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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.

Africa
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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)


Religion
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Explanatio Origenis Adamantij Presbyteri in Epistola Pauli ad Romanos divo Hieronymo Interprete

Eusebius Sophronius Hieronymus

Venice: Simon de Luere, 26 January, 1506. Folio in sixes. A6-L6, M7. 73 leaves. Modern paper over flexible boards, approximating a full vellum cover contemporary to the text. Text in Latin, printed in double columns. Paper repairs to first leaf... (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)


Fine Printing and Artists' Books
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A Study of Blue, Signed Limited Edition

Inge Bruggeman

No Place: No Publisher Ink-A! Press 2002. 36 x 29 cm. An artist's book from Inge Bruggeman. A blue velveteen clamshell case portfolio lid stamped in dark red containing 4 prints along with a title leaf and a signed colophon leaf. Sold as new. CGH... (read more)


Latin America
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Jamaican Song and Story: Annancy Stories, Digging Sings, Ring Tunes, and Dancing Tunes

Walter Jekyll

London: David Nutt 1907. First edition 8vo 288pp. Rust-red cloth over boards bearing both gilt and black-blocked decorations borders and title on spine. Boards are very good with only slight rubbing. All pages are very clean with sparse foxing to bottom... (read more)


Asia Oceania and Australia
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Americans in Japan: An Abridgment of the Government Narrative of the U. S. Expedition to Japan, Under Commodore Perry

Robert Tomes

New York; D Appleton & Co.; 1857. Brown stamped cloth rebacked with most of original spine laid down corners bumped and worn. Modern repairs with tape on pp 241 242. MPA/kb... (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)


Crafts and Collectibles
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Woodfired Pottery

Susan Beecher

A nationally recognized ceramic artist, using a wood-fired kiln, Beecher's innovative designs are widely published and exhibited.... (read more)


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  3. The Synthetic Man Signed Edition Rare Books Mass Market $60.00
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  15. Abarat Book 2: Days of Magic, Nights... Rare Books Hardcover $75.00
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