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Flycatchers (Classic Reprint)
36,99 € *
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Excerpt from Flycatchers His work the Elementa astonished at the time, and still continues to astonish those learned men who peruse it, by the excellence of its arrangement -the precision of its style - the immense detail into which the author enters on the structure of the parts - the profound discussion of all the Opinions previously delivered, as to their functions and uses - the exact and prodigiously numerous references to all those passages in authors, where allusion is made to the smallest matters connected with the science,-and the great improvement which it ef fected in physiology, by the substitution of induction for hypothesis. Any attempt to give the most curtailed account of this prodigious work, would within our limits be absurd, and we must therefore confine ourselves to a very few remarks. 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.

Anbieter: buecher.de
Stand: 15.08.2018
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Flycatchers (Classic Reprint)
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Excerpt from Flycatchers His work the Elementa astonished at the time, and still continues to astonish those learned men who peruse it, by the excellence of its arrangement -the precision of its style - the immense detail into which the author enters on the structure of the parts - the profound discussion of all the Opinions previously delivered, as to their functions and uses - the exact and prodigiously numerous references to all those passages in authors, where allusion is made to the smallest matters connected with the science,-and the great improvement which it ef fected in physiology, by the substitution of induction for hypothesis. Any attempt to give the most curtailed account of this prodigious work, would within our limits be absurd, and we must therefore confine ourselves to a very few remarks. 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.

Anbieter: buecher.de
Stand: 15.08.2018
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David Copperfield: An Accurate Retelling of Cha...
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David Copperfield is one of a series of retellings of classic world literature by publishers Real Reads. True to the original in style as well as in character, plot and themes, these retellings make an excellent introduction to these classic tales. Intelligent, lively and enjoyable, they are, in themselves, a real read. When David´s mother marries the malevolent Mr Murdstone, David´s childhood happiness is destroyed forever. Can one lonely little boy show the strength and determination to survive the dangers that lie ahead? Travelling along the rocky road from boyhood to manhood, how can David learn who to trust and who to love? Will David´s friends bring him happiness or heartache? In this inspiring tale of trust, betrayal and courage, Dickens presents a world of colourful characters to amuse us, astonish us, disgust us and move us to tears. Once encountered, David Copperfield´s friends and enemies will never be forgotten. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Graham Bill. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/rlrd/000003/bk_rlrd_000003_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

Anbieter: Audible - Hörbücher
Stand: 13.08.2018
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Here Lies the Librarian , Hörbuch, Digital, 1, ...
9,95 € *
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Peewee idolizes Jake, a big brother whose dreams of auto mechanic glory are fueled by the hard road coming to link their Indiana town and futures with the 20th century. And motoring down the road comes Irene Ridpath, a young librarian with plans to astonish them all and turn Peewee´s life upside down. This novel, with its quirky characters, folksy setting, classic cars, and hilariously larger-than-life moments, is vintage Richard Peck, an offbeat, deliciously wicked comedy that is also unexpectedly moving. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Lara Everly. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/lili/000342/bk_lili_000342_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

Anbieter: Audible - Hörbücher
Stand: 13.08.2018
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A Choice of Gods , Hörbuch, Digital, 1, 375min
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A handful of humans and a multitude of robots create a new society on a mysteriously abandoned Earth in this breathtaking science fiction classic from one of the genre´s acknowledged masters. What if you woke up one morning on Earth...and no one else was there? That is the reality that greeted a handful of humans, including Jason Whitney, his wife Martha, and the remnants of a tribe of Native Americans in the year 2135. Their inexplicable abandonment had unexpected benefits: the eventual development of mental telepathy and other extrasensory powers, inner peace, and, best of all, near immortality. Now, 5,000 years later, most of the remaining humans live a tranquil, pastoral life, leaving technological and religious exploration to the masses of robot servants who no longer have humans to serve. But the unexpected reappearance of Jason´s brother, who had teleported to the stars many years before, threatens to change everything yet again - for John Whitney is the bearer of startling information about where Earth´s population went and why. And the most disturbing news of all: They may finally be coming home again. Nominated for the Hugo Award when it first appeared in print more than 40 years ago, Clifford D. Simak´s brilliant and thought-provoking A Choice of Gods has lost nothing of its power to astonish and intrigue. A masterwork of speculative fiction, intelligent and ingenious, it is classic Simak, standing tall among the very best science fiction that has ever been written. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Peter Berkrot. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/023179/bk_adbl_023179_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

Anbieter: Audible - Hörbücher
Stand: 13.08.2018
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Art of the Blues
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This stunning book charts the rich history of the blues, through the dazzling array of posters, album covers, and advertisements that have shaped its identity over the past hundred years. The blues have been one of the most ubiquitous but diverse elements of American popular music at large, and the visual art associated with this unique sound has been just as varied and dynamic. There is no better guide to this fascinating graphical world than Bill Dahl - a longtime music journalist and historian who has written liner notes for countless reissues of classic blues, soul, R&B, and rock albums. With his deep knowledge and incisive commentary - complementing more than three hundred and fifty lavishly reproduced images - the history of the blues comes musically and visually to life. What will astonish readers who thumb through these pages is the amazing range of ways that the blues have been represented - whether via album covers, posters, flyers, 78 rpm labels, advertising, or other promotional materials. We see the blues as it was first visually captured in the highly colorful sheet music covers of the early twentieth century. We see striking and hard-to-find label designs from labels big (Columbia) and small (Rhumboogie). We see William Alexander´s humorous artwork on postwar Miltone Records; the cherished ephemera of concert and movie posters; and Chess Records´ iconic early albums designed by Don Bronstein, which would set a new standard for modern album cover design. What these images collectively portray is the evolution of a distinctively American art form. And they do so in the richest way imaginable. The result is a sumptuous book, a visual treasury as alive in spirit as the music it so vibrantly captures.

Anbieter: buecher.de
Stand: 14.08.2018
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The End of Your Life Book Club , Hörbuch, Digit...
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´´What are you reading?´´ That´s the question Will Schwalbe asks his mother, Mary Anne, as they sit in the waiting room of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. In 2007, Mary Anne returned from a humanitarian trip to Pakistan and Afghanistan suffering from what her doctors believed was a rare type of hepatitis. Months later she was diagnosed with a form of advanced pancreatic cancer, which is almost always fatal, often in six months or less. This is the inspiring true story of a son and his mother, who start a ´´book club´´ that brings them together as her life comes to a close. Over the next two years, Will and Mary Anne carry on conversations that are both wide-ranging and deeply personal, prompted by an eclectic array of books and a shared passion for reading. Their list jumps from classic to popular, from poetry to mysteries, from fantastic to spiritual. The issues they discuss include questions of faith and courage as well as everyday topics such as expressing gratitude and learning to listen. Throughout, they are constantly reminded of the power of books to comfort us, astonish us, teach us, and tell us what we need to do with our lives and in the world. Reading isn´t the opposite of doing; it´s the opposite of dying. Will and Mary Anne share their hopes and concerns with each other - and rediscover their lives - through their favorite books. When they read, they aren´t a sick person and a well person, but a mother and a son taking a journey together. The result is a profoundly moving tale of loss that is also a joyful, and often humorous, celebration of life: Will´s love letter to his mother, and theirs to the printed page. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jeff Harding. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/rand/003270/bk_rand_003270_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

Anbieter: Audible - Hörbücher
Stand: 13.08.2018
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Atv Ad5 Electronic Hd Drum Module
1.052,00 €
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The aD5 reproduces the purest of sounds, non-compressed, exactly as a player needs. Designed to suit everyone, from the fastest of drummers to first-day beginners, aD5 brings unparalleled precision and quality to your performance. The Ultimate Stereo Electronic Drums available today From delicate soft ghost notes to smashing hard hits; aD5 will astonish you due to its state of the art sensing technology and hi-speed response. We firmly believe that a musical instrument has the power to inspire people. This is not something revealed through functions and specs but from emotion.aD5 is designed as a true instrument, with fine craftsmanship showing years of experience. From its refined shape and its smooth surface to its intuitive user interface, it is destined to become a timeless classic. An instrument ´´made in Japan” - with precision on both inside as well as outside.FEATURING Natural Sound QualityHi-resolution stereoWide dynamic rangeLowest latency ever accomplishedPrecision designThe aD5 can be used with pads from various brands - Roland, Yamaha and DrumTec. Due to its updatable capability, new pads will be added in future versions.aD5 is capable of reproducing the exact non-compressed sound a player needs, using a huge memory and stereo sound engine for pure audio output quality.With a refined sensing technology, each hit sounds different, just like an acoustic. These advances allowed it to have the fastest response in the market.An instrument delicately Designed, Engineered and Made in Japan to bring the best sound to all drummers.SPECIFICATIONSSoftware Update : - aD5 Software Update 1.03 (Download now)DRUM KITS :5 kits (Can be added)PAD INPUTS : - Kick- Snare (3 zones)- Tom 1 Tom 2 Tom 3- Hi-Hat (2 zones)- Crash Cymbal (2 zones)- Ride Cymbal (3 zones)- Aux1 Aux 2(2 zones)- Hi-Hat control pedalCONNECTORS : - ATV Link: RJ45 LAN connector- Audio In: Stereo mini-phone- Aux Trigger Input 1/2: TRS phone- DC In: Only for the included AC adapter- Multi Trigger Input: Dedicated multi-connector- Output (L/R): Mono phone x 2- Phones- SD Card: SD/SDHC card- USB 2.0 Type B connector (High Speed)POWER CONSUMPTION : - 7- 2 Watt / 600mADIMENSIONS :- 197 (W) x 144 (D) x 73 (H) mmWEIGHT- 1.1000ACCESSORIES- AC Adapter- Multi trigger cable- Owner’s Manual- Stand adapterMANUALS- Quick Start Guide EN (PDF)- Reference Guide 1.03 EN (PDF)- aD5 Software Update 1.03 EN (PDF)- PAD Compatiblility EN (PDF)A new update (v.1.10) will be available with this folowing news : aD5 – v. 1.10 : (available on the 3rd of June 2016)-Support loading/saving trigger setup data from/to an SD card.Provide trigger setup files for 52 kit configurations of Yamaha/Roland electronic drum kit on the ATV website.Yamaha (20 kits): DTX950K, DTX920K, DTX900K, DTX790K, DTX760K, DTX750K, DTX720K, DTX700K, DTX582K, DTX562K, DTX550K, DTX540K, DTX532K, DTX530K, DTX522K, DTX520K, DTX500K, DTX450K, DTX430K, DTX400K Roland (32 kits): TD-30KV, TD-30K, TD-20KX, TD-20K, TD-12KX, TD-12KV, TD-12K, TD-25KV, TD-25K, TD-15KV, TD-15K, TD-9KX2, TD-9KX, TD-9K2, TD-9K, TD-6KX, TD-6SXT, TD-6KW, TD-6KV, TD-6SW, TD-11KV, TD-11K, TD-4KX2, TD-4KX, TD-4K, TD-4KP, TD-3KW, TD-3KV, TD-3S, TD-3Kit-S, TD-1KV, TD-1K -Added another option of the trigger setup procedure; select pad model, and play. -Improved hi-hat control pedal adjustment. -Improved page design of the trigger setup wizard. -Added compatible padsYamaha: KP125W, TP65S, TP65, PCY65S, PCY65, KU100, DTX400K Pad, DTX400K HH PedalRoland: KD-8, VH-12, CY-12R/C, TD-4KP Kick, TD-4KP Pad, TD-1K Kick, TD-1K Pad, TD-1K HH Pedal -Support individual MIDI channel (transmitting).

Anbieter: Woodbrass.com
Stand: 13.08.2018
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Time and Again , Hörbuch, Digital, 1, 477min
9,95 € *
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After 20 years, a vanished space voyager returns to Earth bearing a dangerous truth that will alter the universe in this powerful, thought-provoking science fiction classic from one of the golden age greats. Twenty years ago, Asher Sutton vanished somewhere in the star system 61 Cygni, an inaccessible corner of the universe that humankind has thus far been unable to explore. Now Asher has returned to Earth, having impossibly survived catastrophic damage to his spacecraft. But the star traveler is not the same man he was when he began his journey two decades earlier. He is, in fact, no longer completely human. And he isn´t alone. But he has a message to convey that could have reality-altering consequences for the human galaxy conquerors who consider themselves almost gods and for the nearly human androids they create, enslave, and oppress. It is Asher´s destiny to change everything. His mission has made him a hero to some, a pariah to others - and a target for determined time-traveling assassins from the future whose mission it is to silence him at all costs before everything they cherish is obliterated. A true science fiction visionary, SFWA Grand Master Clifford D. Simak infused thrilling stories of time travel, space exploration, artificial intelligence, and alien contact with powerful, thought-provoking ideas. An enthralling masterwork of speculative fiction that astonishes while exploring humanity in all its disparate aspects, Time and Again can be counted among the prolific, multiple Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author´s most brilliantly imagined and successfully realized creations. 1. Language: English. Narrator: David Baker. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/023177/bk_adbl_023177_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

Anbieter: Audible - Hörbücher
Stand: 13.08.2018
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