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As They Were

by Fisher, M. F. K

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1983 reprint.
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9780394713489
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New York: Vintage Books, 1983 reprint. 261pp. paperback 8vo: Good+ [text is age browned; some old water mark outlines in bottom blank margins of first few pp. not affecting text; else a clean, complete & tight copy.
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In the Vineyard of the Mind (inscribed)

by de Man, George E. N

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Fine
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2004 1st ed.
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9781878282309
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Haworth, NJ: St. Johann Press, 2004 1st ed. INSCRIBED by author on title p. & signed "George." 139pp. paperback 8vo: Fine.
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Fragments of My Fleece

by Acheson, Dean

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Near Fine
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1971 reprint.
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9780393086447
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New York: Norton, 1971 reprint. 222pp. navy cloth 8vo w/gilt spine titles: near Fine in a near Very Good dj [dj = corner-clipped; else nrVG] A collection of shorter pieces, speeches, articles and papers.
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One Man's Meat: A New and Enlarged Edition

by White, E. B.

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Good+
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c1944 reprint.
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New York: Harper & Bros., c1944 reprint. 350pp. black cloth sm 8vo: near Very Good/no dj [endpp. are age browned; else a nice clean, complete & tight copy] Columns that originally appeared in Harper's Magazine with the addition of three pieces from The New Yorker.
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Free-Range Knitter: the yarn harlot writes again

by Pearl-McPhee, Stephanie

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Fine
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2008 1st ed.
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9780740769474
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Kansas City: Andrews-McMeel, 2008 1st ed. 228pp. hardback 12mo: Fine in a Fine dj in Brodart poly cover. More humorous essays ("a sort of David Sedaris take on knitting," said the Library Journal) by the author of Yarn Harlot: The Secret Life of a Knitter.
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My Ears are Bent (uncorrected bound galleys)

by Mitchell, Joseph

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2001 uncorrected bound galleys.
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New York: Pantheon Books, 2001 uncorrected bound galleys. 301pp. illus. paperback 12mo: Good+ [cover fading; a smudge on front cover; else a clean, complete & tight copy] An uncorrected proof copy of the reissue of a book originally published in 1938.
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Dead Man in the Silver Market

by Menen, Aubrey

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1953 1st ed.
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New York: Scribner's, 1953 1st ed. 203pp. blue cloth sm 8vo: Very Good in a generally Good dj in poly cover [a top corner bump; else VG; dj = p-c; some edge tears; else G] Autobiographical essays by the Anglo-Indian writer Menen (1912-89).
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Anatomy of Restlessness: Selected Writings 1969-1989

by Chatwin, Bruce edited by Jan Borm & Matthew Graves

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Very Good
Edition
1996 1st Am. ed.
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9780670868599
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New York: Viking, 1996 1st Am. ed. 205pp. hardback 8vo: Very Good+ in a near Fine dj [edges show age foxing; else a nice crisp copy; dj = some back cover scuffing and darkening; else nrF]
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How to Be Alone: Essays

by Franzen, Jonathan

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Fine
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2002 1st ed.
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9780374173272
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New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2002 1st ed. 278pp. hardback 8vo: Fine in a near Fine dj in Brodart poly cover. A baker's dozen essays by the award winning American novelist.
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Peace at the Center (signed)

by Dick, David

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Fine
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1994 1st ed.
ISBN
9780963288622
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Paris, KY: Plum Lick Publishing, 1994 1st ed. SIGNED on title p. by author. 227pp. illus. blue cloth tall 8vo w/gilt titles: Fine in a Fine dj in poly cover. Personal essays by the former CBS news reporter Dick (1930-2010). Jacket praise from Wendell Berry, Charles Kuralt, et al.
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Small Talk

by Nicolson, Harold

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1937 2nd ptg.
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London: Constable, 1937 2nd ptg. 248pp. burgundy cloth sm 8vo w/gilt spine titles: near Very Good/no dj. A nice copy of these essays by the British diplomat and prolific writer Nicolson (1886-1968).
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In the Country of Hearts: Journeys in the Art of Medicine (inscribed)

by Stone, John

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Fine
Edition
1990 1st ed.
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9780385301695
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New York: Delacorte, 1990 1st ed. SIGNED on title p. by author. 211pp. hardback 8vo: Fine in a Fine dj in Brodart poly cover. The thoughts of Dr. John Stone (1936-2008), poet and philosophical cardiologist at the Emory University School of Medicine. Advance jacket praise from Annie Dillard, Robert Coles, Ellen Gilchrist, President Jimmy Carter, et al.
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Caught in the Current: Searching for Simplicity in the Technological Age (inscribed)

by Bookman, Jay

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Fine
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2004 1st ed.
ISBN
9780312309251
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New York: St. Martin's Press, 2004 1st ed. INSCRIBED on title p. by author. 225pp. hardback 8vo: Fine in a Fine dj in Brodart poly cover.
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Hugging the Shore: Essays and Criticism

by Updike, John

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Near Fine
Edition
1983 reprint.
ISBN
9780394531793
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New York: Knopf, 1983 reprint. 919pp. blue cloth 8vo: near Fine in a near Fine dj in Brodart poly cover [rem. stamp bottom edge; else nrF] A big fat must read for admirers of Updike (1932-2009).
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John Chancellor Makes Me Cry (inscribed)

by Siddons, Anne Rivers

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Very Good
Edition
1975 1st ed.
ISBN
9780385001120
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Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1975 1st ed. INSCRIBED by author on ffep. 214pp. hardback 8vo: Very Good+ in a near Very Good dj in poly cover. Early inscription dated April 7, 1975, for this, Siddons’s (1936-2019) first book. Front jacket advance praise from NBC newsman John Chancellor (1927-96) himself: "I liked it, even though words fail me when it comes to… Read more
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Jazzy State of Mind

by Eginlioglu, Yasemin translated by Bora Kocar w/questions edited by Tolga Meric

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Fine
Edition
2017 1st ed.
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9786052961339
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Istanbul: Cinius Yayinlari, 2017 1st ed. 208pp. paperback 8vo: Fine. Author has written her name as her email address on half-title p. Her business card as an attorney is laid in.
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A House for the Truth: Critical Essays

by Wain, John

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Very Good
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1973 1st ed.
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9780670380152
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New York: Viking, 1973 1st ed. 214pp. black cloth 8vo: Very Good+ in a near Fine dj in poly cover [fore edge shows light foxing; else VG+; dj = p-c; else nrF] English writer Wain's (1925-94) literary views on such subjects as Orwell in the Õ30s, Flann O'Brien's fiction, Dr. Johnson's poetry, the meaning of "Dr. Zhivago" and much more.
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From a Writer's Notebook

by Brooks, Van Wyck

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1958 1st ed.
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New York: E. P. Dutton, 1958 1st ed. 182pp. russet cloth 12mo: near Very Good in a worn but not tattered dj [ink name on pastedown; edges & endpp. are age darkened; else nrVG] A wide ranging late work by the once notable American writer Brooks (1886-1963). Ink name is Goodrich C. White, president of Emory University from 1942-57).
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Sleeping at the Starlite Motel and Other Adventures on the Way Back Home (inscribed)

by White, Bailey

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Fine
Edition
1995 reprint.
ISBN
9780201626704
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Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley, 1995 reprint.  INSCRIBED on ffep by author. 238pp. hardback 8vo: Fine in a Fine dj in Brodart poly cover. Jacket praise for these humorous essays from Isabel Allende, et al.
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Too Soon to Tell (inscribed)

by Trillin, Calvin

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Fine
Edition
1995 1st ed.
ISBN
9780374278465
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New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1995 1st ed. INSCRIBED on half-title p. by author. 292pp. hardback 8vo: Fine in a Fine dj in Brodart poly cover.
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