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The Poetry of Robert Frost
Robert Frost

Franklin Library, 1980

The poetry of Robert Frost is presented by the Franklin Library as one of the 100 Greatest Masterpieces of American Literature. Heirloom-quality, leather-bound, limited edition with gilt embellishments and lettering, as well as, full-gilt page ends and sewn-in silk placer ribbon.


The story of art
E. H Gombrich

distributed by Oxford University Press, 1951

The Story of Art, one of the best-known and best-loved books on art ever written, has been a world bestseller for over half a century. Professor Gombrich's clear and engaging text combines with hundreds of full-colour illustrations to trace the history of art in an unfolding narrative, from primitive cave paintings to controversial art works of the present day. This pocket edition presents The Story of Art in a compact format with an entirely ...


Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural

Modern Library, 1972

Edited with Introduction by Phyllis Fraser and Herbert A. Wise; Stories: La Grande Breteche, by Honore de Balzac; The Black Cat, & The Facts in the Case of M Valdemar, by Edgar Allan Poe; A Terribly Strange Bed, by Wilkie Collins; The Boarded Window, by Ambrose Bierce; The Three Strangers, by Thomas Hardy; The Interruption, & The Monkey's Paw, by WW Jacobs; Pollock and the Porroh Man, & The Sea Raiders, by HG Wells; Sredni Vashtar, & The Open ...


Holding Silvan: A Brief Life

Hawthorne Books, 2013

In the opening of Holding Silvan: A Brief Life, Monica Wesolowska gives birth to her first child, a healthy-seeming boy who is taken from her arms for “observation” when he won’t stop crying. Within days, Monica and her husband have been given the grimmest of prognoses for Silvan, and they must make a choice about his life. The story that follows is not a story of typical maternal heroism. There is no medical miracle here. Instead, we ...


The Kewpie primer
Vernon Quinn

Frederick A. Stokes Co, 1916

This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed ...


The Eight-Fingered Criminal's Son

Cactus Surf Press, 2011

THE EIGHT-FINGERED CRIMINAL'S SON is a quirky collection of mostly true stories about growing up in 1970s Southern California.


Voyage of the Basset

Artisan, 1996

"Believing is Seeing" In the tradition of such favorite classics as Gulliver’s Travels and Journey to the Center of the Earth, Voyage of the Basset takes the reader on a fantastical journey of discovery. Through richly detailed full-color paintings and line drawings, magical kingdoms emerge from a sea of dreams. Cassandra Aisling, who is nine years and eleven months old, doesn’t care “a jot” about what sensible people think. She ...


Every Living Thing (All Creatures Great and Small)
James Herriot (Alf Wight)

St. Martin's Press, 1992

The author of All Creatures Great and Small offers readers a collection of new memoirs, describing the family and friends who share his life on the Yorkshire dales. 750,000 first printing. Major ad/promo.


Tisha, The Story of a Young Teacher in the Alaska Wilderness
Anne. Specht, Robert, Purdy

St. Martin's Press, 1976


The Meaning of HItler, Hitler's Use of Power, His successes and Failures
Sebastian Haffner

New York, 1979


Striking At The Roots: A Practical Gt An

John Hunt Publishing, 2010

Animal activists shine a bright light into the dark recesses of factory farms, vivisection labs, fur farms, product-testing facilities and animal "training" complexes. Striking at the Roots: A Practical Guide to Animal Activism brings together the most effective tactics for speaking out for animals. Activists from around the globe explain why their models of activism have been successful -- and how you can become involved.


A Foxfire Christmas: Appalachian Memories And Traditions

Doubleday, 1990

New in paperback This captivating book of recollections celebrates the holiday traditions of Appalachian families as passed from one generation to the next. Based on Foxfire students' interviews with neighbors and family members, the memories shared here are from a simpler time, when gifts were fewer but perhaps more precious, and holiday tables were laden with traditional favorites. More than just reminiscences, however, A Foxfire ...


Swimming Lessons and Other Stories from Firozsha Baag
Rohinton Mistry

Houghton, 1989


Things I Like About America: Personal Narratives

Hawthorne Books, 2011

POE BALLANTINE’S RISKY PERSONAL ESSAYS are populated with odd jobs, eccentric characters, boarding houses, buses, and beer. He takes us along on his Greyhound bus journey through small town America (including a detour to Mexico) exploring what it means to be human. Written with piercing intimacy and self-effacing humor, Ballantine’stories provide entertainment, social commentary, and completely compelling slices of life.


Daredevil by Frank Miller & Klaus Janson Omnibus
Frank Miller

Marvel Comics, 2007

Frank Miller's spellbinding scripts and pulse-pounding pencils herald one of Daredevil's greatest eras, just in time for the Kingpin and Bullseye's efforts to rob the Man Without Fear of everything he holds dear! Featuring the first appearances of Elektra, Stick and the Hand! The daring discovery that drew Ben Urich into Daredevil's domain of darkness! Such forgotten-yet-formidable foes as Death-Stalker and the Gladiator! Guest-starring the ...


Bleating Hearts: The Hidden World of Animal Suffering

Changemakers Books, 2013

Comprehensive and hard-hitting, Bleating Hearts examines the world’s vast exploitation of animals, from the food, fashion, and research industries to the use of other species for sport, war, entertainment, religion, labor and pleasure.


Black Gold
Marguerite Henry

Rand McNally & Company, 1957

First edition with 'A' on copyright page, bound in black cloth with yellow lettering, pictorial endpapers, b&w ills. through-out by Dennis. Book is just about fine, bright & clean. Inside is tight and unmarked. Dj is price clipped else about fine.


The Visionary, 2014

During the summer of 1967, three members of the rock band Wyldeflower head out into the arid California desert to kick back and relax. When they get there, they decide to take some LSD supposedly created by the government. What happens that night will not only affect the rest of their lives but result in the creation of a being with almost unlimited mental powers.



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