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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.

Great Britain and Ireland
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Life of Major General Sir Thomas Munro Bart and K.C.B. Late Governor of Madras with Extracts From his Correspondence and Private Papers 2 Volumes

G.R. Gleig

London: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley 1830. 2 volumes. Half calf folding map. Boards rubbed and worn interior and map very good. VG.... (read more)


Book Arts
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Book Of Not Knowing When We Are Going to Die Or Grow Up And Of Only Knowing A Little Bit

Allan Harding Mackay

Alberta: Southern Alberta Art Gallery, (1982). 8vo, 23 x 15 cm. xi 259 pp. Publisher's yellow cloth-covered boards; spine stamped in black. Illustratrated with black & white photographs. Boards soiled; corners lightly bumped. Textblock edges lightly... (read more)



Foreign Language
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La Langue Primitive de la Chaldee et les Idiomes Touraniens: Etude de Philologie et d'Histoire Suivie d'un Glossaire Accadien

Francois Lenormant

Paris: Maisonneuve & Cie. 1875. Quarter bound in contemporary brown morocco showing much wear to joints though the binding remains firm. 455 pp. 2 plates. MPA/kb... (read more)


Nautical
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Narrative of Captain David Woodard and Four Seamen, Who Lost Their Ship While in a Boat at Sea, and Surrendered Themselves up to the Malays, in the Island of Celebes . . . 1st Edition

David N. Woodard and William Vaughn and Richard Phillips

London: Printed for J. Johnson by S. Hamilton, 1804. First edition. 8vo. 252pp. Complete with frontis, 2 plates & 2 folding maps. Contemporary full red straight grain morocco, all edges gilt. Holy Island Library & Reading Room label affixed to front... (read more)


Miscellaneous Nonfiction
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Variarum Observationum Liber

Isaac Vossius

London: Robertum Scott Bibliopolam, 1685. Quarto. (8), 397, (1)pp. Contemporary full calf; spine with raised bands and decorative gilt motif. Woodcut initials. Complete with dedication leaf. Text in Latin. Corners bumped; rubbing to edges joints and... (read more)


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  1. Patton: A History of the American... Rare Books Hardcover $200.00
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  3. Firepower: A History of the American... Rare Books Hardcover $300.00
  4. Book of Miracles Rare Books Hardcover $150.00
  5. Genesis Rare Books Hardcover $69.99
  6. John Romitas the Amazing Spider Man... Rare Books Hardcover $300.00
  7. The Darkness Surrounds Us Signed 1st... Rare Books Pamphlet $75.00
  8. I'll Be Watching You: Inside the... Rare Books Miscellaneous $149.98
  9. Carine Roitfeld: Irreverent Rare Books Hardcover $80.00
  10. Photography of Modernist Cuisine Rare Books Hardcover $75.00
  11. Osprey Men-At-Arms: A Celebration... Rare Books Hardcover $150.00
  12. Bondi Road Rare Books Hardcover $175.00
  13. Pershing: A History of the Medium... Rare Books Hardcover $100.00
  14. Close Reading: Chuck Close and the... Rare Books Hardcover $250.00
  15. Duck Calls and Other Game Calls Rare Books Hardcover $275.00
  16. World War Z: An Oral History of the...
    Rare Books Hardcover $200.00
  17. National Geographic: Around the... Rare Books Hardcover $499.00
  18. Artificial-Light Photography: Basic... Rare Books Hardcover $150.00
  19. Stuart: A History of the American... Rare Books Hardcover $250.00
  20. The Lost World Rare Books Leather $75.00

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