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Mitchell, Jane
Hall of Famers, fan favourites, and rising stars including: Ken Caminiti, Tony Gwynn, Junior Seau, LaDainian Tomlinson, Drew Brees, Trevor Hoffman, Jake Peavy, Antonio Gates, Dave Stewart, Tina Mickelson, Geoff Blum, and David Wells. The athletes may have come through San Diego, but interest in them transcends a uniform. A Red Sox fan, for example, will be as thrilled to read about Red Sox heroes Ted Williams and Dave Roberts, as a Padres fan will be. Whether someone is a die-hard or casual sports fan, interested in great people stories, or just curious about the life of a woman reporter 'in a man's world', this book has something for readers across the gamut. No one else has interviewed or done in-depth personal biographies on this particular collection of athletes. For some, the One on One program is the only in-depth and comprehensive story on their life. 638pp.
Sweet Dreams Publishing, 2010, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9780982446171
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Inventory #28883
Price: £ 18.00 GBP ($ 23.45 approx. - € 19.89 approx.)
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Amos, Robert and Wong, Kileasa
Victoria's Chinatown is Canada's oldest Chinese neighbourhood and has a lineage unbroken since 1858. With large-format colour photos and photocollages, Robert Amos and Kileasa Wong take you behind the doors of the 29 private clubs that make up the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association. You'll see the gilded altars, antique art and ornate furniture that grace these meeting halls. Through stunning pictures and text in both Chinese and English, you will meet the club members and take an inside look at the culture of this complex community. "Inside Chinatown" is sure to become a landmark publication chronicling the vibrant heritage of Chinese Canadians. 151pp.
TouchWood Editions, 2009, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781894898911
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Inventory #21852
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.06 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Knapp, Gottfried
Albrecht Ade's 'photages', created with special light techniques, have nothing in common with the 'photocollages' or 'photomontages' of the 20th century. When artists as different as El Lissitzky, John Heartfield, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, Raoul Hausmann or Hannah Hoch constructed futuristically bold, surreal or satirical images from photographic materials as a response to quotations from reality cut out and then stuck into Cubist 'papiers colles' by Georges Braque and Pablo Picasso, they worked mainly with someone else's material, with trouvailles. In contrast, Ade uses only his own material for his combination images, and his method for mounting images, for 'editing them into each other', does not need of scissors and paste either. He cultivates the usually involuntary effect of double exposure, a hazard from the days of analogue photography. He controls the chances of pictorial superimposition and confusion, artfully and purposefully arranging his own, deliberately positioned images among and on top of each other, using a technically elaborate matching and omission process. Ade, as well as teaching at the Stuttgart Akademie der Bildenden Kunste, has intensively promoted cinematic animation techniques in his years as director of the Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film, and since 1990, as founder-director of the Filmakademie in Ludwigsburg, has allowed animated film and camera arts to develop in the greatest possible breadth, in fact has helped to win the Ludwigsburg model the highest artistic respect in the film world. This all suggests how inventively and ingeniously his creative output mingles artistically creative and elaborately technical ideas and fascinations. Photography as a creative method for fine art - something the pioneers of photography dreamed of in the 19th century - becomes reality in Albrecht Ade's 'photages'. The text is in English and German. 97pp.
Edition Axel Menges, 2004, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 3932565509
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Inventory #15987
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.06 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Edited By Nilsson, Ingela
The intricate relationship between the erotic and the literary is a recurring theme in Western literature, with a starting-point in Plato's dialogues. Our need to talk, write, and read about love has resulted in a rich tradition, ranging from theoretical and philosophical discussions of Eros to love romance and poetry, clearly marked by the classical-heritage but continuously unfolding and rewriting itself. This present volume aims at providing both students and scholars with a series of discussions of this long tradition of reading and writing the erotic, seen from a number of different perspectives. A certain emphasis is placed on Classical Philology, but other contributors represent Byzantine studies, Iranian languages, History of ideas, and Comparative literature. 292pp.
Museum Tusculanum Press, 2009, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No Jacket. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9788763507905
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Inventory #24904
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 39.09 approx. - € 33.15 approx.)
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Bell, Diane
Diane Bell weaves written texts with voices of women and men, whose struggle to protect their sacred sites has been argued in the courts, Parliament and media. Here is a context for a deeper understanding of Ngarrindjeri lives affected by two centuries of colonisation. 688pp.Slightly rubbed base of spine.
Spinifex Press, 1998, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: . First Paperback Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 187555971X
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Inventory #6151
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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