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1 Adams, Noah THE FLYERS: IN SEARCH OF WILBUR & ORVILLE WRIGHT
New York Crown Publishers [2003] 1400049121 / 9781400049127 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in dust jacket, black remainder marks on top and bottom edges small octavo 
The well-known NPR correspondent writes this biography in a very personal way 
Price: 11.00 USD
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MRS. CHIPPY'S LAST EXPEDITION: THE REMARKABLE JOURNAL OF SHACKLETON'S POLAR-BOUND CAT, Alexander, Caroline
2 Alexander, Caroline MRS. CHIPPY'S LAST EXPEDITION: THE REMARKABLE JOURNAL OF SHACKLETON'S POLAR-BOUND CAT
New York Harpercollins 1997 0-06-017546-X / 9780060175467 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine in dust jacket 0.8 x 5.5 x 8 inches 
The imagined memoir of the cat who accompanied Shackleton on his storied 1914 Antarctic expedition; includes a selection of Fank Hurley’ photographs and W.E. How’s drawings of the expedition; nice gift for a cat loving explorer 
Price: 8.50 USD
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3 Andersen, Christopher BARBRA: THE WAY SHE IS
New York William Morrow 2006 0060562560 / 9780060562564 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; top of spine bumped with several small closed tears at top of spine of dust jacket octavo 
An unauthorized biography of the diva 
Price: 12.00 USD
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LITTLE HOUSE COUNTRY: A PHOTO GUIDE TO THE HOME SITES OF LAURA INGALLS WILDER, Anderson, William
4 Anderson, William LITTLE HOUSE COUNTRY: A PHOTO GUIDE TO THE HOME SITES OF LAURA INGALLS WILDER
Kansas City MO Terrell Publishing [1989] 0961008881 / 978-0-9610088-8-8 Paperback About Very Good in edgeworn wrappers 9.8 x 7 x 0.2 inches Color photography by Leslie A. Kelly 
48 pages of color photos and text about the various houses Wilder lived in 
Price: 20.00 USD
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THE SPIRAL STAIRCASE: MY CLIMB OUT OF DARKNESS, Armstrong, Karen
5 Armstrong, Karen THE SPIRAL STAIRCASE: MY CLIMB OUT OF DARKNESS
New York Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. 2004 0-375-41318-9 / 9780375413186 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in dust jacket; shelfwear 8.5 x 6.0 x 1.2 inches 
This former nun tells how she battled her way from despair to become one of religion’s pre-eminent authors 
Price: 9.00 USD
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SACCO AND VANZETTI: THE ANARCHIST BACKGROUND, Avrich, Paul
6 Avrich, Paul SACCO AND VANZETTI: THE ANARCHIST BACKGROUND
Princeton NJ Princeton University Press 1991 0-691-04789-8 / 9780691047898 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in dust jacket; brown spots on bottom of text edge; slight edge and corner wear; fold on front dust jacket flap 1.0 x 6.5 x 9.8 inches 
Avrich concentrates on the anarchist backrground of Sacco and Venzetti; nicely done 
Price: 23.00 USD
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7 Baez, Joan AND A VOICE TO SING WITH
New York Summit Books 1987 0671400622 / 9780671400620 First Edition Hardcover NF/NF, remainder marks fore and bottom edges, chipping of dust jacket at back flap hinge octavo 
Autobiography of the folk singer 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8 Bair, Deirdre ANAIS NIN: A BIOGRAPHY
New York G.P. Putnam's Sons 1995 0399139885 / 9780399139888 First Edition Hardcover F/NF, some rubbing on dust jacket octavo 
654 pages 
Price: 19.00 USD
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9 Beauchamp, Monte ed. THE LIFE AND TIMES OF R. CRUMB: COMMENTS FROM CONTEMPORARIES
New York St. Martin's Griffin 1998 0312195710 / 9780312195717 First Edition Paperback Fine in wrappers square octavo 
Tribute to this genius cartoonist; Includes contributions from Matt Groening, Terry Gilliam, Paul Krassner, Alan Moore, Al Goldstein, Roger Ebert, and Terry Zwigoff among others 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 Benson, Jackson J. WALLACE STEGNER: HIS LIFE AND WORK
New York Viking/Penguin 1996 0670862223 / 9780670862221 First Edition Hardcover Fine in dust jacket with tear at top of rear panel octavo 
Biography of this legendary writer of the American West 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11 Bird, May Brave and Erdoes, Richard OHITIKA WOMAN
New York Grove Press 1993 0802114369 / 9780802114365 First Edition Hardcover Fine in dustjacket octavo 

Price: 15.50 USD
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WITH WILLIAM BURROUGHS: A REPORT FROM THE BUNKER, Bockris, Victor
12 Bockris, Victor WITH WILLIAM BURROUGHS: A REPORT FROM THE BUNKER
New York St. Martin's Griffin 1996 0312147678 / 978-0-312-14767-9 First Printing Paperback Fine in wrappers 9 x 6 x 0.8 inches 
A compendium of Burroughs-speak 
Price: 9.99 USD
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MY LESBIAN HUSBAND : LANDSCAPES OF A MARRIAGE, Borich, Barrie Jean
13 Borich, Barrie Jean MY LESBIAN HUSBAND : LANDSCAPES OF A MARRIAGE
Saint Paul MN Graywolf Press [1999] 1-55597-292-6 / 9781555972929 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in dust jacket; top of spine bumped 9.2 x 6.3 x 1.2 inches 
A work of `creative nonfiction' about the L Word 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14 Brinnin, John Malcolm THE THIRD ROSE: GERTRUDE STEIN AND HER WORLD
Reading MA Addison-Wesley 1987 0201058804 / 9780201058802 First Paperback Edition Paperback VG+, some soiling to edges, previous owner's book stamp on bottom edge octavo 

Price: 13.00 USD
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15 Burns, Eric BROADCAST BLUES
New York HarperCollins 1993 0060190329 / 9780060190323 First Edition Hardcover NF/F, erasure on ffep, in a mylar dust jacket protector octavo 
Dispatches from the twenty-year war between a TV reporter and his medium 
Price: 10.00 USD
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JOHN KENNEDY: A POLITICAL PROFILE, Burns, James MacGregor
16 Burns, James MacGregor JOHN KENNEDY: A POLITICAL PROFILE
New York Harcourt Brace & Company 1960 First Edition Stated Hardcover About Very Good in dust jacket; green cloth boards are spotted and worn at spine ends 5.5 x 8 x 1.5 inches 
The Kennedys were purportedly not very happy with this portrait after granting Burns free access to the candidate and his papers; Burns went onto win the Pulitzer Prize and change the national conversation on political leadership 
Price: 19.99 USD
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17 Butscher, Edward CONRAD AIKEN: POET OF WHITE HORSE VALE
Athens GA University of Georgia Press 1988 0820307602 / 9780820307602 First Edition Hardcover Fine in dustjacket octavo 

Price: 17.50 USD
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THE BEST OF HERB CAEN: 1960-1975, Caen, Herb
18 Caen, Herb THE BEST OF HERB CAEN: 1960-1975
San Francisco Chronicle Books 1991 0811800202 / 9780811800204 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover About Near Fine in edgeworn dust jacket. 6.4 x 1 x 9.3 inches 
A collection of newspaper columns from the master of the genre. 
Price: 12.99 USD
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19 Carrighar, Sally HOME TO THE WILDERNESS
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1973 0395154618 / 9780395154618 First Edition Hardcover F/VG, some edgewear on dust jacket with 1/2" closed tear octavo 

Price: 20.00 USD
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20 Chen, Da COLORS OF THE MOUNTAIN
New York Random House [2005] 0375502882 / 9780375502880 Advance Reader's Edition Paperback About Near Fine in wrappers; slight curling to edges Trade Paperback 
Memoir of a childhood in China during the Cultural Revolution 
Price: 10.00 USD
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