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Chapman, Matthew
A piece of confessional non-fiction, this 'accidental memoir' aims to shed new light on the Darwinian point of view. A descendent of Charles Darwin, Mathew Chapman grew up feeling intensely and hopelessly competitive with his ancestor. Tormented by a skin disease which disfigured him thoughout his youth, Chapman grew into a shy teenager, until cured, when he reunited himself with society in a most rampant and promiscuous way - ending up in Hollywood. Chapman now lives reclusively in Manhattan, where he is learning to accept that he will never outshine Charles Darwin. As part of this process he recently took a trip to Dayton, Tennessee, where the famous 'Scopes Monkey Trial' took place. This book is about this journey and about the memories it evoked of an overshadowed childhood, of trying to survive both family and Hollywood - the survival of the fittest. 335pp. N.B. Very slight fading to D/J spine.
Duckworth Literary Entertainments, Ltd., 2000, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0715630024
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Inventory #27883
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.90 approx. - € 8.70 approx.)
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Woods, Joanna
The Triad was founded in 1893 and ran into the late 1920s. For its first twenty-two years it was published in New Zealand, but in 1915 publication was transferred to Sydney where it was re-launched as an Australasian magazine. The magazine offered well-informed coverage of cultural activities in New Zealand, Australia and internationally in a broad mix of critical and original writing. Notoriously outspoken, Baeyertz was feared and respected as a critic. His music criticism was particularly intelligent and rigorous, making no concessions to personality or amateur or professional status. His later co-editor, the self-styled 'decadent' Frank Morton, was equally candid. This is an engaging biography of a fascinating man which also throws new light on a long-neglected period of New Zealand's cultural past. 247pp.
University of Otago Press, 2008, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781877372551
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Inventory #19937
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.80 approx. - € 17.40 approx.)
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Elliott, Patrick; Stooss, Toni
200pp. N.B. Corners of covers and head and tail of spine slightly bumped.
National Galleries of Scotland in Association with Royal Academy, 1996, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0903598612
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Inventory #28222
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.40 approx. - € 23.20 approx.)
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Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm von
N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. 272pp.
Open Court Publishing Company, 1995, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Fifteenth Printing. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0875480306
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Inventory #25673
Price: £ 8.00 GBP ($ 10.56 approx. - € 9.28 approx.)
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Edited By Carraro,Carlo and Leveque,Francois
An attempt at a detailed analysis of all main aspects characterising the design and implementation of voluntary approaches in environmental policy, this book contains both theoretical analyses and case studies. The chapters of this book therefore provide a useful assessment of the main features and of the potential implementation problems of a new, important and promising environmental policy instrument. 264pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1999, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792355164
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Inventory #15018
Price: £ 60.00 GBP ($ 79.20 approx. - € 69.60 approx.)
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