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Le Clezio, J.M.G.
Translated from the French by Peter Green.Head of book spine slightly bumped.Previous owner's signature on ffep.Some rubbing to head and tail of d/j spine and top edge of d/j.Price on d/j intact but crossed out with two reductions in pen.But overall quite a nice copy of a scarce book.
Hamish Hamilton, 1967, Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: Good. First English Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 024191339X
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Inventory #20633
Price: £ 50.00 GBP ($ 64.50 approx. - € 55.25 approx.)
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Edited By Lembcke,B.;Kruis,W. And Sartor,R.B.
This book, composed of the proceedings of Falk Symposium 98 held in Titisee, Germany, 25-26 May 1997, provides an analysis of the field of extra-intestinal manifestations of IBD, which gastroenterologists frequently see, but which require close contact with other subspecialities. The basic understanding of the pathophysiology of extraintestinal manifestations requires upgrading, based on recent advances in animal models or clinical investigation. While the intestinal manifestations of IBD are increasingly well characterized, the extraintestinal facets of IBD currently are best understood on the basis of sophisticated clinical description, thorough investigation and an excellent clinical standing. Modern techniques in immunology, microbiology, pathobiochemistry and new horizons in imaging methods as well as in surgery, however, have substantially contributed to this knowledge, and the book should therefore foster a mutual exchange between the basic or theoretical disciplines and clinicians, including a variety of different subspecialities in order to stimulate clinical and theoretical research topics. Accordingly, the book embraces both aspects: current knowledge on extraintestinal manifestations of IBD, as well as a definition of objectives and a path for future steps in research. 388pp.N.B.Fading to d/j spine.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1998, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Very Good. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792387341
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Inventory #15159
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 25.80 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Witt, David L.
Modernists in Taos look at the art colony of Taos, New Mexico, focusing on the pivotal modernist painters that included John Marin, Hans Hoffman, Clyfford Still, Richard Diebenkorn, and Mark Rothko. 280pp.Head of spine slightly bumped. Small closed tear to head of D/J spine.
Red Crane Books, 2002, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 1878610783
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Inventory #19833
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 38.70 approx. - € 33.15 approx.)
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King, Andrew (editor); Belisle, Jocelyne (editor); Eisler, Lawrence (editor)
This book discusses changing ideas about the nature and function of the city as an essential cultural network, one that each of its inhabitants participates in, whether consciously or unconsciously. The city acts as a backdrop to everyday life and influences the ways in which individuals interact with a greater cultural community. How would life be different for us as individuals if we lived in a different kind of city? What interventions can be made at an architectural level to make our city a more engaging place to live? In this theoretical discussion and visual display of urbanism, vital connections are made between modernism as an international movement and its manifestations in Canadian architecture. With contributions from experts in diverse fields of inquiry, the book offers a discussion of the dynamic relationship between form and culture in word and picture. 170pp. N.B. Front cover slightly marked.
University of Calgary Press, 2003, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1552381056
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Inventory #10939
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.90 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Edited By Bell, Steve
In the quest for ever more demanding goals, conquering the highest summit on each of the seven continents has for many become the ultimate feat. This book provides a fascinating insight into the mountains themselves, the nature of the challenge and the extraordinary people who have climbed all seven. Mountain essays reveal the character of each summit and describe routes and historic ascents. The majority of the book comprises a unique collection of personal diaries and accounts, written by seven summiteers themselves, that detail the exhilarating and harrowing experiences of climbers ensnared by the dream and stretched to the limits. Seven Summits captures the drama, the grit and the beauty of a global challenge that has inspired mountaineers and armchair enthusiasts alike. - The only complete and fully illustrated record of this great mountaineering challenge - Stunning, evocative colour photography and fascinating real-life stories convey the endeavour, the pain and the glory of this renowned climbing feat - Contains a unique collection of diaries written by both foremost mountaineers and daring amateurs from around the world. Slight crease to top edge of D/J. 144pp.
Mitchell Beazley, 2000, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 1840002085
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Inventory #22777
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.35 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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