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Book is clean and tight, but has(rather handsome) previous owner's nameplate on fep as well as small Harry Hartman(Bookseller) sticker, and gift writing "to Mother from George 1934" on blank page prior to title page. 626 pages

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Winnie the Pooh in Latin. Hardback in Mylar cover. There are some cracks and nicks on the dust jacket, but still a very nice gift item.Brief message from previous owner on page opposite frontis page reads For J--- Easter, 1961 Mother and Dad.

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Two Lives

O'Keefe G. And Stieglitz A

Still in shrinkwrap. Free giftwrapping. Two great American masters of painting and photography.

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408 pages, with square edges, clean paper, and tight binding, some wear to dustjacket. 4,000 botanical names, with generic and botanical names cross referenced and in alphabetical order. The author, a Greek and Latin scholar, identifies the root words and gives the accepted definiton that deives from them, and indicates preferred English pronunciation. Previous owner's bookplate on front free end paper.

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Worsley was the captain of the Endurance, and took the James Caird, a twenty-two foot boat, through the most dangerous seas in the world, from Antarctica to the South Georgia Island. 220 pages with b&w photographs, is in excellent condition-tight binding, clean pages, square boards, and two small tears on the bottom back dusjacket. In mylar jacket. "For scientific discovery, give me Scott; for speed and efficiency of travel, give me Amundson; but when disaster strikes and all hope is gone, get down on your knees and pray for Shackleton.

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Inman Diary

Aaron Daniel

First edition, hardcover.Slipcased two volume edition. Written with a candor that shocks, Arthur Inman was a self-diagnosed invalid who lived vicariously through "talkers" he hired through newspaper ads and fully invested himself in learning about them, weaving their lives into his diary. His was a death by suicide in 1963, and this two volume edition is an abridgement of the 155 volumes he wrote.

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Land Below the North

Keith Agnes Newton

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Decorated cloth boards with good square edges, tight binding, and clean paper, and blue map endpapers. Travels in and around Borneo in the late 1930's.

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Requiem

Akhmatova Anna

A Russian/French translation of Akhmatova's great poem. A simple edition, some browning on paper, a natural result due to the quality of the paper. Free gift wrapping.

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Blooms of Blessingham

Bloom Alan & Adrian

750 color photographs, 320 pages. Over 5000 hardy plants for your garden. This book is mylar protected. There is an unnoticeable repaired cut on dust jacket spine, else as new.

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The Cook's Room

Davidson Alan Editor

242 pages, color throughout, folio size. From Antonio Carluccio, who wrote A Passion for Mushrooms, Diana Kennedy, who wrote The Cuisines of Mexico, to M.F.K. Fisher, the doyenne of modern food writing, these writers and cooks describe with essay and pictures traditional kitchens around the world. Thirty-one contributors. There is a one inch tear that has been repaired in the back of dustjacket that keeps this book from being listed in "as new" condition..

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Dark Voyage

Furst Alan

Of all his books, this one hits the mark, and is his best work, demonstrating that Furst has some fine work ahead of him. His style, his voice is now that of a master, and I for one cannot wait for the next.

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Blood of Victory

Furst Alan

You may not be interested in war, but war is interested in you" That quote from Leon Trotsky sums up nicely the core plots of Furst's wonderful novels set in and around WWII Europe. His characters are trapped by circumstance, and their actions are inevitable, but done for the greater good, even though they often lead inexorably to a personal doom. The book is as new, and autographed by the author.

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A pictorial guide to the evaluation and selection of early American furniture, with over 800 photos to help properly identify pieces. Excellent for appraisers and new buyers alike. Minor wear to dustjacket, boards are square, binding is tight, and pages clean and bright.

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Moonchild

Crowley Aleister

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The contemporary press described Aleister Crowley as" the wickedest man in the world" He called himself the Beast 666, and he was a poet, a painter, chess master, magician and acclaimed mountain climber, and a drug addict, who experimented with heroin, cocaine, opium, hashish and peyote, and besides being well known as a Satanist and a man of wild sex orgies, he also established himself as a God in his own religion. Moonchild is one of his rare works of fiction.

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The classic manual on basic rock climbing, terms, equipment, techniques for free and roped climbing, piton and rope craft, tension climbing. Mild sunning on back of book, otherwise square and clean, with no writing in book.

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The Fate of the Forest

Hecht Susanna Cockburn Alexander

Four centuries of developers, destroyers and defenders in the world's largest and most complex of ecosysytems, and the largest supplier of oxygen on the planet. This is the botanical, ecological, and economic history of the geography Amazonia.

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Forward by the Dalai Lama. A. Berzin received his Ph.D from Harvard University in 1972, from the departments of Far Eastern Languages and Sanskrit and Indian Studies, and frequently lectures on Buddhism and Tibetan culture.

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Antonio Stradivari

Hill Arthur Henry and Alfred

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The life of Stradiavari (1644-1737) The pages and illustrations are clean and bright, with four color illustations of his violins. This is an unabridged, unaltered printing of the original 1902 edition. A very good reading copy.

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Fanny at Chez Panisse

Waters Alice

Glorious food, recipes, illustrations and painting from Alice Waters and Ann Arnold. Chez Panisse is located in Berkeley, California; though you may be poor, and urgently need to save money, cast aside your fears of the rainy day, and eat here. The experience will sustain you in a future of material poverty. Thus speaks a customer.

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Visiting Kashmir

Stacey Allan

160 pages of history, religion, the mountains, festivals and fairs, temples, shrines, gardens, HOUSEBOATS(famous since British Colonial times) carpets, rugs, flora and fauna,. Also includes section on Ladakh. Excellent binding, clean pages, clean boards, and clean dustjacket, with wrinkle on bottom right front.

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