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Wefing, Heinrich
This book features text in English and German. The Neues Haus, the new building for the Munchner Kammerspiele, is not a big building in any sense. The plot of land not far from Maximilian-strasse, whose greatest advantage is its proximity to Richard Riemerschmied's Schauspielhaus, is only about 1000 m2 in area. The most important quality of the design is in fact that it accepts the modesty of its role. The new building subordinates itself to the main Kammerspiele building, and manages without lavish foyers and extensive prestigious areas. The Neues Haus is a servant building, a place where work is done. A hasty passer-by would see the building simply as a white cube, reticent and introverted. Given the serene mastery of the brief and the architectural resources, one is almost inclined to call it a work of Peichl's old age, combining his love of clear volumes with a sovereign grasp of technical requirements. Like the silvery-sparkling ORF studios, the ground radio station in Styria and the liner-like phosphate elimination plant in Berlin before it, the Neues Haus is also crammed full of technology. It contains three stages, and two of them can be used at the same time. The largest playing area is elaborately equipped with gallery and under-stage; it is therefore intended as the main rehearsal area in future. The two large auditoriums are stacked one above the other like shoe-boxes and form a massive hollow core surrounded by all the service functions. The interior is dominated by a plainness that oscillates between poverty and asceticism. The corridors and foyers are narrow, the stairs simple, and the interval areas positively sparse. The only opulent feature is the splendid technical equipment. Peichl's handwriting can be seen in the treatment of the details and his ingenious practice of self-quotation. Many of the motifs are reminiscent of earlier projects, and of course the typical portholes, spiral staircases and railings made of steel hawsers crop up again, all Peichl's usual maritime metaphors. In this way, he has produced a building whose cool elegance reveals scarcely anything of its inner values. 55pp.
Edition Axel Menges, 2002, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" Tall.
ISBN: 3930698439
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Inventory #20029
Price: £ 18.00 GBP ($ 23.45 approx. - € 19.89 approx.)
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Edited By Bird,A.Graham
180pp.Spine a little 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: 079238962X
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Inventory #15267
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 39.09 approx. - € 33.15 approx.)
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Cunnington, Susan
N.B. Previous owners inscription to front paste down. Head and tail of spine and corners of boards slightly bumped. Very slight rubbing to edges of boards. Indentation to ffep where previous owners inscription has been rubbed out. 190pp.
George G. Harrap and Company, 1917, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No Jacket. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN:
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Inventory #29046
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.38 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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Conway,Capt.C.W.W.
164pp.Slight crack to front inner hinge.With attractive illustrations and an easy style, this book gives an extremely practical exposition of the methods and advantages of fishing and brings the history of fishing in India up-to-date -- where to fish and when to fish with excellent hints on making up tackle. The book has been published keeping its authenticity and originality in mind and is a collector's pride.
Natraj Publishers, 1999, Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: Good. First Indian Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 8185019851
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Inventory #8570
Price: £ 18.00 GBP ($ 23.45 approx. - € 19.89 approx.)
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Epenetos, Agamemnon A. (editor)
Since its discovery in 1975 the monoclonal antibody has become a powerful weapon in the clinical applications of molecular biology. Antibodies can be tailored to join the basis of novel diagnostic and therapeutic molecules in many fields of medicine, including cancer. This book examines the role of monoclonal antibodies in clinical oncology by covering new developments in the field. Its aim is to increase understanding of the applications and potential of monoclonals. This volume which is one of a pair of authoritative texts on the subject is written by an international group of leading experts in the fields of molecular biology, chemistry, physics, immunology, histopathology, nuclear medicine and clinical oncology - all disciplines that work with monoclonal antibodies. This book should be of interest to oncologists, radiologists and immunologists. 534pp.
Chapman & Hall, 1993, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0412481006
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Inventory #8089
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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