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: Scholastic Inc by arr. w/ Farrar Straus Giroux., New York, NY
Date published: 1999
Description: Very good. No dust jacket. Light front cover surface soil. Unmarked interior. Off-white Cloth over boards. 11x11.25in. Paste-on square maze on front, color, 5x5in. 64 p. Color Illustrations. Audience: Children/juvenile. A remarkable, wonderfully illustrated tale of a youth who is "called home" in Prague to find his father's Red Box, now his responsibility. Within is an assortment of small treasures including his father's diary of his life in Tibet as a young man. The boy explores its contents, ... Read More
Edition: 2ng printing; 1936 First
Publisher: Chinese Service Bureau / Warren Press., Roxbury MA.
Date published: 1939
Description: Very good in very good dust jacket. Sun-fade overlapping jacket spine. Top page block minor soiling. 93 p. Orange cloth over boards. Black stamped titles, front & spine. Fully printed, illustrated jacket in black ink. 19cm. World, China / Quotations, Folklore: From Foreword, "Confucius (latinized from K'ung Foo-Tsze), one of the greatest genii China has produced, was born in 551 B.C. (eighty-two years before Socrates) in the state of Lu, now known as the Province of Shantung". He was a Minister ... Read More
Publisher: Watts & Co., London.
Date published: 1932
Description: Very good. No dust jacket. Inside boards foxing; Lower page block: partial old stain spots. Minor page block soiling. Tightly bound. Clean covers. Light brown cloth over boards. xvii, 611 p.; 19 cm. Black spine titles. Index. Prefaces dated in Philadelphia, 1867, 1907. This history begins with Asceticism and the character of early Judaism, and "Oriental and Hellenic influences", and later Pauline Christianity, the Ante-Nicene Church; Buddhism influence; Levitical Rule; Second marriages; Self ... Read More
Edition: First edition
Publisher: James William Bryan Press, Washington, D.C.
Date published: 1915
Description: Various artists. Very good. No dust jacket. Minor edgewear. Some discoloration near spine on interior pages; some sepia photo transfers to companion pages. 232 p. : ill. (some col. ), ports.; 27 cm. Color and sepia photo plates; artistic plates. Tan embossed buckram covered boards, blue and gold graphic highlights. Gold titles. Illustration list. An intriguing early 20th century travelogue exploring the places, people, and societies in what is now Pakistan and India. Read More
Description: Marxen, Janet (Sketches by), and Cudney, James (Photographs by). Good. Inked initials, front top right cover. Clean interior. Foxing to covers. Age-toning uniform to pages. Vertical back cover crease. 89 p. Stiff paper covers, cloth spine; blue-tinted photo illustration. Interior B&W sketches, photographs. RARE regional historic and archeological guide to the Bamiyan area of Afghanistan, where the author was well-known, as was her late husband, Dr. Louis Dupree, historian. Four Parts: The Route ... Read More