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1 A Passion for Politics: The Autobiography of Louis Brownlow First Half
Brownlow, Louis

University of Chicago Press Chicago, Illinois, USA 1955
Hard Cover
Very Good, Good
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First Edition




BD2 - A tight, clean, sound copy with very minor overall shelf wear plus there is some very light yellowing on the outside paper edges. The dust jacket shows moderate overall wear plus there is some light edge wear along the top and bottom edges heavier with some chipping on the top and bottom spine edges and corners plus there is a piece (about 0.5"x0.75") missing on the back at the bottom left corner plus there are closed tears (about 0.25" to 0.5") on the top edge at each corner plus there is some yellowing on the spine plus there is some very light rubbing overall plus there is some very light yellowing on the endflaps top edges. Plus there is some very light rubbing overall. A memoir of a noted American journalist of the turn of the last century. He was a reporter during the golden days of American journalism and served as an international correspondent during the years before World War I. In 1915 he shifted to administrative management as a career in public administration, where he had a significant impact on American life. This volume covers the author's early life and work as a journalist up through 1915 when he made the career move to public administration. Indexed, 606p. SCW06774 
Price: 8.00 USD
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2 A Virginian in Yankeeland Vol. 1: Introduction to the Yankee Tier
Dean, Benjamin E.

B. E. Dean Company Owego, New York, USA 1989
Trade Paperback
Very Good, No Jacket as Issued
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall

0962145106 / 9780962145100



BH6 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color photo illustrated blue wraps with very minor overall shelf wear. The first volume of the author's self-published autobiography and family history which also relates his attributed ancestory as George Washington's great-great-great-grandson. 659p. This book weighs more than 2 pounds when packaged to ship. SCW08761 
Price: 4.00 USD
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3 African Experience: An Education Officer in Northern Rhodesia
Dorman, T.E.

Radcliffe Press New York, New York, USA 1993
Hard Cover
Very Good+, Very Good+
5.75"x8.75"
First American Edition
1850435685 / 9781850435686



BX2 - DJ is mylar protected. A hard cover first American edition book in very good+ condition. The word "PUBLISHED'" and the year appear on the copyright page with no additional printings indicated. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in textured black paper covered boards with gold lettering and graphics on the spine and monochrome panoramic map endpapers with only very, veyr minor overall shelf wear. The dust jacket shows only very, very minor overall shelf wear. A memoir of the auhtors work as an education officer in Northern Rhodesia during the period leading up to independence. He worked during a time of rapid political change and his book illustrates both an important moment in Zambia's history as well as how good relations were established between expatriate education officers and the emerging Zambian political leaders and administrators. Illustrated with black and white photographs and line drawn maps. Index and glossary, 173p. SCW13035 
Price: 45.00 USD
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4 All in Favor Say Island!
Gladish, Dave
Gladish, Shirley
Wiskey Point Press St. James, Michigan, USA 1975
Trade Paperback
Good+, 
5.25"x8.25"





BX2 - A trade paperback book in good+ to very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in monochrome illustrated blue wraps with minor overall shelf wear mainly in the form of some light overall rubbing heavier along the spine edges plus there is some light creasing on the spine and along the spine edges plus htere is the original owner's name, address, and phone number in black ink on the inside surface of the front cover. A book about the author and his wife's experiences after moving to Lake Michigan's remotest inhabited island in 1972. Illustrated with black and white drawings by Shirley Gladish. 76p. SCW07785 
Price: 8.00 USD
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All My Patients Are under the Bed: Memoirs of a Cat Doctor, Camuti, Louis J.
5 All My Patients Are under the Bed: Memoirs of a Cat Doctor
Camuti, Louis J.

Fireside Books/Simon & Schuster, Inc. New York, New York, USA 1985
Trade Paperback
Very Good-, 
5.25"x8..25"

0671554506 / 9780671554507



BX2 - A trade paperback book in very good- condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color illustrated white wraps with very minor overall shelf wear plus there is a light bump to the front bottom left corner. Written with Marilyn and Haskel Frankel. A memoir of a cat doctor with sixty years of stories. 222p. SCW08408 
Price: 3.50 USD
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6 Baudelaire, a Self-Portrait: Selected Letters Translated and Edited with a Running Commentary
Baudelaire, Charles

Oxford University Press New York, New York, USA 1957
Hard Cover
Good+, Good
6"x8.75"
First American Edition


Ex-Library

BX6 - A hard cover first American edition withdrawn ex-library book in good+ condition with a dust jacket in good condition. No additional printings are indicated on the copyright page. A tight, clean, sound copy in gold lettering and gold lettering and red graphics against a black background on the spine and tinting on the top outside paper edges with minor overall shelf wear with paper and glue residue and scattered light surface damage on the front and back fixed endpapers from where the dust jacket mylar sleeve endflaps were glued to the boards plus there are the usual library marks, stamps, and label on the top and bottom outside paper edges, the front free endpaper, and the copyright page plus there is some scattered very light staining on the front and back cloth plus there is some light fading of the tinting on the top outside paper edges plus there is some very slight yellowing of the paper. The dust jacket shows minor overall shelf wear with the blank inside edges of the front and back endflaps trimmed off plus there are two patches of light surface damage (about 0.5"x0.5" each) plus there is some soiling and rubbing on the back plus there is some very, very light edge wear plus it is in a new protective mylar sleeve. Selected letters of Baudelaire, translated from the French and edited with a running commentary by Lois Boe Hyslop and Francis E. Hyslop Jr. Endnotes, indexed, 259p. SCW13669 
Price: 13.00 USD
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7 Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on Everest
Allison, Stacy with Peter Carlin

Delta Book/Dell Publishing New York, New York, USA 1996
Trade Paperback
Good+, 
5.25"x8"

0385314035 / 9780385314039



BZ1 - A trade paperback book in good+ to very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with minor overal sehlf wear mainly in the form of some very, very light edge wear around the covers' edges that is heavier with some light chipping on the spine top edge. A book by the first American woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest. The story of the the author's life on and off some of the world's greatest mountains. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 282p. SCW07409 
Price: 3.50 USD
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8 Black Ice
Cary, Lorene

Alfred A. Knopf New York, New York, USA 1991
Trade Paperback
Near Fine, No Jacket as Issued
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall

0394574656 / 9780394574653



BZ2 - A trade paperback book in near fine condition. An as new, unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with the original owner's name in ink at the top right corner of the front endpaper. An epic of the young heard, mind and body meeting life itself. Probably the most beautifully written and the most moving African-American autobiographical narrative since Maya Angelou's celebrated "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings." (Arnold Rampersad) 238p. SCW00760 
Price: 4.00 USD
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9 Border Healing Woman: The Story of Jewel Babb
Taylor, Pat Ellis

University of Texas Press Austin, TX, U.S.A. 1985
Trade Paperback
Very Good, No Jacket as Issued
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
2nd Printing
0292707304 / 9780292707306

Remainder

Y5 - One corner bumped causing permanant bend in that corner of the book, remainder mark on the bottom, light shelf wear and light edge wear. Jewel Babb is an independent Anglo woman who has lived most of her eighty years in the isolated desert region near EL Paso. Border Healing Woman is her story. at674 
Price: 6.95 USD
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10 Border Healing Woman: The Story of Jewel Babb
Taylor, Pat Ellis

University of Texas Press Austin, TX, U.S.A. 1988
Trade Paperback
Near Fine, No Jacket as Issued
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
3rd Printing
0292707304 / 9780292707306



Y5 - Book has approx. 2" crease on the front rigth side, old price label on the back bottom, and very light shelf wear otherwise fine. Jewel Babb is an independent Anglo woman who has lived most of her eighty years in the isolated desert region near EL Paso. Border Healing Woman is her story. EC5147BB 
Price: 7.50 USD
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11 Confessions of Edward Dahlberg
Dahlberg, Edward

George Braziller, Inc. New York, New York, USA 1971
Hard Cover
Good+, Very Good
6"x8.5"
First Edition
0807605891 / 9780807605899

Ex-Library

CB2 - A tight, clean, sound copy with minor overall shelf wear plus there is some light surface wear along the boards' bottom edges and a patch (about 0.75"x2") on the back bottom right corner plus there are the usual library stamps on the top and bottom outside paper edges, inside surface of the front board, front endpaper, and title page. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve. An autobiographical ramble of the younger years of a noted intellectual and writer. Indexed, 312p. SCW07026 
Price: 5.00 USD
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12 Generations
Dinan, Virginia Lorraine Phillips

Dinan, Virginia Lorraine Phillips 1995
Hard Cover
Very Good, No Jacket
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall


Signed by Author


CG1 - A hard cover book in very good+ condition with no dust jacket with a gift inscription by the author to the original owner on the front endpaper. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in burgandy cloth covered boards with gold lettering on the spine with only very, very minor overall shelf wear. A collection of family stories tracing the history of the family of Virginia Lorraine Phillips Dinan. Illustrated with black and white and color photographs. 216p. SCW06986 
Price: 18.00 USD
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13 Going Solo
Dahl, Roald

Penguin Books New York, New York, USA 1988
Trade Paperback
Good, No Jacket as Issued
12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall

0140103066 / 9780140103069



CG3 - A trade paperback book in good+ to very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color illustrated white and orange wraps with minor overall shelf wear plus a light bump to the bottom left corner and another at front top left corner plus a nick to spine surface there plus some yellowing of the outside paper edges plus some light creasing on the back cover. A memoir of the author's experiences as a fighter pilot in Africa during World War II. By the author of "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," "James and the Giant Peach," "Matilda," "The Minpins," "My Uncle Oswald," "The Twits," and "The Witches." 210p. SCW04394 
Price: 3.50 USD
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14 Heart Earth: A Memoir
Doig, Ivan

Atheneum New York, New York, USA 1993
Hard Cover
Good, Very Good
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First Edition
0689121377 / 9780689121371

Ex-Library

CG5 - A hard cover first edition withdrawn ex-library book in good- condition with a dust jacket in very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in white paper covered boards quarter bound in blue cloth with silver lettering on the spine and on the front with very minor overall shelf wear plus the usual library stamps on the front endpaper, title page and top and bottom outside paper edges plus the dust jacket endflaps have been glued down to the inside surfaces of the boards plus a section (about 2.5"x4.5") of the front endpaper has been removed as part of the library's withdrawal process. The dust jacket shows only very minor overall shelf wear plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve with the usual library label on the spine that wraps around onto the back plus the endflaps have been glued down to the inside surfaces of the boards. A memoir by a noted author and the familiy digs. It is about their journey from a defense housing project in boomtime Arizona to the high country of their Montana origins. By the author of "Ride with Me, Mariah Montana," "Dancing at the Rascal Fair," "English Creek," "The Sea Runners," "Winter Brothers," and "This House of Sky." 160p. SCW04419 
Price: 3.50 USD
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15 Heartwomen: An Urban Feminist's Odyssey Home
Boucher, Sandy

Harper & Row, Publishers New York, New York, USA 1983
Trade Paperback
Good, No Jacket as Issued
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

0062500961 / 9780062500960



CG5 - A trade paperback book in good+ to very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in monochrome illustrated yellow wraps with minor overall shelf wear plus there is some creasing on the spine plus there is some light rubbing overall plus there is some very, very light edge wear around the covers' edges plus there is a bookplate of the original owner on the front endpaper. A book about a California writer's return to her roots in the midwest and her examination of the spirit, strength, and vitality of the women of America's heartland. The discussion includes consideration of the spectrum of womens' heritage of Catholic and Protestant settlers, of the Potawatomi Amerindians, and of the Exodusters, the African-American settlers to Kansas fleeing the rise of Jim Crow in the South. 284p. SCW07333 
Price: 5.00 USD
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Here and Nowhere Else: Late Seasons of a Farm and Its Family, Brox, Jane
16 Here and Nowhere Else: Late Seasons of a Farm and Its Family
Brox, Jane

Beacon Press Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. 1998
Trade Paperback
Very Good, No Jacket as Issued
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

0807062014 / 9780807062012

Ex-Library

CG5 - A trade paperback withdrawn ex-library book in good+ to very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with a heavy clear plastic lamination applied to the covers plus there are the usual library stamps and labels on the back cover, the top outside paper edges, the half title page, and the title page. This is a title in the publisher's The Concord Library series. A book about farming anf farm life by a noted writer who also is from a farming family. The author is a recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship. Endnotes, 145p. SCW13392 
Price: 3.50 USD
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17 Hollywood Red: The Autobiography of Lester Cole
Cole, Lester

Ramparts Press Palo Alto, California 1981
Hard Cover
Good, Good
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First Printing
0878670858 / 9780878670857

Ex-Library

BR6 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has label on the front and spine, wrinkling, chipping and crease on some edges and corners, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise good. Book cocked, some light stains on the page edges, tape stain on the top and bottom of the front, back, and loose endpapers, cardholder adhered with some pencil writing on the front loose endpaper, library stamping on the title page and pages 99 & 448, some pencil writing on the contents page, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise good. EC13957BB 
Price: 10.00 USD
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18 Hungry For the World
Barnes, Kim

Villard Books/Random House New York, New York, USA 2000
Trade Paperback
Very Good, No Jacket as Issued
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall



Advanced Reading Copy (ARC)

CH4 - A first edition advance reading copy (ARC)/uncorrected proof book in very good+ condition with no dust jacket as issued (trade paperback). An as new, unread, tight, clean, sound copy in cream colored wraps with black lettering. A personal narrative by the author of "In the Wilderness." This is the story of how an intelligent and passionate young woman thirsted for experience of what lay out in the world. She went after it rejecting the patriarchal domination of family and church to find her own way. Then she overcomes the dominance within a relationship and still manages to survive. The author is a winner of the PEN/Jerard Fund Award. 239p. SCW01310 
Price: 7.00 USD
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I Want to Thank My Brain for Remembering Me: A Memoir, Breslin, Jimmy
19 I Want to Thank My Brain for Remembering Me: A Memoir
Breslin, Jimmy

Little, Brown & Company New York, New York, USA 1996
Hard Cover
Very Good, Very Good
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First Edition
0316110310 / 9780316110310

Ex-Library

CG2 - A tight, clean, sound copy in red paper covered boards quarter bound in black paper with gold lettering on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear plus there is a patch of very light surface damage (about 0.5"x0.5") on the front board towards the top right corner from where the dust jacket was taped to the boards plus there is some very, very light tape staining on the outside surface of the back board plus there is the usual library stamp on the top outside paper edges plus there is some light staining on the back endpaper from where the library pocket was. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve. A memoir of the author's experiences in dealing with a brain aneurysm which was both a medical crisis for him and a prompt to telling about his life with interspersed flashbacks. The author is a winner of the Pulitzer Prize for his journalism. By the author of "The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight," "How the Good Guys Finally Won," and "Can't Anybody Here Play this Game?" 219p. SCW07109 
Price: 4.00 USD
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20 Life's Work: Confessions of an Unbalanced Mom
Belkin, Lisa

Simon & Schuster New York, New York, USA 2002
Hard Cover
Very Good, Near Fine
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First Edition
0743225414 / 9780743225410



BY5 - A hard cover first edition book in veyr good condition. A sequence of numbers appears on the copyright page with the "1" present and no additional printings indicated. A tight, clean, sound copy in white paper covered boards quarter bound in textured blue paper with metallic copper lettering on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear plus there is a remainder mark on the bottom outside paper edges. The dust jacket shows only very minor overall shelf wear. A book about a woman journalist's search for balance between life, motherhood, and career. By the author of "First, Do No Harm" and "Show Me a Hero." 221p. SCW08698 
Price: 4.00 USD
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