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McVicker, Mary F.
Adela Breton (1849-1923) was a Victorian gentlewoman whose parents supported her education and artistic training. Anthropology and the 'new' science of geology appealed to her father and soon captured her own interest. After her father's death in 1887, Adela began a lifetime of travel, exploring past cultures and landscapes. Often camping or staying in small villages, accompanied only by her Indian guide and companion, she created a pictorial account of the Mexican countryside in the 1890s. Famed archaeologist and fellow Briton Alfred P Maudslay, aware of Adela's talents, asked her to return to Mexico and check his copies of the murals at the ruins of Chichen Itza in the jungles of the Yucatan. This was the turning point in her career that would lead to international recognition as an archaeological copyist, researcher, and interpreter of the rapidly disappearing painted walls of ancient Mexico. Today her artwork is the only detailed colour record of many aspects of the Pre-Columbian past. When the Mexican Revolution of 1910 ended her travels to Mexico, she turned her inquiring mind to linguistics and began her study and copying of rare colonial-era documents.218pp.
University of New Mexico Press, 2005, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0826336787
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Inventory #17616
Price: £ 18.00 GBP ($ 23.45 approx. - € 19.89 approx.)
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Johnson, Michelle N. (editor)
These documents are all excerpted from various Congressional Service Reports and include a multitude of statistics and details about such topics as the separation of powers doctrine, U.S. foreign trade zones, monetary policy, the federal debt, government size, and inflation.
Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated, 2002, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: . . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 1590334922
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Inventory #6644
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 39.09 approx. - € 33.15 approx.)
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3 page folded colour promotional card for exhibition 28 aprile - 4 giugno 1983 3 works illustrated.
Galleria D'arte Moderna, 1983, , Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . Pamphlet. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
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Inventory #26562
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.52 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Edited By De Mylius,Johan;Jorgensen,Aage and Pedersen,Viggo Hjornager
Papers from the Second International Hans Christian Andersen Conference 1996. The conference was held in English, and all 45 papers are also in English, reflecting the goal of making the Danish writer better known and understood elsewhere in the world. Besides the plenary lectures, they cover biography, affinities, and influences; cultural history and reception; language, and style, translation; genre, poetics, and art.576pp.
Odense University Press, 1999, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 8778384494
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Inventory #15566
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.06 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Edited By Francis,R.M.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1990, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0746200862
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Inventory #15181
Price: £ 25.00 GBP ($ 32.58 approx. - € 27.63 approx.)
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