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Gold, Ron
This book presents three themes which are central to Piaget's description of cognitive development: development as increasing satisfaction of the double biological aim; as a progressive escape from domination by the most accessible perceptual features in the environment; and the profundity of cognitive developmental change. 174pp. N.B. Some fading to spine and covers. Corners slightly bumped. Damaged stamp to title page.
Clarendon Press, 1987, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall.
ISBN: 0198521510
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Inventory #28744
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Jannuzzi, Michele; Smith, Richard
Technological advances have changed not only the constraints and possibilities of individual media, but the interplay between media, and our expectations. Never before have we had the potential to channel and cross-reference such a wealth and diversity of information; and never before have we been posed such difficult questions about how information is structured, delivered, and accessed; about who sees what, where, and for how long. Designers not only have to be successful in designing for this medium and that medium but in making them work in tandem with each other, without tautology or contradiction. A cross-media approach involves media selection, optimisation, and articulation to define effective and efficient strategies for the delivery of information, where each medium is played according to its strengths. In this environment everyone is a prospector: everything is up for grabs. This book illustrates these themes through the working methodology of Jannuzzi Smith, one of Europe's most innovative and influential design studios.
Gabriele Capelli Editore Sagl, 2000, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: . . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 8887469008
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Inventory #6831
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.52 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Earnshaw, Nora
Very slight crease to top edge of rear D/J. An overview of the dolls' house from the early 18th to the early 20th century, which includes a survey of dolls' house furniture and miniatures and of dolls' house dolls. It describes details such as the changing nature of furniture design and the technology of kitchen and household equipment. The author looks at houses that are available to collectors today and gives pre-purchase advice for all would-be buyers. One section is devoted to shops and rooms, which rivalled houses as instructive playthings for children. She also assesses major manufacturers and styles, and advice on repair and restoration. 144pp.
William Collins Sons & Co.Ltd., 1989, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: Fine/Price Clipped. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 000412457X
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Inventory #21532
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.38 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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Rossel-Waugh, Carol-Lynn
Hobby House Press Inc., 1982, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0875881904
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Inventory #27734
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.38 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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France, Peter
From 1798, when Napoleon's invading army rediscovered the ancient civilization of Egypt, until 1922, when the contents of Tutankhamun's tomb were handed over to the Cairo Museum, the European powers fell over themselves to plunder the archaeological treasures of the Nile valley. So-called archaeologists behaved like tomb robbers, government officials engaged in illegal conspiracies, and crates of priceless and often unrecorded treasures were shipped away all over the world. But at the same time the science of Egyptology was born. The story is peopled with flamboyant "antiquarians", corrupt officials and eccentric geniuses - men like Champollion, who could speak seven oriental languages by the age of 18, and who deciphered the Rosetta Stone, key to Egypt's mysteries. 240pp.
Barrie & Jenkins, 1991, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0712621024
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Inventory #27985
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.29 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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