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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 5" - 6" tall.
ISBN: 3936681090
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Inventory #19962
Price: £ 7.99 GBP ($ 9.59 approx. - € 8.47 approx.)
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Peters, Sally
In this critical biography of the man hailed as the second greatest playwright in the English language, Sally Peters explores Shaw's background and beliefs, interests and obsessions, relations with men and women, prose writings and dramatic art. 328pp.
Yale University Press, 1996, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0300075006
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Inventory #27753
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.00 approx. - € 7.95 approx.)
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Edited By Astrom,Anna-Maria,Korkiakangas,Pirjo & Olsson,Pia
This is an exploration into how town dwellers experience their environment in a complicated way. As people in urban milieus relate themselves to the environment, this takes place on many levels, where especially the time level becomes problematic. The urban buildings and settings can be looked upon as a kind of collective history, as carriers or witnesses of times past. But it is only the town dwellers that experience urban time itself, the time they live in, but through their memories also times past. In this past some elements take symbolically dense expressions. Through reliving and narrating their experiences the symbolically important factors in the this urban relationship will be outlined for investigations concerning three towns, Helsinki, the capital, Viborg, the ceded and lost Carelian town, and Jyvaskyla, a town with dense commercial and civilisatory dimensions in the middle of Finland. The symbolic aspects are the kern in all the articles of the book Memories of my Town. The aim of the book and its articles has been to use different theoretical concepts as guidelines in analysing the different narrative texts. Thus the articles are to be seen as independent contributions to the scientific discussion about places, urbanism, memories and narratives. The ethnological outlook is on the other hand an outcome of the joint project Town Dwellers and their Places., whereby the articles substantially relate to one another. Thus the book can also be seen as a joint result of this urban project, which was sponsored by the Finnish Academy. 249pp.
Finnish Literature Society, 2004, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9517464339
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Inventory #11782
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 11.40 approx. - € 10.07 approx.)
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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 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #22347
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.00 approx. - € 10.60 approx.)
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Baitsch, Helmut
1/4 inch tear to bottom corner of d/j. top of d/j spine missing top 4cm.288pp.
Springer-Verlag, 1972, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 3540059938
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Inventory #21198
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 11.40 approx. - € 10.07 approx.)
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