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    • UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA PRESS, 2001
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Facsimile reprint of the 1882 first edition. "One of the definitive books on the Grand Canyon. Commissioned as a study of the region's geology and issued by the fledgling U.S. Geological Survey, today it is admired as much for its literary as for its scientific merits. A seminal work on the Canyon that has never been surpossed for its eloquence and authority. The magnum opus of Clarence E. Dutton (1841-1912), head of the division of volcanic geology for the U.S. Geological Survey." - dust jacket. pp. xxv, [9], [5], [vi], vii-xiii, [1], 264. Index. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light ... continua a leggere
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    • BARRY G. LEVINE, 1985
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    • Note Bibliografiche: "A celebration of the ideas, activities and traditions that one hundred years of enthusiastic Skulemen have brought to life, Skillfully and Vigorously. Traces the growth of the University of Toronto's Engineering Society from the early days of campus scraps to the existing traditions of Skule Nite, Chariot races and the Lady Godiva Memorial Band. Yet throughout the revelry, the desire to maintain a certain degree of professionalsim can be seen to exist." - dust jacket. Author graduated from the U. of T. Engineering program in 1984. pp. [4], 73, [1]. Oblong 11" x 9". Includes numerous black ... continua a leggere
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    • HARRY N ABRAMS INC., PUBLISHERS, 1997
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: "An assemblage of elegant and amusing fashion illustrations, drawings, paintings, sculptures, and photographs reveals the changing shapes of beauty through time. Tightly laced Victorians, roman athletes, Rubenesque beauties, Mae West, Sophia Loren, Jayne Mansfield, and Madonna are all pictured, along with advertisements for every kind of garment imaginable. Far from frivolous, this history of bras and corsets is really the story of women's - and their bodies' - emancipation." - dust jacket. First published in French in 1992. pp. [8], 9-159, [1]. 220 illustrations, including 60 plates in ful... continua a leggere
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    • BUSCHLEN MOWATT GALLERY / PHILHARMONIC CENTER FOR THE ARTS, 1998
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: From a limited edition of 1,500 copies. Generously illustrated in colour. Printed upon glossy stock. "Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts, Feb. 9-Apr. 2, 1999, and at Buschlen Mowatt Gallery, May 13-June 10, 1999. Includes bibliographical references." - front flap. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. A high-quality copy. continua a leggere
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    • NAVAL RECORDS CLUB, 1974
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: pp. 329-426 Black and white illustrations. Features: Controversial Cruisers - America's First Steel Cruisers, the ATLANTA and BOSTON - Part I; 'Fantastics' Was the Word - The six destroyers of the FANTASQUE class - Part I; and much more. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy of this informative issue. continua a leggere
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    • NAVAL RECORDS CLUB, 1974
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    • Note Bibliografiche: pp. 217-324. Black and white illustrations. Features: The Popoffkas; W.W. II Japanese Landing Craft - article with photos and diagrams; The U.S. Navy's Spruance Class Destroyers; KARA class Russian guided missile cruisers; and much more. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy of this informative issue. continua a leggere
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    • NAVAL RECORDS CLUB, 1974
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    • Note Bibliografiche: pp. 113-212. Black and white illustrations. Features: Soviet Battleships - Part II; First-Generation SEAL Support Craft - converted LCM-6 HSSC; 'Made Sail; Up Screw' - Part II - Journal of John Simcoe aboard HMS ORION 1857-61; and much more. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy of this informative issue. continua a leggere
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    • NAVAL RECORDS CLUB, 1974
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    • Note Bibliografiche: pp. 108.. Black and white illustrations. Features: The Imperial Chinese Steam Navy 1862-1895; The Navy's First CL-144 - U.S.S. Worcester - article with four-panel foldout drawings; and much more. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy of this informative issue. continua a leggere
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    • NAVAL RECORDS CLUB, 1973
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    • Note Bibliografiche: pp. 345-444. Black and white illustrations. Features: FURIOUS and the Tondern Raid; 'Made Sail" Up Screw" - A journal written 1857-61 aboard HMS ORION by her Senior Lieutenant, John Simcoe; U.S.S. Batfish Beats the Boneyard; The Disappearance of the U.S.S. Cyclops; and much more. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy of this informative issue. continua a leggere
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    • NAVAL RECORDS CLUB, 1973
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: pp. 229-340. Black and white illustrations. Features: A Look at H.M.S. Euralus; Japan's Undersea Suicide Troops - Eye-popping Japanese undersea devices for protecting their homeland in WWII, including the incredible Fukuryu; The Elswick Cruisers - Part 4 - the first warships built at Elswick; D-7 and D-9 - Modernizing Iran's Guided Missile DDs; U.S.S. Platte; and much more. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy of this informative issue. continua a leggere
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    • NAVAL RECORDS CLUB, 1972
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    • Note Bibliografiche: pp. 331-450. Black and white illustrations. Features: U.S.S. NEWPORT NEWS - a brief history, a technical look at CA 148, and a look at the operation of CA 148; Soviet Battleships - Part I; and much more. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy of this informative issue. continua a leggere
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    • NAVAL RECORDS CLUB, 1972
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: pp. 223-326. Black and white illustrations. Features: The Elswick Cruisers - Part III - The Armoured Cruisers; The Lend-Lease 'Captains' - the story of the Royal Navy's DEs in W.W. II; CERBERUS - the world's oldest battleship will sail again; Japanese Vessels FU-SO, HI-YEI and KON-GO; Photo of the U.S.S. IROQUOIS; and much more. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy of this informative issue. continua a leggere
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    • NAVAL RECORDS CLUB, 1972
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: pp. 103-218. Black and white illustrations. Features: Photo of the IMPERATOR NICOLAI I, a 111-gun steam-sail battleship of the Imperial Russian Navy; Very informative article on the H.M.S. Hood, including fantastic two-sided four-panel foldout photo feature of No. 1 in the fitting out basin; Japan's Torpedo Cruisers - article with three-panel foldout diagrams of the Torpedo Cruiser Kitakami (1941); CVA - 41 - The Conversion of the U.S.S. Midway; and much more. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy of this informative issue. continua a leggere
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    • NAVAL RECORDS CLUB, 1972
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: pp. 98. Black and white illustrations. Features: Photo of the H.M.S. REVENGE; Five-panel fold-out diagrams of the KNIAZ POJARSKI; The Hunley Museum; Cruisers of the Imperial Russian Navy - Part I; Royal Navy Camouflage of W.W.2; Swedish Torpedo Boats & Destroyers - Part II - Destroyers; Cutaway drawing of the Destroyer Visby; and much more. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy of this informative issue. continua a leggere
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    • NAVAL RECORDS CLUB, 1971
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: pp. 323-446. Black and white illustrations. Features: U.S.S. Albany and New Orleans - the American Elswick-built units; 3-panel fold-out cutaway diagram of the U.S.S. Albany; Swedish Torpedo Boats and Destroyers; New Soviet Warship Types; Photo of the U.S.S. Hampshire - originally named ALABAMA; U.S.S. NEWPORT - L.S.T. 1179; Soviet Gunboats visit Vienna; Battleships in Miniature - part 4 - the Andrea Doria; and much more. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy of this informative issue. continua a leggere
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    • NAVAL RECORDS CLUB, 1971
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: pp. 219-318. Black and white illustrations. Features: The Elswick Cruisers (Part II) - The Later Protected Types; Guided Missile Patrol Boats for Israel; H.M.S. Malta - Research into a projected warship; and much more. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy of this informative issue. continua a leggere
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    • NAVAL RECORDS CLUB, 1971
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: pp. 119-214. Black and white illustrations. Features: America's Super Battleships, the "Montana" Class - article with 5-panel fold-out diagrams; A Needless Tragedy - the pointless loss of H.M. destroyers Jackal, Kipling, and Lively; S.M.S. Blucher; Photo of H.M.S. Conqueror and H.M.S. Centurion; Ghost Ship of Roosevelt Roads; and much more. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy of this informative issue. continua a leggere
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    • NAVAL RECORDS CLUB, 1971
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: pp. 114. Black and white illustrations. Features: The U.S. Navy's Battlecruisers - five part article including a history of these vessels, a description of the (CB-1) Class, additional notes on the (CB-1) Class, gunnery notes on the (CB-1) Class, and a photo section; Five-panel fold-out diagrams of the U.S.S. Alaska (CB-1); Photo of the battleship STOCKHOLM, built in 1856 at Karlskrona; The Torpedo Vessels of the Imperial and Royal Austro-Hungarian Navy, 1875 to 1918; and much more. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy of this informative issue. continua a leggere
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    • NAVAL RECORDS CLUB, 1970
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: pp. 299-426. Black and white illustrations. Features: DLs of the U.S. Navy - includes fold-out diagrams of the frigate U.S.S. Mitscher; Presenting the U.S. Navy's DD-963; Japan's Hybrid Battleships and Carriers - fact and fancy; The End of the Great Lakes Navy; The Brownwater Navy; Photos of CMB-103 as preserved at H.M.S. Dolphin, Gosport; and much more. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy of this informative issue. continua a leggere
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    • NAVAL RECORDS CLUB, 1970
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: pp. 203-294. Black and white illustrations. Features: Battleship designs for the Royal Netherlands Navy; Centerfold features drawings of the Germania Werft version of a proposed ship; The Shipboard Catapult - It's history and evolution; In Days of Yore - the Norwegian steam corvette (dampkorvetten) KONG SVERRE; and much more. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy of this informative issue. continua a leggere
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