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1 Return to Winesburg Selections from Four Years of Writing for a Country Newspaper 1927-1931
Anderson, Sherwood
Chapel Hill, North Carolina University of North Carolina Press 1967 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean orange cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping, fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean bright orange endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs. Edited with an Introduction by Ray Lewis White. 223 pages with an Afterword and bibliography. Dust jacket is clean with some fading to background on spine, and 1967 written on front of dust jacket by a previous owner. A few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This book, which encompasses the years 1927 through 1931, is the first comprehensive sampler of Anderson's writings in the two weekly newspapers of which he was owner, publisher, reporter, copy writer, and printer. 025070

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The Midnight Band of Mercy, Blaine, Michael
2 The Midnight Band of Mercy
Blaine, Michael
New York Soho Press 2004 1-56947-371-4 / 9781569473719 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean pale blue boards with dark blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 372 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 013704

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Father Was an Editor, Bolles, Joshua K.
3 Father Was an Editor
Bolles, Joshua K.
New York W. W. Norton 1940 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket Arthur D. Fuller, Illustrator Signed
Very clean beige cloth boards with red title box, stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. SIGNED by author on half-title. Tiny red number at top corner of front free endpaper. No other marks. 284 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, unfaded, not price clipped, with two very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 011559

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4 A Reporter's Life
Cronkite, Walter
New York Knopf 1996 0-394-57879-1 / 9780394578798 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean black boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. No names or bookplates inside. Clean bright dustjacket has no chipping or tears, is enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Biography. 004167

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Reporting America at War An Oral History, Ferrari, Michelle
5 Reporting America at War An Oral History
Ferrari, Michelle
Hyperion Books 2003 1401300723 / 9781401300722 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition with full number line. Very clean beige boards with brown spine, bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks 256 pp. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Great war reporters from World War II to the present, including Edward R. Murrow, Walter Cronkite, David Halberstam, Peter Arnett, Morley Safer, Chistiane Amanpour, and more. 018221

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The Americans, Frost, David
6 The Americans
Frost, David
New York Stein and Day 1970 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition, with publisher's review slip and typed review laid in. Clean unfaded red boards with clean white cloth spine, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean photo-illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 250 pgs. Bright unfaded dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, one tiny closed tear (1/4") at rear spine gutter area of dustjacket, no edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Publisher's review slip and typed review laid in. Frost probes the peculiarities of the American political scene, the rich and the poor, entertainers, issues of race, sports, and all that makes America what it is. 016791

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Naked in Baghdad: The Iraq War as Seen By NPR's Correspondent, Garrels, Anne
7 Naked in Baghdad: The Iraq War as Seen By NPR's Correspondent
Garrels, Anne
New York Farrar Straus Giroux 2003 0-374-52903-5 / 9780374529031 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, signed by author. Maroon boards with maroon cloth spine, bright silver lettering on spine. Slight damp stain to rear board, no bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. 222 pgs. Bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. As National Public Radio's senior foreign correspondent, Anne Garrels has covered conflicts in Chechnya, Bosnia, Kosovo, Afghanistan, and elsewhere. She is renowned for direct, down-to-earth, insightful reporting, and for her independent take on what she sees. 8vo. Middle East. 013256

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Here at the New Yorker, Gill, Brendan
8 Here at the New Yorker
Gill, Brendan
New York Random House 1975 0394489896 / 9780394489896 Later printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, later printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean light beige boards with gold lettering and small illustration on cover, stamped gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs, cartoons and drawings. 408 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clilpped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024437

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Films Without Make-up, McIntyre, Ronald
9 Films Without Make-up
McIntyre, Ronald
Cairo, Egypt R. Schindler 1943 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Fair Jacket 
First Edition in tattered dust jacket. Clean gold cloth boards wtih red and black lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, clean maps on endpapers. Previous owner name and date (May, 1944 - Cairo) on half-title page. 339 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Errata page at end of book. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, but has large pieces missing. Enclosed in new mylar cover. Scarce book. A screen reporter's story, and a timely record of history and countries seen through the eyes of the men who--in peace and war--live dangerously, travelling into the far corners of the earth. Author was the director of the NZ Army film production unit in the Middle East. 8vo. Journalism. 012486

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10 Journey Through a Lighted Room
Parton, Margaret
New York Viking Press 1973 670-40955-3 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean white and gray decorated boards with clean yellow cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Very small previous owner name on front free endpaper. 248 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A female journalist's adventures around the world and her personal quest for happiness and fulfillment. 8vo. Biography. 009817

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Live from the Battlefield: From Vietnam to Baghdad--35 Years in the World's War Zones, Peter Arnett
11 Live from the Battlefield: From Vietnam to Baghdad--35 Years in the World's War Zones
Peter Arnett
New York Simon & Schuster 1994 0671755862 / 9780671755867 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine fine Jacket 
First Trade Edition, first printing (with full number line) in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean blue boards with blue cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white glossy photographs. 463 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Collectible quality. 024930

Price: 20.00 USD
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12 Sketches in the Sand
Reston, James
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1967 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean green cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, bright gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 479 pgs. + index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, price-clipped at corner, with one tiny (under 1/4") closed tear at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Essays. 008530

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13 Nothing Ever Happens to the Brave: The Adventurous Life of America's Most Glamorous and Courageous War Correspondent
Rollyson, Carl
New York St. Martin's 1990 0-312-05125-5 / 9780312051259 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Near FIne Fine Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names or bookplates. 398 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Biography. 008810

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14 Talking Back to the New York Times: Letters to the Editor 1851-1971
Seigel, Kalman
New York/Chicago Quadrangle 1972 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition. Review copy with review slip and typed review laid in. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 377 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 320 letters from readers on world and national issues from the Civil War to the Pentagon Papers, selected and edited with an introduction by the Letters editor of The New York Times, with an inside look at how and why the letters that appear in The Times are chosen. 8vo. Journalism. 016785

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The Colonel: The Life and Legend of Robert R. McCormick 1880-1955, Smith, Richard Norton
15 The Colonel: The Life and Legend of Robert R. McCormick 1880-1955
Smith, Richard Norton
Boston/New York Houghton Mifflin 1997 0-395-53379-1 / 9780395533796 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Near FIne Fine Jacket 
Very clean black boards with black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. Tiny bump to two corner tips. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 597 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The life story of the indomitable editor of the Chicago Tribune. 012936

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Steinbeck in Vietnam - Dispatches from the War, Steinbeck, John (Thomas E. Barden, Editor)
16 Steinbeck in Vietnam - Dispatches from the War
Steinbeck, John (Thomas E. Barden, Editor)
Charlottesville and London University of Virginia Press 2012 0813932572 / 9780813932576 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (with full number line on copyright page) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean unfaded red cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blank endpapers. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 190 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024991

Price: 25.00 USD
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Good Evening Everybody from Cripple Creek to Samarkand, Thomas, Lowell
17 Good Evening Everybody from Cripple Creek to Samarkand
Thomas, Lowell
New York William Morrow 1976 9th Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean gold boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Binding tight & square. P/O inscription and small label on front free endpaper. Pages clean & bright. Clean bright dustjacket has minimal wear at top of spine, has been price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Illustrated with black & white photographs. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Biography. WARD00515

Price: 10.00 USD
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18 Never Go Anywhere Without a Pencil
Van Horne, Harriet
New York G. P. Putnam's 1969 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, with publisher's review slip and typed review laid in. Clean red cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean gold endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 313 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, a few tiny closed edge tears at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Autobiography of a widely syndicated and much admired newspaper columnist. 8vo. Biography. 016783

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Frank Gannett: A Biography, Williamson, Samuel T.
19 Frank Gannett: A Biography
Williamson, Samuel T.
New York Duell, Sloan & Pearce 1940 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
Gray cloth boards with maroon lettering on spine. Some spots of fading to boards. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Bookplate SIGNED by Frank Gannett, printed with inscription "TO Janet C. Fales with appreciation and best wishes to my fellow worker-- April 30, 1940." Previous owner name written at top edge of front free endpaper. 250 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny match-head size chip at top of back panel, small closed edge tear at base of spine fold, wear at top and bottom of spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 011765

Price: 18.00 USD
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20 Imprint of a Publisher: The Story of Frank Gannett and His Independent Newspapers
Williamson, Samuel T.
Robert M. McBride & Co. 1948 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Good+ Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with gold title box on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Presentation plate on front fixed endpaper to Charles A. Mattison by Rochester Times Union. Pages are clean. 308 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has closed tear at front spine fold extending into spine, small closed tear at base of spine fold, small corner chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Biography. 008731

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