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De Bruyn, Gerd
This work contains text in English and German. In the summer 1978, the cover of the magazine "Bauwelt" showed a photograph of an unusual building. It was tersely introduced to readers as a 'private house with office in Bad Nauheim', but it was immediately obvious that this was a built manifesto. What appeared was a strictly symmetrically articulated, steeply rising facade, emanating dignity and composure. It also seemed able to manage without windows, which further enhanced its austere elegance. And then there were the strikingly slender, sharp-angled wall elements, which seemed captivatingly graceful, or even delicate and fragile - as though folded from paper. The fact is that, long before Gilles Deleuze had cast his spell on a new generation of aesthetically ambitious architects, Johannes Peter Holzinger was putting his folding skills into practice as a matter of course.60pp.
Edition Axel Menges, 2004, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 3930698536
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Inventory #20776
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.06 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Mason, Roger Burford
In this,the first biography of Franz Johnston,the author seeks to provide a guide to the life,work,and the times of this unjustly neglected,but influential figure in Canadian art and culture.100pp.
Dundurn Press, 1998, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1550023055
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Inventory #10397
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Gershon, Alik and Nor, Igor
San Luis 2005 is the most celebrated chess tournament of the decade. Bulgarian Grandmaster, Veselin Topalov triumphed and proved that he is a worthy successor to World Champions such as Bobby Fischer and Garry Kasparov. In this ambitious work, Gershon and Nor analyse all the games from the tournament, but there is no danger of the reader drowning in masses of variations, as the authors clearly explain the ideas behind the moves. Tournament books used to be a familiar part of chess literature with Zurich 1953 a classic example, however such books are now rare because of the huge effort they demand from the authors. Gershon and Nor have risen to the challenge and produced a book that is destined to become a modern classic, a magnificent book worthy of an extraordinary tournament. Many colour photographs of the event and the surrounding Argentinean scenery help the reader feel what it was like to be at San Luis 2005. 442pp.
Quality Chess, 2007, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Second Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9789197600521
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Inventory #21978
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Wood, A. c.
181pp.
B.H.Blackwell Ltd., 1953, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN:
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Inventory #18936
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Girouard, Mark
192pp.
Century Hutchinson, 1987, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0712616543
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Inventory #20872
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.38 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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