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The Spell of New Mexico
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The Spell of New Mexico

By Hillerman, Tony (Editor); Mary Austin, Oliver La Farge, Conrad Richter, D. H. Lawrence, C. G. Jung, Winfield Townley Scott, John DeWitt McKee, Ernie Pyle, Harvey Fergusson, Lawrence Clark Powell

Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1976. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0826304206 . An unmarked copy with very little wear. Publisher's price of $5.95 on the front flap. A tiny closed tear to the rear panel. A collection of essays that evoke the appeal New Mexico has had for some of the twentieth century's best-known writers. ; 105 pages .

$37.00

What Are People For?
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What Are People For?

By Berry, Wendell

London: Rider Books. Very Good. 1991. First British Edition; First Printing. Softcover. 0712650792 . A remainder stamp to the bottom page edges, otherwise clean. Essays which convey a deep concern for the American economic system and the gluttonous American consumer.; Remainder .

$27.50

Working Papers: Selected Essays and Reviews by Hayden Carruth

By Carruth, Hayden; Judith Weissman

Athens: University of Georgia Press. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1982. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0820305839 . Essays on Camus, Pound, Berryman and several others. .

$17.50

Selected Essays of Delmore Schwartz

By Schwartz, Delmore; Donald A. Dike, David H. Zucker

Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Very Good. 1985. Softcover. 0226742148 . Reprint. Light rubbing and a tiny stain to the top of the page edges. .

$17.50

A Year in Place
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A Year in Place

By Olsen, W. Scott and Bret Lott

Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press. Near Fine. 2001. First Edition; First Printing. Softcover. 0874806739 . These 12 seasonal essays and poems are by American writers who were invited by editors Olsen and Lott to describe the place they call home during a particular month. A trade paperback original. .

$15.00

InterChange: A Symposium on Regionalism, Internationalism, and Ethnicity in Literature

By Spalding, Linda and Frank Stewart

Honolulu: InterArts Hawaii. Very Good. 1980. Softcover. Signed by Maxine Hong Kingston at her contribution. Other authors in this collection include Michael Ondaatje, Gary Snyder and John Hawkes. ; Signed by Contributor .

$20.00

The Bread Loaf Anthology of Contemporary American Essays

By Pack, Robert and Jay Parini

Hanover: University Press of New England. Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket. 1989. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0874514762 . Contributors include Wendell Berry, Tim O'Brien, Gore Vidal and others. ; 377 pages .

$15.00

The Best American Essays 2002

By Gould, Stephen Jay

Boston: Houghton Mifflin. Very Good. 2002. First Edition; First Printing. Softcover. Signed by Bernard Cooper at his contribution. An Uncorrected Proof in plain wrappers. Creasing to the covers, and a small tear to the head of the spine. ; Signed by Author .

$17.50

A Long the Riverrun

By Ellmann, Richard

New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1989. First American Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 039457768x . Slight foxing to the dust jacket flaps. Ellmann planned this selection of his literary and biographical essays before his death in May 1987. .

$15.00

The Road Back to Paris

By Liebling, A.J.

New York: Paragon House. Near Fine. 1988. First Paperback Edition; First Printing. Softcover. 1557781060 . Originally published in 1944, a collection of essays describing everyday life in wartorn Europe, and depicts the experiences of the ordinary American soldier fighting the war. .

$17.50

Prepositions: The Collected Critical Essays of Louis Zukofsky
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Prepositions: The Collected Critical Essays of Louis Zukofsky

By Zukofsky, Louis

Berkeley: University of California Press. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1981. First Expanded Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0520032241 . Foreword by Hugh Kenner. A nick to the top of the front panel, and slight rubbing to the bottom corner. The definitive set of critical statements by Zukofsky, one of the most important poets of the 20th century. ; 174 pages .

$37.00

For Rabbit, With Love and Squalor

By Roiphe, Anne

New York: Free Press. Fine. 2000. First Edition; First Printing. Softcover. An Uncorrected Proof in glossy illustrated wrappers. In these essays, Roiphe documents her literary love affairs with famous male protagonists from recent American literature. .

$15.00

The Flatness and Other Landscapes

By Martone, Michael

Athens: University of Georgia Press. Near Fine. 2000. First Edition; First Printing. Softcover. An Uncorrected Proof in illustrated wrappers. These essays (previously published in small magazines and anthologies) reflect on the inner and outer territories of the Midwest. Winner of the Associated Writing Programs Award for Creative Nonfiction.; 171 pages .

$13.00

The Bullfighter Checks Her Makeup  My Encounters with Extraordinary People
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The Bullfighter Checks Her Makeup My Encounters with Extraordinary People

By Orlean, Susan

New York: Random House. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2001. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0679462988 . Signed by Orlean on the title page. A collection of profiles written over the past decade by the New Yorker staff writer.; Signed by Author .

$17.50

Nobody Better, Better Than Nobody
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Nobody Better, Better Than Nobody

By Frazier, Ian

New York: Farrar Straus Giroux. Very Good+ in Fine dust jacket. 1987. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0374223106 . Signed by Frazier on the title page. A tiny spot to the fore-edge. A collection of five essays that originally appeared in the New Yorker. ; Signed by Author .

$20.00

Raised by Puppets, Only to Be Killed by Research

By Codrescu, Andrei

New York: Addison-Wesley. Very Good in Fine dust jacket. 1989. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0201121832 . Inscribed by Codrescu, and dated in New Orleans in the year of publication. Slight browning, and a faint stain to the page edges. Assembled here are his NPR pieces, freestyle columns in which, swimming gleefully against the mainstream, he sounds off on whatever comes to mind. ; Signed by Author .

$30.00

Islands, the Universe, Home

By Ehrlich, Gretel

New York: Viking. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1991. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0670821616 . Signed by Ehrlich. A review copy with publisher's material laid in. A slight crease to the top of the front cover. The power and mystery of untamed nature in the Wyoming wilderness is the focus of this essay collection. ; Signed by Author .

$23.00