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Walters, Fred B.
This book brings the drama of the American Revolution to the reader in a more relatable life, that of John Haslet, an Irish immigrant who became a husband, father, community leader, passionate advocate of the Patriot Cause, and a war hero. 418pp.N.B.Slight fading to spine.
, 2005, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0976982005
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Inventory #21809
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.50 approx. - € 14.50 approx.)
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Labouchere, Rachel
N.B. Previous owners name to half title page. Reading crease to the spine. 438pp.
William Sessions Limited, 1993, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Paperback Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1850721009
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Inventory #24465
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.90 approx. - € 8.70 approx.)
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Hindle Hazen, Margaret & M.Hazen, Robert
To examine the cultural context of fire in "combustible America" gathered more than 100 illustrations, most never before published, together with anecdotes and information from hundreds of original sources, including newspapers, diaries, company records, popular fiction, art and music.The result is an encyclopaedic history that ranges from stories of the tragic 'great fires' of the century to fire imagery in folktales and popular literature. Dealing more with technology than with fire in nature, the book provides a vast amount of information on fire manipulation and prevention in everyday life, discussing the people who worked with fire and against it. 281pp.
Princeton University Press, 1992, Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. D/J in Protective Wrapper. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0691048096
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Inventory #21888
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.20 approx. - € 11.60 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 ($ 52.80 approx. - € 46.40 approx.)
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Edited By Jain,S.M.;Brar,D.S. And Ahloowalia,B.S.
The basic purpose of this book is to describe the relative value of each method of improving various agricultural crops by using parasexual techniques. While no book can be a complete source of all the information on a subject, a range of topics were selected to highlight the recent developments in mutagenesis (conventional approach and molecular biology) and in vitro induced variation in plant breeding. We have deliberately kept short the title of this book, simply emphasizing somaclonal variation and induced mutation. This book is divided into three sections. Section 1 contains 13 chapters mainly on somaclonal variation (SCV), covering SCV in crop improvement, SCV in ornamentals, cereals and forage grasses, banana, and forest trees, cytogenetic basis of SCV, in vitro selection, gametoclonal variation, protoclonal variation, and solanaceous medicinal plants. Section 2 deals with induced mutation, and is covered in 10 chapters mainly on mutagenesis in sugarcane, fruit trees, apomixsis, ornamental plants, disease resistance, cereals and legumes, and vegetatively propagated plants. 615pp.N.B.Small label mark at base of d/j spine.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1998, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792348621
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Inventory #15156
Price: £ 200.00 GBP ($ 264.00 approx. - € 232.00 approx.)
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