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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.

Arts and Entertainment
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Marilyn & Me

Lawrence Schiller

Just months before her death, Marilyn Monroe gave a young photographer his big break, and this is his story“You’re already famous, now you’re going to make me famous,” photographer Lawrence Schiller said to Marilyn Monroe as they... (read more)


Gardening
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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)



Journalism
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The Looker-On, A Periodical Paper, 3rd Edition, Four Volumes

William Roberts as Simon Olive-Branch

London: G. G. and J. Robinson 1795. 8vo. 4 volumes. Contemporary blue boards with white paper backs and paper labels to the spines. Covers soiled and worn; chipping to the head and foot of vol 1 and to 2 at the foot of vol 4; rear board of vol 2 with the... (read more)


Europe
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History of Europe From the Commencement of the French Revolution in M.DCC.LXXXIX to the Restoration of the Bourbons in M.DCCC.XV, 10 Volumes, 2nd Edition

Archibald Alison

Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons 1835-1844. 8vo 10 volumes. 2nd edition half calf with paper covered boards. Book plates on front paste downs. A small piece has been cut from the upper corner of the title pages in volumes 1-4. Minor scuffing to... (read more)


Metaphysics
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Articles on the Order of the Magi & It's History

Iain McLaren-Owens

Scottsdale: Astro-Cards Enterprises (1995). Quarto 28 x 21cm. Stated first edition bound in original printed wraps with cloth tape spine as issued. Very Good Condition.... (read more)


Exploration and Travel Writing
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Description de l'Arabie, d'Apres les Observations et Recherches Faites dans le Pays Meme, 2 Volumes

Carsten Niebuhr

Paris: Chez Brunet 1779. 2 volumes. 4to.; 3 252; 2 315 5pp. Contemporary quarter leather paste-boards. Top edges trimmed. With 26 plates & maps, some folding. Repairs to extremities of paste-boards, some age-tone to paper, occasional marginal staining... (read more)


Outdoors
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The Call of the Snowy Hispar: A Narrative of Exploration and Mountaineering of the Northern Frontier of India

William Hunter Workman and Fanny Bullock Workman

London: Constable and Company Ltd. 1910. Octavo. Red cloth with illustration mounted to front board. Corners lightly bumped; wear to edges & joints. xvi 297pp. Previous owner's name & address in a very neat hand in contemporary ink to front pastedown... (read more)


Sets
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Essais, 6 Volumes

Michel de Montaigne

Paris: Chez Chasseriau, 1820 - 1822 Complete in six volumes. 8vo., later quarter leather, marbled paper over boards, marbled endpapers. Engraved frontis to volume 1. Text in French. Bindings lightly rubbed. Light foxing throughout. Very Good Condition... (read more)


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