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A Natural State
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A Natural State

By Stephen Harrigan

Austin, Texas: Texas Monthly Press, 1988. BV3 - A first edition (complete letterrline) hardcover book SIGNED by author on the title page in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has some wrinkling, chipping and crease on the edges and corners, some scattered foxing, light tanning and shelf wear. Book has some bumped corners, foxing on the top page edges and a few on some inside pages, light tanning and shelf wear. This remarkable collection of essays by the author of Aransas and Jacob's Well explores, with an unfailing depth of feeling, the human longing to feel at home in the world of nature. In vivid and convincing prose, Harrigan evokes the landscape of his home territory - the rivers, deserts, mountains, and seashores of Texas - and the lives of the creatures that inhabit it. 8.25"x5.5", 185 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. Stephen Harrigan is an American novelist, journalist and screenwriter. He is best known as the author of the bestselling The Gates of the Alamo, for other novels such as Remember Ben Clayton and A Friend of Mr. Lincoln, and for his magazine work in Texas Monthly. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$40.00

Kingdom of Olives and Ash: Writers Confront the Occupation
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Kingdom of Olives and Ash: Writers Confront the Occupation

By Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman (Edited by)

New York: Harper Perennial, 2017. CD2 - An uncorrected proof paperback book in very good condition that has some bumped corners, light discoloration and shelf wear. Contributors: Lorraine Adams, Geraldine Brooks, Michael Chabon, Lars Saabye Christensen, Maylis De Kerangal\, Anita Desai, Dave Eggers, Assaf Gavron, Arnon Grunberg, Helon Habila, Ala Hlehel, Fida Jiryis, Porochista Khakpour, Hari Kunzru, Rachel Kushner, Mario Vargas Llosa, Eimear McBride, Colum McCann, Eva Menasse, Emily Raboteau, Taiye Selasi, Raja Shehadeh, Madeleine Thien, Colm Toibi?n, Ayelet Waldman, Jacqueline Woodson. A groundbreaking collection of essays by celebrated international writers bears witness to the human cost of fifty years of Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza. 9"x6", 434 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. In Kingdom of Olives and Ash, Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman, two of today's most renowned novelists and essayists, have teamed up with the Israeli NGO Breaking the Silence - an organization comprised of former Israeli soldiers who served in the occupied territories and saw firsthand the injustice there - and a host of illustrious writers to tell the stories of the people on the ground in the contested territories. Kingdom of Olives and Ash includes contributions from several of today's most esteemed storytellers including: Colum McCann, Jacqueline Woodson, Colm Toibin, Geraldine Brooks, Dave Eggers, Hari Kunzru, Raja Shehadeh, Mario Vargas Llosa and Assaf Gavron, as well as from editors Chabon and Waldman. Through these incisive, perceptive, and poignant essays, readers will gain unique insight into the narratives behind the litany of grim destruction broadcasted nightly on the news, as well as deeper understanding of the conflict as experienced by the people who live in the occupied territories. Together, these stories stand witness to the human cost of the occupation.. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Advance Reading Copy (ARC).

$9.99

Late Migrations: A Natural History of Love and Loss
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Late Migrations: A Natural History of Love and Loss

By Margaret Renkl

Minneapolis, Minnesota: Milkweed Editions, 2019. AN0 - An uncorrected proof paperback book SIGNED by author on the title page in very good condition that has label on the front, some bumped corners and light shelf wear. With art by Billy Renkl. 8.5"x5.75", 227 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. . Signed by Author. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Advance Reading Copy (ARC).

$35.00

Surrender (But Don't Give Yourself Away): Old Cars, Found Hope, and Other Cheap Tricks
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Surrender (But Don't Give Yourself Away): Old Cars, Found Hope, and Other Cheap Tricks

By Gillespie, Spike

Austin, Texas: University of Texas Press, 2003. CX2 - A first edition hardcover book in very good condition in very good dust jacket. Dust jacket have some light discoloration and shelf wear. 8.75"x5.75", 191 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$5.00

Bell Tower: Essays on Central New England
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Bell Tower: Essays on Central New England

By Thomas Mattson

Grafton, Massachusetts: Northfield Press, 1994. CD5 - A paperback book SIGNED by author on the hafl-title page in very good condition that has some bumped corners, wrinkling and crease, some scattered stains, light discoloration and shelf wear. 9"x6", 390 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. Signed by Author. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$69.99

The Material Culture of Gender / The Gender of Material Culture
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The Material Culture of Gender / The Gender of Material Culture

By Katharine Martinez and Kenneth L. Ames (Edited by)

Winterhur, Delaware: Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum, 1997. CD5 - A first edition (stated) hardcover book in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has some wrinkling and crease on the edges and corners, scattered foxing and light stains on the back side, light discoloration and shelf wear. Book has some bumped corners, significant foxing and some light stains on the page edges and lightly on the endpapers, light discoloration and shelf wear. In this volume of essays, first presented at the Winterthur Conference of the same name, scholars from a variety of disciplines use everyday objects to explore the centrality of gender in shaping and reinforcing social attitudes, values, and behavior. 8.5"x5.5", 457 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$45.00

Vision (Volume VII, 2003)
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Vision (Volume VII, 2003)

By J. Wesley Ulm (Edited by)

Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Dipylon Press, 2003. C6 - A first edition (stated) paperback book in very good condition that has some bumped corners, wrinkling and chipping on the cover edges, sides and corners, some scattered scratches, rubbing, wrinkling, and light stains, some notes and info written with a few marked out on the half-title page, light discoloration and shelf wear. Vision (Volume VII, 2003) Essays on our Collective Future by Students at Harvard Univesrity, With a Preface by the Honorable Timothy Wirth. 9"x6", 157 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. . First Edition. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$16.95

Voices in Harmony: Contemporary Women Celebrate Plural Marriage
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Voices in Harmony: Contemporary Women Celebrate Plural Marriage

By Mary Batchelor, Marianne Watson, Anne Wilde

Salt Lake City, Utah: Principal Voices, 2000. BP5 - A first printing hardcover book SIGNED by Mary Batchelor, Marianne Watson, and Anne Wilde on the title page in very good condition in poor dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket wrinkling, chipping, crease and tears on the edges and corners, some scattered peeling chipping, scratches, rubbing, wrinkling, and soiled patches, light discoloration and shelf wear. Book has scattered dust jacket residue and scuffing on the cover, some light stains on the page edges and endpapers, light discoloraiton and shelf wear. 9"x5.75", 247 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. . Signed by Author. First Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Poor. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$19.99

Writing on the Edge: Great Contemporary Writers on the Front Line of Crisis
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Writing on the Edge: Great Contemporary Writers on the Front Line of Crisis

By Dan Crowe (Edited by)

New York: Rizzoli, 2010. CS6 - A first printing hardcover book in very good condition in very good dust jacket. Dust jacket has less than 3" crease on the upper front, dust jacket and book have some bumped corners, lightg discoloration and shelf wear. Photography by Tom Craig. Essays by Martin Amis, Danny Boyle, Tracy Chevalier, Jim Crace, Daniel Day-Lewis, Michael Faber, Damon Galgut, A.A. Gill, Joanne Harris, Hari Kunzru, Jon McGregor, DBC Pierre, Ali Smith, and Minette Walters. 9.5"x7.5". Satisfaction Guaranteed.. First Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

The Beacon Book of Essays by Contemporary American Women
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The Beacon Book of Essays by Contemporary American Women

By Wendy Martin (Edited by)

Boston: Beacon Press, 1996. BM5 - A first edition (complete numberline) hardcover book SIGNED by Sandra Cisneros, Dani Shapiro, 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 and crease on the edges, small patch chipped on the front lower left side, some light discoloration and shelf wear. Book has some bumped corners, small patch scraped on the bottom edge of the front fixed endpaper, light crease on the first few pages, some light discoloration and shelf wear. With editorial assistance of Thomas Allen, Kimberly Cortner, Rochelle Johnson, and Jamie Marchant. Contributions by Marcia Aldrich, Maya Angelou, Gwendolyn Brooks, Sandra Cisneros, Carolyn Coman, Linda Katherine Cutting, Joan Didion, Annie Dillard, Kathy Dobie, Susan Faludi, Anne Taylor Fleming, Betty Friedan, Felicita Garcia, Mary Gordon, Linda Hogan, Bell Hooks, Leanne Howe, Ursula K. Le Guin, Nancy Mairs, Mary McCarthy, Margaret Mead, Nancy K. Miller, Barbara Mor, Cherrie Moraga, Toni Morrison, Shana Penn, Letty Cottin Pogrebin, Adrienne Rich, May Sarton, Dani Shapiro, Jane Shapiro, Jane Slaughter, Gloria Steinem, Amy Tan, Alice Walker, Patricia J. Williams, Terry Tempest Williams. 9.5"x6.5", 310 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$26.00

The Quality of Life

By Cornell University

Ithaca, New York: Cornell University, 1968. CX1 - A hardcover book in fine condition in very good slipcase that has some light discoloration and shelf wear. Papers by nineteen faculty members given at the Cornell Convocation in New York City, March 9, 1968. 9.25"x6.25", 173 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$5.00

Home Spun: A Collection
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Home Spun: A Collection

By Hale, Leon

Houston, Texas: Winedale Publishing, 1997. 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.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$7.50

Women of Color: Mother-Daughter Relationships in 20th-Century Literature

By Brown-Guillory, Elizabeth (Edited by)

Austin, Texas: University of Texas Press, 1996. W5 - A First University of Texas Press edition hardcover book in fine condition with no dust jacket. A collection of essays that examine the mother-daughter relationship as it appears in the writings of African, African-American, Asian-American, Mexican-American, Native American, South Asian, and Australian Aboriginal women writers. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. Hard Cover. As New/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$6.00

William Troy: Selected Essays

By Hyman, Stanley Edgar (Edited, and with an Introduction by)

New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 1967. I1 - A hardcover book in very good condition in very good dust jacket. Dust jacket has price clipped, wrinkling, chipping and tiny tears on the spine edges, some edges and corners, tanning and light shelf wear. Book has light discoloration and shelf wear. With a memoir by Allen Tate.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$5.00

Essays in Honor of Esmond Linworth Marilla
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Essays in Honor of Esmond Linworth Marilla

By Thomas Austin Kirby and William John Olive (Edited by)

Baton Rouge, Louisana: Louisiana State University Press, 1970. AK6 - A first edition (no additional printings) hardcover book SIGNED by both editors on the title page in very good condition in good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has some wrinkling, chipping, crease, and small tears on the edges and corners, scattered rubbing, scratches, scuffing and stains, fading on the spine, light tanning and shelf wear. Book has some bumped corners and cover edgewear, some stains on the page edges, previous owner's name written on the front free endpaper, light discoloration and shelf wear. Also SIGNED on their respective pages by Herbert B. Rothschild, Jr., John J.W. Weaver, Larence A. Sasek, Don D. Moore, John I. Fischer, Annette M. McCormick, Thomas L. Watson, Darwin H. Shrell, Nicholas Canaday, Jr., Fabian Gudas, Nicolai von Kreisler, and inscribed to previous owner by Otis B. Wheeler, Lewis P. Simpson, John Hazard Wildman. With contributions by Cleanth Brooks, James D. Simmonds, Authur W. Pitts, Jr., Herbert B. Rothschild, Jr., T.J. Stafford, Clyde V. Williams, John J.W. Weaver, James V. Hollerman, Ted-Larry Pebworth, Everett H. Emerson, Morience Gleason, Calving Huckabay, Larence A. Sasek, Don D. Moore, Percy G. Adams, Landrum Banks, John I. Fischer, Robert B. Heilman, Annette M. McCormick, Thomas L. Watson, John Hazard Wildman, Lewis P. Simpson, Darwin H. Shrell, Nicholas Canaday, Jr., ALexander R. Tamke, Ronald Moran, George S. Lensing, James T. Nardin, Otis B. Wheeler, Fabian Gudas, Lloyd N. Dendinger, Nicolai von Kreisler. 9.25"x6.25", 387 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$55.00

The Essays of Michel de Montaigne (Volume 1)
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The Essays of Michel de Montaigne (Volume 1)

By Michel de Montaigne

New York: The Heritage Press, 1946. BM3 - A hardcover book in very good condition that has some bumped corners and cover edgewear, previous owner's bookplate adhered on the front fixed endpaper, some scattered stains tanning and light shelf wear with no dust jacket. The Essays of Michel de Montaigne (Volume 1). Translated by George B. Ives. With an introduction by Andre Gide and an accompanying Handbook to the Essays which includes the notes upon the text by the translator and a series of comments on the Essays by Grace Norton. 7.75"x6", 816 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" Tall.

$15.00

The Essays of Michel de Montaigne (Volume 2)
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The Essays of Michel de Montaigne (Volume 2)

By Michel de Montaigne

New York: The Heritage Press, 1946. BM3 - A hardcover book in very good condition that has some bumped corners and cover edgewear, previous owner's bookplate adhered on the front fixed endpaper, some info stamped and marked out on the back endpaper, tanning and light shelf wear with no dust jacket. The Essays of Michel de Montaigne (Volume 2). Translated by George B. Ives. With an introduction by Andre Gide and an accompanying Handbook to the Essays which includes the notes upon the text by the translator and a series of comments on the Essays by Grace Norton. 7.75"x6", pages 817-1529. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" Tall.

$15.00

A Handbook to the Essays of Michel de Montaigne
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A Handbook to the Essays of Michel de Montaigne

By Michel de Montaigne

New York: The Heritage Press, 1946. BM3 - A hardcover book in very good condition that has some bumped corners and cover edgewear, some tears on the corners, previous owner's bookplate adhered on the front fixed endpaper, some info stamped and marked out on the back endpaper, tanning and light shelf wear with no dust jacket. A Handbook to the Essays of Michel de Montaigne which includes the Notes Upon the Text of the Translation by George B. Ives and a series of Comments Upon the Essays by Grace Norton to accompany Mr. Ives' translation. 7.75"x6", pages 1531-2077. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" Tall.

$15.00

Selected Writings of Andres Bello
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Selected Writings of Andres Bello

By Bello, Andres

New York, New York, USA: Oxford University Press, 1997. 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 reform, the aims of education, international relations, historiography, Latin and Roman Law, government and society, and others. 295p.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$2.50

Playback
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Playback

By Pryor, Richard "Cactus"

Austin, Texas, U.S.A.: University of Texas Press, 1995. AR6 - DJ and book have light shelf wear otherwise fine. Book was signed by the author and inscribed to previous owner "To Bill Dunn Enjoy! Catus Pryor 11/28/95" on the front loose endpaper. Foreword by Liz Carpenter. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$3.50

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