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'.
Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Moderate cover wear. Tight. Clean pages. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 358 p. B&W photos and drawings. Index. Audience: General/trade. Preface by author; Historical Outline; Oppression; Family Life; Sociology. Read More
Edition: 1st printing
Binding: Mass-market paperback
Publisher: A Laurel Book / Dell Publishing.
Date published: 1990
Description: Thompson, Bill (Illustrations by) Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Top spine has short tears. Prior bookstore ink stamp inside. Foldover front cover by 1/3rd 'cause one just can't say enough to promote this work, and the extra space allows a good start.. Subtitle: 'Whet your wit and ready your riposte with this outrageous punster's Bible'. The language arts master of St Paul's School in New Hampshire offers up 25 punster games that analyze, dissect, exercise, and encourage the use of puns, ... Read More
Edition: 4th printing of revised & enlarged 3rd edition
Publisher: Thomas Y Crowell Company, New York
Date published: 1935
Description: Seibel, Fred O. (Illustrated by). Fair. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Pages pretty clean w/ occasional small stains. Cover, endpapers soiled, foxed; rear free end paper half missing. Had been owned by "Roxy Dunbar, Troy, Ala--" stylishly printed. 118 p. 20 cm. Cartoon style Black ink drawings. Red cloth covers, black titles. A humorous listing, alphabetically, of words defined by their connotations, inferences true or false, some people draw from words. Coining the word "connotary", ... Read More
Description: Thompson, Bill (Illustrations by). Fine. No dust jacket as issued. Signed by author. Inscribed by author: '9/5/90, To June & John. ' Light reading wear. Clean text pages and cover. No creasing. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 119 p. Audience: General/trade. Lederer is a linguistics specialist whose career has included teaching at St. Paul's School in Concord NH, commentary on NH pubic radio, newspaper columns, and public speaking (and they were). The pen & ink drawings are wonderful; ... Read More
Description: Thompson, Bill (Illustrations by), and Savard, Timothy (Author B&W back cover portrait by). New. No dust jacket as issued. Signed by author. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 149 p. Pen&Ink Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. Word Play, Homographs, Homophones, Knock-Knock Jokes, Punupmanship, Daffinitions Fictionary, Figuring Out Mathematical English, Silver Spoonerisms, and more. Lederer's career has included teaching at St. Paul's in Concord NH, public radio commentary (NH), print ... Read More
Publisher: G & C Merriam, Springfield MA
Date published: 1878
Description: Fair. No dust jacket as issued. Needs repair: Front cover holding by a thread; rear 2/3rds detached. Pages intact. Foxing front and back pages. 1, 764 p. Includes: illustrations, diagrams. Decorated soft leather covers over boards; Color plates: state and country shields, flags. 3, 000 engravings. Frontispiece: Webster, and on 1st title page, at desk. Appendix: Explanatory and Pronouncing Vocabularies; Explanatory Tables; A Classified Selection of Pictorial Illustrations 1697-1761pgs; ... Read More
Edition: First edition
Publisher: Oxford University, Clarendon Press.
Date published: 1972
Description: Very good. No dust jacket. Front informational flap from DJ tucked inside. Remainder missing. Soil spot on top pages. 1391 p. Navy blue leather or near leather over boards. Gold spine titles, Oxford logo. Editor's Preface explains the approach taken herein to the changing usage of these two distinctly different languages. Read More
Edition: Bibliotheque d'Etude, T
Publisher: Institut Francais d'Archéologie Orientale du Caire
Description: Fine. No dust jacket. Minor cover soiling. 222 p. Includes bibliography. Light brown ribbed leather spine, tan high quality vinyl-type cloth over boards. Gold spine titles. Egyptology, Hieroglyphics: Contributing studies in German, French, English. 19 Scholars are listed on last text page in table of contents. Champollion is credited with early decipherment of hieroglyphic writing (1820s). Read More