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MITTEN STRINGS FOR GOD: REFLECTIONS FOR MOTHERS IN A HURRY

By: Kenison, Katrina

Price: $8.99

Publisher: New York, Warner Books: [2000]

Edition: Advance Reading Copy (ARC); pink mittens tied around the book as issued by publisher

Seller ID: 90210

ISBN: 0446525316

Condition: Almost Near Fine in wrappers; top corner bumped; publisher's letter (laid in) has a torn edge


This is a proof copy of the inspirational book on motherhood View more info

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ESSAYS OF ELIAS

By: Lamb, Charles

Price: $11.99

Publisher: New York, A.L. Burt: n.d. but circa 1900

Edition: Burt's Pocket Edition of Standard Classics

Seller ID: 04466

Condition: About Very Good in dust jacket; red flex covers with a few wrinkles; top edge gilt; spine slightly cocked; edgeworn dj has faded spine, closed tear at spine and wear at folds and extremities.


With a biographical sketch by Henry Morley and an introduction and notes by Alfred Ainger; dj lists the others in Burt's Pocket Editions ($1 per volume). View more info

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LAPHAM’S QUARTERLY: ANIMALS (VOLUME VI, NUMBER 2; SPRING 2013)

By: Lapham, Lewis (editor)

Price: $12.99

Publisher: New York, American Agora Foundation: 2013

Seller ID: 04119

Condition: Very Good in slightly dirty wrappers


A nice collection of observations from the erudite and the famous throughout history on animals and our relation to them View more info

ZEN AND THE ART OF FATHERHOOD

By: Lewis, Steven

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Dutton/Penguin: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00447

ISBN: 0525941479

Condition: Fine in dustjacket


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SOMETHING IN THE SOIL: LEGACIES AND RECKONINGS IN THE NEW WEST

By: Limerick, Patricia Nelson

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, W.W. Norton: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01696

ISBN: 0393037886

Condition: Fine in dustjacket


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NEW LEFT A COLLECTION OF ESSAYS (EXTENDING HORIZONS BOOKS)

By: Long, Priscilla; editor

Price: $6.99

Publisher: Boston, Porter Sargent: [1969]

Seller ID: 04199

ISBN: 0875580424

Condition: Very Good in library binding; ex-library with library stamps on front pastedown and free endpaper and label on spine; light yellow highlighting in some chapters.


Some great essays (Chomsky, Mills, Zinn, Rocker, Berrigan, Goodman) mixed in with some deadly dull stuff. View more info

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TRAGIC WAYS OF KILLING A WOMAN

By: Loraux, Nicole

Price: $14.99

Publisher: Cambridge MA, Harvard University Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 04430

ISBN: 0674902254

Condition: Very Good in damaged (bio-predation) dust jacket; bottom front corners dirty; text clean and unmarked.


A fascinating look at women's deaths in ancient Greek drama and insights into what that means for issues of sexuality, gender, etc. View more info

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ADVERTISEMENTS FOR MYSELF

By: Mailer, Norman

Price: $19.99

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03954

Condition: Very Good in unclipped dust jacket; a fewscuff marks on boards; spine a bit rumpled; dust jacket shows edgewear and a small chip at the head of spine


A collection of the master's short works View more info

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FREUD, GOETHE, WAGNER

By: Mann, Thomas

Price: $8.99

Publisher: New York, Alfred A Knopf: 1937

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 04262

Condition: About Very Good in somewhat spotted and worn black cloth; spine slightly cocked; text unmarked; front pastedown and free endpaper discolored.


Interesting essays on these three great Germans. View more info

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REWEAVING THE WEB OF LIFE: FEMINISM AND NONVIOLENCE

By: McAllister, Pam

Price: $5.99

Publisher: Philadelphia, New Society Publishers: [1982]

Seller ID: 03855

ISBN: 0865710163

Condition: Very Good in wrappers; some staining to edges of text block


An anthology of interesting essays on the subject View more info

THE WORLD OF SEX

By: Miller, Henry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Grove Press: 1965

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 02133

Condition: Good/none, ex-library in library binding, blue-green cloth soiled and stained, pages foxed, evidence of sticker left on front pastedown, evidence of pocket on rear pastedown, library stamp on edges, red stamp on last page of ad at back of book


Includes ten reproductions of Miller's revisions to the text View more info

A FARLEY MOWAT READER

By: Mowat. Farley; edited by Thomas, Wendy

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Niwot CO, Robert Rinehart: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01780

ISBN: 1570981752

Condition: F/F


Illustrated by Richard Row; also known as Farley's Follies View more info

BEYOND PEACE

By: Nixon, Richard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00608

ISBN: 0679433236

Condition: NF/NF


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HOLIDAYS IN HELL

By: O'Rourke, P.J.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Atlantic Monthly Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01365

ISBN: 0871132400

Condition: F/VG+, price-clipped dust jacket has scratch marks on front


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THE CINEMA OF ROMAN POLANSKI: DARK SPACES OF THE WORLD (DIRECTORS' CUTS)

By: Ostrowska, Elzbieta (Editor)

Price: $14.99

Publisher: London, Wallflower: [2006]

Seller ID: 03923

ISBN: 1904764754

Condition: Better than Very Good in wrappers; small pen scribbling on front wrap; wraps somewhat worn and dirty


A collection of essays on the controversial director's work; includes filmography, bibliography and index View more info

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ARTHURIAN ROMANCE: SEVEN ESSAYS

By: Owen, D. D. R.; Editor

Price: $8.99

Publisher: New York, Barnes & Noble Books: 1972

Seller ID: 04028

ISBN: 0389040169

Condition: Very Good in dust jacket; jacket chipped with a few closed tears; chapter IV (16 pages) has some markings


Reprinted from Forum for Modern Language Studies, Volume VI No. 1; nice little collection of academic musings on Arthurian themes. View more info

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ALTERNATING CURRENT

By: Paz, Octavio

Price: $13.99

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1973

Seller ID: 04326

ISBN: 0670115266

Condition: Near Fine in a Very Good dust jacket; a little edgewear and sunning to dj; previous owner name on half-title page.


The Nobel laureate reflects on his credo as an artist and poet, the drug culture, and politics and ethics; includes index; 215 pages; a Richard Seaver Book. View more info

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PASSAGES FROM THE DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS

By: Pepys, Samuel

Price: $6.99

Publisher: New York, Boni and Liveright (Modern Library): [1921]

Seller ID: 03827

Condition: About Very Good in leatherette binding; a few tears to front pastedown; spine worn; foxing to edges; unmarked and complete


B&L binding #2 with the "BL" on front cover and Brodzky endpapers; edited and with an introducton by Richard Le Gallienne View more info

TAKE IT PERSONALLY: HOW TO MAKE CONSCIOUS CHOICES TO CHANGE THE WORLD

By: Roddick, Anita

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Berkeley CA, Conari Press / HarperCollins: [2001]

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 02511

ISBN: 1573247073

Condition: Very Good in wrappers; red remainder mark on bottom, 2 inch long cut to rear wrap


This is a hodgepodge, by the founder of the Body Shop, of interesting information, actions, stories and contributions from Naomi Klein, Paul Hawken, Julia Butterfly Hill and Ralph Nadar among others; fortunately, it has an index. View more info

HUMAN SOCIETY IN ETHICS AND POLITICS

By: Russell, Bertrand

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: [1958]

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 03441

Condition: Very Good in in worn, price-clipped dust jacket; edgeworn; bookstore stamp on rear pastedown; some spotting to edges of text block


I see before me a shining vision: a world where none are hungry, where few are ill, where work is pleasant and not excessive, where kindly feeling in common, and where minds released from fear create delight for eye and ear and heart.' View more info