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Force of Circumstance

By: De Beauvoir, Simone

Price: $15.50  $12.40

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's: 1965

Seller ID: 140378

Condition: Good


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. View more info

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Prime of Life, The

By: De Beauvoir, Simone

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: World Publications: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 140386

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

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Objects in Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear

By: deGutes, Kate Carroll

Price: $14.95  $11.96

Publisher: Port Townsend, WA, Ovenbird Books: 2015

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 144499

ISBN: 1940906121

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Signed by author. View more info

Vancouver: Representing the Postmodern City

By: Delany, Paul (ed.) Boddy, Trevor; Alberto Perez-Gomez, Rosa Ho, Bruce Serafin, Elaine Chang, George Bowering, Jeff Derksen, Paul Matthew St. Pierre, Heesok Chang, Roger Seamon, Mike Hoolboom, Stephen Miller,

Price: $7.50  $6.00

Publisher: Arsenal Pulp Press: 2002

Seller ID: 143713

ISBN: 1551520028

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with very light shelf wear as only blemish. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows little to no wear, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 296 pages with essays by Delany, Paul (ed.) Boddy, Trevor; Alberto Perez-Gomez, Rosa Ho, Bruce Serafin, Elaine Chang, George Bowering, Jeff Derksen, Paul Matthew St. Pierre, Heesok Chang, Roger Seamon, Mike Hoolboom, Stephen Miller. View more info

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Let's Spend the Night Together: Backstage Secrets of Rock Muses and Supergroupies

By: Des Barres, Pamela

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: Chicago Review Press: 2008

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 137898

ISBN: 1556527896

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Marked "First Printing" on publisher's page. Inscribed by Pamela des Barres. View more info

Figuring the Word: Essays on Books, Writing and Visual Projects

By: Drucker, Johanna

Price: $47.95  $38.36

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Granary Books: 1998

Seller ID: 127261

ISBN: 1887123237

Condition: Near Fine


Excellent condition with very light shelf wear to edges only, sharp corners, text/interior is clean and unmarked in any way. View more info

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Soul on Fire

By: Eldridge Cleaver

Price: $18.95  $15.16

Publisher: Word Books: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 137690

ISBN: 0849900468

Condition: Very Good


Book has bumped corners but is otherwise very clean. Binding is solid and square, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind except for previous owner's name on front end paper. Dust jacket is scuffed with edge wear, is not price clipped. True first ed./first printing with no additonal printings on publisher's page. View more info

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Moriae Encomium Or the Praise of Folly

By: Erasmus, Desiderius

Price: $8.41  $6.73

Publisher: N Y, Heritage Press:

Seller ID: 128410

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 125 pages. In Very Good slipcase. Woodcuts by Franz Masereel. Previous owner's bookplate. View more info

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Anthropology With an Attitude: Critical Essays

By: Fabian, Johannes

Price: $16.95  $13.56

Publisher: Stanford, CA, Stanford Univ Pr: 2001

Seller ID: 130849

ISBN: 0804741433

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 256 pages. View more info

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Fallodon Papers

By: Fallodon; Viscount Grey of Fallodon

Price: $14.95  $11.96

Publisher: N Y, Houghton Mifflin: 1926

Seller ID: 140218

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 169 pages. Brown and red paper-covered boards with tan cloth spine and pasted-down paper label on spine. 5 3/4"w x 8"h. Black and white illustrations. Lectures by the Viscount of Fallodon on such subjects as reading, nature, public life, waterfowl, fishing, and Wordsworth. View more info

Of Sneetches and Whos and the Good Dr. Seuss: Essays on the Writings and Life of Theodor Geisel

By: Fensch, Thomas (ed.)

Price: $44.95  $35.96

Publisher: McFarland Publishing: 1997

Seller ID: 143307

ISBN: 0786403888

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition, as new in heavy blue cloth covers with white print. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 219 pages with an intro, chronology, and 26 essays, including And dear Dr. Seuss, the whole world's in love with yeuss, Dr. Seuss and the naked ladies: blowing the lid off the private life of America's most beloved author, The cabinet of Dr. Seuss, Maurice Sendak and Dr. Seuss: a conversation. An interesting volume, certainly. View more info

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Vehement Passions, The

By: Fisher, Philip

Price: $17.95  $14.36

Publisher: U.S.A., Princeton University Press: 2002

Seller ID: 136195

ISBN: 0691115729

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition in every respect. Covers have sharp corners, creaseless covers and spine, text/interior is clean and unmarked; Covers show the slightest shelf wear only. View more info

Before I Was a Critic I Was a Human Being

By: Fung, Amy

Price: $14.95  $11.96

Publisher: Toronto, Book*Hug Press: 2019

Seller ID: 145747

ISBN: 177166505X

Condition: Fine


A new, unread book in excellent condition. View more info

Idiophone

By: Fusselman, Amy

Price: $14.50  $11.60

Publisher: Coffee House Press: 2018

Seller ID: 142311

ISBN: 1566895138

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition; new. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. View more info

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The Old Ways

By: Gary Snyder

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: City Lights: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 144799

ISBN: 0872860914

Condition: Good


Covers show age-toning and fading as do page ends, with spots from the acid in the paper, crease at spine, pages show occasional spotting also, a little edge wear. No marking to text, 96 pages. View more info

Real Bodies

By: Helwig, Maggie

Price: $47.95  $38.36

Publisher: Oberon Press: 2002

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 115143

ISBN: 0778011941

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and unmarked in any way. Straight, clean copy. View more info

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Work Ends at Nightfall

By: Hillis, Marjorie

Price: $42.50  $34.00

Publisher: Bobbs - Merrill: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 131632

Condition: Very Good


Black buckram boards with very neat pink paste down title plate, gilt lettering at spine. Very clean book with very lightly bumped top corners, bottom sharp, straight spine, very tight, little-used binding, very lightly sunned spine. Rough cut page ends, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. View more info

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Leaves of Grass One Hundred Years After

By: Hindus, Milton (ed.)

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: Stanford University Press: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123377

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. True first edition of this book in excellent condition in every respect except for a green marker mark "1" at the top page ends at spine. Dust jacket is faded and has multiple small tears at edges. 5 7/8"w x 9 1/2"hj. 149 pages. New essays by William Carlos Williams, Richard Chase, Leslie A. Fiedler, Kenneth Burke, David Daiches, and J. Middleton Murry. Edited and with an introduction by Milton Hindus. View more info

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Autocrat of the Breakfast Table, The

By: Holmes, O.W.

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: Chicago, Donohue Brothers:

Seller ID: 128371

Condition: Very Good


Decorative binding with silver and gold floral design. No date - circa 1900. Reprinted from the original edition. Corner of cover frayed. Gilt top edge; purple ribbon bookmark. "The essays take the form of a chiefly one-sided dialogue between the unnamed Author and the other residents of a New England boarding house who are known only by their profession, location at the table or other defining characteristics. The topics discussed range from an essay on the unexpected benefits of old age to the finest place to site a dwelling and comments on the nature of conversation itself. The to... View more info

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Morningstar: Growing Up with Books

By: Hood, Ann

Price: $7.95  $6.36

Publisher: Norton: 2017

Seller ID: 141109

ISBN: 039325481X

Condition: Fine


Brand new book in excellent condition in every respect Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. View more info