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Hardcover. The Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius Antoninus (AD 121-180) embodied in his person that ideal figure of antiquity, the philosopher-king. His "Meditations" reveal a mind of exceptional clarity and originality and a spirit attuned to the particulars of human destiny. Translator(s): Farquharson, A. S. L. Num Pages: 256 pages, 1geneal.table. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; DNF; HPCA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 213 x 136 x 22. Weight in Grams: 414.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1992
Publisher
Everyman
Edition
01st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
9781857150551
ISBN
9781857150551
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 12.78

Paperback. Written by the celebrated author of The New York Trilogy, this book presents a highly personal collection of essays, prefaces and occasional pieces written for magazines and newspapers. Num Pages: 528 pages, illustrations (black and white). BIC Classification: DN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 133 x 50. Weight in Grams: 587.
Publisher
Faber & Faber United Kingdom
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571218486
ISBN
9780571218486
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 23.99
€ 16.03

Paperback. 'One day there is life .. And then, suddenly, it happens there is death.' So begins the author's moving and personal meditation on fatherhood. This book also includes a section 'Portrait of an Invisible Man', that reveals the author's memories and feelings after the death of his father. Num Pages: 208 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: DN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 126 x 14. Weight in Grams: 164.
Publisher
Faber and Faber United Kingdom
Number of pages
208
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571288328
ISBN
9780571288328
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.73

Paperback. A collection, in which, the author traces the compulsion to make literature. In a selection of interviews, as well as in the essay 'The Red Notebook' itself, he reflects upon his own work, on the need to break down the boundary between living and writing, and on the use of certain genre conventions to penetrate matters of memory and identity. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 127 x 13. Weight in Grams: 158. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0001686
ISBN
9780571226412
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.64

Paperback. The first volume of the bestselling Gonzo Papers Num Pages: 624 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; DNJ; JFC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 133 x 40. Weight in Grams: 510.
Publisher
Picador
Number of pages
624
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
Reprints
Condition
New
SKU
V9780330510776
ISBN
9780330510776
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 15.07

Paperback. Discusses truth, death, revenge, adversity, envy, marriage, love, goodness, superstition, friendship, ambition, aging, beauty, gardens and honour. Num Pages: 288 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 17. Weight in Grams: 216.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1985
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140432169
ISBN
9780140432169
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 12.61

Paperback. Contains essays that describe what it means to be black in America. This book describes the tragedies that are inflicted by racial segregation and presents a poignant account of the author's first journey to 'the Old Country', the Southern states. Num Pages: 208 pages, forms transparencies. BIC Classification: DNF; JFSL3. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 133 x 14. Weight in Grams: 160.
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1991
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140184471
ISBN
9780140184471
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 13.37

Paperback. J.G.Ballard is the author of the novels "Crash", "Empire of the Sun" and "Rushing to Paradise". Throughout his career he has also been a regular contributor to magazines and newspapers. This book collects together pieces of his journalism, grouped under themes including science and film. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 130 x 21. Weight in Grams: 230.
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers United Kingdom
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780006548218
ISBN
9780006548218
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.40

Paperback. Series: Serpent's Tail Classics. Num Pages: 416 pages. BIC Classification: AVGP; DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 129 x 197 x 26. Weight in Grams: 340.
Publisher
Serpent's Tail
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781252772
ISBN
9781781252772
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 12.52

Paperback. Twenty years after the siege of Sarajevo, BBC Samuel Johnson Prize winner Barbara Demick. revisits her compelling account of living in a city under fire. Num Pages: 240 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DVWYB; 3JJP; DNF; HBJD; HBLW3. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 130 x 199 x 18. Weight in Grams: 220.
Publisher
Granta Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9781847084118
ISBN
9781847084118
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.73

Paperback. A groundbreaking view into the lives of six ordinary citizens in the world's most secretive country, by an award-winning foreign correspondent. Num Pages: 314 pages, Illustrations, map, ports. BIC Classification: 1FPKN; BM; DNJ; JPVH; JPVR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 132 x 22. Weight in Grams: 236.
Publisher
Granta Publications Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9781847081414
ISBN
9781847081414
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.73

Paperback. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: BM; DNJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 129 x 16. Weight in Grams: 164.
Publisher
BLOOMSBURY
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781408837214
ISBN
9781408837214
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 13.37

Hardcover. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: BM; DNJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 224 x 138 x 22. Weight in Grams: 356. Very good copy in bright dustwrapper . First edition.
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
SKU
KEX0303122
ISBN
9781408837191
Hardback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 15.00

Paperback. Num Pages: 224 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: DCF; DN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 128 x 204 x 18. Weight in Grams: 286.
Publisher
Dover Publications
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780486805597
ISBN
9780486805597
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 9.99
€ 9.54

Paperback. Covers three different genres and all the telling themes: Scotland, childhood, fantasy and sentimentality, theatrical invention, social comedy and proto-feminism. This title exposes the pomposities of male pride and public success in 1910 from the point of view of an ex-wife unexpectedly returned as her (be)knighted husband's typist. Series: Canongate Classics. Num Pages: 360 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: DNF; FC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 183 x 182 x 22. Weight in Grams: 248.
Publisher
Canongate UK
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
9781841950037
ISBN
9781841950037
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.95

Paperback. An introduction to the thinking of the French intellectual, Roland Barthes, as applied to such diverse topics as Gide, Garbo, striptease, photography and the Eiffel Tower. The pieces in this collection were written over a period of three decades. Num Pages: 544 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 198 x 132 x 35. Weight in Grams: 392.
Publisher
Vintage United Kingdom
Number of pages
544
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1993
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099224914
ISBN
9780099224914
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 14.98

Paperback. Translator(s): Coverdale, Linda. Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 208 x 142 x 24. Weight in Grams: 435.
Publisher
Northwestern University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780810126404
ISBN
9780810126404
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 42.22

Mass Market Paperback. Provides the images, language and perceptions of our unfurling digital lives. The authors invent a glossary of new words to describe how we are truly feeling today; and 'mindsource' images and illustrations from over 30 contemporary artists. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 183 x 112 x 24. Weight in Grams: 194.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141979564
ISBN
9780141979564
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 14.98

Paperback. Presents travel writings which chronicle the author's perilous journeys through Japan and also capture his vision of eternity in the transient world around him. Translator(s): Yuasa, Noboyuki. Num Pages: 176 pages, maps. BIC Classification: DCF; DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 10. Weight in Grams: 134.
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1967
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140441857
ISBN
9780140441857
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 10.99
€ 9.47

Mass Market Paperback. Explores beauty, fashion, dandyism, the purpose of art and the role of the artist. This book describes the painter who expresses most fully the drama of modern life. Series: Penguin Great Ideas. Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: AB; DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 180 x 112 x 8. Weight in Grams: 82.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Publication date
2010
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141192765
ISBN
9780141192765
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 8.99
€ 7.90

Mass Market Paperback. Discusses works by great painters such as Delacroix and Ingres. This title features writings on Poe, Flaubert and Gautier. Num Pages: 464 pages. BIC Classification: AB; ACV; DNF; DSBF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 132 x 29. Weight in Grams: 346.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
464
Publication date
1993
Edition
New
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140446067
ISBN
9780140446067
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 14.98

Paperback. A collection of original essays by 21 of the world's leading linguists. It discusses topics on some of the popular myths about language: the media are ruining English; children can't speak or write properly anymore; and, America is ruining the English language. Editor(s): Bauer, Laurie; Trudgill, Peter. Num Pages: 208 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: CF; DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 217 x 123 x 26. Weight in Grams: 158.
Publisher
Penguin London
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140260236
ISBN
9780140260236
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 11.05

Hardcover. Illustrator(s): Watkins-Pitchford, Denys. Num Pages: 288 pages, black & white scraperboard illustrations. BIC Classification: DN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 238 x 164 x 34. Weight in Grams: 752.
Publisher
Merlin Unwin Books United Kingdom
Number of pages
288
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Edition
2nd Revised edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781906122126
ISBN
9781906122126
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 20.20

Paperback. A holistic approach toward the omnipotence of design. Num Pages: 176 pages, Extensively illustrated. BIC Classification: 2AB; AK; AM; DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 113 x 182 x 12. Weight in Grams: 270.
Publisher
Lars Müller
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9783037785119
ISBN
9783037785119
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 15.94