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Conway,Capt.C.W.W.
164pp.Slight crack to front inner hinge.With attractive illustrations and an easy style, this book gives an extremely practical exposition of the methods and advantages of fishing and brings the history of fishing in India up-to-date -- where to fish and when to fish with excellent hints on making up tackle. The book has been published keeping its authenticity and originality in mind and is a collector's pride.
Natraj Publishers, 1999, Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: Good. First Indian Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 8185019851
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Inventory #8570
Price: £ 18.00 GBP ($ 23.45 approx. - € 19.89 approx.)
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Amery, Colin
Previous owners inscription on ffep. Bottom edge of covers slightly rubbed. 144pp.
National Gallery Publications Ltd, 1991, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 094764587X
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Inventory #21588
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Calvet, Laouis-Hean
This is a biography of Roland Barthes - one of the most important European intellectuals of the post-war years. In a lively account of Barthes's life and work, Calvet follows the brilliant semiotician from his provincial origins to his sudden death in 1980. He describes Barthes's move to Paris as a child, where he lived with his mother in modest surroundings and constant hardship. He argues that the experience of having his academic prospects ruined by his illness at an early age remained a thorn in Barthes's flesh: until the end of his life his relationship with the academic world was never free of bitterness, even resentment. Calvet retraces his years in Paris, Bucharest and Alexandria after the war. During this period Barthes gained access to intellectual circles and experienced his decisive encounter with modern linguistics, particularly with "semiotics", which he helped to establish as a discipline through his work on everyday myths, fashion and literature. Calvet discusses the whole range of Barthes's work as a critic and literary theorist, and demonstrates his tremendous importance and influence in the second half of the 20th century. This book provides a detailed portrait of Barthes's life, and a vivid reconstruction of the intellectual culture of post-war France. It should be of interest to students and researchers in literature, cultural studies, French studies, and anyone interested in the life and work of Roland Barthes. 291pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to half title page.
Polity Press, 1994, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 074561017X
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Inventory #24593
Price: £ 18.00 GBP ($ 23.45 approx. - € 19.89 approx.)
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Edited By Cochat,Pierre
Immunosuppression in solid organ transplantation is experiencing a worldwide revival since new drugs are now available in the late-1990s and others are under development. In order to contribute to the design of future strategies, a critical approach of surrogate endpoints is given and long-term side effects are analyzed, together with the impact of non-compliance, quality-of-life and economical parameters. In this book, international specialists have set up the scientific rationale and provided new bases for further immunosuppressive strategies. 179pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1999, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 079235804x
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Inventory #15624
Price: £ 25.00 GBP ($ 32.58 approx. - € 27.63 approx.)
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Edited By Schofield, Peggy
This work draws on interviews with more than 350 local residents, including both recent arrivals and descendants of pioneers. Their personal accounts are woven together with information from diaries and other records in the City of Vancouver Archives and carefully chosen published sources to form twelve chapters that explore different aspects of community life. The arts, churches and schools, how people shopped and how they got around, where they lived and relaxed are all described. Read about how this "streetcar suburb" developed from forest and farmland, how it was impacted by world events, and what made it both typical and unique. This is a story of the past century - from the settlement of the West to the development of a modern world-class city - brought to life through the experiences of people living in the neighbourhood of Dunbar. It is a reminder that history occurs in the streets of quiet out-of-the-way neighbourhoods as surely as on battlefields and in corporate boardrooms. 441pp.
Ronsdale Press, 2007, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9781553800408
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Inventory #19430
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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