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Paperback. Clive James's take on the twentieth century - in paperback for the first time. Num Pages: 912 pages, ports. BIC Classification: DNF; JFC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 196 x 37. Weight in Grams: 630.
Publisher
Pan Macmillan
Number of pages
912
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
Main Market
Condition
New
SKU
V9780330481755
ISBN
9780330481755
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 16.49

Paperback. First published in 1869, Culture and Anarchy debates questions about the nature of culture and society. Arnold asks what good culture can do and how it can best be disseminated. This edition reproduces the first book version and enables readers to appreciate its historical context and its continued importance. Editor(s): Garnett, Jane. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 129 x 14. Weight in Grams: 192.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
272
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
Reissue
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199538744
ISBN
9780199538744
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 10.99
€ 9.89

Paperback. Poet, education reformer, social theorist and passionate critic of Victorian England condemned an industrial society in 'bondage to machinery' and argued instead that the wonder and joy of culture - in particular the 'sweetness and light' of classical civilization - were essential to human life. This book deals with his works. Num Pages: 528 pages. BIC Classification: DNF; JFC; JPFB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 131 x 22. Weight in Grams: 368.
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141396248
ISBN
9780141396248
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.72

Paperback. Curating empire explores the diverse roles played by museums and their curators in moulding and representing the British imperial experience. This collection demonstrates how individuals, their curatorial practices, and intellectual and political agendas influenced the development of a variety of museums across the globe. Editor(s): Longair, Sarah; McAleer, John. Series Editor(s): Thompson, Andrew; MacKenzie, John. Series: Studies in Imperialism. Num Pages: 256 pages, Illustrations, black & white. BIC Classification: 1DBK; DNF; GM; HBTQ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 158 x 234 x 22. Weight in Grams: 408.
Publisher
Manchester University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781784993467
ISBN
9781784993467
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.50

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. Collected essays and journalism from the bestselling author of The Blind Assassin and Oryx and Crake. First publication. Num Pages: 432 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 143 x 27. Weight in Grams: 292.
Publisher
Little, Brown Book Group United Kingdom
Number of pages
432
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9781844081509
ISBN
9781844081509
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.94

Hardcover. BIC Classification: DN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Weight in Grams: 530. Clean copy
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Bounty Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2003
SKU
KEX0246128
ISBN
9780753709016
Hardback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.64

Hardcover. Editor(s): Jones, Rocet Arwel. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: 2AFW; BG; DN; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 138. .
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
University of Wales Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
SKU
V9780708315613
ISBN
9780708315613
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 13.12

Hardcover. Presents one man's personal view of the world around us, and the universe within each of us. Containing Michael Jackson's personal writings and over one hundred photographs, drawings, and paintings from his own collection, this book is suitable for all fans of an incredible, inspiring man who died as he lived - dancing his dream. Num Pages: 160 pages, Full colour photographs throughout. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 220 x 16. Weight in Grams: 760.
Publisher
Doubleday
Number of pages
160
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1992
Edition
First Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780385403689
ISBN
9780385403689
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 18.73

Paperback. Entertaining non-fiction from the number one bestselling writer now reissued with a new cover in B format and supported by a marketing campaign for King's entire back catalogue. Num Pages: 512 pages. BIC Classification: ABA; DNF; JFCA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 32. Weight in Grams: 344.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Hodder Paperbacks
Condition
New
SKU
9781444723267
ISBN
9781444723267
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 10.09

Paperback. A classic translation with critical essays by leading scholars. Translator(s): Musa, Mark. Series: Indiana Masterpiece Editions. Num Pages: 432 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2ADT; DNF; DSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 26. Weight in Grams: 622.
Publisher
Indiana University Press United States
Number of pages
432
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1995
Edition
The Indiana Critical Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780253209306
ISBN
9780253209306
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 21.70

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
€ 12.41

Hardcover. Editor(s): Schneider, Richard. Series: Ecocritical Theory and Practice. Num Pages: 290 pages, 2 black & white halftones. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2AB; DNF; DSB; JFC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 236 x 162 x 27. Weight in Grams: 621.
Publisher
Lexington Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781498528115
ISBN
9781498528115
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 99.14
€ 89.24

Paperback. In 1992, a climber was left to die by other climbers on Mount Everest, which horrified Joe Simpson who was himself left for dead in Peru in 1985. In this book Simpson explores anecdotally and in heated debates with his climbing companions on Pumori, the moral climate of mountaineering in the 1990s. Num Pages: 208 pages, 8pp colour and 8pp b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: BTP; DNF; WSZG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 131 x 15. Weight in Grams: 180. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
Used, Very Good
Edition
UK ed.
SKU
KKD0001671
ISBN
9780099756118
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 17.95

Paperback. Critics have compared Michaux's work to such diverse artists as Kafka, Goya, Swift, Klee and Beckett. This anthology contains selections from almost all of Michaux's major works, allowing readers to explore the haunting verbal and pictorial landscape of a 20th-century visionary. Translator(s): Ball, David. Num Pages: 270 pages, 30 b&w photographs. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 251 x 178 x 26. Weight in Grams: 499.
Publisher
University of California Press United States
Number of pages
270
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Edition
Revised
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520212299
ISBN
9780520212299
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 41.99
€ 36.00

Mass Market Paperback. Features essays about why we read. This work explores the pleasures and trials that we take from books, as well as explaining the beauty of Ruskin and his work, and the joys of losing yourself in literature as a child. Translator(s): Sturrock, John. Series: Penguin Great Ideas. Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 179 x 112 x 9. Weight in Grams: 80.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Publication date
2008
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141036731
ISBN
9780141036731
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 7.83

Hardcover. Suetonius was a man of letters writing under the emperors Trajan and Hadrian. This is a new English translation of his most important surviving work, "On the Study of Grammar and Rhetoric", which discussed Roman education and culture. It is a rich source of Roman cultural history. Num Pages: 430 pages, bibliography. BIC Classification: 2ADL; DNF; DSBB; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 224 x 145 x 28. Weight in Grams: 611.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1995
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
430
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198140917
ISBN
9780198140917
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 258.51

Paperback. An account of Oscar Wilde's spiritual journey while in prison, and describes his new, shocking conviction that 'the supreme vice is shallowness'. It also includes further letters to his wife, his friends, the Home Secretary, himself, as well as "The Ballad of Reading Gaol", the poem about a man sentenced to hang for the murder of woman he loved. Editor(s): Toibin, Colm. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 131 x 18. Weight in Grams: 224.
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Number of pages
304
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140439908
ISBN
9780140439908
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.95

Paperback. Contains De Profundis, The Ballad of Reading Gaol, The Soul of Man under Socialism, The Decay of Lying and The Critic as Artist. Series Editor(s): Carabine, Dr. Keith. Series: Wordsworth Classics. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: 5SG; DCF; DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 128 x 19. Weight in Grams: 210. 296pp. Notes and Introduction by Ann Varty
Publisher
Wordsworth Editions
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Condition
New
SKU
9781840224016
ISBN
9781840224016
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 8.99
€ 5.00

Paperback. Contains De Profundis, The Ballad of Reading Gaol, The Soul of Man under Socialism, The Decay of Lying and The Critic as Artist. Series Editor(s): Carabine, Dr. Keith. Series: Wordsworth Classics. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: 5SG; DCF; DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 128 x 19. Weight in Grams: 210. Used paperback in very good condition. Some light shelf wear.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Wordsworth Editions
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KRF0036782
ISBN
9781840224016
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 8.99
€ 4.64

Paperback. Translator(s): Hoover, H. Series: Dover Earth Science. Num Pages: 672 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 172 x 269 x 20. Weight in Grams: 1084.
Publisher
Dover Publications Inc. United States
Number of pages
672
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1950
Edition
Later printing
Condition
New
SKU
V9780486600062
ISBN
9780486600062
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 43.99
€ 31.44

Hardcover. Lucretius lived ca. 99 ca. 55 BCE, but the details of his career are unknown. In his didactic poem "De Rerum Natura" ("On the Nature of Things") he expounds Epicurean philosophy so as to dispel fear of the gods and death, and promote spiritual tranquility. Translator(s): Rouse, William Henry Denham. Series: Loeb Classical Library. Num Pages: 668 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 171 x 116 x 33. Weight in Grams: 470.
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Number of pages
668
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1924
Edition
Revised
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674992009
ISBN
9780674992009
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 26.48

Paperback. In this account of life in post-war literary Dublin, Anthony Cronin writes of the frustrations and pathologies of this generation: the excess of drink; the shortage of sex; the insecurity and begrudgery; the limitations of cultural life in mid-century Ireland, and the bittersweet pull of exile. Num Pages: 208 pages, 3 b&w photographs. BIC Classification: 2AB; BG; DN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 140 x 16. Weight in Grams: 272. A Memoir. 208 pages, 3 b&w photographs. In this account of life in post-war literary Dublin, Anthony Cronin writes of the frustrations and pathologies of this generation: the excess of drink; the shortage of sex; the insecurity and begrudgery; the limitations of cultural life in mid-century Ireland, and the bittersweet pull of exile. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 2AB; BG; DN. Dimension: 216 x 140 x 16. Weight: 270.
Edition
New
Publisher
The Lilliput Press Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Condition
New
SKU
V9781901866421
ISBN
9781901866421
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 15.00
€ 13.70

Hardcover. Every parent's fear is not to be there for their child, to answer their questions, to give them advice and guide them through life. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: DN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 222 x 146 x 25. Weight in Grams: 380. Good, clean copy in dust wrapper
Condition
Used, Like New
Publisher
Hachette Books Ireland Ireland
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2009
SKU
KSG0006906
ISBN
9780340994801
Hardback
Condition: Used, Like New

€ 4.64