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A Smile from Katie Hattan and Other Natural Wonders

By: Hale, Leon

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fredericksburg, TX, U.S.A., Shearer Publishing Company: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author & Illustrator

Book ID: TX64BB

ISBN: 0940672073

Condition: Very Good


Z4 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has a few tiny tears on the spine edges, some wrinkling, chipping and crease ont he spine edges and corners, some discoloration and light shelf wear otherwise very good. Book has a few dog-eared pages, light foxing on the top, and very light shelf wear otherwise fine. Book is signed and dated by the author on the title page and illustrator. Leon Hale is a fixture in Texas, especially Houston, who has had a column in the Houston Post and now in the Houston Chronicle. His wit and appreciation of country life and ironies are well documented. View more info

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Home Spun: A Collection

By: Hale, Leon

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Houston, Texas, Winedale Publishing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC5151BB

ISBN: 0965746828

Condition: As New


A2 - A first edition hard cover book signed and dated by author in fine condition in a fine dust jacket. Dust jacket is mylar protected. Among the many pleasures to be enjoyed here are observations about what can happen when you turn off the TV; his continuing quest for a hobby; what stopped a friend from suicide; the subtle changes that forecast autumn; his reaction to a violent movie; the thief who stole a suitcase of books; what it's like to grow older; a dog who eats sticks; and what his mother saved instead of money. 8.5"x6". 248 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

Home Spun: A Collection

By: Hale, Leon

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Houston, Texas, Winedale Publishing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC23438BB

ISBN: 0965746828

Condition: As New


N6 - A first edition hardcover book signe and inscribed by the author to previous owner in fine condition in fine dust jacket that is mylar protected. Among the many pleasures to be enjoyed here are observations about what can happen when you turn off the TV; his continuing quest for a hobby; what stopped a friend from suicide; the subtle changes that forecast autumn; his reaction to a violent movie; the thief who stole a suitcase of books; what it's like to grow older; a dog who eats sticks; and what his mother saved instead of money. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

Life Estates

By: Hearon, Shelby

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Vintage Books/Random House: 1994

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: SCW01189

ISBN: 0679757961

Condition: Very Good


BY4 - A trade paperback book in near fine condition. An as new, tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with only very, very minor overall shelf wear. Signed by the author on the title page. A book about women's freindships and losses and their powers of reinvention and renewal. Two widows in their mid-fifties. One finds a release from marriage including an attentive lover and the other feels like an employed wife. 231p. View more info

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Browning's Old Schoolfellow: The Artistic Relationship of Two Robert Brownings

By: Herring, Jack

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Beta Phi Mu: 1972

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC36668BB

ISBN: 0910230099

Condition: Very Good


BF3 - A hardcover book signed by author with "With best wishes from, Director of the Armstrong Browning LIbrary" written in very good condition that has some bumped corners, cocked, some light stains on the page edges, previous owner's inscription written on the front free endpaper, light discoloration and shelf wear with no dust jacket. Beta Phi Mu Chapbook Number Nine. 9.5"x6.5", 78 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

Dear Rafe

By: Hinojosa, Rolando

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, U.S.A., Arte Publico Press: 1991

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC9451BB

ISBN: 0934770387

Condition: Very Good


AQ2 - Book has crease on the gutters, wrinkling, chipping and crease on some edges, sides, and corners, previous owner's name written on the opposite side of the front, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Book was signed by the author on the title page. This novel focuses on wealthy ranchers and their domination of the economic and political life of a small city on the Texas-Mexico border. View more info

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Claros Varones De Belken / Fair Gentlemen of Belken County

By: Hinojosa, Rolando

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Tempe, Arizona, Bilingual Press / Editorial Bilingue: 1986

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC14778BB

ISBN: 0916950646

Condition: Good


AT3 - Book has wrinkling and crease on some edges, sides, and corners, lightly bumped on some corners, fading on the spine, gutters, and some edges, stains and smudge on the page edges, library stamping on the top and title page, label on the contents page and couple on the opposite side of the front with cardholder adhered, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise good. Signed and dated by the author on the half-title page. Text in English and Spanish. View more info

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Claros Varones De Belken / Fair Gentlemen of Belken County

By: Hinojosa, Rolando

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Tempe, Arizona, Bilingual Press / Editorial Bilingue: 1986

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: SW1165BB

ISBN: 0916950646

Condition: Very Good


CO5 - A hardcover book signed and inscribed by the author to previous owner in very good condition lightly cocked, some pencil writing and dog-eared pages, and light shelf wear. Text in English and Spanish. 8.75"X5.75", 223 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

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Hoffmania: Poems, Essays, Quips

By: Hoffman, Russell D.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Elkhart , Indiana, Russell D. Hoffman: 1983

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC37366BB

Condition: Very Good


BD2 - A trade paperback book signed and inscribed by author to previous owner in very good condition that has scattered stains on the cover and some page edges, some bumped corners, wrinkling and crease, light tanning and shelf wear. 10.75"x8.5", 127 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

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The Fish's Eye: Essays About Angling and the Great Outdoors

By: Ian Frazier

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 2002

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: SCW09727

ISBN: 0374155208

Condition: Very Good


CE2 - An uncorrected proof paperback book SIGNED by author on the title page in very good condition that has some bumped corners, light discoloration and shelf wear. A collection of essays on the author's lifetime passion for fishing, fish, and the aquatic world. 8.25"x5.5", 165 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. In The Fish's Eye: Essays about Angling and the Outdoors, Ian Frazier explores his lifelong passion for fishing, fish, and the aquatic world. He sees the angler's environment all around him-in New York's Grand Central Station, in the cement-lined pond of a city park, in a shimmer... View more info

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Lamentations of the Father: Essays

By: Ian Frazier

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2008

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC28486BB

ISBN: 0374281629

Condition: Very Good


CS2 - An uncorrected proof paperback book SIGNED by author on the title page in very good condition that has some bumped corners, lightly curled, and light shelf wear. New York from the beloved maestro of the humurous essay. Past winner of the Thurber Prize for American Humor; author of the nonfiction bestsellers Great Plains, Family, and On the Rez; contributor to The New Yorker, Outside, and other magazines, Frazier is the greatest writer of our (or indeed of any) age. 8.25"x5.25", 190 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. When The Atlantic Monthly celebrated its 150th anniversary by publi... View more info

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A Treasury of Mark Twain

By: Introduction By Roy Blount, Jr.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1999

Inscription: Signed

Book ID: MC2337BB

Condition: As New


AS6 - A hardcover book SIGNED by Roy Blount on the title page in as new condition in as new slipcase that has some light shelf wear. Illustrated by Rod Waters. 8.75"x5.75", 266 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

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English Hours

By: James, Henry

Price: $23.00

Publisher: New York, The Orion Press: 1960

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inscription: Signed

Book ID: EC8618BB

Condition: Very Good


AB3 - A 2nd edition hardcover book SIGNED and inscribed by Alma Louise Lowe to previous owner on the front free endpaper in very good condition in fair dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has wrinkling, chipping, crease, tears, and open tears on the edges, corners, and some sides, some scattered stains and scuffing, tanning and shelf wear. Book has some bumped corners and cover edgewear, tanning and light shelf wear. Edited with an Introduction by Alma Louise Lowe. Illustrated by Anthony Gross. 8.5"x5.75", 250 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

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These United States: Original Essays by Leading American Writers on Their State Within the Union

By: John Leonard (Edited by)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Thunder's Mouth Press / Nation Books: 2003

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC21996BB

ISBN: 1560252855

Condition: Very Good


CF5 - A first printing hardcover book SIGNED by Sherman Alexie, Steven Barthelme, Charles Bowden, Antonya Nelson, Terry Tempest Williams, on their respective page in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has some wrinkling and tiny tear on the edges, dust jacket and book have some bumped corners, light discoloration and shelf wear. Contributors: Diane McWhorter, John Straley, Charles Bowden, Gene Lyons, Rebecca Solnit, Mike Davis, Thomas J. Noel, Maureen Howard, Eric Zencey, T. D. Allman, Jim Grimsley, Lee Siegel, Judith Freeman, Ana Castillo, Richar... View more info

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These United States: Original Essays by Leading American Writers on Their State Within the Union

By: John Leonard (Edited by)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Thunder's Mouth Press / Nation Books: 2003

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC36454BB

ISBN: 1560252855

Condition: Very Good


BH2 - A first printing hardcover book SIGNED by Sherman Alexie, Steven Barthelme, Charles Bowden, Terry Tempest Williams, on their respective page in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has some wrinkling, chipping, crease and few tiny tear on the edges, book has remainder mark on the bottom, dust jacket and book have some bumped corners, light discoloration and shelf wear. Contributors: Diane McWhorter, john Straley, Charles Bowden, Gene Lyons, Rebecca Solnit, Mike Davis, Thomas J. Noel, Maureen Howard, Eric Zencey, T. D. Allman, Jim Grimsley, Lee... View more info

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Short Lines: A Collection of Classic American Railroad Stories

By: Johnson, Rob (Edited by)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC9360BB

ISBN: 0312140460

Condition: Very Good


AP5 - A first edition (stated with complete numberline) hardcover book SIGNED by author with "Glad to meet a fan of Short Lines. I had a lot of fun putting it together." written on the title page in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket and book have some bumped corenrs, light discoloration and shelf wear. Illustrated by Don Hazlitt. The stories in this collection date from 1897 through 1941. 9.5"x6.5", 244 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

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Short Lines: A Collection of Classic American Railroad Stories

By: Johnson, Rob (Edited by)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC42479BB

ISBN: 0312140460

Condition: Very Good


BI2 - A first edition hardcover book SIGNED and inscribed by author/editor to previous owner in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket and boiok have some light discoloration and shelf wear. Illustrated by Don Hazlitt. The stories in this collection date from 1897 through 1941. 9.5"x6.5", 244 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

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The Devil at Large

By: Jong, Erica

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Turtle Bay Books: 1993

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC10208BB

ISBN: 0394584988

Condition: Very Good


BP6 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has light rubbing, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Book has less than an inch tear on the right side of the half-title page, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Book was signed and inscribed by the author to the previous owner "For Lucia Pasini Warmly Erica Jong Feb 93" on the title page. The Devil at Large: Erica Jong on Henry Miller. View more info

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Men Seeking Women: Love and Sex On-Line

By: Karp, Jonathan (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, AtRandom: 2001

Inscription: Signed

Book ID: SCW05740

ISBN: 0812991672

Condition: Very Good


BU1 - An advance uncorrected proof paperback book SIGNED by Po Bronson on the title page and David Liss on his story page in very good condition that has light discoloration and shelf wear. A collection of short fiction by men about men seeking women and women seeking men on-line. The contributors are Po Bronson, Richard Dooling, Eric Garcia, Paul Hond, Gary Krist, David Liss, Chris Offutt, Alexander Parsons, Robert Anthony Siegel, and Bruce Sterling. 8.5"x5.5", 199 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

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

By: Kim Barnes and Claire Davis (Edited by)

Price: $29.99

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 2006

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC11472BB

ISBN: 0385515413

Condition: Very Good


BS3 - A bound galley paperback book SIGNED by Julia Glass, Pam Houston, Beverly Lowry, Joyce Maynard, Antonya Nelson on their respective story page. in very good condition that has some bumped corners, label on the back, light discoloration and shelf wear. 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 B... View more info