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21 Flint, Roland SAY IT
Washington, D C Dryad Press 1979 First Edition Softcover Signed by Author
SIGNED. This is a small softcover published by Dryad Press in 1979. It is inscribed and signed on the front half-title page and dated 1-11-79. The book is in near fine condition. There is a tiny faint spot on the front cover and a tiny nick on a bottom corner, plus a scuff to the bottom corner of one page in the interior - now restored and barely noticeable. Tight, bright, crisp, clean with no marks or writing. Well cared for. ; 8vo; 61 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 19.00 USD
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22 Gordimer, Nadine THE ESSENTIAL GESTURE
New York Alfred A Knopf 1988 0394573978 / 9780394573977 First American Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket  
Would be fine hardback book except for a very faint fading at the bottom of the spine. Other wise tight, bright, clean and crisp. The unclipped dust jacket has three small corner chips, otherwise very clean and crisp. Non-fiction. A selection of essays written between 1950 to 1985. More than a glimpse of South Africa. ; 8vo  
Price: 18.00 USD
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23 Gruchow, Paul BOUNDARY WATERS The Grace of the Wind
Minneapolis Milkweed Editions 1997 1571312110 / 9781571312112 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
This is a first edition hardcover book with a dust jacket. It is bright and crisp with no marks or writing on the pages or end papers. The edges are straight and the dust jacket is clean. The book appears to be unread. ; 8vo  
Price: 16.50 USD
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24 Guterman, Stanley S. BLACK PSYCHE The Modal Personality Patterns of Black Americans
Berkeley, CA Glendessary Press, Inc. 1972 0877092184 / 9780877092186 First Edition Paperback Near Fine  
This is a softcover book in near fine condition. The binding is tight, there are no creases on the spine, no tears or chips. Very clean covers and interior, and there are no marks or writing. ; 8vo; 330 pages  
Price: 40.00 USD
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25 Hamburger, Philip CURIOUS WORLD A New Yorker At Large
San Francisco, CA North Point Press 1987 0865472998 / 9780865472990 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book would be fine except for a ding to the rear edge of the spine. Very clean and crisp in a tight binding with straight corners. There are no marks or writing. The unclipped dust jacket has a very small puncture at the rear edge of the spine. The jacket shows some rubbing on its glossy bright surface. This book is a series of essays by this New Yorker writer. The essay on his trip to Kansas City to meet Harry S. Truman and attend the signing of Volume 1 of Trumans' Memoirs is a pleasant treasure. ; 8vo  
Price: 15.00 USD
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26 Harris, Sydney J. LAST THINGS FIRST
Bostion, MA Houghton Mifflin Company 1960 Third Edition Hardcover Signed by Author
SIGNED. This is a third printing hardcover book in a dust jacket. Harris has signed the book in the center of the front free end paper. The book is in near fine condition - tight, bright, crisp, clean with no other marks or writing. There are some newspaper clippings - reviews laid in (no discoloration. The dust jacket has some edge and corner wear. On the inside of the jacket there is a fine line discoloration on the tips of the edge of he jacket. Looks sharp in a new archival see-through, removable mylar cover. ; 8vo; 338 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 24.00 USD
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27 Heilman, Robert B. THE GHOST ON THE RAMPARTS AND OTHER ESSAYS IN THE HUMANITIES
Athens, GA University Of Georgia Press 1972 082030297X / 9780820302973 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book and the jacket are in fine condtion - crisp and clean and with no marks or writing. Appears to be unread. ; 179 pages 
Price: 23.00 USD
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28 Jimenez, Juan Ramon FORTY POEMS
Madison, MN The Sixties Press 1967 First Edition Softcover 
This is a softcover book with an overwrap. Translated and introduced by Robert Bly. There are three parts: From the Early Poems 1898-1915; From Dairy (Diary) of a Poet Recently Married 1916; From Later Poems 1917 - 1953. There is also a "Glimpse" of Jimenez by Rafael Alberti of Buenos Aires, translated by Hardie St. Martin. The book wrapper has a few spots on the rear cover and some slight discoloration, There is a light touch of wear at the corners. The front cover has some toning. The interior is crisp and clean. No marks, no writing, no stamps/plates, no wear.. Unclipped. 1967 The Sixties Press. ; 8vo; 104 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
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29 Johnson, Clifton A YEAR IN THE FIELDS Selections from the Writings of JOHN BURROUGHS: with Illustrations from Photographs
Boston, MA Houghton, Mifflin And Company 1899 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book - a later printing of this selection of work by Burroughs. Year 1899. 220 pages with illustrations from photographs in black and white. The covers are green cloth with a gilt decoration and title on the front cover and title on the spine. The front cover also has a gilt border. The top edges are also gilt. Book books is nice and tight, but there is fading on the spine. Covers and corners are crisp with NO bumped corners. The interior is crisp and clean with no soil. There is a ribbon marker that has left a shadow effect on the pages where it is located and in a half circle where the end of it was curled up into the pages. Well cared for. The book has a new archival removable, see-through mylar cover and the start of fading on the spine is less noticeable. ; 8vo; 220 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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30 Jorgneson, Theodore CHRISTIAN LIBERTY
Northfield, MN Theodore Jorgenson 1952 Softcover with no dust jacket  
SIGNED. This is a softcover book with three essays. The longest one is titled The Immigrant Mind: A Study of O. E. Rolvaag is by Erling Dittmann. The cover is quite clean and without wear. There is some discoloring near the spine from exposure to light. The interior pages are clean. The binding is firm. There is a short closed tear on the first page. The book has been inscribed to Thomas Dawes Eliot, sociologist and relative to T. S. Eliot, by Jorgenson. The effect of frontier colonizing is explored in the Dittman essay. Another is by Theodore R. Ludlow - What is Christian Love? ; 8vo; 47 pages; Signed by Author  
Price: 15.00 USD
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31 Kendrick, John H. MIDWAY
Chicago The University Of Chicago 1965 Not First Edition Paperback Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Tight, bright, clean softcover magazine with slight hint of discoloration. Writings by Alice Kimball Smith, Elder Olson, Julio Carro Baroja. Number 23, Summer 1965; 23; 8vo 
Price: 25.00 USD
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32 Kendrick, John H. MIDWAY
Chicago The University Of Chicago 1965 First Edition Paperback Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Tight, bright, clean softcover magazine with a hint of rubbing. Business Forecasts 1954. Number 22, Spring 1965. ; 22; 8vo 
Price: 18.00 USD
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33 Kendrick, John H. MIDWAY
Chicago The University Of Chicago 1964 First Edition Paperback Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Tight, bright, clean softcover magazine with a hint of rubbing. Name of William Morgan, a scientist associated with the University, written on the cover. Writings on science, politics, foreign relations, architectur e, psychology. Number 20, Autumn 1964. ; 20; 8vo 
Price: 25.00 USD
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34 Larson, Laurence M. THE CHANGING WEST And Other Essays
Northfield, MN Norwegian-American Historical Association 1937 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+  
This is a first edition hardcover book without a dust jacket. The book is in a tight binding and is very clean, but with a touch of wear at the corners. The title on the spine is still a bright gilt. The pages are very clean. There are no marks or writing. ; 8vo; 180 pages  
Price: 14.00 USD
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35 Lindbergh, Anne Morrow EARTH SHINE
New York, NY Harcourt, Brace & World 1977 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket  
This is a first edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is fine - with a tight binding and very clean on the covers and the interior, There are no marks or writing . The unclipped dust jacket has some edge wear and a short closed tear. There are color and black and white photos. ; 8vo  
Price: 17.00 USD
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36 Mayerberg, Samuel S. CHRONICLE OF AN AMERICAN CRUSADER
New York, NY Bloch Publishing Co. 1944 First Edition Hardcover 
SIGNED. This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket; signed and inscribed by the author on the front free end paper. The book is tight bright, and very clean. The interior pages are clean and tightly bound. There are no other marks or writing. The dust jacket has corner wear and some short closed tears and a wrinkle on the rear bottom edge. It looks more crisp and even cleaner in its see-through, removable mylar protector. The book contains four lectures delivered at the Hebrew Union College in 1942.; 8vo; 148 pages; Signed by Author  
Price: 22.00 USD
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37 McLeod, Robert R. IN THE ACADIAN LAND Nature Studies
Boston, MA Bradlee Whidden 1899 Hardcover 
This is a First Edition hardcover book published in 1899, 166 pages. Bound in a handsome blue cloth with bronze gilt for the title on the front cover and spine. The setting is the northern district of Queens County, Nova Scotia - Brookfield - Molega Road. The binding is tight. There is a little wear at the top and bottom fo the spine and a touch to the corners with a little rubbing on the rear cover. There is a black and white photo of a man resting on the ground - assumed to be the author, McLeod. A former owner name is lightly stamped on the front free end paper and repeated in a stamp with initals. There are no other marks or writing. The pages are clean and crisp. ; 8vo; 166 pages 
Price: 17.00 USD
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38 McPhee, John (3 Books) RISING FROM THE PLAIN | ENCOUNTERS WITH THE ARCHDRUID | THE JOHN MCPHEE READER.
New York, NY Farrar, Straus & Giroux Softcover Near Fine  
This a a group of John McPhee books in softcover. All are in near fine condition. The covers are clean. The spines and covers show no creases. There are no marks or writing. Carefully read, if at all. Various printings. The first is about the Rocky Mountains and hig-country geology. The second is about a conservationists encounters with the wilderness in the U. S. Western mountains the Colorado River, and the grand Canyon. The third contains selections from McPhee's first 12 books. 0374520658 , 0374148228 , 0374517193. All three shipped for the shipping price of one book. ; 8vo  
Price: 24.00 USD
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39 Mencken, H. L. HEATHEN DAYS 1890 - 1936
New York Alfred A Knopf 1943 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket  
Very good plus condition hardcover with good plus dust jacket. Book is bound in beige cloth with red initials on cover, red and blue title design on spine. Clean, bright, and tight. Previous owner's name in pen on front free end paper. Fore edge slightly sunned, but pages are very clean. Dust jacket is edgeworn but crisp, bright, and unmarked. Lightly sunned along spine. The third volume of memoirs from renowned journalist and writer. ; 8vo; 299 pages  
Price: 45.00 USD
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40 Morpurgo, J. E. AMERICAN EXCURSION
London The Cresset Press 1959 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book without a dust jacket. The cover is dark green cloth with a bronze gilt bond-stamped (reverse embossed) title on the cover and spine. The book is tight, bright, crisp, clean - well cared for. The book has no wear, no marks, no writing. A view of the U S by and Englishman. ; 8vo; 253 pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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