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Walter Thompson, J.
Reprint of the introductory pages of the 1899 JWT Red Book. J. Walter Thompson entered the advertising agency business in 1868 and bought the agency he worked for and named it after himself in 1878. The Thompson Red Book was one of his innovations, the purpose of which was primarily to give the advertiser a great deal of detailed information about the advertising costs of the publications then available. 32pp.
J. Walter Thompson Co., 0, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Reprint. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #21581
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.45 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Sharp, Dennis
Known as the 'Big Eye', the Oita Stadium is one of the chosen venues for the next World Cup in 2002. It will be reused for the second stage of the Japan Inter-Prefectural Athletic Competition in 2008 after the World Cup, continuing to grow in the future to become a large-scale all-purpose sports park for Oita. The whole site covers an area of 225 ha and has several facilities outside the main football stadium. These include general fitness, training and lodging centres, a botanical pool, two multipurpose athletic fields, two rugby and soccer practise pitches, a softball field, tennis courts and other game areas. The main stadium features an open track for athletic events as well as the football pitch. It can also be used year-round for public events aided by its retractable roof. For soccer matches, spectator seats are placed right up to the edge of the pitch to bring them close to the action. To change over for track events a retractable seating system was developed. The stadium sits elegantly on its site, enhanced by the gentle curves of its spherical design. The choice of the sphere, Kurokawa says, is 'an expression of abstract symbolism'. This spherical shape also enables the retractable portion to move along its curved surface. The use of Teflon membrane panels with 25 percent light permeability obviates the need for artificial lighting during daylight hours. In order for the pitch to get proper exposure to sunlight the elliptical roof opening runs along the north-south axis. A main arch with perpendicular horizontal sub-members follows the elliptical shape of the roof opening. Between the roof and the spectator seating below the surrounding mountains can be seen from a slender ventilation clearstorey set just below the roof line. This slit of space is designed to create a feeling of openness inside the stadium. Since the original design, an idea emerged for a moving camera to be located on the main beam to deliver special dynamic images for television audiences around the world. 43pp.
Edition Axel Menges, 2002, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" Tall.
ISBN: 3930698463
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Inventory #20037
Price: £ 16.00 GBP ($ 20.64 approx. - € 17.68 approx.)
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Bath, Alan A.
N.B. Some slight marks to boards. 107pp.
Winston Churchill Memorial Trust, 1985, Cloth/Gilt, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No Jacket. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0951002805
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Inventory #27986
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.68 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Haughton, Rosemary
N.B.Previous owner's name on ffep.
Templegate Publishers, 1985, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0872431355
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Inventory #26195
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.68 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Koehler, Hansjurgen
Bottom edge of front cover creased. The fascinating first-hand account by a top defector of the ruthlessness, spy intrigues and curious personalities of the Third Reich. A unique and intimate record, full of surprises, sardonic wit and tragic endings. "Gestapo tactics:" Espionage, intrigue, and subversion. Cunning, cynical, and ruthless in exploiting every human weakness - and murdering anyone who got in the way. Koehler was a special agent working for the top Nazi cop Heydrich, head of the Gestapo, the Secret State Police. He earns his spurs as spying in France, disguised as a Trotskyist refugee, laying the groundwork for Germany to annex these provinces, and matching wits with French and Communist intelligence services. A keen observer and skilful narrator, Koehler reveals how the Gestapo secretly financed and supported the Rumanian Iron Guard and the Spanish Fascists. Then he is sent undercover to a concentration camp to finger a fugitive. What he sees there, and the flogging that puts him in hospital, sows the seeds of his plan to escape.His next mission is to recover "The Fatal File" - documents showing that Hitler's grandmother became pregnant while working as a maid in the Rothschild mansion in Vienna - the Austrian chancellor's secret blackmail weapon to hold Nazi Germany at bay. Heydrich advises Koehler to employ a beautiful Countess to inveigle the file - Austria is disarmed - and the Wehrmacht marches into Austria. Koehler is then promoted to the detail guarding Hitler's residence in the Alps, and gets his chance to escape to Switzerland, where he writes INSIDE THE GESTAPO. In 1943 the OSS commissioned a psychological profile of Hitler by Walter Langer, who drew on the revelations in this book. In 1972 Langer followed up with The Mind of Adolf Hitler: The Secret Wartime Report, which became a mass-market bestseller. 287pp.
Progressive Press, 2008, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Limited Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9780930852399
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Inventory #21807
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.90 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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