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Roots: The Saga of an American Family

by Haley, Alex

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1976
Condition
Very good in good dust jacket. Jacket has minor edge wear and top spine half-inch chip. Light top block soiling.
Edition
Book Club Edition.
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$6.00

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Garden City NY.: Doubleday & Company, inc., 1976. Book Club Edition.. Hard cover. Very good in good dust jacket. Jacket has minor edge wear and top spine half-inch chip. Light top block soiling.. 1 688 p. Black durable paper over spine, tan paper over boards. Gold spine titles. Historical fiction. Twelve years in the research and writing, and… Read more
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Sidewalks of America; Folklore, Legends, Sagas, Traditions, Customs, Songs, Stories, and Sayings of City Folk.

by Botkin, Benjamin Albert

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1954
Condition
Very good in good dust jacket. Prior owner inked signature: "Eugene T McCarthy" is intriguing but the 1968 Presidental
Edition
First edition. Stated 1st edition.
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$22.00

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Indianapolis.: The Bobbs-Merrill Company., 1954. First edition. Stated 1st edition.. Hard cover. Very good in good dust jacket. Prior owner inked signature: "Eugene T McCarthy" is intriguing but the 1968 Presidental candidate did not use a middle initial. Jacket has significant edge wear, scuffing at folds. Book volume near fine w/ minor top page.... 1 Durable dark red… Read more
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Breaking the Chains; African-American Slave Resistance

by Katz, William Loren

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1998
Condition
Good. Cover creasing; light edge wear. Clean interior pages.
Edition
First edition. 1st Aladdin.
ISBN
9780689819193
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$6.00

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Aladdin Paperback / Simon and Schuster., 1998. First edition. 1st Aladdin.. Trade paperback. Good. Cover creasing; light edge wear. Clean interior pages.. 1 Trade paperback. Glued binding. 208 p. B&W Illustrations. Audience: Children/juvenile/Ages 10 and up. US History / Southern States 1775-1865 / Slavery. Archival photos, facsimiles, artists' renderings.
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The American Workers Fact Book 1956

by Mitchell, James P (Secretary of labor oversight and foreword by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1956
Condition
Good. Signed by previous owner. Prior owner bold initials, top and lower page blocks. Cover soiling. Some pencil marks on Conten
Edition
First edition. Title page # 412721 o-57-2. Stated 1st.
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$12.00

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The United States Department of Labor, 1956. First edition. Title page # 412721 o-57-2. Stated 1st.. Trade paperback. Good. Signed by previous owner. Prior owner bold initials, top and lower page blocks. Cover soiling. Some pencil marks on Contents list.. 1 138 p. Trade paperback. White card stock paper covers, blue titles, art (workers walking). Tables, Charts; Pen&Ink… Read more
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Leadership

by Burns, James Macgregor

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1979
Condition
Very good. Clean pages with minor edge wear, and minor page block soiling. Tight. Smooth spine.
Edition
CN679. 3rd Colophon printing.
ISBN
9780060906979
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$7.00

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Harper Colophon / Harper & Row., 1979. CN679. 3rd Colophon printing.. Trade paperback. Very good. Clean pages with minor edge wear, and minor page block soiling. Tight. Smooth spine.. 1 Political scientist and historian James MacGregor Burns included in his readings both Western and Non-Western civilizations. His Prologue first introduces the Crisis in Leadership. Contents sections on… Read more
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Man Who Cried I Am

by Williams, John Tyerman, and Williams, John A

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1968
Condition
Good. Moderate cover wear. Smooth spine.
Edition
8th printing.
ISBN
9780451062772
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$32.00

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Signet Book., 1968. 8th printing.. Mass-market paperback. Good. Moderate cover wear. Smooth spine.. 1 Mass market (rack) paperback. 334 p. Glued binding. Yellow page blocks. Audience: General/trade. African-American character study. A novel describing its lead character as seething, angry, bitter, honest. The storyline opens in Amsterdam and moves to New York. Reviewers were impressed on its debut with… Read more
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Blood & Sacrifice: The Civil War Journal of a Confederate Soldier

by Baumgartner, Richard A (Edited by), and Chambers, William Pitt

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1997
Condition
Fine. Signed by previous owner. Prior owner address labe; Founding Member, FDR Memorial.
Edition
Limited ed. 2nd print.
ISBN
9781885033017
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$29.00

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Huntington WV.: Blue Acorn Press., 1997. Limited ed. 2nd print.. Trade paperback. Fine. Signed by previous owner. Prior owner address labe; Founding Member, FDR Memorial.. 1 Trade paperback. Glued binding. 288 p. 23 cm. Audience: General/trade. 1862-1865, from leaving home to Chickasaw Bayou to Vicksburg to Georgia Campaign to Disaster at Altoona. 46th Mississippi Regiment Muster Rolls.
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Malcolm X; The Man and His Tmes.

by Clarke, John Henrik (Compiled by), and Bailey, A. Peter, and Grant, Earl

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1969
Condition
Very good. Single spine crease. Minor edge wear, surface wear.
Edition
2nd printing. Copyright Betty Shabazz (spouse to Malcolm X).
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$24.00

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New York.: Collier Books / Macmillan., 1969. 2nd printing. Copyright Betty Shabazz (spouse to Malcolm X).. Mass-market paperback. Very good. Single spine crease. Minor edge wear, surface wear.. 1 Mass-market paperback; black covers w/ yellow, red, gray front titles. xxiv, 360 p. 18 cm. A bibliography of books and articles by 21 black authors including Malcom X, relating… Read more
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Frederick Douglass

by McFeely, William S

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1992
Condition
Very good. Near fine. Top page block light soiling. Remainder mark in black, lower page block.
Edition
First edition. Touchstone Edition by arr. w/ Simon & Schuste
ISBN
9780671759711
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$7.00

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New York.: A Touchstone Book / Simon & Schuster., 1992. First edition. Touchstone Edition by arr. w/ Simon & Schuster.. Trade paperback. Very good. Near fine. Top page block light soiling. Remainder mark in black, lower page block.. 1 Trade paperback. Glued binding. 465 p. 23 cm. Audience: General/trade. African-American journalist and anti-slavery activist Frederick Douglass was born… Read more
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Malcolm X Speaks; Selected Speeches and Statements

by X, Malcolm, and Breitman, George (Edited and with Prefatory Notes by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1966
Condition
Good. Light spine creasing. Age-toning. Light cover scuffing.
Edition
9th printing.
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$9.00

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New York.: Grove Press, Inc., 1966. 9th printing.. Mass-market paperback. Good. Light spine creasing. Age-toning. Light cover scuffing.. 1 226 p. Born in 1925 Omaha, Nebraska, Malcolm Little left school at age 15. Six years later, he was convicted of burglary and sent to jail. Released in 1952, he dedicated himself to building the Black Muslims, and adopted… Read more
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Our Vanishing Landscape

by Sloane, Eric (Text and artwork by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1955
Condition
Very good in very good dust jacket. Jacket has underside foxing, vibrant colors, front. Light jacket edge wear.
Edition
2nd printing.
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$22.00

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New York.: Wilfred Funk Inc., 1955. 2nd printing.. Hard cover. Very good in very good dust jacket. Jacket has underside foxing, vibrant colors, front. Light jacket edge wear.. 1 107 p. Light green cloth over boards; dark green titles front, spine, with small rural scene, front, in green line art. Classic Eric Sloane, "preserved with affection and fidelity":… Read more
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The American Mind; An interpretation of American thought and character since the 1880's

by Commager, Henry Steele

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1950
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. Minor darkening to spine. Lower spine, short damp stain, outside only.
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$9.00

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New Haven.: Yale University Press., 1950. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Minor darkening to spine. Lower spine, short damp stain, outside only.. 1 Tan cloth over boards. Blue titles. ix, 476 p. 24 cm. B&W photo Portrait as frontispiece: William James. American19th and early 20th century literature and commentary by history writer.
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The Johnstown Flood

by McCullough, David G.

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1968
Condition
Very good in good dust jacket. Price clipped. Signed by previous owner. Jacket show age-toning, darkening to spine and front bor
Edition
Early edition.
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$85.00

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New York.: Simon and Schuster., 1968. Early edition.. Hard cover. Very good in good dust jacket. Price clipped. Signed by previous owner. Jacket show age-toning, darkening to spine and front borders. Red crayon scribble on jacket front embellishes to pictured chaos Light foxing, 1st free end paper.. Palacios (end paper maps by), and Bacon, Paul (Jacket design by)..… Read more
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Benjamin Franklin and a Rising People (The Library of American Biography)

by Crane, Verner Winslow, and Handlin, Oscar (Edited by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1954
Condition
Very good in very good dust jacket. Moderate spine fade to jacket. Slight tilt to spine.
Edition
First edition.
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$22.00

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Boston.: Little, Brown and Company., 1954. First edition.. Hard cover. Very good in very good dust jacket. Moderate spine fade to jacket. Slight tilt to spine.. 1 Blue cloth over boards. Gold spine titles. 219 p. 21 cm. Bibliography. Benjamin Franklin's career as a politician, diplomat, and statesman began at age 45 in 1751. After more than 30… Read more
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Frederick Douglass

by McFeely, William S

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1991
Condition
Very good. Near fine. Minor cover surface reading wear.
ISBN
9780393028232
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$7.00

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New York / London.: W. W. Norton & Company., 1991. Trade paperback. Very good. Near fine. Minor cover surface reading wear.. 1 Trade paperback. Sepia-toned Douglass photo portrait, front cover. 465 p. 24 cm. Maps. B&W archival photo sections. Chapter notes, Bibliography. Index. Audience: General/trade. African-American journalist and anti-slavery activist Frederick Douglass was born a slave in 1818… Read more
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Diary of a Confederate Soldier; John S. Jackman of the Orphan Brigade (American Military History Series)

by Jackman, John S, and Davis, William C (Edited and with an Introduction by), and Connelly, Thomas L (Sweries Editor)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1990
Condition
Fine in very good dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Light surface wear too jacket.
ISBN
9780872496958
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$18.00

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Columbia SC.: University of South Carolina Press., 1990. Hard cover. Fine in very good dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Light surface wear too jacket.. 1 Red woven cloth over boards. Black spine titles. 174 p. American Military History. Audience: General/trade. A rich narrative by a soldier of the First Kentucky or "Orphan" Brigade; the only surviving account… Read more
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Sears Christmas Book 1958

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1958
Condition
Very good. Signed by previous owner. Prior owner has inked 3 items, top front w/ page numbers. Clean. tightly bound.
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$95.00

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Boston.: Sears Roebuck and Co., 1958. Wraps. Very good. Signed by previous owner. Prior owner has inked 3 items, top front w/ page numbers. Clean. tightly bound.. 1 439 p. Color illustrated paper cover displaying merchandise there and on every page, color and grayscale photos. 8x11 in. Thin content paper. Annual mail order catalog, holiday "wish list" reflecting… Read more
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Segregation, the Inner Conflict in the South.

by Warren, Robert Penn

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1956
Condition
Fine. Signed by previous owner. Short back lower corner crease.
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$29.00

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New York.: Vintage Books by arr. w/ Random House., 1956. Mass-market paperback. Fine. Signed by previous owner. Short back lower corner crease.. Max, Peter (Wraparound cover art by).. 1 Mass-market paperback.117 p. 19 cm. Author Robert Penn Warren was a white Southerner who returned to his homeland to understand what the whites and blacks wanted, and what the… Read more
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American Yesterday

by Sloane, Eric (Text and artwork by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1956
Condition
Very good in poor dust jacket. Only the jacket front flap remains, tacked inside front cover. Minor cover blemishes. Well-bound,
Edition
2nd printing.
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$8.50

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New York.: Wilfred Funk Inc., 1956. 2nd printing.. Hard cover. Very good in poor dust jacket. Only the jacket front flap remains, tacked inside front cover. Minor cover blemishes. Well-bound, Clean interior save for light foxing to front end papers.. 1 Light blue cloth over boards. Dark blue titles, front and spine. 123 p. 26 cm. Pen&Ink artwork… Read more
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Lions in the Way

by Rodman, Bella

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1966
Condition
Very good in very good dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Near fine volume w/ top page block foxing; else clean. Bookplate.
Edition
First edition. Stated 1st printing.
Item Price
$14.00

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Chicago.: Follett Publishing Co., 1966. First edition. Stated 1st printing.. Hard cover. Very good in very good dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Near fine volume w/ top page block foxing; else clean. Bookplate.. Stone, David K (Jacket Painting by).. 1 Light brown cloth over boards. Color illustrated jacket w/ Follett Award gold foil disc. 238 p. 23… Read more
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$14.00