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Paperback. Novelist and playwright, famed for inventing the word 'robot' in his play "RUR", Karel Capek was a vital part of the burgeoning artistic scene of Czechoslovakia of the 1920s and 30s. This title presents a selection of Capek's writing, containing his essential ideas. Translator(s): Tobrmanova-Kuhnova, Sarka. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: DN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 214 x 133 x 30. Weight in Grams: 432.
Publisher
Faber and Faber United Kingdom
Number of pages
240
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571231621
ISBN
9780571231621
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 14.28

Paperback. What was it like to be caught in the firestorm that destroyed Pompeii? To have dinner with Attila the Hun? To watch the charge of the Light Brigade? To see the Titanic slide beneath the waves? This title offers an account from memoirs, travel books and newspapers. Num Pages: 752 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 213 x 135 x 46. Weight in Grams: 784.
Edition
Main
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Number of pages
752
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571141630
ISBN
9780571141630
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 18.00

Paperback. Thomas Carlyle was born in Dumfriesshire, Scotland, in 1795. He was influenced by the Scottish Enlightenment while at the University of Edinburgh and became a teacher instead. He published a life of Schiller and translations of Goethe in the 1820s. This book presents a selection of his work. Num Pages: 400 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 199 x 24. Weight in Grams: 296.
Publisher
Penguin Classic
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141396767
ISBN
9780141396767
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 14.00

Hardcover. A vibrant study of the rich cultural and literary landscape of mid-eighteenth Britain and the forging of 'modern' subjectivity in a time of global war. Num Pages: 352 pages, 7 B&W illustrations. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 243 x 161 x 27. Weight in Grams: 750.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Number of pages
352
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2007
Edition
First edition. Hardback. Dust jacket.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748625642
ISBN
9780748625642
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 108.83

Paperback. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: BTC; DN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129. .
Publisher
Vintage
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
01st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781784705800
ISBN
9781784705800
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 10.11

Hardcover. Famed for his Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, Lewis Caroll produced comic verse, puzzles and much more, all of which are included in this complete illustrated collection. Series: Wordsworth Library Collection. Num Pages: 1232 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: DNF; FC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 239 x 159 x 66. Weight in Grams: 1292.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Wordsworth Editions
Condition
New
Edition
UK ed.
SKU
9781840220742
ISBN
9781840220742
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 10.00

Paperback. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 1KBC; 2AFS; DCF; DN; DSB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 205 x 131 x 23. Weight in Grams: 206.
Publisher
Vintage
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Edition
2/27/00
Condition
New
SKU
V9780375708428
ISBN
9780375708428
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 12.70

Paperback. A title that is written by an author whose breadth of interest ranges from food to feminism to science fiction, and everything in between. Num Pages: 800 pages. BIC Classification: DNJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 153 x 37. Weight in Grams: 550.
Publisher
Vintage United Kingdom
Number of pages
800
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099583073
ISBN
9780099583073
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 13.20

Paperback. Num Pages: 485 pages, 100. BIC Classification: DN; HB; HP; HR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 191 x 254 x 24. Weight in Grams: 974.
Publisher
The Greystones Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781911122067
ISBN
9781911122067
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 19.85

Paperback. Carlos Castaneda was one of the most influential spiritual teachers of the 20th century. In this stunning new jacket edition of his bestselling book, he takes the reader on an amazing journey of the soul via the teachings of the great sorcerer don Juan and reveals that there are worlds existing within our own that can be visited through dreams. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: DNF; VXN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 19. Weight in Grams: 206.
Edition
1st Edition
Publisher
Element
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1994
Condition
New
SKU
V9781855384279
ISBN
9781855384279
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.50

Paperback. Defines the essential virtues for those at Court. This title includes a series of imaginary conversations between the real-life courtiers to the Duke of Urbino, in which his speakers discuss qualities of noble behaviour - chiefly discretion and gracefulness - as well as questions such as the duties of a good government and the true nature of love. Translator(s): Bull, George. Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 22. Weight in Grams: 274.
Edition
New Ed
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1976
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140441925
ISBN
9780140441925
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.65

Paperback. Somewhere between The Wasteland and Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas , Nick Cave's new book is a contemporary epic Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: BM; DN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129. .
Publisher
Canongate Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9781782117933
ISBN
9781782117933
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.58

Paperback. Paul Celan (1920-1970) stands as one of the greatest post-war European poets. Celan's prose is as thought-provoking as, and less familiar than, his poetry. The writings and aphorisms on poetry and art illuminate the sources of his language. Editor(s): Waldrop, Rosmarie. Translator(s): Waldrop, Rosmarie. Num Pages: 67 pages. BIC Classification: 2ACG; DNF; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 141 x 5. Weight in Grams: 116.
Publisher
Carcanet Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
67
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Edition
New ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9781857546910
ISBN
9781857546910
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 11.46

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
€ 18.62

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
€ 10.50

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

€ 11.96

Influencing Darwin, Tennyson and Dickens among others, Lyell's "Principles" was an ambitious attempt to forge links between observable causes - volcanoes, earthquakes, rivers, tides and storms - and the current state of the earth. This edition has an introduction by Jim Secord. Editor(s): Secord, James. Num Pages: 528 pages, b&w maps and diagrams. BIC Classification: 2ACD; DNF; DSBF; PSAJ; WNW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 130 x 31. Weight in Grams: 392.
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Penguin Books
Condition
New
SKU
9780140435283
ISBN
9780140435283
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.15

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: 229 x 130 x 9. Weight in Grams: 112. Good clean copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Cork University Press
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KCW0000742
ISBN
9781859183441
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 6.20

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: 272.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Vintage Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780099769811
ISBN
9780099769811
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.68

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
€ 15.51

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

€ 21.71

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

€ 46.99
€ 42.07

Paperback. A provocative and entertaining guided tour of atheist and agnostic thought through the ages selected by bestselling author Christopher Hitchens Num Pages: 528 pages. BIC Classification: DNF; DQ; HP; HRA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 156 x 36. Weight in Grams: 670. Essential Readings for the Nonbeliever. 528 pages. A provocative and entertaining guided tour of atheist and agnostic thought through the ages selected by bestselling author Christopher Hitchens. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: DNF; DQ; HP; HRA. Dimension: 233 x 156 x 36. Weight: 644.
Publisher
Da Capo Press
Number of pages
528
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Edition
1st
Condition
New
SKU
V9780306816086
ISBN
9780306816086
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 14.75