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Olander, Ann and Farley
Top corner of front board bumped otherwise New. Although Southern California's mountain ranges are only partially wilderness, they bring wonder into our daily lives even from a distance. I wrote this book to remind us of this wonder, to champion the mountains' beauty and inspire their protection. In addition, I wrote this book for people around the world to know a seldom heralded dimension of Southern California. Several years ago I couldn't find such a book to show Swiss friends. Also I've always wanted to show our mountains' beauty to friends and relatives across the country, to come and visit them vicariously. "Call of the Mountains" is for you who can't get to the mountains, but glimpse them from afar and feel their wonder. Last, I wrote this book for you who already know these streams, canyons and peaks. For you, the following pages will jog memories of special places and occasions that are yours alone. My Story - and the stories of people I met - takes us along trails to historic areas, sparkling waterfalls, pristine meadows and the highest peaks. 192pp.
Stephens Press, 2007, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. . . Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.
ISBN: 9781932173468
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Inventory #21731
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Green, Roger and Trigoso, Joana
N.B.Top inch of book spine has been bumped otherwise As New.This book is copiously illustrated with archive photographs as well as high quality pictures depicting the Portuguese golf resorts developed under the Jordan Group banner, including photographs of many of the world's top golfers in action and famous personalities from sport, show-business, politics and business who attended the many major events organised by the Group. The main theme of the book centres on how the Andre Jordan Group changed the whole course of golfing history in Europe and boosted tourism in the Algarve by setting a new trend in golf and leisure resort development which others were later to imitate if not equal. Quinta do Lago, based on the American country club concept, was the first of its kind in Portugal and it became the blueprint for the future development of residential golf resorts in Portugal. The emphasis in the editorial is on creativity and innovation and especially the Group's commitment to strict eco-friendly principles in the design and construction or renovation and management of quality resorts (ie: Quinta do Lago, Belas Clube de Campo and Vilamoura) which today boast championship courses recognised as world class. The story also strongly underlines the imaginative marketing and new ideas that, for example, brought the Portuguese Open to Quinta da Lago in 1976 and helped to keep the championship on the European calendar at a very difficult time. A further series of seven Opens were to follow at Quinta do Lago as well as many other major tournaments such as the Algarve World Cup and the Taca Presidente da Republica. These events attracted worldwide Press and TV coverage, thereby promoting the region as a tourist destination and doing much to encourage investment. Some of the most prominent names in the world of golf have contributed information, recollections, anecdotes and commendations on the achievements of the Andre Jordan Group and this has done much to enliven and enrich the editorial. They include Arnold Palmer, Colin Montgomerie, William 'Rocky' Roquemore, William Hawtree, Ken Schofield, and, Peter Adams.248pp.
Golf Estates, 2010, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.
ISBN: 9789899691810
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Inventory #28884
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.29 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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Knight, Jonathan
201pp.
The Kent State University Press, 2009, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781606350119
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Inventory #27680
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.38 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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Compiled By Young, Robert W.
Crease across top corner of front and rear cover. The first 100 vintage covers from one of the longest-running and most significant martial-arts magazines are presented in this incredible album. Showcasing the genesis and evolution of the publication, this retrospective cover art - which includes such fighting and acting legends as Bruce Lee, Chuck Norris, Morihei Uyeshiba, Sean Connery, Gene LeBell, and Toshiro Mifune - offers a glimpse into its foundational years. Written summaries of notable articles, quotes and advertisements in each issue complement the images and speak to the increased world-wide influence of the arts, as well as underline the diversity that comprises the industry. A history as well as cultural study, this magnificent collection documents the martial-arts heroes, philosophies, and traditions that are still influencing artists today. 208pp.
Black Belt Books, 2008, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Printing. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9780897501736
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Inventory #21734
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 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 ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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