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Hudson,T.P.
Originally printed in 1986 for the University of London Institute of Historical Research.39pp.PLEASE NOTE this is an Abstract from The Victoria County History reprinted here by West Sussex County Council.Previous owner's signature on ffep.
West Sussex County Council, 1988, Card Covers, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Reprint. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0862601584
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Inventory #18140
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.68 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Nauka Publishing House
633pp.
Nauka Publishing House, 1974, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #18972
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.26 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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Keck, L. Robert
Robert Keck's new science of the collective human soul's evolutionary journey makes sense of current, world-wide paradigm shifts and faith-quakes, and it promotes our participation in spiritual emergence. Scientists, examining "Lucy's" ancient remains, learned much about how she lived, but nothing about what she valued in her heart. Keck's original "Deep-value Research", going beyond science, investigates the deep causal values that shape human cultures and determine why certain thought and behaviour become dominant. Despite our longing for stability and predictability, science suggests that the universe is not a steady-state reality. Keck's research suggests a similarity in the spiritual realm: change, evolution, and transformation are basic ingredients of the soul's history. Keck's model divides the soul's evolution into three stages. Epoch I, lasting from about 35,000 to 10,000 years ago, corresponds to "childhood". Epoch II, from 10,000 years ago to the present, is the soul's "adolescence." We are now experiencing the chaos of the transformation to Epoch III, our spiritual adulthood. Keck explains the unique confusion within which we live by identifying those spiritually adolescent values that are dying and those adult ones being born. "Questions for those on a quest", which conclude each chapter, encourage us to seek the meaning and purpose of our connections-to other people, to nature, and to the Spirit that creates, permeates, and sustains the universe. 292pp. N.B. Rear free end paper creased. D/J slightly marked and rubbed.
Chrysalis Books, 2000, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0877853061
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Inventory #23960
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.35 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Adams, Henry
This survey of the work of Viktor Schreckengost - an artistic inventor, an American DaVinci - marks the centenary of his birth. A key figure in the first era of modern design and one of its last living leaders, Schreckengost's paintings, sculpture, pottery, and industrial designs, are now being exhibited at more than 100 museums around the United States. Throughout his long working career, Schreckengost strove to apply a creative philosophy that linked artistically dramatic form with an object's function. The result was design that was nearly always remarkable and very often revolutionary. He created the first cab-over-engine truck, the first modern mass-produced dinnerware, and the first economical pedal-cars for children.He designed stage sets and costumers, flashlights, printing presses, riding lawn mowers, electric fans, and bicycles. At the same time, his work in the fine arts flourished. He won awards for paintings and ceramic sculpture, placed pieces in museums, and won commissions for new sculptures. Somehow he also found time to establish the Industrial Design Department at the Cleveland Institute of Art, the first program of its kind in the U.S., where he helped teach a new generation of designers. This study of the life and work of Viktor Schreckengost includes more than 250 images of his art and design with an extensive text by historian Henry Adams. From the ceramic Jazz Bowl to the high speed, sixteen colour printing press designed for R.R. Donnelly, Schreckengost demonstrated style and innovation that have influenced the shapes of things Americans have used for more than two generations. 213pp.
Tide Mark Press, 2006, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9781594902208
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Inventory #19837
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.35 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Krakauer, Jon
Top edge of d/j spine slightly bumped. This text provides an account of Taliban-like theocracies in the American heartland controlled by renegade Mormon prophets. At the core of the book is a double murder committed by a pair of brothers, Ron and Dan Lafferty, who insist they were commanded to kill by God. Beginning with an account of this "divinely inspired" crime, Krakauer constructs a multi-layered narrative of polygamy, savage violence and unyielding faith. Along the away he uncovers a shadowy offshoot of America's fastest growing religion and raises provocative questions about the nature of religious belief. 372pp.
Macmillan, 2003, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: Fine. First British Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1405032804
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Inventory #21502
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.68 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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