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Hydrography of the American Isthmus, Davis, Arthur Powell
1 Hydrography of the American Isthmus
Davis, Arthur Powell
Washington DC U.S. Government Printing Office 1903 Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Clean dark green pebbled cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean endpapers, all text pages clean (small number written and stamped near base of title page). Illustrated with many photographs, graphs, maps (one fold-out and one double-page map "Rainfall Map of Nicaragua Canal Region). Small Publisher's "Note" tipped in (errata slip). Bottom page edges stamped "Property of United States Government". Book size: 8" x 11-1/2". A study of the Hydrography of Central America leading up to the construction of the Panama Canal. 022584

Price: 50.00 USD
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Panama - The Canal, The Country, and the People, Edwards, Albert
2 Panama - The Canal, The Country, and the People
Edwards, Albert
New York Macmillan 1911 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding. Red cloth boards with black decoration on cover and spine, gold lettering on cover and spine. Small bumps to corners. Binding is tight & square. Gilt top page edges. Previous owner bookplate and handwritten name on front fixed endpaper. Frontis portrait of George Washington Goethals, Chairman and Chief Engineer of the Isthmian Canal Commission. Parentheses under author name on title page [Mr. Bullard] met by me on picnic to ? -illegible. Illustrated with maps and photographs. 585 pages with index. 022612

Price: 20.00 USD
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Rites of Rhythm: The Music of Cuba, Farr, Jory
3 Rites of Rhythm: The Music of Cuba
Farr, Jory
New York William Morrow 2003 0060090308 / 9780060090302 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean bright dust jacket. As new condition (small remainder mark on bottom text block edge). Very clean orange boards with red spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs. 261 pages. Clean bright jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023771

Price: 15.00 USD
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In Far Japan - Glimpses and Sketches, Hedges, Frank H.
4 In Far Japan - Glimpses and Sketches
Hedges, Frank H.
Japan Hokuseido Press 1946 Hardcover Very Good+ 
Very nice clean hardcover (pressed paper hardboard with clean unchipped paste-on labels on cover and spine), in original glassine wrapper. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Black and white illustrations. 330 pages. 024339

Price: 45.00 USD
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Paris - Capital of the World, Higonnet, Patrice
5 Paris - Capital of the World
Higonnet, Patrice
Cambridge, Massachusetts Belknap Press - Harvard University Press 2002 0674008871 / 9780674008878 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean bright unclipped dust jacket. Translated by Arthur Goldhammer. Clean blue cloth boards with white cloth spine, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear; slight fading to top and bottom board edges. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean beautifully illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Gorgeous illustrations throughout in full color, sepia and black and white. 493 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no fading, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. In an original and evocative journey through modern Paris from the mid-eighteenth century to World War II, Patrice Higonnet offers a delightful cultural portrait of a multifaceted, continually changing city. "'Paris' is superb, the fruit of a lifetime's reading and reflection. The city and its aura are scrutinized through affectionate though not uncritical eyes; the text is discriminating, perceptive, and laced with fine irony. The book abounds with unexpected references, telling obeservations, and connections." - Eugen Weber 025046

Price: 30.00 USD
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Red, White, and Blue Paradise: The American Canal Zone in Panama, Knapp, Herbert; Mary Knapp
6 Red, White, and Blue Paradise: The American Canal Zone in Panama
Knapp, Herbert; Mary Knapp
New York Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1984 0151761353 / 9780151761357 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by the authors, in clean original unclipped jacket. Clean ivory boards with red cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers, inscribed and signed by both authors on front free endpaper: "For Betty Stergion With best wishes - Mary Knapp, Herb Knapp - S. Egremont, MA - May 21, 1986." 306 pages with index. Clean jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (16.95 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022578

Price: 120.00 USD
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Markets of Paris, 2nd Edition: Food, Antiques, Crafts, Books, and More, Long, Dixon; Marjorie R. Williams
7 Markets of Paris, 2nd Edition: Food, Antiques, Crafts, Books, and More
Long, Dixon; Marjorie R. Williams
New York The Little Book Room 2012 1936941007 / 9781936941001 Second edition Paperback Fine 
As new guide to the Markets of Paris, including food, antiques, craffts, books and more, with restaurant recommendations. Map on endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Photographs by Marjorie R. Williams. 303 pages. Nice pocket-size guide is thorough and beautifully illustrated with photographs. 026547

Price: 15.00 USD
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In Tuscany, Mayes, Frances (with Edward Mayes)
8 In Tuscany
Mayes, Frances (with Edward Mayes)
New York Broadway Books 2000 0767905350 / 9780767905350 First Hardback Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition, first printing (with full number line on copyright page) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Fine condition. Clean orange cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with gorgeous full color photographs throughout by Bob Krist. 272 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An intense celebration of the voluptuousness of Italian life. 025985

Price: 35.00 USD
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The First Time I Saw Paris - Photographs and Memories from the City of Light, Miller, Peter
9 The First Time I Saw Paris - Photographs and Memories from the City of Light
Miller, Peter
New York Crown 1999 0812932552 / 9780812932553 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean dark blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Signed by author on title page: "Peter Miller". There is also a bold previous owner inscription on front free endpaper - :May all your shows be perfect in the coming year - Spoon - Xmas 2001." Preface by Stanley Karnow, author of "Paris in the Fifties." 132 pages. Stunning black and white photographs throughout. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. (Autographed Copy sticker, which is removable, was placed on front panel of dust jacket by publisher). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A visual and literary record of the author's journey of youthful discovery with his camera in Paris in the 1950's, just as the city was emerging from its long postwar gloom. 026551

Price: 25.00 USD
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Provence: The Beautiful Cookbook, Olney, Richard
10 Provence: The Beautiful Cookbook
Olney, Richard
New York Harpercollins 1999 0681152656 / 9780681152656 Later Printing Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Large, lovely and clean book in unworn original dust jacket. Size approx. 10" x 14". Color illustrated glossy boards are unworn. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean color illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with gorgeous photographs throughout, this book contains recipes that are concise and easy to follow as well as delicious, beautiful and satisfying. Going through its pages is like spending a year in Provence. 256 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, no rubbing. If this book doesn't inspire you to head either to your kitchen or to the Provence region of France, nothing will! 026905

Price: 20.00 USD
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A Second Paradise - Indian Courtly Life 1590-1947, Patnaik, Naveen
11 A Second Paradise - Indian Courtly Life 1590-1947
Patnaik, Naveen
London Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd / Rupa & Co. 1985 0283992689 / 9780283992681 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Illustrated endpapers are clean (narrow area of darkening in gutter of front hinge); no names, writing or bookplates. Full color illustrations throughout by Banu, as well as vintage photograph illustrations. Introduction by Stuart Cary Welch. Editor's note (by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis). 192 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Depicts in art and text the days and anights of princely courts of India from the early Mughal emperors through the legendary rulers of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, going behind the harem wall to reveal the lives of royal women, the training of a courtesan, the preparation of a princess for the bridal chamber, the use of intoxicants to enhance the madness of passion. 022688

Price: 20.00 USD
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Surinam - The Country and Its People, Willem van de Poll
12 Surinam - The Country and Its People
Willem van de Poll
The Hague, Netherlands W. Van Hoeve Ltd. 1951 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Dark green-black cloth boards with gold lettering and costumed woman on cover, gold lettering on spine. Slight fraying at top and bottom spine ends. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers (tiny previous owner name in top corner of front paste-down). Translation by Joop Dolman. Photographed and described by Willem van de Poll. Beautiful full page photographs throughout. 199 pages. 024330

Price: 15.00 USD
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13 San Min Chu I: The Three Principles of the People (complete with disk)
Yat-sen, Sun
China China Cultural Service 2003 Hard Cover Near FIne No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean blue smooth flexible boards with gold lettering and line border on cover, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Ribbon page marker. 366 pgs. Complete with disk in pocket at rear of book. 006973

Price: 15.00 USD
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