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Paperback. Taken from the "Lives", a series of biographies spanning the Graeco-Roman age, this collection describes the twilight of the old Roman Republic from 157-43 BC. Deeply influential on Shakespeare and many other later writers, the works explore corruption, decadence, and the struggle for ultimate power. Editor(s): Seager, Robin. Translator(s): Warner, Rex. Num Pages: 464 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; DNF; HBA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 20. Weight in Grams: 318.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
Edition
Revised ed.
SKU
9780140449341
ISBN
9780140449341
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 5.11

Paperback. "Daphnis and Chloe" has been a European bestseller for centuries and vastly influential in literature, art and music. It has proved an enduringly fertile source for artists from Henry Fielding to Corot and Ravel and is recognizably the masterpiece among early Greek novels. Translator(s): Turner, Paul. Num Pages: 128 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: DNF; FC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 132 x 9. Weight in Grams: 104.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1989
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Condition
New
Edition
Illustrated
SKU
V9780140440591
ISBN
9780140440591
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 12.25

Hardcover. Editor(s): Gibson, O. D. Macrae-. Series: Early English Text Society Original Series. Num Pages: 381 pages, numerous halftones. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 221 x 143 x 33. Weight in Grams: 632.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1973
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
381
Condition
New
Edition
1st edn
SKU
V9780197222706
ISBN
9780197222706
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 58.27

Paperback. Editor(s): Chapman, R. W. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 1536 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; BGL; DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 193 x 130 x 60. Weight in Grams: 1182.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
1536
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199540211
ISBN
9780199540211
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 32.99
€ 23.83

Paperback. Highly acclaimed new translation of the Hermetica, the only English version based on reliable texts. Editor(s): Copenhaver, Brian P. Num Pages: 408 pages, bibliography. BIC Classification: DNF; VXQ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 141 x 216 x 25. Weight in Grams: 536.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1995
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
408
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521425438
ISBN
9780521425438
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 54.59

Hardcover. "An inspirational book of quotes from famous people around the globe and across the ages. Embrace words of wisdom from writers, artists, actors, politicians, musicians, philosophers, and others. This M" Editor(s): Running Press; Villa, Roxana. Num Pages: 128 pages, 25 colour photos. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 122 x 87 x 14. Weight in Grams: 66.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Running Press United States
Number of pages
128
Condition
New
SKU
V9780762401970
ISBN
9780762401970
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 6.99
€ 6.97

Paperback. Offers sources vital for the reconstruction of events in the first Islamic century, covering the period which ends with the unsuccessful Arab siege of Constantinople, an event which both modern historians and Syriac chronographers see as making a decisive caesura in history. Series: Translated Texts for Historians. Num Pages: 352 pages, 4 tables, 5 maps, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: 1FB; DNF; HBJF1; HBLC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 132 x 206 x 22. Weight in Grams: 472.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1993
Publisher
Liverpool University Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780853232384
ISBN
9780853232384
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 35.70

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Maclehose Press
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
SKU
V9780857050106
ISBN
9780857050106
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.81

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Quercus
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9780857388391
ISBN
9780857388391
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.81

Paperback. Translator(s): McLeish, Kenneth. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: DD; DNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 133 x 210 x 11. Weight in Grams: 224.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1995
Publisher
Oberon Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
SKU
V9780948230653
ISBN
9780948230653
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 23.38

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Quercus
Number of pages
272
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780874470
ISBN
9781780874470
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 13.11

Hardcover. James Bloodworth tackles the thorny issue of class, privilege and wealth in contemporary Britain, taking to task the major political parties in the process. Series: Provocations. Num Pages: 144 pages. BIC Classification: DNF; JFFA; JFFM; JFSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 121 x 186 x 18. Weight in Grams: 180.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Biteback Publishing
Condition
New
SKU
V9781785900532
ISBN
9781785900532
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 11.42

Paperback. imon Wiesenthal spent four and a half years in Mauthausen concentration camp during World War II. Since then, he has achieved reknown for his successful tracking down of Nazi war criminals. This work provides an account of Wiesenthal's inspired detective work. Num Pages: 596 pages, portraits. BIC Classification: 1DFG; DNF; HBJD; HBWQ; JWXK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 194 x 130 x 38. Weight in Grams: 496.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Robinson Publishing London
Edition
Rev. ed
Number of pages
464
Condition
New
SKU
V9781841196077
ISBN
9781841196077
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 13.11

Hardcover. Presents essays on the giants of world literature that explore the links between literature, history and politics. This title discusses common themes as well as polarities, impressions and re-readings, contextualizing the text in the political and historical milieu of its creation. It highlights the frustrations and pleasures of world literature. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 213 x 162 x 27. Weight in Grams: 530.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Verso Books United Kingdom
Edition
First Edition
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9781844673674
ISBN
9781844673674
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 13.89

Paperback. Charts the connections that the author has made between sexuality, psychoanalysis, and aesthetics. This book considers the author's ideas alongside Freud's and helps gain a clearer understanding of human identity and how we relate to one another. Num Pages: 224 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DNF; JFSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UF) Further/Higher Education. Dimension: 230 x 153 x 12. Weight in Grams: 305.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226043548
ISBN
9780226043548
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 37.46

Paperback. "This issue of Granta is about the difference between the world as we see it and the world as it actually is, beyond our faulty memories and tired understanding. It's also about the borderlands of politics and reason, and of reality and transcendence, in contested territories"--Page 4 of cover. Num Pages: 256 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 212 x 146 x 28. Weight in Grams: 350. Good copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Granta Magazine
Condition
Used, Good
SKU
KEX0305375
ISBN
9781905881871
Paperback
Condition: Used, Good

€ 4.64

Paperback. Series: Dover Thrift Editions. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2ABM; DCQ; DNF; DSBF; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 133 x 6. Weight in Grams: 84.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1995
Publisher
Dover Publications
Edition
Edition Unstated
Condition
New
SKU
V9780486285078
ISBN
9780486285078
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 6.13

Paperback. With a biting wit and perceptive insight, Dorothy Parker examines the social mores of her day and exposes the darkness beneath the dazzle. Num Pages: 640 pages. BIC Classification: DNF; DQ; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 27. Weight in Grams: 448.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780141182582
ISBN
9780141182582
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 15.99
€ 11.45

Hardcover. Horace Opera Editor(s): Garrod, H. W.; Wickham, E. C. Series: Oxford Classical Texts. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: 2ADL; DCF; DNF; DSBB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 192 x 130 x 21. Weight in Grams: 362.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1963
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Edition
2nd
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198146186
ISBN
9780198146186
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 31.01

Paperback. Thinking collapses and remerges in this metafictional collection of essays following a writer and artist at work. Num Pages: 144 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DNF; DQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 203 x 140 x 15. Weight in Grams: 199.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Wave Books
Edition
First Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781940696270
ISBN
9781940696270
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 16.08

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