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Leibniz, G. W; Lucas, Peterg; Grint, Leslie
N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Corners of boards and head and tail of spine slightly rubbed. Rubbing to corners of D/J and head and tail of D/J spine. Some marks to D/J. 63pp.
Manchester University Press, 1953, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall.
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Inventory #29071
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.90 approx. - € 8.70 approx.)
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Edited By Frej, Anne B.
Extremely practical, this book reveals how to develop an environmentally sustainable office building in a cost-effective way. Not only does it teach about the business case for green buildings, but it also explains the nuts and bolts of site planning, design, sustainable construction, facilities management, financing and leasing, and government policies and trends. 366pp.
Urban Land Institute, 2006, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. Second Printing. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0874209374
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Inventory #20375
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 39.60 approx. - € 34.80 approx.)
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Cook, Judith
This biography tells the story of a woman who lived totally outside the conventions of her time, Mary Bryant, a Cornish fisherman's daughter turned highway robber. Sentenced to hang in 1786, she was instead transported to Australia, from where she made a daring escape, only to be recaptured and brought back to London chained to the ship's deck in an open cage. Imprisoned in Newgate, and again threatened with death, her cause was championed by James Boswell, who was so taken by her that he defended her at her trial, winning her first a reprieve and then a full pardon. May Bryant's life reads like romantic fiction, yet this quietly spoken woman from a respectable home, who was not considered conventionally attractive, lived more dangerously than any fictitious heroine. Judith Cook has pieced together her life from various sources, including Boswell's diaries and archive material in Australia, Holland and the United States.256pp.
Macmillan, 1993, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: Fine. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0333574389
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Inventory #26831
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.20 approx. - € 11.60 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 ($ 9.90 approx. - € 8.70 approx.)
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Edited By Mendus, Susan
Previous owner's signature on ffep.This book traces the growth of philosophical justifications of toleration. The contributors discuss the grounds on which we may be required to be tolerant and the proper limits of toleration. They consider the historical and conceptual relation between toleration and scepticism and ask whether toleration is justified by considerations of autonomy or of prudence. The papers cover a range of perspectives on the subject, including Marxist and Socialist as well as liberal views. The editor's introduction prepares the ground by discussing the essential features of the subject and offers a lucid survey of the theories and arguments put forward in the book. The collection arises out of the Morrell Toleration Project at the University of York and all the papers were written as contributions to that project. The discussion will be of interest to specialists in philosophy, in political and social theory and in intellectual history. 260pp.
Cambridge University Press, 1988, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 052134302X
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Inventory #24482
Price: £ 45.00 GBP ($ 59.40 approx. - € 52.20 approx.)
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