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HIMALAYAS
Written by Yoshikazu Shirakawa; Arnold J. Toynbee; Edmund Hillary.
Stock no. 2115051
Published by Harry N. Abrams. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Very large format, absolutely stunning colour and b/w photos by Shirakawa. Preface by Toynbee, introduction by Hillary, text by Shirakawa. ISBN: 0810901625. Still contained in original black cloth case - that has some chipping to cloth at corners and uneven fading. Contents have wrinkling and damp mark to top edge of some pages.

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AUTOMOBILE AND CULTURE
Written by Gerald Silk.
Stock no. 1711224
Published by Harry N. Abrams. 1984. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. Colour photos. ISBN: 0810922835. Corners creased.

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THE ART OF MAURICE SENDAK
Written by Selma G. Lanes. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 1312475
Published by Harry N. Abrams. 1st 1980. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Sendak's life and work are explored in affectionate detail in this charming fun-filled book. 94 full-colour illustrations and more than 165 b/w illustrations. Large oblong format. Pictorial cloth showing scene from "Where The Wild Things Are". ISBN: 0810916002. A few very light scartch marks to the heavy plastic original dustwrapper.

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IMAGE OF THE TIGER
Written by Amiri Baraka; Thomas McEvilley. Illustrated by Dial Thornton.
Stock no. 1807956
Published by Harry N. Abrams. 1st 1993. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The first major monograph on Thornton Dial's American folk art. Large format. Red cloth boards, black title to front, embossed title to front. Colour & b/w illustrations. 160 pages. ISBN: 0810932172. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE LITTLE PEOPLE: STORIES OF FAIRIES, PIXIES, AND OTHER SMALL FOLK
Written by Neil Philip.
Stock no. 1807480
Published by Harry N. Abrams. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition.

The origins, physical characteristics, dwelling places, activities, and special powers of different types of fairy folk from around the world. Illustrated traditional stories from various cultures interspersed throughout the text. Pictorial glazed boards. Illustrated endpapers of little folk asleep in the branches of a tree. Colour illustrations & b/w line drawings. ISBN: 0810905701. Small black ink blot to top & lower edges of text block and lower margins. Otherwise a very clean copy.

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VANISHING STEAM A PHOTOGRAPHER'S ODYSSEY AROUND THE WORLD
Written by Eric Langhammer.
Stock no. 1804904
Published by Harry N. Abrams. 1st 2002. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

One man's quest to record the twilight of the steam locomotive era. Large format. Black boards, silver title to spine. Colour photos. ISBN: 0810934825.

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CALL OF THE NORTH
Written by Jean Malaurie.
Stock no. 1704693
Published by Harry N. Abrams. 1st 2001. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

An Explorer's Journey to the North Pole. Large format. Colour photos. ISBN: 0810906228. Ink mark to bottom page edge. Corners bumped.

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THE PAPERED WALL
Written by Lesley Hoskins.
Stock no. 814966
Published by Harry N. Abrams. 1st USA 1994. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Tracing the history of wallpaper ranging from hand-painted Chinese papers to the myriad patterns and paper types available for use today in the ordinary home. Large format. Red cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w and colour illustrations. 256 pages. ISBN: 0810937301. A lovely, clean copy.

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