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BY ORDER OF THE JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PUBLIC AUCTION FO ANCIENT & FOREIGN COINS FEATURING THE GARRETT COLLECTION, PARTS I (ANCIENT ROMAN, LATIN AMERICAN .) , AND II (ANCIENT AND MEDIEVAL COINS .) , (MAY 16-18, 1984 AND OCTOBER 16-18, 1984) ; 2 VOLS

Garrett, John

ISBN 10: 0813117259 / ISBN 13: 9780813117256
Published by NUMISMATIC FINE ARTS INC, 1984
Condition: Near Fine Soft cover
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2 vols. With prices realized. Minor creasing on the front cover of volume one else like new. Many fine black and white photos and coin descriptions. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. Bookseller Inventory # 79259

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Title: BY ORDER OF THE JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY ...

Publisher: NUMISMATIC FINE ARTS INC

Publication Date: 1984

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Edition: 1st Edition.

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"Includes 20 color plates of Hubbard's own paintings, along with several photographs of Anna and Harlan Hubbard. Wendell Berry is also the author of Tobacco Harvest: An Elegy. See other books in the series Blazer Lectures .

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"Quietly but forcefully explores how machines encumber life and how simplicity enhances it."―Atlanta Journal Constitution

"Hubbard influenced Berry in the 1960s when Berry's world view was taking shape, and now Berry has returned with his full powers to validate something which helped him then to find his way."―Journal of Appalachian Studies

"An engaging essay. . . . Explores the difficulties, complexities and richness of Hubbard's life."―Lexington Herald-Leader

"Berry's many admirers may take special pleasure in this attractive, well illustrated book to commemorate a most unusual life that holds fast to strong principles. . . . We delight in the courage it took to maintain a lost way of life in our 20th century."―Nashville Banner

"Berry's story of the Hubbards is both reassuring and challenging . . . . [They] enlarged Thoreau's experience into a life."―Noah Adams, Washington Post

"The book is beautifully illustrated. It includes several sketches and black and white photographs of the Hubbards. Color reproductions of Harlan's paintings show the rich beauty and refinement of his art. Berry's attention to detail celebrates the life and work of this very unique man."―Northern Kentucky Heritage

"A perfect vehicle for Wendell Berry's own celebrated themes of individualism, self-sufficiency, and environmental responsibility as well as a valuable account of a productive and noted Kentucky artist."―Register of the Kentucky Historical Society

"Environmentalists, rural sociologists, and cultural researchers should examine this book and take it to heart. This work provokes reflection on the creation of social and cultural meaning and continuity."―John B. Wolford, Journal of American Folklore

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