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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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Civil Disobedience and Other Essays (Dover Thrift Editions) used book

Civil Disobedience and Other Essays (Dover Thrift Editions) more books like this

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Edition: Unabridged Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: Dover Publications. Date published: 1993 ISBN-13: 9780486275635 ISBN: 0486275639

Description: Kennedy, Paul E (Cover design by). Fine. No dust jacket as issued. Minor chip, spine. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 90 p. Audience: General/trade. Philosophy. Contents: Civil Disobedience, 1849; Slavery in Massachusetts, 1854; A Plea for Captain John Brown, 1860; Walking, 1862; Life Without Principal, 1863. Read More

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Edition: 1st Avon printing Binding: Mass-market paperback Publisher: Avon., New York. Date published: 1981 ISBN-13: 9780380771981 ISBN: 0380771985

Description: Good. No dust jacket as issued. Spine creasing, fading. Front cover lower corner crease. Right edge light foxing. Tight volume. Mass-market (rack) paperback. 312 p. Pictorial cover. Historical fiction; romance among Irish immigrants; and the gentry who owned their labor in Massachusetts textile mills, early 1800s. Mary Roark, beautiful, had left her troubles and sorrow in Ireland to find mill work in America. Brendan McMahon had killed for freedom in Ireland, and now had a price on his head; he ... Read More

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The House of Seven Gables more books like this

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Edition: Complete and Unabridged Binding: Mass-market paperback Publisher: Aerie / Books Ltd. / Tom Doherty Associates. Date published: 1988

Description: Fine. No dust jacket as issued. Slight single spine crease. Tight. Square. 330 p. Illustrated cover. Classic novel about the scary large house in Salem, Massachusetts, during an era of witch hunts. The house was full of legends and secrets, and corrupt Judge Jaffrey Pyncheon coveted that history. This was Hawthorne's second major novel, the first being "The Scarlet Letter". Read More

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Anthony Burns: the Defeat and Triumph of a Fugitive Slave used book

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Edition: 7th printing Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: Scholastic Inc Date published: 1989 ISBN-13: 9780590428934 ISBN: 0590428934

Description: Dillon, Leo and Diane (Cover Art by). Good. No dust jacket as issued. Minor cover wear. Interior clean. Tight. Top page edge water stain, non-penetrating. 193 p. Includes: index, bibliography. List of Characters precedes Chapter 1. Youth biography, 1854: A stowaway aboard a Boston-bound ship believes he's escaped slavery. Then, his former owner arrives in Boston to reclaim his property. The federal Fugitive Slave Act, Anthony Burns was imprisoned. Massachusetts abolitionists were outraged. They ... Read More

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RFK: His Life and Death, Robert Francis Kennedy, November 20, 1925-June 6, 1968 more books like this

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Edition: First edition Binding: Mass-market paperback Publisher: Dell Publishing Company., New York Date published: 1968

Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Signed by previous owner. Prior owner name inside on first end paper and on page 100. Spine creasing. Age-toning. Lower spine corner half-inch tear. Mass-market (rack) paperback.151 p. B&W photos, Portraits. The Massachusetts Kennedy Dynasty among Democrats included 2 assassination victims: RFK in 1968, and President John F Kennedy in 1963. Read More

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Basic Writings more books like this

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Edition: CT297 Binding: Mass-market paperback Publisher: A Signet Classic / New American Library, New York Date published: 1966

Description: Lambert (Cover painting portrait by) Good. No dust jacket as issued. Highlighting/underlining. Ex-library. Underlining in pencil. Tape residue on cover. 255 p. 18 cm. Biographical notes. Foreword vii-xxviii. Selected Bibliography. Christian: Edwards b.1701 West Windsor CT-d. 1758 Princeton NJ. During 1735-1737, his preaching in Northampton MA inspired a revival movement which became widespread and ultimately caused him to be dismissed by the church council. Read More

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Cape Cod Folks (With illustrations from the Play) used book

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Edition: DeWolfe, Fiske & Co Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap., New York. Date published: 1904

Description: Fair. No dust jacket. Front hinge separated; back starting w/ tears. Needs repair. Reading Copy. Prior owner signature, inscription, dated 1906. xiii, 7-337 p. 22 cm. Includes Halftone photo Illustrations "from the Play", Plates. 10 pgs publisher ads in back. Red cloth covered boards, lighthouse encircled on front, off-white titles. RARE in older print like this. The tale opens with a gathering of residents at Wallencamp school-house, "Aunt Sibylla was not sporting, now, in the airy realms of ... Read More

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Christmases of the Alcotts: The Orchard House Christmas Tour of 1991 more books like this

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Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: Orchard House., Concord MA. Date published: 1991

Description: Fine. No dust jacket as issued. 18 p. Decorative use of clip-art style Christmas illustrations. Green card stock covers, stapled binding. Black titles. Footnotes at end. The Alcott family moved to Concord, MA, in 1857. Daughter Louisa May Alcott's novels describe the years that followed. This booklet inlcudes notes and letters and insights into the family. Read More

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Arnie and a House Full of Company more books like this

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Edition: Not for Resale stamped across top page edges Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company Date published: 1985

Description: Young, Ryan Stuart. Good. No dust jacket. Edgeworn corners, moderate fading to spine author name, publisher. Advanced Reading Copy. First edition. Cloth and Paper over boards. 293 p. Wonderful B&W drawings. Autobiographical sequel to "Arnie the Darling Starling". Arnie and his human and mostly feline family arrive at the Cape Cod family home that had been all but abandoned, so overgrown at first sight, it seemed to be missing. The author's narration gives human qualities to her companions, and ... Read More

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A Pinch of Paint and Powder: Entertaining Ideas and Recipes more books like this

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Binding: Spiralbound Publisher: Paint and Powder Club of Greater Lowell., Lowell MA. Date published: 1978

Description: Very good. Front price sticker, lower left. Back pages slightly wavy, past dampness. 188 p. Includes illustrations. Illustrated screen print style cardboard cover: pineapple. 1-inch brown plastic comb binding. Horizontal top edge binding. Tan and yellow text pages. Brown ink. Cooking: Begun in 1920, the Paint and Powder Club aids local charities, by having annual fund-raising events. Contents pages at back of book. Contributors' names with recipes. Read More

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Under the Lilacs (Complete Authorized Edition) used book

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Edition: Later printing Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap by arr. w/ Little Brown. Date published: 1928

Description: Good. No dust jacket. Age-toning. Front cover staining, scratching. Minor edge foxing, soiling. 284 p. Line art end papers. Sealed blue paper over boards. Silver titles. Massachusetts author of "Little Women", "Little Men", etc. First published in 1877, 1878. Little, Brown copyright in 1928. Read More

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Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: Marblehead Chamber of Commerce Date published: 1979

Description: Haesche, Stephen W. (Cover photo by), and Dierdorff, Irv, and Chamberlain, Samuel, and Crocker, Steve, and Elwell, Jeva (photos) Very good. No dust jacket as issued. 40 p. Includes: illustrations, diagrams. Promotional piece w/ads. B&W w/blue spot color; Member lists; Vellum wraps. pages; 2-color cover. Brief history re: Birthplace of American Navy and Yachting Capitol of the world. "A Walk Through HIstoric Old Town" laid out by Mrs. Elizabeth McKinnon of Abbot Hall, " w/photos. Notes: ... Read More

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The Daring Dairy Cookbook more books like this

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Binding: Spiralbound Publisher: Dorison House Publishers / H P Hood., Boston Date published: 1986 ISBN-13: 9780916752644 ISBN: 091675264X

Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Minor loweer front corner crease; minor cover scuffing. 144 p. : 23 cm. Full-page color photo illustrations. Black wire spiral binding. cardstock covers, illustrated w/ winking cow, Hood company logo on chef hat. Among other acknowledgments: "To all cows everywhere for having made this book possible. " H.P. Hood in 1986 was (and maybe still is) New England's premier dairy, established in 1846 by Harvey P. Hood. This is a company publication reflecting the ... Read More

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Edition: 2nd printing Binding: Hardcover Publisher: The Macmillan Company., New York. Date published: 1952

Description: Good. No dust jacket. Discarded from Howe Library, Hanover NH (classic bookplate remains). Moderate normal soiling across top page edges. Foxing to inside boards. 344 p. B&W illustrations, index. U.S. Colonial History / New England. One chapter in the larger story of religion in colonial America: the Meetinghouse on the hill in Roxbury, Massachusetts. The author used first hand letters, church records, sermons, diaries, etc., to tell this story. Read More

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Edition: First edition Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: Simon & Schuster., New York. Date published: 2002 ISBN-13: 9780743223133 ISBN: 0743223136

Description: Very good. Minor soiling to page blocks. Clean interior. Nice covers, spine. Solid edition. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 751 p. B&W photos, facsimiles; plate sections. Source Notes. Bibliography. Index. Audience: General. Biography / U.S. History / Presidency / American Recolution. Pulitzer Prize winning biography of the brilliant, determined Yankee from Massachusetts who became the 2nd president of the new democracy, the United States. The research author David McCullough brings to his ... Read More

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Sparks Might Fly more books like this

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Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: New Victoria Publishers Date published: 1999 ISBN-13: 9780934678612 ISBN: 0934678618

Description: Lovett, Gayle (Cover art by) Good. No dust jacket as issued. Ex-library. Library spine sticker, inside pocket, missing corner, top right, 1st title page / endpaper. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 218 p. Audience: General/trade. Vibrant purle, red, black, white contemporary cover illustration. Fiction: Love, loss, discovery and recovery. Trained as a concert pianist since age 4, Pip martin comes home too Boston in disgrace, having botched her performance. Her European tour is cancelled. ... Read More

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The Nantucket Way more books like this

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Doubleday Books Date published: 1980 ISBN-13: 9780385143721 ISBN: 0385143729

Description: Very good in good dust jacket. 204 p. Viewpoint of the vacation island off Massachusetts from two attorneys, looking into the history of laws on the island since 1677. Read More

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We Alcotts; The story of Louisa M. Alcott's family as seen through the eyes of "Marmee, " mother of Little Women more books like this

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Edition: First edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Atheneum., New York. Date published: 1968

Description: Raskin, Ellen (Decorations by). Good in very good dust jacket. MInor page block soiling. Light green cloth over boards. Blue titles, front tree graphic. 278 p. 22 cm. Pen&Ink Illustrations. Bibliography. Spartan Binding. Audience: Children/juvenile. Historical biographical fiction: The home of Bronson and Abba Alcott was lively with education and conversation; but poverty haunted the family. This history is told in the voice of Louisa May Alcott's mother, Abba, known as "Marmee" in Louisa's ... Read More

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Unravelling, a novel used book

Unravelling, a novel more books like this

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Edition: First edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Hyperion Books., New York. Date published: 1997 ISBN-13: 9780786862818 ISBN: 0786862815

Description: Fine in fine dust jacket. Tan cloth and lighter paper over boards. 288 p. Audience: General/trade. A great novel defining life in the New England textile mills in the latter part of the 19th century. The character narrating is a headstrong, independent young woman. Her unconventional choices isolate her from her community, friends, family. At 15, she has left her family's New Hampshire farm to go to a factory job in Lowell, Massachusetts, the City of Spindles. Read More

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Massachusetts Disasters: True Stories of Tragedy and Survival used book

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Edition: First edition Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: Insiders' Guide, Guilford CT Date published: 2006 ISBN-13: 9780762739882 ISBN: 0762739886

Description: Fine. No dust jacket as issued. Lightly read. Fluorescent remainder mark across bottom edge. 228 p. Historic B&W photo and graphic Illustrations. MA locator map. Bibliography. Cover: Andrea Doria ship sinking (1956, from the Mariner's Museum archives); back: Molasses Explosion (1919, from Boston Public Library, Print Dept.). Historic events (21) from the 1861 sinking of the Maritana in Boston Harbor to the 1990 collision at Back Bay Station. Read More

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Septimius Felton Or the Elixer of Life used book

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Edition: Title Page, 1871 Binding: Hardcover Publisher: James R Osgood and Company., Boston MA. Date published: 1872

Description: Poor. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Rebound, tight, decorative marbled paper over bds, cloth spine overlap, white ink hand title (rough). Significant edgewear. 229 p. Publisher ad lists Hawthorne's works at end, with prices. 4.5x7in. Discarded by Lisbon (NH) Public Library, Sugar Hill Branch. Near first edition. Daughter Una Hawthorne, in preface, "The following story is the last written by my father. It is printed as it was found among his manuscripts..." She thanked Robert Browning for his ... Read More

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The Story of Textiles: A bird's-eye view of the history of the beginning and the growth of the industry by which mankind is clothed used book

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Edition: Reprint of New Edition, 1936; copyright 1925 Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Tudor Publishing Co., New York. Date published: 1937

Description: Good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Spine end wear, threads. Minor corner bumps. Edge fade to cloth. Well-bound. 1-inch split to board end paper inside front. Gray-green cloth over boards; gold spine titles, front gold small pattern. 274 p. 25 cm. Numerous B&W Illustrations, Art Print reproductions, Portraits, Plates. Index. History of weaving, internationally, with emphasis on the economies of England and America, as regards textile manufacturing, a leading industry during the early 20th century ... Read More

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The Bunker Hill Monument Orations with explanatory notes (Maynard's English Classic Series, No. 44) used book

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Edition: First edition Binding: Wraps Publisher: Maynard, Merrill & Co., New York. Date published: 1892

Description: Good. No dust jacket as issued. 2 stains on front; minor soiling. Center 4-pg section loosening. Off-white covers; red titles and decorations on cover. 53 p. 4.5x6.5in. Pen&Ink from steel plate. Test questions for review follow; then publisher promos for German, French texts. Webster portrait engraving, title page. 3 staples. Original booklet; not a reprint, not a print-on-demand volume. Biographical notes. "The Bunker Hill Monument. (1825)" and "Completion of The Bunker Hill Monument (1843)". ... Read More

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Historical New Hampshire; Summer 1994, Vol. 49, No. 2 (Sarah Josepha Hale cover story) used book

Historical New Hampshire; Summer 1994, Vol. 49, No. 2 (Sarah Josepha Hale cover story) more books like this

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Edition: Journal published quarterly; nonprofit organization Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: New Hampshire Historical Society., Concord NH. Date published: 1994

Description: Lambdin, James Reid (Courtesy Richards Free Library, Newport NH, Grayscale cover portrait of Hale by) Very good. Title page loose. Clean otherwise, with smooth fine covers. Trade paperback, glued binding, 6x9in. Numbered pages 59-130. B&W photos, art. New Hampshire history / American Studies: Sarah Josepha Hale's New Hampshire Years, 1788-1828, by Scott, Ernest L, Jr.; The "Irish Party" and the New Hampshire / Massachusetts Boundary Controversy, 1719-1741, by Wallace, R Stuart. Plus Book ... Read More

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Edition: First edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Alfred A Knopf / A Borzoi Book., New York. Date published: 2004 ISBN-13: 9781400042906 ISBN: 1400042909

Description: Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique (The Turkish Bath, 1862, cover illustration by) Very good in very good dust jacket. Slight spine tilt. Minor sun discoloration (lavender) to jacket spine overlap. Clean. Red Cloth over boards. Illustrated DJ. 336 p. Audience: General/trade. Fiction, somewhat autobiographical, spanning the Depression era thru the early 21st century, set from Pennsylvania to New England. This 21st Updike novel follows its hero Owen Mackenzie from his birth in Depression Era semi ... Read More

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