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Hoosier Caravan : a Treasury of Indiana Life & Lore, Banta, R. E. (editor)
1 Banta, R. E. (editor) Hoosier Caravan : a Treasury of Indiana Life & Lore
No defects. Pages are crisp, tight, book appears unread. . This is a wonderful collection of 92 essays, fiction, poetry, history, and other pieces, all concerning the history and culture of the great state of Indiana. Each piece is written by an Indiana author, such as Booth Tarkington, Theodore Dreiser, James Whitcomb Riley, GeneStratton Porter, Ernie Pyle, Jessamyn West, Emily Kimbrough, Hoagy Carmichael, Kurt Vonnegut, and many others. This is the New and Enlarged edition. A handsome copy. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 620 pages. A6 Bloomington, In, U. S. A.. Bloomington, In, U. S. A. Indiana University Press 1975 New and Enlarged Edition Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 15079 
Price: 25.00 USD
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At Home in the Heartland:  Seasons of Serenity, Bass, Jan K. Stewart
2 Bass, Jan K. Stewart At Home in the Heartland: Seasons of Serenity
No defects. . Several short stories or essays or prose poems about each of the seasons enjoyed in the Heartland. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED by author on title page. Stapled booklet with attractive floral cover design. No defects; pages are crisp and tight, book appears unread. 74pp. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 74 pages. Signed by Author. A6 Council Bluffs, IO. Council Bluffs, IO Windmill Writing 1996 1st Edition Softcover Fine with no dust jacket 20897 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Wild to the Heart, Bass, Rick
3 Bass, Rick Wild to the Heart
Book has no defects, pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; appears unread. DJ has as its only flaw an inexpertly removed ISBN sticker, which caused some surface loss to the back panel of the unlaminated jacket and left some sticker residue. A nice copy of his scarce 2nd book, in mylar cover. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. R3 Harrisburg, PA. Harrisburg, PA Stackpole Books 1987 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 19143 
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A Child's Garden of Verses for the Revolution, Eastlake, William
4 Eastlake, William A Child's Garden of Verses for the Revolution
DJ has a bit of spine crinkling at extremities, tiny tear, white areas are somewhat soiled, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has no defects; pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; appears to be unread. . Poetry and prose by the author of "The Bronc People. " Revolutionary poems and prose, most about or relating to the Vietnam era. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. S1 NY. NY Grove Press 1970 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 19194 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Julia Duckworth Stephen:   Stories for Children, Essays for Adults, Gillespie, Diane F.; Steele, Elizabeth
5 Gillespie, Diane F.; Steele, Elizabeth Julia Duckworth Stephen: Stories for Children, Essays for Adults
No defects. Covers are clean and unworn, binding is tight, pages are crisp and unmarked. Book appears unread. . Author is mother of Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell. Notes, Selected Bibliography, Index. . Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 277 pages. j3 Syracuse University Press 1987 0815625928 / 9780815625926 1st Edition Softcover Fine with no dust jacket 23194 
Price: 11.50 USD
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Life and Art; Essays, Notes, and Letters Collected for the First Time, Hardy, Thomas
6 Hardy, Thomas Life and Art; Essays, Notes, and Letters Collected for the First Time
A few faint marks on spine, no other defects. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Reprint of a book originally published in 1925. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 140 pages. D3 NY. NY Haskell House 1966 Reprint Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 29060 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Playboy (January 1989) Vol. 36 No. 1 (Collector's Edition) 35th Anniversary Issue, Hefner, Hugh, Ed.
7 Hefner, Hugh, Ed. Playboy (January 1989) Vol. 36 No. 1 (Collector's Edition) 35th Anniversary Issue
No defects. Pages are clean, binding is tight; book appears unread. This is a hardcover book bound in black faux leather with bright silver titles and decoration to front cover and spine. . . Black boards with silver bunny decoration on front cover and silver lettering. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED (to "Ed") by Christie Hefner, at that time President of Playboy Enterprises, Inc. This fabulous issue presents some of the best of Playboy from the preceding 35 years, including written contributions by Woody Allen, Jack Kerouac, Fidel Castro, John Wayne, John Updike, Jules Feiffer, Dr. Martin Luther King, Truman Capote, Jimmy Carter, and many others. It also includes nude photos of Marilyn Monroe, Brigitte Bardot, Anita Ekberg, Carroll Baker, Catherine Deneuve, Ursula Andress, Raquel Welch, Margot Kidder, Marilyn Chambers, Linda Evans, Vanna White, Madonna, Bo Derek, Kim Basinger and dozens of other beauties. This is a Fine copy with no defects. Gift quality. Scarce in this binding, very scarce signed. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 350 pages. M1 Chicago. Chicago Playboy Enterprises, Inc. 1989 Brunetiere Edition Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 30750 
Price: 200.00 USD
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The Huron River:   Voices from the Watershed, Knott, John R. & Keith Taylor, Eds.
8 Knott, John R. & Keith Taylor, Eds. The Huron River: Voices from the Watershed
Mild bump to top corner, no other defects. Pages are clean and crisp, binding is tight; book appears unread. . 33 essays, poems, and stories that celebrate the Huron River in Michigan. Illustrated with photos and drawings. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED by both editors. A beautiful, collectible copy. . Trade PB. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 230 pages. Signed by Editors. G4 University of Michigan Press/Regional 2001 1st Edition Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 25642 
Price: 16.50 USD
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The Indiana Experience, Lazarus, A. L. , Ed.
9 Lazarus, A. L. , Ed. The Indiana Experience
Blue boards are slightly rubbed at corners, owner blindstamp at bottom margin of half title page, no other defects. Pages are clean and bright, very tight and square, still crisp, a beautiful copy. Jacket is a bit rubbed with slight edgewear, in bright Hoosier crimson. Protected w mylar cover. . This is a large and impressive tribute to the great Hoosier state. Essays, short stories, poems, songs, plays about Indiana written by its children. Including works by Eli Lilly, Wendall Willkie, Ernie Pyle, Booth Tarkington, Rex Stout, Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. , Jean Shepherd, Cole Porter, and many, many more. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 426 pages. C3 Bloomington, IN. Bloomington, IN Indiana University Press 1977 0253141567 / 9780253141569 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 28868 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Indiana Experience: an Anthology, Lazarus, A. L. , Ed.
10 Lazarus, A. L. , Ed. The Indiana Experience: an Anthology
Pages are clean and bright, very tight and square, still crisp. This is a beautiful copy. Jacket is a bit rubbed w light edgewear and a 1/2" tear and fold on back flap, in bright Hoosier crimson. Protected w mylar cover. . A large and impressive tribute to the great Hoosier state. Essays, short stories, poems, songs, plays about Indiana written by its children. Including works by Eli Lilly, Wendall Willkie, Ernie Pyle, Booth Tarkington, Rex Stout, Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. , Jean Shepherd, Cole Porter, and many, many more. This is the first edition. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 426 pages. H4 Bloomington, IN. Bloomington, IN Indiana University Press 1977 0253141567 / 9780253141569 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 14290 
Price: 25.00 USD
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A View of the World  Selected Journalism, Lewis, Norman
11 Lewis, Norman A View of the World Selected Journalism
No defects. Book is As New. . 20 wonderful travel essays, in locations from around the world. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 310 pages. L2 Eland Books 2005 Paperback Fine 30491 
Price: 12.50 USD
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Mallarmé  Selected Prose Poems, Essays & Letters, Mallarme, Stephane; Cook, Bradford (Trans. )
12 Mallarme, Stephane; Cook, Bradford (Trans. ) Mallarmé Selected Prose Poems, Essays & Letters
Somewhat faded spine, rubbing to edges and light wear to corners of boards, bump to bottom edge of back cover. Elegant owner signature on first endpaper. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Lacking dust jacket, this is a solid Very Good copy of the first edition. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 168 pages. G1 The Johns Hopkins Press 1956 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good 29625 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Air-Conditioned Nightmare, Miller, Henry
13 Miller, Henry The Air-Conditioned Nightmare
Jacket has several small chips and tears, 1/2" chip at head of spine, light soil and foxing to extremities and back panel of jacket, still attractive in mylar sleeve. Page ends of book are slightly spotted. Cheap wartime paper, Binding is tight, no corner bumps or marks to covers, pages are clean and unmarked. $3.50 price on dust jacket. . Miller returned to the United States after spending ten years in Europe. He spent three years traveling around the country, and wrote this critique of America, which consists of essays and stories. Illustrated with photographs; plates are tipped in. In the first issue dustwrapper with four book reviews and without Miller's photograph, A solid copy of the first printing with first state dust jacket. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. S2 NY. NY New Directions 1945 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 30930 
Price: 90.00 USD
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In Pursuit of Relevance, Muller, Herbert Joseph
14 Muller, Herbert Joseph In Pursuit of Relevance
Dust jacket has several tiny tears, slightly faded spine, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Top page ends of book are mildly spotted, no other defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. Bound in brown cloth with bright gilt titles. . Author addresses the relevance of the humanities to the urgent problems of the day (that is, the 1960s). Laid in is a lengthy handwritten review of the book. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED by the author to a colleague or friend. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 306 pages. Signed by Author. A2 Indiana University Press 1971 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 28099 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Indiana Winter, Neville, Susan
15 Neville, Susan Indiana Winter
No defects. Pages are clean and crisp, binding is tight; book appears unread. . Wonderful collection of essays and stories, all taking place in the great state of Indiana. Gift quality. . Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 249 pages. H3 Bloomington. Bloomington Indiana U. Press 1994 0253208793 / 9780253208798 1st Edition Thus Softcover Fine 19077 
Price: 11.50 USD
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Tri-Quarterly (Spring, 1965)  Creativity in the Soviet Union, Newman, Charles, Ed.
16 Newman, Charles, Ed. Tri-Quarterly (Spring, 1965) Creativity in the Soviet Union
SlIght foxing to back cover, faint corner crease to front cover. . Most of the issue is devoted to creativity in the Soviet Union. Contributions by Andrei Voznesensky, Joseph Brodsky, Yuri Kazakov, Evgeny Evtushenko, Anna Akhmatova, Marina Tsvetaeva, Boris Pasternak, Bulat Okudshava, Peter Viereck, Andrew Field, Deming Brown, David Joravsky, Norris Houghton, Peter Chaadayyev, John Stewart Carter, Maurice English, Erich Heller, Leslie Epstein, Sondra Fargo, and Thomas I. Cook. . Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 190 pages. L4 Evanston, IL. Evanston, IL Northwestern U. Press 1965 Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 18462 
Price: 16.50 USD
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Alexander Pope, Pope, Alexander
17 Pope, Alexander Alexander Pope
Navy blue flexible leather boards with bright gilt titles and decoration to front cover and spine are a little scuffed. Light wear to corners and head of spine. Some label and tape ghosts to endpapers, owner name and date of 1951. Gilt on top page ends is dulled. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. No date, but circa 1920.. Except for a short introduction by John Bailey, this is all Pope. A selection of his most well known poetry, prose, essays. . 16mo 6" - 7" tall. 343 pages. F6 London. London Thomas Nelson & Sons 1920 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 25366 
Price: 16.50 USD
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Confessions of Two Brothers, Powys, John Cowper and Llewellyn
18 Powys, John Cowper and Llewellyn Confessions of Two Brothers
Spine label is lightly sunned, a little foxing to preliminary pages, owner blindstamp to ffep, page ends darkened. Paper title label on front cover is as new. Covers are black cloth. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. . Essays and diary entries; Llewellyn's first book. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 265 pages. A6 The Manas Press 1916 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 23311 
Price: 30.00 USD
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KWMU Presents The Best Harry James Cargas Commentaries, Radio, KWMU & Harry Cargas
19 Radio, KWMU & Harry Cargas KWMU Presents The Best Harry James Cargas Commentaries
No defects. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED by Harry Cargas on the title page. . Harry James Cargas was an American scholar, author, and teacher. He was perhaps best known for his writing and research on Jewish-Catholic relations and American literature, but this collection covers a wide variety of subjects. They are a sample of the best of the commentaries delivered by Cargas on KWMU radio (St Louis, Missouri) over a period of twenty years. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 124 pages. Signed by Author. A2 Focus/Graphics 1995 1st Printing Paperback As New 31360 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Contemporary Writing from the Continents: an Mundus Artium Retrospective, Schulte, Rainer
20 Schulte, Rainer Contemporary Writing from the Continents: an Mundus Artium Retrospective
Two tiny tears to dust jacket, now protected by fresh mylar cover. Book has no defects; pages are clean and crisp, binding is tight; book appears unread. . An extraordinary anthology of poetry, all previously published in Mundus Artium. Fiction and essays from around the world. Octavio Paz, W. W. Merwin, Karl Krolow, Judith Minty, Nikos Engonopoulos, Angel Gonzalez, Tadeusz Rozewicz, Robert Creeley, Anne Sexton, Richard Eberhart, Pablo Neruda, James Kirkup, Heinrich Böll, Denise Levertov, and Par Lagerkvist, just to name a few. More than 160 authors are represented. The works have been translated to English. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 410 pages. E6 Athens. Athens Ohio U. Press 1981 0821406566 / 9780821406564 1st Edition Thus Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 25106 
Price: 11.50 USD
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