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Hemstad, Betty Vos
Travellers in the Boundary Waters find much to draw the eye, not least of which is a profusion of wildflowers at every turn. For the unstudied hiker, what better way to meet these plants than with a friend to guide your vision and your understanding. Betty Vos Hemstad, a summer resident off the Gunflint Trail, is just the woman for the job. Her unique collection of stunning, full-colour photographs, taken over a twenty-year span, offers views of 120 regional flowers shown throughout their life cycles, from bud to flower to seedpod. Some views take you into the heart of the plant, revealing beauty in patterns and textures not seen with the naked eye. Hemstad's practical and personable descriptions spotlight each plant's features and offer titbits about common names, and favourite locations. This beautiful guide is organised by season and then by colour, making it the perfect companion for a walk in the woods, whether on the trail or far from it. And when you have learned all Hemstad has to teach, she offers a Wildflower Challenge - twenty 'neighbours' photographed in one season or another for you to identify and capture with your own camera. Come for a walk in the woods. You will be surprised at what treasures you find. 271pp.
Minnesota Historical Press, 2009, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9780873516471
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Inventory #20394
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Bhattacherje,S.B.
N.B. Bump to head of spine and D/J spine. India, in this chronology of events, stands for the country as it is today and as it was before the Partition in 1947. It takes off from 1424 BC, the year widely accepted by historians as that of the Battle of Mahabharata. Until the end of the 17th century, it mostly covers historical events with reference to matters concerning religion as well as the lives of luminaries. Divided into four parts, the encyclopaedia contains: a chronology of events, year wise, with cross-references to other years; arrangement of the events by calendar dates; a list of important dynasties; and, a full index section.
New Dawn Press, 2006, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. Fifth Revised Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 193270549X
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Inventory #15300
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Wolff, Charlotte
Personally inscribed by the author on the title page. Includes letters of correspondence from Audrey Wood. N.B. Head and tail of spine slightly bumped. Slight darkening to spine and spine edges of D/J. 312pp.
Quartet Books, 1980, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. Signed First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0704322536
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Inventory #29789
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 39.09 approx. - € 33.15 approx.)
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Editor Atherton,Rosalind F.
Commercial Law The International Academy of Estate and Trust Laws (IAETL) meets each May to spend a week of intensive engagement with issues of direct and immediate concern to estate and trusts lawyers. More than merely an assembly of commentators and interpreters, the IAETL is a prestigious body that affects real change in courts, law reform commissions, and governmental agencies. Its membership - including solicitors, barristers, notaires, judges, and scholars, all experts in trusts, estates, and inheritance law, and/or tax law - highlight the contrasts and comparisons between the pertinent laws of civil and common law jurisdictions. This volume records the May 2002 conference in Rome, which featured four distinct areas of discussion and debate: how trusts in the civilian context (specifically Italy) are subjected to taxation; the delicate balance between inter vivos and postmortem taxation; a lively debate on the nature and rationale of the inheritance tax; and how best to serve the client at the same time as meeting one's ethical obligations. As always, this outstanding annual (the fourth in this series published by Kluwer Law International) continues to offer perspectives that open on ideas in themselves, apart from the demands and responsibilities of knowing and applying the law in busy demanding professional and scholarly environments. For this reason especially it is sure to engage the deep interest of researchers, academics, practitioners, law reform bodies, governmental groups and their advisers working in this complex and varied field of law. 222pp.
Kluwer Law International, 2003, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9041122230
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Inventory #14924
Price: £ 40.00 GBP ($ 52.12 approx. - € 44.20 approx.)
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Bernier, Olivier
N.B. Corners and head and tail of spine bumped. Edges of D/J rubbed. Some chipping to head and tail of D/J spine. 290pp.
Doubleday, 1981, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Good/Price Clipped. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0385157800
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Inventory #23587
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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