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Kleinberg, Stanley S.
This book demonstrates how an interest in political argument leads naturally to a philosophical way of thinking. It analyses both practising politicans and political theorists and is a much needed introudction to two vitally important, and independent, disciplines. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Some underlining and annotations. Reading crease to spine.
Blackwell Publishers, 1991, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0631160752
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Inventory #26087
Price: £ 6.00 GBP ($ 7.92 approx. - € 6.96 approx.)
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Crump, Robert L.
Prior to World War I, printmaking in the United States was, with a few exceptions, primarily the domain of commercial enterprises that produced largely picturesque European scenes or depictions of popular towns on the East Coast. Prints of Minnesota scenes, especially by Minnesota artists, formed a very small part of American art exhibits. Robert Crump relates the fascinating story of Minnesota's graphic arts world and its growth from provincialism to part of a national movement, showing how art printing - etchings, woodcuts, lithographs, drypoints, monotypes, and silk screens - blossomed after the turn of the last century. He chronicles the support of the federal government during the 1930s and the important role played by local organisations such as the Minneapolis Institute of Art, the Walker Art Center, and the Minneapolis School of Art (now the Minneapolis College of Art and Design). This book offers short biographies of and sample prints by nearly two hundred printmakers, including Wanda Gag, Adolf Dehn, George Resler, Miriam Ibling, Syd Fossum, Gilbert Fletcher, and Gustav Goetsch. Crump's eye for memorable images makes the handsome volume a pleasure to behold for collectors and readers interested in Minnesota art. Notes on printing techniques and several appendices help newcomers appreciate the challenges of printmaking. 194pp.
The Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2009, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. . Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.
ISBN: 9780873516358
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Inventory #23014
Price: £ 25.00 GBP ($ 33.00 approx. - € 29.00 approx.)
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Olander, Ann and Farley
Top corner of front board bumped otherwise New. Although Southern California's mountain ranges are only partially wilderness, they bring wonder into our daily lives even from a distance. I wrote this book to remind us of this wonder, to champion the mountains' beauty and inspire their protection. In addition, I wrote this book for people around the world to know a seldom heralded dimension of Southern California. Several years ago I couldn't find such a book to show Swiss friends. Also I've always wanted to show our mountains' beauty to friends and relatives across the country, to come and visit them vicariously. "Call of the Mountains" is for you who can't get to the mountains, but glimpse them from afar and feel their wonder. Last, I wrote this book for you who already know these streams, canyons and peaks. For you, the following pages will jog memories of special places and occasions that are yours alone. My Story - and the stories of people I met - takes us along trails to historic areas, sparkling waterfalls, pristine meadows and the highest peaks. 192pp.
Stephens Press, 2007, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. . . Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.
ISBN: 9781932173468
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Inventory #21731
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.80 approx. - € 17.40 approx.)
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Edited By Fleming, Walter Lynwood
The purpose of these two final volumes is to round out this historical account by focusing on the Southern men and women who have contributed in a marked degree to the life and development of the South and the nation. Written from a sympathetic point of view, volume XI and XII constitute a quick reference to these leaders. Limitations of space may have led to the omission of some figures that another collection might have included. No attempt at glorification is made, and accuracy of social and historical setting is a priority. Character, personality, and individuality have always been treasured in the South. Those qualities are celebrated here. Volume XII lists entries for individuals with last names starting with the letters from K to Z., including Robert E. Lee, Meriwether Lewis and Jeb Stuart.587pp. .PLEASE NOTE THIS BOOK NUMBER REFERS TO VOLUME 12,VOLUME 11,BIOGRAPHY A-J IS ALSO AVAILABLE SEE OUR LISTING BOOK NUMBER #006491.
Pelican Publishing Company, Inc, 2002, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: . Facsimile Reprint. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1565549627
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Inventory #6490
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.50 approx. - € 14.50 approx.)
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Top edge and corners of d/j slightly rubbed. Private library stamp on verso of preface.
Lloyd's of London Press Ltd., 1977, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. Eleventh Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0904093298
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Inventory #21428
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.54 approx. - € 11.02 approx.)
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