Pleasure Bound Selections 24

Picture of Ferdinand and Elefant Tank Destroyer.

Ferdinand and Elefant Tank Destroyer.

Anderson, Thomas.

An illustrated history of the technical development and combat deployment of the Porsche T...

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Picture of Herge: The Man Who Created Tintin.

Herge: The Man Who Created Tintin.

Assouline, Pierre.

Takes full measure of Hergé's life and art. He weighs such controversial issues as Hergé's...

$29.95 $9.95

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Picture of Baroque and Rococo.

Baroque and Rococo.

Bailey, Gauvin Alexander.

The Baroque and its late variation, the Rococo, were the first truly global style in the a...

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Picture of The Contest of Language: Before and Beyond Nationalism.

The Contest of Language: Before and Beyond Nationalism.

Bloomer, W. Martin.

A collection of scholarly essays on linguistics where eminent contributors examine 'pressu...

$69.95 $9.95

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Picture of At Home: A Short History of Private Life.

At Home: A Short History of Private Life.

Bryson, Bill.

He takes us on a journey through his house, room by room. As we wander with him, he consid...

$34.95 $14.95

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Picture of Classic Penguin: Cover To Cover: A Visual Celebration of Penguin Classics.

Classic Penguin: Cover To Cover: A Visual Celebration of Penguin Classics.

Buckley, Paul (ed.).

Since the inception of Penguin Classics in 1946 book deign with distinction has been a ver...

$45.00 $19.95

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Picture of The Longevity Prescription: The 8 Proven Keys to a Long, Healthy Life.

The Longevity Prescription: The 8 Proven Keys to a Long, Healthy Life.

Butler, Robert N.

Outlines these essential aspects of longevity: exercise, nutrition, mental vitality, sleep...

$32.95 $12.95

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Picture of The U-Boat War in the Atlantic: Volume III: 1944-1945.

The U-Boat War in the Atlantic: Volume III: 1944-1945.

Carruthers, Bob (ed.).

This volume continues the account of the Battle of the Atlantic. The author, having comman...

$37.95 $14.95

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Picture of And Then You're Dead: What Really Happens If You Get Swallowed by a Whale, Are Shot from a Cannon, or Go Barreling Over Niagara.

And Then You're Dead: What Really Happens If You Get Swallowed by a Whale, Are Shot from a Cannon, or Go Barreling Over Niagara.

Cassidy, Cody and Doherty, Paul.

Described as a ‘ gleefully gruesome’ examination of various weird death scenarios, this sc...

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Picture of Mustica: Sparkle.

Mustica: Sparkle.

D'Amico, Fortunato.

The Sicilian artist creates lively, intense works and this book accompanied his exhibition...

$110.00 $14.95

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Picture of The Real Mad Men: The Renegades of Madison Avenue and the Golden Age of Advertising.

The Real Mad Men: The Renegades of Madison Avenue and the Golden Age of Advertising.

Cracknell, Andrew.

Not just an homage to the television series, this takes an in-depth look behind the scenes...

$54.95 $9.95

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Picture of Graphical Models for Machine Learning and Digital Communication.

Graphical Models for Machine Learning and Digital Communication.

Frey, Brendan J.

As far as I can work out this is about computers and possibly maths. He ‘uses graphical mo...

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Picture of From Death Instinct to Attachment Theory: The Primacy of the Child in Freud, Klein, and Hermann.

From Death Instinct to Attachment Theory: The Primacy of the Child in Freud, Klein, and Hermann.

Geyskens, Tomas and Van Haute, Philippe.

A scholarly look at a theoretical conflict at the heart of psychoanalysis, i.e. the tensio...

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Picture of Making Renaissance Art.

Making Renaissance Art.

Woods, Kim W (ed.).

Describes the specific techniques, materials, theory, and practice of making paintings, sc...

$55.99 $19.95

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Picture of How They Made it: True Stories of How Music's Biggest Stars Went from Start to Stardom!.

How They Made it: True Stories of How Music's Biggest Stars Went from Start to Stardom!.

Kimpel, Dan.

Today’s stars of modern music are shown to possess determination; motivation to create opp...

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Picture of The Greek Plays: Sixteen Plays by  Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides.

The Greek Plays: Sixteen Plays by Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides.

Lefkowitz, Mary.

As well as the plays, this outstanding volume offers short biographies of the playwrights ...

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Picture of Theological Ethics in the New Testament.

Theological Ethics in the New Testament.

Lohse, Eduard.

Bishop Lohse is a leading German scholar of the New Testament. He provides rich theologica...

$69.95 $14.95

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Picture of Christian Art.

Christian Art.

Loverance, Rowena.

The purpose of Christian art is to deepen our encounter with God, that we may better hear ...

$70.00 $14.95

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Picture of Embattled Rebel: Jefferson Davis and the Confederate Civil War.

Embattled Rebel: Jefferson Davis and the Confederate Civil War.

McPherson, James M.

History has not been kind to Jefferson Davis. Many consider him incompetent, even a traito...

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Picture of Atomic Obsession: Nuclear Alarmism from Hiroshima to Al-Qaeda.

Atomic Obsession: Nuclear Alarmism from Hiroshima to Al-Qaeda.

Mueller, John.

Though nuclear annihilation/nuclear terrorism is thought to be a serious threat to the wor...

$42.95 $9.95

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Picture of Chinese Calligraphy

Chinese Calligraphy

Ouyang, Zhongshi et al.

A sumptuously illustrated account of calligraphy in China which describes its history, the...

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Picture of Istanbul: Memories and the City.

Istanbul: Memories and the City.

Pamuk, Orhan.

Istanbul, that fabled gateway between East and West, is described in all its rich beauty i...

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Picture of May I Have the Pleasure? The Story of Popular Dancing.

May I Have the Pleasure? The Story of Popular Dancing.

Quirey, Belinda et al.

A scholarly look at what people danced in earlier times and why. Quirely is a Founder Fell...

$37.50 $7.95

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Picture of Useful Knowledge: The Victorians, Morality, and the March of Intellect.

Useful Knowledge: The Victorians, Morality, and the March of Intellect.

Rauch, Alan.

He blends science, history, and literature to explore cultural attitudes to the proliferat...

$39.95 $12.95

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