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  • Conrad, Sybil.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, (1958.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Interesting picture of a time when women's roles were just beginning to questioned in the US. A young girl from a small town goes to a large public university, and participates in the sorority rush, even as she questions whether or not she wants her ability to choose her own life constrained by the expectations of being a Gamma. 158 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in a good only dust jacket (some biopredation to the folds and edges of the dj, rear flap separating, but it is still quite attractive and protected now by a new archival cover.).

    Book ID: 54810
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  • TOO FAR TO WALK. by Hersey, John.
    Hersey, John.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1966. dj. Hardcover first edition - A contemporary take on the Faust legend - the story of John Fist, an overachieving but dissatisfied college student who is offered a chance by one of his friends to experience all of the extremes of modern life from sex to LSD. 246 pp.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket. ('H' stamped on front pastedown, a bit of bleeding from the blue cloth covers to the inside of the dj, edgewear to the dj, rubbing to folds, original price of 2.95 still present.

    Book ID: 86309
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  • MYSTERY OF THE SEVEN MURALS. by Johnson, Enid & Margaret.
    Johnson, Enid & Margaret.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1940). Hardcover first edition - An uncommon young adult novel, set at a junior college for women where three students - 2 on scholarships, and one from a ranch in the West - are selected to work with an artist in creating a set of seven murals for the new art building on campus. Includes interesting details on the creation of frescoes and also a good coming-of-age story as these young women learn how to stand up for what is right. 269 pp. Illustrated endpapers. ISBN: B003VCCF2U.

    Condition: Very good in grey cloth, no dust jacket - a bit of wear to the corners and ends of the spine, a few spots of foxing to the margins of the pages, front hinge starting, but overall sturdy and attractive,

    Book ID: 83639
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  • CAPTAIN OF THE ELEVEN. by Knipe, Alden Arthur (1870-1950).
    Knipe, Alden Arthur (1870-1950).

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Harper & Brothers, [1927, c 1910.]. Hardcover - The first book by this author who is probably best known for his historical fiction for young adults (often written with his wife). However, Knipe was a great football player in the late 19th centery at the University of Pennsylvania and the head coach at the University of Iowa. A rather hard-to-find book in any printing. Illustrated with a glossy frontispiece and three internal glossy plates. 269 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated tan cloth - a lovely, fresh copy, straight and tight, with light toning to the pages, very minimal wear to the covers.

    Book ID: 81250
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  • Solar-Tuttle, Rachel.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: MTV Books - Pocket Books, (2002.). First edition - The author's first novel, a sharply drawn portrait of college life which tells the story of an over-achieving 'good' girl, who all of a sudden is assailed with a sense of doubt about her own life - sometimes funny, sometimes poignant. MTV Books is a series of trade paperback originals described as being from authors who are 'the young, the hip, the up-coming.'

    Condition: Fine.

    Book ID: 30744
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