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Drendel, Lou
Covers slightly faded. Front cover slightly damaged where two labels have been removed. 50pp.
Squadron/Signal Publications, 1982, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0897471334
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Inventory #22686
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.52 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Foreward By Kumaratunga, H. E. Chandrinka Bandaranaike
216pp.Monara Rising, the history of civil aviation in Sri Lanka, published to coincide with the 25th anniversary of SriLankan, is the first book tracing the history of aviation in Sri Lanka. Utilising archival materials and anecdotal evidence from those who have been part of this extraordinary era, the title traces a story of triumph over adversity. From the early struggles of Air Ceylon to 2005, when the SriLankan group was the most profitable corporation on the island, it is a story filled with colour. The birth of aviation in what was then known as Ceylon came in 1912, but it was the Second World War that first made Ceylon a focal point for aviation. The island was a centre for Royal Air Force operations. Its basic airstrip was to play a key role in one of the pivotal battles of the war on 5 April 1942. Churchill stated: "The most dangerous moment of the War, and the one which caused me the greatest alarm, was when the Japanese Fleet was heading for Ceylon and the naval base there. The capture of Ceylon, the consequent control of the Indian Ocean, and the possibility at the same time of a German conquest of Egypt would have closed the ring and the future would have been black."
Media Prima, 2005, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. . Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
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Inventory #28192
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 39.09 approx. - € 33.15 approx.)
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Edited By Whicher,J.T. And Evans,S.W.
Our understanding of inflammation has increased rapidly in recent years, due in large part to the impact of molecular biology and gene identification and cloning. This book brings together ideas from a number of different biochemical disciplines which are frequently not integrated. The first chapter gives a visual overview of the subject; the remaining chapters are organized into three themes: the affector molecules, the regulatory components and the processes of inflammation itself. This book is aimed at the busy physician or pathologist who wants to be up-to-date with recent developments in immunology as they affect the diagnosis and treatment of many conditions. 313pp.N.B.Spine slightly faded.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1992, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792389859
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Inventory #15507
Price: £ 45.00 GBP ($ 58.64 approx. - € 49.73 approx.)
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Sayler, James (editor)
While America's presidents hold great sway and command much attention during their terms of office, the measure of their historical impact often comes from what they write. The papers produced by each commander-in-chief helps to determine how history will remember him, since the writings provide first-hand accounts of the presidency. Mirroring the personality of the president, these writings vary from the pedestrian to the prolific. Little of note remains from the tenure of Zachary Taylor, while the products of the Nixon era continue to spark national debate. This book gives a listing of the major pieces of literature produced by each president, as well as an overview of researching presidential records. In providing an introductory bibliography, the book becomes an excellent starting point for anyone researching the presidency in general or a president in particular.
Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated, 2002, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: . . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1590335015
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Inventory #6769
Price: £ 4.50 GBP ($ 5.86 approx. - € 4.97 approx.)
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Tuli, Neville
Contents of this title includes: India: Where Lies Her Genius; A Historical Epic: India in the Making 1757-1950 Detailed Contents; Selected Bibliography; Selected Biographies; Filmographies; Art as Investment; Index of Lots; Explanation of Cataloguing Terms; Abbreviations; Part One (Lots 1-34) - Divided Battles & an Uprising in Search of Independence 1757-1857; Part Two (Lots 35-76) - From Princely Durbars to a New Responsibility for Swaraj 1858-1918; Part Three (Lots 77 - 102) - Love, Idealism & the Truth of Ahimsa Amid the Constancy of Violence 1919-41; Part Four (Lots 103 - 151) - From Quit India to the Republic of Another India 1941-50; 286pp. N.B. Bottom corners of covers bumped.
Mapin Publishing, 2002, Card Covers, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. . Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 1890206512
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Inventory #28105
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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