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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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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)

Asia Oceania and Australia
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Japan; Its Leading Men: With an Historical Summary of the Empire

Charles Lanman

Boston: D. Lothrop Company, (1886). Duodecimo, 12.5 x 18 cm, 421pp. First edition, rebound in modern green cloth binding, spine stamped in gilt. Boards lightly edgeworn; spine cocked; bookplate to the front paste-down; name in ink on the flyleaf; a few... (read more)

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The Open Society and Its Enemies, Volume One: The Spell of Plato

Karl Popper

Written in political exile during the Second World War and first published in 1945, Karl Popper's The Open Society and Its Enemies is one of the most influential books of the twentieth century. Hailed by Bertrand Russell as a 'vigorous and profound... (read more)

US History and Americana
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Archives of Aboriginal Knowledge. Containing all the Original Papers Laid Before Congress Respecting the History, Antiquities, Language, Ethnology, Pictography, Rites, Superstitions... 6 Volumes

Henry Rowe Schoolcraft

Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1860. Complete in 6 volumes. Quarto. Publisher's green cloth, decorated in blind with a gilt motif to front boards, repeated in blind on rear boards. All with the half-title and extra-engraved title pages. In... (read more)

Native American
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Shabik'Eshchee Village: A Late Basket Maker Site in the Chaco Canyon, New Mexico

Frank H. H. Roberts

Washington: United States Government Printing Office, 1929 8vo., viii, 164pp. Full green cloth ruled in blind, gilt to spine. With drawings, photos, & one large folding plan. Spine faded, binding lightly soiled. Corners bumped. Ownership inscription... (read more)

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Les Veillees du Chateau, ou, Cours de Morale a l'Usage des Enfans, 4 Volumes in 2, 5th Edition

Mme la Comtesse de Genlis

Berlin & Leipzig: H A Koechly 1827. 5th edition. 8vo. four volumes in two. Later marbled paper over boards leather title labels on spines. Text in French. Extremities rubbed. Lacking half-titles. Prelims lightly foxed. Good condition. Madame La Comtesse... (read more)

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  7. Kafka on the Shore 1st Edition
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  8. From Julia Child's Kitchen Signed... Rare Books Hardcover $250.00
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  10. The Darkness Surrounds Us Signed 1st... Rare Books Pamphlet $75.00
  11. I'll Be Watching You: Inside the... Rare Books Miscellaneous $149.98
  12. Proxy: Peter Sotos Pornography 1991-2000 Rare Books Trade Paper $150.00
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  14. Pershing: A History of the Medium... Rare Books Hardcover $100.00
  15. Fashion Designers A-Z, Etro Edition Rare Books Hardcover $315.00
  16. National Geographic: Around the... Rare Books Hardcover $499.00
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  18. The Genus Galanthus: A Botanical... Rare Books Hardcover $175.00
  19. Abrams: A History of the American... Rare Books Hardcover $200.00
  20. The Monkey Wrench Gang 1st Edition Rare Books Hardcover $175.00
  21. Libro... De Tutte L'Isole del Monde... Rare Books Hardcover $125.00

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