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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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Second Part of the Peoples Antient and Just Liberties Asserted in the Proceedings Against, and Tryals

William Penn

London: [no publisher] 1670. 4to. 68pp. Modern crimson morocco. Trimmed close at upper margin, small hole in last leaf not affecting text. In August 1670 William Penn was locked out of the Gracechurch Street Meetinghouse by the government. He preached in... (read more)

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City That Made Itself A Literary & Pictorial Record of the Building of Seattle 1st Edition

Welford Beaton

Seattle, Washington: Terminal Publishing Company 1914 1ed limited 73/300 275pp; Quarto Numbered with a red stamp and signed by the author on the limitation page. Fully bound in pebbled calf with bevelled edges, rules, and gilt lettering blind stamped to... (read more)

Fine Press and Limited Edition Club
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William Faulkner

[Charlottesville]: Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia, (1975). Limited edition of 26 (a-z); this copy is the letter f. 55 pp gathered in unbound, unopened signatures; housed in folding orange cloth boards and matching orange slipcase... (read more)

Latin America
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Notes on the Viceroyalty of La Plata, in South America; With a Sketch of the Manners and Character of the Inhabitants, Collected During a Residence in the City of Monte Video, by a Gentleman...

London: Printed for J.J. Stockdale 1808. 8vo 235x150mm. 301pp + 3pp ads. First edition. 3/4 bound in modern tan calf with tan cloth-covered boards. The spine has 5 raised bands, is decorated in gilt, and has 2 morocco labels stamped in gilt. Portrait... (read more)

Science and Mathematics
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Problemes d'Astronomie Nautique et de Navigation, 2nd Edition, Volume 1

Charles Guepratte

Brest: Lefournier et Deperiers, 1823. Octavo, 14.5 x 22 cm. 373 pp. Contemporary quarter-calf over paper-covered boards. Marbled edges. 4 folding plates at the rear. Volume 1 only (of 2). Boards heavily worn. Spine and joints rubbed. Foxed throughout... (read more)

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Op Zoek Naar Dieren En Planten in Britsch Oost-Afrika. Een Oorspronkelijk Reisverhaal. 1ed, Signed

F E Blaauw

Amsterdam: Van Holkema & Warendorf's 1927. 4to size (200x275mm) dark blue cloth gilt decorations 44 black & white photographic plates 155pp. First edition Inscribed on front free endpaper: With compliments from the author. JAM... (read more)

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The Landscape Gardening and Landscape Architecture of the Late Humphry Repton, Esq. A New Edition

J C Loudon and Humphry Repton

London: Printed for the Editor and Sold by Longman & Co. 1840. 8vo.; xxxi 619pp. Later full calf ruled in gilt. Inner gilt dentelles, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. With frontis of Humphry Repton and 253 figures in the text, 178 in color. Rebacked... (read more)

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