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image of New Hampshire's Child: The Derry Journals of Lesley Frost

New Hampshire's Child: The Derry Journals of Lesley Frost

by Frost, Lesley, and Thompson, Lawrence (Notes and Index by), and Grade, Arnold (Notes and Index by)

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Published
1969
Condition
Very good in good dust jacket. Price clipped. Near fine save for top page block foxing. Jacket has edge wear, discoloration, unm
Edition
Unabridged.
ISBN
9780873950435
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NZ$27.92

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Albany NY.: State University of New York Press., 1969. Unabridged.. Hard cover. Very good in good dust jacket. Price clipped. Near fine save for top page block foxing. Jacket has edge wear, discoloration, unmarked front cover homestead photo w/ running kids.. 1 Mustard-gold woven cloth over boards. Black spine title box, gold titles. 24 cm. Unpaginated. Bulk: Archival… Read more
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The Hemingway Women: Those Who Loved Him ~ the Wives and Others

by Kert, Bernice

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1983
Condition
Very good in very good dust jacket. Half-inch tear, jacket back top, repaired from underside. Light top page block dusting.
Edition
First edition. 1s printing.
ISBN
9780393017205
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NZ$35.27

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New York / London.: W. W. Norton & Company., 1983. First edition. 1s printing.. Hard cover. Very good in very good dust jacket. Half-inch tear, jacket back top, repaired from underside. Light top page block dusting.. 1 555 p. Four B&W photo sections. Audience: General/trade. The private and public life of 20th century American author Ernest Hemingway whose… Read more
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Broken Vessels: Essays

by Dubus, Andre, and Wolff, Tobias (Introduction by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1991
Condition
Fine in fine dust jacket.
Edition
First edition. Stated 1st.
ISBN
9780879238858
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NZ$23.51

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Boston.: David R. Godine Publisher., 1991. First edition. Stated 1st.. Hard cover. Fine in fine dust jacket.. 1 Brick red cloth over boards. Bind-stamped author initials, front. Gold spine titles. 195 p. 22 cm. Audience: General/trade. Author's 9th book, the first non-fiction: 22 essays, many previously published in periodicals, avant garde newspapers, and literary journals. These are the… Read more
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Trollope; A Commentary

by Sadlier, Michael

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1961
Condition
Very good. Sun-fade to spine.
Edition
Earlier Constable Company Ltd, 1927 1st. No. 35 Oxford PBs.
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NZ$39.68

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London.: Oxford University Press., 1961. Earlier Constable Company Ltd, 1927 1st. No. 35 Oxford PBs.. Trade paperback. Very good. Sun-fade to spine.. 1 438 p. Includes index. Gray front covers w/ gold Trollope graphic portrait, front. Back cover gold Biographical: Anthony Trollope, when he died, "there passed not only the mid-Victorian novel, but a social epoch also", from… Read more
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Anti-Memoirs; The towering personal story of a great revolutionary!

by Malraux, André, and Kilmartin, Terence (Translated from the French by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1970
Condition
Good. Light page block random soiling. p. 287, single paragraph has light pencil underlining. Spine creasing minor.
Edition
First edition. 1st Bantam edition. Holt 1968 copyright.
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NZ$7.35

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New York.: A Bantam Book by arr. w/ Holt, Rinehart, and Winston., 1970. First edition. 1st Bantam edition. Holt 1968 copyright.. Mass-market paperback. Good. Light page block random soiling. p. 287, single paragraph has light pencil underlining. Spine creasing minor.. 1 Mass-market paperback. Text in English, French. 524 p.; 18 cm. Translation of "Antimémoires". The Walnut Trees of… Read more
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Broken Vessels: Essays

by Dubus, Andre

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Published
1992
Condition
Fine.
ISBN
9780879239480
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NZ$54.38

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Boston.: David R. Godine Publisher., 1992. Trade paperback. Fine.. 1 Trade paperback. Glued binding. 195 p. 21 cm. Audience: General/trade. Author's 9th book, the first non-fiction: 22 essays, many previously published in periodicals, avant garde newspapers, and literary journals. These are the art of autobiography essay, noted Wolff in his Introduction, "to catch oneself in the act of… Read more
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Stephen King's Danse Macabre

by King, Stephen (Text and compilation by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1982
Condition
Very good. Light edge wear, scuffing. No cover creasing. Age-toning.
Edition
Berkley trade paperback edition.
ISBN
9780425053454
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NZ$22.04

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New York.: A Berkley Book by arr. w/ Everest House., 1982. Berkley trade paperback edition.. Trade paperback. Very good. Light edge wear, scuffing. No cover creasing. Age-toning.. 1 Trade paperback. 400 p. 23 cm. B&W photos. Nonfiction anthology about the fiction genre in which author Stephen King excels: horror. Includes index. Filmography: p. 385-388. Bibliography: p. 389-391.
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The Story of San Michele

by Munthe, Axel, and Shuster, George N (Introduction by)

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Published
1957
Condition
Very good. Ex-library. Signed by previous owner. Top page block splash-spotting. Light single spine crease. Tightly bound. Ex-sc
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NZ$10.29

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New York.: A Dutton Paperback., 1957. Mass-market paperback. Very good. Ex-library. Signed by previous owner. Top page block splash-spotting. Light single spine crease. Tightly bound. Ex-school inventory.. 1 534 p. Slightly longer than mass-market paperback. Durable covers in stain-glass style blue and green. Autobiographical timeless story told by a Swedish doctor, a self-revealing and filled with gusto, vitality,… Read more
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Anthony Trollope. (The English Novelists Series)

by Brown, Beatrice Curtis

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1950
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. Light cup circle, front, 2 in. Front end paper loosening.
Edition
First edition. 1950 first.
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NZ$6.61

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Denver / Chicago.: Alan Swallow / Franklin Bindery, 1950. First edition. 1950 first.. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Light cup circle, front, 2 in. Front end paper loosening.. 1 Tan cloth over boards. Blue stamped title box, front, tan titles. Small spine titles, blue. 107p., 19 cm. One of 11 in series. A short coverage of… Read more
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The House by the Sea: A Journal

by Sarton, May

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1977
Condition
Fine in very good dust jacket. Signed by author. "To dearest Mabel with love from M, Sept '77", "May Sarton&q
Edition
First edition. 1st pinting, stated.
ISBN
9780393075182
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NZ$105.81

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New York.: W. W. Norton & Company., 1977. First edition. 1st pinting, stated.. Hard cover. Fine in very good dust jacket. Signed by author. "To dearest Mabel with love from M, Sept '77", "May Sarton", above. Near fine jacket w/ light blemishing.. Hallam, Beverly (B&W photos by).. 1 Green cloth over boards, light green facsimile author signature. 288… Read more
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The Plague and I.

by MacDonald, Betty (Bard)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1948
Condition
Good. Age-Toning. short lower spine tear, 1/4 inch. Top page block spotting.
Edition
Presumed 1st. No print line. Reprint PB from Lippincott.
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NZ$38.21

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New York.: Ballantine Books / J.B. Lippincott Co., 1948. Presumed 1st. No print line. Reprint PB from Lippincott.. Mass-market paperback. Good. Age-Toning. short lower spine tear, 1/4 inch. Top page block spotting.. 1 First edition. Mass-market paperback. 222 p. 18 cm. Vivid cover art: triumphant woman w/ thermometer and foot on defeated dragon. Comic autobiographical author Betty MacDonald… Read more
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The Journal of Gamaliel Bradford, 1883-1932

by Bradford, Gamaliel, and Brooks, Van Wyck (Preface and Edited by)

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Published
1933
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. Moderate rubbing to spine titles.
Edition
Copyright by Helen F. Bradford.
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NZ$26.45

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Boston / Cambridge.: Houghton Mifflin Company / Riverside Press., 1933. Copyright by Helen F. Bradford.. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Moderate rubbing to spine titles.. 1 Heavy brown cloth over boards w/ gold spine titles, 2 thin red border lines on front, and spine. xiii, 560 p. 24 cm. Tissue protected fine B&W portrait of author… Read more
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The Crosswicks Journal, 2 volumes; A Circle of Quiet (Book 1) and The Summer of the Great Grandmother (Book 2)

by L'Engle, Madeleine

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Published
1972
Condition
Good. Well-bound, with cover minor damage and light soiling.
ISBN
9780062545039
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NZ$11.76

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New York.: HarperSanFrancisco., 1972. Trade paperback. Good. Well-bound, with cover minor damage and light soiling.. Hennings, Vally (Cover art by).. 2 2 volume set. Trade paperback. Glued binding. 245 p. each. Writer's autobiography / literature, based on "Crosswicks", the author's "farmhouse of charming confusion". Books 1 and 2, offered here, were followed by Book 3, "The Irrational Season".… Read more
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The Portable Dorothy Parker (Revised and Enlarged)

by Parker, Dorothy, and Gill, Brendan (With an Introduction by)

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Published
1976
Condition
Very good. A few contents items have inked star by prior owner. Light edge and surface wear.
ISBN
9780140150742
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NZ$13.23

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New York.: Penguin Books., 1976. Trade paperback. Very good. A few contents items have inked star by prior owner. Light edge and surface wear.. 1 Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 638 p. Viking Portable Library. Audience: General/trade. One of the most quotable authors of the 20th century, Dorothy Parker, b.1893-d.1967, was a critic, poet and author. She first… Read more
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The Diary of Anais Nin, Volume Two 1934-1939

by Nin, Anais, and Stuhlmann, Gunther (Edited and with a Preface by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1967
Condition
Very good in good dust jacket. Jacket has creasing at top spine. Interior damp stain across top front flap.
Edition
First edition.
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NZ$20.57

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New York.: The Swallow Press / Harcourt Brace Ã¥ World., 1967. First edition.. Hard cover. Very good in good dust jacket. Jacket has creasing at top spine. Interior damp stain across top front flap.. 1 357 p. Green cloth over spine; gray cloth over boards. Gold spine titles. Front blind stamped author signature. Center B&W photo plate section.… Read more
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To Smile in Autumn: A Memoir

by Parks, Gordon

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1979
Condition
Good in very good dust jacket. Ex-library.
Edition
First edition. 1st printing.
ISBN
9780393012729
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NZ$10.29

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W. W. Norton & Company., 1979. First edition. 1st printing.. Hard cover. Good in very good dust jacket. Ex-library.. 1 249 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. Gordon Parks, American photographer and author, b.1912, here shared his experiences as an African-American artist, counting this volume as his ninth work in print. As author of "The LearningTree" a youth novel… Read more
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Marcel Proust; A Biography, Volume I

by Painter, George Duncan

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1978
Condition
Very good. Near fine. Top page block darkening. Lower left front light surface cut.
Edition
First edition. V-353; 1st Vintage.
ISBN
9780394725611
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NZ$10.29

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Vintage Books., 1978. First edition. V-353; 1st Vintage.. Trade paperback. Very good. Near fine. Top page block darkening. Lower left front light surface cut.. Topazio (Cover portrait art by).. 1 Trade paperback. Cover art portrait in grays. B&W photos. Audience: General/trade. Writer Marcel Proust, b.1871-d.1922, in this definitive biography of his early years, is brought to life in… Read more
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The Romantic Rogue; Being the singular life and adventures of Rudolph Eric Raspe, creator of Baron Munchausen

by Carswell, John (Text and Preface by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1950
Condition
Good in good dust jacket. Smoke damage, top 2 inches front, back to book surface. Jacket spine protected by clear cover. Spine d
Edition
Early American edition.
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NZ$13.23

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New York.: E.P. Dutton., 1950. Early American edition.. Hard cover. Good in good dust jacket. Smoke damage, top 2 inches front, back to book surface. Jacket spine protected by clear cover. Spine darkening, jacket. Jacket edge wear.. 1 Red cloth over boards. Ornately decorated jacket in brown and tan. vi, 277 p., [8] leaves of photo plates: Illustrations,… Read more
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Breaking In, Breaking Out; An Autobiography

by Monsarrat, Nicholas

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Published
1971
Condition
Very good in very good dust jacket.
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NZ$13.23

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New York.: William Morrow & Company., 1971. Hard cover. Very good in very good dust jacket.. 1 Purple cloth, black paper over boards. 542 p. 24 cm. B&W photo section. Born into the Edwardian era of 1910, British writer Nicholas Monsarrat noted the world was changing within the year. His autobiography flows with his decades of experience. Among… Read more
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Nobody Knows My Name; More Notes of a Native Son

by Baldwin, James

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1963
Condition
Very good. Signed by previous owner. Near fine. Prior owner name blacked out first are end paper. Light top front angled cover c
Edition
First edition. 1st Dell printing. 6435. 50c cover price.
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NZ$26.45

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New York.: Dell Publishing Co., 1963. First edition. 1st Dell printing. 6435. 50c cover price.. Mass-market paperback. Very good. Signed by previous owner. Near fine. Prior owner name blacked out first are end paper. Light top front angled cover crease, 3 in.. 1 Mass-market paperback. Black covers w/ red and white titles. 190 p. 17 cm. Aqua page… Read more
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