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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
€ 11.64

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
€ 12.96

Paperback. After twenty-seven years in prison, Nelson Mandela finally walked free in February 1990. This book offers a collection of his articles, speeches, letters from underground, and the transcripts from his trials that demonstrates the charisma and determination of a towering figure in the struggle for racial equality in South Africa. Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: 1HFMS; BG; DN; JFSL1; JPVH1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 214 x 132 x 16. Weight in Grams: 160.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
208
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Edition
2nd
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141439303
ISBN
9780141439303
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 11.64

Paperback. Recognised as one of Britain's mountain writers, this collection brings together the best of author's essays and articles on climbing. It is selected from four decades of describing and commenting on the experience of rock-climbing and the characters of the climbing community. Num Pages: 372 pages. BIC Classification: DNF; WSZG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 155 x 25. Weight in Grams: 498.
Publisher
Neil Wilson Publishing United Kingdom
Number of pages
372
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Edition
2Rev Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9781903238981
ISBN
9781903238981
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 22.00

Paperback. A Spike Milligan opus, containing everything from classics to hidden gems, with a foreword by Eddie Izzard. Num Pages: 352 pages, (many of Spike's drawings throughout). BIC Classification: DNF; WH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 22. Weight in Grams: 266.
Edition
1st
Publisher
Fourth Estate
Number of pages
352
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Condition
New
SKU
V9780007155118
ISBN
9780007155118
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.62

Paperback. A work that ranges from astronomy to art and from geography to zoology. Mingling acute observation with often wild speculation, it offers a view of the world as it was understood in the first century AD, whether describing the danger of diving for sponges, the first water-clock, or the use of asses' milk to remove wrinkles. Translator(s): Healey, John. Num Pages: 448 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 28. Weight in Grams: 326.
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Number of pages
448
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1991
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140444131
ISBN
9780140444131
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 13.36

Paperback. Martin Amis provides portraits of contemporaries and mentors alike. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 18. Weight in Grams: 210.
Publisher
Vintage
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099461876
ISBN
9780099461876
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.78

Hardcover. Addresses the problem of formulating ways to consider the undivided mind, drawing on various sources, from Descartes to cosmology, Freud, and Genet and succeeds brilliantly in diagramming new forms as well as radical failures of connectedness. This book is of interest to scholars in philosophy, film, literature, and beyond. Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 149 x 224 x 20. Weight in Grams: 302.
Publisher
University Of Chicago Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226206059
ISBN
9780226206059
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 33.32

Paperback. A new roundup of personal essays from the No. 1 bestselling writer named by Time as America's Favourite Humorist. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: DN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 127 x 18. Weight in Grams: 226.
Publisher
Abacus
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9780349119427
ISBN
9780349119427
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 11.01

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
€ 20.12

Paperback. A chemist by training, the author became one of the witnesses to twentieth-century atrocity. In these haunting reflections inspired by the elements of the periodic table, he ranges from young love to political savagery; from the inert gas argon - and 'inert' relatives like the uncle who stayed in bed for twenty-two years - to life-giving carbon. Translator(s): Rosenthal, Raymond. Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: DN; FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 13. Weight in Grams: 172.
Publisher
Penguin Books
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141185149
ISBN
9780141185149
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 10.99
€ 9.45

Hardcover. Plutarch (c. 45 120 CE) wrote on many subjects. His extant works other than the "Parallel Lives" are varied, about sixty in number, and known as the "Moralia" ("Moral Essays"). They reflect his philosophy about living a good life, and provide a treasury of information concerning Greco-Roman society, traditions, ideals, ethics, and religion. Editor(s): Cherniss, Harold. Translator(s): Helmbold, W.C. Series: Loeb Classical Library. Num Pages: 602 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 172 x 116 x 31. Weight in Grams: 418.
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Number of pages
602
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1957
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674994478
ISBN
9780674994478
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 26.48

Paperback. Presents the docks of the east and flows against the Thames tide westwards, following the commercial pulse of London from the disembarkment of goods at Tilbury to the crowds of shoppers on Oxford Street, before winding on majestically to the grand buildings of the City and Westminster. Illustrator(s): Barton, Suzanne. Editor(s): Wustemann, Louis. Num Pages: 72 pages, 8 black & white line drawings. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 157 x 157 x 13. Weight in Grams: 234.
Publisher
Snowbooks Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
72
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Condition
New
SKU
V9780954575922
ISBN
9780954575922
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 15.87

Paperback. Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, Suspiria de Profundis, and 'The English Mail-Coach' are De Quincey's finest essays in autobiography, published here with three appendices containing a wealth of related manuscript material and a comprehensive introduction and notes. Editor(s): Morrison, Robert. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; BGLA; DN; DSBF; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 131 x 18. Weight in Grams: 268.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
384
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
New
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199600618
ISBN
9780199600618
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 10.99
€ 9.94

Paperback. The best writing from the Pulitzer Prize-winning nature writer, with a foreword by Geoff Dyer. Series: Canons. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 132 x 229 x 2. Weight in Grams: 226.
Publisher
Canongate Canons
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Main Canons edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781782117735
ISBN
9781782117735
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.69

Paperback. Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Num Pages: 496 pages. BIC Classification: DNJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 132 x 197 x 26. Weight in Grams: 346.
Publisher
Penguin
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141984230
ISBN
9780141984230
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 11.01

Hardcover. A voice of one of the "baby-boom progeny of the 'Greatest Generation' who at home and abroad became the foot soldiers" not just in Vietnam but in the Peace Corps, the civil rights movement, the women's movement, and beyond. Num Pages: 184 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 18. Weight in Grams: 395. Fine clean copy, with dust jacket, in very good condition.
Condition
Used, Like New
Publisher
The University of Georgia Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2007
SKU
KSG0001325
ISBN
9780820329697
Hardback
Condition: Used, Like New

€ 6.93

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
€ 11.78

Paperback. This text gathers together a selection of John Betjeman's writings spanning four decades, discussing buildings, townscape and landscape, together with appreciations of writers, artists and architects, ranging from Evelyn Waugh, Pugin and T.S. Eliot, to R.S. Thomas, Etchells and Jacob Epstein. Num Pages: 560 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 132 x 36. Weight in Grams: 394.
Publisher
Vintage United Kingdom
Number of pages
560
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099268437
ISBN
9780099268437
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 15.78

Paperback. Presents a collection of essays, poems and short stories. This book includes a collection of the author's best gossip. Num Pages: 528 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 133 x 37. Weight in Grams: 410.
Publisher
Penguin Books
Number of pages
528
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780241962268
ISBN
9780241962268
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.78

Paperback. Renowned scholar Burton Watson's translation exactingly depicts the life and teachings of the great ninth-century Chinese Zen master Lin-chi, one of the most highly regarded of the T'ang period masters. Translator(s): Watson, Burton. Num Pages: 180 pages. BIC Classification: 1FP; DNF; HREZ; HRKN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 154 x 11. Weight in Grams: 250.
Publisher
Columbia University Press United States
Number of pages
180
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780231114851
ISBN
9780231114851
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 33.99
€ 29.86

Paperback. Provides an account of how we acquire everyday, mathematical, natural scientific, religious and ethical knowledge. Rejecting the theory that some knowledge is innate in us, this title argues that it derives from sense perceptions and experience, as analysed and developed by reason. Editor(s): Woolhouse, Roger. Num Pages: 816 pages. BIC Classification: DNF; HPC; HPK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 128 x 37. Weight in Grams: 546.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
816
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140434828
ISBN
9780140434828
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 14.92

Paperback. A collection that outlines the author's early preoccupation with issues of mental illness, creativity and femininity, all of which would become recurrent themes in her later work. It contains the thirteen stories together with five pieces of her journalism, as well as a further nine stories selected from the Indiana archive. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: DNF; DQ; FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 23. Weight in Grams: 286.
Publisher
Faber and Faber, London
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1979
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571049899
ISBN
9780571049899
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 11.64