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Green, Roger and Trigoso, Joana
N.B.Top inch of book spine has been bumped otherwise As New.This book is copiously illustrated with archive photographs as well as high quality pictures depicting the Portuguese golf resorts developed under the Jordan Group banner, including photographs of many of the world's top golfers in action and famous personalities from sport, show-business, politics and business who attended the many major events organised by the Group. The main theme of the book centres on how the Andre Jordan Group changed the whole course of golfing history in Europe and boosted tourism in the Algarve by setting a new trend in golf and leisure resort development which others were later to imitate if not equal. Quinta do Lago, based on the American country club concept, was the first of its kind in Portugal and it became the blueprint for the future development of residential golf resorts in Portugal. The emphasis in the editorial is on creativity and innovation and especially the Group's commitment to strict eco-friendly principles in the design and construction or renovation and management of quality resorts (ie: Quinta do Lago, Belas Clube de Campo and Vilamoura) which today boast championship courses recognised as world class. The story also strongly underlines the imaginative marketing and new ideas that, for example, brought the Portuguese Open to Quinta da Lago in 1976 and helped to keep the championship on the European calendar at a very difficult time. A further series of seven Opens were to follow at Quinta do Lago as well as many other major tournaments such as the Algarve World Cup and the Taca Presidente da Republica. These events attracted worldwide Press and TV coverage, thereby promoting the region as a tourist destination and doing much to encourage investment. Some of the most prominent names in the world of golf have contributed information, recollections, anecdotes and commendations on the achievements of the Andre Jordan Group and this has done much to enliven and enrich the editorial. They include Arnold Palmer, Colin Montgomerie, William 'Rocky' Roquemore, William Hawtree, Ken Schofield, and, Peter Adams.248pp.
Golf Estates, 2010, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.
ISBN: 9789899691810
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Inventory #28884
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.50 approx. - € 14.50 approx.)
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Edited By Uno, Kimio
339pp.The volume is based on a policy simulation model linking sixty countries and regions at a detailed industrial level, covering 99.5 per cent of the world's economic activities. Country models are linked by trade matrices that explicitly describe annual trade flow among world regions. Energy demand and supply is explained in response to changing prices reflecting emission trading and other market-oriented policy instruments. The impact on global environment is gauged through CO2 emission. Simulation results to 2010 with an explicit description of economy-energy-environment feedback under different scenarios serve as an open platform for policy debate. Comparisons with results from other research works are provided, together with methodological comparisons. An annotated bibliography is also included.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2002, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 48mo - over 3" - 4" tall.
ISBN: 1402004508
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Inventory #14785
Price: £ 70.00 GBP ($ 92.40 approx. - € 81.20 approx.)
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Lilly, Sonja Jade
Includes works of seventy-seven artists from around the world - from Italy to Indonesia, diverse art is shown through the diverse cultures. Consisting of all forms of media - photography, sculpture, paint, pencil, and digital design, this book offers a glimpse into the artists who may be renowned masters or may be recognised as such in the future. 396pp.
Inner Circle Publishing, 2009, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . Heavy Item Postage Quote. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.
ISBN: 9781882918287
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Inventory #27374
Price: £ 25.00 GBP ($ 33.00 approx. - € 29.00 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 ($ 12.54 approx. - € 11.02 approx.)
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Variend, S.
A practical approach to problems commonly encountered in paediatric tumour diagnosis. It comprehensively covers a wide range of common and unusual entities. Over 300 full-colour illustrations are complemented by a text which is pragmatic and succinct. References have been carefully selected to reflect current thought and well-written reviews. New treatment strategies have led to considerable improvement in the salvage rate and prognosis in childhood neoplasia. Histological diagnosis in this area is fraught with problems and the demand invariably has been for a prompt and accurate histological reporting. The problems, although wide-ranging, are particularly manifest in the area of the small round-cell tumours which constitute an important proportion of paediatric cancers. This atlas should be valuable as a bench manual for the practising pathologist and as a study aid for the trainee. It should also be of interest to all oncologists and paediatricians. 124pp.N.B.Small fade mark at base of d/j spine.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1993, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Very Good. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 079238900X
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Inventory #15151
Price: £ 50.00 GBP ($ 66.00 approx. - € 58.00 approx.)
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