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Compiled By Teasdale, Di
Artists whose expertize lie in quite specific areas have provided chapters outlining their particular technique, in some cases describing their method step-by-step, in others writing about the philosophy behind their thought and the motivation for their painting. For the beginner, information is provided in simple exercises for getting to know the medium, followed by in-depth technical information about fixing silk and problem solving as well as advanced projects. There are also chapters dealing with dyestuff, silk the fibre and silk the cloth and its history. Wearable art features strongly throughout and there is a chapter from a creative quilter. 88pp. N.B. Some foxing to inside of D/J.
Robert Hale, 1992, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First British Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0709048742
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Inventory #24081
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.29 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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Hargreaves, Andy
272pp.
Cassell, 1994, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 03043228140
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Inventory #28975
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.38 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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Czaykowski, Bogdan (editor); LaSelva, Samuel V. (editor)
This collection of essays evolved from a colloquium held at the University of British Columbia in 1995 to honour the eminent political scientist and aphorist W.J. Stankiewicz. A theorist and consultant on political decisions, Stankiewicz has been noted for his ability to bring the classical concepts of political science into the decision-making rooms of everyday political action. He has written on concepts such as democracy, ideology, liberalism, equality and justice, authority and sovereignty, violence and social change, property and happiness. Among the distinguished Canadian and American contributors are Alan Cairns, Jean Bethke Elshtain, George Feaver, Barry Cooper, Anthony Parel, Arpad Kadarkay and Ian Ross. The contributors, some of whom were Stankiewicz's students, have not only explored and extended the central ideas of Stankiewicz's thought; they have also applied them to today's political situations. The volume concludes with two of Professor Stankiewicz's hitherto unpublished essays (on natural law and ecology, and truth in politics). 407pp.
Ronsdale Press & Vancouver Holocaust Education Society, 1997, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: . . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0921870523
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Inventory #10377
Price: £ 8.50 GBP ($ 11.08 approx. - € 9.39 approx.)
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Cassin-Scott, Jack
This book offers stage costumes to suit almost all needs, from Fagin and Falstaff to Madam Butterfly and Widow Twankey, and period, animal and children's costumes. It covers period plays, opera, pantomime, musicals, ballet, fantasy and revue. A number of backcloth designs are also included. N.B. Head and tail of spine rubbed. Slight marks to boards. 127pp.
Cassell, 2000, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. Reprint. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0304350680
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Inventory #23469
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.38 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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Cotterell, Arthur
The chariot changed the face of ancient warfare. First in Mesopotamia, then in Asia Minor and Egypt, charioteers came to dominate the battlefield. In c. 1286 BC at Kadesh in the Eastern Mediterranean - where the troops of Ramesses II overwhelmed the Hittites - 5,000 chariots were deployed. Its use is recounted in Indian epics and Chinese histories. Homer's Iliad tells of the attack on Troy by Greek charioteers. When Alexander the Great descended into the North Indian plain in early 326BC, he found chariots as well as elephants in the armies ranged against him. After its disappearance from the battlefield, chariot racing attracted hundreds of thousands of spectators. The Emperor Nero drove his own ten-horse chariot in the Olympic Games (he fell out but still won the prize). In Constantinople in AD 352 a three-day riot, ignited by a chariot race, left over 30,000 people dead after the Emperor Justinian had to send in troops to restore order. This unique book traces the rise and fall of the chariot right across the Old World, from Ireland, through Rome, Greece, Mesopotamia, Egypt, India and China. Illustrated throughout and exploring the chariot's legacy.344pp.
Pimlico, 2004, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0712669426
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Inventory #18967
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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