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Product Description: This study of the fabric of Chartres cathedral reveals in extraordinary detail the logistics and techniques involved in the building of a medieval church. Dr James identifies 36 separate building campaigns, identifiable by the differences of measurement and technique, and shows how the problems of fundraising and of the methods used meant that the work proceeded in short bursts of activity, followed by long pauses, even within a construction period of only fifty years...read more

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9780959600537, titled "The Contractors of Chartres" | West Grinstead Pub, November 1, 1989, cover price $210.00 | About this edition: This study of the fabric of Chartres cathedral reveals in extraordinary detail the logistics and techniques involved in the building of a medieval church.
9780709914143 | Routledge Kegan & Paul, June 1, 1982, cover price $96.00 | About this edition: This study of the fabric of Chartres cathedral reveals in extraordinary detail the logistics and techniques involved in the building of a medieval church.

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9780646008059 | West Grinstead Pub, January 1, 1985, cover price $45.00

Describes the life of Vikings as sailors, warriors, farmers, craftsmen, and traders. Also discusses their homes, religion, customs, and family life. Includes a glossary of terms.

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9780865921412 | Rourke Pub Group, March 1, 1987, cover price $14.60 | About this edition: Describes the life of Vikings as sailors, warriors, farmers, craftsmen, and traders.

Describes the day-to-day life of Ice Age people and discusses their weapons, methods of hunting, homes, clothing, and physical environment

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9780865921436 | Rourke Pub Group, March 1, 1987, cover price $14.60 | About this edition: Describes the day-to-day life of Ice Age people and discusses their weapons, methods of hunting, homes, clothing, and physical environment

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Shows how to determine one's expectations about dating, tells how to meet and date potential partners, and includes tips on evaluating a relationship

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9780201145816 | Addison-Wesley, May 1, 1987, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: Shows how to determine one's expectations about dating, tells how to meet and date potential partners, and includes tips on evaluating a relationship

Analyzes the religious significance and innermost symbolic meanings of more than sixty Romanesque and Gothic cathedrals and churches

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9780394555317, titled "The Traveler's Key to Medieval France: A Guide to the Sacred Architecture of Medieval France" | Alfred a Knopf Inc, June 1, 1987, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Analyzes the religious significance and innermost symbolic meanings of more than sixty Romanesque and Gothic cathedrals and churches

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9780575037915 | Victor Gollancz, April 1, 1988, cover price $18.95

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9781850572725 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, June 1, 1988), cover price $15.95

Discusses the famous pyramids of Egypt, how they were built, and how they were involved in the religious beliefs and burial practices of the ancient Egyptians
By John James (illustrator) and Anne Steel

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9780531183250 | Bookwright Pr, February 1, 1990, cover price $15.57 | About this edition: Discusses the famous pyramids of Egypt, how they were built, and how they were involved in the religious beliefs and burial practices of the ancient Egyptians

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Details one of the greatest Gothic buildings in the world, the Cathedral of Notre Dame at Chartres, France, exploring its history, its structure, and its glass artistry

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9780810917965 | Reissue edition (Harry N Abrams Inc, March 1, 1990), cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Details one of the greatest Gothic buildings in the world, the Cathedral of Notre Dame at Chartres, France, exploring its history, its structure, and its glass artistry

Describes the soldiers, command, arms, drills, and daily life of the Roman army during the time it spent defending the Roman Empire and its frontiers
By John James (illustrator) and Rupert Matthews

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9780531183458 | Bookwright Pr, August 1, 1990, cover price $15.57 | About this edition: Describes the soldiers, command, arms, drills, and daily life of the Roman army during the time it spent defending the Roman Empire and its frontiers

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Relates how the young Arthur, guided by the old magician Merlin, proves himself to be the rightful heir to the throne
By John James (illustrator), Keith Moseley (editor) and Howard Pyle

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9780803708242 | Pop edition (Penguin USA, September 1, 1990), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Relates how the young Arthur, guided by the old magician Merlin, proves himself to be the rightful heir to the throne

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Text and illustrations describe the planning, construction, and activities of a nineteenth-century railway station.

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9780872263413 | Peter Bedrick Books, October 1, 1990, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Describes the planning, construction, and activities of a nineteenth-century railway station

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9780904225143 | Reality Street Editions, January 1, 1991, cover price $12.00

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A brief introduction to the Viking warriors of ancient Scandinavia, discussing their ships, sailors, weapons, forts, religious beliefs, and recreation

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9780531183564 | Bookwright Pr, March 1, 1991, cover price $15.57 | About this edition: A brief introduction to the Viking warriors of ancient Scandinavia, discussing their ships, sailors, weapons, forts, religious beliefs, and recreation

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Arguing that spirituality is an essential aspect of human psychology, the authors provide techniques for fulfilling spiritual needs and attaining personal realization

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9780525249887 | E P Dutton, May 1, 1991, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Arguing that spirituality is an essential aspect of human psychology, the authors provide techniques for fulfilling spiritual needs and attaining personal realization

Text and cutaway illustrations depict the construction of a medieval cathedral and the way of life inside it

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9780872262669 | Peter Bedrick Books, April 1, 1994, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Text and cutaway illustrations depict the construction of a medieval cathedral and the way of life inside it

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Explores the construction and daily activities in and around an ancient Roman country villa, with fine illustrations depicting the luxury of the Roman baths and banquets, the slaves' quarters, the making of ancient wine and olive oil, and more.

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9780872263604 | Peter Bedrick Books, November 1, 1992, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Explores the construction and daily activities in and around an ancient Roman country villa, depicting the luxury of the Roman baths and banquets, the slaves' quarters, the making of ancient wine and olive oil, and more

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Discusses the culture and daily life in Greece during the time of Pericles
By John James (illustrator) and Michael Poulton

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9780811433525 | Heinemann/Raintree, January 1, 1993, cover price $25.68 | About this edition: Discusses the culture and daily life in Greece during the time of Pericles

Describes the history, uses, and varieties of boats
By Gillian Hutchinson and John James (illustrator)

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9780816727063, titled "Story of Boats" | Troll Communications Llc, October 1, 1993, cover price $3.95 | About this edition: Describes the history, uses, and varieties of boats

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9780816727056 | Troll Communications Llc, October 1, 1993, cover price $12.50 | About this edition: Describes the history, uses, and varieties of boats

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Text and cutaway illustrations depict the interior of the Globe theater and the way of life of Elizabethan actors, on the road and on stage
By John James (illustrator) and Jacqueline Morley

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9780872263093 | Peter Bedrick Books, November 1, 1994, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Text and cutaway illustrations depict the interior of the Globe theater and the way of life of Elizabethan actors, on the road and on stage

Concentrates on the subject of Henry VIII, allowing pupils to get a colourful, detailed and evocative picture of the period. The book is part of a series which covers National Curriculum topics on key events and issues which shaped history.
By John James (illustrator) and Andrew Langley

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9780600586142 | Heinemann Educational Books Ltd, August 31, 1995, cover price $16.65 | About this edition: Concentrates on the subject of Henry VIII, allowing pupils to get a colourful, detailed and evocative picture of the period.

Paperback:

9780600586210 | Gardners Books, October 15, 1995, cover price $11.75

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9781856841504 | Society for Promoting Christian, August 1, 1996, cover price $7.70

By John James (illustrator)

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9780600589631 | Heinemann Educational Books Ltd, October 29, 1996, cover price $11.40

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