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Royal Botanic Gardens, London: 2010. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
This handy guidebook is the result of a sixteen-year collaboration between the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and the Guy's and St Thomas's Hospital Poisons Unit. Written with both botanical and toxicological authority, the book offers concise details of the 130 most poisonous plants that are likely to be encountered in the home, garden, and countryside, together with a summary of likely symptoms should they inadvertently be touched or eaten. Photographs of the plants are included to aid identification, and a brief guide to safe plants offers suggestions for the creation of a hazard-free garden. Includes 300 color plates. Contents Glossary First aid and emergency advice from the Medical Toxicology Information Services Introduction A safe garden Fruiting plants of 'low' toxicity The most toxic plants (at a glance) Plant profiles Outdoor plants Indoor plants Sources of further information Acknowledgements Key to berry and flower colour Index 
Price: 23.28 USD
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University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London: 1972. 0226347893 / 9780226347899 First Printing of this edition. s Softcover. Good condition but there is some slight underlining. 
Contains "Anselmus," "Archivarius Lindhorst," "Coppelius," "Antonia," "The Queen," "Cardillac," "Madeleine de Scuderi," "Natalie," and "Haberland and Schwendy," "The editors have made an excellent selection, and the result is a book of great distinction." -- Denis Donoghue, New York Review of Books 
Price: 6.37 USD
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3 LEONARD, ELIZABETH D. Lincoln's Forgotten Ally: Judge Advocate General Joseph Holt Of Kentucky.
University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill: 2011. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
Awarded 2012 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize, Gettysburg College and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. Joseph Holt, the stern, brilliant, and deeply committed Unionist from Kentucky, spent the first several months of the American Civil War successfully laboring to maintain Kentucky's loyalty to the Union, then went on to serve as President Lincoln's judge advocate general. In Lincoln's Forgotten Ally, Elizabeth Leonard offers the first full-scale biography of Holt, who has long been overlooked and misunderstood by historians and students of the war. In his capacity as the administration's chief arbiter and enforcer of military law, Holt strove tenaciously, often against strong resistance, to implement Lincoln's wartime policies, including emancipation. After Lincoln's assassination, Holt accepted responsibility for pursuing and bringing to justice everyone involved in John Wilkes Booth's conspiracy. It was because of this role, in which he is often portrayed as a brutal prosecutor, and because of his hard position toward the South, Leonard contends, that Holt's reputation suffered. Leonard argues, however, that Holt should not be defined by what Southern sympathizers and proponents of the Lost Cause came to think of him. Lincoln's Forgotten Ally seeks to restore Holt, who dedicated both his energy and his influence to ensuring that the Federal victory would bring about lasting positive change for the nation, to his rightful place in American memory. Elizabeth D. Leonard is the John J. and Cornelia V. Gibson Professor of History at Colby College. She is the author of several books, including Lincoln's Avengers: Justice, Revenge, and Reunion after the Civil War. "[Leonard] has admirably brought Holt to life. . . . A sympathetic and sensible reading of a difficult personality and the making of federal legal power, recommended for serious readers and and university libraries." - Library Journal Leonards book is biography at its best in that it illustrates, informs, and deepens the written history of the American people and ones understanding of human nature.- Journal of Illinois History An outstanding example of how even a diffident life like Holts can be made emblematic of great themes in an era of great conflict.- Civil War News Leonard skillfully and meticulously reconstructs Holts 84-year life . . . . Judge Advocate General Holt will no longer be forgotten.- Civil War Book Review "Joseph Holt was a fascinating fellow who found himself thrust into the midst of extraordinary events. A staunch Kentucky Unionist surrounded by secessionists, this brilliant attorney entered the public stage as part of the Buchanan administration, and rose to national prominence--and historic significance--as Abraham Lincoln's judge advocate general. For too long historians have neglected Holt's career. Until now. Elizabeth Leonard has done a superb job of capturing the life of one of the Civil War era's most significant and intriguing public men." - J. Matthew Gallman, University of Florida, author of Northerners at War: Reflections on the Civil War Home Front "Elizabeth Leonard has rescued Joseph Holt from undeserved historical obscurity. A Kentucky Democrat and slaveholder before the Civil War, Holt became a staunch Unionist and Lincoln's efficient judge advocate general of the army. This biography powerfully brings to light the strong reputation he earned in the war and Reconstruction era." - James M. McPherson, Princeton University 
Price: 38.00 USD
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4 LEONARD, ELIZABETH. All The Daring Of The Soldier: Women Of The Civil War Armies.
W. W. Norton & Company, New York: 1999. 0393047121 / 9780393047127 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Autographed copy. 
"This important new Book Humanizes the stories of women who fought on both sides during the Civil War. Reflecting the diversity And complexities of the war itself, these women shed new light on the average people whose lives were absorbed into that colossal conflict." 
Price: 13.78 USD
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5 LEONARD, ELIZABETH. Painting Flowers.
Watson-Guptill Publications, New York: 1986. 0823036294 / 9780823036295 First Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
A workshop full of ideas and exercises for creating colorful compositions with flowers. There are tips on how to care for flowers and make them last as long as possible, plus advice on how to arrange flowers to create the effects you want. Includes an Index. 
Price: 21.09 USD
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