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Wright, Peter
Edges and corners slightly rubbed.Original price to rear cover marked out. 79pp.
The Dalesman Publishing Company Ltd., 1979, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0852065639
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Inventory #29339
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.45 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Virgil; Chew, Kristina (translator)
152pp.Rendered in an idiom drawn from present-day nature guides, gardening handbooks, how-to manuals, and scientific treatises -- and in a style influenced by twentieth-century poetry -- this bold new translation seeks to renew our appreciation of a work often relegated to the pigeonhole of didactic poetry about farming. In doing so, it reveals the Georgics as a remarkable window on Roman conceptions of the natural world and of the place of human life within it -- and also conveys a sense of how daring were Virgil's poetics in their day. Footnotes offer a wealth of information on mythology, agriculture, wildlife, geography, and astronomy while highlighting the technical, scientific, ethnographic, and other registers of the poem.
Hackett Publishing Company, Incorporated, 2002, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No Jacket. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0872206106
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Inventory #4038
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.13 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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Halle, Louis J.
N.B. Very slight marks to D/J. 174pp.
Quadrangle Books, 1972, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0812901959
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Inventory #29064
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.13 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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Tillotson, John
376pp.
AMS Press, 1972, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No Jacket. First Edition with This Publisher. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0404064590
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Inventory #22027
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.45 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Editor Tilden, Jill
This volume explores the rich diversity of Asian art. The range of subjects examined includes silk in China under the Northern Song, Indonesian royal and ethnic gold, Islamic arhcitecture in the Deccan, a Persian manuscript of Sa'di's "Gulistan", Khmer sculpture and Mughal red-ground "grotesque" carpets. It highlights the complex interactions of Far and Near Eastern traditions as artistic and religious ideas were transmitted first along the Silk Road, and then as a result of the extensive conquests of Genghis Khan and Timur. The book forms part of the "Hali Annual" series which presents essays on Asian art.198pp.Plus adverts. N.B. Scuff mark to front D/J.
Hali Publications Limited, 1996, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Fine. . Heavy Item Postage Quote. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.
ISBN: 1898113203
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Inventory #19204
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 25.80 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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