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....
New England, US History, Writers, Journalism, Arab Studies, Fiction, Sustainability, Children's, Hand & Visual Arts, Music, Old Newspapers, more ...
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'.
Binding: Mass-market paperback
Publisher: Pocket Star Books
Date published: 2005
Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Spine creasing, 2 lines. Minor edge soiling. Mass market (rack) paperback. Glued binding. 469 p. Audience: General/trade. Bookseller mystery fiction: Former journalist reborn as a fiction writer and book dealer in Denver created Cliff Janeway, a former police detective reborn as a book dealer and working out of Denver. "The Bookman's Promise" is the 3rd Janeway excursion, following "Booked to Die" and "The Bookman's Wake", and itself followed by "The Sign of ... Read More
Description: Ducak, Danilo (Cover art by). Good. No dust jacket as issued. Moderate spine creasing; minor edge wear. Tight, near VG. Mass market (rack) paperback. Glued binding. 288 p. Audience: General/trade. Former journalist and transitioned antiquarian book dealer Dunning is best known for his mysteries involving the book trade and his character, ex-police detective Janeway. This effort Dunning describes (Introduction) as having been author-friendly to writer, and took only 6 weeks start to finish. Set ... Read More
Publisher: The Harvard College Library: Distributed by the Harvard University Press, Cambridge
Date published: 1992
Description: Stinehour, Roderick (Design and production), and Stafford, Rick Photography by). Fine. No dust jacket as issued. Minor sun-fade lines on back cover. Gray-brown card stock covers w/ stamped silver and black titles. 1 v. (unpaged); 31 cm. B&W photos of books and pages. 2, 550 copies of the book have been printed at the Stinehour Press, in the Northeast Kingdom, at Lunenburg, Vermont. Read More
Publisher: Constable and Company, London
Date published: 1915
Description: Good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Some penciled margin notes; Bumping, Edgewear; Spots of spine (3-4). 280 p. Includes index. Maroon cloth covered boards, gold titles; Publisher symbol embossed on cover; A classic tale about bibliomania. The author received high praise from Charles Dickens when it first was published. Read More
Publisher: H.P. Kraus, New York
Date published: 1991
Description: Brafman, David, and Galante, Jim (Photographs by). Kelly, Jerry, and Currie, Kit (Designed by). Fine. No dust jacket. 218 p. Includes: illustrations, index. Textured cloth covered boards. Maroon leather title box front and spine title w/ gold titles. 9x12in. Color illustrations. Card stock price list tucked inside. 800 copies printed at The Stinehour Press. Items in catalogue dated from 9th century through 18th century. Illuminated and Text Manuscripts; Incunabula; Books Printed on Vellum; ... Read More