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Notes from a Sea Diary:  Hemingway All the Way, Algren, Nelson
1 Algren, Nelson Notes from a Sea Diary: Hemingway All the Way
Great Britain, Andre Deutsch, 1966, First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good Inscribed By Author
Full page inscription by author in blue marker on front free endpaper: "For Jim Crews from Nelson A." Next page has a full page drawing of a sitting cat, also in blue marker. Author's address and phone number in Chicago written in pen on inside front cover. Condition of dust-jacket: a few chips, small tears, and stains spine at top very lightly faded. Book has a light stain on top edge. Also, the blue marker used has bled through pages both ways, a nice touch for an Algren book. 137245 
Price: 300.00 USD
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2 Arcan, Nelly Burqa of Skin
Vancouver, B.C., Anvil Press, 2014, 1772140015 / 9781772140019 Trade Paperback Fine 
A new, unread book in excellent condition. "Review Copy" stamp inside. 138286 
Price: 9.50 USD
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3 Babiak, Peter Garage Criticism: Cultural Missives in an Age of Distraction
Vancouver, B.C., Anvil Press, 2016, 1772140503 / 9781772140507 Trade Paperback Fine Essays 
A new, unread book in excellent condition. Publisher's stamp inside. 139767 
Price: 14.95 USD
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4 Barham, Henry An Essay Upon the Silk Worm
Robin and Russ Handweavers, 1988, Ex Library Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Reproduction of 1719 essay, nicely done in small format hardback. 127653 
Price: 10.50 USD
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5 Baxter, Charles Burning Down the House: Essays on Fiction
U.S.A., Graywolf Press, 1997, 155597256X / 9781555972561 Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 
Book is in excellent condition with one lightly bumped corner. Binding is solid and square, covers otherwise have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket shows light shelf wear only, no tears. 137739 
Price: 12.50 USD
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6 Benderson, Bruce Toward the New Degeneracy
Edgewise, 1997, 9646446633 First Edition Trade Paperback Fine 
Book shows very light shelf wear only to covers: binding is solid, spine straight, text is clean and unmarked in any way, pages age-toned. 135008 
Price: 24.95 USD
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Citizenship Papers, Berry, Wendell
7 Berry, Wendell Citizenship Papers
Washington, D. C., Shoemaker & Hoard, 2003, 1593760000 / 9781593760007 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Essays 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 189 pages. 140452 
Price: 18.95 USD
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Life Is a Miracle: An Essay Against Modern Superstition, Berry, Wendell
8 Berry, Wendell Life Is a Miracle: An Essay Against Modern Superstition
Washington, D.C., U.S.A., Counterpoint, 2000, 1582430586 / 9781582430584 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Inscribed By Author
Incscribed, "For Jeff, 6/3/00, Wendell Berry," on the title page. Edges of dust jacket slight worn. 110942 
Price: 175.00 USD
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9 Berry, Wendell What Are People For?: Essays
U.S.A., North Point Press, 1990, 0865474370 / 9780865474376 Trade Paperback Very Good 
Book shows light scuffing to covers, corner wear, creaseless covers and spine, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind, solid binding. 136492 
Price: 6.95 USD
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10 Bjarnason, Brian; Jarvis, Kate Bogi Bjarnason...His Words
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Creative Connections Pub, 2001, 1894694066 / 9781894694063 Trade Paperback Fine 
A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 242 pages. 125564 
Price: 14.95 USD
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Maurice Blanchot: The Demand of Writing, Blanchot, Maurice
11 Blanchot, Maurice Maurice Blanchot: The Demand of Writing
Florence, Kentucky, U.S.A., Routledge, 1996, 0415125960 / 9780415125963 Trade Paperback Very Good 
Very nice book with light shelf and edge wear, text/interior spotless. 234 pages. 127323 
Price: 27.00 USD
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12 Borner, Wilhelm Kritischer Optimismus
..., Sensen-Verlag, 1971, Hard Cover Near Fine Good 
Speeches on self-knowledge, family, peace, tolerance etc. in the spirit of a world ethic. Written for popular audiences after the author returned from American exile after the war. Vienna named a street after him. Bright, very clean blue boards with gold embossed lettering on spine. Dust jacket is complete but with many small closed tears and chips. Text in German. 075497 
Price: 134.95 USD
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Dangerous Words: Language and Politics in the Pacific, Brenneis, Donald; Myers, Fred R.  (editors)
13 Brenneis, Donald; Myers, Fred R. (editors) Dangerous Words: Language and Politics in the Pacific
Prospect Heights, ILL, Waveland Pr Inc, 1984, 0881335975 / 9780881335972 Trade Paperback Very Good 
A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 284 pages. 124098 
Price: 52.00 USD
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14 Bringhurst, Robert Everywhere Being is Dancing: Twenty Pieces of Thinking
Kentville, Nova Scotia, Canada, Gaspereau Press, 2007, 1554470471 / 9781554470471 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 345 pages. 120950 
Price: 85.00 USD
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15 Cooley, Martha Guesswork: a Reconing with Loss
Catapult, 2017, 1936787466 / 9781936787463 Trade Paperback Fine Essays 
Brand new book in excellent condition in every respect. 140583 
Price: 7.50 USD
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16 Cranston, Maurice (ed.) The New Left: Six Critical Essays on Che Guevara, Jean-Paul Sartre, Herbert Marcuse, Frantz Fanon, Black Power, R.D. Lang
London, Bodley Head, 1970, 0370013190 / 9780370013190 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
A clean, unmarked copy. Price-clipped dust jacket. 102097 
Price: 14.34 USD
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17 Creeley, Robert; Allen, Donald Was That a Real Poem & Other Essays
Bolinas, CA, Four Seasons Foundation, 1979, 0877040427 / 9780877040422 Trade Paperback Very Good 
Clean and unmarked; tight binding. 149 pages. 127300 
Price: 14.95 USD
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18 Dantec, Maurice G.; Comballot, Richard Peripheriques : Essais et Nouvelles
Montreal, PQ, Canada, Flammarion Ltee, 2003, 2080683977 / 9782080683977 Ex Library Trade Paperback Very Good 
Ex-library book with usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean of marking of any kind. 281 pages, text is in French. 114138 
Price: 24.95 USD
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Force of Circumstance, De Beauvoir, Simone
19 De Beauvoir, Simone Force of Circumstance
G.P. Putnam's, 1965, Hard Cover Good Essays 
Book shows sun fading of red cloth covers with lightly freyed corners, some light blemishes; binding is solid and square, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 658 pages. 140378 
Price: 15.50 USD
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The Prime of Life, De Beauvoir, Simone
20 De Beauvoir, Simone The Prime of Life
World Publications, 1962, First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Poor Essays 
Book is in excellent condition in deep red cloth with gilt on front cover and spine. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes but light marring, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket shows heavy freying at edges, sun fading, price clipped, no large tears. Marked "First Edition" on publisher's page. 140386 
Price: 35.00 USD
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