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Englewood Coloring Book, Appleton, Dan
1 Appleton, Dan Englewood Coloring Book
New London, N.H. Country Press 1976 First Edition; Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Author 
Scenes from Englewood Florida made into a coloring book for children. Beach, Parks, Fish House, WENG radio station building, Marina, Canal Homes, etc. Some browing to cover. Scarce if not Rare local historical work. ; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 29.97 USD
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Artifice and Indeterminacy  An Anthology of New Poetics, Beach, Christopher
2 Beach, Christopher Artifice and Indeterminacy An Anthology of New Poetics
University Alabama Press 1998 0817309462 / 9780817309466 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Looks Never Read! Still in shrink wrap. ; Modern & Contemporary Poetics; 392 pages;

Artifice and Indeterminacy gathers the strongest and most representative writings of the past two decades and shows more clearly than ever before the depth and breadth of  contemporary American poetics. Collectively, these essays break with conventional interpretive frameworks and traditional generic boundaries of poetry to give fresh voice to the  poetics of our time.

Neither dismissive of the aesthetic value(s) of poetry, nor reluctant to articulate the ways in which aesthetic evaluation is complicated by the mediating influences of history, culture, class, gender, race, and academic status, the writers presented in this anthology celebrate the artifice of the poetic text while also accepting as a given the indeterminacy of its inception and reception.
 
Individual pieces range in style and approach from theoretical writings to discussions of individual poets such as Emily Dickinson, Louis Zukofsky, and Bob Kaufman. The authors consider such critical issues as gender and the possibilities of a feminist poetics, the textual politics of race and class, and the broader implications of an avant-garde practice.

CONTENTS / CONTRIBUTORS

 

Section 1: Form/Syntax/Speech

Charles Bernstein

Bob Perelman

Barrett Watten

Michael Davidson

Marjorie Perloff

 

Section 2: Pattern/Experience/Song

David Antin

Leslie Scalapino

Lyn Hejinian

John Taggart

 

Section 3: Institutions and Ideology

James Sherry

Ron Silliman

Steve McCaffery

Hank Lazer

Nathaniel Mackey

Maria Damon

 

Section 4: Poetics and Gender

Rae Armantrout

Rachel Blau DuPlessis

Susan Howe

 
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3 Beach, David Ewards D. D. Sermons and Addresses
Marietta, OH Alice A Beach, Alumni of Marietta College 1890 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Brown cover, gold lettering. Very clean some pages uncut! 
Price: 17.97 USD
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The Goose Woman  Short Stories., Beach, Rex
4 Beach, Rex The Goose Woman Short Stories.
Harper and Bros 1925 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Blue cloth cover with Blue print and orange underlines in circle on cover. Clean pages and text. Tight binding. Dust has chips and discoloration in spots. Dust now in mylar protective cover. Contains 5 short stories including 'The Goose Woman', 'Cave Stuff', Cool Waters', 'The Michigan Kid' and 'Powder'. Both 'The Goose Woman' and 'The Michigan Kid' became successful films. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book as first edition with dust. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 266 pages 
Price: 79.97 USD
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The Winds of Chance, Beach, Rex
5 Beach, Rex The Winds of Chance
Harper & Brothers 1918 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
Red cloth cover. Dust is worn, now in Brodart cover. Front end paper cut out. Book is otherwise in very good condition. Rex Ellingwood Beach (September 1, 1877 - December 7, 1949) was an American novelist, playwright, and Olympic water polo player. Rex Beach was born in Atwood, Michigan, but moved to Tampa, Florida, with his family where his father was growing fruit trees. Beach was educated at Rollins College, Florida (1891-6), the Chicago College of Law (1896-7), and Kent College of Law, Chicago (1899-1900).[1] In 1900 he was drawn to Alaska at the time of the Klondike Gold Rush.[2] After five years of unsuccessful prospecting, he turned to writing. Scarce with dust. ; Illustrated; 7.60 X 5.10 X 1.25 inches; 521 pages 
Price: 11.97 USD
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70 Songs 1890-1920 All Organ, Words, Chords, Music, Big 3 Music Corp.
6 Big 3 Music Corp. 70 Songs 1890-1920 All Organ, Words, Chords, Music
Big 3 Music Corp. 1976 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Contains 70 unforgettable classic song: Aba daba honeymoon ; After the ball ; Alice blue gown ; Aloha oe ; Anchors aweigh ; At the jazz band ball ; Band played on ; Beautiful Ohio ; Because ; Bill Bailey, won't you please come home? ; Bird in a gilded cage ; Chlo-e ; Clarinet marmalade ; Come back to Sorrento ; Come, Josephine in my flying machine ; Darktown strutters' ball ; Fascination ; Frankie and Johnny ; Give my regards to Broadway ; Hello! Ma baby ; He's got the whole world in his hands ; I didn't raise my boy to be a soldier ; I love you truly ; I wish I had a girl ; Ida! Sweet as apple cider ; I'm always chasing rainbows ; I'm sorry I made you cry ; In my merry Oldsmobile ; In the good old summertime ; In the sweet by and by ; Ireland must be heaven ; Ja-da ; Johnson rag ; K-K-K-Katy ; Let me call you sweetheart ; Liebestraum ; Li'l Liza Jane ; Love's old sweet song ; Mary's a grand old name ; Meet me in St. Louis, Louis ; Meet me to-night in dreamland ; Melody of love ; M-I-S-S-I-S-S-I-P-P-I ; M-O-T-H-E-R ; My gal Sal ; O perfect love ; O sole mio ; Oh promise me! ; On the beach at Waikiki ; Over there ; Peg o' my heart ; Peggy O'Neil ; Rose room --Sensation ; Sidewalks of New York ; Song of love ; Sweet Adeline ; Sweet Rosie O'Grady ; Sweetest story ever told ; Ten little fingers and ten little toes; There's a broken heart for every light on Broadway ; Tiger rag ; Wabash blues ; Wabash Cannon Ball ; Washington and Lee swing ; What do you want to make those eyes at me for? ; When you wore a tulip ; Yankee doodle boy ; You tell me your dream ; You're a grand old flag. ; Home Library Series, Vol. 1; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 144 pages 
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7 Black Hills Half Century Club Pioneer Footprints Bear Butte
Belle Fourche, SD Midwest Beach Co 1964 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Gold cover with black lettering. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. History of Butte County, SD. Rare.; 332 pages 
Price: 129.18 USD
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South Beach Shakedown  The Diary of Gideon Pike (Author Signed), Bruns, Don
8 Bruns, Don South Beach Shakedown The Diary of Gideon Pike (Author Signed)
Oceanview Publishing 2006 1933515023 / 9781933515021 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Looks new. Signed by Author on Title Page. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. "A hearty welcome to musician-turned-novelist Don Bruns, whose South Beach Shakedown offers readers a high-energy romp through the uncomfortably parallel worlds of the pop music industry and the criminal underbelly of Miami. Entertainment journalist Mick Sever owes his career to pop star Gideon Pike. Pike allowed Sever into his inner circle back when Sever was a fledgling reporter, and that entrée put Sever on the map. Fame went to Sever’s head (not to mention his liver and his neural synapses) as he lived in the shadow of the pop idol; his excesses cost him his marriage, and very nearly his career as well. Now Gideon Pike is in a jam, and through a mutual acquaintance (Sever’s ex-wife, for whom Sever still carries an Olympic-size torch) he has summoned the writer to help bail him out. It will not be easy, though, for when Sever arrives in Miami, he finds that Gideon Pike has disappeared, and that Pike’s compadres are dropping like flies. A Korean mobster adds a bit of Asian! spice to the dish, and Sever’s ex, Ginny, supplies the sizzling heat. The banter, particularly between Sever and Ginny, is relaxed and believable, just what you’d expect from old lovers who are still friends. With the relentlessly action-packed South Beach Shakedown, Bruns has crafted what may be this season’s quintessential suspense read." Someone is about to make a killing in the music industry.

Why would songwriting legend Gideon Pike mysteriously disappear just when he is about to turn his 30-year career into a multi-million dollar profit?

Music columnist Mick Sever is back in Don Bruns’ third suspense masterpiece. This time he’s looking for answers and his missing friend in the gritty backrooms of South Beach’s biggest nightclubs, dodging suicide speedboats and running from sniper fire. What surfaces is how the major players in the music industry are not making the headlines, they’re just pulling the strings that create them. Hit it right, and the royalties – even someone else’s – can rake in millions for the rest of your life. The key is finding Gideon before Korean mobster Jimmy Shinn does. Jimmy is ready to cash in on the one secret that will bring Gideon to his knees and strip away what’s left of his career, his fortune, and his life. Whoever gets to Gideon first will either save him or pull the trigger. The deadly race is on. Tami Brady, TMC Reviews "Gideon Pike goes missing. Nobody knows if the man killed his gay lover and fled, if he’s hiding from the real killer, or if he’s skipped town on one of his occasional trips that usually happen when Pike owes someone money. "Even after I read this book, I still wasn’t sure whether I liked Gideon Pike or not. The guy seemed like such a sleaze at times, had so many secrets, and had layer upon layer of hidden lives that I wasn’t really sure if I ever got to see the real man behind all the smoke and mirrors. Moreover, when finally faced with the complex realities and dynamic personality of the man, I wasn’t sure how much of the made up situations and fantasies that Pike actually believed. "Despite this, or more likely because of these aspects, I couldn’t seem to put this book down. I was so eager to figure out if Pike was still alive, who had committed the murders, and the real truth behind all the deceptions that I had to keep turning the pages." Cathy Yanda for Readers Views "This is not the first time these characters meet in one of Don Bruns’ books. You may not have met them before, but it will not take you long to become well acquainted with them. In this adventure, Mick Sever, an entertainment writer, teams up with his ex-wife Ginny (did I mention he is still in love with her?) to solve the disappearance of Gideon Pike in South Miami Beach. While trying to locate the missing music icon, Gideon Pike, Ginny and Mick find themselves in more situations than you would find in a Jackie Chan movie. South Beach Shakedown is lean, fast paced and complex. There are murders, blackmail, dirty deeds, mobsters, near-death misses, speedboats, a cast of interesting people and plenty of scantily-clad women. If this book is not made into a movie, Bruce Willis will have certainly missed a great entertainment opportunity. "If you are looking for a book that will leave you with a great deal more knowledge than you already had, skip this one. However, if you are looking for a book that is absolutely a hoot to read and will leave you laughing and wanting more, you cannot miss with South Beach Shakedown. Once you finish, you will want to check out Don Bruns’ other books as well."; 1.2 x 9.3 x 6.1 Inches; 288 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 9.97 USD

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On Hostile Shores, Daugherty, Sam
9 Daugherty, Sam On Hostile Shores
1St Book Library 2003 1403352461 / 9781403352460 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 
Blue cover, gilt print. Book and dust in as new condition. Dust in mylar protective cover. The author's experiences during WWII were unique as a member of the Special Engineering forces as they were involved in all four of the D-day assaults in the Army against all four nations the Americans fought in WWII. "Sam Daugherty landed in Normandy at 9:30 a.m. on D-Day with the 531st Engineers. He wrote 200 pages for his family but did not live to see it published" . Sam was "one of the Greatest Generation" who with tens of thousands others helped forge the freedom that America (and the countries he helped liberate, enjoys! ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 232 pages 
Price: 18.97 USD
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Jones Beach  An Illustrated History, Hanc, John; Lowe, Ed
10 Hanc, John; Lowe, Ed Jones Beach An Illustrated History
New York Globe Pequot 2007 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Author on Title Page. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover Looks Never Read!; 0.6 x 9.2 x 7 Inches; 224 pages;

Now in paperback!

 

?This is local history at its best. John Hanc’s lively, absorbing narrative is both nostalgic and sophisticated.”
?Barnet Schecter, author of The Battle for New York and The Devil’s Own Work

 

?A delightful read, a nostalgic, absorbing trip back in time to the origins and the halcyon days of a treasured New York institution.”  ?Kevin Baker, author of Dreamland and Paradise Alley

 

?[A]ny citizen of New York will be proud to have this book in their collection.”

?Donald J. Trump

 

Jones Beach looms large in the hearts and lives of millions of New Yorkers. From its windswept beginnings on the far edge of an empire to its twentieth-century status as the greatest public beachfront resort in America, it has been home to countless memories. Situated on a barrier island linked to Long Island, Jones Beach State Park is today the most popular beach on the East Coast, with some six million visitors a year.

 

In this evocative illustrated book, John Hanc explores the traditions, institutions, controversies, and characters of this beloved seaside resort, now a state historic landmark. His richly detailed prose comes together with a wonderful collection of archival photographs to make this a must read for anyone who has visited Jones Beach. The foreword is by ?Mr. Long Island,” longtime former Newsday columnist Ed Lowe.

 
 
; Signed by Author 
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Holden Beach History  (Author Signed), Holden, John F.
11 Holden, John F. Holden Beach History (Author Signed)
Wilmington, NC New Hanover Printing and Publishing 1988 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
Author signed. Beige cover, Gold print. Dust has small tear about 1" x 1".. Mylar cover on dust. Fully indexed. Inscribed by former owner and signed by author 8/28/88. Excellent history of this area of North Carolina.Holden Beach is a seaside town in Brunswick County, North Carolina. "Benjamin Holden in 1756 bought four mainland tracts and the island between his plantation and the ocean. This island extended from Lockwood's Folly Inlet west 6 miles (10 km) to Bacon Inlet. Benjamin and his sons used the island for fishing and cattle grazing. During the Civil War Holden Beach and Lockwood's Folley Inlet became the resting place of several shipwrecks: the Confederate blockade runners CSS Elizabeth and CSS Bendigo and the Union blockade ship USS Iron Age." Wikipedia. Rare signed copy. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Photos; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 151 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 27.97 USD
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Point Venus, McConnaughey, Susanne
12 McConnaughey, Susanne Point Venus
Little, Brown and Company 1951 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed by author on front endpaper. Dust has chips at edges, but now covered in mylar cover. Tahiti, a hundred years before the tidal wave of L.S.T.s, is the setting for the story of Marianna, daughter of a rigidly strict missionary, and her coming of age. The French were trying to seize control and the British missionaries who preceded them were trying desperately to get help from home: Queen Pomare, shabbily treated by the French, was writing pathetic letters to her sister monarch, Victoria. The school on Marianna's beloved Point Venus was closed, and that, together with the death of her father and her necessary move to town, brings her out of her isolated, ivory tower life. She was able then to return the love of the educated, American beach comber, Jonas Burkham, and their liaison shut them out of the life of the town. But they help the natives in their hopeless fight, back in the hills, where their hardships temper their love into durability and Jonas turns again to writing when an injury stops his trading by schooner. Soft breezes for the dog days.(Kirkus Review); 8 X 5.60 X 1.20 inches; 312 pages; Signed by Author 
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Ferris Beach  (Author Signed), McCorkle, Jill
13 McCorkle, Jill Ferris Beach (Author Signed)
Chapel Hill, NC Algonquin Books 1990 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Near Fine with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Yellow wraps. Signed on title page. Has letter from publisher. Rare. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 343 pages; p; Signed by Author 
Price: 11.97 USD
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Unknown Waters  A First-Hand Account of the Historic Under-ice Survey of the Siberian Continental Shelf by USS Queenfish, McLaren, Dr. Alfred S. &  William R. Anderson
14 McLaren, Dr. Alfred S. & William R. Anderson Unknown Waters A First-Hand Account of the Historic Under-ice Survey of the Siberian Continental Shelf by USS Queenfish
University, Al University Alabama Press 2008 0817316027 / 9780817316020 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Both book and dust look new. Inscribed and signed by author McLaren to a Naval Academy classmate in 2009. Alfred S. McLaren is a retired U.S. Navy Captain, recipient of the Distinguished Service Medal and two Legions of Merit, President Emeritus of The Explorers Club, Senior Pilot of the SAS Aviator submersible, and Director of Sub Aviator Systems, Redondo Beach, California. “Unknown Waters, the story of the hazardous exploration by the USS Queenfish, is a splendid adventure. Captain McLaren’s spellbinding account of his unparalleled voyage into the unknown beneath the ice off Siberia constitutes a treasure house of knowledge never before conceived of a dark and forbidding part of the globe. Audacious as well as entertaining!” Clive Cussler, Chairman, National Underwater & Marine Agency. Very Rare signed copy. ; SSN-651; 9.40 X 6.10 X 1.10 inches; 242 pages; Signed by Author 
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15 Mehling, Harold The Most of Everything
New York, NY Harcort, Brace, and Co 1960 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
First stated, The Story of Miami Beach. Chip on inside page, dust has chips otherwise very good condition. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 
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16 Nicholson, Nettie Gove A tenth generation Yankee from Maine
1972 PhotoCopy; Various Manila Folder or Binder Very Good with no dust jacket 
This is a photocopy and includes a complete index of families. Names such as Alden, Alexander, Allen, Ambrose, Alley,Ayer, Bachiler, Banfield, Besse, Bosworth, Brown, Carpenter, Curtis, Doane, Deland, Freeman, Gove, Hoyt, Littlefield, Merriam, Merriman, Page, Potter, Stewart, Thompson, Wheeler, Whitaker, Whitman, Worcester, and many, many more. Part 1=index, Part 2=Ten-Generation Pedigree, Part3=Kith 'N Kin, Part 4= Heraldry, Part 5=Patriotic, Historic, and Genealogical Societies, Part 6=Family Charts, Part 7 = Addenda and Errors. Photo copy only. ; Photocopy Only; Photos and charts; 310 pages 
Price: 49.97 USD
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Gone Sunwards, Roberts, Cecil
17 Roberts, Cecil Gone Sunwards
New York, NY Macmillan Company 1936 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Photos Foxing. 286 pages. Covers Miami Beach, Hialeah, Coconut Grove, Orlando, Coral Gables. Blue cover with some rubs. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 
Price: 32.66 USD
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Remembering A History of Florida's South Palm Beach County, Simon, Sandy
18 Simon, Sandy Remembering A History of Florida's South Palm Beach County
Cedars Group 1999 0966962508 / 9780966962505 Various Hardcover 
290 pages 
Price: 15.97 USD
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Melbourne Beach, The first 100 Years, Thomas, Frank (Editor)
19 Thomas, Frank (Editor) Melbourne Beach, The first 100 Years
Melbourne Beach, Fl Frank Thomas 1983 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Green cover with gilt print. Printed on the ocassion of the Centennial 1883-1983. Historical information and numerous photographs. ; Photographs, Maps, illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 67 pages 
Price: 39.97 USD
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Screen World, 1966, Vol 17, Willis, John
20 Willis, John Screen World, 1966, Vol 17
New York Crown Publishers 1966 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
Hardcover book in very clean condition, Dust has minor chips around edges, but now in mylar protective cover. Original edition not a reprint or POD. This the 1966 edition covers the prior years movies. This edition dedicated to Daniel Blum the founder and editor of Screen World. A reviewer says "Taking the films of 1965 by the horns, this refence book is vital to those who crave films. Up and coming personalities of 1965? Robert Redford, Julie Christie, Barbara Harris, Michael Caine & Katherine Ross. As always, this series includes hundreds of pictures from most of the films released that year, including Foreign films. From 'Ship Of Fools', to 'Beach Blanket Bingo', 1965 was another great year in diversity in filmmaking.; Vol. 17; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages 
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