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Stein, Joel B.
This is the ultimate guide to getting the most out of your visit to the City Different. With the aid of this book and the internet, you can plan your trip using over 1,000 links to sites belonging to hotels, restaurants, historical sites, museums, retail stores, galleries, spas, pueblos and special places just outside the city. This book was designed for the traveller who stays for a few days, a week or perhaps a little longer. It highlights everything to see in this centuries-old city and takes you to the places you are most likely to enjoy, the places that provide the most immediate contact with the rich history of one of the oldest cities in America, where three cultures interact separately and together to create a rich and unique cultural mosaic. The guide covers key travel information, a downtown walking tour, and diversions: from the famed Santa Fe Opera, to the unique Tesuque Pueblo Flea Market, to the legendary artist colony on Canyon Road. Also included are historical buildings and art galleries, museums, restaurants with a past, lodgings of historical value, shopping and spas, the countryside from Abiquiu to Taos, outdoor activities from hiking to skiing, the Pueblos, their feast days and casinos, places of worship, secret spots for taking those special pictures, and major yearly events and celebrations. World-renowned photographer Marcia Keegan lavishly illustrates every section with corresponding photographs. Internet links guide you to the actual web sites of the places covered, where you can learn a great deal before you even get to Santa Fe! If you will be pressed for time, you can also use the sites to help you decide before arrival which actual places you are most interested in spending your valuable time and money.220pp.
Clear Light Publishers, 2003, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1574160729
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Inventory #19287
Price: £ 6.00 GBP ($ 7.74 approx. - € 6.63 approx.)
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Bell, Taylor
Bottom right front corner very slightly bumped.From small towns like Metamora, Aledo, and Carthage to East St. Louis and Chicago's South Side, Illinois's high school football fields have been the proving ground for such future stars as Dick Butkus, Red Grange, and Otto Graham. In Dusty, Deek, and Mr. Do-Right, longtime fan and sportswriter Taylor Bell shares the stories of the greatest players, toughest coaches, most memorable games, and fiercest rivalries in Illinois history. Drawing on dozens of personal interviews, Bell profiles memorable figures such as Tuscola's record-setting quarterback Dusty Burk, Pittsfield's brutally demanding yet devoted Coach Donald "Deek" Pollard, and Evanston's Murney "Mr. Do-Right" Lazier, who coached sternly but without prejudice in the racially charged 1960s and '70s. The book also discusses winning programs at schools such as East St. Louis, Mount Carmel, and Joliet Catholic, as well as long-standing rivalries and memorable games in the state playoff and Prep Bowl. The ultimate book for high school football fans in Illinois, Dusty, Deek, and Mr. Do-Right is infused with Bell's own love for the game and illustrated with sixty photographs of the players and coaches who made lifetime memories under the Friday night lights. Taylor Bel covered high school and professional sports in Illinois for more than forty years, mostly for the Chicago Daily News and the Chicago Sun-Times. His other books include Sweet Charlie, Dike, Cazzie, and Bobby Joe: High School Basketball in Illinois
University of Illinois Press, 2010, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9780252077319
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Inventory #27653
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.90 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Edited By Huttl,Reinhard F. And Bellmann,Klaus
This volume summarises the result of an interdisciplinary research programme entitled "Rehabilitation of the Atmosphere of the New States of Germany - Effects on Terrestrial Ecosystems". Before the unification of Germany, emission loads of SO2 and dust particles were up to 18-fold higher in East than in West Germany. However, emission rates have decreased significantly since reunification in 1990, due to the breakdown of a large number of industrial and particularly lignite-fired powerplants and the implementation of clean air technologies. In order to study the effects of these dramatic changes in atmospheric chemistry on terrestrial ecosystems, comprehensive field studies were conducted in pine forest ecosystems along an historic gradient of atmospheric deposition rates in the northeastern lowlands of Germany. The fast and dramatic reduction of dust particle and SO2 emissions offers a unique opportunity to test the role of SO2 and alkaline particle deposition with regard to changes or damage to forest ecosystems and whether the forest stands return to a state of resilience. 324pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1999, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792357132
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Inventory #14577
Price: £ 45.00 GBP ($ 58.05 approx. - € 49.73 approx.)
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Nagel, Paul C.
This historical biography traces seven generations of the Lee family in America, from its founder, Richard Lee, in 1640 to the death of its most famous son, Robert E.Lee, in 1870. 332pp. N.B. Inside of D/J marked. Edges of D/J slightly creased. Mark to rear D/J.
Oxford University Press, 1990, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0195053850
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Inventory #29149
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.35 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Editor Hudson,Robert C.
Hazardous waste is a waste with properties that make it dangerous or potentially harmful to human health or the environment. Hazardous waste generally exhibits one or more of these characteristics: ignitability, corrosivity, reactivity or toxicity. The universe of hazardous wastes is large and diverse. Hazardous wastes can be liquids, solids, contained gases, or sludges. They can be the by-products of manufacturing processes or simply discarded commercial products, like cleaning fluids or pesticides. One major type is radioactive waste. This book brings together the latest research in this diverse field. 169pp.N.B.The front board is marked top left hand corner see image on our own website.
Nova Science Publishers Inc., 2006, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1600212506
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Inventory #15527
Price: £ 50.00 GBP ($ 64.50 approx. - € 55.25 approx.)
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