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Cousins, Norman
Cousins recalls key moments from his forty years of learning, editing and writing, reporting on important events, acting as a presidential emissary, and working on health projects, and tells of his work with famous men and women. 224pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Rubbing and creasing to edges and corners of D/J with several small tears.
W.W.Norton & Company, 1981, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Good/Price Clipped. . . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
ISBN: 0393014304
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Inventory #29220
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.52 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Hiam, C. Michael
Eddie Shore was the Babe Ruth and Ty Cobb of hockey, a brilliant player with an unmatched temper. Emerging from the Canadian prairie to become a member of the Boston Bruins in 1926, the man from Saskatchewan invaded every circuit in the NHL like a runaway locomotive on a downgrade. Hostile fans turned out in droves with a wish to see him killed, but in Boston he could do no wrong. During his twenty-year professional career, the controversial Shore personified "that old time hockey" like no other, playing the game with complete disregard for his own safety. Shore was one of the most penalized men in the NHL, and also a perennial member of its All Star Team. A dedicated athlete, Shore won the Hart Trophy for the league’s most valuable player four times — a record for a defenseman not since matched — and led Boston to two Stanley Cups in 1929 and 1939. In 1933, Shore was the instigator of hockey’s most infamous event, the tragic "Ace Bailey Incident," and during his subsequent sixteen-game suspension the fans chanted, "We want Shore!" After retiring from the NHL in 1940, Shore’s passion for the game remained undiminished, and as owner and tyrant of the AHL Springfield Indians, he won championship after championship. This is an action-packed and full-throated celebration of the "mighty Eddie Shore" — and also of the sport of hockey as it was gloriously played in a bygone age.
McClelland and Stewart Limited, 2010, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. . . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
ISBN: 9780771041273
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Inventory #27663
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.38 approx. - € 10.50 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 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
ISBN: 074561017X
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Inventory #24593
Price: £ 18.00 GBP ($ 23.45 approx. - € 19.89 approx.)
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Lanman, Charles
N.B.Rubbing to head and tail of spine and slight lean to book. Light rubbing to edge of boards. Fading to spine. Light foxing to pages. 322pp.
Richard Bentley, 1848, Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No Jacket. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Inventory #26528
Price: £ 85.00 GBP ($ 110.76 approx. - € 93.93 approx.)
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Tobias, Henry Jack; Woodhouse, Charles E.
Of interest to specialists in the fields of sociology,western and urban history,ethnic studies, political science and pluralistic social relations.From 1880, when the railroad reached Santa Fe, to the early 1990s, the city was transformed from a territorial outpost to a modern community. This book focuses on what changes over the past 110 years have meant to the city's inhabitants. The result is a readable, captivating social history centred on the essence of Santa Fe -- the lives of its Hispano and Anglo residents. 272pp.
University of New Mexico Press, 2001, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. First Edition. D/J in Protective Wrapper. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
ISBN: 0826323316
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Inventory #1868
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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