classic Russian fiction by Leo Tolstoy, b.1828-d.1910. Back cover notes: "Combining detailed physical description with perceptive psychological insight..." Magarshack, David (Afterword by). Read More

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Edition: 2nd printing Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: Vintage Books., Canada. Date published: 1996 ISBN-13: 9780679307877 ISBN: 0679307877

Description: Fine. No markings. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 399 p. Audience: General/trade. Crime literary fiction: Character Mary Swann, a rural Canadian poet, suffers a violent death hours after her unique voice is discovered. Four other characters had become entwined her life, and soon her notebooks, a first draft of her work, and her photo begin to disappear. Winner of the Arthur Ellis Award for Crime Writing and nominated for the Governor General's Award, this work delves into the nature of ... Read More

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The Practical Stylist: Third Edition used book

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Edition: 1st printing Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: Thomas Y Crowell Co, New York Date published: 1973 ISBN-13: 9780690650013 ISBN: 0690650019

Description: Foote, Angela (Designed by) Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Includes index. Durable flexible covers, decorated, printers' blocks collage. Endpapers: checklist and editing symbols. Chapters: Thesis, Structure, Paragraphs, Evidence, Writing Good Sentences, Correcting Bad Sentences, Punctuation, Words, The Research paper, A Writer's Grammar, Spelling and Capitalization, Usage Glossary. Read More

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson., New York. Date published: 1989 ISBN-13: 9781555843304 ISBN: 1555843301

Description: Ascherl, Joseph P. (Maps by). Good in good dust jacket. Solid, with top edge jacket wear and a few tears. Volume shows shelving soil and old top edge smoke damage. No odor. Excellent reading copy. Cloth and paper over boards. 434 p. 7.5x9.5in. Audience: General/trade. Travel Writing / Sense of Place / United States / Canada and the Far North / Mexico, The Caribbean, South America. Excerpted accounts by more than 50 mostly well-known literary writers are included here, offering a tour of the ... Read More

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Relation of My Imprisonment: A Fiction new book

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Edition: First edition Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: Harper Perennial. Date published: 1996 ISBN-13: 9780060976804 ISBN: 0060976802

Description: New. No dust jacket as issued. Remainder mark at bottom edge. Unread. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 120p. Audience: General/trade. Award-winning inventive author Russell Banks here used a form invented in the 17th century by imprisoned Puritan divines, intended as tests of faith for brethren outside the prison. The Puritans framed their writings in scripture; they were usually read aloud in installments at church services weekly or monthly. Banks here writes with profound wit of an ... Read More

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The Quotable Moose: A Contemporary Maine Reader used book

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Edition: First edition Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: University Press of New England. Date published: 1994 ISBN-13: 9780874516739 ISBN: 0874516730

Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Top right front corner bend. Light foxing to top page block. Clean inside. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 269 p. Audience: General/trade. Poetry and prose by a great variety of 40 Maine writers, selections edited by award-winning poet and teacher Wes McNair, Director of the Creative Writing Program at the University of Maine at Farmington. Read More

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Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation used book

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Edition: 9th printing Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Gotham Books Date published: 2004 ISBN-13: 9781592400874 ISBN: 1592400876

Description: Very good in very good dust jacket. Price clipped. Signed by previous owner. Inscription to giftee inside. Slight DJ soiling. Red and white paper over boards. 240 p. Audience: General/trade. The Millennial era classic that juices up getting grammar right again. Read More

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The Steep Ascent more books like this

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Edition: 'A Wartime Book' conservation meassage Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Harcourt, Brace and Company., New York. Date published: 1944

Description: Very good. No dust jacket. Last preface page has spill spots (coffee? ). Else clean. Minor edge, corner bumps. Navy blue cloth over boards. viii p., 2 L., 120 p. 21 cm. Fiction: In her preface, the author writes in 1944, following 10 years experience in airplanes, 'It may seem an anachronism top publish today a flying story that is not a war story. ' She writes for and about the women left behind, and about time and the intersecting line of 2 planes, a thought inspired by author Koestler in ... Read More

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Highlights of Modern Literature, a permanent collection of memorable essays from The New York Times Book Review used book

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Edition: First edition Binding: Mass-market paperback Publisher: A Mentor Book / New American Library., New York. Date published: 1954

Description: Jonas (Cover illustration by). Very good. Light cover blemishing. 240 p. Mass-market (rack) paperback. Glued binding. Red page blocks. By and about leading authors of the early 1950s, herein are 58 essays in 5 sections: On Books; On Writers and Writing; Appraisals and Reappraisals; On Poetry; On History and Biography; Some Names Remembered. Dartmouth College alumnus and former instructor, biographer, Francis Brown began editing the classic New York Times Book Review section in 1949, after ... Read More

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Vermont Voices, An Anthology more books like this

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Edition: First edition Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: The League of Vermont Writers / Northlight Studio Press, Barre VT. Date published: 1991 ISBN-13: 9780963087201 ISBN: 0963087207

Description: Spontak, Joy (Section illustrations by) Very good. Lower edge slightly darkened. 285 p. Includes illustrations. "Short works about Vermont reflecting both the illusions and realities of the Vermont perspective", notes Introduction author Philip Gordon King. The 1991 genres are fiction, non-fiction, and poetry, categorized by themes. 72 writers are represented. Read More

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Aristotle on the Art of Poetry: An Amplified Version with Supplementary Illustrations for Students of English used book

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Edition: First edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Harcourt, Brace and Company. Date published: 1913

Description: Very good. No dust jacket. Wear to spine ends. Light age-toning. Sun-fade to spine, darkened titles. Tight, clean interior save for light penned notes on rear end papers. 101 p. Dark blue ribbed cloth over boards. Blind-stamped front titles. 5.25x7.75in. Bold side-margin explanatory text. Index. Literary Criticism. Classic work by Cornell Professor of English Language and Literature Lane Cooper, based on Aristotle's "Poetics." Read More

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Adventures of a Biographer more books like this

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Edition: 3rd printing Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press Book / Little, Brown and Company., Boston Date published: 1959

Description: Fine. No dust jacket. Clean unmarked book. Light green cloth over boards. 235 p. 21 cm. Index. A memoir more than a treatise for writers of biographies, Catherine Drinker Bowen writes of the people she met while researching her books, and the places that research took her. She writes of the life of a biographer. Read More

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