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Pacific (World Travel Map)

Pacific (World Travel Map)

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9780702804700
ISBN 10
0702804703
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Edinburgh: Bartholomew.1982. Folding map with card covers. Printed on one side. Color. Two maps. Recto: Pacific Ocean map 1:40,000,000 ; Verso: Australasia and South-West Pacific map 1:15,000,000. 30 x 40 inch sheet, folded in 5 x 10.25 inch cover. As New map in a Near Fine cover. Not from a library. Unmarked. No tears. Relief shown by gradient tints and spot heights on Australasia and island maps. Depths shown by gradient tints and soundings. Includes numerous insets. Legend in English, German, and French.
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The Pacific Journal of Louis-Antoine de Bougainville, 1767-1768 (Works issued by the Hakluyt...

The Pacific Journal of Louis-Antoine de Bougainville, 1767-1768 (Works issued by the Hakluyt Society, Third Series, Volume 9)

by Louis-Antoine de Bougainville; John Dunmore (Editor)

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9780904180787
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0904180786
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London: Hakluyt Society. 2002. Works issued by the Hakluyt Society, Third Series, Volume 9. Hardcover. First Edition. Blue cloth over boards with gilt titles to spine and vignette of sailing ship Victoria on front board. As New book in Very Good jacket. Quarter-inch scratch on jacket at front hinge; spine faded. See photo. lxxvii + 322 pages, 2 colour plates, 3 illustrations, 6 maps. The French entered the Pacific in the late 17th century, but the ocean remained largely a Spanish preserve until British navigators began to cross its vast expanse in the mid 1760s. France's concerns that Britain might establish its superiority in the area, meant they welcomed Louis de Bougainville's voyage of exploration undertaken in 1766-9. After handing over the colony he had established in the Falkland Islands to Spain, he sailed through the still relatively unknown Straits of Magellan into the poorly charted South Pacific. He made a number of discoveries in the south west, but was too late to discover Tahiti, where… Read more
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Pamella Z. Asquith's Fruit Tart Cookbook

Pamella Z. Asquith's Fruit Tart Cookbook

by Pamela Asquith

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9780517632215
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0517632217
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New York: Weathervane Books, 1987. Hardcover. First printing / full number line. Good+ book in Fine jacket. Ex-library. Text block pristine. Spine straight and tight. From the library of the Art Institute of Washington. 141 pages.
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A Panorama of Rural England

A Panorama of Rural England

by W. J. Turner (ed); Edmund Blunden (intro)

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New York: Chanticleer Press. Hardcover. 1944. Very Good. Green cloth over boards with gold lettering to spine. Sewn Binding. Lavishly illustrated with 48 color plates and 132 B&W illustrations. Very Good. No jacket. Prior owner's name and date on front free endpaper. Text unmarked. Lightly tanned. Spine ends bumped with small tears. 316 pages.
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The Party: The Secret World of China's Communist Rulers

The Party: The Secret World of China's Communist Rulers

by Richard McGregor

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9780061708770
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0061708771
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New York: HarperCollins. Hardcover. 2010.Near Fine book in a Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Spine ends and upper corners bumped. Jacket clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xviii + 302 pages.
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A Patchwork Planet

A Patchwork Planet

by Anne Tyler

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9780449003985
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0449003981
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New York: Ballantine / Fawcett. Trade Paperback. 1999. As New. Not a remainder. 296pp including a five page reader's guide.
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Paul Cuffe and the African Promised Land

Paul Cuffe and the African Promised Land

by Mary Gage Atkin

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9780840765215
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0840765215
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Nashville: Thomas Nelson. Hardcover. 1977. First Edition (stated). Fine book in a Good jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and very tight. Remainder mark to bottom edge. Jacket has small tears and soiling. 160 pages. A biography of the Afro-American sea captain who sought to attract freed blacks from America to the colony of Sierra Leone.
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Paying Back Jack: A Vincent Calvino Novel (Vincent Calvino, 10)

Paying Back Jack: A Vincent Calvino Novel (Vincent Calvino, 10)

by Christopher G. Moore

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First American Edition
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780802119025
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0802119026
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New York: Grove Press, October 2009. Hardcover. First American Edition (stated) / full number line. Fine book in a Very Good jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight; ends lightly bumped. Jacket clean and bright. Eighth-inch tears to jacket at spine head and lower rear corner. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 239 pages. Disbarred American lawyer Vincent Calvino is now a private investigator in Thailand. A client's desire for payback could cost Vinnie his life when a new assignment takes him deep into the lives of corrupt politicians and private contractors, and into Bangkok's seamy underbelly.
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Peacemaking In International Conflict: Methods & Techniques

Peacemaking In International Conflict: Methods & Techniques

by I. William Zartman

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Paperback
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9781878379603
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1878379607
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Washington, DC: United States Institute of Peace. Trade Paperback. 1997. First Edition. Near Fine. Dust stains to edges. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight, and uncreased. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. x + 412 pages.
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Peachtree Island

by Mildred Lawrence

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First Edition
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New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1948. Hardcover. First Edition. Likely first printing (no additional printings listed). Signed by author on half-title page. Very Good. No jacket. Prior owner's name and date on FFEP. Text block unmarked. Spine straight, but faded; spine ends bumped and worn. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 224 pages. B&W illustrations. Cissie, a nine-year-old orphan who has lived with each of her three aunts in turn, goes to live with her delightful and surprising uncle. Uncle Eben has a peach orchard and a motherly housekeeper, and the whole winter is packed with good times, adventures and work. When her uncle tells her that she is going to stay with him for always, Cissie is a happy little girl.
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Peasant Wars of the Twentieth Century

Peasant Wars of the Twentieth Century

by Eric R. Wolf

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9780060905057
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0060905050
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New York: Harper Torchbooks. 1973. Trade Paperback. Very Good. Tanned. Original bookseller's price stamp to first page, otherwise unmarked. Spine creased, but square and tight. Light edgewear to covers. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 328 pages.A good short course in the major popular revolutions of the 20th century--in Russia, Mexico, China, Algeria, Cuba, and Viet Nam--not from the perspective of governments or parties or leaders, but from the perspective of the peasant peoples whose lives and ways of living were destroyed by the depredations of the imperial powers.
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Peddling Prosperity: Economic Sense and Nonsense in an Age of Diminished Expectations

Peddling Prosperity: Economic Sense and Nonsense in an Age of Diminished Expectations

by Paul Krugman

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9780393312928
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0393312925
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New York: W. W. Norton. Trade Paperback. April 17, 1995. Near Fine. Interior unmarked. Spine straight, tight, and uncreased. Not from a library. No remainder mark. vi + 303 pages.
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The Pelican Brief

The Pelican Brief

by John Grisham

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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780385421980
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0385421982
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New York: Doubleday, March 1992. Hardcover. First Edition, 10th printing. Very good book in a very good jacket. Interior pristine. Binding straight and tight. Dust stains to edges. Jacket rubbed. No tears or creases. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 371 pages.
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The Penguin Stephen Leacock

The Penguin Stephen Leacock

by Stephen Leacock; Robertson Davies (ed)

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Paperback
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9780140058901
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0140058907
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Harmondsworth, England: Penguin. 1981. Trade Paperback. Second printing, 1982. Very Good-. Creasing and 1/2-inch chip to lower corner of front cover. Text tanned but unmarked. Spine straight, tight, and uncreased. Dust stains to top edge. 527 + xii pages.
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The People: No Different Flesh

The People: No Different Flesh

by Zenna Henderson

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ISBN 13
9780380015061
ISBN 10
0380015064
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New York: Avon Books. Mass Market Paperback. May 1968. Avon 38638. Ninth Printing. Very Good. Interior lightly tanned but unmarked. Spine straight, very tight and uncreased. Quarter-inch tear to top of rear cover. Light edgewear. No creases. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 221 pages. Contents: No Different Flesh, Deluge, Angels Unawares, Troubling of the Water, Return, Shadow on the Moon.
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A People's History of the Supreme Court: The Men and Women Whose Cases and Decisions Have Shaped...

A People's History of the Supreme Court: The Men and Women Whose Cases and Decisions Have Shaped Our Constitution

by Peter Irons; Howard Zinn (foreword)

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9780140292015
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0140292012
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New York: Penguin: August 2000. First Edition / First Penguin printing / full number line. Very Good+. Interior unmarked. Spine straight and tight with a light crease. Remainder mark. Not from a library. Not clipped. xviii + 542 pages. Beginning with the debates over judicial power in the Constitutional Convention of 1787 to controversial rulings on slavery, racial segregation, free speech, school prayer, abortion, and gay rights, constitutional scholar Peter Irons offers a penetrating look at the highest court in the land. Here are revealing sketches of every justice from John Jay to Stephen Breyer, as well as portraits of such legal giants as John Marshall, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Earl Warren, and Thurgood Marshall. Astute, provocative, and extremely accessible, A People's History of the Supreme Court illuminates and pays tribute to a system of justice that both reflects and parallels our country's remarkable legal history.
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The People's Progressive Party of Guyana: 1950-1992, an Oral History

The People's Progressive Party of Guyana: 1950-1992, an Oral History

by Frank Birbalsingh

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9781870518918
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1870518918
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London: Hansib Publications. Trade Paperback. 2006. First Edition. As New. Not a remainder. Not damaged. No signs of prior use. 206 pages.
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The People's Chef : The Culinary Revolution of Alexis Soyer

The People's Chef : The Culinary Revolution of Alexis Soyer

by Ruth Brandon

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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780802714527
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0802714528
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New York: Walker Books, 2004. Hardcover. First U.S. Edition / full number line. Fine book in a Near Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, tail bumped. Jacket lightly rubbed. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xii + 319 pages. During the first half of the 19th century, Alexis Soyer became the most famous cook--and man--in London. In addition to his kitchen inventions and best-selling cookbooks, Soyer was part of many of the great events and social changes of his time. This biography uses each phase of Soyer's career to explore a different aspect of 19th-century life, including the destruction of the English peasantry, the Irish potato famine, and Britain's disastrous involvement in the Crimea. Born in France, Soyer moved to England in his teens and rose to early fame as head chef at London's Reform Club, where he designed a kitchen so innovative that it became a tourist attraction. He opened London's first French restaurant, and was linked to some of the most… Read more
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Perfume: The Story of a Murderer

Perfume: The Story of a Murderer

by Patrick Süskind; Patrick Suskind; John E. Woods (trans)

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Paperback
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9780375725845
ISBN 10
0375725849
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New York: Vintage, February 2001. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Light reading wear to covers. Sticker from Giggle bookshop, Madras, India to rear cover. 255 pages. Originally published in German as Das Parfum. Winner of the World Fantasy Award and the PEN Translation Prize. A terrifying examination of what happens when one man's indulgence in his greatest passion-his sense of smell-leads to murder.
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Perfumed Garden of the Sheikh Nefzaoui (Wordsworth Classic Erotica)

Perfumed Garden of the Sheikh Nefzaoui (Wordsworth Classic Erotica): Translated from the French by Sir Richard Burton

by Nefzaoui; Richard Burton

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9781853266003
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1853266000
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Hertfordshire, England: Wordsworth. 1995. Trade Paperback. First Printing. Very Good+. Tanned. Original bookseller's stamp on title page. Text unmarked. Spine straight and tight. Light reading wear. 159 pp. This 12th century work celebrates the multifarious ways in which men and a women come together in physical union.
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