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Hound: a novel
Hound: a novel
By Brand: Small Beer Press
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ean: 9781931520591, isbn: 1931520593,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
''Death was, after all, the way Henry made his living.''A bookhound, Henry Sullivan buys and sells books he finds at estate auctions and library sales around Boston and often from the relatives of the recently deceased. He’s in his late thirties, single, and comfortably set in his ways. But when a woman from his past, Morgan Johnson, calls to ask him to look at her late husband’s books, he is drawn into the dark machinations of a family whose mixed loyalties and secret history will have


Modern Book Collecting: A Basic Guide to All Aspects of Book Collecting: What to Collect, Who to Buy from, Auctions, Bibliographies, Care, Fakes, Investments, Donations, Definitions, and More
Modern Book Collecting: A Basic Guide to All Aspects of Book Collecting: What to Collect, Who to Buy from, Auctions, Bibliographies, Care, Fakes, Investments, Donations, Definitions, and More
By Skyhorse Publishing
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9781629147918, isbn: 1629147915,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 61 reviews
Everything you need to know about collecting books, in one classic guide.Modern Book Collecting offers advice that answers all the most important questions a book lover and collector might have—what to collect and where to find it, how to tell a first edition from a reprint, how to build an author collection, how to get the best price from dealers, how to understand the prices and rarity of books, and more. Robert A. Wilson reveals the world of collecting, focusing on books that are collected


American Philosophy: A Love Story
American Philosophy: A Love Story
By Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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ean: 9780374537203, isbn: 0374537208,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 111 reviews
The epic wisdom contained in a lost library helps the author turn his life aroundJohn Kaag is a dispirited young philosopher at sea in his marriage and his career when he stumbles upon West Wind, a ruin of an estate in the hinterlands of New Hampshire that belonged to the eminent Harvard philosopher William Ernest Hocking. Hocking was one of the last true giants of American philosophy and a direct intellectual descendent of William James, the father of American philosophy and psychology, with


Martius: The Book of Palms XL (Multilingual Edition)
Martius: The Book of Palms XL (Multilingual Edition)
By TASCHEN
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mpn: 47333825, ean: 9783836566148, isbn: 3836566141,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 21 reviews
Trees of Paradise All known genera of the palm family in 240 exquisite illustrations On December 15, 1868, Carl Friedrich Philipp von Martius (1794–1868), Professor of Botany at the University of Munich and director of the Royal Botanic Garden, was carried to his grave in a coffin covered with fresh palm leaves. These were a reference to his groundbreaking Historia naturalis palmarum: opus tripartitum (Natural History of Palms: a work in three volumes), published between 1823 and 1853. At the


Silenced in the Library: Banned Books in America
Silenced in the Library: Banned Books in America
By Greenwood
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ean: 9781440843945, isbn: 1440843945,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 85 reviews
Censorship has been an ongoing phenomenon even in ''the land of the free.'' This examination of banned books across U.S. history examines the motivations and effects of censorship, shows us how our view of right and wrong has evolved over the years, and helps readers to understand the tremendous importance of books and films in our society.• Provides readers with a broad understanding of the different levels of censorship• Puts challenges to books into historical context of societal


The House of Twenty Thousand Books
The House of Twenty Thousand Books
By New York Review of Books
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mpn: 42055684, ean: 9781590178881, isbn: 1590178882,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
Named one of Kirkus's Best Nonfiction Books of 2015The House of Twenty Thousand Books is the story of Chimen Abramsky, an extraordinary polymath and bibliophile who amassed a vast collection of socialist literature and Jewish history. For more than fifty years Chimen and his wife, Miriam, hosted epic gatherings in their house of books that brought together many of the age’s greatest thinkers. The atheist son of one of the century’s most important rabbis, Chimen was born in 1916 near Minsk,


Growing Up with Dick and Jane: Learning and Living the American Dream
Growing Up with Dick and Jane: Learning and Living the American Dream
By Harper Collins Publishers/Lookout Books
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mpn: 9780006492467, ean: 9780006492467, isbn: 0006492460,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews
They're back!Growing Up with Dick and Jane reunites us with two old friends, Dick and Jane, who, for forty years, taught so many of us to read. Here's the all American brother and sister team. Look! It's Dick, in his striped polo shirts and shorts, always ready for an adventure. Look! Look! It's Jane, in her pretty dresses, eager to have fun and learn about life. There's silly, mischievous Baby Sally, and Spot, America's favorite spaniel. Growing Up with Dick and Jane brings to life the cast of


Handbook For The Recently Deceased
Handbook For The Recently Deceased
By Unknown
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ean: 9781482665321, isbn: 1482665328,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
This is a blank paperback journal in the style of the Handbook for the Recently Deceased from Tim Burton's ''Beetle Juice'' (1988). You can fill it with your absurd thoughts, but no matter what you write, it'll probably read like stereo instructions..


The Amenities of Book Collecting and Kindred Affections
The Amenities of Book Collecting and Kindred Affections
By Kessinger Publishing, LLC
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ean: 9781432622817, isbn: 1432622811,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 136 reviews
This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work..


Robert E. Howard: A Collector's Descriptive Bibliography of American and British Hardcover, Paperback, Magazine, Special and Amateur Editions, with a Biography
Robert E. Howard: A Collector's Descriptive Bibliography of American and British Hardcover, Paperback, Magazine, Special and Amateur Editions, with a Biography
By McFarland
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ean: 9780786461097, isbn: 0786461098,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 62 reviews
Robert E. Howard published primarily in pulp magazines, creating memorable characters like Conan of Cimmeria. After his suicide at the age of 30, pulps continued publishing Howard material posthumously. His first hardcover book appeared in 1937, a year after his death. That book, A Gent from Bear Creek, is the holy grail for Howard collectors--only 12 original copies are known to exist. This invaluable resource for Howard collectors has information for every known published work. Initial



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