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Lings, Martin
76pp.4pp.ads.
Perennial Books, 1965, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall.
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Inventory #29927
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Bennett,Richard
96pp.
Richard Bennett, 1991, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0646049798
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Inventory #19089
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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King, Dexter Scott; Wiley, Ralph
Dexter King was just seven years old when an assassin took his father Martin Luther King's life. The bond between father and son was a close one and for years afterwards Dexter was haunted by a memory of himself and his dad riding their bikes through Atlanta's streets and by his father's laugh as he romped with his family. Dexter tried to find courage in his father's example of selfless heroism but as his shattered childhood ripened into adolescence the weight of "the King legacy" pressed down more heavily. Kept at arms-length by schoolchildren unsure what to make of the son of a secular saint, afflicted with undiagnosed ADD and shell-shocked further by the murder of his grandmother, Dexter stumbled warily into adulthood. Ironically the wall that kept him from potential friends and girlfriends was sometimes a comfort - in distancing himself from others he lessened the chances of further loss. Only in his early thirties did he confront the legacy head-on, discovering what his father was trying to tell him - and us - about what really matters. Dexter Scott King's memoir is replete with insights into what families of "fallen heroes" must contend with, as well as intimate moments and fresh reflections on race in America. 312pp.
Warner Books, 2003, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Printing. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0446529427
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Inventory #25981
Price: £ 8.50 GBP ($ 11.08 approx. - € 9.39 approx.)
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Keegan, Marcia
For Marcia Keegan, recording the traditional ways of the Pueblo Indians of New Mexico has been a life-long commitment. Keegan is the only photographer to date who has been allowed to take pictures in all 19 New Mexico Pueblos. "Pueblo People" takes us inside each of these communities and introduces us, in a unique fashion, to the personal dimensions of Indian culture. Including 417 colour photographs taken recently and over the past 30 years, as well as personal stories and quotes offered by her Pueblo friends, Keegan's book presents a remarkable portrait of the continuity of families, traditions, and culture. Representing a continuing diary of Keegan's personal relationship with the Pueblos of New Mexico, the book stands as a tribute to the people, their way of life, and the villages in which they have lived for centuries.263pp.
Clear Light Publishers, 1998, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 1574160001
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Inventory #19233
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.06 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Govanstone, Tilley and Andrew
This book is a celebration of the sixty-five women to whom Australia's most prodigious rosarian, the late Alister Clark, chose to dedicate Glenara Seedling roses. Of the many, many people Alister met throughout his life, from a wide array of circles, he deliberately honoured a selection of them when he chose their name in particular for the new Roses that he had created from his seedling bed at 'Glenara', his picturesque pastoral property at Bulla, some 20 km north west of Melbourne. As the authors' knowledge and understanding of Alister's rose-namesakes has grown over time, so they have come to appreciate that his particular choices were, in the majority of cases, his way of acknowledging the efforts, across a range of endeavours, of the women themselves. In some instances, where the rose-namesake was still a child, he was acknowledging his relationship with her family, or the achievements of the girl's parents. As rose-growers of the 1920s and 1930s came to appreciate and promote the beauty, vigour and array of Glenara Seedlings, so their curiosities became aroused as to the identity of the rose's namesakes. After nearly 100 years of the registration and commercial release of Alister Clark's first female-named rose 'Jessie Clark' the curiosity has not abated. This book is also a celebration of the wonderful life and legacy of Alister Clark himself, Australia's acknowledged 'Man of Roses'. Very few people in the world have left a legacy as beautiful and endearing as that of Alister Clark. Without doubt he was, during the latter half of his long life, Australia's best known rosarian. During the first decade of the twentieth century Alister Clark spent his earliest years and then his adult years at the idyllic pastoral property 'Glenara', that had been established by his father Walter. When Alister purchased the Italianate style homestead from the family estate in 1887 he established an extensive garden of roses that was to become the backbone of breeding stock for his long-lasting and successful rose breeding programme. Alister's main endeavour in breeding roses was to advance the development of the Rosa genus; to intervene in nature and establish new, improved, hardier varieties of roses that would flourish in the hotter, drier Australian climate, and grow better on Australian soils older and poorer than those of the Northern hemisphere. Further, he aimed to produce roses that would extend their flowering beyond a season; ideally, to bear blooms all year round. 288pp.
Rosenberg Publishing Pty Ltd., 2010, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781877058936
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Inventory #24889
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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