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Sinha, Gayatri
K M Adimoolam's art resists easy categorisation. He brings to his work a genuine spirit of enquiry, and a continually rejuvenating wonder at the generative cosmic possibilities of art. He makes profoundly aesthetic choices, bringing to his abstract painting and apparently realistic drawing sheer, unambiguous artistic skills. Adimoolam is primarily optimistic; his paintings resonate with a pleasure in the sensuality of the medium of oil, its dexterity and movement, and its ability to translate emotion into colour. What all the works have in common is his preoccupation with presences and fields outside his immediate perception, and a graded move towards the ideal space of pure abstraction. This for Adimoolam is the vivid, magnetic other, the field of consciousness - energy or citsakti - one that is not personalised in any way, but which hints at the possibility of the deepest realisation. 104pp. N.B. Laminate to bottom edge of rear D/J slightly peeled.
Mapin Publishing, 2005, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 1890206822
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Inventory #28076
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Bernstein, Richard J.
This collection of critical essays draws together leading thinkers from a variety of fields in order to assess some of Habermas's major theses concerning the philosophical, cultural and social conditions of modernity. In his substantial reply to these critics Habermas clarifies and defends his view, specifying a range of new problems which demand further analysis. 243pp. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Fading to covers and spine.
Polity Press, 1991, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Reprint. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall.
ISBN: 0745600670
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Inventory #25665
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Busch, Briton Cooper
This volume follows up Briton Cooper Busch's definitive history of the American sealing industry with a detailed account of the colorful but difficult life aboard whaling ships, drawn from the vast body of ships logs and journals. Deals little with the mechanics of the actual hunt. 265pp. N.B. Slight label residue to front D/J. Fading to D/J spine.
The University Press of Kentucky, 1994, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0813118387
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Inventory #28436
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Horn, Siegfried
Corners slightly bumped. Label on ffep.Text in German. 192pp.
Motorbuch Verlag, 1987, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 3879437424
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Inventory #22655
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Marcus,Jon
This is both an exciting history and a tour guide, illustrating the fascinating development of the lighthouses of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and Long Island. Marcus and Kelly explain and show the technological evolution of lighthouses, the development of lights and lenses, the architecture of lighthouses, their construction and maintenance on remote sites, the life of the Lighthouse Service keepers, and the movement today to preserve and restore lights. Also included are excerpts from original logs and a descriptive tour of the last manned lighthouse in America, Boston Light, with its three resident Coast Guardsmen and their dog. The stunning photography includes intriguing images of lights in all kinds of weather -- plus photographs that bring readers inside the structures, showing the curling stairways, lenses, the keeper's homes, and more. A comprehensive appendix lists all the current New England lighthouses. 160pp.
Voyageur Press, Incorporated, 2001, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: . . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0896586170
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Inventory #8566
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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