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Flowers, Arthur;Curtis, Anthony;Neiman, Leroy
This coffee-table art book is one-of-a-kind. From hundreds of portrayals created over centuries by celebrated artists, such as Cezanne, Picasso, Munch, Leger, de la Tour, Remington, and Neiman, the best 120 were chosen to appear in this provocative visual documentation of the evolution of gambling. Much more than a compilation of subject-specific art, this book offers a scholarly look at the history of gaming. Each image is accompanied by a facing page of text, providing readers with a thumbnail sketch of the artist, then zeroing in on the image itself. The renderings, as seen through the artist's eye and preserved on canvas or in stone, serve as a form of 'photographic' chronicling that weaves a history of gambling through the ages - for the benefit of art lovers and gambling enthusiasts alike. 231pp. N.B. Tiny closed tear to bottom edge of front D/J.
Huntington Press, 2000, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0929712900
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Inventory #24901
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 25.80 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Kedar, Mordechai
The Syrian regime, ruled by the Ba'th socialist party and headed by presidents from the 'Alawi minority, faces problems of legitimacy vis-a-vis its people, which it tackles through powerful security organizations and the state media. The government media machine exists to express the regime's viewpoint in both local and external spheres, and to promote acceptance of the legitimacy of Asad's presidency and government. The media also attempts to mobilize the masses to act in the service of the state by disseminating information which reflects Asad's position on current issues. The organs of the regime - army, party, security services, national and local authorities - are proclaimed as acting by order of the president. While personal commitment to the legitimacy of Hafiz al-Asad is the principal 'article of faith', this message is supported by complementary messages - Asad being true to the Moslem faith; Asad as historic leader; Asad as the focus of identity of all Syrian citizens; the 'crimes' of the Moslem Brotherhood, etc. - and vociferous political discourse. 302pp. N.B. 2 dents to rear board and rear D/J. Base of spine bumped.
Sussex Academic Press, 2005, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
ISBN: 1902210743
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Inventory #24913
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.35 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Terwilliger, Karen; Tate, John R.
This is an abridged and updated version of the award-winning publication 'Virginia's Endangered Species' (1991). An introduction summarises Virginia's natural habitats, conservation laws, and the responsibilities of the various state agencies involved in the conservation of biotic diversity in the Commonwealth. Most of the book consists of one-page descriptions and discussions of those species of plant and animal that are officially listed as endangered or threatened in Virginia. A beautiful colour photograph and map of occurrence is provided for almost every species. This guide is written in a style and format that will be enjoyed and understood by both professionals and laypersons. Its size, conciseness, and price make it an especially versatile, accessible, and useable reference and field tool for all who are interested in understanding and protecting Virginia's vulnerable natural heritage. The entries are from accounts prepared by more than 80 biologists from throughout Virginia. It contains the most current information available in printed form on the subject of vulnerable species in Virginia. 220pp.
McDonald & Woodward Publishing Company, The, 1995, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: . First Paperback Edition. . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
ISBN: 0939923319
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Inventory #10551
Price: £ 6.00 GBP ($ 7.74 approx. - € 6.63 approx.)
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Olve, Nils-Göran; Royse, Jane; Wetter, Magnus; Roy, Jan; Olve, Nils Goran

John Wiley & Sons, 2000, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Paperback Edition. . 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
ISBN: 0471495425
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Inventory #29675
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.68 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Hirszowicz, Maria
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Martin Robertson, 1980, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
ISBN: 0855205156
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Inventory #27269
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.68 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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