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ROSE'S MELTING POT :  A Cooking Tour of America's Ethnic Celebrations
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ROSE'S MELTING POT : A Cooking Tour of America's Ethnic Celebrations

By Rose Levy Beranbaum

New York, NY: William Morrow & Co, 1994. EX-LIB/Uncirculated Copy, no loan pockets. Text/NEW & Bright w/front endpaper removed. Turquoise linen boards/VG w/tape remenants from anchored dustjacket. DJ/VG; under library mylar. Cooking guide. Tour of ethic flavours of America, via the kitchen, guided by award wining cookbook author, baker & food columinist Rose Levy Beranbaum (1944 -), honored by the James Beard Foundation Award for Who's Who of Food and Beverage in America. 333 pgs w/color photos in 7 chapters: 1, Soups & Appetizers; 2, Bread; 3, Main Courses; 4, Side Dishes; 5, Vinaigrettes, Sauces & Stock; 6, Brunch, and 7, Desserts. Strong copy despite flaws.. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Amos Chan; & Vincent Lee (Photographers). Ex-Library.

$22.50

RECIPES FROM A SPANISH VILLAGE
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RECIPES FROM A SPANISH VILLAGE

By Pepita Aris

New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 1991. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Brown linen boards/Fine. DJ/NF; small closed tear to front corner of upper spine edge. Regional Spanish cookery based on native ingredients with emphasis on fresh and naturally ripened produce drawn for surrounding seas, and, much use of citrus & nuts introduced by the Moors. 144 pgs with color photos in 8 chapters: 1, Introduction; 2, Inside a Spanish Pantry; 3, Tapas & Soups; 4, Eggs, Rice & Pasta; 5, Vegetables & Salads; 6, Fish & Shellfish; 7, Meat, Pountry & Game; and 8, Desserts & Drinks, followed by Index.. First Edition, 2nd Printing. Hard Cover. New/Near Fine. Illus. by Linda Burgess (Photographer).

$28.50

THE VIKINGS : (Osprey Elite Series, 3)
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THE VIKINGS : (Osprey Elite Series, 3)

By Ian Heath; (Martin Windrow, Editor)

London, UK: Osprey Publishing, 1985. History of the Vikings, Norsemen of Scandinavia. Famous fighting men, advanced in sailing and navigational skills, they took control of wide areas of Europe extending into Iceland, Greenland, England, with activities reaching the Mediterranea littoral, North Africa, the Middle East, and even the East Coast on North America. This Norse expansion is known as the as the Viking Age, spans 798 - 1066 AD. 64 pgs w/12 color plates, b/w photos and illustrations, . First Edition. Soft Cover. New/None as Issued. Illus. by Agnus McBride (Color Plates. First Edition.

$16.50

EVOLUTION, GENETICS, AND MAN
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EVOLUTION, GENETICS, AND MAN

By Theodosius Dobzhansky

New York, NY: John Wiley, 1955. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Beige linen boards/Fine. DJ/VG w/nips & rubs to edges, and small loss to upper front spine corner. Biological evolution. Textbook and guide by Ukranian/Russian-born world-reknowned geneticist, Dr. Theodosius Dobzhansky ( ), known for emphasizing the interface between biology and human issues, last taught at UC Davis, CA. 398 pgs in 14 chapters: 1, Nature & Origin of Life; 2, The Gene as the Basis of Evolution; 3, Chromosomes as Gene Carriers; 4, Heredity, Environment & Mutation; 5, Elementary Evolutionary Changes or Microevolution; 6, Natural Selection & Adaptation; 7, Individuals, Populations & Races; 8, Species; 9, Evolution under Domestication & Evolution by Polyploidy; 10, Evolution of the Organic Form & Function; 11, Evolution of Sex; 12, Historical Record of Organic Evolution; 13, Human Evolution; and 14, Chance, Guidance & Freedom in Evolution. Fine copy w/a tired dustjacket.. First Edition, 2nd Printing. Hard Cover. NEW/Very Good. First Edition, 2nd Printing.

$34.50

THE BIBLE AS HISTORY IN PICTURES : With 329 Illustrations & 8 Color Plates

By Werner Keller; (Translated friom the German By William Neil)

New York, NY: Willian Morrow, 1964. EX-LIB; loan pocket removed from front cover verso.. Text/Near New. Red linen boards/VG; strong & sound w/light edge & surface wear. DJ/None. First published in German in 1963 under the title: Und Die Bibel Hat Doch Recht in Bildern; this is the English translation of 1964. Ancient history of the Near East, told & illustrated by contemporary finds in archeaology first documented in the Bible. 360 pgs in 10 chapters: I, In the Land of Shinar (On the Tigris); II, The Coming of the Patriartchs (From Ur to Egypt); III, Joseph in Egypt (In the Land of the Pharohs) ; IV, Freed from Egypt's Bondage (Exodus & the Journey through the Wilderness); V, Into the Promised Land (struggle for Canaan); VI, the Palmy days of the Monarchy (David & Goliath; King Solomon's mines); VII, Under the Yoke of Assyria (decline of the Kingdom,); VIII, The Road to Babylon; IX, Return & Renewal; X, When the Fulness of the Time was com (in the time of Jesus & the Apostles, followed by chronology of Biblical history. Strong copy despite flaws. Fine copy despite flaws of life & experiences on Earth.. First English Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. First English Edition.

$28.50

THE JEWISH MANUAL, or, Practucal Information in Jewish & Modern Cookery with a Collection of Valuable Ecipes & Hints relating to the Toilette : Edited By a Lady

By Judith Cohen Montefiore; (Chaim Raphael, Introduction)

New York, NY: NightinGale Books, 1985. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright w/red ribbon bookmark. Red linen boards w/gilt embossed spine/Fine. DJ/NF w/trace edge rubs & short, closed tear to upper back. Facsimile of the first Jewish cookbook in the English language published in 1846 in England. From research, the mystery, Lady editor to the cookery, along with hygiene cocerns, is Lady Judith Monetfiore, wife of Sir Moses Montefiore. In enjoying this cookery & social history, keep in mind it was written as a guide for the mistress of the house "... to direct her servant(s)" to attend to elegance of the home. 244 pgs in 17 chapters, 2 Parts: Part I, Chapt 1, Soups; 2, Sauces & Forecemeat; 3, Fish; 4, Meats & Poultry Cooked in Various Ways; 5, Vegetables, Omelettes, Fondeaus, Criquetts, Rsoles, & c.; 6, Pastry; and 7, Sweet Dishes, Puddings, Jelliwes, Creans, Charlottes, Soufles, Gateaux, Trifles, Custards, Cakes, & c. Part II: The Toilette: Chapt 1, The Complexion, & c., & c.; 2, The Hair; 3, The Teeth; 4, The Hands & Nails; 5, Dress; 6, Effects of Diet on Complexion; and 7, Influence of the Mind as Regards Beauty.. First Edition, 2nd Printing. Hard Cover. NEAR FINE/Near Fine. Vintage/Jewish Cookery.

$28.50

WHAT'S IN A NAME? Surnames of America

By La Reina Rule; William K. Hammond

New York, NY: Jove Pubns/Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1977. Text/Near New w/margin discoloration. Stated First Edition, First Printing; published w/o ISBN; ISBN subsequently assigned. Soft cover/Good w/rubs to leading edges, faint creasings to corners and surface. Dictionary to some 7,000 surnames found in Amercia with 'origins, meanings, and heraldic emblems". Given the make-up and social values of the US in the 1970's, surnames are Western orientated and chiefly Anglo-Saxon. Nevertheless, volume is fascinnating reading. "Campbell" of canned soups' fame and hence so respectable in the USA, originally meant someone in the family "had a crooked mouth" ; and "Duffy" refers to descendents of "the dark one". So volume still a testimony that the lowly and unattractive can gain respectibility in America.. First Edition. First Thus. Soft Cover. Good/None as Issued. Illus. by Grace J. Kramer (Illustrations).

$16.50

PREHISTORIC PATTERNS OF HUMAN BEHAVIOR : A Case Study in the Mississippi Valley (Studies in Archeology Series

By Bruce D. Smith; Wilma Wetterstrom (Contributor); Stuart Struever (Editor)

New York, NY: Academic Press/Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1978. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. First Edition, First Thus. Gilt embossed, dark green linen boards/Fine. DJ/Good; sound w/edge & surface wear & small loss to lower back. Archaeolgy. 1970s methodological case study of the total evacation of the Powers Phase (Middle Mississippi) site. 264 pgs documenting space & time evidenced by artifacts such as pottery and housing, in 6 chapters: 1, The Powers Phase; 2, The Gypsy Joint Site; 3, Description of Cultural Features & Cultural Materials; 4, Energy-Capture Analysis; 5, Spatial Patterning of Cultural Material; and 6, Five Problem Areas, followed by 13 appendices.. First Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. NEAR FINE/Good. First Edition, First Thus.

$26.50

DUSK & DUST : Poems (Advance Reading Copy of 9/4/18)
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DUSK & DUST : Poems (Advance Reading Copy of 9/4/18)

By Esteban Rodríguez

Spartanburg, SC: Hub City Press, 2019. BRAND NEW & Collectible. Advance Reading Copy; scheduled for Sept, 2019 publication. Softcover/Fine. A vivid free-verse collection of growing up on the US-Mexico borderlands with a foot in two worlds. Memoir of heart-felt songs from Esteban Rodriguez who now teaches in Austin, TX. 63 pages. From pg 47, Exodus: "Even if decades of laying cement have abbreviated his balance and step, and his spine can lo longer commit to symmtry -/curving like a question mark - my father continues to brush aside his posture's battle with gravity, his joints' petition for retirement/ .../Because routine is the only thing that keeps his name on the payroll ...". Advance Reading Copy (ARC). Soft Cover. NEW- COLLECTIBLE/None as Issued. Advance Reading Copy (ARC).

$16.50

THE WORLD BOOK OF FISH DISHES

By Nina Froud

London, UK: Pelham Books, 1965. Text/BRAND NEW w/trace discoloration to endpaper. 1965, Vintage fish cookery. Illustrated, laminated boards/Fine. DJ/None as Issued. Copyrighted 1965, w/srtike-out to publication page. Historical, classic cookery from Nina Froud (1914 -). What one did w/fish life harvested from the Yangttze, China, the South China Sea , the South Pacific and the Volga. 128 pgs. in 8 chapters: 1, Court-Bouillons; 2, Sauces and Butters; 3, Fish Recipes; 4, Shellfish Recipes; 5, Frogs and Snails; 6, Using up Fish Leftovers; and 7, Pastry, Rice, etc., followed by Glossary.. . First Edition. Hard Cover. NEAR FINE/None as Issued. Vintage/Fish Cookery.

$22.50

THE JEWISH ALMANAC : Traditons, History, Religions, Widsdom, Acheivements
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THE JEWISH ALMANAC : Traditons, History, Religions, Widsdom, Acheivements

By Richard Siegel; Carl Rheins (Compilers & Editors)

New York, NY: Bantam Books, 1980. Text/Folded corner to pg 119, else New w/faint margin discoloration. First Edition, First Printing. Softcover/VG; sound w/light edge wear & faint vertical crease to front cover. Intellectual history. Inquiry & reflections on Jewish life, culture, and history within the context of racial dynamics and religious heritage. Being an almanac it is a year-in-time: what does it mean, in 1980, to be a Jew, Israelite, Hebrew, Palestinian, Zionist, and Goyish? 620 pgs, 52 chapters in 5 parts examine the past and the present, in seriousness and humor --- for instance, who are the 10 wealthiest Jewish families in America, who were the leading early Zionists, and, how many know the perfect egg cream contains no eggs? The 5 parts are: I, The Jews -Images & Reality; II, The Wandering People; III, The Natural Order; IV, The People of the Book (Screen & Television); and V, The Religious Connection.. First Edition, First Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good/None as Issued. First Edition, First Printing.

$28.50

THEN THERE WERE NONE : Based on the Documentary Film By Elizabeth Kapu'uwailand Lindsey Buyers, Ph.D.
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THEN THERE WERE NONE : Based on the Documentary Film By Elizabeth Kapu'uwailand Lindsey Buyers, Ph.D.

By Martha H. Noyes

Honolulu, Hawaii: Bess Press, 2003. BRAND NEW Copy. Miniature-sized volume. Illustrated boards/Fine. DJ/Fine. A poetic account of Haiwaii past and changes wrought by Western contact. History of Native Hawaiians, piha kanaka maoli, Polynesian peoples who were the islands' first settlers and the 50th state of USA since 1959. Chronical of western intrusion from Capt. Cook's 1778 arrival to the present. Documentation of social consequences brought about by imported disease, imposed written language, the missionaries, imposition of property rights, overthrow of traditional rule, suppression of the hula, and native language. 125 pgs. Archival b/w photographs contrast with marked irony to the color-laiden tourist images of today. No blames, but a voice of the past.. First Edition, 4th Printing. Hard Cover :Miniature Volume. NEW/New.

$18.50

SHERPAS THROUGH THEIR RITUALS : (Cambridge Studies in Cultural Systems)
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SHERPAS THROUGH THEIR RITUALS : (Cambridge Studies in Cultural Systems)

By Sherry B. Ortner

Cambridge UniV Press, 1978. BRAND NEW Copy. Cultural life of Sherpas, major ethnic group of the most mountainous regions of the mountainous, landlocked kingdom of Nepal and the Himalayas. Sherpa (or, sherwa) literally means "people of eastern Tibet" (Shar = "east", and Wa = "people"), in reference their nomadic origins from eastern Tibet. The Sherpa were nomadic people who first settled in the Solukhumbu District (Khumbu), Nepal. Of Mahayana Buddhism persuasion and four major clans (Minyagpa, Thimmi, Sertawa & Chawa). 195 pgs in 7 chapters covering marriage & family patterns, social hierarchy; religious rituals to society at large. . Reprint of 1979. Soft Cover. NEW/None as Issued.

$22.50

THE WAY WE LIVED : California Indian Stories, Songs & Reminiscences; REVISED EDITION
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THE WAY WE LIVED : California Indian Stories, Songs & Reminiscences; REVISED EDITION

By Malcolm Margolin (Editor & Commentary)

Berkeley, CA: Heyday Books/California Historical Society, 1993. Anthology of Native-American philosophy through oral literature; many first-hand accounts from native persons of California. , Collection includes stories, love songs, poetry, chants, and orations. First published 1981; this is the Revised Edition of 1993. 248 pgs supported by photos. Map of Native California precedes text presented in 11 parts: Part I, Growing Up; II, The Conflict of Love; III, An Ordered World; IV, Old Age & Death; V, The Aliveness of Things; VI, Getting Power; VII, Dream Time; VIII, Mythic Time; IX, Coyote Tales; X, The Coming of the Whites; and XI, The Present, followed by a list o archival photographs.. Revised Edition, 4th Printing. Soft Cover. NEW/None as Issued. Revised Edition.

$18.50

IN THE HOUSE OF STONE AND LIGHT : A Human History of the Grand Canyon

By J. Donald Hughes

Arizona: Grand Canyon Natural History Assoc, 1978. Text/NEW & Bright. Illustrated softcover/Good; strong & sound w/nips, chips & rubs to edges, and light surface wear. PO label to rear cover verso. Human history of the Grand Canyon region. First published 1967 under the title "The Story of Man at Grand Canyon; this is the re-titled, revised, and updated edition. Volume begins with the early Native Americans and continues through the mid-1970s. 137 pgs w/historic photos in 8 chapters:1, Hunan History in the Natural Scene; 2, American Indians; 3, Spanish Explorations; 4, American Explorations; 5, The American Frontier Reaches the Grand Canyon; 6, Forest Reserve & National Monument; 7, Grand Canyon Nat'l Park: Period of Establishment; and 8, Grand Canyon Nat'l Park: Period of Expansion. Strong copy despite flaws to front cover.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/None as Issued. First Edition.

$16.50

ALEUT AND ESKIMO ART : Tradition and Innovation in South Alaska

By Dorothy Jean Ray

Seattle, WA: Univ of Washington Press, 1981. EX-LIB, UNCIRCULATED Copy. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Black linen boards/NF w/trace edge rubs. DJ/NF; w/light surface wear, and, inner flaps pasted to front & rear covers' verso. Reference/resource. History of indigenous southern Alaskan art from the "discovery" of the region in 1741 through 1980.251 pgs, illustrated w/photos, in 2 parts: Part I, chapter 1, Historical Background; 2, Materials & Coloring Agents; 3, The Traditional Arts; 4, The New Arts; and 5, "What is Past is Prologue; and, Part II, Illustration, followed by appendices & Glossary.. First Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fine. First Edition, First Thus.

$38.50

GUARDIANS OF THE LIFE STREAM : Shamans, Art and Power in Prehispanic Central Panama

By Armand J. Labbe; Aleida Rodriguez (Editor);

Seattle, WA: Univ of Washington Press, 1995. BRAND NEW & Collectible. First Edition, First Thus. Fine copy of a most excellent monograph on stylistic patterns in ceramics and goldwork of pre-Columbian art of Panama. Massachusette-born anthropologist, educator, and author Armand Joseph Labbe (1944 - 2005) was Chief Curator of the Bowers Museum of Cultural Art in Santa Ana, California. 168 pgs, illustrated with superb photography, reviews shamanistic symbolism in the art of ancient Panama. Brief Chronological Outline of Panamanian History precedes 7 chapters: I, Introduction; II, Central Panama: A Ceramic Art History; III, The Central Region: Changes of Time: An Art Historical Overview; IV, Neotropical & New World Shamanism; V, Mapping & Structuring the Shamanic Universe; VI, Paradigms & Models: Key to Understanding the Inherent Dualism of the Shamanic Cosmos; and VII, Context & Meaning in the Art of Central Panama., followed by Glossay.. First Edition, First Thus. Soft Cover. NEW - COLLECTIBLE/None as Issued. Illus. by Borissov Photography; Joseph Kramer (Illustrations). First Edition, First Thus.

$48.50

ARIZONA HIGHWAYS : May 2004 : Vol. 80, No. 5
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ARIZONA HIGHWAYS : May 2004 : Vol. 80, No. 5

By Robert J. Early (Editor)

Phoenix, AZ: Arizona Dept of Transportation, 2004. BRAND NEW Copy w/a whisper of rubs to stapled spine of softcover. COVER ART: Waterfall of Grapevine Creek, photo, Bernadette Heath. Monthly Arizona State publication. Major articles of this May, 2004 issue are:: 1, Pleasures of Grapevine Canyon; 2, Des[iete Deadly Forced Marches, Navajo Identity Grew Stronger; 2, Arizona's Four Lively Corners; and 3, Commemorating High Style (Flagstaff's Rioedan Mansion).. Volume 80, No. 5, May 2004. Soft Cover/Magazine. NEW/None as Issued. May 2004 Magzine.

$14.50

ARIZONA HIGHWAYS : November 1963, Volume XXXIIX (39),  No 11
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ARIZONA HIGHWAYS : November 1963, Volume XXXIIX (39), No 11

By Carlson, Raymond (Editor)

Phoenix, AZ: Arizona Highway Department, 1963. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Stapled softcover/VG; strong & sound w/archival tape reinforcement to spine edge, and trace surface rubs. COVER ART: "The Hat", surrealist painting by Philip C. Curtis (1909 - 2000). Feature article of this vintage 1963 monthly issue is the Arizona State Fair. Other articles include: 1, Desert Day; 2, Journey to a Far Country (art work of Philip Curtis); and, 3, How the West was Won (MGM use of Arizona in film sets). 1963, Volume XXXIIX (39), No 11. Soft Cover/Magazine. Very Good/None as Issued. Vintage/1963 Issue.

$18.50

ARIZONA HIGHWAYS : May, 1949 : Vol XXV (25), No. 5
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ARIZONA HIGHWAYS : May, 1949 : Vol XXV (25), No. 5

By Raymond Carlson (Editor)

Phoenix, AZ: Arizona Highway Dept, 1949. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Stapled softcover/NF w/trace rubs to stapled spine & surface. COVER ART: Contemplating Sunset Crater from the San Francisco Peaks by Stan Midgley. An issue devoted rangers in the vast lands of Arizona. Feature articles on: 1, Arizona Herefords; 2, Jerome (a copper mine); 3, The Arizona Story -In Movies; 4, Roundup; 5, Brahman Invade the West (new in the cattle world); 6, Cochise Stronghold; and 7, Sunset Crater. . Soft Cover/Periodical. Very Good/None as Issued. Vintage Issue.

$16.50

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