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  • THE KING'S ENGLISH: Adventures of an Independent Bookseller. by Burton, Betsy.
    Burton, Betsy.
    THE KING'S ENGLISH: Adventures of an Independent Bookseller.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    Salt Lake City: Gibbs Smith, (2005). First edition - A history of a small independent bookstore in Salt Lake City, Utah, and much more. Includes reflections on books, and bookselling, book lists, accounts of author events. Illustrated with photographs. 302 pp. ISBN: 1423601246.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers with French flaps.

    Book ID: 61223
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  • THE KING'S ENGLISH: Adventures of an Independent Bookseller. by Burton, Betsy.
    Burton, Betsy.
    THE KING'S ENGLISH: Adventures of an Independent Bookseller.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    Salt Lake City: Gibbs Smith, (2005). SIGNED first edition - A history of a small independent bookstore in Salt Lake City, Utah, and much more. Includes reflections on books, and bookselling, book lists, accounts of author events. Illustrated with photographs. SIGNED on the title page. 302 pp. ISBN: 1423601246.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers with French flaps.

    Book ID: 63118
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  • PLUM PUDDING: Of Divers Ingredients, Discreetly Blended and Seasoned. by Morley, Christopher.
    Morley, Christopher.
    PLUM PUDDING: Of Divers Ingredients, Discreetly Blended and Seasoned.

    Edition: First printing.

    Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Page & Co., Inc., 1921. Hardcover first edition - A collection of mostly humorous sketches originally published in the New York Evening Post and the Literary Review and other newspapers and journals. Includes a short piece on McSorley's and several on various authors - Gissing, Conrad, etc. Illustrated with drawings by Walter Jack Duncan viii, 242 pp., publisher's ads at rear.

    Condition: Very good minus in beige boards with tan cloth spine (corners slightly bumped, lettering on spine rubbed, a few very brief penciled notations in the margins, easily erasable)

    Book ID: 58391
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  • A PLACE THAT'S KNOWN. by Pearson, Michael,
    Pearson, Michael,
    A PLACE THAT'S KNOWN.

    Edition: First printing.

    Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, (1994.) dj. Hardcover first edition - His second book of literary odysseys - from his childhood in the Bronx, to Flannery O'Connor's Georgia, interviews with John McPhee in the Pine Barrens of New Jersey and with Tony Hillerman in the Southwest, and to the Britain of Shakespeare, Yeats and Joyce. Small format. 256 pp. ISBN: 0-87805-6726.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 51801
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  • CHILDREN'S BOOKS AND THEIR CREATORS. by Silvey, Anita, editor.
    Silvey, Anita, editor.
    CHILDREN'S BOOKS AND THEIR CREATORS.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, (1995) dj. Hardcover first edition - A comprehensive reference on children's books of the twentieth century, with an emphasis on the years after World War II, arranged in encyclopedia format, alphabetically by author, illustrator or topic. Includes a recommended reading list and entries from seventy-five contributors (which include such well-known names as Lloyd Alexander, Nina Bawden, Eric Carle, Paula Fox, Gary Soto and many more) on topics ranging from ABC books to young adult books. Color plates inserted and illustrated throughout with smaller black and white reproductions of book covers or illustrations. Notes on contributors, index of contributors, general index. 800 pp. ISBN: 0-395-653800.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket. (short tear to top of dj spine)

    Book ID: 59441
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