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  1. Thumb_game-grasshopper-edition-a04b8733-d9d9-480e-b333-1a0f300b4ee7
    • SCRIBNER, 2003
    • Librería: Books Tell You Why (Stati Uniti)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: Square 4to An attractive first edition/first printing in Fine condition, traces of discoloration to lower board edges and small rubbed spot to front upper board edge in alike dust-jacket. SIGNED by Nobel Prize winner Toni and Slade Morrison directly to front flyleaf; "How can you say I never worked a day? ART is WORK. It just looks like play." So says "Foxy G" to his buddy, "Kid A", in the Morrisons' tale of friendship, betrayal, and survival - or not. (from the dust-jacket). A sassy tale inspired by Aesop's Fables; Color Illustrations; [32] pages leer más
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    • SCRIBNER, 2003
    • Librería: Books Tell You Why (Stati Uniti)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: Square 4to A charming first printing of the first edition in unread Fine condition in alike dust-jacket. Signed by author and Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison and her son, the late Slade Morrison directly on the title page; "How can you say I never worked a day? ART is WORK. It just looks like play." So says "Foxy G" to his buddy, "Kid A", in the Morrisons' tale of friendship, betrayal, and survival - or not. (from the dust-jacket). A sassy tale inspired by Aesop's Fables; Color Illustrations; [32] pages leer más
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    • CHATTO & WINDUS, 2008
    • Librería: Books Tell You Why (Stati Uniti)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo A charming first edition/first printing in Fine condition in alike dust jacket, SIGNED by AUTHOR and Nobel Prize winner Toni Morrison on the title page. The UK edition was published the month before the US edition; Nobel Prize Laureate Toni Morrison's revealing tragedy set in the 1680s, when slave trade was still in its infancy. It is the story of Florence, beginning with here mother, a slave at a plantation in Maryland offers her up to a relatively humane Northern farmer, Jacob, as debt payment from their owner ; [viii], 165, [3] pages leer más
    • ALFRED A. KNOPF, 1996
    • Librería: Books Tell You Why (Stati Uniti)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: Thin 12mo An attractive first edition/first printing in unread Fine condition in alike dustjacket. Bound in black cloth with embossed gold lettering. SIGNED by author Toni Morrison directly on the title page; Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison speaks with brevity and passion to the pleasures, the difficulties, the necessities of the reading/writing life in our time. (From the cover) ; 17, [7] pages leer más
    • ALFRED A. KNOPF, 1994
    • Librería: Books Tell You Why (Stati Uniti)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: Thin 12mo An attractive first edition/first printing, red cloth with gold framed label and gilt spine lettering, unread Fine condition, SIGNED by author Toni Morrison directly on front fly leaf; The Nobel Prize acceptance speech dated December 7th, 1993 of Toni Morrison, born Chloe Anthony Wofford, in 1931 in Lorain, OH, the second of four children in a black working-class family, "who in novels characterized by visionary force and poetic import, gives life to an essential aspect of American reality"; 27, [3] pages leer más
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    • ALFRED A. KNOPF, 1974
    • Librería: Books Tell You Why (Stati Uniti)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo A charming publisher's review copy of the first edition/first printing in Fine condition in about Fine, slightly rubbed and sunned dust-jacket. Signed by Toni Morrison directly on the title page, review slip laid in; The second novel of Nobel Prize winner Toni Morrison after her debut "The Bluest Eye", a tale of conformity and rebellion. Set in the early 1900s in a small Ohio town, it is the account of two African-American friends, Sula and Nel, from their childhood through their adulthood and Sula's death; [xii], 174, [6] pages leer más
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    • SCRIBNER, 2004
    • Librería: Books Tell You Why (Stati Uniti)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: Square 4to A charming first printing of the first edition in unread Fine condition in alike dust-jacket. Bookseller price-sticker on back of dust-jacket. Signed by author and Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison directly on the title page; "In this clever riff on Aesop, Poppy feels guilt when he accidentally drives over Snake, and he decides to risk being bitten in order to free the sassy reptile. But, Snake wants more. This is a sly tale about who gets the last laugh." (from the dust-jacket) ; Color Illustrations; [32] pages leer más
    • ACROPOLE, 1986
    • Librería: Books Tell You Why (Stati Uniti)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo A Near Fine first French edition, minor bump to top edge, SIGNED by Pulitzer Prize-winning author and Nobel laureate Toni Morrison on the title page; The story of a love affair between two Black Americans from very different worlds. Jadine is a black fashion model with a white patron. Son is a black fugitive who represents all she loathes and desires. Their story plays out from the Caribbean to Manhattan to the deep South, examining the obligation and betrayal between blacks and whites, masters and servants, and men and women; 286, [2] pages leer más
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    • ALFRED A. KNOPF, 2008
    • Librería: Books Tell You Why (Stati Uniti)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo An Advanced Reader's edition in Very Fine condition. Signed by author Toni Morrison directly on the title page; Nobel Prize Laureate Toni Morrison's revealing tragedy set in the 1680s, when slave trade was still in its infancy. It is the story of Florence, beginning with here mother, a slave at a plantation in Maryland offers her up to a relatively humane Northern farmer, Jacob, as debt payment from their owner ; 167, [1] pages leer más
  7. Thumb_game-lion-mouse-edition-b3d5b1cf-ab01-4e8d-845a-b8957697d014
    • SCRIBNER, 2003
    • Librería: Books Tell You Why (Stati Uniti)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: Square 4to A charming first printing of the first edition in unread Fine condition in alike dust-jacket. Signed by author and Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison and her son, the late Slade Morrison directly on the title page. Further signed with added elephant sketch by Pascal Lemaitre. Laid in is a photograph of the signing event; "In this charmingly subversive reinterpretation of a classic tale, the Morrisons and Pascal Lemaitre take a hilarious look at bullying. The cocky lion, the self-proclaimed "baddest in the land", believes himself invincible until he gets a thorn stuck in his paw. Only a... leer más
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    • SCRIBNER, 2004
    • Librería: Books Tell You Why (Stati Uniti)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: Square 4to A charming first printing of the first edition in unread Fine condition in alike dust-jacket. Bookseller price-sticker on back of dust-jacket. Signed by author and Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison and her son, the late Slade Morrison directly on the title page. Laid in is a photograph of Ms. Morrison's son Slade at the signing event; "In this clever riff on Aesop, Poppy feels guilt when he accidentally drives over Snake, and he decides to risk being bitten in order to free the sassy reptile. But, Snake wants more. This is a sly tale about who gets the last laugh." (from the dust-jack... leer más
  9. Thumb_game-grasshopper-b348e7af-30f6-40d8-90ac-a7cd3684f999
    • SCRIBNER, 2003
    • Librería: Books Tell You Why (Stati Uniti)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: Square 4to A charming first printing of the first edition in unread Fine condition in alike dust-jacket. Bookseller price-sticker on back of dust-jacket. Signed by author and Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison and her son, the late Slade Morrison directly on the title page. Laid in is a photograph of Ms. Morrison and her son; "How can you say I never worked a day? ART is WORK. It just looks like play." So says "Foxy G" to his buddy, "Kid A", in the Morrisons' tale of friendship, betrayal, and survival - or not. (from the dust-jacket). A sassy tale inspired by Aesop's Fables; Color Illustrations; ... leer más
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    • HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS, 1992
    • Librería: Books Tell You Why (Stati Uniti)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo A most attractive first edition/first printing in unread Fine condition in alike dustjacket. SIGNED by author Toni Morrison directly on the title page; Morrison examines the American literary imagination and finds that an African American presence has always permeated white American literature. She ponders the effect that living in a historically racialized society has had on American writing in the 19th and 20th centuries. Her daring perspective is sure to alter conventional notions about American literature as she considers Willa Cather, Poe, Hawthorne, Melville, Twain and Hemingway; ... leer más
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    • ALFRED A. KNOPF, 1996
    • Librería: Books Tell You Why (Stati Uniti)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: Thin 12mo A most attractive first edition/first printing in unread Fine condition in alike dustjacket. Bound in black cloth with embossed gold lettering. SIGNED by author Toni Morrison directly on the front end paper; Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison speaks with brevity and passion to the pleasures, the difficulties, the necessities of the reading/writing life in our time. (From the cover) ; 17, [7] pages leer más
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    • SIMON & SCHUSTER, 2009
    • Librería: Books Tell You Why (Stati Uniti)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 4to First edition/first printing in As New condition in alike dustjacket. SIGNED by author and Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison directly on the title page; "Snuggle, snuggle, time to rest, Nana joins us in her nest." Inspired by her grandchildren, Toni Morrison and son Slade created another wonderful picture book. Contains the famed family fudge recipe; Color Drawings leer más
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    • ALFRED A. KNOPF, 1981
    • Librería: Books Tell You Why (Stati Uniti)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo A handsome first Trade edition/first printing, preceded only by a private publication of Franklin Library, in Fine condition in alike dustjacket. SIGNED by the author and Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison directly on the title page; The story of a love affair between two Black Americans from very different worlds. Jadine is a black fashion model with a white patron. Son is a black fugitive who represents all she loathes and desires. Their story plays out from the Caribbean to Manhattan to the deep South, examining the obligation and betrayal between blacks and whites, masters and servants, a... leer más
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    • ALFRED A. KNOPF, 2008
    • Librería: Books Tell You Why (Stati Uniti)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo A stunning first US edition/first printing in Very Fine condition in alike dust jacket, SIGNED by AUTHOR and Nobel Prize winner Toni Morrison on the title page. The US edition was published the month after the UK edition; Nobel Prize Laureate Toni Morrison's revealing tragedy set in the 1680s, when slave trade was still in its infancy. It is the story of Florence, beginning with here mother, a slave at a plantation in Maryland offers her up to a relatively humane Northern farmer, Jacob, as debt payment from their owner ; 167, [1] pages leer más
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    • GRAND CENTRAL PUBLISHING, 2011
    • Librería: Books Tell You Why (Stati Uniti)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo An attractive first edition/first printing in unread As New condition in alike dust-jacket, SIGNED by author Nicholas Sparks on the title page; Nicholas Sparks' 17th book, the story of two high school sweethearts who have taken wildly divergent paths and neither has lived the life they had in mind. . . Now middle-aged, neither can forget the passionate first love that forever altered their world. Basis for the movie project currently planned by Warner Bros. ; xii, 292 pages leer más
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    • DANA ESTES & COMPANY, 1889
    • Librería: Books Tell You Why (Stati Uniti)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 4to Very Good condition, bright boards with minor shelf-wear, profusely illustrated. Edgewear to chipped dust-jacket, separation of front panel, rather complete though; The 11th work in the Zig-Zag series, in which an American family goes abroad to seek evidences of one of their home traditions that John Hampden, the English patriot, came to America in 1623 to prepare a colony for the patriots in case the popular cause should fail ; Wood engravings; 320 pages leer más
    • ALFRED A. KNOPF, 1988
    • Librería: Books Tell You Why (Stati Uniti)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo A lovely first Trade edition/first printing in Fine condition in equally Fine dust-jacket. SIGNED by author Anne Tyler directly on the title page. A signed first edition of this book has been privately published by The Franklin Library; The tale of an ordinary couple, Maggie and Ira Moran, who have been incompatibly married for 28 years. All the action takes place on one summer day as Maggie and Ira drive from Baltimore to Pennsylvania to a funeral. An accidental detour and a chance encounter help them rediscover the love that binds them together in spite of it all. Basis for the 1994 t... leer más
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