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Kane, Robert L.; Abrass, Itamar B.; Ouslander, Joseph G.
542pp.
McGraw-Hill, 1994, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Third Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0070334730
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Inventory #19188
Price: £ 6.00 GBP ($ 7.74 approx. - € 6.63 approx.)
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Page, Sally
Following the seasons, this book is full of money saving ideas and tips on how to bring your garden into your home. The florist tips Sally includes are practical and simple, the reader will not need to have a cutting garden to try them out, nor will they need to strip their borders of all their favourite flowers. Along the way Sally takes advice from other florist friends, including how and when to mix garden grown with flower shop blooms to get the best and most enduring displays. Sally Page has a passion for flower shops and in her books has spent many enjoyable hours photographing and writing about the life of flower shops, letting us in on the secrets that florists know. In this, the fifth book in the Flower Shop series, she turns her attention to the flowers and foliage that can be found in your garden. Sally invites us to join her as she visits twenty one beautiful private gardens around the country, taking inspiration from the flowers and plants that she finds there. Following the seasons, this book is full of money saving ideas and tips on how to bring your garden into your home. N.B. Signed by author on title page. 95pp.
Fanahan Books, 2009, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: Fine/Price Clipped. Signed First Edition. . 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall.
ISBN: 9780955377952
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Inventory #23609
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.68 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Simmons, Diane
Widely read in the age of British imperialism and still popular today, the five writers studied here have allowed millions to participate vicariously in the imperial project. Yet all of these writers, so instrumental in popularising the imperial agenda of power and dominance, bore deep emotional scars and as adults bolstered their fragile psychic states through fantasies of empire. While soldiers and politicians may know to bury or at least camouflage their fears and desires, inner fantasy is the necessary ingredient of literature, and popular fiction often offers the opportunity to probe the mind of an age. The connection between childhood loss and the desire for imperial escape, power and dominance is illuminated by De Quincey's mad screeds against the Chinese as both terrifyingly powerful and laughably weak, while Stevenson's romances, though written from an invalid's bed, are credited with 'selling' the idea of empire as manly adventure. Conan Doyle's tales of a Britain menaced at home by imperial blowback are models of Great Power paranoia that resonate today, and Kipling's stories of imperial Britain grow increasingly grandiose as childhood's psychic wounds are re-opened. Finally, Dinesen portrays plantation life in British East Africa as a gentle romance in which displaced African "squatters" serve as loyal and adoring retainers, providing the aristocratic aura for which the author yearns. It is sometimes said that, "Love's loss is empire's gain", and for these writers, Simmons shows, empire presented a magnificent opportunity to compensate for childhood calamity.148pp.
Sussex Academic Press, 2007, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1845191560
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Inventory #17826
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 38.70 approx. - € 33.15 approx.)
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Edited By Glen, Duncan
43pp.
Harris Press, 1977, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #20461
Price: £ 6.00 GBP ($ 7.74 approx. - € 6.63 approx.)
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Reagan, Charles E.
In this informed biography of Ricoeur, student, colleague, and confidant Charles E. Reagan provides an accessible look at both the philosophy of this thinker and the pivotal experiences that influenced his development. From Ricoeur's devout Protestant upbringing to his tutelage under Roland Dalbiez, from his critical interactions with a host of scholarly luminaries to his notable engagements with French politics, the defining moments of Ricoeur's life are detailed and tied to his formal thought. 151pp. N.B. Previous owners name to ffep.
The University of Chicago Press, 1996, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: Fine. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0226706028
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Inventory #24473
Price: £ 18.00 GBP ($ 23.22 approx. - € 19.89 approx.)
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