PORTER, G: The Worker’s World at Hagley

Porter, Glenn. The Worker’s World at Hagley. Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation, 1981. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#26078) $12.00

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Extensively illustrated. French flaps inside front and back cover open to a map and a large photograph of abandoned mills. 64p. Presents a history from the mid 1880s through about 1910.

MCCLELLAN, A: The Art Museum from Boullée to Bilbao

MCCLELLAN, A: The Art Museum from Boullée to Bilbao, book coverMcClellan, Andrew. The Art Museum from Boullee to Bilbao. University of California Press, 2008. ISBN: 9780520251267. Unmarked. B/W illustrations throughout. Index. Notes. 352p. Very Good. Paperback. (#26023) $18.00

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This thematic history of the art museum from its inception in the 18th century to the early 21st century offers an essential framework for understanding contemporary debates as they have evolved in Europe and the United States.

VENTURI AND RAUCH: Signs of Life: Symbols in the American City

Signs of Life: Symbols in the American City, book coverVenturi and Rauch, Architects and Planners. Signs of Life: Symbols in the American City. Aperture, 1976. Unmarked. Sun line tanning inside back cover. A couple of small red dot labels in book. Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26015) $45.00

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Catalog for exhibition organized by Venturi and Rauch, Architects and Planners for presentation at the Renwick Gallery of the National Collection of the Fine Arts, February 26-September 30, 1976. Illustrated.

HINE, L: Lewis Hine: Passionate Journey: Photographs 1905-1937

Bannon, Anthony and Marianne Fulton. Lewis Hine: Passionate Journey: Photographs 1905-1937. Edition Stemmle, 1997. ISBN: 3908162556. Unmarked text. 240p. Biography. Bibliography. Over 200 photographs. Closed tears on dust jacket. Very Good in good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#25965) $36.00

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This volume celebrates one of the truly great pioneers of documentary photography, an artist who left his mark in subsequent generations of photographers in this genre. Lewis Hine’s influence upon the great documentary photographers of our time in undeniable.

LARUSSO, DA: Mind the Shadows: An Essay on Nonverbal Communication

Mind the Shadows: An Essay on Nonverbal Communication, book coverLaRusso, Dominic A. Mind the Shadows: An Essay on Nonverbal Communication. 1971. Unmarked text. Previous owner’s name inside cover. Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#25957) $12.00

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Dominic A. LaRusso (1924-2000) was a pioneer in research and writing on nonverbal communication.

LANDSCAPE: Summer 1978, Volume 22, No. 3

Boyd, Blair (editor). Landscape (Summer 1978, Volume 22, No. 3). Berkeley: Landscape, 1978. Unmarked. Some tanning around edges. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#25905) $16.00

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Illustrated. 49p. Includes “The Praire House” by Ronald Rees and Carl J. Tracie, “The Changing Roles of Urban Parks” by Galen Cranz, “Folklore and Graveyard Design” by John R. Stilgoe, “Designing Historic Rural Areas: by Alvar W. Carlson, “Remembrance of Landscapes Past” by Clare Cooper Marcus and “The Libertarian Suburb” by Roger Barnett.

ANNAS, GJ: Standard of Care: The Law of American Bioethics

Annas, George J. Standard of Care: The Law of American Bioethics. Oxford University Press, USA, 1993. ISBN: 0195072472. Unmarked text. Dust jacket has a bumped corner soft corner crease. Notes. Index. 291p. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#25892) $12.00

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Standard of Care explores the fundamental value conflicts confronting medicine and society through the late 20th Century by examining courtroom resolutions of real bioethical disputes, often of constitutional dimension. This case-based approach, which ranges from abortion to euthanasia, from AIDS to organ transplantation, from genetic research to the artificial heart and rationing, illuminates the value choices with which the power (and impotence) of medicine confronts us.