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Peters, James Edward
Arlington National Cemetery is America's most treasured national burial ground, steeped in history and the site of many of our most solemn national memories. Much has transpired for America in the last eight years since the 2nd edition of this definitive guide. This revised 3rd edition provides complete coverage of this remarkable shrine, reflects recent events, and offers new material on: People - Chief Justice William Rhenquist, Tuskegee Airmen, Iraqi War causalities, and the Columbia Shuttle astronauts; Monuments - September 11 Memorial, Air Force Memorial, 3rd Infantry & 4th Infantry Memorials, and numerous trees designated as Living Monuments; and, Visitors Guide - Burial Regulations and Religious Symbols. Also included in this title are several new photographs featuring new memorials - for example, the Correspondents Memorial and Columbarium - plus updated maps. Written in close co-operation with cemetery staff, the National Park Service, and Arlington House, this comprehensive guide to this cherished place, where lie both the famous - admirals, generals, presidents, Supreme Court justices, and astronauts; and the not-so-famous - enlisted men, nurses, and unknown slaves. Peters details the history of the cemetery's inception and development and presents over 100 biographies of some of the most celebrated people buried there. Enjoy this terrific guide for its coverage of unique and important aspects of American history, or use it to prepare for a trip to Arlington National Cemetery and orient yourself while there. 359pp.
Woodbine House, 2008, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Third Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781890627928
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Inventory #20143
Price: £ 8.50 GBP ($ 10.97 approx. - € 9.39 approx.)
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Balzer, T.; Hamm, B.; Niendorf, H.-P. (Editors)
Recent advances in surgical procedures for the management of focal liver diseases have greatly increased the demand for diagnostic accuracy. So far these demands have been only partially met by further technical developments such as colour-coded duplex sonography, spiral CT and marked improvements in magnetic resonance imaging. It is becoming increasingly clear that liver specific contrast media are essential for utilizing these technical developments to their fullest advantage in patient care. Against this background, a workshop was held to explore the current methods of diagnostic imaging of the liver and to try and establish a profile for the future liver specific contrast media. This text presents the findings of the workshop. The pathologist's introductory and general overview is followed by chapters on the individual imaging procedures such as ultrasound, CT and MRI. The book should be of interest to radiologists from the various disciplines, and also those who plan and perform therapies, particularly surgeons and internists. 100pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1995, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Revised. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0792331303
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Inventory #15091
Price: £ 25.00 GBP ($ 32.25 approx. - € 27.63 approx.)
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Edited By De Waal, Louise C.;Large, Andrew R.G. And Wade, P. Max
River rehabilitation has become an issue at the top of the agenda for water authorities and river managers in many countries throughout the world. This challenging topic involves a wide range of themes, many of which are brought together in this volume. They concern planning strategy, implementation and project appraisal for a number of different types of river systems including upland, lowland and urban rivers. Topic areas addressed include hydrology, geomorphology, ecology and economics as, to be successful, rehabilitation of freshwaters must incorporate all of these subjects within a holistic framework. This volume covers a wide range of countries, provides comprehensive and integrated coverage of factors concerning river rehabilitation and encompasses policy, planning and implementation. As such, the text will have a lasting reference value and practical application. Rehabilitation of Rivers combines prescriptive, analytical and reviewing contributions, covering a wide range of case studies from Britain, continental Europe, the USA, Australia and Japan. It also examines strategic issues such as catchment planning and integrated application of ecology and engineering in river rehabilitation. This book will be an important text for all water authorities and river managers as well as hydrologists, geomorphologists, ecologists and nature conservationists.331pp.
John Wiley & Sons, 2000, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Reprint. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0471957534
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Inventory #18506
Price: £ 70.00 GBP ($ 90.30 approx. - € 77.35 approx.)
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6 page illustrated folded promotional card for exhibition of a folio of five original colour lithographs commissioned by Simpsons for Italia Con Amore 1983
Simpsons, 1983, , Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: . . Pamphlet. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
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Inventory #26555
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.90 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Von Moos, Stanislaus
"Designing has less to do with inventing than with recombining stored architectural memories." By saying this, architects Heinz Hilmer and Christoph Sattler are trying to express that they are not inclined to give into the hope that is especially raised in Modernism of being able to invent something really new, but that instead they consciously take their bearings from constantly recurring forms of architecture and urbanism. They neither desire nor aim to design a quite different building or a quite different town, but to develop the building and the city as well as they possibly can from their particular context, literally building on the experience of the past. Another of the two architects' credos is that architecture is an independent discipline with its own laws, and that therefore it should not draw from other areas: "A building is neither a cave nor a tent, neither a tree nor an umbrella, neither a stand nor a machine, neither structure nor construction. A building is a building." Leafing through this book about Hilmer and Sattler's work over the last 25 years - from their first private house, built for philosopher Jurgen Habermas, a reflection on the white, cubic architecture of early Modernism, via the block-edge development in the centre of Karlsruhe and the Gemaldegalerie in the Tiergarten in Berlin down to the urban design for the area around Potsdamer Platz in Berlin, which helped to gain acceptance for the principle of the European city as a living tissue of buildings, streets and squares rather than an ultimately city-hostile agglomeration of high-rise buildings in this part of Berlin - what is conveyed as well as precision of detail, diversity and proportionality is above all the self-confidence of these two architects who are so sure of themselves. 243pp.
Edition Axel Menges, 2000, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 3930698773
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Inventory #20023
Price: £ 22.00 GBP ($ 28.38 approx. - € 24.31 approx.)
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