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Piaget, Jean
Library stamp on ffep and back edge. Slight foxing to top edge of pages. Small piece missing from top edge corner of d/j. 248pp.
Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1964, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Good. Third Impression. Ex Library. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #21366
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Compiled By Hope,Michael
85pp.
Published for the British Academy By the Oxford University Press, 1980, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0197259995
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Inventory #12765
Price: £ 6.00 GBP ($ 7.82 approx. - € 6.63 approx.)
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Compiled Tranlated and Annotated By Alam Eldin,Dr.Mohie Eldin I.
The Arbitral Awards of the Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration are compiled, translated and commented on by Dr Mohie Eldin I. Alam Eldin, former member of the ICC International Court of Arbitration in Paris and currently lawyer at the Egyptian Court of Cassation, and have a preface by Dr M.I.M. Aboul-Enein, Director of the Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration. The Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (CRCICA) was established in 1979 as an independent international arbitral organization with jurisdiction over the Arab countries of West Asia and Africa. The CRCICA Rules, modelled initially on the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules, were revised in 1998 to take account of changing provisions and practices in international arbitration. The Arbitral Awards of the Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration addresses many significant issues and questions, including the following: do rules of limitation have a role in arbitration?; how greatly do administrative contracts differ from civil contracts in the closing years of this century?; obtaining permissions of works - is this the task of the employer or the contractor?; what can the arbitrator do if several exchange rates apply to the consideration of a contract? This volume contains a collection of arbitral awards made up to 1996, with those made originally in Arabic translated into English. The editors have summarized each award and included commentary where appropriate, and the awards are followed by legislative or statutory articles as relevant. The text contains arbitral awards covering a broad range of topics including, among others, aviation, supply of services and material, construction, commercial agency, maritime transport, and interpretation of contracts.258pp.N.B.Slight fade mark to base of spine.
Kluwer Law International, 2000, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9041112219
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Inventory #15460
Price: £ 50.00 GBP ($ 65.15 approx. - € 55.25 approx.)
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Amatangelo, Sue
With a patio, porch, or windowsill, any budding gardener can bring the outdoors in using this guide to growing in containers. Arrangements begin simply, with one type of plant in a decorative container. The projects move on to combinations of two plants, then on to more complex pots involving three or more plants. Design principles including color, texture, height, and depth are considered, and ideas for themed containers are included for holidays and other festive occasions. Species range from the tried-and-true garden varieties, such as impatiens and petunias, to newer plants on the market, such as a striking red ornamental millet. Some of the arrangements are even meant to go from container to garden plot. The planter plans include detailed photographs, diagrams, and instructions on getting the very best results from container gardening, for lasting natural beauty in any space. 275pp. N.B. Bottom corners of boards slightly bumped. Head of spine slightly torn
Ball Publishing, 2007, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781883052461
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Inventory #26429
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Olson, G.N.
The close of the 20th century saw a remarkably high incidence of bank distress and insolvency. This book seeks to identify the causes of this ongoing financial crisis and to draw lessons for the future, with the aim of assisting developed, transition and emerging economies alike to better cope with future crises. "Banks in Distress" takes as its focus the major financial system crisis experienced by the US in the 1980s, reviewing the evolution of the US banking system and the legislative, regulatory, and monetary policies of the 1980s which set the stage for the crises that followed. The author argues that the financial difficulties in the US, and to some extent the rest of the world, were largely precipitated and exacerbated by government intervention into the American domestic economy through uncoordinated monetary and fiscal policy, as well as the uncoordinated enactment of regulatory, supervisory and enforcement legislation and policy. The book in particular examines the importance of asset valuation, asset value inflation and deflation, and capital adequacy for banking and financial services organizations, an understanding of which is crucial to the development of a coherent regulatory framework. The author considers what can be learned from the US experience and suggests the need for significant changes in the banking law and policy of most developed and emerging economies, arguing that a stable and workable financial system requires transparent, co-ordinated and proactive governmental policies in the banking, fiscal, monetary and national economic areas. 338pp.
Kluwer Law International, 2000, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9041197877
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Inventory #15439
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.06 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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