A smorgasbord of subjects designed to bend reality and stretch the reader's mind.
2003 Reprint of 1969 Edition. Full facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. Heawood's "Watermark" was originally issued in 1950 as the first of the Paper Publications Society's Monumenta and has proven to be one of the Society's most popular volumes. This no doubt has to do with the fact that it was the largest published collection of post-Briquet watermarks.
Author: William Kleitz
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Digital Electronics: A Practical Approach with VHDL, Ninth Edition, offers students an easy-to-learn-from resource that emphasizes practical application of circuit design, operation, and troubleshooting. Over 1,000 annotated color figures help explain circuit operation or emphasize critical components and input/output criteria. Throughout the text, the author employs a step-by-step approach that takes students from theory to example to application of the concepts. Over all nine editions, Kleitz has consistently sought out student feedback, along with his own experience of teaching the course in-class and on-line, to improve each new edition.
A Tiny Family
Author: Norman Bridwell
Grandpa's umbrella is missing and the tiny girl must find it.
David Ritz presents his uniquely candid and and intimate account of the tumultuous life of the Prince of Soul music, Marvin Gaye. Author Ritz has assembled years of conversations and interviews from his life as a close friend and lyricist to the gifted Soul sensation, and tells the Marvin Gaye story with fly-on-the-wall accuracy and detail. From his early years as an abused child in the slums of Washington DC, through his rise to the very peaks of the Motown phenomenon, his fall from grace and subsequent comeback, to his untimely death at the hands of his father, Marvin's story is the stuff of legends. The cast of characters includes the Jacksons, Smokey Robinson, Diana Ross and countless other icons of the world of soul music.The definitive biography of an enormously gifted and sensitive musician.
Each One Believing
Author: Paul McCartney, Caroline Grimshaw, Bill Bernstein
Publisher: Chronicle Books
The musician's personal reflections, accompanied by 350 color images, provide a glimpse of McCartney's most celebrated tour, capturing moments from North America, Europe, and Japan, to his historic appearance in Moscow's Red Square.
Author: Joseph von Karabacek
Publisher: Archetype Publications
Bibliophiles in Europe at the end of the nineteenth century began to take a serious interest in the manuscripts of the Middle East and the paper on which they were written. Perhaps the most important of these men were C.-M. Briquet working in Geneva, and J. Wiesner and J. von Karabacek working in Vienna. All three were concerned with the burning topic of the moment: Was oriental paper made of cotton? Within the space of two years these three writers published seminal articles for the European study of Arab paper. Das Arabische Papier is one of those articles. The late Don Baker's inspiration to set about the translation and interpretation of this work was 'simply the desire to know the contents of this much quoted article'. Students, historians, curators, collectors, conservators and all those interested in the historical development and spread of papermaking will realise why Don Baker wished to make this important text available to English readers. This Archetype edition is a revised edition of the volume, which Don Baker produced in 1991.
The coastal gardens of Australia are as varied as the geography of this vast continent itself. Join Myles Baldwin as he travels around the country, from the gentle landscape of Victoria's Mornington Peninsula and the sheer cliffs of Sydney's Dover Heights to an old copper mining town in South Australia and beyond. On his journey he finds a diverse range of gardens, some created by professionals, others by enthusiastic amateurs, but all entirely appropriate to their location and often difficult conditions. Also included is an extensive plant guide, compiled by Myles based on his many years' experience of working on the coast and his conversations with horticulturists, which will guide you through the practicalities of gardening by the sea. Accompanied by Sue Stubbs' stunning photography, Australian Coastal Gardens is essential reading for anyone who loves gardens and gardening.
The specimens are rare bark papers, some several hundred years old, gathered by Hunter over a ten year period. Included are samples from Java, Otimi Indians of Mexico, watermarked examples from Hawaii, Fiji, Tonga Islands, Samoa, etc.
Author: Anne B Ragde
Publisher: Random House
On a remote farm in northern Norway, eighty-year-old Anna Neshov is rushed to hospital after suffering a stroke. Her three sons have not spoken in some time. Margido, a devout Christian, works in Trondheim as a funeral director. Erlend, a successful window dresser, lives a life of luxury in a penthouse in Copenhagen, while Tor, the eldest brother, remains rearing pigs on the decaying family farm. Aware of her failing health, the trio reluctantly reunite over the winter holidays, where unexpected guests and the question of inheritance prompt the revealing of some bizarre, and devestating, truths. Winner of the Riksmål Prize in Norway.
The Dionne Years
Author: Pierre Berton
Publisher: W. W. Norton
Examines the lives of the Dionne quintuplets, five identical girls who were born in 1934 and spent the first nine years of their lives separated from their parents and exploited by the media and the Canadian government.
Devices and Desires
Author: P. D. James
National Bestseller. Featuring the famous Commander Adam Dalgliesh, Devices and Desires is a thrilling and insightfully crafted novel of fallible people caught in a net of secrets, ambitions, and schemes on a lonely stretch of Norfolk coastline. Commander Dalgliesh of Scotland Yard has just published a new book of poems and has taken a brief respite from publicity on the remote Larksoken headland on the Norfolk coast in a converted windmill left to him by his aunt. But he cannot so easily escape murder. A psychotic strangler of young women is at large in Norfolk, and getting nearer to Larksoken with every killing. And when Dalgliesh discovers the murdered body of the Acting Administrative Officer on the beach, he finds himself caught up in the passions and dangerous secrets of the headland community and in one of the most baffling murder cases of his career.
The Little Immigrants
Author: Kenneth Bagnell
The Little Immigrants is a tale of compassion and courage and a vivid account of a deep and moving part of Canadian heritage. In the early years after Confederation, the rising nation needed workers that could take advantage of the abundant resources. Until the time of the Depression, 100,000 impoverished children from the British Isles were sent overseas by well-meaning philanthropists to solve the colony’s farm-labour shortage. They were known as the "home children," and they were lonely and frightened youngsters to whom a new life in Canada meant only hardship and abuse. This is an extraordinary but almost forgotten odyssey that the Calgary Herald has called, "One of the finest pieces of Canadian social history ever to be written." Kenneth Bagnell tells "an affecting tale of Dickensian pathos" (Vancouver Sun) that is "excellent ... well organized, logical, clearly written, [and] suspenseful" (The Edmonton Journal).
Author: Keith E. Morgan
A history of the Grand Pavilion Porthcawl