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Miss Wrong and Mr Right - 2844858296

58,82 zł

Miss Wrong and Mr Right Bookouture

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

'Will have you laughing your head off

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On The Road To Mr. Right - 2840030403

43,99 zł

On The Road To Mr. Right

Książki Obcojęzyczne>Angielskie>Lifestyle, sport & leisure>Travel & holiday>Travel writing

Belinda Loves America. Her Best Friend Emily Loves Men. So When They Decide It's Time To Shake Up Their Lives, They Combine Their Two Greatest Passions In A Fantastic Road Trip Taking Them From Eden To Valentine - Via Climax - In Pursuit Of The American Dream Guy. And Is Two Women In Search Of The Perfect Man Such A Great Idea Anyway?

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Introduction to Theme-Writing - 2826855182

46,80 zł

Introduction to Theme-Writing Forgotten Books

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

Excerpt from Introduction to Theme-Writing: State Normal School, Los Angeles, California The lectures that form the basis of this book were delivered before the Freshman class at Harvard College in the spring of 1893 by Mr. J. B. Fletcher. Learning that he did not intend to publish them in any form himself, I obtained his permission to issue them as a text-book for use in my own classes and in those of several other teachers who had known them in manuscript. In adapting my friends work to a new purpose I have frequently been obliged to change the form of the original lectures, to rearrange the matter contained in them, and to add fresh material. I he result has been a joint production, which will be found, we think, to contain much of the subject-matter necessary for students who have completed the introductory course in rhetoric usually prescribed at the beginning of the Freshman year. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com 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.

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One up on Wall Street: How to Use What You Already Know To Make Money in the Market, Miniature Edition [ABRIDGED] - 2829728393

79,90 zł

One up on Wall Street: How to Use What You Already Know To Make Money in the Market, Miniature Edition [ABRIDGED] Simon & Schuster

Literatura anglojęzyczna

Podana cena książki jest orientacyjna, zależy od kilku czynników. Po zakupie obsługa sklepu skontaktuje się, jeśli konieczna będzie dopłata. From Publishers Weekly Writing with Rothchild ( A Fool and His Money ), Lynch, director of the Fidelity Magellan Fund, the nation's largest equity fund ($9 billion in assets), argues that average investors can beat Wall Street professionals by using the information that they encounter in their everyday lives. For example, Lynch invested in Hanes after his wife told him about the popularity of L'eggs pantyhose. Other winning stocks that average investors could have picked well before Wall Street became aware of them include LaQuinta motels, the Limited clothing store chain and Agency Rent-A-Car, note the authors. They advise readers to look for spectacular growth among companies that sound dull; do something disagreeable; are spinoffs; are buying back theor own stock. They caution readers to avoid companies touted as the next IBM or Xerox; that are diversifying ("diworseifying"); that depend on a single customer. The book is also a primer on how the stock market works and is written in a light, entertaining style. Investors will be able to put the shrewd insights presented to good use. Author tour. Copyright 1988 Reed Business Information, Inc. -- This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title. Product Description THE NATIONAL BESTSELLING BOOK THAT EVERY INVESTOR SHOULD OWN Peter Lynch is America's number-one money manager. His mantra: Average investors can become experts in their own field and can pick winning stocks as effectively as Wall Street professionals by doing just a little research. Now, in a new introduction written specifically for this edition of One Up on Wall Street, Lynch gives his take on the incredible rise of Internet stocks, as well as a list of twenty winning companies of high-tech '90s. That many of these winners are low-tech supports his thesis that amateur investors can continue to reap exceptional rewards from mundane, easy-to-understand companies they encounter in their daily lives. Investment opportunities abound for the layperson, Lynch says. By simply observing business developments and taking notice of your immediate world -- from the mall to the workplace -- you can discover potentially successful companies before professional analysts do. This jump on the experts is what produces "tenbaggers," the stocks that appreciate tenfold or more and turn an average stock portfolio into a star performer. The former star manager of Fidelity's multibillion-dollar Magellan Fund, Lynch reveals how he achieved his spectacular record. Writing with John Rothchild, Lynch offers easy-to-follow directions for sorting out the long shots from the no shots by reviewing a company's financial statements and by identifying which numbers really count. He explains how to stalk tenbaggers and lays out the guidelines for investing in cyclical, turnaround, and fast-growing companies. Lynch promises that if you ignore the ups and downs of the market and the endless speculation about interest rates, in the long term (anywhere from five to fifteen years) your portfolio will reward you. This advice has proved to be timeless and has made One Up on Wall Street a number-one bestseller. And now this classic is as valuable in the new millennium as ever. -- This text refers to the Paperback edition. Book Info Author provides his take on the incredible rise of Internet stocks, as well as a list of twenty winning companies of high-tech '90s. Suggests that investors can continue to reap exceptional rewards from mundane, easy-to-understand companies they encounter in their daily lives. Softcover. -- This text refers to the Paperback edition. About the Author Peter Lynch is vice chairman of Fidelity Management & Research Company -- the investment advisor arm of Fidelity Investments -- and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Fidelity funds. Mr. Lynch was portfolio manager of Fidelity Magellan Fund, which was the best performing fund in the world under his leadership from May 1977 to May 1990. He is the co-author of the bestselling Beating the Street and Learn to Earn, a beginner's guide to the basics of investing and business. He lives in the Boston area. -- This text refers to the Paperback edition. Podana cena książki jest orientacyjna, zależy od kilku czynników. Po zakupie obsługa sklepu skontaktuje się, jeśli konieczna będzie dopłata.

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Baby Boomer Tennis - 2838460216

97,77 zł

Baby Boomer Tennis First Edition Design eBook Publishing

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

Hello Fellow Baby Boomer Tennis Enthusiasts - Now that you've turned 50...how'd you like to enjoy & excel in tennis...not just for a season, but a lifetime?  And how many of you have noticed a few natural changes in your body, energy and mind, since turning 50, and would like to turn back the hands of time for our Body/Mind/Sport age?  Plus, learn superstars' simple proven systems & secrets from Baby Boomer Legends, Lessons & Links to help you "WIN" in Tennis & the Game of Life!  A great read for Baby Boomers or not. There's enough information on how to become successful in life and with your tennis...all you have to do is follow it and you will be successful!! No double faults allowed. Good Luck with the book. Rosie Casals International Tennis Hall of Famer Member of the "Original 9" _____ Thank you Dr. Joy and Mr. Bell for highlighting the importance of Baby Boomers remaining active and well and identifying tennis as a catalyst for fitness, fun and friendship for Boomers everywhere. Pam Shriver International Tennis Hall of Famer _____ I have so much respect and appreciation for all Craig Bell has done for the great game of tennis with his coaching and speaking and writing. He cares deeply about the sport and what it can do for people and he always sees the big picture. And he combines beautifully in this well written book with Dr. Joy Macci who provides such valuable insights from her prodigious background as an innovative coach, inspirational speaker and author. It was our Baby Boom generation that created the tennis explosion in the 70s and moved tennis forever into the mainstream. We are all living longer and healthier lives and tennis is still at the center for so many of us. You will love the stories and solid information in this book that is so illustrative of the fact that Fun, Friendship and Fitness is, indeed, a very powerful elixir. Enjoy this fast paced read and I'll see you out on the courts . . . Wayne Bryan The popular and award winning coach and tour emcee, who is the Father of the greatest men's doubles team of all time, Mike and Bob Bryan. _____ "This is a great example of how a sport can be used to improve health and lower stress." David Winter, MD, MSc, MACP Signature Medicine HealthTexas Provider Network Baylor Scott & White Health _____ Baby Boomers have dramatically shifted every industry they have touched as they have aged. It only makes sense that the "Sport of a Lifetime" can also be impacted by this massive demographic. I believe Dr Joy Macci and Craig Bell are the leading experts on how to capitalize of this massive wave of potential tennis players. This is a brilliant book and highly recommend it to all Pro's and Clubs Owners. Craig Smith President Matchpoint Consulting and Re

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Strzelba. Co powinieneś o niej wiedzieć? - Phil Bourjally - 2836980439

21,86 zł

Strzelba. Co powinieneś o niej wiedzieć? - Phil Bourjally

Książki & Multimedia > Książki

Opis - Bogato ilustrowany poradnik-informator o współcześnie używanych strzelbach. Publikacja jednego z najbardziej znanych specjalistów od uzbrojenia. Barwne ilustracje ułatwiają zrozumienie treści. Tekst zwięzły, informacje rzetelne. Publikacja przeznaczona do szerokiego grona czytelników zainteresowanych uzbrojeniem i wyposażeniem. Nazwa - Strzelba. Co powinieneś o niej wiedzieć? Autor - Phil Bourjally Oprawa - Miękka Wydawca - Bellona Kod ISBN - 9788311129702 Kod EAN - 9788311129702 Rok wydania - 2014 Język - polski Format - 14.5x20.5cm Ilość stron - 128 Podatek VAT - 5% Premiera - 2014-08-05

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Torebki i morderstwo - Dorothy Howell - 2836982797

11,20 zł

Torebki i morderstwo - Dorothy Howell

Książki & Multimedia > Książki

Opis - NOWA SERIA WSPÓŁCZESNYCH POWIEŚCI OBYCZAJOWO-KRYMINALNYCH, KTÓRYCH AKCJA ROZGRYWA SIĘ W USA, A ICH WSPÓLNYM MOTYWEM SĄ DAMSKIE MARKOWE TOREBKI. Kryminał, jakiego jeszcze w Polsce nie było! Żywa, dowcipna, dynamiczna akcja, pełna nieoczekiwanych i zaskakujących zwrotów. Powieść barwniejsza niż hollywoodzki film - czyta się doskonale! Jeśli spodobała Ci się książka Diabeł ubiera się u Prady, musisz przeczytać serię o Haley Randolph. Torebki i morderstwo to dowcipna i inteligentna powieść dziejąca się w Los Angeles, Mieście Aniołów, z rozlicznymi centrami handlowymi, butikami i straganami gdzie sprzedaje się damskie torebki. Pasją życiową bohaterki, Haley Randolph, są właśnie torebki. Ale wyłącznie MARKOWE, zaprojektowane przez stylistów z najwyższej półki... I ta namiętność sprowadzi na bohaterkę mnóstwo kłopotów, wśród których najmniejszymi będą oskarżenia o morderstwo i defraudację... Aby mieć środki na życie - i na swoja życiową pasję - Haley musi pracować na dwóch posadach. Ta główna, prestiżowa, to praca w renomowanej firmie prawniczej Pike&Warner, której centrum decyzyjne mieści się na tajemniczym, i dla urzędniczego proletariatu firmy niedostępnym, Szesnastym Piętrze. Druga posada to praca ekspedientki-kasjerki-sprzątaczki-magazynierki (zależnie od kaprysu kierownictwa...) w wielkim domu towarowym Holt`s, w którym sprzedaje się "ohydne ciuchy", "koszmarne buty" i "beznadziejne torebki"... To właśnie tam, w magazynie damskiej bielizny, znajduje zwłoki Richarda, wyjątkowo niesympatycznego faceta, którego ktoś zatłukł drążkiem wyłamanym ze stojaka na ubrania... Niebawem ona sama staje się główną podejrzaną. Haley sama musi oczyścić się z zarzutów i podejmuje prywatne śledztwo. Kończy się ono nieoczekiwanym rezultatem... Nazwa - Torebki i morderstwo Autor - Dorothy Howell Oprawa - Twarda Wydawca - Bellona Kod ISBN - 9788311132061 Kod EAN - 9788311132061 Rok wydania - 2014 Format - 13x20 Ilość stron - 382 Podatek VAT - 5% Premiera - 2014-09-30

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1001 koktajli. - Praca zbiorowa - 2844745894

26,17 zł

1001 koktajli. - Praca zbiorowa

Książki & Multimedia > Książki

Opis - Książka przedstawia wyczerpujący zbiór 1001 przepisów na modne klasyczne i współczesne koktajle, wraz z ich ciekawymi wariantami. Znajdziesz tu koktajle na każdą okazję, a dzięki naszym radom bez trudu przygotujesz wyszukanego drinka na imprezę lub prosty, zdrowy napój, który ugasi pragnienie całej rodziny w upalny dzień. W kolekcji opatrzonej wspaniałymi zdjęciami prezentujemy niemal wszystkie rodzaje koktajli: od klasycznych drinków i nowoczesnych martini, poprzez chłodne, orzeźwiające collinsy i julepy, aż po podawane do kolacji wyborne frappe i kawowe likiery z puszystą pianką. W zimowe wieczory warto też skusić się na szklaneczkę ponczu lub przepysznego grzańca. Bardziej wymagającym możesz przygotować najmodniejsze pousse-cafe i krótkie drinki o oszałamiających barwach, dzieciom zasmakuje natomiast jeden z wielu napojów bezalkoholowych, przyrządzanych na bazie owoców. Pięknie wydanie "1001 koktajli" zawiera przydatne wskazówki dotyczące przyrządzania różnych napojów, a także odsłania niezwykłe sztuczki zawodowych barmanów. Dzięki nim odkryjesz nowe, nieskończone możliwości łączenia smaków i być może stworzysz własny, niepowtarzalny koktajl, którym zachwycisz znajomych i domowników. Nazwa - 1001 koktajli. Autor - Praca zbiorowa Oprawa - Miękka Wydawca - Olesiejuk Kod ISBN - 9788377708682 Kod EAN - 9788377708682 Rok wydania - 2011 Format - 21,5x27 Ilość stron - 384 Podatek VAT - 5% Premiera - 2012-01-11

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Letter from America - 2212824618

40,80 zł

Letter from America Penguin

Powieści i opowiadania

When Alistair Cooke retired in March 2004 and then died a few weeks later, he was acclaimed by many as one of the greatest broadcasters of all time. His Letters from America, which began in 1946 and continued uninterrupted every week until early 2004, kept the world in touch with what was happening in Cooke's wry, liberal and humane style. This selection, made largely by Cooke himself and supplemented by his literary executor, gives us the very best of these legendary broadcasts. Over half have never appeared in print before. It is a remarkable portrait of a continent - and a man. Fred Astaire 26 June 1987 Movie stars don't make it. Nor statesmen. Not Prime Ministers, or dictators unless they die in office. Not even a world-famous rock star, unless he's assassinated. But last Monday, none of the three national television networks hesitated about the story that would lead the evening news. On millions of little screens in this country and I don't doubt in many other countries around the world, the first shots were of an imp, a graceful wraith, a firefly in impeccable white tie and tails. And for much longer than the lead story usually runs, for a full five minutes on NBC, we were given a loving retrospective of the dead man, ending with the firm declaration by Nureyev that 'He was not just the best ballroom dancer, or tap dancer, he was simply the greatest, most imaginative, dancer of our time.' And the newsmen were right to remind us of the immortal comment of the Hollywood mogul, who, with the no-nonsense directness of an expert, reported on Fred Astaire's first film test: 'Has enormous ears, can't act, can't sing, dances a little.' That Hollywood mogul, long gone, spent his life ducking round corners, to avoid being identified as the oaf who looked in the sky and never saw the brightest star. However, that expert opinion was, as the lawyers say, controlling at the time and in Astaire's first movies, there was no thought of allowing him to act or sing. But not for long. And thanks to the invention of television, and the need to fill vast stretches of the afternoon and night with old movies, it has been possible for my daughter, for instance, to claim Fred Astaire as her favourite film star from the evidence of all the movies he made fifteen, ten, five, three years before she was born. When I got the news on Monday evening here, and realized with immediate professional satisfaction that the BBC had smartly on hand a musical obituary tribute to him I put together eight years ago, I couldn't help recalling the casual, comic way this and similar radio obituaries came about. I was in London at the end of 1979, and Richard Rodgers - one of the two or three greatest of American songwriters - had just died, I believe on New Year's Eve or the night before. Britons, by then, were getting accustomed, without pain, to making what used to be a two-day Christmas holiday into a ten-day much-needed rest. For all laborious research purposes, the BBC was shut up. And there was no retrospective programme on the life and music of Richard Rodgers in the BBC's archives. Of course, in a gramophone library that looks like an annex to the Pentagon, there were hundreds, perhaps thousands, of recordings of his songs. The SOS went out to a writer, a producer, and - I presume - a man who had the key to the gramophone library. The silent place was unlocked, and the three of them laboured through the day to put together an hour's tribute to Richard Rodgers. It was done. It was competent enough, but rushed to an impossible deadline. This hasty improvisation happened just when my own music producer and I, who had enjoyed working together for six years or so on American popular music, were wondering what we could offer next. We'd done a sketch history of jazz, through individuals. We'd gone through all the popular music of the 1920s, 1930s and 1940s, and were stumped for a new series, at which point I asked if we mightn't go and talk to the head of the channel, network or whatever. We went in, and the genial boss asked me what we had in mind. 'A morgue,' I said. A what? 'Where', I asked, 'is your morgue?' He was not familiar with the word, a newspaper term. 'Well,' I said, 'all newspapers have them.' 'How d'you mean?' 'If, I explained, 'Mrs Thatcher died tonight and you woke up and read a two-sentence obituary, you'd be rightly outraged. But if you saw a two-page obituary, you'd take it for granted. When d'you suppose it was written?' 'That's right,' he said thoughtfully. What I was proposing was a morgue of the Americans eminent in popular music and jazz, so they'd not get caught short again. A splendid idea, the man said; pick your stars. We made a list and were commissioned to return to America and finish all of them. Naturally, we looked at a calendar, and birthdates of Hoagy Carmichael, Earl Hines, Harold Arlen, Ethel Merman, Stephane Grappelli, Ella Fitzgerald. But then, in a spasm of panic, we thought of two giants - if the word can be used about two comparative midgets: Irving Berlin and Fred Astaire. Berlin was then 91. And Fred Astaire was just crowding 80. The boss man, to whom the idea of a morgue had been, only a few minutes before, quaint if not morbid, wondered what we were waiting for. Better get busy, at once, on Berlin and then on Astaire. I remember doing the Astaire obit, then and there, while I was still in London. Meanwhile, we'd simply pray every night that the Lord would keep Irving Berlin breathing till I could get home and get busy. I remember being picked up in a car by a charming young girl to get to the BBC and record my Astaire narration - there wasn't a moment to lose. She asked me, in the car, what the script was that I was clutching. 'It's an obituary', I said, 'of Fred Astaire.' 'Fred Astaire,' she shrieked, 'dead?' and almost swerved into a bus. 'Of course, he's not dead,' I said, 'but he's going to be one day.' She, too, was new to the institution of a morgue. I recalled that when I was a correspondent for a British paper in the United States, and when for example. Dean Acheson was appointed Secretary of State, the first cable I had from my editor said, 'Welcome Acheson obituary soonest.' How ghoulish, she said. I imagine that to two generations at least, it's assumed that Fred Astaire, this slim, pop-eyed newcomer to Hollywood who couldn't act, couldn't sing, danced a little, only made a fool of the mogul through the movies he made, with Ginger Rogers, in the mid- and late 1930s. But long before then, from the mid-1920s on, he was already an incomparable star - as a dancer - to theatre audiences both in New York and in London. Perhaps more in London than anywhere, certainly in the 1920s, with the early Gershwin hits, Funny Face and Lady Be Good, and lastly, in 1933, in Cole Porter's Gay Divorce (which was the title of the theatre show; Hollywood would not then allow so shocking a title and called the movie version, The Gay Divorcee). Of all the thousands of words that have been written this week, and will be written, there is a passage I went back to on Tuesday night which, I think, as well as anything I know, sums up Astaire's overall appeal - the appeal that takes in but transcends one's admiration for his dancing and for his inimitably intimate singing style. This was written in November 1933, by a theatre critic who had so little feel for dancing that he marvelled why London should go on about 'Mr Astaire's doing well enough what the Tiller Girls at Blackpool do superbly'. The critic, the writer, was James Agate, the irascible, dogmatic, opinionated but brilliant journalist, and I believe the best critic of acting we have had this century. He is writing his review of Gay Divorce, after declaring yet again his contempt for musical comedy as an entertainment for idiots, deploring the play's plot and the acting and hoping 'Micawberishly, for something to turn up'. 'Presently,' he wrote, 'Mr Fred Astaire obliged, and there is really no more to be said.' Except

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My Father Il Duce - 2826681057

138,16 zł

My Father Il Duce Kales Press

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

In this historical, revisionist memoir, Romano Mussolini (September 26, 1927-February 3, 2006), the last surviving child of dictator Benito Mussolini, contributes his unique perspective to the growing body of work that portrays Il Duce's era. Through Romano's portrait of never before publicly shared memories and feelings, My Father Il Duce brings alive the domestic scenes of his childhood particularly when they intersected with his father's public role. He also relates in detail the memories of his mother, Donna Rachele, who lived until 1979 and often spoke with Romano about his father. Romano's memories, sorted by chapter, but not presented chronologically, shift between his own recollections of time spent with his father to the years after Mussolini's death in 1945. The prose lingers and then artistically moves forward, melancholy to fierce to vulnerable, like the notes of the jazz music played by Romano during his acclaimed musical career. Mussolini is presented here as a man who was supremely convinced that he was the master of his life: "'Everything happening around me, '" my father used to say, "'leaves me indifferent. I consciously choose 'Live dangerously' as my life's motto. As an old soldier, I say, 'If I advance, follow me. If I retreat, kill me. If they kill me, vindicate me.'" He saw his existence in scenes of high drama, envisioning in the end, Romano tells us, that he would be placed in front of throngs at New York City's Madison Square Garden and then executed in a macabre spectacle. In this memoir, Romano does not truly ponder the consequences of his father's alliances and dictatorship, though with at least one notable exception that he gave considerable thought to his personal anger toward Hitler for "stabbing my father in the back at his darkest hour." Instead, he seeks to render concrete the memories that he held silent over a lifetime before they were lost to history. The fascist order that Mussolini created and imposed upon Italy is one that Italians and students of history the world over are still interpreting. Indeed, his legacy was centerstage in the May 2006 Italian national elections, and one of the deputies in the Italian parliament today who represents his alliances is Alessandra Mussolini, Romano's daughter and defender of her infamous grandfather. As the trend of historical revisionism in Italy continues, in particular regarding the role of fascism, some of this kinder, gentler Mussolini is already widely accepted. Thus, My Father Il Duce (in Italian Il Duce Mio Padre) was published to great attention and controversy in Italy in 2004 and quickly became a bestseller. Romano often appeared on Italian national television and in newspaper interviews. In part, this illuminates that fascist supporters are alive and well, while also confirms even among non-supporters, the ongoing attraction to the cult of personality Mussolini masterminded. In Italy, this public discourse about Mussolini is common. However, for others it is important to establish a context for Romano's memoir. This is accomplished here through an accompanying masterful twenty-one page introductory essay by one of the world's foremost authorities on Italian political culture, Alexander Stille: writing the introductory essay to My Father Il Duce is a bit like writing the warning label on a powerful drug that has its uses but must be taken with care and knowledge of its possible side effects. Romano reached his goal of living to see the first publication of his memoir in Italian. As for this English-language edition, he earlier expressed approval of the front cover design. On January 1, 2006, he received the translated English language manuscript of his writing. During the last month of his life, he approved it. Romano Mussolini died on February 3, 2006, at age seventy-nine in a Rome hospital soon after heart surgery. Romano's death made international news. The New York Times obituary reported: "In the 1950's and 60's he was in the vanguard of Italian jazz with his group the Romano Mussolini All Stars, and he played with American greats like Dizzy Gillespie, Duke Ellington and Chet Baker. Mr. Mussolini gained even greater international fame with his first marriage, to Anna Maria Scicolone, the sister of the actress Sophia Loren....Despite his own scrupulous avoidance of politics, politicians from Italy's right wing-parties widely lauded Mr. Mussolini and his family name in statements they released: 'Romano knew how to make us love him for his humanity, his art, but also for the dignity and coherence with which he defended his family from attacks and demonizations.'" Through Romano's worldwide celebrity and well-regarded nature, his words in defense of Il Duce, albeit ones he no doubt wrote as a son who loved his father, offer a rare insider's perspective that can help us better understand, and therefore more readily defeat tyranny. This memoir's account of history further reminds us of the continuing need for our vigilance in the pursuit of truth.

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Bibliographer, Vol. 3 - 2835029359

53,69 zł

Bibliographer, Vol. 3 Forgotten Books

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

Excerpt from The Bibliographer, Vol. 3: A Journal of Book-Lore, December 1882 May 1883 If we were not writing in a literary journal we should scarcely venture to use this heading, as it has come to bear a special technical meaning: but our readers are not likely to suppose that we are about to treat of title-deeds. The need of a proper registration of titles (more particularly of novels) has long been felt, and many authors have suffered from the want of such a register. The title to a book is property, and the law recognizes it as such; therefore it is as much the duty of the State to register it as it is the duty of the State to register the title to land. The matter has long been in the hands of the Stationers' Company, and their action has not been satisfactory. This may partly be owing to the fact that they have no power to compel author or publisher to register, but the duty of making their books easy for consultation they have consistently ignored. About two years ago Mr. J. Cyril M. Weale made a proposal for improving the mode in which the registers of the Stationers' Company are kept, and suggested a form of index. He applied to the Company, but the authorities did not see their way to make the suggested alteration. Mr. Weale then applied to the Council of the Index Society, in the hope that that body would bring their influence to bear upon the Company. This is noted in the third annual report of the Index Society, July 1881. Without some index of titles to guide him, the author is in constant fear of taking a title which has already been used. The only safe course is to take one composed of proper names, such as those mostly adopted by Dickens. Apropos of the titles used by this great novelist, we may allude to a very interesting point which has lately been raised and settled in Notes and Queries. The gentleman who writes under the name of Cuthbert Bede referred to a letter from Dickens to Macrone in which the author accepted the publisher's offer to publish a novel to be entitled "Gabriel Vardon, the Locksmith." Mr. Bede asked for information respecting this projected work, and Mr. J. A. Jarves was able to show that the title was abandoned in consequence of Macrone's exorbitant demands for the copyright of Sketches by Bos. The novel, however, appeared soon afterwards, but it was as Barnaby Rudge. The reason for taking the question up at the present time will found in the two following letters which appeared in the Athenćtum, the one from a well-known publisher, and other from a distinguished author. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com 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.

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Po co praktykować gdy się wierzy - Quilici Alain, Balme Denis - 2837008619

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Po co praktykować gdy się wierzy - Quilici Alain, Balme Denis

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Opis - wyd. Bernardinum Nazwa - Po co praktykować gdy się wierzy Autor - Quilici Alain, Balme Denis Oprawa - Miękka Wydawca - Bernardinum Kod ISBN - 9788378230472 Kod EAN - 9788378230472 Rok wydania - 2013 Język - polski Format - 12.5x19.5cm Ilość stron - 208 Podatek VAT - 5%

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Literary Reminiscences, Vol. 1 of 2 - 2838464989

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Literary Reminiscences, Vol. 1 of 2 Forgotten Books

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

Excerpt from Literary Reminiscences, Vol. 1 of 2: From the Autobiography of an English Opium-Eater IT was in the year 1601, whilst yet at school, that I made my first literary acquaintance. This was with a gentleman now dead, and little, at any time, known in the literary world; indeed, not at all; for his author ship was confined to a department of religious literature as Obscure and as narrow in its inżuence as any that can be named -viz. Swedenborgianism. Already, on the bare mention of that word, a presumption arises against any man, that, writing much (or writing at all) for a body of doctrines so apparently crazy as those of Mr. Sweden borg, a man must have bid adieu to all good sense and manliness of mind. Indeed, this is so much of a settled case, that even to have written against Mr. Swedenborg would be generally viewed as a suspicious act, requiring Sxplanation, and not very easily admitting of it. Mr. Swedenborg I call him, because I understand that his title to call himself Baron,' is imaginary or rather he never did call himself by any title of honor - that mistake. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com 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.

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Andrew Lawrence-king.. - 2840169663

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Andrew Lawrence-king..

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1. O'leary, Caitriona / Kamp, Harry Van Der / Birc - 2. Belshazzar's Feast : Incipit 3. Prosa 4. Rex Balthasar 5. Vasa Templorum 6. The Writing On The Wall : Mane. Techel. Phares 7. Conductus Regine 8. Regina 9. Danielem Querens 10. Conductus Danielis 11. Daniel & Balthasar 12. Solutio 13. Conductus Regine Secundus 14. Conductus Referentium Vasa 15. At The Court Of King Darius : Darius Rex 16. Principes 17. Legati 18. Conductus Danielis: In Hoc Natalitio 19. Consilarij Emuli 20. O Hez! 21. Daniel Adorabit 22. Daniel In The Lions' Den : Emuli & Darius 23. Lamentatio Danielis 24. Ad Lacum Leonum 25. Angelus & Abacuc 26. Leones 27. Daniel The Prophet : Daniel Propheta 28. Angelus 29. Te Deum 101. Harp Consort, The / Almark, Johanna / Banditell - 102. El Amor De Venus Y Adonis : Loa : Chinfonia 103. Entrada De Las Clarines 104. El Coro De Las Musas 105. Viva, Viva! 106. Baylete : Baile 107. Pasacalles 108. Danza 109. Venus & Adonis : Venus & Las Ninfas 110. Yo, Adonis 111. Tu Eres Venus? 112. Amor Tirano 113. La Maldicion 114. Marte & Belona : Venus & Marte 115. Arma, Arma! 116. Chato & Celfa : Chato & Celfa 117. Guarda La Fiera 118. En Los Montes : Adonis Descansa 119. Venus En Los Montes 120. Los Sentimientos De Venus 121. Adonis Durmiendo 122. Amor 123. Fantasmas 124. Amor : Venus Y Adonis 125. La Hermosura De Venus 126. Todo Es Amor 127. El Jardin De Venus 128. Baile Del Villano 201. Harp Consort, The / Almark, Johanna / Banditell - 202. La Venganza De Marte : Amor Y Los Soldados : Los S 203. Amor 204. Enigmas 205. Como Escapar? 206. La Gruta De Desengano : La Gruta De Desengano 207. En Tono Triste 208. Temor, Sospecha, Envidia & Ira 209. El Desengano 210. El Densengano & Marte 211. El Cristal 212. Xacara : Venus Y Adonis 213. Los Dos Coros De Ninfas 214. Xacara 215. En Los Montes : Marte En Los Montes 216. Adonis Y El Jabali 217. Dragon, Chato & Celfa 218. La Muerte De Adonis : La Muerte De Adonis 219. La Purpura Y Las Rosas 220. El Lamento De Venus 221. La Venganza De Marte 222. Ay, Infelice! 223. La Fuerza De Dolor 224. Triste 225. Fin De Fiesta : La Musica De Dos Orbes 226. Al Villano Que Le Dan? 301. O'carolan, Turlough - Try If It Is In Tune 302. O'carolan, Turlough - Mr. James Betagh 303. O'carolan, Turlough - Jigg To The Above 304. O'carolan, Turlough - Carolan's Lamentation For Ch 305. O'carolan, Turlough - Carolan's Receipt (John Staf 306. O'carolan, Turlough - Bumper Squire Jones 307. O'carolan, Turlough - Docr. Delany & Loftus Jones 308. O'carolan, Turlough - Mrs Costeloe 309. O'carolan, Turlough - Susai Ni Cheallaigh 310. O'carolan, Turlough - Sr Arthur Shean 311. O'carolan, Turlough - Planxty Connor 312. O'carolan, Turlough - Carolan's Rambles To Teague 313. O'carolan, Turlough - Fairy Queen By Sigr E Carrol 314. O'carolan, Turlough - Ta Me 'Mo Chodladh 315. O'carolan, Turlough - Bridget Cruise 316. O'carolan, Turlough - Carolan's Dream 317. O'carolan, Turlough - I Am Asleep & Don't Waken Me 318. O'carolan, Turlough - Miss Macdermott (The Arethus 319. O'carolan, Turlough - Carolan's Devotion 320. O'carolan, Turlough - Mr. Hugh O'donnel 321. O'carolan, Turlough - O Flin (Planxty Flinn) 322. O'carolan, Turlough - Carolan's Cup 323. O'carolan, Turlough - Carolan's Farewell (Carolan' 324. O'carolan, Turlough - Separation Of Soul & Body 325. O'carolan, Turlough - Charles Maccabe's Lamentatio 401. Corbetta, Francesco - Fantasie Caprice De Chaconne 402. Couperin, Louis - Prelude En A Mi La 403. Couperin, Louis - La Piemontoise 404. Couperin, Louis - Courante 405. Couperin, Louis - Sarabande 406. Couperin, Louis - Les Carillons De Paris 407. Couperin, Louis - La Royalle: Prelude 408. Visee, Robert De - Allemande La Royalle 409. Visee, Robert De - Courante I & II 410. Visee, Robert De - Sarabande 411. Visee, Robert De - Gavotte 412. Visee, Robert De - Chacone 413. Visee, Robert De - Mascarade Rondeau 414. Couperin, Louis - Tombeau De Mr. De Blancrocher 415. Couperin, Francois - Allemande L'auguste 416. Couperin, Francois - Premiere Courante - Seconde C 417. Couperin, Francois - Sarabande La Majestueuse 418. Couperin, Francois - Gavotte 419. Couperin, Francois - Gigue La Milordine 420. Couperin, Francois - Chaconne En Rondeau La Favour 421. Couperin, Louis - Passacaille 422. Froberger, Johann Jacob - Lamento Sopra La Doloros 501. Haendel, Georg Friedrich - Symphony: King David's 502. Lawrence-king, Andrew - Toccata In D Minor 503. Lawrence-king, Andrew - Prelude 504. Lawrence-king, Andrew - Suite D'amour 505. Allemande D'amour 506. Courante 507. Sarabande D'amour & Sarabande II 508. Gigue 509. Lawrence-king, Andrew - Passacaglie 510. Lawrence-king, Andrew - Toccata IV 511. Lawrence-king, Andrew - Aria & Menuets In A Minor 512. Aria 513. Menuets 514. Lawrence-king, Andrew - Prelude In F 515. Lawrence-king, Andrew - Suite For Lute In E Major, 516. I. Prelude 517. Ii. Loure 518. Iii. Gavotte En Rondeaux 519. Iv. Menuet L & Ll 520. V. Bouree 521. Vi. Gigue 522. Lawrence-king, Andrew - Prelude In C 523. Lawrence-king, Andrew - Goldberg Variations, Bwv 9 524. Aria 525. Lawrence-king, Andrew - David Of The White Rock (D 601. Lawrence-king, Andrew - A Fancy 602. Lawrence-king, Andrew - My Lady Hunsdon's Puffe 603. Lawrence-king, Andrew - Alman 604. Lawrence-king, Andrew - Frogg Galliard 605. Lawrence-king, Andrew - Scott's Lament 606. Lawrence-king, Andrew - Pavana Lachrimae 607. Lawrence-king, Andrew - Suzanna Galliard 608. Lawrence-king, Andrew - Rowland 609. Lawrence-king, Andrew - Can Shee Excuse 610. Lawrence-king, Andrew - Robin 611. Lawrence-king, Andrew - Praeludium To Ye Fancie 612. Lawrence-king, Andrew - Fantasia 613. Lawrence-king, Andrew - Coranto 614. Lawrence-king, Andrew - A Gigg 615. Lawrence-king, Andrew - Tarleton's Jigge 616. Lawrence-king, Andrew - Mrs. Winter's Jumpp 617. Lawrence-king, Andrew - Tarleton's Riserrectione 618. Lawrence-king, Andrew - Cormack 619. Lawrence-king, Andrew - Allmane 620. Lawrence-king, Andrew - Cormack's Alman 621. Lawrence-king, Andrew - Shock.a.torum 622. Lawrence-king, Andrew - The Queen's Masque 623. Lawrence-king, Andrew - Fine Knacks 624. Lawrence-king, Andrew - Awake Sweet Love, Thou Art 625. Lawrence-king, Andrew - Go Christall Teares 626. Lawrence-king, Andrew - My Thoughts Are Winged Wit 627. Lawrence-king, Andrew - Semper Dowland, Semper Dol 628. Lawrence-king, Andrew - Farewell 629. Lawrence-king, Andrew - My Dear Adieu, My Sweet Lo 701. Harp Consort, The - Concerto Op. 3, No. 8 702. Allegro 703. Larghetto E Spiritoso 704. Allegro 705. Harp Consort, The - Concerto Nach Italienischen Gu 706. Allegro 707. Andante 708. Presto 709. O'carolan, Turlough - Carolan's Concerto 710. Mrs Poer 711. Daniel Kelly 712. Bach, Johann Sebastian - Aria Variata, Bwv 989 713. Harp Consort, The - Concerto No. 6 In B-flat Major 714. I. Andante - Allegro 715. Ii. Larghetto 716. Iii. Allegro Moderato 717. Harp Consort, The - Concerto No. 1 In G Minor Op. 718. I. Larghetto E Staccato 719. Ii. Allegro 720. Iii. Adagio 721. Iv. Andante 801. Goltz, Gottfried Von Der - The Four Seasons 802. Violin Concerto No. 1 In E Major, Rv 269, 'Spring' 803. Ii. Largo 804. Iii. Allegro (Danza Pastorale) 805. Violin Concerto No. 2 In G Minor, Rv 315, 'Summer' 806. Ii. Adagio - Presto - Adagio 807. Iii. Presto (Tempo Impetuoso D'estate) 808. Violin Concerto No. 3 In F Major, Rv 293, 'Autumn' 809. Ii. Adagio Molto 810. Iii. Allegro (La Caccia) 811. Violin Concerto No. 4 In F Minor, Rv 297, 'Winter' 812. Ii. Largo 813. Iii. Allegro 814. Goltz, Gottfried Von Der - Violin Concerto In C Ma 815. I. Allegro Non Molto 816. Ii. Largo 817. Iii. Allegro 818. Goltz, Gottfried Von Der - Violin Concerto In E-fl 819. I. Presto - Adagio - Presto 820. Ii. Largo 821. Iii. Presto 822. Viciani, Franco - Sonnetti Dimostrativi Sopra 'Le 823. La Primavera 824. L'estate 825. L'autunno 826. L'inverno 901. Lawrence-king, Andrew - Chromatische Fantasie In D 902. Lawrence-king, Andrew - Suite In D Minor 903. Praeludium (Fantasia) 904. Fuge 905. Sarabande 906. Gique & Double 907. Lawrence-king, Andrew - Fantasia In A Minor, Bwv 9 908. Lawrence-king, Andrew - Partita In A Minor 909. Allemanda 910. Corrente 911. Sarabanda 912. Giga 913. Bach, Johann Sebastian - Ciaccona

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John Bull's Other Island - 2834153469

131,91 zł

John Bull's Other Island 1st World Library

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

Purchase one of 1st World Library's Classic Books and help support our free internet library of downloadable eBooks. Visit us online at www.1stWorldLibrary.ORG - - Great George Street, Westminster, is the address of Doyle and Broadbent, civil engineers. On the threshold one reads that the firm consists of Mr Lawrence Doyle and Mr Thomas Broadbent, and that their rooms are on the first floor. Most of their rooms are private; for the partners, being bachelors and bosom friends, live there; and the door marked Private, next the clerks' office, is their domestic sitting room as well as their reception room for clients. Let me describe it briefly from the point of view of a sparrow on the window sill. The outer door is in the opposite wall, close to the right hand corner. Between this door and the left hand corner is a hatstand and a table consisting of large drawing boards on trestles, with plans, rolls of tracing paper, mathematical instruments and other draughts-man's accessories on it. In the left hand wall is the fireplace, and the door of an inner room between the fireplace and our observant sparrow. Against the right hand wall is a filing cabinet, with a cupboard on it, and, nearer, a tall office desk and stool for one person. In the middle of the room a large double writing table is set across, with a chair at each end for the two partners. It is a room which no woman would tolerate, smelling of tobacco, and much in need of repapering, repainting, and recarpeting; but this it the effect of bachelor untidiness and indifference, not want of means; for nothing that Doyle and Broadbent themselves have purchased is cheap; nor is anything they want lacking. On the walls hang a large map of South America, a pictorial advertisement of a steam-ship company, an impressive portrait of Gladstone, and several caricatures of Mr Balfour as a rabbit and Mr Chamberlain as a fox by Francis Carruthers Gould.

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