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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.

Sports, Games, and Magic
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Karate: Pin'an Katas in Depth

Keiji Tomiyama

This excellent work, with more than 800 photos for ease of use, is designed to help students get the most out of the study and training of the five essential Pi Nan kata. Tomiyama Sensei, one of the leading Shito Ryu instructors in the world, not only... (read more)


World History and Culture
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Report to the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, House of Representatives, United States Congress, on a Long-range Program for the Panama Canal

Board of Consultants Isthmian Canal Studies

Washington: United States Government Printing Office, 1960. 15 x 24 cm, 831pp. In library binding, with stamps and labels; orange boards, spine stamped in gilt. Includes numerous fold-out maps and charts. Boards lightly soiled, edgeworn, and sunned... (read more)



Transportation
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The Deschutes River Railroad War Signed Edition

Leon Speroff

Tracing the geological and railroad history of the Pacific Northwest, Leon Speroff uniquely evokes the Age of the Railroad in his newest book, The Deschutes River Railroad War. With intricate detail, expert understanding and amusing anecdotes, he brings... (read more)


France
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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)


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)


US History and Americana
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An Act to Restrain the Trade and Commerce of Massachusetts Bay and New Hampshire . . . And to Prohibit Such Colonies for Carrying on Fishery on the Banks of New Foundland [New England Restraining Act]

King George III

New England Restraining Act, 1775 London: Charles Eyre and William Strahan, 1775. Disbound Folio, 32 x 18.5cm. pp. Title, 295-307 (leaves 4E2-4H2). Printed in 1775 and passed in Parliament on March 30, 1775. This act was of tremendous... (read more)


Oversized Books
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Harry Benson: The Beatles

Harry Benson

Behind Beatlemania  These photos convey a really happy period for them and for me. It all comes down to music, they were without a doubt the greatest band of the 20th century, and that’s why these photographs are so important. – Harry... (read more)


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  1. A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and...
    Rare Books Hardcover $500.00
  2. Genesis Rare Books Hardcover $69.99
  3. Tree of Codes
    Rare Books Trade Paper $100.00
  4. Stuart: A History of the American... Rare Books Hardcover $250.00
  5. Pershing: A History of the Medium... Rare Books Hardcover $100.00
  6. Abarat Book 2: Days of Magic, Nights... Rare Books Hardcover $75.00
  7. Dolly: My Life and Other Unfinished... Rare Books Hardcover $95.00
  8. Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Rare Books Hardcover $299.98
  9. Tinkers Signed Edition
    Rare Books Hardcover $500.00
  10. Schwertgewitter: Das Lied von Eis... Rare Books Hardcover $300.00
  11. Gustav Klimt: The Complete Paintings Rare Books Hardcover $150.00
  12. The Life of Samuel Johnson, 3 Volumes
    Rare Books Leather $175.00
  13. The Compleat Sally Forth Rare Books Trade Paper $200.00
  14. Look Back in Love Signed Edition Rare Books Trade Paper $200.00
  15. The Synthetic Man Signed Edition Rare Books Mass Market $60.00
  16. Artificial-Light Photography: Basic... Rare Books Hardcover $150.00
  17. Absolute Dark Knight Rare Books Hardcover $100.00
  18. The Deschutes River Railroad War... Rare Books Hardcover $100.00
  19. South: The Story of Shackleton's... Rare Books Hardcover $600.00
  20. Patton: A History of the American... Rare Books Hardcover $200.00
  21. National Geographic: Around the... Rare Books Hardcover $499.00
  22. Book of Miracles Rare Books Hardcover $150.00

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