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image of Continental Books, Manuscripts and Science, Including the Food and Drink Collection of Hroar Dege. Thursday 9 June 2005

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London: the auction house, 2005. Paperback. 218p., profusely illustrated, entirely in color (sepia where called for, of course), one of the big blockbuster Sotheby's cats (11x8 inches) in fine shape: clean, sound, unmarked. Unfortunately lacks the Prices and Buyers insert. FYI, over five hundred listings, perhaps half of the Dege library; the other-than-cookery books look fabulously important too. … Read more
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image of Auktion. Sammlung Rolf Dittmar: Kochbucher Kuche und Haushalt. Versteigerung: Donnerstag, 10 Februar 2001

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Pforzheim: Peter Kiefer - Buch- und Kunstauktionen, 2001. Paperback. 223p., scattered b&w illustrations in vignette (two color pix on the cover), with an enormous number of listings: over three thousand! ..Text entirely in the German language.. Softbound in 10.5x8 inch wraps. A very good copy: completely sound, clean and unmarked; unfortunately a Prices realized notice is lacking. … Read more
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£18.54
image of Bibliography of American Cookery Books 1742-1860

Bibliography of American Cookery Books 1742-1860

by Lowenstein, Eleanor

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1972
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£14.83

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Worcester / New York: American Antiquarian Society / Corner Book Shop, 1972. Hardcover. xii, 132p., a modern reprint and revision, hardbound in 9.5x6 inch green cloth boards spine-titled gilt. A bright tight unmolested copy, clean and free of any markings.
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Bibliography of British Gardens

by Desmond, Ray

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1988
ISBN
9780906795156
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£16.32

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Winchester: St. Paul's Bibliographies, 1988. viii, 318p., second printing of the 1984 first issue, illustrated with a small section of b&w period images, hardbound in 10x7.5 inch textured green boards. Expect hints of rubbing and soil to casing, a sound good copy free of any markings.
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image of Gastronomie - Oenologie du XV Siecle a Nos Jours: three unduplicated cookbook catalogues:  Bibliotheque d'un Gourmet  / Gastronomie et OEnologie  /  Chasse Gastronomie Oenologie

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Paris: Edgar Soete, Libraire-Expert, 1990. Respectively 88, 64, 70p., matching format, glossy white wraps with scattered b&w illustrations. Our first item has been marked up by a prospective purchaser and has a nasty litle tear in heel of spine, the other two are not marked but are handled and creased. The three as a small lot.
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image of The maid narratives, black domestics and white families in the Jim Crow South

The maid narratives, black domestics and white families in the Jim Crow South

by Van Wormer, Katherine, David W. Jackson III, and Charletta Sudduth

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
2012
ISBN
9780807162361
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£11.12

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Baton Rouse: LSU Press, 2012. Paperback. xviii, 298p., wraps shelf worn and creased else good condition.
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image of [memorial ephemera]: The Wallpaper Designs of William Morris, an article by Peter Floud reprinted from The Penrose Annual, Volume 54, 1960  [with]  R. Furneaux Jordan: The Medieval Vision of William Morris  [with]  two letterhead notices from the Morris Society  [Sold together]

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London, Kew: the society, 1960. Pamphlet. Wallpaper item is an offprint in a printed folder, 11x8 inches, the article is loose-leaf with a single very large leaf of glazed alkaline paper on which is reproduced several of Morris' wallpaper designs in color, this leaf folded to fit the Floud folder. This item is lightly foxed within, has external spots… Read more
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Classical Korean embroideries

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Published
1984
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£11.12

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no place: Korea-Britain Centennial Committee / International Cultural Society of Korea, 1984. Paperback. Unpaginated, glossy paperstock throughout with color exhibit photography (several folded plates) and triple-column text; 9.5x9.7 inch glossy decorated wraps, somewhat edgeworn with corner-tips bumped. Folded plates are undamaged, item is sound, clean and unmarked, a very good copy. FYI, we have seen another edition, no… Read more
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image of Revolution at point zero: housework, reproduction, and feminist struggle

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Oakland: PM Press, 2020. Hardcover. 237p., hardcover with dj, New. Second Edition, revised and expanded.
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£25.96
image of Chinese Classical Furniture, The Complete Illustrated Guide for Collectors

Chinese Classical Furniture, The Complete Illustrated Guide for Collectors

by Hu, Desheng, and Song Yongji

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
2009
ISBN
9781606520130
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£22.25

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Pleasantville NY: Reader's Digest, 2009. Hardcover. 304p., profusely illustrated in color exhibit photography, captioned with supplementary texts, beautifully laid out on excellent alkaline paperstock; don't be amazed, the Digest folk weren't designers they just paid to be its western publisher. Hardbound in 10x8 inch laminated decorated boards with a ditto dust jacket, everything perfectly sound, clean and unmarked. … Read more
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image of L. Sanz, Fabricant de Meubles. Tarif applicable a dater du 10 Fevrier 1938 pour marchandises frises a l'usine

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Paris: the maker, 1938. Eight sepia rotogravues showing bedroom and diningroom ensembles, and six types of chair (on a singleton plate). Graphics measure 9x11 inches on 10x12.5 inch alkaline leaves; a cover letter (carbon copy) identifies each piece and price. These descriptions (and a pencilled note reading "8 planches") confirm the packet to be complete as sent (remnant of… Read more
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image of Verreries de Meisenthal (Moselle), Societe par actions, Fondee en 1711. Service de table et a liqueurs / Gobeleterie / Articles divers

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Paris: B. Arnaud, 1930. Paperback. Each leaf a numbered plate on high-gloss alkaline paperstock, plate numbers run to p.151 but nearly one hundred leaves are omitted - obviously a catalogue prepared for a specific client - plates #1-4 for instance are followed by #10 which is followed by #15. Find titlepage plus 59 leaves exhibiting tableware (rectos only), then… Read more
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£55.62
image of Book of Gems. Ladies and Gents' Gold Watches, Chains, Charms and Lockets in Great Variety. All Goods Guaranteed to be as Represented. At the sign of the BIG WATCH, Main Street near Pennsylvania railroad Depot. Fine repairing a specialty

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Uniontown PA: printed by The Aldine Press N.Y. for Wm. Hunt, 1910. Unpaginated, about eight pages plus color-litho covers, sewn pamphlet in 4.5 inch square wraps, a fine copy. Texts principally concern gemstones, how formed in nature, what humans like to do with them.
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image of Ditta L'Arte del Ricamo in Rilievo

Ditta L'Arte del Ricamo in Rilievo

by Wichelhaus, Oscar," corporate author

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Published
1913
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£14.83

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Milano: Oscar Wichelhaus, 1913. 47p., coated alkaline paperstock throughout with profuse b&w retouched-photoillustration, softbound, a pamphlet in 6.5x9.5 inch grey wraps with embossed lettering gilt and a color-picture onlay. Principal text is in Italian, with page-long precis in French and German on terminal leaves. Somewhat worn with mild crimpings and creasings to front cover and titlepage, else sound and… Read more
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image of Household Viability and Economic Differentiation in Gama, Sri Lanka. An anthropological study of paddy producing households participating in the green revolution within an irrigation settlement in Sri Lanka

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Bergen Norway: Department of Social Anthropoligy, University of Bergen, 1983. Paperback. 445p., text reproduced from a keyboard-set ms, augmented with a few tables; softbound in 8x5.5 inch plain printed wraps. Covers are mildly edgeworn with a half-inch split at the head, otherwise quite sound, and is entirely clean and unmarked. Bergen occasional papers no. 28.
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image of Of Marriage and the Market: women's subordination in international perspective

Of Marriage and the Market: women's subordination in international perspective

by Young, Kate, Carol Wolkowitz and Roslyn McCullagh, editors

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1981
ISBN
9780906336250
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£8.90

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London: CSE Books, 1981. xi, 202p. plus a lengthy bibliography and substantial vitae, both unpaginated, softbound in 8x5 inch pale green wraps. Faintest signs of any handling or age, entirely clean, sound and unmarked. "..feminist challenge to the orthodox interpretations of women's position in society, including Marxist orthodoxy, which claim that feminism is purely a western phenomenon" (from back-cover… Read more
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image of Structures of Patriarchy; State, Community and Household in Modernising Asia

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New Delhi: Kali for Women, 1991. Paperback. xi, 254p., illustrated with tables and statistics, softbound in 8.5x5.5 inch coated decorated wraps. Paperstock faintly toned, a New Delhi bookshop fiche inside cover, an almost as-new copy, completely sound, clean and unmarked. Women and the household in Asia, vol 2. Series editor Leela Dube.
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image of Living Rooms as Facctories. Class, Gender, and the Satellite Factory System in Taiwan

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Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1996. Paperback. x, 182p, illustrated with tables and b&w snapshot photography, softbound in 9x6 inch photodecorated wraps; spine panel slightly sun-faded (remains legible), an otherwise as-new copy: completely sound, clean and unmarked.
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Rural Household Studies in Asia

by Binswanger, Hans P., Robert Evenson, et alia, editors

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Published
1980
ISBN
9789971690021
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£8.90

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Kent Ridge, Singapore: Singapore University Press, 1980. Paperback. xii, 369p., illustrated with charts and stats, softbound in 8.5x5.5 inch decorated green wraps. Cover a little edgeworn and handled, spine has a reader's crease, text bears pencilled brackets and underlines (neat ones) throughout. Sound and otherwise clean, a good reading copy.
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image of Sowing the good seed; The interweaving of agricultural change, gender relations and religion in Serenje District, Zambia

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Wageningen Netherlands: Landbouwuniversiteit te Wageningen, 1992. Paperback. Dissertation: xi, 475p., illustrated with several b&w photos and a number of line maps, a sizeable softbound in 9.5x6.5 inch glossy wraps. Former owner (studying at UC Davis) wrote her ownership in violet inkpen on half-titlepage, textblock's corner-tips yawn a little, other than these details… Read more
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£22.25