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Edited By Descovich,G.C.;Gaddi,A., Magri,G.L. And Lenzi,S.
721pp.N.B.Base of spine slightly marked.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1990, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792389492
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Inventory #15611
Price: £ 65.00 GBP ($ 78.00 approx. - € 68.90 approx.)
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Snyder, Timothy A.
This is an exploration of the natural arches and pillars of Ohio. The heart of the book is the identification, description, and interpretation of some 83 arches and 18 pillars known to occur in the state. Background information about the bedrock geology of Ohio, the methods of measuring and describing natural arches and pillars, the processes by which these features can be formed, and the ways that they are eventually removed from the landscape provide interesting and valuable context for better understanding the creation, destruction, and study of these unusual elements of the geological landscape. The names and locations of publicly accessible arches and pillars are given. This is the most extensive statewide review of natural arches and pillars known, and it will almost certainly become a model that will inspire and influence similar compilations for other states. 428pp.
McDonald & Woodward Publishing Company, 2009, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Printing. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0939923734
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Inventory #27532
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 11.40 approx. - € 10.07 approx.)
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Schultz, Anne-Catrin
At the time San Francisco International Airport opened as Mills Field Municipal Airport of San Francisco in 1927, most of the San Francisco Peninsula was pasture land. Over the years, new terminals and hangars were built to satisfy the demand of increased air traffic. Beginning with a small administration building of residential character including horizontal wood siding and red cedar shingles, the airport advanced to the larger San Francisco Airport Administration Building. After continuous growth, in 2000 the airport was reorganised and expanded into the vast, structurally iconic new International Terminal. The new building acts as a gateway between land and air, offering a recognisable image to arriving and leaving passengers. It is organised over five levels, making it America's first mid-rise terminal. It receives multiple modes of transportation - linking cars, buses, the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system and the internal light-rail system. According to Craig Hartman, design architect with SOM, the terminal is 'founded upon the qualities of light and lightness'. He says of the new roof: 'We conceived of it as a floating, sheltering plane and as a symbol'. The building's position above several lanes of traffic required a 380-foot long span between the central columns - essentially the building is a bridge. Thus the building itself is in a state of lift-off, offering the first step into the air for departure or a transition space for arrival before the traveller really gets back to the ground. The terminal is built on friction-pendulum base insulators that allow it to swing in the event of an earthquake. The roof trusses' shape evokes many possible associations, the rolling Bay Area hills, the wings of airplanes, a bird in flight - all images not unusual inspirations for airport designs, though in this case especially elegantly achieved.Slight fading to d/j spine.
Edition Axel Menges, 2008, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9783932565649
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Inventory #19553
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 24.00 approx. - € 21.20 approx.)
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Editors Calabro,John J. And Dick,W.Carson
Thirteen contributors from the UK examine aspects of the relationship between infection and arthritis. Topics include acute monoarthritis, the relationships of virus and bacteria to chronic arthritis, leprosy and schistosomiasis, arboviruses, interleukin l and tumor necrosis, polymorphonuclear leukocytes, and presenting bacterial antigens to T lymphocytes. 171pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1989, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0746200528
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Inventory #15384
Price: £ 50.00 GBP ($ 60.00 approx. - € 53.00 approx.)
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Edited By Sissons,J.G.P. Etc.
The immune system has evolved in large part to enable organisms to resist microbial infection. Micro-organisms have long been used as experimental tools by immunologists, and the study of the immune response to viruses and bacteria has contributed much to our understanding of basic immunological mechanisms. There are also important practical and clinical reasons for attempting to understand the immunology of infections. These include the rational design of vaccines, the pathogenesis of infectious diseases, the advent of AIDS, the rise in drug-resistant mycobacterial infections and the recognition of the infectious aetiology of peptic ulcer disease. The contributors to this book are all chosen for their active involvement and expertise in the fields. It bridges the divide between basic immunological research and clinical practice. 245pp.Slight fading to base of spine.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1994, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792389689
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Inventory #15262
Price: £ 40.00 GBP ($ 48.00 approx. - € 42.40 approx.)
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