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Night Story

By: Willard, Nancy

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2198709

ISBN: 0152573488

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by Nancy Willard (Author). Fine. Fine. 1986 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. Illustrated by Ilse Plume. In this bedtime fantasy for young children, a young boy takes a dreamy trip on a night train in which he encounters all sorts of magical animals. Keywords: NANCY WILLARD ILSE PLUME NIGHT STORY CHILDREN PICTURE BOOKS FICTION SIGNED FIRST EDITION View more info

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The Lively Anatomy of God: Stories

By: Willard, Nancy

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: The Eakins Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282583

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author. Review copy with slip and author photo laid in. A very nice copy. 1968 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 95 pp. The stories in Nancy Willard s first book are about how the life of the imagination dwells in and shapes reality. Faith takes root in the insignificant, says one of her narrators. And further: ...the faith we have gathered from generations of Sundays was no match for this greater faith in the reality of darkness. View more info

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Things Invisible to See: A Novel

By: Willard, Nancy

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282584

ISBN: 0394540581

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1984 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 263 pp. Author's first novel. A freak accident leaves Clare Bishop paralyzed from the waist down, but with the ability to see the future, enter the bodies of animals, and talk with Death. View more info

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Sister Water: A Novel

By: Willard, Nancy

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282585

ISBN: 0679407022

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1993 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 255 pp. Jessie Woolman and her family are suddenly faced with unforseen tragedy. Her mind is beginning to wander, and Ellen, her newly widowed daugher is being pursued by a mercenary man, Harvey Mack. Enter Sam Theopolis. Hired to care for Jessie, he becomes both Harvey's rival and a healing presence for all. That is, until crisis descends, and he, too, needs the protection of their innocent belief in the salvation of love.... View more info

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19 Masks for the Naked Poet: Poems

By: Willard, Nancy

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers: 1984

Edition: First Thus

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282586

ISBN: 0151660395

Condition: Near Fine


First thus. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1984 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. Originally published in softcover in 1971. Illustrated by Regina Shekerjian. In these nineteen poems Willard muses on her poet's masks and poetry tasks of creation and transformation. View more info

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19 Masks for the Naked Poet

By: Willard, Nancy

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Kayak Books, Inc.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282635

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. One of 1200 copies. A very nice copy. 1971 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. Drawings by Regina Shekerjian. In these nineteen poems Willard muses on her poet's masks and poetry tasks of creation and transformation. View more info

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In His Country (The Generation New Poet Series, Volume IV)

By: Willard, Nancy; Squires, Radcliffe; White, George Abbott

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Generation: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282582

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket spine very faintly toned. 1966 Hard Cover. 56 pp. Author's first poetry collection. View more info

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Keep Looking Up: A Limited Edition Guide to the Climate of Rochester, the Finger Lakes and Western New York

By: Williams, Kevin

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Weather-Track: 1995

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2289177

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED by author. Faint edge wear. 1995 Spiral-Bound Softcover. A calendar for 1996 that includes seasonal and climate information. View more info

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Frank Gannett: A Biography

By: Williamson, Samuel T.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Duell, Sloan & Pearce: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282246

Condition: Good


First edition. Former library copy, usual internal marks. Bookplate personalized for one Nelson M. Haynes, and signed by Frank Gannett, mounted on front endpaper. Top corner of front endpaper clipped, jacket corners trimmed ($2.00 list price still present), boards and jacket a bit rubbed with minor loss from jacket spine head. 1940 Hard Cover. vi, 250 pp. 8vo. A biography of the owner of the Democrat & Chronicle. Frank Ernest Gannett (September 15, 1876 - December 3, 1957) founded the Gannett media corporation. He was born in South Bristol, New York and graduated from Cornell University. At th... View more info

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Weybosset Bridge in Providence Plantations, 1700-1790: Being an Account of a Quest for Liberty, with Portraits of Many Saints and Sinners, and a Special Study of the Rev'd Joseph Snow, jun'r

By: Wilson, Arthur

Price: $7.00

Publisher: The Pilgrim Press: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1981917

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Lacks jacket. 1947 Hard Cover. xi, 275 pp. 8vo. A history of Protestantism in colonial America, particularly within Providence Plantations, a religious refuge founded by Roger Williams to protect religious minorities. View more info

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Amelia Earhart: Lost Legend

By: Wilson, Donald Moyer

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Enigma Press: 1994

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201153

ISBN: 096377770X

Condition: Near Fine


Inscribed and signed by author on title page ('To Doris + Bob - Best wishes, Donald Moyer Wilson'). 1994 Trade Paperback. 223 pp. Map illustrated endpapers, photographs & illustrations throughout. Accounts by Pacific Island witnesses of the Crash, Rescue and Imprisonment of America's Most Famous Female Aviator and Her Navigator. View more info

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A Memoir of Robert C. Winthrop

By: Winthrop, Robert C.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Little, Brown, and Company: 1897

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2287053

Condition: Good


First edition. Signed letter laid in. No jacket. Rear hinge starting, pencil note on front paste-down endpaper. 1897 Hard Cover. vi, 368 pp. Robert Charles Winthrop (May 12, 1809 – November 16, 1894) was an American lawyer and philanthropist and one time Speaker of the United States House of Representatives. He was a descendant of John Winthrop. View more info

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The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey (Includes Audio CD Narrated by James Earl Jones)

By: Wojciechowski, Susan

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Candlewick Press: 1995

Edition: 4th Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2302132

ISBN: 1564023206

Condition: Near Fine


Fourth printing. Signed by author with inscription, Believe in miracles! A couple minor tears along top edge of rear jacket panel. 1995 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. Includes audio CD narrated by James Earl Jones. Jonathan Toomey is the best woodcarver in the valley, but he is always alone and never smiles. No one knows about the mementos of his lost wife and child that he keeps in an unopened drawer. But one early winter’s day, a widow and her young son approach him with a gentle request that leads to a joyful miracle. The moving, lyrical tale, gloriously illustrated by P.J. Lynch, has been... View more info

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Gatherings & Celebrations: History, Folklore, Rituals and Recipes for the Occasions that Bring People Together

By: Wolf, Burt

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2193524

ISBN: 0385482655

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author with inscription and ink drawing. Spine cocked. 1996 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 353 pp. TV tie-in to Burt Wolf's Public Television Series Burt Wolf's Table. One of America's most respected food journalists, travels the world to seek out the history and traditions surrounding those occasions that bring people together to eat and drink. This companion volume brings all the festivities to life in more than one hundred full-color photographs and a lively, informative text. Burt has chosen twenty occasions for celebration in var... View more info

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Birding in Central and Western New York: Best Trails and Water Routes for Finding Birds

By: Wolfe, Norman E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: FootPrint Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2294339

ISBN: 1930480008

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Inscribed and signed by author on half-title page ('Enjoy the book and the routes! Norman E. Wolfe'). 2001 Trade Paperback. 160 pp. Black & white maps and photographs throughout. This guide shows when, where and how to find and enjoy birds that migrate through Central and Western New York as well as ones that take up year-round residence. There are maps and directions for travel on foot, by canoe or kayak, by bicycle and even a few where you don't have to leave your car. In this guide, you will learn: Why Central & Western NY is a prime birdwatching area; ... View more info

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I Am Charlotte Simmons

By: Wolfe, Tom

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2281551

ISBN: 0374281580

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Slightly smoky, top page ridge very faintly foxed. 2004 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 676 pp. 8vo. Tom Wolfe, the master social novelist of our time, the spot-on chronicler of all things contemporary and cultural, presents a sensational new novel about life, love, and learning -- or the lack of it -- amid today's American colleges. Our story unfolds at fictional Dupont University: those Olympian halls of scholarship housing the cream of America's youth, the roseate Gothic spires and manicured lawns s... View more info

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The Purple Decades: A Reader

By: Wolfe, Tom; Bellamy, Joe David

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux: 1982

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2299718

Condition: Near Fine


Limited edition, #328 of 450, signed by author on limitation page. Includes publisher's slipcase. Slipcase very slightly faded. 1982 Hard Cover. 396 pp. Introduction by Joe David Bellamy, illustrations throughout. The Purple Decades brings together the author's own selections from his list of critically acclaimed publications, including the complete text of Mau-Mauing and the Flak Catchers, his account of the wild games the poverty program encouraged minority groups to play. Includes: Introduction by Joe David Bellamy; Bob & Spike; The Last American Hero; The Voices of Village Square; Purveyo... View more info

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An Address on the Occasion of the Centennial Celebration of the Founding of the Pennsylvania Hospital, Delivered June 10th, 1851

By: Wood, George B. [Bacon]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: T.K. and P.G. Collins, Printers: 1851

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2026225

Condition: Good


Lacks backstrip, corners rubbed with minor loss of cloth, former copy of Rochester Academy of Medicine via the University of Michigan, donated by the author's sister-in-law (pencil number on title page, '12-16-10 G of Miss Juliana Wood' in pencil in margin of first preface page). R.A.M. bookplate on front endpaper, frontispiece foxed. This copy is also signed by George Wood on the front endpaper, and inscribed to his brother (Juliana's father): 'Richard D Wood / from his brother, / Geo. B. Wood.'. 1851 Hard Cover. 141 pp. Brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt statue of William Penn pictured on front... View more info

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A Brave Vessel: The True Tale of the Castaways Who Rescued Jamestown and Inspired Shakespeare's The Tempest

By: Woodward, Hobson

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Viking: 2009

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2273837

ISBN: 0670020966

Condition: Near Fine


SIGNED by author. First edition. An exceptional copy. 2009 Hard Cover. Aspiring writer William Strachey shipwrecks on Bermuda en route to the Jamestown settlement in 1609, and details his experience hoping for future acclaim in this true story that provided the inspiration for one of Shakespeare's great plays. View more info

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Sensual Africa

By: Wuerfel, Joe; Beard, Peter

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Edition Stemmle: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by illustrator

Seller ID: 2204966

ISBN: 3908163137

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed and dated in the year of publication by Joe Wuerfel without inscription on title page. 2000 Large Hardcover. 119 pp. These thoughtfully composed, large-scale black and white photographs offer revealing insights into the mind and spirit of a mysterious continent. This is the sensuous, aesthetic portrait we have been waiting for since the appearance of Herb Ritt's famous publication. The photographer, born in 1952, was assistant to Franz Lanzi, honed his darkroom skills working with Brett Weston, and owes his enthusiasm for the high art of black-and-white photography to h... View more info

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The Heart's Language

By: Yamanaka, Lois-Ann

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Hyperion Books for Children: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2198693

ISBN: 0786818484

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by Lois-Ann Yamanaka (Author). Fine. Fine. 2005 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. Illustrated by Aaron Jasinski. How do you listen with your heart? For one small boy, the heart's language is the only one he knows. With his heart he can speak to animals, trees, and creatures of the sea. But he cannot be understood by the people around him, even those who love him most-his mother and father. One day, when he is feeling sad and alone, he is visited by a magical blue bird. With the bird's encouragement, the boy finds a way to make himself ... View more info

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Saturday Night at the Pahala Theatre

By: Yamanaka, Lois-Ann

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bamboo Ridge Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282636

ISBN: 0910043310

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1993 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 143 pp. This is a work of fiction during which the characters interact in the form of poetic novellas. Born on the island of Molokai and presently living in Kahalu'u, Yamanaka's poems have appeared in such journals as BAMBOO RIDGE: THE HAWAII WRITER'S QUARTERLY, Michigan Quarterly Review, PARNASSUS, Puerto del Sol and Zyzzyva. Lois-Ann Yamanaka is a fresh new voice in poetry and prose: irreverent, sensual, street-smart, and passionate... View more info

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Behold the Many: A Novel

By: Yamanaka, Lois-Ann

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282637

ISBN: 0374110158

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Publisher's card (also signed) laid in. A very nice copy. 2006 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 341 pp. Behold the Many is the eerily beautiful story of three young sisters, Anah, Aki, and Leah. In 1913, they are sent away from their family for treatment for tuberculosis to an orphanage in Hawaii’s Kalihi Valley. Of the three, two will die there, in spite of the nuns’ best efforts to save them, and only Anah, the eldest, will grow to adulthood. But the ghosts of the dead children are afraid to leave the grounds o... View more info

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Blu's Hanging: A Novel

By: Yamanaka, Lois-Ann

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282638

ISBN: 0374114994

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1997 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 261 pp. Blu's Hanging is the bittersweet story of a group of ragtag orphans reeling from the death of their mother, trying to stay together in the face of almost insurmountable odds. At once savagely funny and deeply moving, lyrical and wise, this novel confirms Yamanaka's reputation as one of the most vibrant new voices of her generation. View more info

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Father of the Four Passages: A Novel

By: Yamanaka, Lois-Ann

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282639

ISBN: 0374153876

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 2001 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 233 pp. Hailed by Jamie James in The Atlantic Monthly as one of the most original voices on the literary scene, Lois-Ann Yamanaka is back with a novel about family and forgiveness. Set in Hawaii and Las Vegas, Father of the Four Passages tells the story of Sonia Kurisu, a street-wise young mother, who struggles to raise her child, Sonny Boy, as she seeks to come to terms with the three children she aborted. In sequences alternating between the past and the prese... View more info

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Heads by Harry: A Novel

By: Yamanaka, Lois-Ann

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282640

ISBN: 0374168504

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1999 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 311 pp. You can always count on a crowd outside Heads by Harry, the Yagyuu family's taxidermy shop in Hilo, where the regulars gather every day to drink beer, eat smoked meat, and pontificate into the pau hana hours. But above the shop, where the family lives, life isn't so predictable. Toni Yagyuu, the middle child, has enough on her hands dealing with her budding diva of a little sister. But it is the men in her life that really have her running in circles: a ... View more info

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Name Me Nobody

By: Yamanaka, Lois-Ann

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Hyperion: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282641

ISBN: 0786804521

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Pages very faintly toned. 1999 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 229 pp. Thirteen-year-old Emi-Lou feels like a nobody -- she's overweight, her mom lives in faraway California and rarely visits or calls, and she doesn't know who her father is. The only people who make her feel like somebody are her brave, blunt grandma, and her best girlfriend, Von. Where Von go, Louie-Louie go, their families and friends say. But now Emi-Lou fears that Von is going somewhere she can't follow. Yon has feelings for Babes, an older girl... View more info

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Wild Meat and the Bully Burgers: A Novel

By: Yamanaka, Lois-Ann

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282642

ISBN: 0374290202

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1996 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 277 pp. Growing up in Hilo, Hawaii, in a family caught in the cultural gap between East and West, young Lovey Nariyoshi creates her own identity amid a world of pop culture and media that ignores the realities of the Japanese-American character. A first novel. View more info

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The Road to Yesterday [Town of Rush, New York]

By: Yawman, Jeanne M.; Thompson, Katherine W.; McKay, Alice C.; Hopkins, Karen Ann

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hudson Media Consultants, Inc.: 1993

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2299525

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by two authors (Thompson, McKay) on title page, and by another (Yawman) on reverse. Ink name on front wrapper. 1993 Trade Paperback. iv, 348 pp. A collection of stories published in honor of Rush, New York's 175th year, illustrated with black-and-white photographs, maps, and reproductions of historical documents. View more info

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North Country Cache: Adventures on a National Scenic Trail

By: Young, Joan H.; Lillard, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Books Leaving Footprints: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2293097

ISBN: 0976543214

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Inscribed and signed by author on half-title page ('To Howard - Joan - Take the High Trail!' with an arrow drawn through a fingerprint). 2005 Trade Paperback. 402 pp. Illustrated with color and black-and-white photographs. Includes foreword by David Lillard, former president of American Hiking Society. New York to North Dakota, snowbanks or blazing sun, afternoon strolls and backpacking treks, Young serves up an eclectic collection of essays chronicling 2300 miles of hikes on the longest footpath in the United States, the North Country National Scenic Trai... View more info