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Hill Country: Stories About Hunting and Fishing and Dogs and Guns and Such
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Hill Country: Stories About Hunting and Fishing and Dogs and Guns and Such

by Gene Hill

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Published
1978
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9780876902974
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Signed by the author. First hardcover edition, with dust jacket, published by Dutton, 1978. Signed and inscribed to the former owner by Gene Hill on the title page. A collection of Gene Hill's 'Field and Stream' essays, inspiring, nostalgic, humorous, and informative. Illustrated by Tom Hennessey. 166 pages, 6-1/2" X 9-1/2". Dust jacket is intact, though it has been price… Read more about this item
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5 Pens In Hand
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5 Pens In Hand

by Robert Graves

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1958
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First American edition hardcover, with dust jacket, published by Doubleday, 1958. A collection of lectures, essays, short stories, poems, and other short pieces. Includes many personal pieces and opinions. The 27 stories are mostly humorous short pieces that were originally published in Punch or The New Yorker. Not published in the UK. 357 pages, 5-3/4" X 8-1/2". Cloth covered hardcover… Read more about this item
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The Puzzler

The Puzzler

by A.J. Jacobs

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2022
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9780593136713
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First edition hardcover, with dust jacket, published by Crown, 2022. From the author of 'The Year of Living Biblically', the author investigates puzzles, those who make them, those who solve them, participating in competitions along the way. 344 pages, with Index, and a section of color photos. Includes many examples of a variety of puzzles. No former ownership marks, no… Read more about this item
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Time Travel and Papa Joes Pipe

Time Travel and Papa Joes Pipe

by Alan P. Lightman

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Published
1984
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9780684181127
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First hardcover edition, with dust jacket, published by Scribner, 1984. A collection of 22 essays on topics related to Science, from the author of 'Einstein's Dreams' and 'Good Benito'. 168 pages, 5-1/4" X 8-1/2", with Index and Suggested for Further Reading, sewn binding. Also includes ten illustrations by Laszlo Kubinyi. The dust jacket is intact and is not price clipped,… Read more about this item
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What Would Machiavelli Do? The Ends Justify the Meanness

What Would Machiavelli Do? The Ends Justify the Meanness

by Stanley. Bing

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January 1, 2000
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Hardcover first edition, with dust jacket, published by Harper, 1999. How does one become successful? By using the lessons of Machiavelli and being mean. 4-3/4" X 7-1/2, 148 pages. This is not a remainder, not a library discard, No former ownership marks, no writing on the text pages. Edges of the text block are clean. Binding is tight and square.… Read more about this item
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May Days

May Days

by Samuel F Pickering

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Published
1988
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9780877452041
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Hardcover with dust jacket, published by University of Iowa Press, 1988. First edition. Dust jacket is not price clipped. A collection of eleven essays by the inspiration for the character 'Mr. Keating' of 'Dead Poets Society'. Green cloth covered boards, with the author name and title imprinted in gold on the spine. Boards are flat, the corners are not bumped… Read more about this item
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Me Talk Pretty One Day

Me Talk Pretty One Day

by David Sedaris

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2000
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9780316777728
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Hardcover with dust packet, published by Little, Brown, 2000. A later edition. The dust jacket is intact and is not price clipped. A collection of 28 short essays that had originally appeared in The New Yorker, Esquire and other publications. This is not a remainder, not a library discard. No former ownership marks, no writing on the text pages.… Read more about this item
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A Common Room, Essays 1954-1987
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A Common Room, Essays 1954-1987

by Reynolds Price

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1989
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9780689708176
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First trade paperback edition, published by Scribner, 1989. A collection of essays from throughout his career, from 1954 to 1987, with a Preface by the author, 405 pages. This is not a remainder, not a library discard. No former ownership marks, no writing on the text pages. Edges of the text block are clean. No creases to the cover… Read more about this item
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Illness as Metaphor

Illness as Metaphor

by Susan Sontag

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1978
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9780374174439
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Hardcover first edition, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1978. The dust jacket is intact and is not price clipped. 88 pages. Essay by the author of 'On Photography', among many other non-fiction and fiction works, on the uses of illness as a metaphor in the arts. Dark brown cloth covered boards with the title and author imprinted on the… Read more about this item
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The Duchess Who Wouldn't Sit Down An Informal History of Hospitality
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The Duchess Who Wouldn't Sit Down An Informal History of Hospitality

by Jesse Browner

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October 1, 2003
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First hardcover edition, with dust jacket, published by Bloomsbury, 2003. The dust jacket is intact and is not price clipped. 198 pages. Black boards with the author name and title imprinted on the spine in gold. A review of 'hospitality' from the ancient Greeks, the palace of Versailles, up to the present day. This copy is not a remainder, not… Read more about this item
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Giving Good Weight

Giving Good Weight

by John McPhee

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1979
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9780374163068
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A first printing hardcover with dust jacket. Published by Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1979. The dust jacket is intact and is not price clipped, the original price of $9.95 appears in the upper corner of the front flap. No writing, no highlighting, no former ownership marks. There is some light foxing spots to the edges of the text block. This is… Read more about this item
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DoubleTake Magazine Issue 20

DoubleTake Magazine Issue 20

by Robert Coles

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Issue number 20 of DoubleTake Magazine, Spring 2000. Published by The Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University. Edited by Robert Coles. DoubleTake Magazine was a quarterly, large format magazine, that published the leading contributors in the fields of photography, essays, poetry, and literary fiction. Features in this issue include essays by Daniel Deal, Bill Donahue, and Panthea Reid. This… Read more about this item
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DoubleTake Magazine Issue 19

DoubleTake Magazine Issue 19

by Robert Coles

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Issue number 19 of DoubleTake Magazine, Winter 2000. Published by The Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University. Edited by Robert Coles. DoubleTake Magazine was a quarterly, large format magazine, that published the leading contributors in the fields of photography, essays, poetry, and literary fiction. Features in this issue include essays by Stephen Hendricks, Mary Beth Meehan, and a previously… Read more about this item
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DoubleTake Magazine Issue 18

DoubleTake Magazine Issue 18

by Robert Coles

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Issue number 18 of DoubleTake Magazine, Fall 1999. Published by The Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University. Edited by Robert Coles. DoubleTake Magazine was a quarterly, large format magazine, that published the leading contributors in the fields of photography, essays, poetry, and literary fiction. Features in this issue include essays by William Maxwell, Randy Testa, and Fleur Weymouth. This… Read more about this item
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DoubleTake Magazine Issue 14

DoubleTake Magazine Issue 14

by Robert Cole and Alex Harris ed.

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1998
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Issue number 14 of DoubleTake Magazine, Fall 1998. Published by The Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University. Edited by Robert Coles and Alex Harris. DoubleTake Magazine was a quarterly, large format magazine, that published the leading contributors in the fields of photography, essays, poetry, and literary fiction. Features in this issue include essays by Lawrence Diller, David Robbins, Nigel… Read more about this item
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DoubleTake Magazine Issue 8

DoubleTake Magazine Issue 8

by Robert Coles, Alex Harris eds.

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1997
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Issue number 8 of DoubleTake Magazine. Published by The Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University. Edited by Robert Coles and Alex Harris. The Spring 1997 issue. DoubleTake Magazine was a quarterly, large format magazine, that published the leading contributors in the fields of photography, essays, poetry, and literary fiction. Contributors to this issue include Susan Faludi, Edward hirsch, Verlyn… Read more about this item
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