2000 Mile Turtle  H B Fox  Madrona Press  Hardcover  Good  $4.00
 2nd printing, A popular journalist's memoir.
   Albert Einstein Philosopher Scientist  Paul Arthur Schilpp  Open Court Classics  Paperback  Very Good  $18.00
 3rd edition, 1969, Library of Living Philosphers series out of Cambridge University Press, London. IN TWO VOLUMES. Both are clean and sturdy, without distinct wear or tear. Critical analysis and discussion of the thought of one of the world's most reknowned scientists.
   Big-Little World of Doc Pritham  Dorothy Clarke Wilson  McGraw Hill  Hardcover  Very Good  $12.00
 1975. Stated first edition though has a copyright to author of 1971. A story of the life and times of an old Maine doctor, 90 years old and still practicing medicine. Set in Greenfield Maine at the foot of Moosehead Lake. Deep, shiny green covers with gilt lettering along spine. Vey clean and crisp. Dust jacket is less good with small tears and wear on edges but still appealing and colorful. Now in protective cover. Price clipped. Map endpages. Name and date (interestingly is 1971) on first title page. 320 pages with set of B&W photos. Deckled edges on pages. A strong and sturdy copy of this interesting rural memoir.
   Diary of George Templeton Strong  Allan ed. Nevins  Macmillan  Hardcover  Very Good  $150.00
 1952. Stated First Printing of a 4 volume boxed set. Covers his life from 1835 to 1875 - edited by Allan Nevins and Milton Halsey Thomas. Illustrated. These books are in quite nice shape. Free from marks. The box is stained and worn but still quite sturdy and colorful. Note - shipping cost will be higher since this is 4 books.
   Henry David Thoreau  Raymond R Borst  University of Pittsburgh Press  Hardcover  Mint  $20.00
 A definitive listing of Thoreau's works, providing a great reference for collectors of Thoreau's publications.
   Journals of Francis Parkman volume 2  Mason Wade, ed  Harper Brothers  Hardcover  Near Fine  $13.50
 1957. Volume Two. Green cloth with gold lettering on spine. Very nice condition with little edgewear. No dust jacket. Inside, endpages are maps of Parkman's western adventures. Clean, unmarked, and book is quite sturdy. Fascinating sturdy by a scholar who has delved deeply into Parkman's work. Illustrated with precious old photos placed intermittently throughout.
   Lengthening Shadow  Thomas & Marva Belden  Little Brown  Hardcover  Very Good  $10.00
 1962. Stated First Edition. "IBM is one of the most distinctive companies in America. The question is, how did it get that way? The answer, more than in most companies, lies in the personality of one man- its first president, Thomas J. Watson - and the story begins back in the 1890's." Black & white photographs. Owner inscription inside -everything else is clean. DJ has some worn edges and tearing.
   Life of Pasteur  Rene Vellery_radot  Star Books Garden City  Hardcover  Good  $7.00
 Black cloth with yellow design and lettering. Clean and bright. Dust jacket is less good with small chips and tears around edges. Inside dust jacket is a partial listing of Star Book titles. Protective cover. No pub date. Translated from the French by Devonshire. Frontispiece is a B&W portrait photo of Louis Pasteur. "The dramatic story of the man who discovered microbes and inoculation".
   Monk Swimming  Malachy McCourt  Hyperion  Hardcover  Very Good  $25.00
 Autographed copy. Stated first edition. Price clipped from dust jacket. Protective cover. Very good condition - never read. A poignant memoir on the Irish-American experience by a very accomplished and creative man.
   Moonshine  Alec Wilkinson  Knopf  Hardcover  Mint  $9.25
 1st edition, Subtitled "A Life in Pursuit of White Liquor". Tells of local mountain lore, stills and how to make whiskey but mostly in the context of busting up the operation.
   My Brother  Jamaica Kincaid  Farrar Straus Giroux  Hardcover  Mint  $23.00
 1997. Stated First Edition. Jamaica's frank, composed and poetic tribute to her younger brother, who died at the early age of 33. Very engaging. Lots of background information about growing up on the island of Antiqua.
   Obesity & Depression in the Enlightenmen  Anita Guerrini  Univ of Oklahoma Press  Hardcover  Near Fine  $26.00
 2000. First Edition. "The Life and Times of George Cheyne." 283 pages indexed. Just some shelf wear and slight cloudiness on the DJ. All else near fine.
   Paris to the Moon  Adam Gopnik  Random House  Hardcover  Very Good  $9.50
 2000 - later printing. Nice clean copy with DJ.
   Pilgrimage on a Steel Ride  Gary Paulsen  Harcourt Brace  Hardcover  Pub Overstock  $5.00
 "This book is about things that save a man's life, beginning with a motorcycle." Gary Paulsen does have his share of adventure and his writings are always interesting. Was $21.00, now only $5.00!
   Prince and the Lily  James Brough  Coward Mccann and Geoghegan  Hardcover  Very Good  $9.50
 1975. Stated First American Edition. Tan hardbound with red cloth along spine. Gold lettering. A bit dirty on edges but relatively unworn. Dust jacket is a vivid pictorial of the "Story of Lilllie Langtry - The Greatest International Beauty of her Day". DJ is worn on edges and especially at spine, now in protective cover. Inside, endpages are maroon, and interior pages are clean and uinmarked. Binding sturdy.
   Rediscovering America  Frederick Turner  Viking  Hardcover  Good  $7.50
 1985. "John Muir in His Time and Ours." "Vividly re-creates the life of John Muir and explores in a startling imaginative way the paths Muir traveled as immigrant, inventor, itinerant botanist, and conservationist. This is the story of Muir's pioneering quest and the growth of his vision of America's natural beauty, a vision that Muir would bequeath to succeeding generations throught the Sierra Club and our national park system." Tan and brown cover with gold text on spine. DJ has a little wear and long creases on front & back. One star stamp inside front cover. Rest is clean.
   Sailor on Horseback  Irving Stone  Houghton Mifflin Co  Hardcover  Fair  $10.00
 1st edition. 1938. Biography of Jack London with nine B&W photos. London rose up from very humble beginnings, pusueing a love of writing and intellect. He was fiirst published by Atlantic Monthly with his story "Odyssey of the North". This particular copy of Stone's biography is in reasonably good condition, square and sturdy. Previous owner name stamped on inside front. Another name in pencil. Cover is faded, worn on edges, and an odd staining washes across the front. No water damage though and pages clean.
   Six Portraits  Mrs Schuyler Van Rensselaer  Houghton Mifflin  Hardcover  Good  $210.00
 A beautifully bound little volume, profiling Della Robbia, Correggio, Blake, Corot, George Fuller and Winslow Homer.
   Tangier and All That  Hugh A Harter  Passeggiata Press  Paperback  New  $8.98
 1997. Second edition. The bohemian Tangier of the mid-twentieth century. "Many books over the past several decades have offered the spicy fare of the exiles' lives in the lotus land of Tangier in the 1920 - 1970 period. This work has the people, the spice, but also some of the literature - the books, which show an entire sub-culture, time-wise, place-wise, now, gone forever. Very interesting volume especially for those fans of Jane and Paul Bowles, William Burroughs, Tennessee Williams, etc. Was $17.00, available here for only $8.98.
   This I Remember  Eleanor Roosevelt  Harper & Bros.  Hardcover  Good  $18.00
 1949. Memoir of First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt. Interesting black & white photographs. 387 pages - indexed. Blue cover is faded & a little frayed but still sturdy. Endpapers discolored. Pages clean.
   Tina Modotti A Life  Pino Cacucci  St Martins Press  Hardcover  New  $7.00
 Translated by Patricia J Duncan. 1999. An interesting biography of a fascinating woman. Italian born, beautiful, passionate about her art and about politics she came to be a controversial figure in the Mexican Communist Party. Includes an insert of B&W photos of her life and her photography. 224 pages. Indexed. Suggested retail - $24.95, now only $7.00.
   Unga Island Girl  Jacquelin Ruth Benson Pels  Hardscratch Press  Paperback  New  $24.50
 (Ruth's Book). This is an oversized book, 307 pages, with glossary, bibliography and index of people. It is an intimate collection of stories and memorabilia of life on a small remote arctic island in Alaska. A fantastic geneological and historical work. Profusely illustrated with historical photographs, letters and all kinds of fun stuff. Free postcard from Hardscratch Press with every book order.


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