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Rubbings of Ancient Maya Sculpture by Joan W. Patten (softcover color edition) By Carl D. Callaway
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Rubbings of Ancient Maya Sculpture by Joan W. Patten (softcover color edition) American Sculptor Joan W. Patten (1924-2005) lived and traveled extensively throughout Guatemala from 1965-1982. The... More > Guatemalan government granted Joan official, carte blanche permission to make molds, casts and replicas of ancient Preclassic (1500 BC-250 AD) and Classic (250-900 AD) Maya relief sculpture. Her replicas of Maya stelae currently stand in Guatemala’s Museo Nacional de Arqueología y Etnología, the National Zoo and at the Museo Popol Vuh gardens at Francisco Marroquín University. In addition to the replicas, she executed hundreds of rubbings in oils on colored fabric. With a sculptor’s touch and infinite patience, she rendered images onto cloth that are remarkably sharp in detail and line. The rubbings include images that preserve an abundance of information about Maya sculptural traditions, iconography, hieroglyphic writing, mythology and history.< Less
Cessna 172 Training Manual By Danielle Bruckert, Oleg Roud
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A training and reference guidebook for the Cessna 172. A companion to the pilot's operating handbook, expanding on the information provided, explaining in depth the technical information and... More > operating procedures and providing tips to improve airmanship. Great for support to structured practical flight training on the aircraft or as a reference manual for pilots who already fly the aircraft. Compiled from manufacturers' maintenance manuals, a range of Cessna 172 Pilot Operating Handbooks from various models, and the authors' personal experience as flight instructors and charter pilots on the C172. The explanations are straight forward and easy to understand with photographs, diagrams, and schematics. The flight operations section includes standard practices for normal, abnormal and emergency flight operations, including performance planning, and sample calculations.< Less
The Moody Method to Machine Shorthand - Speed Development I By Kay Moody
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Welcome to speed building using “The Moody Method.” This method of speed building is not new or unique, but it is the tried and true method that has been proven to be the most effective... More > in developing psychomotor skills required in building machine shorthand speed, skill, and accuracy. Students who practice the lessons systematically and follow the directions for speed-building will progress faster than “simply practicing or writing on their machines without goals, directions, and guidance. The material contained in this book is available for speed-building dictation. Students in beginning speed building should practice each section at least once before accessing the audio dictation. At beginning speed levels, familiar material can be written ten to twenty words a minute faster than unfamiliar material. The ability to automatically write on the shorthand machine is developed through repeatedly practicing the same materials.< Less
The Agency By M. L. Caggiano
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The life of Eddie Bartlett, a lonely, timid Wall Street research analyst, changes dramatically after he hires The Reynard Agency to help him meet beautiful women using their unique dating... More > system. What he didn’t know, what no one knew, was that he would meet the girl of his dreams and that death and destruction would follow as he desperately tried to keep her.< Less