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Mrs. Kitching's Smith Island Cookbook

By: Dowell, Susan Stiles ; Kitching, Frances

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Maryland, Cornell Maritime Pr/Tidewater Pub: 1981

Edition: 4th Printing.

Seller ID: 010007

ISBN: 0870332643

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


On tiny Smith Island, seventy-five miles southeast of Washington, D.C., in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay, Frances Kitching operated a small, widely renowned restaurant. Susan Stiles Dowell, working closely with her, gathered more than one hundred of her recipes -- many of them from the generation-to-generation, oral tradition.This is more than just a regional cookbook. In Mrs. Dowell's sensitive and luminous telling of the lore and lure of this remote island, a... View more info

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A Book for Bookmen Being Edited Manuscripts & Marginalia With Essays on Several Occasions.

By: Drinkwater, John

Price: $145.00

Publisher: London:, Dulau & Company,: 1926.

Edition: Limited to 50 copies of which this is 15.

Seller ID: 001132


Pencil numbered and signed by author. Full brown buckram lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut.This copy has been handled as is evident from wear on spine; upper corner rubbed; rear has some imperfection; corners rubbed and broken; early pages foxed and general toning throughout. A worm hole affects lower corner last ten pages. A few light pencil marks on inside rear board from various bookmen from the years. The volume contains severa... View more info

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Weighty Matters: Worthy People

By: Duckworth, John

Price: $45.00

Publisher: England:, Memoir Club,: 2007

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 002179

ISBN: 1841041041


No flaws or blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

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Hernando de Soto: A Savage Quest in the Americas

By: Duncan, David E.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Oklahoma, University of Oklahoma Press: 1997

Seller ID: 010181

ISBN: 0806129778

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. This is the story of a legendary expedition across four thousand miles of the future United States, led by an explorer searching for an illusionary empire of gold. Formerly the second-in-command in Francisco Pizarro's conquest of the Incas in 1531, Hernando de Soto arrived in the country he called La Florida in 1539, leading a glittering, armored Renaissance-era army of six hundred men on the first major exploration of North Am... View more info

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Shark's Fin and Sichuan Pepper: A Sweet-Sour Memoir of Eating in China

By: Dunlop, Fuchsia

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New Yiork, W. W. Norton & Company: 2008

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009633

ISBN: 0393066576

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


A new memoir by the most talented and respected British food writer of her generation.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. 8vo; 24 cm.; 9.5 inches tall; 320 pages with index. View more info

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Black Miami in the Twentieth Century

By: Dunn, Marvin

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Gainesville, Florida:, University Press of Florida,: 1997.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009084

ISBN: 0813015308

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket.


"A necessity for every African American who has ever lived in Dade County, or South Florida for that matter."--Garth Reeves, publisher emeritus, Miami Times. View more info

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Sketches in Stable and Kennel
[English Country Life]

By: Edwards, Lionel R.I. [Dalhousie Robertson] (1878 - 1966)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London: England, Nattali & Maurce Ltd: 1944

Seller ID: 009702

Condition: Very Good


Lionel Edwards (1878 - 1966) was a British artist who specialized in painting horses and other aspects of British country life. He is best known for his hunting scenes but also painted pictures of horse racing, shooting and fishing. He provided illustrations for Country Life, The Sphere, The Graphic and numerous books. [wiki] Rather than the usual scenes of the horse and hound in the field, Mr. Lionel Edwards has drawn and painted his subjects for this volume, not... View more info

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Beasts of the Chase
[ English Country Life] [Horse and Hound]

By: Edwards, Lionel R.I. [Dalhousie Robertson] (1878 - 1966)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Putman & Company: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 009704

Condition: Very Good


First Edition, First Printing. This is bound as the Limited Edition but no limitation page. 4to; 27 cm.; 10.75 inches tall. vii - 50 pages. Illustrated with 8 color plates and 21 b/w drawings. In the words of Major Guy Paget. "Lionel Edwards is a landscape painter in the very top class, worthy to rank with any of the 19th century. He can paint the Hunt scurry as good and life-like as Ferneley, on a background worthy of Birket Foster..He has only to see a Hunt gal... View more info

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A Leicestershire Sketch Book

By: Edwards, Lionel R.I. [Dalhousie Robertson] (1878 - 1966)

Price: $70.00

Publisher: London, Eyre And Spottiswode: 1930

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009712

Condition: Good


First Edition, First Printing. Bindings tight and square. 4to; 32 cm.; 12.5 inches tall; 102 pages; 8 plates in color; 36 plates in b/w. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear with fading to the perimeter and some spotting. With eight colour plates and thirty six black and white plates by Lionel Edwards. Edwards a keen hunting man, spent his life combining hunting and painting and most of his pictures were worked from sketches made on the spot. View more info

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COPPER COINS OF AUSTRIA-HUNGARY.

By: Eklund, O. P.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: USA, American Numismatic Association: 1962.

Seller ID: 000041


Stiff stapled cover; age toning to spine and edges; text clean with light toning; illustrated with b/w photos. View more info

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Mary Emmerling's Beach Cottages: At Home by the Sea

By: Emmerling, Mary

Price: $34.95

Publisher: New York, Potter Style: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010109

ISBN: 0307338223

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


With gorgeously photographed profiles of easy-going seaside homes and innovative design solutions for everyday living, Mary Emmerling's Beach Cottages is both beautiful and inspirational.No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal handling; Still Gift Quality. View more info

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A Satisfied Mind: The Country Music Life of Porter Wagoner

By: Eng, Steve

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Nashville, TN:, Rutledge Hill Press,: 1992,<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008415

ISBN: 1558531335


A sometimes shocking and painful biography of a country music legend, from his career on The Grand Ole Opry to his position as manager of songstress Dolly Parton. Wagoner's relationship with Dolly has been the subject of years of speculation, and here he and Dolly reveal those years through letters and personal notes from that time. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar slee... View more info

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The Olives Dessert Table: Spectacular Restaurant Desserts You Can Make at Home

By: English, Todd ; Retus, Paige ; Sampson, Sally

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2000

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009644

ISBN: 0684823357

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


The celebrated Boston restaurant owner teams up with one of the city's great pastry chefs to offer these tasty recipes for mango tart tartin, butterscotch pudding in chocolate crumb crust, chocolate lace cigarettes, among other scrumptious desserts. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit

By: Estabrook, Barry

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Missouri, Andrews McMeel Publishing: 2011

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010013

ISBN: 1449401090

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


Based on a James Beard award-winning article from a leading voice on the politics of agribusiness, Tomatoland combines history, legend, passion for taste, and investigative reporting on modern agribusiness and environmental issues into a revealing, controversial look at the tomato, the fruit we love so much that we eat $4 billion-worth annually. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. 8vo; 23.5 cm,; 9.25 inches tall; 220 page... View more info

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A Season On The Brink. A Year with Bob Knight and the Indiana Hoosiers

By: Feinstein, John

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1986

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009575

ISBN: 0025372300

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


Recounts the 1985-1986 basketball season at Indiana University, describes the complex personality of coach Bob Knight, and examines the coaching methods which make him one of the best of all time. 'Bob Knight still curses the day he granted the author unfettered access to his program. Feinstein's year as an honorary Hoosier yielded an unsparing portrait of Indiana's combustible coach.' -Sports Illustrated. First Edition, Second Printing. Fine in a fine... View more info

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Pitching to Win [Baseball]

By: Feller, Bob

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Grosset and Dunlap: 1952

Seller ID: 010250

Condition: Very Good


Reprint Edition. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. The Cleveland Indians Hall of Fame major league baseball pitcher Bob Feller gives instruction on pitching. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Lacking Dust Jacket View more info

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Madame Alexander Dolls, An American Legend

By: Finnegan, Stephanie

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Portfolio Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009389

ISBN: 0942620224

Condition: Near Fine


The first full-color, illustrated, comprehensive book on this legendary American dollmaker and the company she founded in 1923. This is the first book ever produced with the cooperation of the Alexander Doll Company and Madame Alexander's family. The magnificent book features a rich compilation of lavish, never before seen photographs, which bring to life the magical legacy of Madame Alexander. Collectors of both historical and contemporary dolls will be enthralle... View more info

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Crocheted Wire Jewelry: Innovative Designs & Projects by Leading Artists

By: Fisch, Arline

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Lark Books: 2006

Seller ID: 007888

ISBN: 1579906605

Condition: New


The author is the world's foremost expert in adapting textile techniques for metal and takes the art to an entirely new level. With a thorough overview of the basics, even beginners can make breathtaking wire jewelry.She explains the characteristics of wire, how to achieve the best results, plus other advanced techniques. 28 outstanding projects come from world-famous contemporary jewelers. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Q... View more info

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The Great Wave: Price Revolutions and the Rhythm of History
[Economic History]

By: Fischer, David Hackett

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York & Oxford, England:, Oxford University Press,: 1996.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008964

ISBN: 019505377X

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


"This year's best book for investors."--The New York Times Annual Survey of Books in Business and Economics. . No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve 8vo; 536 pages with extensive notes, bibliography and index. View more info

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A History of Opera: Milestones and Metamorphoses (Opera Classics Library)

By: Fisher, Burton D.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: USA, Opera Classics Library: 2002

Seller ID: 010362

ISBN: 1930841817

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Burton D. Fisher's comprehensive history of opera that traces each milestone and metamorphosis in the evolution of modern opera. All periods are analyzed in depth. --- Each of the 17 operas that represents a "milestone" in opera history is presented with Principal Characters in the Opera; Brief Story Synopsis; Story Narrative with Music Highlight Examples. View more info