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Touch Wood, A Year's Diary

by Ernst, Morris Leopold

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1960
Condition
Fine in good dust jacket. Jacket has edge wear. Light soiling.
Edition
First edition. Stated First.
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$14.00

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New York.: Atheneum., 1960. First edition. Stated First.. Hard cover. Fine in good dust jacket. Jacket has edge wear. Light soiling.. 1 Durable black cloth over boards. Gold spine titles. Blind-stamped front author's initials. Red top page block dye. 370 p. 22cm. "Morris Ernst is interested in everything. His curiosity is insatiable, his opinion provocative, his activity tremendous,… Read more
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Sidney Poitier: The Long Journey, a Biography

by Carolyn H Ewers

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1969
Condition
Good. Moderate cover wear. Back cover lower crease.
Edition
3rd Signet printing. P3750.
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$6.00

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New York.: A Signet Book., 1969. 3rd Signet printing. P3750.. Mass-market paperback. Good. Moderate cover wear. Back cover lower crease.. 1 126 p. Mass-market paperback. B&W front cover portrait of actor Poitier. Titles on white in red, blue, black. 24-pg B&W photo section, film stills. Biography of film actor Sidney Poitier who became an Academy Award winner.
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Balm in Gilead: Journey of a Healer (Radcliffe Biography Series; Dr. Margaret Lawrence)

by Lightfoot, Sara Lawrence, and Lawrence, Melody (Series edited by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1988
Condition
Fine in very good dust jacket. With light reading wear. Jacket near fine, only light top spine wear.
Edition
2nd printing in same year as 1st.
ISBN
9780201093124
Item Price
$118.00

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Reading MA.: Addison Wesley Publishing., 1988. 2nd printing in same year as 1st.. Hard cover. Fine in very good dust jacket. With light reading wear. Jacket near fine, only light top spine wear.. 1 Off-white cloth over spine, teal paper over boards. Copper spine titles. 321 p. Audience: General/trade. Written by Margaret Lawrence's daughter, who is a MacArthur… Read more
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Balm in Gilead: Journey of a Healer; Dr. Margaret Lawrence (Radcliffe Biography Series)

by Lightfoot, Sara Lawrence, and Lawrence, Meloyd (Series edited by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1992
Condition
Fine. Wit prior owner inscription. Otherwise clean pages.
Edition
5th trade paperback printing. 1988 copyright.
ISBN
9780201518078
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$9.50

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Reading MA.: Addison Wesley Publishing Company., 1992. 5th trade paperback printing. 1988 copyright.. Trade paperback. Fine. Wit prior owner inscription. Otherwise clean pages.. 1 Trade paperback. Glued binding. 322 p. 24 cm. Index. Audience: General/trade. Written by Margaret Lawrence's daughter, who is a MacArthur prize-winning sociologist, and at this writing, Professor of Education at Harvard University. Dr. Lawrence… Read more
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The Miracle Man: An Inspiring Story of Motivation and Courage

by Goodman, Morris

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1991
Condition
Fine in very good dust jacket. Signed by author. Inscribed by author. Light jacket reading wear.
Edition
Author reprint from earlier Prentice-Hall edition.
ISBN
9780135853573
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$55.00

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Virginia Beach.: Miracle Man Productions., 1991. Author reprint from earlier Prentice-Hall edition.. Hard cover. Fine in very good dust jacket. Signed by author. Inscribed by author. Light jacket reading wear.. 1 Dark blue sealed durable covers w/ silver spine titles. 234 p. Audience: General/trade. Quadriplegic and autobiographical author Morris Goodman was headed for greater success in sales when… Read more
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$55.00
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Whatever Happened to Billy the Kid?

by Airy, Helen L

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1993
Condition
Good. Ex-library. Clean text pages. Expertly clear tape library reinforced spine.
Edition
First edition. Stated 1st edition.
ISBN
9780865341852
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$15.00

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Santa Fe, NM.: Sunstone Press., 1993. First edition. Stated 1st edition.. Trade paperback. Good. Ex-library. Clean text pages. Expertly clear tape library reinforced spine.. 1 Trade paperback. Glued binding. 176 p. B&W archival photos. Audience: General/trade. Subtitle: "Does history have the story right? According to those who knew John Miller...the answer is NO. You decide". From back cover:… Read more
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On Different Roads: An Autobiography

by Lawhorn, Geraldine

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1991
Condition
Fine in fine dust jacket. Blemished only by small erasure of pencil inside, first end paper; and by narrow jacket front leaf edg
Edition
Sated first edition.
ISBN
9780533088249
Item Price
$1,650.00

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New York.: Vantage Press., 1991. Sated first edition.. Hard cover. Fine in fine dust jacket. Blemished only by small erasure of pencil inside, first end paper; and by narrow jacket front leaf edge fold. Clean.. 1 Brown sealed cloth over boards. Gold spine titles. 156 p. B&W photo section. Jacket has full active portrait of author, in sepia… Read more
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$1,650.00
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Colonel Lawrence; The Man Behind the Legend

by Hart, Liddell

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1934
Condition
Good. No dust jacket. Light rubbing to spine titles. Minor blemishing to covers. Top spine, qtr-inch tear at back fold. Front bo
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$28.00

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New York.: Dodd, Mead & Company., 1934. Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. Light rubbing to spine titles. Minor blemishing to covers. Top spine, qtr-inch tear at back fold. Front board separating to gauze.. 1 Dark ribbed green cloth over boards. Gold titles, front and spine. ix, 382 p., 24 cm. Maps, Portraits, 18 leaves B&W Plates. Known… Read more
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Doris Day: Her Own Story

by Hotchner, A E

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1976
Condition
Good. Spie tilt; back cover soiling. Single spill spot on front, 3/4 in. Age-toning.
Edition
1st Bantam edition.
ISBN
9780553028881
Item Price
$210.00

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New York.: Bantam Books., 1976. 1st Bantam edition.. Mass-market paperback. Good. Spie tilt; back cover soiling. Single spill spot on front, 3/4 in. Age-toning.. 1 Mass-market paperback. Glued binding. Cover art, not credited: Color painting of Doris Day in field. Over 50 B&W photos. Filmography. Audience: General/trade. Subtitle: "For the first time--the 'Girl Next Door' talks about her… Read more
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Doris Day: Her Own Story

by Day, Doris, and Hotchner, A. E. (Text and Prologue by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1975
Condition
Fine in fine dust jacket. Light jacket surface blemishing, back cover.
Edition
Later printing.
ISBN
9780688029685
Item Price
$329.00

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New York.: William Morrow & Co., 1975. Later printing.. Hard cover. Fine in fine dust jacket. Light jacket surface blemishing, back cover.. 1 Dark blue cloth and light blue paper over boards. Cover art, not credited: Color painting of Doris Day in field. 305, [5] p. 24 cm. 36 pages B&W photos (over 50), plates. Filmography. Audience: General/trade.… Read more
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The Story of My Life

by Darrow, Clarence

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1934
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. Pre-printed Pen&Ink bookplate: "Philip H Cook Jr." Light foxing inside pages; random pa
Edition
1932 edition.
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$85.00

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New York / London.: Charles Scribner's Sons., 1934. 1932 edition.. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Pre-printed Pen&Ink bookplate: "Philip H Cook Jr." Light foxing inside pages; random page block light soiling. Minor front corner rub.. 1 495 p. Red cloth over boards. Black titles, front, spine. "Illustrated from photographs"; 8 B&W photo plate pages, including frontispiece… Read more
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$85.00
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A Scientist of Two Worlds: Louis Agassiz

by Peare, Catherine Owens

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1958
Condition
Good in fair dust jacket. Ex-library. Tightly bound. Clean pages. Jacket worn, in disrepair; protected with clear protective cov
Edition
First edition. Stated First Edition.
Item Price
$7.00

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Philadelphia / New York.: J B Lippincott Company., 1958. First edition. Stated First Edition.. Hard cover. Good in fair dust jacket. Ex-library. Tightly bound. Clean pages. Jacket worn, in disrepair; protected with clear protective cover. Volume edge wear. Top page block soil.. Jauss, Anne Marie. 1 188 p. Red cloth over boards. Black front and spine titles. 22… Read more
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The Early History of Charles James Fox

by Trevelyan, George Otto

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1904
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. Light rubbing to lower front cover.
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$14.00

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New York / London.: Harper & Brothers, Publishers., 1904. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Light rubbing to lower front cover.. 1 470 p. Heavy red woven cloth over boards. Gold stamped spine titles. 23 cm. Expanded contents. Deckled right page block. Frontispiece: B&W portrait of Fox. Charles James Fox, b.1749, became in Britain the "first great… Read more
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Saint-Simon: The Memoirs of Louis de Rouvroy, Duc de Saint-Simon, Covering the Years 1691-1723

by Flower, Desmond (Selection, Editing, Introduction, and Translation by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1959
Condition
Fine in very good dust jacket. Near fine. Light soiling to spine ends only. Minor scuffing and discoloration to slipcase. No str
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$47.00

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New York.: The Heritage Press., 1959. Hard cover. Fine in very good dust jacket. Near fine. Light soiling to spine ends only. Minor scuffing and discoloration to slipcase. No stress tears. Spine s; ightly darkened.. Brissaud, Pierre (Illustrations by).. 1 498 p. Red cloth over boards; Gold frames spine titles; front large family crest in gold w/ "S-S"… Read more
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The Story of Confucius; His Life and Sayings

by Brown, Brian (Edited and with Preface by), and Sang, Ly Yu, M.A. (Introduction by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1927
Condition
Good. No dust jacket. Small bookstore sticker inside front: The Old Corner Book Store Inc, Boston, Mass. Tightly bound; boards s
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$15.00

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Philadelphia.: David McKay Company., 1927. Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. Small bookstore sticker inside front: The Old Corner Book Store Inc, Boston, Mass. Tightly bound; boards scuffed top and bottom; Top board corners: belching water stains, 1 to 2 inches; back board, light inside transfer.. 1 265 p. Black cloth over spine; orange paper w/ gold flecks… Read more
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Disraeli: A Picture of the Victorian Age

by Maurois, André, and Miles, Hamish (Translated by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1930
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. Quarter-inch tear, lower spine. Age-toning.
Edition
Appleton 1928. Forum 1927, 1928.
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$11.00

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Chautauqua / New York.: The Chautauqua Press / D. Appelton and Company., 1930. Appleton 1928. Forum 1927, 1928.. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Quarter-inch tear, lower spine. Age-toning.. 1 Brown cloth over boards. Black titles, front border. xiii, [1], 379, [1] p. 22 cm. Sepia Portraits, Plates. Bibliography near front. Biography of Benjamin Disraeli, early 19th… Read more
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Nisei Daughter (The Literature Experience, Award Edition)

by Sone, Monica

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1993
Condition
Fine.
Edition
First edition. 1st printing.
ISBN
9780395618295
Item Price
$18.00

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Atlanta / Dallas.: Houghton Mifflin Company., 1993. First edition. 1st printing.. Trade paperback. Fine.. 1 238 p. School Edition "Theme Book". Trade paperback. Preprinted school book loan record, unused, inside front cover. Autobiographical experiences brought new values to a Japanese-American girl on Seattle's waterfront, then behind the barbed wire of a relocation internment camp during World War II,… Read more
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Random Recollections of an Anachronism: Or, Seventy-Five Years of Library Work

by Metcalf, Keyes D., and McDonald, John P. (Foreword by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1980
Condition
Fine in very good dust jacket. Light jacket soiling.
Edition
Unabridged.
ISBN
9780918414021
Item Price
$28.00

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New York.: Readex Books., 1980. Unabridged.. Hard cover. Fine in very good dust jacket. Light jacket soiling.. 1 Red cloth over boards. Gold spine titles. Cream jacket w/ simple black titles. 401 p. At age 90, Keyes DeWitt Metcalf was retiring from the New York Public Library, but only beginning a new career as director of the Harvard… Read more
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Sigurd Christian Ylvisaker, 1884-1959: A commemorative volume at the centennial of his birth.

by Harstad, Peter T. (Edited by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1984
Condition
Very good in very good dust jacket. Ex-library. Near fine. Minor sun-fade to jacket spine. Light jacket staining. Small ink stam
ISBN
9780931057069
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$45.00

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Mankato MN.: Lutheran Synod Book Co. / Bethany Lutheran College., 1984. Hard cover. Very good in very good dust jacket. Ex-library. Near fine. Minor sun-fade to jacket spine. Light jacket staining. Small ink stamp: "Discarded by Dartmouth College Library" still in great condition. Light top page block foxing.. 1 Thickly woven off-white cloth over boards, w/ blind-stamped author… Read more
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Jimmy Simpson: Legend of the Rockies

by Hart, E.J.

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1991
Condition
Very good. Fine interior; Cover shows light surface blemishing.
Edition
5th printing.
ISBN
9781551530826
Item Price
$8.00

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Vancouver.: Altitude Publishing., 1991. 5th printing.. Trade paperback. Very good. Fine interior; Cover shows light surface blemishing.. 1 219 p. Trade paperback; color photo illustrated cover. 23 cm. Biography. The Stoney Indians called him "Nashan-esen" meaning "wolverine-go-quick" because of his speed and skill on snowshoes. When perils of the wilderness tried to take him, he survived, learning lessons… Read more
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