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Institute of Geological Sciences, 1964, Card Covers, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Solid and Drift Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #29322
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.00 approx. - € 7.95 approx.)
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Fox, James
Drawn from the private family archive, this book recounts a family's dramatic reinvention and transformation on both sides of the Atlantic. "All of the Langhorne sisters are people one has to notice", wrote Eleanor Roosevelt from the White House in 1945. This effect and their great fame held sway first in the South, in Virginia, then the rest of America and England. High spirited, beautiful, clannish and adored, these five strikingly different women were mythologized in the plural long after their separate careers were a matter of history. Lizzie was the strict, puritan eldest sister, Irene was the flirtatious and golden southern belle. Nancy was flamboyant and powerful, and, after a disastrous first marriage, launched herself first on the stuffy ruling classes of England and then the House of Commons as the first woman MP. The luminous and melancholy Phyllis was a brilliant horsewoman and the only person Nancy loved all through her life. Nora was the eternal child, her life punctuated with seductions and boltings. This exploration of family myth unravels the darker stories: the tragic lives of Nancy and Phyllis's children by their first marriages. Placing his great aunt Nancy and grandmother Phyllis at its heart, the book looks at how their past lives and mistakes in America came back to haunt them. Told in their own intimate voices, selected from thousands of letters and journals, the book charts the attempts of two extraordinary women to transform themselves and to build new lives, and the chain of events that would destroy their family lives and happiness. Top edge of D/J slightly creased. Small tear to top corner of D/J on front wrapper. 578pp.
Granta Books, 1998, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1862070717
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Inventory #22029
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.00 approx. - € 10.60 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 ($ 18.00 approx. - € 15.90 approx.)
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Welch, Sharon D.
N.B. Underlining throughout. previous owners inscription to ffep. Reading crease to spine. 206pp.
Fortress Press, 1990, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0800623398
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Inventory #26757
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.00 approx. - € 5.30 approx.)
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Edited By Robert Grieve and Martin Hughes
.Some highlighting. Understanding Children reflects on the development of children's minds their abilities to understand language and to communicate; to explain events to the world; to read, write and draw; to deal with computers; to think perceive and to gain awareness. It is inspired by the work of Margaret Donaldson whose insights have changed our appreciation of the abilities of young children.243pp.
Basil Blackwell, 1990, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0631153888
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Inventory #28957
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.00 approx. - € 5.30 approx.)
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