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Product Description: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work...read more
By John James (contributor)

Hardcover:

9781437245295 | Kessinger Pub Co, October 30, 2008, cover price $45.95 | About this edition: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.

Paperback:

9781437117530 | Kessinger Pub Co, October 31, 2008, cover price $30.95 | About this edition: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.

Product Description: The fifty years between 1130 and 1180 produced some of the most original and evocative capitals of the middle ages - a period that was largely responsible for the evolution of the Gothic style. But despite the fact that many are hard to examine in situ and are often too dark to observe closely, they have rarely been published before...read more

Hardcover:

9780975742518 | West Grinstead Pub, October 10, 2008, cover price $1355.00 | About this edition: The fifty years between 1130 and 1180 produced some of the most original and evocative capitals of the middle ages - a period that was largely responsible for the evolution of the Gothic style.

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Product Description: John James is an Australian architect and medieval historian. Since 1969, he has been searching for the origins of the Gothic style, beginning with a five-year study of Chartres cathedral. At that time there were no coherent techniques for analysing the detailed construction history of existing stone structures...read more

Hardcover:

9781904597360 | David Brown Book Co, December 1, 2007, cover price $300.00 | About this edition: John James is an Australian architect and medieval historian.

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Product Description: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work...read more

Paperback:

9781432664244 | Kessinger Pub Co, June 30, 2007, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.

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Product Description: Audubon Birds of America 2008 Wall Calendar

Paperback:

9780767148122 | Wal edition (Graphique De France, June 30, 2007), cover price $12.99 | About this edition: Audubon Birds of America 2008 Wall Calendar

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In behind-the-scenes looks at some of history's most famous and infamous figures, vivid storytelling brings the past to life while stunning photographs, annotated illustrations, and exploded views help piece together the story.
By John James (illustrator), Richard Platt and Jim Robins (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780756619633 | Dk Pub, April 17, 2006, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: A historical account of Julius Caesar, covering his personal life, political career, assassination, and the Rome of his time.

Investigates various aspects of your life - including training, weaponry and armour, and life on campaign - showing how you will learn to serve your shogun and follow the code of the warrior. This book features illustrations of contemporary characters and artefacts. It fits into the guidelines for the National Literacy Strategy at Key Stage 2.
By John James (illustrator)

Paperback:

9781905087020 | Gardners Books, November 1, 2005, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: Investigates various aspects of your life - including training, weaponry and armour, and life on campaign - showing how you will learn to serve your shogun and follow the code of the warrior.

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Introduces famous knights from history, and explains the equipment knights used, where they lived, and why they fought.
By Christopher Gravett and John James (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781592700349 | Enchanted Lion Books, August 11, 2005, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Introduces famous knights from history, and explains the equipment knights used, where they lived, and why they fought.

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Presents the life of the Pharaoh Tutankhamen and the discovery of his long-lost tomb in 1922, providing a description of its contents and their placement within the burial chamber.

Hardcover:

9781592700424 | Enchanted Lion Books, July 28, 2005, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Presents the life of the Pharaoh Tutankhamen and the discovery of his long-lost tomb in 1922, providing a description of its contents and their placement within the burial chamber.

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Product Description: (Homespun Tapes). Advanced fingerpicking instruction covering complex chord shapes, moving bass lines, harmonics, slides, bends and arrangements to 13 great ragtime pieces. INTERMEDIATE LEVEL * INCLUDES TAB

Paperback:

9781932537901 | Pap/com edition (Homespun Tapes Ltd, April 1, 2005), cover price $59.95 | About this edition: (Homespun Tapes).

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Why was Jupiter the most important Roman god? Why was Minerva the goddess of arts and crafts? From country sports and war to commerce and travel, this work explores various aspects of Ancient Rome by looking at the traditions and religious beliefs of the society. It also includes photos, illustrations, glossary, and an index.

Hardcover:

9780872265950 | Brighter Child, October 15, 2002, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Explores the mythology of ancient Rome, discussing how ordinary Romans, aided by individual gods and goddesses, went about the various activities of everyday life.

Paperback:

9780750235822 | New edition (Gardners Books, October 16, 2003), cover price $10.75 | About this edition: Why was Jupiter the most important Roman god?

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From the exploits of sixteenth-century pirates in the Caribbean to the nefarious deeds of the Corsairs in the Mediterranean, an illustrated collection of gripping and dastardly tales from around the globe explores the tools, ships, and talents pirates needed for their skullduggery.
By Clare Hibbert and John James (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781592700189 | Enchanted Lion Books, November 1, 2003, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A collection of true pirate tales from the Caribbean and Mediterranean seas and the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian oceans, revealing the pirates' tools, ships, and special talents.

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Product Description: The fifty years between 1130 and 1180 produced some of the most original and evocative capitals of the middle ages - a period that was largely responsible for the evolution of the Gothic style. But despite the fact that many are hard to examine in situ and are often too dark to observe closely, they have rarely been published before...read more

Hardcover:

9780975742525 | Box edition (West Grinstead Pub, October 10, 2008), cover price $1355.00 | About this edition: The fifty years between 1130 and 1180 produced some of the most original and evocative capitals of the middle ages - a period that was largely responsible for the evolution of the Gothic style.
9780959600582 | West Grinstead Pub, November 1, 2002, cover price $1355.00 | About this edition: The Creation of Gothic Architecture is a five-part illustrated thesaurus of the Early Gothic churches in the limestone region of northern France known as the Paris Basin.

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Product Description: In this volume of James' major works, a number of rare poems are reprinted including "A Former Boiling" and "The Ghost of Jimi Hendrix at Stokesay Castle."

Paperback:

9781876857400 | Salt Pub, October 1, 2002, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: In this volume of James' major works, a number of rare poems are reprinted including "A Former Boiling" and "The Ghost of Jimi Hendrix at Stokesay Castle.

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Every aspect of life in ancient Egypt--including the house and home, food, travel, beauty, and entertainment--is explored through looking at the traditions and religious beliefs of the time as well as the roles various gods and goddesses played in the Egyptian society. (view table of contents)
By John James (illustrator) and Henrietta McCall

School and Library:

9780872266353 | Brighter Child, January 1, 2002, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Explores the mythology of ancient Egypt, discussing how each person, aided by individual gods and goddesses, had a duty to help keep the powers of evil from taking over the world.

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Describes the origins, building, and destruction of the series of Jewish Temples in Jerusalem, the rituals that went on when they were in use, later developments, and the significance that the Temple has for the Jewish people.
By John James (illustrator) and Jacqueline Morley

Hardcover:

9780872266537 | Brighter Child, September 1, 2001, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Describes the origins, building, and destruction of the series of Jewish Temples in Jerusalem, the rituals that went on when they were in use, later developments, and the significance that the Temple has for the Jewish people.

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Offers an up-close look at the world's highest peak while telling of the many people who have taken on its challenging heights since the twentieth century, enhanced with pull-outs and cutaway illustrations. (view table of contents)
By Russell Barnet (illustrator), John James (illustrator) and Richard Platt

Hardcover:

9780789461674 | Dk Pub, September 1, 2000, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Traces humanity's fascination with mountains and mountaineering, focusing specificially on historic expeditions to Mount Everest.

Product Description: A look at the art of business leadership applying Stokes's 'art of war' strategies to a business environment, providing a theory based on leadership principles. Covers all aspects of effective leadership from personal characteristics of the leader to the successful organisation of the creative company...read more

Paperback:

9780074703212, titled "So Now You're a Leader: 10 Precepts of Practical Leadership" | McGraw-Hill, April 1, 2000, cover price $23.92 | also contains Ubiquitous Mobile Information And Collaboration System: Second Caise Workshop, Umics 2004, Riga, Latria, June 7-8, 2004, Revised Selected Papers | About this edition: A look at the art of business leadership applying Stokes's 'art of war' strategies to a business environment, providing a theory based on leadership principles.

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Describes the process of making a blockbuster film from preproduction through the premiere, including the casting, filming on location, soundstage work, special effects, editing, and sound production
By John James (illustrator) and Peter Mellett

Library:

9781575726861 | Rigby Interactive Library, January 1, 1999, cover price $27.79 | About this edition: Describes the process of making a blockbuster film from preproduction through the premiere, including the casting, filming on location, soundstage work, special effects, editing, and sound production

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Uses stunning double-page illustrations showing scenes from Egypt next to the sites excavated by archaeologists to explain how archaeologists have reconstructed life in ancient Egypt, from the instruments they use to how they piece together the recovered artifacts.

School and Library:

9780872265363 | Peter Bedrick Books, December 1, 1997, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: An illustrated survey of life in Egypt during the era of the Pharaohs, discussing family life, farming, trade, hunting and fishing, religion, and warfare

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Shows how our knowledge of the life of ancient Greece depends on the detective-like work of archaeologist and anthropologists, using split-screen pages to illustrate the process of excavation and visual reconstructions of scenes from the era.

School and Library:

9780872265370 | Brighter Child, December 1, 1997, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Looks at some of the evidence for the ancient Greek way of life, including archaeological research and the works of philosophers and playwrights

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Using an archaeological approach to the study of ancient history, a vivid re-creation of the Viking world draws on excavations and their discoveries--including artwork, artifacts, and building remains--to reveal what life was like for the Vikings. (view table of contents)

School and Library:

9780872265356 | Brighter Child, May 1, 1997, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: An illustrated survey of the history, customs, religion, politics, and everyday life of the Vikings

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Cutaway diagrams of castles and richly detailed, captioned illustrations of armor, costumes, and social events offer a lively introduction to the medieval world and its contributions to history and culture.
By Mark Bergin (illustrator), John James (illustrator), Fiona MacDonald, David Salariya and Gerald Wood (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780872265332 | Peter Bedrick Books, May 1, 1997, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Surveys the dwellings, occupations, food, religion, festivals, cathedrals, clothing, diseases, and customs that prevailed in Europe during the Middle Ages

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An illustrated history of ancient Rome draws on the research of archaeologists to examine the excavation of key sites and discuss the reconstruction of the ancient Roman world through the study of artifacts, artwork, and building remains.

School and Library:

9780872265349 | Peter Bedrick Books, May 1, 1997, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: An illustrated survey of the history, culture, politics, warfare, and religion of the ancient Romans

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