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Contributors | December 15, 2010

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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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Handworterbuch der Griechischen Sprache: Four Volumes in Six

Franz Passow

Leipzig: Fr. Chr. Wilh. Vogel 1841-1857. Hand Dictionary of the Greek Language: four volumes in six. Good/-. All volumes rebound in burlap cloth. A handsome set with red title labels on spine using gilt lettering. Interior pages in good condition. First... (read more)

Native American
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The Native Races of the Pacific States of North America, 5 Volumes

Hubert Howe Bancroft

New York: D Appleton & Company, 1874 8vo., five volumes. Ex-library copies, rebound in red buckram. With 9 folding maps & 1 folding chart. All volumes with stamps, library pockets. Folding map in volume 4 is laid in, and in poor condition. Occasional... (read more)

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Fifty Years of the History of the Republic in South Africa (1795-1845), 2 Volumes

J C Voigt

New York E P Dutton & Co 1899 1st US edition 2 volumes 1/2 blue morocco marbled paper over boards. 7 folding maps 6 with color (1 map with 1 tear). Bookplates on front paste downs teg some wear to edges leather spine has faded to green gilt title and... (read more)

Exploration and Travel Writing
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Des Englischen Kapitans Kook Beruhmte Drei Reisen Um Die Welt Fur Die Liebe Jugend Funfte Auflage

Wilhelm Redenbacher

Stuttgart: Otto Risch, [1895] Fifth edition. Contemporary half cloth, marbled paper over boards. With frontis & 5 plates. Text in German, printed in Fraktur. Spine faded. Library stamp to front free endpaper, title page. Ink notation to title page. Hinge... (read more)

Fine Press and Limited Edition Club
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Riverrun 1ST Edition

Michael Andrews

Hermosa Beach CA. Bombshelter Press (1977) First edition signed limited #95/100 Folio 46 pp of text 10 original color cibachrome photos each matted numbered and signed. Custom wooden box.... (read more)

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  12. National Geographic: Around the... Rare Books Hardcover $499.00
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  14. Pershing: A History of the Medium... Rare Books Hardcover $100.00
  15. The Genus Galanthus: A Botanical... Rare Books Hardcover $175.00
  16. Abrams: A History of the American... Rare Books Hardcover $200.00
  17. Artificial-Light Photography: Basic... Rare Books Hardcover $150.00
  18. Le Guide Culinaire Rare Books Hardcover $100.00
  19. The Monkey Wrench Gang 1st Edition Rare Books Hardcover $175.00
  20. Libro... De Tutte L'Isole del Monde... Rare Books Hardcover $125.00
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