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While Time Remains

by Stowe, Leland

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1946
Condition
Fine
Edition
2d Ptg.
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$11.00

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Alfred A. Knopf, 1946. Sturdy book, reddish-brown cloth, gilt lettering and bar design on spine, 379 lightly browned pages with 13-page index. DJ heavy paper, purple front and spine, blue background at center front with black and white lettering, blue top and bottom back with photo of author smoking pipe at center back. DJ has small white smudge at… Read more
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The Triumph of Death

by D'Annunzio, Gabriele

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1923
Condition
Fair
Edition
First Impression
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$18.00

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Boni & Liveright/Modern Library, 1923. Introduction by Burton Rascoe. Smaller book, textured black leather, gilt logo for both Boni & Liveright and Modern Library on front, gilt lettering bright on spine, an art deco illustration of naked people woking inside covers and adjacent end papers, tiny tears around edges connecting to leather. 412 pages. A small sticker for White House… Read more
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Pieces of Soap: Essays By Stanley Elkin

by Elkin, Stanley

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1992
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780671797850
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$5.00

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Touchstone Books, 1992. Remainder mark on pages' bottom edge. Very large, sturdy softcover, glossy pale yellow background, a color-illustration of man with cane in snow on front, praise on back from Chicago Times, Boston Globe, Chicago Sun-Times and others, 334 pages. Very light crease at top front tip, micronick at bottom front edge. Fine.. Soft Cover. Fine.
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Unease in Zion

by Ezer, Ehud Ben, Ed.

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1974
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780812904161
Item Price
$33.00

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Quadrangle/New York Times Book Co., 1974. Sturdy book, quality dark blue cloth, very bright gilt lettering on spine, blue remainder mark at pages' bottom edge, 352 pages with essays on Israel and Zionism by David Ben-Gurion, A. Eli, Yeshayahu Leibowitz, Akiva Ermst Simon and others. DJ beneath muylar, white background with large illustration of question mark in black, white and… Read more
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Self-Reliance

by Emerson, Ralph Waldo

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1967
Condition
Fine
Item Price
$12.00

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The Peter Pauper Press, 1967. Small, thin sturdy book, 59 stiff pages with full-page illustrations with lots of red color. DJ price-clipped, heavy glossy paper with red, black and white illustration by Clough on front, a desgn at top back. Very Good DJ/Fine book.. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Clough, Stanley. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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The Immense Journey: An Imaginative Naturalist Explores the Mysteries of Man and Nature

by Eiseley, Loren

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1957
Condition
Fair
Edition
9th Printing
Item Price
$26.00

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Random House, 1957. Sturdy book, quality blue cloth, a colorful spine in squares of purple, darker blue and red, very bright gilt lettering too, 210 lightly browned pages. Many blue and red ink lines in margins and some underlining as well. DJ heavy paper, blue background, color-illustration of surrealistic bird, comet and monkey on front, a photo of Eiseley on… Read more
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The Heart Is a Little to the Left: Essays on Public Morality

by Coffin, William Sloane

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1999
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780874519587
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$13.00

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Dartmouth College Press, 1999. Larger, thinner book, black cloth spine, orange boards, very bright gilt lettering on spine, black color inside covers and adjacent end papers, 81 pages. Light pencil underlning on pages 10-12, a paper clip dent to top of page 11. DJ glossy with a color photograph of Rev. Coffin on front. DJ has very light crease down… Read more
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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
Fair
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780060172916
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$11.00

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HarperCollins, 1995. (1st edition, 1st printing) Sturdy book, green cloth spine, yellow boards, very bright gilt lettering dream catcher illustrated at top front, spine badly slanted from poor storage, a pink shell pattern inside covers and adjacent end papers, 273 heavy pages. Signed in neat black ink above printed name on title page, a postcard included with same color-illustration as… Read more
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Walden and Other Writings

by Thoreau, Henry David

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1977
Condition
As New
ISBN
9780394604213
Item Price
$19.00

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Modern Library, 1977. Smaller, very thick book, shiny brown covers, very bright gilt lettering on spine, 732 pages. DJ heavy paper, light brown background, purple lettering. DJ and book, both As New.. Hard Cover. As New/As New. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Life at Laurel Town in Anglo-Saxon Kansas

by Stephens, Kate

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1920
Condition
Good
Item Price
$180.00

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Alumni Association of the University of Kansas, 1920. Larger book, wine cloth spine, yellow boards, gilt lettering bright on spine, 251 pages. Creased at bottom tip on page 155. On first front end paper in neat blue ink: "For Shirley Ann Stephens Clausen in accordance with a wish once expressed by her father Nelson T. Stephens." Good.. Signed by Author.… Read more
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$180.00
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Stendhal On Love

by Stendhal

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Callaghan Books South
Condition
Very Good
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$8.00

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The Peter Pauper Press Large, sturdy book, heavy quality black cloth, a pink design in twirling bright gilt border on indented top front, spine faded to dark gray with badly rubbed and faded gilt title, border and background, 261 stiff heavy pages. In gray sturdy slipcase, a cream sticker on one side with art deco illustration. Good book/Good Slipcase.. Cloth.… Read more
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$8.00
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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
Item Price
$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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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 beneath mylar, glossy with close-up color photo-portrait of Hitchens on front with black background, yellow spine and back with praise from… 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
Item Price
$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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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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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
Item Price
$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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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
Item Price
$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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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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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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