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She Flew the Coop: A Novel Concerning Life, Death, Sex and Recipes in Limoges, Louisiana

By: West, Michael Lee

Price: $15.00

Publisher: HarperCollins: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282577

ISBN: 0060183489

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Two very minor spots on top page ridge. Pages very faintly toned. 1994 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 390 pp. The two main occupations in Limoges, Louisiana (population: 905), seem to be spreading juicy gossip and consoling the unfortunate with casseroles. And in this early spring of 1952, there is ample opportunity for both with sixteen-year-old and pregnant (by the Baptist minister) Olive Nepper, currently languishing in a coma after drinking pop laced with rose poison. But the plight of Olive and her family is h... View more info

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No One Noticed When God Died

By: West, Robert D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Estuary: 1973

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2294333

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition, #413 of 500 copies. Signed and hand-numbered by author on copyright page. Lightly foxed. 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 poems appear in this volume. For ten years he taught creative writing in poetry at Cleveland College ... View more info

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Not Where I Started From: Stories

By: Wheeler, Kate

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282578

ISBN: 0395665159

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Light stain to jacket inside along spine base. 1993 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 239 pp. Author's first book. A debut collection of short stories evokes the theme of Americans struggling to cope in the midst of strange cultures, including a teenager in Central America, a New Yorker in Miami's Little Cuba, and a novitiate in a Burmese monastery. View more info

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When Mountains Walked: A Novel

By: Wheeler, Kate

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282579

ISBN: 0395859913

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Very faint smudge on page ridge. 2000 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 375 pp. Author's first novel. Named a Best Young American Novelist by GRANTA, Kate Wheeler received numerous awards and the highest critical acclaim for her story collection, NOT WHERE I STARTED FROM. Francine Prose wrote, This is a book you mention to your friends . . . Wheeler is a writer to follow, wherever she chooses to travel. In her much anticipated first novel, Wheeler takes readers to opposite ends of the earth in a story of passions that... 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 numerous article citations pertinent to the work, which based on the letters became some, if not all, of the bibliographic c... 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 article tipped in on rear endpaper, two reviews laid in. 1945 Hard Cover. 309, [3] pp. 8vo. A book about Russia based on the aut... 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 chapters on various types of paper toys. Bibliography and index follow text. A 'detailed coverage of paper toys from the earliest ti... 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

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Twilight: Presentation Copy with Typed Letter

By: Wiesel, Elie

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Summit Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2283615

ISBN: 0671644076

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Presentation copy from Anne Frank Center, signed by author, with separate presentation note in calligraphy: 'With appreciation to: June Rogoff'. Laid in is a letter thanking Rogoff for her contribution to the 'Anne Frank in the World' exhibit. Rogoff was head of the main branch of the public library in Rochester, New York in the 1980s, and was married to the chief of radiology at Strong Memorial hospital. Jacket price clipped. 1988 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 217, [5] pp. 8vo. Raphael Lipkin is a man obsessed. He hears voices. He talks to ghosts. He... View more info

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The Truth About Windmills: Signed Association Copy of Original Score

By: Wilder, Alec

Price: $250.00

Publisher: S.N.: 1973

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1924521

Condition: Very Good


Signed 'To Ginny McConnell, the best Mrs Fitzgerald there ever was or ever shall be. Alec Wilder' on inner margin of first page. McConnell's Pittsford NY address in blue ink on card taped to inside of front board. Boards a bit rubbed, minor notes on a few pages, ostensibly stage notes by McConnell herself. 1973 Spiral-Bound Softcover. 98 pp. Plastic comb binding, plain black cardstock boards. The Truth About Windmills was an opera Alec Wilder arranged in 1973, based on a libretto by Arnold Sundgaard which had previously been rejected by Schirmer. Interestingly, Wilder also insisted that the pr... View more info

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Soldiers in Hiding: A Novel

By: Wiley, Richard

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Atlantic Monthly Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2274251

ISBN: 0871130467

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author on half-title page without inscription. Jacket very faintly toned. Light smudge on top page ridge, very faint odor of smoke. 1986 Hard Cover. 199 pp. Author's first novel. Thirty years after World War II, Japanese-American jazz musician Teddy Maki is still haunted by his friend Jimmy Yamamoto's wartime death and his own failure to disobey a commanding officer's order to shoot an American prisoner. View more info

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The Moon & Riddles Diner and the Sunnyside Cafe

By: Willard, Nancy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harcourt: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2198704

ISBN: 0152019413

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by Nancy Willard (Author). Pages very lightly toned.Fine. 2001 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. Illustrated by Chris Butler. Strange and wonderful things happen at the Moon & Riddles Diner and the Sunnyside Café. That's why Shoofly Sally and her Everything Dog set out for the diner's silver door. It's a place where a spoon and a teapot read menus at the counter. A place where a frog and a bear and a buffalo cook pancakes on the stove. A place where the Queen of Chickens reigns supreme.In the spirit of her Newbery Medal-winning A Vis... View more info

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An Alphabet of Angels

By: Willard, Nancy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Blue Sky Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2198705

ISBN: 059048480X

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by Nancy Willard (Author). Pages lightly toned.Jacket lightly toned. 1994 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. An A-to-Z gift collection of angels presents a celestial character for every occasion, such as a wish-delivering angel of Knapsacks and a dew-faced angel of MorningKeywords: NANCY WILLARD ALPHABET ANGELS CHILDREN FIRST EDITION SIGNED View more info

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The Ballad of Biddy Early

By: Willard, Nancy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2198706

ISBN: 0394884140

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by Nancy Willard (Author). Near Fine.Fine. 1989 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. Illustrated by Barry Moser. A collection of poems about Biddy Early, the Wise Woman of Clare, and her animal, human, and supernatural associates. View more info

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Night Story

By: Willard, Nancy

Price: $15.00

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

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

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

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

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