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    Scott and Helen Nearing. Six Books, One Inscribed by Helen Nearing, including: Scott Nearing. Black America. With a new introduction by the author. New York: Schocken, [1970]. Second edition, second printing. Octavo. 275 pages. Publisher's printed wrappers. Some rubbing and mild wear, spine sunned. Very good. [and:] Scott Nearing. Freedom: Promise and Menace. Harborside: Social Science Institute, [1961]. First edition. Octavo. Publisher's cloth, price-clipped dust jacket. Light rubbing, else fine. [and:] Scott Nearing. Civilization and Beyond. Harborside: Social Science Institute, [1975]. First edition, second printing. Octavo. 263 pages. Publisher's printed wraps. Some rubbing and mild wear. Very good. [and:] Scott Nearing. Man's Search for the Good Life. Harborside: Social Science Institute, [1974]. Revised edition. Octavo. 143 pages. Publisher's printed wrappers. Fine. [and:] Helen Nearing. The Good Life Album of Helen & Scott Nearing. [New York]: Chatham, [1974]. First edition. Quarto. 125 pages. Publisher's printed wraps. Minor rubbing, upper corner of front wrap mildly bumped. Still, fine. Profusely illustrated with photographs. [and:] Helen and Scott Nearing. INSCRIBED. Living the Good Life. Harborside: Social Science Institute, [1954]. First edition. Inscribed by Helen and signed by Scott on the front free endpaper: "To Eva & Hans/& their good life/in Yonkers/Helen & Scott ["Scott" only word in Scott's hand]/Oct 12, 1954." Octavo. 209 pages. Publisher's binding. Spine slightly browned, light rubbing. Near fine.

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