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You Can't Keep a Good Woman Down: Stories

By: Walker, Alice

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196021

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Spine foot faintly pushed. 1981 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 167 pp. 8vo. A collection of fourteen short stories by the author who later became a household name with the publication of The Color Purple.Keywords: ALICE WALKER YOU CANT KEEP GOOD WOMAN DOWN SHORT STORIES SIGNED FIRST EDITION LITERATURE PULITZER PRIZE WINNER View more info

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By the Light of My Father's Smile: A Novel

By: Walker, Alice

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Random House: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197287

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 222 pp. 8vo. A family from the United States goes to the remote Sierras in Mexico--the writer-to-be, Susannah; her sister, Magdalena; her father and mother.  And there, amid an endangered band of mixed-race Blacks and Indians called the Mundo, they begin an encounter that will change them more than they could ever dream.  Moving back and ... View more info

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The Way Forward Is with a Broken Heart

By: Walker, Alice

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Random House: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197290

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 2000 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, 200 pp. 8vo. These are the stories that came to me to be told after the close of a magical marriage to an extraordinary man that ended in a less-than-magical divorce. I found myself unmoored, unmated, ungrounded in a way that challenged everything I'd ever thought about human relationships. Situated squarely in that terrifying paradise c... View more info

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Absolute Trust in the Goodness of the Earth: New Poems

By: Walker, Alice

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Random House: 1997

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197293

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1997 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxi, 229 pp. 8vo. The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Color Purple gives us her first new collection of poetry in more than a decade, poems that reaffirm her as “one of the best American writers of today” (The Washington Post).The forces of nature and the strength of the human spirit inspire the poems in Absolute Trust in the Goo... View more info

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Her Blue Body Everything We Know: Earthling Poems 1965-1990 Complete

By: Walker, Alice

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197956

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1991 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, 463 pp. 8vo. An anthology of poetry shares a keen historical perspective on the spiritual, social, and political issues of the last three decades, in works including Once and Revolutionary Petunias & Other Poems.Keywords: PULITZER PRIZE WINNER LITERATURE POEMS POETRY ALICE WALKER HER BLUE BODY EVERYTHING WE KNOW SIGNED FIRST EDITION View more info

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Possessing the Secret of Joy

By: Walker, Alice

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197959

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Tiny crease on front jacket flap corner. 1992 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 286 pp. 8vo. A provocative novel about an African tribal woman’s battle with madness after the trauma of a childhood genital mutilation.Keywords: PULITZER PRIZE WINNER LITERATURE FICTION ALICE WALKER AFRICA AFRICAN GENITAL MUTILATION POSSESSING SECRET JOY SIGNED FIRST EDITION View more info

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Warrior Marks: Female Genital Mutilation and the Sexual Blinding of Women

By: Walker, Alice; Parmar, Pratibha

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace & Company: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197291

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by Alice Walker without inscription on title page. 1993 Hard Cover. 373 pp. 8vo. The author of The Color Purple travels to Gambia, Senegal, and Burkina to interview a group of women trying to eliminate the traditional practice of female clitoral circumcision, a practice forced on women by the men of those societies. View more info

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Camp Stalag

By: Walker, Bill

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cemetery Dance Publications: 2001

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201862

Condition: Near Fine


Limited edition, one of 1000 unnumbered copies. Signed by author without inscription on limitation page. 2001 Hard Cover. 420 pp. When journalist and aspiring war novelist Frank Murphy returns from the 10th Annual World War Convention, he has no idea that the mysterious videotape he holds in his hands will change his life forever. He has been handpicked to participate in a specialized experiment in mass psychology and a unique form of Living History: Spend two weeks with... View more info

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Jack London and the Klondike: The Genesis of an American Writer

By: Walker, Franklin

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Huntington Library: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2122833

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed, signed, & dated by author on front endpaper ('Feb. 13, 1967, To Abraham Rothberg, with my compliments, Franklin Walker'). Lacks jacket. Top corner faintly bumped. 1966 Hard Cover. 288 pp. 8vo. An account of London's experience in the Klondike gold rush. View more info

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Canaletto: The Painter of Warsaw [with] The Old Town of Warsaw [with] Varsovie: Sa Destruction et Sa Reconstruction

By: Wallis, Mieczyslaw; Zachwatowicz, Jan; Bieganski, Piotr; Ciborowski, Adolf

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Panstwowy Instytut Wydawniczy, Warsaw / Budownictwo i Architektura / Wydawnictwo Interpress: 1954

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2103443

Condition: Good


Canaletto inscribed, signed, & dated by author on front endpaper. Jackets of Canaletto & Varsovie rubbed with chips along edges and several tears. The Old Town of Warsaw lacks jacket, is lightly stained along base, and has a faded spine. 1954 Large Hardcover. Three works depicting the architecture and communities of post-bellum Warsaw, Poland through color and black & white photographs and illustrations. Canaletto includes tipped in color plates, Old Town of Warsaw inclu... View more info

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As Time Goes By: A Novel of Casablanca

By: Walsh, Michael

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1795956

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Remainder mark on page base. 1998 Hard Cover. 432 pp. A daring journey of adventure, courage & romance, traversing the world from Casablanca to Lisbon to New York to London to Prague & then Paris, expanding & intensifying the classic movie Casablanca. View more info

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How to Talk to a Yankee Fan

By: Wasif, Andy; D'Elia, Rick

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Seven Locks Press: 2006

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2185743

ISBN: 1931643938

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed & signed by both authors on title page. Edges lightly rubbed. 2006 Trade Paperback. A guide to talking to a true Yankees fan, loaded with stats, info, and much more! View more info

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Row 22, Seats A & B: Short Stories

By: Waterman, Frederick

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Canfield & Mackenzie: 2003

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2267289

ISBN: 0972677003

Condition: Near Fine


Second printing. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket spine-head lightly bumped. 2003 Hard Cover. 248 pp. Seventeen short stories and every one of them as different as the people who sit in Row 22, Seats A & B. This is the highly acclaimed series of short stories which first appeared in United Airlines' HEMISPHERES magazine, now published together for the first time. View more info

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Aaron Sopher

By: Watson, Forbes

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Theodore Ember: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2276404

Condition: Good


First edition. Inscribed, signed, and dated by author on front endpaper ('To Pete Street Jr., A noble cooperator, From Forbes Watson, Washington, D.C. July 8, 1943'). Also signed and dated by Aaron Sopher on front flyleaf ('Aaron Sopher, Washington D.C., 1942'). This volume was acquired from the personal collection of Julian Street, Jr., who went by 'Pete' to differentiate himself from his father, a prominent author. Jacket included but with significant repairs (Japanese... View more info

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Civilization and the Cripple

By: Watson, Frederick

Price: $95.00

Publisher: John Bale, Sons & Danielsson Ltd.: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2034903

Condition: Very Good


First edition. This copy signed by Edgar Allen, founder of the International Society for Crippled Children, and inscribed to Henry Edward Abt., author of The Care and Education of the Crippled Child. Corners a bit rubbed, ink '#61' on front endpaper. 1930 Hard Cover. xi, 120 pp. 8vo. Black & white photographs throughout, including an image of Red Cross nurses at an orthopaedic clinic. Includes a chapter on 'The Influence of the War on the Cripple'. Brief bibliography of ... View more info

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All In a Day's Work: Scenes and Stories from an Adirondack Medical Practice

By: Way, Daniel; Rugge, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Syracuse University Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2206743

ISBN: 0815608012

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. Fine. 2004 Hard Cover. xii, 132 pp. Over 100 color photographs vividly portray the people and places of the southeastern Adirondacks as seen by a Glens Falls family physician who has spent over twenty years practicing rural medicine in such places as Bolton Landing, Warrensburg, North Creek, Indian Lake, Long Lake, Wells, and Speculator. The book is a breathtaking collection of Adirondack landscapes t... View more info

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The Tower and Other Verse

By: Wearing, Thomas

Price: $15.00

Publisher: .: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2274590

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed and inscribed by author: To Theodore L. Frost, Bibliophiladelphia, from another, Thomas Wearing. No jacket, light smudge on rear board. 1934 Hard Cover. 67 pp. Gilt title and decorations on front board. Poetry by the Dean of the Colgate-Rochester Divinity School in Rochester, New York. View more info

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Greenbough: A Complicity

By: Webster, Richard A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Lulu: 2005

Edition: Review Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2267147

ISBN: 1411657985

Condition: Near Fine


TLS laid in, in which the author mentions Eastman Theater and the iconic Powers Building, signed in black ink. Ink mayor's office stamp on corner of letter. 2005 Trade Paperback. 239, [1] pp. A self-published detective novel set in Rochester, New York, written by a man born and raised in the city. Rochester's last detective doubts that a city can commit homicide. That is until an investigative coordinator set to replace him bungles a case involving the death of a local a... View more info

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A Stillness Heard Round the World: The End of the Great War: November 1918

By: Weintraub, Stanley

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Truman Talley Books / E.P. Dutton: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201726

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Laid in are two letters from the author, both signed, responding to the previous owner's assistance in providing research material for the book. Also laid in is a copy of a letter to the author describing materials being sent, stapled to a related magazine page. 1985 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xi, 467 pp. 8vo. Black & white photographs. Stanley Weintraub recreates the days leading up to the armistice and documents the reactio... View more info

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Only When the Loon Sings

By: Wells, Beverly

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Wild Rose Press/Cactus Rose: 2012

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201225

ISBN: 1601549865

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author with inscription: Pat, So great to meet you and thanks for such a warm welcome. Glad you enjoyed your journey with Morgan. Bev Faint crease to front wrapper corner and rear wrapper corner. 2012 Trade Paperback. 332 pp. Searching for true happiness, as well as escape from a controlling family, Morgan Prescott answers a Brides Wanted ad and leaves New York City's high society life for the wilds of Washington Territory. Her spirit and intelligence carry her... View more info

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No One Noticed When God Died

By: West, Robert D.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Estuary: 1973

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1539540

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition, 413 of 500. Signed by author. Includes original jacket.Very Good. 1973 Hard Cover. 54 pp. Collection from American poet Robert D. West. Robert D. West was born in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1926 and has primarily been in the field of radio broadcasting, first as a news reporter, later as a program director and station manager. His first poem was written at the age of 11 and he has been writing poetry ever since, although he is not prolific. In fact, most of his... View more info

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Rosemary for Remembrance

By: West, Yvonne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Fithian Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1514665

ISBN: 1564742024

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Inscribed and signed by author on title page ('For my dear friend, Elizabeth Pettet, warmest wishes, Yvonne West'). 1997 Hard Cover. 190 pp. Yvonne West is a lifelong lover of the arts. Her father was an American artist, and did much painting in Corsica; her mother was a French concert pianist. Yvonne was educated in France, England, and the United States. She is a graduate of Vassar College, and has worked as a translator, interpreter, and language tutor.... View more info

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The Biology of Pneumococcus: The Bacteriological, Biochemical, and Immunological Characters and Activities of Diplococcus Pneumoniae [with] Four Signed Letters from the Author

By: White, Benjamin; Robinson, Elliott Stirling; Barnes, Laverne Almon

Price: $125.00

Publisher: The Commonwealth Fund: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2272715

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Affixed to the endpapers are four envelopes containing correspondence (two ALSs and two TLSs) from the author to a Mrs. Helen H. Boynton of Rochester, New York, three written before the book's publication, and the final letter presenting this copy of the book to her for the admirable way in which you carried out your task of abstracting the literature, without which the book could not have been written. Mrs. Boynton appears to have provided the author with... View more info

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Murder on the Run

By: White, Gloria

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Dell: 1991

Edition: 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2142326

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author. 1st printing. 1991 Mass Market Paperback. Meet Veronica Ronnie Ventana, daughter of the infamous Ventana's, the couple who made cat burglary classy. But Ronnie, with her special expertise in burglar alarm systems -- getting past them, that is -- and her best friend, Blackie Coogan, shamus emeritus of San Francisico, operate on the legit side of the law. View more info

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Report on the Russians

By: White, W.L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harcourt, Brace and Company: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2276361

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed and signed by author on front endpaper ('For Margot and Julian Street - the master at whose feet I have sat for these many years, with best wishes, W.L. White'), with two TLSs (one from the author to Street, the other from Street to the author) tipped in on front blanks. This volume was acquired as part of the personal collection of Julian Street, Jr. Jacket edges rubbed, jacket reverse foxed, minor pencil marginalia, pencil notes and related art... View more info

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The Light appearing more and more towards the perfect Day. or, A farther Discovery of the present state of the Indians in New-England, Concerning the Progresse of the Gospel amongst them. Manifested by Letters from such as preacht to them there. (Sabin's Reprints, Quarto Series. No. III.)

By: Whitfield, Henry; Caryl, Joseph; Mayhow [Mayhew], Thomas; Eliot, John

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York: Reprinted for Joseph Sabin / [Joel] Munsell: 1865

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2129775

Condition: Good


Limited edition, hand numbered 44 and initialed by Joseph Sabin. One of 50 copies. Binding weakening, several gatherings loose. 1865 Large Hardcover. [viii], 46 pp. 4to. 1865 reissue of 1651 original. Sabin 103688: 'Contains a letter from Thomas Mayhew, dated 'From Great Harbor in Martins [sic] Vineyard Sept. 7. 1650'; also five letters from John Eliot written from Roxbury in 1649 and 1650.' View more info

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Christmas Memories

By: Whittemore, Harold E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Steffen Publishing Company: 1970

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2263105

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author with inscription, Pleasant Memories. Harold E. Whittemore, '84. Wrappers very faintly toned, no publisher date (circa 1970's). We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. CONTENTS: Twenty selected observer-dispatch Christmas columns; Christmas is a Wonderful Season (an Introduction); A time for laughter with area clergymen at Christmas; A few minutes with Ilion's Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus; A painting, a picture, sketches by area artists. View more info

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'It's the Little Things': The Best of Harold E. Whittemore

By: Whittemore, Harold E.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Sunday Observer-Dispatch: 1981

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2263106

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author with date (1981). Wrappers lightly soiled, no publisher date (circa 1970's-1980's). We have more books available by this author!. 144 pp. Fifty selected columns from the Sunday Observer-Dispatch. CONTENTS: Life in the Adirondacks; Long Live the Family; Seasons and Holidays; A Trace of Nostalgia; The Wonderful World of People; Mothers and Other Elderly; Backyards and Gardening; Memoirs of Commencement; A Bit of Potpourri; For the First Time. View more info

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Paper Toys of the World

By: Whitton, Blair

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobby House Press, Inc.: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2194884

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Inscribed to a toy collector and signed by author on front endpaper ('Dear Cy: Your contribution of the illustration of the construction plane is a fine example of that type of paper toy + I thank you of the use of it. Blair Whitton').Light crease down front jacket flap. 1986 Large Hardcover. 236, [4] pp. Oblong. A collector's reference to paper toys, which also includes a history of paper making and printing, and background information introducing chapter... View more info

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Sent for You Yesterday

By: Wideman, John Edgar

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Bard / Avon Books: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2269285

ISBN: 0380826445

Condition: Very Good


First edition - a paperback original. Signed by author without inscription on first page. A bit smoky, lightly toned. 1983 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 208 pp. A novel by the first author to win the International PEN / Faulkner Award twice. Tells the story of Brother Tate, a Black albino who, after the death of his son, refuses to speak for twenty years. View more info