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Homecoming: Poems

By: Alvarez, Julia

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Grove Press: 1984

Edition: 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201052

Condition: Near Fine


First paperback printing. Signed by author without inscription. 1984 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 93 pp. Alvarez's first published collection of poetry, a work of great subtlety and power in which the young poet returned to her old-world childhood in the Dominican Republic.Julia Alvarez (born March 27, 1950) is a Dominican-American poet, novelist, and essayist.Alvarez rose to prominence with the novels How the García Girls Lost Their Accents (1991), In the Time of the Butterflies (1994), and Yo! (1997). Her publications as a poet include Homecoming (1984) and The ... View more info

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Saving the World: A Novel

By: Alvarez, Julia

Price: $15.00

Publisher: A Shannon Ravenel Book / Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270790

ISBN: 156512510X

Condition: Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A fine copy. 2006 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 368 pp. Latina novelist Alma Huebner is suffering from writer's block and is years past the completion date for yet another of her bestselling family sagas. Her husband, Richard, works for a humanitarian organization dedicated to the health and prosperity of developing countries and wants her help on an extended AIDS assignment in the Dominican Republic. But Alma begs off joining him: the publisher is breathing down her neck. She promises to work hard and follow him ... View more info

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Den of Lions: Memoirs of Seven Years

By: Anderson, Terry

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Crown Publishers: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201098

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Very good in good jacket. Inscribed and signed by author on half-title page ('Nancy, God Bless, Terry Anderson'). Minor score to top jacket edge repaired with tape on reverse, jacket spine head lightly stained (only visible on reverse). 1993 Hard Cover. 356 pp. In March 1985, Terry Anderson was swept up in the violent conflict of a turbulent era. At the mercy of Shiite captors for nearly seven years, he lived in chains, wondering fearfully if each day would be his last. But his spirit soared beyond captivity, and he never gave up. Nor did those who loved him. And now, a free man... View more info

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Vinegar Hill

By: Ansay, A. Manette

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Viking: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270788

ISBN: 0670852538

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket flaps very faintly toned. 1994 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 240 pp. Ellen Grier returns with her husband and children to their Midwestern Catholic hometown to live with her narrow-minded in-laws, coping with the family's eccentricity and confronting a hidden secret festering in her husband's past. View more info

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Limbo: A Memoir

By: Ansay, A. Manette

Price: $20.00

Publisher: William Morrow: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270789

ISBN: 0688172865

Condition: Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A fine copy. 2001 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 269 pp. From childhood, acclaimed novelist A. Manette Ansay trained to become a concert pianist. But at nineteen, a mysterious muscle disorder forced her to give up the piano, and by twenty-one, she couldn't grip a pen or walk across a room. She entered a world of limbo, one in which no one could explain what was happening to her or predict what the future would hold. At twenty-three, beginning a whole new life in a motorized wheelchair, Ansay made a New Year's resol... View more info

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The London Venture

By: Arlen, Michael

Price: $125.00

Publisher: George H. Doran Company: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270196

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author on slip bound in at title page. David Diamond's copy, with two postcards addressed to him laid in. Front hinge just starting, jacket edges worn with loss, including a large chip from the base of the front panel, pencil notes on rear endpaper. 1920 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 350 pp. The Green Hat perfectly reflects the atmosphere of the 1920s—the post-war fashion for verbal smartness, youthful cynicism, and the spirit of rebellion of the bright young things of Mayfair. Iris Storm, femme fatale, races around London and Europe in h... View more info

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U. S. A., the Hard Way: An Autobiography of a B-17 Crew Member

By: Armstrong, Roger W.; Stone, Ken

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Quail House Pub. Co: 1991

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2198433

ISBN: 0962916110

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author with inscription For--Reg Miner--A fellow Kriegie and hostage (of the Russians) at Barth (Stalag Luft I). My very best wishes, Roger W. Armstrong, 5-17-93, with signed and inscribed post-it note laid in: Hi--Reg: Sorry I haven't sent the book earlier--but we're back to our base--in England--for two weeks. It's still there and today houses the Queen's Division. Their claim to fame is the burning of the White House in War of 1812. Thanks, Roger.. 1991 Trade Paperback. 299 pp. The autobiography of Roger W. Armstrong, who enlisted in the Army Air Corps Aviation Cadet Program durin... View more info

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Tunnel Vision

By: Arrick, Fran

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Bradbury Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2292266

ISBN: 0878881638

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author with inscription, For Sean Daly with best wishes, Fran Arrick + Judie Angell. Jacket flaps very faintly toned. 1980 Hard Cover. 167 pp. After 15-year-old Anthony hangs himself, his family, friends, girlfriend, and a teacher must deal with their feelings of guilt and bewilderment. View more info

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Bottle

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Hay Festival Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200662

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. One of 1000 copies. Signed by author without inscription. Near fine. 2004 Small Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 54 pp. From the author of The Handmaid's Tale, inspiration for the Hulu original television adaptation.CONTENTS: Bottle -- It's not easy being half-divine -- King Log in exile -- Take charge -- Thylacine ragout -- Post-colonial -- Faster -- Nightingale -- Bottle II.Keywords: MARGARET ATWOOD BOTTLE CANADIAN LITERATURE SHORT STORIES View more info

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Notes on the Piano

By: Bacon, Ernst

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Syracuse: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2207362

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED by author. First edition. Jacket lightly rubbed. 1963 Hard Cover. An accomplished composer, pianist, writer, and teacher presents an easy and entertaining guide for players at all levels of expertise. Ernst Bacon offers valuable tips on working, listening, and playing habits in five sections that cover The Performer, The Learner, The Player and Writer, The Observer, and Technically Speaking. This edition features an informative Introduction by virtuoso pianist and professor Sara Davis Buechner. View more info

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The Fermata

By: Baker, Nicholson

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Random House: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200085

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Inscribed and signed by author on title page ('To Annette - Nicholson Baker'). Photocopy of Time Magazine review laid in, sticker remnant on rear jacket corner. 1994 Hard Cover. 303 pp. 8vo. Having turned phone sex into the subject of an astonishing national bestseller in Vox, Baker now outdoes himself with an outrageously arousing, acrobatically stylish X-rated sci-fi fantasy that leaves Vox seeming more like mere fiber-optic foreplay (Seattle Times). Sparkling. - San Francisco Chronicle. View more info

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I Was Wrong: The Untold Story of the Shocking Journey from PTL Power to Prison and Beyond

By: Bakker, Jim

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson: 1996

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2275217

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED by Jim Bakker. First edition. Faint foxing to page ridge. 1996 Hard Cover. The former televangelist and head of PTL describes his fall from power, the hostile takeover of PTL, his time served in prison for defrauding his followers, the breakup of his marriage, and his renewed faith in God. View more info

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End Game (The Will Robie Series, Book 5) (Barnes & Noble Exclusive Edition: Signed Copy)

By: Baldacci, David

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing: 2017

Edition: First Thus

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282735

ISBN: 153871292X

Condition: Near Fine


First thus. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket spine head very lightly bumped. 2017 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 424 pp. End Game is the fifth book in the thrilling Will Robie series by international number one bestselling author David Baldacci.London is on red alert. Will Robie, as the US government's most lethal assassin, is called in to foil a terrorist attack on the London Underground. An attack serving as a test run for a much larger plot to take place on US soil. Trained to neutralize threats without leaving a trace, he's an indispensable asset to h... View more info

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The Wonder Spot

By: Bank, Melissa

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Viking: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270869

ISBN: 0670034118

Condition: Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A fine copy. 2005 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 324 pp. Struggling with ambivalent feelings toward the passions and identities that are important to other members of her Jewish Pennsylvania family, Sophie Applebaum makes observations about her family life over the course of twenty years. By the author of The Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing. View more info

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The Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing

By: Bank, Melissa

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Viking: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270870

ISBN: 067088300X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket flaps very faintly toned. 1999 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 274 pp. A witty and incisive debut novel follows the life lessons of Jane, from defiant teenager to reluctant career girl, as she makes her way through love, sex, relationships, and workplace perils, prompted by dubious advice from a pop-psych guide to life. View more info

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Sweet Hereafter: A Novel

By: Banks, Russell

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Harper: 1997

Seller ID: 2204720

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED by author. Faint edge wear. 1997 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. In The Sweet Hereafter, Russell Banks tells a story that begins with a school bus accident. Using four different narrators, Banks creates a small-town morality play that addresses one of life's most agonizing questions: when the worst thing happens, who do you blame? View more info

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Les Reves des Chasseurs

By: Barbeau, Marius

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Editions Beauchemin: 1942

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2276378

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed and signed by author on front flyleaf. Wrappers toned, crease on back corner. 1942 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 117, [3] pp. French text. The title translates to 'Hunter's Dreams'. Illustrated by Phoebe Thompson and Marjorie Borden. Barbeau, considered the founder of Canadian anthropology, was a Rhodes Scholar and advocate of the preservation and celebration of the traditions of native peoples. View more info

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Tresor des Anciens Jesuites (Bulletin No. 153, No. 43 de la Serie Anthropologie)

By: Barbeau, Marius

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Musee National du Canada: 1957

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2276391

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed to Hella Sachs and signed by author on title page. This volume was acquired from the personal library of Julian Street, Jr., Hella's husband. Edges rubbed. 1957 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xv, [1], 242 pp. French text. The title translates to 'Treasure of the Old Jesuits'. A study of artifacts left by the Jesuits, who colonized portions of Canada during the 17th century. Barbeau, considered the founder of Canadian anthropology, was a Rhodes Scholar and advocate of the preservation and celebration of the traditions of native peoples. View more info

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Cote the Wood Carver (The Canadian Art Series) [Jean-Baptiste Côté]

By: Barbeau, Marius

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Ryerson Press: 1943

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2275900

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed and signed by author on front flyleaf ('To my dear friend Nella Sachs, who helped me to select the illustrations, Marius Barbeau'). Hella Sachs was an artist, and wife of Julian Street, Jr. This volume was acquired along with a collection of other books from Street's personal library. Board edges faded, a couple smudges on rear board. 1943 Hard Cover. 43, [3] pp. A brief study of the career of Jean-Baptiste Côté, who worked as a figure-head carver. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs of Cote's works, and woodcut illustrations. Barbeau, considered the founder of Canadian an... View more info

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Haida Carvers in Argillite (Bulletin No. 139, Anthropological Series No. 38)

By: Barbeau, Marius

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Department of Northern Affairs and National Resources, National Museum of Canada: 1957

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2276386

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed, signed, and dated by author on title page. ALS with original envelope, signed pamphlet, and newspaper article laid in. 1957 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 214 pp. The second volume on Haida art published by the National Museum of Canada, after Haida Myths Illustrated in Argillite Carvings (1953). Black-and-white photographs of artifacts throughout. Barbeau, considered the founder of Canadian anthropology, was a Rhodes Scholar and advocate of the preservation and celebration of the traditions of native peoples. View more info

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Tsimsyan Myths, Illustrated (National Museum of Canada Bulletin No. 174, Anthropological Series No. 51)

By: Barbeau, Marius

Price: $10.00

Publisher: National Museum of Canada: 1961

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2276393

Condition: Good


Inscribed to Hella Sachs, signed, and dated by author on title page, signed on front wrapper also. This volume was acquired from the personal collection of Julian Street, Jr., Hella's husband. Edges rubbed with minor loss from spine head and foot, pages toned. 1961 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. v, [1], 97, [1] pp. A collection of native folklore, illustrated with woodcuts. Barbeau, considered the founder of Canadian anthropology, was a Rhodes Scholar and advocate of the preservation and celebration of the traditions of native peoples. View more info

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Louis Jobin, Statuaire (1845-1928) (Memoires de la Societe Royale du Canada, Troisieme Series - 1943, Tome XXXVII [37])

By: Barbeau, Marius

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Imprime Pour La Societe Royale Du Canada: 1943

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2276907

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed and signed to Hella Sachs by author on front wrapper. This volume was acquired from the personal collection of Julian Street, Jr., Hella's husband. Edges faintly creased. 1943 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 17-23, [1] pp. French text. A brief study of the career of a Canadian sculptor. Barbeau, considered the founder of Canadian anthropology, was a Rhodes Scholar and advocate of the preservation and celebration of the traditions of native peoples. View more info

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Modalite Dans Nos Melodies Populaires (Memoires de la Societe Royale du Canada, Troisieme Series - 1944, Tome XXXVIII [38])

By: Barbeau, Marius

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Imprime Pour La Societe Royale Du Canada: 1944

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2276909

Condition: Good


Inscribed and signed to Hella Sachs by author on front wrapper. This volume was acquired from the personal collection of Julian Street, Jr., Hella's husband. Edges faintly creased, minor loss from corners, light stain on top page margin. 1944 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 15-25, [1] pp. French text, title translates as Modality in Our Popular Melodies. A brief study of music. Barbeau, considered the founder of Canadian anthropology, was a Rhodes Scholar and advocate of the preservation and celebration of the traditions of native peoples. View more info

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The Indian Speaks

By: Barbeau, Marius; Melvin, Grace

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Caxton Printers, Ltd. / The Macmillan Company of Canada, Ltd.: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2276387

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed to 'Mme Hella Sachs', signed (in French), and dated (15 Mai 1943) by author on front flyleaf. This volume was acquired from the personal library of Julian Street, Jr., Hella's husband. Lacks jacket. Spine lightly toned, corners rubbed and slightly exposed. 117, [3] pp. 8vo. A collection of native folklore, illustrated with woodcuts. Barbeau, considered the founder of Canadian anthropology, was a Rhodes Scholar and advocate of the preservation and celebration of the traditions of native peoples. View more info

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Poems of Places and People

By: Barker, George

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2263253

ISBN: 0571095135

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed and signed by author ('to Mike, George Barker') on front endpaper. Top edge faintly foxed, jacket lightly toned with tiny sticker remnant on spine base. 1971 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 80 pp. 8vo. Barker was part of the New Apocalyptics movement, and his affair with Elizabeth Smart inspired her novel By Grand Central Station. George Barker's new collection contains, among other things, elegies on people he has admired or loved and accounts of places -- and the people in them -- that have a personal significance for him. These poems are fr... View more info

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In Memory of David Archer

By: Barker, George

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2263256

ISBN: 0571103987

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed and signed by author on front endpaper ('George Barker for Mike'). Top edge faintly foxed, three tiny spots on fore-edge, tiny sticker on jacket spine base. 1973 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 77, [1] pp. 8vo. Barker was part of the New Apocalyptics movement, and his affair with Elizabeth Smart inspired her novel By Grand Central Station. George Barker's new collection of poems is inspired again principally by both places and people. In particular, of course, it is inspired by the memory of his friend, David Archer, bookseller and publisher, ... View more info

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Collected Poems, 1930-1955

By: Barker, George

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2263259

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed and signed by author on front endpaper ('George Barker for Mike'). Edges faintly foxed, tiny ink number on jacket spine base, bottom corner of front jacket flap clipped but list price still present. 1957 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 245, [1] pp. 8vo. Barker was part of the New Apocalyptics movement, and his affair with Elizabeth Smart inspired her novel By Grand Central Station. This volume will make possible a proper assessment of the scope and stature of Mr. Barker's work as a whole. For more than twenty years his poetry has been one of t... View more info

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Greenberg's American Flyer S Gauge Operating and Repair Manual, 1945-1965

By: Barker, Thomas B.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Greenberg Publishing Company: 1979

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2280440

ISBN: 0897782186

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author without inscription. Number 186/200. A very nice copy. 1979 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 72 pp. CONTENTS: Tools and Parts; Diagnosing a Problem; Power to the Engine; Dirty Wheels; Reverse Units and Wiring; Servicing Steam Engines; Smoke Clouds; Alco PA-1 and GP-7; Major Engine Overhauls; Winding Fields; Winding Armatures; Worn Out Diesel Wheel and Axle Bushings; Replacing a Bushing; Whistles and Horns; Accessories; 8 Diagrams by Trip Riley. View more info

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Kentucky's Pioneer Lithotomists

By: Barkley, A.H.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: C.J. Krehbiel & Company, Publishers: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1960165

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Inscribed & signed ('To Cap. F. Houston Shaw with the compliments of the author, A H Barkley, 4-16-19') on title page, with an additional credential ('FACS.') added by author next to his name. Boards faintly rubbed. 1913 Hard Cover. 159 pp. 8vo. Original navy blue cloth, gilt titles & gilt triple rule, double blind-stamped rule on front board. A biographical account of several doctors in Kentucky focusing on the practice of lithotomy. Lithotomy is the surgical removal of calculi (i.e., stones formed in hollow organs such as the kidney). Doctors featured are from the 18th and 19t... View more info

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Voyage of the Narwhal: A Novel

By: Barrett, Andrea

Price: $15.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200954

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. A bit smoky. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 399 pp. 8vo. 9 1/2 x 6 1/2. A major novel by the author of Ship Fever, winner of the 1996 National Book Award for Fiction. Part adventure narrative, part love story, this unforgettable novel captures a crucial moment in the history of exploration, the mid-nineteenth-century romance with the mystery of the Arctic. Combining fact and fiction, Andrea Barrett focuses on Erasmus Darwin Wells, a scholar-naturalist accompanying the expedition of the Narwhal. T... View more info