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Welborn,B.J.
Readers and travellers are guided to more than 200 homes and historic sites of America's greatest writers - from the Jack London Ranch in northern California to William Faulkner's home in Oxford, Mississippi. Clear driving directions and visitor instructions are combined with unique titbits about each site and author, such as the story of Jack London's custom-made furniture and the roll top desk and Dictaphone on display in his study. Literary enthusiasts are guided to the site of Thoreau's bean field, where they can poke around an exact replica of his cabin. They can drop in on Margaret Mitchell's recently restored Atlanta apartment or visit John Steinbeck's haunts in the cosy California seaside town of Pacific Grove. This family-oriented, user-friendly guide teaches literary folk about writers' work, their philosophies, and the forces that compelled them to write. All 50 states are represented, and the literary sites are divided by geographic regions.518pp.
Jefferson Press, 2005, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Printing. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0971897425
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Inventory #18043
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.38 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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Edited By Coulson,Anthony
A collection of essays looking at the themes of exile and migration in European culture from the 17th to the 20th century. 230pp.
Sussex Academic Press, 1997, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1898723699
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Inventory #15768
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.06 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Moulds, A. J.; Martin, P.B.; Bouchier-Hayes, T.A.I.
215pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1993, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Third Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792388313
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Inventory #15034
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Andrews III,William Lee
Outer space is in constant use. Most obviously, billions of "packets" of information travel through it every day, for the infinitely various purposes of countless people and organizations. Space platforms increasingly provide important research data for businesses, institutions, and governments. Taxation issues are inevitable. In fact, tax planners have for several years been engaged in designing tax incentives to enhance the development of space commerce. A significant focus of this book is an in-depth evaluation of the current US discussion of tax rules designed to stimulate space commerce in 2001. The debate is placed squarely in its complete context of historic developments and constraints, prevailing tax law (in this case the US internal revenue code), and the body of international and national space law that began with the 1967 Space Treaty. Comparative analysis is provided by examination of corresponding schemes evolving in Canada, Japan, Australia, and France. Specific events, developments, issues, and probabilities dealt with in "The Taxation of Space Commerce" include the following: the economic significance of the Challenger launch in 1986; the value of F.J. Turner's classic "frontier" thesis for understanding the "new frontier" of space; the Commercial Space Launch Act of 1984 (US); the role of the US internal revenue code's foreign tax credit; the 1979 Moon Treaty; remote-sensing and nuclear power; the 1998 Inter-Governmental Space Station Agreement; case law, especially Smith v. United States; multinational vs. unilateral taxation schemes; benefits of space commerce for society as a whole; and competitiveness and economic efficiency. As a major contribution to the literature of space law and tax law, this text aims to fill an important need. Beyond that, it is a work which should be of value not only for taxation specialists and communications industry executives and their counsel, but for any enterprise with an eye to the not-too-distant future. 144pp.
Kluwer Law International, 2001, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9041198458
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Inventory #14773
Price: £ 40.00 GBP ($ 52.12 approx. - € 44.20 approx.)
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Edited By Puri, Ina
The pictorial world of Rini Dhumal is an amalgam of myth and realism, where nostalgia and sombre tones meet to create powerful protagonists that exude raw primal energy. We see representations of memory and recollection, distilled by her imagination which emerges from deep convictions and courage. Incarnations of the quintessential Indian Woman, quiet, with aloof confidence and devoid of any fragility, dominate the earthy landscapes. Stories of displacement, chance encounters and tales of far-away lands, integrating with symbolism and perception, are all part of her oeuvre. One comes upon, at once, the universality and intimate familiarity in the fluid forms. Trained as a painter, Rini Dhumal has experimented with every conceivable medium ranging from print-making, graphics and ceramics, with fantastic results, and created a cultural vocabulary uniquely her own. Her sketchbooks, with jottings of her initial responses before they take shape as paintings or other artworks, reveal the coming together of her hand and spirit. Drawing upon a storehouse of historical details, the splendours of her childhood, and anecdotal references from various travels, she creates a vivid aesthetic in her art-making. 248pp. N.B. Corners very slightly bumped.
Mapin Publishing, 2010, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. . Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9781935677062
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Inventory #27605
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 39.09 approx. - € 33.15 approx.)
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