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Mycoheterotrophy: The Biology of Plants Living on Fungi

by Merckx, Vincent S.F.T. (Editor); Contributors

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2013
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9781461452089
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U.S.A.: Springer Science+ Business Media New York, 2013 " Over the course of evolution, several plant lineages have found ways to obtain water, minerals, and carbohydrates from fungi. Some plants are able exploit fungi to such an extent that they lose the need for photosynthesis. The ability of a plant to live on fungal carbon is known as mycoheterotrophy. This… Read more
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The Winkworth Collection, A Treasure House of Canadiana in London

by Collective

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Published
2015
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England: Christie's, 2015 Auction held in South Kensington, Wednesday 1 April 2015 at 12.00 noon. This catalog is profusely illustrated with color photographs depicting history in arts & crafts of Canada, Québec, and First Nations. A diverse and fabulous collection with precise information !
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Oswald Wirth Tarot Deck

by Wirth, Oswald

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Published
1976
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As New
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9780913866528
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CA$112.70

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U.S.A.: U.S. Games Systems Inc., 1976 « This historical tarot deck, created in the Marseilles style, is based upon the original designs by famous Swiss kabbalist and occultist Oswald Wirth. The 22 Major Arcana first appeared in 1889 in a hand-colored limit edition deck. The 22 Major cards have French titles and the Hebrew letters attributed to each card by… Read more
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Les Franco- Canadiens dans l'Ouest - French in the West

by MacEwan, Grant

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Published
1984
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Très bon
ISBN
9780920944455
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CA$21.85

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Canada: Éditions des Plaines, 1984 Texte bilingue: FRANÇAIS - ENGLISH. Photographies et dessins hors-texte. EX- LIBRIS imprimé et signature de l'ex-proprio. « Diverses étapes de la colonisation dans l'Ouest, ainsi que du rôle joué par les "Canadiens". Ils ont lutté pour s'assurer que l'Ouest deviendrait partie intégrante de la Confédération. Quelques noms familiers du passé - De Cartier à Montcalm… Read more
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Peruvian Prehistory. An Overview of Pre-Inca and Inca Society

by Keatinge, Richard W.

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Published
1988
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Fine
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9780521275552
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England: Cambridge University Press, 1988 « Offers an authoritative and up-to-date survey of the cultural evolution of Peru from the appearance of the first inhabitants around 10,000 BC to the arrival of the Spanish in 1534. The book is divided chronologically into three main parts that examine in turn the highland and lowland zones in the Preceramic and Initial periods;… Read more
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The Masters' Book of Ikèbana. Background & Principles of Japanese Flower Arrangement

by Richie, Donald; Ikenobo, Sen'ei; Ohara, Houn; Teshigahara, Sofu

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Published
1966
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Très bon
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Edition originale
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Bujutsu Shuppan-sha, 1966 With lessons by Japan's three leading masters & a treasury of over 400 photographs and facsimiles, most of them in colors. The binding cloth with a kimono-silk floral design is in the favorite spring color the Japanese call « young grass » with a calligraphy of the word Ikèbana on cherry wood on cover; gilt English title… Read more
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Unikkaaqatigiit : putting the human face on climate change : perspectives from Inuit in Canada

by Nickels, Scot; Furgal, Chris; Buell, Mark; Moquin, Heather

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Published
2006
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Fine
ISBN
9780969977414
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Canada: Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami] ; [Que?bec] : [Nasivvik Centre for Inuit Health and Changing Environments]; [Ottawa]: [Ajunnginiq Centre, National Aboriginal Health Organization], 2006 Book in ENGLISH and INUKTITUT. Profusely illustrated with color photos and maps. « A synopsis of observations, findings and perspectives from a series of workshops held in Inuit communities across the Canadian North, this book provides an… Read more
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U.S.A.: Scholastic Inc., 2018 « In 1945, at the end of World War II, Adolf Eichmann, the head of operations for the Nazis' Final Solution, walked into the mountains of Germany and vanished from view. Sixteen years later, an elite team of spies captured him at a bus stop in Argentina and smuggled him to Israel, resulting in one of… Read more
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Indian Tribes of the Northwest

by Ashwell, Reg

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Published
1981
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Fine
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9780919654532
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Canada: Hancock House Publishers Ltd, 1981 Profusely illustrated with drawings and photographs. « The origins of the native inhabitants of the Pacific Northwest, from Oregon to Alaska, have never been fully established. It is now believed that they migrated from Asia via Siberia over a narrow isthmus of land, which in later times became submerged beneath the waters of the… Read more
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Plains Indians. Dog Soldiers, Bear Men and Buffalo Women

by Mails, Thomas E.

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Published
1985
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Fine
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9780517463185
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U.S.A.: Bonanza Books, 1985 « Closely examines, with skill and perception, the thirty-five Indian nations living on the Great Plains during the years between 1750 and 1850. This fascinating and handsome book explores a way of life rich and sophisticated in its every dimension: religion, heritage, tradition, government, family life, social life, crafts, hunting skills and warfare. (Key Words: Native… Read more
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Aboriginal Cultures in Alberta: Five Hundred Generations

by Berry, Susan; Brink, Jack

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Published
2004
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New
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9780778528524
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Canada: The Provincial Museum of Alberta, 2004 « This heavily illustrated, full colour historical narrative is a testament to the past 11,000 years of Aboriginal history in Alberta. It conveys the many challenges that Aboriginal people confronted, and celebrates their enduring legacy. Berry and Brink explore grassroots political and cultural movements of the 1960s, contemporary self-government initiatives, and the ongoing… Read more
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The Mayan Prophecies: Unlocking the Secrets of a Lost Civilization

by Gilbert, Adrian G.; Cotterell, Maurice M.

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Published
1995
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Very Good
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1ère Édition
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9781852306922
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England: Element Books, Limited, 1995 Profusely illustrated throughout with color and b.& w. phtos and drawings. « So prophesied the Maya 5,000 years ago - the mysterious people whose ruined pyramids and temples in the depths of the Central American rainforests are alive with inscriptions that baffled scholars for centuries. Who were the Maya? Where did they come from and… Read more
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The Doukhobors

by Woodcock, George; Avakumovic, Ivan

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Published
1977
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Fine
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Canada: McClelland and Stewart Limited (The Carleton library no.108), 1977 « An account of the Doukhobors - a sect of Russian dissenters, many of whom now live in western Canada. They are known for a radical pacifism which brought them notoriety during the 20th century. Today, their descendants in Canada number approximately 20,000, with one third still active in their… Read more
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Amish of Canada

by Gingerich, Orland

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Published
1972
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Fine
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9780836118568
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Canada/U.S.: Herald Press, 1972 « This book encompasses not only the Old Order Amish, but the whole of the Amish Mennonite settlements in Canada, including its more progressive counterparts. Orland Gingerich's study remains the definitive history of the Amish of Canada. Not only the old order but the whole of the Amish Mennonite settlements in Canada, including its more progressive… Read more
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Work and Worship Among the Shakers. Their Craftsmanship and Economic Order

by Andrews, Edward Deming; Andrews, Faith

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Published
1982
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Fine
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9780486243825
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U.S.A.: Dover Publications, 1982 « In this insightful analysis, leading Shaker authorities Edward Deming Andrews and Faith Andrews have gathered together previously unavailable material on the amazingly diverse industries of the Shakers and have incorporated it with the best of existing scholarship on the subject. In addition, there are over 100 superior black-and-white illustrations, a concise history of the Shakers,… Read more
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The Amish in Their Own Words. Amish writings from 25 years of Family Life magazine

by Igou, Brad (Compiled by)

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Published
1999
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Neuf
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9780836191233
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Herald Press, 1999 « A quarter-century of Family Life and reproduced Amish-written short pieces on a wide range of subjects: early Anabaptist history, American Amish history, internal conflicts within the community, family relations, child-rearing, worship, nonviolence, and many others. The Amish emerge from these pages much more humanized than they do in the more familiar caricatures; they turn out to… Read more
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Heavens on Earth. Utopian Communities in America 1680-1880

by Holloway, Mark

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Published
1966
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As New
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2nd Edition
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9780486215938
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U.S.A.: Dover Publications Inc., 1966 « This book gives a fascinating account of the history of several dozen of the most important and typical American utopian communities, emphasizing the Shaker communities, New Harmony, Brook Farm, the Fourieristic phalanxes, and the Oneida settlements in particular. The book is crammed with details of human interest and material on daily life, often quoted… Read more
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Amish Children

by Good, Phyllis Pellman

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Published
2000
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As New
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9781561483808
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U.S.A.: Good Books, 2000 With unforgettable colour photographs by Jerry Irwin profusely illustrating the book throughout. « Theirs is a world of mystery, a place apart. Where children dress like miniature adults, where they speak Pennsylvania Dutch before English (which they usually learn in first grade), where they are entrusted with fieldwork and kitchen duty before they leave elementary school,… Read more
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Tree: A New Vision Of The American Forest

by Balog, James

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Published
2004
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New
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1st Edition
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9780760762165
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U.S.A.: Barnes & Noble Publishing Inc., 2004 « In Tree, acclaimed photographer James Balog explores the changing character of the American forest, seeking out superlative trees?the old, the massive, the tall?in whatever landscape they remain. We see immense portraits of sequoias and redwoods as no human has ever viewed them, captured in thousands of tiny frames as the photographer rappels… Read more
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A-O-A Hong Kong Guidebook

by Hoffman, Walter K.

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Published
1957
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Fine
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Hong Kong: Hongkong Hotels Association, 1957 RARE ! VINTAGE. Official guidegook of the Hongkong Hotels Association. White leather binding with gold gilt lettering on cover, no dustjacket as issued. Profusely illustrated with olour and b/w photographs and colour maps. With Compliments of Hongkong Hyatt.
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