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Middle East
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The Life Of Yakoob Beg; Athalik Ghazi, and Badaulet; Ameer of Kashgar With Map and Appendix
The Life Of Yakoob Beg; Athalik Ghazi, and Badaulet; Ameer of Kashgar With Map and Appendix
by Demetrius Charles Boulger
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Military
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Hellbird War Book
Hellbird War Book
by Alfred F. Kalberer
Notes
[No place]: (Colonel Alfred F. Kalberer), [no date; ca. 1945.] Oblong quarto, 118pp. Bound in brown faux leather embossed in blind and decorated in silver. Black & white photos throughout. Binding rubbed and worn; spine shaken and creased; front hinge... (read more)

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Americana
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My First Summer in the Sierra
My First Summer in the Sierra
by John Muir
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Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1911, early printing without the copyright date on the title page. Forest cloth covered boards stamped in grey & gilt with spine stamped in gilt. Top fore-edge gilt. Frontispiece and illustrations throughout... (read more)

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Exploration and Travel Writing
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La Chaine du Mont Blanc
La Chaine du Mont Blanc
by X. Imfeld and Louis Kurz
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Colored folding map. 1924 edition. 41 x 24" Good Condition KB/kb... (read more)

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Children's and Illustrated Classics
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The Snow Queen and Other Tales
The Snow Queen and Other Tales
by Marie Ponsot
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New York: Golden Books Publishing Company, Inc., 2001, 1st printing. Illustrated glossy paper covered boards. Illustrated glossy paper dust jacket with original price of $19.99 intact on front flap. Tiny white circular printing error on rear free... (read more)

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Science Fiction
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The Long Night
The Long Night
by Martin Caidin
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New York: Dodd Mead & Company. 1956. Second Printing. Hardcover with black boards and yellow and red titles pp.242. Pictorial dustjacket. Good/Good. CG... (read more)

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Literature
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A Prologue to America
A Prologue to America
by Thomas Wolfe
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Athens, Ohio: Croissant & Company, (1978). Number 73 of 100 produced. Stapled pamphlet with self wraps. Wraps lightly age-toned, blindstamp to front free endpaper. Very Good condition. CH... (read more)

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Literature
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The Goldfinch
The Goldfinch
by Donna Tartt
Staff Pick
Donna Tartt delivers a beautifully rendered story about a young boy whose life takes a striking turn when an art museum explosion presents him the opportunity to "rescue" a priceless painting that will always hauntingly remind him of his mother.... (read more)

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Used - Hardcover

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General
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Powell's Smellbound Blank Book (Landscape, Unlined)
Powell's Smellbound Blank Book (Landscape, Unlined)
by Powell's Books
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Transportation
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The Deschutes River Railroad War Signed Edition
The Deschutes River Railroad War Signed Edition
by Leon Speroff
About the Author
Leon Speroff is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Oregon Health & Science University. He is known worldwide for his textbook, Clinical Gynecologic Endocrinology and Infertility, which has been translated into many languages and is now in its 7th... (read more)

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    The Gastronomical Me

    M F K Fisher 9780865473928

Our Rare Book Room The original Powell's Books was born in a former used car dealership and to this day the store maintains a no-nonsense, industrial feel. One place, though, has been reserved for comfort and elegance. Dark wood shelving, decorative lighting, antique tables, and our most valuable — and beautiful — books, all make the Rare Book Room one of the most pleasant destinations in the store.

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A small sampling of the authors whose books you'll find in our Rare Book Room. Use the search engine or browse aisles to see our complete listings.

Edward Abbey
Alcoholics Anonymous
Margaret Atwood
W. H. Auden

Karl Baedeker
Nicholson Baker
James Baldwin
Clive Barker
L. Frank Baum
Samuel Beckett
Saul Bellow
Ambrose Bierce
William Blake
Jorge Luis Borges
Ray Bradbury
Charlotte Bronte
Charles Bukowski
Anthony Burges
James Lee Burke
Robert Burns
William Burroughs
Robert Olen Butler

Italo Calvino
Lewis Carroll
Raymond Carver
Willa Cather
Augustin Cauchy
Cervantes
Raymond Chandler
Jean Cocteau
Joseph Conrad
Betty Crocker
R. Crumb
James Crumley
Countee Cullen

Charles Darwin
Don Delillo
Charles Dickens
Philip K. Dick
Walt Disney
Arthur Conan Doyle
Roddy Doyle
Edmund Dulac

Dave Eggers
Albert Einstein
T. S. Eliot
Harlan Ellison
Ralph Ellison
Louise Erdrich

William Faulkner
Charles Frazier
Robert Frost

Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Allen Ginsberg
Nadine Gordimer
Edward Gorey
Sue Grafton
Ulysses S. Grant
Robert Graves
Graham Greene
Zane Grey
David Guterson

Alex Haley
Jane Hamilton
Nathaniel Hawthorne
Robert A. Heinlein
Joseph Heller
Ernest Hemingway
Alice Hoffman
Oliver Wendel Holmes
Langston Hughes
Victor Hugo
Zora Neale Hurston
Aldous Huxley

John Irving
Washington Irving
Kazuo Ishiguro

James Joyce

Franz Kafka
Robert Kelly
Walt Kelly
Jack Kerouac
Ken Kesey
Barbara Kingsolver
Stephen King
Rudyard Kipling
Dean Koontz
Jon Krakauer
Milan Kundera

D. H. Lawrence
Ursula K. Le Guin
Doris Lessing
Jack London
Barry Lopez
HP Lovecraft
Robert Lowell

Norman Mailer
Thomas Mann
Cormac McCarthy
Frank McCourt
Elizabeth McCracken
Larry McMurtry
Herman Melville
Thomas Merton
James Michener
Arthur Miller
Steven Millhauser
A. A. Milne
John Milton
Lorrie Moore
Toni Morrison
Wright Morris
Walter Mosely

Vladimir Nabokov
V. S. Naipaul
Gloria Naylor
Anais Nin

Patrick Obrian
Tim Obrien
Michael Ondaatje
Eugene Oneill
George Orwell

Edgar Allan Poe
Marco Polo
Katharine An Porter
Beatrix Potter
Ezra Pound
E. Annie Proulx
Marcel Proust
Thomas Pynchon

Ayn Rand
Anne Rice
Tom Robbins
Will Rogers
Theodore Roosevelt
Philip Roth
J. K. Rowling
Arundhati Roy
Kristine Rusch
Salman Rushdie

J. D. Salinger
Carl Sandburg
Walter Scott
Maurice Sendak
Dr. Seuss
William Shakespeare
George Bernard Shaw
Jane Smiley
Gary Snyder
Susan Sontag
Wallace Stegner
John Steinbeck
Gertrude Stein
John Steptoe
Robert L. Stevenson
Harriett Beecher Stowe

Paul Theroux
Hunter S. Thompson
Mark Twain
Anne Tyler

John Updike

Gore Vidal
Voltaire
Kurt Vonnegut

Alice Walker
Evelyn Waugh
Tennessee Williams
Tobias Wolff
Virginia Woolf
Frank Lloyd Wright

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