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Bradbury, John L.
Slight split to bottom of spine. Some slight chipping and creases to edges of D/J. Previous owners inscription on front paste down. 255pp.
The Governors of Chester College, 1975, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Inventory #22347
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.00 approx. - € 10.60 approx.)
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This title has a text in English and German. The narrowest building in Cologne is the office of the advertising agency rendel and spitz. Once a year, during the 'Passagen', the offsite programme of the international furniture fair in Cologne, the office is turned into an exhibition space: it serves as a stage for an installation of a chosen designer. In 2005 there was no exhibition. The accompanying book to the exhibition that never took place contained only empty pages. Just as in previous years, the book was sent out to designers, architects, artists, journalists and friends. One of the recipients then asked rendel and spitz whether he was supposed to fill the empty pages and sent the book back. An idea was born: each recipient was asked to lend his (used) book for the 2006 exhibition "Dear Diary / Liebes Tagebuch". The result is a collection of private notes, sketches, photographs, collages, and objects. The accompanying book shows a synopsis of the contributions, which in some cases are very personal. In addition to the book, there is a CD-ROM with the complete contents of each book that was contributed.
Edition Axel Menges, 2006, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. . 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.
ISBN: 3936681090
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Inventory #19962
Price: £ 7.99 GBP ($ 9.59 approx. - € 8.47 approx.)
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Dewdney, A.K.
Daylight in the Swamp is the bush memoirs of Selwyn Dewdney, a noted Canadian artist and recorder of native rock art. His two great loves, art and the Canadian north, come together in this book. His respect for native culture and art is reflected in his own work, his insight into native rock art, and his passion for canoeing and the northern experience. The third theme of the book is history spanning the period from 1910 through to the 1970s during which the old north largely vanished. Dewdney was there to record the images of forgotten dreams painted on rocks and cliffs throughout the Canadian Shield. Thanks to these memoirs we are all there to witness these things with Dewdney.192pp.
Dundurn Group Ltd ,Canada, 1997, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. . . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
ISBN: 1550022512
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Inventory #16037
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 18.00 approx. - € 15.90 approx.)
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Pennefeather, Shannon M. (editor)
143pp.St Anthony Falls -- the birthplace of Minneapolis -- has a storied past. This astonishing work of nature drew the awe and admiration of explorers, its tremendous waterpower provided a basis for economic wealth, and the industries it powered offered settlers countless opportunities to make their living. Over the course of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, Minneapolis evolved from a tourist destination to a sawdust town to the nation's Mill City, firmly establishing itself as the premier city of the Northwest. In MILL CITY, explorers, excursionists, early settlers, entrepreneurs, and labourers tell the story of St Anthony Falls in their own words. Their vivid accounts are paired with historic photographs and artworks that bring their experiences to life. St Anthony Falls is the only significant waterfall along the Mississippi River. Nineteenth-century visitors were quick to note the waterpower potential of the cataract, and it wasn't long before sawmills and then flour mills were located along the shore. Drawing on energy generated by the cataract's fifteen-foot drop, Minneapolis was a leading manufacturer of lumber from 1848 to 1887 and the nation's leading producer of flour from 1880 to 1930. This book includes accounts by the earliest European visitors to St Anthony Falls, the children who played in the 1880s lumberyards along the banks of the Mississippi River, and workers in twentieth-century flour mills. Primary documents describe innovations in waterpower and the milling process that contributed to the successes of the Mill City. And witnesses to disasters along its shores -- including the 1869 tunnel collapse that nearly destroyed the falls and the 1878 Washburn A Mill explosion that killed eighteen workers and levelled the west side milling district -- provide vivid narratives of these events and the unity of purpose with which the Mill City's residents worked to ensure the survival of its industries. Through stories and images, the history of Minneapolis is firmly connected to St Anthony Falls, where it all began.
Minnesota Historical Society Press,U.S., 2003, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: . . . 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0873514475
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Inventory #9442
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.00 approx. - € 10.60 approx.)
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380pp.French text.
Editions de La Reunion Des Musees Nationaux, 1984, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 2711802558
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Inventory #13951
Price: £ 18.00 GBP ($ 21.60 approx. - € 19.08 approx.)
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