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Principles of Zoology, Vol. 1 - 2835873436

53,17 zł

Principles of Zoology, Vol. 1 Forgotten Books

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

Excerpt from Principles of Zoology, Vol. 1: Touching the Structure, Development, Distribution, and Natural Arrangement of the Races of Animals, Living and Extinct With Numerous Illustrations The design of this work is to furnish an epitome of the leading principles of the science of Zoology, as deduced from the present state of knowledge, so illustrated as to be intelligible to the beginner. No similar treatise now exists in this country, and, indeed, some of the topics have not been touched upon in the English language, unless in a strictly technical form, and in scattered articles. On this account, some of the chapters, like those on Embryology and Metamorphosis, may, at first, seem too abstruse for scholars in our common schools. This may be the case, until teachers shall have made themselves somewhat familiar with subjects comparatively new to them. But so essential have these subjects now become to a correct interpretation of philosophical zoology, that the study of them will hereafter be indispensable. They furnish a key to many phenomena which have been heretofore locked in mystery. Being intended for American students, the illustrations have been drawn, as far as possible, from American objects: some of them are presented merely as ideal outlines, which convey a more definite idea than accurate sketches from nature; others have been left imperfect, except as to the parts especially in question; a large proportion of them, however, are accurate portraits from original drawings. Popular names have been employed as far as possible, and to the scientific names an English termination has generally been given; but the technical terms have been added, in brackets, whenever misunderstanding was apprehended. Definitions of those least likely to be understood, may be found in the Index. The principles of Zoölogy developed by Professor Agassiz in his published works have been generally adopted in this, and the results of many new researches have been added. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.


Ice Age Art - 2826689769

149,87 zł


Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

This unique book explores the extraordinary sculpture and drawings created during the last European Ice Age, between 40,000 and 10,000 years ago the oldest known figurative art in the world. Over 100 objects are featured alongside stunning illustrations, including small but exquisite sculptures made from mammoth ivory, engraved drawings, and jewellery from the age of the great painted caves, in addition to celebrated masterpieces. Featured are the "Swimming Reindeer" (13,000 years old), the so called "Willendorf Venus" (25,000 years old) and the "Vogelherd horse" (32,000 years old), examining them in a new light. This compelling narrative is also illustrated with a wealth of contextual images, from classical sculpture to twentieth century painting and even contemporary advertising campaigns, which demonstrate surprising aesthetic parallels between these ancient works and familiar modern pieces. In this way, "Ice Age Art" will bring home the point that the minds that created these objects in all their diversity and inventiveness were modern minds like our own, capable of highly sophisticated thought and expression.


Laparoscopy in Children - 2822223320

268,77 zł

Laparoscopy in Children Springer Verlag

Medycyna > English Division

Many children are operated on by surgeons who are not pediatric specialists. And many of these surgeons are familiar with minimally invasive techniques, yet hesitate to conduct laparoscopy in young patients. This book provides the knowledge they require and gives technical advice concerning the performance of the most frequent laparoscopic procedures in small children. The text provides a step-by-step approach and technical guide with little text and many instructive drawings. Diagnostic criteria are also discussed. From the reviews: "This is a short, hard covered book that provides a practical guide to laparascopic surgery in children. ... The quality of the figures is excellent; they are simple, uncluttered and easy to follow. ... This is a concise and clearly presented book that would be a useful addition to the libraries of teaching institutions that perform paediatric laparoscopic procedures. Although its greatest value would be for the younger trainee in paediatric laparoscopic surgery, it also would be of use to general surgeons ... ." (S W Beasley, Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, Vol. 39 (8), 2003) "This is a very practical booklet. It describes in short phrases the anaesthesia, the instruments, and the technique of the most common laparoscopic operations in children, and ends with a chapter on troubleshooting. ... The operations are systematically described step by step and the excellent illustrations are very helpful. ... It is a very useful guide for every surgeon who does, or plans to do, laparoscopic operations in children." (L. W. E. van Heurn and G. Kootstra, The British Journal of Surgery, Vol. 90 (12), 2003)


Completely Clementine - 2826785226

65,04 zł

Completely Clementine Disney-Hyperion

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

Summer is coming, and Clementine is not ready. She is not ready to start speaking to her father again, because she's still mad at him for eating meat. Instead, she has to express her sadness by giving him drawings of animals she knows would not want to be somebody's dinner.§§Then there is the new baby on the way. Clementine's mom sure doesn't seem ready. She's suddenly crazy about cleaning (Dad says she is nesting ), but she doesn't even have a name picked out yet. Clementine just hopes the baby won't be a dud.§§What Clementine really isn't ready for is saying good-bye to her third grade teacher. She knows Mr. D'Matz is going to tell her all kinds of things that aren't true. Everything else may be changing around her, but that doesn't mean that Clementine has.§§But which is worse, saying good-bye, or not saying good-bye? Praise for CLEMENTINE§ "Give this to readers of Cleary and Blume and cross your fingers for more."§- Kirkus Reviews (starred review)§§Praise for THE TALENTED CLEMENTINE§§"Clementine is a true original. Libraries will need multiple copies of this one, because early chapter-book readers will jump at the chance to spend another eventful week with Clementine."§- School Library Journal (starred review)§§Praise for CLEMENTINE, FRIEND OF THE WEEK§§ "Pennypacker's writing once again brings creativity, humor, and sensitivity to Clementine and her world. Black-and-white line illustrations grace the book, capturing the child's personality and varied emotions. A must-have for most collections. Fans will be in for another fun serving of their favorite girl named after a fruit."§- School Library Journal (starred review)§§Praise for CLEMENTINE AND THE FAMILY MEETING§§ "Filled with familiar Clementine charm but, more importantly, a whole lot of heart, too."§- Kirkus Reviews (starred review)


Picasso - 2826754750

236,11 zł

Picasso Phaidon Press Ltd

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) is notorious for various forms of excess - excess in his love life, an excessive output, an excessively inconsistent style. In this groundbreaking book Elizabeth Cowling draws on her exceptional knowledge as an authority on Picasso to argue that he came to equate stylistic consistency with sterility. Abandoning the traditional use of subject matter to achieve variety and meaning, Picasso gradually reduced his to a handful of standardized motifs and used a vast array of different styles as the principal means of communicating ideas and feelings. In short, style is meaning in Picasso's art; his notoriously mercurial nature found expression in stylistic variety and experimentation. With rare intelligence and clarity, the author has woven biography and analysis into a compelling narrative. The 600 illustrations include all of Picasso's major works up to the beginning of World War II, and these are juxtaposed with their sources - Old Masters, contemporary artists, found objects and Picasso's own drawings and sketches - to make a visually telling counterpoint to the arguments of the text. Scholars familiar with Picasso's work will find Cowling's fresh insights a revelation and readers new to Picasso will come away with a profound understanding of both Picasso and his art.


Cellular & Molecular Immunology 6e - 2822222713

229,48 zł

Cellular & Molecular Immunology 6e Elsevier Science Publishers

Medycyna > English Division

The 6th Edition of this well loved title continues the tradition of giving you an accessible, engaging, and current introduction to this essential subject. The authors help you to understand the principles of basic and applied immunology in a concise, straightforward manner, while incorporating the most up-to-date information. Excellent illustrations and clarity of writing make it easy to understand! "Immunology is a hard subject. This book makes it easy! There are many drawings, and this really makes it easier to understand. Also, the authors have made a genius thing by starting the paragraphs with a bolded text giving just the information one need to get an overview. The summaries are good, giving the reader a possibility to get familiar with the chapter before reading it." "Medical Student, University of Bergen, Norway"


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