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Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
University of Illinois Press United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
344
Condition
New
SKU
V9780252073113
ISBN
9780252073113
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 35.99
€ 32.78

Hardcover. This title is not entirely consistant with the content of the work as it is not just a topographical description of the city but also an account of its inhabitants and the regulations governing their lives, of how the Sultan spent his time, of the principles and practice of Islam, and more. Editor(s): Lewis, Geoffrey. Translator(s): Austin, Michael J. L. Num Pages: 188 pages, illustrated. BIC Classification: 1DVT; DNF; HBJD; HBLC; WTLC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 210 x 149 x 21. Weight in Grams: 553.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Gibb Memorial Trust United Kingdom
Edition
New ed
Number of pages
188
Condition
New
SKU
V9780906094365
ISBN
9780906094365
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 35.50

Paperback. This description of the province of Fars, was written around the beginning of the 12th century A.D. The author cites his qualifications for it "I was well acquainted with the present condition of the people of Fars .. being well versed also in the events of their history and exactly acquainted with the story of their kings and rulers." This is a r Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 210 x 149 x 13. Weight in Grams: 544.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Gibb Memorial Trust United Kingdom
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
SKU
V9781909724662
ISBN
9781909724662
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 24.70

Paperback. Simon Critchley discovers a brilliant text on the ancient art of memory and a cache of astrological charts predicting the deaths of various philosophers in the archives of a deceased philosopher friend of his. Among them is a chart for Critchley himself, laying out in great detail the course of his life and eventual demise. Num Pages: 72 pages, 8 black & white photographs. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 129 x 197 x 9. Weight in Grams: 132.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Fitzcarraldo Editions
Condition
New
SKU
9780992974718
ISBN
9780992974718
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 17.95

Paperback. A collection of Gilbert White's letters to the explorer and naturalist Daines Barrington and the eminent zoologist Thomas Pennant - White's intellectual lifelines from his country-village home. This title presents an evocation of the lives of the flora and fauna of eighteenth-century England. Editor(s): Mabey, Richard. Num Pages: 320 pages, notes, maps, bibliography. BIC Classification: DNF; WN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 15. Weight in Grams: 228.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1977
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780140431124
ISBN
9780140431124
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 10.99
€ 8.55

Paperback. Written in 1513 for the Medici, immediately following their return to power in Florence, "The Prince" remains as relevant a text on the craft of ruling and the exercise of power in today's world, as it was in the 16th century. Translator(s): Detmold, C. E. Series Editor(s): Griffith, Tom. Series: Wordsworth Classics of World Literature. Num Pages: 176 pages. BIC Classification: DNF; JPHC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 128 x 11. Weight in Grams: 122.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1993
Publisher
Wordsworth Editions Ltd
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781853267758
ISBN
9781853267758
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 7.23

Hardcover. After personal inquiry and study of hearsay and other evidence, Herodotus (born c. 484 BCE) gives us in his famous history of warfare between the Greeks and the Persians a not uncritical estimate of the best that he could find. Translator(s): Godley, A.D. Series: Loeb Classical Library. Num Pages: 418 pages, 3M. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 121 x 169 x 32. Weight in Grams: 420. LOEB
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1922
Publisher
Loeb
Condition
New
SKU
9780674991330
ISBN
9780674991330
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 29.99
€ 20.42

Paperback. A collection of essays on people, famous, infamous, and obscure. Subjects include Cristina Sanchez, Spain's first fully-qualified female matador, Silly Billy, New York's most successful children's clown, and an African king who is a New York city taxi-driver. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: 2ABM; BG; DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 155 x 25. Weight in Grams: 415.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
William Heinemann Ltd
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
SKU
V9780434008773
ISBN
9780434008773
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 20.99
€ 16.22

Library Binding. Woodman's translation masterfully conveys Tacitus' distinctive and powerful literary style and reflects the best of relevant current scholarship. His introduction provides a wealth of insight into the period about which Tacitus wrote, Tacitus himself, and the principles of translation that have shaped this rendering. Translator(s): Woodman, A. J. Num Pages: 448 pages, 1 Illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 2ADL; 3D; DNF; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 239 x 163 x 32. Weight in Grams: 734.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Hackett Publishing Co, Inc United States
Number of pages
412
Condition
New
SKU
V9780872205598
ISBN
9780872205598
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 63.36
€ 62.42

Paperback. Charles Lamb, one of the most engaging personal essayists of all time, began publishing his Elia essays in the "London Magazine" in 1820; they were so immediately popular that a book-length collection was published in 1823. This edition of the text features useful annotation throughout. Series: Sightline Books: The Iowa Series in Literary Nonfiction. Num Pages: 400 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 32. Weight in Grams: 435.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
University Of Iowa Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780877458517
ISBN
9780877458517
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 37.11

Paperback. BIC Classification: BGA; BGLA; DNF; WNG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 221 x 150 x 20. Weight in Grams: 399.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Beacon Press United Kingdom
Condition
New
SKU
V9780807001912
ISBN
9780807001912
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 14.58

Paperback. Editor(s): Neufeldt, Victor A. Num Pages: 566 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DCF; DN; DSBF. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 156 x 36. Weight in Grams: 828.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Routledge
Condition
New
SKU
V9781138929272
ISBN
9781138929272
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 63.62

Paperback. Includes coverage that ranges from the peculiar charms of bad golf and the satisfactions of an essentially losing struggle to the camaraderie of good golf and its own attendant perils. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: DNF; WSJG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 215 x 128 x 15. Weight in Grams: 164. Clean copy with minor shelf wear and yellowing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KOG0006239
ISBN
9780140261561
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 5.12

Paperback. Despite his reputation for idleness, Peter Cook was a great comedy writer, who created countless outrageous sketches and articles and was famed for his prolific role in the satire boom of the 1960s. This book deals with his life and work. Num Pages: 464 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: APT; DNF; WH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 130 x 31. Weight in Grams: 324. Clean copy with minor shelf wear and some yellowing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Arrow
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KOG0006250
ISBN
9780099443254
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 5.12

Paperback. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: 2AHA; 3D; 4KL; DNF; DSBB; HPCA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 131 x 11. Weight in Grams: 124. Clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
OUP Oxford
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KOG0006295
ISBN
9780199540501
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 5.12

Paperback. 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.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Vintage Books
Condition
New
SKU
9780375708428
ISBN
9780375708428
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 11.77

Paperback. A trailblazing and inspiring collection of essays on art, feminism, neuroscience, psychology by the internationally bestselling novelist Siri Hustvedt Num Pages: 560 pages. BIC Classification: DNF; DQ; JFSJ1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 198 x 129. . Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Sceptre
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KTJ8038786
ISBN
9781473638907
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 5.96

Hardcover. A collection of essays on feminism, from one of the most important and original public intellectuals writing today Num Pages: 144 pages. BIC Classification: DNF; JFFK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 205 x 142 x 14. Weight in Grams: 216. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Granta
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KTJ8038800
ISBN
9781783780792
Hardback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 5.96

Paperback. Translator(s): Auden, W. H.; Mayer, Elizabeth. Num Pages: 512 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DST; 2ACG; BG; DNF; WTLC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 23. Weight in Grams: 358. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1982
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKE0000005
ISBN
9780140442335
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 5.12

Paperback. This volume contains shorter prose works from throughout Patrick Kavanagh's career: the autobiographical pieces and rural reminiscences and a selection of Kavanagh's penetrating, sometimes scabrous, literary and cultural criticism. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 2AB; DNF; DSBH; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 146 x 220 x 31. Weight in Grams: 402. Clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
The Lilliput Press Ltd
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKE0000106
ISBN
9781843510109
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 9.35

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