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Blunt, Wilfrid
N.B. Corners of D/J slightly rubbed. Corners of boards slightly bumped. Inscribed by the author on title page. 270pp.
Michael Russell, 1986, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. Signed First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0859551350
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Inventory #24401
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.06 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Williams, Bernard
Although humanity has changed since the times of the ancient Greeks, this study claims that the differences are not to be traced to a shift in basic conceptions of ethical life. We are more like the ancients than we are prepared to acknowledge, and only when this is understood can we properly grasp our most important differences from them, such as our rejection of slavery. This treatise is directed towards writers such as Homer and the tragedians. At the centre of the study is the question of how we can understand Greek tragedy at all, when its world is so far from ours. 254pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Small mark to rear cover where price sticker has been removed.
University of California Press, 1994, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Paperback Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0520088301
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Inventory #24656
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Niskanen, Chris
Minnesota is home to prairies and forests, lakes and rivers, bison and grey wolf - and a treasured system of state parks. Emblems of natural history, many were created to protect an ecosystem such as the giant hardwood trees at Nerstrand Big Woods, features like the spectacular waterfalls at Gooseberry or limestone caves at Forestville, and historic structures such as the early settlement of Fort Ridgely along the Minnesota River. Recreational opportunities are equally diverse - and so are the people who pursue them. Photographer Doug Ohman visited each of Minnesota's sixty-six parks to capture their classic beauty, storied wildlife, and wealth of activities in all seasons. More than two hundred colour photographs illustrate sixteen essays by outdoors writer Chris Niskanen, who chronicles the sights, sounds, and experiences of exploring the parks through the eyes of those who know them best - rangers, naturalists, and long-time users. There is the travelling salesman who is also an avid birdwatcher; a couple so excited about their state parks adventures that they worked geocaching into their wedding theme; and, daughters on a camping trip to the rocky outcrops of Lake Superior's North Shore, a personal tale recounted by Niskanen. The result is an elegant package of memories for those who frequent the parks - and an invitation to all comers to see Minnesota's natural world at its best. 211pp.
The Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2010, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9780873517713
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Inventory #23823
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.06 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Browning, Robert
N.B. Slight bump to head of spine and D/J spine. D/J price clipped. 306pp.
Ohio University Press, 1969, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good/Price Clipped. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9780821400494
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Inventory #26888
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Eisenstein, Zillah R.
This sequel to the author's "The Female Body and the Law" explores American sexual and racial politics of the 1980s from a feminist's point of view. It argues that new concepts of individual privacy and sexual rights for women are necessary in contemporary democratic societies. 277pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Head and tail of spine bumped.
University of California Press, 1994, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0520084225
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Inventory #24796
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.38 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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