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Due Considerations: Essays and Criticism

by Updike, John

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2007
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780307266408
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$39.00

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Alfred A. Knopf, 2007. Large, sturdy thicker book, quality red cloth, bright silver lettering on spine, 404 pages including a photo section. DJ glossy gray, gilt and silver lettering on spine, remainder mark at pages' edge. Tiny ink owner's stamp at top of first front end paper, 703 pages. DJ glossy with photo of Updike on front with white,… Read more
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$39.00
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Arguably: Essays By Christopher Hitchens

by Hitchens, Christopher

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2011
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
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$95.00

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Twelve, 2011. (1st edition, 1st printing) Larger, very thick sturdy book, yellow spine, black boards, very fine black lettering on spine. Tiny ink owner's stamp at top of first front end paper, 788 pages plus brief biographical note. DJ glossy with close-up color photo-portrait of Hitchens on front with black background, yellow spine and back with praise from Christopher Buckley,… Read more
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$95.00
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A Year at the Races: Reflections on Horses, Humans, Love, Money, and Luck

by Smiley, Jane

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2004
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781400040582
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$17.00

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Alfred A. Knopf, 2004. Sturdy book, purple spine and sides, red front right, very bright silver lettering on spine, 288 pages including a bibliography and brief biographical note, 15 photographs. DJ glossy and colorfully designed in rose, red, white, black and checkered red and white, a phot of horse on most of front, a rider and horse at top… Read more
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$17.00
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The Selected Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson

by Emerson, Ralph Waldo

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1992
Condition
Fine
Edition
7th
ISBN
9780679600183
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$4.00

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Modern Library, 1992. Sturdy, thick book, gray cloth, very bright gilt lettering on spine, a logo design inside covers and adjacent end papers, 841 pages. DJ heavy paper and glossy, a list of titles inside dust jacket, silver spine and front right, a lavender-tinted photograph of Emerson at front left and small on spine top, purple back with praise from… Read more
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$4.00
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Family and Nation

by Moynihan, Daniel Patrick

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1986
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780151301430
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$5.00

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Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1986. (1st edition, 1st printing) Sturdy book, dark blue cloth spine, blue cloth covers, gilt lettering bright on spine, 207 pages. DJ glossy dark blue front and spine, yellow and red lettering with colorful bar design, a photo on all of back of Moynihan reading a book. Tiny brown spotting to pages' top edge. DJ very wrinkled,… Read more
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$5.00
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High Tide in Tucson: Essays From Now Or Never

by Kingsolver, Barbara

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1995
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780060172916
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$15.00

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HarperCollins, 1995. (1st edition, 1st printing) Sturdy book, green cloth spine, yellow boards, small gilt illustration bright of hermit crab at top front, very bright gilt lettering on spine, cream color inside covers and adjacent end papers with pattern of purple hermit crabs, 272 pages, pink illustration on each chapter heading. Essays on motherood, humans and animals, paper dolls, wild… Read more
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$15.00
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Close to Home

by Goodman, Ellen

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1979
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780671248833
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$23.00

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Simon & Schuster, 1979. (Author's second book) Large, sturdy book, dark blue cloth spine, light blue boards, white lettering very fine on spine, 251 heavy lightly browned pages. Essays on the Sixties, Anxiety, Clothes, Norman Rockwell, Pat Nixon, President Lyndon Johnson, Hubert Humphrey, Bella Abzug, the ERA and more. DJ glossy white spine and back as well as front borders,… Read more
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$23.00
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Legends of Modernity: Essays and Letters from Occupied Poland, 1942-1943

by Milosz, Czeslaw

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2005
Condition
As New
ISBN
9780374184995
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$39.00

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005. Introduction by Jaroslaw Anders. (1st edition, 1st printing) Sturdy book, black spine, purple boards, very bright gilt lettering on spine, 266 pages. DJ glossy lavender-tinted photo of woman amid city rubble on front, black spine and back, praise on back from John Updike in the New Yorker, Burton Raffel in Washington Post Book World. DJ… Read more
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$39.00
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Broken Vessels: Essays By Andre Dubus

by Dubus, Andre

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1991
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780879238858
Item Price
$37.00

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David R Godine, 1991. Sturdy book, quality red cloth, very bright gilt lettering on spine, dark gray color inside covers and adjacent end papers, 195 pages. DJ glossy white background, red and white small abstract illustration at center front, praise on back in thin red frame from Village Voice, Playboy. . Introduction by Tobias Wollf.DJ and book, both Very Fine.… Read more
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$37.00
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One Life at a Time, Please

by Abbey, Edward

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1988
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780805006032
Item Price
$11.00

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Holt Rinehart & Winston/An Owl Book, 1988. Trade paperback, glossy wrappers with image of cow skull on front with red and cream background front wrapper and spine, red back wrapper with praise from Wendell Berry and others. Light brown small stain on long pages' edge, 225 pages. Ink owner's name at top of first front end paper. Light wear in… Read more
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$11.00
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Heart's Desire: The Best of Edward Hoagland : Essays from Twenty Years

by Hoagland, Edward

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1988
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780671747442
Item Price
$45.00

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Touchstone Books, 1988. (1st edition, 1st printing) Very large, thicker sturdy softcoer, glossy cream wrappers in shades of blue and light yellow as well, a small photo at bottom front right with praise from fellow Nature writer Annie Dillard, Boston Globe, Washington Post and John Updike. Very Fine.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine.
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$45.00
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Truth and Power: Essays of a Decade 1960-1970

by Morgenthau, Hans J.

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1970
Condition
Good
Item Price
$14.00

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Praeger, 1970. Large, sturdy book, quality dark blue cloth, silver lettering bright on spine, front cover lightly flared open, tiny brown spotting on exterior page edges, 449 pages. DJ glossy dark yellow background, yellow spine, blue-tinted portrait on back. DJ has microtear at top front edge, very light crease at bottom front and top back, very tiny light scratch at… Read more
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$14.00
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The Second American Revolution and Other Essays (1976-1982)

by Vidal, Gore

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1982
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780394522654
Item Price
$45.00

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Random House, 1982. (1st edition, 1st printing) Larger, sturdy book, black cloth spine, black boards, embossed bright gilt initials at top front, bright gilt lettering on spine, 278 pages plus brief biographical note. Essays on Edmund Wilson, F.Scott Fitzgerald, the Oz books, Lessing's Science Fiction, Thomas Love Peacock, Theodore Roosevelt, Lincoln and more. DJ beneath mylar, black background with gold… Read more
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$45.00
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The Essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson

by Emerson, Ralph Waldo

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1987
Condition
Fine
Edition
10th Ptg.
ISBN
9780674267206
Item Price
$18.00

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The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1987. Introduction by Alfred Kazin. Very large, sturdy softcover, glossy marbleing to wrappers in swirls of gold and purple, yellow arch design with photo of younger Emerson at center front wrapper, white and yellow lettering, yellow spine top. (The first publishing of all his collected essays) 378 pages. Light crease at top front… Read more
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$18.00
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Adam and Eve and the City: Selected Nonfiction

by Gray, Francine De Plessix

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1987
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780671644970
Item Price
$19.00

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Simon & Schuster, 1987. (1st edition, 1st printing) Large, sturdy book, blue cloth spine, green boards, 396 pages. DJ glossy yellow background, gray at center front with darker yellow frame, dark green lettering, praise on back from Cynthia Ozick, William Styron, Anne Tyler, James Michener, Susan Sontag and others. DJ has very tiny light crease at top spine and back… Read more
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$19.00
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Christmas in Plains: Memories

by Carter, Jimmy

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2001
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780743224918
Item Price
$17.00

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Simon & Schuster, 2001. Smaller, sturdy book, ivory covers, very bright red lettering on spine, 155 pages plus a final illustration and author's note. DJ glossy cream with center front oval with color-illustration of Jimmy and Amy and their newly-cut Christmas tree, thin bright gilt border to front and back with praise. DJ and book, both As New.. First Edition.… Read more
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$17.00
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Step Across This Line: Collected Nonfiction 1992-2002

by Rushdie, Salman

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2002
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780679463344
Item Price
$33.00

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Random House, 2002. Large, sturdy book, black covers, silver lettering bright on spine, 402 pages including essays on youn British novelists, Beirut, Rock Music, U2, India, Gandhi, Islam and more. DJ glossy beneath mylar with gray-tinted photo of car on rural road on front, spine and back. DJ and book, both As New.. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New.… Read more
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$33.00
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The Ruins, or a Meditation of the Revolutions of Empires

by Volney, C.F.

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1950
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$37.00

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Truth Seeker Co., 1950. Sturdy thinner book, quality red cloth, two lightly faded lines on front right, 225 lightly browned glossy pages. Very Good.. Cloth. Very Good.
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$37.00
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Live From Golgotha: The Gospel According to Gore Vidal

by Vidal, Gore

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1992
Condition
As New
Edition
3d
ISBN
9780233987958
Item Price
$24.00

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London: Andre Deutsch Ltd, 1992. Large, sturdy book, quality blue cloth, very bright gilt lettering on spine, 232 pages. DJ glossy white background, blue at top front with colorful lettering. DJ and book, both As New.. 3d. Cloth. As New/As New.
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$24.00
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The Enemies of Anarchy: a Gestalt Approach to Change

by Hunter, Robert

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1970
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780670294978
Item Price
$18.00

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The Viking Press, 1970. Ex-library copy, sturdy book, quality black cloth, silver title very bright at top front and spine, orange lettering very fine on spine, red color inside covers and adjacent end papers, two sets of library stamps inside covers and adjacent end papers, 254 heavy stiff pages. DJ glossy black with orange, white and yellow lettering. DJ has… Read more
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$18.00
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