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Paperback. A collection of essays on books and why they matter by the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer of THE AMAZING ADVENTURES OF KAVALIER & CLAY and WONDER BOYS. Num Pages: 250 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 17. Weight in Grams: 194.
Publisher
Fourth Estate
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
KEX0296031
ISBN
9780007289875
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 4.64

Hardcover. A collection of 50 of the most significant speeches from around the globe that demonstrably changed the modern world and analysis into the impact they had. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: DNS; GBCQ; HBLW; HBLX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 203 x 251 x 30. Weight in Grams: 1038.
Publisher
Chambers
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781473640948
ISBN
9781473640948
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 19.99

Paperback. Septuagenarian Stew is a combination of poetry and stories written by Charles Bukowski that delve into the lives of different people on the backstreets of Los Angeles. He writes of the housewife, the bum, the gambler and the celebrity to evoke a portrait of Los Angeles Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: DCF; DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 154 x 227 x 26. Weight in Grams: 408.
Publisher
Ecco
Number of pages
400
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1990
Edition
Re-issue
Condition
New
SKU
V9780876857946
ISBN
9780876857946
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 11.57

Paperback. This volume contains a series of lightly fictionalised but sharply observed and often polemical observational sketches published in Dickens's periodical "All the Year Round" based on an authorial persona of a traveller at leisure. Num Pages: 302 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 206 x 148 x 17. Weight in Grams: 388.
Publisher
CSP Classic Texts
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Edition
new
Condition
New
SKU
V9781847189226
ISBN
9781847189226
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 12.02

Paperback. These memoirs of a senior civil servant based in Dublin, London and Belfast provide an insight into the conflicts associated with Home Rule, revolution and partition in Ireland. Series: Irish Narratives S. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3JJ; BGH; DNF; HBJD1; HBLW; JP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 196 x 126 x 9. Weight in Grams: 112. Revolutionary Ireland
Condition
Used, Like New
Publisher
Cork University Press
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
SKU
KTJ0001996
ISBN
9781859183441
Paperback
Condition: Used, Like New

€ 10.24

Paperback. THIS YOUNG MONSTER is a hallucinatory celebration of artists who raise hell, transform their bodies, anger their elders and show their audience dark, disturbing things. Num Pages: 280 pages, 31 black and white illustrations. BIC Classification: BM; DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 130 x 196 x 29. Weight in Grams: 358.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2018
Publisher
Fitzcarraldo Editions
Condition
New
SKU
9781910695357
ISBN
9781910695357
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 15.99
€ 11.42

Paperback. Presenting a collection of profiles, essays and travel stories, the author takes us to Benin, where he is arrested as a mercenary during a coup; to Boston to meet an LSD guru who believes he is Christ; to India with Indira Gandhi when she attempted a political comeback in 1978; and to Nepal where he reminds us that 'Man's real home is the Road. Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: DNF; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 25. Weight in Grams: 268.
Publisher
Vintage UK
Number of pages
384
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099769811
ISBN
9780099769811
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.72

Hardcover. These tales bring together a band of pilgrims who represented most of the occupations and social groups of the time. The diversity of the narrators in turn made possible a varied collection of tales including chivalric romance, spiritual allegory, courtly lay, beast fable and literary satire. Num Pages: 616 pages. BIC Classification: DCF; DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 218 x 139 x 36. Weight in Grams: 704.
Publisher
Everyman United Kingdom
Number of pages
616
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1992
Condition
New
SKU
V9781857150742
ISBN
9781857150742
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 20.99
€ 15.60

Hardcover. First published in 1989. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. Num Pages: 256 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DNF; DQ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 216 x 140 x 17. Weight in Grams: 408.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1989
Publisher
Kegan Paul United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9780710302793
ISBN
9780710302793
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 152.74

Paperback. Offers advice to women of various ages and levels of medieval society, from royal courtiers to prostitutes. This work paints a picture of daily life in the courts and streets of fifteenth-century France and gives a glimpse into the considerations of running a household, dressing appropriately and maintaining a reputation in all circumstances. Editor(s): Lawson, Sarah. Translator(s): Lawson, Sarah. Num Pages: 240 pages, notes, bibliog , glossary. BIC Classification: DNF; HBJD; HBLC; JFFK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 16. Weight in Grams: 180.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
240
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Edition
Revised
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140449501
ISBN
9780140449501
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 14.09

Paperback. Christine de Pizan (ca. 1364-ca. 1421) is Europe's first professional woman writer. She wrote an astonishing body of work in many genres, including lyric poetry, allegorical dream visions, history, political treatises, and biography. Editor(s): Brownlee, Kevin. Translator(s): Blumenfeld-Kosinski, Renate; Brownlee, Kevin. Series: Norton Critical Editions. Num Pages: 416 pages, Illustrations, facsims. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 212 x 132 x 22. Weight in Grams: 400.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
WW Norton & Co United States
Edition
1st
Number of pages
412
Condition
New
SKU
V9780393970104
ISBN
9780393970104
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 20.60

Paperback. Translator(s): Willard, Sumner. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 1D; 2ADF; DNF; HBJD; HBLC; JWD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 228 x 162 x 13. Weight in Grams: 376.
Publisher
Pennsylvania State University Press United States
Number of pages
256
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Condition
New
SKU
V9780271018812
ISBN
9780271018812
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 37.99
€ 36.99

Paperback. And Yet.. gathers the previously uncollected essays of the late Christopher Hitchens into a final volume of peerless prose from one of the great thinkers of our times. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 198 x 29. Weight in Grams: 332.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Atlantic Books
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
9781782394587
ISBN
9781782394587
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.95

Paperback. Christopher Lloyd has been writing a weekly column in "Country Life" since 1963. His prose is exciting; his knowledge is vast; his ideas are provocative, and what is the true test of a writer who has transcended his medium, he makes you laugh out loud. This book intends to capture the essence of Christopher Lloyd and of his garden at Great Dixter. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: DNF; WM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 131 x 19. Weight in Grams: 240. The Garden Diaries of Great Dixter. 288 pages. Christopher Lloyd has been writing a weekly column in "Country Life" since 1963. His prose is exciting; his knowledge is vast; his ideas are provocative, and what is the true test of a writer who has transcended his medium, he makes you laugh out loud. This book intends to capture the essence of Christopher Lloyd and of his garden at Great Dixter. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: DNF; WM. Dimension: 197 x 131 x 19. Weight: 204.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9781408811085
ISBN
9781408811085
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 13.15

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
New Falcon Publications,U.S. United States
Edition
Third revised
Number of pages
430
Condition
New
SKU
V9781561841530
ISBN
9781561841530
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 42.99
€ 33.06

Hardcover. This tiny tome featuring a faux leather binding with embossed type and illustration is filled with Winston Churchill's biography, his most inspirational quotes, and excerpts from some of his most famous speeches. Editor(s): Running Press. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: DN; GBCQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 108 x 98 x 10. Weight in Grams: 96.
Publisher
Running Press United States
Number of pages
208
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Edition
Min
Condition
New
SKU
V9780762449835
ISBN
9780762449835
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 7.36

Hardcover. The "Rhetorica ad Herrenium" was traditionally attributed to Cicero (106 43 BCE), and reflects, as does Cicero s "De Inventione," Hellenistic rhetorical teaching. But most recent editors attribute it to an unknown author. Translator(s): Caplan, H. Series: Loeb Classical Library. Num Pages: 496 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 150 x 173 x 26. Weight in Grams: 358.
Publisher
Harvard University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1954
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674994447
ISBN
9780674994447
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 26.48

Paperback. This volume brings together Cicero's tentative and undogmatic reflections on the good life, in which he discusses duty, friendship, the training of a statesman, and the importance of moral integrity in the search for happiness. Translator(s): Grant, Michael. Num Pages: 384 pages, maps, bibliography. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 128 x 17. Weight in Grams: 268.
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1971
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140442441
ISBN
9780140442441
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.95

Paperback. Cicero (106-43 BC) was the greatest orator of the ancient world and a leading politician of the closing era of the Roman republic. This book presents nine speeches which reflect the development, variety, and drama of his political career. These new translations achieve new standards of accuracy. Translator(s): Berry, D. H. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 400 pages, 2 maps. BIC Classification: 2ADL; DB; DNS; JPH. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 197 x 129 x 19. Weight in Grams: 278.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA
Number of pages
400
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199540136
ISBN
9780199540136
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 12.41

Paperback. Cicero (106-43 BC) was the greatest orator of the ancient world and a leading politician of the closing era of the Roman republic. These three dialogues here are among the most accessible of Cicero's philosophical works. Editor(s): Griffin, Miriam T. Translator(s): Davie, John. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: 3D; DNF; HBJD; HBLA; HPS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 15. Weight in Grams: 202.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199644148
ISBN
9780199644148
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 11.57

Paperback. Cicero (106-43BC) was the most brilliant orator in Classical history. Even one of the men who authorized his assassination, the Emperor Octavian, admitted to his grandson that Cicero was: 'an eloquent man, my boy, eloquent and a lover of his country'. This selection of speeches illustrates Cicero's fierce loyalty to the Roman Republic. Editor(s): McElduff, Siobhan. Num Pages: 352 pages, maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; DB; DNS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 21. Weight in Grams: 264.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780140455533
ISBN
9780140455533
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 12.99
€ 10.44

Hardcover.
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Number of pages
454
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1999
Edition
New ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674995406
ISBN
9780674995406
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 26.48

Hardcover. In letters to his dear friend Atticus, Cicero reveals himself as to no other, except perhaps his brother. These letters, in a four-volume series, provide a vivid picture of a momentous period in Roman history--years marked by the rise of Julius Caesar and the downfall of the Republic. Editor(s): Shackleton, Bailey. Series: Loeb Classical Library. Num Pages: 350 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 2ADL; DNF; DSBB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 170 x 115 x 23. Weight in Grams: 240.
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Number of pages
350
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1999
Edition
New ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674995727
ISBN
9780674995727
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 26.48

Paperback. Cicero's philosophical works are now exciting renewed interest, in part because he provides vital evidence of the views of the (largely lost) Greek philosophers of the Hellenistic age, and partly because of the light he casts on the intellectual life of first century Rome. This edition uses the 1997 Clarendon text by the acclaimed translator P.G. Walsh. Editor(s): Walsh, P. G. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; DNF; HRKP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 129 x 41. Weight in Grams: 200.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199540068
ISBN
9780199540068
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 10.73