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Why People Photograph : Selected Essays and Reviews. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: ADAMS, Robert.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Aperture, New York, 1994, ISBN:0893815977:

Seller ID: 106913


ADAMS, Robert. Why People Photograph : Selected Essays and Reviews. (New York): Aperture, (1994). First Printing. Pp. (14),13-186,(4). Illustrated in black and white. 8vo, white cloth spine with white paper covered boards, silver lettering to spine. "'Why People Photograph' is a book by a professional photographer about the relationship of art and life. In 1981 Robert Adams published a volume of essay entitled 'Beauty in Photography', in which hesuggested that art is too important to confuse with interior decoration or an investment opportunity. Its real use, he contended, is to affirm mea... View more info

Canadian Historical Review. Volume 60, No. 4, December 1979

By: BOTHWELL, Robert, and David BERCUSON (eds.). ECCLES, W. J. INNIS, Harold Adams GLUEK, Alvin C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Toronto , 1979,:

Seller ID: 88710


BOTHWELL, Robert, and David BERCUSON (eds.). The Canadian Historical Review. Volume LX, No. 4, December 1979. Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 1979. Pp (2),[419]-562,[i]-x,(4). 8vo, white card covers, printed in red andblack. Contents : 1. "A Belated Review of Harold Adams Innis : The Fur Tra de in Canada" (by W. J. Eccles). 2. - "Egerton Ryerson and the Origins of the Ontario Secondary School System" (by R. D. Gidney and D. A. Lawr). 3. "The Invisible Revision of the Rush-Bagot Agreement, 1898-1914" (by Alvin C. Gluek). Plus book reviews and regular features. Spi... View more info

Walking on Thin Ice : In Pursuit of the North Pole. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: HEMPLEMAN-ADAMS, David. UHLIG, Robert.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Orion Books, London, 1998, ISBN:0752817973:

Seller ID: 72691


HEMPLEMAN-ADAMS, David. Walking on Thin Ice : In Pursuit of the North Pole.With Robert Uhlig. (London) : Orion Books, (1998). First UK Printing. Pp. [i]-x,(4),[1]-271,(3), + 24 p. of colour plates. Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth with silver lettering to spine. "In early March 1998, David Hempleman-Adams set off on a 600 mile journey which would take him into the record booksas one of the most successful all-round adventurers the world has ever see n. Facing wind-chill down to minus 90 centigrade, he man-hauled his sledge to the North Pole across the constantly shifting ice of the frozen Arcti... View more info

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Maya Chontal Indians of Acalan-Tixchel : A Contribution to the History and Ethnography of the Yucatan Peninsula. Second Edition in dustjacket.

By: SCHOLES, France V. and Ralph L. ROYS ROYS, Ralph L. ADAMS, Eleanor B. CHAMBERLAIN, Robert S.

Price: $120.00

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press, Norman , 1968,:

Seller ID: 26162


SCHOLES, France V. and Ralph L. ROYS, with the assistance of Eleanor B. Adams and Robert S. Chamberlaon. The Maya Chontal Indians of Acalan-Tixchel : A Contribution to the History and Ethnography of the Yucatan Peninsula. Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, (1968). Second Edition. Pp 565. Maps. Lg 8vo, green cloth. Contents : 1. Introduction; 2. The Chontal of Tabasco and their Neighbors; 3. The Province of Acalan; 4. Aboriginal History of Acalan; 5. The Coming of the Spaniards; 6. Developments in Yucatan, Tabasco, and Acalan, 1526-1550; 7. The Impact of the Conquest in Acalan; 8. The Puebl... View more info