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Star Papers: Or Experiences Of Art And Nature

By: Beecher, Henry Ward

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, J. C. Derby: 1855

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35249


This book is in Good to Good+ condition and was likely issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, solid condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some edge wear, bumping, rubbing and fraying. The bottom rear corner has been nibbled by a rodent (just the very edge of the corner). The brown cloth cvoers are noticeably rubbed and a bit faded. The text pages are generally clean, but do have some spots of foxing through... View more info

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Dialogue with an Audience

By: Ciardi, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, J. B. Lippincott Company: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 31052


This book is in Near Fine conddition and has a Very Good dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a laid-in handwritten note, apparently from an editor, at Angel Island Publications, Inc. The dust jacket has several edge tears, nicks and small spots of ground-in dirt. "The present book is a record of Mr. Ciardi's performance as agent provocateur, catalyst, and preceptor. It collects the... View more info

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Do They Really Respect Us? And Other Essays

By: Graham, Margaret Collier

Price: $65.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, A. M. Robertson: 1912

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A35167


SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Very Good condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book cvoers have some light bumping and rubbing. The spine of the book has portions of the spine joints have fading and have turned a greenish color. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's ink stamped name and address on the front endpaper. There is a second owner's penciled name and address on the front free page. The dust jac... View more info

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Skywriting By Word Of Mouth And Other Writings, Including the Ballad of John and Yoko

By: Lennon, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35198


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "Lennon's love of wordplay and nonsense with a twist found a wider audience when he was 24. Harry writes that In His Own Write (1964) was published after "Some journalist who was hanging around the Beatles came to me and I ended up showing him the stuff. The... View more info

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Sub-stance 26 Vol IX No. 1

By: Levy, Sydney & Michel Pierssens

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, MI, University of Wisconsin: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A32744


B&W Illustrations; This is a trade paperback book. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some light creasing to the bottom front corner of the book cover. The text pages are clean and bright. Included are: Catastophes: The Morphology of Metaphor, Metonymy, Synecdoche and Irony by Donald Rice, Mini-Max Discourse by Frank L. Coppay, Details and Decadence: End-Tropi... View more info

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Prize Articles 1954 The Benjamin Franklin Magazine Award Winners

By: Miller, Llewellyn (editor)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34679


Book number H-72 in the Ballantine Books Hardback series. The book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good+ condition. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright with the exception of the remnant of a previous owner's address label on the front endpaper. The price clipped dust jacket has some light edge wear and rubbing, along with a couple of small semi-closed edge tears. This book includes Ray Bradbury's Sun ... View more info

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Predilections

By: Moore, Marianne

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 29518


SIGNED EDITION. This copy has signed, with an inscription, on the front endpaper by the author. The author has also made a correction to page 76 in her own hand. There is a book plate which is possibly that of actor Terence Vliet. The book is in Near Fine condition and is lacking the dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. "Silence is more eloquent than speech - a truism; but sometimes something t... View more info

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Passivity Program

By: Morley, Christopher (with an introduction by Ben Abramson)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Argus Book Shop, Inc.: 1939

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 31137


This book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some rubbing and wear to the spine ends and corners of the book covers and a beginning nick / chip to the bottom spine end of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. The endpapers have some beginning toning. "This is not a writing, but conversation. It is condensed from a stenographic transcript taken down ... View more info

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With Eye And Ear

By: Rexroth, Kenneth

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Herder and Herder / Azimuth Book: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35897


This book is in Near Fine condition and has Very Good+ condition. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has some light rubbing and beginning nicking to the spine ends and corners. "Kenneth Charles Marion Rexroth (December 22, 1905 – June 6, 1982) was an American poet, translator and critical essayist. He is regarded as a central figure in the San Francisco Renaissance, and paved the groundwork... View more info

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Scripps College Bulletin The Writing of a Poem: An Address by May Sarton

By: Scripps College (May Sarton)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Claremont, CA, Scripps College: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 30715


This is a trade sized pamphlet with cardstock covers and a stapled binding. This item includes an address that was given by May Sarton at Scripps College, Claremont, CA on March 12, 1957. The pamphlet is in Near Fine condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The pamphlet and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some beginning bumping and creasing to the corners of the covers. The text pages are clean and bright with the exception of some beginni... View more info