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Richardsin, Alan
Previous owner's signature on ffep.149pp.
Student Christian Movement Press, 1941, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #29703
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.38 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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Gaon,Saadya ; Frank, Daniel (editor); ; Altmann, Alexander (translator)
Saadya ben Joseph al-Fayyumi (882-942), gaon (head) of the rabbinic academy at Sura and one of the pre-eminent Jewish thinkers of the medieval period, attempted to create a complete statement of Jewish religious philosophy in which all strands of philosophical thought were to be knit into a unified system. In "The Book of Doctrines and Beliefs", Saadya sought to rescue believers from 'a sea of doubt and the waters of confusion' into which they had been cast by Christianity, Islam, and other faiths. By employing philosophical - or kalamic - argumentation to examine and defend traditional Jewish beliefs, Saadya hoped to turn blind faith into conviction based on rational understanding. First published in 1946, and reprinted here without alteration, Alexander Altmann's judicious abridgement of his own translation has remained the standard edition of this influential work. A new Introduction by Daniel Frank sets Saadya's work in its broader historical, cultural, and philosophical contexts. 194pp.
Hackett Publishing Company, Incorporated, 2002, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No Jacket. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0872206408
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Inventory #5468
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Baird,David M.
Autumn leaves dry in the sun, curling to make endless abstract patterns of curved surfaces and shadows. Or are they leaves? A closer look with Dr David M Baird reveals not leaves but layers of mud, which have shrunk into leaf-like shapes as they dried. Baird's amazing photographs show that intriguing patterns and textures are all around us. In "Beauty in the Rocks" the esteemed geologist, writer and poet takes readers on a photographic journey around the globe, finding beauty and form in settings as exotic as the Galapagos and as close to home as Yoho National Park. His intense, artistic images and accompanying text give mood and meaning to the changing earth and encourage readers to observe carefully the world around them, recognise what they see and understand how it came to be. From the hexagonal 'organ pipe' patterns in Northern Ireland's Giant's Causeway to the 'hoodoos' in Yoho National Park to the wrinkled surface skin of cooled liquid lava on James Island in the Galapagos, the wonders captured in this book will engage and enlighten anyone with an interest in the natural world. 144pp.
TouchWood Editions, 2006, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1894898370
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Inventory #15288
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Comoth, Katharina
N.B. Covers slightly marked. Corners slightly bumped. 63pp.
Carl Winter Universitatsverlag, 1988, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 3533040038
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Inventory #28582
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.52 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Terwilliger, Karen; Tate, John R.
This is an abridged and updated version of the award-winning publication 'Virginia's Endangered Species' (1991). An introduction summarises Virginia's natural habitats, conservation laws, and the responsibilities of the various state agencies involved in the conservation of biotic diversity in the Commonwealth. Most of the book consists of one-page descriptions and discussions of those species of plant and animal that are officially listed as endangered or threatened in Virginia. A beautiful colour photograph and map of occurrence is provided for almost every species. This guide is written in a style and format that will be enjoyed and understood by both professionals and laypersons. Its size, conciseness, and price make it an especially versatile, accessible, and useable reference and field tool for all who are interested in understanding and protecting Virginia's vulnerable natural heritage. The entries are from accounts prepared by more than 80 biologists from throughout Virginia. It contains the most current information available in printed form on the subject of vulnerable species in Virginia. 220pp.
McDonald & Woodward Publishing Company, The, 1995, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: . First Paperback Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0939923319
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Inventory #10551
Price: £ 6.00 GBP ($ 7.82 approx. - € 6.63 approx.)
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