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Visalli, Dana; Ditchburn, Derrick; Lockwood, Walter
This series of three field guides to the wildflowers of the Pacific Northwest, Dryland Wildflowers will help you identify the most common flowers of the drier areas east of the Pacific Crest in Washington, Oregon and British Columbia, Mountain Wildflowers will help you identify the most common flowers of the mountain and alpine regions in Washington, Oregon and British Columbia and Coastal Wildflowers will help you identify the most common flowers of the coastal regions of Washington, Oregon and British Columbia. Identification is made easy by arranging the flowers by the colour of the petals, so that even the novice can simply open the book to the appropriate section and watch for the species in question. Each is illustrated with one or more colour photographs and is accompanied by identification tips. As a complete set, Dryland Wildflowers, Coastal Wildflowers and Mountain Wildflowers will enable you to identify over 500 of the wildflowers throughout the varied landscapes of the Northwest, and will thus continually draw your eye to beauty, adding to the enjoyment of any journey through the region. 96pp.
Hancock House Publishers, 2005, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0888395175
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Inventory #19308
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.45 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Risjord, Norman K.
In "Shining Big Sea Water", historian Norman K Risjord offers a grand tour of Lake Superior's remarkable history, taking readers through the centuries and into the lives of those who have travelled the lake and inhabited its shores. Through lively, informative chapters, Risjord begins with the lake's cataclysmic geological birth, then explores the lives of native peoples along the shore before European contact and during the fur trade, showing how Superior functioned as an unusual "blue water highway" for Indians, early explorers, industries, and settlers. He outlines the development of such cities as Sault Ste.Marie, Michigan; Ashland, Wisconsin; and Two Harbors, Minnesota, and tells the fascinating histories of life-saving lighthouses and famous shipwrecks. In the final chapter, Risjord looks to the future, offering a clear-eyed account of the environmental and economic challenges faced by America's largest freshwater lake. Interspersed throughout the book are handy tips for travelers, highlighting historically significant sites that illustrate key pieces of Lake Superior's natural and human history, including national lakeshores, in the United States and provincial parks in Canada.178pp.
Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2008, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9780873515900
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Inventory #19383
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.68 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Taylor, F.
Reprinted from the "Bulletin of the John Rylands Library" Vol. 35, No 1, September 1952. Materials from the Bagshawe family of Ford Hall, one of the oldest families in Derbyshire, that include the papers of Colonel Samuel Bagshawe (d 1762) and his brother-in-law Sir James Caldwell (d1784) were donated to the John Rylands Library in 1950. Here the editor is concerned with the papers of Sir James Caldwell, his corresondence with Dr Johnson and the Caldwell Minute.36pp.
The John Rylands Library, 1952, , Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: . . Pamphlet. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #20105
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.45 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Le Quellec, Jean-Loic
African Rock Art is the only book of its kind to examine this particular form of art throughout Africa. The paintings and engravings discovered on African rocks are amazing works of art that hold clues to understanding the history of humankind. Jean-Loic Le Quellec offers an expert analysis of this primitive art form, supplemented by photographs that capture the originality of prehistoric man's creativity. He divides Africa into four geographical zones: the Sahara, the Horn and East Africa, Southern Africa, and the west and central continent. Each zone is characterized by a unique artistic and representational style, ranging from realism to modern symbolism. The author places the artworks into the context of their discovery by the great explorers and evokes legendary tales to elucidate these enduring traces of prehistory. 212pp. N.B. Small mark to ffep.
Flammarion, 2004, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First UK Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 2080304445
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Inventory #29183
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 38.70 approx. - € 33.15 approx.)
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Edited By Glen, Duncan
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Harris Press, 1975, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #20463
Price: £ 6.00 GBP ($ 7.74 approx. - € 6.63 approx.)
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