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Ashes of Revolt

By: Agosin, Marjorie (Essays by)

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Fredonia, New York, U.S.A., White Pine Press: 1996

Edition: First Printing

Book ID: SW287BB

ISBN: 1877727563

Condition: Good


BP2 - Book cover was laminated, label on the spine, back, and half-title page, library stamping on the top, half-title page and title page, taped from top to bottom on the sides near the spine on the endpages, some dog-eared pages, lightly bumped on some corners, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise good. View more info

Municipal Bondage/One Man's Anxiety-Producing Adventures in the Big City: One Man's Anxiety-Producing Adventures in the Big City

By: Alford, Henry

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Riverhead Books: 1995

Book ID: SCW10550

ISBN: 157322510X

Condition: Very Good


BC2 - A trade paperback book in very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in colr wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with some very, very light edge wear around the covers' free edges plus there is the original owner's signature in ink and embossed seal on the front endpaper. A collection of articles based on the author's journalistic but manic and comic encounters with life and his own odd type of comic investigations of life in New York City. 231p. View more info

The Place of Fascism in European History

By: Allardyce, Gilbert (editor)

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA, Prentice-Hall, Inc.: 1971

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW06484

ISBN: 0136764371

Condition: Good


BD4 - A hard cover first American edition withdrawn ex-library book in good+ condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in black cloth covered boards with gold lettering on the spine with minor overall shelf wear plus there is some heavy rubbing on the spine so that the gold lettering is mostly gone plus there are the usual library stamps, marks, label, and pocket on the top, bottom, and right outside paper edges (marked out with large black marker), title page, copyright page, and back endpaper plus the dust jacket endflaps are glued down to the inside surfaces of the boards. The dust jacket shows... View more info

British and American Essays, 1905-1956

By: Anderson, Carl L. And Williams, George Walton (Compiled by)

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt & Company: 1959

Book ID: EC19459BB

Condition: Good


BB5 - Lightly cocked, wrinkling, crease, lightly bumped corners, label, writing, underlining, significant discoloration and shelf wear. View more info

Landscape Papers

By: Anderson, Edgar

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Berkeley, California, USA, Turtle Island Foundation: 1976

Book ID: SCW08105

Condition: Good


BY6 - A hard cover first edition withdrawn ex-library book in good+ condition with no dust jacket. No additional printings are indicated on the copyright page. A tight, clean, sound copy in monochrome illustrated light green cloth covered boards with minor overall shelf wear mainly in the form of some moderate rubbing around the spine near the bottom edge from a library label plus there are the usual library stamps, label, and pocket on the top and bottom outside paper edges and front fixed and free endpapers. This is a title in the publisher's New World Writing series. Edited by Bob Callahan.... View more info

What Kansas Means to Me: Twentieth-Century Writers on the Sunflower State

By: Averill, Thomas Fox (editor)

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Lawrence, Kansas, USA, University Press of Kansas: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Book ID: SCW09800

ISBN: 0700604316

Condition: Good


BI2 - A tight, clean, sound copy with minor overall shelf wear, there are the usual library marks, stamps, label, and pocket on the top and bottom outside paper edges, the front free endpaper, and the title page plus there is some very, very light soiling on the outside paper edges. The dust jacket shows minor overall shelf wear with a library label on the spine plus the front and black endflaps are glued to the fixed endpapers plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve. Signed by William Least Heat-Moon on his story page. A collection of materials from a wide variety of authors abo... View more info

The View From Here: A Collection of Columns

By: Awbrey, Stuart

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Hutchinson, Kansas, USA, Harris Enterprises: 1986

Book ID: SCW08895

Condition: Very Good


BH5 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in monochrome illustrated tan wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with some scattered soiling on the front cover plus there is some very light creasing on the front cover along the spine edge. Compiled by Bob Bruegger and Peter Macdonald. A collection of newspaper articles by a noted Hutchinson, Kansas journalist who was a protégé of William Allen White. Illustrated with drawings by Shirley Schmidt. 228p. View more info

The Continuity of Letters

By: Bailey, John

Price: $3.25

Publisher: Freeport, New York, USA, Books for Libraries Press: 1967

Edition: Reprint Edition

Book ID: SCW05829

Condition: Good


CB3 - A tight, clean, sound copy in dark green cloth covered boards with gold lettering on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear plus the front free endpaper has been removed as part of the library's withdrawal process plus there is some light soiling of the cloth overall plus there are the usual library marks and stamps on the spine, top outside paper edges, half-title page, title page, and dedication page plus there is some light soiling on the top outside paper edges. A collection of literary essays and lectures on literature. 273p. View more info

There's a Country in My Cellar

By: Baker, Russell

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Morrow/Avon: 1991

Book ID: SCW06281

ISBN: 0380714515

Condition: Very Good


BG6 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color illustrated blue and white wraps with minor overall shelf wear plus there is some light creasing on the spine and on the front cover along the spine edge plus there is a gift inscription to the original owner in ink on the front endpaper. A collection of essays looking back on twenty-five years in the life of America. 432p. View more info

The Americas Look at Each Other

By: Balseiro, Jose Agustin

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Coral Gables, Florida, University of Miami Press: 1969

Book ID: EC12368BB

ISBN: 0870241109

Condition: Good


BW3 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has couple of labels and fading on the spine, sides near the spine of the inside flaps trimmed, top and bottom of the inside flaps taped to the book cover, discoloration, and light shelf wear otherwise good. Book has library stamping on the top and title page, label that is crossed out (line scratch) adhered on the front fixed endpaper, tape stains on the top and bottom of the loose endpapers and lightly on the next few and last few pages, cardholder that is crossed out (line scratch) adhered on the back loose endpaper, a few pencil underlining and marking, dis... View more info

Travelling Light

By: Barich, Bill

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Penguin Books: 1985

Book ID: SCW08377

ISBN: 014007418X

Condition: Very Good


BH2 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color illustrated blue wraps with very minor overall shelf wear mainly in the form of some light rubbing on the back cover. A collection of travel essays based on the author's wide ranging travels. By the author of "Laughing in the Hills." 226p. View more info

Something to Declare: Essays on France and French Culture

By: Barnes, Julian

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Vintage Books: 2003

Book ID: EC4584BB

ISBN: 1400030870

Condition: Very Good


AP4 - Book has small light stain on the top otherwise fine. Anyone who loves France, or has succumbed to the spell of Julian Barne's previous books, will be enraptured by this collection of essays on the country and its culture. View more info

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Kiss Tomorrow Hello: Notes from the Midlife Underground by Twenty-five Women over Forty

By: Barnes, Kim and Davis, Claire (Edited by)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 2006

Inscription: Signed

Book ID: EC11472BB

Condition: Very Good


BS3 - A bound galley trade paperback book in very good condition that has label on the back, light discoloration and shelf wear. Signed by Beverly Lowry, Julia Glass, Joyce Maynard, and Antonya Nelson on their respective story page. A collection of blazingly honest, smart, and sometimes humorous essays on middle age by well-known writers: Julia Glass, Joyce Maynard, Lolly Winston, Rebecca McClanahan, Lauren Slater, Brenda Miller, Lynn Freed, Joy Passanante, Karen Karbo, Ellen Sussman, Pam Houston, Lisa Norris, Joan Silber, Claire Davis, Lolly Winston, Kim Barnes, Judy Blunt, Annick Smith, Bhar... View more info

Further Fridays: Essays, Lectures, and Other Nonfiction 1984-1994

By: Barth, John

Price: $1.75

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, USA, Back Bay Books/Little, Brown and Company: 1996

Book ID: SCW12226

ISBN: 0316086916

Condition: Very Good


CF4 - A trade paperback book in very good+ condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with only very minor overall shelf wear. A collection of the author's nonfiction, ruminations ranging from postmodern fiction and chaos theory to memory, imagination and the arabesque. The author is a winner of the National Book Award. By the author of "The Friday Book," "The Floating Opera," "Lost in the Funhouse," "Chimera." Indexed, 377p. View more info

General Knowledge

By: Bayley, Stephen

Price: $6.25

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Booth-Clibborn Editions: 2000

Book ID: SCW03552

ISBN: 186154068X

Condition: Very Good


CG1 - DJ is mylar protected. A trade paperback book in very good condition with a dust jacket in very good- condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in white wraps with minor overall shelf wear with very minor overall shelf wear plus a remainder mark on the top outisde paper edges. The dust jacket is in very good- condition and has very minor overall shelf wear mainly in the form of light rubbing overall. A collection of writings by the author produced during a 20 year career in design. He is noted for his Boilerhouse Project at the Victoria and Albert Museum which evolved into the Desig... View more info

Selected Writings of Andres Bello

By: Bello, Andres

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Oxford University Press: 1997

Book ID: SCW13110

ISBN: 0195105451

Condition: Very Good


BF1 - A hard cover first American edition thus book in very good+ condition. A sequence of numbers with the "1" present appears on the copyright page with no additional printings indicated. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in orange cloth covered boards with silver lettering and graphics on the spine and on the front with only very, very minor overall shelf wear. A collection of representative writings of a noted Latin American poet, politician, educator, essayist and philosopher. The pieces range over a very wide variety of subjects including grammar, philology, constitutional refo... View more info

From Time to Eternity: Essays on Dante's Divine Comedy

By: Bergin, Thomas G. (Edited by)

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1967

Book ID: EC11916BB

Condition: Fair


AM1 - Book has chipping, wear, and tear on some cover edges, sides, and corners, bumped corners, cocked, label on the spine and back, library stamping on the page edges and some inside pages, stains on the page edges, cardholder adhered, taped library plates and some adhered on the front endpapers, significant underlining and writing, reading wear with crease, discoloration, and shelf wear. View more info

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Blow by Blow: A Collection of Steve Blow's Award-Winning Columns from The Dallas Morning News

By: Blow, Steve

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Dallas, Texas, Three Forks Press: 2003

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC38708BB

ISBN: 0963762982

Condition: Very Good


U5 - A hardcover book SIGNED and inscribed by author to previous owner in very good condition in very good dust jacket. Dust jacket and book have some light discoloration and shelf wear. 9.25"x6.25", 223 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

Special Relationship: Our Teachers and How We Learn

By: Board, John C. (editor)

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Wainscott, New York, USA, Pushcart Press, The: 1991

Edition: Later Printing

Book ID: SCW05268

ISBN: 0916366685

Condition: Good


BF6 - A tight, clean, sound copy with very minor overall shelf wear plus there are the usual library stamps on the front freepaper and top outside paper edges plus the front endpaper has been removed as part of the library's withdrawal process plus the dust jacket endflaps are glued down to the inside surfaces of the boards. The dust jacket shows only very minor overall shelf wear plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve plus there is the usual library label on the spine plus the endflaps are glued down to the inside surfaces of the boards. An anthology that describes the love of ... View more info

Social Science Quarterly Volume 59 Number 1 June 1978

By: Bonjean, Charles M. (editor)

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, USA, University of Texas Press: 1978

Book ID: SCW10816

Condition: Good


BF5 - A trade paperback book in good+ condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in monochrome illustrated white and red wraps with minor overall shelf wear with some light fading on the spine plus ther eis some light scattered soiling on the covers plust here is the original owner's last name in black ink at the top right corner of the front cover. This is a copy of volume 59 number 1 June 1978 issue of Social Science Quarterly, a quarterly journal of the social sciences published by the University of Texas Press in cooperation with the Southwestern Social Science Association. This issue contains ... View more info