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Finding Brendan

O'Connor, Phillip

  • Edition: 1st Edition, 1st Printing
  • Book condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket.
  • ISBN: 0671731556 / 9780671731557
  • Quantity available: 1
Summit Books, 1991. Hardback 1st Edition, 1st Printing Fine in Fine dust jacket. Novel of Brendan, a young, retarded man who escapes from an institution and learns about life, and Beatrice, the young retarded woman with whom he falls in love. ISBN: 0671731556 Catalogs: Fiction.

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The 26 Letters

Ogg, Oscar

  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Book condition: Near Fine in Good dust jacket.
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Thomas Y. Crowell, [1948]. Hardback 1st Edition Near Fine in Good dust jacket. Red cloth binding. Dust jacket has small chips, scratches, price clipped. Beautiful black and red illustrations. Calligrapher traces the history of written characters. Chapters include Before History, the Egyptians, Phoenicians, Greeks, Romans, Small Letters, Caroline and Gothic Letters, The Invention of Type and Printing and the Alphabet. 254 pages. Catalogs: Art.

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The Speed Queen

O'Nan, Stewart

  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Book condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket.
  • ISBN: 0385487010 / 9780385487016
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Doubleday, 1997. Hardback 1st Edition Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. SIGNED by the author on title page and dated 7 April 1997. Author's fourth work of fiction. Was originally to be titled 'Dear Stephen King' until Mr. King objected. Marjorie Standiford sits on Oklahoma's death row and recites her tale of drugs and crime and murder so the greatest horror writer in America can write a book about her. ISBN: 0385487010 Catalogs: Fiction.

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A Nursery Companion

Opie, Iona and Peter

  • Book condition: NF/VG
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Oxford University Press, 1980. Hardback NF/VG Some edgewear. Some rubbing, small corner tears on DJ. A gathering of more than 20 children's booklets from the early 19th century with almost 400 color illustrations. Includes such classics as The Comic Adventures of Old Mother Hubbard and The History of the House That Jack Built plus three metrical alphabets. Catalogs: Children/Young Adult.

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  • Edition: reprint
  • Book condition: Near Fine in Good dust jacket.
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Oxford University Press, 1960. Hardback reprint Near Fine in Good dust jacket. Heavy edgewear on dust jacket, spine faded. Light soil on bottom edge, else book is fine. Eight-year study of 5000 British schoolchildren, records their customs, rites, superstitions, rhymes, chants, catcalls, retorts, stock jokes, ruderies, riddles, slang-epithets, nicknames and the traditional juvenile argot. Includes full text of more than 800 rhymes and chants as well as a geographical index, index of first lines and general index. Catalogs: Reference.

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  • Book condition: Near Fine with Good map case
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U.S. Dept. of the Interior, 1961. Near Fine with Good map case Book is clean, unmarked. All seven maps are present in plates case. Case has a previous owner stamp, faded spine and small tear in corner. Catalogs: Science.

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The Puttermesser Papers

Ozick, Cynthia

  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Book condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket.
  • ISBN: 0679454764 / 9780679454762
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Alfred A. Knopf, 1997. Hardback 1st Edition Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. Remainder mark, light edgewear on dust jacket, else fine. Ruth Puttermesser is a female Don Quixote in Manhattan who turns out to be the best mayor New York City ever elected (with the most unusual campaign manager). But paradise found quickly turns to paradise lost. 'This book, with its waves of rapturous invention, presents a saddened vision of the world that yet leaves the reader in a trance of happiness. And with the lingering thought: if only I could write a book this good.' - Carol Shields ISBN: 0679454764 Catalogs: Fiction.

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The Puttermesser Papers

Ozick, Cynthia

  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Book condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket.
  • ISBN: 0679454764 / 9780679454762
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Alfred A. Knopf, 1997. Hardback 1st Edition Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. Remainder mark. Dust jacket has one small tear, scratch. Ruth Puttermesser is a female Don Quixote in Manhattan who turns out to be the best mayor New York City ever elected (with the most unusual campaign manager). But paradise found quickly turns to paradise lost. 'This book, with its waves of rapturous invention, presents a saddened vision of the world that yet leaves the reader in a trance of happiness. And with the lingering thought: if only I could write a book this good.' - Carol Shields ISBN: 0679454764 Catalogs: Fiction.

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