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Samba: The Making of Brazilian Carnival

By: Alma Guillermoprieto

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Knopf: 1990-02-17

Seller ID: 035850


HARDCOVER. Very Good Condition. Binding tight, pages clean. Remainder mark at bottom edge of pages. Dust Jacket whole and smooth. Lovely copy! Out of print. View more info

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The Invisible Stranger: The Patten, Maine, Photographs of Arturo Patten

By: Banks, Russell; Patten, Arturo

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Harper: 1999-06-23

Seller ID: 048466


Hardcover with dust jacket in like new condition. Faint shelf wear. Pages clean and binding tight. View more info

City Slickers

By: Bill Geist

Price: $27.99

Publisher: Crown: 1987-09-12

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020438


*** 1st Ed. Hardcover in Very Good -/Very Good + condition. Binding tight, pages clean. No previous owner names. Binding cracking at front, but otherwise tight. *** View more info

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The Duchess Who Wouldn't Sit Down: An Informal History of Hospitality

By: Browner, Jesse

Price: $16.52

Publisher: Bloomsbury USA: 2003-10-01

Seller ID: 061955


First edition, first printing. Brand new book. Ships same or next day. View more info

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Maryland Folklore

By: Carey, George Gibson

Price: $4.10

Publisher: Cornell Maritime Pr/Tidewater Pub: 1989-12-01

Seller ID: 053319


This readable survey of folklore and folklife in Maryland is a fascinating guide to the kind of traditions that exist right under people's noses -- if they take the time to look. Tall tales, legends, folk heroes, and local characters all fall within the purview of George Carey, who studied local folk culture under a charge from a Maryland government commission long before the current system of state folklorists was established. View more info

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Bobos in Paradise: The New Upper Class and How They Got There [BARGAIN PRICE]

By: David Brooks

Price: $5.44

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2000-05-03

Seller ID: 021103


*** Hardcover in Very Good/Very Good condition. Binding tight, pages clean. No previous owner names. Some edgewear to jacket. *** View more info

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A Venetian Affair

By: Di Robilant, Andrea

Price: $3.74

Publisher: Knopf: 2003-09-23

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 052198


Hardcover in Very Good condition. Pages are clean. Binding is tight. Jacket in Very Good condition. Book Club Edition. View more info

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Diary of a Provincial Lady

By: E. M. Delafield; Illustrator-Arthur Watts; Foreword-Mary Borden

Price: $4.12

Publisher: Academy Chicago Publishers: 1991-03

Seller ID: 034552


SOFTCOVER. Very Good Condition. Binding tight, pages clean. Light edge-wear. Nice copy! View more info

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Small Worlds: Children and Adolescents in America, 1850-1950

By: Elliott West; Paula Petrik

Price: $4.31

Publisher: Univ Pr of Kansas: 1992-05

Seller ID: 046827


Paperback in good condition. Heavy surface and edge wear. covers are lightly soiled. Spine is creased. front cover has a stain along its right edge. edges creased and bent. side of book is soiled. Sticker on spine. Pages writing free. Binding tight. View more info

Sexing the Millennium: Women and the Sexual Revolution

By: Linda Grant

Price: $4.82

Publisher: Grove Pr: 1994-05

Seller ID: 030237


HARDCOVER. Good + Condition. Binding tight, pages clean. Some edge-wear to hard covers, with tail of spine blunted. Dust Jacket whole, slightly scuffed, with light wrinkle at edges. Solid reading copy! View more info

Aperture Everything That Lives Eats

By: Michael E Hoffman

Price: $6.52

Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux: 1996-04-30

Seller ID: 041890


Paperback in very good condition. Slight edge and surface wear. Pages clean and binding tight. View more info

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Geisha: A Life

By: Mineko Iwasaki; Contributor-Rande Brown

Price: $3.74

Publisher: Washington Square Press: 2003-10-01

Seller ID: 026475


Good Condition. Binding tight, pages clean. Cover is a bit battered, wear to edges and corners, light smudges. Nice reading copy. View more info

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Irish Facts

By: O'Rourke, Meghan

Price: $39.62

Publisher: Gramercy: 2000-02-15

Seller ID: 062880


Brand new book. Orders ship daily with tracking. View more info

The Ultimate Pipe Book

By: Richard Carleton Hacker

Price: $167.82

Publisher: Jensen: 1999-01-01

Seller ID: 065646


Book in excellent condition and as close to brand new as can be. Inside pages are clean, crisp and writing-free. Binding is tight. Dust jacket in excellent condition with just a few minimal marks to edge from shelving. A very nice book! Ships same or next day. View more info

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The Invisible Stranger: The Patten, Maine, Photographs of Arturo Patten

By: Russell Banks; Arturo Patten

Price: $6.20

Publisher: HarperCollins: 1999-07-01

Seller ID: 045437


Hardcover with dust jacket in very good condition. light edge wear. pages clean and binding tight. View more info

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The Invisible Stranger: The Patten, Maine, Photographs of Arturo Patten

By: Russell Banks; Arturo Patten

Price: $6.20

Publisher: HarperCollins: 1999-07-01

Seller ID: 045823


Hardcover with dust jacket in very good minus condition. light edge wear. pages clean and binding tight. View more info

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Holy Cow: An Indian Adventure

By: Sarah Macdonald

Price: $3.74

Publisher: Broadway: 2004-04-13

Seller ID: 023436


*** Softcover in Very Good condition. Binding tight, pages clean. No previous owner names. Some edgewear. *** View more info

Present Perfect: Unforgettable Gifts for Every Occasion

By: Sherri Athay

Price: $4.31

Publisher: Mobius Press: 1999-12-01

Seller ID: 056104


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On Mexican Time: A New Life in San Miguel

By: Tony Cohan

Price: $3.85

Publisher: Broadway: 2000-01-11

Seller ID: 014710


*** Hardcover in Very Good condition. Binding tight, pages clean. No previous owner names. Pages uncut. *** View more info

Managing Your Mind and Mood Through Food

By: Wurtman

Price: $4.46

Publisher: Scribner: 1986-11-06

Seller ID: 062172


Book in excellent condition and appears as unread. Tight binding, clean pages and excellent dust jacket. Ships same or next day. View more info