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Hardcover. An invisible mountain rises above the streets of London. At over 1,400 metres it's Britain's highest peak. This ingenious book is an account of the ascent of Mount London by writers, poets and urban cartographers, each scaling a smaller urban mountain - from Crystal Palace to Parliament Hill. Mount London is a visionary record of the vertical city. Editor(s): Chivers, Tom; Kratz, Martin. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 222 x 147 x 23. Weight in Grams: 428.
Publisher
Penned in the Margins
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781908058188
ISBN
9781908058188
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 14.20

Paperback. Portrays the 'great lawgiver' Justinian as a rampant king of corruption and tyranny, the Empress Theodora as a sorceress and whore, and the general Belisarius as the pliable dupe of his scheming wife Antonina. This book depicts holy Byzantium as a hell of murder and misrule. Editor(s): Sarris, Peter. Translator(s): Williamson, G. Num Pages: 176 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; DNF; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 13. Weight in Grams: 140.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
176
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Edition
New Ed. /
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140455281
ISBN
9780140455281
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 11.04

Paperback. Gathers twenty-eight stories about Englishmen in the far reaches of the British Empire. Num Pages: 512 pages. BIC Classification: DNF; FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 220 x 140 x 37. Weight in Grams: 567. Clean copy with some shelf wear
Condition
Used, Good
Publisher
Faber and Faber
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1987
SKU
KOC0026747
ISBN
9780571147038
Paperback
Condition: Used, Good

€ 4.64

Hardcover. This miscellany of articles and essays, written over a stretch of 60 years, is being published on the occasion of the author's 90th birthday. Broadly bounded by Dublin and Trinity College, this gathering illuminates a wide range of human experience. Num Pages: 256 pages, Illustrations, ports. BIC Classification: 1DBR; DN; HBJD1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 215 x 136. .
Edition
Illustrated
Publisher
Lilliput Press
Number of pages
256
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2004
Condition
New
SKU
V9781843510284
ISBN
9781843510284
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 25.00
€ 20.49

Paperback. In these two classic essays of feminist literature, Woolf argues passionately for women's intellectual freedom and their role in challenging the drive towards fascism and conflict. She raises questions concerning militarism, education, and social and gender inequality that are relevant to this day. Editor(s): Snaith, Anna. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 352 pages, 4 pages black and white images. BIC Classification: DNF; JFFK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 20. Weight in Grams: 248.
Publisher
OUP Oxford
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
2nd Revised edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199642212
ISBN
9780199642212
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 10.81

Paperback. In the medieval Castilian village of Guzman (population: 80), villagers have gathered for centuries in the 'telling room' to share stories and drink the local wine. This book deals with this topic. Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: 1DSE; DN; HBTB; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 131 x 24. Weight in Grams: 248.
Publisher
Canongate Books Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9781782112792
ISBN
9781782112792
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.71

Paperback. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: BM; DNF; JFSJ1; VFDW; VFJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 135 x 12. .
Publisher
Scribe UK
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781911344223
ISBN
9781911344223
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 12.99

Paperback. Num Pages: 400 pages. BIC Classification: 1HFGK; DNJ; JFFD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 132 x 198 x 27. Weight in Grams: 284.
Publisher
Portobello Books Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781846275890
ISBN
9781846275890
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.71

Mass Market Paperback. Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves - and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. This title brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook civilization, and helped make us who we are. Series: Penguin Great Ideas. Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 187 x 111 x 9. Weight in Grams: 82.
Publisher
Penguin Books, Limited (UK)
Number of pages
128
Publication date
2004
Edition
01st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141019000
ISBN
9780141019000
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 8.99
€ 7.88

Paperback. Details nearly fifty turbulent years of warfare in Greece between 411 and 362 BC. Presenting the story of the Peloponnesian War at the point where Thucydides finished his magisterial history, this title chronicles the conflicts that ultimately led to the decline of Greece, and the wars with both Thebes and the might of Persia. Translator(s): Warner, Rex. Num Pages: 432 pages, notes, maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; DNF; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 152 x 196 x 26. Weight in Grams: 314.
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1979
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140441758
ISBN
9780140441758
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.81

Paperback. From a mysterious painting found in a Hereford house to the death of an alchemist, and from a new Jack the Ripper suspect to a gold hunt in El Dorado, the author's twenty-five essays take in two murders, three disappearances and a missing Shakespeare play to show the marvel and tenacity of these historical traces. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: BGH; DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 127 x 197 x 21. Weight in Grams: 264.
Publisher
Penguin
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140296822
ISBN
9780140296822
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 12.50

Paperback. Editor(s): Porter, James I. Translator(s): Newman, Jane O. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 229 x 152. .
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691169071
ISBN
9780691169071
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 24.58

Hardcover. Winter Evening Tales (1820; second edition 1821) was James Hogg's most successful work of prose fiction in his lifetime. Editor(s): Duncan, Ian. Series: The Collected Works of James Hogg. Num Pages: 648 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 24. Weight in Grams: 1160.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748615568
ISBN
9780748615568
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 92.52

Paperback. Including cultural, social and political issues which are usually left to hot-shot wonks and not a woman who sometimes keeps a falafel in her handbag, this title also deals with subjects such as Caffeine; Ghostbusters; Being Poor; Twitter; Caravans; Obama; Wales; Paul McCartney; The Welfare State; Sherlock; and more. Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: DNJ; WH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 197 x 135 x 29. Weight in Grams: 262.
Publisher
Ebury Press
Number of pages
368
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
0th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780091940898
ISBN
9780091940898
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 13.39

Paperback. From a master of the English language comes this astonishing collection of essays about reading, writing, and identity. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 15. Weight in Grams: 188.
Publisher
Picador USA
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780330522977
ISBN
9780330522977
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.05

Paperback. Seducer, gambler, necromancer, swindler, swashbuckler, poet, self-made gentleman, bon vivant, Giacomo Casanova was a notorious lover of the Western world. This title contains the highlights of Casanova's life: his youth in Venice as a precocious ecclesiastic; his dabbling in the occult; his imprisonment and escape; and his amorous conquests. Editor(s): Pizzamiglio, Gilberto. Translator(s): Sartarelli, Stephen; Hawkes, Sophie. Num Pages: 576 pages. BIC Classification: BGHA; DN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 26. Weight in Grams: 396.
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Number of pages
576
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Edition
Reissue
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140439151
ISBN
9780140439151
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 14.96

Paperback. Presents in English for the first time one hundred essays and editorials by the radical Russian thinker Alexander Herzen (1812-1870). Herzen wrote most of these pieces for The Bell, a revolutionary newspaper he launched with the poet Nikolai Ogaryov in London in 1857. Editor(s): Parthe, Kathleen F. (Professor of Russian, Director of Russian Studies University of Rochester). Translator(s): Parthe, Kathleen F. (Professor of Russian, Director of Russian Studies University of Rochester). Num Pages: 416 pages. BIC Classification: DN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 155 x 230 x 26. Weight in Grams: 560.
Publisher
Northwestern University Press United States
Number of pages
382
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
0th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780810128477
ISBN
9780810128477
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 61.99

Paperback. Num Pages: 217 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: DNJ; DSBH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 142 x 17. Weight in Grams: 290. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Salmon Poetry
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
SKU
KAK0002152
ISBN
9781908836120
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.64

Paperback. Num Pages: 217 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: DNJ; DSBH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 142 x 17. Weight in Grams: 290. . Clean copy
Condition
Used, Like New
Publisher
Salmon Poetry
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
SKU
KEX0236105
ISBN
9781908836120
Paperback
Condition: Used, Like New

€ 4.64

Paperback. Paul Green was winner of a Pulitzer Prize for drama in 1927 and helped bring southern writing to the attention of the world. This volume features Green's drama and fiction, with texts of three plays and six short stories. His life is also outlined and examined by Laurence Avery. Series: Chapel Hill Books. Num Pages: 368 pages, illustration, index. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2ABM; BG; DNF; DSBH; DSG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 164 x 21. Weight in Grams: 503.
Publisher
The University of North Carolina Press Chapel Hill
Number of pages
368
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
KEX0228250
ISBN
9780807847084
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.95

Paperback. Features an introduction to Old English and a starting-point for the discussion of life and literature in Anglo-Saxon England. This book traces the history of early England from the migration of the Saxon war-lords, through Roman Britain, the onslaught of the Vikings, the Norman Conquest and on through the reign of Stephen. Editor(s): Swanton, Michael. Series: Exeter Mediaeval Texts & Studies. Num Pages: 36 pages, bibliography, glossary. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 210 x 148 x 5. Weight in Grams: 66.
Publisher
Liverpool University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
36
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1990
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780859893534
ISBN
9780859893534
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.54

Paperback. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: DNJ; KNTP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 138 x 215 x 26. Weight in Grams: 230.
Publisher
New Island Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848404465
ISBN
9781848404465
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 12.57

Paperback. Pilger tackles the injustices and double standards inherent in the politics of globalization and exposes the terrible truth behind the power and wealth of states and corporations. Num Pages: 248 pages. BIC Classification: 3JJ; 3JM; DNJ; JFFS; JPS; KCL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 128 x 23. Weight in Grams: 296.
Publisher
Verso
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781784782115
ISBN
9781784782115
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 11.65

Paperback. 'One of the most graceful ruminations on photography ever .. Dyer's tour de force is as inspirational as it is accessible.' Sunday Telegraph Num Pages: 400 pages, numerous integrated black & white illustrations and 8 page colour inset. BIC Classification: AJC; DN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 162 x 199 x 26. Weight in Grams: 286. 400 pages. 'One of the most graceful ruminations on photography ever . Dyer's tour de force is as inspirational as it is accessible.' Sunday Telegraph. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: AJC; DN. Dimension: 162 x 199 x 26. Weight: 286.
Publisher
Canongate Books Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9780857864017
ISBN
9780857864017
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 12.99