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Griffiths, Paul
N.B. Edges of D/J very slightly rubbed. 240pp.
Thames and Hudson, 1983, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 050001311X
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Inventory #29782
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.13 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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Birnbaum, Daniel. Sharp, Amanda. & Heiser, Jorg.
Doug Aitken is a young Californian video and installation artist who has risen to international prominence with works such as his multi-screen video environment "electric earth". Aitken's subjects explore the deserted spaces of Bollywood film sets in India; Jonestown, Guyana, the site of the notorious mass suicide of religious cultists; and a remote diamond-mining region of Namibia, closed to outsiders since 1908. His environments are vivid, elusive and dreamlike. This monograph explores the artist and his work. It features a discussion of Aitken's working methods by Amanda Sharp; an examination of Aitken's art within the context of contemporary philosophy and the work of other artists who have explored expanded notions of time and space; a study by Jorg Heiser of Aitken's "i am in you", a five-screen work centring on the imaginative experiences of a young girl; "Artist's Choice", for which the artist has selected a short story, "Funes the Memorious", by Jorge Luis Borges, whose description of altered realities through the distortions of mirrors and memory echoes the artist's own interests; and "Artist's Writings" - Doug Aitken's writings include his retelling of an unusual story he once heard from strangers he met in the desert and which served as the basis for a subsequent work.158pp.N.B.Head oif d/j slightly rubbed.
Phaidon Press, 2001, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0714839892
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Inventory #13325
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.13 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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Edited By Camm,A.J. And Ward,D.E.
Twenty-three papers by 28 British specialists deal with the difficulties in diagnosis and treatment of cardiac arrhythmias by reviewing their pathological basis, hemodynamic sequelae, electrophysiological diagnosis and modern management. A practical clinical text intended for those who manage patients with arrhythmias.423pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1988, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0852009720
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Inventory #15259
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 25.80 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Sandler, Gerald; etc.
Part of the 'Clinical Handbooks' series. The problem of time wasting, unnecessary referral to specialists by primary care practitioners is universal. This book provides young doctors with a series of cases from which they can develop their judgement of whether to refer or not. 143pp.
Clinical Press Ltd, 1990, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: . First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1854570196
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Inventory #15089
Price: £ 4.00 GBP ($ 5.16 approx. - € 4.42 approx.)
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Garebian, Keith
Christopher Newton has placed the Shaw Festival firmly on the map world-class theatre. His best Shavian productions are revolutionary re-interpretations of plays that are normally treated as Edwardian period pieces or didactic entertainments. In this first full-length study of Newton, critic Keith Garebian shows how the pairing of Shaw and Newton, that once seemed 'not bloody likely' has become one of the most exciting enterprises in Canadian theatre, with startling results. The book begins with a biographical section that sketches some of the most pervasive influences on Newton's artistic sensibility, and suggests what has particularly inspired his ever-growing fascination with Shaw. Successive chapters document Newton's concept of Shaw as a surrealist, and contain detailed descriptions of productions at Niagara-on-the-Lake from 1980-1990. Among other things, readers are shown a Caesar and Cleopatra set in a Shadow Box; Heartbreak House as a dream-play of the night and anarchy; Major Barbara as a double quest; You Never Can Tell as part comic romance, part farcical metaphor; the metatheatrical suggestions of Man and Super-man; and, a Misalliance as metaphor of a convulsive new age. As Garebian shows, Newton's approach for all its paradoxes, succeeds in making George Bernard Shaw our dynamic contemporary. 164pp. N.B. Slight mark to bottom edge of front cover.
Mosaic Press, 1993, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0889625085
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Inventory #27470
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.68 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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