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Spalding, David A. E.; Oke, Kevin
144pp.The southern Gulf Islands between Nanaimo and Victoria are among British Columbia's greatest scenic treasures, projecting an appeal so powerful as to make nesomanes (island lovers) of the most unromantic souls. Ranging in size from Saltspring (pop. 12,000) to unoccupied D'arcy, they first began to attract European settlers in 1859 and have been home to a special breed of freedom-loving denizen ever since. Author David Spalding and photographer Kevin Oke are both members of this unique tribe and in this book pay tribute to their chosen region with the sensitivity and insider knowledge only long-time residents can provide.Brimming with gorgeous colour photographs by Oke, "Enchanted Isles" begins with a historic overview detailing how the islands served as a favoured hideaway of some of BC's most distinguished eccentrics. Remittance men and other escapees from British stuffiness form one stream of islanders, but there have been many others. A census of Saltspring in 1895 included a Patagonian, Germans, Portuguese, Hawaiians, Americans, Shetlanders and Scandinavians. Today you may expect to find individuals from virtually anywhere in the world. "Enchanted Isles" showcases local wildlife, captures local character and history and offers insider tips for visitors. It is a spectacular coffee-table book that shows why the Gulf Islands rank with Whistler and the Pacific Rim as one of the most popular tourist destinations in BC.
Harbour Publishing Company, Limited, 2007, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9781550174229
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Inventory #18800
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.80 approx. - € 17.40 approx.)
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Edited By Harmer, A. L.
The subject fibre optic cables forms a major part of the conference and continues to progress with many new developments. Topics include new designs and cable formats, very high-density fibre cables for the access network and buildings, special cables for particular application, installation in ducts or as aerial cables, replacement and repair of cables, field testing, PMD measurements and OTDR, network monitoring and fault finding, test equipment and connector, and splicing techniques. The planning, installation and maintenance of cables and associated hardware form the vital core of a succesful network. This subject addresses the issues of planning and design using new tools such as artificial intelligence, reliability, preventive maintenance and strategies for maintenance, installation issues and costs. Materials development is vital for the communications cable industry. Subjects considered are: new materials technology; polymeric material coating and filling technology; fabrication techniques and extrusion; materials related to cable performance; smoke and fire performance; and environmental performance. The final part of this publication deals with fibre technology. This includes new fibre designs such as: multicore fibres; fibre fabrication; mechanical strength and reliability; coating technology; colouring of fibre coatings; and new materials. N.B. Head of spine slightly bumped otherwise New. 354pp.
IOS Press, 1999, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9051994990
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Inventory #23088
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.80 approx. - € 17.40 approx.)
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Towne, Ruth W.
298pp.Slight fading to d/j spine,one small quarter inch closed tear to top left corner front d/j.
Truman State University Press, 1998, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Very Good. . D/J in Protective Wrapper. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0943549507
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Inventory #6328
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.50 approx. - € 14.50 approx.)
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Northfield, Tim; Jazrawi, Riadh
288pp.Head of spine slightly bumped.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1988, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0746200765
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Inventory #15470
Price: £ 50.00 GBP ($ 66.00 approx. - € 58.00 approx.)
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Magedanz, T; Mullery, A; Rao, S; Rodier, P.
In the 4th Framework of European research programme, telecommunications sector (ACTS) has played an important role. Within the framework under ACTS (Advanced Communications Technologies and Services), Domain 5 is dedicated to "Intelligence in Services and Networks (IS&N)" area and has projects that deal with service architecture, service platforms, service creation, communications management, electronic brokerage, mobility, security, agent technology and applications. Many of the pfojects cover more than one of these aspects. This text addresses the issues in particular order and provides the results of IS&N projects addressing those issues in a synthesized manner, so that the reader can get insights into the European projects contribution towards the telecommunications software industry. Thus it provides the reader with a comprehensive overview of IS&N issues. 579pp.
IOS Press, 2000, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1586030078
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Inventory #22915
Price: £ 45.00 GBP ($ 59.40 approx. - € 52.20 approx.)
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